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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 07/08/2022
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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06/23/2022 to 07/09/2022
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SHAKESPEARE BY THE SEA'S MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

807 Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA 90731 310-217-7596 - Free - Shakespeare by the Sea returns to Point Fermin Park for their 25th anniversary! ABOUT THE PLAY: Shakespeare’s screwball comedy features the bantering of two of his cleverest characters. For Beatrice ....

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06/03/2022 to 09/02/2022
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE MUSIC CENTER'S DANCE DTLA

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - Free - The Music Center’s Dance DTLA series is back for a full season of dancing under the stars on Jerry Moss Plaza at The Music Center most Friday nights this summer! Eventgoers can dance the night away ....

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06/25/2022 to 10/01/2022
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
WILL GEER'S THEATRICUM BOTANICUM PRESENTS "WEST SIDE WALTZ"

1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. 323-455-3723 - $10-$42 (premium seats available for $60) Pay-What-You-Want on Friday nights - Forty-one years after its premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre, Academy Award-winning writer Ernest Thompson (On Golden Pond) has deconstructed his script for The West Side Waltz. In the world premiere o ....

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06/30/2022 to 07/08/2022
SHAKESPEARE BY THE SEA'S ROMEO AND JULIET

807 Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA 90731 310-217-7596 - Free - Shakespeare by the Sea returns to Point Fermin Park for their 25th anniversary! ABOUT THE PLAY: Romeo and Juliet turn their backs on their parents’ ancient feud and embark on an intense and secret l ....

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07/08/2022
THE CIRCUS OF VALUES

ZJU Theatre 4850 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 818-202-4120 - $20 online / $25 at ZJU Theater - The Circus of Values Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group continues their 30th Fabulous Season with the World Premiere of Jorge Lozano’s Hilarious-New Horror-Comedy "Big Top" Spectacular The Circu ....

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07/09/2022
THE CIRCUS OF VALUES

ZJU Theatre 4850 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 818-202-4120 - $20 online / $25 at ZJU Theater - The Circus of Values Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group continues their 30th Fabulous Season with the World Premiere of Jorge Lozano’s Hilarious-New Horror-Comedy "Big Top" Spectacular The Circu ....

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06/24/2022 to 07/10/2022
‘HYPER-STAGED’ READING OF ‘ROE’ SET FOR FOUNTAIN’S OUTDOOR STAGE.

5060 Fountain Ave (323) 663-1525 - $20 - The Fountain Theatre once again jumps into action with a “hyper-staged” reading of Roe, a powerful, poignant and often humorous play by Lisa Loomer that cuts through the headlines to reveal the rea ....

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06/28/2022 to 07/10/2022
LOS ANGELES FILMFORUM, ANAT EGBI, AND LOS ANGELES NOMADIC DIVISION PRESENT WOMANHOUSE NOW: FILMS AND EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS VIRTUAL ENCORE

Virtual Event - $12 general, $8 recommended for students/seniors (sliding scale), $0 Filmforum members - In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Womanhouse, a site-specific installation and performance-space, Anat Ebgi Gallery in partnership with LAND  (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) and LA Filmfor ....

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06/25/2022 to 07/16/2022
SUGAR PRESS ART PRESENTS: BREATH MEETS BODY

620 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014 - Free - Sugar Press Art Presents: Breath Meets Body A Multi Layered Collection From Artists Noëmi Manser and Mahya Shamai June 25 - July 16
620 S. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Wed - Sat | 1pm - 6pm Ope ....


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06/23/2022 to 07/23/2022
HUNKER PLAYDATE

1212 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Unit C Venice, CA 90291 - Free - Hunker, one of the largest digital home and décor pubs in the US, has introduced its latest edition of the Hunker House on the iconic Abbot Kinney in Venice, Calif. June 23 - July 23, 2022 – Playdat ....

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06/18/2022 to 07/24/2022
REVIVE: A CIRCUS INFUSED IMMERSIVE MULTI-COURSE DINNER EXPERIENCE AT VIBIANA

214 SOUTH MAIN STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 (213) 626-1507 - 250 - Join us for Revive: A Circus Infused Immersive Multi-Course Dinner Experience at Vibiana. Rejuvenate your soul at the lavish and historic Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles. Immerse yourself in a grand ....

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07/02/2022 to 07/24/2022
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA

2627 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica 90405 310.828.7519 - $32-25 - The Morgan-Wixson's Mainstage summer musical is back with a magical production for the whole family! "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella" is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical. This c ....

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05/25/2022 to 07/27/2022
2022 MAKING THE WORLD HAPPENING AWARD WINNER DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON INVITES YOU TO HIS THEATRE BLOG

Online - Free - Darryl Maximilian Robinson, a veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director, who is Founder, Artistic Director and Producer of both the multiracial chamber theater, The Excaliber Shakespear ....

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07/05/2022 to 07/29/2022
SUMMER MEDIA ARTS CAMP

13445 Beach Ave 3103920846 - - Registration is OPEN for Summer Media Arts Camp! July 5th-29th, 2022 * FREE for low-income families! Calling all young photographers, filmmakers, and comics artists! Build new skills and master old o ....

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07/02/2022 to 07/29/2022
UTU-TUULI JUSSILA - ARCHIVE OF PHANTOM LIMBS

- Free - Do you remember that show, the Addams Family? Remember the Thing? The creepy, crawly hand with a mind of its own. There is a comical, surreal, and uncanny feel to this character. Broken and corporeal ....

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DETAILS 07/30/2021 to 07/30/2022 (FEATURED EVENT)
THE FUTURE ART AWARDS

9100 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, 90212 928-273-4355 - free - The Future Art Awards
The 2021 Future Art Awards Virtual Exhibition is an arts-based exploration of the changing meanings, practices, paradoxes, and futures associated with Democracy. Welcoming hundr ....


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03/31/2022 to 07/30/2022
DINE OUT LA | CALLING ALL THE FOODIES

DTLA, Los Angeles, 90015 - FREE - Savorite has touched down in LA and what better way to celebrate than by saving up to 50% off your restaurant bill? Join the community absolutely free and enjoy exclusive discounts when you dine out ....

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04/01/2022 to 07/30/2022
FREE BURGERS IN DTLA

DTLA, Los Angeles, 90015 - FREE - Hey burger fans! For a limited time, you get a free burger combo with the purchase of a burger combo at equal or lesser value. That's right, you get 2 burger combos for the price of 1! To reserve you ....

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07/09/2022 to 07/30/2022
THINKSPACE PROJECTS DEBUTS BRAND NEW EXPANSION WITH FOUR INCREDIBLE SHOWS

4207 W. Jefferson Blvd. & 4217 W. Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles 90016 310-558-3375 - Free - Thinkspace Projects Debuts Brand New Expansion with Four Incredible Shows The Iconic Los Angeles Contemporary Art Gallery Celebrates Second Location With Massive Opening and July Shows On view July 9 ....

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05/21/2022 to 07/31/2022
GWYNN MURRILL: ANIMAL NATURE

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90263 310-506-4851 - - Gwynn Murrill’s elegant animal sculptures strike a balance between abstraction and realism. This exhibition features early works from the 1970s sculpted from wood, combined with more recent work mad ....

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07/01/2022 to 07/31/2022
SHAPE OF NOW VIRTUAL ART EXHIBIT

- Free - “SHAPE OF NOW” VIRTUAL EXHIBIT TO FEATURE LOCAL ARTISTS JULY 1-31 ARTIST CO-OP 7, in conjunction with the San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, is presenting “Shape of Now,” a virtual art e ....

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06/04/2022 to 08/06/2022
J.J. MARTIN “ROLE MODELS”

2525 Michigan Avenue, Unit F2 Santa Monica, CA 90404 (323) 893-3924 - Free - BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE PRESENTS: J.J. MARTIN “ROLE MODELS” A traveling exhibit in partnership with Indianilla Cultural Center, Mexico City and Real de Catorce Cultural Center, Real de Catorc ....

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07/08/2022 to 08/07/2022
AYANO

916-A N. Formosa Ave., West Hollywood 90046 - $25. July 8 preview, $20. - Written by Chris Collins. Directed by Kiff Scholl. Presented by Black Bough Productions. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales for this production will be donated to the organization Stop Asian ....

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06/20/2022 to 08/12/2022
SUMMER FUNDAMENTALS TENNIS CAMP

2800 N Studebaker Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815 562-386-8600 - $225 - SUMMER FUNdamentals Tennis Camp June 20 - August 12, 2022
$225 per week
9:00 am - Noon
8 WEEKLY CAMP OPTIONS
Ongoing monthly class from 5:00 - 7:00 pm is still in session during camp dates. SCTA-ELDO ....


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06/17/2022 to 08/13/2022
HEADLINE FOR PATCH ARTICLE (65 CHARACTER LIMIT PROVOCATIVE ‘MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM’ IS SET IN TIME OF SLAVERY.

3269 Casitas Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039 (323) 882-6912 - $15-$25 - Intrigued by the mechanicals’ line “That would hang us every mother’s son,” director/choreographer James Fowler has moved his Open Fist Theatre Company production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream fr ....

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04/25/2022 to 08/15/2022
HIDDEN HISTORY: RECOUNTING THE SHANGHAI JEWISH STORY--NEW EXHIBIT AT HOLOCAUST MUSEUM LA

100 The Grove Dr.. Los Angeles, 90036 3236513704 - Free to California residents and students - Holocaust Museum LA presents “Hidden History: Recounting the Shanghai Jewish Story,” an exhibit about the little-known story of the resettled Jewish community of Shanghai. Sponsored by East West B ....

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07/08/2022 to 08/19/2022
WINE AND PAINTING NIGHTS

650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach 92651 - $80 fee per person, per class; For adults 21 and up. - Dates: Fridays, July 8 – August 19, 2022 Time: 8:30 – 10pm Cost: $80 fee per person, per class; For adults 21 and up. Uncork your creativity this summer at the Festival of Arts! Enjoy a fun paintin ....

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07/09/2022 to 08/20/2022
THE CITYSCAPE SHOW XII: ICONIC: THE ARTIST'S VIEW OF LOS ANGELES

2716 S LA CIENEGA BLVD 3108383685 - free - GBGLA is pleased to present THE CITYSCAPE SHOW XII: Iconic opening July 9th. The show features nineteen gallery and guest artists and includes painting and sculpture. The show runs through August 20t ....

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07/08/2022 to 08/21/2022
ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND TEENS

650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach 92651 - $65 fee per person, per class - Dates: Friday – Sunday, July 8 – August 21, 2022 Time: 3 - 5:30pm Cost: $65 fee per person, per class Let your creativity run wild this summer in Laguna Beach! Discover your inner artist at the Fes ....

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07/08/2022 to 08/21/2022
YOUTH ART CLASSES

650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach 92651 - $25 per person, per class - Dates: Friday – Sunday, July 8 – August 21, 2022 Times: 12:30 - 1:30pm Cost: $25 per person, per class Bring out that creative spark in your young artist at the Youth Art Classes this summer at the ....

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