Picks of the Week: June 24-30

The spandex stretching bad boys of The Strip – Steel Panther – return to home base tonight, for their weekly Monday night rager at House of Blues Sunset Strip. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 for 18 and older show. www.hob.com/LA



Tuesday, June 25, everyone’s favorite apparel maven – Ed Hardy – stops by Book Soup for a signing and discussion of his new memoir Wear Your Dreams: My Life in Tattoos. Recount the rise of the Hardy empire from humble tattoo artist to millionaire entrepreneur in this inspiring page turner. Event begins at 7 p.m. Admission is free.  www.booksoup.com



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Go ‘Retro’ At The Sunset Strip Market This Week: “American Graffiti” Movie Night + Grass-fed Burgers & Fries!

Grab your letterman jacket and roller skates and picnic under the stars this week as the Sunset Strip Market gets in the retro spirit and remembers cruising in cars and drive-in diners with an outdoor movie screening of George Lucas’ “American Graffiti.”


Further enhance your retro night with a grass-fed burger or farmstead grilled cheese sandwich from Farmhouse Kitchen (paired with some delicious, natural french fries from Belgian Fry Shack and cream top chocolate milk from Dairy Goddess). Or make your own picnic with cheese, olive, hummus, oysters and fresh fruit from the Market. The screening begins at 8:15 p.m. Seating is provided or guests are invited to BYOBlanket. 


Dayle Gloria has also curated a night of modern rock and roll this week with performances by three Los Angeles-based artists:

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