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The Weekend Guide

Let’s make September an affair to remember.

BUY
Valentine Gallery
What:
Mad-for-plaid new indie label channels sassy schoolgirls.
Why: You’re a quick study.
When: In stores now.
Where: Frock Shop, 6500 Phinney Ave. N. (206-297-1638).

Fremont First Friday Fashion Night
What:
Get 15 percent off new fall merch at boutiques Horseshoe, Impulse, Lambs Ear, Essenza, Flit, and more.
Why: You’ll fall hard.
When: Fri., 5-8 p.m.
Where: The center of the universe.

SEE
Mumble Without a Cause
What:
Screenings and director appearances from the much-buzzed-about, twentysomething-focused mumblecore movement.
Why: Could be just your type (or total hype).
When: Thru Oct. 3; first screening, Fri., 5 p.m.
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., b/t Pike & Pine Sts. (206-329-2629).

HEAR
The Brunettes
What: Adorable Kiwi boy-girl duo is a little bit bubblegum, a little bit baroque.
Why:
Brunettes have more fun (especially after touring with Rilo Kiley, The Shins, and The Postal Service).
When: Thurs. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Crocodile Cafe, 2200 Second Ave. (206-441-5611). Tickets online at ticketweb.com.

GROOM
Your Mop
What:
Belltown’s beloved Vain Salon’s new, equally edgy Ballard location.
Why: They’re scissor sisters.
When: Tues.-Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 5401 Ballard Ave., at 22nd Ave. (206-706-2707).

LOCATIONS
2200 2nd Ave
@ Blanchard St
Seattle, WA 98121
206-441-4618
1515 12th Ave
@ E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122
206-329-2629
6500 Phinney Ave N
@ N 65th St
Seattle, WA 98103
206-297-1638
MAP IT