Things to do for September 12, 2013

The Weekender

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Thursday
A Palihouse Lobby Sale
HOLD ME CLOSER, TINY BANDIT

A Palihouse Lobby Sale

Tonight at Palihouse, it’s your typical lobby-lounge situation: DJ, drinks, attractive people. Only the drinks are gratis, and everybody’s trying on shirts from Riviera Club and an Alpha pop-up. The Tiny Bandit sale is back, and everything’s discounted by up to 75%. Yes, that shirt comes here often.

Friday
Muhammad Ali vs. Sid Vicious
PUNKED

Muhammad Ali vs. Sid Vicious

In this corner: Muhammad Ali. And in this other corner: Sid Vicious. Actually, photos of punk rockers and boxers are hung side-by-side throughout this new art show. Something about comparing the primal nature of both jobs. You can identify. Things got crazy yesterday when someone stole your sandwich.

Welcome to Oktoberfest Boot Camp
GAME. STEIN. MATCH.

Welcome to Oktoberfest Boot Camp

Oktoberfest starts next week. Naturally, you need to kick your training up a notch. That’s where Wirtshaus comes in: at their preparatory boot camp, you’ll endure a stein-holding contest (on Friday) and a sausage-eating competition (on Saturday). The prize: $75. For more beer and sausages.

Sep 13-14, 8pm, Wirtshaus, 345 N La Brea Ave, 323-931-9291

Saturday
Bubbles and Bacon. Yes, Please.
A CRISP NIGHT

Bubbles and Bacon. Yes, Please.

Five refined sparkling wines, paired with five refined bacons: sounds like a Saturday night. You’ll drink rosé and French grand cru. You’ll eat four-pepper bacon and blackened Cajun bacon. You’ll detect notes of four peppers. And Cajun-ness. In the bacon.

Sep 14, 5pm-midnight, $30, Wine Expo, 2933 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, reservations recommended for parties over two, 310-828-4428

Sunday
A Block Party at the New Umami
UMAMI DON’T DANCE

A Block Party at the New Umami

You might’ve heard that Umami is opening later this month in the Arts District. Well, like any good neighbor, it’s getting the party going... now. There will be an Angel City beer garden. There will be sushi and pie. There will be an oyster guy and live jazz. There will be you. Eating and drinking stuff.

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