Friday, April 18, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Nineties Nostalgia: Summerland Tour 2013

    Rock to songs you could sing in your sleep from a slew of ‘90s radio kings including Everclear and Live.

    For superfans: Meet the band and score other exclusives with the Summerland VIP experience. 

    Fri 7p. The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., Koreatown (800-653-8000). $48-90 here.

    Nearby: Frank N Hanks; R BarBeer Belly

     

  • Foodie Felicity: LA Street Food Fest

    The Rose Bowl-sized returns with unlimited tastings and booze from 100+ vendors. 

    Five must-tries: Tuna ceviche and chicken curry are among Los Angeles magazine’s dishes worth the wait.

    Sat 3p. Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena (626-577-3100). $50-75 here.

    Nearby: Lucky Baldwin's; Bar Celona; Vertical Wine Bistro

  • Chillwave Crooner: Twin Shadow

    Rejoice in the sumptuous, synth-driven indie-pop of this Brooklynite who made one of the best-reviewed albums of last year.

    Swedish beats: Devotees of Diplo-style dancehall will dig openers Elliphant (aka Stockholm native Ellinor Olovsdotter). 

    Sat 8p. The Fonda Theatre, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (323-464-0808). $35 here.

    Nearby: Blue Palms Brewhouse; The Well; The Bowery

  • Creative Cruise: Baseman’s Los Angeles

    Board a bus bound for LA landmarks that influenced acclaimed contemporary artist (and tour guide) Gary Baseman. 

    Beyond the bus: Baseman’s "The Door Is Always Open" (pictured) nears its end, see it while you still can.

    Sun 10a. Begins at Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (310-440-4500). $60 here.

    Nearby: Blue Dog Beer Tavern; Arclight Galleria; 
    Little Izakaya

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