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

Superheroes at Disneyland, Shakespeare by way of Orson Welles, and an indie rock fest in LBC

Welcome to a new week, full of new opportunities to enjoy all the music, film, and other fun things to do in Los Angeles.

Unarius Night with Jodi Wille

Monday, April 29

Filmmaker Jodie Wille (The Source Family), presents a collection of archival selections from far-out 1970s public access series Uranius Academy of Science, found during research for an upcoming documentary on the program and its creators. Stick around at Zebulon after the presentation for a “cosmic disco” dance party.

Disneyland After Dark: Heroes Assemble

Tuesday, April 30

Just in time for the release of the final Avengers flick, Disneyland is hosting a Marvel superhero themed party at Disney California Adventure Park–the first Disneyland After Dark event to be held at California Adventure, in fact. Mix and mingle with assorted MCU characters, snap shots in special photo ops, and more.

Divine Tribute Night at the LASH

Wednesday, May 1

Pay tribute to iconic John Waters muse Divine with this dance night. DJs Liz O and Malvada spin synthpop, Italo disco, and more.

Desert Nights Featuring Shawn James and the Little Miss

Wednesday, May 1

Hang out at the Standard in West Hollywood for a night of music from Shawn James and the Little Miss, plus a DJ set by KCRW’s Valida. The evening is free, and according to the invite, only good vibes will be allowed.

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents Julius Caesar

Thursday, May 2

The producers of the popular Griffith Park Shakespeare Festival stage this show at their theater in Atwater Village as they warm up for the big summer event. This version of the classic drama draws its inspiration from a 1937 production staged by Orson Welles at the Mercury Theater. Performances continue through May 11.

Just Like Heaven Festival

Friday, May 3

This new festival of ’00s indie-as-a-genre pop kicks off today at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach. Performers include Phoenix, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT, Beach House, and other favorites. The show continues on Saturday, as well.

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