Things to do for June 19, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend has gone fishin'.

LA Film Festival

LA Film Festival

It begins today with Angelina Jolie regressing from Earth Goddess to cartoonish badass (Wanted), and before it ends you'll find DJ Skeet Skeet, Heidi Fleiss and a free screening of that most profound masterpiece A Fish Called Wanda.

411: June 19-29, various locations

Wine Crates at Little Next Door

Wine Crates at Little Next Door

With the next season of the Hollywood Bowl officially kicking off this weekend, you might appreciate the wine-soaked-picnic offerings at Little Next Door. The "Pinandier" (aka, wine crate) holds 12 bottles…and a bit of food from behind the counter, too.

411: Little Next Door, 8142 W. Third St (between La Jolla and Crescent Heights), 323-951-1010



It's hard to argue with Euro-basic staples, when they're: A) cut slim, B) in classic colors and C) half-off.
411: Begins June 19, 619 N. Croft Ave (S. of Melrose), West Hollywood, 323-297-0414

With display copies going for 75% off, you can ensure your coffee table isn't jealous of your new shirt.
411: June 20-22, Taschen Beverly Hills, 354 N. Beverly Dr (between Brighton and Dayton), Beverly Hills, 310-274-4300

Scoop up rare foods, spices, oils and paella pans at 75% off at this going-out-of-business sale (RIP).

411: June 21, 10am-noon, cash only, 3521A N. Verdugo Rd (between Broadview and Sunview), Glendale, 818-249-4971

Summer Beer Bash at Rustic Canyon

Summer Beer Bash at Rustic Canyon

Because you've always thought food should complement beer, not vice versa, you're already prepared for this five-course, hops-heavy feast. They even put beer in the ice cream.

411: June 22, first seatings 5:30-6:30pm, second seatings 8-9pm, $68, Rustic Canyon, 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, reservations required at 310-393-7050, see the menu

Suede Bar Opens

Suede Bar Opens

Life in LA is admittedly incomplete without having drunk from a ceramic boot at the revolving bar atop the Bonaventure Hotel. Now comes the orange and crimson Suede Bar on the building's ground floor, because sometimes an unmoving floor is better.

411: Opens June 22, Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 S. Figueroa St. #102 (at 4th), Downtown, 213-489-3590

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