L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Coachella Weekend 2 to 420 Celebrations , and More

Plus, celebrate Earth Day at Casa Madera!

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

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Inkbox Retail Kiosk Openings (Glendale & Torrance): Inkbox, the cutting-edge, semi-permanent tattoo brand, is bringing its signature temporary ink to Los Angeles by opening retail kiosks that give customers the chance to explore their product catalog and try tattoos IRL before they buy. The kiosks will stock the brand's greatest hits of tattoos in various sizes, with a special acrylic pane that allows customers to preview how tattoos will look on their skin. By bringing Inkbox to an in-person setting, customers are able to experience firsthand a unique, yet approachable way to express their creativity and change up their style.
When: Tuesday, April 18
Where: Multiple Locations (Brea, Westfield Topanga, Del Amo Fashion Center and Glendale Shopping Centers)

Mecca's Area 420 (Mid-City): Mecca is transforming their store into an interactive alien-themed experience. Area 420 will invite guests to visit Mecca and shop 20% off the entire store. There will also be gift bags, immersive experiences, giveaways, and games.
When: Thursday, April 20 through Friday, April 21
Where: Mecca Mid City, 5738 Washington Blvd., L.A., 90016

Earth Day at Casa Madera (WeHo): In honor of Earth Day, Casa Madera is serving a special menu. The menu includes specialty cocktails titled Earth, Fire, Air, and Water. Check out the ingredients here.
When: Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23
Where: Casa Madera, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Raw Wine Los Angeles (DTLA): Raw Wine, the world's largest network of low-intervention organic, biodynamic and natural wines, their growers and makers, returns to Los Angeles. The event will feature over 70 growers from 12 different countries, presenting one of the most exciting collections of fine, natural, organic and biodynamic wine artisans in the world. RAW WINE offers a platform to new growers and makers as they start out in the industry, and provides access to a quality trade network established over time.
When: Sunday, April 23 through Monday, April 24
Where: City Market Social House, 1145 South San Pedro St., L.A., 90015

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

Thursday, April 20

420 Deals at A Golden State and Phases (Online): Score some 420 goodies from A Golden State and Phases. Both spot's deals include "Buy an eighth, get an eight" offer two 1g pre-rolls at all retailers; select L.A. retail partners will be running a BOGO + personally engraved grinder with purchase.
When: Thursday, April 20
Where: Online & Select Stores

Highway Cannabis 420 Stash & Bash featuring Tyga (Marina Del Rey): Highway, OOKA and seven9 pods are teaming up with the rapper Tyga for a special meet-and-greet and live performance of "Hookah". Guests can check out the activations, food trucks, car displays, and more.
When: Thursday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Highway Cannabis, 13452 Washington Blvd., Marina Del Rey, 90048

Persephone Opening (Venice): The exhibition, centered around the myth of Persephone, is a tribute to the potency of femininity, celebration of feminine power, and self-rule. This presentation, a statement by curators Arushi Kapoor & Danny Sierra Dominguez, highlights the importance of visibility and representation of women artists in an industry traditionally dominated by men.
When: Thursday, April 20
Where: La Maison Lune, 200 South Venice Blvd., Venice 90291

Bar Clara Thursday Rooftop Grill & Chill (DTLA): Bar Clara will be hosting a special interactive 4.20 Hip Hop Trivia Night in partnership with The Questions Hip Hop complemented with tacos grilled to order by award-winning Macheen and music by DJ Steve1der. From 6pm — 9pm, guests will be able to participate in the live game of trivia on their phones and compete for prizes, gift bags, and more. The event is free and walk-in only and tickets can be reserved here.
When: Thursday, April 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 649 South Olive St., L.A., 90017

Tiki Ha Ha April (Long Beach): The Bamboo Club continues to serve laughs with the hilarious Tiki Ha Ha comedy series that occurs every third Thursday of the month. This month's comedians include: steadfast host Christian Senrud, JC Currais (seen on Comedy Central, Conan, Babylon), Trevor Hill (seen on SF Sketchfest, Bear City Comedy), Julia Jasunas (seen on Amber Rose Show, My Crazy Ex), and Jordan Baney, as well as resident comedian Christopher Wonder. Event entry is $12 pre-sale or $15 at the door with limited seating, and tickets are available for purchase here.
When: Thursday, April 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: The Bamboo Club, 3522 East Anaheim St., Long Beach, 90804

Dazed and Confused Screening at Rooftop Cinema Club (Arts District): Rooftop Cinema Club is inviting guests to watch the classic stoner comedy Dazed and Confused. Enjoy the ultimate open-air cinema experience in the heart of the Arts District. Tickets for a Lounge Chair are $19.50; purchase them here.
When: Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021

Friday, April 21

B-Side Los Angeles' 8 Year Anniversary Show (DTLA): B-Side will celebrate its 8 Year Anniversary with one of its most carefully curated lineups/shows to date at the historic Regent Theater. Headlining the bill is Glasgow sound system / reggae legends, Mungo's Hi Fi, as well as German Dubstep / DnB legend, Bukez Finezt, Veil (on tour with Subtronics), the L.A. debut of Wraz and a special set from B-Side resident, Lyqd. Tickets are $35; buy them here.
When: Friday, April 21at 8 p.m.
Where: Regent Theater, 448 South Main St., L.A., 90013

Saturday, April 22

Lorin Gallery DTLA's Three Tenses of Contemporary Trio Show Opening (DTLA): Lorin Gallery continues its collaborative exhibitions concept with a new trio show in collaboration with Spanish renown L21 Gallery. The three amazing artists presented are Marc Badia, Fatima de Juan & Edu Carillo. "Three Tenses of Contemporary"presents a visual examination of the notion of being contemporary, whose meaning is in flux and constantly being reshaped by our intervention.
When: Saturday, April 22
Where: Lorin Gallery, 807 S Los Angeles St., L.A., 90014

The Ledge Theatre Indie Night (Hollywood): The Ledge Theatre presents an evening jam-packed with independent local artists. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit and LA's first Black-owned comedy theater, The Ledge primarily focuses on bringing the voices of Black artists and underrepresented communities to the performing arts stage. Acts include Pucked Up The Funchline, Caramel Chocolate, Madame Cowboy, The Januarys, and Gracie Carrillo-Gilb. General Admission is $15; buy them here.
When: Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m.
Where: The Ledge Theatre, 1727 North Vermont Ave., #211, L.A., 90027

The Ledge Theatre Indie Night (Hollywood): The Ledge Theatre presents an evening jam-packed with independent artists from all over Los Angeles! As a 501(c)(3) non-profit and L.A.'s first Black-owned comedy theatre, The Ledge primarily focuses on bringing the voices of Black artists and underrepresented communities to the performing arts stage. Artists include Pucked Up The Funchline, Caramel Chocolate, and more. General Admission is $15.
When: Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m.
Where: The Ledge Theatre, 1727 North Vermont Ave., #211, L.A., 90027

Sunday, April 23

Eagle Rock Run Club Hosts Ovation Community Run (Hollywood): Ovation is partnering with a local LA run club every month for a community run. Guests can go for a run around the streets of Hollywood and enjoy free coffee and fresh baked croissants from Tea & Coffee Exchange.
When: Sunday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Ovation, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028

Last Crumb x Alfred Pop-Up (Melrose): Bakers of the world's most premium cookies, Last Crumb is hosting a pop-up at Alfred's Melrose Place Cafe. Visitors can try Last Crumb's recently launched delicious gluten free cookies and shop some merch.
When: Sunday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Alfred Coffee, 8428 Melrose Pl., L.A., 90069

Earth Day Market (Mid-City): Palm Grove Social introduces its 3rd seasonal market in celebration of Earth Day. Eco–conscious vendors will range from beverages, bites and sweets. Guests can also shop for plants, sustainable skincare products, vintage books, and more. RSVP here.
When: Sunday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Palm Grove Social, 4660 West Washington Blvd., L.A., 90016

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