Tonight Book Soup hosts actor Cary Elwes as he presents his new behind-the-scenes memoir, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride.  Signing/discussion starts at 7 p.m.  Admission is free (first come, first served).  www.booksoup.com

 

Tuesday, Nov. 18 The Viper Room presents all-star supergroup The Empty Hearts, featuring members of The Romantics, The Cars, The Chesterfield Kings and Blondie.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $12 GA.  www.viperroom.com

 

Quell your mid-work week woes at Pearl’s Liquor Bar, with their almost too good to be true Lobster Night Wednesdays.  Starting at 5 p.m. enjoy a 2 lbs lobster dinner (and rooftop views of The Strip) for only $25 (until the traps are empty).  www.pearlssunset.com

 

This Thursday, Nov. 20 Grammy winning, harmonious hip-hoppers Bone Thugs-n-Harmony hit the stage at House of Blues Sunset.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $40.50 GA.  www.hob.com

Also happening this Thursday, Book Soup presents a conversation with actress/model/author Brooke Shields – discussing her new memoir There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me.  Moderated by Alex Cohen of KPCC, this special ticketed event will take place just off The Sunset Strip at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse.  Event starts at 7 p.m. and paid reservations are $31.50 (includes one ticket, plus a copy of the book).  www.booksoup.com

 

This Friday, Nov. 21 kick off your weekend at the world famous Comedy Store enjoying their sidesplitting signature show – 14 Headlining Comics.  This weekly laugh riot delivers exactly what’s promised, bringing you the nation’s top up-and-coming headliners back-to-back.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20.  The Comedy Store is 21+.  www.comedystore.com

 

Catch a special late night sold out show with so-called PBR&B artist PARTYNEXTDOOR this Saturday, Nov. 22 at The Roxy Theatre.  Doors open at 11:59 p.m.  www.theroxy.com

 

Each and every Sunday spend your NFL football funday enjoying bottomless, build your own bloody marys and mimosas, plus selections from a special brunch menu at State Social House.  (Insider’s Tip: Try the Golden Grahams encrusted french toast.)  Now serving from open till 3 p.m. for all you late-risers.  www.statesocialhouse.com

 

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Handpicked by: Brent X Mendoza