It’s already February and that means the pressure is on to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day. Whether you are thinking about a romantic evening out, partying with friends, or even just taking in some culture there’s a lot to love this season in Los Angeles. Here are a few Valentine’s events to check out!
Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, February 14th, 7:30 pm, Free
This 1975 cinema classic is Diana Ross in perhaps her most memorable film role, as Tracy, a fashion student and shop clerk who is skyrocketed into the world of modeling. Mahogany serves up drama while posing questions about the cost of ambition and success. Part of the Hammer’s Black Book screening program, the film will be followed by a discussion with Tisa Bryant and Ernest Hardy.
The Colors of Love: A Music and Wine Tasting
B/G/A 8558 W. Washington Boulevard, Culver City, February 14th, 6pm-7:30pm, Tickets start at $75
The Colors of Love is a special themed event that promises to be a treat for all your senses. Guests experience expertly paired boutique wine and artisanal chocolate while swept away in a romantic musical accompaniment performed live and orchestrated especially for the event. Pairing outstanding flavors with elegant melodies, the trio of pianist Emily Cohn, violinist Grace Rodgers and vocalist Kala Maxym treat tasters to an unforgettable evening.
Jeff Ross, Nikki Glaser and Tony Hinchcliffe
The Comedy Store , 8433 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, February 14th, 8:30 pm, Tickets start at $25
If you are looking for an irreverent way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, make The Comedy Store your first pick. On their Main Room stage, comedians Jeff Ross, Nikki Glaser and Tony Hinchcliffe deliver a thoroughly roasted Valentine’s Day spectacular alongside a full roster of special guests.
Morton Subotnick: 50th Anniversary of Silver Apples of the Moon
Redcat Theater 631 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles February 14th, 8:30pm Tickets are $30
For the audiophile and adventurous listener, a once-in-a-lifetime concert from one of the most creative forces in experimental electronic music is happening at the Redcat theater on Valentine’s Day. Electronic music pioneer, Morton Subotnick will be revisiting his masterpiece recording, Silver Apples of the Moon with a live performance. Subotnick will be accompanied by the vocal work of Joan La Barbara and a visual interpretation by artist Lillevan.
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, February 14th, 7:30-9:30, Tickets prices start at $84
If you and your sweetheart want to hear the call of the wild, the Aquarium of the Pacific is offering a unique Valentine’s Day experience this year- a romantic dinner amidst the museum’s marine life! A full dinner and dessert will be served, with a cash bar beforehand for early birds. If you want an intimate dining experience amidst the aquarium’s exhibits, upgrade options are available for VIP gallery seating.
Love Robot Chicken Style
Iam8bit, 2147 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, February 9th, 8pm, Free
There’s plenty of Valentine’s fun in the run up to the big day, and Iam8bit’s charity art show will have you smiling for a great cause. Stop by for a night of pop-culture parody and art, all in the name of love. Attending is free, but they are raising funds for Free Arts, which provides art access to youth throughout the Los Angeles area.
LA Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall, February 13th, 8pm, Ticket prices vary
‘Twas the night before Valentine’s Day, and all through the house…you were getting ready to attend a night at Los Angeles’ renowned symphony. On Valentine’s eve the LA Phil is presenting an all-Beethoven chamber music program to feast your ears upon. Plan to arrive early for a complimentary wine reception before the concert, presented by Lorimar Winery.
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