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For those not blessed with height, seeing the music act you paid for can be tricky
You love your four-legged friends and have countless iPhone shots of them mugging in various states of cuteness. Why not preserve their likenesses with professional studio portraits?
Whether it’s a celebration of George Gershwin or the sounds of Afro-futurism, an accordion festival or throwback Latin funk, Grand Performances at California Plazaoffers an astoundingly diverse lineup.
The 1920s former mansion of the oil-rich Doheny family oozes opulence, as do the grounds.
Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
Giant sea mammals don’t announce their presence by spouting off on cue, but the captains on the three-hour Harbor Breeze Cruises have a knack for knowing where to find them
Neighborhood: Long Beach
Just one block north of Larchmont Village’s cafés and boutiques is Healing Hands Wellness Center, an unadorned refuge where the cost-conscious can shed the weight of the world—at least temporarily.
Many instructors around town focus on the sensuous choreography of Bollywood dance, but you’re interested in getting in shape, not appearing in a musical (or are you?).
Neighborhood: Atwater Village
Don’t expect gourmet concessions or reserved seating, but at Highland Theatres you can see a blockbuster on opening weekend for less than half of what it would cost at a premium multiplex.
Neighborhood: Highland Park
Anyone who has dreamed of running away with the circus will fall—sometimes literally—for this high-flying discipline performed on fabric suspended from the ceiling
Best School For Dogs, August 2014 Puppies are adorable, but not when they’re chewing on your shoes or furniture. Teach them some real-world manners at Hollywood Dog Obedience Club, a nonprofit that’s been around since 1949. On Saturday mornings and Tuesday nights, hour-long outdoor classes are held at the Griffith Park Recreation Center; a six-week […]
Trade panoramas of the Pacific for scenes along the Paramount Ranch trail with MALIBU RIDERS. The ranch is an active film set designed to look like a town from the Old West: Along its dusty streets sit saloons, churches, and inns (keep your eyes peeled for a shoot-out). Hollywood fades away as you enter the […]
The turquoise pool at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza isn’t open to the public, but it is to guests of the Spa at Equinox.
Neighborhood: Century City
Strong drinks come with a little something extra: performances by aerialists, who descend from the ceiling on circus apparatus or in cages
An hour-long session ($35) is the preferred WOD at SWEATHEORY in Hollywood. Rather than heating the air around you like a traditional sauna, each unit here uses infrared light to permeate your skin and heat your body directly (like sunlight, only without dangerous UV rays). The techy tweak is also said to relieve muscle pain […]