Arts & Entertainment
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What to do in town,
Week of May 25 - May 31, 2023
8852 Sunset Blvd. (310) 358-1881. The club of tabloid fame offers live music nightly. Sunset Jam every Mon night. 21 and over. www.viperroom.com
8901 Sunset Blvd. (310) 652-4202. From hard rock to alternative music at one of Hollywood’s legendary clubs since ‘64. Ultimate Jam Night every Tue. www.whiskyagogo.com
The Second City
6560 Hollywood Blvd. 2nd floor (323) 464-8542. Students and professionals showcase their talents with occasional guest appearances. www.secondcity.com/hollywood
Upright Citizens Brigade
5919 Franklin Ave. (323) 908-8702. Everything comedy presented in 92-seat theatre, 7 nights a week. Sketch, improv, etc. Shows $5 and up. www.ucbtheatre.com
The Comedy Store
8433 Sunset Blvd. (323) 650-6268. Shows nightly. See up-and-coming talent and comedy legends in the place that started it all. www.thecomedystore.com
Hollywood Improv Comedy Club
8162 Melrose Ave. (323) 651-2583. Showcasing the funniest known and unknowns nightly. Alumni include Drew Carey, Sarah Silverman, Jerry Seinfeld, and David Spade. www.improv.com/hollywood/
8001 W. Sunset Blvd. (323) 656-1336. America’s top comedy stars as well as rising new talent every night. Midnight Madness Fri 11:45pm; Chocolate Sundaes, Sun 7 & 9:30pm. www.laughfactory.com
Alto Nido Apartments
1851 N. Ivar Ave. William Holden's apartment in the '50s film noir classic Sunset Boulevard in which he co-starred with Gloria Swanson.
American Film Institute
American Society of Cinematographers
1782 N. Orange Dr. (800) 448-0145. Built in 1903, this classic Mission Revival residence has been lovingly cared for by the Society since 1936. www.theasc.com
AutryMuseum of the American West
Founded by Gene Autry, "The Singing Cowboy," outstanding state-of-the-art museum is a tribute to the spirit that settled the American West. (See VISUAL ARTS, FAMILY, FILM, MUSIC)
Avalon Hollywood (formerly The Palace)
1735 N. Vine St. (323) 462-8900. Opened in 1927 as the Hollywood Playhouse, it became the El Capitan in the 40s and hosted the famed Ken Murray's Blackouts and Hollywood Palace TV show in the 50s. ...
Used as backdrops for countless movies and TV shows such as Gunsmoke and Bonanza, the jungle island in the original King Kong, Gene Autry's first serial, The Phantom Empire, a distant planet in Star ...
Named “Cahuenga” or “Little Hills” by the Tongva tribe of Native Americans. The ancient way through the hills was travelled by Spanish explorer Don Gaspar de Portola in the 18th century and later by ...
1750 N. Vine St. World's first circular office building and one of Hollywood's landmarks. Built in 1956, the light on its rooftop spire flashes "H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D" in Morse code.
Château Élysée/Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre International
5930 Franklin Ave. (323) 960-3100. Built in the late 1920s, Hollywood’s first residential hotel, guests included Clark Gable, Bette Davis, Carole Lombard, Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Humphrey ...
Charlie Chaplin Studios / Jim Henson Studios
1416 N. La Brea Ave. Built in 1918 to resemble a row of English country homes, Chaplin made many of his films here. Formerly A&M Records, the studio was purchased by Jim Henson Productions.
Chase Bank/Millard Sheets
1500 N. Vine St. Unusual mosaics, murals and stained glass created by noted California artist Millard Sheets depict Hollywood personalities.
8221 Sunset Blvd. Since 1929, this castle-like hotel has been popular with stars for its privacy. From secret romances to untimely deaths, guests include Errol Flynn, Marilyn Monroe, and John Lennon.
6360 Sunset Blvd. Restored as part of the Arclight Hollywood, the unique geodesic-shaped theatre designed by Buckminster Fuller was built in 1963. www.arclightcinemas.com (See FILM)
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