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 for the day at hand in the city you live in. So here it is!
Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Thursday, August 31, 2017. May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [9:30 a.m.] Angels Flight will return to service on August 31 with formal remarks at 9:30 a.m. from Mayor Eric Garcetti and others. The cost of a ride will be $1 and and 50 cents with a TAP card.
2. [5 p.m.] Metro Art Presents: L.A. Opera at Union Station. FREE
3. [6 p.m.] Summer of Music at Redondo Pier host free concerts every Thursday and Saturday highlighting a slew of genres. This week Strange Days a Doors Tribute band will perform. FREE
4. [7:30 p.m.] The Hammer Museum’s new series Shake It Off offers dance themed films all August. This week they will screen Magic Mike XXL on Thursday.
5. [7:30 p.m.] The Silver Lake Picture Show continues their 2017 season with a screening of 10 Things I Hate About You at Sunset Triangle Plaza. FREE
6. [8 p.m.] The folks at Rooftop Cinema Club are back with two screenings of Beauty & the Beast at LEVEL in Downtown Los Angeles and at Montalban in Hollywood.
7. [8 p.m.] Summer Movie Fest at Cal State Northridge is a free weekly movie night taking place at dusk on CSUN’s Oviatt Library Lawn. The series continues with Doctor Strange. FREE
8. [8 p.m.] The 2017 season of the Skirball’s free Sunset Concert Series concludes with a performance by Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo. FREE
9. [8:30 p.m.] Take in a few laughs at the Deco Bar inside the historic Hollywood American Legion Post 43. The evening will feature a full bar, today’s best comedians, free parking and tours of the Art Deco building featured in “The Shining” and “Star Trek” (2009.) The show costs $5 for non-members to attend and goes directly to Post 43 to benefit veteran affairs, as does anything you spend at the bar.
10. [various] Free museum days: Japanese American National Museum (5 to 8 p.m.), MOCA Grand & MOCA Geffen (from 5 to 8 p.m.), Skirball Cultural Center and Long Beach Museum of Art (3 to 8 p.m.)
DEAL OF THE DAY: $27.50 tix for Kings of Leon at the Hollywood Bowl
Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.