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Weekend roundup

November 3-6


Pop-Up Pottery and Candle Launch

Starts Nov. 5. Contemporary ceramics brand East Fork Pottery and P.F. Candle are teaming up for a week-long pop-up with a kickoff cocktail party. Shop curated selections of pottery, candles and hosting essentials, enjoy small bites, taste wine by Vinovore and more. The kick-off party starts Saturday, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. daily. 2205 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles. RSVP Now

Art and Beer

Nov. 5-6. The Brewery Artwalk is a twice annual open studio weekend at the worlds largest art complex. See new works from and speak with over 100 participating resident artists and purchase studio direct artwork while enjoying a cold pint of beer provided by Barbara’s At The Brewery. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 2100 North Main Street, Los Angeles. breweryartwalk.com

Avatar XPRIZE Testing

Nov. 4-5. Watch and meet the engineers behind 12 ANA Avatar XPRIZE finalist teams as they compete for part of an $8M prize by pushing the boundaries of telepresence technology. The avatar robots go head-to-head on a series of complex tasks across a never-before-seen custom-built test course. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Long Beach Convention Center 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach. xprize.org

Sunset Vibes Silent Disco

Nov. 6. World of Sound Productions brings back its outdoor headphone experience at Hermosa Beach. This neon wonderland event showcases 12 Dj’s on four sound stages along with food, drinks, VIP fire pits and more. Hi-fidelity headphones will be provided. Sunday at 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Vista 11 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach. RSVP Now


OUTLOUD Trans Awareness Month 

Nov. 6. Join OUTLOUD in commemorating Trans Awareness Month at Rocco’s WeHO, cohosted by Arisce Wanzer and special guest performer NeverendingNina. Attendees can expect a night of performances from some of LA’s hottest rising trans artists, including Ryan Cassata, KC Ortiz, and Teyana Trendz. Free event. Thursday, at 8 p.m. 8900 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood. RSVP Now


Food + Drink

‘Meet the Maker’ at Olivetta 

Nov. 6.  Olivetta, a coastal fine dining European restaurant located in West Hollywood is kicking off their monthly wine dinners with a special ‘Meet the Maker’ night hosted by Sam Jordan. The event offers a five-course dinner with wine pairings, including Red Bear’s newly released 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon. $200 per person. Sunday, beginning at 6 p.m. 9010 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. Buy Tickets Now


Now Open. KAVIAR offers a variety of diverse modern Japanese signature dishes inspired by Executive Chef John Hans Yeo. Diners are guided by servers through KAVIAR’s specialties such as toro tartare, shiso tempura with uni, big cream mussels, Mizyaki A5 wagyu, tonkatsu ramen and more. Downtown. Monday – Sunday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 449 S. Hewitt St, Los Angeles. kaviarrestaurants.com

The Godfather Sunday Suppers at Fanny’s

Starts Nov. 6. The restaurant at the Academy Museum—is introducing a weekly “Sunday Supper” family-style menu inspired by the iconic film, The Godfather, conceived by Chef Raphael Francois, also of Tesse. There is a weekly rotating selection of cheeky specials such as Connie’s crispy calamari, A “Pasta You Can’t Refuse”, and Sonny’s “Bada-Bing!” ribs, along with a selection of Italian wines and other cinema-inspired craft cocktails. Sundays, from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. RSVP Now

Arts + Culture

The Art of Moviemaking: The Godfather

Opens Nov. 3. Director Francis Ford Coppola’s movie masterpiece, The Godfather, provided an operatic and poignant reflection on the American dream. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures curates the film’s costumes, props, scripts and equipment — many on view for the first time — showcasing the film’s contribution to cinema history. Opens Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. academymuseum.org


Nov. 3-15. Barack Obama’s election as the United State’s first black president changed history. This musical presents the story of who he was and the adversities he persevered become the nations 44th president. Opening night starts Thursday at 7:30 p.m – 10 p.m. 6356 Hollywood Blvd, 2nd Floor Los Angeles. Get Tickets Now

Iron Skirt Stories Extends at Moving Arts Theatre

Nov. 4-5. After a month of sold-out performances, “IRON SKIRT STORIES” has been extended for a second time, bringing original stories about strength, resilience, and humor performed by eight remarkable women. Meet the performers after with some beverages and mingling on the outdoor patio. $20 per person. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. 3191 Casitas Ave #100, Los Angeles. Get Tickets Now

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Nov. 5. Self Help Graphics & Art offers up the 49th annual Art Día de los Muertos Celebration. Dress up in your favorite Day of the Dead fashions and take part in a community walking procession led by local Aztec dancers. The main stage will feature DJs LABellatini and VFresh, plus live performances by Aztlan Underground, Spaghetti Cumbia, La Mera Candelaria, and more. Saturday, 4 p.m – 10 p.m. 300 East 1st Street, Los Angeles. RSVP Now

Photo credit: The Godfather Sunday Dinner,  Amy McCullaugh. Self Help Graphics, Dia de los Muertos. All images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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