One of the best shows of the season is in our skies with the annual Perseid Meteor Shower. Bring a blanket, lie back and see if you can catch a few “shooting stars” and enjoy the full moon. Plus there will be telescopes for viewing the moon, Saturn and other celestial features, as well as star stories to entertain all ages. Meet at the Victory Blvd. entrance trailhead. 2 hours.
(THROUGH AUG. 23) HollyShorts has emerged into the biggest celebration of short form content. Over $100K prizes for accepted filmmakers will be awarded.
HollyShorts has grown from a small one-day event to the biggest independent short film celebration in Los Angeles. HollyShorts anticipates over 20,000 attendees for the 10th annual week-long celebration, which will include screenings, daily networking events, panels, seminars, a short film market, the top next generation filmmakers from around the world and the 2nd edition of the HollyShorts Film Conference at the world famous Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood.
HollyShorts Film Festival is an annual short film festival showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe. HollyShorts is devoted to the advancement of filmmakers through screenings, Q&A sessions and networking events. The HollyShorts Film festival showcases the top short films produced 30- minutes or less. For more information please visit www.hollyshorts.com.
For the fourth straight year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine festival, presented by FOOD & WINE magazine, returns to Downtown Los Angeles, one of the country’s premier cultural destinations. The culinary world’s most recognized names and faces will come together for an epicurean kaleidoscope of festivities that will take over the heart of Los Angeles for a three-night, four-day extravaganza.
Thoughtfully curated, each moment of the festival will bring a one-of-a-kind opportunity for guests to have access to award-winning celebrity chefs paired with music performances from nationally recognizable artists. Guests will savor acclaimed cuisine from over 100 celebrity and world-class chefs, and over 200 wines curated from prestigious wineries.
Locals and visitors alike will experience the cultural diversity of Los Angeles’s culinary scene within this inclusive setting. Additionally, Los Angeles Food & Wine will also feature events taking place throughout greater Los Angeles during the four-day celebration—from Beverly Hills to Santa Monica—as participants have the opportunity to partake in themed lunches and marquee chef collaborations. Tickets will be available for pre-sale to Chase Sapphire card members starting on June 16th through June 18th and to the general public on June 19, 2014. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.lafw.com including full- and half-day packages, as well as specialty ticketed events throughout the city.