The Weekend Guide


We’ll drink to that.

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
What: Ogle the exhibition’s flappers, trace the temperance movement, and hunt down rumrunners in video game form.
Why: Learn the Charleston in the re-created speakeasy.
When: Fri.-Apr. 28, 2013.
Where: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. (215-409-6600). Tickets ($17.50/free every Sun.) at museumtix.com.

Symphony in D Minor
What: Touch Chris Klapper and Patrick Gallagher’s massive resin sculpture to set off thunderous claps and flashes of lightning.
Why: Kun-Yang Lin’s improvisational dance performance on opening night.
When: Thru Dec. 2. Opening, Sat., 7-10 p.m.; performance, 7:45 p.m.
Where: The SkyBox at 2424 Studios, 2424 E. York St.

Two-Tone Manicure

What: Robin Campbell nails it with a slick of taupe on bottom and a stripe of deep red across the top ($27).
Why: You haven’t been this obsessed with finger painting since pre-K.
When: Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Laurentius Salon, 815 Christian St. (215-238-0764).

Philadelphia Film Festival

What: Choose from more than 100 films, including shorts, documentaries, and Sundance hits.
Why: Bet on Silver Linings Playbook, Caesar Must Die, and the sci-fi epic Cloud Atlas.
When: Thru Oct. 28.
Where: Schedule, locations, and tickets ($6-$12) at filmadelphia.festivalgenius.com.

Photo: Courtesy of National Constitution Center

The SkyBox at 2424 Studios
2424 E York St
@ Cedar St
Philadelphia, PA 19125
525 Arch St
@ 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
815 Christian St
Philadelphia, PA 19147