Things To Do In LA This Week

The best in nightlife April 22-28

Festival season continues out in the Coachella Valley this weekend with Stagecoach featuring performacning by Morgan Wallen, Miranda Lambert, Diplo and more. And if you aren’t headed to the desert, we know the FOMO back in LA can be real. But don’t you worry nightlife cowboys, there are plenty of fun things going down right here in the city. Whether you are looking to get lit or dance ’til dawn, you know Loop always has a pulse on what’s good.

From a deep house brunch to a poolside Passover party, check out what’s happening on the LA nightlife and dining scene this week. 

Movie & Bites | “The Island of Cats” at JAPAN HOUSE

JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles is bringing back its beloved “Movie & Bites” series this spring, featuring the L.A. premiere of the film, “The Island of Cats” (2019). Directed by the world-renowned animal photographer, Mitsuaki Iwago, whose photos have graced the cover of National Geographic magazine, the film takes you to springtime on a picturesque cat island, where adorable feline companions roam freely amidst the beauty of nature. Daikichi, the lead character, who honors the memory of his deceased wife through the preparation of traditional Japanese dishes, adds a heartfelt touch to the film’s narrative.

Following the screening, Chef Yoshitaka Mitsue of JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles’ restaurant, UKA, recently added to the prestigious 2024 MICHELIN Guide California selection, will guide guests to immerse in the culinary world of the film. He will demonstrate how to prepare dishes seen on-screen such as the delicate folds of tamagoyaki* (Japanese rolled omelet) as well as a vibrantly assembled chirashi sushi*, and introduce the nostalgic sweetness of melon cream soda*, followed by a tasting experience.

When: Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: JAPAN HOUSE Salon, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles

Register HERE

Candlelight Spring: A Tribute to Taylor Swift

Fresh off the release of The Tortured Poets Department, enjoy the music of Taylor Swift in a way you’ve never seen before. The Candlelight Spring event at Skirball Cultural Center will be a multi-sensory experience headed by the Orchid Quartet under the glow of candlelight.

When: Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Where: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

deadmau5 Signing at Amoeba Hollywood

deadmau5 is meeting fans and signing copies of Random Album Title on vinyl at Amoeba Hollywood this Thursday. Tickets to attend are available with pre-order of the “Random Album Title” LP in-store only at Amoeba. Space is limited!

When: Thursday, April 25 at 12 p.m.

Where: Amoeba, 6200 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles

Wine Tasting Experience with Justin Winery at The Marina del Rey Hotel

Experience an exclusive dining experience at SALT at The Marina del Rey Hotel, featuring perfect pairings with renowned Justin Wines from Paso Robles. Mingle with the creators of Justin Wines as you savor their selections, expertly paired with creations by our own Chef Garee Battad. Delight in a seated dinner while the winemakers share insights into the uniqueness of their world-class offerings. General Admission ticket includes a welcome splash of Justin Rose, a three-course dinner and a take-home souvenir.

When: Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m.

Where: Marina Del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey

Get Tickets HERE

Deep House Brunch ft. Gene Farris [Nighttime Disco Edition] at Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

ORLOVE is hosting a killer nighttime disco dance brunch party this Thursday at Kiss Kiss Bang Bang the Line Hotel. Gene Farris and Scotty Boy will be throwing down disco sets while an additional performance by Red Five.

When: Thursday, April 25 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. 

Where: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, 3531 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Live Band Experience with Jayson Cash & Major Myjah

This Thursday, enjoy an exciting and intimate night of live hip-hop music in DTLA featuring performances by Jayson Cash and Major Myjah. Food will be available by Just Wing It.

When: Thursday, April 25 at from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: 774 Gladys Avenue, Los Angeles,

Get Tickets HERE

Too Cool for SOOL at OTOTO and Tsubaki

Hana Makgeolli founder and winemaker Alice Jun is coming out to Los Angeles from her Brooklyn brewery and tasting room to introduce her Makgeolli (available by the glass and in flights for purchase) and chat with diners, popping back and forth the neighboring restaurants all night. Both restaurants will feature a couple of Korean dishes in honor of their special guest: OTOTO will be featuring a Nira Jeon (pancake) among their specials while Tsubaki will be doing a Korean fish dish. 
 
Note: This is not any sort of set menu or ticketed event; reservations at Tsubaki are recommended but not required; OTOTO is walk-ins only as always. 
 

When: Friday, April 26 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: OTOTO, 1360 Allison Avenue, Los Angeles and Tsubaki, 1356 Allison Avenue, Los Angeles

Tsubaki Reservations HERE

Too Cool for LIL TEXAS at Avalon

Electronic musician LIL TEXAS is coming to Avalon Hollywood. Here for the underdogs and outcasts of electronic music, LIL TEXAS has inspired a groundbreaking movement for American hardcore. With his roots embedded in jazz and classical music, LIL TEXAS shifted from being a member of a band to creating his own artistic identity dedicated to the rave. He’s now known for his extreme brand of high-speed techno music that he dubs Texcore.
 

When: Friday, April 26 at 10 p.m.

Where: Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine Street, Hollywood

Get Tickets HERE

Orange Glou Fair

Dedicated exclusively to orange wines, the Orange Glou Fair—created by Sommelier and wine educator Doreen Winkler—will welcome 20 superstar wineries from all around the world, with over 80 orange wines for guests to taste, focused on domestic producers and Georgian producers. (Fun fact: orange wine was first produced 8,000 years ago in the Republic of Georgia).

Following two successful Orange Glou Fairs in New York City, the Los Angeles open-air event will be held Saturday at the beTRUE Los Angeles creative space in West Hollywood. Attendees can purchase tickets for the early session from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or the late session from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.. 

When: Saturday, April 27  from 11 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: beTRUE Los Angeles, 7225 W Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Coco & Friends Day Party at Station1640

Get ready for Coco & Friends Brunch Day Party with pulses of vibrant energy, set in the heart of Hollywood at Station1640 in the Cahuenga Corridor and Chaplin, Keaton, Loyd Alley.

Enjoy pulsating electronic beats all day long with overflowing mimosas, drink specials, delicious food and more. Mix and mingle with LA’s underground crowd with thumping bass and infectious vibes for an unforgettable experience. Beats by Colette, Dayhota, Din90 and DJ Heather, who is also celebrating a birthday.

When: Saturday, April 27 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Station1640, 1640 North Cahuenga Boulevard, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Sneak Preview of The District Nightclub

Get ready to ignite your Saturday night with an explosion of beats and bliss at The District, LA’s hottest new dance haven. Picture this: a multi-room paradise spanning two floors, featuring an outdoor tropical lounge that’ll transport you to a world of pure relaxation and rhythm. Downstairs, immerse yourself in the pulse-pounding waves of EDM, while upstairs, groove to the irresistible vibes of hip hop and reggaeton. There will also be state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and laser tech to elevate your night to epic proportions, exclusive bottle service specials featuring top-shelf favorites and secure parking for a hassle-free experience. Free entry before 10 p.m. with RSVP and April babies are free all night. Dress to impress or come as you are – they’re all about carefree vibes and unforgettable memories. Just leave the slides, open-toed sandals, and hats at home.

Don’t miss your chance to dive into a night of pure euphoria, where the music never stops and the memories are endless. Spread the word, gather your crew, and let’s make magic happen at The District Nightclub!

When: Saturday, April 27 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where:  The District, 2889 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Kala Chashma 360 Party at The Catwalk Club

LA’s biggest Bollywood party is going down this weekend at The Catwalk Club.  India’s #1 celebrity DJ DJ Dharak will perform on the world’s first-ever Bollywood 360° stage, where partiers will be surrounded by mind-blowing visuals, including LED screens, lasers, CO2 systems, confetti blasts, LED glow tubes, and so much more. Get ready to vibe on to some of the most popular Bollywood Dance hits, 90’s Mashups, Indo-house, Punjabi and much more.

When: Saturday, April 27 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: The Catwalk Club, 698 Harlem Place, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

COLLĒCTIVE MINDZ | A House & Techno Experience in DTLA

The Sound Factory and TechnoFamLA are joining forces to bring back COLLĒCTIVE MINDZ | A House & Techno Experience featuring two stages in DTLA. Get ready for big sound, quality production, fire dancers, vendors and many surprises. While the DJ lineup is still under wraps, expect performances by Gogo Hoop Dance Stars and Angela Genesis and vendors including Schugar, Good Stuff That You Want, Fer Collections and Martin’s Tacos. he event is conveniently located in Downtown Los Angeles. Address will be sent via TEXT or e-mail to attendees at 7 p.m. the day of the event and every hour after. Free RSVP before midnight.

When: Saturday, April 27 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Where: Downtown Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Tel Aviv To Tulum Passover Party at Skybar

Celebrate Passover outdoors under the stars at Skybar, located at the Mondrian in West Hollywood. The epic rooftop party will be full kosher for the holiday featuring bar DJs spinning Tel Aviv sounds and Tulum vibes. Donated proceeds benefiting displaced families in Israel and the Sderot community.

When: Saturday, April 27 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Skybar at Mondrian, 8440 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Get Tickets HERE

Curvez N’ Cowboyz Day Party in Long Beach 

Ladies pull on your Daisy Dukes and fellas put on your boots, it’s a Sunday Funday Heauxdown! Located in the heart of Long Beach, Curvez N Cowboy party will features a huge patio space packed with games, mechanical bull, 360 photo booth, fully stocked bar, hookah and mouth-watering menu. LA’s top DJs will be spinnin’ the hottest hits in hip-hop and R&B and there will be several vendors on site with amazing products for purchase. Yeehaw!

When: Sunday, April 28 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: 2688 East South Street, Long Beach

Get Tickets HERE

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