Chinatown • 4rd Annual Chinatown Summer Nights. Sample the neighborhood’s wares; watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations; experience large-scale, outdoor video projections; take part in hands-on, Chinese cultural activities presented by local organizations and museums; sip on Chinese beer and dance in Central Plaza with 89.9 KCRW’s DJ’s!
Downtown • GRAND Performances, tonight at 8:00 Rufus and Friends preceded by Grand Performances’.
Encino • Jam Sessions At the Center for Cajun Music today Old Time Jam. Bring your squase box, guitar, banjo, fiddle, scrub board, spoons, etc. and join in or just sit and listen.
Hollywood • Old Fire Station 27, is a completely restored facility, and represents what the station was like when it was in operation. Three apparatus bays are filled with equipment, some dating back to the early 1900s and not to be found anywhere else. In addition, artifacts and equipment of all types are on display, dating from the 1880s through the present day.
Huntington Beach • US Open of Surfing. With more than 500,000 people in attendance along a 14-acre stretch of sand on the south side of the Pier, the Nike US Open of Surfing showcases the best in surf, skate, BMX, music, fashion and art.
La Canada • Pasadena Crusin' Weekly Car Show.
Marina del Rey • Outdoor Pop Concert, featuring Billy Ocean. The most spectacular waterfront settings in Burton W. Chace Park, 10-acre park surrounded on three sides by water. Audiences are invited to picnic in advance of each concert. Bring your own low beach chairs and blankets for first-come, first-served seating.
Watts-Willowbrook • Stepping & Afro-Cuban Salsa. Learn to use your entire body as a percussive instrument as you dance the night away. Using a mixture of footsteps and hand claps, CONTRA-TIEMPO dancers will lead participants through social dances set to irresistible Afro-Cuban rhythms and sounds.