Tuesday, October 21, 2014

This Holiday Weekend

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  • Men in Black: Johnny Cash Tribute Night

    Whoop it up with LA rockabillies The Cash Fix as they rip through electric covers of Johnny’s country-rock classics.

    World flavor: Stay for free tacos, live art, and cheap drinks at Los Globos’ world-music dance party. 

    Tonight 9p. Los Globos, 3040 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake (323-666-6669). $10 door.

    Nearby: El Prado; 1642 Bar; Thirsty Crow

  • Jokes-a-Thon: LA Indie Improv Festival

    Laugh it up with 100+ up-and-coming improv comedy teams from LA at this free all-day event spanning five Hollywood venues. 

    Festival fuel: Two more things you need to know — there'll be food trucks and complimentary Pabst all day long. 

    Sat starting at 11a. Various venues; full schedule here. Free; donations accepted here.

  • Booze Binge: The Yacht Week LA Pool Party

    Go poolside to raid an open Absolut vodka bar, score beaucoup swag, and rock to the beats of DJ sPm. 

    Cabana style: An extra $75 buys VIP treatment — private pool cabana and service on discounted Absolut bottles.

    Sat 6p. Hotel Shangri-La Pool Lounge, 1301 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica (310-394-2791). Advance tix required $25-100 here.

    Nearby: Bungalow; The Craftsman; 41 Ocean 

  • Sounds of Summer: Sunday Sessions

    Chill out at the launch of this summer-long live electronica series at Grand Park hosted by Eduardo Castillo (The Eclectech).

    Couture cocktails: Mixologists from uber hip Pattern Bar are on drink duty — preview their creative concoctions here.

    Sun 2p. Grand Park’s Performance Lawn, 200 N. Grand Ave., Downtown (213-974-1311). Free.

    Nearby: Golden Gopher; Umamicatessan; The Varnish

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