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The Weekend Guide

That’s a rap.

GROOVE
Brass, Bows & Beats
What:
Jam on with Lyrics Born, Jazz Mafia, and other soulful talent making up the hip-hop-meets-jazz orchestra at the not-to-be-missed Marina concert.
Why:
Back to bassics.
When:
Sat., 8 p.m.
Where:
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon St., at Bay St. (415-567-6642). Tickets online at sfjazz.org.

WALK
Hayes Valley Block Party
What:
Shop the Lemon Twist sale, scope indie art, sip bevvies, and stroll Hayes Street for the spring soiree.
Why:
You’re a Valley girl.
When:
Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: See list of participating galleries and stores.

EAT (and DRINK)
Halfsy Hour
What:
Zinnia in Jackson Square kicks off happy hour with half-off cocktails, wine by the glass, and beer with mini entrees.
Why:
Bud, wiser.
When:
Tues.-Sat., 5-7 p.m.
Where:
500 Jackson St., at Montgomery St. (415-956-7300).

Clambake Sundays
What:
Mussels, clams, sausage, potatoes, and whoopie pies galore at the Cow Hollow seafood joint’s weekly family-style eat-a-thon.
Why:
Wham, clam, thank you, ma’am.
When:
Sun., 5-10 p.m.
Where:
Nettie’s Crab Shack, 2032 Union St., b/t Buchanan & Webster Sts. (415-409-0300).

CONSULT
Paris Style: an Insider’s Guide to Shopping and Dining
What:
Get a breakdown by hood on everything from eats to vintage boutiques in local author Joanne Horning’s must-have manual.
Why:
It has a certain je ne sais fois.
When:
Before you visit the City of Lights.
Where:
Online at lulu.com.

LOCATIONS
The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon St
@ Bay St
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-563-6504
500 Jackson St
bt Columbus & Montgomery Sts
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-956-7300
2032 Union St
bt Buchanan & Webster Sts
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-409-0300
MAP IT