Weekend

03/02/2018

Hollywood Hotel Introduces New Route 66 Bar + Lounge with Red Carpet Viewing Party for Academy Awards
Less than five miles from the Dolby Theater that will be hosting the Academy Awards, Hollywood Hotel continues its reputation as ‘where the action begins in Hollywood’ by hosting an Academy Awards Viewing Party to introduce its new Route 66 Bar + Lounge to the local community and hotel guests. The Route 66 Academy Awards Viewing Party & Travel Package will include: themed special cocktails; prizes for the two attendees with the most posts to social media channels using #hollywoodhotel66 during the event, including a complimentary overnight stay at Hollywood Hotel for the first-place winner and $50 credit toward the second-place winner’s bar tab on that night; Uber credit for guests who book an overnight stay and register with The Guestbook; and Oscar-themed décor and goodie bags. Book an overnight stay at Hollywood Hotel’s website and enter to win an overnight stay with complimentary cocktails via a contest hosted on Hollywood Hotel’s Facebook page. Additional entries can be gained through engagement with the hotel’s Instagram and Twitter pages. Sunday, 5 – 10 pm; 1160 Vermont Ave, Hollywood, CA 90029; 323.746.1248; reserve for the party here

Oscars Viewing Party at Double Take
A Westwood bar & restaurant inspired by the world of independent filmmaking, Double Take is throwing a viewing party for the 90th Academy Awards. There will be a red carpet, step & repeat (with a complimentary glass of Avissi Prosecco), sparkling wine specials, Best Picture nominee-themed cocktails, and ample viewing options with Double Take’s multiple lounge areas and dual 4K Ultra HD TVs. Sunday; 10740 Wilshire Blvd #101, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Flying Miz Daisy

Four times a year, one of the best vintage markets in the United States, Flying Miz Daisy, takes up residency at The Hangar at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. The spring market will offer a whole new crop of truly authentic vintage and repurposed wares with a carefully curated list of new and returning vendors displaying recently uncovered treasures. Interior designers, decorators, vintage enthusiasts and nostalgia seekers can expect a trove of distinctive furniture and accessories including home décor, specialty jewelry, clothing, furniture and art. Each market also includes exclusive special guests, demonstrations and workshops. The Potting Shed by Carlisle will provide an on-site driftwood succulent planter demonstration and workshop on Friday. And, best-selling “She Sheds” author Erika Kotite will create a “She Shed” installation for customers to enjoy firsthand and offer a meet and greet/book signing. Gourmet food trucks will feature comfort food and specialty treats. Beer, wine and complete bar service will be available inside. And, childcare will also be offered. $8; Friday & Saturday, 10 am-4 pm; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626

S.T.E.A.M Machines Innovation Fair
The Santa Monica Pier hosts a creative gathering for innovators, artists and scientific leaders. Among the expo are a VR experience, talks with companies like NASA, a national Rube Goldberg Competition, liquid nitrogen-prepared ice cream and more. Free; Sunday, 11 am-5 pm; 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

Spaghetti Sundays
Gather friends and family for a new Sunday dinner tradition at Winsome, a neighborhood eatery that’s between Echo Park and Chinatown. Each week, chef Joe Perez will create a new menu highlighting three different pasta combinations. You will find dishes like spaghetti bolognese, wild mushroom spaghetti and more—with zesty garlic bread, a seasonal salad and scoop of ice cream. $20; Sundays, 5:30-10 pm; 1115 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Japanese Food Festival
LA’s must-see Japanese food lover’s event is back bigger than ever! This festival will feature food, sake, and travel exhibits from over 50 exhibitors. Whether you just love eating Japanese food or want to be the Japanese food guru among your friends, there’s plenty for everyone. $25-$50; Friday, 5-8 pm, Saturday, 1-4 pm; InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, 900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Food Book Fair 
Part festival, part conference, this New York-based Food Book Fair has teamed up with Ace Hotel DTLA for its first West Coast event celebrating all things food and food media. Friday-Sunday; 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Fifth annual LA IPA Fest
This event features over 60 breweries/brewers from California. They will be submitting their IPAs to be judged by over twenty judges in hopes of being crowned the winner! The main event is Saturday and tasting continues while supplies last on Sunday ($5 per 8 oz pour). Saturday & Sunday; 2141 West Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026

Brouwerij Second Anniversary Celebration
South Bay brew haven celebrates its second anniversary with an outdoor concert headlined by L.A. punk band X, with support from rockers mike watt + the missingmen and L.A. Witch. An exclusive anniversary can will also be released. You will find a selection of one-off beers and food trucks too. $20/pre-sale, $40/day-of, $75/VIP; Saturday; 110 East 22nd St., Warehouse 9, San Pedro, CA; 310.833.9330

Vintage Grocers Celebrates Four Year Anniversary in Malibu’s Trancas Country Market
This homegrown market with a curated selection of local, thoughtfully-sourced products has been proudly serving its community of local surfers, celebrities, and tourists for years, and has since expanded to Westlake Village and soon, Pacific Palisades. The anniversary will consist of a “Sunday Funday” afternoon complete with live entertainment from The Roman Helmets and free goodie bags of Boom Chicka Pop, Kind Bar, Agua Hydrate water, and more to thank its neighborhood for the continued support. Also enjoy Vintage Grocers product tastings including Muddle & Wilde, Jeni’s Ice Cream truck, You are Loved desserts, Dietz & Watson hot dogs, and more. Sunday, 2-4 pm; 30745 Pacific Coast Highway Ste 24, Malibu, CA 90265

‘Chamber Magic’
New York’s acclaimed Chamber Magic show from Steve Cohen comes to the West Coast! The show is limited to 75 guests per show, so put on your best cocktail attire for the intimate occasion that re-creates close-up parlor entertainment popular to high society during the early 20th century. $75-$125; Friday & Saturday, 7 & 9:30 pm; Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, 9850 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA; 866.811.4111

Air + Style

This snowboarding, skateboarding and music festival returns to Los Angeles with a full lineup of athletes including Shaun White and Louif Paradis. Check out Streetstyle Snowboarding and new skateboarding competitions and musical headliners like Phoenix, Zedd and BadBadNotGood.  $79+; Saturday & Sunday; Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA

The Rooftop at QT Presents Yoga in the Sky with Bender Yoga
Asanas and downward dogs will be looking over Melbourne’s skyline this Summer (so book your ticket now), as LA’s yoga brand, Bender, pops up for its one-of-a-kind series on The Rooftop at QT. QT Melbourne’s Yoga in the Sky two-part series will provide a unique and empowering soulful flow yoga experience set to deep house music by talented local DJs and Bender’s team of elite instructors. In celebration of this experience, premium active wear brand Stylerunner will be offering a 15% discount for attendees. You can expect breath and movement to flow to the invigorating rhythm while taking in the spectacular city views. Post flow, you will be treated to nutritious refreshments, including Noah’s juices and Fresh Generation coconuts, before proceeding to QT Melbourne’s, The Cake Shop for a grab-and-go coffee and freshly baked croissants or settling in for a leisurely á la carte breakfast with friends at signature restaurant, Pascale Bar & Grill. $39; Saturday (also March 10th), 8 am; book here

Two to Tango Package at The Clement Palo Alto Hotel
The Clement Palo Alto All-Inclusive Luxury Hotel celebrates its second anniversary by offering a complimentary guest stay by booking a room on a weekend. The “Two to Tango” package, stay at The Clement on FridaySaturday, or Sunday and receive one complimentary guest ($150 value), will be available in March and April in honor of The Clement’s second anniversary at the end of March. The Clement Palo Alto’s services and amenities include: all-inclusive breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks; all-inclusive wine, beer and cocktails (charges apply for premium brands); all-inclusive in-room dining; all-inclusive mini-bar; all-inclusive fully-stocked guest pantry available around the clock; all-inclusive business center; all-inclusive valet parking; all-inclusive twice-daily housekeeping services; all-inclusive overnight shoe shine services; all-inclusive high-speed internet; all-inclusive personal concierges; and all-inclusive gratuities. 711 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301; 650.322.7111

CHANEL Beauty House
Be part of a colorful, self-guided experience at one of Hollywood’s most iconic addresses. The house celebrates the launch of CHANEL’s new @welovecoco Instagram account for user-generated content, and offers a mix of high tech moments and traditional applications from top makeup artists. Expect Instagrammable moments along with secret doorways, a tub brimming with pearls and more. Free; Through Sunday, 11 am-7 pm; CHANEL Beauty House, 9169 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA; must RSVP

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