5 Events to Attend This Winter

BY Shontel Horne | January 5, 2017 | Feature Features

While it may not be the holiday season anymore, there are still a bevy of flashy events happening around L.A. From iconic musical milestone performances to two-week long Epicurean restaurant adventures, there is no shortage of entertainment in the City of Angels.
Hamachi Crudo on Craft's dineLA menu

 For 15 days, hot spots like Craft and Redbird will serve up special lunch and dinner menus during this biannual culinary event. Be sure to book early—reservations fill up quickly. Locations vary

 RENT: The 20th Anniversary Tour Fans of this groundbreaking musical have been singing “five hundred, twenty-five thousand, six hundred minutes” for 20 years. Don’t wait to buy tickets for this anniversary tour—The Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical has only eight shows planned for its brief stop in L.A. Tickets $35-$135. Hollywood Pantages Theatre, L.A.

Art Los Angeles ContemporaryWho needs Art Basel when L.A. is chock-full of events highlighting the best renowned and emerging visual artists all month long? With site-specific installations, myriad galleries and entertainment, Art Los Angeles continues to be a must for dealers, collectors and creators. Tickets $25-$65. The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica

 ASCAP Foundation/DreamWorks Musical Theatre Workshop
 Behind every musical there’s a team of composers, performers, lyricists, producers and directors tasked with getting the production from the page to the stage. Theater veterans discuss how musicals come to be and share projects they’re currently working on during this free creative discussion. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills

Air + Style 
Music and extreme sports collide during this festival and boarding competition created by two-time Olympian Shaun White. Groove to sets from Major Lazer and Chromeo between watching athletes defy gravity on skateboarding ramps and 16-story snowboarding jumps. Tickets $139-$229. EXPO Park at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, L.A.

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