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The Weekend Guide

Live it large.

SEE
I Just Can’t Stop It
What: Artist Roland Hicks magnifies the insignificant (chewing gum, dust, bubbles) with a collection of hyperrealist paintings.
Why: Take a closer look.
When:
To 28 Mar. Tues., Wed. & Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Eleven Fine Art, 11 Eccleston St., SW1W 9LX (020 7823 5540).

Hats: an Anthology by Stephen Jones
What: The British milliner curates an exhibition of more than 300 hats, including styles from 600 B.C. to the 1950s and many of his own fabulous creations.
Why: Get a head.
When: To 31 May. Mon.-Thurs., Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd., SW7 2RL (020 7942 2000).

SAMPLE
True Taste Welsh Food Market
What:
Celebrate St. David’s Day with artisan products from Wales, including traditional cakes, cheeses and meats.
Why: Feast your eyes on that.
When: Fri., 12:30-7 p.m.
Where: St. Christopher’s Pl., W1U (020 7493 3294).

EAT
Cha Cha Moon
Whiteleys Opens
What:
Alan Yau’s Chinese fast food joint opens in West London with a no-reservation policy.
Why: Noodle your way in.
When: Mon.-Thurs., noon-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., noon-11:30 p.m.; Sun., noon-10:30 p.m.
Where:
Whiteleys, 151 Queensway, 2nd flr., W2 4YN (020 7792 0088).

LISTEN
Jazz at Galvin Bistrot de Luxe
What:
Classic French resto and Royal Academy of Music join forces for cosy lyrical evenings.
Why: Beat the blues.
When: First Sun. of every month, 8 p.m.
Where: 66 Baker St., W1U 7DJ (020 7935 4007).

LOCATIONS
Cromwell Rd
London, UK SW7 2RL
02079422000
66 Baker St
Paddington, Greater London W1U 7DJ
02079354007
11 Eccleston St
London, UK SW1W 9LX
02078235540
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