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DETAILS 05/01/2017 to 08/28/2017
MAGIC MONDAY

1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - - Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of Master Magicians and Variety Acts every Monday at the Santa Monica Playhouse from May 1 through August 28. Created by ....

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POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS & ADULTS

3795 Boise Avenue, Mar Vista, CA 90066 (3 blocks west of Centinela, off Venice) 310-567-2708. - - Peach Tree Pottery classes, studio and gallery. If you've ever thought you'd like to try throwing a pot, this is a fun and relaxed place to try it out. Unleash your creativity, learn to throw a pot i ....

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04/28/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: A SIMPLE PLAN, 1998, & 25TH ANNIVERSARY! ONE FALSE MOVE, 1992

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, April 28 – 7:30 PM BILL PAXTON
Double Feature: A SIMPLE PLAN, 1998, Paramount, 121 min. Dir. Sam Raimi. Brothers Bill Paxt ....


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04/28/2017
UNNECESSARY EVIL - STAND UP COMEDY

1323-A 3rd Street Santa Monica, CA 90401, 3rd Street Promenade - $12 - Unnecessary Evil is an award winning Stand up comedy show (CBS Los Angeles & LA Weekly’s top 10 Stand Up Shows in Los Angeles) featuring 5 of the country's top comedians and always special guests! E ....

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04/21/2017 to 04/29/2017
STUPID F#@KING BIRD

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - $17 - By Aaron Posner; Sort of adapted from "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov
Original Music by James Sugg; Directed by Michelle Gong A young director and a young actor rage against an older generation of ar ....


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04/29/2017
THE HUTCHINS CONSORT PRESENTS: IMMIGRANTS

1227 Fourth St. 858-366-2423 - $15-$35 - Throughout the 20th century many artists as well as other professionals immigrated to the U.S. searching for freedom. The Hutchins Consort will be performing music from some of these composers who co ....

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04/29/2017
PICO BLOCK PARTY

1639 18th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404 - Free w/ RSVP - Join us to celebrate the cultural treasures of our Pico Neighborhood! We open up our campus to our neighbors, and will launch Culture Mapping 90404, our community-sourced website of Pico neighborhood ....

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04/29/2017
WANDERLUST 108: THE WORLD'S ONLY MINDFUL TRIATHLON

200 Santa Monica Pier - $40-$60 - Wanderlust 108, the world’s only “mindful triathlon,” returns to Los Angeles, CA on both Saturday April 29, and Sunday, April 30, 2017. Wanderlust’s signature triathlon attracts thousands for a f ....

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04/29/2017
PICO BLOCK PARTY

1639 18th Street, Santa Monica 90404 - Free - Pico Block Party: Spring 2017
Events, Exhibitions, Featured
Campus-wide Festival
April 29, 2017 | 1-5 PM
18th Street Arts Center
Gallery hours: 11am-5pm, Monday-Friday Join us to celebrate the cultur ....


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04/29/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: ALIENS, 1986, & TRUE LIES, 1994

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, April 29 – 7:30 PM BILL PAXTON
Double Feature: ALIENS, 1986, 20th Century Fox, 137 min. Seven years after Ridley Scott’s origina ....


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04/29/2017
ENTERTAINMENT & THE LAW: THE STAIRWAY INTO A BLURRY 2017

685 N. Venice Blvd Venice, CA 90291 310-207-0001 - $10-$30 - Are you confused by the "Blurred Lines" of copyright law? Do you find yourself wishing someone could explain these complex cases in plain English? Join our panel of lawyers and industry insiders for ....

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03/18/2017 to 04/30/2017
THE GUN

3000 Airport Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 397-3244 - $25 (Students, Guild Members, and Seniors $20) - Ruskin Group Theatre opens their 2017 Season with the World Premiere of Justin Yoffe’s THE GUN. During their second decade of bringing Los Angeles audiences outstanding entertainment, the company co ....

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04/13/2017 to 04/30/2017
ABSOLUTE MAD FREEDOM: STUDIO ART THESIS EXHIBITION

24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90263 310-506-4851 - Free Admission - "Absolute Mad Freedom" is the thesis exhibition for all graduating art majors at Pepperdine University. The exhibition will include 12 artists' senior thesis work, ranging from painting and drawing t ....

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04/20/2017 to 04/30/2017
16TH ANNUAL DANCE MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL

14304 Summertime Lane, Culver City 90230 323-620-3485 - Free - $15 - Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating da ....

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04/26/2017 to 04/30/2017
17TH ANNUAL BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVAL

6925 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA - Tickets starting at $18 - The 17th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival kicks off Opening Night at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on Wednesday, April 26th, with the World Premiere of feature film, “Gun,” starring, written and dir ....

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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES-CINEMA AT THE EDGE

2437 Main St 90405 310 • 392 • 7327 - General mission $12 - FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES-CINEMA AT THE EDGE Buy your tickets today for theCinema at the Edge Independent Film Festival!! You can find the Program and Ticket sales by clicking here:http://bit.ly/1GB ....

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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
CATE | CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL 2017

2437 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405, United States - $12 - $150. - CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL
We are excited to announce our 5th annual Cinema at the Edge (CATE) Film Festival! We are celebrating independent films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, ....


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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL

2437 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 +1 (310) 392-7327 - $12-150 - Housed at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, the CATE Los Angeles Film Festival is nestled in the Frank Gehry designed complex on bustling Main Street in Santa Monica, California. The 5th Annual Cinema ....

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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL

2437 Main St., Santa Monica 90405 310-392-7327 - $12- $150 - Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony with Festival Director Michelle Danner. Celebrate the opening night of CATE 2017 with the the filmmakers who made it all possible. Enjoy great f ....

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04/28/2017 to 04/30/2017
BEYOND THE LINES GALLERY: DOG AND CAT ART SHOW!

2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, 90404 714-369-9869 - free - Beyond The Lines Gallery is proud to present “Dog and Cat Art Show”. The show will be supporting The Rescue Train a local animal Rescue which will be hosting an adoption weekend in the gallery Satu ....

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04/29/2017 to 04/30/2017
VERDI CHORUS PRESENTS: ALL'S FAIR IN LOVE AND WAR

1008 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403 661-434-1109 - $10 - 40 - The Verdi Chorus is proud to bring opera again to Santa Monica and the Westside with our spring concert,"All's Fair in Love and War". Join us as we celebrate the great masters of Italian Classical an ....

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04/30/2017
DOWNTOWN MODERNISM

2901 Saco Street Los Angeles, CA 90058 323-826-1617 - 8.00 for adults - Modernica‘s biannual Downtown Modernism market for vintage modern design will be returning to Los Angeles on Sunday, April 30th. Collectors, connoisseurs, and treasure hunters will once again have t ....

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04/30/2017
CITYRACE SANTA MONICA: FROM THE PROMENADE TO THE PIER

1615 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90401 - $40.00 - Santa Monica: From Pacific Park to the Promenade
A fun-filled search for clues by the sea! In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players solve fun & challenging clues leading them on a 3 ....


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04/30/2017
WORLD PREMIERE EVENT: CATCHING SIGHT OF THELMA & LOUISE

2437 Main Street #B, Santa Monica, CA 90405 - $12.00 - Catching Sight of Thelma & Louise is a documentary film that takes an intimate look into how Callie Khouri and Ridley Scott's iconic 1991 story challenged preconceptions of feminism, framing it in th ....

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04/30/2017
APOLLO 13, 1995

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Sunday, April 30 – 7:30 PM BILL PAXTON
APOLLO 13, 1995, Universal, 140 min. Dir. Ron Howard. “Houston, we have a problem.” An oxygen tan ....


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04/30/2017
BENJAMIN GROSVENOR

9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills, 90210 - http://thewallis.org/grosvenor - British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and insightful interpretations. His virtuosic command over the most strenuous technical complexities ....

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05/02/2017
COMPLIMENTARY SCREENING OF HEAT, Q&A WITH DIRECTOR MICHAEL MANN

961 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 - Free - Fox Home Entertainment is releasing a Director’s Definitive Edition DVD that is coming out May 9, 2017 of Michael Mann’s crime masterpiece HEAT, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. In honor of t ....

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05/03/2017
BEVERLY HILLS BAR ASSOCIATION HONORS 2017 ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER OF THE YEAR

225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-601-2422 - $300 - $325 - Harold A. Brown, Partner at Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, Inc., and one of the country’s most sought-after entertainment attorneys and dealmakers, will be honored as the Beverly Hills Bar Association’ ....

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