Things to do for July 19, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend starts when you say it starts.

Thursday
Car Show at Les Deux
THURSDAY MOTOR MOUTHS

Car Show at Les Deux

Start your night early with a party celebrating the release of a book on cars by the luscious Courtney Hansen. Door will be tight, but classic cars will be lined up outside; if you've got one, bring it.

411: July 19, car lineup at 8:30pm, party at 9pm, Les Deux, 1638 N. Las Palmas Ave (between Hollywood and Selma), 323-462-7674 to RSVP; proceeds benefit The Painted Turtle

Saturday
Gen Art Shop LA
SATURDAY STYLE STEALS

Gen Art Shop LA

More than 50 designers will be selling discounted goods—grab a free drink (or two) and check out Fremont and t-shirts by Chillers. VIP tickets earn early admission and access to a private lounge with champagne bar.

411: July 21, VIP noon-1pm, general admission 1-6pm, VIP for $30, general admission free, Ivar Studios, 1535 Ivar Ave (at Selma), Hollywood; for VIP tickets click here or call 323-782-9367 
THE DADDY HOOKUP: Use code "SHOPLA" to get 20% off VIP tickets.

Friday
Twilights in the W's Backyard
FRIDAY COOL BY THE POOL

Twilights in the W's Backyard

At this new poolside happy hour, you can order $5 nibbles like sirloin tips or oyster shooters until 7 p.m. Don't leave before it's over or you'll miss the free champagne toast.

411: Mon-Fri, 4-7pm, The Backyard at the W Hotel, 930 Hilgard Ave (between Weyburn and Le Conte), Westwood, 310-443-8211, for menu click here

Saturday
Extravaganza for the Senses
SATURDAY GOOD KARMA

Extravaganza for the Senses

Yes, there will be more than 100 wineries and 40 restaurants (including Angelini Osteria and Ortolan) plying you with their wares—but you and your equally civic-minded lady are here to show your support for the Los Angeles Free Clinic.

411: July 21, 7-10pm, $100, VIP $200 (entrance at 6pm), Fox Studios, 10201 Pico Blvd (at Ave of the Stars), Century City, for tickets click here
THE DADDY HOOKUP: We've got some VIP tickets. Talk to us.

Sunday
Sale at South Willard
SUNDAY MORE STYLE STEALS

Sale at South Willard

The 3rd Street shop's summer sale includes menswear by Rag & Bone, A.P.C. and Band of Outsiders up to 70% off. Wait for the brunch crowd to go home, then try to find parking.

411: South Willard, 8038 W. 3rd St (between Crescent Heights and Laurel), 323-653-6153

Tuesday
Sustainable Sips Class at X Bar
TUESDAY GREEN GLASS

Sustainable Sips Class at X Bar

Two ways to impress the girls: Being environmentally aware and a fantastic bartender, both skills learned at this green-themed cocktail-making class. A third way: Reservations afterward at Tom Colicchio's Craft just a few steps away.

411: July 24, 6:30pm, $27.50, X Bar, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 2025 Avenue of the Stars (at Constellation), to register click here

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