L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From ComplexCon to Amazon's 'Fairfax' Pop-Up and More

Plus, Head in the Clouds Festival, 'Stranger Things' Store at the Americana at Brand, and other cool happenings.

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Mark your cal for these pop-up shops and markets, stylish soirées, trunk shows, and other cool Los Angeles events.

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Ongoing Pop-Up Shops & Events

Latrine Pop-Up (Fairfax): In honor of its new animated series Fairfax, Amazon Prime Video is hosting a pop-up shop for the show's fictional brand Latrine, which will offer exclusive merchandise including Jeff Staple-designed hoodies, fake Latrine money and more. They can also enjoy free food, drinks, and other activations inspired by the show.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 3 through Friday, Nov. 5 from 1 to 7 p.m.
Where: 427 North Fairfax Ave., L.A., 90036

Zero + Maria Cornejo Pop-Up (L.A.): After closing their shop for nearly a year, Zero + Maria Cornejo is back with a three-day pop-up shop at Sonia Boyajian's fine jewelry boutique. Customers will get an exclusive chance to shop for the new Resort Capsule 2022 collection. Shop until you drop and enjoy rosé from Lorenza.
When: Thursday, Nov. 4 through Saturday, Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 357 North La Brea Ave., L.A., 90036

Flyer: Courtesy of ComplexCon

ComplexCon (Long Beach): Streetwear's largest convention is back and taking over the LBC. Over 100 brands and fashion enthusiasts are coming together for two days of shopping, drops, conversations, and more. Hosted by J Balvin and Kristen Noel Crawley, this year's fest will feature a special performance by A$AP Rocky. Complex's First We Feast is also debuting their food festival First We Feast Lagoon. Fans of the series Hot Ones, will be the first to try Hot One's Boneless Chicken Bites for free. Guests can also order bites from local favorites like Sweet Chick, Katsu Sando, and more. Tickets are $135 for two-day general admission; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, 90802

Head in the Clouds Festival (Pasadena): The leading Asian music and media company, 88rising, is teaming with Goldenvoice for the Head in the Clouds Festival. The fest's lineup includes Joji, Rich Brian, CL, Saweetie, Japanese Breakfast, and more. General admission for two-day passes is $249, while VIPs are $399. Get your tickets here!
When: Saturday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 11 p.m
Where: Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, 91103

Hoka Footwear Pop-Up (WeHo): Athletic footwear brand Hoka is popping up on Melrose with its high-performance shoes. The retail experience will feature 3D foot scanning devices by Volumental, smart lockers, and more. Customers can also purchase exclusive apparel.
When: Now through Wednesday, Dec. 1
Where: 8551 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 90069

Photo: Courtesy of Dreamscape

Dreamscape's Men in Black: First Assignment VR Experience (Century City): It's time to suit up! Be one of the first Angeleno agents to try Dreamscape's Men in Black: First Assignment VR Experience. Work together with your crew to take on the dreaded Octopoids. All travelers must be at least 48 inches tall and 10+ years old. Travelers under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult with a paid ticket to sign the Dreamscape waiver on the child's behalf. Tickets are $23.50; buy them online here.
When: Open now
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

Thursday, Nov. 4

Infinity Festival (Hollywood): The annual Hollywood-meets-Silicon Vallry festival celebrates "Story Enabled by Technology," and this year's event will be both in-person and virtual. Expect expert-led panels, conferences, immersive experiences and more on the latest in film, TV, audio, 5G, gaming, animation more top tech and entertainment topics. Tickets are $150; buy them here.
When: Thursday, Nov. 4 from 8:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Goya Studios, 1541 North Cahuenga Blvd., L.A., 90028

Friday, Nov. 5

The Paramount Reopening (Boyle Heights): Los Angeles' longest-running music and events venue, The Paramount is returning this week. Stop by and enjoy an eclectic lineup of locally and internationally recognized artists including Son Rompe Pera, Bobby Oroza, Twin Seas, and more, sourced by KCRW DJ José Galván. Tickets are $15; purchase them here!
When: Friday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Paramount, 2708 East Cesar E. Chavez Ave., L.A., 90033

Brown Sugar Screening at Rooftop Cinema Club (DTLA): Rooftop Cinema Club's iconic Level theatre is back! The open-air cinema is screening the Black love cinema classic, Brown Sugar. Tickets for one lounge seat start at $19.50; purchase your tickets here.
When: Friday, Nov. 5 at 9 p.m.
Where: Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA, 888 South Olive St., L.A., 90014

Saturday, Nov. 6

WalkUnitedLA (Inglewood): On the day before the Los Angeles Rams host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday Night Football, fans, and community members can spend their Saturday at SoFi Stadium for the inaugural WalkUnitedLA. Registration is now open for WalkUnitedLA, a 5K family walk/run at SoFi Stadium, the new home of the Los Angeles Rams, to support United Way's efforts to break the cycles of poverty through homelessness and housing, education, and economic opportunity efforts.
When: Saturday, Nov. 6
Where: SoFi Stadium, 1001 Stadium Dr., Inglewood, 90301

Photo: Courtesy of Stranger Things Store

Stranger Things Store (Glendale): Netflix is throwing the first-ever Stranger Things stores ahead of the holiday season. This unique retail experience will have exclusive merchandise and interactive photo moments. Explore the world of the series' most popular locations including the Upside Down, the Starcourt Mall, and more. Tickets are complimentary but limited. Reserve your tickets here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 6 through January 2022 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, 91210

Sunday, Nov. 7

Melrose Trading Post (Melrose): Continuing their Sunday stay, the Melrose Trading Post is back and hosting their weekly flea market. Visitors can shop art, clothing, furniture, beauty products, and more from local vendors. Safety protocols include limited capacity and mandatory masks. Tickets are $5; buy them online here.
When: Sunday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

Monday, Nov. 8

Amazon Prime Video Presents Voices: An Entertainment Celebration for Native American Heritage Month (Online): Amazon Prime Video is hosting a one-day virtual event to celebrate Native American History Month. The event will highlight the many contributions from the cultural community and acknowledge Hollywood's complicity in the ongoing erasure of indigenous stories. The event will be available to stream on Amazon Live and Prime Video's YouTube Channel.
When: Monday, Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Amazon Live and Prime Video's YouTube Channel

Sunday, Nov. 14

Alzheimer's Los Angeles "Making Memories" Festival (Chinatown): Alzheimer's Los Angeles, the oldest L.A. community-based organization serving families living with Alzheimer's, is honoring and celebrating 40 years of service to the community with a vibrant celebration of food and music with Grammy Award-winners Ozomatli. Tickets on sale here.
When: Sunday, Nov. 14 at noon
Where: L.A. State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring St., L.A., 90012

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