You don’t need us to tell you how great Los Angeles’ food scene is. But if you’re in need of a friendly reminder, splurge on a ticket to the sixth annual Food & Wine Festival held in Downtown LA and at restaurants across the city. The festival will kick off on Thursday with the premiere of Amazon's Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse, as the chef hosts a night of international tastings from his celebrity colleagues: think José Andrés, Mario Batali, Danny Bowien, Marcus Samuelsson and more. Friday offers a number of lunches and dinners around LA, along with fan favorite Grand Avenue Night Market in the evening. On Saturday, Live on Grand—yet another massive tasting event infront of the Walt Disney Concert Hall—will take place.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Celebrate the Beatles 50th anniversary of performing at Dodger Stadium on Friday, August 26. Arrive early to see the Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute perform Beatles’ classics as well as songs from their 1966 performance. Then, stay after the game for fireworks set to a mix by Chris Carter, host of Breakfast with the Beatles. Purchase a special event package that includes your ticket to the game vs the Cubs and a Beatles/Dodger Stadium 50th Anniversary Beach towel. This is not a stadium wide offer and only available at www.dodgers.com/beatles.
800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Round Up at L.A. LIVE with Go Country is the ultimate country street party. Grab your cowboy boots, hats and come party with us and discover all the surprises at the event. All the activities are free and open to the public. People will have the opportunity to enjoy several free activities including mechanical bull riding, cornhole, live musical performances, line dancing, country themed vendors, rodeo ropers and more. Grab your friends and family and take advantage of this unique summer night featuring $5 food & drink menus, a beer garden and discounted parking.
1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
"THE NUTTY PROFESSOR"
With one swig of his magic potion, Jerry Lewis is transformed from meek college professor into the God of Mutant Swingers - Buddy Love! A few critics saw Lewis’ performance as a sharp dig at old partner Dean Martin (The Hollywood Reporter winked, “There’s more than a dram of vinegar in this portrayal of the glib, flip, guzzling hipster.”) Be sure to check out Love’s den of
"THE LADIES MAN"
Writer-director Jerry Lewis stars as Herbert H. Heebert, who swears off women when he catches his girlfriend making out with another man. That’s easier said than done on his new job – handyman at an all-female boarding house (a multistory, open-faced set that allows for some amazing crane shots). A quintessential Lewis comedy, peppered with absurd sight gags.
5440 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills, 91367
Come out to El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills to TEST DRIVE and learn about many different varieties of electric vehicles. Special Guests Ed Begley, Jr. and Henrik Fisker of Fisker Automotive will be on hand, as will local eco-supportive local politicians. There will be a free raffle with restaurant, grocery and other gift cards, as well as a kids' craft area, food trucks, a DJ and more. If you own an EV, we'd love you to join us in sharing your excitement with potential adopters, just sign up on the web site!
1615 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 90401
The “Family Dance Jam” comes to Tongva Park. Featuring two 45-minute sets, the “Family Dance Jam” is an inter-generational movement workshop designed for people of all ages, incorporating both open play and directed experience, ensuring that each participant and family gets their own unique dance party. Sadubas, a DJ duo that combines recorded music with live drums, will provide the soundtrack, and the “Family Dance Jam” team of dancers will be there to help create an environment of fun and creativity. This is an event that is guaranteed to provide a good time for all family members, both big and small. From 10am – 12pm.
2580 Cahuenga Boulevard East, Hollywood, 90068
Explore the sounds of the city through percussion with Street Beat! Two drummers and two street dancers make household items -- auto parts, water drums, trash cans, paint buckets -- into instruments, fusing original rhythms with hip-hop moves. The Big World Fun family series takes place on Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM in July and August. These hour-long music and dance performances are for children ages 4 to 12 and their families. Pre-show activities start @ 9:00 AM - Make street art-inspired wall art with stencils! Activity presented by Mama Earth. Nature in Your Backyard explore Los Angeles native wild animals, such as birds of prey, mammals, reptiles and amphibians along the Fords entryway gardens. Courtesy of the County of Los Angeles, Department of Parks & Recreation.