Los Angeles is a veritable buffet of artistic and cultural activity — check out the best of the city’s arts and culture scene!

How to Get Cultured in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a veritable buffet of artistic and cultural activity. A hotbed of entertainment talent, it is no wonder that L.A. is considered one premier cultural capitals of the world. When it comes time to dine on the best of Los Angeles culture, visitors need to know what the must-see activities are within the city’s vast arts and culture scene. Luckily, we have done it all before and are willing to share our wealth of information with you. Check out our list of the top cultural activities in Los Angeles.

Dive Into The Satellite

The Satellite
Image via Flickr CC – glampunk

The legendary L.A. dive was formerly known as Spaceland. However, today the iconic locale is celebrating more than 20 years and remains one of the city’s leading indie shrines. While inside, hit up the photo booth and enjoy the sound of L.A. talent on the rise.

Listen To Music Under The Stars At The Hollywood Bowl

From Prince to Streisand, the Hollywood Bowl has offered up its stage to a stunning array of musical talent. While in L.A. relax beneath the stars and take in a concert at the classic L.A. venue.

Get A Good Laugh In At The Laugh Factory

The laugh factory has hosted nearly every success American comedian of the last 30 years and has long been recognized as the number one comedy club in the country. From high-profile comedic greats to hilarious stars on the rise, the club offers shows that feature the best comedic talent in the business.

Bask In The Sweet Sounds Of The L.A. Philharmonic At The Walt Disney Concert Hall

LA Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall
Image via Flickr CC – Fabio Achilli

The concert hall designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry is one of L.A.’s most beautiful and fascinating structures. Catching a show at the modern marvel is something every visitor to L.A. must check off their list. As home of the L.A. Philharmonic, the hall’s sound is just as impressive as its breathtaking architecture.

Take Advantage Of The Geffen Playhouse

The Geffen Playhouse wows spectators of all ages. The world-class venue features classic and contemporary plays in its two theaters and a quaint and intimate setting where you can equally enjoy the welcoming lobby or romantic outdoor patio.  The theater is conveniently located in Westwood in close proximity to UCLA and a plethora of incredible dining destinations, just in case you want to make a night of it.


Although we have tried to include the best of L.A.’s many arts and culture offerings, we understand that we may have missed more than a few things on our short list. Comment and let us know which “must-go spots” should be included on this list!

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