Slow down, old world.
What: The modern, postapocalyptic, experimental rock opera follows two faaabulous party kids who, like, totally are not into the current bleakness and form a movement to bring back the glamour with purgatorial results.
Why: Live performances from more than a dozen local musicians, including the L.A. Ladies Choir, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister, and Ariana Delawari. Bonus — it’s free!
When: Thurs. & Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Million Dollar Theater, 307 S. Broadway, at W. Third St., Downtown (213-617-3600). For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: The new watering hole from the 1933 group (Bigfoot Lodge, Saints & Sinners) is all about old-skool boozing, with American small-batch bourbons, Scotch, and classic cocktails such as Sazeracs, Manhattans, and the ever-modern old-fashioned ($12).
Why: Enough with açai berry-infused ice — bring us the namesake house drink in an old glass jar.
When: Daily, 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 2939 W. Sunset Blvd., b/t N. Vendome & Reno Sts., Silver Lake (323-661-6007).
Amenity Annual Spring Sample Sale
What: Enjoy the unencumbered slumber of the eco-conscious with organic cotton duvet covers ($50-$150), hemp pillows ($5-$50), and half off baby bedding.
Why: The sparsely elegant tree-inspired designs should break you out of your white-on-white rut.
When: Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 453 S. Spring St., b/t W. Fourth & W. Fifth Sts., ste. 918, Downtown (213-624-7309).
Rachel Pally Sample Sale
What: Come on, pretty mama. Resortwear for the current season, holiday ’09, and previous collections at 50-80 percent off retail prices could lead you to Bermuda, Bahama.
Why: Go from morning till night with bikinis, cover-ups, and full-skirted dresses in jewel tones.
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 2301 E. Seventh St., at Anderson St., ste. c100, Boyle Heights.
Isabel Lu and Lucca Couture Warehouse Sale
What: Up to 80 percent off both brands and $5-$25 racks chockful of garb (blazers with zipper details, chiffon blouses, party frocks) from seasons past, including summer, fall, and holiday.
Why: Sweet deals on knit minis, flowy purple silk blouses, and the rest of the spring 2010 collection.
When: Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 629 E. 30th St., b/t S. San Pedro & Trinity Sts., Vernon.
Photo: Shelby Duncan