DTLA Proud Festival returns to Pershing Square – celebrating the culture, history, and diversity of the growing LGBTQ+ community that lives, works, and plays in the thriving heart of the city of Los Angeles. Featuring a diverse lineup of local stage talent, community booths, art installations, retail vendors, interactive exhibits, food trucks, bars, and a pop-up water park, DTLA Proud Festival is created by the community, for the community. Proceeds from the festival will help build the DTLA PROUD Community Center.
Friday 4:00 – 10:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m.
$5 presale tickets until August 1
Adopt Cabrillo Beach and coastal park by joining our Coastal Cleanup with the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium staff and other volunteers working together to improve our environment. Afterward, wander through the Aquarium to get a closer look at the animals and habitats you helped.
Join us for a two-day festival celebrating dinosaurs, their prehistoric past, and the science that brings their world back to life. Meet world-renowned paleontologists from the Museum’s Dinosaur Institute and beyond as they discuss historic and ongoing fossil discoveries from around the world. $15 Adults, $12 Seniors, Students, and Children 13 – 17, $7 Children 3 – 12, Children under 3 – Free
Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Shanshuihua presents works from Nick Dong and Wu Chi-Tsung, two Taiwan-born contemporary artists. Re-imagining the philosophies of Chinese landscape paintings, the exhibition brings forward new media works and immersive light-based installations that are not often explored within this genre. Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Museum Members – Free
The SAN PEDRO ♥ FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS (formerly the SP TriArt Festival) is a free family event featuring dance, music, & crafts, this year on Saturday and Sunday, Sept 21 & 22, 2019. This will be its 13th year, now with a new location on the lawn of the Anderson Memorial Senior Center. Curated by Louise Reichlin and Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers, the heart of the festival is dance performed by professional companies (usually about 20 selected) including…
Create your own magical alebrije. This Mexican folk art from the Oaxacan region has become world-famous since it was dreamt up by artist Pedro Linares. Learn about the special place they have in Oaxacan culture and paint your own alebrije to take home.