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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Events & Things to Do

10,000 music fans expected in Echo Park this weekend

The night scene at 2014 Echo Park Rising | Courtesy EP Rising

ECHO PARK — Echo Park Rising , which was put together following the collapse of Silver Lake’s Sunset Junction street fair four years ago, returns this weekend with more than 300 acts scheduled to appear at neighborhood clubs, bars, restaurants, shops and even a pet supply store. ... Read More »

Was that Chicken Boy in the L.A. River?

Photo by Martha Benedict

ELYSIAN VALLEY — A stretch of the L.A. River was turned into a race course on Saturday, with kayakers, canoeists and paddleboarders, some of whom were dressed in costume or accompanied by dogs, zipping down the waterway. In addition to spectators, the second annual L.A. River ... Read More »

LA River Boat Race Returns with Costumes, New Course, Good Times

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Grab those water socks and head on down to the Glendale Narrows Recreation Zone for the 2nd Annual LA River Boat Race on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Honorary boaters will hit the water starting at 11:30 a.m., with Los Angeles City Council River Committee chair Mitch O’Farrell welcoming the official racers at noon. Read More »