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Downtown Weekend Event Highlights

By David Markland
Published: Friday, October 15, 2010, at 12:40PM
Coles French Dip, DTLA Lady Ducayne [Flickr]

Cole's French Dip hosts a "Mad Men" season finale viewing party on Sunday night.

Remember, tonight's your last chance to indulge in a specially priced three course meal through DineLA! Here's a few more weekend highlights to keep you occupied:

Shaun of the Dead: Week three of Pershing Square’s Friday Night Fright Flicks is a free screening of the zombie comedy "Shaun of the Dead." Bring a chair and blanket, but no alcohol is permitted. Fri Oct 15 / 8pm / Pershing Square / 532 S. Olive

World City at the Music Center Oyu Oro Afro-Cuban Dance Ensemble! A free day of performances demonstrating traditional dance forms from the diverse cultures of West Africa, Haiti, and Cuba. _Saturday, October 16, 2010, 11:00 AM & 12:30 PM / W.M. Keck Children’s Amphitheatre / Walt Disney Concert Hall

The Museum of Neon Art Cruise on Saturday night will be hosted by LA Observed. Take a ride on a double decker bus and check out the lights and cityscapes of Downtown, Hollywood, and West Hollywood, with live commentary by urban anthropologist and neon expert Eric Lynxwiler. Saturday, October 16th, 7:15pm / MONA / 136 West 4th Street / Tickets: $48 / 213- 489-9918

Chamber Music in Historic Sites: Experience the Los Angeles debut of Ensemble 415, led by Swiss violin virtuoso Chiara Banchini, inside the Pompeian Room of the Doheny Mansion. Sunday, October 17th, 3pm / Doheny Mansion / 8 Chester Place / Tickets: $55-$75

Mad Men Season Finale Viewing Party: It isn't hard to picture Don Draper ordering an Old Fashioned at Cole's French Dip, so it isn't a surprise that Cole's has been hosting viewing parties of the 60's ers series all season long. For the last episode of the year, anyone showing up in their best vintage wear will receive a free cocktail. ("Not the hippy 60's attire," their listing states, "but the suits and business appropriate dresses." Sunday, October 17th, 10pm / Coles / 118 E. 6th

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