A few old favorites return in this week’s installment of Essential Events. While we’ve covered some of these events in the past, the post-holiday doldrums can be easily banished with these Los Angeles outings.
Monday – BMI Acoustic Lounge
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This free monthly showcase features performances by four up-and-coming BMI songwriters. The evening’s performances will feature singer-songwriters Jose Promis, Nora Murray, Kevin Rogers, and Rachelle Pauli. Best of all, this event is free. If you’re interested in the cutting edge of Los Angeles’ music scene, make sure to attend.
Tuesday – Taste of Korea
521 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 626.345.6629 – Complimentary; attendees must register – The Institute of Culinary Education Los Angeles will be opening its doors to the public for the first time to give guests a “Taste of Korea,” a complimentary event featuring three one-hour cooking ….
If you consider yourself a grill-master when it comes to Korean barbecue, take your skills to the next level this week. The Institute of Culinary Education Los Angeles will be opening its doors to the public for the first time to give guests a “Taste of Korea,” a complimentary event featuring three one-hour cooking demonstrations celebrating the craft of Korean cuisine. Make sure to register in advance.
Wednesday – Pasadena Cheeseburger Week
If you’d rather have a California original, though, drive down to Pasadena to get a taste of their finest burgers. This week, the Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 1924 invention of this American classic, and over 40 eateries will be competing to be voted best burger joint in Pasadena.
Thursday – Trump in Space
6560 Hollywood BLVD 3234648542 – $12 – Winner of the 2017 LA Fringe Festival Encore Award, Trump in Space is Star Trek meets Avenue Q meets Trump, a musical battle of good vs bad, and ideals vs opportunism. This original musical is an epi ….
Trump’s “Space Force” scheme doesn’t have anything on this irreverent and topical musical comedy. Winner of the 2017 LA Fringe Festival Encore Award, “Trump in Space” follows distant descendants of the current administration as they search for a new planet to call home, thanks to modern-day counterparts blowing up Earth. Tickets are just $12.
Friday – A Faery Hunt Halloween Party
16756 Moorpark St. Encino, CA 91436 8183246802 – $12.50 – Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt
Geared towards children and whole families, award-winning kids’ show A Faery Hunt will revolve around a quest to help fairy royalty. With the help of the audience and the faeries, attendees will go on a musical adventure filled with a fun, laughs and surprises. Kids can come in costume!
Saturday – “Special”
1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood 90028 800-838-3006 – $25 on Friday and Saturday. $20 on Thursday and Sunday.. New Year’s Eve, $35. Preview on December 13, $10. – Special is the World Premiere comedy that commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the worst variety show in television history with a behind-the-scenes imagined look of how The Star Wars Holiday Special ….
The Star Wars Holiday Special has become the most reviled and infamous holiday special of all time, widely remembered as an ill-conceived attempt to ride the coattails of one of the most popular movies of all time. But why did it fall flat with the same audiences who flocked in droves to watch A New Hope? “Special,” a new production by Ol’ Bait Shop Productions and Theatre of NOTE, explores all the reasons.
Sunday – The Mobile Museum Fair
Join us on Sunday, January 13 for the first-ever Mobile Museum Fair at the LA Central Library! This event will highlight 15+ libraries on wheels, portable exhibits, and mobile museums from the greater Los Angeles area for an afternoon of surprise and discovery for visitors of all ages.
This Sunday will see the first-ever Mobile Museum Fair at the Los Angeles Central Library. This event will highlight more than 15 libraries on wheels, portable exhibits, and mobile museums from the greater Los Angeles area for an afternoon of surprise and discovery for visitors of all ages. Best of all, it’s totally free.