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.