Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

October 6-9


LA Fashion Week Sunday Wind Down

Oct. 9. The Thompson Hollywood Hotel partners with Venice-based Love Yoga studio to mark the end of Fashion Week with a rooftop yoga class followed by complimentary mimosas. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. 1541 Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles. RSVP: laxth-yoga@thompsonhotels.com For location information: hyatt.com

Big Brown Beautiful Backyard Bash 

Oct. 8. In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, Guerrilla Tacos celebrates with margaritas, elotes, aqua frescas and more while showcasing a makers market of Hispanic artisans selling jewelry, leather goods, and other hand-crafted items. Saturday, starts at 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 2000 E 7th St., Los Angeles. guerrillatacos.com


Oct. 8. Prime Video celebrates Lena Dunham’s latest comedy Catherine Called Birdy, bringing the film’s medieval English village of Stonebridge to The Grove with many activities for guests to enjoy such as leather embossing stations, tarot card readings, aromatic hand massages and more. Saturday, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. 189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles. thegrovela.com

Tardeada De Mariachi

Oct. 8. This free community event honors traditional elements of the tardeada, or “afternoon party,” part of L.A.’s rich Latino culture. There will be youth and professional mariachi groups, folklorico and Azteca dancers, arts and crafts, Loteria games, and traditional Mexican food. Saturday, from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 4801 East Third Street, Los Angeles. tejanonation.net

Food + Drink

World Sake Day at OTOTO

Oct. 9. OTOTO, will be marking the day with an afternoon tasting of over 40 different sakes. The ticket price includes access to all the sake plus some light snacks to accompany and an opportunity to chat with the importers to learn all about them. Sunday, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. 1360 Allison Avenue, Los Angeles. Get Tickets Now

New to DTLA: Per L’Ora

Now Open.  Hotel Per La jhas opened its ground-floor restaurant, Per L’Ora, featuring Italian cuisine fused with L.A inspired flavors. Menu highlights include hamachi, beef crudo, cioppino and bone in veal milanese. There are also a number of signature cocktails available, such as the Owl’s Castle, made with gin, vodka, sake, and rose orange bitters. Wednesday – Sunday, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. 649 S Olive St, Los Angeles. More Info

National Pizza Month with Love & Salt

Now Open. October is a pizza-lover’s month and Love & Salt is celebrating by creating an off-the-menu pizza each week. This week they are doing a roasted delicata squash pizza made with Riverdog Farm delicata squash, broccoli di cicco, ricotta and salsa verde. Times vary. 317 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach. loveandsaltla.com

Atrium’s Autumnal Greek Theatre BBQ Menu

Now Open. Atrium in Los Feliz is offering a new Greek Theatre BBQ menu available for every show night.  The menu includes a half bbq glazed cornish chicken and a choice of two sides with options consisting of elote salad, potato salad, or baked beans. $25 per person. Open Daily, from 5pm – 11pm. 1816 1/2 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. atriumlosfeliz.com

Arts + Culture

Dudamel Leads Ortiz and Mahler

Oct. 6-9. LA Phil’s Gustavo Dudamel revisits “his first big piece” with Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major and reprises Gabriela Ortiz’ electrifying new Violin Concerto with violin soloist Maria Dueńas. Thursday – Saturday, at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, at 2 p.m. 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles. laphil.com

October Spookiness at The Academy Museum

Until Oct. 29. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures gets into spooky mode with a film series focused on Korean and Mexican horror movies. They will screen film classics such as Old Boy, El vampiro, The Host, and more. Times and date vary per show. 6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. For Korean horror, click here. For Mexican horror, click here.


Now Open. BEYOND THE STREETS is a new flagship storefront gallery and exhibition space that showcases contemporary and emerging artists, with a focus on graffiti and street art creators. Featured artists include FUTURA2000, Felipe Pantone, and pop-artist icon, Takashi Murakami. Wednesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6p.m. 434 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles. beyondthestreets.com

Photo credit: October Spookiness, The Academy. Per L’Ora, Regina Garden. Sunday Wind Down, PURPLE PR. Maria Dueńas, L.A Phil. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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