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GREATER LOS ANGELES EVENTS CALENDAR
Theater, art, live performance, recreation, activities
& events in Southern California including Los Angeles,
Orange & Ventura Counties & the Inland Empire


DETAILS Event in South Bay
05/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
TORRANCE ANTIQUE STREET FAIRE



1317 Sartori Ave., 310-328-6107 - Free - 200+ Sellers with antiques, collectibles, vintage clothes, jewelry, furniture, LP's, toys, tools, plants, home decor and more...all on sale at bargain prices! Antique Appraisal Booth - only $3.00 per ....

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Event in West LA
05/22/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
WEST L.A. DODGEBALL OPEN GYM



1835 Stoner Ave., Los Angeles, 90025 - Free - The World Dodgeball Society West L.A. league is gearing up for the summer season with a few open gyms before the kick-off! Join us at Stoner Rec Center from 8-10pm on Mondays May 15th, May 22nd, and ....

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Event in Santa Monica
05/23/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
KCRW EXHIBIT PREVIEW AND RECEPTION



1350 7th Street 310-395-2290 - $40-$90 - Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit: “70 Years on the Air: KCRW is New as Ever”. The evening will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a welcome from guest speaker, KCRW pro ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/24/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CRAFTNIGHT: DOWNTOWN LA! TACOS & BEER WITH BILLY KHEEL AT ANGEL CITY BREWERY



5814 Wilshire Boulevard 3239374230 - $10 / free for members (includes materials) - Join us for tacos and beer at Angel City Brewery! Artist Billy Kheel leads a delicious workshop on making your own beer bottle and taco out of FELT! Hosted by our friends at Angel City, make, mingle, ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
POP-UP DINNER



1418 Descanso Drive La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 - - New pop-up series featuring Los Angeles-based Chefs hosting and creating specialty menus based on their interpretation of Maple Restaurant and their inspirations from Descanso Gardens. Join surprise ....

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Event in Hollywood
05/27/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
FREE, PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT BARNSDALL PARK’S LAMAG COMPLEMENT COLA20, HONORING 271 CITY OF LOS ANGELES ARTISTS



4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 4257360772 - FREE - The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs’ (DCA) and LAMAG will host four public programs to complement COLA20, a landmark exhibition—on view from April 23 - July 2, 2017—celebrating ....

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Event in South Bay
05/24/2017 to 05/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BIG BAND SPECTACULAR



5400 West Century Blvd 562-200-5477 - $10-$25 - 5 Day Big Band Festival featuring: Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Bill Holman Band
Tom Kubis Big Band
Bill Watrous Big Band
Carl Saunders Bebop Big Band
Steve Huffsteter Big Band
The BBB featuring Be ....


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Event in Los Angeles
05/26/2017 to 05/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SHERLOCKED -- THE OFFICIAL SHERLOCK CONVENTION



5855 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, 90045 - General admission weekend tickets are available in advance or at the door starting at $125. Weekend tickets for children, accompanied by a paying adult, 5-12 years old are available at $75 and children under the age of 4 are free. - Fans of the hit crime drama TV series Sherlock, which airs in the United States on PBS MASTERPIECE, will have a chance to investigate Sherlock first hand. UK-based Massive Events will bring Sherlocke ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/27/2017 to 05/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE ABRACADRA GATHERING



Secret Location - Downtown LA - $15 - Imagine the party of your wildest, most beautiful dreams. Eight hours of house music, lots of love, dancing, and all the colors of the rainbow. The Abracadabra Gathering is a space for every like-min ....

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Event in Santa Monica
05/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
PERFORMANCE ON SANTA MONICA BEACH - LABORATORY FOR EMBODIED INTELLIGENCES



1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, 90401 3104533711 - Free - Performance on Santa Monica Beach
Laboratory for Embodied Intelligences
May 28, 2017
4 - 5 PM The Laboratory for Embodied Intelligences will be offering a free public performance on the Santa Monica ....


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Event in Los Angeles
05/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
HATIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL / FLAG DAY



Leimert Park 562-556-6284 - FREE - Hello Festival & HaiTIaN Fan, Parties & Festivals Dance & Cultural Events: PePsLa.com
WhEN: May 28 at 11:00 AM To 7: Pm Please invite your friends and family: Special Events at Leimert Park! with Liv ....


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Event in San Fernando Valley
05/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
TOPANGA VINTAGE MARKET AT PIERCE COLLEGE

$1 off for EyeSpyers

Victory Blvd at Mason Ave 310-422-1844 - $3, kids 12 and under free, Veterans & active duty military free - Memorial Day Sunday at the Flea! Best pickin' for Father's Day Gifts, over 180 sellers of vintage, antiques and local artisan creations, plus 3 live music acts and food trucks! One of LA's Top 5 flea ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/01/2017 to 05/31/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LA FOOD BOWL



317 S. Broadway - Free - The Los Angeles Times today announced the launch of Food Bowl, an annual month-long festival celebrating the city’s dynamic and influential food scene, taking place throughout the month of May. Cent ....

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Event in Other Places
05/01/2017 to 05/31/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
A MONTH OF BIG SUNDAYS KICKS OFF



Varied California locations 323-549-9944 - Free - It’s here! Sign up for “A Month of Big Sundays!”community service projects today! In May, Big Sunday is hosting and/or sponsoring special community service projects projects every single day of th ....

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Event in Orange County
03/06/2017 to 06/22/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
GALLERY ART WALK, LAGUNA BEACH ART TOURS



375 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach 92651 - $55.00 per person & up - Explore the Laguna art scene on a 90 minute Gallery Art Walk with Laguna Beach Art Tours! Enjoy private entry into two select galleries to meet with an artist or curator to learn about current exhibi ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/08/2017 to 12/31/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ESCAPE ROOM LA KIDS' GAMES



120 E. 8th St Los Angeles CA 90014 213-689-3229 - $24-$37/person - Escape Room games for kids are available at Escape Room LA. Kid-friendly version of The Theatre and The Cavern, suitable for children ages 8 to 13, can be booked online at www.escaperoomla.com or by ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/12/2017 to 05/22/2017
CIRCUS VARGAS' STEAMCIRQUE!



6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91367 800-675-2441 - $12 Child $22 Adult - Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque! Join us on a journey of fantasti ....

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Event in Beverly Hills
05/23/2017
AVIVA PRESENTS: 'I AM JANE DOE' SCREENING AND DISCUSSION



2000 Avenue of the Stars Century City, 90067 323.876.0550 ext 1105 - $25 - Aviva Family and Children’s Services will host an exclusive screening of “I am Jane Doe,” a compelling, eye-opening documentary on the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Narrated by Jessi ....

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Event in Los Feliz & Silverlake
05/23/2017
LAFF MOBB & TRUTV INDUSTRY SHOWCASE



3040 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 - FREE WITH RSVP - TUESDAY MAY 23RD 8PM
LOS GLOBOS
3040 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
21+
FREE WITH RSVP Join #LAFFMOBB + @truTV this Tuesday 5/23/17 @Losglobos | Doors Open 8pm
Featuring some of today's hottest c ....


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Event in Santa Monica
05/23/2017
PSA 2016 NATIONAL SERIES: POETRY AND THE NATURAL WORLD WITH HARRYETTE MULLEN



415 Pacific Coast Highway Santa Monica, CA 90402 - Free - PSA 2016 NATIONAL SERIES: Poetry and the Natural World
with Harryette Mullen The Poetry Society of America's current national series, Poetry and the Natural World, will travel to five cities and focu ....


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Event in Hollywood
05/23/2017
MATISYAHU LIVE PERFORMANCE - ALL AGES!



6400 Hollywood Blvd 323-245-6400 - - Join us for a special Matisyahu acoustic set celebrating his new album, Undercurrent (out 5/19). Purchase the album on CD or vinyl starting May 19th at Amoeba Hollywood and receive priority admission ....

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Event in Hollywood
05/23/2017
THE COMEDY GAME SHOW



8162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 - $5, No Drink Minimum - The Comedy Game Show is an interactive experience where the audience get numerous opportunities to spin a prize wheel and win unique prizes in between each comedian's set. Our show has featured some ....

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Event in Hollywood
05/23/2017
SECRET CITY DINNER: GRUB



911 Seward Street, Los Angeles, 90038 818-570-3408 - $50 - Imagine the stars are out and your sitting the yard of a good friend with an unbelievable feast of flavors being presented to you. Classic rock plays softly in the background, and you're sharing a me ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/18/2017 to 05/24/2017
GET A DRESS, GIVE A DRESS AT ANN TAYLOR



Ann Taylor Stores - Free - Ann Taylor is proud to honor women in need with their Get a Dress, Give a Dress initiative, where the brand will donate a dress for each dress purchased (in-store) from May 18-24. In Los Angeles, dre ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/24/2017
PEN USA AND THE EDISON MAY BOOK CLUB: EXIT WEST BY MOHSIN HAMID



108 W 2nd St, #101, Los Angeles, CA 90012 - Free - “We are all migrants through time.” PEN Center USA and The Edison look forward to seeing you at our May Book Club to discuss Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Hosted by Sanura Williams and co-sponsored by ....

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Event in Burbank
05/24/2017
FORUM ON BILINGUALISM



1105 W Riverside Drive, Burbank, 91506 818-994-2961 - Free - Will your child be prepared for a multilingual world? Over 50% of the world’s children speak two or more languages. Bilingualism: - improves focus, logic, and multitasking
- increases mental flexibi ....


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Event in Los Angeles
05/24/2017
CONCERT FOR AMERICA: STAND UP, SING OUT !



340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - $30-$100 - Tickets are on sale now for the May CONCERT FOR AMERICA: STAND UP, SING OUT!, featuring Chita Rivera (The Visit), Cheyenne Jackson (“American Horror Story”), Rachel Bloom (“Crazy Ex- Girlfriend), ....

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Event in Pasadena
05/24/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ



490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Color Outside the Box Color us happy! First, look at the colors and lines in Gustave Baumann in California. Then, use crayons to color in pictures made especially for the PMCA community by Miss Ali & ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/24/2017
FILM - ANDREAS PROCHASKA'S THE DARK VALLEY



5750 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-525-3388 - FREE admission with RSVP via Eventbrite link on website - Free admission with RSVP via Eventbrite link on website. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 7:00pm
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Blvd. Su ....


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DETAILS Event in West LA
05/24/2017
CHILDREN'S BOOK SIGNING TO BENEFIT VANDERPUMP DOGS



8134 WEST 3RD STREET, Los Angeles, CA, 90048 - $20.00 - Join us Wednesday May 24th from 5:00-7:00PM at Vanderpump Dogs for a special appearance, Q&A and book signing featuring children's book author Jeff Minich. Jeff will be signing copies of his newest b ....

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