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02/13/2017

Monday:

The Wallace is Happy AF
The Wallace is jumping into the happy hour, with chef Joel Miller turning out reduced-price dishes. Grab cocktails like the Juicy Cruzer made with peanut butter stout and sparkling wine; the Participation Award made with tequila, pomegranate, and lime; the Dad Bod made with Bourbon, lemon, and honey; the Sorry not Sorry made with White rum, lime, dry vermouth, cacao, grenadine; and The Struggle is Real made with Vodka, Gin, and Cocchi Americano for $9. Food includes Tacos de Caja Payaso, fried mini fast food tacos ($5); Bucket o’ chicken, fried chicken thighs and bespoke hot sauce; Auntie Rebecca’s Pretzel served with beer mustard ($6); Pork Belly Skewers with Galbi Glaze and lime ($8); and a Classy Cheese Plate with fig mostarda and bread ($8). Beer ($6) & Wine ($9) include Kolsch Style Ale, Three Weavers; ESB, Ale Smith; IPA, Modern Times; Peanut Butter Stout, Belching Beaver; Segura  Viudas Cava NV; Cape Route Chenin Blanc; and L’arnot Negra Terra Alt. Daily, 5:50-7 pm at the bar; 3833 Main St, Culver City, CA 90232; 310.202.6400

Awards Season Package at The Orlando Hotel
Award show season is in full swing, so why not take part in the star-studded action? The Orlando Hotel has rolled out an Awards Season Package that provides the celeb treatment from pre-show to after party for our hotel guests. The Orlando Hotel’s, a family-owned hotel nestled in the heart of West Hollywood, Awards Season Package is the perfect opportunity to feel like a true celeb. The Awards package includes: a Deluxe King or Two Queen room, workout class at The Bar Method, makeup application session at Benefit Cosmetics, blowout at Drybar, as well as complimentary valet, and turndown chocolates. $451; Through February 28th; 8384 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.658.6600; book here (rate code for opera: PKAWRD, booking code: AWARDS17)

RA_Bar Beauty Salon hosts “Makeovers that Matter
RA_Bar Beauty Salon is hosting a “Makeovers That Matter” charity event in partnership with Jack Daniels Country Coolers to celebrate The Season of Love! Makeovers That Matter (MTM) will honor Black Women Warriors who have proudly served and defended our country with a complimentary day of pampering and free makeovers, including a catered lunch, as well as gift bags provided by Perfekt Beauty and Kevin Murphy. Monday, 12-6:30 pm; RA_Bar Beauty Salon, 7931 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046 (Enter at 1110 N. Hayworth Ave)

Flights & Bites at Grain Whiskey Bar
For couples who love whiskey or single friends who want to celebrate in a fun fashion, Grain Whiskey Bar, located within Playa Provisions, will be hosting a Flights & Bites dinner. Sip and savor handpicked selections of whiskeys paired with small bites by “Top Chef” alumna and current contestant Brooke Williamson and her husband Chef Nick Roberts. Highlights from the special menu include Macallan 12 Year Double Cask with Charred Octopus, chili sauce and prosciutto ragu, and Macallan 15 Year with Manhattan Crème Brulée. $50, $55/door; Monday, 7 pm; 119 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293; 310.683.5019

Tuesday:

Westbound’s Valentine’s party
Westbound owner, Sarah Meade is giving back on Valentine’s Day. She is donating profits from her $10 Frosé cocktail to Planned Parenthood. Head down and drink for a cause. Tuesday; 300 S Santa Fe Ave n, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.262.9291

Playa Provisions‘ Valentine’s Day Dessert
Playa Provisions will also have a Valentine’s Day special themed dessert, a Strawberry Macaron. Decadent but light, this dessert is made of chocolate ganache, dark chocolate sorbet, strawberry coulis, freeze-dried strawberries, chocolate almond streusel, and coconut whipped cream. Tuesday; 119 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293; 310.683.5019

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party
Because Valentine’s Day isn’t just for happy couples, We Like L.A. and the Museum of Broken Relationships Los Angeles are throwing a party that offers access to all of the museum’s exhibits, in addition to an assortment of entertainment. Highlights include DJs spinning anti-love anthems all night long, food from NoMad Truck and Pico House, cash bar, raffle and more. $27 (includes one complementary drink); Tuesday, 7-9:30 pm; 6751 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Norah’s “Galentine’s Day” Cocktail
The Galentine’s Day cocktail is made with aperol, elderflower liqueur, fresh blood orange juice, and fresh lemon juice, and is topped with sparkling wine and fresh rose petals. Sip on this beauty will taking in American fare in a sophisticated indoor/outdoor dining space. Tuesday; 8279 California Route 2, West Hollywood, CA 90046; 323.450.4211

Birds & Bees‘ Valentine’s Day Cocktails
DTLA’s newest 1950’s inspired cocktail den with Bar Manager Bethany Ham is mixing up a list of crafted cocktails like the Royal Hawaiian featuring gin, Cognac, Spanish vanilla liqueur, Orgeat, lime, and pineapple. There’s also the Desi Arnaz made with Rum, lime, pineapple, Chinese 5 Spice Cordial, and Crème de Peche; the Korla Pandit featuring butternut squash infused Rum, masala-infused cognac, lemon, and orange liqueur; and the Doris Day, made with bourbon, honey, lemon, and topped with a matcha tea foam and edible flower. Tuesday, 5 pm-12 am; 207 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.537.0510

The Notebook at The Los Angeles Theatre
The Los Angeles Theatre is our city’s gorgeous movie palace, with soaring ceilings, breath-taking chandeliers, gold leaf angels, and a cascading crystal fountain. This year, step back into the 1940s with carnival games, dancers, live bands and DJs before the most romantic film! Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams star in a tale of steamy romance between a poor boy and a rich girl, who are separated by society, war and time. This classic put both actors on the map along with some of the most moving scenes in a love story. Elegant/Formal Attire – Jacket & Tie Required for Men. $33+; Tuesday, door: 7 pm, movie: 9 pm; 615 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Pono WeHo and Pono Venice’s Tuesday Supper Series
Chef Makani’s new Tuesday Super series menu features a rotating three-course menu of signature Hawaiian-inspired and organic dishes, including an appetizer/salad, main entrée, and dessert. Menu items include Farmer’s Market Mix Salad made with organic local mixed greens, beet & carrot strings, cucumber, toasted almonds, wonton crisps, sesame wasabi/ponzu dressing; Pitman Family Farms Panko Fried Chicken, Shoyu buttermilk Mary’s organic beer battered chicken breast, pomme purée, shiitake mushroom gravy, Blue Lake green beans; and Butterscotch Pot de Crème, Rich baked custard, maple whipped crème. $25, $15/optional bottle of wine; Tuesday, 5-10 pm; Pono West Hollywood: 8830 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, 424.666.0845; Pono Venice; 512 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291, 310.392.6200

More Valentine’s Day events here.

Wednesday:

Brack Shop Tavern‘s Live Music
Enjoy live music at Brack Shop Tavern every Wednesday and Thursday nights. On Wednesdays, resident band Vanessa Bryan and The Hit Republic will be playing classic 80’s and 90’s covers from 9 pm – midnight. On Thursdays, BST will mix it up with a lineup of rotating bands. Follow the bar on Instagram for musical updates about the bands as well as weekend DJs every Friday & Saturday. Wednesday & Thursday; 525 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.232.8657

Le Petit Paris‘ Jazz Night
Every Wednesday, Le Petit Paris hosts a jazz night, which includes live jazz performances. You can also enjoy jazz on the evenings of the DTLA Art Walk, which occurs every second Thursday of each month. DJ Yann Muller, who hails from the south of France, also provides live music on weeknights and during weekend brunch. Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 pm; 418 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Mexicali‘s Free Tacos
Mexicali is giving back in a big way! Celebrate their 5th anniversary with a free taco party. Simply get two free tacos just by saying “happy anniversary.” Wednesday, 11 am-3 pm; 12161 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Presents Oscar Nominated Films
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will roll out the red carpet and feature screenings of Oscar nominated films (including Arrival, Lion, Moonlight, LA LA Land and more). Enjoy dinner and a movie screenings, featuring a prix-fixe, three-course dinner at Culina in addition to an intimate showing of Oscar nominated films inside the property’s private Screening Room. Catch Arrival on Wednesday, Lion on Thursday, Moonlight on Friday, La La Land on Saturday, Fences on Sunday, Hell or High Water on Monday, Hawkshaw Ridge on Tuesday, and Manchester by the Sea on Wednesday. All proceeds will benefit the Make a Film Foundation, which grants film wishes to children with serious or life-threatening medical conditions, helping them to create short film legacies by teaming them with noted actors, directors and writers.  They believe the art of filmmaking is not only healing and therapeutic, but also offers hope and builds self-esteem. $69; Wednesday through February 22, 6:30 pm (There will also be a matinee on February 18 with a lunch seating at 1 pm at Culina, followed by a screening of La La Land at 2:15 pm, for $39); Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 S. Doheny Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.860.4000

Thursday:

Air & Style
Air & Style is an annual music-and-skateboarding fest with Flume, Major Lazer, and Chromeo (as well as an insane snowboard ramp) all at the top of the lineup. Tickets; Thursday & Friday; Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037

The Cookie Con and Sweets Show
Cure your sweet tooth with the West Coast’s biggest baking, pastry, and decorating convention. Plus, rub elbows with Duff Goldman, Rosanna Pansino, and Elise Strachan. Did I mention you can sample everything? $20+; Thursday & Friday; LA Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

By Whitney

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