Weekend

08/16/2019

Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns to Descanso for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Follow the cast through the Gardens as fighting lovers, dancing fairies and a bewildered donkey lead you on an adventure filled with laughter and love. $25 members, $35 nonmembers; Advance tickets required; Friday & Saturday, 7 – 8:30 pm (also August 23rd and 24th); 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Labyrinth at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Join the Los Angeles LGBT Center for out under the stars for a special screening of Labyrinth at Hollywood Forever! A young girl, Sarah (Jennifer Connelly), enters a world of her own creation and experiences her first awareness of love and danger after wishing her younger brother away to the Goblin King (David Bowie)! Sarah only has 13 hours to reach the center of a fantastical labyrinth or surrender to the Goblin King forever! This fun summer night, benefiting the Center’s programs and services, will also have food and drink from Los Angeles vendors, DJs, celebrity guest appearances and more! All proceeds support the programs and services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center. $25, $150/VIP pair of tickets includes early entry at 6 pm, access to hosted Tito’s VIP cocktail bar, dinner and snack package, reserved premier picnic seating, and one complimentary onsite parking pass; Friday, gates: 6:30 pm, movie: 8 pm; 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

9th Annual Movies All Night with Never Been Kissed

The Cinespia summer tradition is back for its 9th year. Whether you’re a sweetheart, teen queen, or queen bee, there’s an icon for everyone with Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Rose McGowan. First up, it’s pop perfection with Never Been Kissed. Relive high school with Drew Barrymore as reporter-turned-undercover high schooler Josie Geller as she discovers she’s not Josie Grossie anymore. At midnight, the teen slasher film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr., and Ryan Phillippe, get hooked into the secret life of teen beauties with a deadly secret, and a maniac who won’t let them get away with it. Late night, catch Jawbreaker! High school’s a bitch with cult queen Rose McGowan as the head of the popular girls. When a prank goes wrong, the clique tries to keep the wicked secret under wraps at all costs. $12 – $20; Saturday, 8:30 pm; 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Eat|See|Hear Presents Mrs. Doubtfire

After a bitter divorce and custody battle, actor Daniel Hillard (Williams) disguises himself as a British female housekeeper and convinces his ex-wife, Miranda (Sally Field), to hire him as a nanny for their children. Projected on to the largest inflatable movie screen on the West Coast, the screening comes just days after the fifth anniversary of Williams’ untimely passing. Before the film, enjoy a musical performance by Chicago electro groove pianist and vocalist Cole DeGenova and bites from some of L.A.’s most delicious food trucks. $14, $16/door, $8/ages 12 and under, $21/fashionably late; Saturday, doors: 5:30pm, music: 7pm, Movie: 8:30pm; La Cienega Park at 8400 Gregory Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Echo Park Rising

Now in its ninth year, this festival showcases 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; Sunset and Glendale boulevards, Alvarado Street and Echo Park Avenue

Sip Trip to Santa Barbara

The organizers behind Dine Out Long Beach are hosting a curated Sip Trip to Santa Barbara’s Wine Country that includes a tour and guided tasting with Vintner and Winemaker Michael Larner of Larnery Winery at his private estate in Ballard Canyon plus a guided tasting and picnic lunch at Zinke Winery in Los Olivos. A luxury coach departs Long Beach and your ticket includes: round-trip luxury coach transportation, continental Breakfast (en route), tour and guided tasting with Vintner Michael Larner of Larner Winery at his private Ballard Canyon estate, picnic lunch and guided tasting at Zinke Winery in Los Olivos, two bottles of wine to bring home, free time to explore tasting rooms and shops in Los Olivos, and taxes and gratuities. Sip Trip will happen, rain or shine.  Itinerary subject to change. $190; Sunday, 7:30 am – 6 pm; 562.856.9292 or email hello@dineoutlongbeach.com

BellJar & Vinovore Wine Tasting

BellJar and Vinovore, teamed up for a special tasting event led by sommelier Coly Den Haan. Learn the basics of wine tasting as you sip on Vinovore’s exclusively female-made wines and shop BellJar’s handmade jewelry. $20; Saturday, noon – 4 pm; BellJar, 1764 N. Vermont Ave, Los Feliz, CA

 The Proud Bird Celebrates National Aviation Weekend

Just outside LAX, The Proud Bird makes the perfect spot to celebrate National Aviation Weekend with 16 aircraft throughout the property, interactive aviation exhibits, and stunning views of the LAX runways. Celebrate with aviation-themed cocktails, complimentary guided aviation tours and discounts for all LAX and airline employees. Aviation-themed cocktails include: Proud Bird Margarita made with Herradura Silver, agave, lime juice, and a salt rim; Frequent Flyer Old Fashioned with Templeton Rye, Angostura Bitters, Luxardo cherry, and orange; Aviator with Botanist made with gin, Cremé de Violette, Maraschino Liqueur, and lemon juice; Captain’s Mule with Hangar One Vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice; and Co-Pilot Strawberry Mule with Hangar One Vodka, muddled strawberries, ginger beer, and lime juice. In addition, on Monday, happy hour will be offered all day long to mark the special occasion. $7; Saturday – Monday; 11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

All-American Summer Rib Fest

Lucques has spent the week slow-cooking and smoking pork, beef and lamb ribs. So during their 19th annual family-style barbecue fest, you can expect perfectly tender and fall-off-the-bone deliciousness. They will also be serving up too-hot-to-handle chicken wings, collard greens, grilled cornbread, buttermilk shortcake and more. There will also be plenty of cowboy-themed cocktails. Get into the vibe and dress for the rodeo-style theme and join in on the costume contest. $50+; Sunday; 8474 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA; 323.655.6277

Pacific Wine & Food

Celebrate Summer and the bounty of Southern California. This event offers the best local chefs serving summer inspired cuisine, fine wine, cold beer and delicious craft cocktails. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is an all-inclusive event that is designed for guests to enjoy food and wine in a beautiful setting. $100-300; Saturday & Sunday; Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

L.A. Taco Festival 

Feast on tacos for a good cause! Los Angeles has a huge selection for you to enjoy as you listen to the live music. The event features some of L.A.’s favorite food and drink vendors including Kogi, Azulé Taqueria, Jackfruit Cafe, Rainbow Asian tacos and more. The proceeds go toward Jovanes, benefiting homeless youth. Saturday, Noon-8 pm; Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Odd Nights at the Autry

This monthly market that takes place on the Autry Museum’s lawn in Griffith Park. Shop from local artisans, sample dishes from food trucks and enjoy live music. Plus, the view of the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains can’t be beat. $5, free/members; Friday, 6 – 10 pm; 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles CA; 323.667.2000

Summer Fest at Citadel Outlets

Citadel Outlets’ first-ever block party includes a life-sized board games, live music at multiple DJ stations, an LED-light dance floor, 100 complimentary “glow gear” swag bags full of quality neon designer items and more. Check out the interactive art pieces like the an 8-foot-tall summer igloo made out of neon inner tubes and hundreds of hanging multicolored Slinkies. Plus, lets not forget the major discounts at the outlets’ stores such as Coach, Lacoste, Polo Ralph Lauren and more. Saturday, Noon-9 pm; 100 Citadel Dr, Commerce, CA; 323.888.1724

The Original DRUNK YOGA® at Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach

For the first time, Drunk Yoga is coming to Los Angeles, with a four day schedule of 7 tipsy events. Each class lasts 90 minutes, and vary based on your idea of fun! Each class will kick off with a 15-minute happy hour to uncork the wine, play some music and mingle. Your Drunk Yoga teacher will then bring everyone to their mats for a 45-minute beginner-friendly yoga class with wine in-hand. Class will be structured for optimal safety and fun. A 30-minute “wine-down” will conclude the event. $30/coffee yoga, $45/drunk yoga; Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Signature Class; Friday, 7 – 8 am: Coffee Yoga; Friday, 6:30 – 8 pm: Happy Hour Drunk Yoga; Saturday: 11:30 am – 1 pm: Brunch Drunk Yoga; Saturday: 7:30 – 9:00 pm: Sunset Psychedelic Drunk Yoga; Sunday: 12 – 1:30 pm: Hair of the Down-Dog Yoga; Sunday: 6 – 7:30 pm: Drunk Bro-ga; 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291

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