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L.A. Food Studios at the Skirball Skirball Cultural Center Visit the “open studios” of six of LA’s most creative and adventurous chefs on Sunday, November 13. Demonstrations on creating signature dishes, Q & A and samples for tasting. skirball.org   Photographed by Kristina Kurasz The Science Behind Pixar California Science Center This newly opened  12,000-square-foot […]

L.A. Food Studios at the Skirball

Skirball Cultural Center

Visit the “open studios” of six of LA’s most creative and adventurous chefs on Sunday, November 13. Demonstrations on creating signature dishes, Q & A and samples for tasting.

skirball.org

 

Photographed by Kristina Kurasz

The Science Behind Pixar

California Science Center

This newly opened  12,000-square-foot exhibit offers a first-time look into the Pixar process. It showcases the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts used to help bring films to the big screen.

californiasciencecenter.org

 

 

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Spider Pavilion

Natural History Museum

Come meet some of the world’s most misunderstood creatures in a one-of-a-kind exhibit that opens Friday, October 28. Place yourself in a spider enclosure and marvel at their beauty and magnificent webs.

nhm.org

 


Now Open

Batchelder: Tilemaker

The first local exhibition of the work of Ernest Batchelder, a key figure in the Arts & Crafts movement. Through February 12, 2017.
pasadenahistory.org

Chinese Woodblock Prints

An exhibition that explores the art, craft and cultural significance of Chinese woodblock prints made from the 16th through the 19th centuries. Through January 9, 2017.
huntington.org

November

5

John Ono Lennon, The Fab Faux Celebrate a Life in Songs

A celebration of the life and music of John Lennon.
valleyperformingartscenter.org

6

Eye on L.A.: Ventura Blvd

The long-running lifestyle show devotes an entire episode to the Boulevard. Airs at 6:30 p.m.
abc7.com/eyeonla

12 & 13

American Indian Arts Marketplace

A high-end marketplace featuring 200 artists, representing more than 40 tribes.
theautry.org

18

Reindeer Romp and L.A. Zoo Lights

Visit real reindeer during the day. At night, marvel at a fantastical wonderland populated by glowing animals. Both attractions run through the end of the year.
lazoo.org

19, 20 & 21

Thanksgiving Cooking Lessons

From the sides to the pie to the table, a series of three sessions aimed at preparing a memorable meal.
theblvdkitchen.com 

25

Enchanted: Forest of Light  

A one-mile walk through Descanso Gardens, which will be adorned with large-scale holiday lighting displays. Some are interactive and have sounds. Through January 8, 2017.
descansogardens.org

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"Tots for Tatas" at Tony's Darts Away

If you haven’t been to Burbank's Tony’s Darts Away recently—or not at all, now might be the time, as Chef Caroline Concha is doing her part to raise funds during Breast Cancer Awareness month with her “Tots for Tatas” series. Each week in October, limited-edition gourmet tater tots will hit the Tony's menu, with $1 from […]

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A chartered catamaran sail in the Caribbean off Cuba.

A flotilla of families—bent on unplugging and relaxing—sets sail in the Caribbean