June 1, 2012
Andaz & the Roxy's Under the Covers Sessions Where: Andaz West Hollywood, 8401 Sunset Blvd. When: 8 p.m., June 20, July 25 (bands TBD) Price: Free Info: (323) 656-1234; underthecoversongs.tumblr.com Mondrian Sessions Where: Mondrian Los Angeles, 8440 Sunset Blvd. When: June 27 Price: Free admission, RSVP required Info: (323) 848-6027; http://www.morganshotelgroup.com/rsvp/mondrian-sessions2.html Desert Nights Where: Standard Hollywood, 8300 West Sunset Blvd.
May 24, 2012 |
Starting Monday, Memorial Day, select museums around the country will offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, Sept. 3. The program is a partnership between the Department of Defense, the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, a nonprofit group providing support for military families. The museum program was started in 2010 and is now in its third year. To obtain free admission, visitors must present a valid piece of identification showing active duty in the military or National Guard and Reserves.
April 9, 2012 |
National Park Week offers free admission at parklands nationwide, making this month a good time to plan an outdoor getaway. Here's an idea: Mark J ohn M uir 's birthday on April 21 with a visit to the park he loved to roam ( Yosemite National Park ) and his California home ( John Muir National Historic Site near Martinez). The deal: Not all of the 397 national parks, monuments and historical sites run by the National Park Service charge an entry fee, but those that do will waive the cost during the special week.
March 23, 2012
The end of Pacific Standard Time — the Getty's region-wide survey on the history of art in Southern California — will be celebrated with free admission at 19 local museums on March 31. Among the participating institutions will be the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Fisher Museum of Art and the American Museum of Ceramic Art. Pacific Standard Time explored the history of art in Southern California...
March 20, 2012 |
One of the first decisions of Santa Anita's new chief executive, Mark Verge, was to reinstate Free Fridays at the Arcadia track, so starting this Friday and through the end of the 72-day winter-spring meeting on April 22, general admission will be free on Fridays. "This is a Southern California jewel," Verge said of Santa Anita. "We want people to rediscover horse racing. " Along with the free admission on Fridays, beers, hot dogs and sodas will cost $2. The free admission proved to be popular in drawing fans when it was used at Santa Anita and Hollywood Park.
March 19, 2012 |
Club Mud is the longtime nickname given to Glen Ivy Hot Springs . The indoor-outdoor day spa in Corona known for its natural clay mud has a sweet birthday treat: Book a spa treatment on your birthday and get free admission for the day. The deal: The offer requires a 50-minute or longer spa treatment, such as massages (different types to choose from) that start at $99. Admission with a treatment usually costs $39 Mondays-Thursdays and $52 on weekends and holidays, so that's the savings in the birthday special.
March 4, 2012 |
Whether Edgar Allan Poe made you fear ravens or Charles M. Schulz's Snoopy made you want a beagle, a new show at the Morgan Library & Museum may help you reconnect with your favorite beasts. “In the Company of Animals: Art, Literature, and Music at the Morgan” runs through May 20. The special exhibition explores how animals have appeared as symbols, muses, moral teachers, talking creatures, and beloved companions in 80 works of art in the Morgan's collections. Artists represented include Albrecht Dürer, T.S. Eliot, David Hockney, George Orwell, Sergei Prokofiev, E.B. White and Virginia Woolf.
March 4, 2012
If you go Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 E. Tropicana Blvd., Las Vegas; http://www.pinballhall.org . Open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Closed major holidays. Free admission.
February 14, 2012 |
Washington, Jefferson and Madison will be chatting with guests at Colonial Williamsburg this Presidents Day weekend when presidents of all stripes -- PTA, student council, book club, etc. -- get free admission to the re-created 18th century Virginia attraction. The deal: Williamsburg visitors have a chance to hobnob with the Founding Fathers (well, actors playing them) and take in special programs, including a fife-and-drum salute to the presidents and Q&As with some of them.
January 17, 2012 |
Here's a good excuse to visit Sacramento next month and cash in on a little culture in the capital. The city's museums will open their doors for free in honor of the annual Sacramento Museum Day. The deal: Twenty-six museums will offer free admission 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 4. Two other locations--the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town--will feature half-off admission tickets on the same day. To take optimum advantage of Museum Day, you need to...