Events on Thursday, November 15

The Gallery at 72andSunny and <em>Flaunt Magazine</em> present <em>So Many Succulents</em>

Art

So Many Succulents

Thursday 11/15 @ 72andSunny Gallery

The Gallery at 72andSunny has partnered with award-winning lifestyle magazine FLAUNT to host this exciting group show. The inaugural one-night show will take place at 72andSunny's... 

Silent Drape Runners: <em>Twin Peaks</em>, the Beginning

Music: Indie

Silent Drape Runners

Thursday 11/15 @ Echo Country Outpost

After selling out 92Y Tribeca (twice), Flavorpill's social media team in their band incarnation as Silent Drape Runners bring their weird,... 

An Evening with Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa

Books: Discussion

An Evening with Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa

Thursday 11/15 @ Wilshire Ebell Theatre

Pasadena's famed Vroman's Bookstore presents an evening with Ina Garten, Food Network star and author of the bestselling Barefoot Contessa cookbook... 

Yacht Rock Revue

Music

Yacht Rock Revue

Thursday 11/15 @ The Satellite

Be ye a fan of late 70s/early 80s soft rock, someone who loves to hate it, or one who delights in... 

Blue October

Music: Pop

Blue October

Thursday 11/15 @ House of Blues Sunset Strip

The Texas quintet Blue October formed during the post-grunge boom of the mid-'90s, when vocalist/guitarist Justin Furstenfeld began penning angst-ridden rock... 

Say the Word: The New America

Comedy: Stand up

Say the Word: The New America

Thursday 11/15 @ Skirball Cultural Center

Enjoy stories about raising children, raising consciousness, and raising hell in this strange new world we find ourselves living in. Featuring... 

Ongoing Events

Playa

Food/Wine

Playa

Thursday 11/15 @ Playa

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

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

Art: Group Show

L.A. Skin & Ink

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Getaways

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Thursday 11/15 @ Workshop Kitchen + Bar

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

Rabbit Air

City Gems

Rabbit Air

Thursday 11/15 @ 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>Pop Culture</em>: Selections From the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Art: Group Show

Pop Culture

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Food/Wine

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Thursday 11/15 @ 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,... 

Doma

Food/Wine

Doma

Thursday 11/15 @ Doma

Sonja Perencevic, owner of the classic Dan Tana's in West Hollywood, brings a chic new restaurant to Beverly Hills. The kitchen... 

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

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

Art: Design

Graphic Design: Now in Production

Thursday 11/15 @ Hammer Museum

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

Public Kitchen and Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Get Social: Happy Hour

Public Kitchen and Bar

Thursday 11/15 @ 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.... 

Daily Grill

Food/Wine

Daily Grill

Thursday 11/15 @ Daily Grill

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

<em>Barrymore</em>

Film

Barrymore

Thursday 11/15 @ Sundance Cinema Sunset

'I'm in the family business, that's all. Like dry goods or hardware.' So begins Christopher Plummer's portrayal of John Barrymore, faded... 

Jason Shawn Alexander: {sic}

Art

Jason Shawn Alexander: {sic}

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Sports: Action/Extreme

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

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

Performing Arts

Delusion: The Blood Rite

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

Chloe Early: <em>Rainbow Ruins</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Chloe Early: Rainbow Ruins

Thursday 11/15 @ Corey Helford Gallery

The paintings of Rainbow Ruins are a chromatic meditation on the lush contrasts of nature and technology. "Lullaby Lost" reveals an urban... 

The News Sample Sale

Fashion/Style: Sample sale

The News Sample Sale

Thursday 11/15 @ The News Showroom

Don’t miss the assemblage of up-and-coming designer labels at The News Showroom's sample sale. They're offering a wide selection of pieces... 

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

Theatre: Comedy

Seminar

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Food/Wine

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Thursday 11/15 @ 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

Thursday 11/15 @ La Traviata

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

Petty Fest LA

Music: Rock

Petty Fest

Thursday 11/15 @ El Rey

Calling all American Girls and Traveling Wilburys: Petty Fest, sponsored by Jameson, is coming to LA for two amazing nights. Join... 

PizzaRev

Food/Wine

PizzaRev

Thursday 11/15 @ PizzaRev

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

St. Felix

Food/Wine

St. Felix

Thursday 11/15 @ 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 11/15 @ LACMA

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

Drago Centro

Food/Wine

Drago Centro

Thursday 11/15 @ 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>Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel</em>

Film: Documentary

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Thursday 11/15 @ Sundance Cinema Sunset

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

Chad Attie & Bettina Hubby: <em>Site</em>

Art

Chad Attie & Bettina Hubby: Site

Thursday 11/15 @ University of La Verne Harris Art Gallery

Site is a two-person exhibition featuring Chad Attie and Bettina Hubby. This show explores the rich source of imagery both artists find... 

Naya Sunset's Bar Program

Food/Wine

Naya Sunset

Thursday 11/15 @ Naya Sunset

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

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

Theatre: Musical

Silence! 

Thursday 11/15 @ Hayworth Theatre

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

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater presents <em>The Nutcracker</em>

Theatre

Bob Baker presents The Nutcracker

Thursday 11/15 @ Bob Baker Marionette Theater

In the early '60s, Bob Baker and partner Alton Wood founded a marionette theater, establishing what has become the longest-running children's... 

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

Art: Photography

Dirty Lights

Thursday 11/15 @ Swing House Studios

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

Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Cliff's Edge

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Dee Dee Ramone: A Memorial Exhibition

Thursday 11/15 @ Subliminal Projects

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

Coupa Caf&eacute;

Food/Wine

Coupa Café

Thursday 11/15 @ Coupa Café

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

<em>Argo</em>

Film

Argo

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

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

Getaways: Tasting

The Latin Road Home Tasting Menu

Thursday 11/15 @ 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

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

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

Performing Arts

Love, Chaos & Dinner

Thursday 11/15 @ 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>Balancing Act:</em> The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Art: Sculpture

Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

The Del Monte Speakeasy at Townhouse

Food/Wine

The Del Monte Speakeasy

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

Take a Bao

Food/Wine

Take a Bao

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

Thursday 11/15 @ Various LA locations

H&M presents its latest designer collaboration , this time in conjunction with Maison Martin Margiela. The unconventional French fashion house is... 

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Food/Wine

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

<em>Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy

Thursday 11/15 @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy introduces the work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), one of the most popular... 

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Food/Wine

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

The Spare Room presents Manimal for Movember

Music

Manimal for Movember

Thursday 11/15 @ The Spare Room

Curated by LA’s own Manimal Vinyl, The Spare Room will host an intimate musical performance from a Manimal artist each Thursday,... 

Torafuku

Food/Wine

Torafuku

Thursday 11/15 @ 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>California's Designing Women, 1896&ndash;1986</em>

Art: Group Show

California's Designing Women, 1896–1986

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

<em>Brooklyn Castle</em>

Film: Documentary

Brooklyn Castle

Thursday 11/15 @ Various Los Angeles theaters

Woody Allen once said, 'I failed to make the chess team because of my height.' In Brooklyn Castle, the chess team... 

Sassafras

Food/Wine

Sassafras

Thursday 11/15 @ 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

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mark Ryden

Thursday 11/15 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

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

Vertical Wine Bistro

Food/Wine

Vertical Wine Bistro

Thursday 11/15 @ 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 11/15 @ 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... 

Downtown on Ice

Festival

Downtown on Ice

Thursday 11/15 @ Pershing Square

Seems as though Downtown on Ice has been going on a lot longer than just 15 years, but maybe it's LA's... 

Starlet

Film

Starlet

Thursday 11/15 @ Sundance Cinema Sunset

A San Fernando ingenue and an octogenarian widow make a startling connection in Sean Baker's indie feature Starlet. Newcomer Dree Hemingway delivers... 

Veggie Grill

Food/Wine

Veggie Grill

Thursday 11/15 @ Veggie Grill

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

The Six

Food/Wine

The Six

Thursday 11/15 @ The Six

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

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

Art: Performance

Cirque Du Soleil: Iris

Thursday 11/15 @ Kodak Theater

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

<em>The Five Spot</em>

Art: Group Show

The Five Spot

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Food/Wine

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

Tinto

Food/Wine

Tinto

Thursday 11/15 @ Tinto

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

Michael's Restaurant

Food/Wine

Michael's Restaurant

Thursday 11/15 @ 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.... 

Mas Malo

Food/Wine

Mas Malo

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

The Churchill

Food/Wine

The Churchill

Thursday 11/15 @ The Churchill

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

XEN Lounge

Food/Wine

XEN Lounge

Thursday 11/15 @ 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

Thursday 11/15 @ Yujean Kang

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

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

Special Event

Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives

Thursday 11/15 @ 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,... 

World of Luka

Fashion/Style: Shopping

World of Luka

Thursday 11/15 @ 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.... 

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Food/Wine

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

Ching Ching Cheng: <em>Transverse</em>

Art

Ching Ching Cheng: Transverse

Thursday 11/15 @ Art-merge

Born in Taiwan, LA-based artist Ching Ching Cheng brings a unique brand of creativity to her work, taking a kind of... 

Public Kitchen & Bar

Food/Wine

Public Kitchen & Bar

Thursday 11/15 @ Public Kitchen & Bar

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

Maiden Noir Pop-Up Shop

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Maiden Noir Pop-Up Shop

Thursday 11/15 @ Our Favorite Shop

So Cal footwear brand CLAE collaborates with Tokyo/Seattle clothing company Maiden Noir on a Fall/Winter 2012 capsule collection. The star of... 

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

City Gems: Guided Tour

In a Place Called Hollywood

Thursday 11/15 @ 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... 

<em>The Book of Mormon</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Book of Mormon

Thursday 11/15 @ Pantages Theatre

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

Abraham Cruzvillegas: <em>Autodestrucci&oacute;n 1</em>

Art

Abraham Cruzvillegas

Thursday 11/15 @ Regen Projects

Cruzvillegas was born in Mexico City in 1968, where he lives and works. Cruzvillegas' practice deals with history and the construction of... 

The Floor Improv Night 

Dance

The Floor Improv Night 

Thursday 11/15 @ King King

We've opened The Floor to you - to come play, dance, enjoy yourself freely and expressively, and hopefully experience something magical... 

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

Art: Installation

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

Thursday 11/15 @ 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 11/15 @ 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 11/15 @ 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... 

Chris Cochrane, Dennis Cooper and Ishmael Houston-Jones. THEM

Dance

Chris Cochrane, Dennis Cooper and Ishmael Houston-Jones. THEM

Thursday 11/15 @ REDCAT

This powerful re-staging of THEM, an incendiary work of dance theater that premiered in 1986, won a coveted Bessie Award last... 

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Art: Installation

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Thursday 11/15 @ 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 11/15 @ 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!

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

Art

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life

Thursday 11/15 @ 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...