Weekend

Fast Times Fest
Wiltern goes back in time when the waves were tasty and everything was rad, dude. Come dressed up to watch the 80s classic Fast Times At Ridgemont High! Join in a costume contest, while you rock out to the Ridgemont Allstars, enjoy a full bar and peruse merchandise. VIP tickets include: pass the line, one free popcorn, private table with dedicated server on tier two and three of the main floor. GA seating is first come first served on tier four, five of the main floor, loge and mezzanine. $15-$30; Saturday, 7 pm; The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010

Minnie Mouse “Rocks the Dots”
This fashion and art installation celebrates the signature style of Minnie Mouse, in collaboration with Refinery 29. The exhibit takes you through Minnie’s life through iconic photographs, archive imagery and sketches from the 1930s through present day. Check out custom dresses worn by Minnie—including a piece by fashion designer Christian Siriano and fashion pieces from around the world inspired by Minnie. Plus, get a sneak peek at upcoming Minnie-inspired collaborations and shop for new, limited edition items in a pop-up store. Free; Saturday, Noon-8 pm; The Paper Agency, 1050 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA

HOOCH
The members-only cocktail app lands in Los Angeles and you can become a part of a private cocktail society subscription that buys you a drink each day at some of the top cocktail bars and lounges and restaurants in LA. Just signup and a new drink will pop up online after 5 pm every day. Then you go to the venue to redeem the free drink. The app includes spots like  PUMP, Rock & Reilly’s, State Social House, 4100 Bar, Villian’s Tavern and more. $9.99.

Uncorked Wine Festival
The inaugural Uncorked Wine Festival hits Los Angeles at Union Station. Join in wine tasting from over 50 wineries, live music, and dozens of the city’s best food trucks will be on hand to soak up the suds. Saturday, 5-9 pm; Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90024

LA River Night Run
Los Angeles River Night Run Series is a fun run in support of the LA River Corp. Experience the river from a unique perspective and be involved in the community supporting this historic project.  There is no timing and is meant to be a fun run.  Online registration has closed, but you can sign up the day of. $30; Sunday, 7 am; Bow Tie Parcel, 2900 Casitas Los Angeles, CA 90039

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill Gets Social
Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill’s has a new social hour in their back bar. Enjoy deals on drinks and small bites like a selection of handrolls, teriyaki meatball skewers with spicy mustard, and a three-piece seasonal sushi/sashimi platter. Monday-Friday 4-7 pm; 89 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA

Golden State of Cocktails
Golden State of Cocktails Los Angeles is the marquee event in their lineup. More than 500 people from a variety of hospitality backgrounds will get together at The Majestic Downtown to learn and grow as the next generation of leading industry professionals. There are tons of open-to-the-public events, including a three-night dinner series (with drink pairings) at some of the best restaurants in town. Tickets; Saturday through January 26; The Majestic Downtown, 650 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Girasol Hosts Cocktail Pairing Event as Part of Golden State of Cocktails Los Angeles
Girasol will be hosting an intimate, multi-course food and cocktail pairing dinner event in partnership with the Golden State of Cocktails Los Angeles as part of their munchies dinner series taking place at the three top culinary destinations in LA. Highlights of the pairing menu include Penryn Orchard Persimmons & Burrata paired with Love Yourself made with Crown Royal Rye, Blood Orange/Black Cardamom Shrub, Vanilla, Lemon & Candied Blood Orange; Marinated & Grilled Pork Satay paired with All Aboot Juniper made with Crown Royal Deluxe, Juniper Row Pomegranate Cordial, Over Ripened Berries & Lemon; and Risotto with Fresh Daily Boat Bay Scallops and chestnuts paired with Soco made with Crown Royal Deluxe, Juniper Cocchi Turino, Cherry Aromatic Bitters & Dehydrated Bing Cherry. $100 (includes tax and gratuity); Sunday, 7 pm; 11334 Moorpark St, Studio City, CA 91602

Gemologist and Jeweler Cindy Boudov partners with Alchemy Works
Check out a one-day Boudov residency so you can create custom fine jewelry rings. The event will focus on promise rings, engagement rings, and wedding rings, where you are invited to schedule a one-on-one appointment and be involved in the design and production process. Each custom piece is guaranteed for delivery by Valentine’s Day. Boudov is bringing a curated selection of loose, uncommon diamonds, featured in her signature Slices, Rustics and Rose Cut collections. You will be able to choose from a variety of metals including platinum, yellow, rose, and white gold in 14K or 18K, with prices ranging from $1200 – $6500. Custom engraving will be the three main signatures of Boudov designs will be on hand at the Alchemy Works residency. Saturday, 10 am-2 pm; 826 E 3rd St Los Angeles, CA 90013; To schedule an appointment: store@alchemyworks.us or 323.487.1497

National Hot Sauce Day with Tabanero Hot Sauce
From one “hottie” to another…get to Le Jardin in Hollywood for National Hot Sauce Day. The celebration of one of the most popular food condiments is partnered with Tabanero Hot Sauce, an all natural-gourmet hot sauce that got its start here in LA. The event will have samplings of spicy foods & specialty cocktails along with live entertainment, DJs, and fire eaters as well as super hot pepper eating challenges and giveaways. Free; Friday, 7 – 10 pm; 1430 N Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

photo l.a. Celebrates 25th Anniversary
The 25th annual international photographic art exposition photo l.a. is the city’s longest-running art fair and brings together leading galleries, museums, universities, and nonprofit organizations for a showcase of photographic art from around the world, from 19th Century masterpieces to contemporary, cutting-edge photography-based work. The honoree for this year’s photo l.a. is Los Angeles artist James Welling, and the exposition will include an installation celebrating his career and groundbreaking work. As in previous years, photo l.a. will also include roundtable discussions, educational workshops, docent tours, and curated installations that create an ongoing dialogue about the changing landscape of photography and its role in the art world. $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $35/three-day pass, $40/three day pass at the door (programs are ticketed separately); Friday-Sunday; The Reef at the LA Mart building, second floor, 1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Pacific Design Center’s Winter Art Season Launch
PDC’s national arts program, designLAb (in its fifth year), is excited to debut a series of 16 cutting-edge arts, architecture & design, sound and taste exhibitions, and several one-night-only performances. MOCA PDC opens the same night with a contemporary photography exhibition, Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road (for MOCA Members at 7 pm). designLAb’s opening event will be on view in the PDC’s Blue Building Lobby and Second Floor Galleries. The evening’s highlights include several one-night-only performances: Industry Gallery presents Steve Boyer’s Tasting Bar with samplings of exotic, highly-concentrated bitters in the context of his ongoing digital exhibit, Drawing Agents. LA-based artist Steve Roden will create a one-hour live performance beginning at 8 pm at Young Projects Gallery. designLAb’s winter exhibition series includes Christopher W. Mount Gallery’s early photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher, acclaimed German photographers who influenced a new generation of artists as well as Drawings Lie, the first commercial debut of work by architectural visionary, Bryan Cantley. Cantor Fine Art presents 3D portraits by contemporary artists Andrew Myers, Michael Mapes and Kerry Miller. CMay Gallery exhibits works by mixed media artists Bahk Seon Ghi, Shana Mabari and a video piece from the gallery’s collection by Connie Samaras. Anthony James Studio presents his own evocative, new large-scale sculpture. Thomas Paul Fine Art will show new works by Parisian abstract figurative painter, Nushka. Mary Younakof showcases videos from her recent live performance entitled “RGB.” Friday, 5-9:30 pm; 8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Butcher’s Daughter Opens
At The Butcher’s Daughter, they treat fruits and vegetables as a butcher would meat. They chop, fillet and carve fresh produce into heathy vegetarian dishes and press them into juices. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, they take pride in their daily-changing menu, which is 100% vegetarian and non-dairy. Most of their menu is vegan and gluten-free, and they can always prepare substitutions for most dietary restrictions. Abbot Kinney welcomes this new healthy spot that is serving up nut milks, avocado toast, vegetable charcuterie boards, black & white quinoa salad, and burgers. 1205 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA; 310.981.3004

Made in Brooklyn Opens
Chef, Owner and native Brooklynite Sean Popock is cooking up pies with fresh, high-quality ingredients, along with the house-made tomato sauce, sausage, meatballs and pizza dough all on his truck. Offering pizza, heroes, garlic knots and salads for lunch and dinner, this truck is larger than your average food truck due to its double-deck pizza ovens. They are also teaching you how to eat the pizza with their slogan: “Hold it. Fold it. Eat it.” So get ready to eat pizza without utensils. The menu has New York pizza pies with toppings including Pepperoni, Sausage, Mushrooms and Peppers & Onions, as well as regional favorites like the PPP (Pulled Pork Pizza), Margherita, Artichoke Pesto and Buffalo Chicken. Hero sandwiches include the House-made Meatball Parmigiana, House-Made Sausage, Peppers & Onions, BBQ Chicken, and Caprese. You can customize your pizza and hero orders by adding additional fresh cheese, meat and vegetable toppings. Garlic Knots and Garlic Bombs with Pepperoni Gravy (baked pizza dough ravioli stuffed with roasted and sautéed garlic and four different cheeses, served with Made in Brooklyn’s pepperoni cream sauce) are served as sides, and the House-made Meatballs, House-made Sausage, Pepperoni Gravy, and Signature Tomato Sauce are all available a la carte as well. Friday

American Tea Room Sale
American Tea Room is getting a jumpstart on spring cleaning with its Warehouse Sale taking place at the Arts District location. Enjoy 50-90% off select rare and exotic teas, tea ware, fixtures, and furniture. Items include Nancy Corzine stools, handmade European glass and cast iron Japanese teapots, alongside a selection of teas like Long Jing Organic Chinese Green Tea, Macaroon Organic Rooibos Blend, and Vintage 1992 Pu’Er tea. To make room for the sale items, during these two days, American Tea Room will also be serving an abbreviated version of their food menu, with quick service pastries and desserts being offered. Saturday & Sunday; 909 S Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021

Komodo
In honor of the NFL playoffs and Superbowl Sunday, Komodo is offering free garlic fries with the purchase of a beer bucket (assorted Asian beers for $20). Sunday, January 31, and February 7; 235 Main St, Venice, CA

Sales:

Buck Mason
Score 25% off the cool men’s brand’s 2015 bestsellers, including basics, button-downs, chinos, denim, and more during their biggest sale ever in-store and online. Through Monday; 1638 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291; 424.744.8508

Cisco Home
Save 20-70% off the sustainable home furnishings retailer’s upholstered seating, coffee tables, chairs, cabinets, and more during its end-of-year sale at all of its LA locations, including Pasadena, West Hollywood, and others. Through January 31st; 8025 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.653.6078

Creatures of Comfort
Now until stock lasts, enjoy up to 60% off select items both in-store and online. 7971 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Current/Elliot, Equipment & Joie
Snag an additional 50% off the labels’s apparel, footwear, accessories, and more at their Vernon HQ’s sample sale. Friday, 9 am-6:30 pm, Saturday, 9 am-3 pm; 5201 S Santa Fe Ave, Vernon, CA 90058

Dream Collective
Stock up on the bohemian-luxe jewelry starting at $10 apiece during designer Kathryn Bentley’s sample sale. Through next Thursday; 1404 Micheltorena St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Environment Furniture
Get 40- 70% off the sustainable home decor company’s reclaimed wood tables, bed frames, seating, and more during the brand’s store closing sale. Through February 29th; 8126 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.782.0296

Gift of Garb
Eagle Rock’s curated consignment shop will have dozens of high-end designer pieces (including A.L.C., Vince, Missoni, and many others) for just $15 a pop. Sunday, 10 am-4 pm; 1615 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041; 323.909.2291

H.D. Buttercup
Save up to 70% off during the stylish home furnishings and decor retailer’s half-yearly sale. Through January; 3225 Helms Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034; 310.558.8900

Kitson
The LA retailer has rolled out additional markdowns on its liquidation sale. Score 60-80% off storewide. Through January; 8590 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.855.9635

Lawson Fenning
Enjoy 30-60% off everything at the interior decor spot’s Silver Lake store, including new and mid-century modern furniture, art, decor, home goods, and more; we’re told new pieces will be added to the sale daily. Through January 31st; 1618 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 323.660.1500

Lunya
Enjoy 50% off or more on the luxe sleepwear brand’s super-soft tops, bottoms, underwear, robes, and more. RSVP required: lunya@lunya.co. Saturday, 10 am-3 pm; 1512 16th St, Ste 1, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310.395.2666

Madison
Now until stock lasts, save 70% off all fall/winter merchandise. 8745 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.273.9900

Matteo, Wellen, Mint, More
Score 50-90% off the eco-friendly textiles brand’s luxe bedding (including for babies), pillowcases, towels, sheet sets, table linens, clothing, and more during its ongoing multi-brand White Sale. This week’s installment features cozy basics from 35mm and Mint, clothing from Wellen, menswear from Krammer + Stoudt and Pocket Square Clothing, kid’s clothing by Tiny Whales, organic baby clothes by Noble Carriage, globally-sourced home decor from Local + Lejos, handwoven Peruvian rugs by Rimanku, and more. Friday & Saturday, 11 am-7 pm, Sunday, 12-6 pm until January 31st; 912 E. 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Mart Collective
Get 10-50% off vintage and antique furnishings, home decor, art, and more from over 85 vendors during The Mart’s second annual winter sale. Friday-Monday, February 8th; 1600 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291; 310.450.5142

Mohawk General Store
For a limited time, save 30% off sale items from designers like Rachel Comey, Acne, Dries Van Noten, Junya Watanabe, and more during the cool boutique’s winter sale. 4011 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029

Myrtle
Now until stock lasts, enjoy up to 40% off fall/winter merchandise and 70% off final sale items at the indie designer boutique. 2213 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Oak
Save 75% off storewide during the edgy-cool brand’s not-closing sale at both the DTLA and Beverly Boulevard locations. Through January; 7228 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Opening Ceremony
Now until stock lasts, score up to 70% off Alexander Wang, Kenzo, and more cult-cool labels during the designer boutique’s winter sale. 451 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048; 310.652.1120

Planet Blue
Save 50% storewide at the boutique’s Beverly Hills location. Plus, score in-house line Blue Life for as low as $35. Through Saturday, 9 am-7 pm; 409 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.385.0557

Rebecca Minkoff
Now through January, save an additional 25% off sale items at the Melrose store only. The Hollywood sample sale shop has closed. Through January; 8335 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069

Ron Herman
Now until stock lasts, save 50% off select fall/winter items. 8100 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.651.4129

Sole Society: Santa Monica Place
Starting today, save 40-60% off the Culver City-based accessories brand’s footwear, bags, and more (select boots will be 50-60% off); the sale’s happening online, too. 395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.260.8300

Stacey Todd Boutique
Save 40-60% off Barbara Bui, Isabel Marant, Helmut Lang, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Inhabit and more luxury labels at the designer boutique’s Studio City and WeHo shops. 454 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048; 310.659.8633

The Stylist LA
Score swimwear by Bettinis and dresses from For Love & Lemons, Parker, Nightcap, and more for $20 and $200. Shop the closets of the LA bloggers behind Pursuit of Shoes, Carrie Bradshaw Lied, and My Style Diaries during The Stylist LA’s three-day sample sale. Friday, 11 am-5 pm, Saturday, 11 am-3 pm; 3793 Wade St, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Sunset Leather Goods
Score luxe leather jackets (including men’s) for $300, skirts for $100, pants for $50-$200, and men’s belts for $25 from brands like True Religion, Theory, Helmut Lang, J Brand, R+Co, and more. Friday & Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; 8527 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069 (enter on West Knoll Avenue)

TenOverSix
For a limited time, take 50-60% off all fall/winter items from Rachel Comey, Calder Blake, Rodebjer, Nancy Stella Soto, and more cult-cool designers. 8425 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.330.9355

Tod’s: Look LA Showroom
Enjoy up to 80% off the luxury Italian brand’s leather footwear for women, men, and toddlers during the three-day sample sale at Look LA’s showroom. Friday, 9 am-6 pm, Saturday, 9 am-1 pm; 8422 Melrose Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90069

The Well
Now until stock lasts, score 30-75% off designers like Vivienne Westwood, Alice McCall, Henrik Vibskov, J Apostrophe, and more during the edgy-cool boutique’s end-of-season sale. 1006 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.550.4448

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