Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours


Explore a dreamlike state of surreal wonder as The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion becomes a world of ethereal awakenings. Experience the iconic downtown venue transformed by DJs, real snowfall, multi-media performances, chill lounges, dancing, eye-opening video installations and delightful activities. Dreams have never felt more real.    

>> Enter the Dorothy Chanlder Pavilion and float through a wistful curtain of real snowfall, illuminated by lighting artist Sohail Najafi, with dreamy, soulful tunes from Light in the Attic.

>> The Hope Street Lobby is transformed into a a surreal world as artist Miwa Matreyek bends and manipulates reality with experiential multi-media shadow performances.

>> Video artist Kytten Janae gets the dreamy dance party vibes flowing in Stern Grand Hall with colorful visuals of abstract movements while audiophile collectives Adult Contemporary and Pacific Beach Vinyl curate psychedelic sounds.

>> Live retellings of classic stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Dickens echo in the Tunnel Corridor color saturated haunting Victorian atmosphere.  

>> 3D black light wall-to-wall art installations by Debi Cable fill the Founders Rooms transforming the space into a neon world of earthly delights as dublab curates the hypnotic sounds of Frankie Reyes, AfterHours, The Space Lady, and DJ Ale Cohen.

>> Visit the Interpretation Booths and call in to live dream readings from experienced interpreters Doreen Calderon and Ashley Owen.

>> Nest in signature Sleepless bean bags and enjoy the visuals all around

>> Harpist Xochitl Dercyz plays dreamlike sounds bathed in pools of light in the Lower Lobby.

Cocktails and small bites available for purchase.

Information and artists subject to change.