Greetings and welcome to City Scoop. Today is Sunday, July 8, the 190th day of 2012. Here’s what’s going on in West Hollywood today.
The Louie Cruz Beltran Latin Jazz Ensemble performs as part of the city’s 2012 Summer Sounds concert series. Known for an extensive repertoire of Brazilian and Afro-Cuban rhythms, the ensemble blends R&B, salsa, reggae, Latin, rock and jazz for a unique show not to be missed. Showtime is 4 p.m. in , 1000 N. Kings Road. Admission is free.
Ever flipped through the pages of a Pottery Barn catalog and wondered, “Who lives that way?” Writer/comedian Molly Erdman did and the result is a hilarious new book about a superficial couple living in an over-decorated apartment. An alum of the Second City improve comedy troupe, Erdman discusses and signs copies of her book, Catalog Living at Its Most Absurd: Decorating Takes (Wicker) Balls, at 4 p.m. at .
It’s a night of laughs by the area’s leading African-American comics as the hosts its Chocolate Sundeas night. Comic Esau McGraw & Ron G host the evening that frequently brings out some surprise guests. Showtime is at 8 and 10 p.m.
Bands Playing in Town
- Enation with Cartoon Lion, The Cold Chills and Cadence at Roxy Theatre. Show starts at 7:15 p.m.
- Mark Ballas (from Dancing with the Stars) with Dave Eleven, Gantez Warrior, Molly’s World and Indian Burn at the Viper Room. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
- Frank Blanks with Rookie of the Year and Ery at Whisky a Go Go. Doors open at 8 p.m.
- Secret Sundayz at Key Club. Show starts at 10 p.m.