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Recreation in Orange County
12/03/2021
A VERY VANGUARD CHRISTMAS

55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 - Free - What better way to kick off the holiday season than by enjoying holiday festivities alongside your family and friends? On December 3, Vanguard University will be hosting “A Very Vanguard Christmas” ....

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Art in Other Places
11/13/2021 to 12/04/2021
BORIS ANJE (AKA ANJEL): BLACK IS THE COLOR OF GOLD • OSCAR JOYO: HOME_BODY

4217 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016 (310) 558-3375 - Free - Thinkspace Projects Presents Two New Solo Shows
Gallery One | Boris Anje (aka Anjel) | Black is the Color of Gold
Gallery Two | Oscar Joyo | HOME_BODY NOVEMBER 13, 2021 - DECEMBER 4, 2021
Thinkspace ....


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Museums in Downtown LA
11/13/2021 to 12/04/2021
THE BARNSDALL OLIVE WOOD WORKSHOP EXHIBITION AND ONLINE AUCTION (NOVEMBER 13 TO DECEMBER 4, 2021)

1110 Mateo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021 (213) 395-0762 - FREE - The Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (Barnsdall.org) announces the Barnsdall Olive Wood Workshop Exhibition and Online Auction, which will be on view from November 13 to December 4, 2021, at the contemp ....

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Art in Los Angeles
12/04/2021
A VERY MERRY WINTER MARKET PRESENTED BY TYPEWRITER CONNECTION

441 Seaton St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 - FREE - Typewriter Connection, the go-to typewriter resource in the heart of the Los Angeles Arts District, will host “A Very Merry Winter Market” on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The event is free and open to t ....

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Books in Los Angeles
12/04/2021
LIT JOURNAL LAUNCH: INTRODUCING LINES & BREAKS, FROM WRITEGIRL

- Tickets are free! - Join us for a WriteGirl public reading to celebrate the launch of our brand-new online literary journal Lines & Breaks on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 5pm - 6:30pm (Pacific Time) via Zoom! Lines & ....

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Fundraisers in Los Angeles
12/04/2021
AUTISM SPEAKS WALK

1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angele, 90012 (323) 316-7481 - 0 - WHAT: The Los Angeles Autism Speaks Walk is back and bringing together the autism community to support one another and fuel the Autism Speaks mission. This year, the LA Walk will be held both in pers ....

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Outdoor Markets in Downtown LA
12/04/2021
FIDM HOLIDAY MARKET

919 S. Grand Ave. 213-624-1200 x2626 - FREE - FIDM Holiday Market
Saturday, December 4, 2021, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Career, culture, and style come together at FIDM Holiday Market, a festive open-air shopping event highlighting the college's talent ....


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Recreation in South LA
12/05/2021
CICLAVIA – SOUTH LA

Neighborhoods of South Central, Exposition Park, Leimert Park and Crenshaw 213-355-8500 - Free - On Sunday, December 5, CicLAvia will open up 5.3-miles of streets in South LA connecting the neighborhoods of South Central, Exposition Park, Leimert Park and Crenshaw. For all ages and abilities, th ....

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Cafes & Coffee Houses in Los Angeles
12/05/2021
DISCO GARDEN BRUNCH AT STONE STREET LA ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5TH, 2021

7174 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 3234337960 - Free - Come out and celebrate your Sunday funday the right way with Stone Street LA’s Disco Garden Brunch this Sunday, December 5th, 2021! Time: 11am - 2pm
Free (first come first serve)
Address: 7174 Melr ....


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Community in South LA
12/05/2021
SHARED HARVEST | MYCOVIDMD™ JOINS CICLAVIA TO BRING A COMMUNITY STREET EVENT TO SOUTH CENTRAL AND PROVIDE FREE COVID-19 VACCINES

2418 W. MLK Blvd., Los Angeles 90008 323-880-0102 - Free - Shared Harvest | myCovidMD™ joins CicLAvia’s open streets event to bring a fun vaccination pop-up to South Central Los Angeles to help community members protect themselves against COVID-19. Inspire ....

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Comedy in Los Angeles
12/08/2021
PROHIBITION COMEDY NIGHT AT STONE STREET LA ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8TH, 2021

7174 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 3234337960 - Free - Grab a friend and get ready to laugh at Stone Street LA’s FREE outdoor Prohibition Comedy Night on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021! Reserve your spot on the guestlist via Eventbrite from the link belo ....

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Special Interest in Santa Monica
09/30/2021 to 12/09/2021
PS1 PLURALISTIC SCHOOL ANNOUNCES SCHOOL TOURS FOR PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES

1225 Broadway, Santa Monica 90404 (310) 394-1313 ext. 107 - free - School Tours of PS1 Pluralistic School, an independent K-6th coeducational school in Santa Monica Open to any and all prospective families with children interested in K-6th grades. Now celebrating it ....

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Parks & Gardens in Long Beach
12/09/2021
BIRDING

4600 N Virginia Rd 5622062040 - Free, RSVP required - The Rancho will open early for birders of all ages to enjoy the space. Free and open to all. RSVP required. Rain cancels. ....

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Art in Santa Monica
12/09/2021
EZTV 42: SOME OLD, SOME NEW

1639 18th St, Santa Monica 3104533711 - 0 - December 9, 2021
7:30 PM – in-person and streaming online
18th Street Arts Center (Olympic Campus)
1639 18th Street, Santa Monica In celebration of 42 years of digital, performance and video arts, E ....


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Art in Santa Monica
12/10/2021
CURATOR WALKTHROUGH: WEAVING UNITY

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405 3104533711 - 0 - Join curator Frida Cano for an in-person tour of the exhibition Weaving Unity at 18th Street Arts Center’s Slipstream Galleries, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA) on December 10 at ....

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Music in South Bay
12/11/2021
11TH ANNUAL REDONDO BEACH PIER HOLIDAY CONCERT AND TOY DRIVE

Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - FREE - 11th Annual Redondo Beach Pier Holiday Concert and Toy Drive Presented by Redondo Pier Association and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital WHEN: Saturday, December 11, 2021 TIME: 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. ....

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Art in Santa Monica
12/11/2021
18TH STREET COMMUNITY WINTER OPEN HOUSE

1639 18th St, Santa Monica 3104533711 - 0 - Come join us for some hot drinks, music, giveaways, and artist open studios at the Olympic campus (1639 18th Street, Santa Monica) to celebrate the end of 2021! Stop by 18th Street Arts Center and jo ....

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Festivals in Burbank
12/11/2021 to 12/12/2021
JACKALOPE BURBANK HOLIDAY INDIE ARTISAN FAIR

4053 Grand Ave S - free - Enjoy a weekend of holiday shopping in the heart of Downtown Burbank with Jackalope this December 11th & 12th. Shop over 150 handmade artisans from 10am-4pm each day. Expect to find trendsetting indi ....

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DETAILSOutdoor Markets in South Bay
12/12/2021
TORRANCE ANTIQUE STREET FAIRE HOLIDAY SALE

1266 Sartori Ave., Torrance, 90501 310-328-6107 - Free - Special date for the Holiday Faire, same great vendors and some new ones with holiday gift merchandise! DJ Ozzie and special entertainment as well as Santa Claus, carolers & 175 talented vintage, ant ....

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Cafes & Coffee Houses in Los Angeles
12/12/2021
DISCO GARDEN BRUNCH AT STONE STREET LA ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12TH, 2021

7174 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 3234337960 - Free - Come out and celebrate your Sunday funday the right way with Stone Street LA’s Disco Garden Brunch this Sunday, December 12th, 2021! Time: 11am - 2pm
Free (first come first serve)
Address: 7174 Mel ....


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Music in On the Web
06/13/2021 to 12/13/2021
PITTANCE CHAMBER MUSIC PREMIERES VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE OF ‘EXTRAORDINARY THINGS – SONGS BY ANDRÉ PREVIN’

Streaming online 626-485-5264 - free - Soprano Elissa Johnston, pianist Grant Gershon, LA Opera flutist Heather Clark and cellist Michael Kaufman perform André Previn’s Two Remembrances and Four Songs, not often heard gems set with texts ....

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Museums in Midtown LA
10/12/2021 to 12/15/2021
HOLOCAUST MUSEUM LA PRESENTS NEW EXHIBIT, ‘PASSPORTS FOR LIFE'

100 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles, 90036 - Free - Holocaust Museum LA, in conjunction with the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles, presents “Passports for Life,” an exhibit curated by the Pilecki Institute in Switzerland th ....

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Community in Malibu
12/11/2021 to 12/18/2021
HOLIDAYS AT MALIBU COUNTRY MART

3835 CROSS CREEK RD 310.722.7066 - FREE - On Saturday, December 11 and Saturday, December 18, Malibu Country Mart is hosting two days of celebrations. During both events, visitors can take photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, listen to carolers, ....

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Theater in On the Web
06/19/2021 to 12/19/2021
CHALK LINES AN IMMERSIVE AUDIO PLAY TOUR

online at home or on location at each site with a mobile device 323-379-9583 - free - The Award-Winning Chalk Repertory Theatre with funding from L.A. City’s Department of Cultural Affairs announces the launch of its new audio play series Chalk Lines. Five short plays using immersive ....

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DETAILSSpecialty in Orange County
11/27/2021 to 12/19/2021
POPPI SEED MARKET - MERRY MAKER EDITION

2893 El Camino Real, Tustin, 92782 9094380257 - Free - Join us for over three weeks of holiday fun, celebrating all things handmade and small business! Shop small with over 45 makers, featuring home goods, apparel, bath and body products, curated gifts, ....

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Theater in On the Web
12/20/2021
BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills 90212 - Free. Donations accepted. - Virtual staged reading of a play. Directed by Melanie MacQueen. Written by Booth Tarkington. Beasley’s Christmas Party is set in the Midwestern town of Wainwright, where Beasley is a leading citizen ....

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Art in Venice Beach
11/16/2021 to 12/24/2021
HUNKER NEWSSTAND POP-UP

1306 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice, CA 90291 - Free - Los Angeles-based digital home publisher Hunker is hosting its first holiday pop-up on Abbot Kinney. Welcome to the Hunker Newsstand, a unique gifting experience coming to Venice this holiday season ....

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Performance in Downtown LA
12/24/2021
62ND ANNUAL L.A. COUNTY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 213-972-7211 - free - The Emmy Award-winning “L.A. County Holiday Celebration,” a Los Angeles holiday tradition since 1959, joyously returns to The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to celebrate its 62nd anniver ....

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Music in On the Web
06/27/2021 to 12/26/2021
PITTANCE CHAMBER MUSIC PREMIERES VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE OF BEETHOVEN’S ‘KREUTZER SONATA’

Streaming online 626-485-5264 - free, donations are encouraged - Dynamic duo violinist Roberto Cani and pianist Inna Faliks perform the iconic work of Beethoven’s ‘Kreutzer Sonata’ on what was Pittance Chamber Music’s first public concert in over a year, for a ....

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Books in Long Beach
09/07/2021 to 12/28/2021
STORYTIME

4600 Virginia Road 5622062040 - Free, RSVP encouraged - Join us in front of the courtyard for Storytime! Our staff and volunteers have collected the best young children’s books from diverse authors to read to you under the shade of the California Native ....

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