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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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05/02/2020
LONG BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, California, 90802, United States 3237163597 - Early bird tickets Adults and kids age 13+: USD 11.0, Early bird tickets Adults and kids age 13+: USD 8.0 - **THIS EVENT IS ANTICIPATED TO SELL OUT AGAIN ONLINE! ** TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR IF SOLD OUT ONLINE. Entry Tickets (does not include food or alcohol): The 2nd Annual Seafood Festiva ....

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05/03/2020
LES VIOLONS DU ROY

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-114 - Les Violons du Roy
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SUN MAY 3, 7:30PM Artist
Les Violons du Roy
Jonathan Cohen, conductor
Avi Avital, mandolin About This Performance
Unsurpassed mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital ....


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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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05/05/2020 to 05/09/2020
25TH ANNUAL LA ART SHOW

1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 6265844070 - $40 - $300 - CELEBRATING ITS 25th ANNIVERSARY, THE 2020 LA ART SHOW WILL KICK OFF THE BIGGEST YEAR FOR CULTURE IN THE CITY’S HISTORY
February 5 - 9, 2020 OPENING NIGHT PREMIERE
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Red C ....


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05/07/2020 to 05/15/2020
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $72-222 - Sunday in the Park with George
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THUR MAY 7, 8:00PM
FRI MAY 8, 8:00PM
SAT MAY 9, 2:00PM
SUN MAY 10, 2:00PM
THU MAY 14, 8:00PM
FRI MAY 15, 8:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic ....


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05/16/2020
BEATRICE RANA

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $45/$60/$75/$85 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $40.50/$54/$67.50/$76.50 - Silver medalist of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and Gramophone’s 2017 Young Artist of the Year, Italian pianist Beatrice Rana is making waves on the international classical music ....

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05/16/2020
WALK TO CURE ARTHRITIS

2000 E Gene Autry Way Anaheim, CA 92806 309-826-9941 - - Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. We aren't just helping the millions of people w ....

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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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05/16/2020 to 05/17/2020
DUDAMEL LEADS MOZART & MEHLDAU

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $72-222 - Dudamel Leads Mozart & Mehldau
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SAT MAY 16, 8:00PM
SUN MAY 17, 2:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Brad Mehldau, piano About This Performance
“M ....


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05/19/2020
ANOUSHKA SHANKAR & NORAH JONES - FAMILY & FRIENDS CELEBRATING THE CENTENARY OF RAVI SHANKAR

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $43-90 - Anoushka Shankar & Norah Jones - Family & Friends Celebrating the Centenary of Ravi Shankar
Walt Disney Concert Hall
TUE MAY 19, 8:00PM Artist
Anoushka Shankar, special guest
Norah Jones, special gue ....


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05/21/2020 to 05/24/2020
DUDAMEL CONDUCTS NORMAN & PROKOFIEV

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $64-209 - Dudamel Conducts Norman & Prokofiev
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THU MAY 21, 8:00PM
FRI MAY 22, 11:00AM
SAT MAY 23, 8:00PM
SUN MAY 24, 2:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Em ....


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05/24/2020
MONICA CZAUSZ

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-64 - Monica Czausz
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SUN MAY 24, 7:30PM Artist
Monica Czausz, organ About This Performance
American virtuoso Monica Czausz (“Chowss”) has been recognized as one of the top 20 orga ....


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05/26/2020
20TH-CENT. TREASURES FOR WINDS

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-64 - 20th-Cent. Treasures for Winds
Walt Disney Concert Hall
TUE MAY 26, 8:00PM Artist
Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic About This Performance
Five celebrated 20th-century wind quintets make this e ....


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05/22/2020 to 05/30/2020
HAIR

235 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, 90095 - $40 - HAIR Music by Galt MacDermot
Book and Lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni
Directed by Jeremy Mann
Musical Direction by Dan Belzer The kids in Washington Square have something to say about their hai ....


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05/30/2020
PINNACLE

450 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-621-1050 - Tickets: $10 - Colburn's talented Dance Academy students present a program of masterworks, from traditional classical ballet to 20th century and original choreography. ....

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05/28/2020 to 05/31/2020
GUSTAVO CONDUCTS GURRELIEDER

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $64-209 - Gustavo Conducts Gurrelieder
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THU MAY 28, 8:00PM
FRI MAY 29, 8:00PM
SAT MAY 30, 8:00PM
SUN MAY 31, 2:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Los Angele ....


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05/29/2020 to 06/06/2020
BRAND

235 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, 90095 - $25 - BRAND By Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Jean Carlo Yunen The village pastor has dedicated his life to doing the right thing but at what price? A play of vision, idealism, sacrifice and uncompromising moral ....


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05/16/2020 to 05/17/2022
37TH ANNUAL CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL

3250 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard, 93033 888-288-9242 - adults, $12, active military/seniors (62+), $8, kids (5 to 12), $5, ages 4 and under, free - The 37th Annual California Strawberry Festival is the perfect time to indulge in all things strawberry--chocolate dipped strawberries, strawberry margaritas, strawberry pizza, strawberry nachos and d ....

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