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Family Flicks: A Muppet Christmas
The Jim Henson extravaganza is paired with Emmett Otter’s Jug Band Christmas and clips from The Muppet Show’s holiday specials.
Sat Dec 25 4p. The Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave. (323-655-2510). $8-$12 here. Nearby: Animal; Foundry; Canter's Deli
Mosh It In: NOFX at the Wiltern
Have your lawnmower and other pit moves ready as the punk rock stalwarts ring in the New Year.
Fri Dec 31 8p. The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., Koreatown (213-388-1400). $15-$40 here. Nearby: Maitreyas; Prince Cafe; HMS Bounty
Speak Easier: Basement Tavern's NYE House Party
The Victorian's sorta-secret basement bar takes over the entire house with live music, DJs, and old-world cocktails.
Fri Dec 31. The Victorian, 2640 Main St., Santa Monica (310-392-4956). $40 in advance, $50 at the door (includes 2 drink tickets). Nearby: 1900; Zen Bunni; Manchego
Bunny Love: Playboy’s New Year’s Eve Party
The mansion comes to the beach, with fire dancers, a champagne toast, and the Playmates.
Fri Dec 31 8p. Hotel Shangri-La, 1301 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica (310-821-5371). $75-$2,750 here. Nearby: King’s Head; Angels; Fraiche
New Year's Day Brunch Special: Dominick's
Treat the hangover with fancified scrambled eggs made with white truffles.
Sat Jan 1 9a-4p. Dominick's, 8715 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood (310-652-2335). Nearby: Beverly Center; Newsroom Cafe; Kitson
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