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5 Things You Gotta Have on Your Radar This Weekend (According to The Influencers of L.A.) 8-7-15

August 7, 2015 by Brian Champlin

Sometimes when you’re figuring out what to do with your weekend, what you really need is just a little help from your friends.

To that end, we asked a few of our fellow L.A. bloggers, podcasters, and social media brethren to help us out with their top picks for this weekend, and then we combined those choices with one pick from both Christina and I.

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The result is a quick list of some of the absolutely best stuff happening in Los Angeles over the next couple days.

Hope it helps you find something awesome to do.

Have a great weekend!

1. The Future Party

Picked by Jonathan Nafarrete (aka @Jonathan360), co-founder of VR Scout.

Jonathan says:

A party from the future. Experience what’s new in virtual reality, catch up with the best in games, and hang out with some like-minded folks in both industries. Attendances is free, space is limited.”

2. Cop Car with Kevin Bacon at the London Hotel

Picked by Jonathan Bilski, creator of Things to do in LA.

Jonathan says:

Kevin Bacon will be answering your questions to his latest film that made sirens go off, Cop Car. Taking place at a fancy hotel near Sunset. He stars in the film as a no-good cop off to stop some kids who find his cop car. It suppose to remind you of an old Amblin Entertainment film from your childhood.”

Tickets via Evenbrite.

3. Peanut Butter Wolf, Dam Funk plus Mayer Hawthorne and Mild High Club

Picked by Gerren Kelsaw, creator of the This Is The City Podcast.

Gerren says:

Peanut Butter Wolf brings Stones Throw to downtown LA with soul man Mayer Hawthrone dj-ing, and pasadena native Dam Funk offering a free show at Brookfield’s FIG@7th shopping plaza 7 PM: Doors 8 PM: Show”

More information on the FIG@7th fest.

4. The Unique Market

Picked by Christina Minh, co-founder of We Like L.A.

“The Unique L.A. Summer Market will host more than 350 vendors, folks will be able to score made-in-America clothes, accessories, art, jewelry, home decor, and much more. Pre-sale tickets are available, but you can also purchase them at the door BUT keep in mind it’s cash only for tickets at the door. Your ticket will included free refreshments, snacks, DIY projects and more.”

5. Brew at the Zoo on Friday Night

Picked by Brian Champlin, co-founder of We Like L.A.

(That’s me, and yup, I’m going to quote myself, hah!)

“It’s like Roaring Nights but for the 21+ crowd. Oh, and did I mention craft beer?”

More information on Brew at the Zoo.


If you want a more complete rundown, check Christina’s weekend roundup that was posted up yesterday morning or check out our discount events page for more ways to save money while exploring L.A.

And of course, make sure to sign-up for our email list so you’re always in the loop regarding happenings around the city.

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