The interior of the United Artists Theatre, now named The Theatre at Ace Hotel. The highly ornamented lobby of the Tower Theater. Sound The gallery will resume inseconds A faceless clock tower tops the Tower Theater. The ornate lobby of the Tower Theater. The interior of the Los Angeles Theater, which has a capacity of almost 2,000 the Palace opened in 1911; It has a capacity of 2,200. It was a vaudeville theater from 1911-26 and is the oldest existing Orpheum theater in the country. A look from the balcony at the Tower Theater. The 1,000-seat Tower opened in 1927. It was described by architect S. Charles Lee as a "modified French Renaissance" design. The marquee of the Orpheum is one of the district's most memorable nocturnal features. A view of the exterior of the Million Dollar Theatre. A view of the exterior of the Million Dollar Theater. The interior of the United Artists Theatre, now named The Theatre at … [Read more...] about Many L.A. movie palaces ready again for close-up
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Let's face it, every mother needs an escape from reality sometimes. Bond with your mom by taking her on a trust exercise neatly packaged in a fun Mother's Day escape room adventure. Will you make it out alive? Only if you work together! The 60 Out escape rooms, with 20 rooms in seven locations and different themes to choose from, make you and your fellow the players active participants who must work as a team to solve intriguing problems, escape from precarious situations and unravel the plot before time runs out. The locations and themes are: Downtown L.A. — The Krampus and Flight of the Pandorus (opens May 12); Hollywood — Da Vinci’s Secret, Doctor Psycho and P.U.T.I.N Bunker; Koreatown — The Orphanage and Nautilus; Marina Del Rey — Titanic, Wizards Workshop, Outbreak and Zen; Melrose — Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Alice in Wonderland, Dracula, Hangover, Ghost Ship and Grandma’s … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day — Brunch and Beyond: 10 Alternative Ways to Celebrate in L.A.
By Paul Hodgins | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: May 10, 2018 at 11:34 am | UPDATED: May 10, 2018 at 5:56 pm The revolution came to Orange County on Wednesday. It had been building for a while, creeping ever closer – New York, Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles. Finally, Orange County has been conquered by “Hamilton,” too. The second national touring production of the Tony-bedecked musical (not the other version that played last year in L.A.) unleashed its enduring power in front of a delirious sold-out house at Segerstrom Hall, most of whom had made considerable sacrifices to snag a ticket. The standing ovation at the end was as inevitable as it was instantaneous. And this production deserved it. In some ways it’s superior to the “Hamilton” that parked itself for months at Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre, mainly (but not only) because of a rock-solid performer in the title role. From left, Elijah Malcomb, Joseph Morales, Kyle … [Read more...] about Review: ‘Hamilton’ in Orange County is in some ways better than the L.A. production
From a comedy benefit hosted by Tracy Morgan to all the puppetry one could want, an art exhibition that asks, "What if...?" to an open-air art festival, a Food Bowl kickoff and story time courtesy of LeVar Burton, here are the 13 best things to do in Los Angeles this week! Creativity Is in the Air There is no greater confluence of — and salute to — the artistic wellspring that is the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area than this weekend's inaugural Grand Park's Our L.A. Voices: Spring Arts Festival. An arts exhibition for the general edification and enjoyment of the public at large, it features all forms of artistic expression, from outdoor theatrical and dance performances to stories from the LGBTQIA+ community, DJs Tendaji Lathan and Garth Trinidad, a public marketplace in partnership with Self Help Graphics and DTLA Proud, and almost 30 artists creating their own art before your very eyes. Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave., downtown; Fri., April 27, 6-10 p.m.; Sat., April … [Read more...] about 13 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Week
From zoot suits to Philip Treacy hats, a hilarious cover band reviving Fleetwood Mac's infamous drama, a masterful dance company and the director of Wayne's World and W. Kamau Bell taking the stage, here are the 16 best things to do in L.A. this week. Fleetwood Wack Don't sneer at cover bands. They're guaranteed nostalgic fun, especially when the original artists they're covering are either dead, hate each other or have sued each other into the poor house. Don't Stop: The Musical Misadventures of Fleetwood Mac, however, isn't a traditional tribute show but cover band Rumours' scripted comedy, described as a cross between Three's Company and VH1's Behind the Music. Taylor Locke, Ned Brower, Nick Johns, Rebecca Fishman and Jesika Miller, musicians and actors in their own right, play all the familiar songs and reinterpret Fleetwood Mac's entire 50-year history dating back to the late 1960s. They also fully immerse themselves as Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Christine … [Read more...] about 16 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Week