Head to Pershing Square’s Downtown on Ice celebrating its 15th season.

IceSkating PershingSqLA’s biggest outdoor rink has the smallest admission price, open everyday through January 21, 2013.

Admission: $6 per one-hour skate session; $2 for skate rental; Tickets are available on the website

What: Downtown on Ice
Where: Pershing Square, 532 South Olive Ave (across from the Millenium Biltmore)
When: Monday – Thursday: 12:00pm to 10:00pm and Friday – Sunday: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Phone: 213.847.4970
Website: http://www.laparks.org/pershingsquare/

If you haven’t seen New York-based artist Jordan Wolfson latest show, “Raspberry Poser” downtown at REDCAT, take some time to stop in.

REDCAT wolfson01Wolfson makes us of of digital video, computer-generated imagery (CGI) and hand-drawn animation to creates an intense visual. Add to that the music of “Sweet Dreams (Beautiful Nightmare)” covered by Beyoncé and it becomes an intriguing piece of work.


What: Exhibition
Where: RedCat, 631 W. Second St., LA 90012
When: Tues through Sunday 12-6pm
Phone: 213 237-2800

TCraftandFolkMuseumhe Craft and Folk Art Museum currently has two exhbitions open, “L.A. Skin & Ink” and “Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein.”

“L.A. Skin & Ink” is an exhibition that explores the unique role of Los Angeles in the Tattoo Renaissance over the last 60 years. The exhibition will move through the transformation of tattooing from its traditional base of military and outlaw cultures into an art form of great distinction and adoption into contemporary culture.

On View: through Jan 6th

CFAM BalancingACTCelebrating the Studio Glass Movement’s 50th anniversary, “Balancing Act” is the first museum survey in Southern California of Long Beach-based sculptor Steve Klein. Tche exhibition is curated by Howard N. Fox. Steve Klein is a sculptor and teacher who interprets original works of architecture, visual art, and natural landscapes as stylized contemporary glass sculptures.

On View: through Jan 6th

Open Tuesday through Admission is $7.00

What: Exhibition
Where: Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90036
When: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phone: (323) 937-4230

Pacific Opera Project presents an evening of arias and scenes from their 2013 season, including selections from Mozart’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Le Nozze di Figaro, and the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, The Mikado.

ArtistsSat Dec29 MilesPlayhouse PacificOpera: Daria Somers-Soprano; Katherine Giaquinto- Soprano; Elizabeth Rigby Jones- Mezzo-soprano; Jessica Mamey- Mezzo-soprano; Robert Norman-Tenor

Free parking is available in the pink granite-faced subterranean garage serving 808 Wilshire, entry on Lincoln. Important: mention “Miles” when parking to receive a validated ticket.

What: Performance
Where: Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403
When: 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:15 pm)
Phone: (310) 458-8634
www.milesplayhouse.org; http://www.pacificoperaproject.com

There’s still time to celebrate the Holidays with “Twist Your Dickens” playing at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

WU SecondCity TwistYourDickensWith its trademark humor, irreverence and originality, The Second City, in a creative collaboration with Center Theatre Group, is taking the classic Charles Dickens’ tale of hope and redemption and giving it a hearty twist.

In addition to Scrooge, Tiny Tim, the fat, plucked goose and glum ghosts, those famous Victorian streets will spring to life with scheming politicians, sunbathing Santas, shop-lifting celebrities and hilarious improvs, all performed by a talented group of Second City alums and an ever-changing stable of starry, drop-in special guests.

Ticket Price: $65

What: Theatre
Where: KirK Douglas Theatre 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City
When: Two shows: 6:00 pm or 9:30 pm
Phone: (213) 628-2772
Website: http://www.centertheatregroup.org/