Saturday, December 10, 4-7 p.m. Topanga Canyon Galleryâs Artists reception with food, drinks and a new collection of contemporary fine art. The second annual Small Works Holiday Show runs through Friday, December 23. This is a curated selection of new small works from over 30 local Los Angeles artists. Start a collection or find a perfect holiday gift from the exhibit of limited-edition photography prints, sculpture, glass works, ceramics, original oil paintings, acrylic, watercolor, digital art, and mixed media.The Gallery will be closed Christmas Eve for the Holidays and reopens January 3, 2023 with two new solo exhibitions from member artists Kate Browning and Debbi Green. Topanga Canyon Gallery is located at 137 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org; @topangacanyongallery. Gallery hours: Friday, 1-7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 12-6 p.m.
Saturday, December 10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Theatricum Holiday Family Faire. Enjoy a day of Artisan Holiday Marketplace, Festive Food & Drink, Take a photo with Santa & Mrs. Claus; Special Performances of Harry Nilssonâs The Point! with Kiefo Nilsson and Kate Micucci; Aerialist Lexi Pearl; Winter Holiday Storytelling; and Caroling and Singing Madrigals. Theatricum.com/HolidayFamily Faire; (310) 455-3723.
Now through Friday, December 30, Holiday Road LA at King Gillette Ranch. Stroll along the Holiday Road walking trail among one of the most festive light displays in L.A. with larger-than-life holiday installations, thousands of Christmas lights, Santa & Mrs. Claus, elves, countless candy canes and a souvenir shop. Then find the food truck of your choice for the evening meal and your favorite beverage at the 21+ bar. Tickets: $24.99- $39.99 per person. On-site parking: $5.99-$9.99 per car. Reservations: tixr.com/groups/holidayroadusa. Located at 26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302.
Sunday, December 11, 7:30 p.m. Love on the Other Side of Death. Mary Guillerminâs late husband, film director John Guillermin, saw death as a final end. Her play traces the story of his post-death change of attitude and how she truly feels a two-way love on the other side of death. Guillerminâs narration of the dying process and the question of life after death is woven in with her poetry and art of how these experiences changed her life. Tickets: eventbrite.com/e/love-on-the-other-side-of-death-a-magical-tale-of-grief-loss-joy-tickets-429856641787. The Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
Mary Guillermin, LMFT, is also Editor & Co-author of âJohn Guillermin: The Man, The Myth, The Movies,â Bronze medal winner of 2022 IPPY Independent Publishing Book Awards, and Bronze medal winner 2022 Living Now Publishing Book Awards. email@example.com.
Sunday, December 18, 4-8 p.m., 32nd Annual Snow Night & Community Potluck. Play in the snow with your friends and neighbors, enjoy the potluck feast and shop local. All stores are open late. Bring food to share. Pine Tree Circle, 120 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Sunday, December 18, 2. p.m., A Christmas Memory. Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter morning more than twenty years ago. âOh, myâ she exclaims, her breath smoking the windowpane. âItâs fruitcake weather! She is âmy cousin,â and the narrator is âBuddy,â also known as the famous writer Truman Capote. The staged reading with music and sound effects is directed by Paula LaBrot, who dedicates this show âin memory of our dear friend, Joanne Martinez, a most loving and beloved soul.â Join Topanga Actors Company and stay for fruitcake (or cookies!). FREE ADMISSION. Suitable for children 10 years and up. Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For information: topangaactorscompany.weebly.com. TAC is also on Facebook.
December 18, 6 p.m., Heart Medicine Concert & Sound Healing. A Shamanic Healing Journey with Annmarie Soul, Reya Manna and healing artist Evan Perman to invite winter solstice energy for an evening of heart opening music to lift and nourish the spirit. The evening begins with a Heart Medicine offering of sacred songs mantras and prayers, followed by a shamanic sound journey with indigenous musical instruments accompanied by Dave Norwoods on tabla and hand pan, and Dov-G on the violin. The music of Heart Medicine is a combination of sacred songs and melodies inspired by nature and spirit. Bring a cushion to sit on. $33 reserves your place via Venmo: Annmarie Soul (2794) or Paypal: email@example.com (Please use friends/family tab, important). Hosted by Helena Kriel. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org.