Weekend

08/17/2018

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Pacific Classic Party
This chic party to benefit the Winners’ Foundation is an added attraction to those L’Auberge Del Mar guests planning to go to the races in August. You will be entertained by the David Shyde Trio while enjoying passed bites and food station gourmet fare, along with drinks from the cash bar. Then, enjoy a presentation and join in the auction. To end the night, it’s DJ time with a cash taco station and bar. $50; Friday, 6 – 11 pm; L’Auberge Del Mar, 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014; 858.259.1515

Echo Park Rising
This music festival, that is now in its eighth year, focuses on the music, creativity, diversity and small businesses of Echo Park. Enjoy music on multiple stages and activities throughout the weekend. Free; Friday & Saturday, 3 pm, Sunday, noon; Stages located on the main routes of Sunset and Glendale boulevards, Alvarado Street and Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

The Outsiders at Cinespia
Working class boys go on the run after an accident pits the Greasers against rival gang, the upper class Socials. The beloved novel transforms the big screen to a touching journey starring a who’s who of 80s teen dream heartthrobs, including Patrick Swayze, Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe, C. Thomas Hall, Emilio Estevez, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon, and Tom Waits, not to mention Diane Lane as Cherry Valance. Revisit Francis Ford Coppola’s classic about teen camaraderie and the brothers that make outsiders feel they belong. Bring your buddies and visit our bar and kitchen for beer, burgers, and hot dogs. Stop by our photobooth for a free pick of you and your gang! $12-$20; Saturday, 8:30 pm; Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

“The Get Animated Invasion”
The Grammy Museum teams up with Warner Bros. for The Get Animated Invasion, an interactive exhibit that celebrates music from Warner Bros. cartoons. Highlights include seeing Bugs Bunny’s musical skills, rocking out in Judy Jetson’s futuristic bedroom and hanging out on Scooby-Doo’s psychedelic stage equipped with spooky vintage instruments. Opens Sunday; Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA; 213.765.6500

STRETCH by Bender
OUE Skyspace is transformed into a 1980s-themed dance club featuring two stories of electric music, spandex, sweatbands, and teased hair. Head to the party that is 1,000 feet above LA to join in yoga, followed by a warm-up social lounge. Then DJs Russ Yallo, RYBO and Lisbona Sisters take over. $22-$37; Friday, 8 pm – 2 am; OUE Skyspace LA, 633 W. Fifth St, Los Angeles, CA

Alyssa Sparks Wellness Pilates Fusion Class
Join celebrity trainer and Pilates expert Alyssa Sparks for a 60-minute Pilates Sculpt Fusion event to kick off your weekend! This mat-based class is a full body workout fused with barre and resistance band exercises to sculpt and strengthen each and every part of your body. Gift bags from Carbon 38 will be filled with some favorite wellness brands and snacks, and guests will automatically be entered into a raffle for Carbon 38 swag a ticket is purchased. Saturday, 10 – 11 am; 8850 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

Exhale On Demand
With a growing trend in on-demand video fitness options, working out has never been easier. You can get your sweat on from the comfort of your own living room! (No more excuse)s. exhale has recently launched Exhale On Demand, their new streaming video platform! Now, you can enjoy exhale’s suite of signature workouts – including Barre, HIIT and Yoga – anywhere, anytime.  Exhale On Demand is be available to anyone with a connected device, from mobile phones and tablets to desktop and laptops, as well as on TV streaming devices, including Roku, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV. The platform will launch one new video per week, giving you a variety of content and complete control of their well-being experience. Videos range from: under 10 minutes, 10 – 15 minutes, 15 – 20 minutes, 20 – 30 minutes, 30 – 40 minutes and 40-plus minutes; and include titles such as: Cardio Jab, HIIT Burn, Barre Sculpt, Mindful Barre, and Meditation for Recovery.

Barry’s Bootcamp Opens in Manhattan Beach
Barry’s Bootcamp, the original cardio and strength interval workout that burns up to 1,000 calories per class is opening its Manhattan Beach doors and will be Barry’s 45th location globally, and ninth in California. The studio features signature Barry’s Bootcamp athleisure apparel, a Fuel Bar serving smoothies and snacks and full men’s and women’s locker rooms stocked with luxury Oribe bath products. Saturday; 700-B Allied Way Suite B5.02,  El Segundo, CA

Boomtown Brewery Family Fest
Boomtown Brewery hosts another round of its Family Fests. There is a bounce house, face painting, a petting zoo, games, prizes and a photo booth. Eats include barbecued burgers and a make-your-own s’mores bar. Free; Sunday, noon-6 pm; 700 Jackson St, Los Angeles, CA

Taste of Brews
The eighth annual craft beer festival offers unlimited tastes of dozens of microbrews and hard ciders from breweries like the Dudes’ Brewing Company and Lagunitas Brewing Company. There will also be food from SoCal’s premier mobile restaurants to enjoy with the ocean views. $25.50-$40; Saturday, noon – 5 pm; Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA; 714.375.1132

New Belgium Beer Sour Saison Tour
Hayden is hosting New Belgium Brewing’s Sour Saison Blending Tour for a night of beer tasting on the outdoor patio. This tour is all about the art of blending highlighting New Belgium’s Sour Saison blend of foeder-aged golden sour and a French-style Saison. The blend ratio changes from batch to batch and guests will have the opportunity to taste the beer deconstructed and create a version of their own. Friday, 5 – 7 pm; 8820 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232; 310.593.4777

Castaway‘s Chef’s Table
Looking for an intimate front row experience as you take on the ultimate culinary adventure? Grab a seat at the 10-person Chef’s Table at the new Castaway, perched atop the hills of Burbank. Newly appointed Executive Chef Perry Pollaci has created a seasonally-inspired six-course tasting menu, complete with a welcome cocktail and amuse bouche for guests to enjoy upon arrival. Menu highlights may include Duo of Beef with Cape Grim New York and Mishima Farms A5 Ribeye, Maine lobster, and truffle whipped potato; Wild Grouper served a la placha with dungeness crab, toasted quinoa, toasted Egyptian cinnamon, smoked tomato; and Rulo De Cabra crème bruleed with roasted honey, cinnamon brioche. $125, $50/optional wine pairing; Friday and Saturday, 6:30 pm; 1250 E. Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501-1096; reservations must be for two or more guests: 818.848.6691

Jonathan Gold Memorial Food Tour
Visit four DTLA restaurants that legendary Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold—who died last month at age 57—loved and wrote about. Each stop will have a tasting, complete with the stories of each restaurant and Gold’s relationship with them. Tour proceeds will benefit the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. $101; Sunday, 11 am – 2 pm; 213.394.0901

Bicycle Coffee Opens in Little Tokyo
With their origial location inOakland, California, this community-based coffee roaster and bar featuring organic coffee delivered by bicycle is opening in Little Tokyo. You can work, create, and experience Bicycle Coffee’s delicious coffee drinks and menu items at their expansive two-floor space. The coffee shop has benches that are handcrafted and upholstered by the team at Bicycle Coffee with materials from their farmers in Guatemala and the second floor is an event space equipped with a Diedrich IR-12 coffee roaster with seven custom made silo’s for the green bean storage. In addition to roasting coffee, the community event space is also where cupping coffee events will take place where you have the opportunity to enjoy yourselves, learn, and explore more about coffee and the coffee roasting process. The complimentary roasting and cupping events will be help every other week on Saturdays beginning August 25 on a first come first serve basis. Little Tokyo’s newest coffee bar offers over 20 different drink options including their famed CBD Cold Brew, on tap Kombucha, and juices from the Juicery. Indulge in The Rooster food truck’s breakfast burritos and Downtown Art’s District Bread Lounge’s hand-made sandwiches, salads, croissants, pastries, and scones. This weekend, join in their grand opening event with Bicycle Coffee’s farmer from Guatemala to feature a cupping event. Friday, 4 pm; 358 E. 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA; 213.537.0060

Humphry Slocombe’s Grand Opening Party
This one-of-a-kind, rebellious and unapologetic San Francisco-based creamery officially opens its Venice scoop shop on Abbot Kinney. Created by co-founders Jake Godby and Sean Vahey Humphry Slocombe has been disrupting the ice cream industry for nearly 10 years with flavors such as Secret Breakfast made with bourbon ice cream with cornflake cookies; Jesus Juice made with red wine and Coca-Cola; Foie Gras; Prosciutto; Elvis (The Fat Years) made with banana, bacon and peanut butter; and Government Cheese, as well as elevated classics like Blue Bottle Vietnamese Coffee made with Blue Bottle organic coffee, sweetened condensed milk and chicory root; Here’s Your Damn Strawberry made with Imperfect Produce and Malted Milk Chocolate. Celebrating its first L.A. location, the shop will host a grand opening party, handing out free scoops of the brand’s culinary-driven flavors. Expect appearances from adored drag queens and free giveaways.  They will also collect $1 suggested donations benefiting The Trevor Project. Saturday, 11 am – midnight; 1653B Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

Karayama Opens
With 50 locations across Asia, Karayama offers a fast casual dining experience known for its famous kara-age—Japanese-style fried chicken. The U.S., now welcome sits first Karayame location, located in Little Tokyo in DTLA. To make their famous fried chicken, the restaurant starts with Karayama’s signature marinade, made using a low temperature fermentation to impart a unique umami flavor profile. Using an extremely fine proprietary potato starch, the chicken is coated and then rests for 4-6 hours before frying. You can enjoy Karayama’s fried chicken in a Donburi bowl over rice, in a sandwich served atop shokupan (Japanese white bread), prepared in a Nabe or Japanese-style hot pot, wa teishoku made into a set meal, or ordered as a stir-fry. To celebrate the grand opening, and as a welcome to the neighborhood, Karayama will offer $2 off any menu item $6.99 and up on Friday. 136 S. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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