Weekly Editor’s Picks: Rose Bowl Flea Market, “Jaws” screening, Chocolate and Art Show


Seagulls take flight along the beach on Longboat Key. (Richard Tribou/MCT)

Anthony Martinez

Sunday 8/14 | Flea Market

Rose Bowl Flea Market

Every second Sunday of each month, Pasadena’s Rose Bowl turns into a vintage item-filled flea market. The market boasts over 2,500 vendors and has a 45 year history.


9 a.m.

1001 Rose Bowl Dr.

Pasadena, CA 91103


Monday 8/15 | Comedy

“Women Aren’t Funny” @ UCB Sunset

Presented by the Elizabeth Banks co-founded WhoHaHa, a platform for female comedians to distribute their comedy to audiences, the “Women Aren’t Funny” show will feature stand-up, sketch and improv comedy that subverts the notion that women do not possess comedic chops.


10:30 p.m.

5419 W. Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027


Tuesday 8/16 | Comedy

Burbank Comedy Festival @ Flappers Comedy Club

Though the festival starts on the 14th with workshops and some smaller sets, the real meat of the week-long event is on the 16th with comedians like Tom Green and acts taking their names from pop culture like “Suicide Silly Squad” and “Jokeymon Go.”


5 p.m.

102 E. Magnolia Blvd.

Burbank, CA 91502


Wednesday 8/17 | Film

“Jaws” Screening @ FIGat7th Courtyard

Summer would not be the same without the slightest reference to the cult hit “Jaws,” which predates “Sharknado” by a good 38 years. While younger generations may have a fear of sharks due to the outlandish “Sharknado,” “Jaws” was the original traumatic shark film that instilled fear into beachgoers for nearly four decades.


DJ Set: 6 p.m.; Film: 7 p.m.

735 S. Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90017


Thursday 8/18 | Film

“Don’t Knock the Rock” @ Cinefamily/Silent Movie Theater

Fully titled “Don’t Knock the Rock: SHOT! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock,” the documentary features the work of Mick Rock, a British photographer known for his images of 1970s rock.


7:30 p.m.

611 N. Fairfax Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90048


Friday 8/19 | Art

Chocolate and Art Show @ The Vortex

True to its name, the Chocolate and Art Show features rising artists and complimentary chocolate. The show primarily serves its purpose to positive social change in addition to helping local businesses and the local art scene.


7 p.m.

2341 E. Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, 90021