By LUCY GUANUNA
Let loose after a long and rainy week by vibing out to Mardi Gras-inspired instrumental house music or indulge in your inner Hannah Montana at this week’s Club ‘90s. Read on for the rest of our top 10 events and things-to-do this weekend.
FRIDAY, March 8
Love Session: the Mardi Gras Edition at Los Globos: Celebrate Mardi Gras in Silver Lake with some downhome house music spun by DJs Wayne Williams and Tony Powell, who stay true to the genre’s soulful roots by bringing you tracks straight out of the southside of Chicago. Free. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details
Gangster Doodles Art show at Rappcats: Check out work by artist Gangster Doodles, best known for his drawings of hip-hop artists on post-it notes, at this Highland Park show. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Details
Disney Girlz Rock Nite at the Echoplex: Club 90s and Y2K are dedicating a night to your favorite throwback Disney gals like Hannah Montana, Lizzie Mcguire and Cheetah Girls. $10 – hairbrush microphone not included. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details
SATURDAY, March 9
Beer Brewing Masterclass at the Craft Beer Cellar: Take this 4-hour immersive homebrewing class in Eagle Rock if you want to learn how to make beer while sampling beers along the way. Master brewers will walk you through the brewing process and you go home with the beer you’ve made. $39-$219. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details
Butt Kapinski’s Mr. Big Silverlake Drag King Competition: Watch the graduates of Butt Kapinsky’s Drag King Comedy workshop as they vie for the title of Mr. Big Silverlake. $8. 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Details
Santa Cecilia Orchestra presents Viennese Giant: The orchestra will perform music by two classical masters, Beethoven and Franz Schubert, during the Eagle Rock concert. $24. 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Details
Second Saturday Gallery Night in NELA: Bundle up and take a stroll through your favorite NELA neighborhoods. Your favorite galleries, businesses and artists will keep their doors open a little later for the night. Free. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Details
SUNDAY, March 10
A Night of Comedy with Blake Anderson at the Satellite: Actor, comedian and Workaholic’s co-creator and star Blake Anderson will be hosting a night of stand-up comedy in Silver Lake. $8. 8 p.m. Details
Foodies and Boobies Burlesque Brunch at El Cid: This brunch provides the good eats, drinks and entertainment you need to round out your weekend. $20-$200. 12 p.m. Details
Friendship Buddies Stand-Up Comedy at the Verdugo Bar. This week’s edition of the Glassell Park show features Blair Socci, The Puterbaugh Sisters, Jono Zalay, Renee Gauthier, TK Kelly, Katie Vallely and Blake Wexler. Details
That’s It For This Weekend!
As always, it’s a good idea to check with event organizers about any changes.
Thanks for reading. Until next Thursday, stay on top of the rest of the week’s goings-on by visiting the Eastside Events Calendar.
— Lucy Guanuna