French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj is one of the world’s busiest dance-makers, known for his collaborations across fashion, design and literature. On April 18, at The Soraya, his company Ballet Preljocaj performs La Fresque (The Painting on the Wall), based on a Chinese traditional folk story.
Going on Now
Lunch A La Park Spring Concerts
Weekly lunchtime concerts at Grand Park downtown featuring high school artists from the city’s top conservatories and training programs.
Through May 30.
Springtime Easter Festival
Escape suburbia with a fun-filled day for the entire family at a sprawling, Moorpark farm.
Through April 22.
San Fernando Valley Film Tour
A three-hour guided bus tour of famous local film locations including Wayne’s World, Back to the Future and E.T.
The front man of Motley Crue performs some of the band’s greatest rock hits at The Canyon.
6 & 7
Santa Anita Spring Carnival
A two-day event in the infield, featuring inflatable bounce houses, carnival games and rides.
$15 admission; free parking.
Paper Earth Fair
A family-friendly, educational event at the Tarzana Community & Cultural Center that connects art and earth.
Black is Beautiful
The first major exhibition of African American photographer Kwame Brathwaite fuses art, music, fashion and social history.
Through September 1.
Taste of the Valley
$55 ticket gets you access to samples from local restaurants, wineries, and microbreweries. Held in an outdoor venue at Westfield Topanga.
The Wondrous Cosmos in Medieval Manuscripts
Explore the complexity of the celestial realm in medieval European faith and science traditions.
Through July 21.
Mirabelle Wine Bar offers a three-course, prix fixe dinner on Sunday nights in Valley Village, which is especially ambitious given their limited kitchen.