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My Hanukkah Wish List

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Though this particular LAist poster isn’t Jewish, the idea of getting gifts for eight nights is totally appealing. So if anyone’s feeling particularly generous, here are a few -– ok eight -– gift suggestions. And remember Hanukkah begins this Saturday you still have a few days left to shop:

1. Jeanine Payer jewelry. This San Francisco-based artist loves engraving words and quotes in her silver jewelry. We spied a few of her works at New Stone Age on Third Street, near the Beverly Center.

2. While on Third, might as well stop by Chado Tea Room and pick up a gift certificate. $15 will buy an afternoon tea, complete with those cute little sandwiches and scones.

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3. The Klezmatics are playing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Dec. 21. The band blends "sounds from aching shtetl melodies to raucous Latin stomps, soulful boogie-woogie, and Yiddish labor songs..." Tickets start at $27.

4. Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands opened this week at the Ahmanson Theatre and runs through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $35.

5. A Warm Stone Deep Tissue Treat ($140) at Le Petite Retreat Spa in Larchmont Village. 'Nuff said.

6. How about a little LA history? Bohemian Los Angeles: And the Making of Modern Politics ($29.95) by Daniel Hurewitz was released earlier this month.

7. Former Men at Work lead singer Colin Hay is playing at Largo on Saturday night. His solo work is much, much better than a Vegemite sandwich.

8. And last, but not least, Soolip on Melrose in West Hollywood sells the best handcrafted cards and papers. We'll need a lot -- to write our thank you notes.

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