The Lighthouse Cafe
The Lighthouse Cafe is a world famous Jazz venue located in California. It use to be a restaurant that showcased jazz music on certain nights, but when the sessions gained a popularity the restaurant became a house of Jazz.
Backstory and Context
The Lighthouse Cafe never lost its popularity, but there was a resurgence in interest after the release of the 2016 movie La La Land. A movie about an aspiring jazz musician and aspiring actress that meet and fall in love in the city of Los Angeles. The jazz musician that is portrayed by Ryan Gosling wants everyone to know how amazing jazz is, so he bring the aspiring actress to The Lighthouse Cafe on their first date. This scene in the movie has brought national attention to The Lighthouse Cafe and has made it a tourist attraction.
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“La La Land (2016).” IMDb, IMDb.com, 2018, www.imdb.com/title/tt3783958/.