Labor Day Weekend Specials!By: Brittany Nicole La Hue
West Hollywood truly is the Heart of LA: stay here and go anywhere this Labor Day weekend. Some of West Hollywood’s most luxurious hotels are offering special deals for your holiday weekend. In addition, WeHo hotspots and fun LA venues are hosting fun events so you can celebrate your day off in style – just read below for more information!
Mondrian West Hollywood White Party Package
Book a stay between 7/27 and 9/03 (valid for stays from 8/29 to 9/03) and enjoy Mondrian West Hollywood’s great Labor Day deal. Rates start at $223 and include complimentary Internet and all channels included. To book please call 323.650.8999 or visit their website, www.mondrianhotel.com.
Chamberlain West Hollywood Labor Day Package
Celebrate Labor Day in style with an Executive King Suite, $20 parking, a $25 food and beverage credit and complimentary Internet. Rate is just $249 per night plus tax. To book please call 310.657.7400 or visit their website, www.chamberlainwesthollywood.com.
Grafton on Sunset Labor Day Package
Enjoy & Relax this Labor Day Weekend. Take 20% off the Best Available Rate at the Grafton on Sunset when you book over Labor Day Special. Enjoy all that WeHo has to offer – seductive lounges, trendy restaurants and of course, our fun boutique Sunset Strip hotel! To book please call 323.654.4600 or visit their website, www.graftononsunset.com.
Le Montrose West Hollywood Summer Sizzles Package
The exciting Summer Sizzles Package runs through 9/9 for Labor Day. For just $299 per night you’ll get a newly renovated Superior King Suite, breakfast for 2 daily, comp parking and free WiFi. To book please call 310.855.1115 or visit their website, www.lemontrose.com.
Cleopatra Exhibit at the California Science Center
Widely known today as simply Cleopatra, Cleopatra VII Philopator (late 69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) was the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. The timeless legend of Cleopatra has captivated the world for centuries. She has been immortalized by Renaissance artists, had numerous plays and books written about her and in modern times has been glamorized on the silver screen. Yet we only know a fragment of her real story. Don’t miss the only West Coast appearance of Cleopatra: The Exhibition at the California Science Center. This dramatically staged 13,000-square-foot exhibit features the largest collection of Cleopatra-era artifacts from Egypt ever assembled in the U.S. Here for a limited time only. From the producers of the King Tut exhibition.
FYF Fest is an annual 2-day independent music festival held Downtown at the L.A. State Historic Park. This year the concert will be held over Labor Day weekend, September 1 and 2. Lineup includes Refused, M83, Beirut, James Blake, Quicksand and Yeasayer. Weekend passes start at $77. More information HERE.
Gotye at the Greek Theatre
Multi-platinum recording artist Gotye is on his biggest tour of North America ever, and he will be visiting the Greek Theatre on September 4. Special guests for The Greek Theatre date include Brooklyn buzzband Chairlift and South African born multi-instrumentalist Jonti. ”Somebody That I Used To Know” [Feat. Kimbra] has been #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the last seven weeks. It also recently reached #1 at Top 40 and #1 at Hot AC and thus sits on top at four radio formats – an historic accomplishment. The music video recently crossed the 200 million mark on YouTube, making it one of the most-viewed clips ever.
Jazz at LACMA
Jazz at LACMA is a free event held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. On August 31, Carol Welsman will be performing. Carol Welsman is an internationally acclaimed singer and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence have captivated audiences around the world. She has sold more than sixty thousand albums in Canada alone, something few jazz artists in Canada have experienced. Her numerous achievements include the receipt of five Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) nominations, including the just-announced nod for Jazz Album of the Year for I Like Men, and several CDN Smooth Jazz Awards. She has become well established as an international artist, touring the world and performing in Italian, French, Portuguese, and English. This event is free. No reservations are required.
For more information visit www.lacma.org.
Steve Martin at Pantages
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers will make a stop at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on Saturday, September 1st. The tour comes on the heels of a banner year that saw Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers winning ‘Entertainer of the Year’ at the 2011 International Bluegrass Association Awards.
In the roughly three years since Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers have been touring together they have delighted audiences at Bonnaroo, New Orleans’ Jazzfest and The Newport Folk Festival to name a few. They’ve embarked on four widely acclaimed tours with many critics noting Martin’s “exceptional musicianship.” The OC Register said “what’s so heartening and wonderful to see is Steve Martin back on stage, doing both things he does best – playing banjo and being funny.”
Fireman’s Brew Firefighter Bachelor Auction
Over fourteen of Southern California’s finest firefighters will be auctioned off LIVE on August 30 to benefit charity. Emceed by Sisanie from KIIS-FM, this incredible night will also feature a live performance by 80′s cover band – Flashback Heart Attack. Purchase a VIP Package for the best seat in the house, early entry, Foundation Room Access and a special VIP reception with all of the Firefighter Bachelors. Proceeds to benefit the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association – Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund.