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

Roller skating marionettes, Tycho at the Greek, and more

Are you of the mind that fall starts the day after Labor Day, or more of a purist who insists summer lasts until September 23? New season or not, it’s still a new week, full of opportunities to enjoy all the music, film, and other fun things to do in Los Angeles.

Bob Baker Marionettes at the Roller Rink

Tuesday, September 3

Roll though this super-fun event with the Bob Baker Marionettes. For the first time ever, the puppet masters are teaming up with another local legend, the Moonlight Rollerway, for a night of strings and skates, open to all ages.

The Hard Times Live at the Satellite

Tuesday, September 3

Satirical “news” site the Hard Times hosts a live comedy night, featuring Kyle Kinane, Amy Miller, Dave Ross, Allison Mick, and Ryan Lichten. In addition to the stand-up sets, look for behind-the-scenes stories from H.T. team, multimedia presentations, and other funny stuff.

Live Talks L.A.: Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel

Wednesday, September 4

Live Talks L.A. hosts Steve Aoki for a discussion of his new book, Blue: The Color of Noise. Interviewing him on stage at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center will be television host Howie Mandel, who recently released a best-selling memoir of his own.

Tycho at the Greek Theater

Thursday, September 5

Outdoor concert season is starting to wane, so seize the opportunity to take in a great show at the Greek while you can. You’ll have a perfect soundtrack for gazing up at the stars thanks to Tycho’s dreamy electronic soundscapes.

“Lux Prima” by Karen O & Danger Mouse

Friday, September 6

For those who weren’t lucky enough to catch the limited run of Karen O. and Danger Mouse’s multisensory art experience “Lux Prima” when it popped up at Marciano Art Foundation earlier this year, now you’ll get a second chance to enjoy their sonic collab, this time at Theater at the Ace Hotel.

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