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Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl with Gwen Stefani

The Hollywood Bowl celebrates 100 years of outstanding musical performances. In honor of the anniversary and to launch the season, the Bowl has planned a special show featuring a lineup of musicians playing tribute to the famous amphitheater. The evening will feature music from legendary composer John Williams, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and three-time Grammy winner Gwen Stefani. $199+; Friday, 6:00 pm(Gate Time) and 8:00 pm (Show); 2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068; 323.850.2000

Heated Sound Bath at Yoga NoHo

Meditate in the heat with a relaxing heated sound bath at Yoga Noho. Holistic Practitioner Tawni Sands will lead you on a meditative sound journey while you sweat out toxins in a far-infrared heated room. Space is limited, so book your spot now! $35; Friday, 7:30 – 8:30; 5257 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91601


DRAG Me to the Loews and Celebrate Pride with a Can’t-Miss Drag Show

Celebrate Pride with a premier drag show at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. In conjunction with LA! Pride, the show will be hosted by Lady Bunny and will feature performances from Willam, Lauren Banall, Meatball, Shannel, Derrick Barry, Paris Sukomi Max, Nebraska Thunderf*ck, Mimi Marks, and Stasha Sanchez. Proceeds from the show will benefit LA! Pride’s mission of creating safe and inclusive spaces for the LGBTQ+ community of Greater Los Angeles. $45 (Standing), $75 (GA), and $125 (VIP); Saturday, 7 – 11:00 pm; 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, California, 90401; 310.458.6700

Credo Hosts Clean Beauty Summit in DTLA

This Saturday, Credo is bringing the best in clean beauty brands together for the Clean Beauty Summit. The event will feature 35+ of our favorite brands + founders, including ILIA, Westman Atelier, EleVen by Venus Williams, Tata Harper, Kosas, Ceremonia, and Henry Rose by Michelle Pfeiffer (who will also be a guest speaker), and many more. The day will be split into two sessions of guest speakers, treatments, makeup applications, clean eats, and everyone’s favorite, goodie bags. $49 – $199; Saturday, 11:00 am – 5:30 pm; City Market Social House – 1145 San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Original Farmers Market to Host the Gilmore Heritage Auto Show

The Original Farmers Market will host the 26th Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show this Saturday. On display will be nearly 100 custom hot rods, trucks, and more throughout the Market. This year’s theme is “American Royalty” and pays tribute to Cadillacs, Lincolns, Imperials, and other classic American cars. Free; Saturday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm; Farmers Market Plaza (in front of Clock Tower) – 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90036


Bravo TV and Lisa Vanderpump Host VIP Pride Red Carpet Day Party at SUR

L.A. Pride is here, and Bravo TV and Lisa Vanderpump invite you to a VIP Pride Red Carpet Day Party at SUR. The world-famous restaurant and lounge is the perfect venue to kick off Pride month. Relax in the sexy indoor and outdoor areas while listening to music from the EC Twins. Free with RSVP; Sunday, 3 – 10:00 pm; 606 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.340.1725

Pedal on The Pier Returns this Sunday

On Sunday, the Santa Monica Pier will be transformed into an outdoor cycling studio. The 10th Annual Pedal On the Pier returns to raise money for the Harold Robinson Foundation’s Camp Ubuntu, which provides year-round camp-based programming for L.A.’s under-resourced children in South L.A. The four-hour spinathon features relay teams of 1-5 riders and includes over 500 participants and 100 teams. Tickets can be purchased for $2,500 per bike or $100 per spectator. Both tickets include entrance to the event, live music, activities, and access to the food and beverage sponsors. Sunday, 12 – 4:00 pm with a red carpet at 11:00 am; Santa Monica Pier – 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Taste of the Nation Raises Money for No Kid Hungry

After a two-year hiatus, No Kid Hungrys culinary festival, Taste of the Nation, returns on Sunday. The tasty event will feature over 40 of L.A.’s top tastemakers of various cuisines and styles. Your ticket includes unlimited tastings of food, beer, wine, and spirits, music from live DJs, and an array of prizes and activations. This year’s host chefs are Top Chef winner and owner of Playa Provisions Brooke Williamson, alongside Mei Lin, Chef & Founder, Umamei and Daybird. 100% of proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. Come for the food and stay for the memories. $95 (Adults) and $25 (Children); Sunday, 1 – 4:00 pm; Media Park – 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

AbilityFirst Food & Wine Festival

Sip, savor, and celebrate; the Annual AbilityFirst Food & Wine Festival is back this Sunday! Proceeds from the evening will go to AbilityFirst, “A 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides programs and services to help children and adults with disabilities reach their full potential.” The evening will feature over 400 guests and 20 top restaurants, cocktail bars, wineries, breweries, and lounges displaying their finest dishes and drinks. $250 – $3200; Sunday, 5 – 8:00 pm; Historic Laurabelle A. Robinson House – 195 South Grand Ave., Pasadena, CA  91105

Gianmarco Soresi (Comedy Central) at the IMPROV, Brea

Comedian, actor, and podcaster Gianmarco Soresi is bringing his hilarious comedy to the Brea Improv. Soresi’s stand-up has been featured on Comedy Central, Netflix’s Bonding, PBS’s Stories from the Stage, and The Real Housewives of New York. He was the winner of Amazon’s Comics Watching Comics Season 8, and his first comedy special, Shelf Life, was nominated for 3 NY Emmy Awards and is now available on Amazon Prime. $20 – $70; Sunday, 7:00 pm; Brea Improv – 180 S. Brea Blvd., Brea, CA 92821




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