Slash and burn.
Shin Pop-Up Shop at Acrimony
What: A special showcase of the spring 2010 collection, which includes asymmetrical dresses and slashed leggings with hand-painted finishes.
Why: Not-so-basic black and whites.
When: Thru May 8.
Where: 333 Hayes St., b/t Franklin & Gough Sts., ste. 100 (415-861-1025).
What: The unique vocal and sartorial stylings of the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/protégé of Outkast’s Big Boi.
Why: Futuristic funk-a-delic.
When: Mon. Doors at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m.
Where: Cafe du Nord, 2170 Market St., b/t Sanchez & Church Sts. (415-861-5016).
Happiest Hours at Bar Basic
What: Score $5 martinis and other happy hour libations at your new after-work destination.
Why: The fun lasts a staggering five hours.
When: Mon.-Fri., 4-9 p.m.
Where: 510 Brannan St., at 4th St. (415-227-0449).
Save the Tonga Room Rally at Smuggler’s Cove
What: Sign a petition opposing the proposed closing of the famed Tonga Room to make way for a parking garage and luxe condos.
Why: Go for the cause; stay for the scorpion bowl.
When: Tues., 5 p.m.
Where: 650 Gough St., at McAllister St. (415-869-1900).
One-Month Trial at Burn Dynamic Group Fitness
What: A blend of Pilates, weight training, and cardio at the intimate Mission studio.
Why: Newbies can take as many classes as they can stand for $100.
When: You’re ready to shed your winter layers.
Where: 1043 Valencia St., b/t 21st & 22nd Sts. (415-829-3331).
Photo: Courtesy of Acrimony