The Weekend Guide

le sirenuse at shutters!

European dreams.

Le Sirenuse at Shutters on the Beach
What: Get a taste of the Amalfi Coast by way of this culinary and style collaboration with the Positano, Italy, hotel.
Why: One Pico serves Italian food (scampi bruschetta, roasted veal cutlet with capers) and Negroni cocktails; The Cottage hosts a pop-up stocked with Mediterranean sundries (Fornasetti plates, merino scarves).
When: Thru Feb. 26. One Pico, daily, 6-10 p.m.; The Cottage, daily, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Where: Shutters on the Beach, 1 Pico Blvd., at Appian Way, Santa Monica (310-458-0030).


What: Local muralist Ralph Ziman’s first solo exhibit depicts the complexities of war-torn Africa’s arms trade via photography, installations, and sculptures.
Why: Ziman’s haunting photo collection of Zimbabwean street vendors brandishing rainbow-colored, beaded AK-47s.
When: Thru Mar. 2. Wed.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: C.A.V.E. Gallery, 1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd., at Westminster Ave., Venice (310-450-6960).

L.A. Dance Project Residency
Benjamin Millepied’s contemporary ballet company wows with new works set to music by members of indie band The National.
Why: Moves that may move you to tears, plus the chance to Instagram the United Artists Theatre’s breathtakingly restored interior.
When: Today & Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 p.m.
Where: The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S. Broadway, at Ninth St., Downtown (213-623-3233). Tickets ($20-$125) at ticketforce.com.

Breathless/Le Petit Soldat
Godard newbies and film buffs alike can indulge in cinema greatness at this French new wave double feature.
Why: The auteur’s first full-length work and its sequel offer intrigue, romance, philosophical tangents, and a glimpse of 1960s Paris.
When: Sat., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., at 14th St., Santa Monica. Tickets (members, $7; nonmembers, $11) at fandango.com.

Home Beer-Brewing Class

What: Solvang’s own Valley Brewers schools hops lovers on the basics of making your own ale.
Why: Soak up the beer samples with gratis sausages and pretzels.
When: Today, 7 p.m.
Where: Wirtshaus, 345 N. La Brea Ave., at Oakwood Ave., West Hollywood (323-931-9291). To purchase tickets ($25), email info@wirtshausla.com.

The Lady & the Sailor

What: Designer Brittany Correy’s second outpost is packed with her stripe-happy collection of tees, shifts, and tanks in ecofriendly materials.
Why: The brick-and-mortar also stocks small goods for the home, such as Savon de Marseille soaps and Assouline books.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 11640 San Vicente Blvd., at Darlington Ave., ste. 104, Brentwood (310-442-3500).

Photo: Courtesy of Shutters on the Beach

1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd
@ Westminster Ave
Venice, CA 90291
345 N La Brea Ave
@ Oakwood Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
11640 San Vicente Blvd
@ Darlington Ave, ste 104
Los Angeles, CA 90049
929 Broadway
@ 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
1 Pico Blvd
@ Appian Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405
1328 Montana Ave
@ 14th St
Santa Monica, CA 90403