Top Los Angeles Things to Do in February

February may be a short month, but there is no shortage of exciting things to do in L.A. Here are 30 of our top picks for things to do in Los Angeles in February. Edited by William Yelles. Accidental Death of an Anarchist Opens Feb. 2. The Actors’ Gang led by artistic director Tim Robbins […]

Best Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Rams are headed to Atlanta to face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, February 3. Here are some quality places where the L.A. locals can celebrate. Patriots fans, you’re on your own. Be sure to also check out our earlier top choices for 6 great sports bars in […]

Best Places to Watch the Super Bowl in San Diego

Whether you’re a Rams or a Patriots fan, we’ve gathered the best places to watch the Super Bowl in San Diego. Edited by Eva Scattergood   barleymash Feb. 3. Named one of Sports Illustrated’s Top 10 places in the country to watch the big game last year, head to barleymash to indulge in an order […]

Celebrating the Year of Escape on Catalina Island

As you approach Catalina Island aboard a high-speed ferry, it gradually transforms from the familiar silhouette we see on the horizon to a beautiful paradise that beckons all to come ashore and explore. And there’s no better time to explore Catalina Island than during 2019’s Wrigley Centennial, a year-long celebration that commemorates William Wrigley Jr.’s […]

L.A. Past and Present Boasts Some Crazy Architecture

Giant doughnuts? Burgers that eat entire cities? Los Angeles’ distinctive landscape is full of buildings you just can’t miss. By Andrea Richards. Anyone who has spent more than five minutes in Los Angeles remarks on the wild preponderance of architectural styles—from quaint Arts and Crafts bungalows and masterworks of midcentury modernism to apartment buildings based […]

Brewed in L.A.

A vibrant food scene and creative culture that values artisanal production have fueled a burgeoning community of craft-beer brewers in L.A. By Roger Grody. In the mid-19th century, a hundred wineries were located in Los Angeles, and what is today the city’s downtown was blanketed in vines. Of course, they have long been paved over, […]

Q&A: Josh Groban Embraces Harmony in the Therapeutic Power of Music

By Vicki Arkoff Golden-voiced Josh Groban was a talented and terrified 17-year-old senior at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts when his big break came. His vocal coach introduced him to megaproducer David Foster, who needed someone to stand in for opera star Andrea Bocelli for a Grammys duet rehearsal with Celine Dion. […]

Refashioning L.A.’s Treasures

The City of Angels’ architectural gems are getting a second, stylish life. By Danielle Directo-Meston. Fashion and architecture are no strange bedfellows, and Los Angeles is a haven for both. Despite what stereotypes will have everyone believe, the City of Angels is not a desert filled with beige strip malls and athleisure enthusiasts. In fact, […]

Classical Centennial: The Los Angeles Philharmonic Turns 100

How does one orchestrate a 100th anniversary celebration for a cultural institution like the Los Angeles Philharmonic? By Vicki Arkoff With a 2018/2019 season filled with an all-star lineup of conductors and soloists performing classical music’s greatest works by Beethoven, Bach and Brahms (naturally), plus a nine-day Stravinsky festival. By kicking things off by closing […]