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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 12/13/2019
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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12/13/2019 to 12/15/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CANDLELIGHT WALK AT HERITAGE HILL

25151 Serrano Road 949-923-2230 - $5 per person ages 3 and over - Please join us for three enchanted evenings of the highly anticipated Candlelight Walk at OC Parks’ Heritage Hill Historical Park. Take a stroll along Luminaria-lit pathways as you enter historical ....

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12/13/2019 to 12/21/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LUMINARIA NIGHTS

1500 N. College Ave. Claremont, CA 91711 (909)625-8767 - $16 Public Adult | $12 Public Child, Senior, Student | $12 Member Adult | $8 Member Child, Senior, Student | Children Under Three Free - Be enchanted at this Claremont tradition where Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden glows with light for the holidays. This year, over one-thousand hanging lanterns will adorn Garden trails and dapple the ....

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12/06/2019 to 12/22/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
WINTERLIT HOLIDAY MARKET

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-393-8355 - Free - Take the stress out of holiday shopping with the Winterlit Holiday Market on the Third Street Promenade featuring unique creations from local artists. The Winterlit Holiday Market is curated by our f ....

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09/15/2019 to 12/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ESCAPE ROOM LA-ATLANTIS

120 E. 8th St. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90014 232-364-7467 - $33-$39 - Escape Room LA games are live-action adventures where you’ll race to solve clues and puzzles and escape before your time runs out! You’ll be immersed in extraordinary environments, from a 1940’s d ....

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11/29/2019 to 12/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
YULETIDE AFTERNOON TEA

1020 N San Vicente Blvd 866-282-4560 - $48 - Join us starting Friday, November 29 for a festive Yuletide Afternoon Tea at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills. Offered every Thursday - Sunday, throughout the month of December, the hotel’ ....

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12/07/2019 to 01/06/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CAPISTRSNO LIGHTS

26801 Ortega Highyway (949) 234-1300 - $10 for Adults (ages 12-60) $9 for Seniors $5 for Children (ages 4-11) - The Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2019: Experience the Mission at Night featuring a nightly tree lighting and music program held from December 7 through January 6, 2020. After the Mission close ....

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11/09/2019 to 01/12/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
MOONLIGHT FOREST – MAGICAL LANTERN ART FESTIVAL

301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007 626.821.4667 - $28 adults; $25 seniors (62+); $25 students; $23 children (3-17). Ticket sales to general public begin October 15, 2019 at www.arboretum.org. - MOONLIGHT FOREST RETURNS MORE SPECTACULAR THAN EVER! The magical lantern art festival unveils new and interactive displays on November 9th The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden brings b ....

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10/31/2019 to 01/12/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LOITERING IS DELIGHTFUL

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269 - Free - The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (BAPF) are pleased to present Loitering is delightfu ....

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11/01/2019 to 01/20/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ICE AT SANTA MONICA

1324 Fifth Street, Santa Monica, 90401 310-393-8355 - $5-$17 - Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to our beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa ....

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08/09/2019 to 12/13/2019
GROUND FLOOR (AN EVENING OF COMEDY)

3111 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, 90039 (323) 662-5556 - $5 - Every 2nd Friday at Oeno Vino! Watch a fresh line-up of talented comedians work out longer sets as they prepare to open, feature, headline, ready their festival sets, or hone their A material. Get in ....

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09/20/2019 to 12/13/2019
SUPPORTIVE WHITE PARENTS

6560 Hollywood BLVD, los angeles, ca 90028 3234648542 - $12 - When an Asian girl tells her parents she doesn’t want to be a doctor anymore, she wishes on a shooting star for supportive white parents. This Second City Hollywood original musical will love you no ....

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12/13/2019
JOHN DOYLE & MICK MCAULEY

1413 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $20.00 - Celebrated Irish guitarist and singer-songwriter John Doyle and Irish accordionist Mick McAuley, will stun performance goers with their virtuoso playing and lovely , sometimes hilarious songs. Both J ....

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12/13/2019
MESSIAH SING-A-LONG

10822 Wilshire Blvd. 3104744535 - $10 for adults, Kids FREE - Save the Date for our annual “Messiah Sing-Along,” with brilliant vocal soloists and orchestra on Friday, December 13, at 8:00pm. We will transform into a 150-voice choir for this exciting event. N ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/13/2019
HB APA'S "SOUNDS OF THE SEASON"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $22 - HO! HO! HO! Plan to spend a little time away from the modern-day holiday grind as the APA Orchestra Department presents their annual celebration of winter-holiday cheer. In addition to the festive so ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/13/2019
HB APA'S "SOUNDS OF THE SEASON"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $22 - HO! HO! HO! Plan to spend a little time away from the modern-day holiday grind as the APA Orchestra Department presents their annual celebration of winter-holiday cheer. In addition to the festive so ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/13/2019
HB APA'S "SOUNDS OF THE SEASON"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $22 - HO! HO! HO! Plan to spend a little time away from the modern-day holiday grind as the APA Orchestra Department presents their annual celebration of winter-holiday cheer. In addition to the festive so ....

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12/13/2019
PSYCHOWARD TO OPEN FOR A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS AT THE ROSE

245 E Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101 000-000-0000 - 24.00 - Psychoward’s unique blend of Horror Punk, Heavy Metal, and Alternative Rock will be taken to Pasadena to support 80s Synth Pop legends A Flock Of Seagulls at Pasadena’s. Psychoward’s performance w ....

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12/13/2019
HI-FI HONEYDROPS BRING SWINGING STYLE TO UNION STATION COCOA CONCERT

800 N. Alameda St. Los Angeles, 90012 - Free - Tis the season for the swinging sounds of the Hi-Fi Honeydrops, slated to rock Union Station’s 3rd Cocoa Concert of the season on Friday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. on the South Patio, in collaboration w ....

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12/13/2019
MASTERS IN THE CHAPEL PRESENTS: MUSIC IN THE AIR: A WOODWIND QUINTET

815 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 3103943900 - Free - Venice’s beloved Masters in the Chapel concert series, curated by Program Director Barbara Schwan, kicks off its 2019-2020 season with Music in the Air: A Woodwind Quintet, on Friday, December 13th ....

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12/13/2019
WILD UP | DARKNESS SOUNDING | VALITUTTO PLAYS HENNIES | SOVT

1965 Blake Ave - $25 - The West Coast premiere of Sarah Hennies’s hour-long prepared-piano solo SOVT (2017), performed by Richard Valitutto. SOVT (semi-occluded vocal tract) refers to a vocal relaxation technique wherein ....

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12/13/2019
HIDDEN COMEDY LIVE INSIDE A SPEAKEASY

2200 West Burbank Boulevard Suite B, Burbank, 91506 7473336037 - General: USD 10.0 - Let us be your comedy guides as we delve into a night of non-stop laughter. The evening will start at 7:30 pm. We'll mingle on the patio, enjoy beverages, and talk before the performance. Around 7:50 ....

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10/19/2019 to 12/14/2019
BROOKS & SCARPA | DENSE-CITY: HOUSING FOR QUALITY OF LIFE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, 90405 - Free - Brooks & Scarpa | DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital
Exhibition | October 19 – December 14, 2019
Reception | Saturday October 19, 2019 | 5-8 PM
Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport ....


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11/02/2019 to 12/14/2019
LA VIE EN ROSE

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $25-$40 - Grammy-winning chanteuse Julia Migenes travels back to the Paris of Edith Piaf, Pablo Picasso and Ernest Hemingway in this evening of nostalgic French chansons by Charles Aznavour, Léo Ferre, Jacques ....

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11/08/2019 to 12/14/2019
WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT

1076 Lillian Way 8189709934 - $15 - WEST COAST PREMIERE! It is probably not their night. Ester and Val are understudies for a production of Waiting for Godot. They are committed to art, and frustrated by anonymity. They understand thei ....

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11/23/2019 to 12/14/2019
LA FLORA

170 South La Brea Ave 9518521362 - FREE - LAUNCH LA presents
LA FLORA
A Group Show Inspired by the Flora of Los Angeles OPENING RECEPTION
November 23, 2019 | 6pm - 9pm SHOW RUN
November 23, 2019 - December 14, 2019 LAUNCH LA
170 S La Brea Av ....


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12/13/2019 to 12/14/2019
TORRANCE CIVIC CHORALE PRESENTS: A JOYFUL SOUND

3330 Civic Center Dr., Torrance, CA 90503 310-781-7171 - $25.00 for reserved seating - Torrance Civic Chorale presents: A Joyful Sound, which is a celebration of holiday music from the Americas, including some sing-along favorites!!! ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/14/2019
STEVE BYRNE HEADLINES THE ONTARIO IMPROV

4555 Mills Cir., Ontario, CA 91764 909-484-5411 - $20 - Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. He has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versati ....

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12/06/2019 to 12/14/2019
OUT OF THE PAST: GEN Z RESPONSES TO 20TH CENTURY SANTA MONICA

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica 90405 - Free - Out of the Past: Gen Z Responses to 20th Century Santa Monica
Exhibition | December 6 – 14, 2019
Reception | December 6, 2019 | 4 – 6 PM
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | North Gallery
302 ....


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12/12/2019 to 12/15/2019
TCHAIKOVSKY & COPLAND WITH MTT

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - Season Tickets - Tchaikovsky & Copland with MTT
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THURS DEC 12, 8:00PM
FRI DEC 13, 11:00AM
SAT DEC 14, 8:00PM
SUN DEC 15, 2:00 PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Michael Tilson Thomas, condu ....


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10/16/2019 to 12/15/2019
BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY

5060 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029 323-663-1525 - $25-$45 - You can’t beat City Hall, but you can try. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama by Stephen Adly Guirgis, ex-cop and recent widower Walter ‘Pops’ Washington has made a home for his newly par ....

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