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Events, Activities, Entertainment & Other Things to Do
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DETAILS 05/24/2019 to 05/26/2019
LOS ANGELES JAZZ INSTITUTE BIG BAND FESTIVAL

5400 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 909-939-0777 - $25/concert - This year's LA Jazz Institute Festival, May 24-26, is all about the big bands of the West and features LA's top big bands during a three-day jazz extravaganza with concerts, panel discussions, and hi ....

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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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05/15/2019
CIACLA LAUNCH & AMANDA COOGAN EXHIBITION OPENING

Suite B1, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404 - Free / Donation - CIACLA Launch & Amanda Coogan Exhibition Opening
June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free
You are invited to the launch of the CIACLA Summer Program, featuring the opening of Amanda Coogan’s work ‘The Ladd ....


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05/15/2019
NIGHTHAWK WHISKEY WEDNESDAY WITH HEAVEN'S DOOR

417 Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90292 424-835-4556 - Free - On May 15, Nighthawk and Heaven's Door by Bob Dylan, are hosting Whiskey Wednesday from 6-9pm! Join us for dinner and complimentary interactive whiskey tastings every 30 minutes with an expert from H ....

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05/17/2019 to 05/23/2019
LOST CHILDHOOD

225 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - $25 - World Premiere Opera
Music by Janice Hamer, Libretto by Mary Azrael
Based on the memoir “The Lost Childhood” by Yehuda Nir
Conducted by Neal Stulberg
Stage Direction by Peter Kazaras
Costume design ....


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05/23/2019
70MM! HOOK, 1991

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. No vouchers. - Thursday, May 23 – 7:30 PM 70MM
70mm! HOOK, 1991, Sony Repertory, 144 min. Dir. Steven Spielberg. Robin Williams stars as g ....


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05/24/2019
DOUBLE FEATURE: 70MM! THE THING, 1982, & STARMAN, 1984

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. No vouchers. - Friday, May 24 – 7:30 PM CARPENTER IN 70MM
Double Feature: 70mm! THE THING, 1982, Universal, 109 min. Dir. John Carpenter. Director John Carpent ....


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05/25/2019
FAMILY FRIENDLY COMEDY SHOW!

1323-A 3rd St Promenade, Santa Monica, 90401 (310) 451-0850 - $10.00 - GOT KIDS? Looking for something fun to do with the family that is cheap and entertaining? Bring the whole family to a KID FRIENDLY COMEDY SHOW! All ages welcome! (Your mother will approve!) Each show ....

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05/25/2019
70MM! 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, 1968

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. No vouchers. - Saturday, May 25 – 7:30 PM 70MM
70mm! 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, 1968, Warner Bros., 139 min. Dir. Stanley Kubrick. "I’m sorry ....


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04/26/2019 to 05/26/2019
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

2437 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 323-960-7822 - $25 - This award-winning adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s famous novel is a thrilling 90-minute psychological inquiry into the troubled mind of a murderer. Dive into the greatest crime story ever written ....

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05/04/2019 to 05/26/2019
AGATHA CHRISTIE'S "AND THEN THERE WERE NONE"

2627 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica 90403 310-828-7519 - $23/general, $20 students and seniors - A classic whodunit from the Queen of Crime, based on her book which is one of the best-selling novels ever. Marooned at a lonely resort, each guest has a dark secret to hide and all fear dark shadows ....

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05/24/2019 to 05/26/2019
THE FINE ARTS FILM FESTIVAL AT VENICE, CALIFORNIA

681 North Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291 on Fri-Sat, 401 S Mesa Street, San Pedro, CA 90731 on Sun - - The Fine Arts Film Festival is presented in association with the Venice Institute of Contemporary Arts. The festival is dedicated to showing independent films about art of all mediums and movements. ....

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05/24/2019 to 05/26/2019
THE FINE ARTS FILM FESTIVAL AT VENICE, CALIFORNIA

681 North Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291 on Fri-Sat, 401 S Mesa Street, San Pedro, CA 90731 on Sun - 12.50-50 - The Fine Arts Film Festival is presented in association with the Venice Institute of Contemporary Arts. The festival is dedicated to showing independent films about art of all mediums and movements. ....

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05/25/2019 to 05/26/2019
STICO LIVE AT PEPPERMINT CLUB!

8713 Beverly Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90048 6264222598 - $15 Presale / $20 Door - The Peppermint Club presents Stico along with TweezDaSwaggyGod, A.M.M.O (Always Mindin’ My Own), LUCKSON Doors open at 8 pm. General Admission: $15 advance tickets, $20 at the door. Standing Room On ....

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05/26/2019
MAINOPOLY: TASTE OF MAIN STREET

Main Street, Santa Monica 90404 2408995868 - $25 - $50 - Pass GO and head to the 6th Annual MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street, Memorial Day weekend on Sunday, May 26 from 1-6 p.m.  MAINopoly is a fun, interactive tasting event that mirrors the classic boar ....

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05/26/2019
70MM! LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, 1962

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. No vouchers. - Sunday, May 26 – 7:30 PM 70MM
70mm! LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, 1962, Sony Repertory, 216 min. Dir. David Lean. This sweeping epic ....


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05/26/2019 to 05/27/2019
MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION

4810 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90027, United States 3239533206 - - MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND CELEBRATION
ALL ARE WELCOME! Join us for a fun filled day the whole family can enjoy!! Sunday: BBQ - Painting lessons - Live Music - Games Monday
Food trucks - Face painting - B ....


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05/27/2019
MEMORIAL DAY BRUNCH

1755 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-971-4460 - - And just like that summer is upon us! But hey, we’re not complaining. Celebrate the long weekend and those who served our country on May 27th sippin’ mimosas or rosé and eatin’ one of our signatur ....

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05/29/2019
PARIS TO PITTSBURGH, 2018

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Wednesday, May 29 – 7:00 PM SUSTAINABLE WORKS
Presented by the American Cinematheque, the City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment and Sustainable Works
PARIS TO PITTSBU ....


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06/28/2019 to 05/29/2019
BARAK BALLET PERFORMS IT’S JUNE CONCERT SERIES 'NEW REPERTOIRE'

1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 5038018013 - TICKETS range from $40-$75, assigned seating - Barak Ballet stands out for its fresh appeal and dynamic dancing.. this June, there will be no shortage of either! New Repertoire features world premieres by three of today’s most acclaimed ballet c ....

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05/30/2019
CHEER TRYOUTS

7646 Densmore Ave Unit A2 818-573-0134 - 0.00 - Ages 5 and up. Boys and Girls. All Levels welcome. Can attend May 26th or May 30th to tryout. Private tryouts are available. ....

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05/30/2019
DOUBLE FEATURE: ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T (L’UNE CHANTE L’AUTRE PAS), 1977, & FACES PLACES (VISAGES VILLAGES), 2017

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, May 30 – 7:30 PM AGNES VARDA TRIBUTE
One of the Cinematheque’s dearest friends, Agnès Varda was born on this day in 1928. A pioneer of the French New ....


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05/30/2019 to 05/31/2019
BROOKLYN'S NATIONAL SAWDUST PRESENTS "FORWARD MUSIC PROJECT" FEATURING CELLIST AMANDA GOOKIN

9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90210 310-746-4000 - $40 - The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and National Sawdust Projects, the producing arm of Brooklyn’s acclaimed National Sawdust, present back-to-back evenings of two versions of Forwar ....

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05/31/2019
TRIPLE FEATURE: METROPOLITAN, 1990, BARCELONA, 1994, & THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO, 1998

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Members. No vouchers. - Friday, May 31 – 7:30 PM WHIT STILLMAN TRILOGY
Triple Feature: METROPOLITAN, 1990, Rialto Pictures, 98 min. Dir. Whit Stillman. Writer-director Whit Stillman earned a ....


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06/01/2019
FINAL ROUND AND AWARDS CEREMONY, PARKENING INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION

24255 Pacific Coast HWY, Malibu 90263 310-506-4522 - $40-$70 - Every three years, some of the most astoundingly talented young classical guitarists around the world travel to Malibu for the world’s preeminent guitar competition. This recital will feature the co ....

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06/01/2019
OPENING RECEPTION FOR THE RIDDLE EFFECT AND ON THE INSIDE

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 Tel 323.937.4230 - $12 entry / Free for members - The RIDDLE Effect presents a survey of artist John Riddle’s (1933–2002) sculptural work and examines his influence as a foundational member of the Black Arts Movement in Los Angeles. The exhibition ....

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06/01/2019
PICO BLOCK PARTY & ARTISAN MARKETPLACE

1639 18th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404 3104533711 - RSVP for Free tickets - Pico Block Party is back! 18th Street Arts Center’s fourth major Pico Block Party community festival celebrates local Santa Monica artists and artisans. For the very first time, we will feature our ....

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06/01/2019
A VINTAGE BOUTIQUE

1210 4th St. Santa Monica CA 90401 (909) 240-8506 - $5.00 - Save the date - Saturday June 1st, 2019! Be sure to make your way to the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club where you can shop for fabulous women's vintage clothing presented by SoCal's best vintage vendo ....

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