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04/24/2018
"SHOULD WE PRAISE THE MUTILATED WORLD? POETRY FROM CALIFORNIA TO KRAKOW"

630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 - FREE - Two of the world’s greatest living poets come together for a rare Los Angeles reading and conversation. The work of Robert Hass, former U.S. Poet Laureate and long-time translator of Nobel Laureate ....

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04/25/2018
PEN AMERICA & THE EDISON APRIL BOOK CLUB

108 W 2nd St, # 101, Los Angeles, California 90012 - FREE - PEN America and The Edison hope to see you at our April Book Club to discuss Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong. Hosted by Chiwan Choi. Free and open to all, both PEN America Members and non-m ....

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04/26/2018
WHAT WILL TRUMP'S TRADE WARS DO TO THE U.S. ECONOMY?

111 N. Central Ave Los Angeles, 90012 - FREE - The United States is moving towards more protectionist policies—abandoning a system of free trade that America itself had built. Nationalists in the White House and labor unions are embracing tariff ....

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04/26/2018 to 04/27/2018
HARRY BICKET LEADS LA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA'S BAROQUE CONVERSATIONS; SANTA MONICA VENUE ADDED TO DOWNTOWN

200 S Grand Avenue 213-622-7001 - Tickets start at $45 - Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s (LACO) popular Baroque Conversations series adds a second night in Santa Monica for its final program, which features back-to-back performances of works by Bach, Hand ....

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03/17/2018 to 04/28/2018
INDULGE

2049 South Santa Fe Avenue 213.278.0766 - - Presented by John Wolf, this exhibition features: Aaron Garber Maikovska, Jen Guidi, George Condo, Nicolas Party, Sam Gilliam, John Millei, Jonas Wood, Bryan Ricci, Laurie Lipton, Matthew Carter, Gar ....

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04/28/2018
NEWFILMMAKERS LOS ANGELES (NFMLA) FILM FESTIVAL - APRIL 28TH, 2018

1139 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles 90015 - $5 for single film programs and $15 for all films - NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) celebrates Britweek with independent cinema on April 28th with a selection of UK and local films. The night begins with UK feature film Let Me Go by Polly Steele, an ....

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04/28/2018
THE FRIENDSHIP CONCERT III

244 S San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, 90012 3108710621 - $10 - The Friendship Concert III: Unity in Diversity: TAP (The Artists’ Platform) and F.A.C.E. (Faith and Community Empowerment) come together on April 28, 2018 at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo to p ....

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04/29/2018
ALL ABOUT THE STATE THEATRE

703 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014 323.445.7135 - $20 for non-members, $10 for LAHTF members - LAHTF’s ALL ABOUT tours are a signature series of all-access tours held throughout the year as part of their education and event programming. These events present a theatre’s history and current ac ....

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04/29/2018
ELVIS PRESLEY: THE SEARCHER

800 W Olympic Blvd. (213) 765-6800 - $20 - Join the GRAMMY Museum for a special screening of HBO’s two-part music documentary, Elvis Presley: The Searcher. The film takes the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from Elvis’ childhoo ....

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04/30/2018
THE DROP: BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN

800 W Olympic Blvd. (213) 765-6800 - $20 - In conjunction with the release of her 13th solo album, Hearts Of Glass, singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman will visit the GRAMMY Museum’s Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation and pe ....

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05/02/2018
THE DROP: RITA COOLIDGE

800 W Olympic Blvd. (213) 765-6800 - $20 - Ahead of the release of her new album, Safe in the Arms of Time, two-time GRAMMY® winner Rita Coolidge will visit the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation and performance, hosted by Execu ....

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05/03/2018
AN EVENING WITH ERIC ANDERSEN

800 W Olympic Blvd. (213) 765-6800 - $20 - On March 30 songwriting icon Eric Andersen will mark his 75th birthday with the release of The Essential Eric Andersen, which was recorded between 1964–2006 and features guest artists Joan Baez, Dav ....

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04/07/2018 to 05/05/2018
CAMILLA D'ERRICO "SKY" SOLO SHOW

571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033 - Free - Corey Helford Gallery is proud to premiere Canadian artist Camilla d’Errico’s “Sky” on Saturday, April 7, for the first time in Gallery 1. This will be d’Errico’s largest showcase with the gall ....

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05/04/2018 to 05/05/2018
VRLA 2018

1201 S Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015 - $30+ - Experience the future of immersive entertainment at VRLA 2018 — the largest & original virtual and augmented reality expo — returning to the LA Convention Center on May 4 & 5. Explore hundreds of t ....

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05/05/2018
KÀN / 看: THE ART OF LOOKING

1923 S. Santa Fe Ave. Los Angeles, CA - free - KÀN / 看: The Art of Looking Opening reception: 4-7 p.m. Saturday,
May 5, 2018 Run of show: May 5 to May 26, 2018 Hours: Tuesday-Saturday
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closes: May 26, 2018 Location: Durden and ....


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05/07/2018
VEIL COSMETICS PRESENTS BEAUTY & COMPLEXION BOOTCAMP W/ MUA KERRY HERTA

11252 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood, CA, 91601 - $95 - Join Kerry Herta and Veil Cosmetics as she walks through her beauty and complexion mastery! Kerry Herta is a 2016 and 2017 Guild Award winner, Emmy nominee and the creative force that has worked in t ....

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05/09/2018
THE DROP: BEA MILLER

800 W Olympic Blvd. (213) 765-6800 - $15 - The GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to welcome Jersey-born singer/songwriter Bea Miller to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation on her rising career and recently released sophomore album, a ....

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05/10/2018
THE MARS ROOM

630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 - FREE - From the twice National Book Award–nominated and bestselling author of The Flamethrowers, Rachel Kushner offers a heart-stopping new novel, The Mars Room, that straddles the inside—and outside—of ....

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05/12/2018
ANIMAL YEARS

2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057 213-389-3856 - $10-12 - Animal Years, named one of Rolling Stone’s top 10 new Americana artists to watch, are currently on their first national tour. After releasing their EP Far From Home to critical acclaim last fall, th ....

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05/12/2018
STOKED AWARDS LOS ANGELES

929 SOUTH BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90015 - $250/ per ticker - STOKED is a youth mentorship organization that develops a community of fearless leaders through opportunity, and action sports. Every year STOKED honors people, youth, and organizations that make an ....

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04/14/2018 to 05/13/2018
NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

833 E 3rd Street - - Over the Influence is proud to present Hana Jinsei (Flower-Life), a solo exhibition of photographic works by Nobuyoshi Araki. Curated by Hisako Motoo, who often collaborates with the artist on shows ....

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05/13/2018
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH AT KENDALL’S BRASSERIE

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 213-972-7322 - - Treat Mom on her special day at the recently-renovated French brasserie, where all moms will receive a complimentary mimosa with brunch. Indulge in delicious French fare and sip on a Mother's Day spe ....

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05/13/2018
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH AT PATINA

141 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90012 213-972-3331 - - At the Michelin-starred restaurant within the stunning Walt Disney Concert Hall, treat your mom to a prix-fixe brunch menu with three-courses ($70/adult, $35/child). While the a la carte menu will be ....

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05/13/2018
MOTHER’S DAY AT NICK & STEF’S STEAKHOUSE

330 S Hope St., Los Angeles, 90071 213-680-0330 - - Treat Mom on her special day at one of the best steakhouses in the country! Choose from decadent seafood, acclaimed dry-aged steaks and signature sides from Executive Chef Megan Logan. Indulge in a g ....

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05/13/2018
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH AT RAY’S & STARK BAR

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036 323-857-6180 - - Located just a few steps from LACMA’s iconic Urban Lights installation, Ray’s and Stark Bar features creative, globally-inspired cuisine and famed pizzas from Executive Chef Fernando Darin. In hono ....

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05/17/2018
"TALKING TO MY DAUGHTER ABOUT THE ECONOMY: HOW CAPITALISM WORKS – AND HOW IT FAILS"

630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 - FREE - Greece’s former finance minister, international bestselling author, and an activist working for the revival of democracy in Europe, Yanis Varoufakis pens a series of letters to his young daughter, e ....

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05/17/2018
"THE END OF CAPITALISM: MY BATTLE WITH THE EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN DEEP ESTABLISHMENT"

630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 - FREE - "What happens when you take on the establishment? Renowned economist and former finance minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis gives a blistering account of his momentous clash with the mightiest econo ....

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05/17/2018
THE DROP: ROGER JOSEPH MANNING JR.

800 W Olympic Blvd. (213) 765-6800 - $15 - Ahead of the release of his new solo EP, Glamping, out May 18 via PledgeMusic, the GRAMMY Museum welcomes acclaimed musician Roger Joseph Manning Jr. to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conver ....

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05/19/2018
NEWFILMMAKERS LOS ANGELES (NFMLA) FILM FESTIVAL - MAY 19TH, 2018

1139 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles 90015 - $5 for single film programs and $15 for all films - NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) spotlights Asian cinema with a selection of short films from Asian filmmakers, along with a selection of local and international independent films. The night begins ....

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