Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

January 19-22


Dog Walking Hours at the Botanic Garden

Jan. 22. Grab your four-legged friend and spend some quality time together at Palos Verdes’ South Coast Botanic Garden. Every third Sunday, roam the 87 acre garden with your furry pal during their dog-walking hours. Dogs need to remain on leash at all times. $15 per person, $5 per dog. Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula. southcoastbotanicgarden.org

Combap Mart Pop Up Shop

Jan. 21. Blossom Market Hall is celebrating the Lunar New Year with a pop-up shop by Combap Mart, a women-owned business. There will be a variety of local Asian-American and Pacific Islander made goods, plus a special-edition hat. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Located on the second floor. 264 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel. More info at blossommarkethall.com

No Scrubs 90s Party

Jan. 21. Gather your squad for a trip back in time as The Continental Club throws back classic hits from the 90’s. Experience a dance-centric night with DJ Robert on deck while enjoying signature cocktails by expert mixologists. Valet parking available for $15. Saturday, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 116 W 4th St., Los Angeles. Get Tickets

Food + Drinks

Bingo and Dine at The Chap

Jan. 19. It’s British-inspired pub The Chap’s first Bingo Night of the year. Enjoy fish and chips and pints of London’s Five Points in their lush English garden, while competing to win a variety of prizes including Chap swag, free drinks, or a signature dessert. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. 1607 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles. RSVP

Pasadena Cheeseburger Week

Jan. 22-28. Lionel Sternberger purports to have invented the cheeseburger in Pasadena, so join in the the city’s week-long celebration for this classic American dish. Choose from dozens of restaurants and take advantage of burger deals, local competitions, and unique creations. Plus don’t forget to vote for your favorite in the cheeseburger challenge. For more info click www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com

Late Night Brunch with MAMA

Starts Jan. 20. After dancing the night away come down to MAMA Shelter to feed those late night cravings as they introduce Brunch All Night. The all new menu includes Le Royal burger, Dutch Baby pancakes, short rib tacos and more. Thursday – Sunday, midnight to 4 a.m. 6500 Selma Ave., Los Angeles. Reserve Now

Agua Frescas at Brooklyn Ave. Pizza Co.

Now Open. Mocktails are in for Dry January and Brooklyn Ave. Pizza Co. is showcasing a variety of agua frescas to celebrate. With flavors such as guava-jamaica habanero, pineapple cucumber mint, and horchata, the drinks pair well with two of their crowd favorites, the mole pizza and the flaming hot Cheeto Wings. Tuesday – Sunday, times vary. 2706 E. Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles. www.brooklynavepizzaco.com

Arts + Culture

Mean Girls

Through Jan. 29. This Broadway musical is a coming-of-age comedy written by actress Tina Fey with music by Jeff Richmond and lyrics by Nell Benjamin. The story centers about a girl named Cady Heron who moves into suburban Illinois, and crosses paths with a trio of frenemies called The Plastics. Times vary per day. 6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles. Get Tickets Now

From The Danube to The Pacific: Reinventing Home

Opens Jan. 22. Holocaust Museum LA presents “From the Danube to the Pacific: Reinventing Home, the Artwork of Dave Fox.” Born in Vienna, his idyllic home became a dangerous and unwelcoming place for Austrian Jews with the rise of Nazism. Spurred by the anti-Jewish violence and laws that followed, Dave escaped to LA and raised a family. The exhibition explores what it means to lose one’s home and how do we rebuild or reinvent it somewhere new. $15 admission. Sunday, at 3 p.m. 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. holocaustmuseumla.org

Sounds of L.A

Starts Jan. 22. Come watch up-and-coming bands and local legends at the Getty as they feature different musical performances every weekend. The series kicks-off with Afro-Columbian ensemble REBOLU, who will be showcasing Afro-infused rhythms and unique melodic bases for that tropical dance feel. Free with tickets. Saturday, 7 p.m. 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles. getty.edu

Dance Camera West Film Festival

Jan. 19-21. DCW presents an annual international festival that brings dance beyond the stage and through the language of film. This three-day event will have a mix of outdoor screenings and programs inside the theater, presenting the top dance films around the world. Thursday – Saturday, times vary per day. 4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles. dancecamerawest.org

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