|SATURDAY, NOV. 10
CALIFORNIA BIKE WEEK
1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona
This inaugural event will attract a wide range of motorcycle enthusiasts and celebrity musicians for three days of moto and music madness at venues from L.A. to Pomona. Also Sunday.
4TH ANNUAL SNOW STOKE PARTY
The Viper Room
8852 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Shot entirely on 16mm and HiDef, Lost and Found is the story of the extraordinary season of 2007 as seen through the eyes of world-class skiers and snowboarders. Open bar from 8 p.m.-9 p.m. Live performance by Duress. 8 p.m. FREE with password: “More snow please.”
PROFESSIONAL PAINTBALL LEAGUE HITMAN CHALLENGE
Hollywood Sports Park
9030 Somerset Blvd., Bellflower
Two teams will compete against each other in a themed scenario game staged from select scenes in the upcoming Hitman movie, in theaters Nov. 21. The two teams will be the Agents vs. the Russian Team. Registration begins at 6 a.m.
|SUNDAY, NOV. 11
EARTH EXPEDITIONS SERIES: ‘THE LOST WORLD’
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles
(213) 763-DINO; www.nhm.org
A team of scientists led by Conservation International’s Bruce Beehler uncovered a treasure trove of new and “missing” species in the Foja Mountains of Indonesia. Beehler will discuss highlights of his findings. Every Sun. is a new discussion through April 13. 2 p.m. $9 (FREE with museum admission).
|MONDAY, NOV. 12
DOLCE RAVIOLI NIGHT
8284 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles
Tonight the restaurant showcases a special menu, in addition to the regular one, made up entirely of little pasta pockets. 6 p.m.-close.
|TUESDAY, NOV. 13
AN OPEN BOOK: BASIC BOOKBINDING
Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
(323) 937-4230; www.cafam.org
Learning basic bookbinding techniques using a variety of papers. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. $90.
3141 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles
(323) 669-2821; www.heartbeathouse.com
Sexy and fun, let your inner Shakira come out. 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. $15, $5 for new students.
|WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14
1455 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park
Cheap drinks, music, dancing, pool-what else do you need. This twice-a-month party is a sweaty mess of hotties, shaking it to Justin Timberlake with less irony than they would if they were sober. 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. NO COVER.
|THURSDAY, NOV. 15
112 W. Channel Rd., Santa Monica
Enjoy free tacos from 8 - 11 p.m. and 70s, 80s and 90s music all night long. And what better way to wash down those tacos than $4 Coronas and $6 well drinks? NO COVER.
|FRIDAY, NOV. 16
MUSIC OPEN MIC
Un-Urban Coffee House
3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
A music-only open mic – usually 15 or so acts, from total crowd virgins to virtuoso instrumentalists. Sign up at 7:30 p.m. Every Friday until 11 p.m.