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