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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 by Brian Champlin

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Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Thursday, April 27, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Redondo Beach Pier

Redondo Beach Pier. Photo by Oran Viriyincy via flickr cc


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1. [noon] Thursday is opening day for Paul Simon: Words & Music Exhibit at Skirball Cultural Center. Curated by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, fans can learn about Simon’s life, career, and creative process while perusing various instruments, records, sheet music, photography, costumes, and more on display.

2. [5 p.m.Redondo Beach’s Springfest returns for four days (April 27-30) of carnival and community fun at Aviation Park. Springfest is a long-standing tradition going for 30 years, it’s a family-friendly event featuring pony rides, a petting zoo, carnival rides for all ages, food trucks, a food court, live entertainment and DJs. FREE

3. [6 p.m.] The L.A. Zoo is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a sustainable wine and dinner series. Each event will include a five-course farm-to-table dinner accompanied by wine from local vineyards. There will also be a zoo walk-through with education and entertainment highlights, along with up-close animal encounters. On April 27 Malibu Wines will be the featured winery and the dinner will take place on the terraces of the L.A. Zoo’s Mahale Mountains.

4. [7 p.m.Produce Haus opens it’s doors this Thursday with a group exhibition called “WALLS: A Quest for Immersive Space.” The public opening and artists’ reception will take place from 7-10 p.m. and no RSVP is required.

5. [7:30 p.m.Throwback Thursdays at NoHo cinema screens A League of Their Own this week. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

6. [8 p.m.] The Rockwell Table & Stage presents The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Mean Gurlz. Relive the catty girl-clique “The Plastics” through song and dance. The show has been selling out to great acclaim. Happening Thursday and Friday.  DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

7. [10 p.m.] Prism DJs and KNEWNOISE presents “Crazy in Love” a Beyonce and Jay Z dance party at Resident DTLA.

8. [variousFree admission days this Thursday for:  Japanese American National Museum (from 5 to 8 p.m.), MOCA Grand & MOCA Geffen (from 5 to 8 p.m.), Skirball Cultural Center and Long Beach Museum of Art (3 to 8 p.m.)

9. [various] The 1st Annual L.A. Get Down Festival will celebrate hip hop and spoken word from April 18-30. Presented by Greenway Arts Alliance and Da Poetry Lounge the events will include legendary writers, poets, musical performances and leading workshops celebrating diversity. Happening throughout the week.

10. [various] Save up to 85% off on apparel and more during The Kooples sample sale April 26-30.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $6 tix for the California Strawberry Festival (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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Here’s the Complete Schedule for Grand Performances Summer 2017 Events

April 26, 2017 by Brian Champlin

Grand Performances has been providing free cultural entertainment to Los Angeles for some 30 years, and the 2017 edition promises an eclectic mix of events that’s sure to offer something for angelenos of all dispositions.

From staged readings from award-winning playwrights to internationally acclaimed musical performers, this summer’s calendar is jam-packed with globally inspired gatherings, all taking place at California Plaza in Downtown L.A.

Key highlights for this year include The Earth Harp (the largest playable instrument in the world), a special beer-themed series in partnership with Angel City Brewery’s Ale Academy, plus a season-ending performance by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on September 22.

Check out the full schedule of free events below, and be sure to bookmark a few dates!

Grand Performances 2016 press photo

Image via Grand Performances

Grand Performances Summer 2017 Schedule

Gospel Lunch
FRI, JUN 2, 2017 at 12:00 PM

William Close and the Earth Harp Collective
FRI, JUN 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM
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William Close and the Earth Harp Collective
SAT, JUN 3, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Bridging The Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race
FRI, JUN 9, 2017 at 8:00 PM

The Secret City
SUN, JUN 11, 2017 at 12:00 PM

L.A. X GDL: Gaby Moreno | Caloncho
SAT, JUN 17, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Long Beach Opera – FRIDA
FRI, JUN 23, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson: Suite for Ma Dukes and New Originals
SAT, JUN 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Hip Hop: First Peoples, New Voices
SAT, JUL 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Beer 101 – History & More
THU, JUL 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM

The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse
FRI, JUL 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Rahim AlHaj – Letters from Iraq | Asher Shasho Levy
SAT, JUL 8, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Cornerstone Theater Company – Magic Fruit
SUN, JUL 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM

L’Orchestre Afrisa International with special guest Ricardo Lemvo
SAT, JUL 15, 2017at 8:00 PM

Taste is (Almost) Everything – The Art and Science of Evaluating Beers
THU, JUL 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Sidestepper | Buyepongo
FRI, JUL 21, 2017 R 8:00 PM

Her Voice: Riffat Sultana | Meklit | Ulali
SAT, JUL 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM

La Linea
FRI, JUL 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM

MOTHERSHIP LANDING: Funk and The Afrofuturist Universe of ’77
SAT, JUL 29, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Peter & The Wolf – The Classical
SUN, JUL 30, 2017 at 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM

What Began in the Fires
SUN, JUL 30, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Beer Pairings – How to Turn a Good Meal Great
THU, AUG 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM

NO SIDE NOW – Los Angeles Performance Practice
FRI, AUG 4, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Dorian Wood – Entre Les Étoiles (Among the Stars) | Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole
SAT, AUG 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Peter & The Wolf – Big Funky Jazz Band
SUN, AUG 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM

9066::13769 (Executive Orders that Exclude)
THU, AUG 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Gospel Lunch
FRI, AUG 11, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Septeto Santiaguero
FRI, AUG 11, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Hamed Nikpay
SAT, AUG 12, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Peter Y la Loba – Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band
SUN, AUG 13, 2017 at 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM

Daymé Arocena
FRI, AUG 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Cameron Graves | Leon Ware Tribute
FRI, AUG 18, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Daedelus Grooves for COLA20
SAT, AUG 19, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Peter & The Wolf – Edición Latinx
SUN, AUG 20, 2017 sy 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM

未来の歴史 Mirai No Rekishi / History of the Future – Mark de Clive-Lowe
SAT, AUG 26, 2017 sy 8:00 PM

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
FRI, SEP 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM


Before attending be sure to check grandperformances.org for any updates on event timings or new additions the calendar.

Parking is available in the California Plaza parking garage off Olive Street between 1st and 4th Streets for a special event rate of $8 (cash only) and is available 90 minutes before listed show times. Transit via Metro (exit Pershing Square station) is also highly encouraged!

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Monday, April 24, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Downtown Los Angeles view

Downtown L.A. as seen from the Griffith Observatory Rooftop. Photo by mLu.fotos via flickr cc


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1. [8 p.m.] The Gale, a queer night of improv at The Groundlings Theater. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

2. [8 p.m.] Come out to Angel City Brewery for a couple of beers and Drinky Draw (8-10 p.m.) where you try your hand at drawing a live model. Cost $20 to participate.

3. [8 p.m.] The Moth GrandSLAM Storytelling Championship is tonight! Happening at The Regent Theater. The GrandSLAM Championship, featuring the winners of the past 10 Moth StorySLAMS, is a battle of wits and words.

4. [8 p.m.Hot Tub With Kurt And Kristen at The Virgil is one of the most popular weekly variety shows happening on a Monday in Los Angeles.

5. [8 p.m.] Pub Trivia at The Red Lion Tavern.

6. [8 p.m.The Business LA is a free comedy show at Little Joy featuring some of the best local comics in town. FREE

7. [8 p.m.Operocka: An Improvised Rock Opera at The Main Stage at iO West Theater.

8. [10 p.m.] Catch L.A.’s longest running weekly burlesque show Monday Night Tease at Three Clubs in Hollywood on Mondays. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

9. [10:30 p.m.] There’s a cat themed late night talk show happening at UCB called “Chats on Cats With Joey Clift.” Expect cat themed monologue jokes, characters, and interviews with celebrity cat owners.

10. [various] Go try one of the best oyster happy hours in Los Angeles.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $4.50 tix for Street Food Cinema in Expo ParkChinatown, West Hollywood, Griffith Park, and Pasadena (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for April 23, 2017

April 23, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Sunday, April 23, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Santa Monica Pier Crowd

Santa Monica Pier Crowd. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.


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1. [8 a.m.Topanga Vintage Market

2. [9 a.m.Celebrate Earth Day-weekend with nature-filled events at Descanso Gardens! On April 22 and 23. Guests at this beautiful garden in La Cañada Flintridge will be treated to springtime programs focused on flowers, garden plants and a blingy trunk show.

3. [10 a.m.The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area.

4. [10 a.m.Dapper Day at Disneyland.

5. [10 a.m.] The annual L.A. Times Festival of Books returns to USC (April 22-23) for a two-day festival featuring live readings from authors, cooking demonstrations, intimate conversations and forward-thinking panels on U.S.C.’s campus. FREE

6. [11 a.m.Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival comes to Barnes Park April 22-23 for an arts event with entertainment, learning, and fun in honor of the Japanese American culture. FREE

7. [11 a.m.] Cruise on over to Runway Playa Vista to check out 50+ American classic cars, awesome 50’s bands, artisan vendors and more. FREE

8. [noon] Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust’s 25th annual community Yom HaShoah Day of Holocaust Commemoration event will take place at Pan Pacific Park

9. [7 p.m.Circus Vargas’ Steam Cirque: A Steampunk Spectacular in Burbank. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

10. [7:30 p.m.The Early Short Films of David Lynch at Cinefamily.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $9 tix to the West Coast BBQ Classic on the Queen Mary (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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Here’s the Newly Released Schedule for Rooftop Cinema Club in June 2017

April 19, 2017 by Brian Champlin

Ready for a little rooftop magic to kick off your summer? The June schedule for Rooftop Cinema Club came out today, and there are plenty of choice flicks to help you keep the good vibes going all season long.

Discerning readers may notice that there is an absence of a screening scheduled for Tuesday, June 20. That’s because we We Like L.A. and Rooftop Cinema have something special planned for that specific date. More details to come once we announce, but definitely something you might want to bookmark your calendars for.

For now, remember that regular tickets are priced at $19 per person, and special ‘Love Seats’ (basically you buy two seats at once) are being offered for $29.

The June schedule is listed below, and you can go here if you’d like to see the complete schedule for April to June.

Enjoy!

Rooftop Film Club Los Angeles

Image via Rooftop Cinema Club

Thu June 1: E.T The Extra Terrestrial

Fri June 2: Logan

Sat June 3: Arrival

Tue June 6: The Shawshank Redemption

Wed June 7: Moonlight

Thu June 8: La La Land

Fri June 9: Moana

Sat June 10: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Tue June 13: The Lost Boys

Wed June 14: Princess Bride

Thu June 15: Raising Arizona

Fri June 16: Dirty Dancing

Sat June 17: La La Land

Wed June 21: Hidden Figures

Thu June 22: Casablanca

Fri June 23: Heat

Sat June 24: Moonlight

Tue June 27: Top Gun

Wed June 28: Back to the Future

Thu June 29: Donnie Darko

Fri June 30: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


As a reminder Must be 18+ to attend and 21+ to drink alcohol.

The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre  1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Visit http://rooftopcinemaclub.com/la/ for more information.

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Grand Park LA afternoon

An afternoon at Grand Park. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.


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1. [9 a.m.] Celebrate Earth Day 2017 with an educational fair at Grand Park! Families, friends and kids are invited to the Downtown L.A. park for a day filled with fun through various vendors, workshops, talks and more. FREE

2. [7 p.m.FLIX at FIG screens Guardians of the Galaxy at FIGat7th in DTLA. The free movie screening happens every third Wednesday of the month. A live DJ and happy hour kicks off the night at 6 p.m. and the film begins at 7 p.m. FREE

3. [7 p.m.Neon Silent Disco heads to The Bloc in Downtown Los Angeles for a free dance party with neon swag. FREE

4. [7 p.m.] Every first and third Wednesday of the month, BEAR CITY brings free comedy and free pizza to Que Sera in Long Beach! FREE

5. [7:30 p.m.] Absinthe at L.A. LIVE. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

6. [7:30 p.m.] Enjoy an evening of Armenian music at the Hammer to commemorate the anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The concert features the UCLA Armenian Music Ensemble, VEM String Quartet and more. FREE

 

7. [9 p.m.Dub Club 420 Party! at Echoplex.

8. [various] National Canadian Film Day at Cinefamily. FREE

9. [various] The 1st Annual L.A. Get Down Festival will celebrate hip hop and spoken word from April 18-30. Presented by Greenway Arts Alliance and Da Poetry Lounge the events will include legendary writers, poets, musical performances and leading workshops celebrating diversity.

10. [various] Check out The Portals Project at Grand Park. FREE 

DEAL OF THE DAY: $37 for Monty Python’s Spamalot at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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the church key margarita

Photo Credit: The Church Key


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1. [1 p.m.] Head to LACMA to catch a classic flick every Tuesday as part of their matinee series. This Tuesday features The Scarlet Empress. Tickets cost just $4.

2. [7 p.m.] The Moth storytelling series at Los Globos.

3. [7:30 p.m.] LA LAW (Los Angeles Ladies Arm Wrestling) – SPRING BRAWL.

4. [7:30 p.m.] National Canadian Film Day will be celebrated for two days! On Tuesday and Wednesday the Cinefamily will host free marathon screenings of Canadian films all thanks to The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles. FREE

5. [8 p.m.] Ahmanson Theatre presents the much beloved Tony Award-winning Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods. The new rival of the classic will be performed by the acclaimed Fiasco Theater production. Happening throughout the week. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

6. [8:30 p.m.The Relationship (Feat. Brian Bell of Weezer) at Bootleg Theater.

7. [various] Tuesday is tax day! Make sure to take advantage by checking out one of  10 L.A. Spots Where You Can Get $1 Drinks on Tax Day (and other great deals)

8. [variousFree admission days this Tuesday for: Los Angeles County Arboretum, South Coast Botanic Garden and Descanso Gardens.

9. [various] The 1st Annual L.A. Get Down Festival will celebrate hip hop and spoken word from April 18-30. Presented by Greenway Arts Alliance and Da Poetry Lounge the events will include legendary writers, poets, musical performances and leading workshops celebrating diversity.

10. [various] Check out The Portals Project at Grand Park. FREE 

DEAL OF THE DAY: $12.50 tix for WhedenCon (as in Joss) 2017 (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Monday, April 17, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.


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1. [7 p.m.Ale Academy Beer and Cheese Edition at Angel City Brewery.

2. [7:30 p.m.CalArts Soundstream 2017 at Troubadour. FREE

3. [8 p.m.Hot Tub With Kurt And Kristen at The Virgil is one of the most popular weekly variety shows happening on a Monday in Los Angeles.

4. [8 p.m.] Head to iOWest for Queer Window, a variety show where performers take a deep dive into the past and the present of the LGBTQ community and culture.

5. [8 p.m.The Business LA is a free comedy show at Little Joy featuring some of the best local comics in town. FREE

6. [8 p.m.] Oscar-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson will be leading a performance at the Disney Concert Hall on Monday.

7. [8:30 p.m.Rob Bell and Pete Holmes at Largo.

8. [8:30 p.m.Still Life, a drama written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris, is now playing onstage at The MET Theatre. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

9. [11 p.m.Lauren Lapkus and Laura Willcox present: Lapcox at UCB Franklin.

10. [various] Check out The Portals Project at Grand Park. FREE 

DEAL OF THE DAY: $35 to see La La Land in concert at The Hollywood Bowl (via Goldstar)

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Getty Center Gardens

Getty Center. Credit: Fabio Achilli via flickr cc


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1. [noon] Los Pollos Hermanos (yes, that same restaurant from Breaking Bad) is popping up in Downtown Los Angeles for a two-day stint.

2. [6 p.m.] The 329 Day Carnival comes to Golden Road Brewery in Atwater Village celebrating California’s sunny weather –on average, we enjoy 329 days of sunshine per year. 329 Lager brewed on 3/29 and pints of 329 will sell for just $3.29 that day. There will also be awesome fair food, games, a photo booth, live music, face painting, specialty beer and yes, balloon animals. FREE

3. [6:30 p.m.] Every Wednesday in March, Glendale Arts is offering FREE early-evening yoga classes in the forecourt of Glendale’s historic Alex Theatre. The classes are taught by Spiral Path Yoga Center. FREE

4. [7 p.m.Does Art Capture Reality Better Than the News? Head to The Getty Center for an in-depth conversation with photographer and documentarian Jamel Shabazz and “The Wire” creator and journalist David Simon as part of Zocalo Public Square. FREE

5. [7 p.m.] Every Wednesday night is Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s in West Hollywood. It’s a comedic event featuring transgender hosts, celebrity guests, and fabulous prizes.

6. [7 p.m.The Slurring Bee makes its way to The Virgil this Wednesday for a bar spelling bee where participants pay $5 to compete, take a first Slurring Bee Shot and spell. From there on it keeps going until a queen or king bee is crowned. Winner receives half the pot, bee-themed prizes and their picture immortalized on The Slurring Bees Wall of Fame, plus automatic placement in the Tournament of Champions!

7. [7 p.m.] On Wednesday, The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will host a special advance screening and conversation with the cast and creative team of Prison Break.

8. [8 p.m.] Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet at The Wallis. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

9. [8:30 p.m.] Jordan Blackmon DJ set at Ace Hotel Upstairs bar. FREE

10. [various] The 19th Annual Film Noir Festival at the Egyptian Theatre Hollywood will take place March 24 through April 2.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $20 for the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Walt Disney Concert Hall Night

Outside the Disney Concert Hall on a chilly evening. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.


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1. [6 p.m.] USC Roski Talks: Julia Meltzer. FREE

2. [6:30 p.m.] The Chamber Music Nights series at Walt Disney Concert Hall (March 28) is the perfect evening. Guests will have a chance to taste delicious wines, explore the iconic Frank Gehry architecture and indulge in some world-class chamber music.

3. [6:30 p.m.Trust Talks: From Trauma to Change to Trust at The Last Bookstore. FREE

4. [7 p.m.The Lincoln presents “For the Record,” a weekly series where guests bring in their own vinyl for a unique DJ set from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. This week’s theme is Garage + Psych with DJ Jordan Blackmon (Toro y Moi guitarist). FREE

5. [7:30 p.m.] The Moth storytelling competition at Los Globos.

6. [8 p.m.] The Alternative Facts Comedy Show is hosted by the JB and Benny Blue Review and will have some of the best in comedy take the stage as well as Music by DJ Hydroe the proceeds will go to Amnesty International in support of Standing Rock. Tickets are just $10.

7. [8 p.m.Say Her Name: An Evening of Arts and Action at The Hammer. FREE

8. [8 p.m.Red Bull Sound Select Presents: BIA at Echoplex.

9. [8:30 p.m.] Throwing Darts at the Ace Hotel Upstairs. FREE

10. [various] The 19th Annual Film Noir Festival at the Egyptian Theatre Hollywood will take place March 24 through April 2.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $19.50 to see Green Day at The Rose Bowl (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 by Brian Champlin

You know what’s handy?

Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead for the day at hand in the city you live in.

So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Monday, March 27, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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DTLA Skyline daytime

Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.


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1. [5 p.m.On the Lot in Los Feliz returns to the parking lot at Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish for a Monday-night array of gourmet food trucks from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

4. [7 & 9 p.m.The Alchemist’s Lab is an escape room experience putting you right in the shoes of a junior detective at Scotland Yard in the 19th century. Do you have what it takes to uncover the devious plans of the alchemist? Happening throughout the week. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

5. [8 p.m.] Come out to Angel City Brewery for a couple of beers and Drinky Draw (8-10 p.m.) where you try your hand at drawing a live model. Cost $20 to participate.

6. [8 p.m.Hot Tub With Kurt And Kristen at The Virgil is one of the most popular weekly variety shows happening on a Monday in Los Angeles.

7. [8 p.m.The Business LA is a free comedy show at Little Joy featuring some of the best local comics in town. FREE

2. [8:30 p.m.So, You Do Comedy…? with guest Horatio Sanz

8. [8:30 p.m.]Tashaki Miyaki Monday Night Residency at Echoplex.

3. [8:30 p.m.] Elevate at the Ace Hotel Upstairs bar. FREE

9. [10 p.m.] Catch L.A.’s longest running weekly burlesque show Monday Night Tease at Three Clubs in Hollywood on Mondays. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

10. [various] The 19th Annual Film Noir Festival at the Egyptian Theatre Hollywood will take place March 24 through April 2.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $19.50 to see Green Day at The Rose Bowl (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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Here’s the Complete Schedule for Eat|See|Hear 2017

March 24, 2017 by Brian Champlin

Eat|See|Hear, one of L.A.’s premier outdoor movie screening series, is back for its 6th season starting on May 6 for an entire summer of movies, munchies and music. This year’s lineup includes a selection of 20 films and musical performances alongside 150+ rotating food trucks, all showcased at some of our city’s coolest venues.

As in previous years, Eat|See|Hear will screen films on their 52-foot wide inflatable screen (the largest west of the Mississippi!) Included in the venues for 2017 will be the newly renovated (and soon to re-open) Los Angeles State Historic Park near Chinatown. Eat|See|Hear will also feature an exclusive one-night event at The Rose Bowl on August 25.

The series kicks off on May 6 with Mean Girls at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall and runs weekly at various venues through September 16.

Eat See Hear at The Autry

Image via Eat|See|Hear

General admission starts at $14, with ‘fashionably late’ tickets are $23.15 if you prefer not to wait in line. Tickets for kids 12 and under are $9.43 Tickets are on sale now!

Also keep in mind our friends at Goldstar have discount tickets available for the following venues, saving you around $5 or more,  while supplies last, for the following screening locations (affiliate links):

Pasadena Centennial Square – The Autry at Griffith Park – North Hollywood Recreation Center – Los Angeles State Historic Park – Santa Monica High School – La Cienega Park

See the full schedule of screenings below!

Eat|See|Hear 2017 Schedule

May 6: Mean Girls at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall

May 13: Casablanca at North Hollywood Recreation Center

May 20: Grand Budapest Hotel at Santa Monica High School Greek Amphitheater

May 27 Pulp Fiction at The Autry Museum

June 3: Friday at LA State Historic Park

June 10: Princess Bride at The Autry Museum

June 17: La La Land at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall

June 24: Grease at North Hollywood Recreation Center

July 1: Top Gun at The Autry Museum

July 8: Singin’ In The Rain at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall

July 15: The Sandlot at The Autry Museum

July 22: Die Hard at LA State Historic Park

July 29: Young Frankenstein at The Autry Museum

August 5: Airplane at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall

August 12: When Harry Met Sally at The Autry Museum

August 19: Raiders of the Lost Ark at La Cienega Park in Beverly Hills

August 25 (Friday): Depeche Mode: 101 at Rose Bowl Stadium

September 2: Goodfellas at The Autry Museum

September 9: Harry Potter at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall

September 16: Amelie at Santa Monica High School Amphitheater


To purchase tickets for any of the above screenings head to eatseehear.com.

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