June 11-14


Beauty and the Beast Choreography & Talk Back

June 11. If you’re a Broadway or Disney fan, start the weekend off early with a choreography walk-through of 5-Star’s production of Beauty and the Beast led by expert choreographer Cheryl Baxter. Following the dance class, join in on the reunion of the Broadway Belles, including Anneliese van der Pol of That’s So Raven, to reflect on the show and weigh in on the current state of theater. Choreography walk-through 4-5 p.m. Belle Reunion 5:15-6 p.m. Zoom Meeting ID: 945 6169 9474  Password: 5StarZoom

Grand Park’s Sunday Session: Home Edition

June 14. Grand Park’s summer dance party series kicks off this weekend with Ladies First, six hours of house music featuring Asian-American and black female voices. Due to the current pandemic, this month’s session will be streamed virtually on Grand Park’s social media accounts and website. 2-8 p.m. Check out Facebook Live, Instagram LiveFusicology.com or Grandparkla.org

Vinovore Wine Tasting

June 14. The Silver Lake wine shop Vinovore presents a virtual wine tasting with Marlen Porter of Amplify Wines. All of the proceeds from this tasting will be donated to Black Lives Matter of Los Angeles. To participate, purchase the featured wine, and you will receive a Zoom link via email for the tasting. Wine prices will vary depending on the options. See website for more info. vino-vore.com


Buffalo Exchange

Reopened. Looking to finally shop in-store, but in a safe environment? Buffalo Exchange is opening its locations in Long Beach, Melrose, Santa Monica and Sherman Oaks with reduced hours and new social distancing protocols. While dressing rooms will still be closed, a limited amount of masked customers will be allowed in the store, and contactless payments like Apple Pay are encouraged. To sell your own clothing, drop-offs can be made by appointment only. Open daily noon-6 p.m. See website for location closest to you. buffaloexchange.com


Reopened. It’s a big weekend for Conservatory. Not only are the open-air WeHo hot spot’s promenade tables and cafe area available for sit-down reservations, but there’s a brand new food and beverage menu, including a Pride drink special. For the rest of Pride Month, with every purchase of the Love Wins cocktail package, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Human Rights Campaign to support both the LGBTQ+ and black communities. Open daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 8289 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. 323. 654.0020 conservatoryweho.com

L.P. Rooftop Dining

Reopened. After using the last few months to make renovations and train staff on new safety procedures, E.P. & L.P.’s rooftop area is officially open again with healthy bar bites, carefully crafted cocktails and safe social-distance seating. Head to the roof to check out the brand new design and breathtaking city views. M-F 4 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sa-Su noon-2 a.m. 603 N La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood 310.855.9955 eplosangeles.com

Battleship USS Iowa Outdoor Tours

Reopened. Make the most of social distancing with some family-friendly learning out in the fresh ocean air. Choose from either a self-guided outdoor museum tour experience with the USS Iowa’s award-winning mobile app or a socially distanced private guided tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $11.95-$19.95 per person. 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, 877.446.9261. pacificbattleship.com

Food + Drink

Celestino Ristorante Summer Takeout Menu

Now Available. To welcome the new season, Celestino Ristorante owner and executive chef Calogero Drago created a summer takeout menu featuring a signature selection of guest favorites. In addition to popular dishes like traditional Italian pastas, risottos and desserts, there will be daily specials to choose from. Be sure to check in for the fish of the day, rotating list of Italian wines and daily aperitifs. Also, you can now enjoy the open bar to-go. Takeout and curbside delivery available. 5-8 p.m. 141 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena. 213.537.0284 celestinopasadena.com

Hollywood Bowl Supper to Go

Beginning June 11. During the Hollywood Bowl’s hiatus this summer, Bowl fans can still treat themselves to delicious meals presented by James Beard Award-winning Caroline Styne and Suzanne Goin prepared daily in the Bowl’s on-site kitchen, with wine pairings from the extensive list. The menu offers six different three-course meals like family-style barbecue or Spanish fried chicken with summer squash gratin and Alaskan halibut. Select a 45-minute window for parking lot pickup. Ordering the day before is encouraged. Th-Sa pickups from 4-7 p.m. 2301 N Highland Ave., Hollywood. hollywoodbowl.com

Parm Boyz: Quarantine Style

Through June 14. If you’re in need of some comfort food, Ronan’s beloved pop-up will be available through the weekend via takeout or delivery. The meal for two includes antipasti, Caesar salad, chicken—or eggplant—parmigiana, red sauce spaghetti and a tiramisu for dessert. You can even add focaccia or burrata for an additional $6, or large format cocktails for two for an extra $17. Pickup between 4-6:30 p.m. in 15-minute intervals to ensure appropriate social distancing measures. $65 for two. Preorder only via ChowNow Ronan, 7315 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. 323.917.5100 ronanla.com

Pride + BLM Music Spotlight

Frank Ocean

Grammy award-winning Long Beach singer-songwriter Frank Ocean offers an unconventional collection of introspective R&B. The proud LGBTQ+ community member isn’t afraid to open up about his personal hardships and vulnerability through his art. Ocean’s collaborations include household names such as Calvin Harris and Travis Scott. He’s currently scheduled to perform at Coachella this fall. Follow on Instagram @blondedListen on Spotify

Kevin Abstract

The founding member of the alternative hip-hop group Brockhampton raps freely about his sexuality and the trials and tribulations that go along with it, including the lack of gay representation within the rap community. Whether you check out his solo albums or his work with his “boy band,” you’ll be in for raw lyrics and an inventive sound. Follow on Instagram @kevinabstract or @brckhmptn | Listen to either Kevin or Brockhampton on Spotify

Shea Diamond

Contemporary R&B-meets-soul artist and transgender rights activist Shea Diamond empowers the LGBTQ+ community with anthems like “I Am Her” and “Don’t Shoot.” Be sure to add her to any of your confidence-boosting music playlists. Follow on Instagram @iamsheadiamond | Listen on Spotify

From top: courtesy 5-Star Theatricals; courtesy Grand Park; courtesy Vinovore; courtesy Buffalo Exchange; Max Milla; courtesy E.P. & L.P.; Chuck Bennett; Acuna-Hansen; courtesy Hollywood Bowl; courtesy Ronan LA; courtesy @blonded/Instagram; courtesy @kevinabstract/Instagram; courtesy @iamsheadiamond/Instagram



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