Welcome to a new week, full of new opportunities to enjoy all the music, film, and other fun things to do in Los Angeles.
Monday, July 22
Up-and-coming filmmakers often debut with a short, so if you’re the type who wants to know what’s next in cinema, L.A. Shorts Fest is here to help. In a single 92-minute seating, you’ll see seven films. Return to the Laemmle in NoHo on other evenings this week for totally different slates.
Tuesday, July 23
The Original Farmer’s Market, attached to the Grove, is a Los Angeles landmark. Celebrate its history and future at this tasting party, which includes samples of food and drink from a variety of vendors. Proceeds benefit the First-In Fire Foundation.
“Big Little Spookys” at UCB Maude Night
Wednesday, July 24
At Maude Night, UCB’s long-form sketch teams present half-hour plays. This week, the team known as Clapback takes a stab at HBO juggernaut Big Little Lies with this spookified send-up.
Thursday, July 25
Enjoy a little evening music in the park from the all-female mariachi outfit Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea. The performance is free and family-friendly, presented as part of the Summer in San Gabriel series.
Thursday, July 25
Tastemaking hip-hop magazine XXL convenes its breakthrough rappers of the year for one major night of talent at the Novo. On this year’s lineup: Roddy Rich, Megan Thee Stallion, Rico Nasty, Blueface, Gunna, Tierra Whack, and more.
Friday, July 26
It’s been a dramatic last couple of years for Cuco, but we’re just excited that the young star is doing well and bringing his music back to his devoted fans. He plays in Pomona with UMI and Your Grandparents.
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