The Weekend Guide

70 rupees to paradise road!

A boatload of fun.

70 Rupees to Paradise Road

What: Board the Gazela for a jazzy trip-hop concert, comedy, and magic performance by Les the Mentalist.
Why: Once you get your sea legs, venture below deck for the free multimedia art show.
When: Performances, Fri.-Sun.; art show, Fri.-Oct. 7.
Where: Penn’s Landing, S. Columbus Blvd., at Walnut St. Tickets ($10) at gazela-arts-festival.org or the door ($15).

Bread and Puppet Theater

What: The activist theater troupe’s timely political satires, The Complete Everything Everywhere Cabaret and The Circus of the Possibilitarians (free), bring laughs with giant puppets and stilt walkers.
Why: Inject some levity into the upcoming elections. 
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Bryn Mawr College, 101 N. Merion Ave., at New Gulph Rd. Tickets ($20) at 610-526-5210 or brownpapertickets.com.


What: Get set up on three-on-three dates with groups of friends. The site’s professionals analyze your Facebook profile, then hook you a few winners and arrange a weeknight time and meeting place ($20 per person).
Why: Get instant feedback in the ladies’ bathroom.
When: You want to pass on the pick-up lines.
Where: Available at joingrouper.com.

Locks of Love

What: Calling all Rapunzels; dare to part with your long hair (ten inches or more) for a good cause.
Why: The opportunity to get a free cut from a top stylist.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Salon Vanity by Edmondo Blando, 1701 Walnut St., at 17th St., 3rd flr. To make an appt., call 215-925-2211.

Photo: Laura Baird / Courtesy of 70 Rupees to Paradise Road 

Bryn Mawr College
101 N Merion Ave
@ New Gulph Rd
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Penn’s Landing
101 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
1701 Walnut St
@ 17th St, 3rd flr
Philadelphia, PA 19103