Things to do for July 24, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend bids you a happy and prosperous National Tequila Day.

Thursday
The Stork Opens
THURSDAY BIRTH

The Stork Opens

From a slew of partners behind LAX, Bolthouse Productions, Cobras & Matadors and—sure, why not—former Baltimore Oriole Brady Anderson, The Stork delivers casually upscale dining in an industrial hideaway. Fuel up for the exclusive soon-to-be lounge upstairs (which we'll be showing you soon).

411: Restaurant now open Tue-Sat, 1738 N. Orange Dr (N. of Hollywood), Hollywood, reservations required at 323-462-3663

Friday
BDB Sale
FRIDAY SALE-ING

BDB Sale

The ladies of Billion Dollar Babes occasionally pull out the big guns for guys as well, like this sale with Armani suits and Dolce & Gabbana wares among the goods to be found at up to 80 percent off.

411: July 26, 11am-7pm, Fashion Factory Boutique, 8601 Beverly Blvd (between San Vicente and Huntley), West Hollywood, RSVP here

THE DADDY HOOKUP: Use the code "UDLA" (case sensitive) when RSVP-ing to gain VIP pre-sale access Friday at 3pm.

Friday
The Groundlings, Your Body and You
FRIDAY FIRST SHAVE

The Groundlings, Your Body and You

The Groundlings troupe, once home to Will Ferrell and Lisa Kudrow, has been hard at work on a nostalgic new sketch-comedy show. This one hearkens back to that special (i.e., extremely awkward) time when a young man's body begins to—insert voice crack here—change.

411: Opens July 25, Fridays 10pm, Saturdays 8pm and 10pm, The Groundlings Theatre, 7307 Melrose Ave (between Poinsettia and Fuller), 323-934-4747

Saturday
Summer Sessions
SATURDAY SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT

Summer Sessions

Esteemed eyewear purveyor Oliver Peoples launches the next wave of its famed Sunset Strip bashes this Saturday at its new Malibu outpost, with discounted shades and KCRW's Raul Campos spinning. Laid-back, beachy pandemonium shall ensue.

411: July 26, 6-9pm, Oliver Peoples, Malibu Country Mart, 3900 Cross Creek Road #8 (at PCH), Malibu, 310-456-1333

Sunday
Dessert Decadence
SUNDAY SPLURGE

Dessert Decadence

In terms of the weekend, Friday's the appetizer, Saturday the main course, Sunday the dessert. So it makes sense Sunday to round up your girl and help her polish off some sweets from STK, One Sunset and Kiss My Bundt. A hearty helping of red from the good people at K&L Wine Merchants will help wash it
down.

411: July 27, 5-8pm, $60, Boulevard 3, 6523 W. Sunset Blvd (between Schrader and Wilcox), Hollywood, 310-709-3969, tickets available here

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