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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
05/26/2019
(FEATURED EVENT)
TORRANCE ANTIQUE STREET FAIRE



1317 Sartori Ave. Torrance 90501 3103286107 - Free - Join the hunt for vintage treasures when over 200 sellers transform the streets of downtown Torrance into an eclectic open-air antique flea market! Antique appraisal booth - only $3.00 per item! Live ....

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Event in Orange County
05/26/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
GHOST TOUR AT SANTA ANA’S HISTORIC HOWE-WAFFLE HOUSE MUSEUM



120 Civic Center Dr., Santa Ana 92701 (714) 547-9645 - $50 - What’s the scariest place in Orange County? If you guessed Santa Ana, you’re right! That’s because for the first time, on Sunday, May 26, the Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle House, a Santa Ana Historical ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/26/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
HERITAGE FEST 2019



216 Alameda St 2136221261 - FREE - It’s Angel City’s birthday, and they’re celebrating by celebrating all of LA. Heritage Fest is a party devoted to the heritage of Los Angeles, with live mural painting, music curated by Jam in the ....

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Event in Burbank
05/27/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
POLO FOR LIFE’S ANNUAL POLO FOR A PURPOSE COMES TO LA AT THE LA EQUESTRIAN CENTER - MAY 27TH



480 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91506 - $25-$350 - Founded by Terrie Mooney and Brandon Phillips in 2014, Polo for a Purpose serves as the annual event for Polo for Life, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to support research and tre ....

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Event in Ventura County
05/27/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
PIERCE BROTHERS VALLEY OAKS MEMORIAL PARK HOSTS 
29TH ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY MAY 27



5600 Lindero Cyn. Rd., Westlake Village, 91361 818-889-0902 - Free - Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park, a Dignityģ provider, will host its 29th Annual Memorial Day Remembrance on May 27. The Air National Guard Band of the West Coast will provide a pre- ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/01/2019 to 05/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LOS ANGELES TIMES’ THIRD ANNUAL FOOD BOWL RETURNS IN MAY



Downtown Los Angeles 310-490-7278 - varies - LOS ANGELES – Feb. 5, 2019 – The Los Angeles Times announces participating chefs and event highlights for its third annual Food Bowl, a monthlong festival in May celebrating the city’s dynamic foo ....

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DETAILS Event in Downtown LA
05/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LUCID DREAMSCAPES LIVE - A VISUAL CONCERT



1147 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 626-688-0778 - $35 - $45 - Experience a VISUAL CONCERT like no other! J-Walt creates worlds and journeys LIVE IN THE DOME! In LOS ANGELES for one night only! Lucid Dreamscapes is a new kind of theatrical adventure. Fantastic w ....

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Event in Santa Monica
06/01/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SMORGASBURG



200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401 7075879179 - Free to Enter - Smorgasburg is “The Woodstock of Eating” and one of the largest open-air food markets in the country. With more than 90 food and shopping vendors, a beer garden, live DJs and more, Smorgasburg welc ....

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Event in Los Angeles
06/02/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CHARLES PHOENIX “CATALINALAND”



1 Casino Way 310-510-2414 - 39 - On June 2 the historic Avalon Casino Theatre welcomes retro pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix with "Catalinaland," a performance that will sweep the audience away on a time travel story ....

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Event in Other Places
05/31/2019 to 06/09/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
2019 GREATER PALM SPRINGS RESTAURANT WEEK



70100 Highway 111 7607709000 - Free - The 13th annual Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week (Dine GPS) in 9 cities throughout the Coachella Valley. During the 10-day event, over 120 of the region’s finest restaurants and eateries will sh ....

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Event in Inland Empire
05/11/2019 to 08/03/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CALIFORNIA BUTTERFLY PAVILION



1500 N College Ave, Claremont, 91711 (909) 625 8767 - $3.00 in addition to General Admission - Experience the beauty of California butterflies in all their life stages with the native plants they depend on for survival. Discover a diversity of species and color as you encounter a dazzling arra ....

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Event in West Hollywood
04/27/2019 to 05/21/2019
FACTUAL ADAPTATION



7358 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, 90036 - - Artspace Warehouse is pleased to announce upcoming exhibition Factual Adaptation, featuring artists Fredi Gertsch, Mauro Oliveira, Alex L. Reagan, Sarah Svetlana, Laura Schuler. All artists featured ....

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Event in Venice Beach
05/02/2019 to 05/21/2019
PAX PHILOMENA AT LE POP UP



1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd 6468633923 - free - Shop one of a kind textiles! ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/21/2019
THE WELLESBOURNE CLASSIC



10929 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 (310) 474-0102 - Free - The Wellesbourne is launching a competition on May 21,2019. The competition seeks bartenders who are at the forefront of cocktail artistry and are imaginative with pairing ingredients. The competitor ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/21/2019
ALL-BEETHOVEN



111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Artists

Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic† About This Performance
Relax and restore with examples of earlier Beethoven, including his Septet, the most popular and successful work during his ....


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Event in San Fernando Valley
05/21/2019
JEWISH LIFE IN BOYLE HEIGHTS: AN ORAL HISTORY VIDEO SCREENING & DISCUSSION



12511 Moorpark Street, Studio City, CA 91604 8187557873 - Free - Join us as we rekindle memories of what life was like in the Jewish community of Boyle Heights in the 1930’s and 40’s. Through video interviews with a group of six Jewish women who grew up there to ....

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Event in South Bay
05/21/2019
"BIRDS OF THE COLORADO LAGOON" WITH ROB HAMILTON



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Rob Hamilton, Friends of the Colorado Lagoon Board Member, will discuss the lagoon's history and restoration efforts. Join him as he shares his observations about the birds that visit the lagoon thro ....

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Event in West LA
05/21/2019
COMMUNICATING TECHNOLOGY EFFECTIVELY IN TODAY'S WORLD



425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - Free - Communicating science is hard, especially in today’s world. Science communicators face multiple challenges, including the war on facts, questionable
beliefs, political ideologies, and social influe ....


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Event in Ventura County
05/21/2019
VENTURA COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS AGENCY TO HOST FUN, EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY EVENT FOR PUBLIC WORKS WEEK, MAY 21



800 S. Victoria Ave, Ventura, CA. 93009 8056541564 - free - To celebrate the American Public Works Association’s National Public Works Week, Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) will kick off the event with it’s very own Public Works Day. This special ....

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Event in Beverly Hills
04/17/2019 to 05/22/2019
THE COLUMBINE PROJECT



13500 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks 91423 818-687-8559 - $25 - In remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, the Loft Ensemble and the Whitefire Theatre are co-producing and reviving Paul Storiale’s award-winning drama The Columb ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/22/2019
CRIME AND POLICING – A CONVERSATION DETERMINED BY YOU (SOCAL SOLUTIONS)



100 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 - Free - KPCC In Person is talking law enforcement, and you picked the topic. We started by inviting your questions on crime and public safety. We narrowed them to three, and you let us know what matters most ....

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Event in Hollywood
05/22/2019
ALICIA WITT AT HOTEL CAFE



1623 1/2 N Cahuenga Blvd 3234612040 - $10 - Alicia Witt has played her piano-driven rock all over the world for the past 10 years, including opening for Ben Folds Five, John Fullbright and Jimmy Webb. Her most recent release, 15,000 Days, was ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/22/2019
BLOOD & CHOCOLAT STRAIGHT UP JAZZ



428 S Hewitt St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 9175704947 - Online $15; Door $20 - Blood & Chocolat is LA’s premier curated straight ahead jazz night brought to you by Aaron Bullock and Earwax Music Group. Blood is our select vintage wines and carefully crafted cocktails. Chocolat ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/22/2019
NATHAN CARTER: CELTIC COUNTRY



4401 W. 8th Street 4163233574 - $25 - $55 - Don’t miss Irish phenomenon Nathan Carter’s action-packed live show at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on May 22! Backed by his stellar 6-piece band and with special guest ChloŽ Agnew (Celtic Woman), Na ....

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Event in Los Feliz & Silverlake
05/22/2019
PRETTY FUNNY - STANDUP COMEDY AND STRIPTEASE



4519 Santa Monica Boulevard - 15 in advance - One of the world’s most acclaimed burlesque stars, Michelle L’amour (America’s Got Talent), is bringing her hit show to The Virgil in Silver Lake. Pretty Funny combines sizzling striptease and hil ....

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Event in Griffith Park
05/22/2019
AUTRY AFTER HOURS: WE LOVE L.A.



4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - 0 - $5 - The Autry’s after-hour series returns celebrating all things L.A. Connect with Angelenos while experiencing the work of local poets, DJs, and artists. Enjoy a taco bar, cocktails, wine, and beer. Br ....

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Event in NoHo Arts Dist.
05/22/2019
BROTHERS COMEDY 10: A BROTHER AND 10%



5140 Lankershim Blvd 8183086208 - Free - 10 shows! How time flies. It feels like just last month we did our 7th show. Come celebrate a major milestone in the metric system. North Hollywood’s newest beer bar now hosts LA’s best comedy show ....

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Event in West LA
05/17/2019 to 05/23/2019
LOST CHILDHOOD



225 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - $25 - World Premiere Opera
Music by Janice Hamer, Libretto by Mary Azrael
Based on the memoir “The Lost Childhood” by Yehuda Nir
Conducted by Neal Stulberg
Stage Direction by Peter Kazaras
Costume design ....


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Event in Los Angeles
05/22/2019 to 05/23/2019
LA STANDUP COMEDY FESTIVAL

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4800 Hollywood Blvd LA 90027 - $20/event. $25/day. $40/both days - ....

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Event in Santa Monica
05/23/2019
70MM! HOOK, 1991



Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. No vouchers. - Thursday, May 23 – 7:30 PM 70MM
70mm! HOOK, 1991, Sony Repertory, 144 min. Dir. Steven Spielberg. Robin Williams stars as g ....


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