Category Archives: Attractions

Gingerdead House and Krampus Maze Holiday Haunt: Oh, The Ho Ho Horror!

I’m not the kind of guy that winces when people say “Happy Holidays” over Merry Christmas. I’m a more inclusive type of guy anyway, and will gladly shout out Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, Have a cool yule and Happy … Continue reading

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The LA Zoo Celebrates the Holiday Season with Zoo Lights

One of our favorite spectacles, the L.A. Zoo Lights, returns for its fourth year to “shimmer for seven weeks of wonder, awe and “wow!” The lights are on display from 6pm until 10pm through Sunday, January 7, 2018. Thousands of lights fill the … Continue reading

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Natural History Museum of LA Presents ‘Tattoo’

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is pleased to host the West Coast debut of ‘Tattoo,” an exhibition exploring 5,000 years of tattoo history, culture and art around the world, including the tattoo cultures of Southern California. The exhibit … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The 40th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

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Chasing Trane: Exploring a Jazz Giant at the GRAMMY Museum

John Coltrane left this mortal plane fifty years ago, but the his spirit lives on in his music, which remains as influential and powerful as ever. The GRAMMY Museum explores the jazz giant’s life and work with it’s newest exhibit … Continue reading

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Only the Coolest Events for Halloween Weekend and None That Suck

Every year The LA Beat gets so excited about Halloween! In this spirit, we offer a hand-selected list of events, and have weeded out the douchey ones. Events for Monday and Tuesday coming soon. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27th  Lucha VaVOOM Halloween … Continue reading

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Zombie Joe’s Underground Presents Urban Death: Tour of Terror

Located at 4850 Lankershim Blvd in the blackened heart of the NoHo theater district is the Zombie Joe Underground — a cracker box of a theater with no remarkable exterior clues as to what remarkable slices of madness lie within. It’s a … Continue reading

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Lucha VaVOOM! Three Nights of Halloween Madness Starting Tonight!

What could be better than Mexican wrestling? Or burlesque? How about both! Lucha VaVOOM has made a name for themselves with this genius mash-up. Tonight marks the start of three days of madness! On the wrestling bill are the high-flying Stuka … Continue reading

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Sketchers Pier to Pier Walk 2017

This Sunday, October 29th at 9:00am thousands of people will meet at the Manhattan Beach Pier and walk to the Hermosa Pier to participate in the Sketcher’s pier to pier walk. A FUNd raising event that helps support children with … Continue reading

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LALS Ghost Train: Back on Track with Ghoulish Delight

Last October a scary thing happened. The annual Ghost Train built and run by the Los Angeles Live Steamers (LALS) pronounced the popular attraction dead on the tracks and announced it would forever go dark. Many lovers of the playfully … Continue reading

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