Things to do for May 17, 2007

The Weekender

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Friday
Romanov Grand Opening Gala
FRIDAY RUSSIAN HOUR

Romanov Grand Opening Gala

Sure it's been open for a while, but that's no reason not to have an opening party now. Between sips of vodka, tell the mayor you think he's doing a helluva job.

411: May 18, 8pm, Romanov, 12229 Ventura Blvd (W. of Laurel Canyon), Studio City
THE DADDY HOOKUP: Politicians and pop stars don't mingle with just anyone—this is a private affair. We'll get you access; let us know why you need it.

Saturday
Montana Avenue Sidewalk Sale
SATURDAY AFTERNOON SHOPPING

Montana Avenue Sidewalk Sale

Ten blocks of men's clothes and bachelor-pad must-haves will be going cheap. Blues Jean Bar has reduced True Religions, Diesels and more. Planet Blue opens at 7 a.m. with everything 75% off.

411: May 19, 10am-6pm, Montana Ave (between 7th and 17th), Santa Monica

Saturday
Cinespia Cemetery Screenings
SATURDAY GRAVES ANATOMY

Cinespia Cemetery Screenings

It might seem creepy to bring a picnic for a film screening at a graveyard. Then again, it is Robert Altman's The Player. (And you brought booze, right?)

411: May 19, gates at 7pm, screening at 8:30pm, $10 donation, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd (at Gordon), 323-469-1181, for a complete schedule click here

Sunday
The Do-Over
SUNDAY REWIND

The Do-Over

Sunday afternoon parties on the Crane's patio kick off this week with buckets of beer, barbecue goodness and surprise DJs.

411: May 20, 2-10pm, Crane's Hollywood Tavern, 1611 N. El Centro Ave (between Hollywood and Selma), Hollywood, 323-467-6600, to RSVP click here

Sunday
Beer 101 with a Beautiful Woman
SUNDAY PILSNER POPPING

Beer 101 with a Beautiful Woman

Hungry for brew knowledge? Christina Perozzi, the former Father's Office manager, educates you on the finer points of beer, including variations, serving, storing—and, most important, sampling.

411: May 20, 3-5:15pm, $40 in advance, $50 at door, Loft 218, 530 Molino St (at 4th), Downtown, for tickets call 310-451-7600 or click here

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