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November 2019

November 15, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Los Angeles Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

Zoo Lights

Brighten up your holidays with an all-new Yuletide tradition! The Zoo will be decorated with festive lights for the winter holiday season. This fresh, exciting event will include family-friendly evening activities to illuminate the season for memories that will make you smile all year. November,15, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020  6:00 – 11:00 p.m. Closed November 22 Purchase tickets in advance $20 Adults, $15 Children ages 2 to 12, Children under 2 – Free

November 18, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 United States
$28 – $30

Enchanted: Forest of Light

Enchanted is a one-mile, nighttime walk through distinct lighting displays. Some of the displays are interactive and invite participation, while some are merely there to be observed and enjoyed. Food and beverage options abound at Enchanted! Grab a quick bite, a hot chocolate or an adult beverage within the Enchanted experience.   5:30 – 10:00 p.m. , Closed November 28,  December 24 , 25, 31 $28–$30, Must purchase tickets in advance

December 2019

December 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Los Angeles, CA United States

Dia de Guadalupe Exhibition

Featuring: Alfonso Aceves, Cidne Hart, David Botello, Ernesto Vazquez, Isabel Martinez, J. Michael Walker, Mar Abella, Mita Cuaron, Nico Avina, Ofelia Esparza, Sergio Robleto, Yaneli Delgado The Virgen de Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of Mexican identity and faith. Her image is associated with everything from motherhood to feminism to social justice. “She is used as a symbol of justice because she holds an appeal to the poor, to marginalized people. In the modern day, we can see her as…

December 23 @ 8:00 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Season Package

CeCe Winans

CeCe Winans Walt Disney Concert Hall MON DEC 23, 8:00PM Artist CeCe Winans About This Performance One of the best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artists of all time, CeCe Winans is known throughout the world as an icon in modern music history. Having sold over 5 million albums, she has been awarded a staggering 12 Grammys®, 20 Dove Awards, and seven Stellar Awards, as well as multiple NAACP Image Awards, Soul Train Awards, Essence Awards, and more. Marking her Walt…

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 1:00 am
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A

Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A. will be the go-to central gathering place in Los Angeles where Angelenos from all over the county and visitors from across the globe ring in the New Year. This unique civic event, which has been recognized alongside major New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world, brings Angelenos and their family and friends together to celebrate the holiday at L.A.’s biggest dance party. Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A. will focus on music…

January 2020

January 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
$20.00 – $64.00

Christian Schmitt

Christian Schmitt Walt Disney Concert Hall SUN JAN 12, 7:30PM Artist Christian Schmitt, organ About This Performance Charismatic German-born virtuoso Christian Schmitt, who has amassed a discography of 40 recordings, has appeared as soloist – and in collaboration with the world’s leading musicians – throughout the world. Don’t miss his debut at the Walt Disney Concert Hall organ with a Bach-centric program. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.

January 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$48.00 – $133.00

Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride with special guest Rubin Kodheli

Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride with special guest Rubin Kodheli Walt Disney Concert Hall TUE JAN 21, 8:00PM Artist Laurie Anderson, violin and synthesizers Christian McBride, bass Rubin Kodheli, cello About This Performance Individually, Laurie Anderson and Christian McBride are titans in their respective fields: Anderson as an award-winning visual artist and innovative musician working in pop’s avant-garde and McBride as a Grammy®-winning jazz polymath equally adept at leading anything from small ensembles to big bands. Together, complemented by cellist…

January 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cross Campus DTLA, 800 Wilshire Boulevard 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017 United States

Zócalo Public Square: What Does the Resurgence of White Supremacy Mean for the Future of Race Relations?

Moderated by Gregory Rodriguez, Founder and Publisher, Zócalo Public Square Nearly two-thirds of Americans say it has become more common for people to express racist or racially insensitive views since the current administration took office. Majorities of Americans, across all demographics, say race relations have worsened in the last two years, and reports of hate crimes are soaring. Are these trends merely temporary, the short-term product of an angry era, unregulated digital media, and divisive political leadership? Or will the…

February 2020

February 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cross Campus DTLA, 800 Wilshire Boulevard 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017 United States

Zócalo Public Square: An Evening With Zev Yaroslavsky

A Zócalo/UCLA Downtown Event Moderated by Joe Mathews, Editor and Columnist, Zócalo Public Square Even in a city where people dare to be different, Zev Yaroslavsky stands out. Zev, now director of the Los Angeles Initiative at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs and the Department of History, has packed several lives into one lifetime, reshaping himself along with his fast-changing city. The child of immigrants from what is now Ukraine, Zev first drew notice as a UCLA student activist…

March 2020

March 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$48.00 – $133.00

Power to the People! Herbie Hancock

Power to the People! Herbie Hancock Walt Disney Concert Hall THUR MAR 5,8:00PM Artist Herbie Hancock, keyboards Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel, conductor About This Performance From subversive statements to songs of solidarity, music has always had a role to play in the movements that shift attitudes and shape nations. Join Gustavo Dudamel, Herbie Hancock, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the continuation of Power to the People!, a celebration of the music that moves mountains. Programs, artists, dates, prices…


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