Events on Wednesday, January 2

Public Kitchen & Bar

Food/Wine

Public Kitchen & Bar

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Public Kitchen & Bar

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

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Food/Wine

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Veggie Grill

Food/Wine

Veggie Grill

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Veggie Grill

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

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Sports: Action/Extreme

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Coupa Café

Food/Wine

Coupa Café

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Coupa Café

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

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

Art: Design

Graphic Design: Now in Production

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Hammer Museum

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

Michael's Restaurant

Food/Wine

Michael's Restaurant

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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.... 

Ba

Food/Wine

Ba

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Ba

An elegant jewel box in Highland Park, Ba is a French restaurant notable for its classic provincial cuisine made with local,... 

Tinto

Food/Wine

Tinto

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Tinto

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

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Food/Wine

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Drago Centro

Food/Wine

Drago Centro

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Food/Wine

The One-Eyed Gypsy

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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,... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Mark Schoening

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Marine Contemporary

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

The Six

Food/Wine

The Six

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ The Six

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

Public Kitchen and Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Get Social: Happy Hour

Public Kitchen and Bar

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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.... 

Cole Sternberg: <em>strip mall shopping center outlet mall mall of america</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Cole Sternberg: strip mall shopping center outlet mall mall of america

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Caruso Art

In artist Cole Sternberg's ongoing socio-political discussion, Sternberg delves into the idea of consumption as a perceived 'right' of Americans; a... 

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

Art: Photography

Dirty Lights

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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>No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World</em>

Art: Photography

No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Annenberg Space for Photography

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

Cafe del Rey

Food/Wine

Cafe del Rey

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Playa

Food/Wine

Playa

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Playa

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

Le Ka

Food/Wine

Le Ka

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Le Ka

Le Ka is a new Downtown restaurant with an impressive pedigree. French-born Chef Remi Lauvand, who has worked in the kitchens... 

<em>Other Desert Cities</em>

Theatre

Other Desert Cities

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Mark Taper Forum

It’s Christmas Eve in Palm Springs when Brooke presents her Reagan-adjacent parents with a tell-all confessional novel that turbo-charges the holidays... 

St. Felix

Food/Wine

St. Felix

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Saint Felix

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

Daily Grill

Food/Wine

Daily Grill

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Daily Grill

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

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Food/Wine

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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>Balancing Act:</em> The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Art: Sculpture

Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Torafuku

Food/Wine

Torafuku

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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>Anna Karenina</em>

Film

Anna Karenina

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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,... 

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

Art: Performance

Cirque Du Soleil: Iris

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Kodak Theater

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

Yujean Kang's

Food/Wine

Yujean Kang's

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Yujean Kang

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

New Year's Eve

Party: New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ The Saguaro Palm Springs

Escape from the chill of LA for New Year's Eve and enjoy the warmth of Palm Springs. There's no need to... 

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Food/Wine

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Art

Ching Ching Cheng: Transverse

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Art-merge

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

Holiday Ice Rink

City Gems

Holiday Ice Rink

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

The Del Monte Speakeasy at Townhouse

Food/Wine

The Del Monte Speakeasy

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Theatre

Bob Baker presents The Nutcracker

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room

Food/Wine

Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room

Caulfield’s Bar and Dining Room is the first Los Angeles restaurant for its new chef Stephen Kalt, known for his tenure... 

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Getaways

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Cliff's Edge

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Doma

Food/Wine

Doma

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Doma

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

<em>Anything Goes</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Anything Goes

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Ahmanson Theatre

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

Vertical Wine Bistro

Food/Wine

Vertical Wine Bistro

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Take a Bao

Food/Wine

Take a Bao

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Naya Sunset's Bar Program

Food/Wine

Naya Sunset

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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>L.A. Skin & Ink</em>

Art: Group Show

L.A. Skin & Ink

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Adam Secore: <em>Escape</em>

Art: Photography

Adam Secore

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Special Event

Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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,... 

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Food/Wine

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

La Traviata

Food/Wine

La Traviata

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Sassafras

Food/Wine

Sassafras

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ Sassafrass

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

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Food/Wine

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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... 

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Art: Installation

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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

Wednesday 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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 1/ 2 @ 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...