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Ever Bar Takes over Lost Property Bar
Dan Rook, Lead Bartender of Beachwood Canyon’s highly-anticipated Ever Bar, takes over Lost Property Bar. Set to open this July steps from Hollywood and Vine in the new Kimpton Everly Hotel, Ever Bar will feature creatively curated cocktails, ranging from refreshing twists on respectful classics to innovative elixirs made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Welcome Dan to the Los Angeles cocktail scene and get a sneak preview of Ever Bar’s delicious drink menu, including: Say Wha?! made with St. George Terroir Gin, chili agave, lime, and avocado with a chili powder rim; Windsor Not made with Cutwater Vodka, strawberry, vanilla, and lemon; Bone Thighs and Harmony made with St. George Shochu, orange curacao, duck confit bone broth, pomegranate and garnished with a brown sugar candied carrot; Bananas in Pajamas made with Cutwater Three Sheets Spiced Rum, cognac, honeydew, cooked banana, lemon, orgeat, garnished with a prosciutto melon ball; and Steve Mansfield made with bourbon, St. George Coffee Liquor, vanilla, arugula apple amaro, and angostura, served with flamed lemon zest over big rock. Free, RSVP here; Monday, 7 pm-midnight; 1704 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Esters Wine Shop & Bar‘s Guest Sommelier Night
Terroni’s Eduardo Bolanos is hosting this month’s edition, where you can taste a flight of three of the world-traveling advanced sommelier’s favorites. $20; Monday; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

10th Annual Night of Beauty
Three Day Rule
, Gilt City, and Match have teamed up once again for the 10th Annual Night of Beauty at Viceroy Santa Monica. Come get pampered from top brands like beGlammed, SoulCycle, TOMS, and Cristophe of Beverly Hills. If you happen to be single, they’ve invited the single guys to join at the bar for a mixer. $15 use code: HoopLAVIP for 50%; Monday, beauty event: 5-9 pm, mixer: 8-11 pm, Viceroy Santa Monica, 1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA


StarChefs Rising Stars Awards
The newest class of Rising Stars will be showcased at the StarChefs Rising Stars Gala with an Awards Ceremony, followed by the walk-around Tasting Gala.The walk-around tasting gala gives you the opportunity to experience Los Angeles’ top chefs and restaurants with beverage pairings and cocktails by our winning sommeliers and bartenders, in one location, for one night only. $95; Tuesday, 5:45 pm; Vibiana, 214 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA

Sweet Rose Creamery’s Summer Movie Series
Sweet Rose Creamery’s Studio City location in the Tujunga Village neighborhood is bringing back its Summer Movie Series. The series will continue once a month through August, and is a great opportunity to catch these free screenings of timeless classics. The movie schedule is as follows: The Breakfast Club (June 13), Say Anything (July 11), and The Goonies (August 8). Hosted on their backyard heated patio, you can enjoy frozen treats like Sweet Rose Creamery’s Fudge Brownie Sundae, Strawberry Milk Popsicles, customizable ice cream sandwiches, and house made vanilla or chocolate ice cream cones featuring seasonal flavors such as Rocky Road or Stone Fruit Sorbet, and more. Tuesday, 8-10 pm; 4377 Tujunga Ave, Studio City, CA 91604


LA Film Festival
The LA Film Festival showcases compelling independent films, TV and episodic work from emerging storytellers, alongside filmmaker-driven studio titles. The Festival creates working relationships between independent artists and the film industry. Signature programs include the Filmmaker Retreat, Coffee Talks, Master Classes, the Spirit of Independence Award, Fast Track (a film financing market) and Diversity Speaks (a forum for content creators from underrepresented communities). Through June 22nd

Chilling and Grilling at Descanso Gardens
Join Patina’s top notch chefs for the ultimate intimate cooking class experience. Menu depending on the chef. $60, reservations at here; Wednesday (also July 5, July 12, August 2 and August 9), 6-8 pm, 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


Music on the Main at Descansco Gardens
Enjoy eight evenings of live music presented by some of the coolest jazz artists in the Southland. This season features a bunch of different styles. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner from Patina’s concession stand. All shows are free with admission to the Gardens. Lawn chairs are allowed and lawn seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Scedule includes Yuko Mabuchi (June 15), Dr. Bobby Rodriguez (June 22), Kathleen Grace (June 29), Gina Saputo (July 6), Lolly Allen (July 13), Lado B Brazilian Project (July 20), Spencer Day (July 27), and John Altman (August 3). Thursdays, 6-7:30 pm; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

By Whitney

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