Events on Saturday, December 1

Pasadena Confidential

Special Event

Pasadena Confidential

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Various LA locations

Pasadena Confidential is easily one of Esotouric's most captivating jaunts to date, made all the more sinister and surreal with the... 

Great Gatsby Party

Party

Great Gatsby Party

Saturday 12/ 1 @ The Park Plaza Hotel

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age classic about the so-called "lost generation," The Great Gatsby isn't just a great example of the... 

Punch Brothers

Music

Punch Brothers

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Luckman Fine Arts Complex

The New Yorker calls Punch Brothers “wide-ranging and restlessly imaginative.” Punch Brothers was formed in 2006 by mandolinist/singer Chris Thile with... 

Yellowcard w/ The Wonder Years, and We are the In Crowd

Music: Rock

Yellowcard w/ The Wonder Years, and We are the In Crowd

Saturday 12/ 1 @ House of Blues Anaheim

The punk-inspired quintet Yellowcard formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 but didn't solidify their lineup until a move to Southern California... 

Ongoing Events

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Food/Wine

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Saturday 12/ 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... 

<em>Anna Karenina</em>

Film

Anna Karenina

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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,... 

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

Art: Design

Graphic Design: Now in Production

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Hammer Museum

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

Daily Grill

Food/Wine

Daily Grill

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Daily Grill

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

Maiden Noir Pop-Up Shop

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Maiden Noir Pop-Up Shop

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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... 

<em>Anything Goes</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Anything Goes

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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 Six

Food/Wine

The Six

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Peter Mac: <em>Judy and Company</em>

Performing Arts: Cabaret

Peter Mac: Judy and Company

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Oil Can Harry's

The remarkable performer Peter Mac brings his show Judy and Company to Oil Can Harry's in Studio City. Mac, who began performing as... 

Mark Schoening: <em>Recordings of a Lone Infantryman</em>

Art: Multimedia

Mark Schoening

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Marine Contemporary

Marine Contemporary, in special partnership with Yasmine Mohseni, is delighted to present Recordings of a Lone Infantryman, a solo exhibition of... 

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

Art: Group Show

California's Designing Women, 1896–1986

Saturday 12/ 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... 

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Food/Wine

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Sassafras

Food/Wine

Sassafras

Saturday 12/ 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,... 

Yujean Kang's

Food/Wine

Yujean Kang's

Saturday 12/ 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... 

<em>No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World</em>

Art: Photography

No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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>Pop Culture</em>: Selections From the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Art: Group Show

Pop Culture

Saturday 12/ 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... 

St. Felix

Food/Wine

St. Felix

Saturday 12/ 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.... 

Take a Bao

Food/Wine

Take a Bao

Saturday 12/ 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... 

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Saturday 12/ 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 Bob Baker Marionette Theater presents <em>The Nutcracker</em>

Theatre

Bob Baker presents The Nutcracker

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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... 

Angelino Heights Walking Tour

City Gems: Guided Tour

Angelino Heights Walking Tour

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Los Angeles Conservancy

Charming Angelino Heights, located on a hill west of Downtown, has the largest concentration of Victorian homes in Los Angeles. Walking... 

West Adams Heritage Association's 26th Annual Holiday Tour & Progressive Dinner

City Gems: Guided Tour

West Adams Heritage Association's 26th Annual Holiday Tour

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Location TBA w/ RSVP

The West Adams Heritage Association presents its annual Holiday Tour and Progressive Dinner. During this three-hour event, a guide takes diners... 

<em>Tomorrow!</em> w/ Ron Lynch

Comedy

Tomorrow!

Saturday 12/ 1 @ The Steve Allen Theater

A bizarre comedy variety show. Music, comedy, madness. Hosted by Ron Lynch. Every Saturday night at Midnight.

Good Enough To Eat: The Fusion of Food and Craft

Art: Multimedia

Good Enough To Eat: The Fusion of Food and Craft

Saturday 12/ 1 @ The Craft in America Study Center Study Center

On February 2, 2013 the Craft in America Study Center will proudly continue its three-part exhibition focusing on the intersection of... 

<em>Stanley Kubrick</em>

Art

Stanley Kubrick

Saturday 12/ 1 @ LACMA

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

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

City Gems: Guided Tour

In a Place Called Hollywood

Saturday 12/ 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... 

<em>char-ac-ter</em>

Film: Documentary

char-ac-ter

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Arena Cinema

char-ac-ter is a new documentary about acting featuring interviews with a group of successful thespians who were also peers: Dabney Coleman,... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Chloe Early: Rainbow Ruins

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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>Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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... 

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

Art: Group Show

L.A. Skin & Ink

Saturday 12/ 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... 

XEN Lounge

Food/Wine

XEN Lounge

Saturday 12/ 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,... 

Doma

Food/Wine

Doma

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Doma

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

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

Special Event

Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives

Saturday 12/ 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,... 

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

Art: Sculpture

Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Saturday 12/ 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... 

La Traviata

Food/Wine

La Traviata

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Veggie Grill

Food/Wine

Veggie Grill

Saturday 12/ 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.... 

Drago Centro

Food/Wine

Drago Centro

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Downtown's Modern Skyline Walking Tour

City Gems: Guided Tour

Downtown's Modern Skyline Walking Tour

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Los Angeles Conservancy

The Los Angeles Conservancy's Modern Skyline walking tour explores the evolution of the Bunker Hill area and the Central Business District's... 

Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Various LA locations

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

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

Theatre: Musical

Silence! 

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Torafuku

Food/Wine

Torafuku

Saturday 12/ 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>Lost Line</em>: Contemporary Art from the Collection at LACMA

Art

Lost Line

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Culling from LACMA’s permanent collection, the exhibition takes as its starting point Gabriel Orozco’s sculpture Lost Line (1993-1996). Orozco describes the... 

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Sports: Action/Extreme

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Michael's Restaurant

Food/Wine

Michael's Restaurant

Saturday 12/ 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.... 

Cafe del Rey

Food/Wine

Cafe del Rey

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Coupa Caf&eacute;

Food/Wine

Coupa Café

Saturday 12/ 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>Argo</em>

Film

Argo

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Vertical Wine Bistro

Food/Wine

Vertical Wine Bistro

Saturday 12/ 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... 

<em>Into the Mystic</em>

Art: Group Show

Into the Mystic

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

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

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

Performing Arts

Love, Chaos & Dinner

Saturday 12/ 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... 

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

Art: Performance

Cirque Du Soleil: Iris

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Kodak Theater

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

Brunch at Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Brunch at Cliff's Edge

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Cliff's Edge

The gorgeous Cliff's Edge in Silver Lake is possibly one of the prettiest places to brunch on the east side of... 

Public Kitchen & Bar

Food/Wine

Public Kitchen & Bar

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Getaways

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Naya Sunset's Bar Program

Food/Wine

Naya Sunset

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Naya Sunset

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

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

Performing Arts

Delusion: The Blood Rite

Saturday 12/ 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... 

The France Los Angeles Exchange presents <em>LOST (in LA)</em>

Art

LOST (in LA)

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

LOST (in LA), the premiere exhibition presented by FLAX (France Los Angeles Exchange) in partnership with the Palais de Tokyo, Paris,... 

Playa

Food/Wine

Playa

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Playa

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

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

Art: Photography

Dirty Lights

Saturday 12/ 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... 

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Food/Wine

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Saturday 12/ 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... 

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Food/Wine

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Navitat Canopy Adventures Zipline Tour

Sports: Action/Extreme

Navitat Canopy Adventures Zipline Tour

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Nativat Canopy Adventures

SoCal adrenaline junkies celebrate a new source of thrills: Wrightwood's Navitat Canopy Tour. Zipline in a harness along ten aerial lines... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mark Ryden

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

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

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Food/Wine

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Cliff's Edge

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Downtown on Ice

Festival

Downtown on Ice

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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... 

Holiday Ice Rink

City Gems

Holiday Ice Rink

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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... 

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Food/Wine

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Adam Secore: <em>Escape</em>

Art: Photography

Adam Secore

Saturday 12/ 1 @ 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... 

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

Art

Abraham Cruzvillegas

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Regen Projects

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

Tinto

Food/Wine

Tinto

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Tinto

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

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Food/Wine

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Saturday 12/ 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... 

The Del Monte Speakeasy at Townhouse

Food/Wine

The Del Monte Speakeasy

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Malibu Walking Food Tour

Food/Wine: Tasting

Malibu Walking Food Tour

Saturday 12/ 1 @ Malibu

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

The Churchill

Food/Wine

The Churchill

Saturday 12/ 1 @ The Churchill

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

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Food/Wine

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Saturday 12/ 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,... 

Studies in Desperation: A Suite by Connor Everts

Art

Studies in Desperation: A Suite by Connor Everts

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Creating the United States

Art: Installation

Creating the United States

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Art: Installation

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Saturday 12/ 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... 

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

Art

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life

Saturday 12/ 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... 

Elevator Repair Service. Gatz

Theatre

Elevator Repair Service. Gatz

Saturday 12/ 1 @ REDCAT

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

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

Art: Installation

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

Saturday 12/ 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...