7:30 pm. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green narrates this live documentary about the innovative architect, accompanied by the indie band Yo La Tengo. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., 504.528.3805, cacno.org
Choose your own adventure at the largest travel show in the western United States, held at the Long Beach Convention Center. More than 450 exhibitors pitch trip-worthy destinations; a culinary stage, zipline and climbing wall entertain guests; and industry pros including Samantha Brown, Rick Stevens and Arthur Frommer share travel tips.
The world-famous Rose Parade in Pasadena features marching bands, equestrian units and an astonishing array of flower-bedecked floats; the Rose Bowl sees top college football teams go head to head at Rose Bowl Stadium, nearby the parade route. Visit the website for tips on navigating the event. The parade starts at 8 am; the Rose Bowl at 1:30 pm.