L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From The Do-Over to Guess Originals X J Balvin Pop-Up, & More

Plus, T-Pain at The Novo, Tatel's bottomless brunch, and other cool happenings.

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

HBO Max Hacks Tour Bus (Multiple Locations): To celebrate their second season, HBO Max's Hacks is taking Deborah Vance's tour bus around Los Angeles. Stopping at popular locations like The Grove and the Santa Monica Pier, the bus will have free Hacks-themed merchandise giveaways and photo moments. The bus tour's final stops on Wednesday will be at Rocco's and Heart on the WeHo Strip, featuring a special surprise for fans of the comedy series.
When: Now through Wednesday, May 11
Where: Multiple Locations

Guess Originals X J Balvin Pop-Up (WeHo): Guess Originals is collaborating with global music superstar and fashion icon J Balvin. The collection will be available at the weekend pop-up where guests can purchase graphic tees, cargo pants, and more. Find out more here.
When: Thursday, May 12 through Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 529 North La Cienega, L.A., 90048

Palais Du Fruits Film Festival (DTLA): Enjoy this one-time film festival held at the Palais Du Fruits. The festival will feature five main categories including, Narrative, Comedy, Action, Documentary, and Screenwriting. Single-day tickets are $5, while the whole festival is $12. Purchase them here!
When: Thursday, May 12 through Saturday, May 14
Where: Palais du Fruits Movie House, 1753 East Olympic Blvd., L.A., 90021

Getty 25 Celebrates Inglewood (Inglewood): In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Getty Center, the Getty Trust is hosting free outdoor events across Los Angeles. The first stop is Inglewood! The festival will feature local artists, including Katalyst, DJ Qwesscoast, and more. There also will be activities, food, drinks, and more. Find out more here.
When: Saturday, May 14 through Sunday, May 15
Where: Inglewood City Hall, 1 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, 90301

SHOREbar's 10th Anniversary (Santa Monica): To commemorate SHOREbar's 10 Year Anniversary, the h.wood Group is hosting a two-day celebration. On Friday, they are having a hosted bar with sounds provided by Fred Matters, and on Saturday, DJ Quick will be joining the fun as well.
When: Friday, May 13 through Saturday, May 14 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: SHOREbar, 112 West Channel Rd., Santa Monica, 90402

Photo: Courtesy of Randi Roberts/Fever

Bridgerton Afternoon Tea Experience (DTLA): High society Angelenos are invited to partake in an evening of Bridgerton-inspired festivities. From the same team who brought you The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience, Bridgerton Afternoon Tea is the latest event inspired by the Netflix series. Guests will be able to enjoy a traditional tea party among royalty and more. Tickets start at $85 per person; save your spot here.
When: Now through Saturday, June 11 (Select Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 South Grand Ave., L.A., 90071

Photo: Courtesy of Daring

Daring x Ronnie's Kitchen (Hollywood): The plant chicken brand, Daring is partnering with the newly opened Ronnie's Kitchen + Cocktails. The gastropub's menu will include Daring Foods' Sweet Chick Sandwich, Chicken Sandwich, and Loaded Fries.
When: Serving now
Where: Ronnie's Kitchen + Cocktails, 5936 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 0028

Banksy: Genius or Vandal? Exhibition (Culver City): Exhibition Hub and Fever are collaborating on a new art exhibit. Visitors are invited to explore the mysterious universe of the Bristol-born street artist Banksy. The exhibition will feature 80 genuine and certified artworks on loan from private collectors and a unique virtual reality experience. Tickets start at $29.50; purchase them here.
When: Now through May
Where: 10131 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, 90232

The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience (DTLA): Immerse yourself in the world of Netflix hit series Bridgerton. Mix and mingle with the city's best and enjoy cocktails and partake in an evening of music and dance. Tickets start at $49; purchase them here.
When: Now through the summer
Where: Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, 506 South Grand Ave., L.A., 90071

Wednesday, May 11

Art Battle L.A. (Arts District): Various of the city's best creators are battling it out at the Art Battle L.A. The one-night tournament features 12 artists competing against a 20-minute clock and for audience votes. Tickets start at $25; buy them here.
When: Wednesday, May 11 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Wisdome L.A., 1147 Palmetto St., L.A., 90013

Thursday, May 12

Goldenvoice Presents T-Pain (DTLA): Singer and rapper T-Pain is taking the stage at L.A. Live's iconic venue, The Novo. Don't miss the artist performing his most popular hits along with openers Erica Banks, Young Cash, and more. Grab your tickets here!
When: Thursday, May 12 at 8 p.m.
Where: The Novo, 800 West Olympic Blvd., a335, L.A., 90015

Friday, May 13

Queer Art Show, Open Mic & Poetry Night (Westlake): Couplet Coffee is hosting an art series that hosts some of the leading trailblazers and thought leaders within the LGBTQIA+ community. Featuring live music, DJ sets, epic poetry, and art by queer artists, the event will be serving up espresso drinks at the sober safe space. The event is brought to you by AIR, the Dropbox alternative for creatives.
When: Friday, May 13 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Robinson S.P.A.C.E, 104 Robinson St., L.A., 90026

Jurassic Park Screening at Cinespia (Beverly Grove): Cinespia, LA's favorite cinematic experience presented by Amazon Studios, is returning for its 21st season. Kicking off this season's series is a screening of Jurassic Park. Enjoy the glow of the DTLA skyline and grab a bite at our concessions. General Admission is $22; purchase yours here.
When: Friday, May 13 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring St., L.A., 90012

Saturday, May 14

High Times SoCal Cannabis Cup (Multiple Locations): The High Times Cannabis Cup SoCal is hosting one of the largest cannabis competitions in the world. This year's contest will feature nearly 2,000 judges and 11 separate categories as the competition takes on a virtual format. Over 1,900 judging kits will be available for purchase across the state, and each kit runs a retail value of roughly $60-200.
When: Saturday, May 14
Where: High Times and Green Dragon Dispensaries

Love Yoga x Thompson Hollywood (Hollywood): The Los Angeles yoga studio Love Yoga is teaming up with Thompson Hollywood for complimentary rooftop classes. Stop by the open-air rooftop for the one-hour class and enjoy complimentary mimosas or fresh fruit juice. Attendees can book their space via [email protected] Meanwhile, hotel guests can reserve their spot at the front desk.
When: Saturday, May 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Thompson Hollywood, 1541 Wilcox Ave., L.A., 90028

Sunday, May 15

Melrose Trading Post (Fairfax): Continuing their Sunday stay, the Melrose Trading Post is back and hosting its 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, May 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax H7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

Tommie Hollywood x DanceBody (Hollywood): Tommie Hollywood has teamed up with DanceBody to offer complimentary dance-fitness classes on their rooftop. These complimentary one-hour classes will take place every Sunday until late spring. The classes are first-come, first-serve. Attendees can book their spot via [email protected]
When: Sunday, May 15 at 11 a.m.
Where: Tommie Hollywood, 6516 Selma Ave., L.A., 90028

Tatel Bottomless Brunch (Beverly Hills): Tatel is going bottomless! In honor of the restaurant's new brunch and outdoor expansion, "El Patio," they will be serving a complimentary glass of rosé to guests. The brunch will also feature a live DJ and delicious dishes such as chicken & waffles, a build your own omelette section, and more. Check out the full menu here.
When: Sunday, May 15 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Tatel, 453 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 90210

The Do-Over Los Angeles (Hollywood): L.A.'s biggest day party is making its return! The Do-Over is throwing an epic party featuring mystery DJs, drinks, and more. Tickets are free for this 21+ event. However, there is also an express ticket option for $22.60. Find out more here.
When: Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m.
Where: Sunset Room Hollywood, 1439 Ivar Ave., L.A., 90028

Fair Trade Market (Santa Monica): In honor of World Fair Trade Day, Fair Trade LA is celebrating with an inaugural Fair Trade Market. Enjoy music, delicious BBQ, and shop the most original and exclusive gifts created by talented artisans in respect of the fair trade principles. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here.
When: Sunday, May 15 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Kiff Kafe, 12229 West Pico Blvd., L.A., 90064

The Cannabis And Movies Club: Austin Powers – International Man Of Mystery (Hollywood): The Cannabis And Movies Club is screening the comedy Austin Powers – International Man Of Mystery. Watch the throwback flick at the rooftop theater and enjoy food and cannabis delivery. Tickets are $25; buy them here.
When: Sunday, May 15 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: The Montalbán, 1615 Vine St., L.A., 90028

The Journey: Live! An Immersive Musical Adventure of Light & Enchantment (Arts District): Integrating visual immersive storytelling, ancient musical tones, binaural beats, and frequency soundwaves, The Journey is an experience like no other. Vocalist and certified mindfulness practitioner, Jahna Perricone, and master Tibetan singing bowl artist Michael Perricone will take guests on a journey through music and powerful visuals. Tickets range from $22 to $55; buy them here.
When: Sunday, May 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Wisdome L.A., 1147 Palmetto St., L.A., 90013

Tuesday, May 17

The Psychedelic Breathwork Experience (Arts District): Join Frequency Breathwork teachers NOA|AON, Fairy, and Obadiah David for a powerful Breathwork Journey inside of an immersive dome. Bring a yoga mat and a pillow! Tickets start at $44; buy yours here.
When: Tuesday, May 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Wisdome L.A., 1147 Palmetto St., L.A., 90013

Wednesday, May 18

The Virtue Project Talks: Hope, Optimism & Mental Health (WeHo): The Los Angeles-based social impact organization, The Virtue Project is hosting a discussion in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Join moderator Nathalie Kelley, and panelists Dr. Deepika Chopra, Linsey Godfrey, Alo Johnston, and Artie Gonzales. Guests can RSVP at [email protected]
When: Wednesday, May 18 at 6 p.m.
Where: The West Hollywood Edition, 9040 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

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