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Top Los Angeles Weekend Events Roundup January 9-12

Check out the Barbie Pop Up in Glendale before it heads cross-country for its Totally Throwback Tour

Barbie’s Totally Throwback Tour, Moonlight Forest, CBD Saturday Market, Santa Monica Restaurant Week and more … Check out the top Los Angeles weekend events for January 9-12.

Edited by Alicia Luchak.

 

EVENTS

 

Barry’s-Long-Beach-photo-courtesy-Barry’s-Long-BeachBarry’s
Now Open. Start the new year off with an immersive and transformative full-body workout experience at Barry’s first Long Beach studio. Workouts combine cardio and strength training workouts into a 50-minute class. This location features an exclusive clothing boutique, carrying Barry’s collaborations with high-end workout and athleisure apparel brands. There are also separate men’s and women’s locker rooms and showers stocked with skin and bath products. 6480 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Unit D-155, Long Beach, 562.689.7455. barrys.com

 

Barbie’s “Totally Throwback” Pop-Up
Jan. 11.
Go into the new year rocking some old-school Barbie merchandise. Before scooting off in its neon pink Barbie bus for a three-year-long tour of the country, the pop-up is heading to the Glendale Galleria with exclusive ’90s inspired clothing, sweets, jewelry and one-of-a-kind accessories, from embroidered denim jackets to iridescent vinyl “boombox” tote bags. Be sure to get there while supplies last! 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. 100 W. Broadway, Glendale. More info

 

 

CBD Saturday Market
Jan. 11.
Celebrate all things CBD at the world’s very first farmers market dedicated solely to cannabidiol. See all the exciting uses for the cannabis derivative, such as CBD massages, infused drinks and bites, beauty and wellness products and more. The event features dozens of the industry’s top brands, live entertainment and an educational “Blunt Talks” panel with CBD experts. Noon-4 p.m. Free. Academy LA, 6021 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. RSVP

 

 

 

Moonlight Forest
Through Jan. 12.
Be dazzled at the Arboretum’s magical lantern art festival. The immersive experience features nearly 60 luminous displays—including new Ocean Visions and Polar Dreams exhibits—plus live entertainment and food trucks. 5:30, 7 & 8 p.m. $20-$28. 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, 626.821.3222. Tickets

 

 

 

 

New Moon Workshop
Jan. 12.
Start the year off fresh by reflecting on 2019 at Saddlerock Ranch’s yoga and wellness concept, Salvaje Malibu. The newly unveiled New Moon Workshop features special activities like candle-making, wine-tasting, sound-healing and intention-setting, so you can enter 2020 on the right foot. $85. 31727 Mulholland Hwy., Malibu, 818.578.4940. Tickets

 

 

 

FOOD + DRINK

 

Citrin’s Evening Glass Off
Now Available.
Starting this week, chef Josiah Citrin’s new Santa Monica hot spot Citrin is launching a brand-new happy hour menu and schedule. During the restaurant’s Evening Glass Off, enjoy all 11 specialty drinks and select glasses of wine for only $10 each, and $7.50 for select beers. For bites, treat yourself to some iconic menu favorites like chef Josiah’s lobster Bolognese and exciting additions like his UFO oyster, chestnut agnolotti, Snake River Farms wagyu sirloin and the exclusive Melisse Burger. Tu-Su 5:30-6:30 p.m. 1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.395.0881. citrinandmelisse.com

 

 

Noble-Bird-Rotisserie-photo-courtesy-Noble-Bird-RotisserieNoble Bird Rotisserie
Now Open. This locally owned eatery is a chef-driven concept that just opened at Long Beach’s new coastal retail and dining destination 2ND & PCH. The sustainably sourced chickens from Pasturebird are brined for 24 hours before being slow-cooked and are available in two flavors: a traditional herb with thyme, sage and lemon, and the G-Chicken, made with Korean chili pepper flakes, citrus, soy and honey. Whole and half-birds are available, as well as a variety of salads and sandwiches with rotisserie chicken. Su-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 6460 Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite 125, Long Beach, 562.431.0455. noblebirdrotisserie.com

 

 

Santa Monica Restaurant Week
Through Jan. 12.
To celebrate California Restaurant Month and highlight the coastal city as an award-winning culinary destination, Santa Monica restaurants and their chefs offer custom, healthy dishes starring this year’s special ingredient: the kumquat. The weeklong event features dozens of Santa Monica’s top restaurants like BOA Steakhouse, Élephante, Fia (outdoor dining area pictured left) The Lobster, Meat on Ocean, Sonoma Wine Garden, Sushi Roku and many more. See website for a complete list of participating eateries. More info 

 

 

Dry January at Inko Nito
All Month. 
For those who enjoy a good drink but have a New Year’s resolution to have a few less cocktails, Inko Nito will be serving special seedlip-based alcohol-free mocktails throughout the month of January. In the Arts District’s contemporary robatayaki, you can sip flavorful hydrating beverages like the No Fashion, Spring St. Punch and Sakura Girl guilt-free. 225-227 S. Garey St., downtown, 310.999.0476. inkonitorestaurant.com

 

 

 

Cocktails for Your Consideration
Through Feb. 9. 
In honor of awards season, the Garland has prepared an array of memorable Champagne-based cocktails inspired by Hollywood. Sip on mixes with fun names like the Jokir, Peach and Glory, Rocketmarg, Once Upon a Time in… Hawaii, Downton 75 and Mimosommar. The limited-time themed menu can be found in the Lobby for the rest of the season. 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood. 818.980.8000 thegarland.com

 

 

 

ARTS + CULTURE

 

What the Constitution Means to Me
Opening Jan. 12.
Heidi Schreck’s boundary-breaking play, a 2019 Tony nominee for best play and Pulitzer Prize finalist, breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will affect the next generation of Americans. Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.628.2772. Tickets

 

 

 

 

Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again
Ongoing. Originated by the Broad, Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again is the largest exhibition to date of internationally acclaimed artist Shirin Neshat’s approximately 30-year career. Taking its title from a poem by Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, the exhibition (with over 230 photographs and eight immersive video installations) offers a rare glimpse into the evolution of Neshat’s artistic journey as she explores topics of exile, displacement and identity with beauty, dynamic formal invention and poetic grace. Read more. Get $5 off adult tickets with code WHEREMAG. The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.232.6250. Tickets

 

 

Photos: Barry’s courtesy Barry’s Long Beach. Barbie’s Totally Throwback Pop-Up courtesy Barbie Totally Throwback Tour. Moonlight Forest courtesy @LAArboretum/Facebook. CBD Saturday Market courtesy CBD Saturday Market. New Moon Workshop courtesy Saddlerock Ranch. Citrin’s Evening Glass Off credit Wonho Frank Lee. Noble Bird Rotisserie courtesy Noble Bird Rotisserie. Santa Monica Restaurant Week courtesy Fia credit Michael Grecco. Dry January at Inko Nito courtesy Inko Nito. Cocktails for Your Consideration courtesy the Garland. What the Constitution Means to Me courtesy @constitutionbwy/Facebook. Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again courtesy The Broad

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