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The Weekend Playbook: Celebrate our Nation with some FREE FATBURGER

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Event of the WeekThe Rose Bowl's annual fireworks blowout's got TNT motorcycle racers and, um, KENNY FRIKKING G. For only $13. You think you're better than Kenny G and fireworks!?!? Get tix here

Thursday, July 4thFilms over fireworks: join the Lost & Found Film Club at Cinefamily on Fairfax for an afternoon marathon of oddball patriotic flicks, plus potluck BBQ on the patio. Watch the trailer here

Saturday, July 6thToday's apparently National Fried Chicken Day, so, um, get fat somewhere other than Popeyes: hit up Plan Check or Son of a Gun for pollo delicioso

Sunday, July 7thBigfoot West's ending the weekend with an “Endless Summer” Sunday starting at 2p, with a taco cart, live music, and a happy hour drink menu (‘til 9p). Deets are at their homepage

Monday, July 8thLACMA's got a “Cur-ATE: Japonism & France” gallery tour and, more importantly, an art-influenced, three-course meal at Ray’s & Stark Bar. Get your tickets now

OngoingThe “Triple Bogey”: No, not a character you somehow don't remember from Point Break, but one of the new Summer cocktails being poured over at Cliff’s Edge in Silverlake. See all of ‘em here

Fatburger’s making the rounds of more than 1,000 Walmart stores to hand out free fatties (yeah!) -- soon, they’ll be in a slew of LA-area stores doling out burger awesome. Where'll they be? Keep tabs here.

Coming UpSnag your tickets now for Hungry Cat Hollywood’s Crabfest IX, a full-on seafood feast that always sells out early, coming up this year on July 14th. Think Baltimore-style: fried soft-shell sandwiches, crab soup, crabcakes, and seasonal fruit cobbler. Tickets here