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Sunset Concerts at the Skirball
The Skirball Center kicks off its Sunset Concerts summer series on July 26 with singer-songwriter and activist Goapele, and her personal take on R&B, soul, funk and hip-hop. The concert series runs every Thursday through summer.
Going on Now
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece stars Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville. Through July 1.
Becoming Los Angeles
An exhibition that tells the story of how the city transformed from a tiny pueblo to a sprawling metropolis.
Judy Chicago’s Birth Project: Born Again
Textile and needle media works that analyze the interrelationships of motherhood, maternity, femaleness and gender.
An art walk along the streets of downtown Canoga Park. Also scheduled for July 19 and August 16.
23 – 24
Arroyo Seco Weekend
Neil Young and the Kings of Leon headline this year’s music and food fest in Pasadena.
Old-fashioned family barn dance and BBQ
Live music, contests and games. Food, beer and wine available for purchase.
Live music and a 20-minute fireworks show; 6 p.m to 9:30.
Calabasas Fireworks Spectacular
Takes place at Calabasas High School. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Gates open 5 p.m.
6 & 7
The singer hits the Hollywood Bowl for the first time.
12 – 15
I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom
The true story behind the TV comedy by the son of creator-producer-head writer Jess Oppenheimer.
Genghis Khan Lunch and Tour
In conjunction with the Genghis Khan exhibit: a Mongolian-themed lunch and tour of the Presidential Museum and Air Force One Pavilion. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
17200 Ventura Blvd. #214 in Encino
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Many readers have written asking why John O’Groats suddenly closed on August 24. I finally got in touch with owner Paul Tyler about what led to the closure. “I can sum up the reasons for our closure with two words—too big,” says Paul, who explained that Encino was open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a full-service […]