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Dance Yourself Awake With Daybreaker LA; Persephone's Botanical Pop-Up

We round up the week's coolest events so you don't have to.


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DOWNTOWN—Nothing like a good old-fashioned morning rave to get your blood pumping. Swap those shots of Patrón for wheat grass and mix it up at The Vocal Corner Store (1200 S Hope Street) on Thursday with before-noon dance masters, Daybreaker, featuring a live DJ set from David Hôhme, jazzy party instrumentalists The Downtown Horns, an old-timey photo booth, breakfast treats, and coffee cold brews from Califia Farms to help get you moving. Feeling super ambitious? Start with the 5:30am yoga and then join the party from 6:30-8:30am. Tickets are available here, ranging from $21.60-$31.90.

HOLLYWOOD—A self-described "wandering botanical shop," Persephone's (6201 Hollywood Boulevard) is the kind of avant-garde, seasonal plant shop that Angelenos adore. Running for ten days as of this Friday, make it a point to stop in and shop their winter capsule collection, complete with sculptural objects by ceramicist Ben Medansky (whose collab with Kelly Wearstler is off the chain), botanical assemblages, custom arrangements, and housewares. Persephone's will be open from 10:00am-8:00pm daily, and popping up from February 5th-15th.