Thursday, October 23, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Lo-Fi Folk: Two Gallants

    This accomplished Bay Area duo deftly switches gears between unplugged alt-country and Southern Gothic-tinged indie rock.

    Stage setters: Fellow San Franciscans Future Twin open with a set of jangly, synth-driven dream pop.

    Tonight 8p. Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd., Silver Lake (213-389-3856). $15 here.

    Nearby: El Prado; 1642 Bar; Thirsty Crow

  • Midnite Movie: Big Trouble in Little China

    Catch a glorious 35mm screening of John Carpenter’s rollicking kung-fu classic starring Kurt Russell as a wise-crackin’, truck-drivin’ asskicker.

    Psychotic women: Make it a full Cinefamily movie night with a moody late '70s Robert Altman film.   

    Fri 11:59p. Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., W. Hollywood (323-655-2510). $12 here.

    Nearby: Animal; Rosewood Tavern; Canter's Deli

  • Epicurean Indulgence: Kosta-Browne Wine Dinner

    Splurge on a gourmet four-course food-and-wine feast featuring oak-grilled Australian lamb chops and poached Sacramento Delta sturgeon.

    Fine wines: Be psyched about the wine, too -- Kosta-Browne’s eight vintages average 93 points from Wine Spectator.

    Sat 6:30p. Noir Food & Wine, 40 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena (626-795-7199). $255-338 here.

    Nearby: Blind Donkey; Arclight; Pasadena Playhouse 

  • Football Free Flow: Super Bowl Sunday at Mohawk Bend

    Get your Big Game on with bottomless pints of 30+ craft beers and all-you-can-eat artisan pizzas.

    Gridiron special: Chase homemade pork rinds and stout-glazed chicken wings with a growler of pale ale.

    Sun 3p. Mohawk Bend, 2141 W. Sunset Blvd., Echo Park (213-483-2337). $30 door.

    Nearby: The ParkTwo Boots; Echoplex

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