Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Abalone Cove
Natural beauty awaits at Abalone Cove where skinny-dippers and fishermen alike come to explore the tidepools.
Attend the Taping of a TV Show
Take a peek behind the scenes of telly world and grab the chance to see one of your favourite shows in the making. You'll forever be able to shout when it appears on screen: 'I was there!'
Barrington Recreation Center
A great place to come and play Barrington Park Recreation Center offerings everything from competitive sports right through to picnic tables. Personally we pref
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Opened in 2003, the Frank Gehry-designed concert hall is worth visiting if only to view its exterior. An amazing piece of architecture, the building houses some of the best classical music events in the city.
The Wiltern
A large venue where the best musical artists are endowed with the grandeur they deserve.
Silent Movie Theatre
Devoted to reinvigorating the movie-going experience, the owners of the Silent Movie Theatre believe that movies work best as social experiences. Get involved and pay a visit to this quirky cinema.
Santa Monica Pier
If the rides and cotton candy put you off visiting the pier in the day, head down after dark and participate in their programme of events including a series of dances and concerts.
Museum of Contemporary Art
The only museum in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to contemporary art, MOCA has one of the nation's most renowned and comprehensive permanent collections. A mu
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
An important site in the city's cultural map, LACMA has housed some impressive collections over the years and is a great place to visit if one has had enough of
Griffith Park
Griffith park is not only home to that ultra-famous Hollywood sign, but also holds the title of the largest municipal park in the United States. Come here to escape the traffic and enjoy a little green space.
El Capitan
For a piece of that old movie palace glamour, take a look inside El Captain, one of the few left of its kind.
Ace Gallery
If you're often left cold by exhibitions of modern art, we urge you to give this gallery a try. With a balance of emerging and fully established artists, much e
The Groundlings
An improvisation and sketch comedy troupe, the Groundlings and their theatre offer a great place to watch comedy in the city. Who knows, you could catch the nex
The Music Center
The performing arts centre of Los Angeles, The Music Center is formed of four venues: the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Ahmanson Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum.
The Greek
For a festival vibe, visit the Greek and watch some live music under the stars in the heart of the city. Having played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, the Greek knows what it's doing.
Hollywood Bowl
Home to rock stars and concert musicians alike, the Hollywood Bowl has something to suit all tastes. How better to appreciate your favourite artist than in such amazing and historic surroundings?
El Rey
The El Rey Theater is an original art deco theater in the heart of the Miracle Mile, one of Los Angeles' preserved art deco districts. Converted into a live music venue in 1994, it now houses all manner of entertainment.

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