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. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Thursday, February 7, 2019.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [10 a.m.] 260LA will host a Diane von Furstenberg sample sale from February 5-10 in their Beverly Hills location.
2. [6 p.m.] There’s an opening reception for David Hockney “Something New in Painting and Photography… Continued” from 6 to 8 p.m. at Venice art gallery L.A. Louver. FREE
3. [7:30 p.m.] It’s Seinfeld Trivia night at Indie Brewing Company with special guest Fred Stoller who wrote for the groundbreaking show.
4. [8 p.m.] The Red Bull Music Festival kicks off with San Cha: La luz de la Esperanza.
5. [8 p.m.] Join New York Times food editor and former culture editor Sam Sifton along with co-chief film critic Manohla Dargis and NYT California restaurant critic Tejal Rao for Stars of Screen and Cuisine, a discussion on their best approaches towards criticism. Happening at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever.
6. [9 p.m.] A Bowie Celebration at The Orpheum Theatre.
7. [9 p.m,] Every first and third Thursday of the month Brennan’s in Marina Del Rey hosts their famous turtle races. Since 1974, this tradition brings these little speedsters out of their sanctuary (located in the bar) for an exciting game that support charities. Race starts at 9 p.m.
8. [various] Free admission at: Japanese American National Museum (from 5 to 8 p.m.), MOCA Grand & MOCA Geffen (from 5 to 8 p.m.), Skirball Cultural Center (noon to 5 p.m.) and Long Beach Museum of Art (3 to 8 p.m.) FREE
9. [various] The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) returns to Los Angeles February 7-18. Now in its 27th year, the 12-day festival is the largest black film festival in America.
10. [various] Severance Wine Bar wants to celebrate your single status during their BREAKUP BAR POPUP. Taking place next door to the bar, the two week long party will transport guest into an anti-Valentine’s Day world with break up appropriate movie screenings, a Wall of Broken Relationships, loads of champagne, cocktails and food. Running Tuesday through Saturday till February 14.
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Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar