100 N. Toluca St., Los Angeles, CA
Discover nature with your little one in the heart of Downtown! Join our Naturalist for story time, a nature walk, and other fun activities as you and your toddler explore nature together. This program is designed for 1-5 year old children, but all are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the children’s play area. 1 hour.
8009 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Cooks County will be hosting a dinner and book signing with former Chez Panisse chef Jean Pierre Moullé and his wife Denisse to celebrate the recent publication of their cookbook “French Roots: two cooks, two countries & the beautiful food along the way,” on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014.
With a menu inspired by the book:
Butternut squash soup with toasted sesame seeds 9
Steak tartare 14
Salt cod brandade 13
Cauliflower salad with eggs and anchovies 13
Warm oysters in their shells with leeks & champagne butter 14
Stuffed pork loin with prunes and roasted apples 25
Grilled duck breast with black currants & cassis 26
Grapevine-grilled rib-eye 35
Leg of veal with porcini mushrooms 35
Trout Meunière 23
Peyrault hazelnut cake
Chocolate pot de crème
Special Prix Fixe Menu:
Stuffed pork loin with prunes and roasted apples
Jean-Pierre & Denise will be on hand to sign all books purchased with personalized inscriptions!
Jean-Pierre Moulle was the executive chef at Chez Panise, where he began his tenure in 1975. Denise Moulle comes from the Bordeaux wine-making empire of the Lurton family. She worked as a wine distributor in California for many years before starting Two Bordelais in 1987, which offers guided tours through France.
Reservations recommended! Space is limited!
630 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles CA, 90071
Author of "Brutal Youth" Anthony Breznican was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. He has worked as a reporter for The Arizona Republic, Associated Press, and USA Today, and is currently a senior staff writer for Entertainment Week. Brutal Youth is his first novel. Our LAPL's reviewer describes the novel's characters as "...well drawn and complex" and that Breznican "...illustrates nicely the development, derailing and re-forging of fragile new relationships." Copies of Mr. Breznican's book will be available for purchase.
611 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA
SpectreFest: a hand-picked look at the latest and greatest in progressive genre films and forward-thinking music from around the world that challenge our grip on reality. SpectreFest: a place where unexpected elements of the fantastic gather together — offering cold shadows, distant melodies, forgotten memories and new hauntings.