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The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

An interactive exploration of the visionary entertainer’s work opens at Skirball Cultural Center on June 1. The exhibit includes puppets from Sesame Street, The Muppets, Fraggle Rock and The Dark Crystal, as well as handwritten scripts and costumes from Labyrinth. Through September 2.

Going On Now

Public Settings/Private Conversations

Painter Jodi Bonassi studies life in the Valley—from barbershop and café conversations to the frenetic college lifestyle at CSUN. Through June 30.

City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan

A groundbreaking exhibition featuring new archaeological discoveries from the ancient Mexican city. Through July 15.

Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World

An exploration of the artistic interplay between the cultures of Egypt, Greece and Rome. Includes Egyptian statues, striking portraits and luxurious objects made for wealthy Romans. Through September 9.




Springtime in the Village

Part wine/jazz festival and part street fair. This event, hosted by Vitello’s, takes place in Tijunga Village.


An Evening with David Sedaris

Sedaris shows why he has been America’s favorite raconteur for over two decades.

Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain

A retrospective on contemporary Native artists that includes large-scale paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures. Through January 6.



The pop singer hits the Staples Center as part of her Beautiful Trauma World Tour.



Perfume-Blending Workshop

Join the Institute for Art and Olfaction to create scent samples.


Ray LaMontagne

The Grammy Award winner sings songs from his seventh album.


Mountain Lions and More

A wildlife photographer and a conservancy expert on understanding and protecting wildlife.

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Fromage Homage

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Eat & Drink

mac-o-licious: Cheesy Goodness Lands in Valley Village

Fans of mac ‘n’ cheese are in for a treat with the September 23 opening of mac-O-licious in Valley Village. If that name sounds familiar, you may have seen the food truck rolling around or at local farmers markets. Or perhaps you saw owner/chef Kelly Chapman last month on CNBC Prime's Restaurant Startup. Kelly says she […]


Animal Instincts

Walk into the door of Kriser’s and you get it: this ain’t no Petco. First off, there’s a vibe–a canine nirvana. “I wanted to create a soothing, calm shopping environment,” says owner Brad Kriser.