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Arts and Entertainment

The gossamer strings of the Los Angeles Philharmonic? The newest show at the Museum of Contemporary Art? The inspiring Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels? Everyone who spends time in Downtown LA has his or her own favorite. With our handy A&E Selector below, you'll be able to find cool, exciting things to do – events, activities, and places that you, too, can call your own.

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Some of our favorites

Some of our favorites

  • Free outdoor concerts by Grand Performances at California Plaza
  • Exposition Park, featuring the California Science Center and IMAX, Natural History Museum and California African-American Museum
  • Japanese American National Museum located in Little Tokyo.
  • LA Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, and the LA Kings, Lakers, Avengers, Sparks and Clippers playing at the Staples Center

Now Playing
Downtown LA Movies

Movies Now Playing in Downtown LA

L.A. LIVE

L.A. LIVE – LA's Top
Entertainment Destination

It’s six live entertainment venues... it’s world-class sports teams... it’s a fourteen-screen cinema... it’s the GRAMMY Museum®... and nineteen dining experiences. It’s over 1,000 hotel rooms and luxury condominiums... it’s the host of the EMMYs, the GRAMMYs and a year’s worth of red carpet premieres. It’s L.A. LIVE and it’s the most entertaining place on the planet.

Dinner and A Movie it back, now through September 30,2012. For the incredible price of $30, enjoy dinner at a participating L.A. LIVE restaurant and get a movie ticket to see one of the summer’s hottest films at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE, home of the Premiere House. For more information, visit lalive.com

Pershing Square

Pershing Square - Outdoor Concerts and Events in a Historic Space

Dedicated for public use in 1866 as "La Plaza Abaja," Pershing Square still represents a valuable community space for Downtown residents and all Angelenos. Seasonal concerts fill the park with music during the Summer Concert Series and the holiday season's Downtown on Ice, when visitors can listen to live music while skating on the largest winter outdoor skating rink in Downtown LA. The park also plays host to a Farmers Market each Wednesday, plus various art shows, movie screenings series, and community events throughout the year.

Pershing Square is easily accessible via Metro Red and Purple Lines or by car, with convenient underground parking.

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