What we're reading:
- Shepherd's Bush McDonald's cuts anti-social behaviour with classical music.
- Could London become the world's smartest city?
- Microbrewery planned for an empty New Cross bank.
- Find out how many Londoners share your commute.
- Why Rio Ferdinand and Sadiq Khan are playing for Dulwich Hamlet.
- Uber offers to release its journey data.
Things to do:
BOW-WOW HAUS: Canine 'barkitecture' takes centre stage in a new display of doggy dream homes. Catch them before they're auctioned off in aid of Blue Cross. St Pancras International, free, just turn up, 7am-11pm, until 26 April
MORNING MENTORS: Fancy yourself as a foodpreneur? Get tips on how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign from industry experts on this pre-work plod from Soho to Borough Market. The early bird gets the worm! Whole Foods Market (Soho), £13.37, book ahead, 8am-9am
UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Get up close and personal with the work of artist Mary Pritchard, whose fascination with her mother's brass microscope and scientific research has given birth to a brand new exhibition of teeny-tiny proportions. Guildhall Library (Aldermanbury), free, just turn up, 9.30am-5pm, until 16 May
WINE DOWN: Toast the start of London Burgundy Week at this wine-tasting masterclass. With host Romain Taupenot guiding you through nine different appellations from his own collection, you'll be connoisseur before you can say à votre santé. Cabotte (Bank), £30, book ahead, 6pm-7pm
PONDER AT ST PAUL'S: Political philosopher Michael J Sandel leads a lively debate on addressing cultural and economic insecurity in his lecture Democracy and the Common Good: What do we Value? He'll stick around for a book signing, too. St Paul's Cathedral, free, book ahead, 6.45pm-8.45pm
REBEL GIRLS: A cadre of creatives, including author and historian Diane Atkinson, discuss the role of artists and storytelling in bringing the narratives of suffragettes to life for a millennial audience. Islington Arts Factory (Holloway), free, book ahead, 7pm-9pm
SARTORIAL STORIES: Chase & Status' Saul Milton shares his musings on Moschino, as he chats to fashion archivist Susanna Cordner, about a single garment out of his 1000 piece-strong collection from Italy's cheekiest fashion house. London College of Fashion (Marylebone), free, book ahead, 7.30pm-8.30pm
CRAZY IN LOVE: Party like it's 2003 at a dance class that will teach you to boogie like Queen Bey herself. Best pack your trainers and leave the killer heels to Beyonce, though. Drink Shop Do (King's Cross), £15, book ahead, 8pm-10pm
HEAVENLY HARMONIES: Community choir Kensingston Singers promise an evening of rich melodies at their spring concert, in aid of Pembridge Hospice. They'll be joined by special guests and a cappella fellas The Buzztones. Christ Church (Kensington), £8-£10, just turn up, 8pm
FREE UNTIL FAMOUS: American ex-pat comic and noted misanthrope Lewis Schaffer is back with his bewildering performance piece — he's trapped in a multi-occupancy council flat in Nunhead and making the worst of a bad situation. The Kings Arms (Nunhead), free, book ahead, 8pm-10pm
Good cause of the day
Award-winning eatery M Victoria Street is hosting a pop-up dining experience in honour of women's empowerment month. Sample five courses of culinary delights, followed by a champagne reception. All the proceeds from Chef Michael Reid's special menu will be donated to Not For Sale — a global initiative working to end human trafficking.