Event of the Week The Rose Bowl's annual fireworks blowout's got TNT motorcycle racers and, um, KENNY FRIKKING G. For only $13. You think you're better than Kenny G and fireworks!?!? Get tix here
Thursday, July 4th Films over fireworks: join the Lost & Found Film Club at Cinefamily on Fairfax for an afternoon marathon of oddball patriotic flicks, plus potluck BBQ on the patio. Watch the trailer here
Saturday, July 6th Today's apparently National Fried Chicken Day, so, um, get fat somewhere other than Popeyes: hit up Plan Check or Son of a Gun for pollo delicioso
Sunday, July 7th Bigfoot West's ending the weekend with an “Endless Summer” Sunday starting at 2p, with a taco cart, live music, and a happy hour drink menu (‘til 9p). Deets are at their homepage
Monday, July 8th LACMA's got a “Cur-ATE: Japonism & France” gallery tour and, more importantly, an art-influenced, three-course meal at Ray’s & Stark Bar. Get your tickets now
Ongoing The “Triple Bogey”: No, not a character you somehow don't remember from Point Break, but one of the new Summer cocktails being poured over at Cliff’s Edge in Silverlake. See all of ‘em here
Fatburger’s making the rounds of more than 1,000 Walmart stores to hand out free fatties (yeah!) -- soon, they’ll be in a slew of LA-area stores doling out burger awesome. Where'll they be? Keep tabs here.
Coming Up Snag your tickets now for Hungry Cat Hollywood’s Crabfest IX, a full-on seafood feast that always sells out early, coming up this year on July 14th. Think Baltimore-style: fried soft-shell sandwiches, crab soup, crabcakes, and seasonal fruit cobbler. Tickets here