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Saturday's Scoop: Sushi, Shop-In and "Sex"

West Hollywood Library hosts a sushi demonstration while 21 Weho businesses offer a 10 percent discount to show their support of the city's upcoming fur ban. Meanwhile 80s sensations Berlin ("Sex") and Bow Wow Wow ("I Want Candy") are at House of Blues.

Greetings and welcome to City Scoop. Today is Saturday, May 26, the 147th day of 2012. Here’s what’s going on in West Hollywood today.

Sushi Demo

In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month the is offering a Sushi Demonstration. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Hollywood Library, the demonstration will show the creative process of making sushi and offer samples for tasting. The free demonstration is from 3-4 p.m. at the library.

Twenty-one West Hollywood businesses are offering a 10 percent discount on purchases as part of a special “Shop-In” to show their support of the Fur Free Weho movement. The Shop-In is being held to honor the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the ordinance which bans the sale of clothing apparel with animal fur in the city, set to go into effect in Sept. 2013. A champagne and cupcake reception will be held at noon at the Nicole Miller boutique (one of the participating stores) in Sunset Plaza. A complete list of participating stores can be found on the Fur Free Weho website.

Berlin and Bow Wow Wow

1980s pop sensations Berlin and Bow Wow Wow join forces for a show at the . LA-based Berlin hit the pop charts with “The Metro,” “Sex (I’m a . . .), “No More Words” and “Take My Breath Away” from the film Top Gun. Bow Wow Wow is a British band best known for its hit “I Want Candy.” Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m.

Bands Playing in Town

  • Famous with Phoenix Down, The 27's, The Suits, The Gooneez and Savannah Phillips at the Troubadour. Doors open at 7 p.m.
  • 7 Horns 7 Eyes at Roxy Theatre. Show starts at 7:15 p.m.
  • The Chimpz with 100 Proof, 23 Shades (featuring Aaron Caudra) and Dedvolt at the Viper Room. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
  • The Hooliganz and the What CD release party with .Com, The Negotiators, 13 Mag and Wineo at the Whisky a Go Go. Show starts at 8 p.m.
  • Kaoz Theory with Runsom Willis Band, Anduze, Free Radical Project and Justice at Roxy Theatre. Show starts at 8 p.m.
  • Berlin with Bow Wow Wow at House of Blues. Show starts at 9 p.m.
  • The Well Pennies at Roxy Theatre. Show starts at 10:15 p.m.
  • Club Bang at Key Club. Show starts at 10:30 p.m.

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