Weird Al Gets ‘Tacky’ in Downtown Los Angeles

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Weird Al has a new video, “Tacky,” a satire on Pharrell’s “Happy.”

The sign for the Los Angeles Theatre is clearly visible in the shots, pegging this as Broadway in downtown Los Angeles.

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The Los Angeles Theatre and the Palace (the old Orpheum Theatre) as shown in Google Street View.

So I’m guessing it was shot in the Palace.

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Aha! The little round window clinches it as the Palace.

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The Palace via Google Street View.

Yep. It’s the Palace. Congrats to Weird Al for shooting in dtla!

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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