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Art Los Angeles Contemporary
What: In its second year, the show mixes more than 60 exhibitors from the States with names from the international art scene, including Milan’s Jerome Zodo Contemporary, London’s Gallery Vela, Seoul’s One and J., and Dublin’s Mother’s Tankstation.
Why: Catch Brendan Fowler, A.Bandit (Glenn Kaino and Derek DelGaudio), Sun Foot (Chris Johanson, Brian Mumford, and Ron Burns), Late Risers Club, and other performances.
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave., b/t S. Bundy Dr. & Walgrove Ave., Santa Monica (310-390-8751). Tickets ($18-$28) online at artlosangelesfair.tix.com.
The Federal Bar
What: The guys behind the Knitting Factory have turned an old bank into a handsome new gastropub for beer, wine, and well-mixed Prohibition-era cocktails.
Why: Go for the egg-and-cheese biscuits, short rib tater tots, and chocolate-ganache-dipped ice cream sandwiches; stay for the shows.
When: Opens Fri. Sun.-Wed., 5 p.m.-midnight; Thurs.-Sat., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 5303 Lankershim Blvd., at Weddington St., North Hollywood (818-980-2555).
Charles Bukowski: Poet on the Edge
What: An exhibition of corrected typescripts of his poems and first-edition novels such as the autobiographical Ham on Rye and the screenplay for the 1987 film Barfly.
Why: It’s Bukowski. You’re bound to be entertained.
When: Thru Feb. 14. Mon. & Wed.-Fri., noon-4:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd., off Stratford Rd., Pasadena (626-405-2100).
Catherine Malandrino Maison Sale
What: Accessories, shoes, and lifestyle merch at the French designer’s concept shop for up to 60 percent off.
Why: Snag new scarves, gloves, and handbags, along with candles, books, and jewelry cases.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 651 N. La Cienega Blvd., at Melrose Pl., West Hollywood (310-358-0895).
Vintage Clothing & Textile Show
What: Sixty-five exhibitors display and sell a wide selection of antique materials, garb from the ’80s and earlier, and curious finds galore.
Why: Everyone from discerning collectors to cash-strapped college students are sure to score.
When: Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: The Pickwick Gardens, 1001 Riverside Dr., b/t Main & S. Mariposa Sts. (818-845-5300). Admission is $7.
Photo: Evan Gruzis, New Times Roman, The Hole, New York