The Weekend Guide

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DTLA Cheese

What: Dairy lovers, rejoice — Grand Central Market adds a cut-to-order fromage shop to its roster of food stalls.
Why: The menu includes meatball grinders, cheesy potatoes, and a roasted beet salad with Basque sheep cheese.
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 317 S. Broadway, b/t W. Third & W. Fourth Sts., stall a-7, Downtown (213-290-3060).

L.A. Chapter
What: The West Coast sister of Brooklyn’s Five Leaves opens in the much-anticipated Ace Hotel.
Why: The chance to wash down lemongrass rabbit ragu with a whistle wetter known as the Ghostlight (rye whiskey, cardamom syrup).
When: Opens tomorrow. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. & 5:30-11:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. & 5:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: 929 S. Broadway, b/t W. Ninth St. & Olympic Blvd., Downtown (213-235-9660).

Food Is Art

What: Chef Nyesha J. Arrington treats hungry guests to a four-course tasting dinner inspired by color.
Why: Nibble on shades of orange (calamari, tangerine BBQ sauce, marigolds) and green (nettles, wheat berries, pistachio) for a good cause — the dinner benefits Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles.
When: Sun., 6 & 8:30 p.m.; Mon., 7 p.m.
Where: The Farmer’s Kitchen, 1555 Vine St., at Selma Ave. (323-467-7600). Tickets ($65-$85) at eventbrite.com.

RAWards Ceremony and Show

What: Kick off awards season with a celebration of nine independent artists in film, visual arts, hair, makeup, and accessories.
Why: This show has all the bells and whistles — music from alt bands, runway shows from indie fashion favorites, and art installations from the next big things.
When: Sun. Cocktail hour, 7 p.m.; ceremony, 8-10:30 p.m.; party to follow, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Exchange Los Angeles, 618 Spring St., b/t W. Sixth & W. Seventh Sts., Downtown (213-627-8070). Tickets ($20-$90) at rawartists.org.

Ghost World
What: Go back to the early aughts with Terry Zwigoff’s cult-fave teen flick about two BFFs adrift after high school graduation.
Why: The film has major indie cred thanks to a cast including Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi, and Scarlett Johansson.
When: Fri., midnight.
Where: The Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., b/t Melrose Ave. & Clinton St., West Hollywood (323-655-2510). Tickets ($12) at cinefamily.com.

Bored Girls
What: Join Portland photog and Clever Nettle blogger Anja Verdugo for an evening of whiskey sipping and vintage-style yearbook photos.
Why: Cop your best blasé attitude — Verdugo’s latest photography project is called Bored Girls for a reason.
When: Tonight, 4-8 p.m.
Where: Myrtle, 2213 Sunset Blvd., b/t Mohawk St. & Rosemont Ave., Echo Park (213-413-0004).

Photo: Ray Kachatorian / Getty Images

929 S Broadway
bt W 9th St & Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
618 Spring St
bt W 6th & W 7th Sts
Los Angeles, CA 90014
1555 Vine St
@ Selma Ave, entrance on Morningside Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90028
317 S Broadway
bt W 3rd & W 4th Sts
Los Angeles, CA 90013
2213 Sunset Blvd
bt Rosemont Ave & Mohawk St
Los Angeles, CA 90026
611 N Fairfax Ave
bt Melrose Ave & Clinton St
Los Angeles, CA 90036