Orpheum Theatre is a beauty of a theater in a so-so stretch in downtown.
The gorgeous 2000+ seat venue is host to an ecletic variety of music artists, movie and TV shoots, occasional movie premieres... more
Here is a website that lists all the nightclubs that are good and gives their contact info:
http://www.clubzone.com/sponsors/index.asp?city=2 No sneakers or hats; men wear collared shirts for most... more
Velvet Nightlife.com is a web-site that allows you to tell Nightclubs in Hollywood what you are willing to spend for table service. The web-site works with club owners to help
them reduce the amount... more
Hey I had only a couple night to spend in LA so I figured why not check out Hollywood for a night or two. After being rather disapointed with how Hollywood blvd. looked. I was surprised out how many... more
This world-famous club on the Strip has been king of the hill since it was first opened by actor Johnny Depp and co-owner Sal Jenco back in 1993. The intimate club is also known for unforgettable... more
217, an unassuming lounge/club in Santa Monica is one of the best dance spots I've been to in LA. If you love to shake it and don't care about high-profile celebs or being at the "in" place - 217 is... more
There are some good shows at House of Blues. That is where my praise for this place ends. It's overpriced (thus I only go when I get in for free) and is the epitome of corporate attempts at being... more
Here is Broadway West Coast version!! Fantastic productions play here year round. Here is where the classy people of L.A. are seen (Yes, they do exist here!). Imagine a place in the city where people... more
Laid-back beach bar with great bartenders, great bar food & drinks at reasonable prices, sports on many televisions, internet juke box & trivia, karaoke or live music on Tuesday & Sunday nights,... more
Very many cool clubs and restaurants on PINE AVENUE down in Long Beach. In the Santa Monica area, go to Santa Monica Promenade close to OCEAN VIEW BLVD. (lots of young people hang out to watch movies,... more
Hennessey's is a nice little Irish Pub right on the beach. We stopped in for drinks one night after dinner at a nearby restaurant. He had a few rounds of beers that ran us about $6 each. The beer... more
I wanted to meet up with my friends in Los Angeles before I left for Sydney. I couldn't think of a better way to spend my time on a layover. So I decided on a spot called Melody, located not too far... more
A fun place in Westwood, just down the street from the main UCLA campus. Great food and micro-brews to appease everyone! Try their Hefeweisen and don't forget the lemon! :) Thursday nights, this is... more
The Galaxy Theatre, located in Santa Ana, CA is a definate must if you are into small music venues! I saw Dishwalla perform there and it was awesome! The dinner was pretty average but the show was SO... more
Looking for a local joint to have a dance and drink on a Thursday night or the weekend, the Mai Tai bar is the perfect place to go. Located in Long Beach, Mai Tai bar is a low-key club/bar which many... more
This lounge is located kind of in an awkward place. It's on a quiet street in a residential neighborhood in downtown LA. It's at a condo. Its fun and a pretty decent vibe. A lot of asians. Watch out... more
There is no shortage of nightlife in LA. Every possible scene you're interested in pretty much has a party on some night. Hollywood and Downtown has a lot going on for all flavors from 18+ clubs...
There is no shortage of nightlife in LA. Every possible scene you're interested in pretty much has a party on some night. Hollywood and Downtown has a lot going on for all flavors from 18+ clubs all the way to semi-private subculture specialty nights that make you question where these people come from. In between is the standard glitz and glamour of the sunset strip - complete with absurd bouncers, silicon galore, and d-baggery of every stripe. West Hollywood is a Gay nightlife mecca. Venice has a mellow beach vibe that is hipstery and laid back expecially along Abbott Kinney. What's happening where changes all the time and your best bet is to start with the LA Weekly and go from there...
I've been to Los Angeles quite a few times over the years, I was born in nearby Inglewood and lived there until the tender age of 3, returned when I was in grade school, again in junior high when I......