(Credit: LA Street Food Festival)

(Credit: LA Street Food Festival)


Foodies get your stretchy pants ready because L.A. Street Food Fest is back for its 6th year, and ready to stuff you with some of the best bites from around the city. Or, for a more intellectual look into L.A.’s food scene, head to Skylight Books on Wednesday, where famed chef Roy Choi and author John Kun will be discussing his book new To Live and Dine in L.A. A world premiere of new ballet work hits the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion this week, and with concerts at the park, zoo, and Walt Disney Concert Hall, there are plenty of places to get your music fix.
Monday, June 6
Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies strikes out swinging in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on July 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)


Dodgers vs. Phillies
Dodger Stadium
1000 Elysian Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(323) 224-1507
www.dodgers.com

L.A.’s home team begins their four game series against the Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Dodger Stadium. Before you root root root for the home team, cool off with a pint of Kirin beer topped with frozen beer foam, or chow down on a fried Dodger Dog or Frito Pie Dog. Make sure to check out our Food Guide for Dodger Stadium for the best eats also! The game starts at 7:10pm, but arrive early to score a Maury Wills Bobblehead. Go Blue!

Related: Guide To Dodger Stadium

Tuesday, June 7
(Credit: Jairo Zavala )

(Credit: Jairo Zavala )


Calexico
The Regent Theater
448 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(323) 284-5727
www.theregenttheater.com

Celebrating the release of their eighth studio album, Edge of the Sun, Calexio is bringing their unique and eclectic sound to downtown L.A. A mix of indie-folk, Latin-rock, jazz, and country, there are few genres where this uber-collaborative band doesn’t find influence. Dublin band Villagers opens the show starting at 8:00pm, and tickets are $25.

Wednesday, June 8
(Credit: Library Foundation of Los Angeles  )

(Credit: Library Foundation of Los Angeles )


To Live and Dine in L.A.: A Discussion with Josh Kun and Roy Choi
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 660-1775
www.skylightbooks.com

USC professor Josh Kun and famed L.A. chef Roy Choi come together to discuss Kun’s latest book To Live and Dine in L.A. The book explores the role food has played in how Los Angeles has become the modern city the world watches. With over 200 menus selected from the Menu Collection of the Los Angeles Public Library, the book discusses how the history of food and menus can reflect the

Thursday, June 9
(Credit: City of San Gabriel )

(Credit: City of San Gabriel )


San Gabriel Summer Nights – Rockin’ in the Park Concert
Vincent Lugo Park
S. Ramona St. & Wells St.
San Gabriel, CA 91776
(626) 308-2868
www.missionplayhouse.org

The San Gabriel Summer Nights Music & Movies program continues this Thursday with a special concert in the park. SoCal variety band Bumptown will rock the crowd with their “fun, funky, feel good music” that spans all genres. In addition to the tunes, face painting and games will keep the kiddos entertained. The concert starts at 6:30 and is free to the public.

Friday, June 10
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(Credit: Erin Baiano )


BalletNow
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-0711
www.musiccenter.org

Glorya Kaufman’s “Dance at The Music Center” introduces the world premiere of BalletNow, an exciting and original three-performance program. American Ballet Theatre Principals Roberto Bolle and Herman Cornejo serve as artistic directors, and bring three nights of specially curated works to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Curated by Bolle, tonight’s premiere features an international ensemble of 18 dancers from 12 foreign countries, and consists of classic solos, pas de deux, and cutting-edge contemporary ballet. Tickets to this special engagement start at $28.

Saturday, June 11
(Credit: LA Street Food Festival )

(Credit: LA Street Food Festival )


L.A. Street Food Fest
Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 577-3100
www.lastreetfoodfest.com

Over 100 hand-picked vendors will be in attendance at this 6th annual event serving sample signature bites of L.A.’s best street food. From hot gourmet food trucks to old school carts, the event will satisfy every taste. A $60 general admission ticket gets you all you can eat and drink, including a craft beer garden, iced coffee lounge, entertainment, and parking. VIP tickets are also available with a few added perks like early admission and VIP parking. A full lineup of vendors can be found on the L.A. Street Food Fest website.

(Credit: Jamie Pham )

(Credit: Jamie Pham )


Family Jam at the L.A. Zoo
L.A. Zoo
5333 Zoo Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 644-6042
www.lazoo.org

Jam out at the zoo after hours! The whole family is invited to a night of live music, kids’ karaoke, dancing, games, food trucks, and more. Zoo keepers will be giving special talks, and treating guests to up-close animal encounters with some of the zoo’s smaller critters. Take part in the Animal Artistry Paint Party, or head out for the Jammin’ Animals scavenger hunt to win a prize. The fun starts at 6:00pm, and tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for children, and free for kids under two.

Sunday, June 12
(credit: Pixabay)

(credit: Pixabay)


Rodgers, Hammerstein & More
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(323) 850-2000
www.calphil.com

Movie and musical lovers, this is the event for you. The California Philharmonic presents an evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein classics, including music from Cinderella, South Pacific, and The Sound of Music. Musical theater stars Jennifer Paz and Anthony Fedorov join Cal Phil for this unforgettable evening. In addition to the Rodgers & Hammerstein pieces, the ensemble will perform Schubert’s beloved Unfinished Symphony, as featured in Minority Report, as well as Maurice Jarre’s Lawrence of Arabia score

Article by Kellie Fell.