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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
SATURDAY 02/22/2020
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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02/15/2020 to 02/16/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
QUEEN MARY'S SCOTSFESTIVAL & INTERNATIONAL HIGHLAND GAMES XXVII

1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802 877-600-4313 - $15-$80 - The Queen Mary is proud to welcome back the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXVII on February 15-16, 2020. Experience Scottish culture through an array of authentic activities inc ....

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02/14/2020 to 02/16/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
STARTUP LA ART FAIR AT THE KINNEY

737 Washington Blvd, Venice, CA 90292 - $15-$40 - Join LA in celebrating local art! For the third year in a row, stARTup LA 2020 will take place from February 14-16, 2020 at The Kinney, located less than a mile from the Venice Beach Boardwalk and wa ....

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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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04/16/2019 to 05/15/2019
EXTRACT EXHIBITION AT ROW DTLA'S BITFORMS LA

777 Alameda St, Los Angeles, 90021 - - bitforms gallery hosts its second Los Angeles exhibition at the ROW DTLA April 13 - May 15. Extract investigates image and data circulation as a ubiquitous hallmark of contemporary culture. Works by ....

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05/03/2019 to 05/15/2019
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS EXHIBIT AT THE HOUSE OF LUCIE

777 Alameda St, Los Angeles, 90021 3238711151 - Free - The Lucie Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging photographic talent and promote the appreciation of photo ....

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02/13/2020 to 02/16/2020
SALONEN CONDUCTS THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20 - 185 - Salonen Conducts The Seven Deadly Sins
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THUR FEB 13, 8:00PM
FRI FEB 14, 8:00PM
SAT FEB 15, 8:00PM
SUN FEB 16, 2:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conduc ....


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01/16/2020 to 02/16/2020
SUNDAY DINNER

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212 310-364-0535 - $35 - Michael Matera, a young priest in the Chicago Archdiocese, returns to his parents’ home in the Bronx after his grandfather dies. The Matera clan is gathering at the family home for Sunday dinner. So ....

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02/07/2020 to 02/16/2020
FRIDA - STROKE OF PASSION

2102 East First Street - Tickets start at $25. - The Frida of the title is, of course, the world-famous artist Frida Kahlo. The play begins on July 6, 1954, Frida’s 47th birthday. She will die exactly one week later. The narrative will explore the ....

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02/13/2020 to 02/16/2020
FIVE CROWNS PRESENTS VALENTINE'S DAY DINNER FOR TWO

3801 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625 949.760.0331 - $129+ - Treat yourself and your loved one to a romantic evening at Five Crowns this Valentine’s Day with an indulgent four-course dinner for two, courtesy of Executive Chef Alejandra Padilla. Offered Thursd ....

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02/14/2020 to 02/16/2020
NEWPORT DUNES & BACK BAY BISTRO PRESENT A ROMANTIC VALENTINE'S DAY WEEKEND GETAWAY

1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 949-729-3863 - $300+ - Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Back Bay Bistro are thrilled to present romantic getaway packages available Valentine’s Day weekend, February 14–16, 2020. The idyllic weekend includes a two-nig ....

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02/15/2020 to 02/16/2020
SHIZUKA KUSANO TRUNK SHOW

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 3239374230 - - Craft Contemporary Shop hosts a special trunk show by Shizuka Kusano. Join us for an opportunity to shop rare handmade items from one of Japan’s most well-known embroidery artists. This program is p ....

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02/16/2020
CURATOR WALKTHROUGH: THE BODY, THE OBJECT, THE OTHER WITH HOLLY JERGER & ANDRES PAYAN ESTRADA

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 3239374230 - - 2 PM Free Curators Holly Jerger and Andres Payan Estrada will be accompanied by exhibiting artists as they lead a walkthrough of Craft Contemporary’s second clay biennial. Don’t miss the opportuni ....

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02/14/2020 to 02/16/2020
CITI PRESENTS L-O-V-E: A NAT KING COLE EXPERIENCE AT THE GROVE

189 The Grove Drive Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-822-4800 - Free - In Celebration of Black History Month and 100 Years of a Generational Icon, the Experience Will Honor and Commemorate the Legendary Music of Nat King Cole Acclaimed shopping, dining and lifestyle des ....

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02/14/2020 to 02/16/2020
SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW AT ROW DTLA

777 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90021 - $25-50 per person with VIP options - SPRING/BREAK Art Show is excited to return to Los Angeles for its second year, running from February 14-16. It will feature 45+ projects from Los Angeles-based emerging and established artists, curat ....

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02/22/2020
WILLIAM HAGEN AND ALBERT CANO SMIT IN RECITAL

200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-621-1050 - Regular Admission: $15; Premium Seating: $30 - William Hagen, Violin
Albert Cano Smit, Piano STRAVINSKY Suite Italienne
STRAVINSKY Divertimento
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata No. 2
PROKOFIEV arr. MILSTEIN Two Pieces from Tales of an Old Grandmother
PROK ....


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01/11/2020 to 02/22/2020
JOHN MILLEI: THIS & THAT

4851 West Adams Blvd. - Free - John Millei: This & That
Lowell Ryan Projects January 11 - February 22, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 11, 7-9pm Lowell Ryan Projects is pleased to present This & That, the first solo exhi ....


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02/22/2020
PETTY OR NOT - THE MUSIC OF TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $20.00 - Petty or Not has been playing faithful renditions of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers since 2014, providing audiences with a true live Petty experience. Following Tom's tragic death in 2017, Petty or ....

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02/22/2020
DRAWING CONNECTIONS | EXHIBITION RECEPTION & OPEN STUDIOS

3026 Airport Avenue Santa Monica CA 90405 424-384-5005 - FREE - DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition
February 10 – April 4, 2020
North and South Galleries | 3026 Airport Avenue
Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios
February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM Drawing Connectio ....


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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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02/22/2020
MUSIC OF THE BEATLES FOR KIDS

1154 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles 90026 646-560-0065 - $15-17 - The Rock and Roll Playhouse is excited to bring the Music of the Beatles for Kids to Echoplex on Saturday February 22, 2020. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a children's concert series that allows kid ....

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02/22/2020
FIFTH ANNUAL LARB/UCR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WITH WALTER MOSLEY

Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA 90039 323-952-3950 - $250 – $3,250 - Please join the Los Angeles Review of Books
as we present WALTER MOSLEY
with the
FIFTH ANNUAL LARB/UCR
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 7:15 p.m.*
at a private home *Private receptio ....


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02/22/2020
DRAWING CONNECTIONS | EXHIBITION RECEPTION & OPEN STUDIOS

3026 Airport Avenue Santa Monica 90405 6267561190 - free - DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition
February 10 – April 4, 2020
North and South Galleries | 3026 Airport Avenue
Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios
February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM Drawing Connectio ....


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02/22/2020
LAS HIJAS DE LOS DÍAS: 7 FEMALE VIEWS FROM THE MARGINS | EXHIBITION RECEPTION & OPEN STUDIOS

3026 Airport Avenue 6267561190 - Free - Las Hijas de los Días: 7 Female Views from the Margins
Exhibition | January 27 – April 3, 2020
Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue
Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios | February 22, 2020 | ....


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02/22/2020
DISCOVER THE HISTORY: A LOOK BACK AT 1917

1350 7th Street 3103952290 - Free - On Saturday, February 22 at 2 PM, join us for a free Discover the History lecture with Michael Murphy, Jens Lucking and Stephen Anaya at the Santa Monica History Museum. Immediately following the lec ....

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02/22/2020
WIZARDING WORLD LIVE: A MAGICAL TALK SHOW

6470 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90038 - Pay What You Can - Come join THE WIZARDING WORLD, Earth's only magical late night talk show produced BY wizards, FOR mortals! Hosted by the sorcerous Amoenus Franco, he brings you magical guests from all around this re ....

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02/22/2020
ARTIST TALK AND EXHIBIT -- ROBERT C VANCE AND ROBIN BUSH-VANCE

120 Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles 90012 3103512328 - Free - Special Artist Talk and Exhibit. Married for 45 years, these decades-long artists dig deeply into themselves and each other for inspiration, discovery, and revelation. New paintings and works on pape ....

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02/22/2020
FITSPOLA

THE BLOC 700 South Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90017 - $15 - New Year, New You! The Bloc presents: FitspoLA, a fitness and health event designed to inspire, educate and motivate. Join The Bloc for two unique workout classes that are sure to make you sweat! Thr ....

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02/22/2020
BEAUSOLEIL AVEC MICHAEL DOUCET

12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, 91739 9094772752 - - Just in time for Mardi Gras! For the past 40 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry ....

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02/22/2020 to 02/23/2020
IVES 2 AND DVORÁK 8 W. DUDAMEL

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $64-209 - Ives 2 and Dvorák 8 w. Dudamel
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SAT FEB 22, 8:00PM
SUN FEB 23, 2:00PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor About This Performance
Dudamel’s unexpected ....


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