Events on Thursday, November 1

<em>The Big-Ass Book of Bling</em> Launch Party & Etsy Craft Night with Mark Montano

Books: Release Party/Signing

The Big-Ass Book of Bling Launch Party

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Craft and Folk Art Museum

Author, television star, and DIY expert Mark Montano is celebrating the launch of his latest release, The Big Ass Book of Bling,... 

<em>Show People </em>(1928) &nbsp;

Film

Show People (1928)

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

If you’ve never seen a silent film on the big screen, a comedy like Show People (1928) is a great place... 

The Green w/ Natural Vibrations and Billy Van Dubstep

Music

The Green w/ Natural Vibrations and Billy Van Dubstep

Thursday 11/ 1 @ House of Blues Sunset Strip

One of the first bands to take the “Jawaiian” sound to the world, Honolulu’s the Green are a reggae four-piece whose... 

Gungor

Music

Gungor

Thursday 11/ 1 @ El Rey

  Two minutes in to Beautiful Things, the new CD by Gungor, the listener realizes, Wow. This is really different. And its... 

Ongoing Events

Rabbit Air

City Gems

Rabbit Air

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Rabbit Air

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

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

Art: Design

Graphic Design: Now in Production

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Getaways

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Public Kitchen & Bar

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

Vertical Wine Bistro

Food/Wine

Vertical Wine Bistro

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Food/Wine

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

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

Film: Documentary

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Sundance Cinema Sunset

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

Jason Shawn Alexander: {sic}

Art

Jason Shawn Alexander: {sic}

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

The Churchill

Food/Wine

The Churchill

Thursday 11/ 1 @ The Churchill

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

<em>Silence!&nbsp;</em>

Theatre: Musical

Silence! 

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Hayworth Theatre

Twisted and delightfully filthy, Silence!, a satire of The Silence of the Lambs, makes its LA premiere. Upon opening off-Broadway in... 

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

Art: Group Show

California's Designing Women, 1896–1986

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

PizzaRev

Food/Wine

PizzaRev

Thursday 11/ 1 @ PizzaRev

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

Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Cliff's Edge

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Michael's Restaurant

Food/Wine

Michael's Restaurant

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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>The Latin Road Home </em>Tasting Menu

Getaways: Tasting

The Latin Road Home Tasting Menu

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Tinto

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

La Traviata

Food/Wine

La Traviata

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Naya Sunset

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

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Food/Wine

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Take a Bao

Food/Wine

Take a Bao

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

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

Art: Photography

Dirty Lights

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Swing House Studios

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

<em>The Five Spot</em>

Art: Group Show

The Five Spot

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

<em>Argo</em>

Film

Argo

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys

Music

Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys

Thursday 11/ 1 @ The Steve Allen Theater

It takes a special talent to simultaneously celebrate and lampoon the cherished art forms of bygone days. The coy, witty, and... 

Coupa Caf&eacute;

Food/Wine

Coupa Café

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Coupa Café

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

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

Art: Sculpture

Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Sassafrass

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

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

Art: Multimedia

The London Police

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Osteria Drago

Food/Wine

Osteria Drago

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Food/Wine

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Public Kitchen and Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Get Social: Happy Hour

Public Kitchen and Bar

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Public Kitchen & Bar

If you're seeking a happy hour haunt with sophistication and old Hollywood glamour, Public Kitchen and Bar is a prime choice.... 

Veggie Grill

Food/Wine

Veggie Grill

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Veggie Grill

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

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

Art: Performance

Cirque Du Soleil: Iris

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Kodak Theater

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

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

Theatre: Comedy

Seminar

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

<em>Marilyn</em>

Art: Photography

Marilyn

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Phil Stern Gallery

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mark Ryden

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

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

Tinto

Food/Wine

Tinto

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Tinto

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

Torafuku

Food/Wine

Torafuku

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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,... 

XEN Lounge

Food/Wine

XEN Lounge

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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,... 

Cafe del Rey

Food/Wine

Cafe del Rey

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ The Six

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

St. Felix

Food/Wine

St. Felix

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Saint Felix

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

<em>Stanley Kubrick</em>

Art

Stanley Kubrick

Thursday 11/ 1 @ LACMA

Los Angeles fans of Stanley Kubrick discover the process behind the director's many labors of love at the first US retrospective... 

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Food/Wine

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Will Sweeney's <em>Explorer's Club</em> w/ PFFR

Art

Will Sweeney and PFFR

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Synchronicity Space

Explorers Club brings together documentation of recent excursions to inner and outer space by Will (previously unseen in the US) original... 

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

Art: Photography

Counterparts: Phil Stern and Robert Zuckerman

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Phil Stern Gallery

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

9th Annual Artivist Film Festival

Film: Festival

Artivist Film Festival

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Barnsdall Art Park

The Artivist Film Festival celebrates nine years of fostering filmmaking among artistic advocates, and this year, it hosts yet another brand-new... 

<em>The Book of Mormon</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Book of Mormon

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Pantages Theatre

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

Mas Malo

Food/Wine

Mas Malo

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

World of Luka

Fashion/Style: Shopping

World of Luka

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Playa

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Dee Dee Ramone: A Memorial Exhibition

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Food/Wine

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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,... 

Yujean Kang's

Food/Wine

Yujean Kang's

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

The Del Monte Speakeasy at Townhouse

Food/Wine

The Del Monte Speakeasy

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Daily Grill

Food/Wine

Daily Grill

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Daily Grill

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

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

Art: Group Show

L.A. Skin & Ink

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Food/Wine

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Wild Thing

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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>Pop Culture</em>: Selections From the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Art: Group Show

Pop Culture

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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... 

Haunted Play presents <em>Delusion: The Blood Rite</em>

Performing Arts

Delusion: The Blood Rite

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Haunted Play Mansion

Delusion is a haunted-house experience on steroids, set in an historic West Adams mansion well known for its use in horror... 

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

Art

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Skirball Cultural Center

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

Yoga at Pacific Asia Museum

Workshop/Class: Yoga

Yoga at Pacific Asia Museum

Thursday 11/ 1 @ Pacific Asia Museum

Designed with a lunch-hour audience in mind, instructor Jill Zepezauer's instruction of Hatha yoga is uniquely accessible. Beginners always welcome!

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

Art: Video

Tony Cokes: Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique)

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 1 @ 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...