Things to do for February 21, 2013

The Weekender

The Oscars, Karaoke and the Oscars

Don’t forget to thank your weekend.

Thursday
Bludso’s Is Open. It’s Serious BBQ.
THERE WILL BE BLUDSO’S

Bludso’s Is Open. It’s Serious BBQ.

It’s intense, this feeling you have for barbecue. There’s no time for plates. You just want it on a papered tray, ordered by the quarter-pound, and maybe—just maybe—you’ll have time for mint juleps on tap. Bludso’s is your place. They have those things.

Go to Chez André. Sing Karaoke.
CHEZ ANYTHING

Go to Chez André. Sing Karaoke.

All the campaigning. All the for-your-consideration ads. It all comes down to this weekend, when you go to Chez André’s pop-up karaoke club—in town from NYC for Oscar weekend—and give the performance of your life. There’s a live band to back you, and they won’t play you off.

Wolfgang Puck’s Oscar Food
HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF

Wolfgang Puck’s Oscar Food

Obviously, most people go to the Oscars for Wolfgang Puck’s catering afterward. His food is so hard to find around town. Okay, neither of those things is true. But this week, his Hotel Bel-Air restaurant has a menu of his Oscar-party favorites anyway. It’s an honor just eating Jidori chicken.

Friday
An Art Show, KCRW-Style
WHAT’S THE FREQUENCY

An Art Show, KCRW-Style

A lot of Adeles and Black Keyses are always popping into the KCRW studio to perform, and photog Larry Hirshowitz usually hangs out shooting. The resulting exhibit includes KCRW DJs at the tables, so it’s like you were there. Minus Adele. And the Black Keys.

Saturday
Warby Parker Shades, on a Bus
WARBY AND PEACE

Warby Parker Shades, on a Bus

Last time you got on a yellow school bus, you were either involved in second grade or some bachelor party. Hard to remember which. Anyway, these days the buses are fully stocked with Warby Parker sunglasses sitting around waiting to make your face more handsome. Well, maybe just this bus.

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