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Special Events in Los Angeles and the Greater LA area

Special Events in Los Angeles and the Greater LA area

This events guide features all the information we have on events in Los Angeles and the Greater LA area. The guide covers theatres featured on this website so you may wish to check local listings for any additional theatre tours available in Los Angeles and the Greater LA area. Enjoy your event!



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Dolby Theatre

Theatre Tours (Daily, at various times from 10:30am to 4pm)

Theatre Tours

Step Beyond The Red Carpet! Experience all of the renowned elegance and celebrity glamour that the Home of the Academy Awards® has to offer!

See an Oscar® statuette, visit our Dolby Lounge and other exclusive celebrity hot spots, plus view images from previous Academy Awards® ceremonies.

Tour is a thirty minute walking tour that includes several flights of stairs. Disabled guests can be easily accommodated, but please advise the theatre at the time of ticket purchase.

The Dolby Theatre is an operating facility with a busy performance schedule. Access to certain areas of the theatre is subject to performance schedules. For more information, please contact Dolby Theatre customer service at (323) 308-6300.

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El Capitan Theatre

Theatre Tour (Daily, usually 8:30am)

Theatre Tour

Discover the history and magic of Disney’s premiere movie theatre with a behind-the-scenes tour!

45-minute docent guided tour, $12 per person inlcudes: El Capitan Theatre and Hollywood history; behind-the-scenes “fun facts” and special event highlights; Wall of Fame and lobbies; Lower Lounge and exclusive displays; Theatre Auditorium; Backstage areas, including Sherman Brothers Star Dressing Room; photo opportunity with the mighty Wurlitzer Organ.

Tour tickets are available at the theatre, and walk-ups are welcome. Advance reservations by calling 1-800-347-6396 but are not required.

Note that each tour is unique. Tour locations may vary based on the theatre production schedule and showtimes. Tours are subject to availability and may change without prior notice.

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Los Angeles Music Center

Campus Tour (various days at Noon and 1:15pm)

Campus Tour

Docent-lead tours take visitors through much of the interior space and throughout the gardens while presenting the highlights of the architecturally stunning building. Individual guests or tour groups up to 14 people: complimentary.

Offered select days at 12pm and 1:15pm; lasting approximately 60 minutes. Begins in the Grand Lobby of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Note: tours of the Walt Disney Concert Hall do not include the auditorium due to a near constant rehearsal, performance and special event schedule.

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TCL Chinese Theatre

Theatre Tour (Daily, various times)

Theatre Tour

The TCL Chinese Theatres Tour is the only tour in Hollywood where you learn the history of our cinema palace from inside and out. The Tour features stories and fun facts from the theatres beginnings to today, ranging from Hollywood premieres, to imprint ceremonies of your favorite celebrities in the Forecourt of the Stars.

So step off the red carpet and walk through the golden doors of this Movie Palace of the Stars on our exclusive 30 minute Walking Tour. A visit to Hollywood is not complete without this stroll through Hollywood movie history.

Tours are offered 7 days a week excluding special events. Please call for up-to-date availability (323) 463-9576 or email tours@chinesetheatres.com. Group rates are available.

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Orpheum Theatre

“Rebecca” (22nd June 2019, 8pm)

“Rebecca”

The Los Angeles Conservancy presents 2019’s “Last Remaining Seats” program.

“Rebecca” (1940) is a romantic psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine, telling the story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier.

LA Conservancy member presale (tickets $18) begins Wednesday, March 27 at 10am. General public sales (tickets $22) begin on Wednesday, April 10 at 10am.

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Orpheum Theatre

A Day with Laurel & Hardy (22nd June 2019, 2pm)

A Day with Laurel & Hardy

The Los Angeles Conservancy presents 2019’s “Last Remaining Seats” program.

Two classic Laurel & Hardy films will be shown: “The Battle of the Century” (1927), a silent movie with live accompaniment on the Orpheum’s Mighty Wurlitzer organ; and “Sons of the Desert” (1933).

LA Conservancy member presale (tickets $18) begins Wednesday, March 27 at 10am. General public sales (tickets $22) begin on Wednesday, April 10 at 10am.

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Hollywood Pacific Theatre

Hollywood Walking Tour (28th June 2019, 10am)

Hollywood Walking Tour

What was it like to witness Hollywood’s transformation from a tiny suburb of Los Angeles to the glamorous film capital of the world? On this tour, you will learn the history of Hollywood from 1886-1960, and have a chance to peek inside some of the hidden gems on the boulevard. Take a walk back in time to visit the homes, shops, theaters, offices and restaurants that define Hollywood’s historic identity. This tour usually includes a visit inside the currently shuttered Hollywood Pacific Theatre.

Tours run approximately 2 hours and are normally scheduled for the last Friday of the month, with additional tours offered on certain dates. Tickets $25.

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The Wiltern, Koreatown

“Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (29th June 2019, 2pm)

“Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”

The Los Angeles Conservancy presents 2019’s “Last Remaining Seats” program.

Directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969) tells the story of Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker, known as Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman), and his partner Harry Longabaugh, the “Sundance Kid” (Robert Redford), who are on the run from a crack US posse after a string of train robberies. The pair and Sundance’s lover, Etta Place (Katharine Ross), flee to Bolivia in search of a more successful criminal career.

LA Conservancy member presale (tickets $18) begins Wednesday, March 27 at 10am. General public sales (tickets $22) begin on Wednesday, April 10 at 10am.

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The Wiltern, Koreatown

“Network” (29th June 2019, 8pm)

“Network”

The Los Angeles Conservancy presents 2019’s “Last Remaining Seats” program.

Written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, “Network” (1976) tells the story of a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings. The film stars Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, and Robert Duvall and features Wesley Addy, Ned Beatty, and Beatrice Straight.

LA Conservancy member presale (tickets $18) begins Wednesday, March 27 at 10am. General public sales (tickets $22) begin on Wednesday, April 10 at 10am.

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Regent Theater

The Rock ’N’ Roll Flea Market (6th July 2019, 11am)

The Rock ’N’ Roll Flea Market

The Great Rock and Roll Flea Market takes place at 11am on the first Sunday of every month at the Regent Theater in Downtown LA.

This is a free, non-ticketed, event.

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Alex Theatre, Glendale

Thanks For The Memories! (13th July 2019, 7:30pm)

Thanks For The Memories!

Thanks For The Memories! – Celebrating Film, People, and Glendale History.

The Alex Film Society, The Glendale Historical Society, and Glendale Arts join forces to celebrate the Jewel City’s unique contribution to Hollywood, its studios, and the stars that called Glendale their home. Whether it’s Marion Morrison (AKA John Wayne) playing football at Glendale High School or Clarence “Ducky” Nash entertaining kids as the voice of Donald Duck at Fremont Elementary School, their lives added to the magic of Hollywood’s Golden Era.

Celebrate nearly a century of classic films screened at the Alex Theatre on Brand Boulevard, and pay tribute to the other theatres (The Capitol, Temple, Cosmo, Sands, Vogue, etc.) that once lined the street on both sides. Explore a Silent Film Era that was really never silent and learn about the musical cues that introduced the heroes, villains, lovers, and comic legends that thrilled audiences around the world. Move on to the Sound Era with award-winning two-reel comedies, travelogues, and short subjects that provide a backdrop for Glendale-centric history and personalities.

The Evening includes a No Host Bar, Live Music, and historic photo displays. A little history and a lot of rare footage make for an exciting, one-of-a-kind event.

6:30 pm – Doors open for No Host Bar, Photo Displays, & Live Music. 7:30 pm – Show begins.

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