Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

February 17-20

Events

Love YourSELF with Yoga & Brunch

Feb. 19 | Valentine’s Day may be over, but that doesn’t mean the love stops there. Grab your partner and head to One Colorado in Pasadena to experience Love YourSELF. A complimentary yoga class led by Spenga and after, join them as they head into Sage Vegan Bistro for brunch to celebrate wellness. The Spenga class is complimentary, but a $5 donation is needed to reserve a seat at Sage Vegan Bistro. Sat. at 10 a.m. 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena. Tickets

Los Angeles Club Crawl – Guided Nightlife Party Tour

Feb. 19 | Be treated like a VIP on this nightlife experience with the Los Angeles Club Crawl. You and your friends jump to the front of the line with free entry at three to four of the best nightclubs in LA. Birthday and bachelorette groups are always welcome. Price $26-$35. Sat. at 9:00 p.m. – 12 a.m. 830 South Broadway, Los Angeles. 323.667.6282. Get Tickets

Soulful Sunday Brunch at San Antonio Winery

Feb. 20 | Join San Antonio Winery downtown at their private indoor cellar, and enjoy delicious southern food prepared by Taste with Grace Catering. Southern fried chicken (choices of leg, thigh or wing), juicy chicken sausage, fresh waffles made on-site with a topping bar (strawberries, blueberries, cream). Refreshing beverages & live music go with this fun event. Entry is $85. Sun. at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. San Antonio Winery 737 Lamar Street, Los Angeles. 323.223.1401. Get Tickets

Tiki Ha Ha Comedy Night

Feb. 17 | Join Tiki Ha Ha for their monthly comedy night at the Bamboo Club in Long Beach, where this month’s line up includes Dave StoneRivers, Ryan Cooper and more, hosted on the outdoor patio the third Thursday of each month by Christian Senrud and Daniel Zambrano. Enjoy their signature cocktail the Casa Magdalena, made with black rum, lemon, orange, and passion fruit. Entry is $10 pre-sale. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 3522 East Anaheim St, Long Beach. Get Tickets

Food + Drink

Girl & the Goat L.A.

Open | LA’s award-winning restaurant Girl & the Goat features bold flavors in a fun and lively family-style setting. A few favorites, such as the goat empanadas and sautéed green beans, are back on the menu this month along with new dishes like carrot-tahini dip with tahini tofu, and curried goat with radishes, pickled vegetables, and masa chips. The wine list has a focus on small producers, plus a rotating list of craft beers and fun cocktails created by their bartenders. Times vary. 555 Mateo St Los Angeles. 213.799.4628. More Info

Cafe Fig at Hotel Figueroa

Open | Cafe Fig at DTLA’s culinary team uses classic recipes infused with unique, natural ingredients to reimagine iconic dishes with Mediterranean, Southwest, and Continental influences. Their Falafel Pita is served with crisp romaine lettuce, juicy cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions & hummus along with Israeli shug. For dessert, try their orange pan cotta. Times Vary. 939 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles. 877.724.1973. hotelfigueroa.com

Orsa & Winston

Now Open | Orsa & Winston is a Michelin-starred restaurant known for versatility of Japanese and Italian cuisine. Chef-Owner Josef Centeno features nightly-changing tasting menus, showcasing foods such as chicken katsu sandwiches, scallop chowder with pickled grapes and chilled soba noodles with pesto, uni, and abalone. Tue–Sat at 5:00 pm–10:00 pm. 122 W. 4th St., Los Angeles. 213.687.0300. orsaandwinston.com

New Dining Experience at ShoresLAX

Now Open | Perched poolside on Hyatt Place’s 15th floor rooftop, ShoresLAX offers a chic bohemian vibe and sweeping views from LAX runways to downtown. Enjoy dishes like grilled fish tacos with mahi-mahi, avocado, mango salsa and chipotle crema, S.L.O. cooked chicken, heirloom root vegetables, quinoa, and Greek yogurt. Cocktails include the Playa del Penicillin with scotch, ginger, honey, lemon, and vanilla bean. Daily 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. 5959 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles. 310.258.9000. Hyatt.com

Arts + Culture

City of Cinema: Paris 1850–1907

Feb. 20 | Placing cinema in the context of 19th-century Parisian visual culture, City of Cinema: Paris 1850–1907 explores how film emerged amid the wave of social, political, artistic and technological developments. Culminating with a purpose-built Salle du Cinema (movie theater), City of Cinema reveals how citizens became spectators, and how film evolved from novel entertainment to the greatest art form of the 20th century. Hours vary, check website. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. lacma.org

it’s alive, IT’S ALIVE!at the Odyssey 

Feb. 19 | Performance artist John Fleck’s satirical theatrical cabaret event ‘it’s alive, IT’S ALIVE!’  debuts at the Odyssey Theatre. Fleck uses musical numbers, dance sequences and a broad selection of characters to create a hilarious roller coaster of a theatrical experience. This funny performance skewers our fears and assumptions about everything from COVID-19 to our identity on earth. Sat. at 8 p.m. Sun. at 5 p.m. 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles. 310.477.2055 ext.2 odysseytheatre.com

Salonen Leads Bartók, Bjarnason, and Sibelius

Feb. 18-20 | Performing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Bartók’s groundbreaking and eerie Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta launches a rich, full program that ends with Sibelius’ final symphony, the one-movement Seventh, led by Esa-Pekka Salonen. In between, a much-anticipated premiere from Daníel Bjarnason features highly celebrated pianist Víkingur Ólafsson, both artists from Iceland’s creative music scene, Reykjavík Festival. Times Vary, check website. 111 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles. 213.972.7300. Get Tickets

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