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Things to do in LA in February

ACB’s Astaire Dances

February 10th-26th

Location: 350 S Grand Ave # 2850, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Astaire Dances has become an LA staple during the month of love. This is a great date night experience to relive the golden era of dance films in Hollywood. This year’s show features classics such as “Dancing In The Dark”, “All  Of You”, and “I’m Old Fashioned.” The dances will also be paired with a new ballet by ACB Director Lincoln Jones. And if you get tickets for opening night or on Valentine’s Day, champagne will be present at the reception after the show. Start dancing here.

GRAMMY Museum February Events

Location: GRAMMY Museum, 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Music’s #1 museum in LA is having a multitude of in-person experiences and activations for visitors. On the 7th, Hip-hop pioneer & Public Enemy founder Chuck D will celebrate the release of his fine art book, Livin’ Loud (ticket holders even get a signed copy). On the 21st, singer and songwriter Rozzi, who has shared stages with Katy Perry & Maroon 5 will perform. Get your tickets for  these events and more here!

Frieze Los Angeles

February 16-19

Location: Santa Monica Airport, 3233 Donald Douglas Loop S, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Visit Frieze, the leading national art fair with a focus on contemporary art this year in LA. There is a special focus on celebrating the exceptionally dynamic culture of Los Angeles. The fair now expands to feature more than 120 galleries, including new specialists in 20th-century art, alongside restaurants and Frieze Projects spread across the multiple airport sites. There will be a newly expanded Focus section – plus ambitious activations, collaborations with nonprofit organizations, and pop-ups from some of Los Angeles’ most beloved restaurants. Get your tickets now!

Nicole Lapin’s Money Talks

February 22nd

Location: Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth, 2511 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90057

Financial literacy has never looked so cool. Join the best, most popular money experts out there for a jam-packed (and dare-we-say fun!) evening showcasing financial predictions for 2023 and everything you need to know to profit. Make 2023 Your Richest Year Yet will feature a live taping of the chart-topping business show “Money Rehab” hosted by NYT bestselling author (Rich Bitch, Boss Bitch, Miss Independent) Nicole Lapin and a special celebrity guest. You will also glean insights and wisdom from a rockstar panel of recognizable experts in the fields of investing, startups, real estate and beyond. You can either purchase a ticket to see it in person or an online ticket to view the livestream!

Gratitude in the Park w/ the LA Girl

February 26th, 10:30am

Location: Will Rogers Memorial Park, 800-876 North Canon Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Join us for a morning of gratitude in the park to reconnect with yourself and manifest your full potential with The LA Girl Editor-In-Chief, Erika De La Cruz, for our February Meet-Up. This session is all about affirmations, are you affirming your confidence to the world, which affirmations serve your highest goods, how do you practice and recite affirmations? Take a morning for yourself filled with journaling, gratitude, manifestation, and taking time for YOU! Come as you are, in your comfiest outfit, and get ready to gather with other people in the Los Angeles area who are excited to mingle, journal, and start their Sunday off right. Enjoy the morning of mixing and mingling, meeting fellow LA locals and LA Girl Team, & for a morning of gratitude and journaling. We are so excited to meet YOU! RSVP here!

Seth Rogan Hosts Airbnb Stay

February 15th-17th

Seth Rogen is hosting an Airbnb stay and yes, he’ll be around to greet you — and throw some pots around! He’s inviting a guest and their chosen plus one to come spend a night at an artistic retreat in Los Angeles. The stay includes time in the pottery studio with Rogen, a vinyl record selection curated by Rogen and Evan Goldberg, including Houseplant’s record sets, and a fully stocked fridge for late-night munchies. Booking opens 10 a.m. PT. on Feb. 7.

Spark Your Sense Pop-Up by JFOODO

Now -February 19th

Location: Various LA Bars

Get the chance to experience the Japanese spirit Shochu with the “Spark Your Sense” pop-up event in LA. The Japan Food Product Overseas Promotion Center (JFOODO) is collaborating with 10 LA bars to feature the pure and clean spirit in craft cocktails and the signature Shochu highball (shochu, sparkling water, ice, and fresh fruits, such as citrus), which is perfect for Shochu beginners. Some of the bars included are Death & Co, kodō, Thunderbolt, and Wolf & Crane, but we’ve got the full list for you.

WomenHack Virtual Event

February 22, 6pm

Location: virtual

You’ll get to experience our signature rapid-interviews through our online video matching platform. Learn more about your city’s hiring landscape and current opportunities from the comfort of your home as well as network fellow attendees at the event. Whether you are actively looking for your next challenge, curious about other opportunities, or just interested in networking with other companies and individuals who support gender diversity – we’d love to see you there!

Walk for the Wild by Skechers

February 25

Location: The LA Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Introducing the L.A. Zoo’s first-ever in-person fundraising walk in support of the Zoo’s vital mission to save wildlife and wild places. Benefiting the Zoo and its nonprofit partner, the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA), Walk for the Wild presented by SKECHERS is a fitness and fundraising adventure that starts the moment you register and culminates with a fun early-morning trek through the Zoo’s lush grounds, with views of Masai giraffes, elephants, flamingos, and more. When you become part of this extraordinary journey, you’ll join fellow nature lovers in making a big impact on animals and the planet we all share. Get started today!

Celebration & Solidarity: Black History Month Festival

February 25th, 4-10pm

Location: Third Street Promenade,1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Join DTSM in partnership with SMBLA for the Black History Month Festival. It features live musical performances by rapper Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, comedy rock band Big Daddy, Gospel artist Betty Griffin, R&B artists Darrell Wilson and Frederick Buzz Busby, and DJ Shun Griffin among others, plus local performance groups of African drummers, cultural musicians and an African American dance troupe. Visit various educational exhibits that highlight the contributions of African Americans in science and technology and attend a celebrity panel discussion that explores the impact of African Americans in the entertainment industry. Local vendors will offer a variety of African American-made products for purchase throughout the evening and local restaurants will feature special menu items honoring Black History Month available for purchase. Find all the details here.

Titanic the Exhibition

Now – February 26th

Location:  4327 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles

Explore a recreation of the ship’s interior, hear music from the era, and immerse yourself in the story of a real passenger. Immerse yourself in tales of the design, creation, launch, voyage, and tragedy of the Titanic. You will even get to see hundreds of recovered artifacts from the Titanic, as well as get to feel how cold the iceberg was! This is truly an incredible experience that you do not want to miss while it’s in LA. Tickets start at $29.50.

Go back in time here.

Bob Marley One Love Experience 

Now – March 31st

Location: Ovation Hollywood, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA, 90028

Journey through Marley’s life, passions and legacy at his 15,000 square feet official exhibition. The multi-sensory experience will showcase never-before-seen Marley photographs and memorabilia and Immerse you in a journey through his life, passions, influences, and enduring legacy.

A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio

Now – October 15th

Location: 644 North Main Street (corner of Cesar Chavez Avenue) Los Angeles, 90012.

Venture to the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles to experience a whimsical exhibit: A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio. It features the cultural origins, adaptations, and enduring appeal of one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. There will also be artwork on display from Walt Disney’s animated feature film. The exhibit is FREE for all ages, with donations strongly encouraged.

“Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts” in Pasadena

Now – March 27th

Location: The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108

Love the Disney classics like Beauty and the Beast, or Cinderella? Love the ornate beauty behind French Art? Then you’ll really want to visit this exhibition! It explores the early inspirations behind Disney Studios’ creations, examining Walt Disney’s fascination with European art and the use of French motifs in Disney films and theme parks. There are approximately 50 works of 18th-century European decorative art and design that inspired many of Walt’s animated films. Plus, hand-drawn production artworks and works on paper from the Walt Disney Animation Research Library, Walt Disney Archives, Walt Disney Imagineering Collection, and The Walt Disney Family Museum. More info here.

Images courtesy of GRAMMY Museum, American Contemporary Ballet, and The Chosen Comedy Festival