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Top Choice Theater in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Mark Taper Forum

Part of the Music Center, the Mark Taper is one of the three venues used by the Center Theatre Group, SoCal’s leading resident ensemble and producer of Tony-, Pulitzer- and Emmy-winning plays. It’s an intimate space…
Top Choice Jazz in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Blue Whale

An intimate, concrete-floored space on the top floor of Weller Court in Little Tokyo, Blue Whale serves top-notch jazz nightly from 9pm. The crowd is eclectic, the beers craft and the bar bites decent. Acts span eme…
Top Choice Classical Music in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Los Angeles Philharmonic

The world-class LA Phil performs classics and cutting-edge works at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, under the baton of Venezuelan phenom Gustavo Dudamel.
Stadium in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Staples Center

South Park got its first jolt in 1999 with the opening of this saucer-shaped sports and entertainment arena. It’s home court for the Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers and Sparks basketball teams, and home ice for the LA …
Theater in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Ahmanson Theatre

This grand space is a Center Theatre Group venue in the Music Center, used primarily for big-time musicals on their way to or from Broadway.
Performing Arts in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Music Center

This county-owned complex is one of America's largest performing arts centers. Its multiple venues – Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre – host resident…
Theater in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Redcat

Downtown’s most avant-garde performance laboratory where theater, dance, music, poetry and film merge into impressive exhibitions presented in its own theater and gallery within the Walt Disney Concert Hall complex.…
Live Music in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

United Artists Theatre

A historic gem of a theater restored by the Ace Hotel, which curates the calendar. Offerings are eclectic, ranging from music performances to dance acts and film screenings. Recent events include the West Coast prem…
Live Music in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Grand Performances

Each summer non-profit Grand Performances presents a brilliant season of free outdoor concerts by the splashing fountains of California Plaza in Downtown LA. Offerings span classical music to hip-hop, world music an…
Theater in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

East West Players

Founded in 1965, this pioneering Asian-American ensemble seeks to build a bridge between Eastern and Western theatrical styles. Its repertoire of Broadway to modern classics takes a backseat to acclaimed premieres b…