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Things To Do in Griffith Park
08/17/2017
(Thursday)
SIZZLING SUMMER NIGHTS

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 90027 - Free for Autry Members / $12 Nonmembers / $8 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12) - “All that music and dance history blends seamlessly, couples dancing classic salsa moves, others do the cha cha cha, some managing to dance the merengue to everything, and some just free-styling it. ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
08/17/2017
(Thursday)
BACKYARD BUSK

801 E. 4th Place. Los Angeles, CA 90013 3106232096 - 15 - Backyard Busk is a grassroots eclectic event that hosts musicians, authors, poets, comedians and artists of all kinds. All performers remain a secret until the night of the event. Entry is free, but ....

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Things To Do in Hollywood
08/18/2017

THE MUSIC CENTER ON LOCATION: ASZURE BARTON'S AWAA

2580 Cahuenga Blvd East, Hollywood, 90068 - $25-$45 - In partnership with the Ford Theatres, The Music Center On Location presents Aszure Barton's Awa. She has been called “brilliant” by the San Francisco Chronicle, “audacious” by the New York Time ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
08/18/2017
(Friday)
FIGAT7TH DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL: SINKANE WITH RAUL CAMPOS OF KCRW

735 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90017 - Free - Reigniting the city this summer with eclectic sounds and tunes, for the fifth consecutive year is Brookfield’s FIGat7th Downtown Festival! The festival runs every Friday in August at downtown L.A.’ ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
08/18/2017

LAWYERS IN THE LIBRARY

301 W. First Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-785-2529 - FREE - LA Law Library, located in downtown Los Angeles, hosts Lawyers in the Library one Friday each month where volunteer attorneys will be available for free 20-minute consultations with people who have l ....

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Things To Do in Long Beach
08/18/2017
(Saturday)
MOVIES UNDER THE GUN - GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

250 S Harbor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90731 877-446-9261 - 0.00 - Battleship IOWA invites you to a FREE SCREENING of Guardians of the Galaxy. The movie will be shown on board the fantail of Battleship IOWA, as you sit under the stars, overlooking the beautiful LA W ....

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Things To Do in Hollywood
08/18/2017 to 08/19/2017
(Friday Saturday)
TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR WITH FIREWORKS

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $29 - $130 - ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin
Thomas Mesa, cello
USC Trojan Marching Band
Dr. Arthur C. Bartner, director ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
The witty Bramwell ....


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Things To Do in Long Beach
08/19/2017
(Saturday)
7TH TASTE OF BREWS LONG BEACH

200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, 90802 714-375-1132 - $30 to $40 - What: Taste of Brews celebrates its 7th anniversary as Long Beach’s original and authentic craft beer festival on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Lighthouse Park. The event infuses more than 100 styles ....

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Things To Do in Hollywood
08/19/2017

THE MUSIC CENTER ON LOCATION: AN EVENING WITH JACOB JONAS THE COMPANY AND TIM HECKER

2580 Cahuenga Blvd East, Hollywood, 90068 - $35-$75 - In partnership with the Ford Theatres, The Music Center On Location presents a double bill featuring groundbreaking artists in contemporary dance and music. Jacob Jonas The Company: Named “Best New ....

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Things To Do in San Gabriel Valley
08/19/2017
(Saturday)
GERSHWIN & FRIENDS

301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007 - Tickets Start at $25 - Gates open at 5:30pm for picnicking. Concert begins at 7:30pm at the LA County Arboretum Ticket prices start at $25 Michael Feinstein, Principal Pops Conductor, Tom and Erika Girardi Chair
Jordan Don ....


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Things To Do in Los Angeles
08/19/2017
(Saturday)
COUPLES ROMANTIC COOKING CLASS #2 W/CHEF ERIC CROWLEY, SAT, 8/19/17 7PM-9:30PM

2366 Pelham Ave, Overland/Pico 3104702640 - $200 per couple - Couples Romantic Cooking 2 $200 Per Couple Sat, 8/19/17 7-9:30pm
Join us for some more sensual recipes starting with: • Baked Salmon and Vegetable Packages in Soy Sake Sauce
• Creamy Gnocchi di ....


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Things To Do in East LA
08/19/2017
(Saturday)
EASTSIDE SOL

1817 E 1st St Los Angeles, CA 90033 - FREE - Eastside Sol is an 100% solar powered art and music festival put on by a coalition of Eastside community, labor, and non-profit leaders, and the LA Department of Water and Power. The Eastside Sol fes ....

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Things To Do in Orange County
08/19/2017
(Saturday)
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A MORNING! JOIN THE OC RESCUE MISSION FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERING ON SATURDAYS

1 Hope Drive Tustin, California 92782 (714) 247-4368 - FREE - • Looking for opportunities to give back and make an impact on your community? The Orange County Rescue Mission is now offering family-friendly volunteer opportunities on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays o ....

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Things To Do in South Bay
08/19/2017
(Saturday)
DINOSAURS FOR KIDS

3201Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - - Have you ever wondered about the ancestors of birds? Come and discover some exciting facts about dinosaurs and their descendants. ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
08/19/2017
(Saturday)
MUSE 'TIL MIDNIGHT AT LACMA

5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90036 323-857-6010 - $35 GA/$25 LACMA members - Muse ’til Midnight brings hundreds of art lovers together every summer for the ultimate late night at LACMA. Celebrate Latin American and Latino art in Los Angeles with more than a dozen DJs both in ....

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Things To Do in Ventura County
08/20/2017
(Sunday)
CITYRACE SECRETS OF OLD VENTURA

651 E. Thompson Blvd. Ventura CA 93001 - $40.00 - Secrets of Old Ventura
Uncover fun facts and hidden secrets in this fun-filled CityRace hunt
In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players solve fun & challenging clues leading them on a ....


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Things To Do in Malibu
08/20/2017

CITY OF MALIBU’S 2ND ANNUAL CONCERT ON THE BLUFFS

24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90265 - - WHAT: City of Malibu’s Cultural Arts Commission, in partnership with Malibu Village, presents the 2nd Annual Concert on the Bluffs on Sunday, August 20 at 5 p.m. at Bluffs Park in Malibu, California ....

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Things To Do in Orange County
08/20/2017
(Sunday)
PLUM FESTIVAL

7561 Center Ave., #49 7148958020 - Free - Old World's Plum Festival originated in Huntington Beach in 1995 in honor of our Grandmother, Elly Schwarzer, who would bake a delicious “pflaumenkuchen” (plum cake) for my mother Dolores' birthday ....

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Things To Do in Santa Monica
08/20/2017
(Sunday)
THE ANNUAL WHITE PARTY

1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, 90401 - $30 - $45 - With over 300 guests last year, our 2nd annual White Party is sure to be a hit. Wear all white and celebrate the end of summer the only way LA knows how, at “the best kept secret in LA” (LA Times)! ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
08/20/2017
(Sunday)
KX FESTIVAL | KORE-ANGELINO LEVITT PAVILION LOS ANGELES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

W. 6th Street & S. Park View Street, Los Angeles, 90057 - Free - This summer Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles will present 50 free concerts in MacArthur Park (Saturday, June 17-Sunday, September 10). KX Festival | Kore-Angelino
Kore-Angelino music, food and cultural e ....


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Things To Do in Hollywood
08/21/2017

JAM SESSION: CARIBBEAN DANCE

2580 Cahuenga Blvd East, Hollywood, 90068 - FREE - Move your body to the island beat! Combining soca, dance hall, punta, and African dance styles, Betty Rox will lead you on a cultural journey of the islands of Belize, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, a ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
07/09/2017 to 08/27/2017
(Sunday)
SUMMER PICNIC CONCERT TOUR

4702 N. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, 90042 - Free - We are excited to present to you the
Summer Picnic Concert Tour! Join us for live music and Food Trucks. "We'll bring the music. You Bring the Picnic."
Brasil Brasil ft. The Eutectic Band
July 9th ....


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Things To Do in Downtown LA
08/17/2017 to 09/14/2017
(Thursday)
NIKKEI SAMURAI: JAPANESE SWORDS AND THE NISEI VETERAN

355 E. 1st Street Suite 200, Los Angeles, 90012 (310)-328-0907 - Varies - The exhibition explores how second-generation Japanese American soldiers of World War II preserved and exemplified the samurai spirit--not only through the heroism of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team ....

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Things To Do in Hollywood
06/09/2017 to 09/22/2017
(Friday)
WINE TASTING SERIES AT BARNSDALL ART PARK

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 - $35-50 - Barnsdall Art Park’s Wine Tasting Fundraising Series June 9 - Sept 22, 2017
Barnsdall Art Park (4800 Hollywood Blvd.) welcomes Angelenos—21 years and older—to sip wine, picnic and watch the sunset ....


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Things To Do in Hollywood
08/17/2017
(Thursday)
GERSHWIN UNDER THE STARS

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $23 - $101 - Artists
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano About This Performance
The ever-charming Tovey leads an all-American program focused on the extraordinary music of Geor ....


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