13th Annual Museums Free-for-All
Dozens of museums will open their doors for you to attend their museums free of charge. The event also hopes to raise awareness of free visitor days available year-round at museums across Southern California. Museums Free-for-All is partnering with Metro, encouraging visitors to Go Metro to explore participating museums, many of which are a short walk from Metro bus or rail stops. This offer is for general museum admission only and does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions. Regular parking fees apply at each museum. Consult individual museum websites for hours, directions, and other visitor information. 2018 Participating Museums: Annenberg Space for Photography, Autry Museum of the American West, The Broad, California African American Museum, California Science Center (Excludes IMAX films and the BODY WORLDS: Pulse exhibition. A timed reservation with a convenience fee is required for Space Shuttle Endeavour), Columbia Memorial Space Center, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Descanso Gardens, Forest Lawn Museum, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Getty Center, Getty Villa (Free, timed tickets are required. Visit getty.edu.), GRAMMY Museum, Hammer Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Japanese American National Museum (Free tickets available at janm.org/freeforall), Kidspace Children’s Museum, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (General admission only; free tickets available at tarpits.org/freeforall), LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, LACMA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Museum of Tolerance, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Free tickets available at nhm.org/freeforall), Orange County Museum of Art, The Paley Center for Media, Palm Springs Art Museum, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Petersen Automotive Museum, Pomona College Museum of Art, Riverside Art Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Skirball Cultural Center (Noah’s Ark timed-entry, one-hour tickets are limited and distributed first-come, first-served), Sunnylands Center & Gardens (Excludes tours of the historic house and grounds), University Art Museum, CSU Long Beach (Join us for opening reception of Robert Irwin: Site Determined 4-6 pm), USC Fisher Museum (Offering free admission on Saturday, January 27, instead of Sunday, January 28), and Zimmer Children’s Museum. Sunday; Los Angeles, CA

Art Los Angeles Contemporary
Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the “International Contemporary Art Fair of the West Coast,” returns to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar with galleries from around the world including Chicago’s M. LeBlanc. $25-$65; Friday & Saturday, 11 am-7 pm, Sunday, 11 am-6 pm; 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Chinese New Year Celebration
East meets West in this first-ever fusion showcase at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center. You get to welcome 2018, the Year of the Dog, with live music, buffet appetizers and more. $9+; Saturday, 5-9 pm; Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 188 Campus Dr, Arcadia, CA

Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade 35mm Screening
Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom shocked audiences with its intensity, violence, and relatively dark tone. As a response, Spielberg, Lucas, and Ford decided to make an emotionally moving, comedic, yet just as exciting and adventurous third chapter withIndiana Jones and The Last Crusade. The original James Bond, Sean Connery, joins the cast as Indy’s father, Henry Jones Sr. The Last Crusdae finds Indy and his estranged father on a race against time to find the legendary holy grail which may grant the possessor immortality before the Nazis can find it and deliver it to Hitler! Indy and Dad travel from Venice to Germany to Jordan. They’ll be showing the first three Indiana Jones movies and the John Carpenter classic, Big Trouble in Little China, January-early February 2017. For the best value, buy the Adventures! Series Pass ($9.50 per ticket) and get into all four movies. $11-$38; Friday, 11:59 pm; 4473 Sunset Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Night on Broadway
Night on Broadway is a free arts and music festival produced in celebration of Council member José Huizar’s Bringing Back Broadway economic development initiative. Like never before, Night on Broadway awakens beautiful historic theatres and the blocks between them along the Broadway corridor in DTLA. From emerging musical acts to national stars, artists to acrobats, and fashion designers to food trucks, Night on Broadway is all about the City of Angels. Free; Saturday, 3 pm; Broadway corridor

Motivate. Elevate. Celebrate
Angel City Brewery is proud to announce their newest event, Motivate. Elevate. Celebrate. This fitness themed event will feature free yoga classes by Green Tree Yoga at 12 pm and 2 pm, treats by Clif Bar, a free rock climbing wall from 2 – 5 pm. Modern Hiker, where they will be sharing the best LA hiking locations and helping solve hiking related quandaries. Free; Sunday, 12-5 pm; 216 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

L.A. Beer & Food Festival
Satisfy your love for beer (and food) at the 2nd annual fest presented by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild. Taste over 100 beers from 50 independently-owned crafter brewers while enjoying bites from local eateries like Churro Garage, Friends & Family and 3941 Tamales. $40-$75; Saturday, 3-6 pm; Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave, Los Angeles, CA

$1 Beers and Champagne at Margo’s
Margo’s will be offering $1 beers and champagne along with bites in the bar and lounge area. Happy anniversary Margo’s! Sunday. 5pm-close; 1534 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.829.3990

Uncorked Wine Festival
I am more of a wino than beer nerd. So, this festival is just right for me. Union Station will be hosting the Uncorked Wine Fest, which will feature over 200 wines from across the globe, bubbly bar, gourmet food trucks, live music, custom photo booth and more! $60-$70; Saturday, 5-9 pm; 800 North Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Wine + Wags
Dog? Wine? My two favorite things! Silver Lake’s wine shop, Vinovore, joins forces with local animal rescue organization MaeDay Rescue for a pop-up dog adoption day. Find your new furry best friend while enjoying complimentary tastings of Old Pearl wine. A portion of all Old Pearl wine bottle sales will be donated to Maeday. Free; Saturday, 2-5 pm; Vinovore, 616 N. Hoover St, Silver Lake, CA

Grilled Cheese at Prawn Pasadena
Grilled cheese master, Chef Mark Peel, will be serving up delicious grilled cheeses on the patio at Prawn Pasadena this weekend. The menu features Gruyere ($7); Gruyere, Bacon, roasted onions, and whole grain mustard ($9); Aged American Cheddar, Gruyere, apples marinated in white wine vinegar and honey, and onions ($9); and Smoked Salmon, sour cream, marinated onions and celery leaf–served open face ($14). All grilled cheeses will be served with spicy coleslaw. Sunday, 12-5 pm; 16 Miller Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103

Five-Course Bordeaux Dinner with Pichon-Longueville, Beau-Sejour, Suduiraut
Upstairs 2 welcomes Jean-René Matignon from Château Pichon-Baron in Pauillac and Julien Barthe from Château Beau-Séjour Bécot in Saint Emilion for a five-course dinner. Jean-René Matignon will also guide you through wines from Château Suduiraut, including a 1975 library release Sauternes. All these wines will remind you why Bordeaux is the standard of excellence against which all the world’s great red wines are judged. $225; Saturday, 7:30-10:30 pm; 2311 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90064

By Whitney

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