There’s never a shortage of things to do in Los Angeles. In fact, sometimes it seems like there’s just too much to choose from. So every Wednesday we’re curating a list of the top things to do in LA this weekend (6/16 - 6/18).

With a scene that spans live music, outdoor screenings, comedy, the arts, dance parties, and more, find out what unique events are happening this weekend.

And if you’re looking to plan a day out, click the Daymaker button next to any item on the list below to use it as a starting point to create your own Los Angeles adventure.

 Friday, June 16 @ 7:30pm Screen+shot+2017 03 08+at+10.52.37+am

Join The Wiltern on Friday June 16th to the screening of Dirty Dancing! Come dressed up in character and make sure you wear your dancing shoes. There will be a photo booth, live music by the Dirty Dancing band, and Dirty Dancing screening with live professional dancers’ interaction. After show there will be a dance party with professional dancers in the lobby. The Wiltern offers several food stands, full bars, and a beautiful theatre experience for your viewing and listening pleasure.

Doors at 7:00pm. Show at 8:00pm. Runtime: 1 hour 40 minutes. Tickets: $15 General Admission, $17 VIP. All Ages


See more about Movie Night: "Dirty Dancing" at The Wiltern here
 Saturday, June 17 @ 6:30pm 5e7baeb5c279307028a5e077066b406a
Downtown $39 +

Jen Smedley and Kristin Hensely are two real-life, hilarious besties whose web series #IMOMSOHARD has over 55 million views. Their disarming blend of honesty and off-the-cuff humor will make you want to be their best friend, and for this newest entry of #IMOMSOHARD, the girls are taking their show out of the playroom and on the road. Think of it like an evening with your best friends, but way funnier, and with more drinking.

Doors at 6:00pm. Show at 7:00pm. Tickets starting at $38.75.


See more about #IMOMSOHARD Live at The Theatre at Ace Hotel here
 Saturday, June 17 @ 12:00pm 18193303 1409688822423990 187010842915438425 o
Downtown $15 +

When is dessert ever a bad idea? LA Dessert Festival is uniting over thirty of the yummiest dessert vendors in the city for a day of pure indulgence. Expect tastings of some of the city's best Desserts, workshops, an Instagram photo lounge (#omgdessertgoals), a candy bar and free candy shop, plus a savory "salt bar" to cleanse your palette between sweet bites.

Event from 12:00pm - 6:00pm. Tickets: $15 General Admission, $30 for Workshops.

Note: this event is likely to sell out, so please confirm availability through ticket link.


See more about LA Dessert Festival at Cooper Design Space here
 Saturday, June 17 @ 6:30pm Hocus pocus website banner 2 980x363
Culver City $13 +

"Hocus Pocus" is a wonderfully campy 90s cult item that stars Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker as a trio of kooky witches. Actually, scratch that: they're witch sisters, resurrected in Salem on Halloween night. Enter two wisecracking teens and an immortal cat, who are tasked with putting an end to the witches' reign of spooky terror. For lovers of junky 90s cinema and witch movie apologists, you'll want to make the journey to Syd Kronenthal Park for another night with Street Food Cinemas.

Street Food Cinemas is an outdoor moviegoing experience that fuses the best parts of watching cinema on the big screen with gourmet food trucks and an eclectic selection of live music. This evening's music will be provided by the Jaq Mackenzie, with eats by BrewWings, La Puff, Mercedes Binge and More!

Doors at 5:30pm. Band at 6:30pm. Movie at 8:30pm. Runtime: 96min. Tickets: $13 General Admission, $18 Reserved Seating. No high chairs. No Dogs.


See more about "Hocus Pocus" w/ Street Food Cinemas at Syd Kronenthal Park here
 Saturday, October 14 @ 10:00pm Sunset

The co-ed version of LA's long-running No Boys Allowed storytelling experience, Sunday Night Sex Talks. The show features two women, two men and one couple telling R-rated tales before a sworn-to-secrecy audience. Hosted by Jessie Rosen.

Show at 7:00pm. Tickets $7.


See more about Co-Ed Sunday Night Sex Talks...On Saturday at UCB Sunset here
 Saturday, June 17 @ 7:30pm Dustbowlrevival
Westlake $20 +

The Dustbowl Revival are a Venice-based American funk and soul band whose music is a mash-up of New Orleans big band music, pre-war blues and American roots music. The end result is a genre-bending, time-warping dance party that coaxes new fire out of familiar coal. The band's rambunctious live show has to be experienced in-person, and now LA music geeks have a chance to check them out along with soulful roots-rock act Birds of Chicago.

Doors at 7:00pm. Show at 8:00pm. Tickets: $20 for General Admission. All Ages.


See more about The Dustbowl Revival w/ Birds of Chicago at Teragram Ballroom here
 Saturday, October 21 @ 8:00pm 97 atxl1
Hollywood $10 +

"ORAL: A Storytelling Hour," which previously received acclaim from the Chicago Tribune, is finally coming to Los Angeles. It's an opportunity to see seasoned improv and sketch actors just be themselves, giving new meaning to the phrase "it's funny because it's true".

Show at 8:00pm. Tickets: $10. 21+.


See more about ORAL: A Storytelling Hour at the Main Stage at iO West Theater here
 Sunday, June 18 @ 7:30pm 17855410 1335014376566987 2259783071981181757 o
Downtown $60 +

Fox's beloved, Emmy-winning sitcom "Bob's Burgers" is hitting the roads, hoping to give the fans EXACTLY what they want. That means an unforgettable and hilarious live performance featuring the talents of the show's voice cast as the burger-slanging Belcher family, which includes "Archer's" H. Jon Benjamin and "The Last Man on Earth's" Kristen Schaal. Creator and Executive Producer Loren Bouchard will be in attendance, overseeing a mix of stand-up comedy, fan Q&A, a live "Bob's Burgers" table read and some teasing as to what upcoming seasons could hold in store.

Doors at 7:00pm. Show at 8:00pm. Tickets: $59.50 for Boxes, Mezzanine and Balcony, $79.50 for Orchestra.


See more about Bob's Burgers Live at Orpheum Theatre here
 Sunday, June 18 @ 10:00am Dsc 7872 onwhite

The Autry Museum invites guests to contribute to the burgeoning California Yarnscape with this fun and immersive workshop. Guests are invited to learn about 3D fiber art techniques used to produce a gorgeous digital garden filled with poppies, California mint, and other flowers exclusive to this wonderful state. All level of experiences are welcome, classes are drop-in only (no reservations). The theme of this particular workshop is California Sunflowers.

Event from 10:00am-2:00pm. Included with $10 Museum Admission/free for Autry Members.


See more about California Yarnscape Workshop: "California Sunflowers" at Autry Museum here
 Sunday, June 18 @ 6:30pm Marley ziggy 950 1

Reggae Night at the Bowl is always a groovy time: a celebration of Jamaica's most popular form of music, from the legends to the new kids on the block. For this installment of Reggae Night, seven-time Grammy-winner Ziggy Marley will be playing with an orchestra for the first time. His will be a combined set: some of his original compositions, along with those of his father, Bob Marley. Also appearing on the bill are legendary U.K. ska band The Specials, who still have the sweet spot between anachro-punk and soulful reggae down to a science.

Show at 7:00pm. Tickets: $23 - $56 (Estimate, actual ticket prices to be provided on May 6th, when tickets go on sale). Beer, wine and wine glasses are permitted.


See more about Reggae Night XVI w/ Ziggy Marley, at The Hollywood Bowl here
 Sunday, June 18 @ 1:30pm Thumbprint photo+courtesy+of+the+artist 2
Downtown $69 +

An extraordinary tale of courage, "Thumbprint" is a new work of modern theater from the LA opera that charts the transformation of Mukhtar Mai: a young peasant woman whose world was shattered by an act of brutality. In the wake of this cruel act, Mai found her voice, and used it to seek justice and stand up to her oppressors. A poignant and rousing work featuring a dynamic score by Kamala Sankaram, a libretto from Susan Yankowitz, and Hindi and European operatic influences sprinkled throughout.

Showtmes at 8:00pm (June 15th-27th) and 2:00pm (June 18th). Approximate Runtime: 90min, No Intermission. Tickets: $69 for Best Available Orchestra Seating


See more about LA Opera Presents: "Thumbprint" at REDCAT here
 Sunday, July 9 @ 7:00pm Screen+shot+2017 05 02+at+1.40.51+pm

"The Pride" is a gorgeously-drawn drama alternating between two very distinct time periods and sets of characters whose fate is written by their eras. In 1958, Philip is married to Sylvia, but is secretly attracted to her colleague Oliver. In 2008, Philip lives with his boyfriend Oliver, who continually destroys their relationship with his addiction to casual sex and turns to their friend Sylvia for guidance and support.

Showtimes Tuesday-Saturday at 8:00pm, Saturdays 2:00pm, Sundays 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets $50. Runtime 2 hours with 1 intermission. Dates June 13 - July 9. All Ages


See more about "The Pride" at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts here
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