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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.
The recent spate of gun violence across the country brings the local debate over gun reform into sharp focus.
I recently took a “Sushi & Sake” class offered by the Studio City restaurant Laurel Point. It was fascinating. The teacher, Chef Michael Stewart, taught me numerous things I didn’t know. And then he prepared some of the best sushi I’ve had in here in the Valley. Here, I share 10 things I learned that […]
There’s something to be said for a good old fashioned breakfast with eggs, some sort of breakfast meat, fluffy pancakes, real shredded hash browns or home fries and an unfussy cup of "joe" in a white mug — all being consumed in a comfy booth, of course. Take a break from trendy and imagine you’re […]