DTLA LIFE MAG #28 | SUMMER 2016 - Page 6

SUMMER IN THE CITY GUIDE GRAND PERFORMANCES AT CAL PLAZA FIGAT7TH DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL FLIX AT FIG Now – August 19 Every Friday @ 7:30 PM For six consecutive Friday nights, FIGat7th’s outdoor plaza converts into an entertainment This free film showing venue featuring musical also includes a live DJ performances by promand a Happy Hour at 6 inent pop, jazz, soul, pm every 3rd Wednes- and alternative artists. day at the TASTE Food The free festival also Hall. Don’t forget to includes a live DJ and bring a blanket and cocktails beginning at a healthy appetite to 7:30 p.m., with perforenjoy dinner before the mances beginning at 9 movie. p.m. Now – August 17 Every 3rd Wed. @ 6 PM Now – August 21 Thurs @ 4:30 PM Fri – Sun @ 8 PM FRIDAY NIGHT FLICKS AT PERSHING SQUARE July 15 – August 19 Every Friday @ Sundown Watch classic pop films on a 20-foot inflatable screen for free beginning at sundown every Friday on Pershing Square’s lush lawn. This year’s summer series features films starring Los Feliz native, Leonardo DiCaprio. LUNCHTIME CONCERTS AT PERSHING SQUARE July 13 – August 19 Every Wed & Fri @ Noon Grab lunch at the Farmer’s Market or food trucks, and enjoy free afternoon concerts featuring Zydeco, Jazz, Rock, and Country bands in the heart of Downtown. DOWNTOWN STAGE AT PERSHING SQUARE July 9 – August 20 Every Sat @ 8 PM This summer’s lineup features classic, alternative, and world beat music artists – all for free. Bring a jacket and enjoy an evening in Pershing Square, as well as cash for food trucks and the beer garden. Back for its 30th season, Grand Performances celebrates culture through music, dance, film, and spoken word. The free events are held outdoors at Cal Plaza from Friday through Sunday, so bring a blanket, a bottle of wine, and a picnic for a fun-filled evening with friends and family. Happy Hours with celebrated DJs start at 4:30 PM on Thursdays. For more on ‘Summer in the City’, visit www.DowntownLA.com/Summer DANCE DTLA AT THE MUSIC CENTER Now – September 2 Fridays @ 7 – 11 PM Bring a picnic and your dancing shoes for a free night of music and dancing at the Music Center Plaza. Each Friday evening has a different theme and style, so enjoy dancing with your friends to everything from Salsa to Bollywood to Disco! STREET FOOD CINEMA AT EXPOSITION PARK Now – October 22 Fri & Sat @ 5:30 PM The outdoor event at Exposition Park combines progressive new music, a pop culture film, and gourmet street food. Come prepared with cash and a hoodie for a tasty evening on Friday or Saturday. View the varied line-up and purchase discounted tickets in advance.