5 Things To Do This Week In L.A.

Pat yourself on the back — you’ve made it through yet another week. And while you probably already have jam-packed plans slated for the rest of the weekend, we’re here to ensure you keep the good times rolling beyond the two-day break. So, we’ve gathered up a slew of cool, must-hit events for the upcoming week. Check out our little agenda and rest assured you won’t panic when Monday rolls around and you’re aching for more fun. We’ve got your back.
Jack White at The Mayan Theatre
What better way to kick the Monday blues than peeping former White Stripes frontman Jack White at the Mayan Theatre? His freshly launched solo album Blunderbuss is garnering much buzz, and he’s sure to bring it back to the basics with his jams like “I Should Go To Sleep” and “Sixteen Saltines.” If you’re Jack White fan, this show is one to pencil in, stat.
When: Monday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mayan Theatre, 1038 South Hill Street (between Olympic Boulevard and 11th Street); 213-746-4287.
Price: $39.50; Buy tickets here.
#1 Magic Show In L.A.
According to the name, yes, this is indeed the only magic show you need to peep in L.A. $65 gets you admission to night packed with illusions, tricks, and laughs with world renowned magician Ivan Amodei. The L.A. Times has dubbed his show “spectacular,” so if you’re looking to get all abracadabra-y this week, we recommend hitting this place up.
When: Friday, May 4, 7 p.m.
Where: Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard (At North Beverly Drive); 310-275-5200. Price: $65; Buy tickets here.
Beyond Baroque Art Auction
Itching to shop around for art? Look no further than the Beyond Baroque Art Fashion. The annual event boasts pieces from some of the biz’s brightest art stars from Ed Ruscha to Robbie Conal. You’ll enjoy the sweet sounds of saxophonist Ulrich Kreiger, too. Sounds like a swanky way to spend the afternoon, no?
When: Sunday, May 7, 3 p.m.
Where: Beyond Baroque Arts Center, 681 Venice Boulevard (At Venice Boulevard); 310-822-3006.
Short Film Night
Get your cinema and your drink fix on at El Cid’s Short Film Night. The old-school bar is hosting an evening dedicated to brief flicks, and we’re sure it will be a doozy. Movies and booze? We’ll catch you there with a cold one.
When: Wednesday, May 2, 9:00 p.m.
Where: El Cid, 4212 West Sunset Boulevard (Near Santa Monica Boulevard); 323-668-0318.
Los Angeles Kings vs St. Louis Blues
Nothing gets us amped like hitting up a ball game on weekday. It doesn’t matter what team we’re rooting for, we dig the energy of the stadium and cheap (well, cheap-ish) beer to put an end to cabin fever. So, we’re going to suggest you grab your pals at hit up this game at the Staples Center. You’ll be glad you rolled through.
When: Thursday, May 3, time TBD
Where: Staples Center, 1111 South Figueroa Street (Near West 11th Street); 213-742-7326.
Price: $100 and up; Buy tickets here.
Photo: Via Jack White Official Site

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