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, Wednesday, September 18, 2019.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [1 p.m.] Photo production company for the stars The Scenario Studio brings their mind-blowing professional sets to Grand Central Market for the public to experience from September 7 through November 4. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
2. [6 p.m.] FLIX at FIG screens Selena at FIGat7th in DTLA. The free movie screenings happen every third Wednesday of the month. A live DJ and happy hour kicks off the night at 6 p.m. and the film begins at 7 p.m. FREE
3. [6 p.m.] Lunetta in Santa Monica will host an AYCE paella party that features pinchos (a.k.a. Spanish appetizers), house-made white sangria, sweets and a Basque country favorite, the Parakeet cocktail made with Pastis and Creme de menthe and Cava white wine spritzers. Reservations are highly recommended.
4. [7 p.m.] The Super Serious Show is a comedy event produced by CleftClips featuring both established and up-and-coming talent performing an array of stand-up, sketch and musical comedy. Happening at The Virgil.
5. [7 p.m.] Twilight Concerts returns every Wednesday from August 21 to September 25 for free music performances on the Santa Monica Pier. This week Methyl Ethel, Lila Gold and Lisa Richards will perform. FREE
6. [7:30 p.m.] E.P. & L.P. along with Melrose Rooftop Theatre will host the 2nd annual Art Women Art Week series from September 15 – 21. The weeklong female-forward series is dedicated to highlighting women in the creative arts with a line-up of talks with female entrepreneurs, actors, producers & screenwriters paired with a curated movie screening.
7. [7:30 p.m.] There’s an evening screening of Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am at The Hammer. The documentary follows the acclaimed author from her childhood, to book tours with Muhammad Ali and beyond as she explores topics of race, history, America, and the human condition. FREE
8. [8 p.m.] RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq The World Tour takes over the Orpheum Theatre with an all new production featuring Mission Leader Asia O’Hara on a journey to save the universe with the help of a group of intergalactic queens including Detox, Naomi Smalls, Plastique, Violet Chachki and Yvie Oddly.
9. [various] UNIDENTIFIED LANDED OBJECT (“ULO”) opens at ROW DTLA for an otherworldly experience where an adaptation of the installation Light Leaks by technology artist Kyle McDonald and Jonas Jongejan, Creative Technologist at Google Creative Lab can be experienced. Visitors will be pulled into an optical illusion of millions of flickering reflections that dance off of mirror balls hitting every inch of the space. ULO will run Tuesdays through Sunday until September 28.
10. [various] Tim Burton dazzled us with “The Nightmare Before Christmas” 26 years ago and from September 12 through 25 The El Capitan in Hollywood will screen the beloved movie in 3D with interactive 4D sensory effects. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
#SPONSORED DEAL FOR THE DAY: $12.50 tix to the L.A. County Fair (via Goldstar)