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The Weekend Guide

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PREP
Fashion Week

What: From Lincoln Center to Milk Studios, we bring you highlights (trends, street-style shots, #OverheardatFW tweets) from fall 2012 shows.
Why: You already know how to wear metallics and geometric prints for spring. See what comes next.
When: Thru Feb. 16.
Where: Online at dailycandy.tumblr.com. Follow @CandyNewYork on Twitter.

SAVE
Matthew Williamson Store Sale
What: Up to 60 percent off the most recent prefall/winter collections, plus an additional 10 percent off when you mention DailyCandy.
Why: The weave panel shift dress ($383, reg. $1,275) and wool crepe keyhole frock ($457, reg. $1,525).
When: Thru Mon. Today-Sat. & Mon., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 12:30-6 p.m.
Where: 415 W. 14th St., b/t Ninth & Tenth Aves. (212-255-9881).

SNIFF
Winter Stinky Cheese Festival
What: The weeklong olfactory shindig gets competitive in its fifth year to see which alcohol best complements the fumiest of fromages.
Why: Pair craft beers and top wines with cheese-centric lunch and dinner menus from French restaurants Cafe d’Alsace, Pigalle, Nice Matin, and more.
When: Fri.-Feb. 17.
Where: Participants online at tourdefrancenyc.com. To vote for your favorite pairings, go to facebook.com.

SEE
The Urban Dictionary Plays
What: A talented, chameleonlike cast tackles a dozen short pieces inspired by the smut-tastic online glossary.
Why: The second act’s defining moments include a middle-aged fluffer, a sniveling food douche, and subway gymnastics like you’ve never seen.
When: Tonight-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Ars Nova, 511 W. 54th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. Tickets ($15) at 212-352-3101 or online at web.ovationtix.com.

SLURP
Barbounia’s Oyster Happy Hour
What: Booze (champagne, lager) meets bivalves (imported daily from both coasts) at the Mediterranean restaurant’s new power hour.
Why: The Drunk Oyster shot ($3), made with vodka, cocktail sauce, lemon juice, and an oyster, will coax you out of your shell.
When: Daily, 3-7 p.m.
Where: 250 Park Ave., at 20th St. (212-995-0242).

ENGAGE
Literary Speed Dating
What: Start a new chapter in your love life with an evening of read dating.
Why: Take your favorite book, then dive into discussion — not to mention champagne, prizes, and Max Brenner chocolates.
When: Fri., 7-9 p.m.
Where: Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, at 12th St., 3rd flr. (212-473-1452). Admission is free with the purchase of a $20 gift card.

Photo: Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho / WireImage / Getty Images

LOCATIONS
Matthew Williamson
415 W 14th St
bt 9th & 10th Aves
New York, NY 10014
212-255-9881
Barbounia
250 Park Ave S
@ 20th St
New York, NY 10003
212-995-0242
511 W 54th St
bt 10th & 11th Aves
New York, NY 10019
212-489-9800
828 Broadway
@ 12th St
New York, NY 10003
212-473-1452
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