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Datebook

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.
skirball.org

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.

themuseumsfvnow.org

City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan

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

lacma.org

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.

getty.edu

 

May

6

Springtime in the Village

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

springtimeinthevillage.com

12

An Evening with David Sedaris

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

valleyperformingartscenter.org

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.

theautry.org

31

Pink

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

staplescenter.com

June

2

Perfume-Blending Workshop

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

descansogardens.org

3

Ray LaMontagne

The Grammy Award winner sings songs from his seventh album.

lagreektheatre.com

9

Mountain Lions and More

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

descansogardens.org

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One global trek. Eight diverse shops. An infinite amount of passion. Blastoff’s Jud Meyers shares the inspiration behind his lifelong love of comics, his prolific NoHo store and the real-life metamorphosis of the comic geek into the cool guy.

Eat & Drink

5 Things to Order From Girasol’s Brunch Menu

Sure we love our celebs in this town, but there are several other reasons to dine at Studio City’s Girasol other than catching a glimpse of the 6’ 8” chef, CJ Jacobson, of “Top Chef” fame.  For starters, there are his handmade Pain Au Chocolate Croissants.  Here are five other items you should order from […]