No Roses Gallery: Come by this Sherman Oaks artisan jewelry boutique for a special wine and artist’s reception tonight from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. with Kit Carson, known as the “Wildest Jewelry Engraver in the West.” His handcrafted sterling silver jewelry is inspired by nature — necklaces, earrings and bracelets incorporate images like dragonflies, bones, ravens, hearts, guitars, skulls, rabbits and cactus mixed with gemstones such as turquoise, sugalite, amethyst, black onyx, cubic zirconia and spiny oyster shell. Carson’s latest jewelry collection, Romantic Rust is a subtle shift in materials. These slightly rugged and subtly naive designs play with powder-coat steel, up-cycled license plates, acrylic paint, gemstones, sterling silver, brass and bronze. Get 15% off with mention of MDF. 13624 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks 818.986.1246
Galleria LIVE! It’s Dancing Under the Stars with Arthur Murray teachers tonight in Sherman Oaks — Friday, July 6 from 8:45 p.m. – 10p.m. in Center Plaza. Learn how to ballroom dance—or if you already know how, come join the party!
Hotel Surplus Outlet Sale: There’s a ton of new inventory at this blow out July 4th weekend sale, including some newly prized pieces from the Beverly Hills Hotel. There’s discounts on prices already slashed 50%-90%. Tables, chairs, sofas, tables, lamps, drapes, framed art and more…as low as $10! Read all about Hotel Surplus Outlet in My Daily Find. Click here for the sales flyer!
Fifth Annual Old Pasadena Film Festival: This four-week, free movie series at One Colorado runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings through July 28. This year the festival hosts an eclectic mix of unique films including cult favorites Napoleon Dynamite, Sunset Boulevard, Batman, and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?,Serendipity, While You Were Sleeping, What’s Up, Doc? and The Philadelphia Story. This year’s program also includes three very special screenings at Central Park highlighting the horror and thriller genre including Alfred Hitchcock’s Pyscho (1960), Steven Spielberg’s Poltergeist, and the number two thriller of all time according to AFI, Jaws.
Outdoor Movies and Food Festivals: Click for the My Daily Find Summer Fun list here!
Luis Oliart Trio: It’s a rockin’ musical gathering for all ages at the Moose Lodge in Burbank featuring the Luis Oliart Trio (LOT) this Saturday, July 7 and Saturday August 4 from 8 p.m. -10 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m.. $5 cover per person. Oliart is a leader in the Studio City community as the Director of the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry, as well as the voluntary head of security at First Christian Church on Moorpark and Colfax. He’s also a notable singer/songwriter with several albums to his name and sought after guitar teacher. Usually a solo performer, he started the trio last year with his son Miles, 15, a sophomore at CHAMPS, who plays drums, and Daniel Menegaz, 14, a longtime student of Oliart’s and a freshman at Cleveland High School, who’s on bass. Luis plays guitar and handles the vocals on a set list of original blues/rock tunes and some crowd-favorite covers. The Luis Oliart Trio has been playing the Moose Lodge monthly and around town at clubs like Room 5 on La Brea. A different teen band opens for them every month with students from Walter Reed, Oakwood, North Hollywood High, Notre Dame, Campbell Hall, Cleveland, etc. The Moose Lodge is located at 1901 West Burbank Boulevard, Burbank.
BIG!WORLD!FUN! Family Series at the Ford: It’s a Gaelic Gathering on July 7 at 10 a.m. with a one-hour Celtic dance and music performance designed for children 4 to 10 and their parents. Pre-show activities provided by Kidspace include making a Celtic Tree of Life using craft materials. These stately trees figure prominently in ancient Celtic Mythology. Children admitted FREE to one-hour programs for families. Adults $5. Pre-show activities begin at 9:00 a.m. Families are advised to arrive early. Space is limited. Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood.
River Rock Lounge: The Sportsmen’s Lodge’s new restaurant is having their grand opening July 7. There will be a red carpet, champagne greeting and hors d’oeuvres starting at 5 p.m. Dinner reservations: 818.755.5000 or just come and enjoy a drink in the Lounge. They’re shaking up some amazing cocktails. Read all about in My Daily Find.
Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts: See The Sunflowers and enjoy musis, puppets and story theater this Sunday, July 8 at 11 a.m. Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Cyn Blvd, Topanga. Tickets $9 / $7.50 for 8 or more, available at the Box Office in advance or at the door
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