13 Excellent Things To Do This Weekend, 7/28

From a tea tasting to the U.S. Open of Surfing, we’ve got you covered

FOOD: Delicious Little Tokyo
The DTLA enclave is hosting a weekend filled with food and drinks that highlight the best of the area, including Chado Tea Room, Wolf & Crane, and the 10th Annual Sake & Food Tasting Event. Enjoy special menu items, discounts, and giveaways. More information (July 29-31, Little Tokyo)

ART: Current LA Water Public Art Biennial
Los Angeles’s inaugural public art biennial hopes to raise awareness of the drought by staging commissioned artworks alongside bodies of water—both manmade and natural—all over the city. More information (July 29-31, various locations)

MUSIC: HARD Summer Music Festival
The annual EDM fest is back with a lineup featuring everything from Ice Cube to Major Lazer. More information (July 30-31, Fairplex at Pomona)

FOOD: Smorgasburg LA
Brooklyn’s famed outdoor food flea market has found a home at the Alameda Produce Market in Downtown Los Angeles. Sample eats from Donut Friend, Amazebowls, Poke Alaea, and more, then walk it off while perusing clothing, lifestyle, and craft vendors. More information (July 31, Alameda Produce Market)

CINEMA: NOW Festival
The three-week New Original Works Festival, hosted by REDCAT, brings attention to the work of artists, dancers, and performers in Los Angeles. More information (July 28-30, August 4-6, Cal Arts Theater)

FEST: Roaring Nights at the Los Angeles Zoo
The L.A. Zoo goes country with line-dancing lessons, games, and a backyard barbeque. More information (July 29, Los Angeles Zoo)

FILM: Silent and Classic Movie Nights: The Man Who Knew Too Much
Bring your chairs, blankets, and picnics to Heritage Square Museum and watch this classic and suspenseful movie under the stars. More information (July 30, Heritage Square Museum)

FEST: KCON LA
Celebrate Korean culture at this annual festival of pop, fashion, food, and beauty. Celebrities and industry professionals will make appearances. More information (July 29-31, Staples Center/LA Convention Center)

SPORTS: Vans U.S. Open of Surfing
Soak up the sun and relax with friends at this annual surfing competition. More information (Through July 31, Huntington Beach Pier)

MUSIC: Twilight Concerts at the Pier
Mayer Hawthorne, BøRNS, and the Psychedelic Furs are all on the lineup for the free Thursday night series. Catch Protoje and Raging Fyah on July 28. More information (July 28, Santa Monica Pier) 

FILM: Street Food Cinema: Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Hocus Pocus
It’ll be tough to choose between an Audrey Hepburn classic and a cult favorite, both screening on July 30 in different parts of the city. We’d suggest flipping a coin—with these two movies, it’s hard to go wrong. More information (July 30, Will Rogers State Historic Park [Breakfast at Tiffany’s] and Brand Library Park [Hocus Pocus])

MUSIC: Summer Happenings at The Broad
The Broad is hosting a series of late-night performances inspired by the art in their museum. At this month’s offering, Sky Ferreira will DJ, Richard Hell will perform a reading, and choreographer Ryan Heffington (the guy behind Sia’s “Chandelier” video) will create dance collaborations to be performed in the museum’s galleries. More information (July 30, The Broad) 

FOOD: 7th Annual LUCKYRICE Grand Feast
The one-night-only event puts “Asian epicurean culture” on display. Stop by to try coconut Fluff Ice with Lychee jelly, chicken and Thai Basil dumplings, shorts ribs from the famed Park’s BBQ, and more. More information (July 29, Vibiana) 

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