February 7 - 9
Queen Mary Park, Long Beach
Long Beach continues its run of musical legacy with One Love Cali Reggae Fest, with this year’s bill topped by acts like Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Dirty Heads, and even the Original Wailers.
The Buffalo Club
What if we told you that you could help fund neurofibromatosis research by running around in your underwear? Cupid’s Undie Run is a 15 minute (brief, if you will) run bookended by some mostly-naked partying, with proceeds going towards NF research. This one’s a duh.
February 12 & 13
The Mayan, DTLA
If you’ve been to Lucha VaVoom, then you know how fun it is, and if you haven’t… well now’s the time to figure it out. Part luchador wrestling, part burlesque, and part comedy show, Lucha VaVoom is an entirely original experience, and truly one of the most fun shows LA has. And right around Valentine’s Day, not a bad date night either.
February 13 - 23
Considered “ground zero” for Black film and entertainment, hitting up some of the screenings at PAFF is easily one of the best ways to celebrate Black History Month. This year, hit up movies like Xzibit’s directorial debut Broken Ground and Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace, along with Q&As, awards, and parties.