The weekend is finally here and so is our list of the best things to do throughout L.A.! While there’s plenty of binge-worthy shows on your streaming apps, why not press pause for some city fun? Check out our round-up below of activities to enjoy whether it’s just you or the whole family! And be sure to read our Out and About: Father’s Day Edition for all the fun things to do with dad this weekend!!
Discover your inner Angeleno!!
Friday, June 14
K-Town Night Market
For the 5th year in a row, the KTOWN Night Market is returning to Koreatown June 14-15. Enjoy a weekend of live music performances, delicious food offerings and trendy Korean-beauty shopping.
Shakespeare By The Sea
Location: Point Fermin Park, San Pedro
Shakespeare By The Sea will once again offer a ten-week program of admission-free performances. The event will feature two productions: The Comedy of Errors and Henry V at a variety of venues across Los Angeles. Kicking off the series is The Comedy of Errors at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Hollywood Fringe Festival
Location: Various venues, Hollywood
Over three dozen venues such as 2nd Stage, Hudson Theatres, The Broadwater and the Underground Annex Theater host comedy, ensemble theatre, dance and immersive performances during the annual Hollywood Fringe Festival taking place June 13-30.
Saturday, June 15
Location: Skylight Row, DTLA
Bill Esparaza, the James Beard award-winning author and taco expert who formerly curated LA Weekly’s Tacolandia, is back with a brand new all-you-can-eat taco festival of his own: Taqueando. The list of participants includes Amor y Tacos, B.S. Taqueria , Carnitas El Momo, Guerrilla Tacos, Tacos Kokopelli (Tijuana), and MORE!
Location: Grand Central Market, DTLA
Grand Central Market’s annual Bread Festival returns for a day of celebrating SoCal’s artisanal bread movement. The event is free and open to the public showcasing local bread bakers, as well as bread workshops and demonstrations.
Petersen Automotive Museum Block Party
Location: Petersen Automotive Musem, Los Angeles
Peterson Automotive Museum is hosting a family-friendly block party this Saturday to celebrate the museum’s 25th anniversary. Activities include exclusive Petersen vehicle display, historical video projection, live music by KCRW DJ, Anthony Valadez, and more.
Sunday, June 16
KCRW’s World Festival
Location: Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood
Chromeo, Toro y Moi, Noname and Ian Isiah will take the stage of the Hollywood Bowl when KCRW’s World Festival returns for the 21st year at the popular outdoor concert venue.
Location: The Hammer Museum, Westwood
The Hammer will honor James Joyce by hosting Bloomsday 2019. The event features a dramatic reading by veteran actors Síle Bermingham, James Gallo, James Lancaster, John Lee, Johnny O’Callaghan, and Sonya Macari. Guinness and live music by Rattle the Knee will keep the party going in the courtyard.
DAD: A Paternal Immersive Experience
Location: SJU Theatre Group, NoHo
Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group will take participants through the trials and tribulations of being a DAD raising a child. In this immersive-theater production the audience will interact with a wild cast of coming-of-age characters. The show is directed by Brandon Slezak and produced by Zombie Joe. Running Sundays and Mondays through July 1.
Sometimes the best gift to get Dad is the old-fashioned DIY kind. While we aren’t talking about Macaroni necklaces and hand print paintings (although those were simpler times), this selection of gifts made by Y.O.U. is the perfect wallet safe alternative. So break out your crafting tools and get creative with our list of the best DIY Gifts for Dad this Father’s Day!
DIY Candy Dispenser
Does Dad have a sweet tooth? Let him satisfy his cravings with this nifty DIY candy dispenser (you can even pick and choose from his favorite candies to “personalize” it further).
Get the tutorial at The House of Wood.
DIY Paintable Wooden Mason Jars
These paintable wooden mason jars can be customized however you please. The best part: They’re crazy affordable, but way more meaningful than a typical card.
Customizable Father’s Day ‘Coupons’
These printable Father’s Day coupons are not only completely customizable; they’re also perfect for a last-minute gift that doesn’t feel last-minute in the slightest. Simply personalize, print, punch a few holes, then tie the bunch together with a ribbon and call it a day.
Dad might not care for a dozen roses—but he’ll definitely love this super simple present.
Get the tutorial at Unoriginal Mom.
Dad’s Stache Jar
This blogger offers a fun free printable for her cute craft.
Get the tutorial at Alice Wingerden.
Dad will feel oh-so-dapper in a handkerchief made just for him.
Get the tutorial at Paper and Stitch.
Bottle Cap Fishing Lures
Dad will be reel-y thrilled to receive these homemade lures.
Get the tutorial at 2 Little Hooligans.
A cool retro headcover will have Dad as excited as ever to hit the links come springtime.
Get the tutorial at Positively Splendid.
Monogrammed Leather Dopp Kit
If your father is a frequent flier, he will definitely get good use out of this toiletry bag.
Get the tutorial at Polkadot Chair.
Here at Rodeo Realty, we’re proud of our agents and all that they do. And when it comes to hardworking teams, our Father led duos truly make Rodeo one big family. So we’d like to take the time to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the Rodeo Realty Dads, from father and son teams to the entire family. You ARE Rodeo Realty!
Happy Father’s Day from Rodeo Realty!
Father’s Day is nearly here! If you haven’t quite figured out where to take Dad, no fear!! We narrowed down and compiled together the best activities throughout town this Father’s Day so you don’t have to. From the outfields to classic cars down Rodeo Drive, there’s fun for all to enjoy! So read on for Out and About: Father’s Day Edition.
When: June 16, 4:05 p.m.
Where: Dodger Stadium
The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers are two of the most exciting teams in Major League Baseball, and it is always a pleasure when the two match up. Great pitching, some of the best sluggers in the game, and an energetic crowd: these are just a few things that make it so great when the Cubs and Dodgers go toe to toe. You can expect a great time at the park during Cubs vs. Dodgers games. All fathers in attendance for the nationally televised game this Sunday are encouraged to hang around the ballpark for a special Father’s Day catch on the field.
When: June 16th, 10 a.m.-4p.m.
Where: Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills
A Father’s Day tradition for 26 years, the annual Rodeo Drive car show is free and open to the public. The coveted automobiles are displayed along iconic Rodeo Drive for auto-enthusiasts of all kinds to admire up close. This year, the event will celebrate 100 legendary years of British marque Bentley. See some of the rarest and most historic Bentley vehicles in the world, alongside some of the brand’s latest creations against the backdrop of the city’s most famous street. Named one of the “300 Unmissable Events & Festivals Around the World” by top travel publisher Frommer’s, the Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance is an event you won’t want to miss!
When: June 16, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Propagator, Venice
It’s a tiki party for DAD this Father’s Day as The Propagator host an outdoor celebration. Join them for tiki-inspired beers, tiki vendors and fun for the whole family! No tickets required, limited edition Mai Tai glassware available while supplies last. So grab your favorite aloha shirt and a lei because tiki-attire is highly encouraged(and your Dad likely has a collection)!
When: June 15 and 16th, 10 am-7 p.m.
Where: The Paseo, Pasadena
The Paseo, together with the Light Bringer Project, will host the 27th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival. The 2019 event, which explores the history and impact of the centuries-old artistry of street painting, will feature the spectacular work of nearly 600 dedicated and talented chalk artists. FREE and open to the public, the event is expected to attract tens of thousands of visitors as artists use more than 25,000 sticks of pastel chalk to create hundreds of life-sized murals.
When: June 16, 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Ronald Regan Presidential Library and Museum, Simi Valley
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum is pleased to offer the father in your family a day of fun-filled activities. Enjoy a delicious barbeque buffet of tri-tip, charbroiled marinated chicken, old fashioned macaroni and cheese, barbeque beans, coleslaw, and garlic rolls. Finish your lunch with old fashioned fudge brownies and oatmeal raisin cookies. Spend the rest of the day touring the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum grounds and their amazing Air Force One Pavilion. Check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m. A professional photographer will be available to take your picture to commemorate this Father’s Day.
When: June 15(Long Beach) 7:30 a.m., June 16 (Van Nuys) 7:30 am
Where: 5400 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, 6350 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys
For all our health guru Dads that aren’t very keen on the indulgent brunch options, heres an activity for you! This low-key clock timed course is the perfect way to spend your morning and is open to the entire family!
Where: 120 E. 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
If your dad likes a good mystery or horror movies, he’ll love Escape Room LA. Guests are offered a chance to experience living through a horror movie and find a way to escape!
Where: 21830 Recreation Rd., Carson, CA 90745
Satisfy dad’s need for speed this Father’s day at Go-Kart World. Race around the track competing to the finish line!
Where: 3850 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Lawndale, CA 90261
Connect with nature this Father’s day! Spend some time fishing by the lake with dad bonding over food and great conversation.
Rodeo Realty’s Nicole Nash has listed Actress Rachel Griffiths Encino Home.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif (June 13, 2019)- The home of Australian actress Rachel Griffiths hit the market this week with Nicole Nash of Rodeo Realty as the listing agent. The stylish compound has already received press, featured as “Home of the Week” in the Los Angeles Times this past week.
The single-story home boast a spacious open floor plan blended with serene ambience. A stunning Mid-Century Modern tucked in seclusion, the property evokes a sense of warmth that is abundantly present within the 2,900 square foot space. As you descend down into the homes sunken living room, walls of glass look out unto a serene outdoor setting surrounded by nature.
Throughout the home is a remarkably light-filled floor plan that masterfully blends the inner and outer ambience into one. 16452 Marbro provides an undeniable feeling of comfort that resonates in every square foot of this open concept abode.
The Los Angeles Times describes the residences tailored landscape in detail. Noting the space as it “sits on more than a third of an acre with front and back patios, corten steel planters, garden fountains and fenced swimming pool. Oak, yellow palo verde and strawberry trees dot the grounds”. A truly picturesque setting.
Along with her change of scenery, Rachel Griffiths has just completed directing her first motion picture “Ride Like A Girl” in Australia, and is set to star in the series “The Wilds” for Amazon and ABC in September. She is best known for her starring roles on “Six Feet Under” and “Brothers & Sisters”.
16452 Marbro is listed at $1,748,000.
Nicole Nash has business skills in her blood. The daughter of an estate jeweler and the niece of Hollywood producer, she has always recognized the value of making positive business contacts. Priding herself on relationships, she is highly adept at forming loyal affiliations quickly and effortlessly.
In addition to her active real estate life, Nicole enjoys being involved in the community she lives & serves. Whether getting her office involved in Project Angel Food, running a marathon for Aids Project Los Angeles, or marching in an Equal Rights demonstration, Nicole’s altruistic spirit shines through. She completed 3 Spartan races last year with her team raising more than $300,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma society and Alliance for Housing and Healing, respectively. Closest to Nicole’s heart is her family time with her husband, Jason and daughter GG & son Leo & sweet little pup Rizzo! They enjoy hikes in the canyon and neighborhood strolls to the farmer’s market!
It’s this type of compassion Nicole likes to share with her clients as well, ensuring that their experience is a positive one. Plus, it would be hard to find another realtor with Nicole’s enthusiasm, knowledge and genuine love for the city that she sells. “There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t look around at the Hills or the Architecture of LA homes and feel intense gratitude and a sense of appreciation for this paradise I call home”, says Nicole. Who you work with in today’s market matters and I’m serious about getting the job done!
Rodeo Realty is a residential real estate firm that has more than 1,200 licensed agents and brokers and 12 offices throughout Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Rodeo Realty services various markets in Southern California, including luxury real estate markets. The company’s celebrity and other multi-million dollar listings are regularly featured in the news through several television networks, online sites and publications.
Operated under the direction and vision of a single owner, Rodeo Realty stands today as one of the largest independent real estate companies in the nation, while still maintaining the friendly approach of the neighborhood REALTOR®. As the largest independent real estate brokerage headquartered in Beverly Hills and operating throughout the Los Angeles area, with the highest sales volume, Rodeo Realty has the resources to provide the best tools in the industry to deliver the very best results.
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Rodeo Realty’s Felix Fooks served as one of the event sponsors for actor Val Kilmer’s launch of TwainMania Foundation for Media Literacy.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif (June 7, 2019)- At a lavish estate in the hills of Bel Air, actor Val Kilmer launched his foundation TwainMania for Media Literacy. Rodeo Realty’s Felix Fooks served as one of the event sponsors for the non-profit event.
The event has already gone on to receive press attention with the Hollywood Reporter being on site for the private star-studded affair. In their exclusive interview they spoke on some of the event highlights which included “collecting donations directly…an art gallery where guests could bid on artwork created by Kilmer, some of which featured Doc Holiday, his iconic character from Tombstone. A film of his one-man show played in the mansion’s screening room and TVs throughout the house played clips from dozens of Kilmer’s famous film roles.”
Powered by the revolutionary new technology platform GVNG, the TwainMania Foundation was founded by Val Kilmer with the sole mission to use art and education as a means to inspire people from all walks of life on what it means to be an American, utilizing the legacy and lessons of prolific author Mark Twain.
“Mark Twain can teach people today by applying a critical thinking lens to problems in our society, and by always asking the tough and probing questions in order to make collective progress for America and our communities,” said Kilmer. “I believe Americans can be the best version of themselves by instituting the lessons and historical teachings of Twain.”
The concept of TwainMania Foundation was born out of HELMEL Studios, and in such will be teaming up with the creative arts space to offer art exhibits, installations, films, plays and performance pieces that promote social good as well as provide a place for community members to exhibit art.
Working with GVNG, Val Kilmer and The TwainMania Foundation join a host of other celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Richard Branson and others who have started their nonprofits through the GVNG platform. GVNG is the first and only platform in the world that enables people and companies to start, run and operate a 501(c)(3) nonprofit* within 60 seconds, allowing users to begin fundraising and distributing grants or running nonprofit programs instantly.
Other sponsors for the event include: Peroni, Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards, The Krim Group, and Today I’m Brave.
About TwainMania Foundation
The TwainMania Foundation uses art and education to inspire people of all backgrounds and ages to learn what it means to be an American, through the legacy and lessons of Mark Twain. The TwainMania Foundation was born out of HELMEL Studios, a sacred space for artists and novices to create art and performances pieces, which promote collaborations that spark change and catalyze giving in local communities.
Learn more about TwainMania at https://twainmaniafoundation.gvng.org/.
GVNG is the first and only technology platform that enables individuals and companies to start and run a tax exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit instantly . GVNG is democratizing philanthropy by making it accessible to all people. The company was started in 2016 and is now considered one of the leading PhilTech companies (Philanthropy Technology) in the world.
To date in 2019 GVNG has launched hundreds of new nonprofits and its users have raised millions of dollars in donations on the platform and have equally distributed millions of dollars in philanthropic grants to organizations across the US and the world. GVNG’s nonprofits have been active all over the globe, from rebuilding Malibu, Puerto Rico, and Texas after the fires, hurricanes and floods, to helping save the people of Venezuela from starvation and homelessness, GVNG’s users are at the forefront of what it means to be a true philanthropist.
Please visit www.gvng.com to learn more and get started changing the world today!
About Felix Fooks Real Estate
Felix Fooks represents Buyers and Sellers of homes and investments throughout the Los Angeles area since 2006. His expertise and talent have made him a leader in the real estate industry. Tirelessly dedicated to his clients and his community, Felix currently represents first time buyers, experienced buyers, sellers, investors, and developers in the purchasing and selling of residential and residential income properties.
For more information about Felix Fooks and to view his current listings please visit, https://felixfooks.rodeore.com/.
About Rodeo Realty
Rodeo Realty is a residential real estate firm that has more than 1,200 licensed agents and brokers and 12 offices throughout Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Operated under the direction and vision of a single owner, Rodeo Realty stands today as one of the largest independent real estate companies in the nation, while still maintaining the friendly approach of the neighborhood REALTOR®.
For more information regarding Rodeo realty visit Rodeore.com. Please contact MediaRelations@rodeore.com for any media inquiries related to the company. Connect with us on Facebook and Instagram @rodeorealty and @rodeorealtyinc on Twitter.
310.471.2600 ext. 145
The term “nonprofit” refers to a “nonprofit project” of GVNG.org, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation
Rejoice for the weekend is here! Now that we can finally kickstart some well deserved days off, figuring out what to do should bring the same ease. Per usual, we are sparing you the time of scouring the web for a “what to do this weekend”.Read our round-up of the best L.A. has to offer in activities outside your normal routine and discover your inner Angeleno!
Friday June 7
LA Pride Weekend
Location: West Hollywood(Various Areas)
Pride Month is kicking off this week in LA, leading into West Hollywoods annual Pride Parade. Start off this Friday at the Opening Ceremony of Pride Weekend with Saturday and Sunday taking over the boulevard for a celebration that only Weho knows how to do. The Teen Pride Dance will take place on Saturday and the annual Parade on Sunday. For the full line-up of special guest and weekend long activities for LA Pride, click the link below.
2019 Ghostbusters Fan Fest
Location: Sony Picture Studios, Culver City
“If there’s something strange in you neighborhood,
Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!”. Ok now that thats out of the way and stuck in your head, don’t miss the first-ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest. Presented by Wizard World at the Sony Pictures lot is a a 2-day line-up of spook-tacular fun. Some of the “OG” Ghostbusters themselves Dan Aykroyd (Stantz) and Ernie Hudson (Zeddemore) will be in attendance along with Director Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman, the director and co-writer of the upcoming 2020 remake of the timeless cult classic. Enjoy this along with a slew of other popular guest and themed activities to celebrate the films 35th anniversary.
The Paella Dinner Party
Location: Institute of Culinary Education, Pasadena
Enjoy a hands on cooking-class where the flavors of this popular Spanish dish come to life. Learn and indulge in cuttlefish-ink paella from Valenica along with Spanish tapas and traditional dessert. The menu will include garlic shrimp, tortilla Espanola, paella Valenciana and more. Contact KTannenbaum@ice.edu for additional questions.
Saturday June 8
Rodeo Realty Pacific Palisades Charity Drive
Location: 839 Via de La Paz, Pacific Palisades
Stop by the Rodeo Realty Pacific Palisades office and enjoy free tacos and entertainment for a good cause. The Pacific Palisades Fire Department will be joining the PacPal office to take donations for the charity organization Dress for Success. The family friendly event kicks off at 11:30 so don’t miss out! Dress for Success will accept Bags and Accessories as donations for the event.
Pasadena Playhouse Block Party
Location: Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena
Step out for a day of art, culture and community at the Pasadena Playhouses’ annual block party. Street Poets will perform accompanied by the original music of Rhythm Arts Alliance for the all-day event. There will also be family friendly activities, food, libations and guided tours.
SRLA Spring into Summer 5k
Location: Griffith Park, Los Feliz
Enjoy an easy 5k course around Griffith Park Golf course with SRLA students, alumni and leaders. The event will feature a free BBQ, music and games taking place following the run. Walkers are encouraged.
Sunday June 9
Ojai Wine Festival
Location: Lake Casitas Recreation Area
The Ojai Wine Festival returns for its 33rd year with attendees enjoying a selection of Californias unique growing domains. The event will feature a collection from over 60 wineries as well as 35 local, regional and international craft beer brewers. There will also be a silent auction and merchant area. Hungry? No fret! There will be a selection of local caterers, restaurants and eateries selling onsite culinary creations.
Cruisin 4 Brews Family Festival
Location: Downtown Torrance
Enjoy a day of classic cars and tasty brews. Downtown Torrance’s Cruisin 4 Brews event will feature 100+ classic cars, 75 vendor booths and a bounty of local breweries for tasting. There will also be live music and additional family friendly fun.
Rodeo Realty’s Zisser and Jones recently represented Alex Gould in the purchase of his new Atwater Village Abode.
The actor best known for his starring role on Showtimes “Weeds” has a new $1.005 million dollar home. Emily Zisser and Jerrod Jones represented Alex as the buying agents for the purchase of the Spanish-style bungalow.
A comfortable 900 square feet, the home features an updated kitchen, sunlit living room and renovated bathroom. While the kitchen boast stainless steel appliances and french doors that open out to a modestly spacious backyard.
The garage also received an upgrade, having been converted to a separate room with its own claw-foot tub. Alex Gould purchased the home alongside his wife Lieba Hall Gould. Built in 1926, the Los Angeles Times ideally stated the property as “the perfect starter home” for the pair.
Alexander Gould, aside from his rise to fame in “Weeds” was also most notable for his role as the voice of Nemo in the Disney hit “Finding Nemo” He has also had roles in other popular series like “Supernatural” and “Pushing Daisies”.
To read the original Los Angeles Times Article click here.
Jerrod and Emily joined Rodeo as a natural next step in their career. They’re excited to be surrounded by so many other like-minded agents and to be a part of the Rodeo family.
After having spent many years living in San Diego, Emily sought out the challenge of becoming a premier real estate agent in one of the most competitive markets in the world: Beverly Hills. After getting $18 million in listings in her first 3 months, she proved she could handle it.
Jerrod has come to know the current market inventory very well while Working with Ryan Serhant from BRAVO TV’S Million Dollar Listing. The team serves all of Los Angeles County. Please call, email or send him a text at any time.