The 6 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend

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Infinite Light 2017 by NuRoots
December 12 to December 20

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Organized by the NuRoots initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Infinite Light is a city-wide celebration of Hannukkah, featuring curated experiences happening all over town. Options include a “Downdogs and Donuts” yoga sesh, comedy nights, LGBTQ-inclusive celebrations, and other fun and festive events.


Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection at the Dolby Theater
December 15


Living comedy legend Carol Burnett takes the stage for a night of looking back and celebrating her career, including story-telling, vintage video clips, and lots of fun and unfiltered audience q-and-a.


American Contemporary Ballet’s The Nutcracker Suite at Bloc
December 15, 16, and 17

Even if you think you’ve seen every version of The Nutcracker under the sun, this immersive, modernist staging by American Contemporary Ballet in a dreamy DTLA loft space looks at the classic with fresh, new eyes.


Mija, Tennyson, and Kelli Schefer at The Fonda
December 16

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Red Bull Sound Select presents this holiday season benefit concert in support of My Friend’s Place, a shelter for local homeless youth. Chart-topping star DJ Mija curates an eclectic night of performances, which also includes the jazzy R&B duo Tenneyon, PJ Harvey-esque experimental rocker Kelli Schaefer, and a surprise guest.


Cinespia’s Home Alone Pajama Party at the Los Angeles Theater
December 17

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One of Broadway’s loveliest vintage cinema palaces plays host to Cinespia’s holiday party, featuring one of the all-time great holiday movies, Home Alone. Dress up in your PJs or Christmas sweaters, pose in the festive photo booth, indulge at a McConnell’s Ice Cream sundae bar, and more.


Reformation Flea Market at Platform

December 17

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Local cool-girl fashion label Reformation brings back their famous “flea market” just in time to outfit you for all your holiday soirees. Swing by for vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry, gifts and more (and maybe stop by Platform’s Roberta’s pizza pop-up while you’re there).


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