The Weekend Guide


Buff and shine.

What: Mani/pedi enthusiast Christine Rhoades debuts a safe, nontoxic salon for like-minded nail junkies.
Why: Sidle up to the bar for a fume-free treatment that includes toxin-free lotions, Zoya five-free polish, and soy-based lacquer remover.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 8101 W. Third St., at S. Crescent Heights Blvd., West Hollywood (323-951-1080).

How You Glow
What: The new site aims to please health-conscious readers with tips and tricks for living a radiant life.
Why: Nab recipes, get the inside scoop on where to juice, and learn by example via in-the-know beauty bloggers and fitness gurus.
Where: At howyouglow.com.


What: The famed French purveyor of eau de toilette and sweet-smelling candles opens an olfactory oasis in L.A.
Why: Follow your nose to an extensive collection of personal scents and diffusers.
When: Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 202 N. Larchmont Blvd., between Beverly Blvd. & W. 1st St., Larchmont Village (323-962-3622).

Wearable Art Benefit Trunk Show
Four nationally renowned crafters showcase their wares in the CAFAM courtyard.
Why: Spruce up your winter wardrobe with knitwear by Chris Triola, Darwall & Murphy’s hand-loomed silk textiles, and jewels by Mary Donald and Terri Logan.
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Craft & Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., at S. Curson Ave., Mid-Wilshire (323-937-4230).

John Oliver

What: The British comedian graces SoCal with his well-honed brand of satirical comedy.
Why: This triple threat’s (writer, actor, comedian) resume includes The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Community.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., at S. Western Ave., Koreatown (213-388-1400). Tickets ($52) at livenation.com.

Food Haus Cafe

What: DTLA gets a dose of comfort food courtesy of Harut Sargsyan and Ani Petrosyan’s new spot.
Why: Be warned — belly busters like the blue cheese burger and garlic sweet chili Buffalo wings may require an elastic waistband.
When: Daily, 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 2106 S. Olive St., between W. 21st & W. 22nd Sts., Downtown (213-741-0007).

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202 N Larchmont Blvd
bt Beverly Blvd & W 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90004
3790 Wilshire Blvd
@ S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90010
2106 S Olive St
bt W 21st & W 22nd Sts
Los Angeles, CA 90007
8101 W 3rd St
@ S Crescent Heights Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
5814 Wilshire Blvd
@ S Curson Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036