Events on Wednesday, November 28

Gregory Sumner: <em>Unstuck in Time: A Journey Through Kurt Vonnegut's Life and Work</em>

Books: Discussion

Gregory Sumner

Wednesday 11/28 @ Book Soup

In Unstuck in Time, Gregory Sumner guides us, with insight and passion, through a biography of fifteen of Kurt Vonnegut's best-known works--his... 

Ongoing Events

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Chloe Early: Rainbow Ruins

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

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

Special Event

Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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>Graphic Design: Now in Production</em>

Art: Design

Graphic Design: Now in Production

Wednesday 11/28 @ Hammer Museum

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

XEN Lounge

Food/Wine

XEN Lounge

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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 11/28 @ Yujean Kang

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

Drago Centro

Food/Wine

Drago Centro

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Food/Wine

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

The Six

Food/Wine

The Six

Wednesday 11/28 @ The Six

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

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

Film: Documentary

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Wednesday 11/28 @ Sundance Cinema Sunset

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

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

Theatre

Bob Baker presents The Nutcracker

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Food/Wine

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Food/Wine

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Coupa Caf&eacute;

Food/Wine

Coupa Café

Wednesday 11/28 @ Coupa Café

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

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

Art: Group Show

Pop Culture

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Playa

Food/Wine

Playa

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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 11/28 @ Workshop Kitchen + Bar

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

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

Performing Arts

Love, Chaos & Dinner

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Food/Wine

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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

Wednesday 11/28 @ Doma

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

Public Kitchen & Bar

Food/Wine

Public Kitchen & Bar

Wednesday 11/28 @ Public Kitchen & Bar

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

Public Kitchen and Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Get Social: Happy Hour

Public Kitchen and Bar

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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

Wednesday 11/28 @ Veggie Grill

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

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

City Gems: Guided Tour

In a Place Called Hollywood

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

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

Art

Abraham Cruzvillegas

Wednesday 11/28 @ Regen Projects

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

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

Art: Group Show

L.A. Skin & Ink

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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>Samsara</em>

Film: Independent

Samsara

Wednesday 11/28 @ Downtown Independent Theater

From the makers of 1993's Baraka, this sequel is a four-years-in-the-making continuation of that film's universalist themes and stunning, non-narrative visuals... 

Torafuku

Food/Wine

Torafuku

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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>No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World</em>

Art: Photography

No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World

Wednesday 11/28 @ Annenberg Space for Photography

The Annenberg Space for Photography is pleased to announce its next exhibit – no strangers: ancient wisdom in a modern world,... 

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

Art: Sculpture

Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Food/Wine

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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 11/28 @ La Traviata

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

Downtown on Ice

Festival

Downtown on Ice

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

St. Felix

Food/Wine

St. Felix

Wednesday 11/28 @ Saint Felix

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

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

Art

Ching Ching Cheng: Transverse

Wednesday 11/28 @ Art-merge

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

Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

Wednesday 11/28 @ Various LA locations

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

Maiden Noir Pop-Up Shop

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Maiden Noir Pop-Up Shop

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Sports: Action/Extreme

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Malibu Walking Food Tour

Food/Wine: Tasting

Malibu Walking Food Tour

Wednesday 11/28 @ Malibu

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

<em>Argo</em>

Film

Argo

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Cliff's Edge

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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.... 

<em>Anna Karenina</em>

Film

Anna Karenina

Wednesday 11/28 @ Various Los Angeles theaters

Anna Karenina, the latest adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel, reunites Keira Knightley with Atonement director Joe Wright. Several years after Anna,... 

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab: Full Moon Open House

Festival: Shopping

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

Wednesday 11/28 @ Dark Delicacies

By utilizing our knowledge of homeopathy and aromatherapy, the conceptual theories of hermetic alchemy, and the aesthetic artistry of perfumery, we... 

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Food/Wine

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

<em>Anything Goes</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Anything Goes

Wednesday 11/28 @ Ahmanson Theatre

Cole Porter's 1934 musical about a luxury ocean liner en route from New York City to London docks at the Ahmanson.... 

The Del Monte Speakeasy at Townhouse

Food/Wine

The Del Monte Speakeasy

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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

Wednesday 11/28 @ Daily Grill

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

Naya Sunset's Bar Program

Food/Wine

Naya Sunset

Wednesday 11/28 @ Naya Sunset

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

<em>Into the Mystic</em>

Art: Group Show

Into the Mystic

Wednesday 11/28 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

The gorgeous Michael Kohn Gallery near Beverly and Fairfax presents many intriguing exhibitions, and the latest, Into the Mystic, is no... 

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

Art: Photography

Dirty Lights

Wednesday 11/28 @ Swing House Studios

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

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

Art: Performance

Cirque Du Soleil: Iris

Wednesday 11/28 @ Kodak Theater

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

Adam Secore: <em>Escape</em>

Art: Photography

Adam Secore

Wednesday 11/28 @ Kana Manglapus Projects

Adam Secore is a successful commercial artist, with work appearing in big-name publications like GQ and Rolling Stone. His debut solo... 

Rabbit Air

City Gems

Rabbit Air

Wednesday 11/28 @ Rabbit Air

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mark Ryden

Wednesday 11/28 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

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

Sassafras

Food/Wine

Sassafras

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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 11/28 @ 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 Bar at Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Vertical Wine Bistro

Food/Wine

Vertical Wine Bistro

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Holiday Ice Rink

City Gems

Holiday Ice Rink

Wednesday 11/28 @ Holiday Ice Rink

There’s ice in the forecast for Culver City this holiday season with the debut of the HOLIDAY ICE RINK in Culver... 

Starlet

Film

Starlet

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

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

Art

Chad Attie & Bettina Hubby: Site

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Food/Wine

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

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

Art: Group Show

California's Designing Women, 1896–1986

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

The Churchill

Food/Wine

The Churchill

Wednesday 11/28 @ The Churchill

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

Tinto

Food/Wine

Tinto

Wednesday 11/28 @ Tinto

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

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

Art

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

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

Art: Installation

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

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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... 

Elevator Repair Service. Gatz

Theatre

Elevator Repair Service. Gatz

Wednesday 11/28 @ REDCAT

Hailed by critics around the world as a major theatrical event of historic proportions, Gatz is a bravura feat celebrated for... 

Creating the United States

Art: Installation

Creating the United States

Wednesday 11/28 @ 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 11/28 @ 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... 

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Art: Installation

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Wednesday 11/28 @ Skirball Cultural Center

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