The City Prolific: Weekend Events June 1 – 2

Last weekend, I went to Street Food Cinema’s screening of Stand By Me, and watched Corey Feldman’s band open for the movie. I have no pictures to prove to you that I was there, watching Corey Feldman bust his MJ moves for two full hours. But I was there, it did happen, and I will never forget it. It was like an episode of the Twilight Zone set in the entertainment industry of the ’80s.

It’s going to be hot this weekend! Summer is making itself known.


Unique LA Moving Sale

UniqueLA is clearing out their old office, so you know what that means! Uber-stylish furniture, props, and knick-knacks at great prices. There is also a section of freebies like craft supplies, books, decor items.


10:00am – 12:00pm

440 Seaton Street
Suite 206
Downtown LA

Make Music Pasadena

Make Music Pasadena hits the streets of Pasadena again today for a free music extravaganza from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.  The all-ages affair includes over 100 bands rocking it out on outdoor stages scattered throughout downtown Pasadena.  Check the full schedule and line-up here.

5:00 Suggested Donation

11:00am – 11:00pm


Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest Opening Reception

Please join us for the opening reception of Alexandra Grant’s Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest on Saturday,  June 1st from 7 – 9 pm.

The exhibition marks the culmination of a large scale site-specific work initiated by Grant encompassing a series of public drawing sessions, reading groups and artist collaborations at 18th Street Arts Center. Co-curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas and Isabelle Le Normand, this work premieres in Santa Monica and is presented at Mains d’Oeuvres in Saint-Ouen, France this fall.


7:00pm – 9:00pm

18th Street Arts Center

1639 18th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Cinespia Presents Some Like it Hot

Did you know it’s Marilyn Monroe’s birthday? Celebrate by seeing her play a vapid ditz in Some Like It Hot. It’s a fun movie, and she’s totally magnetic. But damn it, Marilyn the woman was smart! And interesting! I wish we could see the behind-the-scenes. Anyway, she, Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis star in the Billy Wilder comedy classic that has two men disguising themselves as women to join an all girls jazz band and hide from the mob. Marilyn plays the drop dead gorgeous singer who tempts them to give up their disguises, in her “most sizzling role”. DJ David Holmes Spins before and after the movie. Bring blankets, drinks and picnic dinners. As a courtesy to other moviegoers: NO TALL CHAIRS.

$12 tickets available at gate

Door open 7pm, movie screens at 8:30pm

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6000 Santa Monica Boulevard
Hollywood, CA

Eat | See | Hear Presents Clueless

Another screening featuring more vapid ditzes! It’s tonight’s theme! (Frankly, I love this movie.)
Eat | See | Here settles in Brentwood with Clueless, LA’s quintessential ouevre of ’90’s zeitgeist.
Plenty of food trucks for your noshing pleasure.

$10 Advance General Admission

$12 At the Door (cash or credit)

Doors: 5:30pm
Music: 7pm
Movie: 8:30pm

Paul Revere Middle School,

1450 Allenford Ave, just South of Sunset


Design-n-Dim Sum Bike Tour

The 5th Design-and-Dim Sum Bike Ride will visit furniture designer Stefan Bishop, the live-work studio of Astrid Diehl and Eddy Sykes, and master ceramicist Tracy Wilkinson. Followed by dim sum in Chinatown, of course.

FREE but please RSVP so they have a headcount for dim sum

Meet at 11:00 a.m., ride at 11:30 a.m.

Flying Pigeon
3404 N. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90042

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