Each year the historic hotel hosts a glamorous affair (with a hint of hedonism) that includes world-class DJs, dancing, and cocktails—all at a volume that allows you to hear the person next to you speaking. What a relief.Go to thompsonhotels.com.
Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre
Home to the first-ever Hollywood film premiere in 1922, the Egyptian is steeped in L.A. history. The venue’s outdoor area will be decked out for an elegant happening, with multiple bars and a dance floor. Go to californianightlife.com.
Cabaret meets dinner theater at this Los Feliz show, which is based on the Parisian burlesque film directed by Baz Luhrmann. Go to showatbarre.com.