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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 13, 2019

November 13, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
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Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [9:30 a.m.] The Natural History Museums latest exhibit dives into the scientific inspiration behind some of Hollywoods most terrifying creatures. “Natural History of Horror” runs through April 19, 2020 and includes rare movie props, film footage, activities and museum specimens.

2. [2 p.m.] Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

3. [5:30 p.m.] Take a free guided hike at Franklin Canyon during the full moon. November’s full moon is called the Frost Moon and the hikes are family friendly and approximately 2.5 miles No pets are allowed. FREE

4. [7 p.m.] Outdoor Voices, ROW DTLA, and Better Booch team up to host evening wellness gatherings for the month. This Wednesday head to ROW DTLA Building 1 Rooftop for a mat pilates work out led by Coreology followed by activations by The Things We Do & beverages from OLIPOP. RSVP is mandatory. FREE

5. [6 p.m.] Games N’ Grooves Vol. 6: Mario Kart Edition at Angel City Brewery

6. [7 p.m.] Planetarium Show: Transit of Mercury hosted by the UCLA Planetarium.

7. [7 p.m.] This Wednesday KCRW Presents: Broken Record Live – Malcolm Gladwell & Flea in Conversation at the Palace Theatre. The pair will discuss Flea’s new memoir, Acid for the Children.

8. [8 p.m.] Pink’s is celebrating their 80th year in business with eight straight evenings of 80-cent hot dogs starting Friday, Nov. 8. The discounted dogs will be sold at 8 p.m. nightly for 80 minutes, plus each night features a different celebrity guest and proceeds go to charity.

9. [various] Instagram favorite 29Rooms returns with a new experience dubbed the “Expand Your Reality” tour. The third iteration will take place at the Beverly Venue by HD Buttercup from November 8-17.

10. [various] Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: Get $14 tix to Moonlight Forest at L.A. Arboretum (via Goldstar)

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 12, 2019

November 12, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Image via Cole’s on Facebook

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [2 p.m.] Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

2. [4 p.m.] 111th Year Anniversary Party at Cole’s French Dip in DTLA.

3. [6:30 p.m.] Take part in an acoustic sound healing experience with Roxie Sarhangi during the full moon at 1 Hotel in West Hollywood. The event unfolds on the Skyline Deck under the backdrop of a 108-foot by 110-foot suspended kinetic sculpture titled Dream Catcher by Janet Echelman, plus stunning views overlooking the city and beyond.

4. [7 p.m.] Down some tacos, drink some brews and test your trivia skills this Tuesday during Tacos & Trivia night at Angel City Brewery in DTLA.

5. [7 p.m.] CAA Harvest Drink & Draw at Far Bar in Little Tokyo.

6. [7:30 p.m.] The Skirball presents Stories from the Border with photographer Tom Kiefer and author Francisco Cantú who both worked on the US-Mexico border and had a strong motivation to share their stories. They will be joined by migrants’ rights advocate Dora Rodriguez who crossed the boarder herself in 1980. Together, they will reflect on their experiences and their efforts now to assist those trying to reach the United States.

7. [8 p.m.] Stand-up comedian, actress, author, and creator Jenny Slates Little Weirds Tour stops by The Theatre at Ace Hotel this Tuesday.

8. [8 p.m.] Pink’s is celebrating their 80th year in business with eight straight evenings of 80-cent hot dogs starting Friday, Nov. 8. The discounted dogs will be sold at 8 p.m. nightly for 80 minutes, plus each night features a different celebrity guest and proceeds go to charity.

9. [various] Instagram favorite 29Rooms returns with a new experience dubbed the “Expand Your Reality” tour. The third iteration will take place at the Beverly Venue by HD Buttercup from November 8-17.

10. [various] Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: Get $14 tix to Moonlight Forest at L.A. Arboretum (via Goldstar)

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33 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About [11-11-19 to 11-15-19]

November 11, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Photo by Jamie Pham for the Los Angeles Zoo Association

Every week in Los Angeles there are tons of great things to do (even before the weekend gets started) that we think you ought to have on your radar. With that in mind, we put together a list every Monday through Friday morning to keep you in the know about what’s happening in the city you love (or maybe just like).

This week, from Monday, November 11 to Friday, November 15, features 29 Rooms, Stories from the Border at Skirball, AFI Fest, The Bai Holiday Ice Rink, Winter Bazaar Holiday Night Market, LA Zoo Lights, Adult Swim Festival and MUCH more.

Remember you can always go to our L.A. events calendar page to get an updated rundown of what’s happening around the city.

Hope you find the rundown useful and, as always, enjoy your week!


Keep in mind that while we retain complete editorial control of our content, for some of the ticketing options provided we utilize affiliate links and receive a commission if you purchase through our links.

Monday November 11th, 2019

1. 60th Annual Forest Lawn Veterans Day Celebration will host family-friendly activities, a flyover, patriotic music, historic artifact displays, snacks by Dunkin’ Donuts, and more at the Hollywood Hills location. FREE

2. The American Cinematheque and American Legion Hollywood Post 43 will host a special Veterans Day screening of The Right Stuff in the newly refurbished theatre. Director Philip Kaufman will be in attendance. FYI this year marks the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day and the American Legion is rarely open to the public.

3. Instagram favorite 29Rooms returns with a new experience dubbed the “Expand Your Reality” tour. The third iteration will take place at the Beverly Venue by HD Buttercup from November 8-17.

4. Pink’s is celebrating their 80th year in business with eight straight evenings of 80-cent hot dogs starting Friday, Nov. 8. The discounted dogs will be sold at 8 p.m. nightly for 80 minutes, plus each night features a different celebrity guest and proceeds go to charity.

5. Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

6. Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

7. Geeks Who Drink stops by Hamburger Mary’s at 7:30 p.m. for a rowdy pub quiz night. No cover if required.

Tuesday November 12th, 2019

8. Take part in an acoustic sound healing experience with Roxie Sarhangi during the full moon at 1 Hotel in West Hollywood. The event unfolds on the Skyline Deck under the backdrop of a 108-foot by 110-foot suspended kinetic sculpture titled Dream Catcher by Janet Echelman, plus stunning views overlooking the city and beyond.

9. Stand-up comedian, actress, author, and creator Jenny Slates Little Weirds Tour stops by The Theatre at Ace Hotel this Tuesday.

10. The Skirball presents Stories from the Border with photographer Tom Kiefer and author Francisco Cantú who both worked on the US-Mexico border and had a strong motivation to share their stories. They will be joined by migrants’ rights advocate Dora Rodriguez who crossed the boarder herself in 1980. Together, they will reflect on their experiences and their efforts now to assist those trying to reach the United States.

11. Down some tacos, drink some brews and test your trivia skills this Tuesday during Tacos & Trivia night at Angel City Brewery in DTLA.

12. A colorful, winding installation called The Second Home Serpentine Pavilion is now open at the La Brea Tar Pits for the summer and its 100% free for the public to roam and explore. The pavilion is open daily and will run through November 24. FREE

Wednesday November 13th, 2019

13. The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden presents Moonlight Forest, where crafted lanterns line the garden grounds, some depicting animals, shimmering exotic flowers, and figures from Chinese legends. Happening Wednesdays through Sunday from November 9 through January 12, 2020. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

14. Take a free guided hike at Franklin Canyon during the full moon. November’s full moon is called the Frost Moon and the hikes are family friendly and approximately 2.5 miles No pets are allowed. FREE

15. Outdoor Voices, ROW DTLA, and Better Booch team up to host evening wellness gatherings for the month. This Wednesday head to ROW DTLA Building 1 Rooftop for a mat pilates work out led by Coreology followed by activations by The Things We Do & beverages from OLIPOP. RSVP is mandatory. FREE

16. The Natural History Museums latest exhibit dives into the scientific inspiration behind some of Hollywoods most terrifying creatures. “Natural History of Horror” runs through April 19, 2020 and includes rare movie props, film footage, activities and museum specimens.

17. This Wednesday KCRW Presents: Broken Record Live – Malcolm Gladwell & Flea in Conversation at the Palace Theatre. The pair will discuss Flea’s new memoir, Acid for the Children.

Thursday November 14th, 2019

18. The Bai Holiday Ice Rink returns to Pershing Square from Nov. 14, 2019 to Jan. 2, 2020 featuring a 7200 square foot outdoor ice-skating experience. A wide variety of events will take place throughout the duration of the rink.

19. The annual AFI FEST returns Nov. 14-21 with an eight-day run featuring tons of film screenings, world premieres, and panels.

20. There’s a Winter Bazaar Holiday Night Market at Yamashiro Hollywood featuring a craft fair and market to get your holiday shopping done, a dazzling light festival, live music, food, seasonal cocktails, Santa photos and much more. All ages are welcome. Free admission.

21. Photographers get your camera out because November 14 is the perfect time to snap a photo of Light Gate during sunset hour. The centennial public art piece created for the city of Manhattan Beach, is a large glass work with varied light effects and a keyhole view facing the ocean. On November 14 and January 27 of each year, the sunset will align within the keyhole giving viewers an epic art experience that’s totally photo-worthy. FREE

22. Head down to Scum and Villainy Cantina in Hollywood for Cosmic Karaoke night. There is no cover for this event.

23. Highways Performance Space & Gallery presents the inaugural Film Maudit 2.0 celebrating the work of outré filmmakers. The program will include six feature films and 40 shorts from around the globe making their Los Angeles premiere. The festival runs November 14-17.

24. Stop by The Queensberry for a cocktail class, learn the techniques used by the pros and then make your very own classic and contemporary cocktails, with a heavy emphasis on whiskeys.

Friday November 15th, 2019

25. One of L.A.’s most magical holiday traditions, L.A. Zoo Lights returns November 15, 2019 through January 5, 2020 with thousands upon thousands of LED lights illuminating the zoo. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

26. Adult Swim Festival returns to the Banc of California Stadium in Downtown LA November 15-16 with a massive line-up of music, comedians and immersive fan experiences in true Adult Swim fashion. Musical acts include Helado Negro, Jamie XX, Lil Nas X. Activation highlights include a Rick and Morty “The Rickflector” machine that transports you into the show and the return of the popular Mechanical Hot Dog Ride.

27. The Get Together 2019 a Record Label Market & Music Fair taking place at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA brings together independent record labels for a two days of live performances, a vinyl marketplace, DJs, exhibits, food and much more. Friday’s kickoff party begins at 6 p.m.

28. Decompress at Mystic Journey Crystals in Venice with a crystal sound bath that combines original compositions and performances with crystal singing bowls.

29. Get up close and personal with sharks at the Aquarium of the Pacific during Shark Lagoon Nights. Guests will have the opportunity to touch bamboo sharks and view large sharks in an after hours setting. FREE

30. Metro Art Los Angeles present an all-new film screening series featuring animated films at Union Station. This Friday with a screening of Waking Life. The event is free and open to the public. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. FREE

31. Constitution Happy Hour at AMMO at The Hammer continues this Friday with guided, topical conversations about the US Constitution and its role in our democracy.

32. Grand Central Market hosts Friday Night Flights this Friday starting at noon. The special includes a flight of drinks or bites from GCM vendors and a round trip ticket on the historic Angels Flight Railway right across the street for $15.

33. The Skirball presents Through A Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photography opening October 17. Before he became one of the most prolific directors of our time he was a 17-year old man who in 1945 sold his first photograph to the magazine Look. The public will see photos, many of them unpublished all exposing New York life through the eyes of Kubrick. The exhibit closes March 8, 2020.

Food Pick for the Week

This week’s pick by Christina Champlin, Co-Founder of We Like L.A.

TENDERFEST 2019 is a new festival celebrating the art of chicken tenders. Hosted by the app Off The Menu Club and John Terzian from The h.wood group the event takes place on Friday, November 15 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The festival will feature some of the city’s best culinary icons offering up their own interpretations. Chefs Wolfgang Puck, Timothy Hollingsworth and Nancy Silverton will battle it out for best tenders with judges Howlin’ Ray’s’ Johnny Zone, Chef Ludo Lefebvre and Los Angeles Times’ Jenn Harris making the tough call. Guests can also dine on unlimited tenders and beer from participants Raising Cane’s, Delilah, Hot Motha Clucker and Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken. Those with VIP tickets get access to Dave’s Hot Chicken.


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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Elysian Park view of Downtown L.A>
DTLA Skyline from Elysian Park. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Monday, November 11, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Keep in mind for some of the ticketing options we utilize affil®iate links and receive a commission if you purchase through our links (affiliates noted in parenthesis).

1. [11 a.m.] 60th Annual Forest Lawn Veterans Day Celebration will host family-friendly activities, a flyover, patriotic music, historic artifact displays, snacks by Dunkin’ Donuts, and more at the Hollywood Hills location. FREE

2. [2 p.m.] Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

3. [7 p.m.] The American Cinematheque and American Legion Hollywood Post 43 will host a special Veterans Day screening of The Right Stuff in the newly refurbished theatre. Director Philip Kaufman will be in attendance. FYI this year marks the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day and the American Legion is rarely open to the public.

4. [7:30 p.m.] Geeks Who Drink stops by Hamburger Mary’s at 7:30 p.m. for a rowdy pub quiz night. No cover is required.

5. [8 p.m.] Whisky a Go-Go Presents Fast Times Ultimate 80s Tribute Every Monday Night starting at 8 p.m. FREE

6. [8 p.m.] Pink’s is celebrating their 80th year in business with eight straight evenings of 80-cent hot dogs starting Friday, Nov. 8. The discounted dogs will be sold at 8 p.m. nightly for 80 minutes, plus each night features a different celebrity guest and proceeds go to charity.

7. [9 p.m.] Ryan Cross and his band bring free, live Jazz to Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on Mondays at 9 p.m.

8. [9 p.m.] Motown on Mondays LA at the Short Stop in Echo Park. FREE

9. [various] Instagram favorite 29Rooms returns with a new experience dubbed the “Expand Your Reality” tour. The third iteration will take place at the Beverly Venue by HD Buttercup from November 8-17.

10. [various] Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: Get $14 tix to Moonlight Forest at L.A. Arboretum (via Goldstar)

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 10, 2019

November 10, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Image via L.A. Arboretum

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Sunday, November 10. 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [9:30 a.m.] Los Angeles Coffee Festival November 8-10 will have you tasting tons of different coffees through fully immersive sensory bars, mixologists and individual roasters.

2. [10 a.m.] American Indian Arts Marketplace at The Autry Museum (November 9-10) will highlight over 200 Native American artists, live musical performances and plays, food, children’s activities, and much more.

3. [11:30 a.m.] The Echo and The Rock and Roll Playhouse present The Music of The Talking Heads for Kids, a morning event for babies and kids where movement, fun and the opportunity to rock out is encouraged.

4. [11 a.m.] Celebrate autumn with a lively family-friendly harvest festival in Griffith Park featuring food trucks, a beer garden, live music, a Kids Zone, and more. Admission is free. FREE

5. [noon] The East LA Art Walk returns this month to highlight independent artists, muralists, crafters and local businesses from the Eastside and its surrounding neighborhoods. This event is put on by the East LA Business Association of the 1st St corridor and is designed to be family friendly. This month will celebrate the Dia de Muertos season.

6. [noon] Power California presents Our Future Fest, a music, art, and action festival for the youth passionate about the future of our communities, the planet and democracy. Happening at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes the event will feature music performances, powerful speakers, poetry, health & wellness activities, crafts, food trucks and more. While the event is free you must redeem ticket on the official site. FREE

7. [2 p.m.] City Hearts Festival transforms Father Serra Park into an immersive arts and music festival with lineup Tiga, Kate Simko, Patrick Topping and more. Happening November 9-10.

8. [5:30 p.m.] Moonlight Forest brings an epic fantasy of lights and lanterns to the L.A. Arboretum starting Saturday, Nov. 9.

9. [7 p.m.] Hotel turned performance space Art At The Rendon presents their latest immersive art experience RHYTHMS OF THE CITY from Nov. 8-10. The show allows guests to roam the space and rooms that will feature various styles of live music positioned all over the hotel space that blend together into a simultaneous, collaborative performance.

10. [8 p.m.] Pink’s is celebrating their 80th year in business with eight straight evenings of 80-cent hot dogs starting Friday, Nov. 8. The discounted dogs will be sold at 8 p.m. nightly for 80 minutes, plus each night features a different celebrity guest and proceeds go to charity.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: Get $14 tix to Moonlight Forest at L.A. Arboretum (via Goldstar)

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 9, 2019

November 9, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Image via L.A. Arboretum

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Saturday, November 9, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [10 a.m.] American Indian Arts Marketplace at The Autry Museum (November 9-10) will highlight over 200 Native American artists, live musical performances and plays, food, children’s activities, and much more.

2. [11 a.m.] Fantastic Planet is a daring public art piece by Australian Artist Amanda Parer that features massive humanoid light installations and will be free and open to the public for viewing October 30 through November 10. FREE

3. [2 p.m.] City Hearts Festival transforms Father Serra Park into an immersive arts and music festival with lineup Tiga, Kate Simko, Patrick Topping and more. Happening November 9-10.

4. [5:30 p.m.] Moonlight Forest brings an epic fantasy of lights and lanterns to the L.A. Arboretum starting Saturday, Nov. 9.

5. [7 p.m.] Hotel turned performance space Art At The Rendon presents their latest immersive art experience RHYTHMS OF THE CITY from Nov. 8-10. The show allows guests to roam the space and rooms that will feature various styles of live music positioned all over the hotel space that blend together into a simultaneous, collaborative performance.

6. [8 p.m.] Coco a live to film experience takes over The Hollywood Bowl Friday and Saturday with a live orchestra, performers and digital projections of the movie to celebrate Diá de los Muertos. The lineup includes Miguel, Benjamin Bratt, Eva Longoria and more.

7. [8 p.m.] The Los Angeles Pancakes & Booze Art Show comes to LOT 613 November 8-9 for a pop-up art show of over 500 pieces by 150+ local artists plus booze, unlimited pancakes and more.

8. [8 p.m.]  The Roots and Wings Project joins forces with the California Arts Council to present LUMINOUS STREETS, an immersive theatrical experience that takes the audience through the Downtown Los Angeles Historic Core including spots like The Last Bookstore and King Eddy’s Saloon with stories that center on women’s survival and pursuit of justice. Happening October 18 through November 10.

9. [8 p.m.] Pink’s is celebrating their 80th year in business with eight straight evenings of 80-cent hot dogs starting Friday, Nov. 8. The discounted dogs will be sold at 8 p.m. nightly for 80 minutes, plus each night features a different celebrity guest and proceeds go to charity.

10. [8 p.m.] L.A.’s only live animated comedy show Picture This! is back with a show on Saturday at The Virgil. This Saturday’s lineup features a dozen well known comedians and animators. 

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: Get $14 tix to Moonlight Forest at L.A. Arboretum (via Goldstar)

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
1st Street Bridge Los Angeles
1st Street Bridge. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Friday, November 8, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [11 a.m.] Fantastic Planet is a daring public art piece by Australian Artist Amanda Parer that features massive humanoid light installations and will be free and open to the public for viewing October 30 through November 10. FREE

2. [6 p.m.] Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosts free jazz performances on Fridays through November. Concerts take place at the main entrance. FREE

3. [7 p.m.] Mt. Joy returns to Los Angeles to preview some new music and perform some of their most sing-a-long worthy hits. Playing at The Wiltern, the band will be supported by Wilderado and Adam Melchor.

4. [7 p.m.] Hotel turned performance space Art At The Rendon presents their latest immersive art experience RHYTHMS OF THE CITY from Nov. 8-10. The show allows guests to roam the space and rooms that will feature various styles of live music positioned all over the hotel space that blend together into a simultaneous, collaborative performance.

5. [7:30 p.m.] Don’t Tell Comedy pops up in Santa Monica on Friday and DTLA on Saturday both at secret locations with some of the biggest names in comedy. Performers are kept under wraps and the location will be emailed to all ticket holders. BYOB!

6. [8 p.m.] Coco a live to film experience takes over The Hollywood Bowl Friday and Saturday with a live orchestra, performers and digital projections of the movie to celebrate Diá de los Muertos. The lineup includes Miguel, Benjamin Bratt, Eva Longoria and more.

7. [8 p.m.] The Los Angeles Pancakes & Booze Art Show comes to LOT 613 November 8-9 for a pop-up art show of over 500 pieces by 150+ local artists plus booze, unlimited pancakes and more.

8. [8 p.m.]  The Roots and Wings Project joins forces with the California Arts Council to present LUMINOUS STREETS, an immersive theatrical experience that takes the audience through the Downtown Los Angeles Historic Core including spots like The Last Bookstore and King Eddy’s Saloon with stories that center on women’s survival and pursuit of justice. Happening October 18 through November 10.

9. [8 p.m.] Pink’s is celebrating their 80th year in business with eight straight evenings of 80-cent hot dogs starting Friday, Nov. 8. The discounted dogs will be sold at 8 p.m. nightly for 80 minutes, plus each night features a different celebrity guest and proceeds go to charity.

10. [various] Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: Skyslide rides at OUE Skyspace are only $1 now through November 22nd! Take part in this special offer to celebrate 1 Million visitors and counting.

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33 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. [11-8-2019 to 11-10-2019]

November 7, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Photo via The Autry

Los Angeles provides no limit of things to do, some awesome and some not so awesome. Since time is precious in this fast paced city we curate a list of things to do in Los Angeles for every weekend that’ll help you decide how you want to spend your limited supply of attention (not to mention dollars!).

This weekend in L.A. from Friday, November 8 to Sunday, November 10 features Coco at The Hollywood Bowl, American Indian Arts Marketplace, Los Angeles Coffee Festival, Camp Flog Gnaw, Girl Gang Craft Los Angeles Holiday Market, Our Future Fest, and MUCH more.

Remember you can always go to our L.A. events calendar page to get an updated rundown of what’s happening around the city.

Hope you find the rundown useful and, as always, enjoy your weekend!


Keep in mind that while we retain complete editorial control of our content, for some of the ticketing options provided we utilize affiliate links and receive a commission if you purchase through our links.


Friday November 8th, 2019

1. Coco a live to film experience takes over The Hollywood Bowl Friday and Saturday with a live orchestra, performers and digital projections of the movie to celebrate Diá de los Muertos. The lineup includes Miguel, Benjamin Bratt, Eva Longoria and more.

2. Fantastic Planet is a daring public art piece by Australian Artist Amanda Parer that features massive humanoid light installations and will be free and open to the public for viewing October 30 through November 10. FREE

3. Los Angeles Coffee Festival November 8-10 will have you tasting tons of different coffees through fully immersive sensory bars, mixologists and individual roasters.

4. Don’t Tell Comedy pops up in Santa Monica on Friday and DTLA on Saturday both at secret locations with some of the biggest names in comedy. Performers are kept under wraps and the location will be emailed to all ticket holders. BYOB!

5. The Pasadena Arts & Craft Show returns November 8-10 to The Hilton Pasadena for an artisan market place offering a wide variety of handcrafted goods from over 200 exhibitors including interesting food, rare wines and other edible gifts.

6. Instagram favorite 29Rooms returns with a new experience dubbed the “Expand Your Reality” tour. The third iteration will take place at the Beverly Venue by HD Buttercup from November 8-17.

7. Get up close and personal with sharks at the Aquarium of the Pacific during Shark Lagoon Nights. Guests will have the opportunity to touch bamboo sharks and view large sharks in an after hours setting. FREE

8. Hotel turned performance space Art At The Rendon presents their latest immersive art experience RHYTHMS OF THE CITY from Nov. 8-10. The show allows guests to roam the space and rooms that will feature various styles of live music positioned all over the hotel space that blend together into a simultaneous, collaborative performance.

9. The Skirball presents Through A Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photography opening October 17. Before he became one of the most prolific directors of our time he was a 17-year old man who in 1945 sold his first photograph to the magazine Look. The public will see photos, many of them unpublished all exposing New York life through the eyes of Kubrick. The exhibit closes March 8, 2020.

10. The Los Angeles Pancakes & Booze Art Show comes to LOT 613 November 8-9 for a pop-up art show of over 500 pieces by 150+ local artists plus booze, unlimited pancakes and more.

11. Experience Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon played live in a psychedelic 360 dome at Wisdome.LA Immersive Art Park in DTLA Arts District. The space blends virtual reality, musical art and 3-D sound. For one night only the Dark Side of the Dome event will feature an all-star band with members of Pink Floyd, Jane’s Addiction, The Hendrix Experience, and Fishbone.

12. Mt. Joy returns to Los Angeles to preview some new music and perform some of their most sing-a-long worthy hits. Playing at The Wiltern, the band will be supported by Wilderado and Adam Melchor.

13. The Roots and Wings Project joins forces with the California Arts Council to present LUMINOUS STREETS, an immersive theatrical experience that takes the audience through the Downtown Los Angeles Historic Core including spots like The Last Bookstore and King Eddy’s Saloon with stories that center on women’s survival and pursuit of justice. Happening October 18 through November 10.

14. Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosts free jazz performances on Fridays through November. Concerts take place at the main entrance. FREE

Saturday November 9th, 2019

15. Experience Camp Flog Gnaw when it takes over Dodger Stadium November 9-10. Originated by Tyler, The Creator in 2012, Camp Flog Gnaw is one of Los Angeles’ premiere music and arts festivals, featuring carnival rides, games, and music across multiple stages over two days. Performers this year include Solange, Tyler The Creator, Willow Smith, thundercat, The Internet, FKA Twigs and more.

16. Dessert Goals returns to Los Angeles November 9-10 and November 16-17 with the theme: Tie Dye Tiki. Expect over 20 dessert vendors one more Instagramable than the other, a salt bar to cleanse your palate in-between sweets, a complimentary candy station and more.

17. American Indian Arts Marketplace at The Autry Museum (November 9-10) will highlight over 200 Native American artists, live musical performances and plays, food, children’s activities, and much more.

18. City Hearts Festival transforms Father Serra Park into an immersive arts and music festival with lineup Tiga, Kate Simko, Patrick Topping and more. Happening November 9-10.

19. On Saturdays, The Getty Villa hosts a Tea by the Sea from 1-3 p.m. inspired by the Mediterranean herbs, vegetables, and fruits that grow at the Villa. Admission to the Villa is free with a reservation, the tea service reservation comes with a fee of $39 per person.

20. Arroyo Arts Collective presents From the Heart, A Holiday Art Market. As part of the NELA Second Saturday Gallery Night, AVE 50 STUDIO will host an exhibit opening alongside a festive art market. Admission is free.

21. Girl Gang Craft Los Angeles Holiday Market at Grand Central Market is California’s largest women’s craft fair. Happening November 9-10 guests can enjoy workshops, gain resources for your own small business, discover and support independent female owned brands.

24. Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

25. L.A.’s only live animated comedy show Picture This!is back with a show on Saturday at The Virgil. This Saturday’s lineup features a dozen well known comedians and animators. 

26. Get to know the East Village Arts District this Saturday during a docent led East Village Walking Tour.

27. Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents their new exhibit Judy Glickman Lauder’s “Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception,” a photo exhibit chronicling the rescue of Danish Jews by the government and ordinary citizens during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The exhibit opened November 4 and will run through January 5, 2020. FREE

28. The Natural History Museum’s latest exhibit dives into the scientific inspiration behind some of Hollywoods most terrifying creatures. “Natural History of Horror” opens October 10, 2019 through April 19, 2020 and will include rare movie props, film footage, activities and museum specimens.

Sunday November 10th, 2019

29. The East LA Art Walk returns this month to highlight independent artists, muralists, crafters and local businesses from the Eastside and its surrounding neighborhoods. This event is put on by the East LA Business Association of the 1st St corridor and is designed to be family friendly. This month will celebrate the Dia de Muertos season.

30. Power California presents Our Future Fest, a music, art, and action festival for the youth passionate about the future of our communities, the planet and democracy. Happening at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes the event will feature music performances, powerful speakers, poetry, health & wellness activities, crafts, food trucks and more. While the event is free you must redeem ticket on the official site. FREE

31. The Echo and The Rock and Roll Playhouse present The Music of The Talking Heads for Kids, a morning event for babies and kids where movement, fun and the opportunity to rock out is encouraged.

32. Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

33. Celebrate autumn with a lively family-friendly harvest festival in Griffith Park featuring food trucks, a beer garden, live music, a Kids Zone, and more. Admission is free. FREE

Food Pick for the Week

This week’s pick by Christina Champlin, Co-Founder of We Like L.A.

Contemporary Japanese restaurant Sushi Roku Pasadena turns 19 this week, and to honor the milestone, they’ll offer 50% off food items during dinner hours from Saturday, November 10 through Thursday, November 14. The discount applies to dinner service only.

Sushi Roku Pasadena is located at 33 Miller Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103


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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 7, 2019

November 7, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Chinatown Central Plaza
Chinatown Central Plaza. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Thursday, November 7, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [10 a.m.] Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents their new exhibit Judy Glickman Lauder’s “Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception” a photo exhibit chronicling the rescue of Danish Jews by the government and ordinary citizens during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The exhibit opens November 4 and will run through January 5, 2020. FREE

2. [11 a.m.] Fantastic Planet is a daring public art piece by Australian Artist Amanda Parer that features massive humanoid light installations and will be free and open to the public for viewing October 30 through November 10. FREE

3. [5 p.m.] TRUCK OFF: Food Truck Battle (Green Truck vs. Ho-Lee Chow) at The Truck Stop in Culver City.

4. [6 p.m.] The Los Angeles Conservancy will host a walking tour called A Woman’s Place: Union Station and Chinatown. Explorers will get to know the area through the stories of women who had a lasting impact on the sites.

5. [8 p.m.] Reggie Watts brings his own unique brand of music and comedy to Zebulon on Thursday. Dubbed as “the most influential absurdist in comedy today” by The New York Times, Watts is one of the most original performers of our time.

6. [8 p.m.] Stop by The Queensberry for a cocktail class, learn the techniques used by the pros and then make your very own classic and contemporary cocktails, with a heavy emphasis on whiskeys.

7. [10 p.m.] “Girls Night Out” is a weekly night at The Mermaid bar dedicated to Los Angeles female DJs. This weeks theme is 80’s, post punk, synth and everything in between.

8. [various] Critically-acclaimed immersive VR experience THE VOID recently launched Nicodemus: Demon of Evanishment, the first original experience developed in conjunction with Ninja Theory Studio. The mission is for a few brave Angelenos. You will travel back over one hundred twenty years to a decaying Chicago World’s Fair and explore the abandoned exhibits in the dead of night. I forgot to mention the demon Nicodemus is on the loose and some of you might never return.

9. [various] Artist Maximillian’s popular horror-themed pop-up I Like Scary Movies returns for Halloween season September 20 through November 17. The detailed and beautiful series of installations is a love letter from the artist to iconic horror films like The Lost BoysBeetlejuice, and The Shining. Runs Wednesday through Sundays. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

10. [various] Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: $39 tix to Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker (via Goldstar)

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 6, 2019

November 6, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Griffith Observatory hiking
Hiking near Griffith Observatory. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [10 a.m.] Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents their new exhibit Judy Glickman Lauder’s “Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception” a photo exhibit chronicling the rescue of Danish Jews by the government and ordinary citizens during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The exhibit opens November 4 and will run through January 5, 2020. FREE

2. [11 a.m.] Fantastic Planet is a daring public art piece by Australian Artist Amanda Parer that features massive humanoid light installations and will be free and open to the public for viewing October 30 through November 10. FREE

3. [2 p.m.] Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

4. [4:45 p.m.] Griffith Observatory offers a Sunset Walk & Talk one evening a month led by a Park Ranger and museum guide. FREE

5. [7 p.m.] Every Wednesday The Continental Club in DTLA features live jazz hosted by Matthew Yeakley plus complimentary mini cupcakes from Big Man Bakes. No cover!

6. [7 p.m.] Outdoor Voices, ROW DTLA, and Better Booch team up to host evening wellness gatherings for the month. This Wednesday head to ROW DTLA Building 1 Rooftop for a mat pilates work out led by Coreology followed by activations by The Things We Do & beverages from OLIPOP. RSVP is mandatory. FREE

7. [8 p.m.]  Award winning poet, filmmaker and speaker Max Stossel stops by Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth with his tour “Words That Move” a poetic journey through a variety of perspectives that guides his audience to see the world through different eyes, together.

8. [8 p.m.] UPEND presents INTEGRATRON: The Extended Life of a Life Extension Machine, a slide lecture by Daniel Paul at Zublon Cafe. FREE

9. [various] Critically-acclaimed immersive VR experience THE VOID recently launched Nicodemus: Demon of Evanishment, the first original experience developed in conjunction with Ninja Theory Studio. The mission is for a few brave Angelenos. You will travel back over one hundred twenty years to a decaying Chicago World’s Fair and explore the abandoned exhibits in the dead of night. I forgot to mention the demon Nicodemus is on the loose and some of you might never return.

10. [various] Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: $39 tix to Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker (via Goldstar)

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for November 5, 2019

November 5, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Natural History Museum
Dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum. Credit: Allie Caufield via flickr cc

You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

May it lead you to adventure!

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1. [10 a.m.] Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents their new exhibit Judy Glickman Lauder’s “Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception” a photo exhibit chronicling the rescue of Danish Jews by the government and ordinary citizens during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The exhibit opens November 4 and will run through January 5, 2020. FREE

3. [11 a.m.] Fantastic Planet is a daring public art piece by Australian Artist Amanda Parer that features massive humanoid light installations and will be free and open to the public for viewing October 30 through November 10. FREE

2. [2 p.m.] Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

4. [6 p.m.] Chris Conley (Saves the Day) comes to Amoeba Hollywood to perform solo acoustic tracks from Through Being Cool followed by a signing of the 20th anniversary reissue double LP. FREE

5. [7 p.m.] Tuesday run at Sunset Beer Company hosted by LA Craft Runners.

6. [7:30 p.m.] Amazon Studios and Cinespia present the premiere of Honey Boy in the Cinerama Dome w/ director + cast in person. FREE

7. [8 p.m.] Karaoke Tuesdays at The Offbeat in Highland Park.

8. [various] Critically-acclaimed immersive VR experience THE VOID recently launched Nicodemus: Demon of Evanishment, the first original experience developed in conjunction with Ninja Theory Studio. The mission is for a few brave Angelenos. You will travel back over one hundred twenty years to a decaying Chicago World’s Fair and explore the abandoned exhibits in the dead of night. I forgot to mention the demon Nicodemus is on the loose and some of you might never return.

9. [various] Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

10. [various] Free admission days at Natural History Museum and La Brea Tarpits Museum, plus Free Family Night at Kidspace Children’s Museum.

#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: $39 tix to Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker (via Goldstar

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32 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About [11-4-19 to 11-8-19]

November 4, 2019 by We Like L.A. Staff
Hollywood Bowl Evening
The Hollywood Bowl. Credit: Margaret Napier via flickr

Every week in Los Angeles there are tons of great things to do (even before the weekend gets started) that we think you ought to have on your radar. With that in mind, we put together a list every Monday through Friday morning to keep you in the know about what’s happening in the city you love (or maybe just like).

This week, from Monday, November 4 to Friday, November 8, features Griffith Observatory Sunset Walk & Talk, Coco live at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles Coffee Festival, 29Rooms and MUCH more.

Remember you can always go to our L.A. events calendar page to get an updated rundown of what’s happening around the city.

Hope you find the rundown useful and, as always, enjoy your week!


Keep in mind that while we retain complete editorial control of our content, for some of the ticketing options provided we utilize affiliate links and receive a commission if you purchase through our links.

Monday November 4th, 2019

1. Fantastic Planet is a daring public art piece by Australian Artist Amanda Parer that features massive humanoid light installations and will be free and open to the public for viewing October 30 through November 10. FREE

2. RAW WINE a natural, low-intervention organic and biodynamic wine fair returns to Los Angeles November 3-4 showcasing producers and wineries leading the movement.

3. Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents their new exhibit Judy Glickman Lauder’s “Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception” a photo exhibit chronicling the rescue of Danish Jews by the government and ordinary citizens during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The exhibit opens November 4 and will run through January 5, 2020. FREE

4. E.P. & L.P. in West Hollywood continues their stylish cinema series Melrose Rooftop Theatre with a screenings of The Notebook, Dirty Dancing and more this week.

5. Geeks Who Drink stops by Hamburger Mary’s at 7:30 p.m. for a rowdy pub quiz night. No cover if required.

6. There’s a free Monday Night Fiction Workshop at Beyond Baroque in Venice this Monday. The weekly workshop will be facilitated by author, screenwriter, playwright, and director Barra Grant. FREE

Tuesday November 5th, 2019

7. The Natural History Museum’s latest exhibit dives into the scientific inspiration behind some of Hollywoods most terrifying creatures. “Natural History of Horror” opens October 10, 2019 through April 19, 2020 and will include rare movie props, film footage, activities and museum specimens.

8. Restaurant Fest is back at Eataly L.A. November 1-17. Located inside the gorgeous Century City Westfield Mall, the event extends to all three restaurants housed at the Eataly L.A. complex. Diners get to choose two-courses from a set prix-fixe menu priced at $18 or $28 plus $25 bottles of vino.

9. Critically-acclaimed immersive VR experience THE VOID recently launched Nicodemus: Demon of Evanishment, the first original experience developed in conjunction with Ninja Theory Studio. The mission is for a few brave Angelenos. You will travel back over one hundred twenty years to a decaying Chicago World’s Fair and explore the abandoned exhibits in the dead of night. I forgot to mention the demon Nicodemus is on the loose and some of you might never return.

10. Get into the winter spirit when ICE at Santa Monica returns with a 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Running November 1, 2019 through January 20, 2020.

11. Down some tacos, drink some brews and test your trivia skills this Tuesday during Tacos & Trivia night at Angel City Brewery in DTLA.

Wednesday November 6th, 2019

12. Griffith Observatory offers a Sunset Walk & Talk one evening a month led by a Park Ranger and museum guide. FREE

13. Award winning poet, filmmaker and speaker Max Stossel stops by Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth with his tour “Words That Move” a poetic journey through a variety of perspectives that guides his audience to see the world through different eyes, together.

13. Outdoor Voices, ROW DTLA, and Better Booch team up to host evening wellness gatherings for the month. This Wednesday head to ROW DTLA Building 1 Rooftop for a mat pilates work out led by Coreology followed by activations by The Things We Do & beverages from OLIPOP. RSVP is mandatory. FREE

14. Every Wednesday The Continental Club in DTLA features live jazz hosted by Matthew Yeakley plus complimentary mini cupcakes from Big Man Bakes. No cover!

Thursday November 7th, 2019

15. The Los Angeles Conservancy will host a walking tour called A Woman’s Place: Union Station and Chinatown. Explorers will get to know the area through the stories of women who had a lasting impact on the sites.

16. Reggie Watts brings his own unique brand of music and comedy to Zebulon on Thursday. Dubbed as “the most influential absurdist in comedy today” by The New York Times, Watts is one of the most original performers of our time.

17. Stop by The Queensberry for a cocktail class, learn the techniques used by the pros and then make your very own classic and contemporary cocktails, with a heavy emphasis on whiskeys.

18. Head down to Scum and Villainy Cantina in Hollywood for Cosmic Karaoke night. There is no cover for this event.

19. Union Station Homeless Services popular fundraiser An Evening for the Station will transport guests into “A Night of Wonder!” with sounds by Little Brazil Trio, a variety show that includes top ventriloquist, magician, juggler and comedy performers. Plus roaming up-close magic, a silent auction, passed hors d’eourves, light fare, non-alcoholic beverages and a cash bar. Takes place at Imperial Palace in Pasadena.

20. “Girls Night Out” is a weekly night at The Mermaid bar dedicated to Los Angeles female DJs. This weeks theme is 80’s, post punk, synth and everything in between.

21. Artist Maximillian’s popular horror-themed pop-up I Like Scary Movies returns for Halloween season September 20 through November 17. The detailed and beautiful series of installations is a love letter from the artist to iconic horror films like The Lost Boys, Beetlejuice, and The Shining. Runs Wednesday through Sundays. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

Friday November 8th, 2019

22. On Nov. 8 and 9 Disney and Pixar’s Coco comes to life at the Hollywood Bowl with a special stage-to-screen performance featuring  an all-star lineup of special guests including Benjamin Bratt, Eva Longoria, Carlos Rivera, Miguel, Alanna Ubach, Alex Gonzalez, Jaime Camil, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso and Natalia Jimenez.

23. Los Angeles Coffee Festival November 8-10 will have you tasting hundreds of different coffees through fully immersive sensory bars, mixologists and individual roasters.

24. Instagram favorite 29Rooms returns with a new experience dubbed the “Expand Your Reality” tour. The third iteration will take place at the Beverly Venue by HD Buttercup from November 8-17.

25. Get up close and personal with sharks at the Aquarium of the Pacific during Shark Lagoon Nights. Guests will have the opportunity to touch bamboo sharks and view large sharks in an after hours setting. FREE

26. Hotel turned performance space Art At The Rendon presents their latest immersive art experience RHYTHMS OF THE CITY from November 8-10. The show allows guests to roam the space and rooms that will feature various styles of live music positioned all over the hotel space that blend together into a simultaneous, collaborative performance.

27. The Skirball presents Through A Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photography, now open for viewing. Before he became one of the most prolific directors of our time he was a 17-year old man who in 1945 sold his first photograph to the magazine Look. The public will see photos, many of them unpublished all exposing New York life through the eyes of Kubrick. The exhibit closes March 8, 2020.

28. The Los Angeles Pancakes & Booze Art Show comes to LOT 613 November 8-9 for a pop-up art show of over 500 pieces by 150+ local artists plus booze, unlimited pancakes and more.

29. Experience Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon played live in a psychedelic 360 dome at Wisdome.LA Immersive Art Park in DTLA Arts District. The space blends virtual reality, musical art and 3-D sound. For one night only the Dark Side of the Dome event will feature an all-star band with members of Pink Floyd, Jane’s Addiction, The Hendrix Experience, and Fishbone.

30. Mt. Joy returns to Los Angeles to preview some new music and perform some of their most sing-a-long worthy hits. Wilderado and Adam Melchor for this show at The Wiltern.

31. The Roots and Wings Project joins forces with the California Arts Council to present LUMINOUS STREETS, an immersive theatrical experience that takes the audience through the Downtown Los Angeles Historic Core including spots like The Last Bookstore and King Eddy’s Saloon with stories that center on women’s survival and pursuit of justice. Happening October 18 through November 10.

32. Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosts free jazz performances on Fridays through November. Concerts take place at the main entrance. FREE

Food Pick for the Week

This week’s pick by Christina Champlin, Co-Founder of We Like L.A.

Huckleberry recently brought back their popular fried chicken night, only this time they’ve kicked it up a notch in the spice department and the whole meal is completely organic from the pickles to the bread. The “Huck Hot Chicken Nights” menu includes Hot Chicken Plates, Hot Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Hot Vegan Sweet Potatoes, Kid’s Chicken Tenders and more. Those who choose to dine-in can sip on a selection of Santa Monica Brew Works beers and for desert a rotating selection of chilled pies will be available to end the meal just right.

“Huck Hot Chicken Nights” is available every Thursday and Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., or until they run out of food.

Huckleberry is located at 1014 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica CA 90401


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