L.A.'s Best Events, From iHeartRadio's Alter Ego Concert to The Sopranos 25th Anniversary Screening and More

Kick off the New Year at these Los Angeles events!

"The Naughty Nine" Escape Room (Manhattan Beach): 'Twas the Heist Before Christmas, a brand-new escape room inspired by the upcoming Disney Original Movie "The Naughty Nine," will make its debut at Back in Time Escape Rooms at Manhattan Village Shopping Center. Participants can embark on their own holiday heist adventure as they gather a team to break into the North Pole's toy-making workshop to steal an elusive gaming console that Santa failed to deliver. Sign up here.
When: Now through Sunday, Jan. 14
Where: Back in Time Escape Rooms, 2970 North Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, 90266

The Dr. Seuss Experience (Santa Monica): The Dr. Seuss Experience is a one-of-a-kind interactive experience that explores the wondrous world of Dr. Seuss offers those who visit the chance to step into a Seuss-tacular journey including Christmas classic, The Grinch. Guests will have the opportunity to meet classic characters including The Grinch and the Cat in the Hat while they are transported into the magical and awe-inspiring worlds of Dr. Suess. Tickets start at $31; grab them here.
When: Now through Sunday, Jan. 28
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, 90401

Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939 Exhibit (DTLA): Union Station is showcasing a year-long temporary exhibit called Chinatown 1880 to 1939. The exhibition invites guests into the center of this once vibrant community of families, businesses and associations through historic photographs, oral history recordings and augmented reality.
When: Now through Fall 2024
Where: Los Angeles Union Station, 800 North Alameda St., L.A., 90012

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Cipriani Beverly Hills Opening (Beverly Hills): Cipriani is bringing its classic impeccable service, and Italian and Venetian recipes to Beverly Hills. Designed by Florentine architect Michele Bonan, who has collaborated with Cipriani on several other locations around the world, Cipriani Beverly Hills. embodies a sleek nautical aesthetic featuring polished wood interiors with steel trim, distinctive brown leather chairs, Murano chandeliers, black and white fashion photography and deep green velvet accents. Guests can expect classic Cipriani dishes including Baked Tagliolini with Ham, Calves liver alla Veneziana and more.
When: Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 11:30 a.m.
Where: Cipriani, 362 North Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, 90210

HBO's The Sopranos 25th Anniversary Screening (DTLA): Los Angelenos are invited to relive the drama, excitement and thrill of HBO's The Sopranos on its 25th Anniversary. There will be a special screening event of the pilot episode along with limited-edition giveaways, snacks, photo moments, and surprises.
When: Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m.
Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 700 West 7th St., Ste. U240, L.A., 90017

Thursday, Jan. 11

Valley Food Truck Festival (Canoga Park): Topanga Social will be hosting a food lover's paradise where guests can enjoy a diverse selection of food trucks, live entertainment and more. Admission is free.
When: Thursday, Jan. 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Westfield Topanga, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park, 91303

Friday, Jan. 12

Better You by Lana (Santa Monica): To flip the narrative of Quitters Day, KIND and actress Lana Condor are teaming up for a new wellness experience, 'Better You by Lana.' The one-day pop-up is to help guests to let go of their resolutions around food and eating that no longer serves them. The first 100 people in line will receive a custom gift from Lana and KIND (including a handwritten note from Lana herself and an assortment of free, delicious, and nutritious KIND Snack).
When: Friday, Jan. 12 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 395 Santa Monica Pl., #146, Santa Monica, 90401

Salt & Straw's Opening Party ( Brentwood): We all scream for ice cream! Well, in this case a new ice cream shop. Salt & Straw Brentwood is opening its doors and will be hosting a special in-store event to celebrate. The event will feature a live performance by local guitarist and musician, Christina Apostolopoulos. Guests can also purchase scoops of both classic flavors.
When: Friday, Jan. 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Salt & Straw Brentwood, 11640 San Vicente Blvd., # 104, Los Angeles, 90049

Saturday, Jan. 13

2024 iHeartRadio ALTer EGO (Anaheim): iHeartMedia is hosting a star-studded concert which will feature some of the biggest names in alternative rock including Fall Out Boy, The 1975, The Black Keys, Bush and more. Tickets are still available now; starting at $110.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.
Where: Honda Center, 2695 East Katella Ave., Anaheim, 92806

UnCabaret, Beth's UnBirthday Party (Westwood): UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance is excited to present the return of UnCabaret with Beth's UnBirthday Party for an evening of comedy by creator and host Beth Lapides and musical director Mitch Kaplan and well known comedians Julia Sweeney, Joey Soloway and Byron Bowers as well as an additional special guest. Tickets are $32; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m.
Where: UCLA Nimoy Theater, 1262 Westwood Blvd., L.A., 90024

Sunday, Jan. 14

Melrose Trading Post (Melrose): Start the new year in style at Melrose Trading Post. The market will host over 50 local artists & makers where Angelenos can shop from. There will also be a delicious selection of food trucks on site. General Admission is $6; purchase them here.
When: Sunday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

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