Taylor Swift performs on Hollywood Boulevard

The Best of Los Angeles in 2015: Concerts

01/02/2015

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Los Angeles welcomes world-famous acts and rising stars for another stellar year of concerts. From spectacular arenas like STAPLES Center to historic Sunset Strip venues and intimate spaces like The Echo & Echoplex, amazing music is being performed in L.A. every night. Following is just a sample of the concerts you can enjoy in L.A. in 2015. For a complete bucket list of this year's must-see events and attractions, check out our guide to the Best of Los Angeles in 2015.

Right Field Pavilion at Dodger Stadium

The Best of Los Angeles in 2015: Sports

12/30/2014

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An amazing year of Los Angeles sports events began with the 101st Rose Bowl and continues with March Madness, The CONCACAF Gold Cup and the crosstown battle for the Victory Bell.  For a complete bucket list of this year's must-see events and attractions, check out our guide to the Best of Los Angeles in 2015.

Rolls-Royce by Beverly Wilshire

Stay in L.A. Like a Celebrity: Red Carpet Hotel Packages

12/30/2014

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The world’s biggest stars in film, TV and music will be in Los Angeles during awards season. L.A. hotels are rolling out the red carpet for these famous visitors, and they’re ready to make you feel like a VIP too. Read on for our guide to L.A. that will let you experience the city like a celebrity.

Rendering of The Broad museum exterior

The Best of Los Angeles in 2015: Museums

12/29/2014

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From the long-awaited opening of The Broad to The Huntington’s new Education and Visitor Center, here’s a look at the year ahead for L.A.’s world-class collection of museums.

Outdoor plaza at The Bloc in Downtown Los Angeles

The Best of Los Angeles in 2015

12/29/2014

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The five-year transformation of the famed Upper Lot at Universal Studios Hollywood continues in 2015 with "Fast & Furious - Supercharged" and "Springfield." The project began with the launch of "Transformers: The Ride-3D" in 2012 and will culminate with the opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” in 2016.

FAST & FURIOUS - SUPERCHARGED (SUMMER 2015)
The iconic Studio Tour will add a spectacular new finale when “Fast & Furious - Supercharged” opens in the summer of 2015. Based on the "Fast & Furious" action movie series, “Supercharged” is a dynamic hydraulic-motion based ride that catapults guests into the high-stakes underground world of fast cars. Housed in a new 50,000-square-foot building, “Supercharged” tells an original "Fast & Furious" story with hyper-realistic special effects that immerse guests in the the adrenaline-fueled "Fast & Furious" universe. State-of-the-art 3D-HD imagery is projected onto the world’s longest and most expansive 360-degree screen, spanning nearly 400 feet in length to encircle Studio Tour passengers.

SPRINGFIELD - THE SIMPSONS RIDE (SPRING 2015)
Opening in spring 2015, “Springfield” captures the spirit of the hometown of America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. The vibrant and expansive space surrounding “The Simpsons Ride” will come alive with favorite locations from the 25-year run of the award-winning animated series. From famous eateries like Krusty Burger, Luigi’s Pizza and Phineas Q. Butterfat’s 5600 Flavors Ice Cream Parlor to iconic watering holes like Moe’s Tavern and Duff’s Brewery, guests will feel as if they’ve stepped through their TV and into the colorful city of Springfield.

African American L.A.

12/23/2014

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The history of African Americans in Los Angeles dates back to the original 44 settlers who founded the city of Los Angeles in 1781.

Bradbury Building in Downtown L.A.

Go On Location: Top 10 Science Fiction Movie & TV Locations in Los Angeles

12/23/2014

Lindsay Blake

Los Angeles is world famous for its sandy beaches, towering palm trees and sparkling stretches of ocean. L.A. also boasts its fair share of unique, otherworldly and sometimes bizarre landscapes and structures.  Over the years, science fiction film and television makers have flocked to these mystical locales to lens some of the genre’s most iconic productions. Read on to learn about ten of the most extraordinary L.A. locations that have been immortalized in science fiction films and TV series.

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