There are plenty of fun things to do for those of us not running the LA Marathon this weekend. With Spring officially here theres no better time to get out and explore the city of stars. Thats why we have rounded up the best events and activities happening in and around Los Angeles.
Discover your inner Angeleno!
Friday, March 22nd
BREATHEWATCHLISTENTOUCH: The Work and Music of Yoko Ono
Location: Walt Disney Concert Hall
Experience the art and music of Yoko Ono at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The evening will be performed by an ensemble of special guests to celebrate her sixty-year career. Guest include: Amber Coffman, Shruti Kumar, La Marisoul, Madame Gandhi, Shirley Manson, and more. Produced in partnership with Girlschool LA.
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LA Womens Theatre Festival
Location: Theatre 68, Lankershim Blvd.
The 26th Annual LA Women’s Theatre Festival celebrates the work of female solo artists through performances and a weekend long festival. Alongside the special guest line-up and acts will also be services geared toward aspiring performers. The event kicks off Friday with a Champagne gala and Awards ceremony hosted by Starletta DuPois and Kym Whitley.
Location: The Broad Stage, Santa Monica
America’s leading Latino dance organization, Ballet Hispanico takes the Broad Stage this Friday! The troupe has been brining communities and individuals together to celebrate and explore latino culture for nearly 50 years. The All-Latina Choreoraphers program will feature Linea Recta, Con Brazos Abiertos, and 3. Catorce Dieciseis.
Saturday, March 23rd
Mr. Sparkle Art Show
Location: Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles
Subliminal Projects host the Mr. Sparkle Art Show this Saturday and Sunday only. The themed art show is in celebration of The Simpsons episode that features Homer as the memorable Mr. Sparkle character. The event is presented by he episode writer and Musack founder Donick Cary. The show highlights will include a celebrity mystery DJ set, and celebrity reading of the Mr. Sparkle script plus of course lots of art and more.
Vegan Street Fair Los Angeles
Location: North Hollywood, Chandler Blvd between Tujunga & Vineland
Vegan Street Fair is a free entry annual all ages foodie festival celebrating the local vegan and vegan-friendly community. This year’s festivities will have over 200 vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants and vendors. The street fair stretches over a mile with activities, music, eats and merchandise vendors.
Puppies & Planks
Location: Los Angeles State Historic Park
National Puppy Day is March 23, 2019! To celebrate, Puppies & Planks is putting on the first ever outdoor fitness festival for humans and dogs! Created by YouTube fitness guru Cassey Ho of Blogilates, and presented by PETCO. The outdoor event will feature a full day of fitness, pups, shopping, food, and more! The first 500 people who reserve an all-access pass will receive an exclusive swag bag filled with goodies from the sponsors. Your entire ticket purchase (100%) will be donated directly to LA Animal Services and other local rescue organizations.
Sunday, March 24th
Los Angeles Marathon
Location: Starting at Dodger Stadium and Ending at Ocean Ave, Santa Monica
The big event of this weekend is the Sketchers Performance Los Angeles marathon this Sunday March 24, 2019. Established in 1986, the city’s famed race is still going strong, attracting thousands of runners from around the world! The race begins at Dodger Stadium and ends at the Santa Monica Pier. The famous “the stadium to the sea” course, is considered one of the most scenic race routes in the world. Snaking through Los Angeles, the route incorporates many iconic landmarks within Los Angeles.
A Chance to Dance
Location: Los Angeles Ballet Center, Los Angeles
A Chance to Dance Community Day is a monthly community outreach initiative incorporating a theme around which the day’s events are centered. One Sunday each month during LAB’s season the dancers of Los Angeles Ballet offer FREE ballet classes, alternative dance/fitness classes, and lectures/demonstrations. Learn more about LAB Outreach programs.
The Egg House
Location: 708 N. Croft Ave., West Hollywood
Like the Ice Cream museum and the Selfie museum. The Egg House is an egg-themed pop-up art installation full of immersive Instagram-able installations and interactive experiences. Fulfill your egg dreams and fantasies at Egghouse, where you can have a great time in “eggcellent” photo sessions with friends. Don’t wait to long though because this event ends March 25th!