Happy March! I can’t believe we are already in the third month of 2015. Crazy!
One of the best tools to help you turn your funk into fabulous is trying something new.
And the best part about that is that we live in Los Angeles where there’s an endless list of cool new things to try. & BONUS, most of them are FREE!
Stimulating your brain in new ways breaks the cycle that gets you sunk in a funk and makes you feel fabulous again!
Here is a jam-packed list of new, random, & exciting things you can try and inspiring people you can meet this month that are right in your neighborhood.
March 4, 7:30 PM – 9 PM – FREE
What does it take to bring an idea to life? Pivotal Labs in Santa Monica brings together thought leaders to share their process of transforming an idea into a product. This month’s guest speakers include: Brendan Wypich, Design Lead at Epoxy, a Venice based startup which designs awesome social tools for YouTubers encouraging more informed and genuine community interactions and Mathew Biancaniello, Cocktail Chef formerly of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Library Bar and written about in the New York Times, known for his hunger for expirimentation.
March 5, 7 PM – 10 PM – $25
Paley Center for Media
Michelle Phan has quickly become a household name, and she created a beauty empire out of her video tutorials teaching fans how to master their makeup skills. She’ll take you through her personal journey of becoming an entrepreneur and a YouTube star in this one-on-one interview.
March 10, 6:30 PM – 8 PM – FREE
Annenberg Community Beach House
Follow the evolution of fashion-by-actress, Gloria Swanson, in two different films as told by film historian, Kimberly Truhler. This is the first of a free series being offered by the Annenberg Community Beach House, with upcoming sessions comparing the evolutions of Joan Crawford and Audrey Hepburn, respectively.
March 12, 2 PM – 3:30 PM – FREE
You don’t have to be an LA tourist to go to a TV show taping. Catch a free hour of comedy with the guy who pushes boundaries, Bill Maher, on his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
WEST LOS ANGELES
March 14, 12 PM – 10 PM – $25
It’s the party before the party. Going on 6 years strong, this Pre St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl ticket gives you access to exclusive drink specials at up to eight participating bars, a badass St. Paddy’s Day t-shirt, and an AYCE lunch buffet. Grab a few friends and bask in that Irish luck.
March 14, 1 PM – 3 PM – $25
Ceramics Studio 153
Pot it like it’s hot! This two-hour class is open to beginners and anyone interested in learning the process of ceramics. Learn the techniques needed to create pottery, including wheel-throwing and under-glaze painting—all materials are included. Grab a friend and set a clay date.
March 15, 7 PM – 10 PM – FREE
Whole Foods Market
Your friends at Whole Foods Brentwood will teach you everything you need to know about the traditional fermentation process so you can bottle up this classic.
March 19, 6 PM – 7 PM – FREE
Whole Foods Market
It’s a Monday night and you’re in your kitchen with a bed of salad just begging to be dressed. Ranch again? Nah. This class will teach you how to whisk up your own healthy salad dressing for those lazy nights in.
March 20, 7:30 AM – 9 AM – FREE
The Unique Space
In this free, monthly series hosted by Unique USA, influential creators in the community are featured in a talk, followed by a Q&A session. This month’s speaker is a former pro skateboarder turned entrepreneur. He was one of the first skateboarders to be sponsored by VANS and is currently the owner of the Arts District LA pizzeria, Pizzanista! Now that’s rad.
March 21, 8 AM – (A little more on the $$ side but check out the lineup)
The Book Bindery
If you’re on Instagram, chances are you’re following the hilarious @TheFatJew. If you’re into fashion, perhaps you’ve heard of the bloggers behind Song of Style, Peace Love Shea, or Into the Gloss? Catch all these internet sensations at the Create + Cultivate conference and hear about their journey while meeting other creatives.
MORE INFO — Use code: Event15 for $50 off GA and VIP tickets
March 21, 9 AM – 10 AM – $20
The Roxy Theatre
Get your sweat on at The Roxy Theatre in this heart-pumping cardio exercise with a unique twist. You’ll experience all the elements of a club, except you’ll be burning some pounds in a high-intensity workout. Rock on!
March 22, 9 AM – 4 PM – ALL THE DETS
Imagine a car-less LA where the streets are so empty you are doing cartwheels along Ventura Blvd.—one of the most congested streets in the Valley. Better yet, you can ride your bike worry-free? That day is coming thanks to CicLAvia, a city-wide bike movement, and this time they’re hitting the streets of 818.
March 25, 6 PM – 9 PM – FREE
Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills
Hey, marketing gurus! Meet other industry professionals at The Ad Society’s monthly meetup. It’s free to attend, so don’t forget your business cards and join your fellow marketers at The Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills.
March 26, 6 PM – 7 PM – FREE
Yogis rejoice. Skip the rush hour traffic and treat yourself to a little downward dog before you head home after work. Rhubarb Studios is opening their doors to the community every Thursday in this donation-based Vinyasa class. Namaste.
March 28, 10 AM – 6 PM – $20
If beauty and fashion are your passion, join this workshop hosted by Catt Sadler of E! News and learn all the ins and outs of the industry. Network with other fashionistas and get pampered while you learn from industry tastemakers.
Use code: eventbrite for 20% off
March 11 – 14, Varies on times & prices
Returning for its second year, the All-Star Chef Classic is a culinary extravaganza that brings together some of the world’s best chefs under one stadium roof. LA notables such as David Lefevre (M.B. Post), Ludo Lefebvre (Trois Mec), and Zoe Nathan (Rustic Canyon) will be cooking up a storm during the four-day event.
Let me know if you plan on attending any of these events, I am always looking for a friend to join me!