10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [1-28-2023]

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Union Station Old Ticket Room
The old ticket room at Union Station. Credit: Steve and Julie via flickr

Wine, art, cannabis, jazz, and dragons. Sounds like a hell of a Saturday, right?

Below you’ll find our top three picks for today (January 28) in Los Angeles followed by a bullet list of seven other quick ideas to consider. You’ll definitely find something to your liking in today’s eclectic mix. Hope you have great day out there!


Things To Do For Saturday in Los Angeles

Golden Dragon Parade -> The 124th Golden Dragon Lunar New Year Parade returns to Chinatown this Saturday, bringing an afternoon of live performances, lion dance teams, marching bands, and more. The parade route starts north along Hill Street, looping around at Bernard St, then heading south on Broadway to the end point at the intersection of Broadway and Cesar Chavez. Festivities are free to attend, but there are a limited number of grandstand tickets available for $40. Parade starts at 1 p.m., street closures begin at 10 a.m. More info here.

Exhibition Openings at TAM -> This Saturday, The Torrance Art Museum (always free to visit) hosts an opening reception for their two new spring exhibitions, which includes Rochelle Botello’s Free Fall along with Bridging The Pacific, a collection of works created by Japanese-American artists living in the SoCal area. Opening night runs from 6 to 9 p.m. More info here.

Art Collector Starter Kit -> A pair of new exhibitions arrive at Corey Helford Gallery this weekend, including the ninth annual Art Collector Starter Kit group show (ACSK IX). Starter Kit features affordable, new 12” x 12” works from over 75 established and emerging artists from across the globe. Also debuting is a new solo show by Toronto-based artist Richard Ahnert entitled While We Wait. Saturday’s opening reception runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and is free to attend. More info here.

* Goldstar Discounts -> Remember that Goldstar.com has great deals on tickets for a range of upcoming events in Los Angeles. You can get $25 tix to the brand new Bob Marley One Love Experience, save $14 on tickets to LA Phil’s Green Umbrella Series, or get comp tickets to the L.A. Travel & Adventure Show.

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Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • This Saturday, the Fowler Museum celebrates the opening of “The Fallacy of Borders,” the first solo, LA-museum presentation of artist Amir H. Fallah.
  • Highway Cannabis Company is throwing an all-day block party on Saturday to celebrate their grand opening.
  • The Aquarium of the Pacific’s annual Festival of Abilities is a two-day (Saturday and Sunday) celebration of the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities.
  • The City of West Hollywood kicks off a free indoor concert series this Saturday with a performance Jazz quartet The Essentials.
  • Uncorked Wine Festival returns to the iconic Union Station this Saturday with over 150 wines and bubbles from around the world, plus local food trucks, live music and a photo booth.
  • Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology debuts this weekend at Pasadena’s Armory Center for the Arts.
  • Santa Monica Place celebrates Lunar New Year with a special afternoon celebration this Saturday.

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