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Monday, December 1, 2014

THE GETTY VILLA COMBINES ART AND HISTORY IN BEAUTIFUL MALIBU CALIFORNIA

Enjoy a beautiful and pleasant morning or afternoon, 
at the beautiful Getty Villa in Malibu.

Getty Villa Inner Peristyle
The Getty Villa in Malibu is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.

Address
17985 Pacific Coast Highway
Pacific Palisades, California 90272

Please note that access to the Getty Villa entrance is only from the northbound right-hand lane of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH).

Phone Number
(310) 440-7300



Admission Is Free
Admission to the Getty Villa is always FREE; an advance, timed-entry ticket is required. Parking is $15.

Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

For tips on receiving and printing tickets to the Getty Villa, see frequently asked questions.
Map of the Getty Villa site

Getty Villa Map


Download a print-at-home map and guide to the Getty Villa (PDF, 2 pp.) »
What to See
  • Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities arranged by themes including Gods and Goddesses, Dionysos and the Theater, and Stories of the Trojan War
  • Roman-inspired architecture and gardens

History of the Getty Villa
This film describes the history, collections, and setting of the Getty Villa.


Public Transportation
Get to the Getty Villa via public transport! The Getty Villa is served by Metro Bus 534, which stops at Coastline Drive and Pacific Coast Highway directly across from the Getty Villa entrance.

To find the route that is best for you, call 323-GO-METRO (323-466-3876) or use the Trip Planner on www.metro.net, the Web site of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

(Please note that passengers riding the bus to visit the Getty Villa must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus.)

See suggested bus and rail routes to the Getty Villa.
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Parking
On-site parking is available for all ticket holders and is $15 per car or motorcycle, but $10 per car or motorcycle after 5:00 p.m. for all evening public programming, including theater, music, film, lectures, and other special programs held after 5:00 p.m.

Visitors to the Getty Villa are not permitted to park anywhere other than the Getty Villa as a condition of the Conditional Use Permit issued by the City of Los Angeles.

No pedestrians may enter the Villa except for ticket holders arriving by public transportation. Passengers must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

For more parking information, see hours, directions, parking and frequently asked questions.

Opening Hours
Hours for the Getty Villa site and galleries:
Monday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
CLOSED
Wednesday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays and on January 1, July 4 (Independence Day), Thanksgiving, and December 25 (Christmas Day).



Group Visits
Groups are welcome! For information on reservations, parking, dining options, and free tours and activities, please see tips for groups.

Event Calendar
For exhibitions and events including performances, lectures, and free family programs, check our event calendar.

Accessibility
The Getty Villa is ADA accessible. See more in accessibility.

En Español
Información en español para planificar su visita.

Contact Us
Can't find what you need? Visit frequently asked questions, or contact us.
The Getty Villa Malibu




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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL OF YOU!




Tuesday, November 25, 2014

RECIPES FOR THIS THANKSGIVING DAY


Thanksgiving Day is here and if you still do not know what to serve for dinner here are some suggestions... 
BUT WE HOPE THAT THIS DOES NOT HAPPEN TO YOU!
 Many people are looking for ways to give a different twist to turkey. This meal suffers from a bad reputation because some people think it lacks flavor and is very juicy, but it  doesn´t need to be so. We present some simple recipes that you might enjoy. 
 We recommend that instead of spraying the turkey with spices or liquids that you have prepared, is best to inject the turkey, it gives much better flavor that penetrates and expands around the turkey, instead of staying on the surface.
 A little white wine and the same amount of apple juice, will give a different flavor to any recipe you tried
 GENERAL TIPS:
 To determine the size of the turkey calculate 1/4 a pound of meat per person.
- To thaw place in the warmest part of the refrigerator. When you're in a hurry, you soak it in cold water, without unwrapping.
1) Roast Turkey
Ingredients:
1 gallon cold water 1 1/2 cups coarse kosher salt without iodine 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 turkey 12 to 14 lbs 1 head garlic, crushed 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon salt (no iodine) 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup apple juice
Preparation:
1. Mix the salt and sugar to a gallon of water in a plastic container which fit the turkey submerged in the liquid. (Avoid using metal container)
2. After washing the turkey, soak it in the mixture and store in the fridge for 8 hours making sure it is completely submerged in the liquid.
3. Remove turkey mixture and rinse well with cool water and pat dry.
4. Combine garlic, oil, oregano, black pepper and salt in a mortar and pestle and cover the turkey well with this mixture. Cover tightly and leave in the refrigerator until the next day.
5. Preheat oven to 350 F. Place the turkey in a roasting container with breast side up and pour the wine and apple juice on top.
6. Cook three to three and half hours until the meat at the thickest area of ​​the thigh reaches 175 degrees F.

2) PERFECT FILL 
Prep: 15 min. Bake 3 h 15 min. Total: 3 h 30 min.
  • 1 whole frozen turkey (10 lb / 4.5 kg), thawed
  • 5 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery (celery), chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pqtes. (6 oz each) turkey stuffing mix Stove Top Stuffing Mix for Turkey
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Preheat oven to 325 º F (162 º C). DO NOT stuff the turkey until you're ready to roast. Remove the giblets and neck and rinse the turkey inside and out, pat dry with. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion, celery and garlic. Cook until tender. Separate.
2. COMBINE stuffing mix with hot water in a large bowl. Add onion mixture and stir.
3. STUFFED slightly neck cavity with stuffing mix, so leave room for it to expand.
4. Secure it with the tips of the wings, so that the skin of the neck does not move.
5. STUFFED body cavity lightly with stuffing. Turkey thighs back into position or attach them with kitchen twine. Place turkey on a rack in a large roasting pan. Melt remaining butter, add pepper. Brush the turkey skin with seasoned butter to keep the turkey from drying out.
6. cook the turkey Immediately upon completing its preparation for 3 1/4 hours or until internal temperature of thigh is 180 º F (82 º C), the breast 170 º F (77 º C) and the filling in the middle range 165 º F (73 º C) when measure it with a meat thermometer. Makes 12 servings.


3) This is a recipe for STUFFED TURKEY WITH WALNUTS
Ingredients
1 turkey of about 8 to 10 pounds 2 cups chopped nuts 2 scallions chopped ½ cup chopped celery 8 cups stale bread crumbs diced 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cumin, rosemary and sage combined ½ cup margarine ½ cup of boiling water preparation mode.
Wash and dry the turkey, sprinkle with salt and pepper inside and out. In a large container add nuts, onions, celery, and bread crumbs.
Season with salt and spices. Boil the water.
Melt butter in boiling water and add the liquid to the other ingredients in the container or "bowl".
Fill in the turkey  and put it in the oven at moderate temperature  for three hours.
WHAT TO DO WITH LEFTOVERS?
As always all the turkey is completely consumed during dinner, with the leftover meat , the next day  you can prepare turkey sandwiches a fricassee, pastas or salads. Even with bones you can give substance to a soup or broth.
PUMPKIN DESSERT
Ingredients: 1kg pumpkin? ½ Kg of sugar? 1 cup chopped walnuts
Preparation:
It starts pumpkin into wedges, removing the seeds and fibers. Then placed in a pan and sprinkle sugar on top, letting it sit for four hours. After, cover and cook over low heat for one hour, adding hot water if pumpkin does not release enough liquid.
Serve cold, with walnuts sprinkled on top.
VIDEO RECIPES
IF IT IS YOUR FIRST TIME THIS IS FOR YOU!