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Weekend roundup

June 15-18


Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival

June 17-18. Get ready for two days of sensational music and pure enjoyment as the Hollywood Bowl welcomes top acts in jazz and beyond. Groove to the beats of renowned artists like Samara Joy, Bell Biv Devoe, Kamasi Washington, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, and many others. Saturday and Sunday, gates open at 1:30 p.m and the show starts 3:30 p.m. 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. hollywoodbowl.com

DTLA Dog Days

June 16-17. Dog lovers get ready for a howling good time at DTLA’s two-day Dog Days event. Friday is the Dog Festival, where you can strike a pose with your best friend at the photo booth, get free bandanas and tote bags, groove to the beats with the DJ and more. Day 2 will be host pack walks every hour followed by a social meetup. Friday, 4 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 532 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles. More Information

Parks After Dark

Starts June 15. The LA County Department of Parks and Recreation is kicking off the Parks After Dark (PAD) program at Mayberry Park, commencing with a brief program and a 10-minute Zumba class. This summer, engage in weekly PAD activities like the Sports and Fitness Challenge, LA County Got Talent, senior socials, dances, teen zones, poolside movies, and more. Every Thursday-Friday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. 3201 Meyer Rd., Whittier. parks.lacounty.gov

Juneteenth FRNDS All Black at Night

June 18. Celebrate Juneteenth and black culture, co-hosted by Black on the Block and FRNDS. Enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor activities from food vendors and live activations to games and surprise celebrity performances. Remember to dress in all black to match the party theme. Sunday, 9 p.m-2 a.m. 6021 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles.
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Food + Drinks

Bubbles and Jazz Brunch by the Beach

Now Open. Introducing the exclusive Bubbles and Jazz Brunch at the Shutters’ Courtyard every weekend. Enjoy tapas-style benedicts, sizzling skillets, and brunch classics, all accompanied by the smooth sounds of the Seaside Jazz Trio featuring local vocalists. Every Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica. shuttersonthebeach.com

Father’s Day Brunch at CIRCA 55

June 18. CIRCA 55, located at The Beverly Hilton, will host a Father’s Day brunch in its stylish, mid-century modern setting overlooking the pool. The restaurant will offer an expansive menu, featuring West Coast oysters, shrimp cocktails, baby back ribs at the carving station, and more, all accompanied by live music from a celebrity guest DJ. Sunday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.  9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills. hilton.com

Foxhall Steakhouse

Now Open. Discover a new and intimate steakhouse located right between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood with a variety of steaks, each dry-aged for a minimum of 28 days, including an 8 oz filet to the ribeye and the 32 oz porterhouse. Pair your meal with selections from the extensive wine list and cocktail menu. For dessert, treat yourself to fluffy soufflés available in chocolate, Grand Marnier, and peanut butter flavors. Tuesday – Sunday, 5 p.m.–10 p.m. 310 South Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. foxhallsteakhouse.com

Arts + Culture

Sarah Rosalena: Standard Candle

June 17-18. Explore an exhibition by LACMA at the Mount Wilson Observatory, a mile above Los Angeles. Wander around the 100-inch Hooker telescope to see artist Sarah Rosalena’s installations, featuring blacklit curtains and lightboxes decorated with glass beads. These works honor the observatory’s celestial discoveries, the women who processed the data, and the land’s original inhabitants, the Tongva people. Saturday and Sunday, 1–5 p.m. Mount Wilson Rd., Los Angeles. mtwilson.edu

Photo credit: Sarah Rosalena Installation by LACMA and The Mount Wilson Observatory. NKSIN: REVIVAL by Purple PR. Hollywood Bowl Stadium by Hollywood Bowl Website. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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