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, March 14, 2019.
May it lead you to adventure!
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2. [noon] Obvious Plant’s Museum of Toys will house over 100 items created by comedian Jeff Wysaski including fake toys, actual toys with new names, and actual toys with fake facts. The show runs March 1-17 at Start Los Angeles, in Harvard Heights.
3. [1 p.m.] Spring Bloom Walks at Descanso Gardens.
4. [4 p.m.] An installation created by design firm and technology studio VT Pro Design gets a West Coast debut at ROW DTLA. Telestron is two large-scale robotic conductors creating geometric shades through light and shadows all around guests in a seven minute light show. Open to the public Wednesday through Sunday with the end date of March 28. FREE
5. [6 p.m.] The Downtown Art Walk brings art enthusiasts, art galleries and locals together every second Thursday of each month for a night of exploration.
6. [7 p.m.] Guest speaker and chef Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites will discuss the two women who influenced cooking in Mexico. Vicenta Torres de Rubio (first woman to publish a cookbook, Cocina Michoacana) and Josefina Velasquez de Leon who published 140 cookbooks, including the first bilingual cookbook printed in the U.S. There will be a tasting included in the ticket.
7. [7 p.m.] California African American Museum welcomes a performance and public dialogue with Bryonn Bain, the creator, writer, and lead performer of the award-winning production Lyrics from Lockdown. FREE
8. [various] Free admission at: MOCA Grand & MOCA Geffen (5 to 8 p.m.), Skirball Cultural Center (noon to 5 p.m.), Japanese American National Museum (5 to 8 p.m.), Long Beach Museum of Art (3 to 8 p.m.) and USC Pacific Asian Museum (5 to 8 p.m.)
9. [various] Dreamscape Immersive, the latest contender in location-based virtual reality, has opened in the Westfield Century City mall with three unique adventures that include an alien zoo, a deep ocean dive and an action packed adventure to find a powerful jewel. Open seven days a week.
10. [various] Desert X continues for its bi-annual public art show through April 21. Spread throughout the Coachella Valley in various locations, artists are commissioned to use the desert landscape as their canvas with breathtaking results.
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