Events on Wednesday, October 31

Buried Alive on Halloween with Escape Artist Curtis Lovell II

Special Event

Buried Alive on Halloween

Wednesday 10/31 @ The One-Eyed Gypsy

Watch master escape artist and illusionist Curtis Lovell II get buried alive at the One- Eyed Gypsy. At the vintage-carnival themed bar... 

The Academy's Trailer Trove: <em>It Came From The Vaults!</em> - Classic Horror Trailers

Film

It Came From The Vaults! - Classic Horror Trailers

Wednesday 10/31 @ The Cinefamily

Not your typical Halloween shebang, It Came From the Vaults! is a treasure trove of horror movie trailers from the 50s,... 

Halloween Chocolate Cocktail Party

Party: Halloween

Halloween Chocolate Cocktail Party

Wednesday 10/31 @ Cecconi's

If you’re looking for a more grownup (namely, boozy) way to consume chocolate at Halloween, Cecconi's Halloween Chocolate Cocktail Party may... 

HardKor PR presents: Halloween 2012!

Party: Halloween

HardKor PR presents: Halloween 2012!

Wednesday 10/31 @ King King

HardKor's mission is to creatively build awareness by cross-promoting like-minded professionals and freelancers in the industry, and is hosting its second-annual... 

Disclosure w/ Samo Sound Boy, Tres Dubois, and Behr (La Nuit)

Music

Disclosure w/ Samo Sound Boy, Tres Dubois, and Behr (La Nuit)

Wednesday 10/31 @ El Rey

Two brothers from the UK making house/future music. Debut single out on Moshi-Moshi Records in september 2010, the duo have released... 

Mark Z. Danielewski: The Fifty Year Sword

Theatre

Mark Z. Danielewski: The Fifty Year Sword

Wednesday 10/31 @ REDCAT

Featuring Christopher O'Riley Timed with the Pantheon Books release of The Fifty Year Sword this October, celebrated author Mark Z. Danielewski... 

All Time Low w/ Special Guests

Music

All Time Low w/ Special Guests

Wednesday 10/31 @ House of Blues Sunset Strip

Formed in 2003 in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, All Time Low started out as a high-school cover band before morphing... 

Ongoing Events

Michael's Restaurant

Food/Wine

Michael's Restaurant

Wednesday 10/31 @ Michael's Restaurant

Michael's Restaurant in Santa Monica, a much-lauded pioneer of California cuisine, has a new executive chef at the helm, John-Carlos Kuramoto.... 

Teatro ZinZanni presents <em>Love, Chaos & Dinner</em>

Performing Arts

Love, Chaos & Dinner

Wednesday 10/31 @ Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Teatro ZinZanni's Love, Chaos & Dinner is a unique three-hour evening that puts a spin on dinner theater – attendees enjoy... 

<em>Graphic Design: Now in Production</em>

Art: Design

Graphic Design: Now in Production

Wednesday 10/31 @ Hammer Museum

This major international exhibition explores how graphic design has broadened its reach over the past decade, expanding from a specialized profession... 

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Food/Wine

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Wednesday 10/31 @ 3Twenty Wine Lounge

It's not often you get to try rare premium vino that retail for as much as $180, which is just one... 

La Traviata

Food/Wine

La Traviata

Wednesday 10/31 @ La Traviata

La Traviata is an elegant but unstuffy restaurant in downtown Long Beach presided over by Mario, the gregarious long-time restaurant owner... 

Naya Sunset's Bar Program

Food/Wine

Naya Sunset

Wednesday 10/31 @ Naya Sunset

"Naya," the Sanskrit word for "new," befits the new incarnation of the Silver Lake Indian restaurant previously known as Tantra. The... 

Vertical Wine Bistro

Food/Wine

Vertical Wine Bistro

Wednesday 10/31 @ Vertical Wine Bistro

Vertical Wine Bistro in Old Town Pasadena is known for their excellent bistro-style food, extensive selection of over 400 wines, and... 

Daily Grill

Food/Wine

Daily Grill

Wednesday 10/31 @ Daily Grill

Daily Grill, long known for its dependable menu of classic American fare, revitalized their Downtown location in 2011 with the opening... 

<em>Dirty Lights: A Group Photography Exhibition</em>

Art: Photography

Dirty Lights

Wednesday 10/31 @ Swing House Studios

Paul Solet, Piper Ferguson, Jason Alvino, and William Rot are all part of the Dirty Lights Collective, a consortium of likeminded... 

Hell Break LA

City Gems

Hell Break LA

Wednesday 10/31 @ 5601 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, California 90038

Hell Break LA takes the concept of the haunted house and turns it on its ear. In Hell Break LA, you... 

See Line Gallery presents <em>Wild Thing</em>

Art: Multimedia

Wild Thing

Wednesday 10/31 @ See Line Gallery

See Line Gallery presents Wild Thing curated by Janet Levy, a group exhibition introducing artists that expose the provocative allure of... 

<em>Argo</em>

Film

Argo

Wednesday 10/31 @ Various Los Angeles theaters

In 1979, when the Iranian revolution was at its most heated, furious mobs in Tehran stormed the American Embassy and took... 

Coupa Caf&eacute;

Food/Wine

Coupa Café

Wednesday 10/31 @ Coupa Café

In a neighborhood where 80% of the restaurants serve Italian cuisine, Coupa Café is a welcome change of pace. One of... 

Oktoberfest: Lazy Dog Cafe

Food/Wine

Oktoberfest: Lazy Dog Cafe

Wednesday 10/31 @ Lazy Dog Cafe

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Lazy Dog Café with a savory bratwurst, a brick oven pretzel served with house-made amber ale mustard, and... 

Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Cliff's Edge

Wednesday 10/31 @ Cliff's Edge

Silver Lake's gorgeous Cliff's Edge has been enlivened with the recent addition of a new chef, Frenchman Benjamin Bailly. 29-year-old Bailly... 

The London Police: <em>For Dogs Sake</em>

Art: Multimedia

The London Police

Wednesday 10/31 @ Corey Helford Gallery

The London Police are a pair of Amsterdam-based street artists from the UK — Bob Gibson and a guy named Chaz.... 

Drago Centro

Food/Wine

Drago Centro

Wednesday 10/31 @ Drago Centro

Downtown's Drago Centro has a sleek décor, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, stone walls, and a glass wine cellar in the center of... 

<em>The Latin Road Home </em>Tasting Menu

Getaways: Tasting

The Latin Road Home Tasting Menu

Wednesday 10/31 @ Tinto

In honor of the release of Jose Garces' second cookbook, The Latin Road Home, Tinto, Garces' restaurant at the Saguaro Palm... 

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Food/Wine

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Wednesday 10/31 @ The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Inspired by the seminal, world-famous 1966 surf documentary The Endless Summer, a bar and cafe on the Santa Barbara Riviera pays... 

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Food/Wine

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Wednesday 10/31 @ Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Mixology 101 is a new bar and lounge at the Farmer's Market. Headed up by mixologist Salvatore Calabrese, a veteran of... 

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Food/Wine

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Wednesday 10/31 @ Oldfield's Liquor Room

Oldfield's Liquor Room has a classic, Boardwalk Empire vibe. The newest watering hole from the 1933 Group (Bigfoot Lodge, The Thirsty... 

Jason Shawn Alexander: {sic}

Art

Jason Shawn Alexander: {sic}

Wednesday 10/31 @ 101/exhibit, 8920 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA

101/exhibit, a new gallery in West Hollywood, presents {sic}, by artist Jason Shawn Alexander. These enormous, large-scale works marry Alexander's two... 

Anna Dello Russo for H&M

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Anna Dello Russo for H&M

Wednesday 10/31 @ Various LA locations

H&M presents their latest designer collaboration, this time with fashion icon Anna Dello Russo, on October 4. Dello Russo, former fashion... 

<em>California's Designing Women, 1896&ndash;1986</em>

Art: Group Show

California's Designing Women, 1896–1986

Wednesday 10/31 @ The Autry National Center of the American West

The Autry Museum in Griffith Park is the site of a new design exhibition, California’s Designing Women, 1896-1986. Reminiscent of LACMA’s... 

Mark Ryden <em>The Gay 90s: West</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mark Ryden

Wednesday 10/31 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

Mark will have an exhibition of new paintings entitled The Gay 90's: West at the Michael Kohn Gallery.

Cirque Du Soleil: <em>Iris</em>

Art: Performance

Cirque Du Soleil: Iris

Wednesday 10/31 @ Kodak Theater

French artistic director, dancer, and choreographer Philippe Decouflé came up with the concept of Iris almost a decade ago, during a... 

Torafuku

Food/Wine

Torafuku

Wednesday 10/31 @ Torafuku

Torafuku isn't just an excellent classic Japanese restaurant, it's also one of the best places in the city to indulge in... 

<em>Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives</em>

Special Event

Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives

Wednesday 10/31 @ Reagan Presidential Library

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives is a brand-new show of Disney memorabilia. Presented by D23, the official Disney Fan Club,... 

<em>Balancing Act:</em> The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Art: Sculpture

Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Wednesday 10/31 @ Craft and Folk Art Museum

Celebrating the Studio Glass Movement’s 50th anniversary, the Craft and Folk Art Museum presents Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve... 

Sassafras

Food/Wine

Sassafras

Wednesday 10/31 @ Sassafrass

The 1933 Group's supremely stylish new Hollywood bar Sassafras evokes another time and place. All 1933 Group bars (Bigfoot Lodge, Oldfield's,... 

Cafe del Rey

Food/Wine

Cafe del Rey

Wednesday 10/31 @ Cafe del Rey

Though Café del Rey's waterfront setting is a gorgeous enticement, the food here is the real lure. Talented executive chef Daniel... 

The Six

Food/Wine

The Six

Wednesday 10/31 @ The Six

The Six is a restaurant and bar in Studio City with an emphasis on California-influenced comfort food. Named for the "Society... 

Osteria Drago

Food/Wine

Osteria Drago

Wednesday 10/31 @ Osteria Drago

The Sunset Plaza space that once housed Il Sole is now the elegant, airy Osteria Drago. Sicily-born Celestino Drago’s latest culinary... 

Take a Bao

Food/Wine

Take a Bao

Wednesday 10/31 @ Take a Bao

Take a Bao is a new fast-casual Asian fusion restaurant.  Strikingly designed by Ana Henton of MASS Architecture, while this new... 

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Food/Wine

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Wednesday 10/31 @ California Pizza Kitchen

The always-dependable California Pizza Kitchen has long known for their modern takes on pizza and their excellent salads, but they decided... 

<em>Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel</em>

Film: Documentary

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Wednesday 10/31 @ Sundance Cinema Sunset

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel is a documentary about icon of fabulousness Vreeland. A woman who truly understood the... 

<em>The Five Spot</em>

Art: Group Show

The Five Spot

Wednesday 10/31 @ AndrewShire Gallery

LA's most gifted curator, critic, writer, and all-around art impresario, Shana Nys Dambrot casts her extraordinary aesthetic eye on a group... 

The Churchill

Food/Wine

The Churchill

Wednesday 10/31 @ The Churchill

West Hollywood gastropub the Churchill has revved up their cocktail menu thanks to new bartender Mia Sarazen, who previously worked at... 

Malibu Walking Food Tour

Food/Wine: Tasting

Malibu Walking Food Tour

Wednesday 10/31 @ Malibu

Our Malibu Walking Tour showcases the food and culture of Malibu and features the unique restaurants and merchants of Cross Creek... 

PizzaRev

Food/Wine

PizzaRev

Wednesday 10/31 @ PizzaRev

PizzaRev in Studio City offers artisanal pizzas for a great price ($7.95) that are baked lightning-fast. Offering a vast selection of... 

Tinto

Food/Wine

Tinto

Wednesday 10/31 @ Tinto

Tinto, the restaurant and wine bar at Palm Springs' stylish Saguaro Hotel, is headed by Executive Chef Jose Garces, winner of... 

<em>Dee Dee Ramone: A Memorial Exhibition</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Dee Dee Ramone: A Memorial Exhibition

Wednesday 10/31 @ Subliminal Projects

See the artwork of one of punk rock's forefathers in Dee Dee Ramone: A Memorial Exhibition. In commemoration of the 10th... 

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Wednesday 10/31 @ Cliff's Edge

While Cliff's Edge in Silver Lake is renowned for the excellent food served on its gorgeous terraced patio, the interior, now... 

XEN Lounge

Food/Wine

XEN Lounge

Wednesday 10/31 @ XEN Lounge

XEN Lounge in Studio City is an elegant retreat. Owned by actor/producer Duane Martin, XEN Lounge's interior, designed by Nikki Chu,... 

Yujean Kang's

Food/Wine

Yujean Kang's

Wednesday 10/31 @ Yujean Kang

With an elegant, creative take on Chinese cuisine, Yujean Kang's has been a Pasadena institution for 20 years. Kang was born... 

In a Place Called Hollywood: A Stroll Through the First 100 Years of Tinseltown

City Gems: Guided Tour

In a Place Called Hollywood

Wednesday 10/31 @ Various LA locations

Take a trip into Hollywood's Golden Age with a tour celebrating 100 years of Tinseltown. The Felix in Hollywood Tour Company... 

St. Felix

Food/Wine

St. Felix

Wednesday 10/31 @ Saint Felix

Located at the former home to Citizen Smith, St. Felix is an elegant yet unpretentious new addition to Hollywood's Cahuenga Corridor.... 

Veggie Grill

Food/Wine

Veggie Grill

Wednesday 10/31 @ Veggie Grill

Veggie Grill has ably filled a void with their delicious, affordable vegan comfort food that appeals to vegans and meat-eaters alike.... 

<em>L.A. Skin & Ink</em>

Art: Group Show

L.A. Skin & Ink

Wednesday 10/31 @ Craft and Folk Art Museum

L.A. Skin & Ink, a celebration of LA’s place in tattoo history, is now on view at the Craft and Folk Art... 

<em>Marilyn</em>

Art: Photography

Marilyn

Wednesday 10/31 @ Phil Stern Gallery

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of Marilyn Monroe, photographic legend Phil Stern presents an exhibition of... 

<em>Pop Culture</em>: Selections From the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Art: Group Show

Pop Culture

Wednesday 10/31 @ Pepperdine University, Weisman Museum of Art

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Pepperdine's Weisman Museum of Art, the museum presents Pop Culture, an exploration of the... 

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Food/Wine

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Wednesday 10/31 @ Various Santa Barbara Venues

In 1976, the Judgment of Paris rated California wines superior to French chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. Since then, the global reputation... 

Rabbit Air

City Gems

Rabbit Air

Wednesday 10/31 @ Rabbit Air

We discovered Rabbit Air at this year's Dwell on Design, where we were convinced that the products were a form of... 

World of Luka

Fashion/Style: Shopping

World of Luka

Wednesday 10/31 @ World of Luka

The Luka brand's clear focus is to use our chic aesthetics to exist in both sophisticated elegance and city street style.... 

Playa

Food/Wine

Playa

Wednesday 10/31 @ Playa

Playa is the newest restaurant opened by John Rivera Sedlar, whose downtown restaurant, Rivera, earned great acclaim after its 2009 opening.... 

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Getaways

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Wednesday 10/31 @ Workshop Kitchen + Bar

Workshop Kitchen + Bar is an über-stylish new restaurant in Palm Springs, with a breathtaking design that bridges both modernity and... 

Public Kitchen & Bar

Food/Wine

Public Kitchen & Bar

Wednesday 10/31 @ Public Kitchen & Bar

Everything tastes better with an egg on it, or so reads the menu at Public Kitchen and Bar. A collaboration between... 

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Food/Wine

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Wednesday 10/31 @ The One-Eyed Gypsy

The One-Eyed Gypsy is the latest watering hole from Dana Hollister, owner and designer of  Villains Tavern, 4100 Bar, Cliff's Edge,... 

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Food/Wine

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Wednesday 10/31 @ The Fat Cow

Gordon Ramsay's new restaurant at the Grove, the Fat Cow offers comfort food made with fresh produce from the world-famous Farmer's... 

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Sports: Action/Extreme

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Wednesday 10/31 @ Marina del Rey Parasailing

Parasailing with Marina del Rey Parasailing is exhilarating. After riding in a captained boat through the sea lion-dotted Marina, past rocks... 

The Del Monte Speakeasy at Townhouse

Food/Wine

The Del Monte Speakeasy

Wednesday 10/31 @ Del Monte Speakeasy

Townhouse is one of Los Angeles' oldest operating bars. Opened in 1915 as Menotti's, the bar transformed into a grocery store... 

<em>Counterparts:</em> Phil Stern and Robert Zuckerman @ The Phil Stern Gallery

Art: Photography

Counterparts: Phil Stern and Robert Zuckerman

Wednesday 10/31 @ Phil Stern Gallery

Legendary photographer Phil Stern, recognized for his intimate photographs taken over the years of Hollywood luminaries such as James Dean, Marilyn... 

<em>Seminar</em> feat. Jeff Goldblum

Theatre: Comedy

Seminar

Wednesday 10/31 @ Ahmanson Theatre

Jeff Goldblum is no “easy A”. When his Seminar turns writing into a contact sport, words and sex become interchangeable weapons of the... 

Mas Malo

Food/Wine

Mas Malo

Wednesday 10/31 @ Mas Malo

Downtown's Mas Malo, the sister restaurant to Silver Lake's Malo, shares a gorgeous 1920s building with Seven Grand. The space, originally... 

<em>The Book of Mormon</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Book of Mormon

Wednesday 10/31 @ Pantages Theatre

We hesitated to lend our voices to the chorus of adoration for this show — only because we were afraid of... 

epicure.sb

Getaways

epicure.sb

Wednesday 10/31 @ Various Santa Barbara Venues

Usually, Fall is the time to reap what you sow — at least in most parts of the Northern Hemisphere. But... 

Tony Cokes: <em>Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique)</em>

Art: Video

Tony Cokes: Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique)

Wednesday 10/31 @ REDCAT

OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 6–9pm   Rhode Island-based artist Tony Cokes’ Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique) is an ambitious new multichannel... 

Free to Be U.S.: A First Amendment Experience

Art: Installation

Free to Be U.S.: A First Amendment Experience

Wednesday 10/31 @ Skirball Cultural Center

Exploring the freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition, Free to be U.S.: A First Amendment Experience encourages visitors to... 

Creating the United States

Art: Installation

Creating the United States

Wednesday 10/31 @ Skirball Cultural Center

In the crucial weeks leading up to the election, with the future of America hotly debated every day, discover how our... 

Studies in Desperation: A Suite by Connor Everts

Art

Studies in Desperation: A Suite by Connor Everts

Wednesday 10/31 @ Norton Simon Museum of Art

The Norton Simon Museum presents an exhibition of Studies in Desperation, Connor Everts’s landmark lithographic suite from late 1963. Comprised of... 

<em>Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life</em>

Art

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life

Wednesday 10/31 @ Norton Simon Museum of Art

The Norton Simon Museum presents Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life, an exhibition that examines the diversity and splendor of... 

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Art: Installation

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Wednesday 10/31 @ Skirball Cultural Center

Revisit some of the most compelling political art from the turbulent era of the 1960s and 1970s. Decades of Dissent features...