Happy Friday. (“Already?!”)
Sometimes the week races by so fast that by the time five o’clock rolls around, we’re staring headlong into a weekend of couch-bound inertia.
Fret not, though, idle brethren — we’ve got a line on the best goings-on L.A. has to offer.
There will be 130 games in need of players at the LA Convention Center this weekend, where Radeon Technologies Group is hosting a bonanza of all things virtual reality. Strap on a headset and enter your own little world.
The mixologists at Westbound stir and shake some of L.A.’s best cocktails, and they’ve partnered with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream for some delicious, booze-laced milkshakes that will make for the perfect pre- or postgame affair to the other events on your schedule.
Skate legend Chad Muska designed a little pop-up shop with Supra on that stretch of Fairfax near Melrose where all the best in streetwear lives these days. The shop is up until Labor Day, and stocks one-off T-shirts, illustrations and the third generation of the Muska-designed SKYTOP.
Did you know Gabriel García Marquez wrote a movie? Neither did we. It was a Western called Tiempo del Morir, and it’ll be airing at the newly renovated Ford Amphitheater, which looks the part of a Shakespearian theater now. Very cool. Also, Marquez’s son, director Rodrigo García, will say a few words beforehand.
The temp is supposed to be tolerable on Sunday, which makes it a perfect day to eat a lazy brunch on Eveleigh’s gorgeous back porch. Two Shepherds, a Windsor-based vineyard, is hosting a six-course tasting brunch with wine pairings. Take an Uber.