Put on your glad rags and head out to the gin joint. BUY The All Nighter What: Completely natural hair powder created by Tony Artur, owner of A Beautiful Life. It’s a looker, too, with packaging by local artist Keith Shore. Why: You can’t go to work like that. When: You need a fluff. Where: Online at abeautifullife.com. SEE Leslie and the Ly’s What: Magnetic frontwoman Leslie Hall blesses your bedazzled sweater and performs ballads in this bizarre amalgamation of music, fashion, and so bad it’s good-ness. Chang Chang and Chiddy Bang deejay. Why: You’ll fall in love. When: Thurs., 9 p.m.-midnight. Where: Mile High, 216 S. 11th St., 3rd flr. Entrance in the St. James St. alley. Petits Fours What: Postage stamp-size pen-and-ink drawings, mini dioramas, and other tiny works are on display by The Other Woman, an all-ladies art collective. Why: Good things come in small packages. When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m. Where: Arcadia Boutique, 819 N. Second St. (215-667-8099). SUBMIT Your Film What: Enter your short movie (no longer than fifteen minutes) in the Cupcake Bandit Film Festival. Why: You can never be too early. When: Thru June 1. Where: More info at banditfilmfestival.com. WATCH Mortified What: First ever First Person Arts inter-city slam with the top five local storytellers competing against the best Chicago wordsmiths. Watch them defend their cities at the ’09 Free Library Festival. Why: Nothing to be embarrassed about. When: Sat., 5-6:30 p.m. Where: Bank of America Auditorium, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St. (267-402-2055). HEAR Lucero What: Countrified hardish rock by the Memphis quartet sounds kinda like Springsteen with a lot of boozing references. Opening act is Titus Andronicus. Why: Maybe you need this right now. When: Fri., 8 p.m. Where: First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St. Tickets online at ticketweb.com.