Weekend

Grab your bestie and head over to Bloom Summit for a day of health, wellness and beauty! Bloom Summit is a wellness and beauty retreat for celebrities, influencers and guests. Our aim is to provide a day for our guests to immerse themselves in wellness education, pampering, and interacting with brands that help to sustain a wholesome non-toxic lifestyle. Take a sneak peek into some of the latest innovative products yet to hit the market.  And on top of inspiring lectures, seminars and, demonstrations from renowned experts in the medical field, nutritionists, beauticians, there will be interactive activities like b-12 shots, massage, manicures, DIY scrubs, sampling, and more! $19.50-$34.50; Saturday; Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.274.7777

Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown Yoga
They are changing things up from Speakeasy Yoga to Pride Yoga, starting this Sunday! In honor of National LGBT Pride Month, Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown is offering Pride-themed yoga classes on the grand pool deck. Colorful body paint will be provided before the energizing yoga practice begins.  The yoga will be set to upbeat music by notable LGBTQ artists, as you move through thoughtful sequenced poses and mindful breathing exercises to open the heart, soften the mind, and strengthen the spirit. Surrounded by stunning views of the Downtown Los Angeles skyline, the class is led by the talented Yogis on the Move team, a mobile yoga studio company bringing convenience to busy professionals living in the urban jungle. Pride yoga is suitable for participants of all levels. Guests can then enjoy brunch at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Metropole Bar + Kitchen, where they will receive their first beverage complimentary with purchase of an entrée. $15; Sunday, 10 am (every Sunday in June); 899 Francisco St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

exhale Santa Monica Celebrates Summer Solstice
Join them as they celebrate the summer solstice with Summer Sun outdoor yoga. Each Sunday morning, exhale will take its practice outdoors to fire up the core while taking in the ocean breeze. $27; Sunday, 11:30 am; 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.319.3193

Free cycling classes and B12 shots at Beyond Bikram
Come get your sweat on and partake in the new community that awaits you. This weekend, join in free cycling classes and B12 shots at Beyond Bikram, located in the heart of Venice/Marina Del Rey. This hybrid studio features traditional Bikram Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Indoor Cycling classes. Friday-Monday; 2903 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA; RSVP here

Made in L.A. 2018 Opening Celebration
Made in L.A. is back! Join in to celebrate the fourth edition of the Hammer’s biennial exhibition showcasing artists from across Los Angeles. Be among the first to see Made in L.A. 2018, enjoy music by Alima Lee and DJ LENGUA, and commemorate the night in their MVS Studio photo booth. Cash bars serve beer, wine, and specialty cocktails all night, with the Kogi food truck outside on Lindbrook Drive. Free (Hammer members enjoy priority entry and a complimentary drink); Saturday, 8 – 11 pm; 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024; RSVP here

Venice Pride
Celebrate Pride all weekend long! Friday, join in the World’s Largest Rainbow Flag Raising and Roast of Roosterfish at Los Angeles Pride Comedy Festival at the Canal Club. On Saturday, join in a bunch of events including: Beach, Please! Big Beach CleanupQueens of the Caribbean, Official Pride Party BrunchVenice Pride Sign Lighting & Block Party 2018Queer As FunkVenice Pride 2018: Gaywatch; and Dogtown Down ‘n’ Dirty @ Canal Club. Sunday, its all about the Lady Gays at The Whaler.

Ocean Prime Beverly Hills’ Pride Special
Modern American seafood centric steakhouse, Ocean Prime, located in the heart of Beverly Hills, will be featuring a special cocktail. The Glow Up cocktail features Stoli Vanilla, Crème de Casis, fresh squeezed lemon and lime, house made simple syrup and an edible glitter Champagne float! Sunday through June 10th; 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Pitchoun! Bakery Celebrates Pride
Authentic French boulangerie and patisserie, Pitchoun! Bakery, has baked up special themed goodies to celebrate Pride! Using the traditional French baking techniques to create beautiful desserts, Pitchoun aims to share the best of the French regional specialties. To show their support, the DTLA bakery will be serving a Rainbow Éclair ($6.50) and Rainbow Macarons ($3), available at the shop while supplies last. Sunday; 545 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.689.3240

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week
Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week returns to the lush oasis where you can do a self-guided culinary tour  and sample this year’s inventive menus at participating restaurants throughout Greater Palm Springs. For the first time, Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week will take place over three weekends where many of the region’s finest restaurants and eateries will showcase their menu offerings with prix fixe menus. Dinner menus will be available for $29, $39 or $49 per person. You will also be able to sample oasis culinary offerings during the lunch period. Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week lunch menus will be available for $15, $20 or $25. Some restaurants may offer wine pairings and/or supplemental dishes for an additional charge. In addition to the Restaurant Week offerings, standard menus will also be available at regular pricing. Friday through June 17th; Greater Palm Springs, CA

Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry
Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign invites you to sip and sample the area’s most celebrated culinary creations to help kids in need at this year’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry. Hosted at Culver City’s Media Park, the annual tasting event will feature gourmet cuisine and libations crafted by the city’s top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists as they unite to raise funds to ensure all children in America have access to the healthy food they need, every day. All of the proceeds from the event benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. Los Angeles culinary talent, eateries and beverage purveyors participating include: Akasha Restaurant, Baja Brewing Co., Baltaire, Border Grill, Bourbon Steak, Cal Mare, Cassell’s Hamburgers, Chichen Itza, Craft, Craig’s, Deep Eddy Vodka, Dog Haus, Eagle Rock Brewery, Elijah Craig Whiskey, Ellie’s, Hayden, Inn of the Seventh Ray, Jaffa, Jitlada, Lord Hobo Brewing Co., Lunetta, Magdalena Rum, Maple Block Meat Co., McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream’s, Ms. Chi Café, Ocean Prime, Triple Beam Pizza, Preux & Proper, Ray’s & Stark Bar, Salazar, Singha, Sweetfin, Tequila Partida, The Bazaar by José Andrés at SLS Beverly Hills, The Bruery & Bruery Terreux, Union – Pasadena, Upper West, and Valerie Confections. $110,  $25/children, $160/VIP tickets (includes early access and exclusive tastings); Sunday; 9091 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA

LAWineFest 
Now in its 13th year, this outdoor celebration of wines and brews from around the world hits DTLA’s Arts District. Enjoy unlimited wine and beer sampling, a live DJ set and shopping at boutiques. $60, $90/all-access one-day ticket, $25/designated drivers; Saturday, 2 – 6 pm, Sunday, 1 – 5 pm; Row DTLA, 777 S. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA

Beverly Hills Food & Wine Festival
Benefiting Best Buddies International, this annual event gathers 60 of the city’s best chefs and restaurants, including Curtis Stone of Maude, Frida Mexican Cuisine, Eataly and Sushi Katsuya. $100-$200; Friday-Sunday; 11301 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA; 213.915.8003

N. 10 Restaurant Launches Weekend Brunch
The Italian restaurant on 3rd Street is launching their weekend brunch just in time for summer. They will serve a new multi-Regional brunch menu, created by the fusion of the American and Italian chefs, Nick Parker and Fabio Ugoletti. Feast on options including the Benedict All’Italiana with prosciutto cotto, arugula, hollandaise sauce, potato rosti, and focaccia bread; Ouva All’ Aragosta, lobster scramble with stracciatella, basil pesto, potato rosti, and multigrain toast; Regina Margherita with tomato, fior di latte, and basil; and Tartufata Pizza with burrata, squash blossoms, and black truffle; Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm; 8436 W. 3rd St, West Hollywood, CA

Bazaar Bar Flights
Sip on a tasting of six speciality cocktails at The Bazaar by José Andrés. The one-hour bartender-led affair features an ever-evolving seasonal menu. On deck currently are Ben Franklin’s Milk Punch, LN2 Caipirinha, Ramos Gin Fizz and more. $55; SLS Beverly Hills, The Bazaar by José Andrés, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

It is National Donut Day! dineL.A. is celebrating all month long with some of L.A.’s best local donut shops, who are making a special dineL.A. donut. Collect all ten. Participating shops include: Birdies – Downtown Los Angeles, Blinkie’s Donuts – Woodland Hills, Bob’s Coffee & Doughnuts – Fairfax, Cafe Dulce – Little Tokyo, University Park, California Donuts – Koreatown, DK’s Donuts – Santa Monica, Donut Farm – Echo Park, Primo’s Donuts – West Los Angeles, Randy’s Donuts – Inglewood, Century City, and Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts – Hollywood. Friday through June 30th

Avocado Month Celebration
Grand Central Market and the California Avocado Commission celebrates all-month long with vendors creating unique, inventive dishes—all inspired by the fruit. Find items to enjoy like avocado smoothies, avocado toast with a seafood twist, avocado yogurt soup and more. Participating vendors include Belcampo Meat Co., Golden Road Brewing, La Tostaderia, Prawn and more. Friday through June 30th, 8 am – 10 pm; Grand Central Market, 317 S. Broadway St, Los Angeles, CA

Kimpton Skyline Sundeck Sunday Funday
Join in for a whole hog roast and cocktails atop the Kimpton Everly Hotels Skyline Sundeck and enjoy five hours of food, drink & live music! Enjoy complimentary food and a cash bar Donations at door for Chef’s Cycle No Kid Hungry. Sunday Funday Occurs every other Sunday. Free; Sunday, 2 – 7 pm; Kimpton Everly Hotel Skyline Sundeck, 1800 Argyle Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

LA Bread Festival
The Los Angeles Bread Festival is back! Get ready to carbo load as Grand Central Market hosts the fourth annual Los Angeles Bread Festival. Celebration Southern California’s artisanal bread with a pop-up marketplace showcasing local bread bakers, as well as bread-centric workshops and demos. Among the bakers and purveyors setting up shop at the pop-up marketplace will be Antigua Artisan BreadChallah HubClark Street Bread,  Ensaymada ProjectFat Uncle FarmsGood Gravy BakesHomeboy Bakery, Maury’s BagelsM. Greenwood JamsPBJ.LASweet Oak Bakery, and The Underground Bakery. Back by popular demand, “Feel the Churn Butter Aerobics” will get the your heart racing with a butter-making workshop. Other events include demos and workshops led by Grand Central Market vendors including Chiles SecosClark Street Bread, and Olio Wood-Fired Pizzeria chef Brad Kent. Additional workshops led by guest bakers help you learn how to make focaccia, pita, biscuits, challah and more. Free; Saturday & Sunday; 317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Virgil Village First Fridays (VVFF)
Stroll, sip and sample your way through the neighborhood of Virgil Village at this inaugural event. Expect local art, live music and neighborhood restaurants to open their doors—all in support of Lockwood Avenue Elementary School, VVFF’s main beneficiary. Virgil Avenue and Hoover Street. Friday, 4 – 9 pm; Virgil Square

NHMLA First Fridays
Explore the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County after hours! Rock out to bands in the Nature Gardens, and dance to DJs in the lounge. Geek out about science and history and L.A. culture, sip cocktails, take a behind-the-scenes tour, and check out one of the food trucks. Grab some friends and start your weekend at First Fridays. This Friday the discussion (6:30 pm) is titled, ” Four wheels, two wheels, no wheel” and it’s with Seleta Reynolds, Brian D. Taylor, and Dan Koeppel. Moderator: Patt Morrison. They will discuss how Los Angeles is known for its car culture (and traffic) and how we’re starting to shift gears around here. Following the discussion join Patt Morrison for a book signing of her newest book,Don’t Stop the Presses: Truth, Justice, and the American Newspaper. There will be a display of vintage cars where you can view rarely-seen cars from the Museum’s collection and then stroll outside for a look at privately-owned classic vehicles on the top level of its car park. Performances from 6 – 11 pm, include DJ Anne Litt, Madame Gandhi, Duckwrth, and Tuxedo. $25; Friday, 5 pm; 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007; 213.763.DINO

KCRW Summer Nights
This local, summertime signature event series returns for its 9th season of all-ages outdoor shows. Kick starting the series is a live performance from Pinky Pinky and a DJ set by KCRW’s Dan Wilcox, tucked into the historic courtyard of One Colorado Old Pasadena. Free; Saturday, 7:30 pm; 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA

FIGFest in DTLA
Presented by Arts BrookfieldFIGFest kicks off this weekend and runs four consecutive Friday nights at DTLA’s shopping destination, FIGat7th. The outdoor plaza will be transformed into an intimate concert venue and a poppin’ dance floor with performances by leading R&B, hip-hop, pop, soul, dance, and electronic artists. Free; Friday; 735 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Grand Performances
This outdoor summer concert series spotlights global performing arts with a lineup of high-quality music, dance, theater and more in downtown L.A. This season kicks off with highlights including a celebration of Sly and the Family Stone, a showcase of L.A. artists and a love-song sing-along with the Love Uninhibited Orchestra. Free; Friday; California Plaza, 300 and 350 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA; 213.687.2190

Jazz at LACMA
LACMA host some of L.A.’s best jazz musicians during its Jazz at LACMA series that runs on Friday evenings during the summer. June features the Nick Mancini Collective, Phil Ranelin and Jeff Littleton Quintet. Begins Friday; 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Spirited Away at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Spend an evening in a wonderland full of mystifying creatures, gods, and witches, where humans are easily transformed and the boundary between worlds disappears. From Studio Ghibli and acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki comes the dazzling spectacle and record-breaking classic. Ten-year-old Chihiro discovers an abandoned amusement park. When night falls, the spirits come alive. Watch to see if Chihiro can navigate the spirit world and outsmart Yubaba, the witch, to break the spell that’s turned her parents to beasts. $16-$20; Saturday, doors: 7:15 pm, movie: 9 pm; Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

“The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited”
See puppets including Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog and Bert and Ernie at the Skirball’s new exhibition celebrating the Muppets creator Jim Henson. $12, $9/65+, full time students with ID, children over 12, $7/children 2-12; Friday; Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA; 310.440.4500

Perfume-Blending Workshop
Join the Institute for Art and Olfaction for an introductory workshop on perfume blending. Smell a selection of materials, create your own scent samples, and leave with a 4ml spray vial of a new scent and formula. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. $75, $65/members (includes all materials). Saturday, 11 am-2 pm; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011; register here or by phone at 818.949.4200

Urban Air Market
Urban Air Market is a curated marketplace for sustainable design. They connect independent artists and designers with their ideal customers through a unique shopping experience that builds community and supports the local economy. Founded in 2005, Urban Air Market is the largest outdoor design festival in the country and the only independent fashion marketplace focused on sustainable design. Their shopping events showcase 100+ designers of fashion, accessories, body products, home decor, furniture and art. Sunday, 11 am – 6 pm; Hillhurst at Franklin St, Los Feliz

Sunset Trip Launches
Easily connect to hot spots along Sunset Strip with the new hop-on/hop-off trolley dubbed “Sunset Trip.” Get this…t’s completely free. Trollies run every 15 minutes and make a total of 26 stops on its route. See website for complete schedule. Free; Starts Saturday, runs Friday & Saturday, 7 pm – 3 am

Shore Hotel Celebrates Sustainability
Santa Monica’s Shore Hotel launches a month-long celebration of sustainability under their consumer campaign ‘Sign For The Shore’. Designed to raise awareness about the fragility of our surrounding eco-systems and funding for Heal The Bay, the environmental nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles safe, healthy and clean, Shore Hotel invites you to “check in” to what matters most for them: the environment. Timed to World Environment Day (June 5) and World Ocean’s Day (June 8), the campaign underlines Shore Hotel’s commitment to sustainable hospitality. Activities include: #SignForTheShore: Starting June 1, Show your support for sustainability by writing your name on the shore and posting your image with the campaign hashtag #SignForTheShore and tagging @ShoreHotel. You could win a two-night stay at Shore Hotel; World Environment Day: On June 5, Shore Hotel will double the give-back for eco-friendly guests who engage in the ‘Green Clean’ program and forgo daily housekeeping services, offering you $20 to enjoy on property; World Oceans Day (June 8): Shore Hotel will celebrate their partnership with reef-safe sunscreen brand Raw Elements by carrying out a ‘Sunscreen Swap at Shore’. The first 800 people to bring any sunscreen containing harmful-for-our-reefs oxybenzone to the hotel can switch it out for a free Raw Elements’ reef-safe sunscreen product; and In support of Heal The Bay, Shore Hotel will double their donation from the sales of their eco-mascot Shorely Sands, donating $30 for each toy starfish sold in the month of June.

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