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MAY EVENTS IN L.A.
Southern California Activities, Entertainment & Other Things To Do in May
Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day and Memorial Day weekend
kick off the summer season in the Los Angeles area.


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05/25/2019 to 07/29/2019
DEIRDRE FERRELL WHITE- DISASTERS IN PROGRESS

1206 Maple ave unit 674, Los Angeles, CA 90015 31903102395 - free - Cathedral Presents Disasters in Progres - a collection of oil paintings by San Francisco based artist Deirdre Ferrell White. The artist’s works intertwine personal narrative with collective anxietie ....

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05/31/2019 to 07/31/2019
WORLD OF FRUIT

716 N La Brea Ave 6613097654 - 35.00 - World of Fruit Kicks Off Its Fruit Revolution in L.A. Experience fruits like you’ve never seen or tasted before LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2019 -- WORLD OF FRUIT announces the grand opening of the first ....

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05/11/2019 to 08/03/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CALIFORNIA BUTTERFLY PAVILION

1500 N College Ave, Claremont, 91711 (909) 625 8767 - $3.00 in addition to General Admission - Experience the beauty of California butterflies in all their life stages with the native plants they depend on for survival. Discover a diversity of species and color as you encounter a dazzling arra ....

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05/13/2019 to 08/16/2019
TRUMP IN SPACE - THE MUSICAL

6560 Hollywood Blvd 3234648542 - $12 - Trump in Space is Star Trek meets Avenue Q meets Trump, a musical battle of good vs bad, and ideals vs opportunism. This original musical is an epic space adventure filled with all the sci-fi tropes ....

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05/17/2019 to 08/16/2019
OPENING NIGHT: THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL!®

6560 Hollywood BLVD 3234648542 - $12 - A Broadway-style musical that is made up on the spot, based on a single audience suggestion. Therefore, every night is the `Opening Night’ of a musical that has never been seen! Sadly, it is also th ....

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05/18/2019 to 08/17/2019
CANUCK AS F*CK: GOING DOWN IN A BLAZE OF SORRY!

6560 Hollywood BLVD 3234648542 - $12 - Canadians aren’t nice and polite; we're passive aggressive a-holes who manage to keep a low profile because we spend half the year in hibernation. We can't pick a fight with “Big Brother to the Sou ....

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05/18/2019 to 08/17/2019
MORE GUNS! A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE NRA

6560 Hollywood BLVD 3234648542 - $12 - The National Rifle Association is here to save the day – through song and dance! Praise the lord and NRA-men! Ron Barkley is the head lobbyist for the NRA, and his life is real tough — his daughter ....

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05/18/2019 to 08/17/2019
VINTAGE POP-UP AT THE HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT

7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028 3238561970 - FREE - Calling all vintage-obsessed fashionistas! The Hollywood Roosevelt will be hosting days of sun-splashed shopping this summer with its monthly Vintage Pop-Up at the hotel’s famed Tropicana Café. Ever ....

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08/17/2019
THE LA TACO FESTIVAL

200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 - Free - WHAT: LA Taco Festivaltm
WHEN: Saturday, August 17th, 2019
TIME: 12:00pm– 8:00pm
WHERE: Grand Park, Downtown LA
ADDRESS: 200 N. Grand Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Get ready to eat! Join ....


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05/28/2019 to 08/31/2019
POKEMON POWER DAYS TOURNAMENT

127 Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood 90712 562-582-1400 - $5 admission - G O T T A C A T C H 'E M A L L Join us every Tuesday from 3-830pm for POKEMON GO and POKEMON THE CARD GAME! Raids and gym walkabouts begin at 3pm. Tournament begins at 5pm. ALL LEVELS WELCOME! Free b ....

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05/24/2019 to 09/02/2019
TACOTOPIA - A LOS ANGELES EVENT

1254 3rd St, Santa Monica, 90401 (310) 920-9000 - $30 - Tacotopia is a larger than life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and Taco Festival all rolled up into a funky, Tacotastic, immersive exhibit. The imaginative experie ....

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05/31/2019 to 09/06/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BARNSDALL ART PARK FOUNDATION PRESENTS: FRIDAY NIGHT WINE TASTINGS (21+) MAY 31 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2019

4800 Hollywood Blvd. - $35-$50 - Barnsdall Art Park Foundation’s signature fundraising event, Friday Night Wine Tastings — a private ticketed event — returns to the Hill on May 31 through September 6. Now one of L.A.’s most trea ....

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05/04/2019 to 09/08/2019
ROBOT REMIX

39 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91103 626.584.4070 - - ROBOT REMIX PUBLIC OPENING
Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 7pm - 10pm ON VIEW
May 4 – September 8, 2019
Saturday & Sundays, 12pm - 6pm only sp[a]ce gallery at Ayzenberg
39 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91103 ....


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05/31/2019 to 12/28/2019
LOS ANGELES CLUB CRAWL

221 W 7th St, Los Angeles, 90014 3236676282 - $30.00 - Your best night out in downtown LA! Meet and party with other locals and tourists on this special nightlife tour to several of the best bars and nightclubs that Downtown LA nightlife has to offer! En ....

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05/19/2019 to 01/05/2020
COYOTE LEAVES THE RES: THE ART OF HARRY FONSECA

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of movin ....

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05/15/2019 to 01/15/2020
NATURE STORIES AND CRAFTS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free, Donations Accepted - This class, formerly known as "Nature Story Time", is now "Nature Stories and Crafts." The class is for ages 2 - 5 and occurs the 2nd Thursday of every month. Children learn about their native surrou ....

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05/03/2020
MARIACHI REYNA DE LOS ANGELES WITH VILLALOBOS BROTHERS - THE SOUL OF MEXICO

6200 E. Atherton St. Long Beach, CA 90815 (562) 985-7000 - - It’s never too early to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Join America’s first all-female mariachi ensemble, Grammy-nominated Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, along with classically trained protégés the Villa ....

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05/05/2019 to 05/05/2020
NEW EXHIBIT - HOLLYWOOD DREAM MACHINES: VEHICLES OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY IN LOS ANGELES

6060 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, California 90036 - - The Petersen Automotive Museum newest exhibit will feature over 40 Hollywood vehicles from cult classic films and video games. Key vehicles on display will include the Warthog from “Halo,” the 2035 ....

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05/16/2020
BALLET FOLKLÓRICO DE LOS ÁNGELES WITH JARABE MEXICANO - CRUZANDO FRONTERAS

6200 E. Atherton St. Long Beach, CA 90815 (562) 985-7000 - - Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles, the nation’s premier Mexican folk dance company, bring their graceful choreography and colorful, elaborate costumes to Carpenter Center. Sharing the stage is Jarabe ....

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