The Best Things to Do This Week in L.A.

Burgers, ”Psycho,” stand-up, and more

Welcome to a new week, full of opportunities to enjoy all the music, film, and other fun things to do in Los Angeles. Never be bored again!

Psycho at Melrose Rooftop Theatre

Monday, September 30

Get into the Halloween headspace with this screening of all-time suspense classic Psycho. Melrose Rooftop Theatre, nestled atop E.P./L.P. in West Hollywood, offers a chance to watch the flick with a view.

BURGERDADDY Pop-Up at Ma’am Sir

Tuesday, October 1

Step behind Sunset Boulevard’s iconic Elliott Smith memorial mural and enter a one-night burger paradise. Instead of Ma’am Sir’s usual menu, the fare will be coming from BURGERDADDY, a smashburger side project of Standing’s Butchery.

Esther Povitsky at Dynasty Typewriter

Wednesday, October 2

Comedian Esther Povitsky, also known as “Little Esther,” has appeared on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and co-created Alone Together. Tonight she tapes a stand-up special for Comedy Central, in front of a live audience at Dynasty Typewriter.

Werk It: A Women’s Podcast Festival

Thursday, October 3

New York public radio station WNYC hosts this two day festival at the Theater at Ace Hotel in DTLA. Among the sessions is a live taping of Hear to Slay featuring Roxane Gay, Tressie McMillan Cottom, and guests.

Vivian Girls at the Regent

Friday, October 4

Vivian Girls had a great run as a band back in the mid-aughts, but in 2011, the trio called it quits. Two members moved to L.A., one to New York City, and all went on to start a bevy of new projects. Now, after eight years apart, the group is back together with richly textured new music.

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