This Weekend in LA: Memorial Day Events


[caption id="attachment_2935" align="aligncenter" width="334"] Gems of the Medici @ Bowers Museum[/caption]

Friday - Sunday

We're changing up this week's event listings just for Memorial Day (and because we can). The Art of Brick -  Forest Lawn Glendale Museum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave, Glendale 10am - 5pm  This exhibit made entirely of Legos opened at Forest Lawn on Tuesday.  A New York Native, Nathan Sawaya's The Art of the Brick features amazing sculptures of Mount Rushmore, people, crayons and more all constructed out of Legos.  Parking and admission are both FREE. 7-Eleven - Various Locations It's $.49 SLURPEES for everyone!  7-Eleven is bringing SoCal medium slurpees this Memorial Day.  Stop in to any of their convenient location and pick one up for your trip across town Gems of the Medici - Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main Street, Santa Ana 10am - 4pm The Medici's ruled Florence in the 14th century and were probably the richest family in all of Italy.  Their wealth helped flame the Renaissance fire and funded many workshops for artisans of their time.  The Gems of the Medici exhibit highlights their collection of commission pieces and procured antiquities.  Adult tickets are $15 on the weekdays and $17 on the weekend. this is not a pop up with Robbie Richter - Tiago, 7080 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood 6:30 - 10pm  This Is Not A Pop Up is a kitchen that highlights pre fixe menus from various chefs from around the country.  This weekend is Robbie Richter's turn to give Angelenos a preview tasting of Roadhouse LA, his restaurant opening this Summer.  The $50 tasting menu is below.  Reservations are recommended.

  • TEJAS SAUSAGE TEMPURA mustard, queso, bock, lap cheong aioli
  • BRISKET SHABU SHABU smokey bone broth, cured lean & barbecued deckle
  • JAMAICAN JERK FRENCHED CUPCAKE CHICKEN curried black eyed peas, drunken grilled pineapple salsa
  • PECAN PIE cocoa nibs, moonshine ice cream

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