Last weekend was one of beaches, pools, bicycles, bikinis, and barbecues. Biked up the coast from Manhattan Beach to Venice, swam in the ocean, swam in a rooftop pool, and barbecued in our little backyard. This weekend will likely be a little more urban (and clothed).
SATURDAY, JULY 13
Saturdays off the 405 presents Pickwick
The Getty Museum presents free outdoor concerts all summer long. This week’s performer is Pickwick with DJ Howie Pyro.
Free (Parking $15)
6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
NELA? Wondering what the hell that is? It stands for North East Los Angeles. We cities love our acronyms. Every second Saturday of the month, NELA (aka Eagle Rock and Highland Park) host an open galleries night.
7:00pm – 10:00pm
York Blvd and Thereabouts
DUDE! The Psychedelic Furs are playing for FREE in Pershing Square tonight. Need we give you another reason why we love LA? The concert lawn is open to the public at 7:30pm and concerts begin at 8:00pm. There is a beer & wine garden to make up for the fact that you can’t bring your own booze. Thanks, Parks and Rec!
8:00 – 10:00pm
532 S Olive St
Los Angeles 90189
If you’re more into musical theatre, than 80’s rock, head up the hill to Grand Performances at Cal Plaza for a sing along of selections from West Side Story, On the Town, and Candide. Special guest Jamie Bernstein provides narration throughout this celebration of her father’s rich musical legacy.
350 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles 90071
Okay, I don’t know why they’re showing a Christmas Movie, but hey, it’s a great one! Food trucks a plenty, but feel free to bring a picnic.
5:30 p.m. – Doors open
7:00 p.m. – Band (Branches) performs
8:30 p.m. – Movie begins
Paul Revere Middle School
1450 Allenford Avenue
Hooray for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost! Oh, and their director Edgar Wright. If you haven’t seen these two comedies, you really must.
Doors open 5:30pm
Band (Fallen Riviera) at 6:30pm
Movie at 8:00pm (sunset)
700 Exposition Park Dr
Los Angeles 90037
Be prepared for lots of people wearing that mask. Bring your fanciest picnic, your booze, and your blankets, and get freaked out with a lot of strangers.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles 90038
SUNDAY, JULY 14
What else is there worth doing on Sunday, but kicking back? Sounds by DJ B. Hen and DJ Qwess Coast. $1 Taco’s, Drink Specials, and $4 bbq mac and cheese Plates; $3 drink specials from 2 – 4pm
1:00pm – 7:00pm
Former Crane’s Hollywood Tavern
1611 N. El Centro Blvd.
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