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Weekend roundup

January 12-15


Lunar New Year at Runway

Jan. 15. Celebrate the Year of The Rabbit at Runway Playa Vista at the Lunar New Year community event featuring traditional Chinese arts and crafts, popular food trucks, live performances and more. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 12775 Millennium Drive, Playa Vista. Free RSVP

Skating a Fine Line: Harry’s Ice House

Jan. 12. Ice at Santa Monica presents a Harry Style’s theme event where participants can skate and groove to pop music while wearing their best pop star attire. The first 200 guests receive a free feather boa. Skates are available for rental. Thursday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 1324 Fifth St., Downtown Santa Monica. More Info

Asian American Expo

Jan. 14-15. One of LA’s largest Lunar New Year events hits the Fairpex as they recreate the celebrations found across all of Asia. Enjoy five themed pavilions, all-day live performances, hundreds of food vendors, sneaker celebrations and more. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Fairplex, 1101 W McKinley Ave., Los Angeles. Get Tickets

Wood-Fired Pizza Class by Forno Piombo

Jan. 14. Learn how to make your own dough and pizza sauce from scratch with LA Sorted’s Tommy Brockert at WWOO Concrete Outdoor Kitchens. Choose any assortment of toppings, and watch as your pizza cooks in under 90 seconds in one of the 1000-degree wood-fired ovens. After your class, relax and unwind with a your drink of your choice. Saturday, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. 121 Penn Street, El Segundo. Get Tickets

Topgolf Live at Dodger Stadium

Until Jan. 15. Dodger Stadium is transformed into a golf experience with Topgolf Live. Hit golf balls off the concourse level and onto the field, where there are dozens of targets to choose from. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Times vary. 1000 Vin Scully Ave., Los Angeles. mlb.com

Food + Drinks

New Lunch Menu at Boa Steakhouse

Now Open. Following an exciting opening in Manhattan Beach, BOA Steakhouse has launched a new lunch and happy hour menu. Enjoy on the open-air patio or inside the newly designed space with selections such as a micro basil and virgil olive oil chilled gazpacho, wagyu smash burger made with double-stacked rosewood wagyu beef, a classic wedge salad and more. Daily, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. 3110 Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach. boasteak.com

Get Dry with the Grandmaster

Until Jan. 31. In Hollywood’s Vinyl District, Italian restaurant and rooftop Grandmaster Recorders is celebrating dry January. Their signature mocktails include Wild Strawberries (deedlip citrus, strawberry thyme syrup, fresh lemon juice and sparkling water) and Hidden Garden (seedlip garden, cucumber basil essence, lime juice and non-alcoholic celery bitters). 1518 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood. Reserve Now

L.A.’s New Plant-Based Omakase

Opens Jan. 13. New vegan sushi restaurant Kusaki opens their first plant-based omakase experience, offering five-course ($75) or seven-course ($105) omakase menus. Ala carte non-sushi menu items like a shishito burger with shishito spread, portobello fries, and citrus avocado salad also create a comprehensive dining experience. Sunday – Thursday, 5 p.m – 10 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. 535 South Barrington Ave., Los Angeles. kusakila.com

Arts + Culture

Wise Children’s Wuthering Heights

Jan. 13-21. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts brings a classic novel to life as director Emma Rice transforms Emily Brontë’s masterpiece into an intoxicating story of revenge. Watch how a man becomes obsessed with vengeance when he and his soulmate are forced apart, unleashing a brutal chain of events. Starts Friday, 7:30 p.m. 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Get Tickets Now

A Very Good Time with Lauren Lapkus

Jan. 14. With the help of her funny friends, Lauren Lapkus puts together a show that promises to be very entertaining. This hybrid event will feature comedians Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, Jason Mantzoukas, Shaun Diston and others. Show starts this Saturday at 8 p.m. Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth, 2511 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles. Get Tickets

Photo credit: The Withering Heights, The Wallis. Sushi photo by Kusaki. Topgolf photo, Dodgers. Huge festival photo, Asian American Expo. Pastry photo by Manzke. All images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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