The Weekend Guide

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Warby Parker Party

What: Need new glasses? Good timing. The spectacle company with a philanthropic twist expands its shop-in-a-shop at Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.
Why: Lay eyes on spring styles and the limited-edition Palm Canyon collection.
When: Tonight, 7-9 p.m. This event is canceled due to the weather and is rescheduled for Feb. 20.
Where: 116 N. Third St. (215-922-2600).

The Download
What: Apps, series, books, and more to keep you company.
Why: Get lucky with Kevin Spacey, the Russian Police Choir, and a virtual flower girl.
When: You want to suck interface.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Heart-Shaped Box Social

What: What started as a shindig in a West Philly living room expands to a bash with music, snacks, and heart badges for everyone.
Why: Relive prom by posing in front of the backdrop and asking your crush to slow dance.
When: Sat., 6-11 p.m.
Where: New Boone Art Collective, 253 N. Third St. Admission ($5) at the door.

The Ex-Files StorySlam

What: Audience members share (short) stories of love lost, plus The Geek’s Guide to Dating author Eric Smith gives away copies of his book.
Why: The winner gets a $100 prize, so bring the drama.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. Standing room only ($10) at ticketweb.com.

Sampan’s Year of the Horse Menu

What: Celebrate with another at a four-course meal with dishes such as baby octopus satay, pickled lotus salad, and mochi ice cream ($55).
Why: Pennsylvania Chinese Dance Club performers weave through the restaurant.
When: Tonight, 4-11 p.m.; Fri., 4 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 124 S. 13th St. Reservations (recommended) to 215-732-3501.

Photo: Courtesy of Warby Parker

253 N 3rd St
@ New St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
1200 Callowhill St
@ N 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19108
124 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
116 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106