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, July 26, 2018.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [5:30 p.m.] Sizzling Summer Nights at The Autry returns for weekly nights of salsa and Latin fusion music, complimentary dance lessons, museum access, tacos and margaritas.
2. [6:30 p.m.] KCRW’s Summer Nights series concludes at the Hammer Museum with music provided by Cut Chemist and KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez alongside happy hour food trucks and cash bars. FREE
3. [6:30 p.m.] Skyline Sound + Cinema partners with The Bloc, ALT 98.7 and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for a screening of The Princess Bride this Thursday.
4. [7 p.m.] Luckyrice Feast returns to the Vibiana, for an event dubbed as “Breaking Bao: Intergenerational Asian Culinary Experience” highlighting generations of family meals, holidays and even homemade remedies.
5. [7 p.m.] Everyone’s favorite collision of Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque and comedy show Lucha VaVOOM returns with a summer show, Summer Lovin’, at Downtown Los Angeles’ Mayan Theater.
6. [7 p.m.] Celebrate summer as you enjoy the arts during Symphonic Thursdays, a series of four free concerts taking place at Marina del Rey’s Burton Chace Park during July and August. The series continues with Leonard Bernstein at 100: Ballet with Bernstein – An homage to the genius classical composer with the Marina del Rey Orchestra. FREE
7. [8 p.m.] Skirball’s annual Sunset Concert Series features six Thursday night concerts with eclectic and inspiring artists from July 26 to August 30. This year’s lineup kicks off with Goapele on July 26.
8. [8 p.m.] See Hershey Felder as Beethoven at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The one-man shows will depict the iconic composer’s story through music and monologue. Hershey Felder: Beethoven will run from July 26 to August 19.
9. [9 p.m.] Tonight is Cosmic Karaoke night at Scum and Villainy Cantina. Singing starts at 9 p.m.
10. [various] Free museum days: 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.), Long Beach Museum of Art (3 to 8 p.m.)and USC Pacific Asian Museum (5 to 8 p.m.)
DEAL OF THE DAY: $10 tix to the LA County Fair opening weekend (via Goldstar)
Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.