Thousands of events, openings and happenings.	One handy guide to make sense of it all.
Downtown LA Event Calendar

Thousands of events, openings and happenings.
One handy guide to make sense of it all.

If it's going on downtown, you'll find it here. Bookmark this page for whenever you want to find something to do – whether you're looking for one of downtown's many festivals, exhibitions, and performances, or a special event.

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Events for Feb. 2012

Jan. 31, 2012Feb. 1, 2012

Comedy
The Frolic Show ( headlining comics, no cover )
2/1/2012
Far Bar

Reading
Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema
2/2/2012
ALOUD @ Central Library

Concert
THE MAHLER PROJECT: Mahler 9 (3 performances)
2/2/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Special Event
African American Heritage Celebration 2012
2/3/2012
LA City Hall

Expo/Conference
26th Land Use Law & Planning Conference
2/3/2012
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles

Special Event
Friday Night Jump-off
2/3/2012
The Crocker Club

Benefit
Mi Voz: The Hogar Photo Project
2/4/2012
Mosaic Art Space

Special Event
Target Sundays at CAAM Presents: Education, Living Our Legacy of Achievement
2/5/2012
California African American Museum

Sports
Super Bowl Party
2/5/2012
Nick & Stef's Steakhouse LA

Lecture/Debate
An Evening with Wael Ghonim
2/6/2012
ALOUD @ LA Theatre Center

Workshop
Love Your Dog Pooch Parade
2/7/2012
Bark & Clark

Film
Music + Image
2/7/2012
REDCAT

Concert
Joshua Bell in Recital
2/7/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Miscellaneous
LAUSD Redistricting Commission Public Input Hearings -District 2
2/7/2012
Mendez High School

Concert
Leif Ove Andsnes in Recital
2/8/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Film
Chouinard: An Overture
2/8/2012
REDCAT

Concert
Camerata Pacifica
2/9/2012
Zipper Concert Hall

Art Walk
Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk Lounge
2/9/2012
Art Walk Lounge

Dance
L.A. Live Party Event
2/10/2012
Exchange L.A.

Special Event
The V-DAY Weekend JUMP-OFF at The CROCKER CLUB this Friday!
2/10/2012
The Crocker Club

Festival
Target Free Family Saturday: Ready, Set, Go!
2/11/2012
Japanese American National Museum

Concert
Judy Collins
2/11/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
FREE! World City™ at the Music Center
2/11/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Lecture/Debate
Carter G. Woodson African American History Series (Lecture Series)
2/12/2012
California African American Museum

Concert
LA Master Chorale Presents Bruckner's Mass in E minor
2/12/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Film
The Magic of Solidarity: Shahrnush Parsipur and Suheir Hammad
2/12/2012
REDCAT

Film
Lee Anne Schmitt: The Last Buffalo Hunt
2/13/2012
REDCAT

Special Event
Valentine's Day Dinner
2/14/2012
Smeraldi's Restaurant

Special Event
Sweetheart's Package @ Valentine's
2/14/2012
Suede Bar & Lounge

Comedy
FROLIC! - One Last Frolic @ Far Bar ( free show )
2/15/2012
Far Bar

Reading
Writers'' Row Los Angeles Storytellers featuring Peter Coca and Cheryl Klein
2/15/2012
The Last Bookstore

Concert
Chucho Valdes & The Afro Cuban Messengers • Cubano Be Cubano Bop: Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band with Terence Blanchard
2/16/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Museum
An Evening With Michelle Phillips from The Mamas And The Papas Presented by American Express
2/16/2012
The GRAMMY Museum

Concert
L.A. Master Chorale Chamber Singers
2/16/2012
Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts

Concert
Baroque Dance Spotlight by LA Chamber Orchestra
2/16/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Film
LAconic Fest
2/17/2012
Downtown Independent

Concert
Szymanowski Quartet
2/17/2012
Doheny Mansion, Pompeian Room

Special Event
Conversation at CAAM Presents the Honorable Carol D. Codrington
2/18/2012
California African American Museum

none
Musica Angelica presents Bach''s Wedding Cantatas
2/18/2012
AT&T Center Theatre

Performance
Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament 2011-2012 Los Angeles
2/18/2012
LOT 613

Special Event
SPACE Saturdays at Club SOHO
2/18/2012
Club SOHO

Lecture/Debate
Carter G. Woodson African American History Series (Lecture Series)
2/19/2012
California African American Museum

Lecture/Debate
Carter G. Woodson African American History Series (Lecture Series)
2/19/2012
California African American Museum

Special Event
The Edwardian Ball
2/19/2012
Belasco Theater

Miscellaneous
Encore (Gay Night)
2/19/2012
Exchange L.A.

Concert
Colburn Chamber Music Society with Robert Levin
2/19/2012
Zipper Concert Hall at the Colburn School

Concert
Organ Recital: Olivier Latry
2/19/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
2/19/2012
Staples Center

Reading
99% Guerrilla Lit
2/21/2012
Brickbat Revue at the Brewery Art Colony

Museum
Being Validated By Gallery Owners & Collectors (Panel Discussion)
2/21/2012
California African American Museum

Special Event
Winemaker Dinner with David Croix of Maison Camille Giroud
2/21/2012
Patina

Theater
Staged Reading of "Los Embrujados (The Haunted Ones)"
2/22/2012
Archway Studio and Theatre

Special Event
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Book Signing
2/23/2012
ESPN Zone at L.A. Live

none
Homage: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble featuring Phil Cohran
2/23/2012
Exchange L.A.

Special Event
Winemaker Dinner with John and Nancy Lasseter of Lasseter Family Winery
2/24/2012
Patina

Festival
12th Annual “Brazilian Carnaval : Exotica”
2/25/2012
Club NOKIA

Concert
Red Hot Chili Peppers
2/26/2012
Staples Center

Special Event
The Jetset Social
2/26/2012
Union Station

Museum
Carter G. Woodson African American History Series (Lecture Series)
2/26/2012
California African American Museum

Music
Music, Champagne and Food - Le Salon de Musiques' February Concert
2/26/2012
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Concert
Green Umbrella: de Leeuw conducts Andriessen
2/28/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Special Event
Freemark Abbey Wine Dinner at Noé
2/29/2012
Noé Restaurant & Bar

Special Event
CITY Night
2/29/2012
Border Grill

Ongoing Events

Exhibit
The Beatles LOVE: A Fifth Anniversary Cirque du Soleil Showcase
6/8/2011 - 2/28/2012
GRAMMY Museum

Exhibit
BARBRA STREISAND
8/29/2011 - 2/1/2012
GRAMMY Museum

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

Exhibit
Places of Validation, Art & Progression
9/29/2011 - 4/12/2012
California African American Museum

Exhibit
UNDER THE BIG BLACK SUN: CALIFORNIA ART 1974-81
10/2/2011 - 2/13/2012
Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Sports
LA Kings 2011-2012 Season
10/7/2011 - 4/5/2012
STAPLES Center

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

Exhibit
Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design & Activism in Post-War Los Angeles
10/15/2011 - 2/19/2012
Japanese American National Museum

Exhibit
Conserving Beauty
10/28/2011 - 4/17/2012
USC Fisher Museum of Art

Exhibit
KENNETH ANGER - Icons
11/13/2011 - 2/27/2012
MOCA Grand Avenue

Exhibit
NAKED HOLLYWOOD Weegee in Los Angeles
11/13/2011 - 2/27/2012
MOCA Grand Avenue

Museum
Andrea Bocelli: Story of A Voice
12/8/2011 - 2/12/2012
GRAMMY Museum

Art Walk
Under One Sun, a Group Exhibition
12/16/2011 - 2/3/2012
DAC Gallery

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

Exhibit
GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD
1/3/2012 - 3/25/2012
The GRAMMY Museum

Theater
The Trojan Women
1/5/2012 - 2/4/2012
Archway Theatre

Exhibit
Sight Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community
1/10/2012 - 4/7/2012
USC Fisher Museum of Art

Museum
King In California II
1/12/2012 - 2/28/2012
California African American Museum

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

Dance
Argentine Tango Classes
1/18/2012 - 2/29/2012
The Main Barre

Miscellaneous
dineLA Restaurant Week
1/22/2012 - 2/3/2012
Various Downtown Restaurants

Theater
Marc Bamuthi Joseph/The Living Word Project: red, black & GREEN: a blues
1/31/2012 - 2/3/2012
REDCAT Theater

Miscellaneous
Celebrate Music's Biggest Night
2/1/2012 - 2/12/2012
The Mixing Room

Exhibit
Moshé Elimelech, Arrangements
2/1/2012 - 2/29/2012
L.A. Artcore at Union Center for the Arts

none
Love, Chocolate & Romance
2/1/2012 - 2/29/2012
Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

Performance
Early Morning Opera: Abacus
2/2/2012 - 2/4/2012
REDCAT | Roy & Edna Disney CalArts Theater

Lecture/Debate
ALOUD at the Central Library - February Events
2/2/2012 - 2/28/2012
ALOUD @ Central Library

Theater
Early Morning Opera: Abacus
2/2/2012 - 2/4/2012
REDCAT

Exhibit
Ming Wong: Making Chinatown
2/5/2012 - 4/1/2012
Gallery at REDCAT

Theater
Three Year Swim Club
2/9/2012 - 3/11/2012
East West Players

Performance
Cleopatra, CEO.
2/9/2012 - 2/25/2012
City National Plaza

none
Valentine's Day at LA Market Restaurant
2/10/2012 - 2/14/2012
LA Market Restaurant

Theater
Six Degrees of Separation
2/10/2012 - 3/11/2012
Archway Studio and Theatre

Performance
CEAIT Festival
2/10/2012 - 2/11/2012
REDCAT

Opera
Simon Boccanegra
2/11/2012 - 3/4/2012
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Shopping
Macy's Perfect Wardrobe Sale
2/12/2012 - 2/25/2012
Macy's

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

Special Event
Two Year Anniversary Specials at JW Marriott
2/15/2012 - 2/22/2012
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live

Performance
John Cage Centenary Festival
2/15/2012 - 2/16/2012
REDCAT

Theater
Wind Chimes by John Dubiel
2/16/2012 - 3/18/2012
Company of Angels at The Alexandria

Concert
Ryan Adams (2 performances)
2/17/2012 - 2/18/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
Mx Justin Vivian Bond: Low Double Standards: An Entitlement Program
2/17/2012 - 2/19/2012
REDCAT

Concert
Bach's Wedding Cantatas
2/18/2012 - 2/19/2012
AT&T Center Theatre

Shopping
Men's Private Sale & Clearance
2/19/2012 - 2/26/2012
Macy's

Presentation
Third Annual 6 Week Business Management Academy: Growing Your Business
2/22/2012 - 4/4/2012
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Exhibit
New works by Virginia Arce & Nat George
2/22/2012 - 3/6/2012
The City Market Gallery

Special Event
Business Management Academy by the National Latina Business Women Association
2/22/2012 - 4/4/2012
Metropolitan Water District

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

Expo/Conference
College Art Association's 100th Annual Conference
2/22/2012 - 2/25/2012
Los Angeles Convention Center

Concert
Dutoit conducts Debussy and Prokofiev (3 performances)
2/23/2012 - 2/25/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Theater
Mariano Pensotti: The Past Is A Grotesque Animal
2/23/2012 - 2/26/2012
REDCAT Theater

Special Event
GRAND OPENING of Club SPACE Saturdays
2/25/2012 - 2/26/2012
Club SOHO L.A. (Downtown LA)

Opera
Albert Herring
2/25/2012 - 3/14/2012
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Workshop
Epilepsy Brain Storm Summit
2/25/2012 - 2/26/2012
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

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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

Mike Kelley: Free Admission Every Saturday Night in July
Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
Every Saturday, 6:00 PM - 10:00 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

Kids Club at Fig at 7th

Every, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kids Club at Fig at 7th
FIGat7th
Every, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM



 
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