Signature Events

The Los Angeles Times has brought readers the information they need to make their lives more productive and enjoyable. As an extension of that mission, we produce an annual series of public events.

Indie Focus Screening Series
Sundance Sunset Cinemas
Each month, we hand-select and screen an independent, foreign or documentary film prior to its release. Afterwards, the talent will join us to discuss the making of the movie, moderated by Los Angeles Times film writer Mark Olsen.
The Los Angeles Times brings you Flight Night - a series of events featuring tastings of top wines, beer and spirits at L.A.'s most-talked about venues.
Want to see the latest sci-fi, fantasy and action movies before the masses? How about post-film Q&A’s with Hollywood’s top talent? Join us for exclusive screenings at SoCal’s finest theaters.
May 30 – June 1, 2014
Giving comic book, sci-fi and fantasy film fans the chance to see their favorites on the big screen, and hear from the visionaries who brought them to life.
August 29 – 31, 2014
Showcasing the burgeoning and dynamic culinary scene represented in Los Angeles, The Taste includes local restaurant tastings and cooking demonstrations from celebrity top chefs, wine tastings/seminars, and signature events that will prove to be the talk of the town.

September 2014 – January 2015
Arclight Sherman Oaks
This awards season, The Envelope is presenting an exclusive series of documentary and foreign films. Following each screening will be a conversation with the talent, moderated by our journalists.
October – December 2014
Join a select audience in screening award-worthy feature films hosted by The Envelope. Following each screening will be a conversation with the talent, moderated by our journalists.
January 17-19, 2014
Los Angeles Convention Center
The 16th Annual Los Angeles Times Travel Show is the can't-miss destination for Southern California travel enthusiasts and professionals. Showcasing hundreds of exhibitors, travel experts, entertainment, discounts and more, it's the best travel show in the West!
April 17, 2015
Bovard Auditorium on USC Campus
The 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes will be presented on Friday, April 11, 2014, in a public ceremony in the Bovard Auditorium on the campus of USC.
April 18-19, 2015
One of the largest book festivals in the country is here in L.A. -- the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
This year’s annual LA Times Rock/Style will be held at Sound Nightclub in Hollywood. The evening, hosted by KROQ’s Stryker, will feature a live Macy’s fashion show with an all-star salute to iconic American styles.
Downtown LA Art Walk
See photojournalism at its best at the Downtown LA Art Walk. The block party and exhibit will feature The Times’ visual storytelling through digital slideshows and an original projection collaboration with Aphidoidea.