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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 08/17/2018
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 08/17/2018 to 08/26/2018 (FEATURED EVENT)
TENOR BY NIGHT THE MUSICAL

14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA 92683 7147931150 - $25 - James had it all: a successful business, beautiful wife, two great kids…and a burning desire to be someone entirely different. This world premiere musical was inspired by the true life story of its ....

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06/14/2018 to 08/21/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SHAKESPEARE BY THE SEA'S THE WINTER'S TALE & THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

(310) 217-7596 - FREE - Join us for The Merry Wives of Windsor & The Winter's Tale! THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR is a rollicking romantic comedy which tells of Falstaff’s folly: courting two married women at the same time. ....

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05/25/2018 to 08/31/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BARNSDALL ART PARK KICKS OFF ITS 10TH ANNUAL FRIDAY NIGHT WINE TASTINGS ON MAY 25

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 - $35-$60 - On May 25, Barnsdall Art Park kicks off its 10th Annual Friday Night Wine Tastings in conjunction with LA Times Food Bowl featuring a Q&A with famed American food critic Jonathan Gold and James Beard ....

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06/09/2018 to 09/02/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LEVITT LA 2018 FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

2230 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057 213-201-6111 - Free! - This summer Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles will present 50 free concerts in MacArthur Park every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening from June 9th until September 2nd. Headlining acts include ....

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05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
DINO SUMMER AT DISCOVERY CUBE LA

11800 Foothill Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91342 (818) 686-2823 - $17.95 adults, $12.95 children, $14.95 seniors - Prehistoric creatures take over all three Discovery Cube locations from Memorial Day to Labor Day with "Dinosaurs Around the World" at Discovery Cube Orange County and Discovery Cube Los Angeles, and ....

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05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SEA MONSTERS: PREHISTORIC TO MODERN DAY OCEAN PREDATORS

600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92661 (714) 913-5030 - $17.95 adults, $12.95 children, $14.95 seniors - Prehistoric creatures take over all three Discovery Cube locations from Memorial Day to Labor Day with "Dinosaurs Around the World" at Discovery Cube Orange County and Discovery Cube Los Angeles, and ....

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08/17/2018
THE WINTER'S TALE - SHAKESPEARE BY THE SEA AT POINT FERMIN PARK

807 Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 217-7596 - FREE - Join us for The Winter's Tale! The Winter’s Tale is the story of Leontes, a King who banishes his family wrongfully, and is taught the meaning of forgiveness through the inspired plan of a wise, loy ....

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05/04/2018 to 08/17/2018
OPENING NIGHT: THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL!®

6560 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA, 90028 323-464-8542 - $12 - Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!® is exactly that - a Broadway-style musical that is made up on the spot, based on a single audience suggestion. Therefore, every night is the `Opening Night’ o ....

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06/04/2018 to 08/17/2018
THEATRE 360 SUMMER SESSION

75 N. Marengo Ave 6265775922 - $340-$650 - Theatre 360’s Summer camp is around the corner! With one and two-week sessions from June 4- August 17, Theatre 360 teaches acting, singing and dancing to age groups from 3 to 19. There’s something ....

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08/17/2018
SUMMER CITY NIGHTS AT CAFÉ PINOT

700 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 3238711151 - $30 - Adjacent to the historic L.A. Library, Café Pinot is a garden oasis in the heart of urban Downtown Los Angeles, featuring Executive Chef Phillip Martin’s California French cuisine made using fresh, ....

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08/17/2018
CELEBRATE BLACK CAT APPRECIATION DAY AT TIMEWARP RECORDS

12204 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 636-8360 - 8 - Celebrate Black Cat Appreciation Day at Timewarp Records with The Stolen Moans & friends as they hold the west-coast premiere for "The King of Claws", a Black Cat caper, brilliantly crafted from the ....

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08/17/2018
CANDY RUN ACTIVATION AT DYLAN'S CANDY SHOP AT THE GROVE

6333 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 628-5048 - free - Raccoon from Talking Tom Candy Run Game is Planning to Rob Dylan’s Candy Bar in Los Angeles on Aug. 17 12pm-5pm! The public is invited to visit a candy crime scene and participate in a Live Candy Ru ....

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08/17/2018
UNNECESSARY EVIL - STAND UP COMEDY

1323-A 3rd Street Santa Monica, CA 90401, 3rd Street Promenade 310-451-0850 - $14 - Unnecessary Evil is an award winning Stand up comedy show (CBS Los Angeles & LA Weekly’s top 10 Stand Up Shows in Los Angeles) featuring 5 of the country's top comedians and always special guests! E ....

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08/03/2018 to 08/18/2018
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

222 Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA, 91024 323-633-4901 - Free (donations accepted) - Sierra Madre Shakespeare Festival celebrates its fourth summer season in Sierra Madre Memorial Park with the rollicking comedy, "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Bring a picnic! Bring a blanket! Bring a f ....

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08/17/2018 to 08/18/2018
COYU (EXTENDED 4 HOUR SET) AT TREEHOUSE ROOFTOP IN DTLA

686 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90012, United States - Free before 11PM: USD 0.00, Last Chance: USD 23.16 - Born within the Los Angeles underground scene, Catalyst is dedicated to producing high-quality events and unique nightlife experiences rooted in the global house and techno movement. Founded in early ....

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08/17/2018 to 08/18/2018
COYU (EXTENDED 4 HOUR SET) AT TREEHOUSE ROOFTOP IN DTLA

686 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90012, United States - Free before 11PM: USD 0.00, Last Chance: USD 23.16 - Born within the Los Angeles underground scene, Catalyst is dedicated to producing high-quality events and unique nightlife experiences rooted in the global house and techno movement. Founded in early ....

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07/19/2018 to 08/19/2018
SCREWBALL COMEDY

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills 90212 310-364-0535 - $35 - The title Screwball Comedy refers to an American genre of story-telling which had its heyday in the 1930s and 1940s. The elements included a male and female who may be adversarial at first, but are u ....

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07/19/2018 to 08/19/2018
LOUIS CARREON “CHURCH + STATE”

8678 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-657-1711 - - OPENING RECEPTION
July 19, 2018 | 5 - 9pm ON VIEW
July 19 - August 19, 2018 HAMILTON SELWAY
8678 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069 Hamilton Selway is proud to present Church + State, the new solo ....


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07/13/2018 to 08/19/2018
CRY IT OUT

3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039 310-307-3753 - $34 - Cooped up on maternity leave and eager for conversation, Jessie invites the funny and forthright Lina for coffee in their neighboring backyards. They become fast friends, quickly bonding over their s ....

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08/17/2018 to 08/19/2018
MARIANNE WILLIAMSON PRESENTS ~ WOMANHOOD NOW, A WEEKEND FOR WOMEN

5855 West Century Boulevard Los Angeles, CA - REGISTRATION Early Registration: $239.00 to attend live (Special early Registration rate ends July 15. Regular rate is $325) Early Registration: $99 to attend via livestream (Special early Registration rate ends July 15. Regular livestream rate is $149) - At this extraordinary moment in history, women are rising to new heights of power. Now is a time to look deeply into our hearts and minds, to reflect on where we have been and prepare ourselves for t ....

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07/20/2018 to 08/19/2018
MAYAKOVSKY AND STALIN

6201 Santa Monica Blvd. 323-960-4443 - $15 ro $25 - The newest work from legendary poet/playwright Murray Mednick is a dramatic character study incorporating historical footage and photos to explore two distantly connected relationships: that of Sovie ....

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07/14/2018 to 08/19/2018
TOM SAWYER

1135 N Church St, Redlands, 92374 (909) 335-3037 - Advance Tickets: Adults: $19 and $25, Children (ages 3-11): $9 and $12 - Join Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn for fun misadventures on the Mississippi and a romp through American’s yesteryears. This Mark Twain classic is a tie-tapping LifeHouse original musical. ....

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08/17/2018 to 08/19/2018
CARNEYMAGIC

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - $30. Seniors (65+) $27. Youth (21 and under, $20). - Following two SOLD-OUT engagements in 2016, CarneyMagic returns to the stage of Sierra Madre Playhouse for three more dates of amazing FUN! John Carney is a unique blend of comedian, actor and sleigh ....

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08/10/2018 to 08/19/2018
TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL

1760 N. Gower Street, On the Campus of First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood 3234628460 - $10 Suggested Donation. Free to 2018-2019 Subscribers - Actors Co-op presents a Co-op too! production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will written by William Shakespeare, a clever, romantic romp about love and illusion directed by Jesse Corti, produced by A ....

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08/21/2018 to 08/23/2018
DOGUMENTA: AMERICA’S FIRST ART SHOW FOR DOGS COMES TO DTLA!

735 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017 - free - America’s first art exhibition for dogs, dOGUMENTA opens at FIGat7th in DTLA over two weekends in September! Not by or about dogs, dOGUMENTA is a curated art show FOR dogs. This FREE event takes pla ....

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06/18/2018 to 08/24/2018
SUMMER TENNIS CAMP

1040 Park Avenue, Long Beach 90804 562-438-8509 - $390/week or $100/day - The most important feature of Summer Tennis Camp is that the kids HAVE LOTS OF FUN while DISCOVERING THE GAME OF TENNIS. Beginners will be taught the fundamentals of tennis. The intermediate players ....

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08/02/2018 to 08/24/2018
OUTLAW

13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks 91423 213-713-9149 - $25 - After enjoying packed performances in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Palm Desert, California, as well as Las Vegas and St Louis, former Hells Angels leader George Christie brings his critically acclaimed ....

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07/29/2018 to 08/24/2018
SUMMER TENNIS CAMP

1040 Park Avenue, Long Beach 90804 562-438-8509 - $390/week or $100/day - SUMMER TENNIS CAMP
The Valter Paiva Tennis Academy Summer Junior Tennis Camp is open to players aged 5-18. Everyone from the beginner to the advanced player is encouraged to attend. All camps are tau ....


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08/11/2018 to 08/25/2018
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING

3330 Civic Center Drive 310-781-7171 - $25-35 - A musical satire of 1960s big business and all it held sacred, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called “How To Suc ....

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07/20/2018 to 08/25/2018
UNDER MILK WOOD

3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039 323-882-6912 - $20 - Intensely beautiful, poignant and sublimely funny, this “play for voices” by the great Welsh poet Dylan Thomas recounts the dreams, gossip and waking hours of the sleepy, Welsh seaside town of Llar ....

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