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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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DETAILS Recreation in Orange County
07/01/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
GIANT BLUE WHALE MIGRATION - NEWPORT LANDING WHALE WATCHING

309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, 92661 949-675-0551 - $26 - $36 - Newport Landing offers whale watching tours year around. May through November brings warmer waters and the opportunity to view blue whales to 80 feet, finback whales, huge pods of dolphin that number ....

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Art in San Fernando Valley
06/01/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday)
KIDSART SUMMER WORKSHOPS

18399 Ventura Boulevard, #16, Tarzana, CA 91604 818-996-1822 - Please call for pricing - KidsArt offers specialized summer art workshops, including Anime, Cartooning, Clay and more! Half day and full day weeklong class options are available for ages 6+, as well as special workshops for a ....

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Music in Hollywood
08/31/2014
(Sunday)
THE BIG PICTURE: HITCHCOCK!

2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - - The Big Picture: Hitchcock! Sunday, August 31st 7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Suspense! Sinister plots! Mistaken identities! This year's Big Picture is a thrilling tribute to the classi ....


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Aquariums & Zoos in Long Beach
06/22/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Sunday)
AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC LATE NIGHTS

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-590-3100 - $14.95 per person and free for kids ages 3 and under and Aquarium members. - The public is invited to enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific after hours while taking advantage of special savings. During Sundays in the summer, the Aquarium will offer its Late Nights where admission ....

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Classes & Seminars in Orange County
06/23/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
EXPLOROCEAN MAKER WORKSHOPS

600 East Bay Avenue, Newport Beach, 92661 9496758915 - price varies by workshop - This summer, ExplorOcean introduces 13 new hands-on science workshops full of exciting new projects, tools and technology! Join us in our new Innovation Lab for Maker Hours where young makers get the ....

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Fashion & Style in Downtown LA
06/05/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
SPECIAL DISCOUNT ON ALL PRODUCTS AT FASHION LANES

115 E 12th ST. Los Angeles, 90015 2137452004 - free - You will get 50% discount on all of our products. this is limited period offer so don't miss the chance. ....

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Comedy in Los Angeles
08/31/2014
(Sunday)
INSIDE OUT COMEDY - COMING OUT SHOW!

6801 Hollywood Blvd., Level 3 - $10 - Once a month, Faith Choyce (America's Funniest Lesbians) presents Inside Out, standup comedy with the funniest LGBTQIA comics around! Show is 21 & up. Half priced tix with promo code VIP. Bar/lounge ....

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Classes & Seminars in On the Web
06/30/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
BRAIN CHASE SUMMER LEARNING CHALLENGE

Online - $199 for first child, $99 for each additional child from same household - Brain Chase is a six-week online Summer Learning Challenge for students in grades 2-8. The Challenge is disguised as a massive global treasure hunt for a real golden trophy – the Globe of Magellan ....

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Museums in Hollywood
06/01/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
MARILYN: THE EXHIBIT

1660 North Highland Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121 - $15.00 - Commemorating the 52nd anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's passing, Marilyn: The Exhibit returns to The Hollywood Museum showcasing an intimate look at the actress' life and legacy. The Exhibit showcases ....

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Museums in Hollywood
06/01/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
MARILYN: THE EXHIBIT

1660 North Highland Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121 (323) 464-7776 - $15.00 - Commemorating the 52nd anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's passing, Marilyn: The Exhibit returns to The Hollywood Museum showcasing an intimate look at the actress' life and legacy. The Exhibit showcases ....

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Museums in Beverly Hills
08/30/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Saturday Sunday)
LAST WEEKENDS AT THE SKIRBALL

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles 90049 310-440-4500 - Included with Museum admission: $10 General; $7 Seniors and Full-Time Students; $5 Children 2–12; FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2. Free Parking! - Bring the whole family to the Skirball’s Last Weekends of the Month. These fun-filled Saturdays and Sundays feature special last-weekend-only performances and activities that change every month. Tak ....

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Music in West LA
08/31/2014
(Sunday)
RHYTHM CHILD

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles,90049 310-440-4500 - Included with Museum admission: $10 General; $7 Seniors and Full-Time Students; $5 Children 2–12; FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2. Free Parking! - The Skirball is your place for weekend family fun all summer long! Sing along with performers, dance to music from around the world, experience circus arts, and hear memorable stories at Family Amphi ....

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Amusement Parks & Arcades in Hollywood
07/05/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
100 YEARS OF HAL ROACH STUDIOS: LAUREL & HARDY, 'OUR GANG' AND HAROLD LLLOYD EXHIBIT

1660 Highland Blvd. - 15.00 - The Hollywood Museum unveils its new exhibit, “100 Years of Hal Roach Studios: Laurel & Hardy, Our Gang and Harold Lloyd” in honor of the Hollywood icon’s centennial, opening to the public July 5 ....

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Tours & Excursions in San Pedro
07/04/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Saturday Sunday)
UNDER THE BRIDGE 2 1/2 HOUR BICYCLE TOUR

112 E 22nd St. San Pedro, CA 90731 310 935 6339 - $14.99 for One / $24.99 for Two - Take this Thrilling 2 1/2 Hour Bicycle Tour along the LA Waterfront in San Pedro. Do you Dare? Have no fear folks. This is a very casual 2 1/2 hour Guided Bicycle Tour departing Crafted Port of Los A ....

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07/23/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
IN A DARK DARK HOUSE

7657 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, 90046 323-960-7735 - $34.99 - The Los Angeles premiere of Neil LaBute’s play, directed by Larry Moss, pits two estranged brothers against one another in a search for the truth about their shared past. LaBute’s thought-provoking ....

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07/24/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
VISIONARY MAN

6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90038 (323) 960-7787 - $15-$28 - A world premiere musical based on the true story of visionary artist J.B. Murray. John Bunion Murray was an illiterate farm worker living in a shack in Glascock County, GA without water or electricit ....

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Film in Beverly Hills
07/19/2014 to 08/31/2014
(Saturday Sunday)
FREE WEEKEND SCREENINGS FROM THE PALEY CENTER ARCHIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN!

465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA - free - Join us at the Paley Center in Los Angeles to experience TV like never before with the return of our PaleyPresents Screenings series on a movie-size screen for free! The weekend screenings from the P ....

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