Things to do for January 24, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

A hard weekend's gonna fall

Thursday
The Dock Downtown Sale
THURSDAY HOMEBOUND

The Dock Downtown Sale

At this out-of-the-way pair of warehouse showrooms, the modern furniture and accessories are always priced below expectation. But this week you should lower your low expectations further.

411: Through Feb 3, The Dock Downtown, 1481 E. 4th St (between Anderson and Clarence), Downtown, 323-446-0281

Friday
Bagavagabonds Art Explosion
FRIDAY BALLROOM

Bagavagabonds Art Explosion

If prepared to do so, you may observe uber-hipsters in their natural habitat—celebrating egalitarian art with a dance party and gratis beer in a loft-building ballroom. Proceed with caution.

411: Jan 25, 8pm-1am, The Grand Ballroom at the Pacific Electric Lofts, 601 S. Main St (at 6th), Downtown, RSVP here.

Saturday
Made in Brazil
SATURDAY BRAZILIA

Made in Brazil

To celebrate the one-year birthday of this authentic, recurring Brazilian blowout, you'll be dancing all night with fans who admire DJ Gui Borrato...and each other.

411: Jan 26, 10pm-7am, Avalon, 1735 Vine St (between Hollywood and Yucca), Hollywood, 323-462-8900

Saturday
Los Angeles
SATURDAY OPENINGS

Los Angeles

If you'd rather engage your brain instead of your hips, you could haunt the debut of Rocky Schenck's ghostly city portraits...
411: Opening reception Jan 26, 7-9pm, M+B Gallery, 612 N. Almont Dr (at Melrose), West Hollywood, 310-550-0050

I'm the Most Normal Person I Know
...or deconstruct Chris Anthony's gothic, obsessive set pieces utilizing vintage lenses, papier maché and doll parts...
411:
Opening reception Jan 26, 9-11pm, Corey Helford Gallery, 8522 Washington Blvd (between McManus and Fay), Culver City, 310-287-2340

Revealed
...or turn your attention upon the group of artists who've nobly focused on the nude form. Decisions, decisions.
411:
Opening reception Jan 26, 6-10pm, The Whole 9 Gallery, 6101 Washington Blvd (at Melvil), Culver City, 310-836-4600

Sunday
Love LA
SUNDAY RISQUE

Love LA

And speaking of nude forms, luxe nightspot Boulevard3 hosts a rare daytime event that's mature-themed but (they promise) relatively classy. Expect products to be utilized in the vicinity of your sheets—or not.

411: Jan 27, 11am-7pm, 6523 Sunset Blvd (between Schrader and Wilcox), Hollywood

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