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Ryan Murphy, Fergie, Nina Dobrev, Adam Lambert, and many more honor Jane Lynch at The Trevor Project's "TrevorLIVE LA" event; Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Duhamel, and a slew of others support March Of Dimes at the Celebration Of Babies Luncheon; Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Robin Thicke, Ryan Seacrest, and other stars hit the KIIS FM Jingle Ball—catch up on the weekend's star-studded events in this edition of Last Night's Parties.
Sure, most of New York's creative crowd has headed down to Miami this week for the art menagerie that is Basel, but don't underestimate the city's ability to go on without them. For those of us still gallivanting around the galleries up north, there is still plenty to do and see. Lose yourself in the nuances and nostalgia of Scott Cohen's photos and films, experience the combo of pop art and African traditionalism, or catch a conversation from some of South America's leading exhibitionists. Who needs palm trees, anyway?
With family, relatives, and significant others together for Thanksgiving holidays, what better way to give them a taste of Los Angeles than to take them to ongoing exhibits showcasing a variety of art forms? Although the museums are closed for Thanksgiving, you have a whole three-day weekend full of exhibits to enjoy. From the photorealistic works of Martin Mull and Eric White, to the experiential art forms of James Turrell, Ann Veronica Janssens, and Serj Tankian, we've got your guide to all the best art shows to check out over the holiday in L.A.
Celebrate the 125th anniversary of National Geographic by going to a free exhibition of iconic photographs at The Annenberg Space for Photography. From clown funerals to three-dimensional effects, spend a day at MOCA's Room to Live exhibit showcasing room-sized installations. See how Tim Biskup combines his Cartoon Network and Disney animation experience with his toy production skills in colorful canvases at Martha Otero gallery. It's all going down right here, right now, so plan your gallery and museum visits using our guide to this weekend's best L.A. art shows.
[Maya Hayuk at The Hammer via] See iconic street art that's covered the urban surfaces and billboards of your neighborhood from a new perspective inside the walls of MOCA or let James Turrell alter your depth perception with rooms of glowing colored lights at LACMA. Challenge a friend to duel and get strategic on Eric Zimmerman and Nathalie Pozzi's interactive game installation piece or lose yourself in the illusory geometric designs and 3D effects of works from a pair of Frenchmen at Fabian Castanier Gallery. If you haven't yet explored the wealth of inspiring exhibitions currently on display all over town, we're here to help you plan your visits this week with this comprehensive guide to L.A.'s best art shows.
Want to immerse yourself in intense lights and alter your perception of space? James Turrell has your answer at LACMA. Been meaning to take a closer look at Retna's street art, but can't find a way up the billboards? Go see his his mural installations within arm's reach at MOCA. Feel like drinking craft beer while you meander an art festival? 18th Street Art Center is hosting just that sort of event. From all of this plus interactive game installations, Andy Warhols and kaleidoscopic neon murals, the local art scene is bursting with fantastic exhibitions ready for you to enjoy. Get yourself to them using our guide to L.A.'s best art shows and events to hit this weekend.
A celebration of Paris and L.A.'s top culinary masters and turntablists took over The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA over the weekend for Le Grand Fooding Crush Paris-L.A. 2013. Presented by French dining guide Le Fooding, the ticketed two-day event kicked off on Saturday with a champagne-filled urban picnic of delicious cuisine by superstar L.A. and Paris chefs for local gourmands and foodies.
Not heading down to Coachella? It may seem like everyone and their mother is bailing for Indio, but we promise you'll be in good company this weekend the others staying in town. In fact, there's plenty of action happening in L.A. over the next few days to keep you busy with your fellow No-chella comrades that it would be a shame to let your FOMO keep you from enjoying yourself in L.A. this weekend. From a Calvin Harris show and a "Localchella" performance by The Postal Service, to a masked Mexican wrestling match and an Iggy Pop-themed dance celebration, there's loads to do and see. So let that FOMO go and enjoy your weekend in L.A. with this guide to the best local happenings and events that don't require schlepping out to the desert.
Friday, March 7
Sean MacPherson took some time out to chat with us about his new restaurant, so click through to find out why we\'re calling Margaux your new go-to in NYC.