The Best Things to Do This Week in L.A.

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, a restored ”Doors,” and a diner gets slimed

Welcome to a new week, full of new opportunities to enjoy all the music, film, and other fun things to do in Los Angeles.

Nickelodeon Take-Over at Carney’s

Monday, June 24

Step into a nostalgic world of slime when Nickelodeon takes over the Carney’s train-car diner on Sunset. The outside has been fully covered in bright-green slime, and inside you can order special slime-themed editions of Carney’s diner fare. The photo-worthy collab continues Through July 9.

“Who’s the Ross?” Live Late Night Talk Show 

Tuesday, June 25

Comedian Aaron Ross brings together all your favorite parts of a classic late night talk show–host banter, chummy guest interviews, live music–for his weekly live late night show at El Cid. This edition is dubbed “Rossapalooza” and features a genre-hopping bill of performances and chats.

Una Noche Linda: Honoring Linda Ronstadt

Wednesday, June 26

The Eighth Annual Pobladores Awards Gala honors L.A. musical icon Linda Ronstadt. The night will include a conversation between Linda Ronstadt, Dolores Huerta, and Luis Valdez, followed by a musical tribute to Ronstadt. The night also includes a tribute to local James Beard Award winners, including food writer Bill Esparza and pastry chef Dahlia Narvaez.

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Thursday, June 27

Years after their first collab, hip hop heavyweights Freddie Gibbs and Madlib are working together again. The duo plays two nights at the Roxy on Tuesday and Thursday, and a third show on Friday at the Glasshouse in Pomona.

The Doors Screening with Val Kilmer and Oliver Stone

Thursday, June 27

American Cinematheque hosts this special screening at the Aero of a new 4K remaster of The Doors: The Final Cut. To discuss this director’s cut edition, they’ve invited the director himself, Oliver Stone, along with film star Val Kilmer, and real-life Doors guitarist Robby Krieger.

KCRW Summer Nights at California African American Museum

Friday, June 28

Salute the return of KCRW’s summer concert series with this edition on the Exposition Park campus of the California African American Museum. Music comes from the station’s own DJs Garth Trinidad and Aaron Byrd.

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