It’s the first weekend of Spring, so let’s make it a good one.
Below you’ll find our top three picks for today (March 25) in Los Angeles followed by a bullet list of seven other quick ideas to consider. Hope you enjoy!
Things To Do For Saturday in Los Angeles
New Exhibitions at TAM -> On Saturday, the Torrance Museum of Art (always free) hosts an opening reception for their two newest exhibitions, including CO/LAB 5 – LOS ANGELES AND THE WORLD, a team-up of artist run galleries that includes four international spaces paired with four from Los Angeles. Exhibitions remain on view through May 6. The reception runs 6 to 9 p.m. More info here.
What Would You Say? at VPAM -> This Saturday, The Vincent Price Art Museum celebrates the opening of their newest exhibition, What Would You Say?: Activist Graphics from Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which consider the power of art as a tool for political and social action. The evening affair includes specialty cocktails (for those 21+), DJ sets by dublab, and plenty of time to peruse the 60+ objects sourced from LACMA’s collection along with four additional prints by California-based artists from the Chicano Moratorium and early Asian American activism. The opening runs 6 to 8 p.m., and the exhibition remains on view through June 24. Free to attend. More info here.
Arts for LA Pop-Up Art Show -> Arts for LA hosting a special art show Art Share L.A. this Saturday, which features over 100+ original artists, all hailing from theme parks and entertainment experiences (think creatives from Disneyland, Universal Studios, Warner Bros, etc..). If you purchase VIP entrance, you can get in an hour early, catch a performance by artist V.C.R., drink courtesy cocktails from Batch22, and enjoy free pancake art and appetizers. Proceeds from the event benefit Arts for L.A. The event will take place on Runs 6 to 9 p.m. GA tickets are $25, VIP are $125. Get more info here.
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Seven More Things To Do in L.A. Today
- Lincoln Heights brewery/cidery Benny Boy turns one this Saturday and they’re going all out with an epic celebratory party. Stop by for mechanical bull rides ($5) live bands and DJ’s, local food vendors like Shappy’s soft pretzels and River St. BBQ.
- Smorgasburg’s popular Fried Chicken Day at Santa Anita Park returns this Saturday, March 25 with fried chicken eats trackside. Curated by Smorgasburg, vendors include globally inspired businesses including Chimmilier (Korean) Shlap Muan (Cambodian) Mix Plate LA (Hawaiian) and JFC (Japanese.)
- Pacific Opera Project’s The Magic Flute AKA #Superflute adapts Mozart’s The Magic Flute through the lens of 90’s video game characters, with Mario, Luigi, Donkey Kong, Zelda, and Princess Peach taking on the roles of Papageno, Tamino, Queen of the Night, and others.
- ¡Jotería! at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is a one-day event highlighting queer Latinx Culture through music, panels, and performances. Free to attend.
- The annual Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC Film Festival is back with a week-plus of screenings, galas, networking events, and workshops at multiple venues throughout Los Angeles. The festival runs through April 2. Check the full schedule and get more info here.
- Secret Movie Club screens Seven Samurai at The Million Dollar Theater in DTLA.
- Mt. Lowe Brewing Co. in Arcadia hosts an evening of free Lowe Brau Comedy on Saturday starting at 7 p.m.
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