|FRIDAY, JUNE 13
6555 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
You can literally dance the night away since DJs spin the tunes all night. Every 2nd Friday of the month. $20. 10 p.m. – 4 a.m.
|SATURDAY, JUNE 14
PASADENA CHALK FESTIVAL
280 E. Colorado Blvd.
Let your inner artist shine at the world’s largest street painting festival for your chance to win some great prizes. Or just see some original art created over 2 city blocks. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. FREE. Also Sunday.
SUSHI & SAKE FESTIVAL
Queen Mary, Long Beach
Featuring music, food, sumo & sushi making demonstrations, sake and beer tasting, a tea ceremony, taiko and more! 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. FREE.
VENICE CABARET OPENING GALA
Blankenship Ballet Studio
132 Brooks Ave., Venice
This monthly series emulates Moulin Rouge with an eclectic array of music. Experience the resurgence of this historic majestic ballroom. 8 – 11:30 p.m. $10 presale; $15 at the door.
|SUNDAY, JUNE 15
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles
6101 W. Century Blvd., Airport http://www.sheratonlosangeles.com
Honor your pops with a five-course prix fixe menu at the winningest coach in NFL history’s first West Coast eatery. Plus, there’s a chance to score two signed footballs by the legendary Don Shula. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $65 per person.
ICE CREAM SUNDAYS
806 E. Colorado, Glendale
$3 drinks, a variety of dance music, pool, darts, vintage video games and, yes, free ice cream. What else could you want? 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Free before 10, $3 after.
NOTES FROM THE EDGE
2580 Cahuenga, Hollywood
Acclaimed songwriting/vocalist team of Mark Governor and Kathy Fisher are backed by an all-star string quartet as they perform their classical-pop interpretations of everyone from The Killers to Bjork to David Bowie. Think the music teachers from SNL, just better and classier. Gates open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $22
|MONDAY, JUNE 16
TINY NINJA MACBETH
4319 Melrose, Hollywood
Shakespeare as it was meant to be seen, performed by tiny plastic ninjas on a briefcase sized stage. 8 p.m. $10. Also June 17.
|TUESDAY, JUNE 17
TASTE OF TUESDAYS
Viceroy Santa Monica
1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
“Tastes” of signature food and cocktails are available for only $5 each. DJs set the mood while guests lounge poolside enjoying food and drink menus based on ingredients available at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market. 6 - 9 p.m. every Tuesday through Labor Day.
|WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18
Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro
Runs through June 21. 9:25 p.m. – 11:25 p.m. The best runs normally occur on the second and third nights of the four-night period. The second hour is usually better. Check website for additional times, details and rules.
|THURSDAY, JUNE 19
|L.A. FILM FEST
The festival screens over 200 narrative features, documentaries, shorts and music videos. Runs through June 29. Check website for details.