January 20, 2019

Jews and food on the radio; Roses on Colorado Boulevard; Dennis Prager on Leviticus; Janet Klein’s t

Saturday the 30th

Jews discuss food today on KCRW. While Evan Kleiman’s “Good Food” is on vacation this week, KCRW subs “The Infinite Mind,” where this week the theme will be “Foods and Moods.” Ruth Reichl reads a piece about comfort food, MIT researchers Richard Wurtman and Judith Wurtman discuss the link between serotonin and carbs, and Dr. Joseph Hibbelm converses on the link between Omega 3s and depression.

11 a.m. 89.9 KCRW FM.

Sunday the 31st

So here’s a new one for ya. The movie’s official release date is Jan. 19, but we get a one-week-before sneak of “Fast Track,” at just one theater. The Mann Beverly Center 13 screens the new Zach Braff/Amanda Peet comedy about a husband and wife whose life goes totally askew after having a baby. Jason Bateman, Charles Grodin and Mia Farrow also star.

$6-$9. 8522 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles.

Monday the 1st

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Virtuoso piano man Yefim Bronfman is back at Walt Disney Concert Hall tonight through Saturday. Attend this evening for a concert with members of the Philharmonic performing Schubert and Haydn. Tomorrow and Saturday will feature pieces by Kodaly, Rachmaninoff and Bartok, and Friday, attend for the same, minus the Rachmaninoff.

Jan. 3, $21-$45. Jan. 4-6, $15-$135. 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 850-2000.

Thursday the 4th

“>http://www.steveallentheater.com or call 800-595-4TIX


Opening this week is the Skirball’s tribute to a celebrated graphic designer, “Saul Bass: The Hollywood Connection.” Though he worked in advertising, as well, this exhibition focuses on Bass’ contributions to the film industry. More than 20 movie posters and six soundtrack-album covers — for films like “Vertigo” and “Exodus” — as well as a montage of Bass’ ground-breaking movie title sequences, are on display. Also screening with the montage will be Bass and his wife Elaine’s Oscar-winning short documentary, “Why Man Creates.”

Jan. 4-April 1. Free. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 440-4500.