Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: No Pants Subway Ride, Bebop & A Skirball 'Soapbox' Talk

Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

IMPROV: It's freezing out, but it just happens to be the annual, international No Pants Subway Day so don't be surprised to see people stripped down to their skivvies on the Metro today. If you're interested in going, the festivities kick off at 1 pm at Union Station. For more information, check out the local event's Facebook page, the official Improv Everywhere page and our gallery from last year. And yeah, it's pretty much legal unless you make a ruckus.

DEMOCRACY: The Skirball Cultural Center has been hosting speakers for its Soapbox Series related to its exhibition Creating the United States. The museum will be hosting Geneva Overholser, the professor and director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism. She will be discussing "Freedom of the Press" starting at 2 pm. The event is free, and for more information visit the Skirball's website.

FILM: The Billy Wilder Theater at UCLA is pairing movies that have both a talkie and silent versions. Tonight "Dynamite" (1929) is playing twice. The silent version screens at 4 pm and the talkie version screens at 7:30 pm. To learn more or buy tickets, visit UCLA's website.

JAZZ: The Association in downtown is hosting a jazz and whiskey social. So dress up so you can listen to some bebop and a straight ahead jazz session from The Umoja Quintet and Don Jacobs x Rudy V. while you slurp down drink specials. The music starts at 8 and there's no cover. The Association is located at 110 East 6th Street DTLA. For more information, visit Hush Money & Co.'s website.