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 22, 2019.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [9 a.m.] LA Auto Show returns with thousand cars on display. From November 22 to December 1 experience various car exhibits, model debuts and more at the LA Convention Center.
2. [noon] WISHLIST, Gabba Gallery’s annual holiday show runs November 16 through December. Now in its seventh year, the event is a great way for folks getting into art collecting. Prices start at $50 and nothing is over $1000. Artworks are a mixed bag of local and international artists. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, from noon to 3 p.m., or by appointment.
3. [5 p.m.] BOLD Beverly Hills holiday edition feature a diverse range of programming in November and December. This Friday is Holiday Pop!, an event featuring hip-hop holiday dancers, elves on stilts, a cyr wheel duet, beatbox singers, and more. The experience is free to attend.
4. [5:30 p.m.] Descanso Gardens’ Enchanted Forest of Light returns for another installment with a host of interactive displays and nighttime activities from November 17 through January 5, 2020.
5. [5:30 p.m.] Norton Simon Museum screens the 1958 film Gigi in their theatre this Friday.
6. [5:30 p.m.] The Magical Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Fairplex starting Nov. 21 with a new theme for 2019-2020: Blooming Seasons. This year’s festival offers lantern displays as large as 30-feet high and 85-feet wide, highlighted by a 100-yard-long breathtaking Ceramic Chinese Dragon. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
7. [5:30 p.m.] 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)
8. [6 p.m.] On Friday The Natural History Museum presents The Past, Present, and Future of Horror Movies: A Discussion With Filmmakers. As part of the latest exhibit “Natural History of Horror” the discussion will be between Roger Corman (Little Shop of Horrors) and Andy Muschietti (It) on the past, present, and future of the horror movie genre. The evening will also include food trucks, movie props, cash bars, and access to NHM’s Natural History of Horror exhibit.
9. [6 p.m.] 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
10. [7 p.m.] There’s a conversation on The Evolution of Street Art in L.A. happening at the Annenberg Space for Photography this Friday. FREE
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