Blue Man Group puts on an exciting show that combines comedy, theater, music, and special effects at Hollywood Pantages.
Celebrate your love of both Hocus Pocus and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas at this pop-up from cable network Freeform, which is mounting an immersive experience inspired by the two Halloween flicks at the Hollywood Athletic Club
Learn about L.A.’s history, architecture, and food scene on the entertaining three-hour guided Downtown L.A. Food Tour, with tasting stops at six local restaurants
October 4, 2019
Oktoberfest is in the air, but you can swap out giant pretzels for dumplings at the returning Dumpling & Beer Fest at San Gabriel Mission Playhouse (320 S Mission Dr). Entry includes a beer tasting wristband, which will get you unlimited craft beer from 6 to 10:30pm
October 5, 2019
Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo
Put on your wide-brimmed hats and Sunday best for this annual polo match led by Argentine polo star Nacho Figueras. Sip on some bubbly at the celeb-filled soirée, which has counted Olivia Wilde, Mandy Moore, Christiana Hendricks, and others among its attendees.
The All-Star Chef Classic (think: the culinary world's Superbowl) is taking over Downtown's L.A. LIVE for the sixth year, bringing together acclaimed chefs from around the world for four days of demonstrations, engaging dining experiences, tastings, showcases and chef access
Manhattan Beach -Shop from 200 juried artists, buy food from 100% nonprofit groups, enjoy the beer & wine garden, watch free entertainment, and visit the kids’ area at Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair at Live Oak Park. Free.
October 8, 2019
Horror Film Festival
Screamfest screens new horror, science-fiction, and thriller films at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres.
October 9, 2019
Winner of five Tony Awards, The Drowsy Chaperone has colorful characters from 1920s Broadway who perform show-stopping song and dance numbers as they take comic aim at the musical theatre genre at Morgan-Wixson Theatre.
October 10, 2019
IndieCade is a festival for independent video games with talks, panels, parties, and more than 200 games to play at the Center for Media and Design
Art Night Pasadena
Pasadena’s underrated collection of museums and performance spaces open up their doors for free at this biannual art celebration.
Since the beginning of the summer, the translucent, rainbow Second Home Serpentine Pavilion by SelgasCano has been posted up at the La Brea Tar Pits. The dreamy structure has naturally become a go-to backdrop for colorful photo ops, but it’s also supported free programming
The L.A. Phil’s centennial rolls onward, and we’re reaping the benefits of the birthday-palooza. See six performances at Disney Hall over a week and a half, including a world premiere gig by restaurateur-slash-DJ Moby and an evening of improvisational jazz with Herbie Hancock.
October 15, 2019
Fuss & Feathers
Over the summer, Hatchet Hall chef Brian Dunsmoor quietly launched a pop-up dinner series in the restaurant’s Family Room. The response (and the food) was so wildly phenomenal that he’s making it a regular thing.
October 16, 2019
Cut a gap-toothed grin into your own jack-o’-lantern, then cruise to the Pomona Fairplex to see some real knife skills. Master carvers have created eight immersive pumpkin lands filled with pumpkin pirate ships, pumpkin tunnels, and more. After you get the perfect ’gram, stay for pumpkin painting or a screening of Coco.
October 17, 2019
Rocket Man In Concert
One of the best parts about living in L.A. during the run-up to awards season? The over-the-top events that pop up in support of statuette-destined films. The latest: A live score of the Elton John biopic Rocketman, with musical backing from the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra and a special performance from lead actor Taron Egerton and Elton John himself.
If any Broadway show has given Hamilton a run for its money, it’s Dear Evan Hansen, which finally makes it to the Ahmanson. The six-time Tony winner (Best Musical, Best Original Score) is revered for its portrayal of one high school boy’s anxiety, loneliness, and loss.
Shop for premium home furnishings, meet designers, and attend educational programs during contemporary Westedge Design Fair at the Barker Hangar.
Psycho with the symphony
Watch the great thriller film Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock on the big screen as the Boston Pops performs the eerie soundtrack in The Theatre at Ace Hotel.
October 26, 2019
The pricey Masquerade Ball is a black tie event for 800 masked guests, with champagne, an open bar, and DJ dance music at Clifton’s Republic to support charity.
October 27, 2019
Saatchi Art premiered this art fair in L.A. last March, and the org is already back for more. Some 100 artists, from up-and-comers to superstars like Gary Baseman, showcase their work at Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar.
October 28, 2019
There are the luminarias that line your driveway, and then there are the gargantuan lanterns on display at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. Artists from China’s Sichuan province teamed with the Arcadia institution on a mile-long museum of massive silk creations, from twinkling dragons and pandas to radiant flowers. Book a timed ticket for the late afternoon, then grab dinner and drinks from the food trucks and bars on-site.
National Geographic Photo Ark
Can’t make the trip to Spain’s famed parrot park? Nat Geo’s Joel Sartore has you covered. The photographer set out to shoot every species in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries, a quest that’s sent him to more than 40 countries in 25 years (so far). See more than 100 of his astounding prints on display at the Annenberg Space for Photography.
LA Haunted Hayride
Midnight Falls, an eerie and mysterious village set in 1985 where time stands still and its always Halloween. Newly reimagined attractions include Midnight Falls town square, Midnight Mortuary haunted house, Roadkill Ranch open-air maze, Trick-or-Treat haunted maze, and everybody's favorite, Haunted Hayride.
Get Out Spend the spookiest night of the year with Jordan Peele's Academy Award-winning movie with free MontalBags filled w/ candy! THE PLOT: A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point. • doors and bar open at 6:00 pm • film screening starts just after sunsethttps://www.discoverlosangeles.com/event/2019/10/31/rooftop-screams-get-ou
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Q2 2019 in Los Angeles
The results for single-family home sales in Greater Los Angeles reflected a decrease of 2.7% in average sales price, from $1M in Q2 2018 to $970K in Q2 2019.
Days on the market increased to 39 days, a 9.5% decrease from the same time last year.
The total number of units sold in the markets included in the Greater LA Report decreased year over year, with 3,555 units sold in 2018 compared to 3,382 units sold in 2019, a decrease of 4.9%.