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Downtown LA Event Calendar

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LA Times Festival of Books

Event of the Week

LA Times Festival of Books

University of Southern California

4/21/2012 - 4/22/2012

Dates & Location
April 21-22, 2012
Sat 10 AM 6 PM
Sun 10 AM 5 PM

The annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be held at University of Southern California

Tickets & Admission
General attendance is free!
For information on attending, see our Attendee FAQ.

Parking
Parking at the USC campus will be $10.
Please go to the Getting There page for a detailed map.
Make sure to follow the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Twitter and Facebook for live traffic and parking updates!

Events for Apr. 22, 2012

Apr. 21, 2012Apr. 23, 2012

Concert
Sounds About Town: Sir Neville Marriner and The Colburn Orchestra
4/22/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Music
Arensky: Variations On A Theme By Tchaikovsky
4/22/2012
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Concert
Sir Neville Marriner with The Colburn Orchestra
4/22/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Music
Gay @ EXLA: Paulo's Birthday
4/22/2012
Exchange L.A.

Special Event
Red Cup Sunday, Rooftop Party DTLA
4/22/2012
Icon LA Ultra Lounge

Ongoing Events

Exhibit
A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed
9/8/2011 - 6/3/2012
LA Public Library - Central

Sports
LA Clippers 2011-2012 Season
10/13/2011 - 4/22/2012
STAPLES Center

Sports
Lakers 2011-2012 Season
12/25/2011 - 4/22/2012
STAPLES Center

Museum
Justice, Balance and Achievement: African Americans in the California Courts
1/12/2012 - 5/27/2012
California African American Museum

Exhibit
20th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design
2/14/2012 - 4/28/2012
FIDM Museum & Galleries

Exhibit
Trouble In Paradise: Music and Los Angeles, 1945-1975
2/22/2012 - 6/3/2012
The GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami
3/10/2012 - 8/26/2012
Japanese American National Museum

Theater
Green Day's American Idiot
3/13/2012 - 4/22/2012
Ahmanson Theatre

Exhibit
Xploration Lab 2012
3/17/2012 - 6/17/2012
Japanese American National Museum

Miscellaneous
Spring Into Organics - Spa Specials
4/1/2012 - 6/1/2012
Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

Lecture/Debate
ALOUD at the Central Library - April 2012
4/3/2012 - 4/26/2012
ALOUD @ Central Library

Exhibit
Yunsun Lee - Weeds
4/7/2012 - 5/19/2012
Pyo Gallery LA

Exhibit
CAI GUO-QIANG Sky Ladder
4/8/2012 - 7/30/2012
Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Miscellaneous
30 Pianos + 30 So Cal Locations = Unprecedented Art Installation: Play Me, I'm Yours
4/12/2012 - 5/3/2012
10 Sites in Downtown Los Angeles

Exhibit
BritWeek Artists Competition
4/12/2012 - 5/1/2012
Farmers & Merchants Bank

Scavenger Hunt
Seek Out Hidden Gems: Art & Architecture Scavenger Hunt
4/14/2012 - 4/28/2012
Out of the Box Events- Pershing Square

Exhibit
PROMISES OF FREEDOM: SELECTIONS FROM THE ARTHUR PRIMAS COLLECTION
4/19/2012 - 9/2/2012
California African American Museum

Concert
SUBLIME SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9
4/20/2012 - 4/22/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
Tyler Perry's Madea Gets A Job
4/20/2012 - 4/22/2012
NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live

Performance
Transmission LA
4/20/2012 - 5/6/2012
Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Festival
LA Times Festival of Books
4/21/2012 - 4/22/2012
University of Southern California

Exhibit
Rigo 23: Autonomous Space Program
4/22/2012 - 6/17/2012
REDCAT Theater

Exhibit
Rigo 23: Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program
4/22/2012 - 6/17/2012
REDCAT Theater

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Regular Weekly Events

Certified Farmers Market @ Pershing Square | Every Wednesday
Farmers Market (Pershing Square on Wednesdays)
Every Wednesday, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Certified Farmers Market @ FIGat7th
FIGat7th
Every Thursday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Historic Downtown Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Awakening
Exchange L.A.
Every Friday, 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Inception
Exchange L.A.
Every Saturday, 10:00 PM

Grand Park's Marketplace
Grand Park
Every Tuesday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Certified Farmers Market @ Bank of America Plaza
Bank of America Plaza
Every Friday, 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

OG Tasting Dinner @ Mo-chica
Mo-chica
Every Tuesday, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday Wine Tasting Social
Urban Radish
Every Tuesday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jazz Wednesdays @ The Radish
Urban Radish
Every Wednesday, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

An Urban Food Experience: Unplugged Sunday Brunch
Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Every Sunday, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM

Arts District Farmers Market

Every Thursday, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Trivia Night
SPiN LA at The Standard Downtown LA
Every Wednesday, 09:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Arts District Flea Market

Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday Night Flicks
Pershing Square
Every Friday, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Game Night
Grand Central Market
Every Thursday, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Acoustic Night with Rod Castro
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Monday, 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Rafael Moreira's Jam Night
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Tuesday, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Aaron Poland of The Warsaw Poland Brothers
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Wednesday, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Back of the Hand All Stars
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every Thursday, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Regular Monthly Events

Downtown Neighborhood Council Meeting
Los Angeles Theatre
Every second Tuesday, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Art Walk

Every, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday Night Cafe

Every first Tuesday, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

DJ Son
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every second Friday, 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM

DJ Antiq
Salvage Bar & Lounge
Every, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM



 
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