Street Scapes

Get out and about in October and November

Bernstein on Stage

The Soraya

The New West Symphony celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein with a performance of his compositions at CSUN’s newly renamed performing arts center on November 17. valleyperformingartscenter.org


Katy Perry

Staples Center

The pop singer performs songs from her new album, Witness. Her tour hits the Staples Center for three nights: November 7, 8 & 10. staplescenter.com


Surface Tension

Skirball Cultural Center

An exhibit of more than 100 images by photographer Ken Gonzales-Day depicting Mexican muralism. On display: modern murals, signage and graffiti in LA. Through February 25. skirball.org


Going On Now

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

A touring museum exhibit based on the Peabody Award-winning television series. Through January 15. discoverycubela.org


Topanga Night Market

A new California Certified Farmers Market open each Friday evening from 5 to 10 p.m. Located alongside Victory Blvd. at The Village. westfield.com/topanga


Found in Translation

An exploration of design and architecture dialogues between California and Mexico, with items ranging from furniture to ceramics to textiles. lacma.org


Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Studios Hollywood’s popular annual event runs through November 4. universalstudioshollywood.com


October

21 & 22

Calabasas Pumpkin Festival

A two-day kiddie funfest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  calabasaspumpkinfestival.com

25

Lit Crawl LA

Writers and artists converge in NoHo for six hours of storytelling and performances. litcrawlla.org

27 – 29

Pasadena Craftsman Weekend

Tour Craftsman houses to see the work of noteworthy architects and tile makers. pasadenaheritage.org

29

Kitchen Gladiators

Come to BLVD KITCHEN to compete or cheer at this benefit competition before celebrity judges. wearehere4.ucpla.org/gladiators


 

November

14

Don McLean

A night with the singer-songwriter best known for the hit “American Pie.” wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com

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Valley Motor Center autobody

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Eat & Drink

Raising the Bar

Phillip Frankland Lee turns up the volume on Scratch|Bar & Kitchen.