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Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair Over 200 artisans will fill Pasadena’s Central Park with handmade items for the third year.This year’s fair will feature a unique, curated shopping experience with 200+ trendsetting makers and designers of local goods. This free to enter event will also include local food and DIY art-focused workshops for all ages. Get your holiday shopping done early this year and join Jackalope Pasadena to shop handmade and support local this holiday season. Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm; Central Park, 275 S...

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AFI FEST Los Angeles’ film fest returns this weekend. AFI FEST presented by Audi is the American Film Institute’s annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers. It features nightly red-carpet galas, special screenings, conversations and tributes. Free; Through November 16th; more info here. L.A. Comedy Fest Enjoy films, live comedy acts and a screenplay competition. Through November 19th; Let Live Theatre, 916 N. Formosa Ave, Los Angeles, CA MOCA Day Party Celebrate the recently opened site-specific exhibition, Adrián Villar...

Thanksgiving Feasting

Playa Provisions The four-in-one restaurant in Playa Vista is taking away the holiday stress by cooking up a traditional meal on Thanksgiving. Offerings include a choice between classic Turkey and Honey Mustard Crusted Ham, along with sides of Chicory Salad with blue cheese, pine nuts, apples, and sherry vinaigrette; Green Beans with creamy mustard vinaigrette; Roasted Acorn Squash with sage and brown butter; Sweet Sausage & Chestnut Stuffing; and Cranberry Sauce. Dessert include Maple Yams & Toasted Earl Grey Marshmallows and Pumpkin Pie. The kiddies can choose between classic Turkey and Honey Mustard Crusted Ham, along...

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Lost at Sea Launches Sunday Night Prix-Fixe Menu This month, Pasadena’s modern seafood restaurant launches a three-course Sunday night prix-fixe menu featuring classics and seasonal favorites from the dinner menu. Current offerings include: Early Fall Salad with apple, pomegranate, mustard frill, pistachio, pecorino, and golden balsamic; Tomato + Mushroom Soup with crème fraiche, crouton, and lobster broth; NZ King Salmon with zucchini, tomato, squash, and salsa amarilla; and Barramundi with delicata squash, kale, dandelion greens, tarragon fumet, prosciutto. $35; Sundays, 5:30 pm-close; 57 E. Holly...

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The 2017 Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever For our 18th Annual Dia de los Muertos, we tip our feather and flower adorned hat to the Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada.  Over 100 years ago, Posada gave us many of the foundational images of Dia de los Muertos that are still venerated today and which have become treasured images of Mexican culture and identity.  J.G. Posada reminds us that art is power – political and social speech – mass...