Arts & Culture
Coming to this vast metropolis, it’s hard to imagine what happened through time to establish the names and borders of this unusual urban sprawl. This historical journey into the Miracle Mile District allows the visitor a chance to learn about this fascinating area that became the cultural heart of Los Angeles.
Without a doubt, Southern California is endowed with an abundance of wildlife, exotic and otherwise and are indigenous to this part of the Golden State or to another parts of the world. From deep in the desert to life saving preserves, these esteemed animals can also be seen in well endowed parks and natural habitats, attracting visitors from Los Angeles for the chance to catch a glimpse of a diverse number of critters and the picturesque environments in which they currently roam. Consider the following five.
Sometimes public art invites the viewer to sit and relax while contemplating the artists’ work. Other public art displays can be enjoyed while walking or driving around town. Orange County has both types and here are some of its finest.
America wants to laugh. With what the news is reporting around the world, reality show weeping and drama, drama, drama, comic relief is a welcome phenomenon. Past and present, some of the top comedic performers have graced various comedy club stages right here in Los Angeles. To explore improv, stand-up and open mic, read on for the best comedy club venues in town.
A colossal convention that is every animator’s annual event. Represented by their producers, studios and fans, the characters have venues, panels and displays throughout downtown.
The summer art festivals in Orange County present unique opportunities for art enthusiasts of all ages to appreciate art in beautiful outdoor settings.
Here are five groups based in Los Angeles meant to help you develop as a writer through their seminars, conferences and one-on-one expert help.
Explore your hobbies, check out an array of comic books, graphic novels, games and collectible items, or develop or renew your spiritual self at one of these Orange County specialty shops.
Take advantage of all that LA has to offer and check out these summer arts festivals.
Summer is a great time to try something new. Orange County has a plethora of workshops, classes and lessons for adults to develop a new skill or advance in a special hobby. Adults are invited to get their feet wet in beautiful Newport Beach, get their hands dirty with a mound of clay in an artist’s studio, play Chef in the kitchen, reduce stress using Tai Chi and think fast on their feet in an improvisation workshop. These are the five best classes for adults in the OC.
Here are the best places in OC to start your journey of learning a new language.
From French to Japanese, learn a new language so you can become a well-versed Los Angeleno.
Check out these LGBT festivals taking place in Orange County and surrounding areas to celebrate diversity, love and pride with the community.
The Southland is ripe with formal places to go to pick up tips and methods that help you conquer everything from oil paintings to sculptures to carvings to wearable art.
June is National LGBT Pride Month, a special time in Los Angeles and around the nation when folks celebrate the many citizens, organizations, and charities associated with this vibrant community and its friends, relatives and supporters. West Hollywood is the center of attention during this month-long commemoration, feted by the way of a big parade, a fanciful three-day festival, and a lot of special cultural events you don’t want to miss. Following are five special opportunities taking place in honor of the the Los Angeles LGBT community.