The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) will present the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London. Making its West Coast debut, the exhibition celebrates 99 award-winning photographs illustrating the beauty and drama of the natural world, from tiny insects to massive mammals. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year touring images are submitted by photographers from all over the world including China, Spain, Colombia, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom. Winning images selected for their creativity, originality and technical excellence reflect the expansive and diverse wildlife that cohabitate the planet while helping to promote sustainability and the conservation of the natural world. August 19, 2018 – January 6, 2018. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 9007. www.nhm.org
This summer, KeVita – a probiotic drink and kombucha brand – partnered with Chef Roy Choi to showcase a variety of tasty fermented summer recipes and cocktails he created using the beverages.
The select recipes include a number of unique dishes: a Lime Mint Coconut Mojita cocktail featuring KeVita Sparkling Probiotic Drink Mojita Lime Mint Coconut, a Miso Spinach Salad featuring KeVita Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic Turmeric Ginger, a Cauliflower Adobo Bowl featuring KeVita Master Brew Kombucha Tart Cherry and Pineapple Peach Kimchi featuring KeVita Master Brew Kombucha Pineapple Peach. A selection of the recipes are available for a limited-time only at Chego until Oct. 31.
Chego, 727 N Broadway #117, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Halloween is coming early to Corey Helford Gallery. In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, over 100 artists will debut never-before-seen works paying homage to the iconic monster. For two centuries, the story of Frankenstein has enthralled people all over the world, with the creature incarnating in every medium from classic cinema to comic books, plays, toys and more. CHOGRIN has curared an art show that will display paintings, sculptures and screen prints by artists from around the world as they exhibit their unique takes on this famous character.
Frankenstein will open Saturday, September 8, 2018 and will be on view through October 13, 2018.
Corey Helford Gallery, Tuesday - Saturday 12pm - 6pm, 571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA. 90033, www.coreyhelfordgallery.com
Band of Vices Art Gallery is thrilled to announce You Is Pretty!, the first solo exhibition of Chelle Barbour. Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett will serve as guest curator for Barbour's exhibition. You Is Pretty! will feature nearly two dozen photographic collages of black women, sourced from magazines and books, and re-assembled as almost mythical beings that transcend the devalued representations historically broadcast in our culture and media. With recurring visual motifs of flower petals and leaves, butterflies, and household and industrial items, the images of black women are reclaimed and reconfigured as empowered archetypes of feminine strength and potential.
You Is Pretty! will be on view from September 15 through October 13, 2018. Barbour will hold an Artist Talk at the gallery on October 6, 2018 at 4pm.
Band of Vices, 5376 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016, www.bandofvices.com
Opening on September 18, Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene features 24 works by transdisciplinary artist Justin Brice Guariglia. Having flown seven times with NASA as part of Operation Ice Bridge, Guariglia's works blur the line between photography and painting while exploring our current ecological crisis from Greenland’s melting glacial ice sheets to the impact of agriculture and mining on the Earth’s surface.
The USC Fisher Museum of Art will display 23 works by the artist and across the street, the Natural History Museum Los Angeles (NHMLA) will present the monumental work, Jakobshavn I. Measuring 11 feet by 16 feet, this work depicts one of Greenland’s fastest melting glaciers through an ultra-archival printing process. These exibitions are not to be missed and will run through December 8, 2018.
USC Fisher Museum of Art, 823 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089, www.fisher.usc.edu
Natural History Museum Los Angeles, 900 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, www.nhm.org
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts launches its 2018-19 season by partnering with the LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, to host the 2018 LA Film Festival at The Wallis, along with a number of other esteemed venues. From dramas to documentaries to filmmaker discussions with industry professionals and award-winning talent from Los Angeles and around the world, the week-long LA Film Festival showcases new American and international cinema that embraces diversity, innovation and unique perspectives. Bram Goldsmith Theater, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 N. Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Ticket prices to be announced at a later date www.FilmIndependent.org/LA-Film-Fe
Limited Runs, one of the largest independent sellers of vintage posters, photography and other pop culture art, will host the inaugural Pop Art Photo Show September 27-30, 2018 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. The show is a four-day celebration of 70+ years of pop culture-influenced expression, featuring an interactive space showcasing rare and vintage images bridging all varieties of pop culture, including movies, music, celebrity, fashion, and more. Pop Art Photo Show offers everyone from car enthusiasts, classic movie lovers, and music aficionados, a space to explore and purchase their favorite rare and vintage art. Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Thursday, September 27th 6pm - 10pm; Friday, September 28th: 3pm-9pm; Saturday, September 29th: 11am-8pm; Sunday, September 30th: 11am-5pm. www.popartphotoshow.com
On September 29, 2018 American Humane is hosting the eighth annual Hero Dog Awards® gala at The Beverly Hilton, where seven extraordinary dogs will be honored and the 2018 American Hero Dog will be named. The American Humane Hero Dog Awards celebrate heroes on both ends of the leash by honoring outstanding working dogs from around the country. This year’s finalists include dogs who have served our country overseas in Afghanistan, to dogs who have been rescued from the South Korean dog meat trade, to dogs who work with children in local schools.
Tickets to the awards gala costs $500 (of which $350.00 is tax deductible). This includes access to the cocktail hour and three-course seated dinner. Tickets can be purchsed at: www.herodogawards.org/ticke
The gala begins at 6pm and ends at 10pm in the International Ballroom.
The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilsire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA. 90210, www.beverlyhilton.com
The Brooklyn-based band The Lone Bellow, bring their passionate, deeply personal sound to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center of the Arts on Thursday, October 4, 2018 as part of their acoustic tour, TRIIO. Members Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin, and Brian Elmquist have long nurtured a deep and highly personal connection with their music, channeling their passion for songwriting into a broad range of emotion, blending tragedy and darkness with joy and gratitude in their most poignant material to date. The Lone Bellow’s most recent album, Walk Into A Storm, represents the most introspective and personal of the band's music, and is reflective of the life changes and obstacles the group have faced. The TRIIO Tour will feature new arrangements of their entire repertoire, debuts of new and unrecorded songs, live requests, and behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes from the band members.
Event will begin at 8pm.
Ticket prices start at $20 for adults and $10 for full-time Pepperdine students. Tickets can be purchased by calling (310) 506-4522 or visiting arts.pepperdine.edu
Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA. 90263
The 9th annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, Los Angeles will return on Saturday, October 6, to the beautiful Will Rogers State Historic Park in the Pacific Palisades! Tickets go on sale Thursday, August 23 at 1:00 p.m. PST. The highly anticipated event is open to the public and offers Angelenos the opportunity to experience professional polo first-hand. Event-goers will watch renowned Argentine polo player, Nacho Figueras, lead his team in the match and enjoy Veuve Clicquot Champagne under the California sun. The event has been attended by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kate Hudson, Dev Patel, Laura Dern, Isla Fisher, Mandy Moore, James Marsden, Jamie Foxx, Rashida Jones, Rosario Dawson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and many more. Veuve Clicquot expects another star-studded turn out this year!
Tickets are available starting on Thursday, August 23 on www.vcpoloclassic.com. Ticket offerings include:
This year, Veuve Clicquot is also celebrating its 200th anniversary of creating the world’s very first blended Rosé Champagne. The 9th annual event will certainly be packed with exciting ways to enjoy all the best Rosé offerings from Veuve Clicquot, especially in the event’s Rosé Garden.
This fall the Aquarium of the Pacific will debut Aquaculture, an exhibition featuring 10 photographs by National Geographic Magazine (NGM) photographer Brian Skerry. The exhibition will illustrate fish, shellfish, and kelp farming practices from around the world, including photographs of a catfish farm in Ita Benna, Mississippi; a Canadian aquaculture company’s Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture method off the coast of Vancouver Island; and Aquapod cages used to grow cobia in Panama. The Aquarium highlights marine aquaculture as a promising opportunity to increase the amount of healthy food available to the growing population in a manner that supports healthy ecosystems and communities.
The Aquarium of the Pacific will offer a range of programming to promote responsible marine aquaculture. These programs include a Sustainable Seafood Forum from October 3-4 and an Aquatic Academy course for adults on October 10 & 17 and November 7 & 14.
The Aquaculture exibiiton will open October 8, 2018 and run through December 8, 2018
Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802, http://www.aquariumofpacific.org
On October 12, sp[a]ce gallery at Ayzenberg will open its fifth exhibition, Spatial Reality: Artists Explore the Future of XR. This will be the world’s largest virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality art shows ever produced. The exhibit will feature over 25 world-class artists working in this cutting-edge space along with nine days of fully immersive programming, panel discussions, and demonstrations.
Spatial Reality: Artists Explore the Future of XR will be open to the public from October 12 to October 28, 2018, with gallery hours from 12pm - 6pm
RSVP is mandatory. Complementary and VIP reservations can be made at: https://tinyurl.com/spatialrea
Saturday, October 20 and Sunday October 21, 2018, 7:30 pm
Bram Goldsmith Theater
Los Angeles Master Chorale Performs Lagrime Di San Pietro/Tears Of St. Peter by Orlando di Lasso and directed by Peter Sellars
The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) gives two performances of Lagrime Di San Pietro/Tears Of St. Peter by Orlando di Lasso, directed by Peter Sellars and conducted by LAMC Associate Conductor Jenny Wong, onSaturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, 2018, 7:30 pm, in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The production marks the first acapella staging and most personal and emotionally-charged work to date from the acclaimed director’s creative mind. Twenty-one singers transform this 75-minute Renaissance masterpiece – committed to memory and dramatically staged – into both a biblical parable of St. Peter’s disavowal of Jesus Christ and a contemporary allegory for our fractious times. “A major accomplishment for the Master Chorale… and a major accomplishment for music history.” - Los Angeles Times. Tickets: $45 - $95
Wednesday, October 24 – Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8 pm
Lovelace Studio Theatre
Jacob Jonas The Company
After a sold-out run during The Wallis’ 2016/2017 Season, Jacob Jonas The Company returns as the 2018/2019 Season Company-in-Residence with a studio series for four nights, Wednesday, October 24 through Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8 pm, in the intimate Lovelace Studio Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The Company – led by its dynamic namesake - is gaining international acclaim for its honest storytelling, visceral performances and cutting-edge content creation – including the #CamerasandDancers visual arts movement. Tickets: $35
Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7:30 pm
Bram Goldsmith Theater
Chris Walden Big Band
The Grammy-nominated Chris Walden Big Band —comprised of top L.A. studio musicians — makes its Wallis debut with a program that pays tribute to the “Rat Pack” era with Walden’s hand-crafted and swinging arrangements on Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7:30 pm, in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Walden, who is joined by four stellar guest artists for the appearance, has scored more than 40 feature and TV films and has written more than 1,500 orchestra and big band arrangements for such artists as Diana Krall, Josh Groban, Michael Blublé, Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Rihanna, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops. “The real star of the evening was Walden's writing” - Los Angeles Times. Tickets: $45 - $95
TICKETS AND INFORMATION:
Box Office – Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Ticket Services, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210
Oneohtrix Point Never brings MYRIAD, his acclaimed medium-spanning installation and four-part epochal song-cycle, to Walt Disney Concert Hall on Monday, October 22, 2018 for its West Coast premiere, presented by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Examining disorienting alien forms at the intersection of theater, installation art, and musical performance, MYRIAD explores film and television tropes, abstract sculpture, game ephemera, poetry, apocryphal histories, internet esoterica, and philosophies of being. It looks towards the possibilities of the future while considering the conflict between today's civilization and the environment. Monday, October 22, 2018, at 8 PM. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 8 at 10 AM at laphil.com/OPN, in person at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, or by phone at 323 850 2000.
On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the Colburn Orchestra—the Colburn Conservatory of Music's flagship ensemble, hailed as an "excellent young orchestra" by the Los Angeles Times—will return to Walt Disney Concert Hall, conducted by Valery Gergiev. This concert is a part of the LA Phil's Sounds About Town series, which showcases L.A.'s next generation of orchestral talent. Tuesday, October 23, 2018. 7 PM. Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tickets and more information at laphil.com.
Rotary District 5280 Annual Foundation Celebration. Saturday, November 3. 5:30 - 10 PM. Union Station, Los Angeles. More info: https://portal.clubrunner.ca/50010/SitePage/2018-foundation-celebration
Join award-winning youth empowerment nonprofit, Free2Luv® for a musical cirque spectacle as they embark on a magical journey of self-discovery. Through acrobatics, contortion, high flying aerial and trapeze acts, self-doubt and pain turn into power and unstoppable strength. Captivating performances performed by Troupe Du Cirque, an ensemble cast of young artists who have been seen on television and graced some of the world’s largest stages. Special guest Jason Drucker, star of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and the highly anticipated Transformers spin-off BumbleBee, will host the day’s festivities. Proceeds raised from UNSTOPPABLE: TOUR DE FORCE benefit Free2Luv’s youth empowerment initiatives for underserved youth. Free2Luv transforms the bullied to brave, celebrates individuality and saves lives through the arts.
November 3, 2018 12 - 3 p.m., The Regent, DTLA: 448 S Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90013, https://free2luv.org
Tickets available at https://free2luvtourdeforce.eventbrite.com
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Los Angeles (CASA of LA) is elevating up the hip factor for this year’s 5th annual Wine+Art taking place November 3rd in Downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District. The event, which features local artists and vintners, has received support and donations from some of the most iridescent creators in the LA art scene, including The Kaplan Twins, WRDSMITH, Emily Halpern, Morley, Joe Iurato, Jaque Fragua, Eric Nash and Michael Genovese among others. In total the event will feature original art from over 125 artists, tastings from a variety of wineries and spirits distributors, plus delicious small bites from local eateries with all proceeds benefiting CASA/LA’s program. In attendance will be contributing artists, art collectors, gallery owners and supporters of CASA’s mission. CASA’s Wine+Art is one of the few events of its kind where patrons and art lovers can mingle with many of the contributing artists to discuss their work.
Saturday, November 3rd, from 6 pm to 9 pm, 2117 Violet St., Los Angeles 90021
Tickets are $50 and available for purchase at https://casala.org/winearttickets/
*All proceeds from ticket sales and the art auction will benefit CASA of Los Angeles.
Join Chef Adam Perry Lang at APL Steak Restaurant hosted by acclaimed culinary MC Billy Harris for an intimate seated dinner. Guests will enjoy a multi-course wine paired dinner, chef meet and greet plus a hosted cocktail hour with hors-d'oeuvres. Priced at $235 (includes tax & tip) with proceeds from sponsors & auction benefiting No-Kid Hungry & The Trotter Project. Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. APL Restaurant, 1680 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028. For tickets and info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chef-adam-perry-lang-at-apl-steak-restaurant-hosted-by-billy-harris-tickets-48239484597