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The Weekend Guide

gainsbourg!

The closest you’ll get to a Birkin.

WATCH
Gainsbourg
What: The story of racy French icon Serge Gainsbourg unfolds in Joann Sfar’s surrealistic film.
Why: Twist your hair into a chignon and shimmy like Brigitte Bardot at the Je T’aime Pop Français after-party.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St. (215-545-4400). Tickets ($12-$30) online at gershmany.org.

CRACK UP
Sex & the Single Singer: Fifth Anniversary
What: The hilarious Karen Gross partners with guest comedians for an evening of sweets, bawdy songs, and laugh-out-loud moments.
Why: Spill your biggest dating disaster and you could win a prize.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Ruba Club, 414 Green St. Tickets ($14) online at karengross.eventbrite.com.

SIP
Beaujolais Nouveau Day
What:
More than a dozen Midtown Village businesses salute the French wine with tastings, sales, and specials.
Why:
If you’re on the wagon, drop by Duross & Langel for soap- and lip balm-making demos instead.
When:
Thurs., 5 p.m.
Where:
13th St., b/t Walnut & Chestnut Sts.

READ
Cookbooks for Chefs and Foodies
What: Whether you’re in charge of the bird or just bringing wine, study up on seasonings and best vintages with cookbooks from James Beard, Ina Garten, Jamie Oliver, and more.
Why: You don’t want to give Grammy food poisoning — again.
When: T-Day is a week away. The time is now.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

NIBBLE
Guinness Cupcakes

What: The ubiquitous sweets taste even better when doused with Irish stout and garnished with a chocolate-covered potato chip.
Why: A discrete way to get your booze midmorning.
When: Thru Nov. 30. Mon.-Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Bredenbeck’s Bakery, 8126 Germantown Ave. (215-247-7374).

Photo: Courtesy of The Gershman Y

LOCATIONS
Beaujolais Nouveau Day
N 13th St
bt Walnut & Chestnut Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Ruba Club Studios
416 Green St
@ N 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
The Gershman Y
401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-545-4400
8126 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
215-247-7374
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