Trip-Hop Heavyweights: Thievery Corporation
Space out to the dubby, blunted beats of this exalted lounge-tronica duo joined tonight by a rollicking 15-person band.
Stage setters: Get there for opening sets from Shana Halligan (ex-Bitter:Sweet) and London’s down-tempo denizens Morcheeba.
Fri 7p. Greek Theatre, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., Griffith Park (323-665-5857). $52.75 - 85.65 here.
Nearby: Little Dom's; Figaro; Messhall Kitchen
Tipple Town: LA Beer Week
Quaff unlimited pours from 50+ breweries as Sunday’s opening gala kicks off 11 straight days of beer-fueled bacchanalia.
Craft beer crawl: Take your tastebuds touring through Little Tokyo on a nine-bar, nine-brewery bar crawl here.
Thru Sun Sep 29. 800 N. Alameda St., Chinatown (213-683-6875). $70 here.
Two-Wheeled Tour: Made in LA Ride III: LA River Edition
Take a pedal-powered joyride near downtown and Dodgers Stadium on this breezy two-hour bike cruise.
Bike repair 101: Master the mechanics of bicycle maintenance at one of six area bike co-ops here.
Sat 10:30a-1p. Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, 570 W. Avenue 26, Cypress Park (323-509-4905). Free.
Nearby: Footsie's; The Edison; Eagle Rock Brewery
Dish & Dine: How to Cook the Perfect Steak
Reap what you’ve grilled at this teaching-and-feasting session led by CUT head chef Ari Rosenson.
Hand-crafted cocktails: Afterward, celebrate your sharpened grill skills with cocktails inspired by samurais here.
Sun Noon-2p. Beverly Wilshire, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills (310-275-5200). $95 here.
Nearby: Bar Bouchon; Sidebar; Cut