Get Festive At Code C’s Holiday Trunk Show

'Tis the season to dress your best! Why not update your wardrobe while also enjoying a fashion show, complimentary champagne and a free make-up bar?
This Thursday Code C brings you all of these delights with their holiday trunk show featuring Alpinestars by Denise Foril and Astars. In addition to the bubbly, enjoy a 30% discount on all featured labels during the event and a VIP gift bag with purchase (while supplies last).
The festivities begin at 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. This is one event you won't want to be "fashionably" late for!

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Picks of the Week: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

PICK OF THE WEEK: Get ready to dance that turkey off tonight when 98.7-FM Close to Home presents future worldwide superstars The Neighbourhood at the Viper Room. This Cali-based five-piece has tastemakers, hipsters and music bloggers across the interwebs all hailing the group’s seamless mix of hip-hop and indie/pop rock as “the next big thing.” Do not miss this one! Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $12. www.viperroom.com
 

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5 Questions With Robert Stevenson Of A Silent Film

Relocating from the U.K. to Phoenix, Arizona, in 2010, indie rock quartet A Silent Film have felt strangely drawn to the states ever since their inaugural tour: “The first time we drove into New York… and ‘You Will Leave a Mark’ was playing on the radio…  Never in my dreams could I imagine the songs I wrote in my bedroom as someone else's soundtrack to the skyline of New York City."

It was this epiphany, as well as their new desert digs, that provided frontman Robert Stevenson and the rest of the band, the inspiration for their most recent critically acclaimed effort, Sand & Snow, an album that’s come to define the group’s sound and brought them to the brink of stardom here in America and beyond. I recently connected with the band in advance of their House of Blues Sunset Strip show last week to reflect on their move to the States, unrequited love songs and of course, silent films.

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House of Blues Sunset Strip Gives Back With Annual Food Drive, Thanksgiving Meal For Those In Need

House of Blues Sunset Strip will continue its annual tradition of providing Thanksgiving meals to those in need this year by participating in "Feed the Souls," a nationwide campaign to provide 20,000 meals across all 12 House of Blues venues.

In celebration of House of Blues 20th anniversary this year, House of Blues Sunset Strip is holding a food drive now through Nov. 19. During this time, non-perishable food items can be brought to the Box Office, and in exchange of gratitude, patrons will receive a voucher good for 10% off at Crossroads at House of Blues restaurant or to use in the company store.

The food drive will benefit food kitchens, shelters and charities throughout Los Angeles, including Children’s Lifesaving Organization, Westside Coalition and Love Lifted Ministries.  

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Picks of the Week: Nov. 13-18

Tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 13, get the most funny for your money at The Comedy Store with their signature 16 Headlining Comics. That’s right, all national headliners, all night long!  Nick Youssef, Bobby Lee, Ian Edwards, Fahim Anwar and Sarah Tiana are five of those on the lineup. No other comedy club in the country even comes close to producing a show of this caliber on a weekly basis.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and tickets for this 21-and-older show are only $15. (That’s less than a dollar per comic!) www.thecomedystore.com
 

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Picks of the Week: Nov. 5-11

Tonight, rock and roll musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" continues its weeklong stint at The Roxy Theatre. With only two dates left of this special engagement (coming to a close this Wednesday, Nov. 7), don’t miss your chance to catch this transformative cult classic. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 GA standing and $45 GA seating.  www.theroxyonsunset.com
 
It’s election day! After you’ve done your civic duty, head on over to Pink Taco for their new happy hour from 3-7 p.m. Enjoy $3 beers, $5 margs and $7 appetizers while  watching those election results pour in. www.facebook.com/pinktacosunset.
 

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5 Questions With Alicia Witt

From her first acting role at age nine in David Lynch’s Dune, to staring alongside Al Pacino in 88 Minutes, Alicia Witt has maintained an enviable career as a working actress, all the while working out her own ambitious musical material and performing on stages across the country as a solo singer/songwriter.  

From playing piano in a hotel lobby to gracing the Viper Room stage this Friday, November 2, Witt is a shining example of tenacity as she continues to branch out, reaching new plateaus as a musician as well as a sought after Hollywood actress.
 

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