Cultural discussions, storytelling, horror nights, and sunset yoga. This is why LA has a place in our hearts.

Streets and Beats

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With tensions running high between law enforcement and the communities they are hired to protect, its important to listen and understand the stories hidden beneath the surface that have contributed to the LA race riots throughout the 90s. Join NPR’s Michael Martin for an eye-opening  discussion that will highlight the diverse voices passionate about improving the cooperation between the police and citizens.

Los Angeles Theatre Center: 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

When: Wednesday, July 24th at 7:30 pm

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Yoga at Palihouse West Hollywood

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Take a break in the middle of your busy week with rooftop yoga. Enjoy the sunset, re-energize your body, and relax your mind as you perform Vinyasa,  a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling. Whether you’re an experienced yogi or just starting out, this class is the perfect way to unwind after a hectic day.

Palihouse: 8465 Holloway Dr., West Hollywood, CA 90069

When: Wednesday, June 24th from 6:30pm – 7:30pm

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Bamboozled: Fact. Fiction. Art?


Four writers, one artist. Are their stories fact or fiction? Have you been bamboozled? Hosted by radio reporter Rico Gagliano and curated by writer Diana Wagman, this literary event promises a night to remember with live readings by four notable LA-based authors. The audience then gets to decide whether or not each writer’s intricate stories are, in fact, Fact or Fiction. During the performance, multi-media artist, Aaron Axelrod will also be creating a live painting inspired by the stories told, which will be gifted at the end of the night in a grand prize drawing.


Barnsdall Gallery Theatre: 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

When: Thursday, June 25th from 7:30pm – 10pm

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

The Great Horror Movie Night: The Strangers

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There are plenty of outdoor movie screenings in LA, but none will be quite as immersive as The Great Horror Movie Night series happening at Elysian Park. Not only will you catch a scary flick as the dusk light dims, but the festivities will include monster-costumed performers running around bringing the movie to life, prize giveaways, photo opportunities, and plenty of merchandise for sale. So bring your friends and fellow brave souls, and get ready for a night of thrills and chills.

Elysian Park: 829 Academy Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90012

When: Friday, June 26th at 7pm

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Watch The Strangers trailer below (if you dare).

Sunday Soul BBQ

Screen Shot 2015-06-24 at 7.19.08 AM copySunday Soul BBQ // Villains Tavern

Soul, Motown, and finger lickin’ goodness. Head down to the Arts District this Sunday for a few drinks and a slice of Southern hospitality— the perfect way to end a busy week and rejuvenate for the upcoming Monday.

Villains Tavern: 1356 Palmetto St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

When: Sunday, June 28th from 4pm – 9pm

Get to know more about Villains Tavern here.

If you end up attending any of these featured events, don’t forget to tag us on Instagram or Twitter @wedesignla, and be sure to also check out our new events calendar right here on the website.

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