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CASA Wine+Art

The second annual CASA Wine + Art event will benefit CASA’s services supporting children in foster care in Los Angeles County. You can taste esteemed wines from California and beyond, Southern Neapolitan Italian cooking from Rao’s, artisan vegan cheese from Miyoko's Creamery and sweets from Essential Chocolate Desserts. Los Angeles contemporary art gallery Blum & Poe in the Culver City Arts District will feature the first in-depth exhibition looking at the relationship between the Korean Monochrome painters known as “Dansaekhwa” and the American minimal artists of the 1960s and 1970s.

Westridge 2016 Summer Opportunities Fair

Start sorting out your summer plans now at Westridge School’s Summer Opportunities Fair held on Saturday, February 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  There will be over 100 camps exhibiting, ranging from traditional day camps to international travel to programs designed for children with special needs.
SoCal, What's Good?

Donut Farm

What it is:
Few phrases are more SoCal than "organic vegan donut." But if you're skeptical, let Donut Farm make you a believer. Tucked away in an unassuming Echo Park plaza, the low-key spot has a small fan base that swears by Donut Farm's banana fritters, Candycap donuts (made from mushrooms!) and vegan latte bar.
Why it's cool:
Vegans and omnivores alike stop by for uncommon flavors like roasted red chili, matcha and a Donut Farm original dubbed "WTF" (whiskey, tangerine and fig).
You should know:
Pay careful attention to your GPS as you're heading down Sunset: the Donut Farm storefront is small and can be easy to miss. But, there's free parking once you arrive.