The Weekender - What To Do In L.A. The Weekend of Dec. 10
A holiday party like none other, this night of live music includes 12 bands in two locations: at the Glass House in Pomona and Mediterranean restaurant Aladdin's Jr. next door. Southern California bands No Age and the Soft Pack headline, with OFF! and Crystal Antlers among others joining them. Give yourself an early Christmas gift, get tickets here.
Saturday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m.
2. Christmas Tree Lane
Every year since 1920, residents of Altadena have decorated a street of towering Deodar trees with more than 10,000 lights and other seasonal touches. Head over to Christmas Tree Lane Saturday at 6 p.m. for the tree-lighting ceremony, art and craft festival and local music performances.
Dec. 11 - Jan 2
Dusk - 10 p.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays
3. Winterfest 2010
A week-long celebration of the Arts District community kicks off this weekend. Check out Saturday night's concert featuring the sounds of KAURA and The Wulf. The festival features the art of Robert Reynolds and Richard Godfrey, wheatpaste art organized by Hold Up gallery, experimental films continually projected and art and craft activities throughout the week.
Friday, Dec. 10 - Saturday, Dec. 18
4. The Bird and the Bee @ Sky Bar
Soak up the chiming, melodic tunes of boy-girl duo The Bird and the Bee at Mondrian Sky Bar Friday. To enjoy the last of these poolside performances, email your RSVP.
Friday, Dec. 10, 8 p.m. - midnight
5. Encounter Bar and Restaurant
Step into this bar and feel like you've stepped into an episode of The Jetsons. This restaurant is located in the iconic former LAX control tower. Walt Disney Imagineering redesigned the interior to be space-aged out, including lava lamps and lots of mod decorations. The restaurant describes its food as "California fresh" and includes a variety of sandwiches, salads and meat-and-side entrees on its menu.
Open 7 days-a-week for lunch and dinner
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