L.A.'s Best Events, From "Kinds of Kindness" L.A. Pop Up to BET Awards Weekend and More

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On-Going Events

BET Experience Fan Fest (DTLA): Today, BET Experience (BETX) Fan Fest 2024 Presented by Walmart announced the lineup and return for the fan-favorite BETX Celebrity Basketball Game sponsored by Degree®. Two star-studded teams of athletes, musicians, and celebrities will go head-to-head on the court, including 42 Dugg, 4BATZ, Babyface Ray and more. The two-day (June 28-29) BET Experience Fan Fest will include live musical performances, VIP lounges, celebrity meet & greets, and immersive villages. The BET Experience (BETX) 2024 presented by Walmart runs through June 26–30 with concerts, competitions, comedy shows, day parties, and Fan Fest, all leading up to "Culture's Biggest Night."
When: Friday, June 28 & Saturday, June 29
Where: L.A. Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa St., L.A.,90015

Kinds of Kindness L.A. Pop Up (WeHo): Arman Naféei's "ARE WE ON AIR ?" KIOSK-O-THÈQUE is teaming up with Searchlight Pictures to bring the magic of the silver screen to the streets for an exclusive-to-Los Angeles takeover. The one-of-a-kind experience will celebrate Yorgos Lanthimos' latest masterpiece, "Kinds of Kindness." The launch will include an exclusive sneak peek at the film, limited edition Kinds of Kindness merch (with major brands like Lafayette 148 and Selima Optique), and an immersive set brought to life.
When: Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30
Where: Are We On Air? Kiosk-O-Thèque, 8224 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90046

The Wellpothecary presented by Well+Good & Dramamine (Venice): Need some de-stressing? It's time to ditch the drama and calm your body and mind at The Wellpothecary. Relax in vibey meditation garden surroundings, create a personalized carry-all pouch and essential oil roller, and sip on a refreshing ginger drink. Plus, find out how Advanced Herbals™ Nausea + Stress Support Lozenges, from the makers of Dramamine , can help soothe nausea and stress with ginger and ashwagandha.
When: Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: House of Good, 1212 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Unit C, Venice, 90291

Kirbyvision: A Tribute to Jack Kirby (DTLA): Corey Helford Gallery (CHG), in partnership with the Jack Kirby Museum & Research Center, is excited to present this exclusive showing featuring rare Jack Kirby original comic art, alongside new works inspired by one of the most influential and prolific creators in the history of comics. The exhibit will feature a thematic walk-through spotlighting Jack Kirby's creations at Marvel Comics in the 1960s, his dynamic storytelling, heroes and villains, and unique graphic techniques ‒ illustrated by over 40 extremely rare one-of-a-kind original pieces of comic art, some never seen on display before.
When: Saturday, June 29 through Saturday, Aug. 3
Where: Corey Helford Gallery, 571 South Anderson St. #1, L.A., 90033

Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939 Exhibit (DTLA): Union Station is showcasing a year-long temporary exhibit called Chinatown 1880 to 1939. The exhibition invites guests into the center of this once vibrant community of families, businesses and associations through historic photographs, oral history recordings and augmented reality.
When: Now through Fall 2024
Where: Los Angeles Union Station, 800 North Alameda St., L.A., 90012

Thursday, June 27

Well People x Sweet Laurel Bakery Pop-Up (Pacific Palisades): Good news! The Well People pop-up at the Sweet Laurel Bakery will be extending their stay until Friday. Makeup and dessert lovers alike can visit the bakery to purchaseAn exclusive, limited edition vegan birthday cake and Well People's NEW Cherry Blossom shade of the fan-favorite Lush Lip Tinted Oil.
When: Thursday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Sweet Laurel Bakery, 15279 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, 90272

BMI Acoustic Sunset Sessions Kick Off (WeHo): Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles and BMI have partnered to kick off BMI Acoustic Sunset Sessions at Skybar Los Angeles featuring live artist performances from rising R&B artists. The monthly live music series will kick off this week with performances from singer/songwriter Bren Joy, Lekan and 2x Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Elijah Blake and Annie Tracy.
When: Thursday, June 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Friday, June 28

National Ceviche Day at Cabra (DTLA): Spirited rooftop and Peruvian-inspired restaurant and bar, Cabra, offers ceviches for Angelenos looking to cool down this summer. Cabra's bass ceviche is crafted with sweet potato, leche de tigre and crispy cancha, ideal for those looking for a balanced, yet mild and slightly sweet starter whereas the salmon ceviche is made with pistachios and fresh avocado. There's no better way to pair a refreshing app than with Cabra's Cosmopolitan "It's Giving Mother" made with grey goose vodka, mommenpop lime apéritif and cranberry, offered until the end of June.
When: Friday, June 28 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Cabra, 1060 South Broadway, L.A., 90015

Jazz at LACMA (Wilshire): The 33rd season of Jazz at LACMA is back! Don't miss the event's debut with a performance by the Bob Minzter Big Band. Find out more here!
When: Friday, June 28 at 6 p.m.
Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A., 90036

Movies & Moonlight Wish Screening (Long Beach): Enjoy a magical evening of family-friendly movies under the stars at 2ND & PCH! This free event starts at 6 pm, with the film starting as soon as it gets dark. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a cozy night of cinema by the marina. This week they are screening Disney's "Wish." RSVP here.
When: Friday, June 28 at 6 p.m.
Where: 2nd & PCH, 6400 Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, 90803

Saturday, June 29

Les Mills Experience (Century City): Les Mills, the leader in group training and fitness, is teaming with Adidas for a group training experience at Westfield Century City. Join them for a day packed with moments of magic, connection and joyful exhaustion. Classes include Bodypump, strength development and more. Tickets are $35; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Westfield Century City at the Atrium, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

Andrew Walker Holding Free Meet & Greet at Gelson's Market (Irvine): Join Hallmark star Andrew Walker as he teams up with Gelson's Market and Envy™ Apples to host an exclusive in-store "Meet & Greet". Andrew Walker will be giving out complimentary samples of one of his favorite fruits—Envy™ Apples—along with exciting prizes for all shoppers, while supplies last. This free event is open to the public and requires no ticket.
When: Saturday, June 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Gelson's, 5521 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, 92618

Cinespia What Ever Happened To Baby Jane Screening (Hollywood): Cinespia, LA's favorite cinematic experience presented by Amazon MGM Studios, is returning for its 23rd season. Watch Hollywood's gothic masterpiece, creepy and camp all at once. General Admission is $22; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, June 29 at 7:15 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90038

BOA Sunset's Dinner with Friends (WeHo): BOA Steakhouse's Chef Brendan Collins is teaming up with renowned guest Chef Ricardo Zarate for a one-night-only collaboration menu. Guests can enjoy an array of dishes ranging from fresh yellowtail, juicy wagyu and more. Guests can enjoy the offerings a la carte or as a full tasting menu at $195. Make your reservations here.
When: Saturday, June 29 from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where: BOA Steakhouse, 9200 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Sunday, June 23

Melrose Trading Post (Melrose): Start the new year in style at Melrose Trading Post. The market will host over 50 local artists & makers where Angelenos can shop from. There will also be a delicious selection of food trucks on site. General Admission is $6; purchase them here.
When: Sunday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

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