Special Events

Hollywood Farmers Market
Every Sunday 8am-1pm is the best community market in the city and always a special event. Ivar Ave. between Hollywood Blvd. and Sunset.

Tangerine Sunset
Thru Apr 13 at Sacred Fools at the Broadwater. World premiere! The story of people who find themselves trapped on a dark intersection that leads to murder, mayhem, and laughter. 

Hype Man
Thru Apr 14 at the Fountain Theatre. West coast premiere of Idris Goodwin's "break beat play," confronts questions of race, gender, privilege and artistic expression as an act of social protest. 

The Wolves
Thru Apr 29 at Atwater Village Theater. Los Angeles Premiere of 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Delappes's portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some (soccer) goals. 

Spring Fling at the L.A. Zoo
Thru Apr 28 at the L.A. Zoo. An expanded eco-event where you can learn about birds, bees, butterflies and blossoms. Weekends include live performances, demos and crafts. 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Thru Apr 14 at the Hollywood Pantages. West Coast Premiere of the new musical based on Roald Dahl's classic tale. 

Apr 2 at the Roxy. Up-and-coming singer/songwriter mixes art with activism. 

Ending Youth Homelessness: A Benefit For My Friend's Place
Apr 6 at the Hollywood Palladium. My Friend's Place, a nonprofit homeless youth resource center providing services to homeless youth in Los Angeles, will honor Halsey, Maddie Ziegler, Mackenzie Ziegler, ModCloth, and others at its annual Gala event. 

Apr 9 at Hollywood Forever. Irish singer "takes us to church" on the Fairbanks Lawn in support of his latest album. 

Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event
Apr 11-12 at Universal Studios Hollywood. Exclusive evening event includes first-look at the all-new "Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle" projection display and a catered feast of foods, beverages and desserts. 

TCM Classic Film Festival
April 11-14 at TCL Chinese Theatre, The Egyptian Theater, Hollywood American Legion Post 43, and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Where movie lovers from around the world can gather to experience classic movies as they were meant to be experienced: on the big screen, in some of the world's most iconic venues, with the people who made them. 

Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp: Acoustically Speaking
Apr 15 -16. at Catalina Jazz Club. Original stars of Broadway's Rent performing together. 

Fiddler on the Roof
Apr 16 - May 5 at the Hollywood Pantages. The beloved classical music, rich with Broadway hits, returns. returns.

Bikini Kill
Apr 25-26 & May 1-2 at the Hollywood Palladium. Legendary Riot Grrrl pioneers play four reunion dates at the Palladium. 

Boxing Lessons
Apr 26 - Jun 1 at the New American Theatre. World premiere. When a famous writer dies under mysterious circumstances, family and friends gather in his cabin on a remote island in the Puget Sound to box up his belongings. 

The Damned Things
May 1 at the Whisky a-go-go. Heavy metal supergroup consisting of Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy and Scott Ian of Anthrax. 

Hollywood Night Market
Opens May 2 at Yamashiro. On Thursdays from 5 to 10pm, Yamashiro hosts a unique, family-friendly evening food fest with vendors, art, live music, and cocktails at the Pagoda bar. 

May 2 - 4 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The largest gathering of songwriters in North America, The ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO puts you face-to-face with some of the world's most successful songwriters, composers, producers and music business professionals. 

Shen Yun
May 3 - 5 at the Dolby Theatre. The world's premiere classical Chinese dance company presents a theatrical extravaganza. 

Daniel's Husband
May 4 - Jun 23 at the Fountain Theatre. Southern California premiere of Michael McKeever's heartrending play takes an unflinching look at how we choose to tie the knot - or not. 

Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers
May 6 at the Troubadour. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter/pianist brings his bluegrass project to town. 

Les Misérables
May 7 - Jun 2 at the Hollywood Pantages. The epic musical tale of broken dreams and unrequited love, set against the backdrop of 19th-century France. 

Running Universal 5K Minion Run
May 11-12 at Universal Studios. The inaugural Minion Run invites participants ages five and older (of all experience levels) to wind their way around a 3.1 mile course through Universal's backlot. 

Hollywood Vampires
May 11 at the Greek Theatre. When the legendary supergroup, consisting of Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Aerosmith's Joe Perry, hit Hollywood, you never know what surprises they will bring. 

May 16 - Jun 29 at Theatre of NOTE. An evening of World Premiere shorts. 4 short plays based on the theme of seeking truth in a world of deception. 

Beastly Ball
May 18 at the L.A. Zoo. Star-studded event brings together celebrities and zoo supporters for a wild night of food, fun, and fundraising. 

An Evening with the Cowboy Junkies
May 19 at the Fonda Theatre. A celebration of their three decade-long career. www.fondatheatre.com

COLA 2019
May 23 - Jul 14 at LAMAG. An exhibition featuring new work from eleven artists that are the recipients of the 2019 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship for visual arts. www.lamag.org

Ben Platt
May 24 at the Dolby Theatre. Grammy, Tony and Emmy-winning star of Dear Evan Hanson visits LA in support of his first solo LP. 

Shooting Star - A Revealing New Musical
May 25 - Jun 30 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre. World premiere. Struggling Hollywood actor Taylor rockets to stardom as an adult film performer, and we are introduced to the real people behind the scenes of this taboo (and fascinating) industry. www.hudsontheatre.com

Friday Night Music at the Market
May 31 - Aug 30 at the Original Farmers Market. The West Patio will come alive every Friday night to feature a range of musical genres from jazz to salsa, rock & roll to reggae and much more, all free to attend. 

Colin Hay
Jun 1 - 2 at Largo at the Coronet. Men at Work frontman returns to LA from a land down under for two intimate shows. 

The Phantom of the Opera
Jun 6 - Jul 7 at the Hollywood Pantages. The legendary Andrew Lloyd Weber blockbuster returns with a spectacular new production. 

The Young Playwright's Festival
Jun 6 - 30 at the Blank Theatre. The best plays by playwrights ages 9-19, chosen from a nationwide competition. www.theblank.com/young-playwrights-festival

LA Pride Festival
Jun 8 - 9. Celebrating the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community with three festival stages and a world-famous parade down Santa Monica Blvd. 

Playboy Jazz Festival
Jun 8 - 9 at the Hollywood Bowl. Iconic festival hosted by George Lopez, heats up the Bowl with the best in jazz, including Sheila E., Boz Scaggs, and Béla Fleck and The Flecktones. 

Imogen Heap
Jun 13 at the Greek Theatre. Innovative pop songstress Heap reunites with her Frou Frou collaborator Guy Sigsworth. 

Hollywood Fringe Festival
Jun 13 - 30 at various venues in Hollywood. Celebrates freedom and collaboration in live theater. 

Opening Night at the Bowl with John Legend
Jun 15 at the Hollywood Bowl. The Inimitable EGOT winner opens the 2019 season accompanied by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and a fireworks spectacular. 

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