November Culture Calendar

Another tasty month packed with great events to celebrate living in LA.

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#15: Monday Night Tease - The Muppet of Burlesque Show
nEnjoy this all star parody of The Muppet Show. You Get beautiful burlesque performers, a charming chanteuse or two, a captivating crooner, prestidigitation, juggling, live bands and more.
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16TH:tPANDEMONIUM, The Lost and Found Orchestra
nTake the rhythm of STOMP: add beer bottles, garden hose, traffic cones, wine glasses, children's whirly toys,n10 Stompers, 16 musicians and a choir: you've unleashed PANDEMONIUM.
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17TH: Pre-Turkey BOOT CAMP
Burn that turkey feast off before you even eat it. No yelling and no screaming, just instructors encouraging you to do your personal best before the big Turkey Day dinner.
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18TH:tSingle Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza
Epic tasting event that offers both the novice and most discerning enthusiast the opportunity to properly sample the participating whiskies. Enjoy a sophisticated and elegant environment, with an array of sumptuous foods.
19TH:tCirque Dreams Illumination
A journey to an imaginary metropolis brimming with suspense and theatrical innovation in Cirque Dreams Illumination. Experience captivating costumes, amazing acrobatic feats, and dynamic dancing to jazz, ballroom and pop beats.
20TH:tAziz Ansari @ Orpheum Theatre
Enjoy all new material from standup comedian and actor Aziz Ansari in his new "Dangerously Delicious Tour".
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21TH:tHarvest Boutique: Where Giving is Always in Style
This fun-filled day of shopping will feature unique vendors, a silent auction, and a catered luncheon to raise funds to support the Junior League of Los Angeles' projects and programs.
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22ND: Full Moon Walk for the Family
Learn all about the Full Moon and the mysterious legends associated with it. Refreshments will be provided, but bring your own mug.
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23RD:tChicago Bulls at Los Angeles Lakerst
The Bulls are loaded with some veteran and young talent and are out to make a stake on the up for grabs Eastern Conference throne. The bad news for the Bulls is they will have to make it through the West Coast crowned LA Lakers.
24TH: Battle of the Blues Harps
Enjoy "The Blues" in the spirit of competition. This is an epic high energy blues battle competition at the OC Marketplace. Among the list of great performers is a confirmed appearance of Kim Wilson and Rod Piazza.
25TH: Topanga Turkey Trot
Burn some turkey day calories with a 15k, 10k or 5k fun run on the scenic trails at Trippet Ranch in Topanga State Park. The event field is limited and normally sells out in early November.
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26TH:tSeek Out Hidden Gems; Art & Architecture Hunt of DTLA
A scavenger hunt that leads to hidden gems & challenges your wit to uncover the secrets. Bring one digital camera per team for the photo challenges. No prior knowledge of Downtown LA required, prizes to the winning team.
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27TH:tSanta Monica Gobble Wobble
This event is a fun, family-friendly morning featuring a costume contest, music and pre- and post-race festivities. Enjoy a family 5k Turkey Trot in Santa Monica and a 1k dash for kids 10 and under!
28TH: The Hollywood Christmas Paradet
An LA tradition for over eighty years. Included in the parade are marching bands, vintage cars, elaborate floats, Santa Claus himself, and a menagerie of horses, camels, and elephants. Try taking the Metro to the parade and go early for a good spot.
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29TH:tRoger Waters: "The Wall" at Staples Center
Co-founder and principal songwriter of the archetypal progressive band Pink Floyd, is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the original release of "The Wall".
#30: West Side Story Musical @ the Pantages Theatre
nThis is a musical which transposes Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to the gang-ridden streets of Manhattan in the 1950s.
1ST: Olvera Street Merchants Dia de Los Muertos
Free festivities in honor of departed loved ones with beautifully decorated altars and entertainment. Featuring pinata breaking, children workshops, face painting, Mariachi bands, Ballet Folklorico and nightly blessing.
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2ND: Olvera Street Merchants Dia de Los Muertos
Free festivities in honor of departed loved ones with beautifully decorated altars and entertainment. Featuring pinata breaking, children workshops, face painting, Mariachi bands, Ballet Folklorico and nightly blessing.
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3RD: Target Beauty Makeover | Huntington Beach | Cerritos | San Dimas
Celebrating the redesigned Target beauty department enjoy a free makeover event. Enjoy giveaways, special offers, guests touch-ups, styling tips and a showcase of new products. Celebrity stylists will be there.
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4TH: A Walk In LA – Photography Exhibit
Photography exhibit featuring work from photojournalism students from Art Share LA. Exhibit features photo essays of downtown Los Angeles.
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5TH: OC Chocolate Festival
Indulge your love of all things chocolate at the O.C. Chocolate Festival. Vendors will serve up chocolates, wine tasting and ideas for holiday shopping. The festival will also feature live music and a chocolate fashion show.
6TH: Taste of the World Festival
A celebration of global food, drink, music and dance all happening downtown at the Los Angeles Center Studios. Enjoy food and drink samples for as little as $1 from dozens of local and international vendors.
7TH: Columbia Muddy Buddy Los Angeles
An extreme race where teams of two must complete a 6-7 mile off road course in addition to 5 obstacles. The course is a combination of running, biking and the infamous crawl through the mud pit. Great event to watch.
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8TH: HEY HEY MONDAYS Burlesque & Live Music
Starting Nov 8th enjoy the gorgeous and riveting dancing girls of 14th St's CENTRAL Social Aid and Pleasure Club. Thow back a few drinks with great drink specials and live music throughout the night!
9TH: The Reality Bash and a Few Awards Too @ Industry
Die hard reality TV fans will have a chance to party with some of the top reality stars in the business. MTV's Mark Long will host this bash which will continue the tradition of the Fox Reality Channel "Really Awards."
10TH: Space, Land, And Time: Underground Adventures With Ant Farm
A film about the 1970s architecture collective Ant Farm, best known for Cadillac The Ant Farmers created a body of deeply subversive multidisciplinary work predicted much of the technology we take for granted today.
11TH: Gallagher at Club Nokia
Enjoy the watermelon smashing funny-guy we all love. Since the 80's Gallagher is known to perform a lot of food gags as well as use multiple props designed to destroy different objects. Bring your rain coats and enjoy.
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12TH: LA Tamale Throwdown
The LA Tamale Throwdown features tamale vendores from all over Central America and Mexico competing for the best tamale award. There will be a tamale eating contest, food, art, music, and other entertainment.
13TH: Walk to Fight Diabetes 2010 at Universal Studios Backlot
A 5K walk among your favorite movie set loacations. All participants of the walk will gain an unprecedented behind the scenes look at filming locations on the Universal lot. Every dollar raised will help the American Diabetes Association.
14TH: Partnership Walk Los Angeles
A walk and festival to raise awareness about the very serious issue of Global Poverty among Americans. Participants will enjoy live music, performances, auction and food, all the while learning about the work of the Foundation.
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