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12 Events Every Angeleno Has to Hit This May

Published On 05/01/2015 Published On 05/01/2015
Pop, Lock, N' Ramen
Angel City Brewery

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May 3 Sun

3rd Annual Heritage, Music, and Arts Festival One of Downtown's favorite breweries (Angel City) has paired with one of Echo Park's most beloved underground music venues (Echo County Outpost) for this all-day rager with special brews, artisan crafts, and bands like banjo-rockers Blackwater Jukebox.

Angel City Brewery

3rd Annual Heritage, Music, and Arts Festival Angel City Brewery One of Downtown's favorite breweries (Angel City) has paired with one of Echo Park's most beloved underground music venues (Echo County Outpost) for this all-day rager with special brews, artisan crafts, and bands like banjo-rockers Blackwater Jukebox.

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May 3 Sun

Pop, Lock, N' Ramen Hit the link above to make reservations for this noodle-y pop-up from the chef behind Dudley Market -- one of the Westside's most-anticipated openings of the summer.

Japanese Knife Imports

Pop, Lock, N' Ramen Japanese Knife Imports Hit the link above to make reservations for this noodle-y pop-up from the chef behind Dudley Market -- one of the Westside's most-anticipated openings of the summer.

Instagram/howlinrays

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Event

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May 4 Mon

Howlin' Ray's Hot Chicken Pop-Up Soooooo, crazy-good, smoked-and-fried Nashville Hot Chicken, which's basically impossible to find in LA, is apparently now possible to find in LA. If you go here.

Barrel and Ashes

Howlin' Ray's Hot Chicken Pop-Up Barrel and Ashes Soooooo, crazy-good, smoked-and-fried Nashville Hot Chicken, which's basically impossible to find in LA, is apparently now possible to find in LA. If you go here.

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May 8 Fri

Opening Day at Snow Summit Mountain Bike Park Who needs snow in Mammoth (other than everyone who likes skiing or snowboarding), when you can also get in on 60+ miles worth of killer mountain biking trails?

Snow Summit

Opening Day at Snow Summit Mountain Bike Park Snow Summit Who needs snow in Mammoth (other than everyone who likes skiing or snowboarding), when you can also get in on 60+ miles worth of killer mountain biking trails?

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Event

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May 9 Sat

West Coast BBQ Classic $10,000+ in prizes. 62 smokin' teams. Your stomach. Uh-huh.

Queen Mary

West Coast BBQ Classic Queen Mary $10,000+ in prizes. 62 smokin' teams. Your stomach. Uh-huh.

BROWNSTONE PRODUCTIONS/GOLD CIRCLE FILMS

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Event

Location

May 9 Sat

Eat|See|Hear: Pitch Perfect First off: so many summer outdoor screenings of amazing movies. Second off: this one comes with the opportunity to win passes to the premiere of Pitch Perfect 2 and, oh yeah, a free trip to Australia.

Santa Monica High

Eat|See|Hear: Pitch Perfect Santa Monica High First off: so many summer outdoor screenings of amazing movies. Second off: this one comes with the opportunity to win passes to the premiere of Pitch Perfect 2 and, oh yeah, a free trip to Australia.

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May 11 Mon

Seven Minutes in Purgatory This one-off comedy event has been a hit in SF and CHI with a unique premise: the comics (who include Erlich from Silicon Valley and frequent @Midnight guests the Sklar Brothers) will be in a soundproof booth and have no idea whether the audience is laughing at them, or with them, or... both. 

UCB Sunset

Seven Minutes in Purgatory UCB Sunset This one-off comedy event has been a hit in SF and CHI with a unique premise: the comics (who include Erlich from Silicon Valley and frequent @Midnight guests the Sklar Brothers) will be in a soundproof booth and have no idea whether the audience is laughing at them, or with them, or... both. 

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Event

Location

May 16 Sat

Vegan Beer & Food Festival Did you check out our list of all the festivals in LA this summer? There's a ton more on it -- whether you're vegan and/or drink beer or not.

Rose Bowl

Vegan Beer & Food Festival Rose Bowl Did you check out our list of all the festivals in LA this summer? There's a ton more on it -- whether you're vegan and/or drink beer or not.

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Event

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May 22 Fri

Odd Nights The first in a series of monthly blowouts in Griffith Park will have 200+ vendors and food trucks, plus (duh) local bands and, best of all, free parking!

The Autry

Odd Nights The Autry The first in a series of monthly blowouts in Griffith Park will have 200+ vendors and food trucks, plus (duh) local bands and, best of all, free parking!

Flickr/Zagat Buzz

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Event

Location

May 23 Sat

BBQ With a View Hit one of Beverly Hills' best rooftops for great 'que every weekend, including American Kobe-style brisket and PBR beer can chicken.

Peninsula Beverly Hills

BBQ With a View Peninsula Beverly Hills Hit one of Beverly Hills' best rooftops for great 'que every weekend, including American Kobe-style brisket and PBR beer can chicken.

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Event

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May 29-Jun 7

Palm Springs Resorts Restaurant Week Looking for an excuse to head to the desert? Here's your fancy foodie one...

Palm Springs

Palm Springs Resorts Restaurant Week Palm Springs Looking for an excuse to head to the desert? Here's your fancy foodie one...

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Event

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May 30 Sat

Deserted at the Palms ... and this is your far grimier, psychedelic rock one.

The Palms

Deserted at the Palms The Palms ... and this is your far grimier, psychedelic rock one.

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