The 17 best things to do in L.A. this weekend
The NoMad Hotel is bringing back red-sauce tropes in a big way during their month-long pop-up, Mamma Guidara’s. Every Friday and Saturday night in April, the hotel’s sleek coffee shop flips to become an Italian-American dream.
Listen to Karen O and Danger Mouse’s collaborative album, Lux Prima, with accompanying visuals during this communal, multisensory experience at the Marciano.
Ice Cube, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Mack 10, Warren G, Too Short, DJ Quik, Tha Dogg Pound and MC Eiht headline 93.5 KDAY’s annual hip-hop concert.
UCB co-founder and professed stoner Matt Besser lights up the stage with comedy, music and “trippy shit,” plus what’s sure to be a memorable character turn from Natalie Palamides.
Watch a screening of Friday and hit up a marketplace of weed-friendly vendors.
Do you part in restoring the city’s most maligned waterway during the Friend’s of the Los Angeles River’s annual cleanup.
This splashy musical brings the 1952 movie to the stage, rain included.
Search for Easter eggs on one of the most iconic grass fields imaginable: the Rose Bowl. The Pasadena stadium hosts its annual Easter celebration with face painting, balloon animals, Easter Bunny photo ops and more than 80,000 eggs laid out on the field.
The L.A. County Arboretum is unleashing lots of eggs—and Easter puns—on its Arcadia grounds. The festivities occur throughout the day with an egg scramble and egg-expedition; members can get in an hour early.
Make the trip to Moorpark for an Easter festival at Underwood Family Farms. Admission includes a tractor ride and a photo op with the Easter bunny, but you'll have to buy additional tickets for the Easter egg hunt, toss and dying.
Find an egg-filed Easter menu with special offerings from Goa Taco, Sus Arepas, Cena Vegan, Ma La La, Low Key Burritos and Baroo.
From April to September, Downtown’s Grammy Museum will host a larger-than-life exhibit dedicated to the Backstreet Boys and their three decades making boy-band history.
The latest selfie-bait experience to hit L.A. trades cutesy for creepy, hurling you into some of the most beloved and recognizable horror films of all time.
Do you hear the puppets sing? Singing the song of a bunch of witless puppets who interrupt a human production of Les Misérables without having any familiarity of the Broadway musical? That’s the gist of this foul-mouthed parody, which lovingly lampoons the book, musical and movie.
Maebe A Girl and Indica Sativa host this Saturday morning drag brunch at the Standard, Downtown L.A. Expect bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys plus an all-you-can-eat brunch with pastries, eggs, waffles and biscuits.
Good mistresses and masters, prepareth thy schedules and costumes for the return of the oldest Ren Faire in the country, a spectacle that cov’reth 20 Irwindale acres with Elizabethan libations and amusement.
The masters of alfresco rooftop movie viewing have returned for another season of screenings in Hollywood and Downtown L.A.
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