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CHINATOWN—Get your popcorn ready: Tonight from 7pm to 9pm, the nail art aficionadas behind Nail Tite will present Nailgasm, a documentary about the rise of nail art and the women's entrepreneurial movement it has spurred. To be held at the Asian Arts Initiative at 1219 Vine Street, the screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director. Buy tickets and RSVP here. [RackedWire]
RITTENHOUSE—On Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm, Walnut Street boutique Joan Shepp will host its 13th annual Women of Substance and Style Event. In celebration of Black History Month, the party honors deserving African-American women for their professional achievements and positive impact on the community. A portion of the fete's proceeds will benefit the Foundation for Type I Diabetes. [Racked Inbox]
SOUTH STREET—South Street hair extension boutique My Glam Extensions is throwing a Valentine's Day party on Wednesday from 5pm to 9pm. The fete promises giveaways, makeup and hair pointers, and a lingerie pop-up shop. Better still, if you RSVP to the event, you'll automatically score $50 off any in-store purchase of Glam extensions. [Racked Inbox]