Los Angeles Weekly Roundup
Cherry Poppin’s XOXO EUPHORIA GIRL is back! The burlesque musical parody show is a mashup of popular TV shows, high schools, cities, and time periods set to your favorite music! XOXO EUPHORIA GIRL asks hard-hitting questions like, what if Kristen Bell’s narration of Gossip Girl suddenly had to deal with the insanity that happens in Euphoria? $30 – $40; Monday, 6:30 pm (doors) and 7:30 pm (show time); 6356 Hollywood Blvd 2nd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 213.667.4233
The Champions of Magic Tour makes its return to So Cal this Fall. The cast will perform two shows that have been described by Access Hollywood as “tremendous.” The evening will be filled with interactive illusions, an escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a jaw-dropping levitation high above the stage, and more mind-blowing magic from some of the greatest magicians in the world. $49; 9/30 – 10/1, 7:30 pm; City National Grove of Anaheim – 2200 E. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806
This October, brush off your Sunday Best because the Paw Works Animal Rescue hosts the 6th annual Ties & Tails Gala. Paw Works is a nonprofit rescue organization that partners with county and city shelters to give abandoned animals a second chance at life. The theme of this year’s Ties & Tails Gala is Barking Mad, an ode to Alice in Wonderland. The evening features a red-carpet event, cocktail hour, dinner, music, and silent and live auctions. In addition, the gala will be presenting a special award to Emmy and Golden Globe winner Sarah Paulson for her work with animals. $300+; Saturday (10/29); 5 – 10:00 pm; Sherwood Country Club – 320 W. Stafford Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
EVAN + ZANE, a new band formed by Evan Rachel Wood and critically-acclaimed guitarist/singer-songwriter Zane Carney is coming to The Bourbon Room with a Dance – themed show. $50 – $100; Tuesday, 7: 00 (doors) and 8:00 pm (show time); 6356 Hollywood Blvd 2nd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 213.667.4233
Tuesdays aren’t just for tacos anymore. El Granjero Cantina has just made the best day of the week even better with its Loteria Taco Tuesday night! L.A.’s most colorful Mexican cantina invites you to get your game on while enjoying tacos and tequila. Specials include $10 Taco & Baby Nachos, Taco Tuesday Special, and Handcrafted and Frozen Margaritas. Loteria is traditional game of chance, like bingo, but uses beans and images on cards rather than numbered ping pong balls. Loteria Taco Tuesday is here and is sure to be an amazing time. Tuesday and specially selected Tuesday nights through November, 6 – 8:00 pm; The Original Farmers Market – 6333 W. 3rd Street, Stall 750, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.879.9324
Hollywood’s Tokyo Italian restaurant Magari has launched a new menu featuring pizze made with classic Italian ingredients, as well as Japanese-inspired twists like a tomato-miso sauce. Highlights include the Margherita, Diavola (sopressata, ‘nduja, fior di latte, basil, calabrian chili), (for those who like it spicy), and the Prosciutto (fior di latte, marinated tomatoes, arugula, parmigiano, (for those who like it a sweet & salty). $21+; Tuesdays – Thursdays, 5- 10:00 pm and Fridays – Saturdays, 5 – 11:00 pm; 6115 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Miss Tosh’s monthly burlesque series the Femme Follies is back at Hollywood’s Bar Lis. The show features haute-couture live performances with elaborate productions and music from DJ Crux My Heart. Wednesday, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; 1541 Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.410.6210
The Wayfarer DTLA is teaming up with Texas Bourbon distillery Garrison Brothers for a whiskey dinner and tasting at the hotel. The DTLA boutique hotel will host a one-of-a-kind experience across the property’s 12 floors – from the sexy rooftop to the underground whimsical basement bar Lilly Rose. Your ticket includes the Tiki Old Fashioned welcome cocktail, a three-course dinner with Garrison Brothers Whiskey Pairings at Gaslighter Social Club (Baked Mac and Cheese, Fried Green Tomatoes with buttermilk dressing, Collard Greens w/ Potlikker, Pickle Brined Fried Chicken, Smoked Brisket, Bourbon Pecan Pie & Banana Bread Pudding) and ends with a nightcap at Lilly Rose. $110; Wednesday (9/28), 7 – 10:00 pm; Beginning on The Rooftop at The Wayfarer DTLA, 813 Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
In honor of National Coffee Day, Verve Coffee Roasters is offering a free quick cup of coffee all day, at all locations. And the best part, five lucky customers will win a free subscription for a year through the social media giveaway (9/29 – 10/1, 11:59 pm).
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