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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 08/24/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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08/17/2017 to 09/14/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
NIKKEI SAMURAI: JAPANESE SWORDS AND THE NISEI VETERAN

355 E. 1st Street Suite 200, Los Angeles, 90012 (310)-328-0907 - Varies - The exhibition explores how second-generation Japanese American soldiers of World War II preserved and exemplified the samurai spirit--not only through the heroism of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team ....

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08/24/2017
DUDAMEL & MOZART'S REQUIEM

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $23 - $57 - ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Miah Persson, soprano
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
David Portillo, tenor
John Relyea, bass
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, ....


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08/24/2017
FILM LOW BUDGET - HIGH ENERGY

5750 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-525-3388 - FREE admission with RSVP via Eventbrite link on website - 15th Summer Film Academy Showcase at the Goethe-Institut LA Free admission with RSVP. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Thursday, August 24th 2017, 7:00pm
Goethe-Institut Los ....


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08/24/2017
DAVID BUCHBINDER’S ODESSA/HAVANA

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 - FREE with parking - Explore the rich and exhilarating connections between Jewish and Cuban music. Sharing Andalusian, Arabic, Roma, Sephardic, and North African ancestry, award-winning trumpeter David Buchbinder and Gra ....

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08/24/2017
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). MARI PAPRIKA | J-Pop/Jazz/Anime
Mari Paprika is a Southern California ....


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08/24/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: CHRISTINE, 1983, & MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE, 1986

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, August 24 – 7:30 PM STEPHEN KING
Double Feature: CHRISTINE, 1983, Sony Repertory, 110 min. Horror heavyweight John Carpenter directed and co-c ....


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08/24/2017
SHORT+SWEET FILM FESTIVAL, 120 MIN.

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, August 24 – 7:30 & 10:00 PM SHORT+SWEET FILM FEST
Presented by the American Cinematheque, Short+Sweet Hollywood and the Stella Adler Academy L.A. [Spielberg] SHORT+SWEET F ....


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08/24/2017
UGETSU (UGETSU MONOGATARI), 1953, & THE LIFE OF OHARU (SAIKAKU ICHIDAI ONNA) 1952

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, August 24 – 7:30 PM JAPANESE CLASSICS
Kenji Mizoguchi Double Feature: Los Angeles Premiere of 4K Restoration! UGETSU (UGETSU MONOGATARI), 1953, Jan ....


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08/24/2017
SUMMER WITH THE LIONS

8300 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood California 90069 (323) 650-9090 - FREE - Join us once a month during the Summer for a Jamaican-themed night featuring The Lions On August 24th feat. DJ Connie Price and DJ Donovan. Special Jamaican menu and cocktails accompanied. 7 -10 PM / ....

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08/24/2017
SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY Q&A | THURSDAY WITH DIRECTOR MATT SCHRADER AND COMPOSER JUNKIE XL

6360 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 - $17.75 - ArcLight is excited to announce a Q&A for the Hamptons International Film Festival-premiered Score: A Film Music Documentary. Hollywood will host the Q&A with Director Matt Schrader and special guest ....

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08/24/2017
OIL PAINTING CLASSES!

1453 14th St., Santa Monica, CA, 90404 310-450-9200 - $38.00 plus cost of canvas - Thursday is a great day for oil painting, check this out. Thursday 08/24 from 1-3pm join us for our Intro to Oils Workshop. Only $38 plus cost of canvas (reg. $48). Call to reserve your spot at 310-4 ....

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08/24/2017
THE SETUP: HOLLYWOOD - STAND UP COMEDY

1123 Vine St, Hollywood, CA 90038 415-746-9770 - $10. - Hollywood's best stand up comedy show is The Setup at Three Clubs where Mad Men is filmed. The speakeasy vibe makes for a night of intimate and hilarious comedy. Tickets are only $10. "One of the bes ....

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06/12/2017 to 08/25/2017
SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

2437 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 392-0815 - $535 - SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
* Make A Movie Camp
*Acting and Improv Camp
*Singing Camp for Children & Teens
June - August all camps are Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
***We only allow 12 s ....


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06/19/2017 to 08/25/2017
KIDS ON STAGE SUMMER CAMPS!

2627 Pico Blvd 3103140035 - Varies - Act, sing and dance your way to Broadway this summer with Kids On Stage! Star as your favorite characters from Annie, Shrek or Beauty & the Beast. Come celebrate our 30th year in Santa Monica. For fu ....

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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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08/24/2017 to 08/25/2017
RED BULL SOUND SELECT PRESENTS: LPX / MONOGEM / TÜLPA & BLANKTS
RSVP for $3 tickets


1822 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 (954) 683-8015 - $3-$10 - A monthly showcase curated by local tastemakers and featuring great emerging music... Red Bull Sound Select Presents: LPX (Lizzy of MS MR)
Monogem
Tülpa & BLANKTS *RSVP for $3 here: http://win.gs/RBS ....


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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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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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08/20/2017 to 08/26/2017
WEST HOLLYWOOD DANCE FESTIVAL

647 N. San Vicente Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069 - $0-300 - Launched in 2016 by Chad Michael Hall and MULTIPLEX DANCE, the West Hollywood Dance Festival (or “WHDF”) was designed to create a space and a place for the people of West Hollywood to engage with c ....

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08/21/2017 to 08/26/2017
ANTONIO'S 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

13619 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks 91423 818-788-1103 - $19.57 - Celebrate 60 years of authentic Italian cuisine in the San Fernando Valley. Antonio's Pizzeria has been serving up family favorites just like Nonna made since 1957. In honor of our milestone year, we ....

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07/01/2017 to 08/27/2017
JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $10-$36 - A powerful and bold theatrical experience that was an overwhelming success off-Broadway, this revue of Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel’s songs pays tribute to his unique genius. Naughty, funn ....

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07/15/2017 to 08/27/2017
SUMMERY APPEAL - A GROUP SHOW CURATED BY DOUG HARVEY

945 Chung King Road Chinatown, Los Angeles CA 90012 213-625-0935 - FREE - The Good Luck Gallery is proud to present: Summery Appeal
A Group Show Curated by Doug Harvey
July 15 – August 27, 2017
Reception: July 15, 7-10pm For its 2017 Summer group show, The Good Luck Galle ....


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08/20/2017 to 08/27/2017
WEST HOLLYWOOD DANCE FESTIVAL

647 North San Vicente Boulevard, West Hollywood, 90069 - FREE community events through $300 FULL dance intensive registration - Establishing a new hub in West Hollywood for the Greater LA Dance Community! Launched in 2016, the West Hollywood Dance Festival was designed for people to engage with concert dance in fresh and inno ....

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08/27/2017


1302 Industrial Dr, Tustin, CA 92780 562-491-1000 - $275 - All engines will be revved up as Sir Bruno Serato hosts his 12th annual Red Carpet Gala fundraiser for Caterina’s Club at the Marconi Automotive Museum (1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin) on Sunday, Aug ....

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07/10/2017 to 08/28/2017
SUMMER FILM & ACTING CAMPS FOR CHILDREN & TEENS

2437 Main Street 3103920815 - 580-780 - SUMMER FILM & ACTING CAMPS
FOR CHILDREN & TEENS
1-Week Long Camps from July to August
Monday through Friday 9:00am-3:30pm
***We only allow 10 students per session***
Children Groups: 7-12 year olds ....


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04/10/2017 to 08/30/2017
BULLETIN BOARD TAKE A CAMPUS TOUR OF ST. CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD TODAY!

10850 Moorpark Street 8185085359 - FREE - Celebrating over 75 years of excellence, St. Charles School invites you to take a tour of our campus today and learn more about the educational opportunities that await your child. We are enrolling n ....

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07/01/2017 to 08/31/2017
2017 SUMMER OF MUSIC FREE CONCERTS ON THE PIER

100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - FREE - Summer of Music featuring 20 bands, returns on Saturday, July 1st and continues every Thursday and Saturday through August 31st July 1 – August 31, 2017 Redondo Beach Pier
100 Fishermans Wharf
Redon ....


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06/17/2017 to 08/31/2017
ARTISTS OF MEXICO

357 North La Brea Avenue 323-938-5222 - Free - Artists of Mexico is presented in anticipation of the Getty Foundation’s region-wide endeavor, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, officially opening in September 2017. Artists of Mexico at Jack Rutberg F ....

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06/17/2017 to 08/31/2017
ARTISTS OF MEXICO

357 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-5222 - $0.00 - Artists of Mexico is presented in anticipation of the Getty Foundation’s region-wide endeavor, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, officially opening in September 2017. Artists of Mexico at Jack Rutberg F ....

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06/26/2017 to 09/01/2017
TEAM FASHION CAM: SUMMER FASHION COURSES

2150 Park Place, El Segundo, CA 90245 424-259-1151 - Tickets- $795- $875 - Team Fashion Camp is a summer camp for kids and young adults who are interested in learning more about the fashion industry in a fun and interactive environment. Founded by Courtney Alexander – a de ....

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