Arts & Entertainment
If you’ve spooned buttery corn risotto while watching Jackson Browne coo sweet nothings or popped salty beads of salmon roe between your molars in time with Twin Shadow’s synthesized drums, then you’ve been to the club that goes by “No Name.”
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Today Brady Weise shakes up cinnamon syrup with pineapple, grapefruit, and cranberry juices.
It’s all about dance-floor desegregation, with legendary DJs and about-to-blow-up acts attracting a diverse crowd.
Neighborhood: East Hollywood
L.A.’s second-run cinemas are predictably seedy: One projects movies on a too-small screen, another’s toilets are consistently broken…
This lively gallery off the 3rd Street Promenade showcases fragile masterpieces of more than 175 glass artists from North America.
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
A Korean-Mexican dungeon, this dark funky bar has full menu of delicious fusion dishes like kimchi quesadillas and galbi tacos for soaking up their lemongrass caipirinhas.
Neighborhood: Culver City
For new parents, arranging for a baby-sitter just to catch a flick can seem as complicated as planning a trip abroad…
Established in 1981 to celebrate the art of the moving picture, the American Cinematheque presents a range of films from American classics…
They’ve just added a goth section at Amoeba Music, giving the best record store in Southern California a brand-new kohl-eyed pout…
The puffins invariably draw a crowd, as do the psychedelic sea jellies, the Tolkienesque sea dragons, and especially the touching ponds…
If you want to understand why cars end up in museums in the first place, motor to the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, where docents take guests for a Sunday spin in one of the 130 restored vehicles from the collection.
Neighborhood: El Segundo
The Autry National Center offers a look at the American West with ongoing and special exhibitions for all ages…
Best of LA, October 2008Because so many TV and movie crew members call the San Fernando Valley home, neighborhoods there are expert at playing dead: Front yards feature creatures on hydraulics, intricate light shows, “live” ghouls, scary sound effects, and professional stuntmen. One area i
About as far as possible from Culver City—the wine bar capital of the region—Bacaro LA stands in the most incongruous of neighborhoods, West Adams, where it attracts Korean businessmen, downtown loft dwellers, and USC students…