Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

May 30-June 2


L.A. Wine Fest

June 1-2. The women-run wine festival returns to Long Beach’s Harry Bridges Memorial Park for a weekend of wine tasting, craft brews, ciders, kombucha, food, lifestyle exhibitors and live music. Guests can enjoy a festive atmosphere and will have the chance to engage with winemakers, discussing various wines, grape varieties, vintage differences and the impact of climate on wine production. Saturday at 2-6 p.m. Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach. lawinefest.com

WeHo Pride Street Fair

May 31. This Pride Street Fair will occur this weekend along Santa Monica Boulevard, celebrating LGBTQ+ culture with activities and attractions for all ages​. This free event will feature community group booths, exhibitors, sponsor activations, live performances and other entertainment elements. Friday at 6 p.m. 647 N San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood. wehopride.com

Outdoor Movies at the Skirball

May 31. Take a seat in the Skirball Cultural Center’s courtyard for a series of outdoor screenings. The museum will show The NeverEnding Story, Where the Wild Things Are and Pan’s Labyrinth in conjunction with its exhibition, Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak. The first showing is this Friday, at 8:30 p.m. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. skirball.org

Debbie Allen Dance Academy FREE Community Block Party

June 2. Join the Debbie Allen Dance Academy for a free Community Block Party featuring carnival rides and games (first 5 tickets free), dance classes and health screenings. Enjoy food for purchase from L.A.’s top food trucks. Entry is free. Sunday, 12-7 p.m. 1850 S. Manhattan Pl. Los Angeles and along Washington Blvd between Western Ave & Gramercy Pl. debbieallendanceacademy.com

KCRW Summer Nights Presents iLe

Starts June 1. Kick off summer with KCRW Summer Nights featuring Grammy-winning Puerto Rican singer-songwriter iLe at Grand Performances. Enjoy her blend of traditional and modern Latin American sounds, alongside opening acts Mestizo Beat and DJ José Gálvan. Experience a variety of compositions in the heart of L.A., complemented by a diverse mix of bands, DJ sets and dance parties. Saturday, 6-10 p.m. 351 S. Olive Street Los Angeles. grandperformances.org

Food + Drinks

Friday Night Wine Tastings

Starts March 31. Join Barnsdall Park’s wine tastings, a beloved summer tradition in L.A. held on the west lawn of the historic Hollyhock House. These Friday fundraisers feature boutique wines curated by Silverlake Wine and good sunset views of the city. You can also tour the Hollyhock House for an additional $25. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket and picnic, or enjoy the offerings from food trucks on-site. Proceeds support the park’s art programs and historic renovations. Starts this Friday, 5:30–9 p.m. 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. barnsdall.org

Red Sun BBQ Sundays

June 2. Katana’s Red Sun BBQ returns for the summer, offering a festive Sunday evening experience featuring a live DJ on the patio. Join them every Sunday for a Japanese robata-style grilling event with new summer cocktails like the Kyoto Dragon. Enjoy imaginative Japanese cuisine, including traditional sushi and sashimi, or selections from the robata bar such as grilled avocado and A5 Wagyu. 5:30-10 p.m. 8439 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. katanarobata.com

atí Pop Up at All Day Baby

May 30-June 1. To kick off summer nights, Chef Andrew Ponce brings his modern Mexican pop-up, “Atí,” to All Day Baby, from May to June. He will feature a menu of modern Mexican dishes, including tacos, mariscos, crispy duck mole, tostadas and cocteles. Thursday and Friday, 6-9:30 p.m. Reserve Now

Enjoy Patio Season at Bacari

Now Open. Dine al fresco at Bacari Sherman Oaks and enjoy new Mediterranean-style dishes curated by Executive Chef-Partner Lior Hillel. The menu features both signature items and new offerings, including taramasalata, papas bravas and lamb hummus, complemented by a selection of summer mocktails. Open daily, hours vary. 14106 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. eatwithbacari.com

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Arts + Culture

Silvana Estrada & Cécile McLorin Salvant

May 31. Experience a night of masterfully crafted songs by two artists at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Silvana Estrada delivers soulful coming-of-age stories with a voice that honors Latin American musical traditions while embracing contemporary elements. Cécile McLorin Salvant weaves connections between vaudeville, blues, global folk traditions, theater, jazz and baroque music, showcasing her passion for storytelling through music. Friday at 8 p.m. 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. laphil.com

OperaFest LA

Starts June 1.  Experience a weeklong opera celebration across Los Angeles with performances from LA Opera, Long Beach Opera, Pacific Opera Project, Synchromy, Overtone Industries, Mission Opera and Beth Morrison Projects. The event features 11 works by seven companies, including Magdalene by Beth Morrison Projects, Turandot and Fire and Blue Sky by LA Opera and Madama Butterfly by Pacific Opera Project. For specific times and hours visit operaamerica.org

David Zwirner: 30 Years

Now Open. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, David Zwirner recently opened its newest flagship, showcasing works by all of the gallery’s artists. Titled David Zwirner: 30 Years, features new paintings, sculptures and installations created specifically for the show. Highlights include new pieces by long-time artists like Luc Tuymans and Stan Douglas, as well as works by newer additions such as Elizabeth Peyton, Michael Armitage and Emma McIntyre. Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. 606–616 N Western Ave., Los Angeles. davidzwirner.com

Jean-Michel Basquiat: Made on Market Street

Until June 8. Don’t miss the final days of the exhibition at Gagosian in Beverly Hills, featuring 30 rarely loaned Jean-Michel Basquiat pieces created during his time at his Venice studio from 1982 to 1984. Despite his close association with the New York art scene of the 1980s, Basquiat was prolific in Los Angeles as this exhibition reflects on this significant period, several of which are among his most important paintings. Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 456 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills. gagosian.com

Photo credit: Jean-Michel Basquiat courtesy of Gagsioan Beverly Hills. WeHo Pride Festival courtesy of Jon Viscott and the City of West Hollywood. All other images are courtesy of the venues and businesses featured.

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