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The Weekend Guide

Do you see the light?!

SPAZ
Francis and the Lights
What:
Cannot get enough of his funky, jerky, syncopated, retro-futuristic Prince-like stylings.
Why: All that ’80s excess followed by art-rock band Les Savy Fav. (A pajama jam!)
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Masonic Temple, 317 Clermont Ave., at Lafayette Ave. Tix and info at ticketweb.com.

TASTE
Savoy Cassoulet Fest
What:
Try seven varieties of the simmering French stew made by chefs from Cookshop, Marlow & Sons, Back Forty, and Mas.
Why: (Really) slow food. Includes wine (to make it even slower).
When: Sat., 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: 70 Prince St., at Crosby St. (212-219-8570). They’re holding twenty seats for subscribers, so mention DailyCandy when reserving.

Co. Does Brunch
What:
We can’t stop carbo-loading here! How’s this for an eye-opener? Charcuterie pie has béchamel, Parmigiano, house-cured sauerkraut, chorizo, blood sausage, and mortadella (with house-made mustard on the side).
Why: Nothing says lazy Sunday like a meaty breakfast pizza.
When: Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 5-11 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 230 Ninth Ave., at 24th St. (212-243-1105).

STALK
DailyCandy Twitters for L.A. Fashion Week
What:
Sweet tweets of wit and wisdom (plus musings, sales, Swindles, gossip, and pictures) in 140 characters.
Why: Deets and retweets right back @ you.
When: Until we can’t twoosh any longer.
Where: Follow “dailycandy” at twitter.com. Get the full report at dailycandy.com/dossier.

BUY
SURevolution Sample Sale

What: One of our favorite home and accessories studios (with a focus on sustainable artisan products from South America) throws a one-day shopping blitz in its cozy suite.
Why: Prices start at five smackeroos.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 197 Grand St., b/t Mott & Mulberry Sts., 6s (212-255-6928).

SWAP
Give and Take
What:
Trade in a bag of your unwanted clothes for a chance to rummage through others’. Fashion students are on hand to help with fittings for your new outfits.
Why: Extras, bar tabs, and five-buck donations at the door go to Housing Works.
When: Sun., 3:30-7 p.m.
Where: The Sixth Ward, 191 Orchard St., b/t Houston & Stanton Sts. Info at 347-749-9824.

LOCATIONS
70 Prince St
@ Crosby St
New York, NY 10012
212-219-8570
Brooklyn Masonic Temple
317 Clermont Ave
@ Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
718-638-1256
197 Grand St
bt Mulberry & Mott Sts, ste 6s
New York, NY 10013
212-255-6928
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