All SoCal Events


‘Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor’ ‘Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor’
Nov. 10, 2017 - Apr. 9, 2018

Exhibition exploring the improvisational nature of renowned artist Degas through Norton Simon’s collection of modèles—the first and only set of bronzes cast from the original wax and plaster statuettes…




‘Tattoo’ at The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) ‘Tattoo’ at The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA)
Nov. 19, 2017 - Apr. 15, 2018

New traveling exhibition at NHMLA explores more than 5,000 years of tattoo history and culture. Different from its iteration at other museums, this exhibit will feature…




Candytopia Candytopia
Dec. 15, 2017 - Mar. 15, 2018

Step aside Museum of Ice Cream, there’s a new Instagrammable sweetheart in town. Explore the sugarcoated dreamworld, from the mind of celebrity candy stylist Jackie Sorkin, through larger-than-life installations and a dozen themed rooms inspired by pure, sugary bliss. And of course, all while…




Awards Show Spa Treatments at The Ritz-Carlton Awards Show Spa Treatments at The Ritz-Carlton
Jan. 1, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2018

Indulge in A-list, over-the-top luxury treatments even if you’re not walking the red carpet this awards season. Guests can choose from three different offerings: Hollywood Glamour Manicure and Pedicure, the Red Carpet Ready Experience (includes Champagne and Shimmer body treatment, radiance facial and more) and…




Family Fundays at OUE Skyspace LA Family Fundays at OUE Skyspace LA
Jan. 1, 2018 - Feb. 26, 2018

Unlimited Skyslide rides for kids at California’s tallest outdoor attraction make for a perfect family funday! Skyspace LA, California’s premiere destination for panoramic, 360-degree views of the City of Angels, is now offering a…




Winter @ The Wallis Winter @ The Wallis
Jan. 6, 2018 - Mar. 22, 2018

Grab a front-row seat to world-class dance, music and theater at this third annual winter series. The 2018 program features 18 events and kicks off with premier violinist Sarah Chang and pianist Julio Elizalde. Additional highlights include…




Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Disney’s ‘Aladdin’
Jan. 10, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2018

This new theatrical event from the producer of The Lion King features all your favorite songs from the beloved Disney film, as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken…




Sweetfin Poke x BØRNS Bowl Sweetfin Poke x BØRNS Bowl
Jan. 15, 2018 - Feb. 28, 2018

weetfin Poke and chef Dakota Weiss join forces with indie dream pop king BØRNS to create a limited edition bowl. Inspired by the launch of his latest album Blue Madonna, expect a delicious mix of…




‘The Language of Things’ ‘The Language of Things’
Jan. 20, 2018 - Mar. 17, 2018

Step into an immersive world where time slows down at San Diego Art Institute’s latest multimedia exhibition. Featuring multichannel sensors and dynamic audio and visual material, U.S./Mexico-based artist Roberto Romero-Molina invites attendees into…




‘Cardboard Piano’ ‘Cardboard Piano’
Jan. 25, 2018 - Feb. 25, 2018

Confronting the religious and cultural roots of intolerance, this modern-day parable explores the U.S.’s relationship with Africa and…




‘Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue’ ‘Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue’
Jan. 27, 2018 - Feb. 25, 2018

The first in a trilogy of plays by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights), Elliot is a powerful portrait of a Puerto Rican military family…




‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’
Jan. 27, 2018 - Mar. 4, 2018

Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations in what the London Telegraph calls…




Wyland’s Art Lessons in the Wild and Whale Watching Trip Wyland’s Art Lessons in the Wild and Whale Watching Trip
Jan. 27, 2018 - Apr. 28, 2018

Bring your little ones to a creative adventure on the water with marine muralist Wyland. Event highlights include an onboard art lesson by Wyland via video feed, a two-hour whale and dolphin watching adventure and…




‘Stories of Almost Everyone’ ‘Stories of Almost Everyone’
Jan. 28, 2018 - May. 6, 2018

Featuring over 40 international artists, the Hammer Museum’s latest exhibition explores our personal willingness to believe the stories that are conveyed by works of contemporary art…




‘Water by the Spoonful’ ‘Water by the Spoonful’
Jan. 31, 2018 - Mar. 11, 2018

The second in Hudes’ (In the Heights) trilogy of plays, Water follows the four disparate members of an online chat room for recovering addicts…




Macy’s Museum Month Macy’s Museum Month
Feb. 1, 2018 - Feb. 28, 2018

Explore more than 40 of San Diego County’s top museums, historical sites, monuments and gardens for half-off admission. Each pass admits up to four people at half price and features an exclusive coupon for up to…




Victor Hugo Zayas: 15 Year Retrospective Victor Hugo Zayas: 15 Year Retrospective
Feb. 1, 2018 - Mar. 30, 2018

View the last 15 years of Victor Hugo Zayas’ creative life with select paintings and sculpture spanning three distinct series. This exhibition will investigate visually and through written presentation the impact Victor Hugo Zayas has had on…




‘Violet’ ‘Violet’
Feb. 2, 2018 - Mar. 4, 2018

Set in the deep South during the early days of the civil rights movement, this Tony-nominated musical tells the story of Violet, a young woman accidentally scarred on the face as a child, and her journey to find a TV evangelist that can cure her. Along the way, she meets two young soldiers who teach her…




Yasmine Kasem: ‘Mwasah’ Yasmine Kasem: ‘Mwasah’
Feb. 3, 2018 - Apr. 15, 2018

After the loss of a close friend, American-Egyptian artist Yasmine Kasem’s Mwasah expresses the formal aspects of Muslim historical and contemporary rituals with physical manifestations of…




‘The Cake’ ‘The Cake’
Feb. 6, 2018 - Mar. 4, 2018

This touching and timely new play follows a conservative baker who must confront her beliefs on marriage when she is asked to bake the cake for her best friend’s daughter’s wedding…




Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Art of Motion Picture Costume Design
Feb. 6, 2018 - Apr. 7, 2018

The FIDM Museum & Galleries show off costumes from popular 2017 films, including the Academy Award nominees for Best Costume Design. Featured flicks include Dunkirk, Phantom Thread and Wonder Woman…




‘Ironbound’ ‘Ironbound’
Feb. 7, 2018 - Mar. 4, 2018

This moving work by award-winning playwright Martyna Majok spans 22 years to tell the story of Darja, a Polish immigrant who gets by with a cleaning job and her sheer will…




Pan African Film + Arts Festival Pan African Film + Arts Festival
Feb. 8, 2018 - Feb. 19, 2018

This festival, now in its 26th year, is dedicated to racial tolerance through the exhibition of film, art and creative expression. PAFF showcases over 150 quality new films and over 100 fine artists from…




‘Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power’ ‘Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power’
Feb. 10, 2018 - Jul. 1, 2018

The Fowler Museum at UCLA presents a new exhibition featuring 20 large-scale episodic paintings from artist Meleko Mokgosi. Themes of democracy and feminism in southern Africa are woven throughout the…




‘Uncle Vanya’ ‘Uncle Vanya’
Feb. 10, 2018 - Mar. 11, 2018

This Globe-commissioned, world-premiere translation of Chekhov’s classic drama about country life, love, hope and loss is a must-see for every theater-lover…



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