Haute Top 5: How to Spend Memorial Day 2017 in LA

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1 La La Land in Concert at The Hollywood Bowl

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Experience "City of Starts" under the stars at The Hollywood Bowl, where a screening of the Oscar-nominated film that celebrates Los Angeles will be accompanied by live 100-piece orchestra, choir and jazz ensemble conducted by the film's composter, Justin Hurwitz, will take place. There's even a fireworks finale!
2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068

2 The Clifton's Canteen at Clifton's Republic

Clifton's Republic
Step back in time with this tribute to the USO shows of the 1940's at downtown's Clifton Republic, which will present its Clifton's Canteen over Memorial Day weekend. Punch up your dance card and fill up on food and drinks with your ration card while you enjoy the show—presented by the Andrew Sisters and the "stars" of the ’40s—who will entertain the troops with standards that you know and love played by a live jazz band. Costumes are a must.
648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014

3 Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle
Celebrate Memorial Day in a VERY SoCal way with the Lightning in a Bottle Arts and Music Festival. The fest, which is located at San Antonio Lake in Bradley, starts off with a core focus on environmental stewardship and penchant for captivating experiences. It's not a typical festival: while there IS music (and a great, electro line-up at that, including Bassnectar and Jhene Aiko) its focus is art art-first, social change and conscious activism. There's yoga and nutrition classes and demonstrations, among other atypical festival activations.
San Antonio Lake in Bradley, CA

4 John Legend at The Greek Theatre

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The Greek is one of the most magical venues for live music in L.A., rendered even more so over Memorial Day weekend with the sensuous sounds of R&B crooner John Legend, who will be promoting his latest record, "Darkness and Light," which features contributions from Miguel, Chance the Rapper and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes.
Griffith Park, 2700 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

5 Cinespia: Clueless at Hollywood Forever

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Please, you should like TOTALLY pause at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on May 28, where Cinespia will be hosting a screening of "Clueless." It's completely appropriate to see this very L.A.-centric film in one of the most iconic spots IN the City of Angels. Gates open at 6:45—get there in advance of the 8:30 screening to score a sweet spot and reminisce about the good old days with your neighbors before witnessing the antics of a young Alicia Silverstone as Cher, a bubbly Beverly Hills high school student with really good intentions, who doesn't know it all, as it happens. The film gets bonus points for featuring a totes adorbs young Paul Rudd.
6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
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