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54 amazing things happening in L.A. this June 2017

Michael Juliano
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Michael Juliano
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Plan out your month with the city's best concerts, culture, cuisine and more.

THINGS TO DO

June 2–4
Lummis Day Festival; Various locations

Celebrate the creativity, history and ethnic diversity of Northeast Los Angeles at this annual music, dance and art festival.

June 2, 3
i3 Arts Fest; Various locations

Immerse yourself in art performances, a skycraper-scaling harp and a DJ sets, all culminating in a Burning Man-style art car ball.

June 4
Los Angeles River Ride; The Autry Museum

Bike one of 10 different routes along the L.A. River, from a 15-mile family ride to a 100-mile push to the ocean and back.

June 9
First Fridays at the Natural History Museum; Natural History Museum

Dance among the dinosaurs at this seasonal finale of the monthly party and lecture series.

June 10
World Naked Bike Ride Los Angeles; Various locations

Let it all hang out as the "bare as you dare" bike ride comes to town.

June 10–12
EA Play; Hollywood Palladium

Get your hands on some of the biggest upcoming releases in the gaming world as publisher EA hosts this public-facing fan event.

June 10, 11
LA Pride; West Hollywood Park

Party with Brandy, Chromeo and a few hundred thousand proud Angelenos at this gay festival and parade.

June 11
CicLAvia: Glendale to Atwater; Various locations

Pedal your way between Glendale and Atwater Village during the newest route from the bike-friendly fest.

June 13–15
E3; L.A. Convention Center

Fend off multi-sensory overload at this massive video game convention, now open to the public for the first time.

June 17, 18
Pasadena Chalk Festival; Paseo Colorado

Watch where you step as dozens of chalk art masterpieces cover the sidewalks during this Father's Day tradition.

June 23-Sep 1
Dance Downtown; Grand Park

Brush up on your cumbia steps during the opening night of this free Downtown tradition.

Find more things to do in our June 2017 events calendar.

FOOD & DRINK

June 1
Tacos & Tequila; Candela Taco Bar & Lounge

Feast on tacos, corn and a paleta and wash it down with a pair of cocktails at this Time Out L.A. tasting event.

June 4-5
Los Angeles Bread Festival; Grand Central Market

Slip into a carb coma at this two-day event filled with unabashed bread guzzling, specialty loaves, workshops, demos and Feel the Churn Butter Aerobics.

June 9–Sept 22
Friday Night Wine Tastings; Barnsdall Art Park

Roll out a blanket and sip on pours of wine on the Hollyhock House's front lawn.

June 10
LA Food Fest; L.A. Coliseum

Indulge in delicious eats from more than 100 food vendors and award-winning restaurants—and, of course, don't forget to wear your stretchy pants.

June 11
Taste of the Nation Los Angeles; Media Park

Fill up for a great cause—ending childhood hunger—at this palatable sampling of more than 40 bites from some of the best chefs in town, including Bruce Kalman, Chris Oh, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger and more.

June 17-25
L.A. Beer Week; Various locations

Drink your weight in beer over the course of nine days as the city celebrates craft breweries across Los Angeles with different activities, special brews and seminars.

June 17, 18
LAWineFest; ROW DTLA

Raise a glass to one of L.A.’s top wine festivals, a two-day extravaganza featuring over 30 wineries, food trucks, music and more.

ARTS & CULTURE

June 2–Aug 26
Grand Performances; California Plaza

Scope out a diverse mix of music, live scores, films, poetry and theater at this water-encompassed stage.

June 10
ARTsea; Marina Beach

Peruse pop-up galleries alongside alfresco dining and live music at this seaside marketplace in Marina del Rey.

June 13
Pop-Up Magazine; The Theatre at Ace Hotel

See a selection of writers, artists, photographers and filmmakers premiere new works at this live magazine experience.

June 15
NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour; Largo

Catch a live recording of the spirited NPR fan-favorite, pop culture-obsessed podcast.

June 16
Friday Flights at the Getty; Getty Center

Ride the monorail to the Getty for the first seasonal performance of this art-centric take on a tasting flight, featuring a dance installation and music from How to Dress Well.

June 16
Bloomsday; Hammer Museum
Celebrate the date on which James Joyce’s Ulysses is set with Irish food, music and pours of Guinness, along with dramatic readings.

June 16
Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours; Walt Disney Concert Hall

Spend a late night at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and watch as the beloved Downtown cultural space transforms into an interactive performance space.

June 24
Summer Happenings at the Broad; The Broad

Attend the Broad's first after-hours performance of the summer season, with a slate of music, mixed-media and video inspired by the German singer Nico.

June 29
The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón E Inspiración; Petersen Automotive Museum

Explore the diverse and complex viewpoints of artists who celebrate the lowrider culture and aesthetic through works that include paintings, sculptures and, of course, vehicles.

FILM

June 3–July 30
American Horror Story: The Style of Scare; Paley Center for Media

Get creeped out with a visually stunning assortment of costumes, set pieces and props from every season of the chilling anthology series.

June 3–24
Last Remaining Seats; Downtown L.A.

Catch a month's worth of vintage crowd-pleasers in some of Broadway's most impressive movie palaces.

June 9
Her screening; Union Station

Watch the slick Spike Jonze flick from inside of Union Station's handsome ticketing hall.

June 14–22
LA Film Festival; ArcLight Cinemas

Witness a week of movie premieres and screenings, from locally shot films to indie horror flicks.

June 15-Aug 22
Moonlight Movies on the Beach; Granada Beach

Pack up your folding chairs and head to Long Beach for this unique outdoor screening, starting with Rogue One.

June 22-Aug 17
Silver Lake Picture Show; Sunset Triangle Plaza

Liven up your Thursday nights at this Eastside screening series, beginning with Cool Runnings.

June 24
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music; Hollywood Bowl

Throw on your lederhosen and yodel along to the Julie Andrews classic.

MUSIC

June 3
Ryan Adams; The Greek Theatre

The prolific North Carolinian plays in support of Prisoners, a heartbroken, ’80s-inflected record that ranks among Adams’s most memorable and vulnerable.

June 3-Sep 2
KCRW Summer Nights; Various locations

Bust a move as this beloved live music and DJ series returns with nights in Pasadena, Chinatown and at Union Station.

June 10
Saturdays Off the 405; Getty Center

Enjoy a free outdoor concert from White Fence and evening views of the city at this summertime series.

June 10, 11
Playboy Jazz Festival; Hollywood Bowl

Get ready for mellow harmonies and earthy grooves with sets from Gregory Porter, Corinne Bailey Rae, Common and more.

June 15
Phoenix; Hollywood Bowl

Awash with bright hooks and shimmering guitar lines, Phoenix returns with one of its first live shows in three years. Power pop teens the Lemon Twigs begin the evening.

June 22
Girlpool; The Glass House

Expect stripped-back indie songs on bass and guitar from L.A.’s own harmonizing girl duo.

June 22
Twilight Concerts; Santa Monica Pier

Enjoys free tunes by the ocean with a kickoff performance by Khalid during the return of the beloved Santa Monica concert series.

June 24, 25
Arroyo Seco Weekend; Brookside Country Club

Tom Petty, Mumford & Sons, Alabama Shakes, the Shins and Weezer top the inaugural Pasadena music and food fest.

June 25
Seu Jorge; Hollywood Bowl

Backed by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the singer-songwriter salutes Bowie with his acoustic, Portuguese-sung covers from The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

June 29
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds; The Greek Theatre

The profoundly haunting Cave & Co. have lost none of their fire and drama when playing live. Cat Power, a fellow practitioner of beautiful despair, starts the show.

See more concerts in our June 2017 concert calendar.

THEATER

May 30–July 9
The Book of Mormon; Pantages Theatre

Slip into a spooky Mormon hell dream as the outrageously funny musical returns to Hollywood.

Through June 4
Archduke; Mark Taper Forum

Follow a group of young men on their unlikely path to terrorism at the start of World War I in this world premiere.

June 6–July 16
Constellations; Geffen Playhouse

A beekeeper and a quantum physicist fall in love in this play about moments that can change our lives.

Through June 11
Actually; Geffen Playhouse

Explore what exactly is consent, as well as race, gender and politics, in this play that follows two freshman who, after a night of drinking, are trying to decide what exactly happened between them.

Through June 24
Jersey Boys ; Ahmanson Theatre

Be serenaded by the timeless music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons during the Tony Award-winning production of Jersey Boys.

SHOPPING & STYLE

June 4
Urban Air Market; Hillhurst Ave at Franklin Ave

Stock up on handmade wares at this open-air artisan market in Los Feliz, with more than 100 sustainable and ethical fashion brands.

June 8–11
Los Angeles Design Festival; Various locations

Take advantage of tours, exhibitions, panels and parties during this design-focused fest.

June 16
Odd Nights at the Autry; Autry National Center

Head to the latest installment of this monthly market, nighttime dance party, happy hour and shopping extravaganza.

June 23-25
Dwell on Design; L.A. Convention Center

Brace yourself as hundreds of design-minded booths, tours, lectures, meet-and-greets, presentations and consultations hit the convention center.

June 24–July 24
Studio Ghibli Pop-Up Shop; JapanLA

Stock up on limited edition plush and apparel inspired by Hayao Miyazaki’s animated films during the first official U.S. pop-up shop from the iconic studio.

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