Things to do for June 28, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

Think of it as your week's beginning.

Thursday
Five at Five at SnAKS
THURSDAY SAKS SNACKS

Five at Five at SnAKS

Early for your Beverly Hills deal-sealing meeting? Fuel up at the recently redone café inside Saks with grilled shrimp, mini pizzas, wine and stout beer with champagne—all five bucks apiece.

411: Thursdays, 5-7pm, SnAKS Café, Saks Fifth Avenue, Five East, 9600 Wilshire Blvd (at Peck), Beverly Hills, 310-887-5389, for menu click here

Saturday
Full Moon Aphrodisiac Nights at Taste
SATURDAY LUNAR LIBIDO

Full Moon Aphrodisiac Nights at Taste

The moon is full on Saturday. Your stomach will be too after fried oysters, langostino with saffron risotto and passion fruit soup with raspberry sorbet. Now, how can you two burn off those calories…?

411: June 29-July 1, Taste, 8454 Melrose Ave (E. of La Cienega), West Hollywood, 323-852-6888, ilovetaste.com

Sunday
J. Ransom Sale
SUNDAY DISCOUNTED DUDS

J. Ransom Sale

Starting today, goods from Chip & Pepper, Morphine Generation, True Religion and more are 25 to 75% off. If you're too important to leave the office, shop at your desk—the sale's online too.

411: June 28-July 8, J. Ransom, 151 S. La Brea Ave (between 1st and 2nd), 323-936-1675, jransomla.com

Saturday
Electric Daisy Carnival
SATURDAY SPINNING

Electric Daisy Carnival

Party in Exposition Park until 4am with five stages and 100 DJs (including, of course, the legendary Paul Oakenfold). Go for the VIP tickets, which offer a viewing deck, separate entrance and open bar.

411: June 30, 4pm-4am, $60 general, $150 VIP, Exposition Park, 3939 S. Figueroa St (at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd), Downtown, for tickets click here

Friday
US Air Guitar Championship
FRIDAY FLYING FINGERS

US Air Guitar Championship

No, these guys didn't forget their instruments. They're playing the air, man, and fighting for a ticket to the Air Guitar World Championship—held in Finland, that Mecca of soulful but stringless strumming.

411: June 29, doors open at 7pm, show at 8pm, $12 in advance, $14 at door, Key Club, 9039 W. Sunset Blvd (E. of Doheny), West Hollywood, 310-274-5800

Monday

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