· Monday, January 1, 0001

Gay L.A. Events

  Event Description Time / Location
1/24 - 12/26 Art Workshops

Beginning in January, every Friday night at MOLAA throughout 2014 will feature intriguing programs—mainly geared towards adults—meant to educate, stimulate the senses and provide an interesting way to begin the weekend in a social setting. This particular Friday includes a hands-on art workshop for artists of all ages, held by professional artists, teachers and community members. molaa.org

See Website for Details, Museum of Latin American Art
7/1 - 7/29 Annual Wine & Jazz Summer Concert Series

With sponsorship by kJazz 88.1 FM, wines from Stella Rosa and food by Wolfgang Puck Catering, this weekly fundraising event will take place every Tuesday evening during the five weeks of July. The series features a popular act, closing with legendary Latin jazz artist Pancho Sanchez on its final night. The entertainment is free, while wine tasting and light appetizers are $10, with proceeds benefiting Project Angel Food. Through July 29. angelfood.org

see website, Hollywood & Highland Central Courtyard
7/26 - 8/3 Big Bear Cycling Festival

Bringing together both road and mountain bike enthusiasts for a week-long festival, there will be two main events: Big Bear MTB Gran Fondo (which includes The Grizzly 100) and the 5th Annual Tour de Big Bear, a road cycling ride that anchors the festival on Aug. 2. All levels of riders are encouraged to participate. Through Aug. 3. bigbearcyclingfestival.com

see website, Big Bear Lake
7/28 Multiplex Dance Summer Concerts: ‘I Do’

This evening of interactive digital dance theater celebrating equality showcases an eclectic spread of performances including a community project called Interface: Marriage Equality. There will be original music and optics beyond your imagination.                             

see website, Plummer Park
8/2 Long Beach Crawfish Festival

Now in its 21st annual installment, this year’s fest serves seasoned cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the world’s largest pots. Dance to rousing cajun and Zydeco bands and join the Second Line Dancing Parade featuring the New Orleans High Steppers. longbeachcrawfishfestival.com

see website, Rainbow Lagoon
8/2 Casablanca

Gripping, beautiful and genuinely moving, this espionage thriller has become the most celebrated films of all time. Humphrey Bogart’s cool demeanor belies a heart of gold when he encounters an old flame in the war-torn exotic city of Casablanca. cinespia.org

see website, Hollywood Forever Cemetery
8/6 Robert Glasper Experiment

The Grammy-winning jazz ensemble will perform on a night filled with great musical guests, including pianist and L.A. Phil Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock, an orchestra directed by Vince Mendoza and jazz singer Gregory Porter. RGX is also set to perform. laphil.org

see website, Hollywood Bowl