L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From "Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies" Pop-Up to Easter Sunday Brunch , and More

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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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"Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies" Pop-Up (WeHo): To celebrate the premiere of the musical series, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, Paramount+ has teamed up with Popsugar for a new pop-up. WeHo's iconic diner, Mel's will transform into the iconic Frosty Palace to bring guests into the world of the 1950's Grease era. Guests can enjoy a diner fare along with photo moments, merchandise, and more. Learn more here.
When: Thursday, April 6 through Friday, April 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Mel's Diner, 8585 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Easter Weekend Brunch at Toca Madera (WeHo): Toca Madera WeHp will be hosting Easter Weekend Brunch. The Specials Menu includes oysters rockefeller, tuna tataki, tinga empanadas, short rib benedict, and la manda cocktails. Make your reservation here.
When: Saturday, April 8 through Sunday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Toca Madera WeHo, 8450 West 3rd St., L.A., 90048

The Easter Bunny at The Grove & The Americana (Beverly Grove & Glendale): This year's Bunny Bungalows will be serving as a delightful spring backdrop to meet the Easter Bunny and partake in professional photos. Adorned with bright florals, painted easter eggs and pastel ornamentation, families and friends can capture the season's memories with three festive photo packages: "VIB" Very Important Bunny ($75), the Happy Hopper ($60) and the Bunny Bundle ($45). Walk-ins are welcome but advanced booking is encouraged.
When: Now through Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Grove (in The Park), 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036
The Americana at Brand (on The Green), 889 Americana Way, Glendale, 91210

Beyond the Streets- Press Start (Hancock Park): Press Start is Beyond the Streets's latest exhibit by Priest. Inspired by the immersive world of video game technology, the exhibition will feature original works created from hundreds of different compositions to represent new sections of classic games that never existed. Book your visit here.
When: Now through Saturday, April 29
Where: Control Gallery, 434 North La Brea Ave., L.A., 90036

Bob Marley "One Love Experience" (Hollywood): Produced by the Marley family and Terrapin Station Entertainment, the Bob Marley One Love Experience is now open to the public. The multi-room exhibit features the entire Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Bob Marley Archive which includes photographs, vinyls, and more memorabilia. Tickets start at $20; buy them here.
When: Now through Sunday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Ovation Hollywood, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028

Stranger Things: The Experience (Montebello): Hawkins is coming to Los Angeles for the first time! Netflix and Fever have teamed up to create a new immersive experience inspired by the Stranger Things universe. Visit the infamous Hawkins Lab and the Upside Down. Tickets are limited and prices will start at $49 per person and can be booked here.
When: Now through Sunday, Nov. 5
Where: 1345 North Montebello Blvd., Montebello, 90640

Wednesday, April 5

Pen Out Loud with Mahogany L. Browne (Hollywood): Poet, author, and literary organizer Mahogany L. Browne is joining award-winning poet Alyesha Wise for a reading, conversation, and Q&A. Noth will discuss their careers and experience dealing with social justice and poetry. This in-person program will be co-presented by Reparations Club.
When: Wednesday, April 5 at 7 p.m.
Where: Second Home Hollywood, 1370 North St. Andrews Pl, L.A., 90028

Melody Wine Bar at Nossa Caipirinha Bar (Los Feliz): Eric Tucker's (of Melody Wine Bar) music project: OnceWise will be doing a vinyl takeover. Stop and enjoy some Brazilian tunes.
When: Wednesday, April 5 form 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Nossa Caipirinha Bar, 1966-1968 Hillhurst Ave., L.A., 90027

Thursday, April 6

Avatar 2 Screening at Melrose Rooftop Theatre (WeHo): Melrose Rooftop Theatre is hosting an outdoor cinema experience. Located on the rooftop of E.P. & L.P., the theater will be screening the latest edition of Avatar 2. General Admission starts at $25 and guests can update for dinner packages and more. Grab your tickets here.
When: Thursday, April 6 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Melrose Rooftop Theatre at E.P. & L.P., 603 North La Cienega Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Fred Segal x Rabôt Launch Party (WeHo): Rabôt is hosting their launch party at Fred Segal Sunset. Vibe to the tunes by the DJ set by MAAD, and check out the tie-dye booth by Cork. There will also be dumplings by Kwong Shop and drinks from Madre Mezcal, Juliet WInes, and more. RSVP here.
When: Thursday, April 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Fred Segal, 8500 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90069

Festival Fever Bazaar (WeHo): Mondrian's the Skybar is hosting a night market for guests to shop all of their desert essentials. The shopping experience will feature brands from local vendors, vinyl DJ sets, and cocktails. The 21+ event is open to the public.
When: Thursday, April 6 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Skybar at Mondrian, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Friday, April 7

Fred Segal x Lost Daze (WeHo): Celebrate Lost Daze's Spring 2023 collection pop-up launch at Fred Segal Sunset. DJ Rush will be spinning for the occasion. RSVP here.
When: Friday, April 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Fred Segal, 8500 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90069

Saturday, April 8

Hoppin' Photos with Bunny (Long Beach): Capture memories in front of a new spring garden themed backdrop at Hoppin' Photos with Bunny and "peeps." Photos with Bunny and "peeps" are available on a first-come first-served basis; a photographer will not be present. Bunny's 20-minute carrot breaks are at the top of every hour, during that period Bunny will be unavailable for photos and lines may close as early as 30 minutes prior to Bunny's departure to accommodate guests in line. "Peeps" will remain available for photos while Bunny is on break.
When: Saturday, April 8 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 2nd & PCH, 6400 East Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, 90803

Sunday, April 9

Easter Day Brunch at Redbird (DTLA): Redbird will be doing a special prix fixe brunch menu from Chef Neal Fraser and team with featured wine selections from Wine Director Matthew Fosket. There will also be a plethora of brunch cocktails by Bar Director Tobin Shea. The meal is $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. Make your reservation here.
When: Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Redbird, 114 East 2nd S.t, L.A., 90012

Easter Brunch at Caravan Swim Club (Westchester): Celebrate Easter at poolside restaurant Caravan Swim Club with a Cal-Mex twist on Spring classics. Festive menu specials include baked salmon, a spicy chorizo frittata, the beloved Hotel June ancho fried chicken with house made biscuits and poblano gravy.
When: Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Caravan Swim Club, 8639 Lincoln Blvd., L.A., 90045

Easter Sunday Brunch 2023 at Ardor (WeHo): Enjoy East brunch at The West Hollywood Edition's restaurant Ardor. Guests can enjoy a complimentary signature cocktail along with a delicious menu prepared by Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser. The buffet will include a waffle board, cauliflower steak with macaroni almonds, green olives, and more. The Sunday brunch is $15 per person and guests can make their reservations here.
When: Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Ardor at The West Hollywood Edition, 9040 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

A Proper Al Fresco Easter Brunch at Calabra (Santa Monica): Enjoy Easter brunch al fresco with sweeping views of the Pacific (and beyond) at Calabra's breezy rooftop oasis. From festive specials such as Spiced Smoked Salmon Benedict, Moroccan Lobster Bisque, Grenache Braised Lamb Shank (and for dessert, Carrot Basbousa) to brunch favorites such as the Greek Goddess Yogurt Bowl and Surya Spa Toast, guest can celebrate the holiday by indulging in a range of seasonally inspired fare and garden-fresh cocktails.
When: Sunday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Calabra, 700 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401

Easter Brunch & Long Beach Plant Market (Long Beach): On Easter day, Long Beach's tiki bar, The Bamboo Club will serve Easter brunch with a menu that includes cereal crusted french toast, spam fried eggs benedict, breakfast burger, and more. After brunch and a couple of mimosas (bottomless of course), guests can shop for plants at the outdoor tent. The event is free and open to the public.
When: Sunday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The Bamboo Club, 3522 East Anaheim St., Long Beach, 90804

Casa Madera- Sunday Rituals (WeHo): Casa Madera is back with their monthly activation, Sunday Rituals. There will be a live DJ set and a special crafted cocktails and specialty food menu. Reservations can be made here for this adult-only event.
When: Sunday, April 9 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Casa Madera, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

An Easter Fete for All the Family (Culver City): Lillie's sunlit dining room and garden patio will be hosting a relaxed afternoon with a Spring-inspired menu, live musical performances and artful activities for little ones.
When: Sunday, April 9 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: The Culver Hotel, 9400 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 90232

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