Monday, September 22, 2014

This Holiday Weekend

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  • Francophile Pop: Nous Non Plus

    Fête St. Valentine with synthy French-flecked pop from the steamy trans-Atlantic septet formerly known as Les Sans Culottes.

    Like-minded Angelenos: French New Wave meets stripped-down garage rock during an opening set from LA’s Cotillon. 

    Tonight 8p. Bootleg Bar, 2220 Beverly Blvd., Echo Park (213-389-3856). $10.

    Nearby: El Prado; 1642 Bar; Thirsty Crow

  • Sultry Spectacle: Dita Von Teese’s Strip Strip Hooray!

    Bend your knee to the world’s biggest burlesque star as she vamps it up for 90 minutes of provocative pageantry.

    Peepshow’s playhouse: Or get a bawdy burlesque spin on old-school Saturday morning TV shows.

    Tonight-Fri 7:30p. House of Blues Sunset Strip, 8430 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood (323-848-5138). $46-264.

    Nearby: Tower Bar; Chateau Marmont; Sunset Trocadero

  • Undead Uprising: Flight of the Living Dead

    Win prizes for screaming at the screen when unruly zombies put an undead damper on an overnight flight to Paris.

    Opening acts: Comedian Graham Elwood warms the stage for evening’s co-host Ted Raimi (Xena, Drag Me to Hell).

    Sat 8:30p. NerdMelt, 7522 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood (323-851-7223). $8 here; $10 door.

    Nearby: Vintage Enoteca; Pink Taco; Cheebo

  • Classy Cocktails: President’s Eve Celebration

    Get a Sunday-night serenade of ragtime rock while kicking back back some bourbon at a laid-back speakeasy.

    Small snacks: Pair four hours of happy-hour specials with small plates of Spanish chorizo and Italian salami. 

    Sun 7p. The Association, 110 E. 6th St., Downtown (213-627-7385). Free.

    Nearby: Golden Gopher; Cole's; Seven Grand

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