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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 02/21/2020
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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02/10/2020 to 02/29/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
5TH ANNUAL FLAIR CARES FOOD DRIVE, FEBRUARY10 THROUGH 29, 
BENEFITS FOOD PANTRIES THROUGHOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY

4060 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City, 91604 (818) 761-3282 - free - Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaner, is hosting its 5th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, Hang Up Hunger, February 10 through 29. The drive benefits the Westside Food ....

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02/10/2020 to 04/15/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
FESTIVAL OF ARTS PRESENTS NEW 2020 OFF-SITE EXHIBIT:  PORTRAITS FROM THE COLLECTION

1006 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 494-1145 - 0 - On Display February 3 – April 15, 2020 at foaSOUTH Gallery The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach is pleased to announce the newest off-site exhibit titled “Portraits from the Collection” on display ....

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02/21/2020
ALEXI KENNEY

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $27/$37/$48/$55 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $24.30/$33.30/$43.20/$49.50 - Alexi Kenney, recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, hailed as “a talent to watch” by The New York Times, which also noted his “architect’s eye for structure and space and a tone that ran ....

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02/20/2020 to 02/21/2020
IVES 1 & DVOŘÁK 7 WITH DUDAMEL

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $64-209 - Ives 1 & Dvořák 7 with Dudamel
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THUR FEB 20, 8:00PM
FRI FEB 21, 8:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor About This Performance
Revealing unpredicta ....


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02/21/2020
ON THE OTHER SIDE

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - $20 General | $10 Members, Seniors, and Full-Time Students - In On the Other Side, performers whose lives have been directly and deeply impacted by borders at different times and in different places confront how these lines have affected their bodies, their th ....

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02/20/2020 to 02/21/2020
ESSENTIAL GRANT SKILLS TRAINING IN PERRIS

2270 Trumble Road, Perris 92570 8004219512 - $495 - Pay by January 9th for early bird rate of $445 - In only two days, learn to find funders that fit your mission and how to write a winning grant proposal. Focus on the areas that are most crucial, challenging—and rewarding! Plus, get a thorough ove ....

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01/17/2020 to 02/22/2020
THE GIVER

8301 Hindry Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045 310-645-5156 - $22 ($2 discount for students, seniors and service members) - Kentwood Players kicks off their incredible 70th season of community theatre in Los Angeles with THE GIVER. Based on Lois Lowry’s acclaimed 1993 novel, the world of The Giver is a seeming utopia of ....

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02/21/2020 to 02/22/2020
COUNCIL OF TEN SECRET MASQUERADE BALL

433 N Camden Dr, Beverly Hills, 90210 - Sliding Scale - The Council of Ten, a historic mutual benefit society, puts on its annual Masquerade ball for Venetian Carnivale. This is a members-only private event, but the organization is taking applications for ....

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02/07/2020 to 02/23/2020
ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024 626-355-4318 - $25. Seniors (65+) $20. Youth (21 and under) $15. - An aging woman receives her Medicare card and is expected to don a cloak of invisibility, in the marginalization that Society will expect her to accept. She’ll have none of that. She’s still vital ....

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02/07/2020 to 02/23/2020
HERE THE BIRDS BURN: A PHANTASMAGORIA REVIVAL

3800 Homer St, Los Angeles, CA 90031 - $55 - For those interested in the historical roots of horror entertainment... "Here the Birds Burn", is a recreation of an early 19th century Phantasmagoria show, utilizing authentic magic lanterns, puppet ....

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02/20/2020 to 02/23/2020
TABAIMO & MAKI MORISHITA: FRUITS BORNE OUT OF RUST

631 W. 2nd Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 2132372800 - $22 - "A fantastic world full of activity that challenges our understanding of reality.” —Hammer Museum about Tabaimo, Hammer Projects: Tabaimo
West Coast Premiere Presented as part of The Sharon Disney ....


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02/21/2020 to 02/23/2020
FRANKIE QUINONES HEADLINES THE ONTARIO IMPROV

4555 Mills Cir., Ontario, CA 91764 909-484-5411 - $25 - Frankie Quiñones is a stand-up comedian best known for his character work. He tours as himself but also as Creeper (a reformed cholo turned fitness guru) and Juanita Carmelita (a spicy suburban drama ....

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02/14/2020 to 02/23/2020
HAMLET THE ROCK MUSICAL

5269 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, 91601 866-811-4111 - $49.50 - $99.50 - February 14 - 23, 2020 David Carver Music Presents
The Re-Imagined 21st Century Version of HAMLET THE ROCK MUSICAL
World Tour - Premiering in Los Angeles Music and Lyrics by Cliff Jones
Additional Mu ....


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01/24/2020 to 02/24/2020
NEVER BEEN KISSED: THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL

1714 N Vermont Ave, 90027 - $29 - $49 - Based on the totally rufus ‘90s rom-com starring Drew Barrymore, Never Been Kissed: The Unauthorized Musical tells the hilarious story of 25-year-old copy editor Josie Grossie — oops, we meant Josi ....

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02/21/2020 to 02/29/2020
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

235 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, 90095 - $25 - TROILUS AND CRESSIDA By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rob Clare In the course of a deadlocked, questionable war, a young woman yields to a princely suitor only to find herself traded between the tw ....


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01/24/2020 to 02/29/2020
GIFTED

1076 Lillian Way, Hollywood, CA 90038 3102818337 - $15 - WORLD PREMIERE! What if your gift was also your curse? Ashlyn has a special power - she can tell the romantic fate of any couple she sees, but cannot tell the same for herself. Enter a world of love ....

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01/24/2020 to 02/29/2020
LOCAL AÉROPOSTALE STORES COLLECTING JEANS THROUGH FEBRUARY 29TH THROUGH DOSOMETHING.ORG & AÉROPOSTALE’S “TEENS FOR JEANS” CAMPAIGN, WHICH HAS COLLECTED 5 MILLION PAIRS OF JEANS TO DATE AND CLOTHED HALF OF AMERICA’S HOMELESS YOUTH

6000 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230 - - WHAT: As homelessness continues to rise in the US - with 40% under age 18 - jeans remain one of the most requested items at shelters. Through DoSomething.org and Aéropostale’s 2020 Teens for Jeans c ....

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02/10/2020 to 02/29/2020
5TH ANNUAL FLAIR CARES FOOD DRIVE, FEBRUARY10 THROUGH 29, 
BENEFITS FOOD PANTRIES THROUGHOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY

720 Montana Ave. Santa Monica, 90403 (310) 395-9354 - free - Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaner, is hosting its 5th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, Hang Up Hunger, February 10 through 29. The drive benefits the Westside Food ....

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02/06/2020 to 03/01/2020
THE MANOR: MURDER AND MADNESS AT GREYSTONE

905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-364-3606 - $65 - e Manor- Murder and Madness at Greystone is by now a Los Angeles/Beverly Hills institution. The play, now in its eighteenth year, surpassed its 200th performance in 2014. The show is a roman a clef, ....

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01/16/2020 to 03/01/2020
EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON

1416 Electric Ave. Venice CA 90291 855-585-5185 - $40 (Students $25) - "We did not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we are borrowing it from our children" Rogue Machine’s west coast premiere of “Earthquakes in London” is an immensely powerful and inventive play ....

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02/06/2020 to 03/01/2020
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL

4718 West Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90016 323-964-9766 - $25 - $50 - February 6 - March 1, 2020 Ebony Repertory Theatre
Presents
The International City Theatre Production of
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
By Lanie Robertson
Directed by Wren T. Brown
Music Direction ....


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02/19/2020 to 03/07/2020
THE ANDREWS BROTHERS

330 East Seaside Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-436-4610 - $37-$52 - A madcap musical salute to the swinging ’40s created by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wondrettes, Life Could Be A Dream). A USO show is threatened with cancellation when a certain famous trio of singing ....

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09/02/2019 to 03/08/2020
ESTHER WILLIAMS: THE SWIMMING QUEEN OF THE SILVER SCREEN

217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon CA 90704 9493025233 - $0-$17 - RECURRING September 6, 2019 - March 8, 2020 The Catalina Island Museum presents the debut curation of Esther Williams: The Swimming Queen of the Silver Screen, an exhibition celebrating the dynamic l ....

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10/10/2019 to 03/08/2020
THE ELEVATED EYE: AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY PAST AND PRESENT

1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205 (323) 340-4545 - FREE - Forest Lawn Museum Director James Fishburne’s inaugural exhibition as director marks the Grand Reopening of the newly remodeled Forest Lawn Museum. Science and technology meet art and beauty in The ....

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01/15/2020 to 03/08/2020
"THE UNSEEN HAND" AND "KILLER'S HEAD"

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $32-$37 - What happens when 1880 Western bandits are brought back to life in Azusa, CA by a space alien? E.T. meets the Old West in Sam Shepard’s The Unseen Hand, a hilarious yet foreboding sci-fi Western abo ....

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02/08/2020 to 03/08/2020
SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL

1135 N Church St, Redlands, 92374 (909) 335-3037 - Advance Tickets: Adults: $22 and $26, Children (ages 3-11): $11 and $13 - A Broadway classic that is fun for the whole family! Join the Cat in the Hat as he tells the story of Horton, an elephant who not only must protect a speck of dust containing the Whos from a world of ....

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02/01/2020 to 03/08/2020
WEST ADAMS

1816 ½ North Vermont (213) 761-7061 - $20+ - Skylight Theatre Company Presents A World Premiere Play A new, dark, comedy about race and class. With a hostile takeover of a neighborhood block party and bouncy houses, Penelope Lowder’s newest pl ....

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01/18/2020 to 03/14/2020
GALERIE XII DEBUT'S PAOLO VENTURA’S FIRST LA SOLO EXHIBITION FEATURING AN OPENING RECEPTION ON JANUARY 18, 2020 WITH THE ARTIST

6150 Wilshire Blvd. (323) 917-5106 - FREE - Galerie XII Los Angeles is celebrating its first anniversary with the solo exhibition of world-renowned, Milan-based photographer Paolo Ventura. The exhibition of Ventura’s magical photographic work ....

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02/22/2020 to 03/15/2020
SERGE HAMAD

bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., Ste A2, Santa Monica CA, 90404 - Free - Web: bgartgalleries.com When: February 22-March 15 Location: bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., Ste A2, Santa Monica CA, 90404 Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11:30am-6pm Opening reception: Sa ....

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02/14/2020 to 03/15/2020
LAW AND ORDER: THE MUSICAL

6320 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 90038 - $20. Groups of ten or more, $16. - A grisly murder has taken place, and cops and lawyers can't stop screwing up their quest for justice. Who killed the seemingly saintly housewife turned prostitute? Is it mob related? A closeted gay f ....

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