Things to do for December 02, 2010

The Weekender

Blackjack, Tamales and 77-Cent Cocktails

The weekend’s Christmas list is nearly finalized.

Thursday
Chocolate Packed with Booze
PERK ALERT

Chocolate Packed with Booze

It’s tuxedo season. So you’ve probably been wondering where to find some chocolates to match your formalwear. At long last, it’s here: the Black Tie Collection, an exclusive set of dark chocolate truffles infused with Guinness, Macallan scotch and other formal essentials, by Compartes Chocolatier. Includes black truffle truffles.

Cocktails for 77 Cents
SPIRIT OF 77

Cocktails for 77 Cents

The end of Prohibition, just 77 short years ago, was a time to celebrate. Actually, it still is a time to celebrate, so Victor Tango’s is serving up Dark and Stormys, Bee’s Knees and Blood and Sands for 77 cents each. Dressing like a bootlegger: optional, but encouraged.

The City’s First Tamale Cart
HOT TAMALE

The City’s First Tamale Cart

You’ve chased down gourmet burrito trucks and you’ve tracked an ice cream truck or two. But tonight—and for tonight only—you’ll be hailing the city’s first tamale cart, serving up hot ancho chili pork and BBQ beef tamales at Jingle Bells on Bishop. Tamales: the new candy canes.

Friday
Candleroom Goes Vegas
DOUBLE DOWN

Candleroom Goes Vegas

You’ve been hanging out with showgirls. Tipping with Bellagio chips. You had a Swingers marathon on Thanksgiving. Also: you’re prepping for a trip to Vegas. Your final warm-up: the Candleroom’s night of craps, blackjack and roulette, played for a top-secret batch of prizes. The house can be very secretive.

Dec 3, 9pm-2am, no cover, Candleroom, 5039 Willis Ave, 214-370-4155

Angelina Jolie in 4D
FOURTH DIMENSION

Angelina Jolie in 4D

You know the 3D movie routine (by which we mean the glasses). Now it’s time for something bigger: 4D. We’re not sure what it is exactly, but it involves a giant Angelina Jolie projected onto the Praetorian Building for a preview of The Tourist. And an after-party at Charlie Palmer.

Dec 3, screening 8-9pm, after-party to follow, The Joule, 1530 Main St, 214-748-1300

Wednesday
Pub Crawling with Your Followers
HOW TWEET

Pub Crawling with Your Followers

You’ve tweeted. You’ve even said it with an “ing” at the end. And now, you’ll do so with a beer... for the children. Starting at Mockingbird Station, you and your followers will grab pints at Vapiano, Margarita Ranch and Trinity Hall, with every tweet raising a buck to buy toys for kids.

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