Wednesday, April 16, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Flights of Five: White Christmas

    Cruise to a brewhouse to nibble on five savory artisanal cheeses matched with five wheaty microbrews.

    Limited edition: Flights include The Bruery’s rare–brewed 14.25% ABV, bourbon-barrel aged White Chocolate.

    Tonight 7p. Eagle Rock Brewery, 3056 Roswell St., Glassell Park (323-257-7866). $29; RSVP here.

    Nearby: Villains; Bordello Bar; The Griffin

  • Tipsy Santas: Santa Monica Pub Crawl

    Ho-ho-ho your way to a holly jolly hangover on this holiday-themed booze bash at the best bars in Santa Monica.

    Scavenger hunt: Squeeze sleuthing into your boozing to score an ice-skating party and other freebies.

    Sat 5p. Various bars in Santa Monica; pub crawl map here. $10 here.

  • Chewbacca Christmas: A Wookie Holiday Party

    Watch the unbelievably bizarre (read: amazing) Star Wars Holiday Special while munching wookie cookies and sipping Wookey Jack Rye IPA.

    This happened: How bizarre? Think Princess Leia breaking into off-pitch song and wookies celebrating “Life Day”. Mmmhmm.

    Sat 8p. Bar One, 12518 Burbank Blvd., N. Hollywood (818-509-1938). Free. 
     
    Nearby: Federal Bar; Tiki No; Vicious Dogs

  • Japanese Cinema: LA EigaFest 2012

    Follow the stories of a time-traveling Roman bathhouse architect and aspiring countryside rappers at this three-day Japanese film fest.

    Cartoon chefs: Slurp bowls of ramen after Sunday’s screening of animated shorts with food-obsessed plotlines.

    Fri-Sun. Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (323-461-2020). Free-$25 here

    Nearby: Loaded; Hemingway’s; Beso

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