Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

May 26-29


MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street

May 29. Dust off those top hats and monocles, the 7th annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street returns for Memorial Day. This interactive community event recalls the classic board game through a culinary walking tour of Main Street’s restaurants, juice bars, ice cream and coffee shops. Activities include the “GO TO JAIL” beer garden with brews from Gilly’s American Lager and cocktails from Dulce Vida tequila. Sunday at 12pm – 5pm. Ashland Hill, 2807 Main Street. More Info

Sunday Boat House

May 29. Head to the Marina where Del Rey Swim Club delivers an afternoon of panoramic marina views, delicious eats and signature drinks. The Sunday Boat House event brings a pool party experience with live DJ’s, dancing, and an outdoor bar and restaurant. Admission is $15 presale and $25 at the door. Starts Sunday at 1:00 p.m. 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey. More Info

TAO + DJ Frank Walker

May 29. One of Hollywood’s iconic pool party destinations, The Highlight Room at the Dream Hotel, officially kicks off its rooftop season with a Memorial Day Weekend BBQ party. Menu includes BBQ bacon wrapped hotdogs and Mexican street corn paired with specialty cocktails, topped off with tunes by DJ Frank Walker. Sunday at 3pm. 6417 Selma Ave, Los Angeles. 323.366.8007. Taogroup.com

Food + Drink

Vibe & Chill with STK Steakhouse

Starts May 27. In honor of our veterans, STK offers a special signature red, white & blue lobster “topping” all weekend. Veterans, active duty, gold star families and front line essential workers receive a special discount. Times Vary. 930 Hilgard Ave,Los Angeles. 310.659.3535. stksteakhouse.com

Celebrate Memorial Day at SOL Mexican Cocina

Open. Inspired by the best of Baja California, SOL’s kitchens feature a unique spin on fresh coastal Mexican food. The wide variety of dishes include ceviche sol, shrimp salad esquites, and the award-winning vampiro taco. There is an extensive patio space, fire pits, and specialty cocktails to enjoy. Veterans and active military recieve a 20% heroes discount. 12775 Millennium Dr #160, Playa Vista. 424.289.0066. solcocina.com

Lodge Bread Co. Grand Opening

Now Open. Hasiba, a neighborhood hummusiya, has reopened as Lodge Bread Co., serving falafel and fresh pita plus Lodge Bread Co. favorites for the Pico-Robertson community. Enjoy Lodge’s naturally fermented sourdough pastries, breakfast sammies, pastrami melts, fat pita sandwiches, vegan Caesar, and more. Daily 8am to 4pm. 8532 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles. lodgebread.com

3rd Base L.A

Open. In the heart of Hollywood, 3rd Base L.A is a great spot for sports gatherings and friendly hangouts. Find refined versions of your favorite dishes and bar snacks, such as their crispy wings and shishito peppers. They also feature hand-crafted cocktails, a great selection of beer and wine. Times vary. 1562 North Cahuenga Boulevard, Los Angeles. 323.645.7470. 3rdbasela.com

Arts + Culture

Thinking About Forgetting

Open Now. Otra Vox, located in the Arts District, presents a new series of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Amelia Carley entitled Thinking About Forgetting. Amelia’s paintings are based on her memories from childhood exploring western desert landscapes and constructing visual representations through the use of debris from a rehabilitated landfill. Thurs–Sun at 1 pm–5 pm. 1317 Palmetto Street Los Angeles. 323.497.9308. otravox.com

Los Angeles Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty

May 28. The ballet’s upcoming production of The Sleeping Beauty kicks off this weekend with a performance at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. This limited time performance is a story about an enchanted sleep and the love between a beautiful princess and a handsome prince. Saturday at 7:30pm. 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach. 310.937.6607 More Info

El Universo en Tus Manos: Thought and Splendor of Indigenous Colombia

May 29. Be transported to Colombia at LACMA via The Portable Universe / El Universo en Tus Manos: Thought and Splendor of Indigenous Colombia. Comprising approximately 400 works, this exhibition presents the diversity of ancient Colombian cultures and art. There will be a special musical performance in the galleries for opening day. Sunday at 10am. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. lacma.org

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