this week's event picks (jan 27-feb 3 2016):
✨ Meg Wolfe: New Faithful Disco
Meg Wolfe’s newest work blends nature sounds and disco beats to broach questions of power, pleasure and physicality, with a band of dancers dubbed a “queer-love power trio.” Tickets here.
@ REDCAT. Grand Ave. Thursday Jan 28 - Saturday Jan 30 8:30pm.
✨ LA Art Show & LA Fine Art Show
Two major art fairs under one roof, the art shows feature hundreds of galleries and exhibitors ranging from contemporary works at the main art show to more historically-focused pieces on the Fine Art side. The South Park BID and Mural Conservancy of LA close out the event with a free mural tour of the area.
@ LA Convention Center. South Park. Thursday Jan 28 - Sunday Jan 31, hours vary.
✨ David Cross: Making America Great Again!
The hilarious performer, writer, and producer who brought us characters such as Tobias Funke and Todd Margaret graces LA's Broadway with a stop along his national comedy tour, his first since 2009. More info here.
@ The Theater at Ace Hotel. Historic Core. Friday Jan 29 8pm.
✨ Free Museum Day
Over twenty museums across Southern California are offering free admission on Saturday Jan 30, including MOCA, the always-free Broad, Natural History Museum, California African American Museum, and LACMA. Full list here.
@ Southern California museums. LA-wide. Saturday Jan 30.
✨ Night on Broadway
The second annual street-long festival celebrates the Bringing Back Broadway initiative with seven historic theaters offering free programming, a main stage, and arts installations along the festival area from 3rd to 7th Streets. Come find GET DOWN TOWN as part of Art Share LA's takeover of the Spring Arcade on Broadway between 5th and 6th Streets!
@ Broadway between 3rd and Olympic. Historic Core. Saturday Jan 30 5-11pm.
✨ Mark Dutcher: Time Machine
The first of several new galleries to open in DTLA in 2016 is Jason Vass Gallery at 6th St/Santa Fe in the Arts District. This inaugural show features works of memory, reliving old experiences, art reference through paintings and drawings by artist Mark Dutcher.
@ Jason Vass. Arts District. Opening reception Saturday Jan 30 7-9pm.
Pssst... that's not all that's going on! Find more local events and sort them by neighborhood at calendar.getdowntown.la.
(image via South Park BID)