Downtown Dark Nights on Friday, June 12

IT’S BACK! L.A. LIVE’s most exciting night returns with Downtown Dark Nights on Friday, June 12 – featuring live musicians, performers, artists and indie craft vendors AND unbeatable $5 food & drink specials at participating L.A. LIVE restaurants! Don’t miss out on all of the fun in Downtown Los Angeles!

$5 FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – Ford’s Filling Station – Katsuya L.A. LIVE – Lawry’s Carvery – Live Basil Pizza – Red Mango – Rosa Mexicano – Rock’N Fish – Smashburger – The Farm of Beverly Hills – Tom’s Urban – Triple 8 – Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

$10 PARKING (cash or credit, free for Preferred Members) Lot W, Gate B » PARKING MAP HERE =>http://lalive.s3.amazonaws.com/doc/2015-LA-LIVE-Parking-Mapl.pdf Continue Reading

POPUP MARKETPLACE – Wednesday, May 20 @ 5-10pm

Featuring over 60 handcrafted vendors – many from the Arts District and Downtown Los Angeles, this FREE weeknight event curated by Melissa Richardson Banks and Edgar Varela of @WeAreDTLA also includes DJ music by Francesca Harding and Matthew Rubino​ plus $5 food and drink specials from eateries including Katsuya, Rock’N Fish, The Farm of Beverly Hills, Tom’s Urban, and more.

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INDIE MAKERS, CRAFTERS & ARTISTS: Agapantha Jewelry​, Anvil Handcrafted, Articulum General Store​, Arts District Printing Co., Barney & Clyde Mercantile​, Big Squeeze Press​, Black Brain, Brinko Ties​, Cactus Club Paper​, Candle Stash​, Cowpunk Leather Products​, CRASH Jewelry, Curmudgeon Cards, Detroit Trash, Downtown Muse, Few Bits, Goat & Kettle​, HollyWood & Twine​, HumanTreeRobot​, Ichiban Bath Company​, Library Store on Wheels, Lindall Leather Works, London Manori​, Luke Hobbs Design​, Macbeanie, Marley & Alfie​, Mayu Silk Art​, Objects With Purpose, Oceguera Handmade Felted Goods, Panache Jewelry, Pocket Square Clothing​, Pop & Timber​, Quetzal Boutique, Rad Uncle​, Record Truck, Roots Revival Co., ROTDcreations, Shay Candles​, SoCal Etsy Guild​, Sour Girls (Fox Force Three), Succulent Heaven​, The Glass Studio, The Tin Man Art, Topanga Patina​, UPCYCLED by Micha Design (list current as of 5/15/15)

PARKING: Event parking is just $10 in Lot W (West Garage) only IF you enter through Gate B –PARKING MAP HERE -(cash or credit – free for L.A. LIVE Preferred Members only)

DOWNTOWN DARK NIGHTS May 15 @ 6-10pm at L.A. LIVE!

RAIN or SHINE on Friday, May 15 @ 6-10pm at L.A. LIVE!

DOWNTOWN DARK NIGHTS curated by @WeAreDTLA

Taking its name to describe an evening when there are no games or concerts at L.A. LIVE’s Staples Center or Nokia Theatre, this FREE art-centric event features live music, live painting by street artists, and live performances by breakdancers, stilt walkers, hula-hoop dancers, deejays, and more plus $5 food and drink menus from numerous participating restaurants at L.A. LIVE. Event parking is just $10 in Lot W (West Garage) only IF you enter through Gate B –PARKING MAP HERE -(cash or credit – free for L.A. LIVE Preferred Members only)

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ARTOPIA! 4/30 @ 8-11 PM

The third annual LA Weekly’s Artopia will be held on Thursday, April 30, 8-11 PM in the Arts District at The Container Yard, featuring live art, live music, performance-based fashion, and more. This year’s immersive art experience is curated by none other than renowned art critic and writer Shana Nys Dambrot. With more to come, she’s gathered an amazing array of artists to participate, including Victor Wilde and his Bohemian Society, Mud Baron, Debi Cable and her 3D Art Gallery, Mikael B. Design, interdisciplinary artist Amy Kaps, Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, and KCRW deejay Jeremy Sole.

In addition to the immersive art experience, Artopia will offer guests hand-crafted cocktails, shaken and stirred by the city’s most respected bartenders. A curated selection of Los Angeles’ hottest food trucks will on hand to enhance the evening by selling their signature dishes to hungry art aficionados. Last, but not least, new to Artopia this year is a special area devoted to vendors and artists who are showcasing and selling unique and handcrafted art and gift items. Produced by WeAreDLTA (a collaboration between Edgar Varela and Melissa Richardson Banks), the event’s first Artisan Village features an invited group of only 20 vendors.

Admission is limited to only 1,500 guests so buy your tickets NOW while they are still available and still only $30 (prices go up weekly until the event is sold out!)

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LA Weekly’s Artopia on Thursday April 30, 2015 @ 8pm -11pm
The Container Yard @ 800 E. 4th St, Los Angeles 90013

SAVE THE DATE! LA Weekly’s Artopia

SAVE THE DATE! LA Weekly’s Artopia takes place on Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 8-11 PM at The Container Yard in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles! The WeAreDTLA team (Melissa Richardson Banks and Edgar Varela) is producing the event’s first Artisan Village featuring an invitation-only group of L.A.’s top indie-craft vendors and artists! Admission starts at $35 – purchase through Ticketfly by clicking the “Tickets Available” link on the Artopia FB Event page.

Downtown Dark Nights at L.A. LIVE on Friday, February 6 @ 6-10 PM

Make your way to our 3rd Downtown Dark Nights at L.A. LIVE on Friday, February 6 @ 6-10 PM. RSVP on Facebook!

Celebrate the ups of being Downtown at L.A. LIVE’s most exciting night featuring live musicians, performers, artists and indie craft vendors AND unbeatable $5 food & drink specials at participating L.A. LIVE restaurants!

MUSIC: DJ sets with DJ Panamami & Anthony Valadez (KCRW) l Stonefeather l Ben Caron & The Joy Machine l Trio Ellas l Midnight Blues Band l Waterparx l Hendy & Thee Rockafarians l The Gajillionaires l Tamboura Baptiste

ART: Mear One l Man One l John Kilduff l James P. Scott l Patricia R. Mitchell l Exploding Tattoos by Ted Meyer and Anna Stump l LEBA l Sand One l Danger Beez and Blosm l Nora Ann-Francis Martin-Hall l Blacklight King l Armando Rosete l Debi Cable’s 3D Art Gallery l Drew Merritt l Dan Milnor Gonzales l Jett Jackson Continue Reading

The First-Ever POPUP Marketplace at L.A. LIVE

Make your way to the first-ever POPUP Marketplace at L.A. LIVE on November 12 from 5 – 10PM for an evening of shopping local and handmade. The district will transform into a night time craft fair showcasing over 60 of LA’s best and brightest indie makers, crafters and artists. DJs will be spinning tunes while you hop from booth to booth and participating L.A. LIVE restaurants will offer food and drink specials so you can relax and unwind with all of your new wares. With the holidays just around the corner, it’s the perfect excuse to get some early shopping done whilst sneaking in a treat (or two) for yourself!

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  • Specially Curated Marketplace with Over 60 Vendors
  • Food & Drink Specials at participating L.A. LIVE restaurants
  • Live Music & Entertainment
  • $5 Parking All Night – Lot W, Gate B Only (Free for Downtown Preferred members)

INDIE MAKERS, CRAFTERS & ARTISTS

LIVE MUSIC

SPECIALS BY PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS

Stop by our info booth on the way in and be one of the first 300 early birds to receive a complimentary POPUP tote bag!

We’re no longer accepting vendor submissions for the November 12 event. If you would like to be considered for our next event, please complete this form.

Sorry, only vendors who sell handcrafted and/or personally designed artisan goods will be invited to participate. No vendors will be considered if they sell mass-produced products or resale items.

POPUP Marketplace at L.A. LIVE is curated by Melissa Richardson Banks aka Downtown Muse and Edgar Varela aka EVFA; collectively of WeAreDTLA.