Things to do for January 18, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

Some art, culture and class...and a game of billiards...

Thursday
Table 8 Reopens
THURSDAY CUSTOM COCKTAILS

Table 8 Reopens

As if the new atmosphere and menu weren't enough, how about the launch of a unique cocktail program by a master mixologist? When was the last time you had a Watermelon-Jalapeno Mojito or Tasmanian Sea Trout? We thought so.

411: Jan 18, 10pm, 7661 Melrose Ave (between Spaulding and Stanley Aves), 323-782-8258; dinner reservations start at 6pm on Jan 19

Saturday
The Dirtiest Sketch in LA Contest
SATURDAY NIGHT FILTHINESS

The Dirtiest Sketch in LA Contest

Observe how gross, filthy, dirty, scandalous and shocking people can get in under three minutes. Winner gets $3.07! Soap not included.

411: Jan 20, midnight, $5, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5919 Franklin Avenue (at Bronson Ave), Hollywood, for tickets click here or call 323-908-8702

Saturday
Photo LA
SATURDAY SNAPSHOTS...SUPERSIZED

Photo LA

Gain some perspective at the largest photography exhibit in the U.S. Every subject you could ever imagine, and it's bigger than still-life.

411: Jan 19-21, 12-7pm, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street, Santa Monica, for tickets and more info click here

Saturday
Rack 'Em Pool Party
SATURDAY CORNER POCKET

Rack 'Em Pool Party

Whatever your skill level, here's a chance to call your shots both on the pool table and at the bar. Friendly matches will be set upmingle, drink and cue up.

411: Jan 20, 7:45-11pm, $20, Hollywood Billiards, 5750 Hollywood Blvd (at Taft Ave), Hollywood, for tickets call 202-686-5990

Sunday
Family Guy Art Exhibit
SUNDAY WITH STEWIE

Family Guy Art Exhibit

Don't miss your last chance to see Stewie and the rest of Quahog depicted on canvas in this unique pop art exhibit. Now that's art.

411: Through Jan 21, 12-5pm, The Museum of Television and Radio, 465 N. Beverly Dr (at S. Santa Monica Blvd), Beverly Hills, 310-786-1000

Wednesday
Basketball 101 with the LA Lakers
WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER WITH THE LAKERS

Basketball 101 with the LA Lakers

Enhance your skills of the game (yes, they can be enhanced) with a little 101 from the Zen Master himself...your ticket to this huge fan affair includes free throw practice on the court, a locker room tour and a buffet dinner with Lakers folk.

411: Jan 24, 5-9:30pm, $500, Staples Center (proceeds benefit Lakers Youth Foundation and LASEC), for tickets and more info click here

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