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Museums in Los Angeles
02/17/2020
13TH ANNUAL SWEETHEART’S DINNER AND DANCE



40 Presidential Drive 200 805-577-4057 - - The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is pleased to announce our 13th annual Sweetheart’s Dinner and Dance. We will be hosting an elegant evening for you and your special Valentine under the wings ....

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Theater in San Gabriel Valley
02/17/2020
CAFE VIDA



87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - Suggested donation $5 - Staged reading of a play by Lisa Loomer. Cafe Vida follows the men and women who work at Homeboy Industries. Chabela and Luz are rival homegirls ready to leave the life and begin anew at Cafe Vida - ....

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Music in Downtown LA
02/18/2020
YUJA WANG



111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $73-108 - Yuja Wang
Walt Disney Concert Hall
TUE FEB 18, 8:00PM Artist
Yuja Wang, piano About This Performance
Yuja Wang is a phenomenon, a virtuoso of staggering abilities who can take one’s breath away wit ....


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Books in Los Angeles
02/18/2020
JEAN BURDEN POETRY READING: MARILYN CHIN



5151 State University Dr. 323-343-4140 - Free. - Marilyn Chin, a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, will present the Jean Burden Poetry Reading at Cal State LA on Tuesday, Feb. 18. The reading will be followed by a question-and-answer ses ....

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Comedy in Downtown LA
02/19/2020
LEAGUE OF COMEDY LIVE! AT THE WOLVES



519 S Spring St, LA. 90013 2132657952 - $10 online presale, $15 at the door - Aw yeah, it is month two of the new decade and things are heating up! We are crushing both locations and making history! Don't fall behind, League of Comedy is here to stay and we are back with a who ....

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Art in Los Angeles
02/19/2020
FREE LEGAL NAME & GENDER MARKER CHANGE CLINIC WITH BET TZEDEK



5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 3239374230 - - Non-profit Bet Tzedek will provide free legal assistance to complete petitions for legal name and gender marker changes, apply for fee waivers, and update federal and state identity documents. Free ....

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Theater in Hollywood
02/19/2020
LUSTILY EVER AFTER: THE AUDIOBOOK MUSICAL – LIVE, ONSTAGE!



5419 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 908-8702 - $7 - LUSTILY EVER AFTER: THE AUDIOBOOK MUSICAL is the award-winning, first-ever audiobook musical for adults! LUSTILY EVER AFTER: THE AUDIOBOOK MUSICAL can be heard on Audible and Amazon but for ONE NIGHT ....

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Community in Downtown LA
02/19/2020
DEMYSTIFY THE VOTER GUIDE DINNER



1717 E. 7th Street 2139280833 - $0.00 - Prepare yourselves for the Presidential Primary Election at our open study session on candidates and ballot measures. You bring your district voter guide and laptop* and we’ll provide resources, piz ....

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Comedy in Santa Monica
02/19/2020
FUNNY VALENTINE IMPROV DIARY SHOW



1323-A (“A” stands for alley) Third Street Promenade 3104510850 - $6 - A la Mortified, two brave grownups read from their real teen diaries. Fabulous improvisers do scenes inspired by the readings. You get to laugh. Always heartwarming and fun, join us for a fresh take ....

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Music in Glendale
02/19/2020
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS



610 E. California Ave, Glendale, 91206 818-244-7241 - Free - FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday FEBRUARY 19, 2020 at 12:10-12:40 pm: BRENDAN WHITE - piano
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin Program: FRANZ ....


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Performance in Los Angeles
02/20/2020
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK



14900 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, 90638 714-994-6310 - $14-55 - In this transcendentally powerful new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman, Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl, who confronts her rapidly changing life and the in ....

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Books in Pasadena
02/20/2020
SHAKESPEARE ON STAGE & ON THE PAGE WITH STOTT & RABB



3352 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 - General $50.00, Student/Educator $35.00 - Join Open Book for the best of Shakespeare on stage and on the page. Andrew McConnell Stott discusses his book "What Blest Genius?" with Jeremy Rabb, Resident Artist at A Noise Within. The book tells ....

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Books in Pasadena
02/20/2020
SHAKESPEARE ON STAGE & ON THE PAGE WITH STOTT & RABB



3352 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 - General $50.00, Student/Educator $35.00 - Join Open Book for the best of Shakespeare on stage and on the page. Andrew McConnell Stott discusses his book "What Blest Genius?" with Jeremy Rabb, Resident Artist at A Noise Within. The book tells ....

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Music in Downtown LA
02/20/2020 to 02/21/2020
IVES 1 & DVOŘÁK 7 WITH DUDAMEL



111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $64-209 - Ives 1 & Dvořák 7 with Dudamel
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THUR FEB 20, 8:00PM
FRI FEB 21, 8:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor About This Performance
Revealing unpredicta ....


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Music in Downtown LA
02/22/2020
WILLIAM HAGEN AND ALBERT CANO SMIT IN RECITAL



200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-621-1050 - Regular Admission: $15; Premium Seating: $30 - William Hagen, Violin
Albert Cano Smit, Piano STRAVINSKY Suite Italienne
STRAVINSKY Divertimento
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata No. 2
PROKOFIEV arr. MILSTEIN Two Pieces from Tales of an Old Grandmother
PROK ....


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Art in Midtown LA
01/11/2020 to 02/22/2020
JOHN MILLEI: THIS & THAT



4851 West Adams Blvd. - Free - John Millei: This & That
Lowell Ryan Projects January 11 - February 22, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 11, 7-9pm Lowell Ryan Projects is pleased to present This & That, the first solo exhi ....


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Art in Santa Monica
02/22/2020
DRAWING CONNECTIONS | EXHIBITION RECEPTION & OPEN STUDIOS



3026 Airport Avenue Santa Monica CA 90405 424-384-5005 - FREE - DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition
February 10 – April 4, 2020
North and South Galleries | 3026 Airport Avenue
Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios
February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM Drawing Connectio ....


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Theater in West LA
01/17/2020 to 02/22/2020
THE GIVER



8301 Hindry Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045 310-645-5156 - $22 ($2 discount for students, seniors and service members) - Kentwood Players kicks off their incredible 70th season of community theatre in Los Angeles with THE GIVER. Based on Lois Lowry’s acclaimed 1993 novel, the world of The Giver is a seeming utopia of ....

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Special Interest in Los Feliz & Silverlake
02/22/2020
FIFTH ANNUAL LARB/UCR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WITH WALTER MOSLEY



Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA 90039 323-952-3950 - $250 – $3,250 - Please join the Los Angeles Review of Books
as we present WALTER MOSLEY
with the
FIFTH ANNUAL LARB/UCR
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 7:15 p.m.*
at a private home *Private receptio ....


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Art in Long Beach
02/03/2020 to 02/22/2020
P3 THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS DAY AFTER DAY (THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF DORIS DAY)



855 Elm Avenue, Long Beach, California, 90813, United States 7148496161 - Seating Assigned at Box Office: USD 35.0 - Runs January 24-February 22, 2020 Thursdays and Fridays at 8 pm
Fridays and Saturdays at 2pm
Special Performance Thursday, February 20th With the rare opportunity to produce a musical based on the li ....


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Art in Santa Monica
02/22/2020
DRAWING CONNECTIONS | EXHIBITION RECEPTION & OPEN STUDIOS



3026 Airport Avenue Santa Monica 90405 6267561190 - free - DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition
February 10 – April 4, 2020
North and South Galleries | 3026 Airport Avenue
Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios
February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM Drawing Connectio ....


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Art in Santa Monica
02/22/2020
LAS HIJAS DE LOS DÍAS: 7 FEMALE VIEWS FROM THE MARGINS | EXHIBITION RECEPTION & OPEN STUDIOS



3026 Airport Avenue 6267561190 - Free - Las Hijas de los Días: 7 Female Views from the Margins
Exhibition | January 27 – April 3, 2020
Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue
Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios | February 22, 2020 | ....


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Museums in Santa Monica
02/22/2020
DISCOVER THE HISTORY: A LOOK BACK AT 1917



1350 7th Street 3103952290 - Free - On Saturday, February 22 at 2 PM, join us for a free Discover the History lecture with Michael Murphy, Jens Lucking and Stephen Anaya at the Santa Monica History Museum. Immediately following the lec ....

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Comedy in Hollywood
02/22/2020
WIZARDING WORLD LIVE: A MAGICAL TALK SHOW



6470 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90038 - Pay What You Can - Come join THE WIZARDING WORLD, Earth's only magical late night talk show produced BY wizards, FOR mortals! Hosted by the sorcerous Amoenus Franco, he brings you magical guests from all around this re ....

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Art in Downtown LA
02/22/2020
ARTIST TALK AND EXHIBIT -- ROBERT C VANCE AND ROBIN BUSH-VANCE



120 Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles 90012 3103512328 - Free - Special Artist Talk and Exhibit. Married for 45 years, these decades-long artists dig deeply into themselves and each other for inspiration, discovery, and revelation. New paintings and works on pape ....

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Music in Inland Empire
02/22/2020
BEAUSOLEIL AVEC MICHAEL DOUCET



12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, 91739 9094772752 - - Just in time for Mardi Gras! For the past 40 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry ....

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Specialty in Beverly Hills
02/21/2020 to 02/22/2020
COUNCIL OF TEN SECRET MASQUERADE BALL



433 N Camden Dr, Beverly Hills, 90210 - Sliding Scale - The Council of Ten, a historic mutual benefit society, puts on its annual Masquerade ball for Venetian Carnivale. This is a members-only private event, but the organization is taking applications for ....

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Music in Downtown LA
02/22/2020 to 02/23/2020
IVES 2 AND DVORÁK 8 W. DUDAMEL



111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $64-209 - Ives 2 and Dvorák 8 w. Dudamel
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SAT FEB 22, 8:00PM
SUN FEB 23, 2:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor About This Performance
Dudamel’s unexpected ....


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Music in Downtown LA
02/23/2020
WAYNE MARSHALL



111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-64 - Wayne Marshall
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SUN FEB 23, 7:30PM Artist
Wayne Marshall, organ About This Performance
British-born Wayne Marshall is a triple threat, appearing around the world as an organi ....


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