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Weekend roundup

May 25-28


MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street 

May 27. Experience a fun interactive culinary event on Santa Monica’s Main Street, featuring a unique twist on the board game Monopoly. Grab tastings at local restaurants, bars and eateries using “MAINopoly” dollars. Make sure to visit the exclusive VIP Beer Garden at the “Go to Jail” location and successfully complete your game board for a chance to win the Taste of Main Street Prize Pack valued at over $1,000. Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. 2640 Main St., Santa Monica. Get Tickets Now

Well Dressed – A Night Of Stand Up & Live Jazz

May 26. Experience an elegant stand-up show as the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel presents an evening of jazz by the Daniel Rotem Trio, accompanied by stand-up performances by renowned comics who have graced the screens of Netflix, Amazon, NBC, E!, Comedy Central, and more. Cocktail attire recommended. Friday, 8 p.m. Cinegrill Theater, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los-Angeles. Get Tickets Now

Hotcakes Bakes x Evil Twin Pop-Up

May 27. Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Culver City’s new shared open-air patio with Hotcakes Bakes and Evil Twin for a pop-up experience. Sip on wines poured by Dylan Weiss, savor special sweets by Elfie Astier, and enjoy on-site made arepas from Kitchen El Camino. DJ LITO will spin vinyl tunes. Saturday, from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. 4119 S. Centinela Ave., Los Angeles. eviltwinla.com

Food + Drinks

KA’TEEN Debuts Weekend Brunch

Now Open. The Mexican eatery’s new brunch blends traditional Yucatán flavors with Chef Wes Avila’s unique culinary style. Try signature dishes like potato taquitos, cauliflower al pastor, and pescado zarandeado. Enhance your brunch experience with seasonal fruit-infused cocktails or the new cantarito— a shared beverage to enjoy with larger groups. Every Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 6516 Selma Ave., Los Angeles. Reserve Now

New Superfine Happy Hour

Now Open. Kick off the weekend with Superfine Playa’s new happy hour. Enjoy an array of drink specials, including classic cocktails, refreshing Italian Spritz, wine selections and draft beers. Complement your drinks with food specials, featuring options such as braised meatballs, balsamic herb fries and crispy fried gnocchi. Wednesday-Sunday 3-5 p.m. 12746 Jefferson Blvd Suite 2200, Playa Vista. superfineplaya.com

NoHo’s Oldest Dining Train Car

Now Open. Enjoy a twist on the classic chicken and waffle aboard the dining car at Bruxie’s. The menu blends sweet and savory flavors with crave-worthy options such as fried chicken waffle sandwiches, chicken tenders, and artisanal custard cakes. Times vary. 5230 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. bruxie.com

Hart House on Sunset

Now Open. Hollywood welcomes Kevin Hart’s latest venture, a new fast-casual eatery showcasing sustainable and plant-forward cuisine. From burgers and chicken sandwiches to salads, crispy nuggets, fries, tots, and milkshakes—Hart House uses only plant based ingredients. The limited-time “Summer Lovin” menu features the smokey BBQ burger, zesty lemonade, and spicy Nashville nuggets. Open daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 6800 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. myharthouse.com

Arts + Culture

Lady of the Camellias

Starts May 27. Performed to the enchanting melodies of Chopin’s romantic composition and set against the backdrop of 19th century high-society Paris, the ballet portrays the profound affection Armand harbors for Marguerite, a French courtesan. Choreographed by Val Caniparoli. Opening night Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach. losangelesballet.org

The Miracle Project Takes The Cake

May 28. In this immersive experience, a diverse ensemble of performers, including individuals with disabilities, will challenge audience members to unravel the enigma of a thrilling cake heist. Sunday, show 1 at 2 p.m. and show 2 at 4:30 p.m. 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd. 
Beverly Hills. thewallis.org

Women Defining Women in Contemporary Art of the Middle East and Beyond

Now Open. LACMA showcases 75 works by women artists from Islamic societies, exploring shared concerns and diverse identities beyond “Middle Eastern” boundaries. With origins spanning Africa, Western, Central, and Southern Asia, and diasporic communities, these artists present a tapestry of unique perspectives and artistic expressions. Times vary. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. lacma.org

David Bowie in The Soviet Union

Open. Experience David Bowie and Geoff MacCormack’s remarkable 1973 journey from Japan to England aboard the Trans-Siberian Express. At Culver City’s prestigious Wende Museum, delve into MacCormack’s evocative photographs, capturing the essence of their train voyage alongside exclusive footage from Bowie’s film, The Long Way Home. Friday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 10808 Culver Boulevard, Culver City. wendemuseum.org

Photo credit: Women Defining Women by LACMA. Happy Hour by Emma Arends. David Bowie in the Trans-Siberia Express by Geoff MacCormack. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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