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Weekend roundup

January 27-30


Celebrate Lunar New Year at The Citadel

Jan. 29-30 | To ring in the Year of the Tiger, the Citadel Outlets, located near DTLA, will celebrate Lunar New Year with traditional décor and performances, including a 17-foot Chinese pagoda display, free give-away of thousands of red envelopes filled with store discounts and gift cards. Plus, enjoy live performances by professional lion dancers. Free. Performances from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m at 15-minute intervals. 100 Citadel Drive, Los Angeles. 323.888.1724. More Info

Mercedes-Benz USA Test Drive Tour

Jan. 26-29 | Mercedes-Benz USA will kick off its complimentary test driving experience in Los Angeles, part of its multi-city tour to showcase the brand’s first line of electric vehicles, Mercedes-EQ. Located at Americana at Brand, Attendees will be able to enjoy a complimentary 30-minute test drive to experience the technology, design, functionality, and connectivity of the EQS Sedan. Each ride will be accompanied by a product specialist. 889 Americana Way, Glendale. Learn More

Uncorked: LA Wine Fest

Jan. 29 | Taking place at the L.A Union Station, the 6th annual Uncorked Wine Festival will be showcasing over 150 different variations of wines. There will be assortments of tastings paired with live music and several food trucks, so bring your thirst and your friends to this fun, eventful wine fest. Price $65-85. Sat 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 800 N Alameda S, Los Angeles. Get your tickets

Food + Drink

Pasadena Cheeseburger Week

Until Jan. 28 | It is Cheeseburger Week in Pasadena, celebrating Lionel Sternberger being the first person to put cheese on a hamburger in 1924.  More than thirty of Pasadena’s favorite restaurants, lounges, and burger joints are offering their signature burgers, with creative twists, and great deals. Places and times vary. Check out the list of restaurants in Pasadena that offers special deals. Burger List


Open | El Granjero Cantina is a new Mexican restaurant on the Market Plaza at The Grove, offering a menu of comforting, contemporary dishes. Head Chef Jenni Sklar has created a vegetable-forward menu, from hibiscus tlayudas and signature braised beef tacos. Enjoy a full bar with fresh-made margaritas, sangria, and cervezas on their colorful patio or vibrant dining room. Sun-Thur 11:30 a.m.-8p.m. Fri & Sat 11:30am-9pm. 6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles. 323.879.9324. Cantinala.com

Full Proof Pizza by Lodge Bread Co.

Open | This brick-and-mortar bakery showcases classical, artisan fresh-made bread. Chefs Or Amsalam and Alex Phaneuf produce NY-Style pizzas, using natural leavening and locally sourced ingredients. Try the Spicy Sausage Pizza, topped with Calabrian chilies, garlic, and parmesan cheese. Or for dessert, the sweet and creamy cinnamon sugar toast topped with sea salt. Mon.& Tues. 8 a.m-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. 8 p.m-10 p.m. 11918 W. Washington Blvd, Culver City. 424.384.5097. Fullproofpizza.com

Limited Edition Primo’s NFL Donuts

Jan. 30 | Primo’s Donuts, a family-owned LA staple since 1956, is currently serving “Rams Donuts” to celebrate the Los Angeles Rams’ NFL playoff victory and continued success in the playoffs. As they face the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday, Primo created a blue and gold LA-themed limited-edition donut shaped like a football. Prices vary. Daily, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. 10948 Weyburn Avenue, Los Angeles. 424.832.3861 primosdonuts.com

Arts + Culture

Nat Geo Presents: How to Clone a Mammoth

Jan. 27-28 | Experience a literal gigantic revival, as National Geographic explorer Beth Shapiro discusses the idea of mammoths, saber-toothed cats, and other extinct species being brought to life and the ethical considerations and potential benefits of the controversial science of de-extinction. $55-90. Th-Fri at 7:30 p.m. Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica. 310.822.9145. Get Tickets Now.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Until Feb. 20 | Winner of three WhatsOnStage Awards and featured on The Late Show with James Corden, this heartwarming musical makes its US debut at the Ahmanson Theatre. The story celebrates the power of unconditional love and perseverance. 8 p.m. Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N Grand Avenue, Los Angeles. 213.628.2772. Buy Tickets Now

Color Creates the Light

Jan. 29 | LAUNCH Gallery is proud to present two distinct bodies of work in a solo exhibition, Color Creates the Light, by Los Angeles artist Bryan Ricci. One of the body of works utilizes photographs as touchstones of memory while paint and other materials disguise and embellish these memories. Masks Required. Sat 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. 170 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles. 323.899.1363. More Info


Jan. 30 | This Master Chorale concert explores themes of homecoming and paradise “using the mind, body, soul, and voice”. The artistic commission features the Chorale’s voices performing music by Dale Trumbore, Judith Shatin, and Saunder Choi. Prices vary. 7 p.m. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles. 213-972-7282. Get Tickets Now

Style + Beauty

Ron Herman’s End of Season Sale

Jan. 27-30 | Southern California iconic retailer Ron Herman will be hosting its end-of-season sale at its flagship location, 8100 Melrose Avenue. Outdoors and adhering to L.A. county protocols, safely shop Spring/Summer ‘21 and Pre-Fall/Fall ‘21 collections at up to 75% off. Brands include Isabel Marant, Acne Studios, Re/Done, and more. In addition to the sale, guests can grab food from the Tamagola food truck, or grab a table outside at Mauro’s Cafe. 11 a.m – 7 p.m. 8100 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles. Ronherman.com

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