The Los Angeles Times will be conducting their annual Book Prizes Ceremony virtually, honoring influential voices in the literary community. The ceremony kicks off The LA Times’ Festival of Books, a series of free virtual author panels full of celebrity guests (Don Lemon, Guy Raz, and Meena Harris, Zooey Deschanel and Jesse Tyler Ferguson). Friday, 5:00 pm – Through the 23rd, check the website for schedule of panels; FREE with RSVP.
Feed the Music and Chef Roy Choi of Kogi BBQ food truck and Grammy award-winning rock band Portugal. The Man have teamed up for a virtual cooking class in support of the live music. This week, learn how to make Chef Roy’s famous kimchi quesadilla as. All of the proceeds will fund a Kogi food giveaway in a selected community in need. Sunday, 3:30 pm; $29.50 – $250