Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo
Apr. 15, 2016 - Oct. 31, 2016
Discover a lost world from millions of years ago. The L.A. Zoo’s newest exhibit features 17 life-size, life-like animatronic dinosaurs, brought to life with electronic “brains.” The attraction also features a Fossil Dig, a Stegosaurus robot with controls you can operate to make the creature move; a climbable Pachyrhinosaurus; and a free downloadable “Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo ” augmented reality app to access special content, including 3-D views of all the dinosaurs. (photo Billings Productions).
Monkey Town LA
Jun. 1, 2016 - Oct. 1, 2016
Pair top eats with performances from artists, musicians and dancers in this unique dining experience. Following successful runs in Austin, Barcelona and Denver, the Monkey Town dinner, cinema and performance series arrives in downtown LA. Once you grab a ticket, you’ll be one of up to 40 guests sitting inside a giant, 27-foot cube, watching a video program from artists such as Takeshi Murata, Shana Moulton and Sarah Rara, with a live performance that changes weekly. Chef Montgomery Knott’s menu will be served in four or five courses throughout the two-hour program and paired with a selection of wines. Dishes include raw hamachi with kohlrabi, dashi and thai basil as well as cavatelli with chicken confit, cauliflower and hazelnut. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available.