Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
SEE: LA Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th Anniversary Gala Monday, September 30, 7 p.m.
The Walt Disney Concert Hall celebrates its 10th anniversary and the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Opening Night with a show that pays homage to the concert hall’s history and the building’s architect, Frank Gehry. Musical talent on tap includes Gustavo Dudamel, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and video designer Netia Jones, while celebrities like Julie Andrews, Angela Bassett, and Jane Fonda are slated to attend. For tickets, visit laphil.com. 111 S. Grand Ave., Downtown LA, 323-850-2000
Former Taxi stars Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch are reunited on stage in The Sunshine Boys.
SEE: Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch in The Sunshine Boys Wednesday, October 2, 8 p.m.
Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch are reunited for the first time since their Taxi television days in Neil Simon’s comedic production, The Sunshine Boys. The play, which is directed by Thea Sharrock and will run through November 3 at Centre Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center, humorously examines friendship and show business through two quarrelsome former vaudevillian stars (DeVito and Hirsch). Visit centertheatregroup.org for $20-$100 tickets. 135 N. Grand Ave., Downtown LA, 213-972-4400
Wolfgang Puck and a team of star chefs celebrate Chinois on Main’s 30th anniversary.
DO: Chinois on Main’s 30th Anniversary Dinner Thursday, October 3; reservations between 6-9:30 p.m.
To toast Chinois on Main’s 30 years of inventive Asian-inspired fare, Wolfgang Puck prepares an anniversary meal alongside managing partner and corporate executive chef Lee Hefter, and other toques from Wolfgang restaurants. The eight-course menu will include dishes like Santa Barbara uni from Spago, WP24’s crystal chive dumplings, and tea-smoked liberty duck breast from CUT. A complimentary Champagne cocktail and an additional-fee wine pairing are also on offer. Call the restaurant at 310-392-9025 for $165 reservations. 2709 Main St., Santa Monica
Tallarico Vodka will participate in a cocktail tour through LA to celebrate National Vodka Day.
DO: Tallarico Vodka’s National Vodka Day Cocktail Tour Friday, October 4, 4 p.m.
Celebrate National Vodka Day by taking a cocktail tour through some of LA’s most coveted venues, and sample drinks—like the Blackberry Gimlet—from new upscale vodka brand, Tallarico Vodka. The tour will commence at Nic’s Beverly Hills martini lounge, where a seasonal new cocktail list will be revealed. Guests will then proceed through STK, Bagatelle, Ca’Brea, Nick and Stef’s Steakhouse, and duplex on third, before ending the event with jazz at Bar Nineteen12. Nic’s Beverly Hills,453 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 310-550-5707
The fourth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic will include a new VIP picnic.
SEE: 4th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic
Watch professional polo players like Nacho Figueras duke it out at the Will Rogers State Historic Park for LA’s popular Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. Figueras and his wife, Delfina Blaquier, Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman, and Veuve Clicquot president Vanessa Kay will host the star-studded event. Visit vcpoloclassic.com to purchase VIP picnic tables (starting at $300 per person; GA tickets sold out). 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd., Pacific Palisades