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EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
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Mark Share
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Events, Activities, Entertainment & Other Things to Do
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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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06/06/2019 to 08/29/2019
CONCERTS ON CANON SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

241 N. Canon Dr. 310.685.6830 - free - Concerts on Canon is a FREE annual program that occurs June through August on Thursday nights in the Beverly Canon Gardens in the Beverly Hills business and dining district. This wonderful free event ....

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07/11/2019 to 08/29/2019
GRA'IT GRAPPA HAPPY HOUR AT TERRA LOS ANGELES

10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Roof - $12 cocktails - There is no better time to say 'salute' to the season! Starting on July 11 through August 31, celebrate Summer Sips at Terra here at Eataly L.A. Every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m., celebrate a classic I ....

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08/29/2019
DEAR MEDIA X THE GROVE LIVE PODCAST SERIES FEATURING RAISING THE BAR WITH ALLI WEBB, MICHAEL LANDAU AND SPECIAL GUEST JEN GOTCH

The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.900.8080 - Free *Seating is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. Early arrival is recommended. RSVP does not guarantee entry. - Join us in The Park, every Thursday from August 15 - August 29, for a live summer podcast and picnic series presented by The Grove and Dear Media, a female-focused podcast network. Enjoy fun conversa ....

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08/29/2019
THE WINTER OFFICE: #SYNCHRONICITY THE SOCIAL TERRITORIES OF A WARMING WORLD

3026 Airport Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90405 - FREE - The Winter Office (two) is an experimental artistic and professional work group generating advanced design solutions for this century’s challenges of a sustainable urban infrastructure. The group co ....

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04/09/2020
TEENS ON TOUR: THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE

14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638 562-944-9801 - $15 kids, $25 adults - Teens on Tour: The Center of the Universe by Bruce Gevirtzman, directed by Steve Cisneros La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638 The Center of the Unive ....

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04/06/2020 to 04/10/2020
FROZEN SPRING CAMP

1227 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401 3103140035 - 395 - Spend spring break with Kids On Stage exploring the world of Disney's Frozen. Campers will act, sing, dance, and work on developing skills through theatre games towards comedy improv, character devel ....

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04/06/2020 to 04/10/2020
TEEN PRO CHEF SERIES: MASTERING WORLD CUISINES

395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 323 6267162510 - $625 - Do you dream of owning a restaurant or food truck someday? Join us for five intense days of working the line! You'll pick up knife skills, plating, how to fry, sear, and bake while you make every com ....

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04/08/2020 to 04/10/2020
DAMIR AVDAGIC | REPRIZA/UZVRACANJE (REPRISE/RESPONSE) | ONLINE LIVESTREAM SCREENING

1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, 90404 - FREE - DAMIR AVDAGIC | Repriza/Uzvracanje (Reprise/Response)
Online Livestream Screening
April 8 at noon through April 10 at noon
Live Zoom chat with the artist at noon on April 10 (RSVP please!) Tune in v ....


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03/28/2020 to 04/11/2020
MIKE MAXWELL: COMPLICATED CONTRADICTIONS

bG Gallery, Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Ave. Space A2. Santa Monica, CA 90404 - - Reception: Saturday, March 28th from 6 to 9 pm. Contact info@bgartdealings.com for previews. bG is pleased to present a solo exhibition by San Diego-based painter Mike Maxwell. Maxwell was given full ....

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03/12/2020 to 04/12/2020
TAMING THE LION

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills 90212 - $35. - Taming the Lion is suggested by true events. William Haines acted in 50 films between 1922 and 1934 and was the number one box-office draw at the end of the silent era. He was also the first openly g ....

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04/13/2020
ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST: SCREENING & CONVERSATION

9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 - $24-30 - Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist is NBC’s wholly original musical dramedy about a computer coder who, after an MRI mishap, suddenly starts to hear the innermost thoughts of the people around her, but ....

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04/14/2020
BRIGHT STAR

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - FREE - Academy Award winner Jane Campion directed this romantic film about the three-year love affair between English poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne. Directed by Jane Campion. (2009, 119 min. Rated PG) ....

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04/13/2020 to 04/17/2020
GREATEST SHOWMAN SPRING CAMP

1227 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401 310-314-0035 - 395 - Spend spring break with Kids On Stage exploring the world of The Greatest Showman. Campers will act, sing, dance, and work on developing skills through theatre games towards comedy improv, character ....

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04/13/2020 to 04/17/2020
TEEN PRO CHEF SERIES: LEARN TO COOK IN A WEEK

395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 323 310.656.8800 - $625 - Do you dream of owning a restaurant or food truck someday? Join Chef John Pitblado for five intense days of working the line! You'll pick up knife skills, plating, how to fry, cook a perfect burger a ....

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04/18/2020
SHIRLEY TEMPLE’S STORYBOOK TEA PARTY

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - $45 - The Santa Monica History Museum will host a Shirley Temple birthday tea party and one-day exhibition on Saturday, April 18th, from 12:00pm to 2:30pm, at the Santa Monica History Museum, located at 13 ....

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04/19/2020
RAHIM ALHAJ AND SAHBA MOTALLEBI: IRAQ MEETS IRAN IN MUSICAL DIALOGUE

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - $20 General, $15 Members and Full-Time Students - Experience the magical collaboration between two string masters: Iraqi oud maestro, NEA National Heritage Fellow, and two-time Grammy nominee Rahim AlHaj and Iranian tar virtuoso Sahba Motallebi. Imp ....

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04/22/2020
PIONEER OF HMO CONCEPT PASSES

5455 Garden Grove Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683 562-491-1000 - - Howard Davis, who was one of the chief architects of the managed care concept, has died. The long-time Long Beach, Calif resident helped develop and popularize HMOs in the early 1960s then started hi ....

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04/23/2020
SANTA MONICA HISTORY MUSEUM

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Free - Join us this Thursday, April 23 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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04/23/2020
FREE ADMISSION DAY

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - 0 - Join us this Thursday, April 23 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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04/24/2020
SPRING AND SHOUT DINNER AND DANCE: TRIBUTE TO NEIL DIAMOND AND RONNY & THE CLASSICS

40 Presidential Drive 200 Simi Valley, CA 93065 805-577-4057 - - Kick off the start of spring with our 3rd annual Spring and Shout Dinner and Dance: Tribute to Neil Diamond and Ronny and the Classics! Hot August Nights provides a spectacular Neil Diamond experienc ....

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04/25/2020
FULFILLING OUR DESTINY: RENEWING OUR SOULS, OUR NATIONS, OUR WORLD

6333 Bristol Pkwy, Culver City, CA 90230 818-610-0270 - $89.00 - $139.00 - Sometimes it seems as if today’s world—and our own lives—are more divided than ever, and that can create a sense of separateness that can cause us to feel overwhelmed and isolated. But the Edgar C ....

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04/25/2020
LA SANITATION AND ENVIRONMENT FIFTH ANNUAL EARTH DAY LA 2020

11341 Lake Street Venice, CA 90291 1-800-773-2489 - free - Free Admission Complimentary food and drinks while supplies last Entertainment, kids zone, tree and plant give-away, conservation and sustainability workshops, vehicle exhibits, 50+ exhibitors, custo ....

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04/25/2020
HAND ON HISTORY: FREE CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Free - Join us for a fun and informative activity as we craft a shadow puppet theatre. This Month’s theme focuses on Arts in Santa Monica. Saturday, April 25, at 11 AM. Children and their parents are invit ....

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04/25/2020
BEVERLY HILLS DOCTOR OFFERS ANTI-CORONAVIRUS IMMUNITY BOOSTING THERAPY

Beverly Hills, CA 562-491-1000 - - An immune-boosting therapy similar to the one Payman Simoni, M.D. gives his star-studded patients before procedures is now being offered to the public as a shield for the coronavirus. The Simoni Supe ....

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04/10/2020 to 04/26/2020
THE SWORDS OF SORROW: BURAI II

2437 Main St., Santa Monica 90405 310-392-7327 - $25 online, $35 at the door - Women warriors will wield weapons in the climactic scene of The Swords of Sorrow- BURAI II, as obligations of honor and duty are fulfilled with the blades of flashing swords in this action-packed sto ....

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