Bear lovers, boom-box beats and a gal named Blank make for heavy highlights this week in clubland. CLUB SCOUT, from the creators of Bears In Space and Shits & Giggles, debuts a new night, so be prepared, boys. DJs Chris Bowen and Victor Rodriguez spin, and San Francisco's Lady Bear hosts. Marshmallows, weenie roast and merit badge–worthy sounds. The Eagle, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd., Silver Lake; Feb. 5. Also recommended on Friday, CLUB CONTROL welcoming raptress Amanda Blank, Bird Peterson and Dances with White Girls. At Avalon, 1735 Vine St., Hlywd; Fri., Feb. 5. And the popular monthly BOOMBOX is doin' it for J Dilla, on Saturday, with a tribute to the departed Detroit hip-hop producer on the eve of what would have been his 36th birthday (at midnight). Guests include House Shoes and Jeremy Ellis with B'box soundsystem boys Inka One, Ben Diggin and One Man Jazz. Grand Star Jazz Club, 943 N.Broadway, Chinatown; Sat., Feb. 6. twitter.com/boomboxla.
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