Weekend

1st Annual Slider Eating Competition
This event is the perfect kick-off to Pasadena Cheeseburger Week. Sip local craft beer, play life-sized Jenga, and nosh on burger samples as you watch 12 competitors stuff themselves for six minutes for a chance to win $1000+ in prizes. Free; Saturday, Noon; Dog Haus Biergarten, 93 E. Green St., Pasadena; 626.683.0808

Pasadena’s Cheeseburger Week
Did you know that Pasadena is the original home of the cheeseburger? Story goes that in 1924 Lionel Sternberger put cheese to the burger at the Rite Spot in Pasadena and the first cheeseburger was born. Celebrate this legacy by heading to 40 participating restaurants and chowing down with their deals. You’ve got six days. Maybe you can make it to all 40.  Sunday-Friday, January 17; various times; Various locations around Pasadena

Le Fashion Truck at W Los Angeles-Westwood
Celebrate Le Fashion Truck’s three-year anniversary at the W Los Angeles-Westwood. Shop Los Angeles’ original store on wheels and then hit their celebration inside Whisky Blue, which features a complementary champagne toast and goodies from Bliss Spa, in addition to tunes by DJ Lalaland. The event will also feature pop-ups from five local designers including, Tipsy & Tumblr, Sarine Marie, 8000nerves, Kahoy Kollection, Hipster G, among other local designers. Friday, 4-12 am; 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles; 310.208.8765

Diane von Furstenberg: Journey of a Dress
Calling all fashionistas. This year marks the 40th anniversary of DVF’s famous wrap dress. The exhibit features a retrospective of vintage and contemporary Diane von Furstenberg designs, chronicling the history of the wrap dress from the first sample to today. It also features portraits of the designer, a muse to many artists. On display are works by Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, Helmut Newton and Annie Leibovitz, among others. Open through March. Saturday;various times; Wilshire May Company, 6067 Wilshire Blvd., Mid-Wilshire

Kroll Show Screening at LACMA
Head to the LACMA, where The League star, Nick Kroll is holding a screening of his funny show. Laugh at the first two episodes of the new season and then join in a Q&A with Nick. Friday, 7:30 pm; 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Mid-Wilshire

Bob Marley: I and Eye, The Photos of Kim Gottlieb-Walker, 1975-1976
Renowned underground photojournalist, Kim Gottlieb-Walker, has taken photos of notable musicians and personalities during the ‘60s and ‘70s. The exhibition will have many never-before-seen performance shots and candid photographs of reggae, ska and rock steady legends in their home environment. Free; Saturday, 7-10 pm; KM Fine Arts Los Angeles, 814 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, 90069

Mary Poppins Sing-Along
During the first night of this show, listen to composer Richard Sherman discuss making the music for Mary Poppins. The theater will feature sing-along lyrics onscreen for you to belt it out. $10; Friday, 7:45 pm; The El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90028

I’ll Drink to That
It’s live theater for those who love to booze! The troupe behind “I’ll Drink To That” is getting award-winning writers to give 15-minute odes to booze, which they’ll perform while drinking in a bar. $10; Sunday, 7:30 pm; Three of Clubs, 1123 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, 90038

Run + Yoga + Beer
You haven’t given up on your New Year’s resolution yet, have you? Join in a two-mile morning run and yoga session this weekend. After, reward yourself with booze and a duck confit sandwich from the Hurricane Kitchen truck. They cancel each other out, right? $10; Sunday, 10 am; Angel City Brewery, 216 S. Alameda St., Downtown; 213.622.1261

No Pants Metro Ride
Get a lil risqué and go pantsless for the yearly Improv Everywhere-organized No Pants Metro Ride! It’s in its 13th year and has mover 50 cities joining in the fun. Sunday, 1-3 pm; Sign up here

Surrealist Ball at Galerie Michael
Mix and mingle with Salvador Dalí, munch on surrealist-inspired foods, sip wines and browse Galerie Michael’s new exhibition, Dalí: Provocateur Genius?, which showcases 60 paintings, drawings, lithographs and etchings by Salvador Dalí, including his 1966 mixed media masterpiece Saint Sebastian. Saturday, 4-7 pm; 224 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills; RSVP: 310.273.3377

Group Floral Design Class
Get an intro to bouquets! Flowers, vase, tools, supplies, and a quick tour of the Flower Mart are all included. $150; Saturday, 10 am-1 pm; Flour LA, 427 Maple Ave., Downtown; 310.227.1376

Riot LA
These four days include more than 45 alt-comedy shows, snacks from Sprinkles Cupcakes, The Bun Truck, beer from Golden Road Brewing, music, and, of course, laughs. Also find podcasts, panels, movie screenings and more, all on a one-block stretch in downtown Los Angeles. The lineup includes Kristen Schaal, Jon Benjamin, Paul F. Tomkins, Kevin Nealon, Erin Foley, and Eddie Pepitone. $10-500; Through-Sunday; see schedule for showtimes; more info here.

Planet Blue In-Store Sale
Revamp your style with this boho retailer’s sale that includes 75% off everything. Items include Rory Beca, Free People, and Planet Blue’s lines Blu Moon and Blue Life. Friday, 8 am-7 pm; Saturday, 10 am-7 pm; Sunday, 10 am-6 pm; Monday, 10 am-5 pm; 2940 Main St., Venice; 310.396.1767

A Nod to Matisse
Check out Domingo Zapata’s pop art exploration of the female form as he replicates Matisse’s art. Zapata uses photography, fabric, and oil and acrylic pens to replicate eleven of Matisse’s poses. Gallery hours, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 am-5 pm; Lab Art, 217 S. La Brea Ave., West Hollywood; 323.933.1021

Youngblood Hawke at The Natural History Museum
Youngblood Hawke is a band that came out of creative late nights between friends. Sam Martin and Simon Katz brought on songwriter Alice Katz, drummer Nik Hughes and Tasso Smith, the band was born. Now, they are hitting up The Natural History Museum for their First Friday event. In addition to music, join in discussions and tours. Plus, check out tunes from Conway and a DJ lounge with resident DJ Anthony Valadez featuring Jeremy Sole.  Friday, 5-10 pm; 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, 90007; 213.763.DINO

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