Weekend Events | January 13 -January 15, 2023

Another holiday weekend is underway, and it’s an ideal time to step out and explore the neighborhood. Check out local events happening for MLK weekend, this January 13 through January 16! 

Los Angeles Weekend Events | January 13 – January 15 

Simone Forti

When: January 14 – January 15

Where: DTLA

What: From her mesmerizing lo-fi Dance Constructions to decades of drawings, videos and holograms – delve into the diverse artistry of Simone Forti during this comprehensive MOCA exhibition. Experience firsthand how she explores movement through sculpture together with contemporary dance in a captivating dialogue between visual arts and choreography.

iHeartRadio ALTer Ego

When: January 14

Where: The Forum | Inglewood 

What: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack White, Muse, Fall Out Boy, Phoenix, CHVRCHES, Beach Weather, and Rosa Linn top this radio-friendly rock fest at the Forum.

Mean Girls

When: Until January 29

Where: The Pantages | Hollywood

What: Tina Fey’s Broadway debut is a hit, blending elements of the dark comedy Heathers with the ’90s classic Hairspray. It has received rave reviews from Time Out New York in a four-star rating, describing it as “tart but sweet”. Don’t miss out on this must-see production!


Westside & Beach Communities Weekend Events | January 13 – January 15 

Project 562: Changing the Way We See Native America

When: Until May 15

Where: Peter and Susan Barrett Art Gallery | Santa Monica

What: Join us at the Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery in Santa Monica College to celebrate Project 562: Changing the Way We See Native America, created by Matika Wilbur from Tulalip & Swinomish Tribes. Meet Matika herself on Oct 11th (6-8 pm) as you explore this unique exhibition that will be visible until May 15, 2023. Admission is free!

Astra Lumina

When: Until January 15, 2023

Where: Rancho Palos Verdes

What: Stroll through a garden illuminated by celestial-inspired lights during this year-end event at South Coast Botanic Garden. Astra Lumina will set up about an hour-long nighttime trail through the Palos Verdes garden, with eight starry installations along the way.

Justin Roiland: Debut

When: Until January 21, 2023

Where: Beverly Hills

What: Rick and Morty co-creator (and titular voice actor) Justin Roiland debuts his stellar work for all to see. View stunning acrylic-on-canvas paintings of his colorful, familiar characters during this UTA Artist Space exhibition.

San Fernando Valley Weekend Events | January 13 – January 15 

Rembrandt Perfected, A World Premiere

When: January 13 – January 22 

Where: The Main | 24266 Main Street Santa Clarita

What: An 1839 meeting between Louis Daguerre and Samuel Morse turns into a wild scheme to identify the first human ever depicted in a photograph.


When: Every Saturday and Sunday

Where: 16781 Stagg Street Hangar C3 & C4 | Van Nuys

What: Visit the Valley’s beloved museum of Pop Culture this weekend! The Valley Relics Museum invites you to join them for a day full of nostalgia and fun. Their one-of-a-kind museum.

Bob Baker Marionette Theater: 60 Years of Joy & Wonder

When: Until March 19 

Where: Glendale

What: Celebrating 60 years of captivating entertainment, the Bob Baker Marionette Theater’s Museum at Forest Lawn Glendale proudly displays an array of historical pieces, including puppets, concept art, archival photos, and even an animatronic musical ensemble. Come join us as we commemorate this iconic theater!


Conejo Valley Weekend Events | January 13 – January 15 

Malibu Wine Tasting Experience

When: January 14

Where: Malibu Country Mart

What: What could be better than an afternoon of beaches, great views, and WINE? All that and more is waiting for you on this Malibu Wine Tour!

Ventura County’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program Celebration

When: January 16, 10am – 11am

Where: 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard

What: The 37th Annual Ventura County Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is Monday, January 16, 2023, and will start at 8 a.m. with a gathering at Plaza Park, 500 South C Street in Downtown Oxnard, followed by a “Freedom March” to the Oxnard Performing Arts Center (OPAC), 800 Hobson Way.

CSUCI Presents Free Webinar on Ancient Nubian Jewels

When: January 16, 10am – 11am

Where: Via Zoom

What: Join CSUCI’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for an exclusive virtual tour of ancient Nubian jewels, as narrated by Getty Villa docent Scott Jones! This free Zoom webinar will provide a unique opportunity to explore the captivating history behind these precious artifacts – some dating back to 2500 B.C. Be sure to mark your calendars on Monday, Jan 16, from 10 – 11 a.m., and take advantage of this one-time online experience featuring rare pieces loaned exclusively from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston!