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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Weekly What To Do: Memorial Day Weekend LA

365 by Whole Foods Market - Opening Day!
Wed, May 25, 9am
2520 Glendale Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90039
The first 365 by Whole Foods Market store opens Wednesday, May 25th at 9 a.m., in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. The store sits on Glendale Blvd. (b/t Silver Ridge Ave and Silver Lake Blvd), and will be open for business following a cake-cutting ceremony with the community. 

Queen Mary’s 80th Anniversary 
May 27, 10am-8pm
Free Admission
1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Parking $12 (when entering between 10AM - 8PM)

Be among the first to experience the Queen Mary’s new Exhibit - Passion for Painting: The Art of Winston Churchill Exhibit Aboard the Queen Mary. Guests are invited to view the Press Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony from Main Deck of the bow at 10am-1pm. The exhibit is open to the public from 1-9pm.
Opening May 27th,7-9pm
G1988 (East) 
Work from Kate Micucci. You may recognize Kate from her incredible work on Garfunkel & Oates or Big Bang Theory, but she's actually been a participating G1988 artist for almost 10 years.

Gamex 2016
May 27 - May 30
Hilton Los Angeles Airport,
5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90045
Play, watch and buy a variety of board games, card games, miniatures, roleplaying, collectables, and computer games.

Opening Reception Saturday, May 28 from 7-11pm 
(On View May 28 – July 2, 2016)
Corey Helford Gallery at 571 S. Anderson St (Enter on Willow St) / Los Angeles, CA 90033 / Click here for map
HUSH’s new exhibition, titled “Allure” (on view through July 2, 2016), featuring music provided by DJ Chris Muckley from KCRW/SiriusXMU

May 28-30

The Topanga Community Club
1440 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, California 90290
$25/ non-member adults
$15/ non-member kids (ages 6-12)

$15/ members
Live Music on 2 stages • Great Food • Cold Beer • Art • Crafts • Jewelry • Unique Gifts & Souvenirs • Clothing • Healing Arts • Contests & Games • Kids Fun Zone • Dancing... & lots more!

Giant Robot Presents: Repose featuring Mike Lee
Saturday, May 28, 6:30pm - 10pm
2062 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90025

Saturday, May 28, 4 PM - 7 PM
The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
It's Geek Pride Day and we want to celebrate! We have partnered up with the Nerd Out app for an evening of trivia. We will be doing 3 rounds of trivia. The Marcel Waffle LA I truck will be there from 12 to 6pm! We will be doing 10% off cold brew coffees and buy 3 comics get 1 free to spread the nerd love! Come join us for trivia from 4-7pm.
Saturday, May 28
Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM 
Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Located along the breathtaking Elysian Valley bike path, the Frog Spot is Friends of the Los Angeles River’s summer gateway to the L.A. River. The Frog Spot serves as a community gathering space, launch pad for River tours and trips, and an exciting performance venue.
At the Frog Spot, visitors to the river can take a break for a poetry reading, take a yoga class, learn about the about the river’s history and ecology, enjoy a cup of coffee, or see live music on Saturday nights.Every Sunday FoLAR’s education team presents River Encounters – a series of workshops that take you on a tour of the LA River’s Past, Present, and Future.

May 28May 30
Whimsic Alley
5464 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
It's time again for our 3-Day Geeky Craft Faire! Our craft faires are a great place to shop and support your local crafters and vendors. Whether you're just finishing with school, cramming for exams, or kicking off for summer break, it's the perfect time to come and treat yourself! Don't miss out!

May 28May 30
Santa Anita Park
Free entry and parking
Unlimited Rides Wristband $10 (ONLINE ONLY)
Walk up Unlimited Rides Wristband $15.

The Santa Anita Park Infield transforms into the Santa Anita Carnival on Memorial Day weekend! Bring the family out to enjoy thrilling rides, delicious carnival snacks, challenging carnival games and more!
Street Food Cinema at Victory Park

Barbara Kasten: Stages
May 28–August 14, 2016
MOCA Pacific Design Center
Barbara Kasten: Stages is the first major survey of the work of Chicago-based artist Barbara Kasten. Widely recognized for her photography, this exhibition highlights Kasten’s nearly five-decades-long engagement with abstraction, light, and architectural form. Kasten’s work melds numerous artistic styles and histories, combining compositions rooted in hard-edge abstract painting, forms and arrangements that address the spatial concerns of modernist sculpture, and highly technical color photography printing methods that deliver voluptuously saturated images.
Saturday, May 28
Go For Broke National Education Center
355 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA
On Saturday May 28, Go For Broke National Education Center will open a brand new interpretive center in the heart of Los Angeles' Little Tokyo historic district that will explore the concept of courage. Free community festival from 11:30am - 5:00pm in the Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles.

Petal Drop LA (02)
Sunday, May 29, Time unknown
Location revealed May 29

A bunch of petals in an unknown location for some beautiful selfies and shots, it's called an art installation.

Sunday, 9:30pm - 2:30am
Tokyo Beat
319 E 2nd St, Ste 205, Los Angeles, California 90012
No cover
5hrs of (70's - 2000's Japanese Hit Songs) by DJ tsUgU J-POP, J-HIP HOP, CITY POP.All profit will be sent to Kumamoto, Japan!