Comedy in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Comedy Store

There’s no comedy club in the city with more street cred than Sammy and Mitzi Shore’s Comedy Store on the strip. Sammy launched the club, but Mitzi was the one who brought in hot young comics such as Richard Pryor, …
Comedy in West Hollywood & Mid-City


Launch pad for countless stand-up comics from Richard Pryor to Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres and Dave Chapelle, the Improv still gets headliners (Maz Jobrani, Nikki Glazer, Jay Mohr and, um, more), but it’s mostly…
Live Music in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Largo at the Coronet

Ever since its early days on Fairfax Ave, Largo has been progenitor of high-minded pop culture (it nurtured Zach Galifianakis to stardom). Now part of the Coronet Theatre complex, it features edgy comedy, such as Sa…
Comedy in West Hollywood & Mid-City


This improv school and company launched Lisa Kudrow, Will Ferrell, Maya Rudolph and other top talent. Its sketch comedy and improv can be belly-achingly funny, especially on Thursdays when the main company, alumni a…
Concert Venue in West Hollywood & Mid-City


Built in 1937, Mint is an intimate, historic venue. Legends such as Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder played here on the way up, and axe-man Ben Harper got his start here, too. Expect a packed slate of terrific jazz, bl…
Live Music in West Hollywood & Mid-City

El Rey

A 1931 art-deco dance hall decked out in red velvet and chandeliers and flaunting an awesome sound system and excellent sightlines. Although it can hold nearly 800 people, it feels more intimate. It brings in everyt…
Cinema in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Pacific Theatres at the Grove

A fancy all-stadium, 14-screen multiplex with comfy reclining seats, wall-to-wall screens and superb sound. The Monday Morning Mommy Movies series (11am) gives the diaper-bag brigade a chance to catch a flick with t…
Comedy in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Laugh Factory

The Marx Brothers used to keep offices at this long-standing club. It still gets some big names (such as Kevin Nealon and Dave Chappelle) as well as up-and-comers.
Jazz in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Jazz at LACMA

On the plaza at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Cinema in West Hollywood & Mid-City

AMC Dine-In Sunset 5

At this art-house cinema you may have a glass of wine and beer while you take in the latest un-blockbuster. Hence, screenings are all 21 and over only. If you'd like more substantial food, order at the counter (they…