The hospitality visionaries Mark and Jonnie Houston, in collaboration with Mitchell Hochberg of Lightstone, hosted a star-studded event to celebrate the grand launch of Level 8, an extraordinary multilayered concept that is set to redefine the dining and social landscape of Los Angeles. The exclusive affair took place on the eighth floor of the newly opened Moxy & AC Hotel Downtown LA, captivating guests with its immersive experiences and mesmerizing entertainment.
As the guests arrived at the venue, they were welcomed by a stunning 3D projection-mapped installation, setting the tone for the evening ahead. With anticipation building, attendees boarded elevators that transported them to the eighth floor, where Level 8 came alive with a series of unique destinations and experiences.
- GUESTS INCLUDED: Anderson .Paak, Musician; Aaron Paul, Actor, Jeremy Renner, Actor; Evan Ross, Musician & Actor; Ryan Cabrerra, Musician; Lewis Tan, Actor; Marlon Wayans, Actor; Omar Epps, Actor and Rapper; LP, Musician; Arturo Castro, Actor; Miguel, Musician; Matt Bellamy, Musician & model Elle Evans; Lucien Laviscount, Actor; Jane Seymour, Actor; Alfie Allen, Actor; Linda Marigliano, DJ; Britt Robertson, Actress; Jerry Cantrell, Musician; Jon Huertas, Actor; Schaena Shay, TV Personality; Dumbfounded, Rapper, Mr. Brainwash, Artist
At the enchanting Mr. Wanderlust piano bar and jazz lounge, guests were treated to an exquisite visual spectacle as an aerial dancer gracefully spun from a grand chandelier while serving champagne. The ambiance was nothing short of magical, enhancing the allure of the space.
Adding another layer of intrigue, a hidden library bookshelf at Mr. Wanderlust revealed a secret passage to a bar area where live entertainers awaited. From feather-clad dancers to a talented pianist, the surprise performances enchanted the guests, leaving them mesmerized by the creativity and attention to detail.
The evening commenced with an intimate dinner held at Maison Kasai, where Chef Josh Gil presented a theatrical teppanyaki service that delighted the senses. Esteemed musician Anderson .Paak, along with actors Jeremy Renner and Aaron Paul, were among the close friends in attendance, enjoying the culinary delights and engaging in lively conversation.
Throughout the night, the star-studded event continued to surprise and captivate partygoers. The pool deck at Golden Hour came alive with fire dancers, creating a mesmerizing spectacle against the backdrop of the Los Angeles skyline. In a nod to the rich culture of the city, Sinners y Santos treated guests to a thrilling lucha libre performance, adding a touch of excitement to the evening’s festivities.
Mark and Jonnie Houston, renowned for their innovative hospitality concepts, have once again pushed the boundaries with Level 8. By seamlessly blending immersive experiences, culinary excellence, and captivating entertainment, they have created a truly unforgettable destination that is set to become a new hotspot in the heart of Los Angeles.
Level 8 is poised to revolutionize the city’s social scene, providing guests with an unparalleled dining and entertainment experience. As the buzz around this groundbreaking concept continues to grow, it is clear that Mark and Jonnie Houston have once again left their mark on the world of hospitality.
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