Nowruz (Iranian New Year) is upon us and LACMA has partnered with Farhang Foundation to host the event on March 17. The celebration includes movies (ticketed), music, dancing and story-telling. They also set up a Haft-Seen, which is a traditional New Year’s display featuring “The Seven S’s” based on the letter ‘seen’ in the Persian alphabet
The Haft Seen items are:
This year, the LA Marathon is held the same day, so be sure to check for street closures (PDF) especially if you’re coming from north of Santa Monica Blvd. You can visit LACMA for more information on times and ticket information.