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, Saturday, March 9, 2019.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [9 a.m.] The Huntington presents Taste of Art: Women in Art and Food a day of exploring the role of women in art. Guests will partake in a workshop presented by Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites, spend time in the galleries and prepare a group meal based on recipes from The Huntington’s Anne Cranston Regional and Charitable Cookbook Collection.
2. [11 a.m.] Holi Festival of Colors Los Angeles comes to Whittier March 9-10 for a celebration of the traditional Indian holiday. Festival is full of colors, yoga, cuisine, mantra, live bands, DJ’s, interactive dance, and more.
3. [11 a.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
4. [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.
5. [6:30 p.m.] Venice Arts’ Annual Speakeasy comes to the Townhouse in Venice Beach on Saturday for whiskey, prizes, and all that jazz inspired by the Prohibition era.
6. [7:30 p.m.] L.A.’s only live animated comedy show Picture This! returns for a free show at The Virgil. FREE
7. [7:30 p.m.] Don’t Tell Comedy pops up in Downtown at a very special secret location with some of the biggest names in comedy. Performers are kept under wraps and the location will be emailed to all ticket holders. BYOB!
8. [7:30 p.m.] Looking for a little free comedy this weekend in NELA? The Frogtown Show is a free monthly comedy show that takes place at Spoke Bicycle Cafe along the L.A. River. Light bites, wine and beer specials will be available for the evening. FREE
9. [various] Delusion: The Blue Blade is an immersive play that puts in the center of a time travel adventure narrative. After a successful run last fall, the new ‘director’s cut’ edition of the play will run through March 17 on select nights.
10. [various] Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival returns on select dates from February 28 through March 9. The nationwide festival showcases five-minute sex-positive ‘dirty movies’ on the big screen of The Downtown Independent in celebration of creative sexual expression.
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