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Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Weekly What To Do: Oscars Coming

It's The Oscars, So You Know What That Means

Oscar Street Closures

The 95th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 12, 2023, as always we love promoting how dead you are if you leave your car anywhere near the event. Don't park near the Dolby Theatre this week.

"To accommodate the construction of press risers and pre-show stages along the Oscars red carpet, all lanes of Hollywood Boulevard are closed from Orange Drive to Highland Avenue until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

MTA will begin re-routing bus traffic and subway trains will bypass the Ovation Hollywood station
day of show

after the last regularly scheduled train on Saturday, March 11, until the first scheduled train after 6 a.m. on Monday, March 13.

Between Sunday, March 5, and Oscar Sunday, March 12, additional streets and sidewalks will be closed for varying periods.

Details of the closures and maps of affected areas are available from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Thirteenth District City Council field offices and on the Academy's website at" 

Enjoy screenings of Academy Award–nominated shorts and panels with Academy Award–nominated filmmakers in the lead-up to the 95th Oscars. Then join us to celebrate the winners during Oscars Night at the Academy Museum on Sunday, March 12.

Purchase of general admission grants access to all same-day Oscar Week screenings and panels.

Seating in the David Geffen Theater will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for Oscar Week programming. No seat saving will be permitted.
Friday, March 10, 6-10pm
Downtown Pasadena
Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors from 6-10pm.
Secret Longings
An international group exhibition curated by
Beautiful Bizarre Magazine
Featuring new works from over 80 artists
March 11, 2023 | 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
March 11 – April 15, 2023
571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033 

On Saturday, March 11th, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery (CHG) will proudly present Secret Longings, an international group exhibition curated by Australia-based, leading contemporary art magazine Beautiful Bizarre.

The Power of Three
Three-Artist Exhibition Featuring
Chen-Dao Lee, Jesús Aguado, and Sun-Mi
March 11, 2023 | 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
March 11 – April 15, 2023
571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033

On Saturday, March 11th, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery (CHG) will proudly present The Power of Three, featuring new works by Taiwanese artist Chen-Dao Lee, Spanish illustrator Jesús Aguado, and contemporary faux naïf artist Sun-Mi (aka Pamplemouze). The three-artist exhibition will be on view in Gallery 3 through April 15th.
Sat, March 11, 2023, 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
Seventh/Place 802 Mateo Street Los Angeles, CA 90021
$35 – $50
We are super excited to bring you our first-ever PopShift HOLI presented by TOYOTA.
This year we are bringing in the “Festival of Colors” in style in Downtown Los Angeles.
Come dance, eat, drink, and celebrate the new year with some color!

Cinematic Void’s 7th Anniversary Marathon!
SAT MAR 11, 2023 12:00 PM
Aero Theatre  
$25.00 (member) ; $30.00 (general admission)
Cinematic Void celebrates seven years of cinemadness with a special anniversary marathon revisiting seven films previously screened over the years.

All titles will remain a mystery until they unspool onto the screen, but expect a mix of horror, action, comedy, and exploitation films.

Knott's Boysenberry Festival is back with a tantalizing lineup of boysenberry inspired-culinary
creations, beginning daily March 10 through April 16

This year's event will introduce entirely new food offerings featuring more than three dozen food and drink items. A few savory dishes to note include cauliflower bites with a boysenberry curry drizzle, and a sushi burrito with spicy crab surimi, avocado, lettuce, crispy onions, sesame and unagi sauce, all wrapped in nori with a boysenberry sweet chili dipping sauce.

 Go Further Out
Desert X 2023
Coachella Valley, CA
March 4 – May 7

The outdoor art exhibition that happens every two years, Desert X is in full swing with multiple exhibits to see all around Coachella Valley. A fun adventure awaits those who want to get away from LA for a little bit.

UCB, a cheapo comedy show almost every night, see comedians before they make podcasts and have
stories about the UCB and before they hit the big time.
American Cinematheque-A celebrated independent theater group that brings both the talent and catalog of films to make for some of LA's best movie nights.
Secret Movie Club-Special edition posters and a large swatch of films to see.
 New Bev-Tarantino owned independent theater with old school style
Street Food Cinema-nothing now

Rooftop Movies at The Montalbán-Nothing, much right now

Cinelounge-Hollywood based tiny theater, showing off indies you've never heard of
Electric Dusk Drive-In-LA's longest running pop up Drive-In & outdoor movie venue 
Brain Dead Studios-Newcomer that manages to fill its schedule almost every night