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, Tuesday, May 8, 2018.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [9 a.m.] Shop handbags, clothing, shoes and accessories at up to 75% off during the Rebecca Minkoff sample sale. Happening May 8-13 at 260la in Beverly Hills.
2. [4 p.m.] Häagen-Dazs annual free cone day is back! Just be at a participating locations to grab a free ice cream scoop (cup, sugar cone, or cake cone) of your choice on Tuesday, May 8 between 4 to 8 p.m. FREE
3. [4 p.m.] Greenbar Distillery hosts whisky tastings at their distillery in Downtown Los Angeles where you get to taste six kinds of whisky and learn how to identify a scotch, rye, bourbon and more.
4. [7 p.m.] Down some tacos, drink some locally brewed beers and test your trivia skills this Tuesday during Tacos & Trivia night at Angel City Brewery in DTLA.
5. [7 p.m.] In Our Time: An Evening of Film with David Lamelas at The Getty. FREE
6. [7:45 p.m.] Rooftop Cinema Club returns to the rooftops of The Montalban in Hollywood with a screening of Do The Right Thing.
7. [8 p.m.] The Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical Blues in the Night brings its show stopping production to The Wallis now until May 20.
8. [various] Free admission at: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (also free for L.A. County residents with valid I.D. after 3:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays all month long) and Autry Museum of the American West. FREE
9. [various] Visit the Pasadena Showcase House of Design, a majestic Mediterranean masterpiece built in 1915 and designed by distinguished architect Reginald Davis Johnson, from April 22-May 20. The tours have been going strong since 1948, it’s also one of the oldest, largest and most successful house and garden tours in the country.
10. [various] Beyond the Streets is a fully immersive exhibition of street and graffiti art comprised of over 30 artist in a massive 40,000+ square feet exhibits. Artist are an eclectic mix of street and beyond including Retna, Shepard Fairey, Kenny Scharf Dennis Hopper and Jenny Holzer. Open Tuesday through Sunday this week. $25 ticket reservations are required.
DEAL OF THE DAY: $42.95 tix to the KROQ Weenie Roast (via Goldstar)
Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.