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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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Classes & Seminars in South Bay
02/18/2020
"BIIRDING SOUTH TEXAS" PRESENTED BY JESS MORTON

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Jess Mortin, conservationist and photographer, shares his experiences of birds and their habitats in Southern Texas. Join him on a wonderful adventure. ....

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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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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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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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Health & Fitness in Los Angeles
02/22/2020
LOS ANGELES EXPERTS OFFER HEALTHY SUBSTITUTES FOR EVERYDAY FOODS IN TIME FOR NATIONAL HEART MONTH

5455 Garden Grove Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683 562-225-9981 - free - Is it ever too late to change your diet in hopes of improving your heart health — even if you’ve suffered a heart attack? The answer is a resounding “no” according to experts. In fact, the New En ....

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Art in Downtown LA
02/23/2020
FAMILY STUDIO WORKSHOP: COLOR EXPERIMENTS

901 E 3rd Street 2139431620 - free - Inspired by Nicolas Party’s brilliant hues, participants will experiment with complementary and contrasting colors to create vibrant self-portraits using Party’s signature medium, pastel, and paint ....

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Museums in Midtown LA
02/23/2020
“THE IMPOSSIBLE MEDICAL SCHOOL: WARSAW GHETTO ’43,” A TALK WITH DR. LEO GORDON

100 The Grove Dr. 3236513704 - Free - Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents “The Impossible Medical School: Warsaw Ghetto ’43,” a compelling talk with Dr. Leo Gordon, Sunday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. at the museum. A largely unknow ....

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Museums in Los Feliz & Silverlake
02/24/2020
ICONIC HOUSES LECTURE // MELNIKOV HOUSE: SAVING AN AVANT-GARDE ICON

4800 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 988-0516 - FREE - Hollyhock House is proud to host Pavel Kuznetsov, Director of Melnikov House for a lecture Melnikov House: Saving an Avant-Garde Icon at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre to discuss the history of Moscow ....

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Comedy in East LA
02/06/2020 to 02/27/2020
MOTHERLAND - FREE STAND UP COMEDY

4157 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90065 - FREE - Every Thursday night Motherland offers a sublime evening of stand-up comedy featuring some of the best comedians in Los Angeles and across the country. Located at Kusina Filipina in Eagle Rock, Mothe ....

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Community in Los Angeles
02/29/2020
INDOOR COMMUNITY FLEA MARKET

27040 Malibu Hills Road 8182707450 - FREE Admission - The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will hold its Community Flea Market on Saturday, December 9, 2017. This “one stop shop” will feature clothing, jewelry, home decor, vintage accessories, ....

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Community in South Bay
02/29/2020
BLACK HISTORY MONTH

20700 South Avalon Boulevard 3103666629 - FREE - SouthBay Pavilion and The L.A. South Chamber of Commerce celebrates Black History Month! This year, the theme is "Celebrate the History, Inspire the Future". Learn about the history, see a Fashion Sh ....

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Music in East LA
02/29/2020
FREE EDENDALE UP CLOSE CONCERTS

2011 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90026 213-207-3000 - Free - CLAREMONT CLARINET QUARTET
at the
EDENDALE UP CLOSE Concert Series
at the Edendale Branch Library (LAPL)
in ECHO PARK FREE ADMISSION
Concert in the Community Room
Free parking in the library lot (ent ....


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Classes & Seminars in NoHo Arts Dist.
02/29/2020
STORYTELLERS TOASTMASTERS

11640 Burbank Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 United States - - This is a Toastmasters club that follows the Toastmasters International program with a twist, a Storytelling twist. We are a growing group of beginners, advanced, and Distinguished toastmasters whose ....

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Dance in Santa Monica
02/29/2020
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY AT A LEAP DAY SILENT DISCO IN DOWNTOWN SANTA MONICA

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 393-8355 - Free - Grab your dancing shoes and get your groove on to one of three live DJ sets with a personal light-up headset at this exciting leap day festivity. Attendees celebrating their leap day birthday will be ....

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Festivals in South Bay
03/01/2020
SUMMER FUN & CAMP FAIR SOUTH BAY 2020

2250 Park Place, El Segundo, CA 90245 3102454170 - FREE - Summer Fun & Camp Fair South Bay 2020
Presented by MomsLA and SoCalMoms Sunday, March 1st at the Bay Club in El Segundo
10am - 1pm
2250 Park Place, El Segundo, CA 90245 FREE Family event! Register he ....


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Music in Downtown LA
03/06/2020
METRO ART PRESENTS HEALING GEMS IN CONCERT

800 N. Alameda St. Los Angeles 90012 - Free - Metro Art Presents the free-flowing sounds of Healing Gems, a six-piece band that blends Latin, jazz and tropicalia pivoting around bossa nova beats with space-age, exotic-psych melodies, March 6, 2 ....

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Recreation in Orange County
03/07/2020
WHALES, TAILS & ALES

34571 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point, CA 92629 (949) 496-6137 - Free - Pet Project Foundation is proud to present our inaugural Whales, Tails and Ales Street Fair at Dana Point Harbor. Whales, Tails & Ales will feature: Craft beer
Local artisan vendors
Delicious bites
L ....


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Art in Santa Monica
03/07/2020
THELMA TERRY: ATHLETE, EDUCATOR, AND COMMUNITY LEADER. A WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

2200 Virginia Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404 - Free - For Women’s History Month, Virginia Avenue Park, 18th Street Arts Center, and the Quinn Research Center are teaming up to celebrate the life and work of Thelma Terry, a community leader with a last ....

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Recreation in South Bay
03/08/2020
46TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE KITE

100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - Free - 46th Annual Festival of The Kite presented by Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach & Redondo Pier Association Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (daylight savings time begins) Redond ....

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Art in Glendale
10/10/2019 to 03/08/2020
THE ELEVATED EYE: AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY PAST AND PRESENT

1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205 (323) 340-4545 - FREE - Forest Lawn Museum Director James Fishburne’s inaugural exhibition as director marks the Grand Reopening of the newly remodeled Forest Lawn Museum. Science and technology meet art and beauty in The ....

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Music in Downtown LA
03/13/2020
METRO ART PRESENTS AKUA IN CONCERT

800 N. Alameda St. Los Angeles Angeles 90012 3108273169 - Free - Metro Art Presents a special Rush Hour Concert with Canadian-Ghanaian singer-songwriter AKUA, Friday, March 13, at 4 p.m. in the Union Station Waiting Room. An accomplished vocalist who has sung with ....

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Museums in Midtown LA
01/18/2020 to 03/14/2020
GALERIE XII DEBUT'S PAOLO VENTURA’S FIRST LA SOLO EXHIBITION FEATURING AN OPENING RECEPTION ON JANUARY 18, 2020 WITH THE ARTIST

6150 Wilshire Blvd. (323) 917-5106 - FREE - Galerie XII Los Angeles is celebrating its first anniversary with the solo exhibition of world-renowned, Milan-based photographer Paolo Ventura. The exhibition of Ventura’s magical photographic work ....

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Recreation in South Bay
03/14/2020
"NATURE'S WINGS" PRESENTED BY STEPHEN WEST

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve - Free - Stephen West presents "Nature's Wings". Stephen West invites you to view his art work in the Madrona Marsh Nature Center, Tuesday through Sunday between 10:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Come and meet him Sat ....

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Art in Los Angeles
03/15/2020
GALLERY TALK: LEARNING, COMMUNITY, AND CERAMICS; TOWARDS A NEW PEDAGOGY IN CLAY

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 3239374230 - Free - Hear from artists Julia Haft-Candell (founder of The Clay LA), Nicole Seisler (founder of AB Projects), and Mandy Kohlani (founder of POT) on how their various initiatives are furthering a more acces ....

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Dance in Downtown LA
03/21/2020
COUNTERPOINTE

200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-621-1050 - Free, tickets required. - Music Academy and Dance Academy students join forces for a performance of celebrated choreography paired with musical masterworks. ....

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Recreation in South Bay
03/21/2020
INTERNATIONAL BIRD RESCUE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered what you can do to save an injured bird? Learn how to save and return birds back into nature. ....

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Fashion & Style in West Hollywood
03/21/2020 to 03/23/2020
REBUS SIGNET RINGS WEST COAST TRUNK SHOWS | LA 2020

1020 N San Vicente Blvd West Hollywood, 90069 800-416-8450 - Free - Internationally renowned designer, Emmet Smith, meets one-on-one with clients, creating couture hand-crafted signet rings, which express individuality and appreciation of tradition. Rich in tradition ....

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Museums in Santa Monica
03/26/2020
SANTA MONICA HISTORY MUSEUM

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Free - Join us this Thursday, March 26 for our Free Admission Day from Noon to 8 PM and visit the exciting new women’s suffrage exhibition open through June 13. We hope to see you there! Free admission inc ....

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