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Friday, June 5

Saturday, June 6

Grand Central Market Hosts Inaugural Los Angeles Bread Festival

Grand Central Market

317 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

9:00am to 8:00pm

Make way as Grand Central Market hosts the first-ever Los Angeles Bread Festival on June 6-7, a free, two-day celebration of the Southern Californian artisan bread renaissance.

Curated by Grand Central Market creative director Joseph Shuldiner, who is also founder and director of the Institute of Domestic Technology, the Los Angeles Bread Festival will be an opportunity to experience the many flavors of L.A. bread through an assortment of pop-ups, workshops (including a community bread bake), demonstrations, and moderated panel discussions.

Hands-on family friendly activities will include "Feel the Churn Butter Aerobics," a participatory butter-making/aerobic class, tortilla-making, sourdough starter 101 and more. 

The Festival will also include a 12-minute sneak peek of the highly anticipated documentary "The Grain Divide," a film by JD McLelland that aims to change society's perceptions of wheat and mend the broken relationship between humans and grains. The panel discussion "Field to Table" will explore the L.A. bread movement from the perspective of local farmers, millers, bakers and chefs.

Throughout the two-day festival, Grand Central Market vendors will provide an eclectic offering of bread items--traditional, hearth-baked loaves from Clark Street Bread, cornbread from Horse Thief BBQ, flatbread from Madcapra, zucchini bread from Valerie's Confections, handmade tortillas from Chiles Secos, cheeses and butter from DTLA Cheese and much more. Among the local bakers and other purveyors setting up shop in the Market during the festival are Grist & Toll, Mark Stambler of Pagnol BoulangerErik Knutzen of best-selling book "The Urban Homestead," Fat Uncle FarmsSpread the LoveThe King's RoostSaving the Season, and Los Angeles Bread Bakers.

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LA Weekly's Tacolandia

El Pueblo de Los Angeles

125 Paseo De La Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932, Los Angeles, 90012

3:00pm to 8:00pm

LA Weekly presents Tacolandia 2015 at El Pueblo de Los Angeles in DTLA. The 3rd annual gourmet taco festival will feature more than 80 top taco vendors curated by the World's First Tacorazzo, Bill Esparza. All restaurants have tasty samples of their signature gourmet tacos for all to enjoy. Complete with live mariachi music, cash bars with beer, wine and cocktails as well as awards for best tacos in various categories presented by The Vendys, Tacolandia 2015 will be LA Weekly's largest event of the year and one not to be missed.

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Sunday, June 7

Monday, June 8

Get a Glimpse of the Future in Tomorrowland

El Capitan Theatre

6838 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA


Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank, jaded by disillusionment, and Casey, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as Tomorrowland. What they must do there changes the world and them forever.  See it at the El Capitan!

This film is rated PG.

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