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Weekend roundup

June 13-16


Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance

June 16. This 29th annual car event will offer a day of free family fun in Beverly Hills on Father’s Day, featuring 100 iconic vehicles, food and live entertainment. Highlights include displays of hypercars, supercars and features from O’Gara Coach, the upcoming Netflix film “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F” and the Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix. Trophies for 12 award-winning entrants, including “Most Elegant” and “Best in Show,” will be presented by Chairman Bruce Meyer, Mayor Lester Friedman, Rodeo Drive Committee President Kay Monica Rose and Jay Leno. Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills. rodeodrive-bh.com

Los Angeles Independent Beer Fest

June 15. The 15th Annual L.A. Beer Week kicks off with a festival featuring over 75 independent craft breweries, live music, local food, games and more. Produced by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild, it showcases the largest gathering of L.A. County-based craft breweries and this year’s Host Brewery is Boomtown Brewery. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and camp chairs to relax and enjoy the event. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. For VIP, starts at 12 p.m. 200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach. laindependentbeerfest.com

Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival

June 15-16. Prepare for mellow harmonies and earthy grooves at the annual Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival this summer. The two-day concert features performances by Jodeci, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper and more. Enjoy the atmosphere of the Hollywood Bowl by sharing a bottle of wine with friends while enjoying the pride and glory of jazz music. Saturday and Sunday at 3:30 p.m. 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. hollywoodbowl.com

DTLA Dog Days

June 14-15. Celebrate this dog day at Pershing Square starting with a pup-friendly party featuring dog-friendly vendors, treats, activities, free caricatures, photo ops and DJ sets. Following day, they will have two community dog walks and puppy yoga (paid admission required). Plus join for lunch and shop from over two dozen local dog vendors. 532 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles. Friday, 4–8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. downtownla.com

Food + Drinks

Celebrate Father’s Day at Baar Baar LA

June 16. Celebrate Father’s Day with a modern Indian feast by Chef Sujan Sarkar at Baar Baar Los Angeles with two prix fixe options. Enjoy a Bollywood Brunch with live music for $55 per person, with options like jackfruit tacos and lamb keema hyderabadi. Dinner seatings are for $69 per person, offering dishes like avocado bhel and kandhari pork ribs. Both meals include starters, main courses with saffron rice and garlic naan, and dessert options such as coconut and mango panna cotta. 705 W. 9th Street, Los Angeles. Reserve Now

Australian Dinner Series Takes Over Malibu Beach Inn 

June 13-16.Tourism Western Australia is bringing a taste of the western coast to Malibu during the “West Coast to West Coast” dinner series. Head Chef Adam Robson Chew of Cape Lodge and Executive Chef Joshua Balague of Carbon Beach Club will prepare a five-course, seafood-forward menu that pairs regional culinary influences. The event includes wine pairings from Western Australia’s Margaret River Region, featuring producers like Vasse Felix. Thursday-Sunday, 4-10 p.m. 22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu. Reserve Now

Father’s Day BBQ at Aquarium of the Pacific

June 16. Enjoy exploring the aquarium and its ocean exhibits while celebrating Father’s Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific with a BBQ lunch on the outdoor Veranda, overlooking Rainbow Harbor. The menu features BBQ beef brisket, citrus grilled chicken, macaroni and cheese and other family favorites. Fathers receive a complimentary beer or soft drink. Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach. Get Tickets Now

Taco Madness

June 15. L.A. Taco’s Taco Madness is featuring some of the city’s best taquerias, including Villa’s Tacos, Ditroit and Macheen. The event will have 12 top taquerias serving their signature tacos, accompanied by cold Boomtown Brewing beer and micheladas. Plus, enjoy music from some of L.A.’s best DJs, live graffiti art and the crowning of L.A.’s best taco master. Saturday, starts at 6 p.m. 501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles. Get Tickets Now

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Arts + Culture


June 15. The celebration of live music and art will take place at Pan Pacific Park, where you can enjoy live music and browse creations by local artists. Satisfy your cravings with gourmet food trucks offering various bites, sodas and mocktails. The annual festival also features attractions such as kids’ activities and live painting. Saturday, 2-8 p.m. 7600 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. tarfest.com

Hollywood Fringe Festival

Starts June 13. Immerse yourself in local and international theater at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, where you can Expect one-person shows, new musicals, comedies and edgy dramas. Since 2010, this series has featured shows from emerging writers and performers and now offers hundreds of performances—most tickets are around $15 or less, with some shows free of charge. For specific times and information visit hollywoodfringe.org

TreePeople Presents

Starts June 14. Nestled in Coldwater Canyon Park, the rustic S. Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheatre hosts a diverse series of open-air performances, including music, movies and more. This summer’s lineup features alto saxophonist Nicole McCabe, singer-songwriter Pearl Charles, jazz vocalist Niia, a moonlight hike and a screening series. Picnics are welcome. First show starts this Friday at 8 p.m. 12601 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles. treepeople.org

Photo credit: Baar Baar Brunch Interior courtesy of Regan NortonRodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance courtesy of Kahn Media. Los Angeles Independent Beer Fest 2024 – Courtesy of LA Independent Beer FestAll other images are courtesy of the venues and businesses featured.

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