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Wednesday, December 20, 2023

WwTd: tHe vOiD

This is it, the death knell of the year, THE VOID. The time of year in LA where there's the most little to do other than just visit the touristy stuff or (chokes) ehhh...spend time with loved ones.

We're given you what we could scrape together as X-Mas takes over the land. Yule, of course, still have the option to going to one of our many wonderful theaters and ordering Chinese food on Christmas itself.
*To support last-minute holiday shopping for local residents and visitors, Santa Monica City Council has extended free parking in downtown public parking structures from 90 minutes to three hours effective December 22-24, 2023.

*POKÉMON X KOGEI” available for a few more weeks, until January 7, 2024

LACMA extended hours

Holiday Hours
Mon, Tue, Thu: 11 am–6 pm
Wed (Dec. 27 and Jan. 3): 11 am – 6 pm
Fri: 11 am–8 pm
Sat, Sun: 10 am–7 pm
*The museum is closed on December 25

LA Gives Back: The Return w/ Secret Guests!
Wednesday, December 20
8PM - 2AM
Catch One
4067 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019

After a brief hiatus, IHC is re-launching LA Gives Back! The event is brought in partnership with promoters BROWNIES AND LEMONADE, SHREK RAVE, HEAV3N, ELECTRIC FEELS, CLUB 90S, HACK THE PLANET and RESTLESS NITES. Although this year’s lineup will be kept secret until the night-of, with a confirmed mega headliner and some of LA’s best promoters curating the stages, don’t wait to get tix!

Wed, Dec 20, 8:00 PM


Celebrate the true reason for the season with a very purple dance party paying tribute to Minneapolis' finest pint-sized performer! We'll be sharing a wild assortment of carefully curated music videos and live performances to groove to, and you'll be dazzled by our very own MUSICVIDEODROME Dancers! Come down and prance like you're at Paisley Park—and BYORB (Bring Your Own Raspberry Beret). Hosted by IVOR & the Museum of Home Video.
Deck the Hall Holiday Concerts
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Wednesday, December 20, at 8:00PM
Thursday, December 21, at 8:00PM
Friday, December 22, at 8:00PM
 A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams' charming and delightful score performed live to picture, conducted by David Newman. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who's accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone is holiday fun for the entire family!
runs through New Year’s Day
Shows run:
Wednesday - Sunday 6 - 9 pm continuously every 15 minutes
No show Monday & Tuesday
3901 Longview Valley Rd, Sherman Oaks

This man goes all out for a fourteen minute experince of songs with his stellar Christmas decorations.
JOIN US on DEC. 24th for our umpteenth annual alternative Christmas Eve! That's right - It's time for the return of our Fiddler on the Roof Sing-a-Long!

Belt out your holiday spirit … or your holiday frustrations. Either way, you'll feel better as you croon along to all-time favorites like “TRADITION,” “IF I WERE A RICH MAN,” “TO LIFE,” “SUNRISE SUNSET,” “DO YOU LOVE ME?” and “ANATEVKA,” among many others.

We encourage you to come in costume! Guaranteed fun for all. Children are welcome (Fiddler is rated "G") though some themes may be challenging for young children.

Prices this year start at $16 for General Admission and $13 for Premiere Card holders. Typically, Fiddler sells out … so don't miss the buggy!
MoMA Contenders 2023

The Hammer Museum presents MoMA Contenders, The Museum of Modern Art’s renowned series of influential, innovative films from the past 12 months. Whether bound for awards glory or cult classic status, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance.
$10 Hammer members | $20 general admission

Krampus' Cove is an immersive cocktail experience that takes the traditional celebrations surrounding Christmas and turns them on their head. This pop-up will celebrate the pulpy and macabre legend of Krampus and throw in some naughty elves, evil snowmen and more, all with innovative and delicious seasonally inspired cocktails. ​

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.

Cinespia -Just came back this week for a new season.
This hosts screenings outside at iconic venues including The Hollywood Forever Cemetery, The Greek Theatre, and Los Angeles Historic Park.
Check out classics and cult movies just a few stories above street level. Rooftop Movies at The Montalbán. Added Thursday nights to the line-up and themed nights in August and September.

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.

Street Food Cinema-Outdoor cult or recent hits you'll love.

 New Bev-Tarantino owned independent theater with old school style

Cinelounge - Hollywood based tiny theater, showing off indies you've never heard of
Brain Dead Studios-Newcomer that manages to fill its schedule almost every night
Electric Dusk Drive-In-A drive-in, haven't you missed them?