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  • Photo by woolloomooloo via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr SOAK UP THE CULTURES OF AFRICA The Annual African Marketplace and Cultural Faire continues this weekend in full force. Get to the Rancho Cienega Park between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. today and tomorrow to see the sights and sounds of African culture from many nations through music, dance, art, food, and craft. There's a lot to check out, so you might want to...
  • GET BOOKISH IN BRENTWOOD Celebrate the Grand Opening of Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood from 1-4 this afternoon. They promise the day will be full of camaraderie, literature, and meeting new friends. Diesel says: "Please come and stroll through the store's carefully selected array of titles and help us to celebrate our new independent bookstore. No matter what they say, L.A. is still a great book town!" Huzzah! You'll find this new store in the...
  • Photo by highervision via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr GET WILD WITH HANDMADE PLUSH TOYS Okay, this isn't a "furries" event, you pervs. It's Monkeyhouse Toys & Art Gallery's 4th annual handmade plush and doll show where you'll find 20+ fabric artists from all over will be showing off their skills, with a special exclusive collaboration set of plush and art books by Josh Taylor and ip2much. Tonight is the opening night...
  • Don't let Olvera Street be empty! Get out, already! | Photo by km999@sbcglobal.net via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr CHECK OUT SOME CABALLEROS The Autry National Center of the American West welcomes its newest exhibit today. Bold Caballeros y Noble Bandidas aims to explore the development of Mexican popular culture and US-Mexico relations through the use of art, rare historical footage, feature film, music, and popular culture. Visitors will experience and learn...
  • Photo by longhorndave via Flickr EAT & DRINK A whole bunch of SoCal eateries (i.e. Spago, Hitching Post, Mozza, Campanile, Lucques/AOC, and more) are getting together with a whole bunch of Central Coast Wineries (i.e. Sea Smoke, Linne Calodo, Ojai Vineyard, Melville, Hitching Post, Tantara, and a ton more) for Wally's 5th Annual Central Coast Wine & Food Celebration. The event runs Noon to 4 today at Wally's Wine and is a benefit for...
  • Photo by neonspecs via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr POW WOW--WOW!!! It's the last day of the Southern California Indian Center's (SCIC) Annual Pow Wow at the Autry National Center, which will give visitors the chance to celebrate the country's diverse American Indian cultures through drumming, songs, and dance. The festivities last until 6 tonight. GET YOUR OBON ON Another big cultural fest wraps up today--it's the West LA Buddhist Temple's Obon Festival...
  • Photo by kristi.nicole via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr Get Dolled Up & Have Tea Royal/T has paired up with Valley of the Dolls to put on an "all doll" Lolita Tea Party from Noon to 5 today. Admission to the event is free, and while costumes are encouraged, they aren't required. If you're feeling snacky, you can indulge in their regular tea service, and if you're looking for some entertainment you...
  • Photo by Lord Jim via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr SAY HELLO TO DEATH: Or at least the Museum of Death, in their new location. Fans of the macabre will delight in checking out one of this town's strangest tributes in museum form. Go if you dare! CELEBRATE COMME LES FRANCAIS: Celebrate the 7th annual official Bastille Day LA Festival in WeHo, with "French gastronomic delicacies and spectacular live entertainment." You may see...
  • Photo by Jonathan Alcorn (aka Sundogg) via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr PIG OUT LIKE A KID: At drink. eat. play's Gourmet Five Year Old Party being held this afternoon at Boulevard3 in Hollywood. Fresh takes on favorites from when you were a kid will include mac 'n cheese with lobster, kobe-style beef sloppy joes and assorted sophisticated sweets with plenty of free-flowing juice (wine) to wash it all down! (These are...
  • Photo of Echo Park Lake by susan catherine via LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr DRINK BEER, SEE ART: The opening of the Vice Photo Show (featuring Rennie Ellis, Nippon Eye, and a special section curated by Tim Barber) promises beer and photos in affable combination in Culver City (eflyer). Give them an RSVP here. CELEBRATE THE LOTUS (WITHOUT ACTUAL LOTUS FLOWERS): It's the 36th annual Lotus Festival in Echo Park, although this year...
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