Special Events

Hollywood Farmers Market

Every Sun from 8am-1pm. Farmers, artisans, food vendors and entertainment. Ivar and Selma Avenue between Hollywood and Sunset, (323) 463-3171. www.seela.org

Walk of Fame Ceremonies

Check web for upcoming Walk of Fame ceremonies (323) 469-8311. www.walkoffame.com

Wicked - the Musical

Dec 10 - Mar 15.  Pantages Theatre. http://pantages-theater.com

Little Red Riding Hood

Thru Mar 7.  Theatre West with Storybook Theatre. Saturday shows and available for school field trips. http://theatrewest.org

 Kathy Garrick and Caitlin Gallogly in Little Red riding Hood. Photo by Charlie Mount

Company Creation Festival

Jan 7-Feb 1. Son of Semele Theatre.  Adventurous original plays present in repertory. http://www.sonofsemele.org

Viral - West Coast Premiere

Jan 9-30, Bootleg Theatre, A woman googles "painless suicide" and finds the people who will help her end her life - if she'll let them film it. VIRAL is a frank, humane and surprisingly funny look at some very complex issues - assisted suicide, fetish, dignity and privacy in the age of viral videos, where there's nothing so twisted that it doesn't have an audience.

Cartography of Control

Jan 10-Feb 7. Kohn Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition by Troika in North America bringing together both existing and new works including drawings, installation and sculpture. www.kohngallery.com

Martyrs of Rock: Paintings and Drawings & The Golden Doors to Infinity,  

Jan 15-Jan 29. Mr. Musichead Gallery. Where music meets art. http://mrmusichead.com

Serrano- the Musical

Jan 16- March 29. World Premiere at the Matrix Theatre. Tickets

The Company of the World Premiere of "SERRANO THE MUSICAL," choreography by Peggy Hickey, directed by Joel Zwick and now playing at the Matrix Theatre in West Hollywood.

Reborning - Los Angeles Premiere

Jan 24-Mar 14. Fountain Theatre. A darkly funny and insightful psychological thriller that takes an unsettling look at work, motherhood and the power of creation. http://www.fountaintheatre.com/

Solo Show: Kelly Berg; Isabella Kelly-Ramirez; Richard Slechta

Jan 24- Feb 10. Gallery 825.  www.laaa.org


Jan 23-Mar 15 Fountain Theatre. West Coast Premiere. This play is inspired by a fascinating real-life phenomenon - "reborners" are doll artist who create life-like baby dolls ("living dolls") for collectors, some of whom are women trying to replace babies they may have lost to miscarriage or who have died.

Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea - World Première

February, Skylight theatre. A Young African American Trekkie charts his way back to the Middle Passage. http://skylighttheatrecompany.com

Laughter for Liberty

Feb 4, 8pm. The Comedy Store.Stand-up comedy show benefitting Liberty in North Korea

$20 online, $25 at the door. Event in Main Room. 21+. two drink minimum. (tickets:laugh4liberty.eventbrite.com)

Sex and the City Zoo

Saturday, Feb 7, 5-7 pm, LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens. An extraordinary Valentine's Day event celebrating romance in the animal kingdom on Saturday, February 7, 2015, 5 to 7 pm, in the Zoo's Witherbee Auditorium.  ADULTS ONLY. www.lazoo.org

African-American History Celebration at the LA Zoo

Feb 7-8; 10am- 4pm. LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Features special arts and crafts, a vibrant array of entertainment including performances by gospel, blues, and jazz groups, and an African drumming demonstration. www.lazoo.org 

Sons of the Prophet - Los Angeles Premiere

Feb 7-Mar 15, the Blank Theatre. With unexplained chronic pain and the fate of his reeling family on his shoulders, Joseph's health, sanity, and insurance premium are on the line. In an age when modern medicine has a cure for just about everything, Sons of the Prophet is the funniest play about human suffering you're likely to see.

57th annual Grammy Awards

Feb. 8.  Airs live from the Staples Center 5pm PST. http://www.grammy.com

The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

Feb 10-20. The New Beverly Cinema.  Festival helps support and promote independent cinema in Los Angeles, encouraging filmmakers with unique or non-mainstream visions to create films made for less than twenty million dollars. hollywoodreelindependentfilmfestival.com

The Edwardian Ball®

Feb 14. The Fonda Theatre. An elegant, whimsical, spectacle of a madhouse slapdashery of costumery and cocktails, circus and storytelling, ribald music, and daring exhibitions that promises to entice and enchant - a feast for the senses with the style and panache of the turn of the 19th century, while honoring the arts and culture of the esteemed works of the late, great author/illustrator Edward Gorey...bringing his tales to life on stage.  All ages. Tickets

Hollywood And Broadway

February 14-March 22. World Premiere Comedy at Hudson Guild Theatre.

Hollywood meets Broadway in this hilarious world premiere comedy. Set in 1951 at the famous but now defunct Hotel Astor in New York City, legendary stars Tallulah Bankhead and Gloria Swanson are set to receive the prestigious Page One Award for Entertainment. Both actresses are introduced by Ms. Aileen Pringle but with the help of a snooping butler and a very eager Hotel Reception Clerk, mayhem and lunacy prevail as both actresses compete to be the Diva of the evening.


L.A. Zoodiac Celebration

February 21- 22; 10am- 4pm, LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Explore the connections between the Lunar New Year and the animals of the Chinese Zodiac. www.lazoo.org

87th Annual Academy Awards

Oscar nomination will be announced Jan 15 and the Academy awards Ceremony, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will be aired live on sun Feb 22 at 4pm PST. http://oscar.go.com/


Feb 26-28. 9pm. The Fonda. It's all about expressing a bright, heavy and happy cacophony. www.fondatheatre.com

Comedian Brian Regan

Feb 28, 8pm. Dolby Theatre. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations.www.dolbytheatre.com

Entertainment Memorabilia Auction

Mar 1 (View Feb 27-28). Bonhams & Butterfields. www.bonhams.com/auctions


March 5-28, 7:30pm Bootleg Theatre. World Premiere. Circles serves up an incendiary tango between the anima and animus. In the play, a woman waits for her lover in the apartment that they share. When he returns, their lives change forever, leading them to play that all-too-familiar game between men and women. In the piece, they volley back and forth in the ultimate match, grappling with the unsolvable puzzle of life's most complex challenge: Love.

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA)

April 8-12, ArcLight Cinema Hollywood, 6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Features a rich mix of film programs designed to build and support the growing interest in the Indian entertainment industry. http://www.indianfilmfestival.org

Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork

Thru April 26. The Autry.  http://theautry.org

SCI-FEST LA: The Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival. 

May 5-31. Annual month-long festival of eye-popping, short Sci-Fi plays starring famous actors from iconic TV franchises like STAR TREK, LOST, HEROES, FRINGE, etc. as well as special events and panels.  This year's line-up includes a new play by horror legend, Clive Barker.  Runs Tuesdays-Saturdays at 8 PM; Sundays at 3 PM at the ACME Theatre in Hollywood.  Tickets and performance schedule at:  Sci-Fest.com