Located in beautiful Griffith Park and given to the City of Los Angeles as a gift in 1896, the Greek Theater is an outdoor concert venue you must experience while staying in L.A. Though it can seat more than 6,000 patrons, you may never again enjoy such a truly intimate setting for listening to one of your favorite performers. Surrounded by trees, the space offers outstanding acoustics. Whether you prefer classical music, rock, easy listening or jazz, you'll love this place. Ticket prices vary widely and can often be somewhat expensive. Depending on the time of year, you'll probably want to bring along a sweater or jacket, since you'll be seated outdoors in a city that can get a bit chilly in the evenings. On show nights the box office remains open for 30 minutes before the show.
Nach der Konvertierung des Palace-Theaters in ein Stummfilmtheater zog der Opheum-Varietékreis auf seine letzten Jahre hier ein. Wie auch das Los Angeles Theater eifert es der Fülle eines französischen Palastes nach, mit einer Eingangshalle aus Marmor, vergoldeten Decken, und einer seltenen Orgel. Auf seiner Bühne gastierten ehemals solche Größen wie Will Rogers und Bob Hope, aber heutzutage werden auf seiner Leinwand täglich zwei verschiedene Filme in Erstausstrahlung gezeigt, einer am frühen Nachmittag und einer abends. Eintritt: USD 6; nur Bargeld.
Das neue Staples Center ist das Zuhause der Lakers, der Kings und der Clippers; zudem finden hier Konzerte aller Art statt. Diese moderne Superarena für Sport- und Musikevents ist schon seit einiger Zeit Stadtgespräch in ganz Los Angeles. Und das zu Recht - der Bau hat schliesslich USD 375.000.000 gekostet. Das Ceter ist mit einer USD 1.500.000 teuren Bose-Soundanlage, einer achtseitigen Videoanzeigetafel und 1200 Fernsehmonitoren ausgerüstet. 23 Erfrischungsstände und 55 Toiletten garantieren, dass man nie zu lange in einer Schlange stehen muss. Alles in allem ist das Staples Center ideal, um ein Spiel oder ein Konzert zu erleben, und die Ausstattung hier ist der jedes anderen Stadions der Stadt weit überlegen.
Avalon Hollywood began its life as a theater in 1927, and ever since has undergone numerous name changes, and staged several theatrical events and musical concerts, such as: 'Caesar & Cleopatra', and 'The Vagabond King'. This venue is also home to the first ever American Music Awards, and has held concerts for Nirvana, Soundgarden, Smashing Pumpkins, and the Beastie Boys. It is a club. venue, a host to special events, restaurant and more.
Burbank’s answer to the Hollywood Bowl, this marvel is a much-loved and frequented concert venue near Stough Park. A wide variety of concerts, from classical to pop, are held in this stunning setting throughout the summer. This beautiful natural bowl offers ample seating, both on benches and in the grass, where guests may enjoy their favorite performers and amazing acoustics to the transporting views of sunsets gradually superceded by starry skies. Visitors are invited to pack a picnic, including drinks of their choosing with no express restrictions imposed, other than non-interference with other patrons’ enjoyment of the event. Pricing is very affordable, enabling music buffs to get their fill during the summer months, after rationing their patronage of rather more expensive concert halls and arenas during the rest of the year.
This small theater in Burbank features intimate productions of high quality. The group has received praise from local drama critics and produces plays in all genres-musicals, comedy, and drama—classical and contemporary. Ray Bradbury, the science fiction writer, has a special affection for this theater. The Colony has mounted four Bradbury productions through the years, including three world premieres: The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451 and The World of Ray Bradbury.
The Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium is housed within the LAPD headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The auditorium frequently hosts local conferences, charitable events, art exhibitions, plays, musicals, and other local and cultural events. The venue is spacious with comfortable seating, top-notch sound and light systems, and an intimate ambiance that ensures a pleasant time here.
You know that any club featuring bands called Vomit Bomb and The Pukers on the same night probably isn't a place to take the parents. The Smell is a small, bare-bones warehouse showcasing the best of underground art and music. The club name possibly derives from the musty aroma that hangs in the air as a result of many sweaty people jammed into such limited space, or perhaps it's a reference to the less-than-glamorous location. Leave your delicate sensibilities at home and enjoy fresh talent. Shows are for all ages, so alcohol isn't on the menu but vegan snacks and tea are!
Tucked away in the Little Tokyo area of downtown Los Angeles, this ultra modern movie theater is known for showing indie films and hosting special events. The Downtown Independent, aside from being a movie theater, is an architecturally stunning venue with steel and glass sleek-shaped cube design that opened after a huge renovation in 2007. This space features just one theater with 250 comfortable seats. Beer is sold at the concession stand, making it far from a usual movie theater.