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Film in Downtown LA
09/30/2014
(Tuesday)
ALOUD @ CENTRAL LIBRARY

Mark Taper Auditorium | Central Library 630 W 5th Street Los Angeles, CA, 90071 213.228.7025 - FREE/ Reservations Recommended - Co-presented with Ambulante California Documenting Indigenous Stories Through Film: An Alternative Lens Lourdes Grobet and Julianna Brannum
In conversation with filmmaker Yolanda Cruz Two filmmakers ....


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Film in Hollywood
09/30/2014
(Tuesday)
R100, 2013

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - FREE - R100
Presented by the American Cinematheque and Amity. This screening is free to the public - first come, first served. Free tickets available at the Box Office at 6PM the night of the show. Discussi ....


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Community in Los Angeles
09/30/2014
(Tuesday)
HOW DOES LOS ANGELES GET ITS WATER? A TALK WITH PROFESSOR JOSEPH REICHENBERGER

1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045 310-338-4235 - free - At this presentation, LMU Professor Joseph Reichenberger will describe the sources of water for Los Angeles, some of the issues relating to the reliability of supply from these sources, the competing ....

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Art in Santa Monica
10/01/2014
(Wednesday)
PARENT & TOT PAINTING WORKSHOP

1453 14th St., Santa Monica, CA, 90404 (310) 450- 9200 - 50 (includes all materials and instruction for BOTH parent and Child) - PARENT AND TOT WORKSHOP (Ages 2-4yrs)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1st @ 11am-NOON Explore the painting process with your little one! This Parent and Tot workshop fosters and strengthens the parent/child relat ....


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Books in West LA
10/02/2014
(Thursday)
WALTER MOSLEY—ROSE GOLD

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 90049 (310) 440-4500 - Free - Award-winning author Walter Mosley reads from and discusses Rose Gold, the thirteenth and latest installment of his Easy Rawlins mystery novels. In Rose Gold—set in the Patty Hearst era of radical b ....

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Community in Downtown LA
10/03/2014
(Friday)
DARK NIGHTS L.A. LIVE

800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles 90015 - - Back by popular demand, L.A. LIVE will once again host Downtown, Los Angeles’ most exciting monthly event when Downtown Dark Nights, a local community celebration for the people that live and work i ....

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Festivals in Los Angeles
10/04/2014
(Saturday)
THE 21ST ANGEL FESTIVAL

222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91104 626-794-4458 - Free - If you wear an ANGEL COSTUME, you get a $5 off coupon redeemable at any booth! If your name is "ANGEL", go to the INFORMATION BOOTH and show your I.D. to receive a FREE ANGEL BOOK! Everything and an ....

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Festivals in Santa Monica
10/04/2014
(Saturday)
THE WORLD’S FIRST VEGAN OKTOBERFEST

Santa Monica Beach, CA - Varies, see online. - Vegan Oktoberfest is the World’s first event to marry an authentic Oktoberfest celebration with an all Vegan menu, and is sure to be LA’s newest and most exciting food and beverage festival, taking ....

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Festivals in Inland Empire
10/04/2014
(Saturday)
OKTOBERFEST PRESENTED BY TASTE OF BREWS

14600 Baron Dr, Corona, CA 92880 714-375-1132 - $30 to $50 - Loosen your lederhosen and let your stein overflow, Taste of Brews’ Oktoberfest is coming to Corona on Saturday October 4 from 12-5pm at Crossroads Riverview Park! Festivities of Bavarian proportion ....

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Museums in South Bay
10/04/2014
(Saturday)
HOT WHEELS GARAGE

610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, 90245 310-909-0950 - $10 Donation - Hot Wheels® Garage (El Segundo, CA) The Automobile Driving Museum (ADM), a non-profit automotive museum that preserves and educates of historic automobiles will be hosting a Hot Wheels® Garage event ....

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Film in Glendale
10/03/2014 to 10/04/2014
(Friday Saturday)
AMBULANTE CALIFORNIA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL CLOSING WEEKEND

2800 Casitas Ave. (apprx.) Los Angeles, CA 90039 323-5226014 - free - The Bowtie Project will host the closing nights of the Ambulante California Documentary Film Festival with the Echo Park Film Center's The Sound We See: A Los Angeles City Symphony followed by Kent M ....

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Music in San Fernando Valley
10/04/2014
(Saturday)
MEGA FAMILY FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY MEGA 96.3FM AND GALPIN HONDA

11151 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Mission Hills, CA 91340 818-778-2067 - Free - Event Overview
Galpin Honda and Mega 96.3FM are proud to present the Mega Family Festival to the San Fernando Valley. This free community appreciation live broadcast event will feature an autograph s ....


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Music in Long Beach
10/05/2014
(Sunday)
MOJO AND THE BAYOU GYPSIES

6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach, 90240 (562) 985-7000 - - Enjoy original American roots music in the Louisiana Bayou tradition with Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies! Mojo’s songs tell stories about family, friends, and the “good things in life that money just c ....

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Festivals in Ventura County
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
(Friday Saturday Sunday)
VENTURA HARVEST FESTIVAL® ORIGINAL ART & CRAFT SHOW

10 West Harbor Blvd, Ventura 93001 800-346-1212 - Adults: $9, Seniors (62+) $7, Youths (13-17) $4,                                      Kids 12 and under are free            -            Celebrating its 25th season of sensational selections, the Ventura Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show returns to Seaside Park at the Fairgrounds Friday through Sunday, October 3rd ....

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Festivals in Downtown LA
10/04/2014 to 10/05/2014
(Saturday Sunday)
FESTIVAL OF PHILIPPINE ARTS AND CULTURE

101 South Hill Street, Downtown Los Angeles 213-380-3722 - Free Admission - Los Angeles’ 23rd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture will be taking place in Grand Park this year on October 4th & 5th. The event will feature Filipino art in the forms of both tradition ....

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Film in Downtown LA
10/05/2014
(Sunday)
THE CINEMA CABARET: RE-TAKES ON NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY

1122 West 24th Street, Los Angeles CA 90007 323-377-7238 - $10 general; $6 students/seniors, free for Filmforum members. - Sunday October 5, 2014, 7:30 pm
Los Angeles Filmforum presents
The Cinema Cabaret: Re-takes on North American History
At the Velaslavasay Panorama, 1122 West 24th Street, Los Angeles CA 90007
NOTE ....


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Recreation in Beverly Hills
10/05/2014
(Sunday)
NATURE TREK AT FRANKLIN CANYON

2600 Franklin Canyon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-858-7272 x131 - free - Lace up those shoes and join us on an invigorating hike, covering the canyon from top to bottom, including shady green trails and sun-baked, steep paths. Canyon history and habitat chat along the way ....

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Festivals in Los Angeles
10/06/2014
(Sunday)
18TH ANNUAL MEDITERRANEAN FESTIVAL

2300 W. 3rd. St., Los Angeles,90057 (213) 382-6269 - Free, $3.00 after 1:00 PM - Food, Live Music, Singers, Face Painting, Exciting Games for Kids, and much more. ....

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09/27/2014 to 10/12/2014
(Saturday Sunday)
WILLY WONKA A MINI MUSICAL

1404 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica CA 90401 310.804.0223 - $12.00 child General Admission $20.00 Adult General Admission - Roald Dahl’s delicious tale of young Charlie Bucket and the strange and elusive confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in musical form in this fun fantasy Creating Arts Company Mini-Musical. When Ch ....

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Film in Santa Monica
10/03/2014 to 10/24/2014
(Friday)
FALL FRIDAYS WITH FRONT PORCH CINEMA AT THE SANTA MONICA PIER

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica - FREE - Every Friday night from October 3-24, Front Porch Cinema, produced by EatISeeIHear, invites you to unwind after a long week and enjoy a FREE film on the Santa Monica Pier! Along with the feature pres ....

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Art in West LA
10/04/2014 to 11/01/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
DROP IN ART OPENING

2253 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90064 310-446-5527 - 0 - An All Ages and Free event. The Opening Reception will be on October 4th from 6pm-10pm. This exhibition highlights Street and Contemporary Artists and their cultural influence with hand painted decks ....

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Parks & Gardens in Los Angeles
10/03/2014 to 11/02/2014
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
THE RISE OF THE JACK-O-LANTERNS

1418 Descanso Drive La Canada , California , 91011 (818) 639-8981 - 18-28$ - The RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, a unique all-ages night-time Halloween extravaganza, will light up Descanso Gardens from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2. More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by pr ....

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Museums in Hollywood
10/01/2014 to 11/16/2014
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
“MONSTERS, MUMMIES AND MAYHEM: YOUR WORST NIGHTMARES COME TO LIFE” EXHIBITION

1660 N. Highland Ave. (at Hollywood Blvd). Hollywood, CA 90028 323.464.7776 - $5-$15 - Ever wonder where Eric Northman sleeps when he’s not terrorizing the True Blood’s small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana? Or what Clarice Starling felt when she entered Hannibal Lecter’s chilling jail ....

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Performance in Venice Beach
06/14/2014 to 09/30/2014
(Saturday Sunday)
VENICE BEACH FREAKSHOW

909 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291 - 5.00 - The cast of AMC’s unscripted series “Freakshow” performs live on Saturdays and Sundays at the Venice Beach Freakshow on Southern California’s famous Boardwalk. Fun for the entire family! For more ....

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Film in Downtown LA
06/10/2014 to 09/30/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
DINNER AND A MOVIE

800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California - $30 - Celebrate summer with Dinner and a Movie, our most popular summer deal, offering special pricing on dinner PLUS a ticket to see a movie ticket at Regal L.A. LIVE. See the hottest new releases at the ....

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