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Get Out: Design & Dim Sum, Pop-Up BBQ, & Revisiting New Queer Cinema

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BIKING: de LaB and the Flying Pigeon LA are hosting a Design-n-Dim Sum bike ride. Now it might be a little late to get the dim sum since the group wanted to make reservations ahead of time, but you can follow the group on Twitter and then join it at any point throughout the day as it heads to Caine's Arcade, artist Zoe Crosher's Studio, Preen Inc. and finally Golden Dragon Restaurant for dim sum. Meet at the Flying Pigeon at 11 am and they'll hit the road by 11:30. For more information and addresses, visit the event's page.

BBQ: What says summer better than a BBQ? Tony’s Saloon in downtown LA’s Arts District will host sommelier Adam Vourvoulis (Ink) and chef Adam Cole (Lindy and Grundy) for a pop-up BBQ featuring a locally grown, pastured pig from ReRide Ranch (smoked) complete with housemade fixins’ including pickles, biscuits, coleslaw all available and sold at a per pound price. Plus on the spot ice cream from Nitro Dreams, and drink specials. The BBQ begins at 3:00 pm and lasts until the food runs out!

FILM: Screening tonight as part of UCLA's Film & Television Archive's series NQC @ 20: REVISITING NEW QUEER CINEMA is "The Hours and Times" (1991), in writer-director Christopher Munch offers a speculative window into a little-known historical event: a young John Lennon's private holiday in Barcelona with the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein, now known to be gay. Preceded by the hilarious short film, Jean Carlomusto's L is for the Way You Look (1991). @ 7:00 p.m at The Billy Wilder Theatre. IN PERSON: filmmakers Christopher Munch and Jean Carlomusto.

SHOPPING: It's the second day of the weekend-long Bauer Pottery Showroom Sale. You'll be able to get great deals on Bauer Pottery and Russel Wright American Modern seconds. 10am - 4pm.