Hey SoCal! If you’ve been struggling with this frigid 98 degree weather, you may have spaced on your social life. Don’t sweat it, cuz Mike Ciriaco has got your back with this week’s Hey SoCalendar.
Loosen your lips at Rocco’s in WeHo for Makeout Mondayz.
Give your week a hello smooch with Rocco’s weekly midnight drag show, hosted by “Drag’s Baddest Bitch” Rhea Litre.
Get artsy at LACMA with Diana Maglioni’s Rethinking Conquest lecture series.
Presented in conjunction with LACMA’s “Mixpantli: Space, Time, and the Indigenous Origins of Mexico,” this is part of a four-part lecture series providing an in-depth look at the Florentine Codex and Indigenous histories of the conquest.
For those with children, and man-children husbands, hit up Pasadena’s Family Paint Party.
Paint, sip, laugh, paint and dance in one evening out. Artist Elizabeth Grebler will guide you through all steps of the painting process.
Treat your ears to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Soraya.
Britain’s world-famous orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, returns under the baton of new Music Director Vasily Petrenko on Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. with a program of romantic compositions, including Sir Edward Elgar’s glorious Enigma Variations and selections from Benjamin Britten’s soaring opera “Peter Grimes.”
Get retro at The Mixx Club’s 80s and 90s Flashback Party.
Past Action Heroes deliver a fun, high-energy show recreating the best hits from the ‘80s and ‘90s.
In celebration of the coming Lunar New Year, the Asian American Expo features seven exhibition halls, over 1,000 vendors, nine performance stages and three food courts. “Food, shopping, entertainment and fun – these are all annual staples that can be found at each year’s event,” according to event hosts.
Tap your toes in Costa Mesa at Tango Argentina.
Tango Argentina continues the Estrellas series with 12 of Argentina’s best tango dancers and musicians as part of its inaugural tour of the United States. This thrilling program features star dancers Ivana Ayala and Pedro Sanchiz and combines tango traditions with contemporary stories to show how the art form has evolved throughout its history.