Every week in Los Angeles there are tons of great things to do (even before the weekend gets started) that we think you ought to have on your radar. With that in mind, we put together a list for this Friday the 13th to keep you in the know about what’s happening in the city you love (or maybe just like).
1. To the Sea: Dance Concerts on the Pier is a free, three-evening dance event taking place on the Santa Monica Pier from April 13-15. Part of the 17th Annual Dance Camera West Film Festival, the event will feature individual choreographers and dance companies from a wide range of dance forms and genres. FREE
2. The Toyota Grand Prix features live street racing, live music concerts, a lifestyle expo, kids kart racing, dancing contests, food trucks and more from April 13-15. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
3. Celebrate the art of monsters and movie magic during Monsterpalooza at The Pasadena Convention Center April 13-15. The monster fest will have over 250 exhibitors, screenings, panels and more.
4. See dark tales focused on murder, mayhem, and femme fatales at the 20th Noir City: Hollywood Film Noir Festival at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood from April 13-22.
5. Japan House Los Angeles (JHLA) presents Takeo Paper Show titled SUBTLE, an experimental exploration of paper, on view from April 13 through May 23, 2018. The exhibit will showcase innovative paper creations that will have you look at paper in an entirely different way. To celebrate this exhibit JHLA will host several free air vase workshops where you’ll learn how to make a vase with paper. FREE
6. To Live and Di(n)e in LA is a 35-person supper club where attendees will enjoy a fine meal, cocktails and cabaret-style performances with the ghosts of the most infamous figures in Los Angeles’ true crime history. Each course and cocktail will be inspired by a different figure and era and guests will come face-to-face with the Black Dahlia; the “Glamour Girl Slayer”; Charles Manson; the “Night Stalker,” and more infamous figures of the past.
7. There’s a Trina Turk + Mr Turk warehouse sale April 13-15 where prices start at just $10. There will be both men’s and women’s ready to wear, accessories and more.
8. Pacific Opera Project (POP) presents a truly unique an immerisve production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, at The Vortex a large warehouse space in DTLA. The performance will have Dick Tracey feel, with a full orchestra, POP performers, non traditional seating, food and shared wine. Happening April 13, 14, 20, 21, 22. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
9. Free admission at: Long Beach Museum of Art (11 a.m to 5 p.m.)
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