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Weekend roundup

May 6-9


Twigzz Flower Market

Through May 9. Stop and smell the roses (and other flowers!) at this flower market hosted by floral and botanical shop Twigzz at One Colorado. With Mother’s Day approaching, take this opportunity to purchase a custom bouquet for Mom, or receive one complimentary bouquet when you spend $75 at any One Colorado retailer or restaurant from May 8 to 9. Th-Sa 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, 626.585.2990. onecolorado.com

Dreamscape at Westfield Century City

Now Open. Escape to faraway worlds—without leaving Century City—in this immersive virtual reality experience, Dreamscape Immersive. Located on Westfield’s level two near Eataly and Del Frisco’s, Dreamscape features four epic adventures for guests to choose from, which are The Blu: Deep Rescue, Alien Zoo, The Curse of the Lost Pearl: A Magic Projector Adventure, and Dragons: Flight Academy. See website to pick your adventure and for available time slots. $23.50. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 424.603.2948. dreamscapeimmersive.com

Mother’s Day


Preorder by May 9. If your mom is a sushi lover, check out Katana’s ultimate take-home Mother’s Day sushi pack! Available for preorder and ordering day-of for pickup only, the pack includes sashimi (tuna, salmon, yellowtail; four pieces each), nigiri (tuna, salmon, fluke; four pieces each) and rolls (spicy tuna, baked crab, white lotus and senshi). You can also add on a bottle of Prosecco and orange juice to mix up glasses of mimosas at home. $148. 8439 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.650.8585. katanarobata.com

Still Life Ceramics

May 9. Spend quality time with Mom during Still Life Ceramics’ outdoor Mother’s Day Pottery in the Park class taught by visual artist Claudia V. Solórzano. Participants will learn to create designs with contrasting colored clay, and then use the slabs to make a vase or a flat piece of art for your wall. No clay experience necessary; all tools and clay are provided. 12:30-3 p.m. $185. ROW DTLA, 767 S. Alameda St., downtown, 213.266.8138. still-life-studio.com

STK Steakhouse

Preorder by May 9 | Dine-in May 9. Spoil Mom with a special brunch or dinner from STK at W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills hotel. Specialty items include lobster and eggs Benedict, cinnamon French toast, truffle steak and eggs, and the ultimate R&R (roses for every Mom and rosé specials). For those that don’t want to go out, call to preorder a Mother’s Day basket for two ($129). Reservations encouraged; preorders for the basket available online. Brunch: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Dinner: 3-10 p.m. 930 Hilgard Ave., L.A., 310.659.3535. stksteakhouse.com

Food + Drink

Flower Burger

Opens May 6. Italy’s fast growing plant-based eatery Flower Burger is making its North American debut as a delivery-only ghost kitchen out of Culver City, with plans to open a brick-and-mortar shop this summer in West Hollywood. This colorful plant-based burger concept will be accepting delivery orders on its website and through delivery apps for lunch (11 a.m.-3 p.m.), and will expand to include dinner hours (11 a.m.-9 p.m.) beginning May 10. The first 50 orders received through the site can receive free delivery with promo code ‘MadeWithLove’ (ends May 9). 323.452.9228. flowerburger.us


Now Open. Get a taste of West Hollywood’s new Spanish Mediterranean concept from chef Rudy Lopez (The NoMad LA) and operator Nick Shultz (Lukshon, Wolfgang Puck, AOC). The 7,000-square-foot restaurant’s menu is a blend of bold flavors and fastidious techniques, featuring highlights such as Santa Barbara uni toast, vegetable fideua, oven-roasted rock cod, grilled iberico secreto skewers and tzatziki meringue. There’s also a diverse selection of cocktails imbued with flavors from local herbs and fruits, California native plants, and tropical nuances. Su-Th 5 p.m.-midnight, F-Sa 5 p.m.-1 a.m. 631 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.734.7764. soulmateweho.com

Weekend Brunch at Lucky’s Malibu

Now Available. Just in time for Mother’s Day weekend, Lucky’s Malibu in Malibu Country Mart is now offering weekend brunch! Diners can enjoy classic favorites (eggs Benedict, omelets and quiche) or savory options, such as Lucky’s famed filet mignon with eggs, huevos rancheros, smoked Scottish salmon, Spanish chorizo breakfast burrito, Lucky’s Philly cheesesteak sandwich, salads and more. Don’t forget about the mimosas, Bellinis and signature cocktails—including the Malibu Manhattan, Mr. Lucky and Blueberry Patch. Sa-Su 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 3835 Cross Creek Road, Unit 18, Malibu, 310.317.0099. luckysmalibu.com

Arts + Culture

Inside Look: Misty Copeland and Dada Masilo—Changing Narratives in Dance

May 6. The Music Center and Dance Magazine present an in-depth conversation between American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland (pictured) and South African dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo. These two strong women of color will share personal anecdotes of how they’ve navigated and conquered the complicated world of dance, breaking down barriers, and misconceptions about dancer body types. Premiering at 5 p.m.; On-demand viewing available starting May 10 at 9 a.m. Free with pre-registration. musiccenter.org

Signature Recital Series: Soprano Christine Goerke

May 7. Don’t miss the newest virtual performance from LA Opera’s latest Signature Recital Series featuring soprano Christine Goerke (pictured), who will be accompanied by pianist Craig Terry. Filmed from the Art Factory in Paterson, New Jersey, Goerke’s program lineup will include Handel, Brahms, and Strauss; Italian art songs; classic show tunes; and other surprises including Carrie Jacobs-Bond’s witty cycle of short pieces, Half-Minute Songs. $45 per household. laopera.org

Styles and Textures for Solo Clarinet

May 8. Tune in to experience Colburn School’s virtual program starring clarinetist Alicia Lee (pictured) and double bassist Kristoffer Saebo. This solo program showcases a variety of styles and textures for both the soprano and bass clarinets with Monolog by the Korean composer Isang Yun as its dramatic center. 7 p.m. Free with registration required. colburnschool.edu

Photo credits: Flower Burger courtesy JS2 PR. Lucky’s Malibu courtesy NextJen PR. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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