Glendale Arts offers the opportunity to explore the Alex, which opened in 1925 as the Alexander Theatre. It's Free but limited to 30. You must call for a reservation. From the organization's Facebook page announcing the event:
"Throughout the year, the historic Alex Theatre opens its doors for free backstage public tours sponsored by Glendale Arts. This is your opportunity to see the Alex as you have never seen it before! A volunteer guide will provide an overview of the venue's 82-year history, restoration process and current activities and programs. The guide will explain the background of the architecture, sculpture and other art objects that grace the interior and exterior.
This will be a walking tour that includes climbing many stairs and each tour is limited to 30 people. This tour is not recommended for small children. Tickets -- Free: For reservations, call 818-243-7700, ext. 216."
More events are on the Alex Theatre Facebook page. The photo above is by Tommy Ewasko and appears on the Alex Facebook page.
For more about the theatre, see our web page on the Alex Theatre.