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This Week’s Best LA Events

Fill up your social calendar with these cool local parties, gatherings, and shows.

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Movies On The Green at Americana at Brand — Enjoy this family-friendly version of a night at the movies (under the stars) every evening in July, with tonight's screening of Creed. Tickets are $15 per person, which includes admission and a selection of tasty treats and there's a limited number of VIP tickets for $20, which gets you premiere seating and a cupcake (from Sprinkles no less). The doors open at 6:00pm, and only blankets are permitted at this venue, so leave the lawn chairs at home. The Americana at Brand (889 Americana Way), 6pm. Tickets available here.


Daniela Corte Trunk Show — Get your swimwear fix at this exclusive trunk show from designer Daniela Corte, filled to the brim with hot bikinis (worn by the likes of Gigi Hadid). Hang out by the pool, enjoy cocktails and plenty of snacks, and shop the cool collection while you're at it. Viceroy (1819 Ocean Avenue), 4-7pm. Open event.

Book Signing and Cocktail Hour — Presented by design shop Serena & Lily, head to this book signing to celebrate author Gray Malin, who will be on hand to sign copies of his New York Times bestselling book, Beaches. Books will be available for purchase, and you'll enjoy refreshing drinks. Serena & Lily (8422 Melrose Avenue), 6:30-8pm. RSVP to

Jordyn Woods Cycle House Ride — Join Addition Elle in the release of their new body empowering campaign Nola by Addition Elle, featuring model Jordyn Woods. The athleisure collection also features Ashley Graham and seeks to fuse streetwear with high performance activewear. Celebrate the campaign with a complimentary 30-minute express ride, featuring Jordyn's specially curated playlist. The Cycle House (8511 Melrose Avenue), 3pm. RSVP here.


Pop-Up Fashion Show at WeWork Gas Tower — Look for brands like White Plum and Chloe and Isabel at this pop-up event, with models showing off the latest looks. You'll find plenty of tea to sip on (so highbrow) thanks to Charles and Company, and expect a day of fashion fun. WeWork Gas Tower (555 W 5th Street), 5-8pm. RSVP here.

Namas-Spa-Day with CorePower — Enjoy a complimentary one-hour yoga class in the Horseshoe Garden of The Langham luxury resort in Pasadena, in addition to a special Lululemon giveaway. The first 100 attendees are invited to Chuan Spa for complimentary champagne and usage of the spa's facilities (that includes the sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi) following the class. The Langham (1401 S Oak Knoll Avenue), 6:30-7:30pm. RSVP is requested with an email to and valet parking is available at the hotel for $5 per car.


Party for the Pups — Dogs! Parties! What else is there? Stationery and gift boutique Shout and About has the right idea with this evening of sipping, snacking, shopping, and giving back to our furry friends (30% of the sales made will go directly to LA-based A Purposeful Rescue). Local collar designer Ike and Stella will be there, you'll find a fun raffle giveaway with great prizes, and summery cocktails made with juice from Glowing Juices. Shout and About (1547 Echo Park Avenue), 6:30-9:30pm. Open event.

Candle Making at Au Fudge — Sometimes, there's nothing better than a night of adult crafting. Leave the kids at home and enjoy an evening spent with wine and candle making with the awesome ladies from Flores Lane (they have lineup of scents named after parts of LA). Tickets are $55, with wine included, and you'll get to create your own custom candle in addition to learning the process. Creative Space at Au Fudge (9010 Melrose Avenue), 7pm. Tickets available here.

Night Splash in Hollywood — With this stifling heat wave upon us, take advantage of the welcome break in temps when the sun goes down to splash high above Hollywood on the rooftop wet deck at the W hotel. Officially starting today and running every Friday night through September 16th, you can take a dip in the rooftop pool and enjoy spectacular views of LA after dark (provided that you're over 21). W Hollywood (6250 Hollywood Boulevard), 9pm-2am. Open event.


Hello Kitty Cafe Rolls Into Rancho Cucamonga — Stop by the super cute Hello Kitty Cafe truck for its one-day appearance, serving up yummy treats and goodies to Hello Kitty lovers. The mobile shop will be parking at Victoria Gardens and will include a 3-piece cookie set, a macaron box with a secret Sanrio character, a 4-pack of mini cakes, and bow-shaped bottles of water. Victoria Gardens (12505 N Mainstreet), 10am-8pm. Open event.

Love, Beauty, and Wellness Festival — Soak in all things natural beauty and holistic wellness at this one-day event, filled with a lineup of eco-friendly retailers and experts to weigh in with sage advice on how to revamp and refresh your beauty routine in a healthy way. Look for Shiva Rose, Moon Juice, Agent Nateur, and more of your favorite natural beauty, health, and skincare gurus. Hudson Loft (1200 S Hope Street), 10am-4:30pm. Tickets available here.

Free Flywheel Rides — If you're in Playa Vista, make it a point to take advantage of Flywheel's complimentary preview spins this weekend, with rides offered today and tomorrow. You can create an account here, then send an email to and fill out the form sent in their reply to confirm your spot. Rides on both days are scheduled for 8:30am, 9:30am, and 10:30am. Flywheel Sports (12746 W Jefferson Boulevard).

Kalil Trunk Show at LA County Store — Head to this favorite Silver Lake meeting location for another trunk show, this time filled with wares from Kalil. Kalil will be there with silk and cotton handmade scarves and garments, and each piece is hand dyed, making all items unique and original. About half the items are up-cycled garments that have been reworked and re-dyed so they have a new, recycled life. Los Angeles County Store (4333 W Sunset Boulevard), 12-2pm. Open event.


Guild Pop-Up Jewelry Trunk Show — Womenswear boutique Guild is having an event this today and yesterday at the Venice store. Maison Coco is an interesting take on vintage jewelry and Collette Neyrey (worked in marketing and retail direction for David Yurmen) is launching her own jewelry collection. She has been traveling the world for years collecting cultural pieces and putting them together with her own vision. Guild (1335 1/2 Abbot Kinney Boulevard), 12-6pm both today and Saturday the 30th. Open event.

Worship LA Pop-Up — Shop a great selection of clothing and accessories from three awesome LA brands today at this exclusive pop-up hosted by Worship. You'll find a beautiful set up from Echo and Air, Recreation, and Zumi Rosow Jewelry, in an equally beautiful setting (if you haven't shopped these brands before, they're all socially-conscious must-haves). Worship (1104 Mohawk Street), 12-5pm. Open event.