(Credit: Mr. C’s Beverly Hills)

(Credit: Mr. C’s Beverly Hills)


Fun new menu items, poolside cinema, and a culinary trip to France are just a few things on deck this week in Los Angeles. A harpsichord virtuoso accompanies the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for a concert of pre-classical music, while both a musical and macabre take on two classics made popular by Disney take the stage as well. A popular youth music school rocks the opening of their newest location, and an increasingly popular indie late night show hosted at The Second City rounds out a week of truly L.A. entertainment.

Monday, November 9
(Credit: Komodo )

(Credit: Komodo )


New Indomie Burrito
Komodo
235 Main St.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 255-6742
www.komodofood.com

For a limited time, food truck turned brick and mortar Komodo will be offering a special Indomie Burrito for $9. The brainchild of Executive Chef Erwin Tjahyadi, this version of a Steak and Egg Indonesian Mie Goreng Ramen includes indomie ramen, eggs, sweet Chinese sausages, green onions, and fried shallots, all wrapped up in a tasty burrito. For a full-blown Asian infusion indulgence, order a side of Kimchi Nachos, topped with hot kimchi, bacon, and Sriracha aioli. The special offer, originally slated to end Sunday, has already gained so much popularity that it will be extended through the end of the month, but the Indomie Burrito often sells out, so get it while it’s good.

Tuesday, November 10
(Credit: Mr. C’s Beverly Hills )

(Credit: Mr. C’s Beverly Hills )


Mr. C’s Winter Poolside Cinema
Mr. C Beverly Hills
1224 Beverwil Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 226-6245
www.mrchotels.com

Summer might be over, but that doesn’t mean outdoor movie experiences have to end. Starting today, and continuing every other Tuesday until December 22, Mr. C Beverly Hills will be screening movies outside in the pool area. Angelenos and visitors alike can cozy up with a blanket in the heated tent at the chic, yacht-inspired rooftop pool deck, and enjoy cinema under the stars. Guests can pre-reserve seats with purchase of a three-course, prix-fixe “Mr. C Cinema Menu,” or nibble on seasonally-inspired bites and drinks like the Winter Spice Popcorn (with nutmeg and cinnamon) and the Spiked Hot Chocolate (with Green Chartreuse). Tonight the series kicks off with iconic Italian film “La Dolce Vita” at 7pm.

Wednesday, November 11
(Credit: Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar)

(Credit: Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar)


“November in Lyon”
Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar
135 North Grand St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-7322
www.patinagroup.com

Spend a night in France as Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar transports you to the Lyon region with a special prix-fixe menu. The grand finale to their “Passport to France” dinner series, the epicurean journey concludes with Executive Chef Jean-Pierre Bosc returning to his roots and sharing his love of hearty and soulful Lyonnaise dishes. The 3-course, prix-fixe dinner menu includes choices like a classic Salade Frisee Lyonnaise, Chicken Demi-Deuil (prepared with truffles under the skin), and Chocolate Quenelle. For an additional charge, a Beaujolais Village wine is offered by the carafe or bottle. The special menu is available during dinner service only, and is offered now until the end of November (excluding Thanksgiving).

Thursday, October 12
(Credit: Bernhard Musil )

(Credit: Bernhard Musil )


Baroque Conversations with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Zipper Concert Hall
200 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 622-7001
www.laco.org

Iranian-born harpsichord virtuoso Mahan Esfahani opens Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s five-concert Baroque Conversations series tonight at Zipper Concert Hall. One of today’s most in-demand harpsichordists, Esfahani leads LACO in Erlebach’s Ouvertüre IV; Telemann’s Paris Quartet No. 7 in D major; and Bach’s Sonata in G minor for Oboe and Harpsichord and Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D minor. The Baroque Conversation series spotlights works from early Baroque through the pre-classical period, with musicians interacting with audience members to answer questions and give an in-depth look at the music being presented. A complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres reception begins the evening at 6:00pm.

Friday, November 13
(Credit: Chelsea Sutton )

(Credit: Chelsea Sutton )


Wood Boy Dog Fish
Bootleg Theater
2220 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 596-9468
www.bootlegtheater.org

It’s opening night for the modern macabre retelling of Carlo Collodi’s “The Adventures of Pinocchio.” Presented in Rogue Artist Ensemble’s “hyper-theatrical style,” this take on the classic story is a visual feast. Combining masks, highly expressive physical performance, dance, interactive sets, puppetry, projected media, and sophisticated special effects and illusions, this version is unlike anything you’ve seen. Be sure to grab a pair of 3D glasses (available for a suggested donation), as the visual journey takes you to a recreated scene inside an old carnival story. This world premiere is for mature audiences only, and tickets to tonight’s show include a post-show reception

Saturday, November 14
(credit: Joan Marcus)

(credit: Joan Marcus)


Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”
Pantages Theater
6233 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 468-1770
www.hollywoodpantages.com

The smash hit broadway musical “Beauty and the Beast” will be pleasing audiences in Los Angeles from November 13 – November 22 at the Pantages Theater. Featuring the film’s Academy Award-winning score, and additional songs by Alan Menken and Tim Rice, the musical has become an international sensation, playing to over 35 million people worldwide in 21 countries. Beauty and the Beast is Disney’s classic tale of a young woman stuck in a provincial town, wondering if there’s more to life, when she encounters a Beast and his cursed household waiting for someone to come and return them to their true selves. The Pantages welcomes theatergoers ages three and up to “Be Our Guest” to this musical sensation.
 
“School of Rock” Grand Opening
School of Rock Santa Clarita
24515 Kansas St.
Santa Clarita, CA 91321
(661) 268-6029
www.schoolofrock.com

If you thought “School of Rock” was just a 2003 movie about Jack Black teaching a group of fourth graders how to rock, your mind is about to get blown. With over 160 schools worldwide, “School of Rock” is a performance based, hands-on musical education program. Today marks the opening of their newest campus in Santa Clarita, and to celebrate the school is rocking some fun festivities. Punk rock karaoke for all ages, raffles, free food, giveaways (including a guitar), and of course, live musical performances will take place from 11am – 4pm. With their distinctive team-centric approach, and super motivating environment, School of Rock is helping create the next generation of rocks stars. While the school is primarily aimed at a younger crowd, they’re currently enrolling their Adult Performance Program where adult students can get individual lessons as well as weekly band rehearsals.

Sunday, November 15
“After Dark with Julian Clark”
The Second City Hollywood
6560 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 464-8542
www.secondcity.com

Indie late night show “After Dark with Julian Clark” is growing in popularity as the next generation in late night talk. Taped in front of a live studio audience at The Second City, the show is also broadcasted online and features digital shorts, sketches, a live band, and celebrity guests. Tonight, Clark will talk all things tv and film with special guests Shanola Hampton from Showtime’s Shameless, Patrick Fabian from Better Call Saul, and Jonathan Sadowski from ABC Family’s Young and Hungry. Tickets are $10, and the show starts at 7:30pm.

Article by Kellie Fell.

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