Cocktail Class: Spicy Rummy Holiday Mixology
Learn how to apply the masterful touch of an expert mixologist to your seasonal carousing at this holiday-themed spirits session.
Party favors: Enrollment includes drinks, hors d'oeuvres, recipe cards, and a take-home jar of cocktail mix.
Tonight 6:30p. El Cid, 4212 W. Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake (323-668-0318). $52 here.
Nearby: Vista Theater; Barbarella; El Cid
Tacos ‘n’ Tequila: The Taste of Mexico
Take your taste buds south of the border with free-flowing food and booze from 19 of LA’s top Mexican eateries.
VIP treatment: Cough up an extra $20 for ultra-premium tequila tasting and an extra hour of imbibing.
Fri 6p. Vibiana, 214 S. Main St., Downtown (310-278-0666). $50-70 here.
Nearby: The Smell; Redwood Bar & Grill; Edison
Hip-Hop Karaoke: The Rhyme Along
Rock the mic as a live DJ lays down the beats to a deep karaoke catalogue of 800+ hip-hop classics.
Performance Space: Scope the catalogue, pick your jams, and secure your spot onstage in advance.
Fri 9:30p. 72 North, 72 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626-578-9990). Free.
Nearby: Blind Donkey; Arclight; Pasadena Playhouse
Skateboard Artistry: LA Enhanced
Raise funds for a worthy cause at this iPhone-ography exhibition featuring an open bar, gratis appetizers, and live art installation.
Group Show: Or see how 35+ LA artists reinterpret human bodies at Saturday's “About Face” opening.
Sat 8p. Crewest Gallery, 10 Winston St., Downtown (213-627-8272). Free; RSVP required here.
Nearby: Cole's; Las Perlas; Association