Hollywood Bowl
The Moody Blues opens the annual Hollywood Bowl summer season on June 17. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Check out the best things to do in Los Angeles this month.

Edited by Christina Xenos

Rooftop Cinema Club
June 1-30. The U.K.’s “Number One Outdoor Cinema Series” returns to the rooftop of the historic Montalban Theatre for its third season in L.A. Enjoy street food and drinks while you take in Hollywood views and watch classic (Casablanca), cult (Donnie Darko) and contemporary (Logan, Moonlight, La La Land) flicks. Starting this month, the series is expanding to the terrace at LEVEL, an elegant 33-story aparthotel in the heart of downtown. See website for full lineup and schedule. Ages 18-plus; LEVEL screenings 21-plus. 8:15 pm. $19-$35. 1615 Vine St., L.A.; 888 S. Olive St., downtown. rooftopcinemaclub.com/la

Grand Performances
Opening June 2. This free outdoor summer concert series spotlights global performing arts with a lineup of high-quality music, dance, theater and more in downtown L.A. This season kicks off with highlights including William Close and the Earth Harp Collective, the Secret City and a performance of Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s Frida. California Plaza, 300 & 350 S. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.687.2190. grandperformances.org

Chico Mann & Captain Planet
June 3. KCRW Summer Nights kicks off its 8th season with a live performance from Chico Mann and Captain Planet at One Colorado in Old Pasadena. KCRW DJ Marion Hodges opens and closes the evening with DJ sets of some of her favorite tracks. Free. 7:30 p.m. 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena. kcrw.com/summernights

Last Remaining Seats
June 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24. Now in its 31st season, this summer film series screens classic movies in historic theaters. Some highlights of this year’s lineup: Laura, On the Waterfront and Jaws. Backstage tours are offered before every screening, as well as free pub trivia events after Saturday screenings. Showtimes, locations vary by screening; check website for details. $22. 213.623.2489. laconservancy.org

June 3, 10, 17, 24. Watch classic and cult films projected on a mausoleum wall during this popular Amazon Studios-sponsored film series at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Also on hand are pre-movie DJs and themed photo booths. June highlights include The Wizard of Oz and Selena. See website for full schedule. Gates open 7:15 p.m.; movie 9 p.m. $16. Parking $12-$15. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 877.435.9849. cinespia.org

Street Food Cinema
June 3, 10, 17, 24. Outdoor summer film series hosts screenings every Saturday night at various locations across L.A. Enjoy live music and food from the city’s top trucks. Highlights this month include Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Purple Rain. See website for a full schedule. Doors open 5:30 pm; band 6:30 p.m.; movie 8:30 pm. $6-$21, under 6 free. 323.254.5068. streetfoodcinema.com

Poolside Pilates Fusion Experience with Kit Rich
June 3. Celebrity trainer Kit Rich leads a poolside pilates fusion class at Viviane restaurant at the Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills. Stay for the post-pilates “Kit-approved” brunch where you can dine with the trainer and ask her all your pressing health and fitness questions. (Also happens, July 1 and Aug. 5.) $20-$25. Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills, 9400 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. Tickets.

Opening June 6. Playwright Nick Payne’s work about the universal truth of finding and losing love combines romance with physics. Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time) stars in the play’s Los Angeles premiere. Gil Cates Theater, Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave., Westwood, 310.208.5454. geffenplayhouse.com

Hollywood Fringe Festival
June 8-25. This annual event celebrates freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing-arts community. Theaters, parks, clubs, churches, restaurants and other unexpected places throughout Hollywood host hundreds of productions by local, national and international arts companies and independent performers. Check website for schedule and tickets for individual shows. hollywoodfringe.org

Barnsdall Fridays Wine Tasting
June 9-Sept 22. Enjoy evenings of fine wine and art in the gardens of Frank Lloyd Wright’s renovated Hollyhock House. The weekly event features four selections of boutique, small production, artisan wines from Silverlake Wine, music by KCRW DJs and a host of specialty food trucks and more, including curator-led tours of the recently reopened Hollyhock House. 21+. $35-$50. 4800 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 323.644.6275. barnsdall.org

LA Food Fest
June 10. The eighth annual iteration of this food festival brings a hand-picked lineup of award-winning chefs and restaurants, out-of-town headliners, food trucks and more to the LA Coliseum. Sample signature bites from over 100 food vendors—including Howlin’ Ray’s and the Halal Guys—plus enjoy craft-beer gardens, craft-cocktail bars and an ice-cream social. 2-7 p.m. $65; VIP $95, under 8 free. L.A. Memorial Coliseum, 3911 S. Figueroa St., L.A. lafoodfest.com

LA Pride Festival
June 10-11. West Hollywood’s annual LGBTQ event consists of concerts (Brandy, Chromeo, Aaron Carter), a fair and more. This year, the Pride Parade, which brings hundreds of thousands to WeHo’s streets, will be replaced with a Resist March beginning at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue (June 11). See website for complete weekend schedule. Single-day ticket $25; weekend pass $35. March free. West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.969.8302. lapride.org

Playboy Jazz Festival
June 10-11. The 39th annual festival features master of ceremonies George Lopez, along with performances by Corinne Bailey Rae, Arturo Sandoval Latin Big Band, Gregory Porter, Common and more. 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.850.2000. hollywoodbowl.com

CicLAvia—Glendale Meets Atwater Village
June 11. Three miles of LA’s normally congested streets turn into a car-free park for a walk and bike tour of the city. For the second CicLAvia of 2017, the event boasts a new route through Glendale and trendy Atwater Village. See website for additional route details. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 213.355.8500. ciclavia.org

Taste of the Nation
June 11. Share Our Strength’s annual L.A. foodie event features offerings from more than 40 top LA restaurants, including Union, Kali Restaurant and new supper club Mama Lion. Also on offer are California beer and wine. Proceeds go toward helping fight childhood hunger. 1-4 p.m. (VIP admission 12:30 p.m.). $110; VIP $160; kids 6-13 $25, under 6 free. Media Park, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City, 800.969.4767. ce.nokidhungry.org/losangeles

Wellness Retreat at the Ritz Carlton Spa, Los Angeles
June 11. Treat yourself to a day of rest and relaxation that include a 90-minute poolside yoga and meditation led by ERYT 500 Yoga Alliance certified teacher Rachel Jackson;  “Garden to Glamorous” class where you can create herbal remedies using herbs picked from the rooftop garden; healthy bento box from WP24; and a 50-minute spa treatment. $295. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ritz Carlton Spa, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., downtown, 213.713.8800. ritzcarlton.com

“Tennessee-Style” Indoor Picnic
June 11. Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne present this indoor picnic inspired by Goin’s visit to the famed Blackberry Farm in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Dine on sweet tea-brined fried chicken; pulled pork “sundaes” with coleslaw and baked beans; succotash salad; and more. 5-9:30 p.m. $65/pp. Lucques, 8474 Melrose Ave., L.A., 323.655.6277. lucques.com

2017 StarChefs Los Angeles Rising Stars Gala
June 13. Find out who the newest rising start chefs are in LA. This year’s StarChefs Rising Stars Gala is a night of walk-around tastings featuring food from the city’s top chefs, restaurants with beverage pairings from winning sommeliers and bartenders. $95/pp, $125 VIP, which includes a private pre-awards reception featuring Struia caviar and Champagne Collet. Use code “LOVESOCAL” for 15% off tickets. Vibiana, 214 S Main St., downtown. Tickets.

KCRW presents Pop-Up Magazine—Spring Issue
June 13. The live magazine showcases new, true stories about the fascinating world around us. With photography, film, radio, and original music all mixed together and performed live onstage by a big cast of talented people. $32. The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S. Broadway, downtown, 213.623.3233. popupmagazine.com

LA Film Festival
June 14-22. Film Independent’s primary showcase offers a lineup of compelling independent films, TV and episodic work from emerging storytellers, alongside filmmaker-driven studio titles. This year’s opening-night film is Colin Trevorrow’s The Book of Henry. Check website for film schedule. Individual tickets $16; film passes $350. ArcLight Culver City, 9500 Culver Blvd., Culver City; ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd., L.A.; ArcLight Santa Monica, Third Street Promenade, 395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 330, Santa Monica, 866.FILM.FEST. lafilmfest.com

Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours
June 16. Explore the living maze of Walt Disney Concert Hall with all its curious angles and hidden spaces at the immersive multi-sensory event. Also enjoy DJ tunes, an electro-industrial dance party and more. $20/advance, $30/door. 11:30 p.m.-3 a.m. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., downtown. musiccenter.org/sleepless

Opening Night at the Bowl
June 17. The Hollywood Bowl launches its summer season by celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Moody Blues’ world-shattering album Days of Future Passed. Hear all your favorite songs like “Nights in White Satin” and “Tuesday Afternoon,” along with the Hollywood Bowl orchestra conducted by Thomas Wilkins, YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and a fireworks finale. 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.850.2000. hollywoodbowl.com

June 17-18. Now in its 12th year, this outdoor celebration of all things wine brings wines and brews from around the world to its new Arts District home. Event is 21-plus. Sa 2-6 p.m.; Su 1-5 p.m. General admission $60; designated drivers $25. ROW DTLA, 777 S. Alameda St., downtown. lawinefest.com

Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance
June 18. Each Father’s Day, the legendary Rodeo Drive fills with rare automobiles and motorcycles, constituting Beverly Hills’ largest public annual event. Check website for details and times. Free. 400 block of Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, 323.503.4113. rodeodrive-bh.com

Surya Spa at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
June 20-July 4. Martha Soffer and the therapists of Surya bring two weeks of Surya’s best treatments to the Four Seasons. Restore and rejuvenate with Surya’s fully immersive week-long Panchakarma series, or enjoy profound morning and evening Ayurvedic experiences, all transformative and lasting. 300 S Doheny Dr., L.A., 310.273.2222. fourseasons.com

Twilight Concert Series
June 22-Aug. 17. Spend Thursday evenings ocean-side at one of the top LA tourist spots, the iconic Santa Monica Pier, for the 33nd annual Twilight Concert Series sponsored by KCRW. The weekly celebration kicks off just before sunset. The season kicks off with a neo soul/R&B performance from Khalid and Bibi Bourelly, hosted by KCRW DJ Anthony Valades. The month continues with indie pop bands Lemaitre and Coast Modern on June 29. Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica. kcrw.com/summernights

BET Experience at L.A. Live
June 22-25. Music Fest features headliners like Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T among others. Also find the BET Fan Fest with love entertainment and events. 1111 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 213.742.7100. bet.com

Dwell on Design
June 23-25. This modern-design-minded event, curated in partnership with the editors of Dwell magazine, offers three full days of exhibitions, learning opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, 30 onstage programs, over 60 speakers and 2,000-plus innovative modern furnishings and products. Friday is a designated trade day. Home tours of “Dwell-like” domestic spaces June 24 (Santa Monica/Culver City/Venice) and June 25 (Eastside/Hills) spotlight livable, innovative modern architecture and design found throughout L.A. F 10 am-6 pm; Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su 10 a.m.-4 p.m. One-day pass $30-$40; two-day pass $40-$50; three-day pass $50-$60; all-access pass $225-$250; VIP pass $649; student three-day pass $20-$25. Home tours $110-$125. South Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 800.451.1196. dwellondesign.com

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg
June 23-25. The Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg returns to The Music Center with Tchaikovsky, a grand artistic ballet exploring the intriguing composer’s life and creative drive. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.972.0711. musiccenter.org

Arroyo Seco Weekend
June 24-25. The inaugural Arroyo Seco Weekend festival is poised to bring some of music’s hottest bands to shady Brookside park, adjacent to Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Dawes, Mumford & Sons, Weezer, the Shins, Alabama Shakes and locals Fitz & the Tantrums are among the acts scheduled to perform on three outdoor stages, while an impressive culinary lineup—Barrel & Ashes, Broken Spanish, République and Union, to name a few participating restaurants—is on deck to keep the rocking crowds fed. Get your VIP passes ASAP. Noon. One-day pass $125; weekend pass $225, under 11 free. Brookside at the Rose Bowl, 1133 Rosemont Ave., Pasadena, 855.273.4481. arroyosecoweekend.com

An Evening With David Sedaris
June 28. The celebrated author and humorist returns to Royce Hall to read from his latest book, Theft By Finding: Diaries 1977-2002. Join him for an evening at the podium featuring anecdotes, works-in-progress. Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Royce Hall, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Ave., Westwood, 310.825.2101. cap.ucla.edu

Opening June 28. Visionary playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) explores human connection in this acclaimed play, which finds Georgie (Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds) pursuing a much older man, played by Denis Arndt (Basic Instinct). Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.628.2772. centertheatregroup.org

OUE Skyspace Los Angeles
California’s must-see attraction, nearly 1,000 feet above downtown Los Angeles, boasts entertainment and excitement for audiences of any age. The unobstructed 360-degree view compliments the two open-air observation terraces where guests can see iconic landmarks like the Hollywood sign to the Catalina Island plus everything in-between. Experience the thrill of the world’s first ever Skyslide and engage with an array of interactive technology. $19+. 633 West Fifth St., Downtown, 213.894.9000. skyspace-la.com

Rooftop BBQ at the Peninsula Beverly Hills
Through Sept. 24. Summer weekends bring a special barbecue menu to the poolside Roof Garden restaurant at the Peninsula Beverly Hills. In lush Mediterranean surroundings—five floors above Beverly Hills—you can dine on menu offerings like Pabst Blue Ribbon beer can 1/2 chicken, 28-day dry-aged rib eye with barrel-aged house steak sauce, charred whole branzino and grass-fed beef brisket tacos. Sat.-Sun., 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills 310.975.2855. beverlyhills.peninsula.com

Katana Red Sun BBQ
Through Sept. 3. Spend Sunday summer nights dining on a special menu from the Sunset Strip restaurant paired with specialty cocktails and DJ tunes. Dine on special new dishes like shrimp and chips, lobster garlic noodles and salmon poke, along with carafes of cocktails and boozy popsicles. 8439 West Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.650.8585. innovativedining.com

AQUA Pool Party
Through Sept. 3. Spend summer Sundays poolside at Shade Hotel Redondo Beach. The new series comes complete with DJ tunes, cocktails, menu specials and sweeping ocean views. You can also take your party to the next level with their cabana and bottle service package. $20+. 1-7 p.m. 655 North Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, 310.430.3974. rb.shadehotel.com

Through June 4. The Taper hosts the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph’s new play about a group of young men and their unlikely path to terrorism at the onset of World War I. Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.628.2772. centertheatregroup.org

Jersey Boys
Through June 24. The award-winning musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons makes a stop in LA, bringing hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and more. Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.628.2772. centertheatregroup.org

The Book of Mormon
All month. The irreverent, nine-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy from the creators of South Park and the co-creator of Avenue Q returns to the Pantages. Contains explicit language. Hollywood Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.468.1770. hollywoodpantages.com

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