The Hammer Museum is a cutting-edge arts institution presenting world class exhibitions of art, architecture and design that span the classic to the contemporary. The Hammer offers a diverse selection of FREE public programs, an open-air courtyard & café, and one of the best bookstores in the city.
Excellent contemporary small art museum. Hosts concerts and has a very nice cafe. Nearby you can also visit the Fowler Art Gallery at UCLA. The Fowler shows indigenous art and has excellent performances.
Gallery with a permanent collection of historical works & special exhibits of edgy contemporary art. Great place to play ping-pong!
“Great outside seating. Espresso Profeta has consistently been my favorite cafe for years, I'm actually shocked I haven't shared more about it sooner, with the exception that I've wanted to keep it to myself.”
“Opened in 1936 with 670 seats this elegant theater is often seen in the backdrop of movie premieres taking place across the street at the Village Theater. ”
“Very popular middle eastern restaurant. Simple spot for Middle Eastern fare like falafel & kebabs, plus a hookah menu & late-night hours. ”
“This cultural center focusing on very iconic and incredible art of photography features rotating exhibits, lectures & more. About a 10 minute drive ”
“Excellent crab and shrimp. Southeastern Texas town called Seadrift. With a population of just 2000, Seadrift was home to Yo’Daddy and his family of crabbers and fishermen. They labored in their boats year-round, catching oysters, crab and shrimp for the seafood industry. As toiling as the work was, every weekend the men would come home with their catch of the week to enjoy – they boiled crawfish and crabs, shucked raw oysters, grilled fresh fish ”