Tuesday, September 2, 2014

This Weekend

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  • 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

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