In a city as large as Los Angeles, there is never a shortage of exciting events. To help, we've curated an edit of delicious dining and culturally enriching happenings to add to your social calendar this month.
OCT 13 | FRIDAY WINE TASTING AT HÉRITAGE
Select Friday nights in October, enjoy a night out wine tasting and learning about the art of wine at Heritage Fine Wines in Beverly Hills. Benefit from local sommelier’s passion and expertise while enjoying some of the highest quality wines from a specific region, depending on the night. Tickets are $15 and the evening of the event, featured bottles of wine will be 15% off the retail pricE
HÉRITAGE FINE WINES, 467 NORTH CANON DRIVE, BEVERLY HILLS, CA
OCT 14 | VEUVE CLICQUOT POLO CLASSIC
The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic returns to Will Rogers State Historic Park for an afternoon of thrilling polo matches and tastings of the latest Champagne offerings from Veuve Clicquot. In addition to champagne bars serving Yellow Label, Rosé and Veuve Clicquot’s newest Champagnes, Veuve Clicquot Rich and Rich Rosé, attendees will enjoy some of the city’s most delectable food trucks as well as lawn games and plush rose garden seating to view the polo matches from.
WILL ROGERS STATE HISTORIC PARK, LOS ANGELES, CA
ALL MONTH | MAUDE’S OCTOBER TASTING MENU
What makes world-renowned chef Curtis Stone’s high-end Beverly Hills eatery so unique is its menu-less format with a tasting menu devoted to one ingredient that changes each month to reflect the new flavors of the season. This October Stone breaks with tradition and features his 10 best flavor combinations in 10 new dishes, which he lovingly refers to as a “flavor reunion.” In November, look forward to a decadent menu revolving around the white truffle.
212 S BEVERLY DRIVE BEVERLY HILLS, CA
ALL MONTH | JEAN-GEORGES BEVERLY HILLS AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA
The season won’t be complete without reservations at Michelin star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s newest restaurants: Jean-Georges Beverly Hills and The Rooftop by JG. Located within relative newcomer, the 12-story Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. The world class menu at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills features French-American dishes with South American flavors and The Rooftop by JG offers 360-degree views of the stunning Beverly Hills skyline.
WALDORF ASTORIA BEVERLY HILLS, 9850 WILSHIRE BLVD. BEVERLY HILLS, CA
NOW-DEC 30 | HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL
One of the most buzzed about productions in recent history, Tony-award-winning musical Hamilton is the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton as told through a blend of hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway. This unforgettable production with book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda is playing at The Hollywood Pantages Theater, one of the city’s most stunning venues.
THE HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATER, 6233 HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD, LOS ANGELES, CA
NOW-JAN 2018 | PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA
One of the most anticipated cultural events of the year, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is a series of thematically linked exhibitions taking place across Southern California exploring Latin American and Latino art. Sponsored by The Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA programs will touch on music, performance, literature, and even cuisine.
VARIOUS ART INSTITUTIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
OCT 1-15 | ANGEL CITY JAZZ FESTIVAL
The Angel City Jazz Festival is an adventurous concert series, bringing together the world’s most iconic and innovative musicians. Celebrating Thelonious Monk’s centennial, this year’s festival will take place in prestigious venues, including the Blue Whale, Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, and LACMA. With a mix of established artists and emerging talent, jazz fans and music lovers alike will rejoice.
VARIOUS VENUES ACROSS LOS ANGELES
OCT 21-JAN 1, 2018 | YAYOI KUSAMA INFINITY MIRRORS EXHIBIT
When The Broad Museum opened in September of 2015, Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away (pictured above) was one of the most popular exhibits on display. The 87-year-old artist’s art is returning to The Broad, offering visitors access to six of Kusama’s iconic Infinity Rooms alongside large-scale installations, key paintings, sculptures and works on paper dating from the early 1950s to the present.
THE BROAD MUSEUM, 221 S. GRAND AVE., DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA