Saturday, August 24

Contro Lado

	If you come in and ask for something spicy with tequila, there's a good chance you'll get the Contro Lado. This fiery cocktail was Hewes' first personal contribution to the Library and is made of tequila, ginger, red and yellow peppers, lemon, honey and jalapeno. The level of heat can be raised or lessened to your liking, but know this drink packs a punch.

Freshen your drink

The Library Bar sits nestled away in a small, dark corner of the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. But in this small room, something big is happening. Read more...

Contro Lado

	If you come in and ask for something spicy with tequila, there's a good chance you'll get the Contro Lado. This fiery cocktail was Hewes' first personal contribution to the Library and is made of tequila, ginger, red and yellow peppers, lemon, honey and jalapeno. The level of heat can be raised or lessened to your liking, but know this drink packs a punch.

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Screen Scene: “The Dilemma”

The title "The Dilemma" may refer to whether you tell your best friend his wife's cheating on him, but the bigger dilemma in this movie seems to be how it can call itself a comedy when everyone in it is so angry the whole time. Read more...

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A still from the short film "Side/Walk/Shuttle," shot from the outdoor glass elevator at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The film is a part of the "Radical Light" series, which celebrates alternative films from the Bay Area. (credit: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive)
A still from the short film "Side/Walk/Shuttle," shot from the outdoor glass elevator at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The film is a part of the "Radical Light" series, which celebrates alternative films from the Bay Area. (credit: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive)

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Screen Scene: “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time”

The mere idea of turning a video game into a live-action film is ambitious enough, with cinematic masterpieces such as "Super Mario Bros." (1993) setting the bar. How can you top Dennis Hopper shooting lasers at John Leguizamo while giant lizard men roam around? "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" may boast a larger budget and 17 years' worth of new technology, but neither saves it from sinking in the quicksand. Read more...



Portugal. The Man will perform Saturday afternoon.
Portugal. The Man will perform Saturday afternoon.


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