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Tuesday: Trivia Tuesdays at One Colorado Rally friends, brainstorm a goofy/awesome/pretentious team name and come get your pop culture on. They’ll have drinks  for purchase and the Haiku Guys + Gals warming up the crowd starting at 6 pm, along with DJ sets by Tessa, Marion Hodges, ShanLynn and Miss Ninja. Tuesdays, 7:30 pm; 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103 Night Market Join The Influence and Pop Your Shop for a Night Market, festival edition! Caroline D’More will be spinning tunes...

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Monday: Echo & Rig Opens in Sacramento Chef Sam Marvin opens his Echo & Rig Steakhouse at Downtown Commons (DOCO), which is his second location for the restaurant. With a unique nose-to-tail spin on the traditional steakhouse, Echo & Rig allows you to indulge in the best cuts of meat for incredibly approachable prices. With its proximity to local farms, Sacramento is at the forefront of fresh, seasonal cuisine. Chef Marvin works closely with local farms, including the family-owned Marin Sun Farms,...

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Los Angeles Times‘ 22nd Annual Festival of Books The nation’s largest literary festival is headed to the University of Southern California. The event will feature more than 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs. On Friday, April 21, the 37th annual Book Prizes will honor reading and educational activist Ruebén Martinez with the Innovator’s Award, novelist Thomas McGuane with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and 11 outstanding literary works published during the last year. Authors and celebrities scheduled to appear at the festival...

Weekend

Riot LA The annual alternative comedy fest is back with a lineup that includes legendary Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein, Spaceballs) hosting a screening of his classic Blazing Saddles, as well as younger comics like Ali Wong and Felipe Esparza doing stand-up sets. $49.50+; Tuesday through January 22; schedule here. Saint Marc Pub‘s Weekly Promotions This café, bakery & cheese affinage will be hosting a different promotion each day of the week! Every Saturday and Sunday Saint Marc will have the executive chef’s “Imbibe...

Weekend

LA Auto Show Whether it’s new car shopping, learning about the latest technology or exploring an assortment of customized rides, there is something for everyone at this year’s show. The 2016’s edition of the industry-leading auto show is here and it always showcases cars you can only see here, plus the most generally drool-worthy cars anywhere. $5+; Through November 27; LA Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 Snow Los Angeles Los Angeles turns into a winter wonderland at the new...