This week, we’re wine tasting, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Night Gallery, watching science-themed films, getting dapper at LACMA, ushering in the Lunar New Year and admiring contemporary art.
Uncorked at Union Station
The Uncorked Wine Festival is returning, from 5-9 p.m., Jan. 26, to Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St.
Enjoy over 200 wines and champagnes from across the globe, gourmet food trucks, a live band and DJ and a custom photo booth.
Participating wineries include: Alexander Valley Vineyards, Beringer, BV, Cambria, Iron Horse, Kendall-Jackson, Kenwood, LA Crema, Oyster Bay, Penfolds and Sterling.
This event has two ticket options, VIP ($70) admission is at 5 p.m. and includes an additional hour of tasting, shorter lines and some exclusive wines poured during that hour. General admission ($60) is at 6 p.m. and the event ends at 9 p.m.
Both tickets include admission and all your wine tastings, with food from the food trucks sold separately.
This event is 21 and over, only.
For more information and tickets, visit https://uncorkedwinefestivals.com/la/
Celebrating ‘Rod Serling’s Night Gallery’
The 50th Anniversary of the TV show “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery” (1969-1973) will be celebrated with a special exhibition at the Mountain View Mausoleum, 2300 Marengo Ave., in Altadena.
The exhibition, presented by Creature Features & Peekaboo Gallery, features the original paintings created for the series by artist Tom Wright, now a director on shows such as “N.C.I.S.” and “Supernatural.”
The exhibit will also feature original props, vintage promotional memorabilia, rare behind-the-scenes photographs from the show’s production and more.
There will be an opening night VIP preview reception from 5-7:30 p.m., Jan. 26. The opening evening will be highlighted with personal appearances by Tom Wright, as well as various cast and crew members.
A public opening reception from 8 to 10 p.m., will follow.
The exhibition will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, through Feb. 10.
General admission is $10 at the door. Tickets for the VIP preview are $75 each. For more information, visit www.peekaboogallery.com/rod-serlings-night-gallery/
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 S. Broadway, will host the Raw Science Film Festival at 12:30 p.m., Jan. 26.
The event is described as a meeting of science, art and media. The event will feature science educators, filmmakers, entrepreneurs and leaders of the tech industry.
This year’s festival celebrates the 50th Lunar Landing Anniversary. Special guests include Nobel Prize winner Kip Thorne, George DiCaprio, Sydney Colston (Host of “Behind the Groove”), Sheldon Reynolds (formerly of Earth Wind and Fire), Tony Pizarro (producer for Tupac Shakur’s “Dear Mama”), Richie Onori (from the band SWEET), Gary Miller, Spencer Galbraith, Paris Escovedo, Ciamara Morales and performances by Susaye Greene and Scherrie Payne of The Supremes, as well as the WJM Band and pianist Chase Morrin.
Tickets are $30 to $150. See rawsciencefilmfestival.tv for more information.
Dapper Day Swinging Soiree
Put on your natty attire and head over to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for Dapper Day at
7 p.m., Jan. 26.
“Bring your evening glamour as you mingle among LACMA’s European and Modern collections featuring artworks by Yayoi Kusama, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Alison Saar, Cy Twombly and many more,” lacma.org says. “Join us for extended gallery hours 7 to 10 p.m. with drinks, dancing and more. From vintage-inspired classics to chic, contemporary looks, you’re invited to bring your own style to the party.”
The event includes dancing with tunes by DJ Professor Watson indoors, at the top of the Ahmanson Building staircase (free). There will be cash bars.
The museum will be open that day from
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $20.
Lunar New Year
in Monterey Park
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a two-day festival from 10 a.m. to
9 p.m., Jan. 26 and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Jan. 27, on Monterey Park’s Garvey Avenue between Garfield and Alhambra avenues.
The event will include traditional Lion and Dragon dances, performances by the Chinese orchestra, folk dances and Chinese martial arts demos. Eat food from more than 50 food booths featuring food from Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea, Thailand and other countries. Go on a shopping spree of more than 100 diverse stands, play games and enjoy traditional folk art.
Admission is free. See http://lunarnewyears.com for more information.
LA Art Show
The Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., will host the LA Art Show from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Jan. 25-26 and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 27.
Organizers call the event the most comprehensive international contemporary art show in America. The show features displays from prominent galleries on more than 200,000 square feet of exhibition space.
“Los Angeles has emerged as a global epicenter of art and culture, with a distinct, interwoven multi-cultural influence unique to the city,” laartshow.com says. “Diversity is our strength and art is most impactful when it includes or transcends all borders. As LA rises as the world-class destination for art, LA Art Show continues to lead the way with innovative programming and one-of-a-kind experiences for an expanding collecting audience.”
A one-day pass is $30, if bought online, or $35 at the door.