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Recreation in South Bay
08/30/2014
(Saturday)
STAR PARTY

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance,90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Star Party. Paul Livio from The Riverside Astronomical Society will host this event. Come view Mars, Saturn, the moon, and a constellation. All ages welcome. ....

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Music in Pasadena
08/30/2014
(Saturday)
CONCERT WITH CHEERS ELEPHANT - SATURDAY NIGHTS IN AUGUST AT ONE COLORADO

41 Hugus Alley 626.564.1066 - free! - Saturday Nights in August Courtyard concerts with One Colorado restaurant pop-ups Concerts are free and begin at 8pm If you want to dine while listening to the music, make your dinner reservations th ....

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Tours & Excursions in Santa Barbara County
08/30/2014

SANFORD WINERY AND VINEYARD’S ANNUAL HARVEST PARTY

5010 Santa Rosa Road, Lompoc, CA 93436 805-735-5900 - $25.00 - Sanford Winery and Vineyard’s Annual Harvest Party will be held at our beautiful estate in the Sta. Rita Hills. Come help us celebrate the 2014 harvest on Saturday, August 30th from 11am to 4pm. Tic ....

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Theater in Downtown LA
08/29/2014 to 08/30/2014
(Friday Saturday)
WHY DID YOU SLEEP WITH SO MANY HUMAN PEOPLE?

3239 Union Pacific Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90023 - $10 - Los Angeles, CA - Why do we love what we love? Four new provocative short plays written and directed by Los Angeles playwrights (including three members of Northwestern's MFA in Writing for the Scree ....

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Amusement Parks & Arcades in San Fernando Valley
08/30/2014
(Saturday)
FREE PLAY ARCADE

21819 Plummer st - Free - The Arcade Warehouse is a discount arcade shop that opens its doors to the public one day a week to encourage families to get reacquainted with classic games they haven't seen in years. All for free. ....

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Theater in Griffith Park
06/26/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 818-710-6306 - Free! - THE GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL A summer season of free performances like no other! Freewheeling, inclusive and a bit anarchic. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy great theater in a gr ....

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Music in Long Beach
08/30/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Saturday Sunday)
SHORELINE JAM AT THE QUEEN MARY

1126 Queens Hwy. Long Beach, CA 90802 9492859239 - $45 - $85 - Pepper and The Dirty Heads will headline the 4th annual Shoreline Jam festival. The 2014 Shoreline Jam is pleased to welcome back reggae favorites, J Boog and The Aggrolites, along with first-time Sh ....

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Festivals in Los Angeles
08/29/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Friday Saturday Sunday)
LOS ANGELES TIMES | THE TASTE PRESENTED BY CITI

5555 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, 90038 - $100-$299 - Tour L.A. one bite at a time at our annual food and wine festival, August 29-31 at Paramount Pictures Studios. Stroll through the studio's famous back lot as you sample and savor L.A.'s best restaura ....

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Music in Santa Monica
08/03/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Sunday)
JAZZ ON THE LAWN 2014

1836 Stewart Street 3104588350 - FREE - Jazz on the Lawn 2014 What: Free jazz concert series featuring artists Critical Brass, Adaawe, Tom Nolan Band, Cats with Class and Orquesta Charangoa each Sunday in August at Stewart Street Park. Rot ....

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Film in Hollywood
08/28/2014 to 09/01/2014
(Monday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
CINECON 50 - LABOR DAY WEEKEND - EGYPTIAN THEATER

6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 - $170.00 for all-preregister by 8/20/2014 - Cinecon's 50th Annual Film Festival @ Egyptian Theater in Hollywood
Rare and rarely seen movies, silent and talkies with Celebrity guest. no movies repeated - see website for movie titles selected so ....


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Museums in Los Angeles
09/01/2014

THE BUNNY MUSEUM LABOR DAY HOURS

1933 Jefferson Drive, Pasadena, 91104 626-798-8848 - $5, children 4 and under free - Hop on over and celebrate Labor Day with the most bunnies in the world. You are welcome to bring a basket of vegetables and fruits to feed the real bunnies! ....

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Fundraisers in Venice Beach
09/01/2014
(Monday)
1ST ANNUAL LABOR DAY CLAMBAKE & COOKOUT BENEFITING HEAL THE BAY AT WHISKEY RED'S ON THE WATER

13813 Fiji Way Marina Del Rey, 90292 - $10 - $45 - Whiskey Red's will savor the season at the first annual Labor Day California Clambake and Cookout fundraiser on the largest outdoor patio in Marina del Rey on Monday, September 1 from 1-8 p.m. Angele ....

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Festivals in Pomona & Vicinity
08/29/2014 to 09/28/2014
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
LOS ANGELES COUNTY FAIR (LACF)

1101 West McKinley Ave. Fairplex, CA 91768 (909)-623-3111 - Adults 13+ $12.00 (weekends/labor day $19.00); Child ages 6-12 $8.00 (weekends/labor day $12.00); Seniors 60+ $10.00 (weekends/labor day $15.00); Senior Wednesday $6.00; Season Pass $29.99 - Los Angeles County Fair (LACF) Aug. 29 – Sept. 28
Closed Monday (except Labor Day) and Tuesdays, and Wednesday, Sept. 3 The annual Los Angeles County Fair (LACF) celebrates its 92nd anniversary with ....


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Restaurants in Beverly Hills
05/16/2014 to 08/29/2014
(Friday)
THE FRIDAY NIGHT HOLY ROLLER FOOD TRUCK REVIVAL

10822 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles 90024 3238422841 - Free - Food trucks in Westwood every Friday night! Westwood is BACK! Time to have fun in Westwood again. LA's best food trucks are next door to the New iPic Theater every Friday night. The Friday Night Holy ....

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Restaurants in West LA
05/16/2014 to 08/29/2014
(Friday)
THE FRIDAY NIGHT HOLY ROLLER FOOD TRUCK REVIVAL

10822 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles 90024 3238422841 - Free - Food trucks in Westwood every Friday night! Westwood is BACK! Time to have fun in Westwood again. LA's best food trucks are next door to the New iPic Theater every Friday night. The Friday Night Holy ....

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Art in Pasadena
08/02/2014 to 08/29/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
ARTISTS ACROSS AMERICA

121 East Union Ave, Pasadena, 91103 626-795-1895 - 0 - Flower Pepper Gallery Presents: Artists Across America Curated by Daniel Rolnik Opening Reception: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, 6 pm – 9 pm
Exhibition: August 2nd – August 29th, 2014 On Saturday, Au ....


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Amusement Parks & Arcades in Hollywood
08/29/2014
(Friday)
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 - FREE - Who: Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band
- Shore Records Recording Artist
- Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year, LA Music Awards
- Best of Jazz Nominee -1st Annual Hollywood Music Awards
- Winner Best Bl ....


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Film in Santa Monica
08/29/2014
(Friday)
DOUBLE FEATURE: THE KID, 1921, & MODERN TIMES, 1936

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, August 29 – 7:30 PM CLASSIC CHAPLIN
Double Feature: THE KID, 1921, Janus Films, 60 min. Dir. Charles Chaplin. In his first film masterpiece, Char ....


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Music in West Hollywood
08/29/2014
(Friday)
GS SQUARED: GGREG SNYDER SINGS GEORGE STRAIT

8430 West Sunset Boulevard - 10 w/flyer, 15 door - Ggreg Snyder & the Rustix will debut a new act, "GS Squared: Ggreg Snyder sings George Strait". Ggreg will don his Wrangler clothes & sing hits like "Check Yes Or No," "Amarillo By Morning," "I Can S ....

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Music in Hollywood
08/29/2014
(Friday)
BEBOP INVADES THE WEST

817 Vine St. Los Angeles 90038 562-200-5477 - 40.00 - Celebrating Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie's Historic Los Angeles Debut featuring Jazz greats Jon Faddis and Charles McPherson with Tom Ranier, Charlie Shoemake and more ....

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Music in Los Angeles
08/29/2014
(Friday)
BEAUTIFUL SMALL MACHINES AT THE HOTEL CAFE

1623 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (323) 461-2040 - $12 - Beautiful Small Machines is known for their explosive twang-infused rock jams which have caught the hearts of many loyal fans throughout the years. The duo has been working and performing together fo ....

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Comedy in NoHo Arts Dist.
08/22/2014 to 08/29/2014
(Friday)
THE XX & XY STAND-UP SHOWS: BATTLE OF THE SEXES

ZJU Theater, 4850 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 (818)202-4120 - Tickets $12 Cash/MC/Visa/Debit card accepted at door - No Booze! No Frills! No Dice... Just Wild N' Crazy COMICS in Front of A Mic! Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents their hilariously epic, no-frills ALL GIRLS and ALL-BOYS Friday-Ni ....

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Singles in Hollywood
08/29/2014
(Friday)
ACE NETWORKING EVENT

1602 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, 90028 - $21 with promo code EP3SR - Friday, August 29 at 7:30 pm Meet Up To 100 People in One Night! Ages 22 - 44 Ace Networking ~ opportunity is everywhere *A fun social interactive Vegas style poker party! Ace is an interactive game ....

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Art in Santa Monica
08/28/2014 to 08/29/2014
(Thursday Friday)
INSTRUCTED BRUSHES & BITES SPECIAL

1453 14th St., Santa Monica, CA, 90404 310.450.9200 - Usually $67 per person; Now only $55 when you mention this post! - We still have a few open spaces for paint, wine and cheese for this Thursday, Aug 28th (6pm-9pm) AND Friday, Aug 29th (6pm-9pm) Instructed Brushes N' Bites
(We provide the paints, brushes, instructor ....


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Health & Fitness in Santa Monica
08/30/2014
(Saturday)
MR & MS LA NATURAL BODYBUILDING & BIKINI COMPETITION

601 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405 - $15-$35 - The 2nd Annual Mr & Ms LA Natural Bodybuilding & Bikini Competition will be held at Santa Monica High School Auditorium. Our event celebrates a healthy & fit lifestyle. Competitors of all levels are ....

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