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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
SATURDAY 08/26/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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08/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CITY OF LOS ANGELES 236TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (323) 403-7353 - Free - Join us for the 7th annual celebration our city's name, Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles, which was later shortened to- Los Angeles. The celebration will kick-off with a mass and a fiesta at La Pl ....

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08/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
DAY-LEE FOODS WORLD GYOZA EATING CHAMPIONSHIP

244 S. San Pedro Street, LA, CA 90012 - Free - The 11th Annual Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship (the premiere eating event on the West Coast) will host one of the strongest fields of competitive eaters EVER assembled, where they will ....

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08/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SUMMERTIME SQUARE DANCE SOCIAL!

41 Hugus Alley 6265641066 - $10 - Say Howdy Partner and learn to Do-Si-Do at One Colorado’s Summertime Square Dance Social! Come with or without a partner – either way, we’ll get you all squared away with new friends for the hoedo ....

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08/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
INTERSECTION: A PLAYHOUSE DISTRICT FESTIVAL

490 East Union Street  Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665  - Free - Drop by the PMCA table during the Playhouse District Association’s Intersection festival, a free, end-of-summer street party. Enjoy live music, food and drink vendors, and craft activities, and cont ....

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08/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE ANCHOR ANNIVERSARY PARTY & LOBSTER GIVEAWAY

235 Main Street, Venice Beach 90291 (310) 664-9696 - FREE - Venice Beach’s favorite neighborhood hangout, The Anchor, will give away 100 of their signature lobster rolls to celebrate the restaurant’s three-year anniversary! Enjoy the festivities on Saturday ....

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08/26/2017 to 08/27/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THEFITEXPO ANAHEIM

800 West Katella, Anaheim, CA 888/8433483976 - $25 per day $40 Full weekend - This action packed weekend will include free competitions, non-stop cutting edge classes, 250 companies with the newest in fitness, diet, nutrition, strength and wellness products and services and to ....

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08/18/2017 to 08/25/2017
PLANETARIUM LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL RELEASE

11523 Santa Monica Boulevard, 1st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90025 917-213-0254 - $13 - On August 18th, a brand new film starring Natalie Portman and Lily Rose Depp called PLANETARIUM arrives in theaters. The film is a chilling, mysterious new French and English-language drama that is w ....

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08/26/2017
BRYAN FERRY WITH ORCHESTRA * CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $35 - $72 - Artists
Bryan Ferry
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Cécile McLorin Salvant About This Performance
In his Bowl debut, the iconic British singer-songwriter performs live with orch ....


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08/26/2017
A FAERY HUNT AND MAGICAL FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!

2332 Fern Dell Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90068 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - $25.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity & fun. Come join the faery folke on a fun gentle quest to find the Fairy Royalty. Right a ....

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08/26/2017
IN THE COSMOS

2580 Cahuenga Blvd E - $125 - WordTheatre® takes you on a wild ride through the universe, from creation myths to the Big Bang to black holes to alien life forms. A huge cast of celebrity actors and musicians will present a tapest ....

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08/26/2017
BASKET-WEAVING WORKSHOP: PINE NEEDLE BASKETRY

4700 Western Heritage Way Griffith Park, Los Angeles 90027 3236672000 - $50 Members / $70 Nonmembers (Includes Materials) - Basket weaving is the most prolific and best-known traditional Native art in California. Starting in the late nineteenth century and continuing throughout the twentieth century, collectors sought the ....

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07/22/2017 to 08/26/2017
DELFIN FINLEY'S SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE

2525 Michigan Ave. B5b 3108281133 - free - Lora Schlesinger Gallery is proud to present Some Things Never Change, Delfin Finley’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. The exhibition opens with an artist’s reception, Saturday, July 22, fr ....

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07/21/2017 to 08/26/2017
PSYCHE ON VINE

1123 Vine Street, Los Angeles, 90038 - $20 online, $25 at door - Join us at ‘Psyche on Vine’, the hysterical, new interactive theater piece. Craving a delicious gourmet meal, but also want to deal with those pesky emotional scars? Then ‘Psyche on Vine’ is the ....

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07/21/2017 to 08/26/2017
PSYCHE ON VINE

1123 Vine Street, Los Angeles, 90038 - $20 online, $25 at door - Join us at ‘Psyche on Vine’, the hysterical, new interactive theater piece. Craving a delicious gourmet meal, but also want to deal with those pesky emotional scars? Then ‘Psyche on Vine’ is the ....

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08/26/2017
RUMMAGE SALE AT ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

301 Avenue D, Redondo Beach, 90277 - - The St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Annual Rummage Sale and Bake Sale begins Saturday, August, 26th at 8:30AM until 3:00PM. The church is located at 301 Avenue D, at Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo ....

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08/26/2017
NEWFILMMAKERS LOS ANGELES (NFMLA) FILM FESTIVAL - AUGUST 26TH, 2017

1139 Hill St. H300 - $5-15 - Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) on Saturday, August 26th in celebrating independent cinema! The first program of the evening highlights 7 remarkable short films from emerging filmmakers. Their ....

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08/26/2017
ARCLIGHT ON TAP

4545 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 - - On the last Saturday of every month from 3-6 PM, ArcLight Cinemas will transform the ArcLight patio into a beer garden with local craft beers, small bites, and movie-themed giveaways. In addition to ....

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08/01/2017 to 08/26/2017
VENICE ARTS FREE YOUTH MEDIA WORKSHOPS – FALL 2017

13445 Beach Ave, Marina del Rey, CA 90292 310-392-0846 - - Since 1993, Venice Arts has reached thousands of youth through our award-winning Art Mentoring Program Free to low-income families, more than 400 youth participate each year at our center in Venice o ....

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08/26/2017
LEVITT PAVILION LOS ANGELES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

W. 6th Street & S. Park View Street, Los Angeles, 90057 - Free - This summer Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles will present 50 free concerts in MacArthur Park (Saturday, June 17-Sunday, September 10). QUITAPENAS | tropical/Afro-Latin
QUITAPENAS, one word – all caps, fo ....


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08/26/2017
TRIPLE FEATURE: CUJO, 1983, PET SEMATARY, 1989, & GRAVEYARD SHIFT, 1990

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members - Saturday, August 26 – 7:30 PM STEPHEN KING
Presented by Cinematic Void
Triple Feature: CUJO, 1983, 93 min. Dir. Lewis Teague. When a young boy’s ....


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08/26/2017
PAUL DOOLEY PRESENTS: BUSTER KEATON, 100 MIN.

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, August 26 – 7:30 PM RETROFORMAT
[Spielberg] Paul Dooley Presents: Buster Keaton, 100 min. Paul Dooley has worn many hats in his long care ....


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08/26/2017
YASUJIRÔ OZU DOUBLE FEATURE: TOKYO STORY (TOKYO MONOGATARI), 1953, & AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON (SANMA NO AJI), 1962

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, August 26 – 7:30 PM JAPANESE CLASSICS
Yasujirô Ozu Double Feature: TOKYO STORY (TOKYO MONOGATARI), 1953, Janus Films, 136 min. Revered master direc ....


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08/26/2017
SUMMER OF SOUND: GLOW/TOWN

332 S. Michigan Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106 - $25-$120 - MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s non-profit counter-conventional orchestra that presents one-of-a-kind performances that span beyond music into the world of dance, theatre, literature, and fine art, today anno ....

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08/26/2017
WORDTHEATRE'S IN THE COSMOS: WHERE WE COME FROM, WHERE WE ARE, AND WHERE WE ARE GOING

2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles, CA 90068 3238220823 - $35-$250 - WordTheatre® takes you on a wild ride through the universe. From creation myths to the Big Bang to alien life forms, a constellation of actors will bring to life the story of the Cosmos in the words ....

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08/26/2017
THROUGH THE YEARS – AN EVENING WITH SUSAN ANTON

4349 Tujunga Ave. Studio City, CA 91604 - - Upstairs at Vitello’s Supper Club, at Vitello’s restaurant, will present Through the Years – An Evening with Susan Anton Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26. Tickets for the show are $30 and ....

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08/26/2017
THE UKELELE ORCHESTRA OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE

2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena, CA 91001 - $18 - The Ukelele Orchestra of the Western Hemisphere will be performing at The Coffee Gallery Backstage located at 2029 N. Lake Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001 on Saturday August 26th 7:00–9:00 pm. Calling f ....

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08/26/2017
PET TECH CPR & FIRST AID TRAINING

4220 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach CA 90807 323-744-0210 - $75/person includes materials - Pet Tech Pet CPR & First Aid Training Love & protect your pets - comprehensive, hands-on workshop According to the American Animal Hospital Association – 92% of dogs and cats will experience an emer ....

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08/26/2017
PET TECH CPR & FIRST AID TRAINING

4220 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach 90807 3237440210 - $75/person includes all materials - Love & protect your pets - comprehensive, hands-on workshop According to the American Animal Hospital Association – 92% of dogs and cats will experience an emergency in their lifetime 60% of animal ....

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08/26/2017
PET TECH CPR & FIRST AID TRAINING

4220 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach 90807 3237440210 - $75/person includes all materials - Love & protect your pets - comprehensive, hands-on workshop According to the American Animal Hospital Association – 92% of dogs and cats will experience an emergency in their lifetime 60% of animal ....

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08/26/2017
PET TECH CPR & FIRST AID TRAINING

4220 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach 90807 3237440210 - $75/person includes materials - Love & protect your pets - comprehensive, hands-on workshop According to the American Animal Hospital Association – 92% of dogs and cats will experience an emergency in their lifetime 60% of animal ....

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