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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: Summer Solstice Fest, Neutra Home Tour, Bergman 2x, and Salastina Music Society

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Summer Solstice Festival
This weekend, HM157 in Lincoln Heights presents their 3rd Annual Summer Solstice Festival, two days of music featuring many of the creative collective’s favorite local bands. The two-day extravaganza, HM157’s biggest event of the year, kicks off at 2:00pm Saturday, wrapping up at midnight on Sunday. Music includes Latin hip hop, country-fok, burlesque, Americana, Latin reggae/rock and more. Fire dancing, a dragon pizza oven, beverages, nighttime video projections, face painting, and more will also be featured. $10 suggested donation per day; advance tickets recommended due to limited capacity. Kids are free.

Architecture Tours
Check out an open house to benefit VDL Studio and Residences and the World Monuments Fund. The event will take place at the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences. Tour the house...and help save one of Los Angeles's modern icons. Funds from this event will be used for the phase II roofing project. Tickets $20. 5 - 7 PM @VDL Studio and Residences (2300 Silver Lake Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039)

Bergman Double Bill
Get a little moody and Swedish this Saturday. The New Beverly is presenting two films by acclaimed director Ingmar Bergman today. Wild Strawberries (1957) shows at 3:50 & 7:30; The Virgin Spring (1960) shows at 5:40 & 9:20 pm.

The Salastina Music Society
The Salastina Music Society will present a concert at The Colburn School's Thayer Hall today at 3 pm. The program features Artistic Directors/violinists Kevin Kumar & Maia Jasper, along with a stellar cast of instrumentalists, and offers a diverse range of music from classical, folk, and dance to a world premiere. Audience members can mingle with the artists at the reception, to be held on the plaza adjacent to Thayer Hall. Complimentary ice cream cones will be provided to patrons from LA's popular Scoops. Tickets at the door are $25 per person for regular seating, cash or credit, $18 in advance online.