Things to do for October 07, 2010

The Weekender

Lingerie Models, Day Trips and Johnny Cash

The weekend will meet you at the finish line.

Thursday
Turning Your Photos into Fine Art
BRAND-NEW PERKS

Turning Your Photos into Fine Art

Your breathtaking photography deserves a suitable forum—preferably on canvas, in a world-renowned gallery. Or, you know, your bedroom. So Perks is turning your $50 into $100 of purchasing power at CanvasPop—a futuristic art studio that turns your humble JPEGs into gallery-worthy art. The Louvre is waiting.

The Most Photogenic Town in Indiana
WHO’S HOOSIERS

The Most Photogenic Town in Indiana

Like all great moments in cinema, this one starts in the back room of a café in LaPorte, Indiana. There, a cache of 18,000 photographs of the townsfolk was discovered. The curiously compelling photos were released as a book—and now it’s a documentary movie (named: LaPorte, Indiana), showing tonight. Here’s hoping they didn’t ruin the book.

Country Music (and Beer Buckets)
CASH IN

Country Music (and Beer Buckets)

The Southern has a lot going for it. The grits. The beer. The sense that at any moment a jug band could hop on the bar. Until that happens, make do with some Cash, Jennings and the occasional Urban at their new country night. Plus, beer buckets to help you through the Urban.

Thursdays, 8pm-2am, The Southern, 1840 W North Ave, 773-342-1840

Friday
Skinny Bow Ties at the Tie Bar
TAKE A BOW

Skinny Bow Ties at the Tie Bar

Lately, you’ve been thinking you could change up your neckwear. But because an ascot isn’t something you just jump into, start with skinnier bow ties, now available in 80 patterns from your friends at the online tie emporium. Think of it as gift wrapping your neck.

Boys’ Night Out at the Denim Lounge
XY JEANS

Boys’ Night Out at the Denim Lounge

You need a new pair of jeans. No, seriously. You do. And by the way, the Denim Lounge is having a party with 25% off jeans, Half Acre beer and, oh, models wearing lingerie. See, we told you you need new jeans.

Saturday
Wine and Beer Fest in New Buffalo
HARBORING THOUGHTS

Wine and Beer Fest in New Buffalo

A day trip to Harbor Country is its own reward. But when you get to New Buffalo and find a fall fest in full swing with barbecue, local microbrews and, yes, hayrides, consider it a bonus for all the other stuff you didn’t get rewarded for.

Oct 9, noon-10pm, $5 at gate, Lions Park (adjacent to the Boat Launch), New Buffalo, MI

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