Things to do for September 17, 2009

The Weekender

Never-Nudes, Morning Wine and a Wet-Toga Contest

The weekend's taking Mom to the Emmys.

David Cross at Book Soup

David Cross at Book Soup

When an Arrested Development alum writes a book called I Drink for a Reason and rolls through town to sign it, well, we don't know why you'd want to be anywhere else. Bonus points for dressing as a never-nude.

Sept 17, 9:30pm, Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd, 310-659-3110

Basement Skate Party

Basement Skate Party

To finish off the five-course finery of your power dinner this evening, a fully committed retro skate party awaits in Echo Park, with booze, skates and short shorts as far as the eye can see. Some are even worn by the girls.

Sept 17, 9pm-2am, $5 with RSVP, $10 at door, Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd

Lucky 7 at Katsuya Hollywood

Lucky 7 at Katsuya Hollywood

To mourn (or maybe celebrate) the Pantages going dark for seven weeks, the neighboring Katsuya's got seven dishes—Honey Yuzu Wild Shrimp, Spicy Garlic Wings—for seven bucks. And if you want to add some truffles or foie gras to your sliders, you can guess how much that'll cost you.

Daily, 5-7pm, through Nov 1, Katsuya, 6300 Hollywood Blvd, 323-871-8777

Toga Party at Rush Street

Toga Party at Rush Street

With tongue firmly in cheek (we think), the perma-partiers at Rush Street commemorate the studying habits of new coeds citywide with drink specials, Greek grub like Roast Leg of Lamb With Fig Jus and…a wet-toga contest.

Sept 18-19, Rush Street, 9546 Washington Blvd (at Culver), 310-837-9546

Vinoteque Launches Brunch

Vinoteque Launches Brunch

If there's one thing you like in your open-air Melrose wine bars, it's morning hours. As of today, brunch is officially served Thursdays through Sundays—and it includes Belgian Waffles With Chocolate Ice Cream and Coffee and Churros. Pairs well with…you.

Thurs-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Vinoteque, 7469 Melrose Ave, 310-860-6060

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