The first “Strip Joint” as well as top dining and special events along The Sunset Strip this week. Join the fun!


Start your week while enjoying fresh seasonal selections at BLT Steak with their newly launched bar menu. Red snapper ceviche with lime-cilantro and avocado ($10), artisanal cheeses (three/$14) and a raw bar are among the options that celebrate the tastes of summer. www.bltsteak.com


L.A. Guns guitarist Stacey Blades presents and signs “Snake Eyes: Confessions of a Replacement Rockstar” on Tuesday, June 23 at 9:30 p.m. The event is hosted by Book Soup and will take place next door at Pi On Sunset. www.booksoup.com  www.pionsunset.com


KCRW presents chart-topping singer/songwriter Pete Yorn at The Roxy Theatre Wednesday, June 24. Doors open at 8 p.m., tickets $25. www.theroxyonsunset.com


The first “Strip Joint” – a monthly summerlong program in which one tickets gets you access to both the Viper Room and The Roxy Theatre – takes place Thursday, June 25. Giant State, Sucker For Pumps, Dizzy Balloon, Neon Tigers and The Shakers play the Viper, while The Roxy Theatre’s night of music features The Pricks, The Darlings, Aedose and Nural. Bounce between the clubs and pick up a quick bite to eat at Best Of Mediterranean, Sunset Deli or Frankie & Johnnie’s Pizza along the way. Purchase the $10 tickets through Ticketweb. www.viperroom.com  www.theroxyonsunset.com


Pop/soul/rock fusion band After Midnight Project breaks from the Warped Tour for a night to entertain at the Key Club on Friday, June 26. Call The Cops, Abused Romance and Cellora round out the bill. Show is ages 15 and up. Tickets are $12 and doors open at 7 p.m. www.keyclub.com


Break out the hairspray and get ready to sing along as ’80s bands A Flock Of Seagulls, Dramarama, When In Rome and Gene Loves Jezebel take the stage at House of Blues on Saturday, June 27. Show is ages 21 and up. Tickets are $27.50-$30 and doors open at 8 p.m. www.houseofblues.com


Cap off the weekend with Sunday champagne brunch at Restaurant at Sunset Marquis. Five-star/five-diamond chef Guillaume Burlion tempts your tastebuds with Alaskan salmon Wellington, roasted leg of lamb, baby green and endive salad with herb goat cheese vinaigrette, crème brulee, seasonal berry cobbler and champagne. The lavish affair is $40 for adults. www.sunsetmarquis.com

 

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