10 Things To Do For This Sunday in L.A. [4-7-2024]

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Masters of Taste at The Rose Bowl. Photo by Brian Champlin

Our favorite food festival of the year is on tap for this Sunday afternoon (see below for details), but if you can’t make that, we’ve got a few other ideas.

Today in Los Angeles you’ll find Masters of Taste at The Rose Bowl, a new Ed Ruscha exhibition at LACMA, Gumby & Friends at Lodge Room, a family festival at The Getty, the Montrose Craft Beer Festival, the Renaissance Pleasure Faire, and more. Jump into our full list below.


Three Top Picks To Do This Sunday

M = Less than .5 miles from an L.A. Metro Station, FA = Free Admission

Masters of Taste – > On Sunday, Masters of Taste returns to the field of Pasadena’s historic Rose Bowl for food samplings from over 100 food and beverage masters. This years’ Host Chefs for Masters of Taste is Chef Bret Thompson and Lucy Thompson-Ramirez of Pez Coastal and Pez Cantina. The 2024 lineup of vendors includes faves like Ayara Thai, Poppy + Rose, Happy Ice, Saucy Chick Goat Mafia, Agnes and many others. Tickets cost $155 GA and $225 for VIP, but remember you can use the promo code WELIKELA for $15 off. All proceeds from the event go directly to Union Station Homeless Services, and as in years past We Like L.A. is a proud media sponsor of the event! More info here.

ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN at LACMA – > Starting this Sunday, LACMA debuts ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN, the iconic artist’s first cross-media retrospective in over 20 years. The exihibition showcases remarkable breadth of Ruscha’s career, offering viewer’s over 250 works to explore including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and artist’s books. The range of material spans Ruscha’s early European works and the Chocolate Room (his only single room installation) to Los Angeles County Museum Of Art on Fire (first time every on display at LACMA) and his ongoing photographic documentation of Los Angeles streets. NOW / THEN runs from April 7, 2024 through Oct 6, 2024. GA tickets start at $23-$28 per adult (L.A. County vs. non-county resident). More info here

Gumby & Friends at Lodge Room -> Ready to throw thing back with a night of classic animation? Highland Park’s Lodge Room is hosting a Gumby & Friends night this Sunday, where they’ll screen episodes from the 50’s, 60’s and 80’s on the big screen followed by a Q&A session with stop motion animator Rich Zim (Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline, James & the Giant Peach). Tickets are $17. Show starts at 8 p.m. Get more info here.

Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • Starting this weekend, the Renaissance Pleasure Faire returns to the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale, offering ren-faire enthusiasts can over 200+ artisans, merchants, and vendors, plus costume contests, games, rides, a food court and more.
  • This Sunday, the Getty Center welcomes spring with an interactive family festival that takes full advantage of the blooming central garden setting. Runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Montrose Craft Beer Fest showcases brewers and breweries from the Los Angeles area. Happening this Sunday, guests can enjoy beers paired with delicious food samples, various booths, lawn games and music. Runs noon to 4 p.m.
  • Every first Sunday of month, The Crow in Santa Monica hosts Party On!, which gathers a lineup of comics to speak to their unique experience of recovery and using humor to overcome addiction.
  • This Sunday, The Studio Cannabis Lounge at The Artist Tree in West Hollywood hosts a High Tea event. from noon to 3 p.m., featuring finger sandwiches, assorted pastries, teas, and other delights .
  • This Thursday to Sunday, The Other Art Fair returns to Los Angeles with a four-day event featuring thousands of original art works, immersive installations, DJ’d music, and drinks.
  • The Getty Villa’s Theater Lab is an ongoing workshop series highlighting new translations of Greek and Roman plays as well as contemporary works inspired by ancient literature. This Friday to Sunday catch the Lab presents Aristotle/Alexander, which dramatizes the real-life relationship between between Aristotle and a teenaged Alexander the Great. Sunday’s performance is at 3 p.m. FA

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