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Music in Hollywood
08/18/2017 to 08/19/2017
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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Theater in Other Places
08/19/2017
A FAERY HUNT'S MUSICAL A MERMAID'S TAIL AT THE ARBORETUM

$10.00 for members of the Arboretum

301 North Baldwin Ave. Arcadia, CA 91007 818-324-6802 - $10.00 - $15.00 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt - "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles"! Come see why as we perform amongst the gardens and exotic peacocks at the LA Arboretum! A Faery Hunt shows are interactive p ....

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Performance 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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Art in Culver City
07/08/2017 to 08/19/2017
THE CITYSCAPE SHOW VII



2716 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, 90034 310.838.3685 - Free - George Billis Gallery is pleased to present The Cityscape Show VII, a group show of work by gallery artists and invited guest artists. The exhibition runs from July 8th to August 19th with an opening ....

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Music in San Gabriel Valley
08/19/2017
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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Art in Midtown LA
08/19/2017
FOUND OBJECT & ASSEMBLAGE SCULPTURE: WORKSHOP WITH MONICA WYATT



5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles 90036 - $55 / $45 members (included materials) - Assemblage artist Monica Wyatt leads a unique workshop exploring the history and process of found object and assemblage art. Taking inspiration from legendary artist Betye Saar, explore this artform ....

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Art in Los Angeles
08/19/2017
OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATING THE DEBUT OF “ONCE UPON A QUIET KINGDOM,” THE NEW SOLO EXHIBIT FROM ARTIST BRANDI MILNE



571 S Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033 3102872340 - Free and open to the public - Self-taught and emotionally driven, So-Cal based pop surrealist Brandi Milne's work speaks of love, loss, pain and heartbreak in the first person. She decorates it oddly with a wink of humor and a de ....

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Fundraisers in NoHo Arts Dist.
08/19/2017
JAY JOHNSON'S "EXCESS BAGGAGE"



10900 Burbank Blvd. 8187635990 - $50 tax deductible - EXCESS BAGGAGE One Night Only! Saturday - August 19 at 8:00 pm
Lonny Chapman Theatre The Group Rep presents Tony Award-winning Jay Johnson in a new one-man show, “Excess Baggage,” a special ....


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Theater in NoHo Arts Dist.
08/19/2017
EXCESS BAGGAGE



10900 Burbank Blvd. 8187635990 - $50 tax deductible - The Group Rep presents Tony Award-winning Jay Johnson in a new one-man show, “Excess Baggage,” a special One Night Only fundraiser for the Group Rep. Best known for playing the schizophrenic role o ....

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Performance in South Bay
08/05/2017 to 08/19/2017
SISTER ACT



3330 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE TORRANCE, 90503 310-781-7171 - $35 - The play is based on the 1992 film of the same name, Sister Act which tells the story of aspiring disco lounge singer and diva, Deloris Van Cartier, who is struggling to work her way to the top in 19 ....

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Music in Los Angeles
08/19/2017
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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Film in Hollywood
08/19/2017
TRIPLE FEATURE: BLOOD AND BLACK LACE (SEI DONNE PER L’ASSASSINO), 1964, A BAY OF BLOOD (REAZIONE A CATENA), 1971 & EVIL EYE (LA RAGAZZA CHE SAPEVA TROPPO), 1963



Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - Special Ticket Prices: $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members - Saturday August 19 – 7:30 PM MARIO BAVA
Presented by Cinematic Void
Triple Feature: BLOOD AND BLACK LACE (SEI DONNE PER L’ASSASSINO), 1964, AG ....


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Film in Santa Monica
08/19/2017
70MM! TRON, 1982



Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, August 19 – 7:30 PM 70MM
70mm! TRON, 1982, Disney, 96 min. Dir. Steven Lisberger. Hacker Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) is digitall ....


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Music in Other Places
08/19/2017
FREE CONCERT W/ MIDDLE EAST'S #1 HIP-HOP ARTIST QUSAI A.K.A DON LEGEND THE KAMELION



710 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 - Free - MTV Award nominee Qusai a.k.a Don Legend the Kamelion is hitting the west coast on his U.S. tour this summer. Catch Qusai at a free concert at the Hermosa Beach Community Theatre on August 19th. Lear ....

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Comedy in Los Angeles
08/19/2017
RISK! LIVE IN LA AT THE BOOTLEG THEATER



2220 Beverly Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90557 (213) 389-3856 - $15.00 - RISK! is a live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public. Hosted by Beowulf Jones (LA RIOT Festival, Nerdist, The Andy Dick Incident). At the ....

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Restaurants in South LA
08/19/2017
NATIONAL AVIATION DAY AT THE PROUD BIRD



11022 Aviation Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045 (310) 670-3093 - Free - Aviation enthusiasts and food lovers alike can come together and celebrate National Aviation Day (Saturday, August 19) at the newly renovated The Proud Bird! The Proud Bird features 16 aircrafts thro ....

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Art in Venice Beach
08/13/2017 to 08/19/2017
WEEK OF PLAY



1306 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, 90291 - $20 - We are a non profit organization called PLAY. Our main mission is to start a movement to bring more playfulness back to the world! With the rise of technology's influence on our lives, so much less i ....

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Art in Hollywood
08/14/2017 to 08/19/2017
JOHSH LEHRER: MY SHOT - PORTRAITS FROM HAMILTON



831 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038 323.462.2790 - Free - ....

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Music in Hollywood
08/19/2017
RMPCONCERTS AUGUST: "IT'S TIME AGAIN! TIMES & SEASONS II"



6539 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood 90038 4325289278 - $15 online, $20 at Box Office - THE RMPConcerts Presents: ~IT'S TIME AGAIN! "Times & Seasons II"~ ENCORE! The RMPConcerts JULY was such a success, that RMPConcerts AUGUST is bringing it back! Same Theme and Song Lineup BUT with eve ....

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Art in Los Angeles
05/28/2017 to 08/20/2017
MATERIAL AS METAPHOR



5814 Wilshire Boulevard 3239374230 - - This exhibition of fiber sculpture presents eleven contemporary artists from the western United States who generate large-scale fiber forms through experimentation with gravity, process, and mass. Us ....

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Music in Hollywood
08/20/2017
SMOOTH SUMMER JAZZ



2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $28 - $61 - ARTISTS
Dave Koz & Friends
Ohio Players
EPK with Euge Groove, Peter White & Keiko Matsui
Morgan James ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
From the classic smooth jazz of Dave Koz to the funky sounds of the Ohio P ....


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Theater in Beverly Hills
07/20/2017 to 08/20/2017
SEQUENCE



241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212 310-364-0535 - $30 - Theo has been named Time Magazine’s Luckiest Man Alive. For twenty consecutive years, he has successfully bet double or nothing on the Super Bowl coin toss. And he’s getting ready to risk millions ....

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Music in Hollywood
08/20/2017
THE MUSIC CENTER ON LOCATION: NORTHERN STARS, AN EVENING WITH RUFUS WAINWRIGHT



2580 Cahuenga Blvd East, Hollywood, 90068 - $55-$125 - In partnership with the Ford Theatres, The Music Center On Location presents Northern Stars, an Evening with Rufus Wainwright. Giving his only U.S. performance of Northern Stars, in honor of Canada’ ....

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Fashion & Style in Downtown LA
08/20/2017
LA HAIR EXPO

$5 Off Admission (Excludes Early Bird and Hair Walk Entry Fee) - use promo code: YAY5CV

1282 OAK STREET, LOS ANGELES 90015 (213)745-5574 - $25-$75 - LA HAIR EXPO is an industry event, featuring education, networking, meet-and-greets, Hair Art celebration, and more. With some friendly competition sprinkled into the mix, the LA HAIR EXPO is all abo ....

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Theater in Burbank
08/17/2017 to 08/20/2017
MAGICMANIA



555 North Third Street 818-558-7000 - $35 to $110 - An immersive four-day, five performance festival of magic featuring a rotating roster of over 25 world-class, master magicians and outstanding variety acts. Show-stopping feats include amazing sleigh ....

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Theater in Hollywood
08/19/2017 to 08/20/2017
THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE



3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles 90068 323-851-7977 - Advance reservations online: $25. Students and seniors $20. At the door: $30. Students and seniors $25. $5 per ticket discount for groups of five or more. - In “THE FACE, Behind The Face, behind the face,” a performing artist confronts the ups and downs and struggles of his life and career and is led to the conclusion that his voice and his music are t ....

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Festivals in Orange County
08/20/2017
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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Museums in Pasadena
08/20/2017
OPENING DAY



490 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91101 - Free with admission, Free for PMCA members. Children 12 and under are always free! - Join us as we proudly unveil our three new exhibitions to the general public. See impressionist and modernist landscapes paired with the liturgical designs by one of California’s most significant ar ....

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Fashion & Style in Downtown LA
08/19/2017 to 08/20/2017
UNIQUE LA SUMMER MARKET



3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, 90405 (213) 486-9821 - USD 0.00 - USD 25.00 - SHOP LOCAL AT UNIQUE LA! SANTA MONICA | AUGUST 19 + 20 Unique LA is returning to the west side! Come shop with us Saturday + Sunday, August 19 + 20 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica for another am ....

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