LA CELEBRATES BARACK OBAMA: Join the big inaugural day to-do at the Carson Community Center. The party starts at 6PM, so you'll have time to watch the daytime events before donning something fancy and heading out...
ROCK OBAMA INAUGURATION PARTY: Rush Street in Culver City offers specials galore and televised what's-up-in-D.C. info on eight sets. 9546 Washington Boulevard. 310-837-9546.
THE OBAMA-LOGUES INAUGURAL CELEBRATION: Those snort-from-laughing-into-your-beer people at Improv Olympic have fashioned a special night of stories and silliness to welcome our 44th president. 8PM. 6366 Hollywood Boulevard. 323-962-7560.
2009 LOS ANGELES INAUGURAL GALA: Red carpet, a peek at the D.C. balls, an Obama-themed slideshow and more fabulousness. Don your finery and head for the J Restaurant & Lounge, 1119 S. Olive Street. 888-712-0097.
Plus: Legendary "Some Like It Hot" actor Tony Curtis talks about his rise in Hollywood at the Northridge Borders bookstore and The Walkmen walk into the Henry Fonda for some ethereally beautiful tuneage.