Events on Wednesday, January 9

KROQ presents Social Distortion

Music: Punk

KROQ presents Social Distortion

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ House of Blues Anaheim

Local institution Social Distortion are as inextricable from Southern California as beaches, surfing, and endless summers. With a roots-punk style they've... 

Ongoing Events

The Del Monte Speakeasy at Townhouse

Food/Wine

The Del Monte Speakeasy

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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 1/ 9 @ Daily Grill

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

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

Art: Photography

Dirty Lights

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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>Into the Mystic</em>

Art: Group Show

Into the Mystic

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Michael Kohn Gallery

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

Michael's Restaurant

Food/Wine

Michael's Restaurant

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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>Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives</em>

Special Event

Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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,... 

Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

Cliff's Edge

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Food/Wine

The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

Downtown on Ice

Festival

Downtown on Ice

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

Vertical Wine Bistro

Food/Wine

Vertical Wine Bistro

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

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

Art

Ching Ching Cheng: Transverse

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Art-merge

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

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Food/Wine

Mixology 101 Bar and Lounge

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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 Hive Gallery presents <em>Hive Tarot 4 </em>

Art: Group Show

Hive Tarot 4

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ The Hive Gallery & Studios

While the 78-card tarot deck has long been used as a popular occult-inspired game, its 22 major arcana cards (and the... 

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

Theatre

Bob Baker presents The Nutcracker

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

LAUSD Adobe Class

Workshop/Class

LAUSD Adobe Class

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ North Hollywood Adult Learning Center

In an age where memes are born, bred, and spread across the Internet in mere milliseconds, it can't hurt to have... 

Satellite Nights

Music: Indie

Satellite Nights

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ The Satellite

Start 2013 off with a bang with eight nights of free music at The Satellite. Co-presented with Moheak Radio, BuzzBands LA,... 

Cafe del Rey

Food/Wine

Cafe del Rey

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

Ba

Food/Wine

Ba

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Ba

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

Sassafras

Food/Wine

Sassafras

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Sassafrass

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

Le Ka

Food/Wine

Le Ka

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Le Ka

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

Public Kitchen & Bar

Food/Wine

Public Kitchen & Bar

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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 1/ 9 @ 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... 

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Food/Wine

CPK's New Adventures Menu

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

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/ 9 @ 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... 

Torafuku

Food/Wine

Torafuku

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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 1/ 9 @ Annenberg Space for Photography

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

Tinto

Food/Wine

Tinto

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Tinto

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

Yujean Kang's

Food/Wine

Yujean Kang's

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Yujean Kang

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

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Food/Wine

The Bar at Cliff's Edge

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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,... 

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Food/Wine

Gordon Ramsay's The Fat Cow

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

Naya Sunset's Bar Program

Food/Wine

Naya Sunset

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Naya Sunset

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

Public Kitchen and Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Get Social: Happy Hour

Public Kitchen and Bar

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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 1/ 9 @ Veggie Grill

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

Coupa Caf&eacute;

Food/Wine

Coupa Café

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Coupa Café

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

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Food/Wine

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Getaways

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Workshop Kitchen + Bar

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

<em>Anna Karenina</em>

Film

Anna Karenina

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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,... 

Playa

Food/Wine

Playa

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Playa

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

Doma

Food/Wine

Doma

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Doma

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

Drago Centro

Food/Wine

Drago Centro

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

St. Felix

Food/Wine

St. Felix

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Saint Felix

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

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

Art: Multimedia

Mark Schoening

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Marine Contemporary

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

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Sports: Action/Extreme

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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>Loretta Young: Hollywood Legend</em>

City Gems

Loretta Young: Hollywood Legend

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Hollywood Museum

The Hollywood Museum in the gorgeous Art Deco Max Factor Building presents Loretta Young: Hollywood Legend, in honor of the 100th... 

Adam Secore: <em>Escape</em>

Art: Photography

Adam Secore

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room

Food/Wine

Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

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

Art: Performance

Cirque Du Soleil: Iris

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ Kodak Theater

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

La Traviata

Food/Wine

La Traviata

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ La Traviata

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

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

Performing Arts

Love, Chaos & Dinner

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Food/Wine

3Twenty Wine Lounge

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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... 

Shaun Berke, Hudson Marquez, Junko Mizuno, and Lisa Petrucci

Art: Group Show

Shaun Berke, Hudson Marquez, Junko Mizuno, and Lisa Petrucci

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ La Luz de Jesus

La Luz de Jesus' newest group show presents the work of four talented painters. Sisters of the Inquisition by Shaun Berke... 

The Six

Food/Wine

The Six

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ The Six

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

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Art: Installation

Decades of Dissent: Democracy in Action, 1960–1980

Wednesday 1/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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...