There’s no such thing as the winter blues.
Isabel Marant Warehouse Sale
What: The French designer’s first-ever overstock event in the U.S. has past seasons’ clothing, shoes, and accessories marked 50-70 percent below retail.
Why: It’s almost too good to be true. And it’s definitely too good to miss.
When: Thurs., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. Ninth St., ste. 1100, Downtown.
Rachel Pally Warehouse Sale
What: Party dresses, jumpers, and flowy tops that work for all seasons are up to 85 percent off.
Why: Floor-length frocks and long skirts abound; keep an eye out for cashmere.
When: Fri., 10 a.m-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 2301 E. Seventh St., at Anderson St., ste. c100, Industrial District (818-512-9575).
Kyudo Japanese Archery
What: The first hour is cleanup and setup. The second is meditation and basic practice. The third is shooting practice.
Why: Give Cupid a run for his money.
When: Sat., 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute, 595 Lincoln Ave., b/t N. Orange Grove Blvd. & W. Peoria St., Pasadena (626-449-5487).
What: An art gallery transforms into a theatrical exhibit inhabited by a seemingly perfect American family circa 1955.
Why: All the fun of snooping inside someone’s medicine cabinet with none of the getting busted.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Gallery Godo, 6749 San Fernando Rd., at Allen Ave., ste. c, Glendale (818-641-4369).
DIY Silver Jewelry Workshop
What: Design a custom ring, pendant, or earrings for yourself or that special someone with the help of Verona Tang.
Why: Haven’t you always wanted to make your own jewelry?
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., at Curson Ave. (323-937-4230). Register online at cafam.org.
George Herms: the Artist’s Life
What: A new free-jazz opera with large-scale sculptural instruments, live and recorded video, Bobby Bradford and the Mo’tet, the Theo Saunders group, and the voice of Diana Briscoe.
Why: A libretto sourced from diary entries and notes from a forefather of the Beat generation wrote almost daily throughout his 50-year career.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8:30 p.m.
Where: REDCAT, 631 W. Second St., at S. Hope St., Downtown (213-237-2800).
Photo: Courtesy of Isabel Marant