This Weekend: Saturday Morning Cartoons, Belgian Beer Tasting, Shiny People

— by Caroline on Crack

Christian Bale’s NSFW dance remix. I could so dance to this.

What don’t you f*ckin’ understand? It’s the f*ckin’ weekend people! Now go out and have some f*ckin’ fun! (I felt like I just had to censor myself after hearing that. Heh.)

Thursday, February 5

Barneys Warehouse Sale
Yup, that time of the year again: The Barker Hangar becomes the Barneys Hanger. Hope you’ve recovered by the holidays by now and are ready to buy yourself a bunch of pretty things. Here, you can save 50-80% off designer clothes, accessories, shoes for men and women. Cash and credit cards only.

  • 2/5-2/16. Barker Hangar, Santa Monica Airport, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica (map). (310) 276-4400.

Friday, February 6

Saturday Morning at Urbanic Paper Boutique
Remember those wonderful Saturday mornings when you were a kid? You’d wake up and spend those early hours of the day in your pjs and playing video games or watching morning cartoons? Since Friday nights evoke the same sort of excitement now that you’re an adult, Urbanic Paper Boutique is throwing a party where you can once again partake of those childhood joys. They’ll have Atari video games, cereal by Flake Cereal Bar, cartoons as well as OJ and coffee.

  • 6-10pm. Urbanic Paper Boutique, 1644 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice (map). (310) 401-0427.

Saturday, February 7

Shine Like a Diamond in the Sky Party at Royal/T
Oooh! Shiny! Shiny! What’s this? A whole party dedicated to sparkly, shiny, glisteny things! You’re expected to dress in your blingiest outfit — sequins, rhinestones, gold lame — and have some fun at this JapanLA 18+ event. There will be jumping photos, live music, and contest prizes for the shiniest people.

  • 9pm-1am. Free. Royal/T, 8910 Washington Boulevard, Culver City (map). (310) 559-6300.

Sunday, February 8

31st Annual Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5k/10k Run
I’m doing this! It’s going to be my first time and I can’t wait. There’s going to be lion dancers, 100,000 firecrackers and live music in addition to a pleasant run. Quite a spectacle. If you haven’t registered yet, you can still do it at the race beginning at 6am.

  • 7am. $30. Central Plaza, 940 North Broadway, Chinatown (map).

Belgian Beer Tasting Class at Wurstkuche
And maybe after the race you’re gonna want a beer. Beer author Tomm Carole will go over 10 favorite Belgian Trappist and Abbey ales which you can enjoy with Wurstkuche’s delicious artisan sausage.

  • 3-5:30pm. $49 in advance, $75 at the door. Wurskuche, 800 E 3rd Street, Los Angeles (map). (213) 687-4444.