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

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


A Star Is Born at Melrose Rooftop Theatre

Monday, April 15

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Relax on one of West Hollywood’s prettiest rooftops with your close personal friends Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. No need to pack a picnic—Melrose Rooftop Theatre provides everything you need, including comfy beanbag chairs and very good cocktails.


Hop Along and Soccer Mommy at El Rey

Tuesday, April 16

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Soccer Mommy (Sophie Allison) dropped one of the most critically adored records of 2018, Clean. She teams up with Philly-based indie band Hop Along for this performance, a brief break for all involved between taking on festival crowds at Coachella.


Forest Lawn Concerts: Requiem by Mozart

Wednesday, April 17

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The Masters University music department stages a series of spring concerts at the Hall of Crucifixion-Resurrection at Forest Lawn in Glendale. Enjoy a performance of Mozart’s iconic Requiem for a modest suggested donation of $5.


Celebrating Asian Americans in Music

Thursday, April 18

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Milk Tavern turns into a jazz club for this night of Asian American performers and composers. The program includes the Cody Dear Collective playing covers of iconic music from Asian pop culture.


Artist Conversation: Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop 

Thursday, April 18

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In conjunction with a new exhibit at the Annenberg, USC invites a stellar panel of hip-hop luminaries and the photographers who shot them to talk about the visual record of the genre. Guests include Fab 5 Freddy, Estevan Oriol, and Vikki Tobak.


The Willow Mansion: An Immersive Murder Mystery

Friday, April 19

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Sign up for this eerie event and you’ll be whisked into the world of the Willows, an eccentric family that has invited you to its home for a party—which quickly turns into a mystery. The 10,000-square-foot house in Mid-City has been transformed into room after room of immersive theater to explore, engage with, and get spooked by.


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