The E3 Convention at the Convention Center concludes tonight at 5pm or so.
The Lakers-Celtics game is at the Staples Center and starts at 6pm.
The LA Film Fest opens with The Kids are All Right at Regal Cinemas; the screening starts at 7:30pm.
Lakers fans may commence rioting when the game ends, around 7:30 or 8:00pm. This likely will occur regardless of whether the home team wins or loses. I’m not sure which version of rioting – celebratory or distressed – is worse.
Video Games Live is at the Nokia Theater and starts at 8:00pm.
A battle with “extraordinary resources” that the LAPD will deploy tonight: From 8:00pm on.
The LA Weekly has a handy list of street closures surrounding all of the above here. The lesson: If you’re not invited to any of the above parties (womp womp), just avoid downtown this evening and save the headache for tomorrow’s rush hour traffic. That’s bad enough, isn’t it?