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01/09/2017

Monday:

Fried Chicken at Boneyard Bistro
Do you love hot and crispy chicken? Every Monday at Boneyard Bistro, get a pound (or half-pound) bird served two ways: Traditional or Nashville-Style Hot Chicken, and wash it all down with draft or bottled beer at 25% off. Monday; 13539 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423; 818.906.7427

Santa Monica Restaurant Week
This year Santa Monica Restaurant Week includes 21 participating dining destinations like newly opened Maré Santa Monica, Obica Mozzarella Bar, FIG Restaurant, BOA Steakhouse and others. Each restaurant is offering a dish highlighting the health benefits of Santa Monica Restaurant Week’s signature ingredient—the radish. Monday through January 15th; Santa Monica

NFL Specials at K Ramen. Burger. Beer.
When it comes to the NFL playoffs, watch the games than with hot wings and cold beer at Sbe’s Katsuya pop-up concept, K Ramen. Burger. Beer. (K Ramen) at the Americana at Brand. Their wings + beer special includes: 1 lb. of K Ramen fried chicken confit, dressed spicy & sweet, served with a side of charred green onion-bleu cheese dipping sauce and a pitcher of Kirin beer. $29; 702 Americana Way, 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91210; 818.741.2701

Tuesday:

Cooking with Friends
Chef Evan Funke (formerly at Bucato) is going to be cooking up a storm at the highly anticipated Abbot Kinney restaurant, Felix, which will be opening in February. Before his spot opens in Venice Beach, get a taste of his culinary creations at a two-night collaboration dinner with Animal restaurant. $80, $45/wine pairing; 435 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.782.9225

YSL Beauty Pop-Up
YSL will be hosting their first ever pop up shop featuring complimentary lipstick engraving! Who doesn’t need an engraved lipstick!? Tuesday, 12 – 8 pm; The Theater at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway 90015

Wednesday:

Burrito Project LA
Burrito Project LA is back and looking for volunteers to help them prepare vegan burritos to pass out to the hungry and homeless in LA this week. If rolling burrito’s isn’t your thang, you can always donate or volunteer your services in some other manner. Wednesday; Wednesday, 5 pm; RSVP via here for location

LA Art Show
The art fair begins with an opening night premiere party benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The fair also includes the Dialogs LA talks program, and performances and installations by Eugenia Vargas, Carlos Martiel, Ramiro Gomez, and Narcissister, among others. Wednesday, 7-11 pm (through January 15th); Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Thursday:

Nights of Neon
LA Obscura Society will take you on a tour inside this 25,000sqft neon manufacturing showroom owned by Lisa Schulte. Schulte has been creating custom neon pieces and signs for Hollywood studios since the ’80s. Exact meet-up location will be emailed to attendees prior to event. $40; Thursday, 10:30 am-12 pm

photo l.a. 2017 at The Reef / LA Mart
For 26 years, photo l.a. has engaged the arts community, bringing together more than 10,000 attendees each year. It all started in 1991 as a casual meet-up for artists, galleries and collectors and has transformed into a global showcase of photographic art, rang​ing​ from 19th-century masterpieces to contemporary, cutting-edge photography. ​photo l.a. 2017 has teamed up with the Lucie Foundation to present 11 days of featured photographic programming, called Converge. For the first four days, photo l.a. 2017 will offer programs, lectures and seminars including an activation with skateboarding legend Arto Sarri and panel discussions. Among the other many highlights of this year’s photo l.a. are two curated installations by Monroe Gallery of Photography. The first showcases LIFE magazine photographer Grey Villet’s intimate images of interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving, whose marriage in segregated Virginia in the 1960s is chronicled in Jeff Nichols’ newly-released feature film, Loving. The other, Tony Vaccaro: War, Peace, Beauty, exhibits work of the Pulitzer-Prize winning war photographer, exploring combat photography and its impact on public perception of war on the home front. The fair also features the award-winning work of artist Penelope Umbrico. The fair kicks off with an Opening Gala on Thursday honoring Weston Naef, curator of the Getty Museum’s Department of Photographs who founded the Getty’s world-renowned collection and penned many books on the history and art of photography. Thursday through January 15th; 1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007

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