Once upon a time, Pharrell Williams signed an inventive pair of Harvard guys who cut an album in their dorm’s basement. (Cue music-world pandemonium.) They’re doing an acoustic set tonight in your favorite Eastside sneaker shop. (Cue sneaker-world pandemonium.)
Happy Hour at X Bar
Starting this week, there’s a new happy hour just across the street from CAA—beer, wine and Asian Bao Buns are 50% off. And we all know how agents love taking their percentage.
After a 27-year absence, real-deal sumo wrestling returns to Los Angeles, thanks in part to a special request from the Governator. Grand champions Ashashoryu and Hakuho will be among those showing up to throw their weight around. Stay alert.
Lo Hi Fi
The proprietors of Hollywood’s Green Door finally figured out a way to outdo their infamous Tuesday jazz nights—with soon-to-be-infamous Saturday rock-and-roll nights. There shall be big names both onstage (Weezer, Chris Cornell) and off (you).
Katana Summer BBQ
Sunday patio parties above the Sunset Strip are back—don your shades, order some Surf and Turf Skewers and savor a Fresh Watermelon Margarita. Or if you’re more in the mood for sake, there’s the self-explanatory Confusion Carafe.