Because every man needs a plan, and some of us need that plan with pretty pictures, we present Where to Take Her: a series that answers a gentleman's most pressing lifestyle questions and recurs whenever we get around to it.
This go-round: our picks on what to do around the city this November, from museums to comedy clubs to movies. Get out there.
S.T.E.A.M Pier: A celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – with an infusion of ART — S.TE.A.M lets you and your family build, among other engineering profundities, robots that will clean up the beach.
The Pied Piper: A rat-catcher uses his magical pipe to lure a bunch of children into the woods. You find this objectionable. Your kids find it hysterical.
Jim Denevan’s Sand Drawings: Giant, starlit paintings drawn in sand that you can walk through.
Archer Live: Live readings of classic scenes. By the entire cast. Plus: moderated discussion and an audience Q&A. Danger zone.
Alvarado Caverns: Enter a cave through a secret passage. Listen to raunchy ghost stories once inside.
David Hockney’s new video installation of the English countryside goes from iPad-sized to life-sized at LACMA.
Avedon at the Gagosian: The first L.A. solo show since 1976 on the former New Yorker photographer who famously shot Lana Turner’s daughter after she was exonerated for killing her mother’s abusive boyfriend.
Kris Kristofferson: A Cowboy in Hollywood: Kristofferson is a handsome dude. Also: badass.
Catching Fire: Jennifer Lawrence and a band of angsty tweens continue to compete for their lives in the second installment of The Hunger Games trilogy.
Nebraska: Alexander Payne’s newest dark comedy is about an old man who tells a simple lie: that he’s won the lottery. What could go wrong? Everything.