The Cultural Heart of Los Angeles

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

Across the street from The Promenade is the Music Center of Los Angeles County.

This is the glittering home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale.  The site is also home to REDCAT, the Roy and Edna Disney Cal Arts Theater.

 

Designed by Frank Gehry, the hall was completed in the fall of 2003.  With superb acoustics, it is a mecca for renowned performers from all over the world.

 

The third-floor, outdoor public garden of the Disney also offers a beautiful respite for the public and for theater-goers.

Photo: Adam Latham

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Ahmanson Theater

One block from The Promenade

This versatile, Broadway-style venue plays host to traveling productions, new comedies, drama and dance.

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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Completed in 1964, this theater is home to the Los Angeles Opera and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center.  The site of the Academy Awards from 1969-1999, this 3,200+ auditorium is one of the largest and most versatile theaters in the U.S.

 

The Chandler’s classic design and large collection of art (most donated by Music Center patrons) make it a prestigious venue not only for the resident companies but visiting artists and community events, hosted by the Music Center.

The recently renovated Music Center Plaza contains dining and entertainment opportunities and is available to the public 24 hours per day.

Photo: Music Center of Los Angeles County

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The Broad Museum

Two blocks from The Promenade

This free-to-the-public art museum was founded by philanthropists Edythe and Eli Broad and contains contemporary art from the 1950s to the present.  The 120,000 square foot building features two floors of exhibition space.

Photo: The Broad Museum

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Mark Taper Forum

Named for a prominent Los Angeles banker and philanthropist, the theater opened in 1967.  This intimate forum is programmed by Center Theatre Group.  The theater is located between the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the Ahmanson Theater on the Music Center Plaza.  Both the theater and its productions have won numerous Tony Awards.

Photo: Music Center of Los Angeles County

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The Colburn School

This prestigious music conservatory has programs for dance and music and offers free public performances of student works.

Photo: The Colburn School

The Promenade 

121 S Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012,  USA