10 Things To Do For This Sunday in L.A. [9-17-2023]

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Skaters roll by at CicLAmini in Watts on May 21, 2023. Photo via CicLAvia

Got plans? Want plans? Need plans? We’ve got a plan for you.

On deck for this Sunday in Los Angeles is CicLAmini in North Hollywood, a new John Waters exhibition at The Academy Museum, live performance at The Getty, Sunday Sessions in Grand Park, Fiestas Patricias at El Pueblo, NHM’s Spider Pavilion, and more.


Make Metro Part of Your Weekend

CicLAmini North HollywoodM FA TP > On Sunday, CicLAvia comes to North Hollywood with a “mini” version of their open street series featuring a two-mile, car-free course on Chandler and Lankershim Boulevard. As always, a great format to walk, skate, bike, play, and explore the area. Runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free to participate. More info here.

Go Metro: Take the B Line or G (bus rapid) Line to North Hollywood station.

Three Top Picks To Do This Sunday

M = Less than .5 miles from an L.A. Metro Station, FA = Free Admission

Ever Present at The GettyFA > On Sunday, The Getty continues their Ever Present experimental art and performance series with a trio of guests artists. JJJJJerome Ellis will present a site-specific poetry and musical performance; interdisciplinary filmmaker Kerry Tribe will a stage a new work called The Complaint; and Los Angeles-based artist Maral will perform a set on the Garden Terrace Stage. The activation begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Central Garden. More info here.

John Waters: Pope of Trash -> Celebrate the prolific artist John Waters and his remarkable cinematic contributions a new exhibition at The Academy Museum, opening this Sunday. Pope of Trash explores Waters’ creative process, iconic themes, and unparalleled style through an array of artifacts. View costumes up-close like Ricki Lake’s roach dress from “Hairspray” or Debbie Harry’s explosive prop wig. Handwritten scripts, posters, film clips and so much more are also on display. Museum admission cost $25. The exhibition remains on view through August 4, 2024. More info here.

The UCLA Nimoy Theater Community Open House  – FA > UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance marks the opening of the new UCLA Nimoy Theater with a free Community Open House celebration this Sunday. Festivities include an inaugural performance by L.A.’s own Las Cafeteras, food offerings from local eateries and a chance to explore the new venue. RSVP is required. More info here

Six More Things To Do in L.A. Today

  • Grand Park’s Sunday Sessions returns with an afternoon Latin House DJ sets paying homage to Hispanic Heritage Month. M FA
  • On Sunday, Santa Monica’s Americana in the Park series features East L.A ska with The Delirians. M FA
  • LéaLA, Spanish Language Book Fair and Literary Festival of Los Angeles offers a four-day series of presentations, activities, and workshops for kids, all aimed to highlight the culture and the arts of communities of Latin origin within the city of L.A. All programs are free of charge (capacity limited), and all take place at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in DTLA. FA M
  • The Taste Of: LA Pop-Up Museum (created by LA Explained) runs through Sunday at Grand Central Market. M FA
  • This Sunday, Fiestas Patricias Olvera at El Pueblo in downtown L.A. brings a one-day celebration of Mexican Independence featuring music, food, and live entertainment. M FA
  • Beginning this Sunday, explore the secret lives of spiders at the Natural History Museum’s Spider Pavilion, a unique seasonal attraction which will run through November 26. M

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