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Valentine’s Day Parties, VR Music Show, Vampires Ball & More ~ GTFO LA!


It’s Valentine’s Day, love is in the air for some. Even if you don’t have a Valentine, grab a friend and GTFO the house because this list is made for you! This weekly list is my Valentine to L.A. to be honest.

'True Romance' – Valentine’s Party


[dropcap size=big]F[/dropcap]irst, this is for the couples that love Valentine’s, romance, and cinema. Watch True Romance, a movie about two love birds escaping the mob after stealing a mobster’s suitcase, with your special someone. There’s going to be a grand ballroom, speciality cocktails, and plenty of ‘gram opportunities. Avoid all of the chaos and traffic of downtown and take the purple or red line to the Los Angeles Theatre. Get more details here.

When: Thursday, February 14
Where: Los Angeles Theater, DTLA

Modern Love Valentine’s Day Ball at The Edison


[dropcap size=big]H[/dropcap]onestly, I was sold at tarot card readings. Don’t want a small intimate Valentine’s date? Go party at the Edison. Dani Moz is going to play live music with her band. The venue is beautiful and has speakeasy vibes. You can also win prizes by telling your worst dating story. Get more details here.

When: Thursday, February 14
Where: The Edison, DTLA

Endless Night ~ Vampire Ball 2019: 'Anti-Valentines Day'

$30 - $105

[dropcap size=big]F[/dropcap]ormer twihards, goths, and vampire lovers alike can rejoice! Endless Night is coming to Los Angeles and is hosting a Vampire Ball at The Globe Yheater. Dance the night away living your best blood sucker life! The Vampire ball has been described as a “Venetian masquerade ball meets a vampire court, with the energy of a rock concert and the elegance of a burlesque cabaret.” Participants are required to follow a dress code that ranges from a black cocktail dress to more formal vampire attire, like a corset or cloak. Get more details here.

When: Sunday, February 17
Where: The Globe Theatre, DTLA

Angie Thomas ~ 'On The Come Up'

$10.40 – $20.79

[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]ngie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give will be at The Grove to have a discussion and signing of her new and highly anticipated book, On the Come Up. Ticket holders get a copy of One the Come Up and get to hear a great discussion between Angie Thomas and David Canfield, books editor at Entertainment Weekly. There will also be a Q&A with audience questions. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, February 16
Where: The Grove, Fairfax

Mortified's Annual Doomed Valentine's Show

$20 - $40

[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]here’s something liberating about hearing other people’s cringe teenage moments, or maybe it’s just me. At Mortified's Valentine's show, regular people get up on stage and share an intimate piece of their teenage life – diaries, love notes, poems – and “share the shame” with the audience. It’s supposed to be a cathartic night full of honesty and giggles. So laugh away the shame of once being an embarrassing teen. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, February 16
Where: WanderlustHollywood

Valentine's Day With Mac And Koala


[dropcap size=big]P[/dropcap]refer green over pink this Valentine’s? You’re in luck. Blaze it at the MADE Penthouse with Koala Puffs and Macdizzle420. Each admission ticket comes with $100 worth of “goodies” and there is going to be a burrito truck on deck ready to combat any cravings. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, February 16
Where: MADE Penthouse, Miracle Mile

Beyond the Wall – The Music of Pink Floyd & Samskara Exhibit

$49 – $249

[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]re you a Pink Floyd fan? Does listening to Dark Side of the Moon bring back old memories? Make new ones at Wisdome LA and watch 360 projections of Android Jones’s artwork. It’s fun, I went a few months ago, it was nice to see a classic album reimagined with art work. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, February 16
Where: Wisdome LA, Arts District

'LA is Trying to Kill Me' Grand Opening

FREE - $225

[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]also felt like L.A. was trying to kill me driving through downtown in all of this heavy rain.

The grand opening of LA is Trying to Kill Me at Think Tank Gallery and Showroom is on Saturday. There’s going to be more than 60 artists and installations. The show depicts various perceptions on L.A.’s onslaught on the artist’s psyche. Alongside art, there will be $5 Lagunitas beers all night and an after party across the street. Get details here.

When: Saturday, February 16
Where: Think Tank, Arts District

Black History Month Featuring Gary Bartz


[dropcap size=big]J[/dropcap]azz is dead is celebrating Black history month by featuring some of the greatest jazz musicians alive. Catch Gary Bartz on the 17th in the Lodge Room. The famed saxophonist has a career spanning nearly six decades and has been called “one of the very best who has ever picked up the instrument.” Get details here.

When: Sunday, February 17
Where: Lodge Room, Highland Park

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