Comfort Inn & Suites LAX Airport Inglewood - Los Angeles
4922 W. Century Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90304
Phone: (310) 671-7213
Fax: (310) 671-1804
One of LA's hottest, choice spots for entertainment featuring top comedians, the best drinks in town and exquisite Southern style cuisine.
Hollywood Park Racetrack is located just three miles from LAX and features horse racing. It was opened by Jack Warner of Warner Brothers fame in 1938 and included shareholders such as Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, Joan Blondell and Walt Disney. The racetrack has been through a lot including a fire in 1949, but it is still a place where Los Angelenos can enjoy a day or evening with a beer and a dream of winning some money. Check website for the schedule.
The Tabernacle is a religious meeting place that is used to conduct multitude of religious events like prayer services, meetings and more. The place is used to conduct sermons by the Bible Church. Attending an event at the Tabernacle is sure to give you an insight into the religious culture of the city.
The Forum, a.k.a. Great Western Forum is one of the area's entertainment hotspots. Former home of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Kings, the Forum now frequently hosts boxing matches, rock concerts with performers such as Aerosmith, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Stevie Wonder, and other miscellaneous events. The glitzy, backlit Roman architecture seems a little out of place in Los Angeles, but it has its charms. As the Forum seats as many as 18,000 people, parking can be a little tough, so be prepared.
Chuco’s Justice Center is a community space that is dedicated to the social justice movement, it is named after Jesse Chuco Becerra, a volunteer (rehabilitated here) who was killed, while negotiating peace between local rivals. The idea is to provide a safe and stable environment to the kids and youth, who are on parole or house arrest or out of lock-up. All its efforts and endeavors are directed towards achieving this purpose and the center closely works with the community. Concerts, lectures, workshops, seminars, fun events and similar other activities are held here. Apart from that, Chuco’s Justice Center also rents out this space for social events. For more details, check website.
Constructed in 1927, the El Segundo High School auditorium was renovated and renamed as the El Segundo Performing Arts Center. This huge auditorium is capable of seating 830 people and is enabled with state-of-the-art lighting and acoustic systems. It consists of four main entrances and two aisles. Facilities like separate green rooms for males and females, a piano, projection screen, podium, light control room and genie lift make it a superior place for the performing arts. The interiors of this auditorium, decorated in golden and black hues, are inspired by a by-gone era. One can avail of theater tours or hire this space for private occasions.
Loyola Marymount University was established in 1911, with a mission to promote excellence in academics combined with spiritual growth. It encourages the students to participate in events, beyond the class room routine. In a bid to encourage extra curricular activities, it has developed varied on-site facilities. St Robert's Auditorium is a vast space that can be used for varied events. Leaders in their respective fields interact with the students. It also hosts formal banquets and performances. Contact the university to book the facility.
Gersten Pavilion is a huge arena that can seat 4,000 strong sports-crazy crowd. Housed in the Loyola Marymount University it has ample facilities for events like basketball and volleyball, which draw most of the crowd. Large parking space, locker rooms for players, meeting rooms and other recreational facilities make it a good venue for sports events. Gersten Pavilion also hosted the 1984 weightlifting competition and some boxing matches.
Forget about going to see the latest action flick; head to this charming theater for silent films accompanied by live organ music. This is truly a one-of-a-kind experience that you won't soon forget. The theater was first opened in 1922 as a performance theater. In addition to silent films, it shows historically important films of all genres, from comedy to drama.
The Civic Light Opera of the South Bay Cities, which is the largest producing light opera group in Southern California, the Distinguished Speakers Series and a wide variety of major concert performers regularly appear in this venue. Originally built by the community to serve as the auditorium for Aviation High School back between 1971-1982, local residents decided to try to keep the facility open after that school closed. Voters chose to completely renovate the structure back in 1998. Ticket prices vary widely depending on the events scheduled. By calling the number listed, you can learn about the upcoming schedule, ticket purchase locations and the forms of payment accepted.
The Black Castle is a mecca for all those who love underground music. This venue that was closed earlier is now reopened and welcomes one and all. Sans any pizazz, it simply delivers good music and invites popular artists/bands. The Black Castle also has a small bar that stocks variety of drinks and beverages. In the past, likes of Exmortus, Order From Chaos and Demonslaught have played here. Please note that it accepts only cash.
World Stage, the creative brainchild of drummer Billy Higgins is considered the crown jewel of Afrocentric Leimert Park. Functioning both as a workshop as well as a world-class performance space, the place is home to jazz artists. The venue is also a valuable showcase for up-coming young talent. No alcohol is served. Credit cards are not accepted.