THIS WEEKEND: Fun for All in the San Fernando Valley and Beyond to Los Angeles

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A Night Under the Stars at the Theatricum this Sunday. One night only.


Live Music @Noho Dine Out Fridays: Food trucks, music, craft vendors. Dogs welcome.  5 p.m.-8 p.m., Parking Lot at 11458 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. Free admission.

The Jewish Big Tent: Enjoy Shabbat in the park from 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m at Warner Center Park. Bring your own picnic while participating in fun activities, a concert and service. Participating congregations: Temple Aliyah, Temple Judea. Temple Kol Tikvah, Congregation Or Ami, Temple Ramat Zion, Shomrei Torah Synagogue, Valley Beth Shalom. Tickets are FREE but reservations required 5800 Topanga Canyon, Woodland Hills. 818-889-5500


BIG!WORLD!FUN! Family Series: The Dustbowl Revival:  Families will be up on their feet as The Dustbowl Revival, a Venice, CA-based roots and jazz collective, presents a rousing set that merges old-school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band and swamp blues with the hot swing of the 1930s. The band’s expert musicians enthusiastically perform their songs using a fun assortment of instruments including the tuba, trombone, clarinet, cornet, trumpet, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, accordion, drums, guitars and harmonica, with plenty of washboard and kazoo thrown in for good luck. Pre-show activities include making sand paintings with Kidspace Children’s Museum and digging for dinos. Learn the science of sand and rock.(Ford Amphitheatre) 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. E., Hollywood. 10 a.m. Children admitted free; adults pay $5.

Luis Oliart Trio:  They’re back  playing two sets at Viva Cantina, the landmark Mexican restaurant and lounge in Burbank (across from Pickwick Bowl near the Equestrian Center.) Come for the great food and margaritas and stay for some soulful classic rock on the big stage in the Riverside Rancho Room on Saturday from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.Live Music.  No Cover.  Read more about the Luis Oliart Trio here.

Movies on the Green:  It’s The Lorax, the  the animated feature with voices by Zac Efron, Taylor Swift and Danny De Vito in this week’s free film,  7 p.m.-9 p.m., Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills.


 Celebrating 50 Years of Shelby: Galpin Motors is celebrating 50 years of Shelby with a World Clasd display of Shelby Cars, including the the first Shelby ever built— a 1962 Shelby CSX2000, and a day of fun for the whole family!  It’s a day of cool cars, BBQ, music, refreshments, entertainment for the kids, and outdoor Go Kart track courtesy of MB2 Raceway. Galpin will be opening all their doors, so you can get a behind the scenes look at areas of Galpin generally closed to the public including the Galpin Auto Sports back shop (former home of Pimp My Ride) and an exclusive Shelby display in the private Galpin Collection!

Free Hip Hop for Kids: Come by this Sunday at 11 a.m.and join DK Dance Factory for a FREE Children’s Hip Hop Dance Class at Hazeltine Park. No previous dance experience needed! For more info call (818)980-4635. Hazeltine Park, 14201 Huston Street Sherman Oaks, (818)980-4635. Hazeltine Park 14201 Huston Street Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

A Night Under the Stars with Stars: Revolution! Intrigue! Laughter! Dessert! Lisa Bonet, Cloris Leachman, Amy Madigan, Wendie Malick and Jean Smart star in a staged reading on Sunday, narrated by Joe Mantegna, of Recipe, a hilarious new play by award-winning playwright Michael Gene Sullivan. What do a group of middle-aged ex-hippies do to fight the good fight after the “revolution” has long since ended? They bake! But old habits die hard and sometimes baking pies and cakes just isn’t enough to satisfy the burning desire to shake up the establishment. Dessert reception @ 6:30 pm, performance begins @ 8 pm. Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723 Cost: $100.

Concert on the Green: Don’t stop believin’ with  DSB, a Journey tribute band at 6 p.m. Free. Bring a picnic and chairs—or buy food there. Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills.



PopUp Dinner L.A.:  It’s the Pop Up Dinner where you wear all white. Think Gatsby.  The location is not disclosed until Saturday afternoon.  Choose to be served or bring your own food. 5-11 p.m.  Two ticket prices: $28 BYO picnic/$78 catered dinner. Everyone is asked to bring their own tableware. A portion of proceeds will go to Slow Food LA. Click here for more info.


Fried Chicken Festival: Get a taste of fried chicken from some of L.A.’ s best chefs.  Indulge on dishes by Mary Sue Milliken (Border Grill), Ricardo Zarate (Picca, Mo-Chica), David LeFevre (MB Post), Bryant Ng (The Spice Table), Marcel Vigneron and Haru Kishi (The Coop) and more. Drink up with bottomless cocktail punches, as well as running craft beer from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.. DJ Stepdad entertains. $55 per person includes fried chicken and a side dish from each participating chef, drinks and entertainment. A portion of proceeds benefit Share Our Strength. The Coop, 134 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A.

“Street Food” Launch Party at Street:  Chef Susan Feniger will each you how to make her “street food” at home at this restaurant’s launch party/book signing for her latest cookbook.  The evening features interactive food stations, passed appetizers and a cocktail lounge highlighting recipes from the cookbook. DJs from Ameoba Records spin global funk tunes.  5-10 p.m. Reservations required. $50/$70, with a cookbook. Susan Feniger’s Street, 742 N. Highland Ave., L.A.

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  • tburton

    Also this weekend is Diana Krall at Hollywood Bowl! I work with LA Phil and am excited to see her perform with a full orchestra…should be a nice way to celebrate one of the last weekends of summer!

  • Karen Young

    Thanks! Any night at the Hollywood Bowl is wonderful. Diana Krall is tremendous. She is such a versatile performer. Loved what she did with Robert Plant.

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