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

Break up with any other events guide or you’ll be bored

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

An Evening with Moby

Monday, May 6

Musician, restaurant owner, and celebrity vegan Moby recently released a second volume of his memoirs (read an exclusive excerpt here), Then It Fell Apart. He discusses the book at the Aratani Theater downtown on the 20th anniversary of his landmark album, Play. 

Ariana Grande: Sweetener World Tour 

Monday, May 6

Some fans couldn’t catch Ariana Grande at Coachella, and she wasn’t going to leave them hanging. The “Thank U, Next” songstress plays tonight at the Staples Center. Additional shows take place May 7 at Staples and May 10 at the Forum.

A Feast of Thrones at Big Bar

Wednesday, May 8

If you’re serious about your GoT fandom, this is for you. Settle in for a five-course meal of dishes inspired by the HBO juggernaut, paired with wines and official Game of Thrones Scotch whisky.

Raging Bull: An Evening with Irwin Winkler and Ryan Coogler

Thursday, May 9

LACMA hosts a free screening of Raging Bull, with a pre-show conversation between Ryan Coogler and Irwin Winkler. Winkler produced the film, along with The Right Stuff, the Rocky series, and other blockbusters; Coogler is the director of Creed, Black Panther, and Fruitvale Station.

Mixtape #46: Comedy at the Virgil

Friday, May 10

Head to the Virgil for one of the best L.A. stand-up comedy nights $5 can buy. On the bill: Brandon Wardell, Debra DiGiovanni, Andrew Lopez, Steph Tolev, Opey Olagbaju, Ahamed Weinberg, Lynn Molly, and Jeremy Hsu.

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