Things to do for March 19, 2009

The Weekender

Beachside Brisket, Endless Bubbly and a Free Shirt

The weekend is a one-seed.

Blues and BBQ at Coast

Blues and BBQ at Coast

If you can't wait until Friday for ribs, you've got a new beachside option starting tonight—shrimp precedes a platter of barbecue chicken, ribs and brisket, with all requisite sides, for $25. Lynchberg Lemonades are $6, mournful melodies are free.

Thursdays, 5-10pm, Coast, Shutters on the Beach, One Pico Blvd, 310-587-1707

FIG at Five Launches

FIG at Five Launches

At the end of a hard week, your synapses are misfiring and you need to keep things simple. Like five-wines, five-cheeses, five-meats, five-pm, five-dollars-each simple. High five.

Starts Mar 20, Tue-Sat, 5-6pm, FIG, 101 Wilshire Blvd, 310-319-3111, menu here

Shop-in-Shop at Revolve

Shop-in-Shop at Revolve

This Saturday, your favorite web-to-real-world shop will give you any last-season item from Shades of Greige for free with purchase of a current (read: regular price) item. Or just stick to the 80-percent-off racks. Or the gratis Grey Goose...

Mar 21, sale at 11am, drinks and DJ 5-8pm, 8452 Melrose Ave, 323-944-0311

Whist's Brunch Returns

Whist's Brunch Returns

A life well-lived requires the occasional daytime poolside blowout. So you'll be glad to know the Viceroy's legendary take on Sunday brunch is back—designer shades, piles of prime rib, bottomless bubbly—and reduced to $39.

Returns Mar 22, seatings 10am-2pm, 1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, 310-260-7511

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