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from Petit Ermitage...

For guests who want to explore the neighborhood during their stay, here are some of our recommendations for events in West Hollywood and Los Angeles:

Reykjavik Festival April 1 - 17
Visit the Walt Disney Concert Hall for a two-week exploration of Iceland’s eclectic music scene ranging from chamber works to pop music and includes artists such as Sigur Rós and a variety of other Scandinavian musicians.

The 14th Factory April 1 – 30
Join British artist, Simon Birch, as he films a multi-media, socially engaging documentary on the creation of an interactive art space. The set is comprised of a 3-acre empty warehouse located in downtown LA and includes collaboration with a global community of sixteen artists.

The Bombay Beach Biennale April 15 & 16
Take a trip to the Salton Sea and visit the derelict town of Bombay Beach while you experience Year One, “The Way the Future Used to Be.” Through an infusion of art, music & philosophy the town is transformed into a living art movement.

LA Times Festival of Books April 22 & 23
Attracting approximately 150.000 people each year, the LA Times Festival of books at USC includes live bands, poetry readings, chef demos, cultural entertainment, artists, film screenings and more.
The Rose Bowl
Neither roses nor a bowl – but you might find both at one of the La’s most famous flea markets. 2nd Sunday of every month. 1001 Rose Bowl Dr. Pasadena, CA 91103. (Read More)
The Arts Walk Downtown
Check out the up and coming talents of the art world as you wander down closed streets and in historic lofts. Grab a snack out of a Gourmet Food Truck. 2nd Thursday of every month 411 South Main Street LA, CA. (Read More)
TSNY Los Angeles
Learn the art of Trapeze on the famous Santa Monica Pier. 370 Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica, CA 90401. (Read More)
1st Fridays at Abbott Kinney in Venice Beach
Walk the original Venice canals before strolling by boutiques and enjoying live music. (Read More)
The Getty Villa
Take a drive to Malibu and visit a fantastic art collection in one of the most gracious homes ever built overlooking the sea. (Read More)
”Hollywood Forever”
Watch a movie or catch an art installation where some of the most famous actors and actresses in the world are buried (yes, it’s a cemetery). (Read More)
The Hollywood Bowl
Take a picnic made by our Executive Chef and watch your favorite band perform under the stars. (Read More)