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Gordon Getty Concert: Metropolitan Opera Artists

There are few things that can beat a great museum, complete with dinner in the restaurant and a concert to complement one of the exhibitions. And even fewer that can beat the Getty for content and atmosphere, and a concert featuring some reigning operatic stars. This weekend’s Gordon Getty Concert: Metropolitan Opera Artists features electrifying…

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Bike Night

Tonight’s Bike Night at the Hammer means you have an excuse to finally jam “Bike,” the last song off Pink Floyd’s The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, and not feel so ironic or self-conscious about it. Hosted by artist Lisa Anne Auerbach, it features screenings of BMX classic Rad (1986) and a series of bike-related…

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Blue Plate Oysterette – Santa Monica

Blue Plate Oysterette 1355 Ocean Ave Santa Monica CA 90401 (310) 576-3474 Blue Plate Oysterette will easily become your favorite neighborhood sea-foodie restaurant. Perched high up above the ocean in Santa Monica on Ocean Drive, the restaurant has outdoor seating where you see nothing but blue skies and even bluer water. The menu features seafood…

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Paris: Life & Luxury at the Getty Museum

During the 18th century, many in the upper echelons of societies throughout Europe were Francophiles, imitating French fashions of dress and furniture in their daily lives. Paris: Life & Luxury, opening April 26 at the Getty Center, re-creates a day in the life of a Parisian townhouse during the mid–1700s, reimagining through art and material…

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Aburiya Toranokor

The izakaya, Japan’s take on the gastropub, was the inspiration for Aburiya Toranoko, now open adjacent to Lazy Ox Canteen in Little Tokyo. Owned and operated by veterans of Nobu Matsuhisa, Aburiya Toranoko offers a menu of sushi, noodles and small plates, from traditional Himalayan salt-sprinkled edamame and sumiyaki meats and vegetables to more adventurous…

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Guillermo Gomez-Pena

Performance artist Guillermo Gomez-Pena unveils his new solo work, Strange Democracy — a shocking, gripping and insistently entertaining meditation on both the chalk-white past and the multicultural future of America. Peter Sellars, himself a master of the stage, calls him “one of the handful of great performance artists in America today.” Like a seeker missile…

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New Mixology at Michael’s Santa Monica

Michael’s, the acclaimed Santa Monica restaurant known for sourcing the freshest sustainable ingredients for its cuisine, teams up with acclaimed mixologist, Jason Robey to launch their new mixology program. Stop by for gourmet cocktails–some made with herbs grown on the new rooftop garden and fresh produce from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Many of those…

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March 27. When some of contemporary theater’s most talented voices – including Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley, Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck and two-time Steinberg/ATCA New Play award finalist Michele Lowe — tackle the subject of motherhood, the result is an eyeopening, hilarious and irresistible night of theater. Theater is a popular subject of interest…

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SaMo Pier

Small post for the Musement park on the Santa Monica Pier with rides including a solar-powered Ferris wheel, plus midway games, food vendors, specialty shops. M–Tu noon–7 pm; F–Sa 11 am–midnight; Su 11 am–11 pm. If you aren’t aware of this fantastic pier, you can get some more info off an LA tour. Admission free;…

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Umami Burger

Umami burger – What is Umami Burger? Maybe you have heard abour this burger. The umami burger is served up by a four-restaurant chain in Los Angeles, which uses Japanese-style ingredients to create savory umami burger creations. Umami Burger, southern California’s new, Japanese-flavored burger chain, is expanding with a new twist – a delicatessen dedicated…

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