Thursday, January 29, 2015

This Weekend

  • Tap Takeover: Firestone Walker Red Carpet Anniversary 16 Party

    Drink and be merry as Firestone pours nine of its best craft brews, including the luscious oak-aged anniversary ale.

    Take flight: Plan accordingly; flights with all seven small-batch anniversary ales will be available, but not for long.

    Tonight 5p. Blue Palms Brewhouse, 6124 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (323-464-2337). Free.

    Nearby: The Well; Bowery; Frolic Room

  • Theatrical ‘80s: For the Record: Holiday Road

    Relive the most memorable musical moments from John Hughes’ pantheon of eighties flicks at this holiday-themed theatrical revue.

    Beers & burgers: Two item minimum — go for the sick blue-cheese fondue burger and bottle of Red Hoptober.

    Tonight-Sun 6:30p. Rockwell Table & Stage, 1714 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz (323-661-6163). $20-40 here

    Nearby: Figaro Bistrot; Dresden Room; Rockwell

  • Sci-Fi Saturday: Alien Marathon

    Watch scores of space explorers get devoured by space aliens as the classic sci-fi quintet is screened in its entirety.

    Monster brunch: Fuel up for the marathon on $5 bloody marys and mimosas around the block.

    Sat 1p. Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (323-461-2020). $20 here.

    Nearby: Loaded; Hemingway’s; Beso

  • Rock Medley: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas

    Help local charities by rocking out to a well-curated lineup of 20+ bands headlined by Linkin Park and The Killers.

    Pick one: Can only swing one day? Go Sunday for Passion Pit, Fun., Jack White, and M83.

    Sat-Sun 3p. Gibson Amphitheater at Universal CityWalk, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City (818-662-4440). $75 & up here.  
    Nearby: Ombra; El Bar; Spoonful

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