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09/05/2017

Monday:

Terranea Resort Celebrates National Yoga Month
Poised above coastal bluffs and surrounded by the tranquil waves of the Pacific, Terranea invites yogis of all skill levels to say “Namaste” to invigorating California fitness. In celebration of National Yoga Month in September, complimentary yoga classes at Terranea lead up to the resort’s annual Seaside Yoga Gathering on September 24, when the month of rejuvenation culminates with one of Los Angeles’ largest yoga event, attracting over 300 people. Every Monday at 8:30 am and Thursday at 10:15 am in September, Terranea Resort offers complimentary yoga classes in the oceanfront yoga Movement Studio at The Spa at Terranea. Free; Monday & Thursday; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; 310.494.7891

Tuesday:

Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica Partners with ArcLight Santa Monica for “Dinner and A Movie” Nights by the Beach
This fall, enjoy a night on the town with dinner and a movie in Santa Monica at Del Frisco’s Grille and ArcLight Santa Monica. Show your dinner receipt from Del Frisco’s Grille at ArcLight Santa Monica and receive a free large popcorn and medium soda, or enjoy a free appetizer at the Grille with proof of their movie stub from the theater. This offer is available MondayFriday through the end of the year, so you can make it a two-for-one night out in Santa Monica. Tuesday-December 31; Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica, 1551 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; ArcLight Santa Monica, 395 3rd Street Promenade #330, Santa Monica, CA 90401

The Stalking Horse Opens
Artisanal Brewers Collective (ABC) is behind The Stalking Horse and offers a casual English restaurant and pub highlighting beer, spirits and dishes known and beloved throughout Great Britain. The all-day menu, crafted by Culinary Director Trevor Faris include Potted Shrimps served with herb salad and toasted bread; Yorkshire Pudding made with roasted hen of the woods mushrooms in an onion gravy; and Welsh Rarebit made with vegan pub cheese, chives and crisp bread. Cornish style pasties and other savory pies, will range from a traditional variety made with steak, potato, onion and rutabaga to Lamb and Apricot Chutney, Tikka Masala and Chicken Pot Pie.  Salads and larger entrees round out the menu including options such as a Root Salad made with beets, radish, carrots and a black garlic dressing, Beef Cheek Bourguignon served with creamy mash and roasted carrots, or Fish and Chips made with Alaskan cod and served with the classic accompaniments of tartar sauce and malt vinegar. In addition to the multiple taps that will feature English style beer, a central focus of the beer program will be on-site brewing with a 7-barrel system under the direction of award-winning brewer, Brandon Edwards. The Stalking Horse’s beverage program, created by Assistant General Manager Jacki Wakefield, will lean heavily on gin and scotch with unique varieties not commonly found in Los Angeles such as Half Hitch Small Batch Gin made in the historic Camden Lock district of London, No.209 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Barrel Aged Gin, and Alexander Murray & Co. Highland 53-year scotch which is matured in ex-bourbon casks and finished in sherry casks. Cocktails will feature fresh herbs and botanicals in cocktails like the 5 O’Clock Tea Time which includes Isle of Skye scotch whiskey, black tea syrup, lemon juice and rosemary, and The King’s G&T made with Re:Find Gin, house made tonic, lime and star anise. Tuesday; 10543 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Aroha’s Third Birthday
The authentic New Zealand restaurant  in Westlake Village is celebrating its third birthday with a special three course tasting menu! The menu includes: Ora king salmon with Vanilla parsnip, passion fruit and citrus paired with The Doctors Rose; Roasted Lamb with smoked potatoes, green pea and finished with a mint honey gastrique paired with Seifried Zweigelt; and Toasted pineapple marshmallow, dark chocolate, Berry textures paired with Sweet Agnes Riesling. Tuesday-Sunday, September 10th, guests can enjoy a 3-course menu for $55, $80 with wine pairings; Tuesday; 30990 Russell Rd, Unit C, Westlake Village, CA 91362; 805.405.5054

Wednesday:

Manuela‘s Chef’s Counter with Chef Wes Whitsell
Join Manuela and enjoy their multi-course tasting menu. $75, $50/wine pairing; Wednesday, 7 pm; 907 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 323.849.0480

WolfHouse of Intuition Full Moon Dinner Series
Enjoy three moon-inspired courses by Marcel Vigneron, plus a full moon ritual of intention setting, tarot, candles and meditation. September kicks off the harvest or ‘corn moon’ with baby street corn, cotija, lime and chili; “corned beef” and cornbread; and corn ice cream with nitro corn pops. $50, $25/optional beverage pairing; Wednesday, 6-10 pm; 7661 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Full Moon Yoga
In celebration of September’s Harvest Moon and National Yoga Month, yoga lovers are invited to gather under the light of the full moon. $20 suggested donation; Wednesday, 7 pm; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; 310.494.7891

Burbank International Film Festival
The world premiere screening of dramatic/romantic film The List (2016) will open the festival on Wednesday at 7 pm. Directed by Harris Goldberg (Deuce Bigalow) and starring Patrick Fugit (Outkast), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy I & II, Dr. Who), and Jennifer Morrison (How I Met Your Mother), The List is the story of an unassuming dog trainer dating the ideal woman. When he pops the question, she produces a detailed list of improvements intended to make an ideal couple, forcing him to reconsider, and questioning his beliefs and values. Two other premieres to be screened during the festival include action comedy Garlic & Gunpowder (2017), and neo-noir drama The Last Smile (2016). Representative categories will include independent feature films, shorts, special anniversary screenings, and Los Angeles student filmmakers, among others. Special room rates at Burbank hotels are available for festival attendees here. Wednesday-Sunday; Burbank, CA

By Whitney

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