April 20, 2024 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

What’s Happening: April 20- May 5

420 Festival 2018

WHEN: April 20, 8 P.M.- 4 A.M.

WHERE: The Belasco Theatertc

WHAT: Celebrate the high point of the year.

WHY: For the love of the ganj.


L.A. Festival of Books

WHEN: April 21- 22


WHAT: The 23rd annual convergence of the nation’s largest literary festival and some of the fiercest authors around.

WHY: Hear Junot Diaz, MariNaomi, and other queer favorites read.


The Trump Presidency & The Constitution

WHEN: April 21 at 6 PM – 9 PM

WHERE: The Bel Air Restaurant

WHAT: Erwin Chemerinsky will be in conversation with Don Franzen, Legal Affairs Editor, Los Angeles Review of Books.

WHY: Let’s figure out what the heck is going on in this country!


Heritage Square Twilight Tour

WHEN: April 22, 7 P.M.- 9 P.M.

WHERE: Heritage Square Museum

WHAT: Join Atlas Obscura Society Los Angeles on a rare twilight tour of Heritage Square Museum, where you’ll explore historically significant buildings in various stages of restoration.

WHY: Get transported to another time.


I Love Lucy Brunch

WHEN: April 22, 10 A.M.- 12 P.M.

WHERE: Mt. Lowe Brewing Company

WHAT: Celebrate all things Lucy while getting tipsy on Vitameatavegemin.

WHY: Games, drinks, and costume prizes!


Victorian Literary Parlour

WHEN: April 24, 7 P.M.- 9:30 P.M.

WHERE: The Last Bookstore

WHAT: Dive into the world of Victorian moral, superstitions, and literature.

WHY: Brush up your Bronte.


Mexican Street Food of L.A.: Elotes, Discrimination, and Politics

WHEN: April 26, 7 P.M.- 8:30 P.M.

WHERE: 501 N. Main St., DTLA

WHAT: There are an estimated 50,000 street vendors in Los Angeles, yet street vending has not been legalized in the city. What does the future of street vending in L.A. look like?

WHY: Taste, talk, and listen.


TCM Classic Film Festival 2018

WHEN: April 26- 29

WHERE: Multiple locations

WHAT: A giant celebration of classic films, filmmakers in L.A.’s most beautiful theaters.

WHY: Scorsese and Lubitsch and Andy Hardy, oh my!  


Museum of Illusions

WHEN: May 1, 12 P.M.- 6 P.M.


WHAT: A pop-up experience filled with paintings, 3D set pieces and giant props that produce eye-popping pics.

WHY: Create your own illusion.


PURE TRASH w/ Sylvain Sylvain & Guests

WHEN: May 4, 9 P.M.- 2 A.M.


WHAT: A special performance by the living legend Sylvain Sylvain doing the New York Dolls.

WHY: Stay tuned for some very special guests.


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