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What to Do This Weekend

deedee cheriel!

There’s magic in the air.

SEE
Abracadabra
What:
Visual artist Deedee Cheriel shows a new collection of acrylic-on-wood and -paper paintings influenced by punk rock, East Indian temple imagery, and her upbringing in the Pacific Northwest.
Why: Commentary on her real-life L.A. social circle told with bears, bird-headed women, and folk art tribal patterns.
When: Sat.-Nov. 6. Reception, Sat., 8-11 p.m. Reg. hours, Tues.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Merry Karnowsky Gallery, 170 S. La Brea Ave., b/t W. First & Second Sts., La Brea Corridor (323-933-4408).

MOVE
And Now We All Dance
What:
For the first Engagement Party event of Heffington Moves MoCA, Heffington + the East Siders create a night of performances, video collaborations, freestyle dance, choreographed open classes, and music.
Why: Think of it as a warm-up for upcoming Get Your Lead Out (a dance tableaux drawing event) and Heavy Metal Parking Lot: the Musical (not kidding).
When: Thurs., 7-10 p.m.
Where: The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, 152 N. Central Ave., at E. First St., Downtown (213-626-6222).

PRIMP
Nail Boutique at
Ole Henriksen
What: The science-meets-nature skin care mecca adds manicures and pedicures ($25-$75) to its repertoire. Services incorporate the house line of essential oils, sea salt mineral scrubs, and custom-blended masks, plus vegan nail polish, long-lasting gel manicures, and flashy Minx nail covers.
Why: No 3-week-old gossip rags for you — each custom-built seating area has its own iPad station.
When: Sun. & Mon., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 8622 W. Sunset Blvd., b/t Sunset Plaza & N. Sherbourne Drs., West Hollywood. Appt. (recommended) at 310-854-7700.

EAT
Georgio’s Cucina
What: While NYC chef Gary Robins (Russian Tea Room) does recon for his first West Coast outpost, fill up on homemade pastas, roasted fish and meats, and a whole lot of antipasti and flatbreads at his pop-up in an old Italian mini mall.
Why: Crudo a-go-go. Think ostriche (oysters on the half shell with Chianti mignonette), capesante (sea scallops with pomegranate, anise, and hazelnut), and Thai snapper (wasabi, yuzu, and green apple).
When: Thru Jan. 1. Tues.-Sat., 5:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: 11992 Ventura Blvd., at Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City (818-985-1072).

Art: Deedee Cheriel

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LOCATIONS
Georgio's Cucina
11992 Ventura Blvd
@ Laurel Canyon Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
818-985-1072
8622 W Sunset Blvd
bt N Sherbourne & Sunset Plz Drs
West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-854-7700
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 S La Brea Ave
bt W 1st & 2nd Sts
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-933-4408
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 N Central Ave
bt E Temple & E 1st Sts
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-626-6222
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