LA Weekend Events Roundup June 22-25

Find the best Los Angeles things to do for the weekend of June 22-25.

Edited by Christina Xenos


Arroyo Seco WeekendEVENTS
Arroyo Seco Weekend
June 24-25. The inaugural Arroyo Seco Weekend festival is poised to bring some of music’s hottest bands to shady Brookside Park, adjacent to the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Dawes, Mumford & Sons, Weezer, the Shins, Alabama Shakes and locals Fitz and the Tantrums are among the acts scheduled to perform on three outdoor stages, while an impressive culinary lineup—Barrel & Ashes, Broken Spanish, République and Union, to name a few participating restaurants—is on deck to keep the rocking crowds fed. Get your VIP passes ASAP. Noon. One-day pass $125; weekend pass $225; under 11 free. Brookside Park at the Rose Bowl, 1133 Rosemont Ave., Pasadena, 855.273.4481. arroyosecoweekend.com

 

 

Twilight Concert SeriesTwilight Concert Series
June 22-Aug. 17. Spend Thursday evenings ocean-side at one of the top LA tourist spots, the iconic Santa Monica Pier, for the annual Twilight Concert Series sponsored by KCRW. The season kicks off with a neo soul/R&B performance from Khalid and Bibi Bourelly, hosted by KCRW DJ Anthony Valades. The month continues with indie pop bands Lemaitre and Coast Modern on June 29. Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica. kcrw.com/summernights

 

 

Dwell on DesignDwell on Design
June 23-25. This modern design-minded event, curated in partnership with the editors of Dwell magazine, offers three full days of exhibitions, learning opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, 30 onstage programs, over 60 speakers and 2,000+ innovative modern furnishings and products. Friday is a designated trade day. Home tours of “Dwell-like” domestic spaces June 24 (Santa Monica/Culver City/Venice) and June 25 (Eastside/Hills) spotlight livable, innovative modern architecture and design found throughout LA. F 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Various ticket packages available. South Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 800.451.1196. dwellondesign.com

 

 

BET Experience at L.A. LiveBET Experience at L.A. Live
June 22-25. The annual music fest features headliners like Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Pusha T, among others. Also find Genius Talks at the BET Fan Fest with the likes of content creator and innovator Issa Rae and Oscar-nominated filmmaker and activist Ava DuVernay. 1111 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 213.742.7100. bet.com

 

 

Seu Jorge—The Life Aquatic: A Tribute to David BowieSeu Jorge—The Life Aquatic: A Tribute to David Bowie
June 25. Brazilian singer Seu Jorge teams up with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and conductor Thomas Wilkins to celebrate David Bowie’s catalog samba-style with the songs of Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic. 7 p.m. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.850.2000. hollywoodbowl.com

 

 

Art Beyond the Glass VIArt Beyond the Glass VI
June 25. Dozens of LA’s top bartenders mix cocktails and showcase their artwork—from painting to photography—at this annual event. Imbibe, enjoy art and live music and nosh on bar bites to support storytelling nonprofit, The Moth. Participating bartenders and artists include Yael Vengroff (The Spare Room), Chris Amirault (Otium), Ryan Wainwright (The Ponte), among many others. 3-7 p.m. Los Globos, 3040 Sunset Blvd., L.A. Tickets.

 

 

Sing-A-Long Sound of MusicSing-A-Long Sound of Music
June 24. The beloved sing-along is back at the Hollywood Bowl. Come dressed in your favorite costume for pre-show festivities, and get ready to belt out The Sound of Music’s iconic songs with host Melissa Peterman and thousands of other fans using the interactive fun-pack (provided). Pre-show 6:30 p.m., film starts at 8 p.m. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.850.2000. hollywoodbowl.com

 

 

Eifman Ballet of St. PetersburgEifman Ballet of St. Petersburg
June 23-25. The Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg returns to The Music Center with Tchaikovsky, a grand artistic ballet exploring the intriguing composer’s life and creative drive. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.972.0711. musiccenter.org

 

 


Surya Spa at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly HillsSTYLE + BEAUTY
Surya Spa at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Through July 4. Martha Soffer and the therapists of renowned Surya Spa bring two weeks of Surya’s best treatments to the Four Seasons. Restore and rejuvenate with Surya’s fully immersive week-long Panchakarma series, or enjoy profound morning and evening ayurvedic experiences, all transformative and lasting. 300 S Doheny Dr., L.A., 310.273.2222. fourseasons.com

 

 


Tavern Low County BoilFOOD + DRINK
Tavern Low County Boil
June 25. Dive into coastal cuisine from the Carolinas, inspired by Tavern’s chef de cuisine Amy Deaderick’s childhood in South Carolina. The highlight of the four-course dinner, the one-pot seafood celebration, includes crawfish, shrimp, andouille sausage, potatoes and sweet corn—all served on newspaper at the center of the table. The rest of the feast includes Deaderick’s Southern Potluck Board of pimento cheese, Benton’s country ham, confit chicken rillettes, pickled okra, chow-chow, potato salad and biscuits; along with a radish and corn salad and cornmeal peach cobbler. $65/pp. 5-9 p.m. Tavern, 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, 310.806.6464. tavernla.com

 

 

Providence Anniversary Tasting MenuProvidence Anniversary Tasting Menu
Through June 30. The acclaimed Los Angeles seafood restaurant celebrates 12 years with a special dining experience. Chef-owner Michael Cimarusti creates a four-course menu— changing frequently depending on the sustainable seafood he sources through Dock to Dish—which may include signatures like Uni Egg, sea urchin hiding beneath soft scrambled eggs; wild king salmon with miso mustard, apricot and pork belly; and live scallop with salted butter and black truffle. $95/pp. 5955 Melrose Ave., L.A., 323.460.4170. providencela.com

 

Arroyo Seco Weekend photo courtesy of Arroyo Seco Weekend. Art Beyond the Glass VI photo by Eugene Lee. Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg photo courtesy of Evgeny Matveev.  Surya Spa at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills photo by Aimee Rentmeester Flynn / Four Seasons. Tavern Low County Boil photo by Christina Xenos. Providence Anniversary Tasting Menu photo courtesy of Providence.

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