Weekend Recommender: August 2-4
August 02, 2012 | by —Michelle Ward | Homepage
Creative Asian flavors abound at LUCKYRICE on Saturday.
Hairroin/Urban Outfitters Traveling Salon Launch
Thursday, August 2-Sunday, August 5, 10 AM-10 PM
Get pampered this weekend when upscale salon Hairroin pops up in the Third Street Promenade Urban Outfitters. In addition to hair services, Thursday night’s kickoff party will feature live music, styling demos, and treats and beverages from Tender Greens. For the complete weekend schedule, visit hairroinsalon.com. 1440 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, 310-394-1404
LUCKYRICE Festival Night Market
Saturday, August 4, 7-10 PM
Presented by sponsors Bombay Sapphire East and Condé Nast Traveler, this celebratory evening of Asian food and culture brings together world-renowned and local chefs and mixologists for the first time in LA. Participating LUCKYRICE chefs include host Sang Yoon (Father’s Office/Lushon), Bryant Ng (Spice Table), Kros Yenbamroong (Night + Market), and Susur Lee (Top Chef Masters and Chef of Lee’s, Toronto). H.D. Buttercup in the Helms Bakery Building will transform to match the featured tastes, with Chinese boudoirs, elaborate chandeliers, and decorative pagodas. Tickets: $50 for general admission and $88 for VIP (VIP is from 7:00 -7:30 PM with all-evening access to the VIP Chefs Lounge). 3225 Helms Ave., Culver City
George Barris Book Signing for Marilyn: Her Life in Her Own Words: Marilyn Monroe's Revealing Last Words and Photographs
Saturday, August 4, 4-6 PM
To honor the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s passing (August 5), her dear friend, celebrity photographer George Barris, will hold a special book signing at the Hollywood Museum. Barris, author of Marilyn: Her Life in Her Own Words: Marilyn Monroe's Revealing Last Words and Photographs was the last to photograph the iconic starlet before her death. 1660 Highland Ave., 323-464-7776
Fashion shoot: December 2013 issue of Los Angeles Confidential magazine.