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The Weekend Guide

Get off your butt. It’s the weekend.

SEE
Sex and the Single Singer
What
: Cabaret singer Karen Gross performs comedy and music about forging your way in life and, well, you know. 
Why: It’s good to learn something new.
When: Fri. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th St. R.S.V.P. to 215-545-4302 or mdrzik@philartalliance.org.

BUY
Smak Parlour Spring Dresses
What
: Soft, lightweight frocks in a variety of styles.
Why: One day, you’ll be able to dress for the time of year.
When: Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 219 Market St. (215-625-4551).

DO
Smiths and Morrissey Dance Party
What:
Get down to morose tunes sung by a foppish Brit.
Why: Hey, most of the time it’s you who leaves your girlfriend in a coma.
When: Sun., 9 p.m.
Where: Upstairs at Sals, 200 S. 12th St. (215-731-9930).

EAT
Homegrown Meals
What: In honor of Earth Day, chef Patrick Feury’s menu highlights ingredients from nearby farms.
Why: Support the locals.
When: Thru April 30.
Where: Nectar, 1091 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn (610-725-9000).

DRINK
Yello’bar
What
: Long-awaited tavern opens in the formerly yellow Pandora’s Box.
Why: Go where people don’t know your name. Yet.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 2425 Grays Ferry Ave. (215-735-3533).

Photo Credit: John Flak

LOCATIONS
251 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-545-4302
219 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-625-4551
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