Culture + Entertainment
= Theatre, Music, Food, & Art
| 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM | 425 N Los Angeles St. Downtown CA 90012 | Open
Take an audio tour of L.A.’s Chinatown right on your smartphone. Developed by Los Angeles Conservancy the audio tour guides visitors through one of L.A.’s oldest neighborhoods with many layers of history and diverse communities.
The tour takes visitors to the Central Plaza in the heart of New Chinatown. It includes decades-old shops selling traditional teas, medicines, and Chinese imports; and places of historic importance in the battle for Chinese-American civil rights. The tour highlights dining institutions such as Hop Louie and Empress Pavilion, and the site of Madame Wong’s, a hotspot for legendary punk bands.
Visitors can listen to the sites’ stories right on their smartphones. Download the free Geotourist app from the Apple and Google app stores and access each site’s audio tour based on your geographic location.
| 12:00 PM | 333 S. Grand Avenue. Los Angeles, CA 90071 | Open
Arts Brookfield presents City Beats at the Wells Fargo Center! The bi-weekly City Beats performances are curated by local radio personality Anthony Valadez and present a colorful, sonic snapshot of up-and-coming musicians. Genres include R&B, hip-hop, new jazz, Latin and indie, appealing to the eclectic palette and diverse backgrounds of LA music fans.
Anthony Valadez is a Los Angeles based DJ/Producer and visual artist with residencies at The Sayers Club in Hollywood and Zanzibar. His latest musical projects include official remixes for David Bowie, Local Natives and Ozomatli in addition to 2 LP releases on Plug Research. He has had the honor of sharing the stage with the likes of Sly Stone, Ben Harper, Doug E Fresh, Prince, Bruno Mars, Novalima and more. He can be found hosting his program on Monday nights on KCRW, Tuesday nights on Dash Radio and his weekly podcast on NTS Radio. Valadez is currently the host of Crate Diggers on Fuse TV’s sister channel, FM.TV.
Join us Wednesday, June 21 as Valadez opens the show, followed by the City Beats headliner Ethio Cali on the outdoor stage between the North Tower and the Atrium. Every show is free and non-ticketed.
| 3:00 PM |1111 S. Figueroa. Los Angeles CA | Ticketed
(JUNE 22-24) This package includes tickets to the 3 shows taking place at STAPLES Center:
- Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, Desiigner, Playboi Carti – June 22
- Bryson Tiller, Jhene Aiko, Keyshia Cole, Jidenna, Khalid, THEY., H.E.R. – June 23
- A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q, Gucci Mane, Rae Sremmurd, Migos, Young Thug- June 24
Children age 3 and older require a ticket. A child under the age of 3 is considered a lap child and does not require a ticket.
Tickets will go on-sale through AXS.com or over the phone with AXS at (213) 457-1647 on the first day of the on-sale. The Box Office at STAPLES Center will sell starting the next business day.
| 7:30 PM | 929 South Broadway, Los Angeles CA | Ticketed
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) curates a screening of the best student films produced in the world this year, followed by an awards presentation. BAFTA will screen nine short films, selected from over 400 submissions and British Academy members will vote live for the winners of awards in three categories: animation, documentary and live-action film. Join members of the British Academy for a night of great film, good food and fine libations as we honor the great filmmakers of the future.
| 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM | 1201 s. figueroa street los angeles ca 90015 | Ticketed
With three full days of dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, new home technologies, onstage panels, 40+ speakers, and more than 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products, Dwell on Design is the largest design event on the west coast. In addition to featuring over 300+ exhibiting brands, Dwell on Design encourages an ongoing design dialogue. Learn more by visiting dwellondesign.com.
| 6:00 PM | 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks CA | Ticketed
Artistic performances in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical and Contemporary dance.
| 7:15PM | 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90038 | Ticketed
Celebrate the legacy of Selena at our twentieth-anniversary screening at the historic Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
The compelling story of a small girl from humble beginnings acheived genre-breaking super stardom. Sweet, charismatic and wildly talented, Selena’s story is at once inspiring, full of beauty and sad. Jennifer Lopez became a star in her role as Selena Quintanilla, and Edward James Olmos plays her father to perfection.
| 3:00 – 7:00 PM | 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Estates CA 90274 | Ticketed
This annual event supports CSCRB, the Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach, which provides support services for cancer patients and their loved ones free of charge for the past 30 years. Many local restaurants, wineries, breweries and other beverage vendors will participate.
| 9:00 PM | 2150 park place el segundo ca 90245 | Ticketed
Team Fashion Camp is a summer camp for kids and young adults who are interested in learning more about the fashion industry in a fun and interactive environment. Founded by Courtney Alexander – a designer, business owner, stylist, costumer and mom of two – the camp teaches kids about sketching, illustrating, styling, branding, and more! Not only does Courtney share her own extensive experience in the industry with the students, she also brings in guest speakers from all different fields of the fashion industry to share their expertise.
Team Fashion Camp offers four different courses over the course of 9 sessions to choose from including Fashion 101, Drape It & Make It, Ready Set Runway and Costume, Film & Makeup. Summer courses are for kids aged 8-17, and weekly prices range from $795-$875. They have camp locations in Santa Monica, El Segundo, Sherman Oaks and downtown Los Angeles.