Warmer weather, longer days, and almost nothing left to watch on tv (go Gonzaga?). We are looking for things to do over here at BOXFOX HQ and April is the month that all of our favorite things are starting-up again. Hello outdoor movies, music festivals, and blooming flowers! (We know...florals...for Spring...groundbreaking.)
Shop the Marysia 2016 Resort and Summer line for 50-75% off! We have never been so excited to be SO last season. Get there early to beat the crowds- we feel like this is going to be a good one.
ROGA! Meet up at the Santa Monica Pier at 8am for a 5 mile run (don’t worry- there is a 2 mile option too), followed by 9am yoga at the end of the pier. We are so down to Roga. It is free and happening every Saturday until April 22nd.
Hang out with Art Garfunkel, of Simon and Garfunkel, and rock out to your favorite classics. Here’s to you Mrs. Robinson.
We will be in Santa Monica every Tuesday night this April to grab a bite from one of the many food trucks that will be featured each week (hello Sushirritos!). Bring a blanket for a picnic or head over to the Victorian Patio to enjoy good food and good company.
A P R I L 6 - 29 Rooftop Cinema Club // Top Floor of the Montalban
We have been dreaming of outdoor movie nights and they are finally here. The Rooftop Cinema Club is back at it with rooftop movies that you do not want to miss! Donnie Darko will be screening on the 6th but check the schedule for more amazing films like Dirty Dancing, Selena, Memento, and Moana.
BROKE LA, aka Brokechella. Not feeling like spending a fortune for a weekend sweating in an uncomfortable outfit in the desert? Check out Broke LA and get your fill of music, art, and culture without the Coachella price tag.
Get your drink on at the 9th annual LA Beer Festival. General admission is $45 for unlimited beer (over 200 different kinds), live music, and fun.
Find anything from handcrafted goods, to unique and beautiful furniture, to that oversized denim jacket you’ve been searching for. The Melrose Trading post offers up an incredible selection of flea market goods sure to satisfy the vintage-seeker, trendsetter, and bargain shopper in all of us.
A P R I L 11 The Edge of Seventeen // Montalban Theater
Reminisce your teenage days with this coming-of-age comedy as Nadine, played by Hailee Steinfeld, navigates through her dramatic and traumatizing years in high school.
A P R I L 12 Cage the Elephant // Northridge
Cage the Elephant will be playing at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge. Check out this small alternative band while you can still get tickets- they are definitely on the up & up!
A P R I L 14-23 Coachella Music Festival // Indio
Coachella. Weekend 1 and 2. Need we say more? See ya soon Lady Gaga.
Last year the Great Los Angeles River Cleanup had a record number of volunteers. Help them break a new record and volunteer to help out in your area. There are cleanups at the Upper, Middle, and Lower River Areas, check their website to find a cleanup location near you.
Through May 21st, come enjoy the outside-the-box “maximalist” installments of the late LA artist, Jason Rhoades. The six installation on display here bring often taboo topics to the center of the conversation and are sure to get you thinking.
A P R I L 20 Snoop Dogg // The Greek
Drop it like it's hot with Snoop doggy dog on April 20th… he would.
A P R I L 21 John Mayer Concert // The Forum
Fan girl over John Mayer at the Forum this April- we are pretty sure that seeing him live will have us falling in love all over again.
A P R I L 22 Earth Day // Planet Earth
Celebrate beautiful Planet Earth by going for a hike, walk, run, picnic, or swim- whatever you do make sure you are outside enjoying our amazing earth and soaking in the sun.
A P R I L 22-23 Free Entrance Days // the National Parks
Take advantage of these Free Entrance Days and explore your local National Parks or hit the road for a little day trip *hint* National Parks are the perfect place to celebrate Earth Day!
A P R I L 2 5 Unexpected Light: Works By Young Il Ahn // LACMA
This art installation will be on display through October, but why wait to check out the beautiful pieces created by Young Il Ahn, the first Korean-American artist ever to be featured in a museum in LACMA.
Their Thursday show is already sold out, so make sure to get your Wednesday tickets ASAP to see this stellar band in concert! Tickets are still available and start as low as $30.
We can’t get enough of these outdoor movie screenings. It is the perfect girls night, date night, family night, even solo night. La La Land is screening on the 29th, hey Ryan *swoon*
A P R I L 29 Wanderlust 108 // Santa Monica Pier
Ready Celebrate healthy living and a happy life at the world’s Only Mindful Triathlon. Lace up your sneakers for a 5k, roll out your yoga mat for a 75 minute DJ’d yoga flow, and then soak it all in and reflect with a 30 minute guided meditation.
A P R I L 30 Hamilton Tickets On-Sale // Online and HURRY!
Be online at 10 am sharp to snag tickets to Hamilton at the Hollywood Pantages Theater. They are going to go fast, so be ready.