Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Hot Hollywood Nights Comes to Los Angeles

With summer just around the bend, Cirque du Soleil and the Hollywood Bowl have teamed up to heat things up for Los Angeles. HOT HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS offers Los Angelinos two unforgettable experiences at one unbelievable price! Packages include tickets to both a concert at the Hollywood Bowl and performance of IRIS from Cirque du Soleil live at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. A coupon from The Redbury hotel is included with all orders, featuring a $199 room rate and $25 Cleo2Go Hollywood Bowl Dinner.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Review: Follies is Fabulous

Follies is a song and dance with time.  Perhaps this is fitting in its wild success as a musical revival.  It has, after all, just received 25 Tony Award®  nominations.  But it is this layering of the past into the present, the heart of the show itself, that makes this show so wildly entertaining and relatable. 

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Experience Hollywood at the Hollywood Block Party

This Saturday, May 19 from 10AM-1PM, Hollywood is taking it to the streets with a block party. The event offers local residents* a rare opportunity to experience Hollywood like never before. Staff from L.A.'s own permanent Cirque du Soleil show, IRIS, will be on hand to demonstrate the magic of make-up. Visitors will have a chance to tour the iconic Grauman's Chinese Theatre for free. Madame Tussaud's Hollywood is offering free admission. There will also be opportunities to enter to win, with prizes including a one-night stay at the  Renaissance Hollywood Hotel.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Visit Pantages Theatre and ExperienceLA at National Train Day, Saturday May 12

This Saturday, May 12 from 11AM-4PM, join us and our partners at Broadway/L.A. - Pantages Theatre, along with many other vendors, at Union Station in celebration of National Train Day. Stop by our booth to have your photo taken with the Addams Family standee and submit it to enter our ADDAMS FAMILY photo contest.

Win tickets to see Los Otros – send us your “Only In L.A.” photo

On May 23 the world premiere of the musical, Los Otros, makes its debut at the Mark Taper Forum. The show celebrates those experiences that are unique to Southern California. In honor of this, we are giving away one (1) pair of tickets* to see the show on June 1st at 8PM, and what better way to do this giveaway than to host a photo contest?! Send us your best “Only in L.A.” photo, capturing that moment or experience that makes us say, “Oh yeah, that’s definitely L.A.” Because – you know – we are all about Los Angeles experiences after all J

Friday, May 04, 2012

Happy Star Wars Day & Free Comic Book Day Eve

May the Fourth Be With You.

The universe (or maybe some PR people) has decided that the next few days should be a concentrated amount of nerd celebrations.  Today is Star Wars Day (known also this year as Avengers U.S. Release Day) and tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day.  What's not to love?

Thursday, May 03, 2012

The Coals: Street Pianos & Pop-Up Show (Video)

IMG_3260Have you noticed the decorated street pianos throughout Los Angeles?  These thirty pianos are available for outside play as part of a project entitled "Play Me, I'm Yours", brought to you by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

Bluegress band The Coals took over the pianos at CalPlaza and Wells Fargo Center for a little midday pop-up concert on Wednesday, May 2nd. 

Pirate Festival to benefit Children's Tumor Foundation

Arrrrrrrr, matey! Avast! Ahoy! And let's throw in a shiver me timbers for good measure. The 2012 Pirate Festival to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation takes place Saturday, May 19 from 2:00-5:00 PM (1:00-5:00 PM for VIP) at 1010 Wilshire in Downtown. For our readers who have an affinity for the life of a pirate, here's yet another opportunity (Talk Like A Pirate Day and Halloween are much too far away) to dress up and live our fantasies! This event offers plenty of entertainment, grub, wenches and libations.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

ExperienceLA Weekend: Fans Recap

One of our staff members
headed out to LACMA!
We asked our Facebook fans to tell us what they did this past weekend.  Here's the awesome response we received:
  • "I saw Reanimator the Musical at Hayworth!  Hilarious!" -Marian L.
    Learn more about Reanimator the Musical.
  • "Went rock climbing in Malibu Creek State Park." -Miriam P.
    See a photo of Malibu Canyon from our Flickr Pool.
  • "Went to the AMAZING Israel Festival @ Rancho Park!" -Robin S.