ABOUT EYE SPY LA
The local's Guide for events,
places to go, and things to do.
EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS:
Michele Hunter
Mark Share
Matt Share
Josh Herz





THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
TUESDAY 12/10/2019
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



TELL YOUR FRIENDS



12/10/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BOB BAKER MARIONETTE HOLIDAY SHOW

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, 91103 6265641066 - FREE - Our beloved buddies from Bob Baker Marionettes are coming back to the courtyard for a heart-warming Holiday marionette show! Join us for some serious joy. ....

DETAILS


12/10/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE

800 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles 90017 - Free - Moderated by Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone. In 2016, Californians voted to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. But three years later, the very basics of regulating legal wee ....

DETAILS


09/15/2019 to 12/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ESCAPE ROOM LA-ATLANTIS

120 E. 8th St. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90014 232-364-7467 - $33-$39 - Escape Room LA games are live-action adventures where you’ll race to solve clues and puzzles and escape before your time runs out! You’ll be immersed in extraordinary environments, from a 1940’s d ....

DETAILS


12/07/2019 to 01/06/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CAPISTRSNO LIGHTS

26801 Ortega Highyway (949) 234-1300 - $10 for Adults (ages 12-60) $9 for Seniors $5 for Children (ages 4-11) - The Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2019: Experience the Mission at Night featuring a nightly tree lighting and music program held from December 7 through January 6, 2020. After the Mission close ....

DETAILS


11/01/2019 to 01/20/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ICE AT SANTA MONICA

1324 Fifth Street, Santa Monica, 90401 310-393-8355 - $5-$17 - Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to our beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa ....

DETAILS


12/10/2019
A TRIBUTE TO OLIVER KNUSSEN

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-64 - A Tribute to Oliver Knussen
Walt Disney Concert Hall
TUE DEC 10, 8:00PM Artist
LA Phil New Music Group
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin
Co-curated by Susanna Mälkki and Leila ....


DETAILS


12/10/2019
YENTL

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - FREE - In her directorial debut, Barbra Streisand plays a young woman who disguises herself as a boy to receive an education. (1983, 133 min. Rated PG.) ....

DETAILS


12/10/2019
THE ROADIUM DRIVE-IN PRESENTS: ELF!
10% off with code EYESPYLA


2500 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance (310) 532-5678 - $20/car - FILMS -- FOOD TRUCKS -- FAMILY HOLIDAY FUN The Roadium is reviving its classic 1950's drive-in for a one-of-a-kind movie-going experience this fall. Once a month, guests can enjoy a great film in thi ....

DETAILS


10/19/2019 to 12/14/2019
BROOKS & SCARPA | DENSE-CITY: HOUSING FOR QUALITY OF LIFE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, 90405 - Free - Brooks & Scarpa | DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital
Exhibition | October 19 – December 14, 2019
Reception | Saturday October 19, 2019 | 5-8 PM
Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport ....


DETAILS


12/06/2019 to 12/14/2019
OUT OF THE PAST: GEN Z RESPONSES TO 20TH CENTURY SANTA MONICA

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica 90405 - Free - Out of the Past: Gen Z Responses to 20th Century Santa Monica
Exhibition | December 6 – 14, 2019
Reception | December 6, 2019 | 4 – 6 PM
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | North Gallery
302 ....


DETAILS


12/03/2019 to 12/15/2019
LITTLE BLACK DRESS THE MUSICAL

9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, 90232 (213) 628-2772 - $25 - $75 - "Terrific, satiric, and melodic...with a huge dose of heartfelt sentiment." - Talk Entertainment NYC
December 3 – 15, 2019 Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City
Little Black Dress The Musical Save 25% ....


DETAILS


09/10/2019 to 12/17/2019
CULINARY MASTER CHEF PROGRAM – TUESDAYS, 9/10/19-12/17/19 - 14 WEEKS - $2,400* - PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE!

2366 PELHAM AVENUE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90064 310-470-2640 - $2400 - CULINARY MASTER CHEF PROGRAM Tuesdays, 9/10/19-12/17/19 6:30pm-10:00pm
Sundays, 9/15/19–12/15/19 9:30am-1:00pm
Sundays, 1/12/20–4/13/20 9:30am-1:00pm
Tuesdays, 2/18/20-5/20/20 6:30pm-10:00pm Pa ....


DETAILS


11/16/2019 to 12/21/2019
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR - DARRYL WESTLY

1932 S Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90021 - FREE - PARISTEXASLA is pleased to present INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, an exhibition by the New Yorkbased
American artist Darryl Westly. INTERIOR/EXTERIOR alludes to a mental space,
most likely on a screen reflecting ....


DETAILS


11/23/2019 to 12/21/2019
SHIRZAN SOLO EXHIBIT BY YALDA SEPAHPOUR

1923 S Santa Fe, Los Angeles, 90021 (213) 935-8253 - Free - Simard Bilodeau Contemporary is proud to present Shirzan, the debut solo exhibition of 23-year-old, Iranian American painter, Yalda Sepahpour. Sepahpour’s new body of work continues the fluid evolut ....

DETAILS


12/05/2019 to 12/21/2019
AWARD-WINNING GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND PROVIDE WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AT 2ND & PCH

2nd & PCH, Long Beach,90803 (562)433-4858 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band, Holiday Style Holiday Favorites, Rock'N'Roll, Groove Jazz, R&B, Latin Jazz/Rock, Reggae, and Pop Lineups will vary: Trios, Quartets, etc ....

DETAILS


11/20/2019 to 12/22/2019
ROOFTOP CINEMA CLUB LEVEL - HOLIDAY SCREENINGS

888 South Olive St, Los Angeles, 90014 - $17-$24 - Rooftop Cinema Club, the maestros of outdoor cinema are back and taking over the holidays with their announcement of a NEW holiday film slate to take place at their Los Angeles venue, LEVEL in Downto ....

DETAILS


11/21/2019 to 12/24/2019
PHOTOS WITH SANTA AT SANTA MONICA PLACE

395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3102608333 - Varies - Santa will be available for photos and visits at his holiday home, located in Center Plaza, near Louis Vuitton. Want to see Santa sooner? Get a Fast Pass to make your family’s visit even easier! Res ....

DETAILS


11/02/2019 to 12/28/2019
NATURE IN MIND

King Gillette Ranch, 26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas, CA, 91302 805-370-2302 - FREE - Artist Reception and Holiday Gift Solo Show: "Nature in Mind" is a solo show of my artworks inspired by the Southern California native plants and animals I live with, embellished by dreams and imagin ....

DETAILS


12/02/2019 to 12/31/2019
BAYSIDE OPENS FOR LUNCH DURING DECEMBER

900 Bayside Drive Newport Beach, 92660 (949) 721-1222 - - Bayside Restaurant will be open for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the month of December only. Come gather and celebrate with friends, family and colleagues to enjoy an updated menu, including Chi ....

DETAILS


11/23/2019 to 12/31/2019
RYAN SCHUDE: GIVE US THE WIND

2525 Michigan Ave. Space A2. Santa Monica, CA 90404 - Free - November 23rd, 6-10pm When: November 23- December 31. Opening reception: Saturday, November 23, 6-10 pm. “As we create a new reality based only loosely on a collection of muddled memories and inspir ....

DETAILS


11/29/2019 to 12/31/2019
CLEAN YOUR CLOSET FOR CHARITY & SUPPORT FLAIR CLEANERS 17TH ANNUAL FLAIR CARES HOLIDAY CLOTHING AND SHOE DRIVE

720 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403 310-395-9354 - free - ....

DETAILS


11/23/2019 to 01/04/2020
NEW WORKS | MICHAEL BRADEN | BARBARA STRASEN

2716 S. La Cienega Blvd. 3108383685 - Free - George Billis Gallery is pleased to present two new exhibitions with work by Michael Braden and Barbara Strasen. We hope you will join us on Saturday, November 23rd, from 5-8pm for the opening recept ....

DETAILS


03/31/2019 to 01/05/2020
INDIAN COUNTRY: THE ART OF DAVID BRADLEY

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - For the past three decades, David Bradley (Minnesota Chippewa, born 1954) has been a recognized voice from Indian Country, confronting through his art questions of identity, self-determination, and s ....

DETAILS


05/19/2019 to 01/05/2020
COYOTE LEAVES THE RES: THE ART OF HARRY FONSECA

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of movin ....

DETAILS


09/11/2019 to 01/05/2020
RESILIENCE: PHILIP GUSTON IN 1971

901 E 3rd St, Los Angeles CA 90013 2139431620 - Free - Beginning 14 September, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present the first solo Los Angeles exhibition in over half a century dedicated to American artist Philip Guston. ‘Resilience: Philip Guston in 19 ....

DETAILS


09/11/2019 to 01/05/2020
CHARLES GAINES. PALM TREES AND OTHER WORKS

901 E 3rd St, Los Angeles CA 90013 2139431620 - Free - Beginning 14 September, Hauser & Wirth will present its first exhibition with American artist and revered Los Angeles educator Charles Gaines. Unveiling new grid works that focus on native trees from ....

DETAILS


12/07/2019 to 01/05/2020
SCISSORHANDS: A MUSICAL INSPIRED BY THE FILM

1714 N Vermont Ave 3102711551 - $25 - $45 - BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! They’ve taken on ’90s film faves like Scream, Cruel Intentions and Clueless. Now Rockwell: Table & Stage cuts into the absurdity of suburban life with Scissorhands: A Musica ....

DETAILS


11/30/2019 to 01/12/2020
LA KINGS HOLIDAY ICE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA AT L.A. LIVE

800 W Olympic Blvd. 818-309-7948 - - The annual LA Kings Holiday Ice presented by Coca-Cola brings outdoor ice skating to L.A. LIVE's Xbox Plaza! The LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink presented by Coca-Cola will be open November 30, 2019 - Janu ....

DETAILS


09/10/2019 to 01/26/2020
FANTASY WORLD: ITALIAN AMERICANS IN ANIMATION

644 North Main Street 213-485-8432 - Free - The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles New Free, All Ages Exhibition - Fantasy World: Italian Americans in Animation The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a ne ....

DETAILS


09/02/2019 to 03/08/2020
ESTHER WILLIAMS: THE SWIMMING QUEEN OF THE SILVER SCREEN

217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon CA 90704 9493025233 - $0-$17 - RECURRING September 6, 2019 - March 8, 2020 The Catalina Island Museum presents the debut curation of Esther Williams: The Swimming Queen of the Silver Screen, an exhibition celebrating the dynamic l ....

DETAILS







MONTHLY LA EVENTS CALENDAR





DECEMBER LA Calendar





2019 HOLIDAY GUIDE
Holiday entertainment, activities and events














ART THIS WEEK IN L.A.














Eye Spy LA ©2003-2018 all rights reserved