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Friday, August 7

Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament

Microsoft Sqaure

800 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, 90015

9:00am to 5:00pm

The pros may bring the heat to STAPLES Center but you can take your own skills to the outdoor courts on the streets of Downtown LA and L.A. LIVE on August 7-9 at the 7th annual Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament presented by NBC4 Southern California. With over 1,500 teams, 5,000 players and 40,000 spectators, California’s largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament is home to all every kind of “baller” there is: short, tall, college standout, recreational league champion, intramural player, gym rat, AAU or YMCA participant. Even if you haven't touched a ball in years, we still want you to play. Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament is double-elimination style, with teams guaranteed to play at least 3 games. In addition to competitive game play, the three-day weekend also features fun activities for players AND spectators alike, including: - ESPNLA All-Star Celebrity Game - Nike Slam Dunk Contest - Free Fan Fest With Over 20 Interactive Vendors - Live Entertainment & Dance Performances - Basketball-Themed Activities & Giveaways Deadline to register is August 3, 2015. For more information and to register your team today, visit www.nike3on3.com.

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Saturday, August 8

Los Angeles Coliseum Historic Tours

LA Coliseum

Los Angeles, CA 90037


Come take a tour of the GREATEST STADIUM IN THE WORLD with a history, legacy and connection like no other! The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum & Sports Arena complex is one of the most venerable sports monuments in America today with countless historic events & milestones taking place inside its walls during nine decades of celebrated history. The Coliseum has served as home field for the USC Football team since 1923 and is the only stadium that has played host to two Olympiads (X and XXIII), two Super Bowls (I and VII) and a World Series (1959). It was declared a National Historic Landmark on July 27, 1984. The Coliseum has also hosted Evil Knievel in 1973, a Papal Mass by Pope John Paul II in 1987, Nelson Mandela's Crusade against Apartheid in 1990 & countless sold out concerts including U2, Pink Floyd, The Who, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen & the Rolling Stones. The MLB's Los Angeles Dodgers as well as the NFL's St. Louis Rams and Oakland Raiders have also called the Coliseum home.

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LA Weekly presents Burgers & Beer

LA Coliseum

Los Angeles, CA 90037

3:00pm to 7:00pm

New to LA Weekly's event roster and curated by LA Weekly's own staff of award winning food writers and special guests, the event will feature burgers from some of Los Angeles’ hottest spots and burger joints. And what pairs best with burgers? That's right, a nice cold beer. Partnering up with the best craft breweries from around the world, guests will be able to sample the best of the best craft brews. Put all of this together on a hot summer Saturday afternoon and you have the recipe for success, an event that is sure to become a LA Weekly signature in no time!

Burgers & Beer
Saturday August 8th, 2015
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
3pm – 7pm
VIP Hour begins at 2pm

Featuring over 35 of Los Angeles’ best burgers and more than 30 craft breweries, this event is not to be missed.

Animal, Belcampo Meat Co., Little Dom’s, Mariscos El Cristalazo, Plan Check, Salt's Cure, the hungry cat, 3 Square Café & Röckenwagner Bakery, Barrel & Ashes, Bouchon Bistro, Cassell's Hamburgers, Escala K-Town, Hamburguesas Punta Cabras, Hawkins House of Burgers, Hole in the Wall Burger Joint, Ledlow, MESSHALL, Mrs. Fish, Perch, Pie n' Burger, Pink's Hot Dogs, Pono Burger, Rush Street, Seoul Sausage Co., The Counter, The Independence, The Rockefeller, The Standing Room, The Tripel, Wood Spoon, Alosta Brewing Co., Anchor Brewing Company, Angel City Brewery, Cabotella Mexican Ale, Kronenbourg Blanc - St. Killian Importing, Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer - St. Killian Importing, Drake's Brewing, I & I Brewing, Kinetic Brewing Co., MacLeod Ale Brewing Co., Ninkasi Brewing, Brewery Ommegang, Strand Brewing Company, Sudwerk Brewery

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Sunday, August 9