Mandi Moss

Mandi Moss

Mandi's been acting, producing, scenic painting, costume designing and directing in Los Angeles since the early 2000's with a particular interest in new works and creative storytelling. She’s a former member of Theatre of NOTE and a current member of Sacred Fools Theater Company. She’s also a proud professional clown and the Managing Editor of @ This Stage.

Wallet-Free Weekend: LA’s No-Cost Culture Guide

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 18


  • 30th Anniversary of “Top Gun” 

Flix At Fig: Grab dinner at the Taste eateries, and watch a screening of “Top Gun”. Live DJ happy hour from 6 pm.

7pm • Downtown LA • Info

  • SoundWaves Concert

Composer/improviser/flautist Nicole Mitchell gives a rare solo performance.

7:30pm • Santa Monica • Info

  • Shakespeare Talk

Shakespearean scholar Paul Edmondson offers his thoughts on the Bard’s longevity, and outlines some of the ways the world is marking this milestone anniversary year.

7:30pm • San Marino • Info


THURSDAY, MAY 19


  • Thoughts on Bollywood 

Urmimala Sarkar speaks about the commodification of the female body in Bollywood film and Indian reality TV shows.

1pm • Westwood • Info

  • Retro Shorts

See rare student films from famous USC alumni courtesy of the archive at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.

4pm • Hollywood • Info

  • Theater at the Stevenson Public Library

Center Theatre Group Literary Tour: Professional actors present a play reading, followed by a Spanish/English bilingual discussion.

6pm • East LA • Info

  • Zoot Suit Anniversary Screening

Luis Valdez introduces and screens his 1981 film Zoot Suit, based on the 1940’s Sleepy Lagoon murder trial, on its 35th anniversary.

7:30pm • Westwood • Info


FRIDAY, MAY 20


  • Live Jazz at LACMA

Kick back with an evening of open galleries, outdoor bars, & live jazz from the Tamir Hendelman Trio.

6pm • Miracle Mile • Info

  • Music Festival 

Friday Nights Live on four outdoor stages: Starrlite (classic rock), Delta 88 (classic rock), The Amazing Tone Benders, and CHS and El Roble (band and orchestra).

6pm • Claremont • Info

  • Taste of Opera

LA Opera celebrates with four professional opera singers performing from The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, and The Ghosts of Versailles.

7pm • Santa Fe Springs • Info

  • Colburn Recital

Music from the gifted students of Colburn’s Community School of Performing Arts.

7:30pm • Downtown L.A. • Info


SATURDAY, MAY 21


  • Documentary Screening

Director Alex Azmi screens and discusses To Climb A Gold Mountain, his documentary on four Asian-American women, from the 1850s to the present.

2pm • Santa Monica • Info

  • Lummis Day Poetry 

Join a celebration of poetry at the annual Lummis Day poetry event.

3pm • Highland Park • Info

  • Afternoon Poetry Reading 

Saturday Afternoon Poetry hosts readings from Nikki Blak, Radomir Vojtech Luza and Jacqueline Tchakalian.

3pm • Pasadena • Info

  • Music at the Getty

Jennylee brings her solo project’s alluring mix of epic dream-pop, 80’s goth and New Wave-tinged dance beats to kick off the outdoor concert season.

6pm • Brentwood • Info


SUNDAY, MAY 22


  • Milk Screening

The One City One Pride LGBT Arts Festival screens the critically acclaimed feature Milk.

3pm • West Hollywood • Info

  • Jazz and Talk 

Jazz, Beer & God: An evening of live jazz music, great craft beer and an interactive talk about modern spirituality, geared for non-religious people.

8pm • Downtown L.A. • Info

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