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The Weekend Go Go: Messiahs, Morphine Women, and Downton Abbey Jazz & Tea

The Weekend Go Go: Messiahs, Morphine Women, and Downton Abbey Jazz & Tea

Go Go’ers, enhance your art and music experiences  at these weekend  events that promise more participation  than mere passive eyeballing and ear-worming. Messiahs, Utopias & the Ends of the Earth Photographer/video artist Jonas N.T. Becker’s compelling show Zol Zayn//What If? at the ocean-adjacent Shulamit Gallery in Venice is an immersive, meditative experience about community, utopia, and isolation. [...]

Café Spot

Café Spot

WHY A spirited scene, plus lots to choose from on the long menu. WHAT One of the San Gabriel Valley’s many Hong Kong—style coffee shops, Café Spot stands out for the quality of its food. This is the place to go for dishes like Grand Mom’s braised pork belly and the Hong Kong—style waffle. 500 [...]

Portfolio Coffeehouse

Portfolio Coffeehouse

WHY Excellent espresso, properly foamed cappuccinos, free WiFi and a stylishly studious vibe. WHAT The hub of life in the Broadway Corridor neighborhood, Portfolio wraps around the corner of 4th and Junipero near some fun vintage shops. The back room is filled with headphone-wearing people on laptops; the front room is chattier and has PCs [...]

El Pollo Inka

El Pollo Inka

WHY Fantastic roast chicken or the traditional saltado de pollo. Add the famed cilantro sauce and an order of plantains and you’ll be in heaven. WHAT The name may imply a competitor to El Pollo Loco, but this is actually a very sweet little sit-down restaurant with seductive and inexpensive Peruvian food, most notably the [...]

California Wine Festival at Santa Anita Park

California Wine Festival at Santa Anita Park

Horse racing meets wine tasting as the Sunshine Millions California Cup hosts the California Wine Festival on Saturday, January 25th. Sample food and fine wine from the following California vineyards: Zaca Mesa Winery & Vineyards Layer Cake Garnet Vineyards Clos Pegase Cartlidge & Browne Crimson Wine Group Cline Toad Hollow Vineyards Steelhead Vineyards Smashberry J [...]

Market on Holly

Market on Holly

WHY Beautiful salads, Stumptown coffee and the best chocolate-chip cookie in town. WHAT A little bit of San Francisco and Portland in Old Pasadena, the Market on Holly is the creation of two longtime locals, composer Marty Davich and caterer Mary Pat Brandmeyer. There’s a small market (fancy pastas, oils, local organic milk), a swell [...]

Don’t Miss Dine LA Restaurant Week, Jan 20-31

Don’t Miss Dine LA Restaurant Week, Jan 20-31

It’s that time of year again: Dine LA Restaurant Week, the 12-day dining extravaganza, kicks off on January 20 and will include over 300 restaurants around Los Angeles, each offering specially-priced prix fixe menus for lunch ($15 – $25) and/or dinner ($25 – $85). No tickets or passes are required; just eat out at a [...]

Don’t Miss Dine LA Restaurant Week, Jan 20-31

Don’t Miss Dine LA Restaurant Week, Jan 20-31

It’s that time of year again: Dine LA Restaurant Week, the 12-day dining extravaganza, kicks off on January 20 and will include over 300 restaurants around Los Angeles, each offering specially-priced prix fixe menus for lunch ($15 – $25) and/or dinner ($25 – $85). No tickets or passes are required; just eat out at a [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Brainy Dessert, A Weekend of Art, Year of the Horse

The Weekend Go Go: Brainy Dessert, A Weekend of Art, Year of the Horse

Go Go’ers, if January is any indication, 2014 is going to be a hellzapoppin’ year and the second half of the month continues the poppin’ with a vengeance. How to prepare for this extended, action-packed weekend of non-stop fun? Call in sick. Go back to bed.. Wake up at cocktail hour. Go. Go. Go. LET [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Comedy Riot, No Pants Subway, a Drinking Theater + more

The Weekend Go Go: Comedy Riot, No Pants Subway, a Drinking Theater + more

Whether you’ve just escaped from the polar vortex — minus-50 wind chill in Chicago! — or have merely been braving L.A.’s 70 degree temps, the new year gets off to a wild start this weekend. Riots. Bombs. Cocktails. (Not Molotov) And if your New Year’s resolutions include not wearing pants in public, read on. Luckily, you don’t [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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