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Classes & Seminars in San Gabriel Valley
05/22/2018
WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING?

1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 6263000777 - free - Informed individuals are well aware of climate change from the countless reports continually appearing in the media. What is less well known is the state of progress in dealing with its mitigation. O ....

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Books in Downtown LA
05/23/2018
"PLANET OF THE BLIND: A POET’S JOURNEY"

630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 - FREE - From the author of several collections of poetry and memoirs, including the†New York Times†“Notable Book of the Year”†Planet of the Blind,†Stephen Kuusisto discusses his latest book,†Have Dog, Will ....

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Books in Downtown LA
05/23/2018
PEN AMERICA & THE EDISON MAY BOOK CLUB

108 W 2nd St, #101, Los Angeles, 90012 - FREE - PEN America and The Edison hope to see you at our May Book Club to discuss Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. Hosted by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. Free and open to all, both PEN America ....

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Museums in Santa Monica
05/24/2018
FREE ADMISSION DAY

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Free - The Santa Monica History Museum offers free admission on the second Thursday of each month. However, this month we will be closed on the second Thursday of May for the installation of a new exhibit. ....

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Books in Santa Monica
05/24/2018
BOOK SIGNING EVENT FOR “SANTA MONICA: A LOOK BACK TO 1902 FROM TODAY”

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Admission is free - On May 24th from 6 to 7 PM, Michael Murphy, the author of “Santa Monica: A Look back to 1902 from Today,” will be at the Santa Monica History Museum for a special book signing event in conjunction ....

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Art in Los Angeles
05/24/2018
IN CONVERSATION: LORNA SIMPSON AND THELMA GOLDEN AT THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

3508 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90018 2139431620 - FREE - In collaboration with The Underground Museum, we invite you to join us for a conversation between artist Lorna Simpson and The Studio Museum Director and Chief Curator Thelma Golden. The talk celebra ....

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Health & Fitness in Hollywood
05/24/2018
POM WONDERFUL TEAS SLOTH BARRE CLASS WITH LOLA THE SLOTH

113 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (310) 966-5782 - Free - Some things are better together like POM + Tea but in this case, so are sloths + bars because they love to hang. POM Wonderful is kicking off Memorial Weekend with a bang by hosting a first-ever slot ....

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Museums in Long Beach
05/10/2018 to 05/25/2018
INSIGHTS 2018: ANNUAL SCHOOL OF ART STUDENT EXHIBITION

1250 N. Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach California 90840 562.985.5761 - https://www.facebook.com/events/602358806797277/ - Join us for a celebration of outstanding students and their artwork following the School of Art Award Ceremony on the UAM North Lawn at 5 PM. INSIGHTS is the Annual School of Art Student Exhibition, ....

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Music in Hollywood
05/25/2018
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET FUNK JAZZ BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Funk Jazz Band Lineup: Multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young/Guitar, Grammy Nominated Kirkwood Coakley/Bass, and Joey Navarro/Keyboard (Tierra, El Chicano). Funk, Rock ® ....

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Community in Los Angeles
05/25/2018
255 GRAND IN DOWNTOWN LA COMPLETES 2-YEAR MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION

255 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 5624911000 - FREE - After an exhaustive two year effort, the multi-million dollar renovation to one of downtown LA’s most desirable high-rise apartment buildings, 255 Grand, is complete, announced Carole Glodney, presi ....

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Film in West Hollywood
05/25/2018
HRSS: MR. CONNOLLY HAS ALS

625 N. San Vicente Blvd. 3238486360 - Free with RSVP - The City of West Hollywood's Human Rights Speakers Series, World Channel, and IMP's Community Perspectives Film Series present a special FREE screening and panel discussion for: MR. CONNOLLY HAS ALS ....

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Music in Orange County
05/25/2018
'67 SUMMER OF LOVE CLASSIC ROCK SHOW

400 Disney Way, Anaheim, 92802 - Free - Acoustic Generation is Southern California's premier '60s/early '70s Classic Rock Band. On Friday, May 25 at 9 pm, the Generation is reawakening the peace & love spirit of 1967 with a free, Summer of ....

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Art in Los Angeles
04/07/2018 to 05/26/2018
AMIR ZAKI: GETTING LOST

2754 S. La Cienega Blvd 7146502779 - Free - (Los Angeles) Edward Cella Art & Architecture presents an exhibition of new works by Amir Zaki. This is the artist’s first solo project with the gallery and features three works from his newest seri ....

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Art in San Fernando Valley
05/01/2018 to 05/26/2018
CALL OF THE WILD

18312 Oxnard Street, Tarzana, CA 91356 818-697-5525 - - Reception Saturday, May 5, 5-7 pm, free Painters and photographers explore their artistic relationship with flora and fauna in nature. Anything from insects to birds to majestic animals. Appreciation ....

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DETAILSMusic in San Fernando Valley
05/12/2018 to 05/26/2018
THE WRITE OFF ROOM

21791 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills 91364 818-610-8308 - NO cover - The Write Off Room, created by a musician FOR musicians, at Ventura and Topanga serves all of LA but is a godsend for those in the north Valley, Topanga Cyn, Malibu, Woodland Hills and environs. With ....

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Books in Other Places
05/26/2018
SOARING ON THE WINGS OF A TALE AT LOMITA LIBRARY

24200 Narbonne Avenue Lomita, CA 90717 - FREE - Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre invites everyone to join in their rollicking storytelling extravaganza, "Soaring on the Wings of a Tale.” The zany team of Lorrie Oshatz and Theresa Amy puts a fresh ....

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Music in Los Angeles
05/26/2018
JHCS9

2222 Laverna Ave, Los Angeles, 90041 4242097190 - free ($20 love donation suggested) - Live Music, BBQ, Great People, Good Vibes, Great Cause. Spend memorial day weekend with us celebrating a great cause. JHCS9 is a music event that celebrates musicians on the autism spectrum. ....

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Specialty in Burbank
05/26/2018
OTTER POP BEACH BUNGALOW POP UP SHOP

1301 N Victory Pl, Burbank 91502 310-370-9446 - FREE - Otter Pops fans visiting the Burbank Walmart will get the chance to sample free Otter Pops at the Otter Pops Beach Bungalow, an 18’ X 26’ one-of-a-kind "tiny house" where guests can immerse themsel ....

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Music in Hollywood
05/26/2018
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND WITH VOCALS

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band with Vocals Lineup: Multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young (Guitar), Soulful Robbyn Kirmssť (Vocals), Grammy Nominated, Kirkwood Coakley (Bass) and Grammy ward-winni ....

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Fashion & Style in Los Angeles
05/26/2018
GONE BAZAAR X HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT

7000 Hollywood Blvd 323-856-1970 - FREE - Take two – calling all fashionistas and the vintage obsessed! Gone Bazaar x Hollywood Roosevelt – Memorial Day Edition is here on May 26th with some poolside shopping from independent brands and de ....

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Health & Fitness in Los Angeles
05/26/2018
EACH MIND MATTERS IN LEIMERT PARK WELLNESS FAIR

3341 W. 43rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90008 877-594-1292 - Free - Historic Leimert Park and Top Holistic Experts To Bring Natural Health to South Los Angeles. A Free Celebration of Wellness Practices For the Body, Mind, and Soul. The Leimert Park Business & Arts Di ....

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Sporting Events in Inland Empire
05/23/2018 to 05/27/2018
TEMECULA VALLEY NATIONAL HORSE SHOW

38801 Los Corralitos Rd, Temecula, CA 92592 - Free - Come celebrate the first annual Temecula Valley National Horse Shows, a series of three equestrian events presented by Nilforushan Equisports Events. The second and third events will be held on May 2 ....

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Music in Hollywood
05/27/2018
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET STEEL DRUM BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Steel Drum Band Lineup: Multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young (Guitar), Grammy nominated Kirkwood Coakley (Bass) and Award-winning PanMan Ross Harper (Steel Drum) Reggae ....

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Comedy in Los Angeles
05/27/2018
TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE PODCAST TAPING

216 Alameda St, Los Angeles, 90012 2136221261 - Free - LA's best storytellers tell you a personal story in this live podcast taping, and you have to guess who's making it all up. Get it right, and you might win a free beer! This month's storytellers incl ....

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Film in Los Angeles
05/27/2018
CINEMATIC PICTURES GROUP

6801 Hollywood Blvd Ste 200 3238441217 - Free - Open House Book Signing - We'll be having Special Guests from the Books dropping by throughout the day to hang out at the Gallery and sign books! The Books Feature Your Favorite People From Shows Lik ....

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Festivals in Los Angeles
07/27/2018 to 05/27/2018
HAITIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2018

3333 W. 43RD PLACE LACA 90008 5625566284 - FREE - https://www.facebook.com/HaitianHeritageFestivalLA/ The mission of the Haitian Heritage Festival is to preserve, interpret, teach, and promote knowledge and appreciation of the rich, ancient, and var ....

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Community in Los Angeles
05/28/2018
MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION AT FOREST LAWN - HOLLYWOOD HILLS

6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 (800) 204-3131 - FREE - Honor veterans and commemorate Memorial Day 2018 with a free event at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills. Speakers, salutes, color guard, and a wreath laying paired with patriotic music, giveaways, ice cr ....

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Health & Fitness in Long Beach
05/29/2018
DON’T LET MOBILITY CHALLENGES HOLD BACK YOUR LOVED ONES – FIGHT BACK!

192 N Marina Dr, Long Beach, CA 90803 5624911000 - free - LOS ANGELES, Calif. – (April XX, 2018) – May is National Mobility Awareness Month, and a great time to take stock in this important topic that the majority of us take for granted, at least until we ....

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Art in Pasadena
05/30/2018
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE READ

490 East Union Street, Pasadena, 91001 (626) 568-3665 - Free - After a kid-friendly exhibition tour of Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo, return to Ana Serrano: Homegrown in the Project Room to read children’s stories that connect art and l ....

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Art in Santa Monica
05/30/2018
INDIGENOUS NOW

1615 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401 - Free - Art @ Tongva presents the 2018 season finale, Indigenous Now, an evening of performance, music and art by Los Angeles-based indigenous artists. The program is a collaboration with the Art @ Tongva In ....

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