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

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

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

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

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

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

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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