Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA space, May 6-13 – Daily News

The Getty Villa Museum in Pacific Palisades reopened on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)


California Trout’s Trout Camp Gala – fiftieth Anniversary Celebration:The occasion is proven on-line with reside leisure and celebrates taking motion for California’s fish, individuals and water, 6:30 p.m. May 7. The group’s on-line public sale runs by 8 p.m. May 7. Free to attend the on-line gala however registration is required right here: Email: Tracey Diaz at [email protected] 415-392-8887, Ext. 103. Read about the conservation nonprofit right here:

I’m Feeling…Mental Health Faith offered by the Asian Pacific Health Corps at UCLA: Event contains psychological well being consultations, meditation and mindfulness workshops and an Asian cultural panel, 2-5 p.m. May 8. Appointment for a session: Email: [email protected] Find the Zoom hyperlinks and extra info right here:

Mariachi Divas – Mother’s Day Virtual Serenade: Vallarta Supermarkets current the efficiency by the Grammy Award-winning group, 9 a.m. May 9 (and a re-broadcast on May 10). Watch on Instagram right here: or on Facebook right here:

MOMentum Place – Online Celebration of Mother’s Day: Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum presents actor Lexi Pearl internet hosting a day of aerial performances and a salute to moms, 2 p.m. May 9. Tickets $35. Register in advance for the Zoom presentation right here:

We Rise – A Celebration of Wellbeing for May’s Mental Health Awareness Month: A wide range of actions and data associated to psychological well being, by May 31. Offerings embody “Get Lit Poetry Contest,” “Love Letters in Light,” messages to be seen lit up on the exteriors at chosen Los Angeles County Public Libraries (, neighborhood pop-ups, online displays and “Art Rise” (that opens May 7). Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health info, resources and companies: Details on the month of May occasions right here:

Russian Arts and Culture Festival: The City of West Hollywood presents the twentieth annual occasion on-line by May. Check Facebook right here:, and web site right here: for displays.

Pasadena Heritage Spring Home Tours: Recorded excursions of two home every on two dates. Arroyo de Rey, a 1979 fashionable house by Conrad Buff & Don Hensman, and the Mosely House, a 1999 home designed by Don Hensman, May 30. The Lansing Beach House, a 1927 home designed by David Witmer and Loyall Watson, and a house to be named later, June 27. Tickets $18 (at some point); $50 (all three days). Purchase tickets right here: (a hyperlink will probably be despatched for viewing).


Virtual Spring Craft and Gift Fair – Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center: Purchase objects and assist the heart’s “Share the Arts Program,” by June 30. Vendors should still apply ($20 for a digital desk; application request and questions to Betsy at [email protected] or 805-583-7905).


Picturistik: A walk-through, multi-sensory artwork set up expertise, opens 11 a.m.-8 p.m. May 8. Featured artists: Raul Gonzalez, Eliakim and @kimstaaah. Tickets $29.99 ages 11 and older; $14.99 ages 4-10. Purchase a timed ticket in advance (no money entry at the door). Burbank Town Center, 201 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank.

Maddox Gallery: “Mikael B.: Flow State.” Gallery hours; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs by May 31. 8811 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. 424-303-7664.

San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center: “David Ruggeri: Call of the Wild.” The digital exhibit runs by May 31. Email: [email protected]

Thinkspace Projects: “Millo: At the Crack of Dawn” (Gallery One) and “Mando Marie: Tell Me All About It” (Gallery Two). Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibits run by May 22. 4217 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-558-3375.


Corey Helford Gallery: “Fifteen Years Anniversary Group Exhibition” (major gallery) and “Bao Pham and Redd Walitzki” (Gallery 2). Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (12 individuals at a time; masks and social distancing required; verify the web site for updates on hours). Exhibits run by May 15. 571 S. Anderson St., Los Angeles. 310-287-2340. Email: [email protected]

Topanga Canyon Art Gallery: “From the Eyes to the Hand: Farideh Azad and Donna Geist Buch.” Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; and by appointment. Exhibit runs by May 16. 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 424-326-6429.

Kohn Gallery: “Chiffon Thomas: Antithesis,” figurative paintings utilizing collage, drawing, hand embroidered blended media portray and sculpture. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday (timed reservations are required). Exhibit runs by May 21. 1227 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. 323-461-3311. Email: [email protected]

Regen Projects: “Liz Larner: As Stars and Seas Entwine” ( and “Make-Shift-Future,” a bunch present curated by Elliott Hundley ( Gallery hours: by appointment solely, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday ( Exhibit runs by May 22. 6750 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-276-5424.

William Turner Gallery: “CrossCurrents,” group present with new artwork by Casper Brindle, Alex Couwenberg, Shingo Francis, Jimi Gleason, Peter Lodato, Andy Moses, Nellie King Solomon, Jennifer Wolf. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs by May 22. 2525 Michigan Ave., E-1, Santa Monica. 310-453-0909.

Galerie XII: “Mona Kuhn: Works,” an artwork images retrospective. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; and by appointment (masks required in the gallery). Exhibit runs by May 29. Bergamot Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Ave., Suite B2, Santa Monica. 424-252-9004.

BuildingBridges Art Exchange: “Cristian Castro: RobotiX: Intersections of Art & Technology.” Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs by June 5. Reservations for opening and different days by electronic mail or telephone. 2525 Michigan Ave., Unit F2, Santa Monica. 323-893-3924. Email: [email protected]

Hauser & Wirth: “Amy Sherald. The Great American Fact.” Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday with a timed appointment solely. Exhibit runs by June 6. 901 E. Third St., Los Angeles. 213-943-1620.

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University: “Escapism: Senior Art Exhibit 2021,” a digital exhibit of artwork from graduating artwork majors at the college. Exhibit runs by Sept. 23.


Vroman’s Bookstore: Paolina Milana discusses “Committed: A Memoir of Madness in the Family,” with journalist Brenda Gazzar, 6 p.m. May 6 ( Nicholas Schmidle discusses “Test Gods” Virgin Galactic and the Making of a Modern Astronaut,” 6 p.m. May 7 ( Ronald C. White discusses “Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President,” 6 p.m. May 10 ( Register in advance for all on-line Crowdcast occasions. 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

Chevalier’s Books: Morgan Matson discusses “Take Me Home Tonight,” 7 p.m. May 6 (buy a signed copy of the guide by the bookstore; Ronald Brownstein discusses “Rock Me on the Water: 1974 The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television and Politics,” 6 p.m. May 10 (bought a guide by the bookstore for a signed bookplate; Ronald C. White discusses “Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President,” 7 p.m. May 11 ( Register in advance for the on-line guide talks. The bookstore is open, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-465-1334.

Book Soup: Grace Miceli discusses “How to Deal: With Fear, Failure and Other Daily Dreads,” 6 p.m. May 7 ( Jean Hanff Korelitz discusses “The Plot,” 6 p.m. May 11 ( Sugar Rodgers discusses “They Better Call Me Sugar: My Journey from the Hood to the Hardwood,” 6 p.m. May 13 ( Register in advance for the Crowdcast reside streaming talks by the hyperlinks. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Autobooks-Aerobooks: Rich Truesdell and Mark Fletcher signal “1970 Maximum Muscle: The Pinnacle of Muscle Car Power,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 8. 2900 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-845-0707.

Diesel, A Bookstore: George Henderson discusses “Blind Joe Death’s America: John Fahey, the Blues and Writing White Discontent,” 6:30 p.m. May 10 ( Ursula Pike discusses “An Indian Among Los Indígenas: A Native Travel Memoir,” 6:30 p.m. May 13 ( Register in advance for all on-line Crowdcast occasions. 225 twenty sixth St., Santa Monica. 310-576-9960.


Burbank Animal Shelter: View cats, canines and different animals up for adoption on-line and make an adoption appointment. 818-238-3340.

Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s Walk for the Wild: A fundraiser to save wildlife round the world with a enjoyable bodily health problem to assist the Los Angeles Zoo and the nonprofit GLAZA’s applications to assist the zoo, by May 21. Minimum age 13. Registration payment $45; $65 (each ranges embody a tee shirt). Fundraising purpose begins at $150. Register as a person or as a staff right here and particulars on how the fundraiser works right here:


Louise Reichlin & Dancers/Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers: A narrated manufacturing of “The Patchwork Girl of Oz,” based mostly on the L. Frank Baum novel, by May 12. Free. Watch on Vimeo:


Eureka!: Mother’s Day prix fixe particular menu (begins at $30) and a Mommy’s on a Break cocktail ($12), May 7-10. Reservations. 6250 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills.

Morton’s The Steakhouse: Dine-in or pick-up Mother’s day dinners, May 7-9. Reservations. 6250 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-703-7272.

Theía: The Greek-inspired restaurant provides a three-course, prix fixe Mother’s Day brunch, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 9. Reservations. 323-591-0059. 8048 W. Third St., Los Angeles.

The Front Yard at The Garland: A Mother’s Day three-course meal, noon-8 p.m. May 9. Reservations. 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood. 818-255-7290.


Booking the Cooks – Literature and Gastronomy: Author-historian Ronald W. Tobin, Ph.D, discusses the matter at a meeting of the Culinary Historians of Southern California, 10:30 a.m May 8. Free. Register in advance for the Zoom meeting right here:

Caltech Live! – Last Laugh with Elaina Newport: A chat with a founding member-writer-performer of Capitol Steps, a comedy troupe that targeted on political satire — and has now disbanded after 39 years of “placing the MOCK in democracy — with Michael Alexander, public programming director at Caltech, and Sarah A. Spitz, a former KCRW radio producer, 5 p.m. May 8. Free however a reservation is required.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Art and cultural historical past lecturer Gregorio Luke discusses the Mexican artist’s work together with the “Man in Flames” in the Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara, Mexico, 6-8 p.m. May 8. Tickets $9.58. Check right here to buy tickets for the Zoom presentation:

What Is the Meaning of Life? –  CaltechLive! Behind the Book Authors Series and Zócalo Public Square: A chat by creator Sir Paul Nurse (“What Is Life?”) and creator Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz (“The Dance of Life,” with co-author Roger Highfield) talk about the matter, midday May 10. Free. Register in advance right here:

Live Talks Los Angeles: Niall Ferguson discusses “Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe,” 6 p.m. May 11 ($40, contains the guide with a signed bookplate; register at Neil Gaiman discusses two novellas “The Monarch of the Glen” and “Black Dog,” 6 p.m. May 13 ($30-$220; see the registration web page for books; register right here: More upcoming Live Talks Los Angeles:

Santa Clarita Artists Association: Artist-teacher Christina Ramos, from Golden Art Products, discusses and demonstrates portray merchandise, 6:30 p.m. May 17. Complete the registration kind by May 13: A Zoom hyperlink will probably be despatched. Ramos is an teacher at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art.


T-Bird Gang: The comedy duo Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff (from Mystery Science Theater, and often called “The Mads”) riff on the 1959 film, 5 p.m. May 11. Tickets $10. Register in advance right here: A non-public YouTube hyperlink will probably be emailed to purchasers one hour earlier than showtime. A portion of proceeds goes to the Friends in Need Food Shelf in Minnesota.

Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles: A digital screening of “Verbena trágica (Block Party)” (1939, United States), 4 p.m. May 13 (in Spanish with English subtitles). The screening, adopted by a dialogue, is co-presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Free. Register to watch right here:


Museums which have been closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic are saying reopening dates. Most museums are requiring timed-ticket entry and bought in advance solely (no tickets bought onsite). Check the web site for tickets and security necessities.

Craft Contemporary: Reopens May 9: Current displays embody “Making Time,” group present from artists who’ve had solo displays at the museum over the previous 10 years, and “Tomoshibi: Glass Works by Kazuki Takizawa.” Museum hours in May: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. A timed-entry ticket is recommended. Admission $9; $7 seniors, college students and ages 9 and youthful. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles.

The Getty Villa: Open: See Greek and Roman antiquities and gardens. Special displays: “Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins,” by Aug. 16, and “Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq,” by Sept. 5, 2022. Closed on Tuesdays. Free, however an advance, timed-entry ticket is required: Parking, $20, buy in advance is suggested ( 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. 310-440-7300.

Forest Lawn Museum – Glendale: New: “Judson Studios: Stained Glass from Gothic to Street Style,” by Sept. 12. Exhibit contains stained glass paintings, preparatory drawings, archival pictures and watercolors plus a few of Forest Lawn-Glendale’s personal stained glass assortment. Free. Send an electronic mail requesting a reservation in advance to museum[email protected] (embody your title, variety of individuals in hour group, time and date when you want to to go to; a reply will probably be despatched). The exhibit solely permits for 15 individuals per half-hour and walk-ups could also be turned away due to capability. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. 1712 S. Glendale Blvd., Glendale. 323-340-4782.

Petersen Automotive Museum: May 30: “Japanese Car Cruise-In,” 8-11 a.m. (tickets $20 and up; reservations in advance required right here: “The Aesthetic of Motoring: 90 Years of Pininfarina,” highlights the Italian automobile design agency and coachbuilder on their anniversary year, by Dec. 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. All tickets have to be bought in advance. Check web site for well being and security guideline for museum visits. 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-930-2277.


Autry Museum of the American West: “When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California,” by Nov. 15 (extra on exhibitions right here: Purchase timed-tickets in advance ( 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. 323-667-2000.

California African American Museum: “Sula Bermúdez-Silverman: Neither Fish, Flesh, Nor Fowl,” by May 2; “Nikita Gale: Private Dancer,” by May 9; “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.” by May 30; “Sanctuary: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection,” by July 21; “Enunciated Life,” by Aug. 15. Free admission however reservations are actually required in advance. Check the museum’s Facebook for updates ( 600 State Drive (in Exposition Park), Los Angeles. 213-744-2084.

California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks: “Defining Beauty,” the museum’s third annual worldwide juried exhibit with blended media, work and video paintings (artwork from Zara Monet Feeney, Sungjae Lee and Francene Levinson), and “Jonathan Michael Castillo: Car Culture.” Both displays run by Aug. 8. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Admission free; donation $6. 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, second stage, Thousand Oaks. 805-405-5240. Email: [email protected]

California Science Center: “PERNiCiEM” The Endangered Species Connection,” a companion Lego brick sculptures exhibit to Nathan Sawaya’s “The Art of the Brick,” with images by Dean West (included in the latter’s ticket). Timed-ticket entry is required. The heart recommends making reservations on-line in advance. Admission is free to the heart however there’s a cost for particular displays. Current particular exhibit: “The Art of the Brick,” sculptures made with Lego bricks by artist Nathan Sawaya. The IMAX Theater is open with the screenings of “Hubble” and “Under the Sea” (admission payment for motion pictures). 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles.

Japanese American National Museum: Two particular displays: “Transcendients: Heroes at Borders,”  up to date artwork by Taiji Terasaki, and “Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the Atomic Bomb,” plus the everlasting exhibit “Common Ground: The Heart of Community.” Current hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday (final entry at 4 p.m.). Tickets have to be bought in advance and by time (free admission for a restricted time however timed in advance applies; 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Tickets have to be bought in advance (no ticket gross sales at the museum). Plan your go to info right here: 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6010.

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes: Special displays embody “Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form,” by June 30 and “afroLAinidad: Mi Casa, My City.” Check the web site for a range on on-line applications. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Admission is by timed-tickets and bought on-line. 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles. 213-542-6259.

Mullin Automotive Museum: Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Timed-tickets have to be bought in advance ($16; $14 ages 65 and older and ages 13-17; $10 ages 3-12. 1421 Emerson Ave., Oxnard. Email: [email protected]

Natural History Museum Los Angeles County: “Rise Up LA: A Century of Votes for Women” and “Spiky, Hairy, Shiny: Insects of L.A.” The museum now requires timed-tickets bought in advance and on-line solely. The museum’s Gem Vault stays closed right now. Ongoing: The Butterfly Pavilion opens with timed-tickets purchased in advance (restricted tickets accessible for all dates), by Sept. 6 (pavilion tickets, $6, right here: 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles.

Valley Relics Museum: Take a visit down San Fernando Valley reminiscence lane with an “Open Air Museum Experience,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (select different dates from the drop-down menu). Admission $15 and up. Temperatures will probably be taken earlier than entry. Masks are required. Hangar door stays open. The museum is positioned at 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C3 and C4, entrance is on Stagg Street, Van Nuys.;

Wende Museum of the Cold War: The museum is open by reservation solely, Friday-Sunday in May (learn the situations and guidelines and make a reservation right here: Two digital displays: “Transformations: Living Room – > Flea Market – > Museum – > Art” and “See Thy Neighbor: Stern Photographers Thomas Hoepker and Harald Schmitt in the GDR.” The museum has a group of Cold War artwork, artifacts, movies and different supplies from 1945-1991 Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Online objects to discover embody a coloring guide, paintings, oral histories, music and historic movies. 10808 Culver Blvd., Culver City. 310-216-1600. Online content material:


MusiKaravan: A collection of quick movies that observe classical music violinists Etienne Gara and YuEun Gemma Kim — founders of Delirium Musicum — as they carry out music round California, May 6. Presented by the Soraya at Cal State University Northridge. Watch on Vimeo right here:

Naia – The Spirit of Hoyo Negro: Los Angeles Master Chorale presents an authentic oratorio written and carried out by college students at Van Nuys High School, 10 a.m. May 7. Watch from right here: on Facebook: or right here:

Dorothea: UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance presents a multi-media live performance with music by Ted Hearne and poetry by Dorothea Lasky, 7 p.m. May 15. Free. Register to watch right here:

Dayglow: The Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Sept. 15. Opening act, Arlie. Doors open, 7 p.m. Tickets $25. Fonda Theatre, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 323-464-6269.


Ugly Lies the Bone: A play by Lindsey Ferrentino a couple of newly discharged soldier who offers with bodily and emotional scars by participating in a digital realty online game remedy, 7:30 p.m. May 6. Minimum age: 16. Show additionally runs 7:30 p.m. May 7 and a pair of p.m. May 8. Free however register in advance right here: The play is offered on-line by Pepperdine University’s Fine Arts Division.

Slow Food: International City Theatre current a play by Wendy MacLeod a couple of couple whose marriage could not survive an anniversary celebration at a Greek restaurant in Palm Springs, May 6-16 (on demand Thursday-Sunday solely). Tickets $30.

Astrologically Screwed and Other Psychic Revelations: Whitefire Theatre presents a play written and carried out by Pam Levin about guardian angels, worry, love, predictions and self-fulfilling prophecies, 7 p.m. May 7. Tickets $15.99 ( 818-687-8559.

Tell Him It’s Jackie: A play written, produced and directed by Tom Dugan with a solo efficiency by Kait Haire as the late first girl Jackie Kennedy, 8 p.m. May 7-8. Show additionally runs May 14-15 and 28-29. Bring a blanket for seating. Donation $20. Make a reservation for the out of doors efficiency in Woodland Hills. Email for reservation and placement: [email protected]

The Normal Heart: A digital studying of Larry Kramer’s play about the rise of HIV/AIDS in the Nineteen Eighties in New York City, 5 p.m. May 8. The Tony Award-winning play has an all-star cast (see the web site for performers). Tickets $10-$100. The studying is offered by ONE Archives Foundation — the oldest energetic LGBTQ group in the United States. Funds raised go to the basis’s LGBTQ instructional applications.

Magical Musical Mystery Follies – A Virtual Experience: West Coast Jewish Theatre presents a night of stand-up comedy, magic, music and music, 7 p.m. May 8. Tickets $39. Purchase and register in advance right here: (a hyperlink to Vimeo will probably be despatched). 323-821-2449.

Theatre Forty’s Spring Seminar Series: Readings and discussions of up to date performs. “Lobby Hero” by Kenneth Lonergan a couple of safety guard embroiled in a homicide, 7 p.m. May 10. Free, however a donation is welcome ( Request the Zoom hyperlink by electronic mail to [email protected] or name 213-385-5515.

Mr. Simpson: Theatre Forty presents a studying of a brand new play by Stephen Maitland-Lewis about Ernest Simpson and his plans for a tell-all story about his ex-wife Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, 7 p.m. May 12. Free, however a donation is welcome ( Use this hyperlink to watch:

The Medium Was Rare: Sherman Oaks Friends of the Library presents a homicide thriller radio hour by Get Away with Murder Theater Co., 6:15 p.m. May 17. Register in advance for the Zoom hyperlink: The play is co-presented with Friends of the North Hollywood Library.

American Theatre Guild – Broadway Is Back in Thousand Oaks Series: “An Officer and a Gentleman” begins the season, Nov. 11-14. Check out different performs, pre-sale and season tickets on the web site. Bank of America Performing Arts Center, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Submit calendar listings no less than two weeks in advance to [email protected] 818-713-3708.

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