Things to do for October 02, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend is fully prepped for the podium.

Thursday
Executive Order Karaoke
THURSDAY APPROVAL RATING

Executive Order Karaoke

There's karaoke, then there's karaoke with a "song" catalog of our soon-to-be-ex-president's most famous sound bites set to a beat. And you thought performing "Bohemian Rhapsody" was absurd.

411: Oct 2, 7-10pm, free, MOCA Grand Avenue, 250 Grand Ave (S. of 2nd), Downtown, 213-626-6222

Thursday
Thursdays at the Kress
THURSDAY ROOFTOP

Thursdays at the Kress

After tonight's debate heard 'round the world, you'll need a bit of cold, hard certainty. And you're pretty certain you'll partake of the gratis vodka at the kickoff for this new weekly bash.

411: Oct 2, vodka tasting 9pm-12am, third floor, The Kress, 6608 Hollywood Blvd (parking off Schrader), 323-785-5000

Friday
Verrazano's Pizza Now Open
FRIDAY BY THE SLICE

Verrazano's Pizza Now Open

As a guardian of the city, you consider it your duty to sample all new pizza spots—especially when they start throwing around words like "New York" and "authentic." You'll be the judge of that.

411: Verrazano's Pizza, 612 N. La Brea Ave (S. of Melrose), 323-933-1744

Sunday
Four-Square Championships
SUNDAY FLASHBACK

Four-Square Championships

Once upon a time, you were king of the playground. This weekend's four-square championship will take you back to those good old days, plus beer.

411: Oct 5, 2pm, The Montalban Theatre, 1615 N. Vine St (between Hollywood and Selma), RSVP here to play

Monday
Philippe's 100th Anniversary
MONDAY MEAT

Philippe's 100th Anniversary

And if you'd like to go a bit further back, French-dip legend Philippe's hits the century mark on Monday. In celebration, you can pick up a sandwich for a dime—and there's also five-cent coffee, if you feel like really splurging.

411: Oct 6, 4-8pm, Philippe's, 1001 N. Alameda St (N. of Ord), Downtown, 213-628-3781

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