Things to do for March 12, 2015

The Weekender

Uni, Swayze and Sexual Symphonies

The weekend is considering the proper running-short inseam.

Thursday
A Whole Lot of Uni, Then More Uni
THE URCHIN OF VENICE

A Whole Lot of Uni, Then More Uni

Who can say why society always needs to anoint a next big thing. Deep question to ask yourself over Chaya’s new à la carte uni menu—think live urchin sashimi in its shell and uni-topped snow crab cakes. If you don’t figure it out right away, ask again over live urchin sashimi.

Through Mar 31, Chaya, 110 Navy St, Venice, 310-396-1179; 525 S Flower St, Downtown, 213-236-9577

Oh, Just Some Stranger’s Sex Films
FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY

Oh, Just Some Stranger’s Sex Films

The Academy grossly overlooked some contenders this year. Like the one about some guy using an unexpected body part to conduct Beethoven’s Fifth, part of Dan Savage’s dirty film festival. Critical update: turns out, the Academy seems not to have overlooked any contenders.

Saturday
Hammer and Spear Is Growing
HAMMER TIME

Hammer and Spear Is Growing

Hammer and Spear will quadruple its size in a new space on Saturday. So way more room for small-batch cocktail tonics, fine leather bags, finer copper bathtubs and mid-century armchairs. They’ve also found room for their own design firm. In case you prefer leaving vintage-Playboy sourcing to the pros.

Sunday
A Lazy Sunday Survival Kit
SUNDAY BINGE-Y SUNDAY

A Lazy Sunday Survival Kit

Big marathon for you this Sunday—you and a plus-one on the couch, powering through entire seasons of the Netflix oeuvre. To see you through, Ammo’s got three new “binge boxes,” with options like tacos, short ribs and cookies. Don’t forget to hydrate.

Available now, $85-$140, Ammo, 1155 N Highland Ave, 323-871-2666, 48-hour advance reservation required

Tuesday
A Swayze Homage, in Green
LORD OF THE DIRTY DANCE

A Swayze Homage, in Green

There’s never a wrong day for a little Swayze worship, St. Patrick’s Day included. The Greyhound will show this distinguished thespian’s films all day on their big screen while plying you with $4 whiskey shots and drafts from Moylan’s upstate. The connection is somewhat tenuous. Still, Road House.

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