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Beverly Hills ArtShow 
May 19-20. This long-running outdoor art showcase displays artwork by 250 exhibitors twice a year. Browse paintings, sculptures, watercolors, photography, ceramics, jewelry, drawings and more. Wine and beer gardens and food trucks are also on-site. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Beverly Gardens Park, along Santa Monica Boulevard from Rodeo to Rexford drives, Beverly Hills, 310.285.6830. beverlyhills.org

Champagnes and sparkling wines

Effervescence
May 3-5. This celebration of Champagnes and sparkling wines—the first of its kind in the U.S.—features master classes led by world-renowned experts at the Kimpton La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood, gourmet pairings at acclaimed L.A. restaurants (Viale dei Romani, Kali, République) and bubbly tastings at the historic Avalon Hollywood. Dom Pérignon, Krug and Moët & Chandon are among more than 50 participating producers. A portion of the proceeds benefits the T.J. Martell Foundation and Heal the Bay. 21+. $125+. effervescencela.com

TO WATCH

“School of Rock”
May 3-27. Based on the Jack Black-starring comedy, this Tony-nominated musical features all the original songs from the movie, 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. Hollywood Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.468.1770. hollywoodpantages.com

 

CinespiaCinespia
May 12, 19, 26, 27. Watch films projected on a mausoleum wall during this popular Amazon Studios-sponsored film series at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Also on hand are pre-movie DJs and themed photo booths. The Neverending Story kicks off this summer’s lineup; other May highlights include Casablanca. See website for full schedule. Doors 6:45 p.m., movie 8:30 p.m. $16, parking $15. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 877.435.9849. cinespia.org

ArtXFood
May 11-June 3. At Goya Studios in Hollywood, a “magical secret garden,” created by L.A.-based artist Greg Ito, awaits inside a customized cube. During two seatings per evening, up to 56 guests dine on a four-course meal prepared by chef Richard Blais (Top Chef All-Stars), which takes inspiration from the surrounding installation. The result is a synergistic art and culinary experience that promises to be both immersive and delicious. 21+. $189-$235. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. artcubedla.com

Rooftop Cinema Club 
May 1-31. The U.K.’s “Number One Outdoor Cinema Series” returns to the rooftops of the historic Montalban Theatre and Level Downtown Los Angeles. Enjoy street food and drinks while you take in views and watch acclaimed films, including recent Oscar winners (I, Tonya; Dunkirk; Get Out) and classics (The Godfather). See website for full lineup and schedule. Ages 18+; select screenings 21+. $17-$28. 1615 Vine St., L.A.; 888 S. Olive St., downtown. rooftopcinemaclub.com

Museum

Museum of Selfies
Through May 31. Explore the history and pop culture phenomena of selfies at this new pop-up in Glendale. The interactive experience hosts 15 different exhibitions—highlighting categories such as ‘high-up selfie’ and ‘bathroom selfie’—and will feature the world’s longest selfie stick, clocking in at 90 feet, six inches long. W-F noon-8 p.m., Sa-Su noon-10 p.m. $25, kids under 3 free. 211 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale.  themuseumofselfies.com

 

ALL CREDITS TO socalpulse.com
Food Bowl photo by Ann Fishbein. “School of Rock” photo by ©Tristram Kenton. Cinespia photo by Kelly Lee Barrett © Cinespia.org. Venice Family Clinic’s Art Walk photo by David Crotty/PMC.