Weekend

06/08/2018

To Wong Foo at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Get glammed up for one of my most favorite movies! This Pride Weekend screening of To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar has Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes, and John Leguizamo serving show-stopping face as three New York City drag queens who open hearts while on the open road. Traveling to Los Angeles, it’s one grand detour for Vida Boheme, Noxeema Jackson, and drag princess Chi-Chi Rodriguez when their car breaks down in a tiny midwestern town that doesn’t know what to do with their fabulousness! Strike a pose in their opulent photo booth! $16-$20; Saturday, doors: 7:15 pm, movie: 9 pm; Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Outdoor Movies
Kick off the weekend with some family fun on the Redondo Beach Pier. Each Friday in June, pack up your beach chair or blanket and set up on the International Boardwalk for a movie under the stars. Films include MoanaPaddington 2Peter Rabbit and Wonder Woman. Fridays; International Boardwalk at the Pier, 500 Fisherman’s Wharf

LA Design Festival
With over 50 architecture, fashion, and design events spread throughout the city, the 8th LA Design Festival honors our city’s rich design culture and celebrates our status as a global design capital. The Festival is the only citywide festival of its kind, featuring over 50 events throughout LA as well as a series of talks with design influencers. From architecture and interiors to graphic, industrial, fashion, set, costume, and experiential design, the LA Design Festival showcases the best of the local design scene as well as some exciting national and international voices. Friday – Sunday

Hollywood Fringe Festival
This annual event celebrates freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts community. Theaters, parks, clubs, churches, restaurants and other places throughout Hollywood host hundreds of productions by local, national and international arts companies and independent performers. Through June 24th

DAPPER DAY + LACMA
Step out in style at LACMA as they celebrate the vibrant exhibition David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life. It’s a day and night full of art, fashion, film, music, and dancing. From vintage-inspired classics to chic, contemporary looks, you’re invited to bring your own style to the party. From 10 am to 7 pm, shop the DAPPER DAY® Marketplace at LACMA. For the first time at the museum, you can shop a refined selection of vendors including classic, fun, and vintage fashions and accessories. From 12 to 5 pm, join in docent-led tours of David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life and other LACMA exhibitions. (FREE with museum admission). From 3 to 7 pm, bring a picnic and blanket to gather on the lawn or purchase food and drink at LACMA restaurants or concession stands. From 3 to 5 pm, catch a film screening of MONDO Hollywood. Take a trip back to L.A. circa 1964 and meet the artists, designers, hairdressers, and cross-dressers who defined the era when David Hockney first made California his home. The director will introduce this rare theatrical presentation of the cult classic. (FREE with reservation). From 5 to 7 pm, check out Latin Sounds concert featuring Lily Hernandez & Orquesta. Hernandez was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2009. Musical direction by Calixto Oviedo, Grammy Award- and Latin Grammy-nominated percussionist and a creator of the dynamic timba rhythm. From 7 to 9 pm, dancing continues with tunes by DJ Professor Watson in front of Urban Light. Saturday, 10 am–9 pm; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Playboy Jazz Festival 
Head to theHollywood Bowl for the 40th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival featuring a ton of emerging jazz artists alongside renowned performers. Expect acts from Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Williams featuring Julian Lage, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland and Greg Leisz; The Ramsey Lewis Quartet; Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin; and more. George Lopez will host the weekend bash, marking the sixth year of his involvement. Saturday & Sunday, 3 pm; 2301 N. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA; 323.850.2000

Playhouse Block Party
Pasadena Playhouse celebrates its centennial partnership with the Playhouse District Association with an all-day event. Enjoy interactive exhibits, live music, food and libations, plus performances on two stages from Culture Clash, The Legendary Ice Club Comedy Club and more. Free; Saturday, noon; El Molino Avenue at Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 626.356.7529

National Rosé Day with Postmates and Winc
The unofficial start to summer is just around the corner – National Rosé Day! Celebrate with a weekend-long partnership between Postmates and Winc! Winc has partnered with Postmates to give you a chance to get your hands on the newly launched Summer Water droplets. 4-packs of Summer Water droplets ($24) will be available this weekend exclusively through the app using code SUMMERWATER and as a bonus: free delivery! This is all non-Summer Water Societe members’ last chance at ordering these droplets until summer 2019, so get ‘em while they’re cold.

Rosé Day LA
Moët & Chandon will headline this year’s inaugural “Rosé Day LA,” complemented by local gourmet food trucks hand selected by famed Iron Chef Marc Forgione and featuring some of his signature dishes. In addition, Marc will be preparing a special Rosé inspired menu for an invited group of celebrities, socialites and influencers. “Rosé Day LA’s” featured Rosé champagnes will include Moët & Chandon’s Rosé Imperial, Grand Vintage Rosé 09 and Ice Imperial Rosé. Voss Water will be keeping everyone hydrated and music will be provided by DJ’s  Zen Friedman, Devin Lucien and more. Non-profit, The Art of Elysium, will serve as charity partner for “Rosé Day LA.”  The Art of Elysium’s partner artists and celebrity supporters will contribute to key “Rosé Day LA” moments, incorporating the charity’s pillars of music, art, film and fashion. $95 (includes complimentary shuttle service, ice bag to keep your wine chilled (one per bottle purchased), $165/VIP (includes priority shuttle service, ice bag to keep your wine chilled (one per bottle purchased, expedited VIP line at entrance; preferred view of stage in VIP section w/partial shade, hammocks, and pillows; Saturday, 12:30 – 8 pm; Saddle Rock Ranch, 32111 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

National Rosé Day with Halo Top Creamery and, Sugarfina®
Celebrate the day with sparkling 24K Gold Rosé All Day Sundae topped with rosé-infused candies at Halo Top’s two Scoop Shops in Los Angeles. Fresh off the heels of its new launch at Westfield Century City, Halo Top invites you to enjoy their latest creation—vanilla bean soft serve—scooped into a freshly made golden waffle cone and sprinkled with rosé-infused gummies from Sugarfina’s Rosé All Day® collection, including 24K Gold Rosé All Day® Bears, Sparkling Rosé Bears, and But First, Rosé Roses. The collaborative sundae is also topped with a gilded 24K Gold Rosé Rock Candy Swizzle Stick by Sugarfina. Saturday – Saturday, June 30; Halo Top Scoop Shop at Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067; Halo Top Scoop Shop at Westfield Topanga, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, CA 91303

32nd Annual Ojai Wine Festival
The Ojai Wine Festival has been named by Sunset Magazine as one of the top five “Food & Wine Havens in the West.” Located at the beautiful Lake Casitas Recreation Area, this festival has become a favorite affair for attending wineries with their numbers doubling to event capacity every year. Wine connoisseurs can delight in 60 award-winning wineries with more than 250 selections of wine. Beyond wine tastings, this festival also raises money for Rotarian Community Service and has earned over $1.27 Million since 1987, supporting education and health for local youth as well as aiding additional civic needs. $25-$100; Sunday, 12 – 4 pm

Microbrew, Craft Beer & Chili Cook Off
Come experience tastes from award winning micro and craft breweries along with eats from Pechanga Chefs! Enjoy chili samplings and tastings from 30+ types of beer, live entertainment and a silent auction by Habitat for Humanity – Inland Valley. Breweries include Wiens Brewing, Belching Beaver Brewery, Firestone Walker Brewing Co, Ballast Point, Lagunitas, The Josef Bierbitzch Brewing Company, Blue Moon, Saint Archer, Hop Valley, Refuge Brewery, Angel City Brewing, Kona Brewing, Four Peaks Brewing, Elysian Brewing, Golden Road Brewing, Indian Joe Brewing, and The Mason Jar Brewing. Tickets: here or 1.888.810.8871

‘Maple Block Party’ Series x Kern River Brewing & Stone Brewing
Join in the first day of Maple Block Meat Co.‘s five part summer series where they combine Barbecue, craft beer, and fun. They’re kickin’ it off with one of their favorite breweries of all time, Kern River Brewing, along with our timeless staple, Stone Brewing. Plus, They‘re firing up our outdoor smoker and grill, serving brisket burgers, house made smoked sausage links, smoked rib tips and more. There will be corn hole for the adults and a bounce house for the kids! Free; Sunday, 12 – 5 pm; 3973 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230

The Bright Side
Visit the Bright Side, a place where you can enjoy drinks with your buds before wandering inside (edible) cotton-candy trees, navigating through a giant ball pit, potentially winning free travel-related prizes, and laughing out loud at a top-notch comedy act put on by one of LA’s leading comedians. The Bright Side is an adventure and real taste of the happiness inside every bottle of Mike’s Hard Lemonade brought to life through fun, bright, and interactive experiences. Each station is inspired by a study linked to happiness, and is intended to be shared with friends – making it hard to hold back a smile! Free; Hudson Loft, 1200 South Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Crystal Clarity Wellness Retreat at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles
The day begins with intention-setting poolside yoga atop the sky-high private hotel rooftop and continues with a Crystal Power 101 course led by a House of Intuition expert Energy Muse. Stay full and focused with a healthy bento box lunch curated by WP24 by Wolfgang Puck and have your choice of a 50 minute traditional relaxation massage or the exclusive Seven Chakra Balancing Massage featuring clear quartz for clarity, amethyst for awareness, and obsidian for grounding $305; Saturday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.763.4400

LAeats Presents: The Pop Up Food Hall
The longtime local food bloggers behind LAeats will host their first food event – The Pop Up Food Hall – at the Water Garden campus in Santa Monica. Inspired by the thrill of discovering and sharing great food via social media, the event will feature exclusive barbecue brisket sandwiches prepared by Chef Eric Greenspan, made using brisket sourced by legendary meat purveyor Pat LaFrieda then smoked by Burt Bakman of Trudy’s Underground Barbecue, and authentic hot chicken from Bolton’s Spicy Chicken & Fish, whose husband & wife team will be serving hot wings and hot chicken sandwiches for the first time out of Nashville. Each entree will be served on a Martin’s Potato Roll and come with its own certificate of authenticity. You will also be able to enjoy made-to-order triple truffle fries with freshly micro-planned, black summer truffles from NYC-based Urbani Truffles, iced coffees and nitro-cold brew from Califia Farms, desserts, and a variety of games and entertainment. $38.50Sunday, 11:30 am – 3 pm; Water Garden Campus, 1620 26th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

BreakfastClub x Impossible Foods at LADF
Turn the chore of networking into an enjoyable fast-food style breakfast by chef Joe Perez. The BreakfastClub series is partnering with LA Design Festival, Winsome, and Impossible Foods to bring you a breakfast bag including: a main dish featuring Impossible Foods, two sides, coffee, and a special prize inside. $30; Saturday, 8 – 10 am; ROW DTLA 777 Alameda St Los Angeles, CA 90021

Lawry’s  80th Anniversary
In celebration of its 80th anniversary this year, iconic prime rib destination Lawry’s is offering you the option to enjoy an $80 dinner for two throughout the month of June. The offering features some of Lawry’s most iconic dishes, including the original spinning bowl salad, a California cut of prime rib with mashed potatoes and Yorkshire pudding or salmon with seasonal vegetables, and a trifle accompanied by a champagne toast. Tam O’Shanter, the near century-old Scottish-inspired pub, will also get in on the celebration, offering guests an $80 dinner for two on its newly debuted patio. The al fresco meal includes a green salad and a California cut of prime rib (or Scottish salmon) with mashed potatoes and a choice of creamed corn or spinach + Yorkshire pudding, crowned with a choice of dessert. June; locations here

FlowerFest: A Taste of Venice
The Venice Chamber of Commerce and Cosmic Haze present this festival of world renowned restaurants, live music and incredible art in abundance. They all culminate to create an undeniably unique atmosphere. The inaugural FlowerFest: A Taste of Venice will take place on the long-time local favorite location of Rose Avenue, between Main Street and 4th Avenue. More than 20 world renowned restaurants, such as The Butcher’s Daughter, The Tasting Kitchen and Rose Cafe, will be vending delicious, artisanal offerings. Music, art and Venice style creativity will be the backdrop to this foodie heaven, with performers fresh from the Coachella stage playing until sunset. Not to be missed, this urban micro festival has something for everyone: interactive art, dance, music, food, and the best vibes to be found in all of Los Angeles. Free; Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm; Rose Avenue, between Main Street and 4th Avenue

Making Waves: Morning Conversation Series
Men’s Grooming line Port Products and Culver City lifestyle destination Platform join forces on a new morning conversation series exploring the motivation, daily habits and challenges of entrepreneurial men. David Wolfe (Olivers Apparel), Dave Barton (David Kind), Matt Ruggieri (Port Products) and Phil Pallen (Phil Pallen Collective) are all set to speak at the inaugural event. Complimentary coffee and light bites will be available. Free; Friday, 9 – 10 am; Hayden at Platform, 8820 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA

L.A. Pride Festival
West Hollywood’s annual festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community features concerts by the likes of Icona Pop, Kehlani, Eve, Tove Lo and more. The Pride Parade, which travels along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators. There’s also a LGBT Night at the L.A. Dodgers Friday that serves as the kickoff party for Pride Weekend. $25, $35/weekend pass; Saturday & Sunday; West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA; 323.969.8302

Ivory On Sunset Celebrates Pride
Located on the bustling Sunset Strip in the heart of West Hollywood, The Mondrian’s chic restaurant, Ivory on Sunset, offers the perfect atmosphere for celebrating LA Pride weekend while unwinding on one of LA’s most stunning restaurant patios with views of the city. Ivory on Sunset will be serving up its special Truman Capote cocktail, featuring Rhum J.M Blanc 80pf, limejuice, simple syrup, aloe, egg white, angostura bitters; Through Monday; 8440 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.848.6000

Pride from Andaz’s Rooftop
Come out to Andaz West Hollywood to celebrate Pride 2018 with a rooftop pool party! Enjoy Titos and Casamigos libations along with music from Whitney Fierced, DJ Casey Alva, and more. $60+; Saturday, 2 – 6 pm; 8401 West Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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