Friday, January 25, 2008

The Weekend Ahead

  • Friday:
    • Talib Kweli concert at the House of Blues on Sunset strip. Mirah plays with The Blow at the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Safari Sams.
    • Largo on Fairfax hosts a comedy night with B.J. Novak, Nick Swardson, and Greg Behrendt.
    • If you like Booze with your movie? Take your date to a "special" screening of Sweeney Todd or Cassandras Dream at the Arclight Cinema's in Hollywood, where they will be hosting their weekend 21+ screenings.Special because it's 2 in the Arclight's special 21+ movie showings of
  • Saturday:
    • The Jam (Bruce Foxton & Rick Buckler) perform at the El Rey. The Sweet Hurt at Pehrspace and MGMT at the echoplex.
    • Skylight Books hosts the editors from The Onion for an introduction to their new book Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of Planet Earth.
  • Sunday:
    • The Civic Auditorium hosts artLA, a 60-gallery exhibit displaying a "cross-section of the local and international art scenes, offering cutting-edge pieces and outlandish performance art rather than high-end traditionalism. Window shoppers and collectors alike can also check out the lectures, presentations, and are books galore."
    • Tongue and Groove, a "monthly offering of short fiction, personal essays, poetry, and spoken word" at the Hotel CafĂ©

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