Walk on the Wild Side
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Whether you are a nature lover or a photography buff, you won’t want to miss this compelling exhibition showcasing the award-winning photographs from the Natural History Museum’s annual competition.
Runs through January 6. nhm.org
Going On Now
Put your pedal to the metal at an indoor, 16-lap, electric go-kart racetrack.
Designing for Disaster
A seminar that explores the ways in which public landscapes and private gardens can help mitigate natural disasters.
This class (one is offered each month) focuses on making arrangements with lisianthuses and garden roses.
To the Dance Floor Showcase
Performances by some of the best ballroom competitors in the world.
Palomino Rides Again
The Palomino Club reopens for a one-night-only benefit concert at its original NoHo location. Proceeds go to the Valley Relics Museum.
Autry 30th Anniversary Celebration
Cocktails, dinner and a private concert by Willie Nelson highlight this benefit for the Griffith Park museum.
TASTE MY SOUP—there it was—a red sign I kept passing on Ventura Boulevard in the Encino strip mall anchored by Corner Bakery. And each time I did, “No soup for you!” from Seinfeld kept replaying in my head. I love soup, but it just has not sounded appealing during this very hot summer … until last week, that is, when I […]
The 4500 block of Sepulveda Boulevard, just south of Ventura Boulevard, is an international respite of sorts, with restaurants serving Japanese, Italian, Indian and Moroccan cuisine. From my viewpoint, the most interesting and unusual is the latter. Simon’s Café, under the helm of owner/chef Simon Elmaleh, has been serving up authentic Moroccan dishes in the […]
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 […]