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The Weekend Guide

earth month cut-a-thon!

IRS? TTYL.

HELP
Earth Month Cut-a-Thon
What:
Haircuts and 30-minute facials and massages for a mere $40 tax-deductible donation.
Why: Proceeds benefit the Clean Water Fund.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Chakra SalonSpa, 256 Sutter St., b/t Grant Ave. & Kearny St., 2nd flr. (415-398-5173).

EAT
Goat Festival
What:
Seasonal cooking demos from One Market’s Mark Dommen (goat cheese and roasted beet parfait), as well as free samples of award-winning cheeses, yogurts, and ice cream.
Why: Hang with some cool kids from Redwood Hill Farm.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, 1 Ferry Bldg., at The Embarcadero (415-291-3276).

WATCH
Crossroads Opening Night
What:
SF Cinematheque’s inaugural fest kicks off with a preview of Moments of Illumination, a documentary about legendary filmmaker Lawrence Jordan, followed by the premiere of his new animated work, Cosmic Alchemy.
Why: A postfilm Q&A and reception.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: The Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St., at Capp St. (415-863-7576). Tickets ($5 for members, $10 for nonmembers) online at brownpapertickets.com.

JAM
Charlotte Gainsbourg
What:
Catch the singer-slash-fashion muse’s first Bay Area concert, featuring tunes from her new Beck-produced album, IRM.
Why: If not for the music, to see what she’s wearing.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon St., at Bay St. (415-567-6642). Tickets ($37.50) online at ticketmaster.com.

TRY
SF Underground Market
What:
Produce, jams, sauces, and the like made by local purveyors who can’t afford to work out of commercial kitchens.
Why: Discover the next June Taylor.
When: Fri., 5-11 p.m.
Where: SomArts, 934 Brannan St., b/t 8th & 9th Sts. (415-552-1770). Sign up online (free) at foragesf.com.


Got a refund check coming your way? Here are thirteen ways to spend it. And if you owe Uncle Sam this year, we’ve even got stylish ways to splurge if you’re broke.

Photo: Ladick / Flickr

LOCATIONS
Chakra SalonSpa
256 Sutter St
bt Grant Ave & Kearny St
San Francisco, CA 94108
934 Brannan St
bt 8th & 9th Sts
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-863-1414
Victoria Theatre
2961 16th St
bt Capp & Mission Sts
San Francisco, CA 94110
The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon St
@ Bay St
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-563-6504
1 Ferry Bldg
@ The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111
415-983-8030
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