Los Angeles makes it official: April 25 is ‘La La Land Day’

Open to the public, the dedication ceremony will take place on the steps of L.A. City Hall and will begin at 8:30 a.m. Latest updates A jazz band will open the ceremony   followed by the mayor’s dedication. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in “La La Land.” (Dale Robinette / Lionsgate via Associated Press)It turns out there’s a mutual love affair between Los Angeles and the film that recently immortalized it on screen.Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti   announced Wednesday   that he will declare   April 25 “La La Land”   Day   in honor of the Oscar-winning film. Aerial dance troupe BANDALOOP   will perform a dance medley inspired by the film, and then the jazz band will return to close the show.Director Damien Chazelle, composer   Justin Hurwitz,   production designers   David   and   Sandy Wasco, choreographer   Mandy Moore and   jewelry designer   Kyle Chan are all expected to attend the ceremony.”La La Land”   Day,   which coincides with the film’s release on DVD and Blu-ray, makes sense given how much of the city provided the   film’s backdrop.