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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 02/20/2020
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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02/20/2020
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

14900 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, 90638 714-994-6310 - $14-55 - In this transcendentally powerful new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman, Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl, who confronts her rapidly changing life and the in ....

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02/19/2020 to 02/20/2020
HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE

Paris, France 4084292646 - $799 - PULSUS welcomes participants, presenters, exhibitors and sponsors from around the world to Paris, France for the unique Healthcare gathering. We are glad to welcome you all to attend the “2nd World ....

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02/20/2020
SHAKESPEARE ON STAGE & ON THE PAGE WITH STOTT & RABB

3352 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 - General $50.00, Student/Educator $35.00 - Join Open Book for the best of Shakespeare on stage and on the page. Andrew McConnell Stott discusses his book "What Blest Genius?" with Jeremy Rabb, Resident Artist at A Noise Within. The book tells ....

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02/20/2020
SHAKESPEARE ON STAGE & ON THE PAGE WITH STOTT & RABB

3352 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 - General $50.00, Student/Educator $35.00 - Join Open Book for the best of Shakespeare on stage and on the page. Andrew McConnell Stott discusses his book "What Blest Genius?" with Jeremy Rabb, Resident Artist at A Noise Within. The book tells ....

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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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02/20/2020 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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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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02/14/2020 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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02/06/2020 to 02/27/2020
MOTHERLAND - FREE STAND UP COMEDY

4157 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90065 - FREE - Every Thursday night Motherland offers a sublime evening of stand-up comedy featuring some of the best comedians in Los Angeles and across the country. Located at Kusina Filipina in Eagle Rock, Mothe ....

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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
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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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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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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02/07/2020 to 03/15/2020
A BODY OF WATER

1760 N. Gower Street 3234628460 - $25 - $35. Group Rates & Student Rush Fridays (except opening) available. - The Award-winning Actors Co-op Theatre Company proudly presents “A Body of Water” written by Lee Blessing, directed by Nan McNamara, produced by Crystal Jackson, with the world premiere of Blessing ....

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01/04/2020 to 03/28/2020
SOLOFEST 2020

13500 Ventura Blvd. 8187601240 - $15 - $30 - The Whitefire Theatre presents Solofest 2020, the largest solo theater festival on the West Coast. Now in its 8th year, Solofest 2020 brings 80 shows in 90 days celebrating the solo artists from arou ....

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02/22/2020 to 03/28/2020
CHRISTOPHER STOTT: NEW PAINTINGS

2716 South La Cienega Boulevard 3108383685 - Free - Christopher Stott: New Paintings
February 22 - March 28, 2020
Opening reception Saturday, February 22, 5-8pm Stott’s oil paintings depict a collection of objects with layers of detail in simple yet ....


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02/22/2020 to 03/28/2020
ELIZABETH GAHAN: ON SECOND THOUGHT

2716 South La Cienega Boulevard 3108383685 - Free - Opening reception Saturday, February 22, 5-8pm Elizabeth Gahan explores contemporary influences on urban environments. At a time of rapid growth in many cities, "On Second Thought" conversely highlig ....

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02/01/2020 to 03/29/2020
TRANSCENDIENTS: HEROES AT BORDERS

100 N Central Ave Los Angeles, CA 90012 - Free - Transcendients: Heroes at Borders honors individuals who advocate and fight for those who face discrimination, prejudice, and inequality at borders both real and imagined. Through video projections o ....

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01/01/2020 to 04/10/2020
100 DAYS OF WRITING ONLINE

ONLINE lawritersgroup.com (323) 201-1601 - $75.00 - Can you write 200 words a day for 100 days? For those of you who want to write more consistently, let’s get into the habit now starting on the first day of 2020! Develop a consistent writing habit o ....

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01/16/2020 to 04/12/2020
HIDA | A WOODWORK TRADITION IN THE MAKING

6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 - Free - JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles is proud to announce the exhibition “HIDA | A Woodwork Tradition in the Making,” which brings Japanese woodcraft from its spiritual homeland of the Hida region of Japan to L ....

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02/13/2020 to 04/12/2020
AUGUST SANDER: NEW WOMEN, NEW MEN, AND NEW IDENTITIES

901 E 3rd St 2139431620 - 0 - Beginning 13 February, Hauser & Wirth will partner with the Los Angeles Philharmonic to present ‘August Sander: New Women, New Men, and New Identities,’ an exhibition that brings together pathbreak ....

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