1. Music: FYF Fest
    Kanye West (stepping in for Frank Ocean), Solange, Belle and Sebastian, Chet Faker, and FKA Twigs. Aug 22-23, L.A. Sports Arena & Exposition Park.
  2. Culture: Nisei Week Japanese Festival
    The 75th anniversary of the cultural festival in Little Tokyo. Aug 22-23, Little Tokyo.
  3. Drinking: Taste of Brews Long Beach
    Big names pour it alongside regional, including local, upstarts. Aug 22, Long Beach.
  4. Event: Roaring Nights Goes '80s
    An 18+ party at the zoo after dark with teased hair, giant Rubik's cubes, and an '80s cover band. Aug 21, the L.A. Zoo.
  5. Music: Sonic Submarine: The Second Voyage
    Check out @KCRW DJs at Santa Monica's second annual electronic music festival. Aug 22-23, Third Street Promenade.