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Weekend roundup

June 10-13


Movies & Moonlight: The Sandlot

June 11. Sit back and relax with socially distanced outdoor movie nights at 2ND & PCH in Long Beach. Come just after sunset for a special feature of the 1993 family-friendly American sports comedy The Sandlot. These movies are complimentary to the community and self-seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. While there will be limited seating is provided by the center, guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Movie starts at sunset. 6400 Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, 424.217.2337. 2ndandpch.com

Impact Marketplace Pop-Up

June 12. Looking to more eco-friendly items to add to your closet? Andeana Hats, a L.A.-based company that produces sustainable alpaca wool hats handmade by Quechua artisans in Peru, has partnered with eco-luxury lifestyle platform Verte Luxe and more than 10 other ethical brands to host this marketplace pop-up. Attendees can look forward to shopping, cocktails, music and art. Before the event at 11 a.m., there will also be yoga on the beach at Catamaran. Noon-6 p.m. 10 Anchorage St., #5, Marina del Rey. andeanahats.com

Food + Drink


Opens June 11. Have your chopsticks at the ready! Restaurateur Philip Camino’s new Westside restaurant opens this Friday for to-go and delivery orders, serving a limited menu of bento boxes, with the full opening and menu launching July 16. Prior to its full official dine-in opening, Imari will offer a selection of three sashimi bento boxes (pictured), available in limited quantities for pick-up at the restaurant or delivery via Tock, with Postmates, DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats to follow starting Monday. W-Th 5-8:30 p.m., F-Sa 5-9 p.m. 13050 San Vicente Blvd., L.A. imari-la.com

Candy Club x Cake Monkey

Through June 30. Craving sweets? Check out artisanal candy brand Candy Club and Beverly Grove pastry shop Cake Monkey’s special collaboration in honor of June being National Candy Month. Cake Monkey’s founder Lisa Olin created this one-of-a-kind dessert—Banana Peanut Toffee Crunch Cakewich (pictured)—using Candy Club’s chocolate toffee peanuts. All proceeds from this collaboration will be going to local non-profit organization People Assisting The Homeless. 7807 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 323.932.1142; 10844 Chandler Blvd., North Hollywood, 818.508.9579. cakemonkey.com

National Steakhouse Month at STK

Through June 30. Come hungry to contemporary steakhouse STK for National Steakhouse Month. Let STK take you on a culinary journey around the world, highlighting premium cuts of wagyu from Australia, Japan and America. Indulge in specials such as wagyu beef tartare and caviar; Korean-style short ribs; Joshu A5 filet and strip; zingy-rubbed skirt; and a whooping 139-pound tomahawk. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills hotel, 930 Hilgard Ave., L.A., 310.659.3535. stksteakhouse.com

Taste the Rainbow at Le Petit Paris

Now Available. Celebrate Pride Month at Le Petit Paris to enjoy two rainbow-themed specials, available all month long. Take a sip of the Rainbow Cucumber margarita and a bite of chef Nigel’s latest creation, a rainbow lychee panna cotta with rainbowed white chocolate and yogurt flag with Pop Rocks. For every Pride special ordered, Le Petit Paris will donate $1 to the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Su, W-Th 5-10 p.m.; F-Sa 5-11 p.m. 418 / 420 S. Spring St., L.A., 213.217.4445. lepetitparisla.com

Arts + Culture

An Octoroon

June 11-Sept 13. Grab your tickets to the L.A. premiere of Obie award-winning play An Octoroon by MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, which will be performed on Fountain Theatre’s new outdoor stage. An Octoroon is a radical, incendiary and subversively funny riff on Dion Boucicault’s once-popular 1859 mustache-twirling melodrama set on a Louisiana plantation. See website for schedule. $25-$45. 5060 Fountain Ave., L.A. fountaintheatre.com

“Summer Nights with 5-Star” Concert

June 12. Enjoy a night under the stars at this live outdoor concert featuring 5-Star Theatricals at the Northwood Park, presented by the City of Thousand Oaks. This live concert features an evening of musical theater songs that will highlight some of 5-Star’s previous performers (pictured is Everjohn Feliciano), including kids from the community, to ring in the summer season. Guests can bring a chair or blanket to sit on as well as food and drinks. 7 p.m. Free with registration. 3620 Avenida Verano, Thousand Oaks, 805.449.2787. bapacthousandoaks.com

The Music Center’s “Inside Look”

June 13. To kick off the Paul Taylor Dance Company’s residency, The Music Center is hosting its latest “Inside Look” virtual event Shaping a New Generation of Dance: How Companies Evolve in Times of Change with three dynamic dance influencers. During the online conversation, choreographer Kyle Abraham (pictured), Paul Taylor American Modern Dance’s artistic director Michael Novak and moderator Tamica Washington-Miller will discuss the transition dance companies face as they tackle unexpected challenges, ranging from the impact of COVID-19 to the death of a founder. 4 p.m. Free with advance registration. musiccenter.org

Photo credits: Imari courtesy Wagstaff Media & Marketing. Candy Club x Cake Monkey courtesy JS2 PR. Kyle Abraham by Tatiana Wills. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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