Things to do for September 06, 2017

Mrs. Roper Cocktails on a Downtown Rooftop

Plus, Check Out Porto's New Westside Home

By Hadley Tomicki

Wednesday
Please Hold All Triple Lindy Jokes Until the End of the Live Reading
SCHOOL DAYS

Please Hold All Triple Lindy Jokes Until the End of the Live Reading

Back to School. Tonight, Brad Garrett takes the lead role in a live reading of the Rodney Dangerfield classic at LACC that includes a Q&A with the cast. So you can finally ask how the Academy managed to overlook it in '86.

Thursday
The Denim That Will Get You Through Fall
JEAN STREETS

The Denim That Will Get You Through Fall

Local denim makers DSTLD have officially popped up in Culver City's Platform. Their entire online collection will be present to try on in the real world, with actual people there to fit you and give you a 10% discount on your in-store orders. Must have been something you said.

Now open through Oct 31, DSTLD, 8840 Washington Blvd, Culver City

Friday
Finally, Mrs. Roper Attains Cocktail Form
SHAKER, RATTLE AND ROLL

Finally, Mrs. Roper Attains Cocktail Form

Broken Shaker is finally ready to serve you and your friends some melon Sichuan gomme caipirinhas and Mrs. Roper cocktails on top of Downtown's Freehand hotel. How you made it through summer without such gommes, we'll never know.

Saturday
Porto's Hits Century City. It's Not a Mirage.
GLEAMING THE CUBA

Porto's Hits Century City. It's Not a Mirage.

Cuban bakery Porto's is popping up in Century City with a concept called Doña Dulce that promises its guava-cheese pastries, cappuccino mousse and fruit-filled besito cookies as part of the Annenberg's "Cuba Is" exhibit. They taste better without driving forever.

Sunday
There's Something New Inside Spring
SIDE EFFECT

There's Something New Inside Spring

Spring already has a restaurant. It's called Spring. But now there's a place inside of that called Springside serving lamb sirloin and Maine lobster, along with European beer and Boulevardier cocktails. You always said it needed one of these.

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Hadley Tomicki lives in Los Angeles. He is probably going nowhere on the 10 Freeway this very second.

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