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 Mar. 2012

Feb. 29, 2012Mar. 1, 2012

Performance
Towne Hall Meetin'
3/1/2012
Towne Hall

Benefit
Girls & Gangs 2nd Youth Achievement Awards
3/1/2012
Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown

Concert
Trio Mediæval
3/3/2012
Bradbury Building

Festival
11th Annual Lantern Festival
3/3/2012
Chinese American Museum

Concert
Sounds About Town: James Conlon Conducts Los Angeles Children's Chorus
3/4/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Museum
Target Sundays at CAAM –From Servitude To Independence: The Successes Of Our Matriarchs
3/4/2012
California African American Museum

Concert
Piano Spheres presents Mark Robson
3/6/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Concert
Chamber Music
3/6/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Jeffrey Kahane and LACO: a 15th Anniversary Celebration
3/7/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Camerata Pacifica
3/8/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Special Event
American Cancer Society Relay For Life
3/8/2012
City National Tower

Exhibit
Photographer Gabor Ekecs Debuts New Set of Large-Format Disney Hall Prints
3/8/2012
PC Colour Lab

Art Walk
Truckit Fest
3/8/2012
Dearden''s Parking lot

Special Event
L.A. Children's Chorus Presents Gala Bel Canto
3/9/2012
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Special Event
Let the Good Times Roll!!! Your Intimate Friday Night Party is Back, CROCKER CLUB FRIDAYS!
3/9/2012
The Crocker Club

Special Event
SPACE Saturdays with Special Guest DJ Disko Drew
3/10/2012
Club Soho

Concert
Colburn Academy Young Artist Performances
3/10/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Concert
Trey Anastasio with the Los Angeles Philharmonic
3/10/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Hermitage Trio
3/10/2012
Doheny Mansion, Pompeian Room

Festival
Target Free Family Saturday: Folding Paper!
3/10/2012
Japanese American National Museum

Concert
Billy Childs Quartet and Kronos Quartet • Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers featuring Eyvind Kang & Rudy Royston
3/11/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Expo/Conference
Pamper Me Fabulous
3/11/2012
Vibiana Cathedral

Concert
Baroque Conversations: Acclaimed Violinist Monica Huggett
3/15/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Lecture/Debate
Life Without the CRA
3/15/2012
The California Club

Miscellaneous
Crocker Club Fridays with DJ Chris Voxx
3/16/2012
The Crocker Club

Holiday Event
St. Patrick's Day Cooking Class
3/17/2012
Border Grill

Performance
St. Patrick's Storytime
3/17/2012
LA Public Library - Central

Holiday Event
St. Patrick's Day Backyard Blowout
3/17/2012
The Escondite

Holiday Event
Irish Heritage Day Presented by the LA Clippers
3/17/2012
Casey's Bar & Grill

Holiday Event
St. Patrick's Day Festival
3/17/2012
L.A. LIVE

Expo/Conference
American Diabetes Association EXPO
3/17/2012
Los Angeles Convention Center

Performance
From Shakespeare to Shamrocks
3/17/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Museum
History Of The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company (Panel Discussion)
3/18/2012
California African American Museum

Lecture/Debate
Friends of the USC Libraries Literary Luncheon with Andrew G. Jameson
3/20/2012
USC Doheny Memorial Library Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall

Workshop
UCLA Extension Downtown Open House and Workshops
3/20/2012
UCLA Extension at Figueroa Courtyard

Performance
LA Grand Ensemble
3/21/2012
Union Center for the Arts LA Artcore and the David Henry Hwang Theater

Concert
Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion
3/21/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Film
Daniel Eisenberg: The Unstable Object
3/22/2012
REDCAT Theater

Lecture/Debate
Morning Conference and Luncheon Panel Discussion for World Water Day
3/22/2012
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Special Event
Crocker Club TONIGHT with Special Guest DJ Henry Esparaza
3/23/2012
The Crocker Club

Performance
Frances-Marie Uitti
3/23/2012
REDCAT Theater

Concert
California E.A.R. Unit: From Silver Apples to a Sky of Cloudless Sulphur: Revisited
3/24/2012
REDCAT Theater

Scavenger Hunt
CityRace - Olvera Street, El Pueblo & Beyond
3/24/2012
Olvera Street

Concert
Music in the Air
3/25/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Music
Schumann Liederkreis OP.39 for Piano and Soprano
3/25/2012
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Concert
Organ Recital: Isabelle Demers
3/25/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Free Spring Recital features critically acclaimed violinist, Radu Pieptea and gifted pianist, Bryan Pezzone
3/28/2012
Zipper Hall at Colburn School of Performing Arts

Benefit
SYPLA Kick Off Benefiting CAST
3/28/2012
Cana Rum Bar at the Doheny

Appearance
Is There a Bigger Market than China?
3/28/2012
The California Club

Holiday Event
Pershing Square Free Community Egg Hunt
3/31/2012
Pershing Square

Festival
Los Angeles Beerathon
3/31/2012
Downtown Los Angeles

Special Event
UNLOCK the Night Party
3/31/2012
Vault Night Club & Lounge

Exhibit
Artist Reception - India Ink Painting by Mario M. Muller
3/31/2012
Cero Space

Holiday Event
Pershing Square's Spring Egg Hunt
3/31/2012
Pershing Square

Museum
Bow and Arrow
3/31/2012
Get Her @ La Compound

Museum
ComicFest
3/31/2012
FIDM Museum & Galleries

Performance
Blankenship Cabaret Theatre
3/31/2012
The Alexandria

Workshop
A Taste of Dance Fitness
3/31/2012
Music Center

Ongoing Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Theater
Martín Acosta: Timboctou
3/2/2012 - 3/11/2012
REDCAT Theater

Concert
Heras-Casado conducts Strauss (3 performances)
3/2/2012 - 3/4/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Toyota Symphonies for Youth
3/3/2012 - 3/10/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Theater
Martín Acosta: Timboctou
3/3/2012 - 3/11/2012
REDCAT Theater

Sports
Pac-12 Tournament
3/7/2012 - 3/10/2012
STAPLES Center

Exhibit
DAC Gallery presents: New works by Italian artist Mario Canali
3/10/2012 - 4/6/2012
DAC Gallery

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

Special Event
Japanese Earthquake Commemorative Week
3/11/2012 - 3/18/2012
Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant

Shopping
Semi-Annual Diamond Sale
3/12/2012 - 4/1/2012
Macy's

Special Event
‘5D | FLUX’ Design Forum
3/13/2012 - 3/15/2012
Ray Stark Family Theatre (USC)

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

Concert
Piatigorsky International Cello Festival
3/15/2012 - 3/18/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Event
St. Paddy's Day at Nick & Stef's Steakhouse
3/15/2012 - 3/17/2012
Nick & Stef's Steakhouse LA

Holiday Event
St. Paddy's at Pinot Grill
3/15/2012 - 3/17/2012
Pinot Grill

Holiday Event
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
3/16/2012 - 3/17/2012
McCormick & Schmick's

Shopping
Macy's Great Shoe Sale
3/16/2012 - 4/15/2012
Macy's

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

Theater
Servant of Two Masters
3/22/2012 - 4/15/2012
Archway Theatre

Theater
A Servant of Two Masters
3/22/2012 - 4/15/2012
Archway Theatre

Concert
Vänskä conducts Sibelius (3 performances)
3/23/2012 - 3/25/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Lecture/Debate
Frida Mania
3/24/2012 - 3/25/2012
L.A. Artcore at Union Center for the Arts

Exhibit
"Beyond the Image" Photography Exhibit & Special Events
3/24/2012 - 4/19/2012
KGB Studios

Special Event
China - USA Synergy Week
3/26/2012 - 3/29/2012
City Club Los Angeles

Appearance
Spring Break LA 2012 with Guest DJ Disko Drew
3/30/2012 - 3/31/2012
The Crocker Club

Concert
Watts plays Grieg (3 performances)
3/30/2012 - 4/1/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert
Bach St. John Passion - Two Performances
3/31/2012 - 4/1/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Performance
Studio: Spring 2012
3/31/2012 - 4/1/2012
REDCAT Theater

Art Walk
Spring Brewery Artwalk 2012 - 30th anniversary!
3/31/2012 - 4/1/2012
The Brewery

Concert
Los Angeles Master Chorale Presents Bach’s St. John Passion
3/31/2012 - 4/1/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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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

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

Artists & Fleas LA
Artists and Fleas
Every third, third Sunday, Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM



 
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