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The Dining Room
What: Wine, cocktail, and dine at the seaside-slick Hotel Shangri-LA on an American farmers market-driven menu with a French bent.
Why: Put it all on the table.
When: Daily, 7-10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 6-10 p.m.
Where: 1301 Ocean Ave., at Arizona Ave., Santa Monica (310-451-0717).
Intelligentsia Venice Opening Bash
What: Celebrate the soon-to-be-open Westside location with free coffee, wine and beer from Silverlake Wine, Wurstküche sausages, and tunes courtesy of Peanut Butter Wolf.
Why: Mug for the camera.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 1331 Abbot Kinney Blvd., b/t California and Santa Clara Aves., Venice.
What: Recently opened yoga studio launches streaming HD video classes with an archive packed with past sessions, how-to clips, and more for its members (monthly dues are $18).
Why: Om sweet home.
When: In-studio class schedule at yogaglo.com. Online sessions always available.
Where: 1800 Berkeley St., at Nebraska Ave., Santa Monica (310-800-4601).
Hercules and Love Affair
What: Get down to DJ sets by the groovy electro disco Brooklynites and LCD Soundsystem’s Pat Mahoney.
Why: Nice moves.
When: Fri. Doors open at 10 p.m.
Where: Avalon, 1735 Vine St., b/t Hollywood Blvd. & Yucca St., Hollywood (323-462-8900). Free admission before 11 p.m.; $10 cover after. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
What: Our just-launched holiday travel extravagansite has everything you need to plan a trip, score deals, win prizes, and optimize your summer fun.
Why: You get around.
When: Whenever’s clever between now and Labor Day.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com/travel.