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Arts and Entertainment

Oh God, April 25th Is Now Officially 'La La Land' Day In L.A.

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling dance on Mt. Hollywood in 'La La Land' (Photo by Dale Robinette/Courtesy of Lionsgate)
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Good news for Angelenos who are somehow not yet sick of talking about La La Land: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has officially declared April 25th to be "La La Land Day" in Los Angeles, the LA Times reports.

La La Land Day will involve a public dedication ceremony on the steps of L.A. City Hall, starting at 8:30am on Tuesday, April 25, the day the film comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray. Garcetti himself is slated to speak at the ceremony, which will feature aerial dancers, a jazz band (of course) and cameos from director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz.

It's tempting to wonder whether we really need an official day to commemorate La La Land; after all, the film is already such a beloved cultural institution that expressing even mild dislike of it is practically worthy of criminal investigation (as evidenced in the SNL clip below).

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Then again, after the whole Oscar-night debacle, maybe La La Land has earned its very own day. Kind of like in elementary school, when you'd lose a baseball game and your mom would take you out for ice cream.

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