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Loquita NYC
What: Oversize silk mesh scarves bearing guns, shackles and chains, and bluebirds are a punky take on classic Hermès.
Why: Make it your newest hair wrap, sling tote, and neck-warmer in one.
When: Tues.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Debut New York, 298 Mulberry St., b/t Houston & Bleecker Sts. (212-343-2717); online at loquitanyc.com.

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
A hormonally explosive emo-rock musical about America’s gut-following, gun-toting, $20 bill-fronting leader.
Why: The Spice Girls-backed catwalk struts of Martin Van Buren and Henry Clay.
When: Thru Apr. 25. Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 5 & 9:30 p.m.; Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.
Where: The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., b/t Astor Pl. & E. 4th St. Tickets at 212-967-7555 or online at tickets.publictheater.org.

Zengo Opens
Richard Sandoval’s huge, trilevel Latin-Asian restaurant, AvroKo’s Mexico-inspired design touches (teal-dyed burlap sack panels), and a supersize menu executed by Akhtar Nawab (Elettaria).
Why: Late-night Tuesday tequila tastings downstairs at La Biblioteca starting Apr. 13.
When: Opens Tues. Mon.-Wed., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-11 p.m.; Sat., 5-11 p.m.; Sun., 5-10 p.m.; La Biblioteca, Sun.-Wed., 5 p.m.-midnight; Thurs.-Sat., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 622 Third Ave., at 40th St. (212-808-8110).

OGLE (and WIN)
The Selby Is in Your Place
What: NYC-based photographer and illustrator Todd Selby captures intimate moments (and inspires serious apartment envy) inside the homes of creative souls around the world.
Why: The first five readers to e-mail swindle@dailycandy.com with the subject line THE SELBY win a free copy.
When: You’re in the mood for a design pick-me-up.
Where: Online at amazon.com.

Beard on Books
Editor John T. Edge reads from and discusses Oxford American’s 2010 Southern food issue.
Why: Brown bag it for an hour-long intellectual feast. (Treats courtesy of Three Tarts.)
When: Wed., noon.
Where: The James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves. (212-675-4984). R.S.V.P. (required) to 212-627-2308.

Photo: Francois Dischinger / Courtesy of Laquita NYC 

622 3rd Ave
@ 40th St
New York, NY 10017
The James Beard House
167 W 12th St
bt 6th & 7th Aves
New York, NY 10011
425 Lafayette St
bt 4th St & Astor Pl
New York, NY 10003
298 Mulberry St
bt Houston & Bleecker Sts
New York, NY 10012