L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Cinespia's Outdoor Movie Screenings to Paramount Showcase FYC Pop-Up , and More

Plus, Simply Mixology x Masego's Bart Cart experience!

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

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Paramount Showcase FYC Pop-Up (Hollywood): Paramount will be hosting a pop-up showcase that will offer fans an immersive experience with interactive rooms based on the network's hit shows. Featured activations include Yellowstone, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, and many more. Fans can get a head start and register for the event here.
When: Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Athletic Club, 6525 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90028

Restless Nites (Palm Springs): Ace Hotel is teaming up with Chulita Vinyl Club, Funky Sole and Take It Outside to host several DJs for a weekend-long party. Don't miss the weekend residencies and use the special promo code "RESTLESS" for guests interested in booking a stay during the Restless Nites takeover.
When: Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 East Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, 92264

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

World of Barbie® in Los Angeles (Santa Monica): Experience the world of your favorite toy, Barbie®. This interactive exhibit gives guests the chance to live out their life-size Barbie® dream. Visit the Dreamhouse, Fashion Studio, Theater, Museum and more. Adult tickets start at $35. Purchase your admission here.
When: Now through Friday, June 30
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl., St. 196, Santa Monica, 90401

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, May 17

Sunset Hour at Bar Lis (Hollywood): Bar Lis is launching their Sunset Hours which will offer guests captivating views of the Hollywood hills, tasty beverages, bites, and more. Guests will be treated to the soulful melodies of talented piano player Matthew Jordan. FInd out more about the bar here.
When: Wednesday, May 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Bar Lis, 541 Wilcox Ave., L.A., 90028

Thursday, May 18

Maison Premiere Takesover Juliet (Culver City): James Beard Award-winning Brooklyn based bar, Maison Premiere will be hosting an event at the French inspired restaurant Juliet, guests can join owner Joshua Boissy and Bar Director William Elliot for a special night filled with Oysters & Elixir, a speciality at Maison, Juliet's Crudo and three specialty cocktails from the almanac including, the A La Louisiane, In the Maquis and Obituary. Now Serving will be onsite selling books and guests can make reservations via Resy.
When: Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m.
Where: Juliet, 8888 Washington Blvd., L.A., 90232

Friday, May 19

DJ Soulchild at Broken Shaker (DTLA): The renowned cocktail bar, Broken Shaker is opening their rooftop pool deck for DJ nights. Guests can expect DJs Soulchild to create an amazing atmosphere. The venue will also be serving handcrafted cocktails and small bites.
When: Friday, May 19 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Freehand Hotel, 416 West 8th St., L.A., 90014

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Cinespia Screening (Chinatown): Cinespia, LA's favorite outdoor cinematic experience, is returning for its 22nd summer season just in time for Memorial Day Weekend. Kicking off the series is a screening of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Tickets are $22; purchase yours here. Check out the full movie lineup here.
When: Friday, May 19 at 7:45 p.m.
Where: L.A. State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring St., L.A., 90012

Magdalena Bay at The Roxy (WeHo): L.A. electro-pop duo Magdalena Bay is playing a show in the iconic venue The Roxy. Magdalena Bay released their debut album Mercurial World in 2021 to mass critical acclaim, countless year-end list nods, the #1 spot on both Billboard's Top New Artist and Alternative New Artists charts. Grab your tickets here!
When: Friday, May 19 at 9 p.m.
Where: The Roxy, 9009 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Saturday, May 20

Legends Warehouse Sale Pop-Up (Santa Monica): The hottest DTC athlete-backed menswear brand, Legends is hosting their exclusive, one day 2023 Warehouse Sale pop up. Guests will be able to shop up to 50% off styles from the brand's best sellers. They can also purchase a $15 Ticket to get a $20 credit at checkout during the event. Get your event tickets here.
When: Saturday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 1231 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, 90401

Santa Monica Proper x Alimentari Flaneur Market & Cocktail Reception (Santa Monica): Santa Monica Proper Hotel will partner with LA-based purveyors in quality, simplicity, and intimacy, Alimentari Flaneur, to host a seasonally inspired provisions market at the property's Landmark event space Siete. Hotel guests and visitors alike can pick up an abundance of specialty produce, locally grown harvest, and artisanal goods curated by founder Daniel Emilio Soares. Produce baskets will be available on-site for $65. Cocktail hour is also available for $100 per person here.
When: Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Santa Monica Proper Hotel, 700 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401

L.A. Family School (Silver Lake): Los Angeles Family School will be hosting its annual Spring Fair. The family-friendly fair will include games, activities, musical performances, and food options from local restaurants. Tickets are $10 and can be booked here.
When: Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: L.A. Family School, 2646 Griffith Park Blvd., L.A., 90039

Simply Mixology Presents: The Bar Cart (Venice): Grammy-nominated traphousejazz artist Masego co-designed a refurbished, double-decker bus, transforming it into a fully tricked-out mobile bar and house party experience with Simply Mixology, a new zero-proof cocktail lineup by Simply Beverages. Have a drink or two on us in the garden area or kick your feet up on the couch in the homey interior of the bar cart. RSVP for the free event here.
When: Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 411 Ocean Front Walk Venice, 90291

All Day I Dream of LA Sparkle (DTLA): Lee Burridge will be joined by Double Touch, Jon Charnis, Erez, and Roy Rosenfeld for the day-to-night event. All Day I Dream has spent the last decade building a globally eclectic, inclusive community of 'Dreamers,' championing hundreds of signature day into night dance parties. Tickets are $68.55; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, May 20 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Pershing Square, 532 South Olive St., L.A., 90013

Off the 405 with Spelling (L.A.): Getty's free outdoor concert series Off the 405 is back with an exciting lineup for the summer. Kicking off the series is the Bay Area musician and producer Spelling. Grab your tickets here.
When: Saturday, May 20 at 6 p.m.
Where: Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., L.A., 90049

DJ Lani Love at Broken Shaker (DTLA): The renowned cocktail bar, Broken Shaker is opening their rooftop pool deck for DJ nights. Guests can expect "The Wholesome DJ," Lani Love to create an amazing atmosphere. The venue will also be serving handcrafted cocktails and small bites.
When: Friday, May 20 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Freehand Hotel, 416 West 8th St., L.A., 90014

The Ledge Theatre Indie Night (Los Feliz): Every month, The Ledge Theatre presents an evening jam-packed with independent artists from all over Los Angeles! As a 501(c)(3) non-profit and LA'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. Featuring artists include People's Playback, Last Night's Leftovers, Deborah & Chris, and Dan Ramos. Event prices are $16 and can be purchased here.
When: Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m.
Where: The Ledge Theatre, 1727 North Vermont Ave., #211, L.A., 90027

Sunday, May 21

Timeless Vapes and Guisados' 3rd Annual 'G's on Sunday' (Beverly Hills): Timeless Vapes and iconic LA eatery Guisados, who will be hosting its third annual 'G's on Sunday' celebration. The car show will be open to the public and Porsche owners can apply here. Attendees will have access to exclusive merch from Timeless's Always Timeless and a portion of the proceeds from the merch will go to No Us Without You.
When: Sunday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Guisados Beverly Hills, 120 South Linden Dr., Beverly Hills, 90212

Jazz Piano Virtuoso Matthew Whitaker (DTLA): Jazz piano virtuoso and ASCAP winner Matthew Whitaker who will perform at The Theatre. Whitaker will perform music from his third and latest album, Connections, a sixteen-track collection that serves as a bold declaration of his maturity as a player, composer and bandleader. Tickets start at $40 and are available here.
When: Sunday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 South Broadway, L.A., 90015

Tuck Tuck Pass: A Drag Queen Cannabis Brunch (WeHo): Whether it's song, dance, comedy or the most extravagant makeup you're looking for, The Artist Tree's Drag Brunch combines the decadence of a late morning breakfast, with the camp of a drag show for the ultimate wake and bake session. Their consumption lounge creates the perfect environment for a spectacle that's like nothing else in the world. Featuring tasty delights from the Fresh Corn Grill and promos galore like a free mocktail upgrade with purchase of Artet drinks, Drag Brunch is sponsored by the brands Artet, West Coast Cure, and Traditional. Tickets are $10; purchase them here.
When: Sunday, May 21 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: The Studio Lounge at The Artist Tree, 8625 Santa Monica Blvd., WeHo, 90069

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