Things to do for May 15, 2008

The Weekender

The LA Weekend Starts Here

The weekend won't forget the SPF.

Thursday
Sale at Steven Alan
THURSDAY THREADS

Sale at Steven Alan

Inside Robertson's new tribute to stylish clothes you'd actually wear, the now-settled proprietors are doing their part to remind you they moved in—jackets, pants and shorts have been marked down by up to 40% through the weekend.

411: Steven Alan, 638 N. Robertson Blvd (between Santa Monica and Melrose), West Hollywood, 310-854-1814

Thursday
James Frey at the Whisky
THURSDAY HUMILITY

James Frey at the Whisky

The infamous author who kinda-sorta made things up in A Million Little Pieces returns with a (completely fictional) tale of LA life called Bright Shiny Morning. Since he's already in choppy waters, might as well stage a reading with a heavy-metal band.

411: May 15, 7:30pm, Whisky A Go-Go, 8901 W. Sunset Blvd (at San Vicente), West Hollywood, 310-652-4202

Friday
Happy Hour at KULA
FRIDAY SUSHI

Happy Hour at KULA

You always need more happy-hour options on the relatively dry Westside. They may not fool you with the half-price sushi (yeah, the portions are also halved), but the half-priced cocktails are still full-sized.

411: Mon-Fri, 5-7pm, KULA Sushi Bistro, 10351 Santa Monica Blvd (E. of Beverly Glen), Westwood, 310-282-8870

Friday
Coco de Ville Now Open
FRIDAY VELVET ROPE

Coco de Ville Now Open

This new nightclub stuck to the front of STK is filled with retina-searing colors and ceiling-dangling swings. (Kate Beckinsale threw her husband a party here during its private-events-only phase, so those swings are actress-approved.)

411: Open Tue, Fri and Sat, 10pm-2am, 755 N. La Cienega Blvd (S. of Santa Monica), West Hollywood, 310-659-3900

Sunday
The Do-Over Returns
SUNDAY REPEAT

The Do-Over Returns

The rollicking Sunday afternoon party returns for the summer. Crane's has expanded, so expect more barbecue, more sangria, more sleepy-eyed hipsters...and longer lines (to sidestep) starting even earlier.

411: May 18, 2-10pm, Crane's Hollywood Tavern, 1611 El Centro Ave (between Selma and Hollywood), Hollywood, RSVP online for free admission

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