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 14, 2018.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [10 a.m.] 260LA will host a 3.1 Phillip Lim sample sale from Nov. 13-18 in their Beverly Hills location.
2. [5 p.m.] Get in the Christmas spirit during Manhattan Beach’s Holiday Open House. Santa will be making an appearance, a festive pier lighting will take place and boutiques will be open late to encourage holiday shopping.
3. [7 p.m.] The Super Serious Show is a comedy event produced by CleftClips featuring both established and up-and-coming talent performing an array of stand-up, sketch and musical comedy. Happening at The Virgil.
4. [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!
5. [7 p.m.] Support a good cause and fill your belly during Chefs Stand Up happening at The Standard in DTLA. The series invites some of the best, award-winning chefs from across the country to create a one-time-only meal and artwork combination. This month Nick Perkins and Katie Jackson from Hart’s in NYC will host.
6. [7:30 p.m.] The Hammer will host a conversion titled HOT!HOT!HOT! touching upon the current climate in Los Angeles which is drier with longer fire seasons. Part of the series Future LA: Engineering a Sustainable Supercity the discussion will feature researchers from the city and county. FREE
7. [7:30 p.m.] Head down to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for an immersive theatre experience titled The Bitter Game. Written and performed by Keith A. Wallace the play touches on themes of race and police brutality in America and is put on in an unconventional setting on The Wallis’ Promenade Terrace. After the show, a discussion will be held on the nature and themes of the story and its base in reality.
8. [9 p.m.] The Edison presents an Evening of Magic with special guest magicians Liz Del Sol and El Ropo. The show is free and begins at 9 p.m.
9. [various] Kali’s Kollabroation Dinner Series welcomes Chef Fernando Darin from Ray’s Stark Bar and Chef Varatan Abgaryan from 71 Above to create an exclusive seasonal five course tasting menu with Kali Chef Kevin Meehan. Tickets cost $95 per person or $135 with wine pairings. Reservations can be made over the phone.
10. [various] The annual AFI FEST (Nov. 8-15) returns to Hollywood for 2018 with an eight-day run featuring tons of film screenings, world premieres, and panels.
DEAL OF THE DAY: $25 tix to Enchanted: Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens
Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar