Things to do for September 09, 2010

The Weekender

Tequila Parties, the Beach and Burlesque Hula-Hooping

The weekend is kind of a funny story.

Seize sur Vingt: The Editors’ Picks

Seize sur Vingt: The Editors’ Picks

This week, Perks is outfitting you for fall with a collection of shirts, shoes and accessories hand-selected by our editors from Seize sur Vingt’s line of updated classics, all up to half off. To be clear: half off the price. You’ll get all of whatever you order.

Burlesque Hula-Hooping at Coco

Burlesque Hula-Hooping at Coco

You didn’t plan on taking part in Friday’s national shopping conspiracy known as Fashion’s Night Out. And then Coco de Mer chimed in with a sex-shop party featuring a burlesque hula-hoop dancer. Plus, they’ve stocked up on gratis vodka, and if you mention UD, everything is 10% off.

Sep 10, 6-10pm, Coco de Mer, 8618 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, 310-652-0311

An Art Show That Keeps Summer Alive

An Art Show That Keeps Summer Alive

Sunny weather disappeared this week, but you can hold on to an endless summer at M+B, where Italian photog Massimo Vitali will debut giant photos of beaches and glittering pools overstuffed with festive Europeans. You’ll also be festive, because there’s free wine.

Sep 11, 6-8pm, M+B, 612 N Almont Dr, West Hollywood, 310-550-0050

Martinis at a Pop-Up Pickle Shop

Martinis at a Pop-Up Pickle Shop

The ominous-sounding kitchen ladies known as Chicks with Knives have concocted a pickle party. Show up Sunday morning, and you can behold jars of pickled squash, pickled Asian pears and, of course, bacon jam. While you peruse, they’ll be passing you Pickle-Barrel Martinis. Your move, Vlasic.

Sep 12, 10am-1pm, $5 at door, Starry Kitchen, 350 S Grand Ave, Downtown

Tequila Flights at La Sandia

Tequila Flights at La Sandia

To celebrate Mexican Independence Day (it’s September 16), La Sandia is rolling out 20 different tequila flights (that’s three tequilas per flight) for $10 each. They’re offered all week long, so you can fully explore the true meaning of independence.

Sep 13-19, La Sandia, 395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, 310-393-3300

...And More Tequila at El Carmen

...And More Tequila at El Carmen

Speaking of which, Third Street’s legendary El Carmen (home of 400 tequilas and counting) has a Mexican Independence Day blowout of its own in store. Expect mariachis to fill the small, dark, Mexican wrestler-festooned space from 9 to 11pm, and food and drink specials including $4 margaritas all night long.

Sep 15, El Carmen, 8138 W Third St, 323-852-1552

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