Things to do for January 08, 2009

The Weekender

Burgers, Pants and Katsuya (But Not)

The weekend would like to thank the foreign press...

1 New Perk

1 New Perk

This week Perks brings you 15 percent off sold-out NFL playoff tickets, including seats to the granddaddy of them all, if you're up for a Super trip to Tampa.

Under the Influence

Under the Influence

Time has come to do the art-gallery thing in tribute to the most influential masters of the last half-decade or so—the Beastie Boys. One hundred artists have contributed stained-glass shrines, fake ads and, of course, a whole lot of remixes for the party.

Opening reception Jan 8, 7-11pm, exhibit closes Jan 29, Gallery 1988, 7020 Melrose Ave (E. of La Brea), 323-937-7088

Kiwami Opens

Kiwami Opens

After momentarily soft-opening over the holidays then quickly closing again, the new sushi spot from legend Katsuya Uechi opened—really—last night. This one's not part of the whole SBE enterprise, so the focus is back on the plate. Which luckily is where you like your sushi.

11920 Ventura Blvd (E. of Laurel Canyon), Studio City, 818-763-3910

Club Sushi

Club Sushi

So you're at the ArcLight and you need a quick pre-movie burger. The long, long, long-delayed sushi restaurant next door, whose many windows you've been peering into all these years, is now one-upping Mr. Uechi—kind of, we guess—with a menu that includes, yes, burgers.

Now open, 6374 W. Sunset Blvd (in the ArcLight complex), Hollywood, 323-461-3330

Fred Segal

Fred Segal

There's something refreshing about everything-half-off sales that were an institution before the economy made them a necessity...
411: Jan 9-18, 8100 Melrose Ave in West Hollywood and 500 Broadway in Santa Monica

Duncan Quinn 

But you don't usually go to Fred Segal for refined English formalwear, which is where Duncan Quinn comes in. Most everything is half-off here too.

Now through Jan 18, 8380 Melrose Ave (between Kings and Orlando), West Hollywood, 323-782-9205, you'll need this flier

Burger and Cab Night

Burger and Cab Night

If you haven't gone over to visit Geffen yet, might want to wait until Tuesday—from now on, that's the day you can get a weekly-changing special burger and cabernet for 20 bucks. The waves beneath you remain free.

Tuesdays, Carbon Beach Club Dining Room at the Malibu Beach Inn, 22878 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 310-456-6444

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