Things to do for June 14, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

Dad would want you to enjoy yourself.

Thursday
Boule Champagne and Ice Cream Tasting
THURSDAY DESSERT FIRST

Boule Champagne and Ice Cream Tasting

Treat your lady to some Venezuelan chocolate ice cream, yuzu sorbet, s'mores and a glass (or two) of Prosecco di Valdobbiadene. Actually, the shop is doing the treating—even better.

411: June 14, 6-9pm, Boule, 420 N. La Cienega Blvd (between Oakwood and Rosewood), West Hollywood, 310-289-9977

Friday
Toast to Downtown at City View Terrace
FRIDAY FINERY

Toast to Downtown at City View Terrace

The view from this Staples Center patio is enhanced with more than 60 wines and gourmet apps; VIP tickets include caviar and champagne. And for this night, the drinking is for a good cause.

411: June 15, 5:30-8:30pm, $80, $100 for VIP, Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St (free parking in Lot 7), Downtown, 213-742-7166

Saturday
"Chef's Choice" Menu at Republic
SATURDAY SAMPLING

"Chef's Choice" Menu at Republic

Republic unveils a new menu for all insomniac foodies...available from 11pm-2am, the "Chef's Choice" menu already has big Hollywood insider fans, with bites like Rioja Braised Oxtail and Mac 'n' Cheese Lollipops that change every week at the chef's whim.

411: Fridays and Saturdays, 11pm-2am, Republic, 650 N. La Cienega Blvd (at Melrose Pl), West Hollywood, 310-360-7070

Sunday
Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance
SUNDAY MALE BONDING

Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance

Dad would rather ogle the 650-horsepower Latigo CS V10 than waste the afternoon at a cheesy restaurant. He can also get a free shave from Shave of Beverly Hills to the tunes of DJ Ravin from Buddha Bar Paris—if that doesn't say Happy Father's Day, we don't know what does.

411: June 17, 10am-4pm, Rodeo Dr (between Santa Monica and Dayton), Beverly Hills, 310-858-6100

Sunday
Brazilian Summer Festival
SUNDAY SAMBA

Brazilian Summer Festival

Co-hosted by the Brazilian Women's Group (that's a worthy organization if we've ever heard one), this musical fest features rhythms of Rio and Bahia, with samba band Fundo de Quintal getting the audience dancing onstage.

411: June 17, 7pm, $35-$45, Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd E. (N. of Franklin), Hollywood, 323-461-3673, for tickets click here

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