The City Prolific: Weekend Events July 13 – 14

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 Gallery Night


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.

Free

7:00pm – 10:00pm

York Blvd and Thereabouts

Psychedelic Furs at Pershing Square


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!

Free

8:00 – 10:00pm

Pershing Square
532 S Olive St
Los Angeles 90189


Grand Performances Presents Songfest: Celebrating Leonard Bernstein


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.

Free

7:30pm

Grand Performances
350 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles 90071

EAT | SEE | HEAR Presents ELF

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.

$12-20

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
Brentwood

Street Food Cinema Presents Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz

Hooray for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost! Oh, and their director Edgar Wright. If you haven’t seen these two comedies, you really must.

$10-15

Doors open 5:30pm
Band (Fallen Riviera) at 6:30pm
Movie at 8:00pm (sunset)

Exposition Park
700 Exposition Park Dr
Los Angeles 90037

Cinespia presents Scream

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.

$10

7:00pm

Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles 90038

SUNDAY, JULY 14

The Kick Back

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

Free

1:00pm – 7:00pm

Former Crane’s Hollywood Tavern
1611 N. El Centro Blvd.
Hollywood 90028

For Free Entry RSVP to TheKickBackLA@gmail.com

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