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Sunday, May 31

Downtown Modernism

MODERNICA FACTORY

2901 Saco Street, Los Angeles, 90058

9:00am to 2:00pm

Modernica is excited to announce the third annual Downtown Modernism market for vintage modern design, coming to Los Angeles on Sunday, May 31st. Collectors, connoisseurs, and treasure hunters will have the chance to peruse countless mid-century, modernist, and vintage relics from Modernica’s hand-picked group of knowledgeable dealers.

For two years running, mid-century modern dealers have travelled from all over California to offer their best vintage goods, and their wares never disappoint. Each year, over 2,000 patrons flock to the market to stock up on original furniture, lighting, and decor designed by the likes of Hans Wegner, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, Harry Bertoia, and many more.

This outdoor market will stretch across 5 acres and include multiple food vendors, as well as gourmet coffee. The Downtown Dog Rescue will also host a booth on-site, full of rescued and adoptable pets, so you may go home with more than just furniture! To add to the fun, Modernica will be holding an Instagram contest for market goers; attendees can upload a photo of their favorite product find to Instagram with hashtag #downtownmodernism to enter.

The show will be held at the Modernica Factory in Downtown Los Angeles on May 31st from 8am to 3pm.

Date: Sunday, May 31st
Time: 8am-2pm
Location: 2901 Saco Street Los Angeles, CA 90058
Parking: Free, on site
Admission: Adults $5, Children 12 and under Free

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Kiss + Tell LA

Downtown Independent

251 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Writer and personality Jayce Baron brings back Kiss + Tell, a LGBT dating and relationship panel, for the Spring at the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles. From a gay HIV activist, West Hollywood drag queen performer, transgender humanitarian, to a lesbian YouTube personality, the diverse and opinionated Kiss + Tell panelists are here to discuss their thoughts on topics such as “sexting”, masculine and feminine roles when it comes to courting, homosexuality going mainstream in media, and DL dating. Kiss + Tell is designed to give the community an opportunity to take those unspoken conversations you have with your friends and openly discuss topics and issues that gays face.

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Spa Party with Mini Facials & Massages!

Silver Time Studios @The Gas Company Lofts

810 S. Flower St. Suite 705, Los Angeles, 90017

2:01pm to 4:01pm

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, May 31st 2pm

Come detox & breathe youth back into your skin with Soothe Me Up as they prepare to launch their services in Los Angeles!

Enjoy some light refreshments & snacks while getting pampered with a mini transformation facials and massages. Sit back, relax and enjoy learning about what they have to offer.

Bring a friend to get special rates for your upcoming treatments. Hurry, limited to 30 attendees!

ADVANCE TICKETS (ONLINE):
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spa-party-mini-facials-massages-tickets-170...

Reserve your mini treatments early!

Mini Transformation Facials: $15
- See immediate changes in your skin with this non-invasive face lift. Erase wrinkles, and smile lines in minutes!

Mini Massage & Detox: $10
- Relieve any tightness around your neck and shoulder area

LOCATION:
Silver Time Studios @The Gas Company Lofts
810 S. Flower St.
Suite 705
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Share the experience with your friends!

INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/soothemeup
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/soothemeup
WEBSITE: www.SootheMeUp.com

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Monday, June 1

Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

10:00am

The Butterfly Pavilion is open at the Natural History Museum for the summer.

More than 53 different butterfly and moth species and an array of plants take up residence every summer for the much-anticipated seasonal exhibit, the Butterfly Pavilion. Wander through a unique changing ecosystem, witness free-flying creatures interacting with plant life, and emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular animals.

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LA Prepares to EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES

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12:00pm

Entering its second year, EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES is back, bigger and bolder, with restaurants, bars, food trucks and everyone in between ‘turning (RED)’ this June to raise money and awareness for the Global Fund to fight AIDS. In Los Angeles, establishments ranging from Son of a Bun to The Bazaar by Jose Andres are creating special (RED) dishes, drinks and tasting menus.

All offerings will be available throughout the month of June.

WHERE & WHO:

There are numerous food and drink businesses in and around Los Angeles turning (RED) this June, including:

Mélisse, M Street Kitchen, Stella Barra, Emporium Thai Cuisine, Tres @ SLS Beverly Hills, Ta Bom Truck, Canvas Food Truck, Son of a Bun, The Bazaar by Jose Andres, The Library at the Redbury, Katsuya Brentwood, Katsuya Hollywood, Katsuya LA Live, Peaches’ Smokehouse and Southern Kitchen, Cleo Hollywood, Pizzeria Mozza LA, Osteria Mozza, Pizzeria Mozza Newport Beach, Sushi Roku, Petit Trois, Coral Tree Café, Sanook Soi 38, Gourmet Genie, Baby’s Badass Burgers, chi SPACCA, Mozz2Go, The Pudding Truck, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Canvas Food Truck, Ta Bom Truck, Hurricane Kitchen, and more!

Additionally, a number of LA’s world-renowned chefs are serving as culinary ambassadors, supporting the campaign across social media, events and many other ways. Interviews with Chef Ambassadors based in LA and beyond can be arranged pending their availability. Names include: John Shook, Vinny Dotolo, Ludo Lefebvre, Nancy Silverton, Anthony Bourdain, Amanda Freitag, David Chang, Anne Burrell, April Bloomfield, Bobby Flay, David Burke, Dominique Ansel, Josh Capon, Seamus Mullen, Wylie Dufresne…and more!

WHEN:

The EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign goes live in LA’s restaurants, bars and food trucks from June 1 through June 30, 2015.

WHY:

EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES transforms food and drink into a force to fight AIDS. What people choose to eat and drink this June will help raise money for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, to provide life-saving HIV/AIDS medication to those who need it most. 100% of each participating business’ donation will go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS.

HOW:

Starting May 7, 2015, consumers can visit www.eatREDdrinkRED.org to find out where to EAT (RED) Drink (RED) SAVE LIVES in Los Angeles and around the world.  Diners can also follow @RED and #86AIDS to see firsthand the great (RED) food and drink experiences that will be available in cities around the world.

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