intro events spotlight A street festival showcasing Los Angeles through music, art, theatre, and vibrant small businesses. Join us for:
  • Concerts and DJs, headlined by Maroon 5
  • A red carpet film screening of LA LA LAND
  • A pop−up Shop Small® Market featuring design, art, and gift items from local businesses
  • Spectacular cabaret and theatre performances from Strut & Fret
Saturday, November 19
4 p.m. until 11 p.m.
DTLA - 826 S. Broadway
Full schedule available in November
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Musical Performances

GRAMMY® Award-winners and LA natives Maroon 5 will headline the music lineup at Open Spotlight, including LÉON and Best Coast. Check back for frequent updates as we add more musical talent to celebrate Los Angeles and the Airbnb community.
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Shop Small® Market

This pop-up bazaar curated by American Express will feature small businesses and artisans from the Los Angeles area. Open Spotlight attendees will enjoy exclusive access to the Shop Small Market’s offerings of one-of-a-kind artwork, apparel, gifts and more.
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Open Spotlight attendees are invited to an advanced screening and talent Q&A for the upcoming film LA LA LAND. Written and directed by Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts.

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The masterminds behind Strut & Fret will keep the audience on the edge of its seat at the historic Los Angeles Theatre. The breathtaking performance will combine dance, cabaret, and acrobatics.

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Smorgasburg LA, the weekly Sunday downtown food festival, is curating food and drink from some of LA’s hottest chefs and food trucks. Throughout the festival, you'll find trucks offering tacos, sandwiches, noodle bowls, ice cream, and a whole lot more. For Open Spotlight, they'll expand the offerings with a delectable array of added options.

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At the close of the evening, The Globe Theatre will host a club where attendees will dance the night away to uptempo sets from LA's finest DJ talents including Shepard Fairey, Chris Holmes and Smiles Davis.

Partners

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