The Weekend Guide

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Photos: Courtesy of Land of Talk

Yakkity yak.

Land of Talk
What: Cute Montreal-based trio made up of two dudes and a girl who sounds like a more-rocking Cat Power.
Why: A lot more action.
When: Fri., 7:30.
Where: Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St. (215-291-4919). Tickets online at

What: Score the knitted goods at a 30 percent discount, along with 20 percent off all new merch, and an additional 10 percent off all sale merch for one night only.
Why: You’ve got knit wit.
When: Fri., 5-9 p.m.
Where: Vagabond Boutique, 37 N. Third St. (267-671-0737).

Laser Mo Show
What: Local artist Morgan Martinson shows her colorful work that examines incongruities between the drawing and object via fabricated digital art.
Why: Lasers, MoFo.
When: Thru Dec. 29. Reception, Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: Amberella Gallery, The Piazza at Schmidts, 1050 N. Hancock St., ste. 62 (610-283-5669).

The Bounce
What: Local DJs Emynd & BoBliz of White T’s White Belts, with Skratch Bastid play your fave hyped-up club tunes so you can dance the night away.
Why: Wear holes in your shoes.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: The Barbary, 951 Frankford Ave. (215-634-7400).

The Spirit
What: Ring in the season with the Square’s annual tree-lighting celebration with free warm beverages served in the lobby of 10 Rittenhouse and carolers in the park. Take a new, unwrapped toy for a deserving child to help The Salvation Army efforts.
Why: Yule not regret it.
When: Thurs., 4 p.m. Tree lighting, 5 p.m.
Where: Rittenhouse Square, Walnut St., b/t S. 18th and 19th Sts.

Photo: Courtesy of Land of Talk

The Piazza at Schmidt’s
1050 N Hancock St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
1250 N Front St
@ W Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Rittenhouse Square
Walnut St
bt S 18th & S 19th Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19103
951 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
37 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106