Tonight enjoy great tunes and scenic summertime views of The Sunset Strip at Pearl’s latest rooftop residency, better known as Monday Music Sessions.  This week don’t miss live sounds by Shennie.  Music start at 8 p.m.  Admission is free.  www.pearlsliquorbar.com

 

PICK OF THE WEEK: This Tuesday, July 29 comedic ringmaster Sam Tripoli returns to The Viper Room bringing back his notorious adults only variety show  – The Rock N’ Pole World Championship Cabaret.  This anything goes, karaoke meets pole dancing competition is set to feature burlesque by Tera Patrick, comedian Don Barris, music by Clownvis, and celebrity guest judges: rapper Too Short, Limp Bizkit’s Sam Rivers and L.A.’s own Malice.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com

 

Every Wednesday night State Social House and funny man Jay Davis bring you L.A.’s best “no cover” comedy night.  Catch familiar faces from Comedy Central, E!, MTV and hit shows on NBC, CBS and Showtime, in an intimate setting.  The laughter begins at 9 p.m. weekly.  www.statesocialhouse.com

 

Return to the Viper Room this Thursday, July 31 for an epic rock n’ roll lineup featuring L.A. greats The Chelsea Smiles plus special guests Casper & the Bad Spirits and The Black Marquee.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com

 

Head to Book Soup this Friday, Aug. 1 to meet five-time presidential hopeful Ralph Nader as he discusses and signs his new eye opening read, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State.  Event begins at 2 p.m.  Check www.booksoup.com for specific details regarding rules of the book signing. 

 

Saturday, Aug. 2 reset from the busy work week poolside at The Standard Hollywood with an early morning stress management and Breathypnosis session guided by Michal Gregus.  Class starts at 9 a.m.  Admission is free with RSVPwww.standardhotels.com/hollywood

Also don’t miss Warped Tour vets, Eyes Set to Kill headlining at the legendary Whisky A Go-Go.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $15 GA.  www.whiskyagogo.com

 

Sunday, Aug. 3 repent for your week of rock n’ roll revelry by heading to House of Blues Sunset for their long running, sacred institution – Gospel Brunch.  Sunday mornings never felt so good, as you dine amidst a decadent Southern spread, while clapping your hands and stomping your feet to a full choir of timeless hymns.  Doors open at noon.  Tickets for adults are $54.50 GA.  This event is all-ages.  www.hob.com

 

 

— Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza