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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 08/22/2019
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 06/28/2019 to 09/15/2019 (FEATURED EVENT)
LOUIS VUITTON X EXHIBITION

468 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 3108559595 - Free - Louis Vuitton will soon stage an exhibit exploring the house’s 160-year history of collaborations. Titled Louis Vuitton X, the show will feature over 180 items from the brand’s archives, including ....

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06/17/2019 to 08/23/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SWIMLA IS BACK! LA CITY OFFERS FREE OR AFFORDABLE SWIM LESSONS FOR KIDS

Find your LA City neighborhood pool and register. (323) 906-7953 - FREE or affordable swim lessons. Scholarships are available. Cost is not a barrier. - Stay cool in the pool this summer with SwimLA! As a City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks program, SwimLA offers FREE or affordable swim lessons for kids ages 4+. Choose from family- ....

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07/04/2019 to 08/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
2019 SUMMER OF MUSIC FREE CONCERTS ON THE PIER

100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - FREE - The Redondo Pier Association is pleased to announce the 2019 Summer of Music Free Concerts on The Pier, July 4 - August 31, 2019. The free concert series kicks off on the 4th of July at 6:00 - 8:00 P ....

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08/11/2019 to 09/30/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
DOWNTOWN SANTA MONICA COMES ALIVE WITH FREE DAILY COMMUNITY EVENTS BEGINNING AUGUST 11

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - FREE - Celebrate the last days of Summer with free salsa classes, outdoor comedy shows, live music or some quality time lounging in new outdoor seating options on Third Street Promenade in Downtown Santa Mo ....

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08/22/2019
AMA LOS ANGELES MARKETING NETWORKING MIXER & KICKOFF SOCIAL

899 Francisco Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017 - FREE - Marketing Professionals of Los Angeles Social Mixer We're kicking off the 2019-2020 AMA LA year with a marketers' networking mixer at 18 Social Lounge in Downtown Los Angeles. Come meet the new board ....

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08/22/2019
BINGO UNDER THE STARS

889 Americana Way 3238224800 - $20 - The Americana at Brand’s summer classic is back! Experience Bingo Under the Stars, a rollicking party filled with fabulous prizes! $20 tickets include admission and food from Trattoria Amici, Bacari ....

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08/22/2019
MONEY MATTERS BOOK LAUNCH

1407 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, 90291 - Free - On August 22, 2019 at 6 PM, author Brian Finney will be at Small World Books in Venice to celebrate his book Launch. The upcoming book, titled Money Matters, was recently declared a finalist in the 2 ....

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08/22/2019
VISUAL SOUND BATH 360 PRESENTS EQUILIBRIUM - IMMERSIVE AUDIO/VISUAL MEDITATION AT WISDOME.LA
Use promo code "360" for 15% to EYE SPY LA members


1147 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, 90013 - $30 - Visual Sound Bath 360: EQUILIBRIUM / Immersive Full Dome Meditation - Exploring new dimensions of sight, sound, and creative expression. EQUILIBRIUM invites you to reset, recharge, and recenter your ....

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08/22/2019
DEAR MEDIA X THE GROVE LIVE PODCAST SERIES FEATURING WINE FACE WITH SPECIAL GUEST JENNI KONNER

The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.900.8080 - Free *Seating is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. Early arrival is recommended. RSVP does not guarantee entry. - Join us in The Park, every Thursday from August 15 - August 29, for a live summer podcast and picnic series presented by The Grove and Dear Media, a female-focused podcast network. Enjoy fun conversa ....

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08/22/2019
BARELY MAKING IT LA - FREE STAND-UP SHOW! COMEDY CENTRAL/NBC/CBS & MORE!

665 N Heliotrope Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90004 8055526939 - FREE - BARELY MAKING IT LA is a FREE weekly stand up-show with LA's best comics at Skiptown Playhouse. Enjoy $3 beer/$5 wine with us, and a slice/nightcap at Gracie's Pizza or The Faculty across the street! ....

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08/22/2019
PRIVATE CAT RADIO! TO PERFORM AT MUSIC ON THE GREEN

1000 S. Fremont Ave. Alhambra, CA 91803 626-300-5000 - Free - Private Cat Radio! returns to Music On The Green, the popular free outdoor Summer Concert Series hosted by The Alhambra. Drawing their inspiration from Gypsy-Jazz, as they call it, Private Cat Radio! ....

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08/22/2019
THE SLAM

2106 Hyperion Ave - $5 - Feelings. We all have them. Heck, sometimes we project them onto cool dogs or our mom’s new boyfriend Steve! We’ve brought together one real life poet and four real life comedians to give you all a ....

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06/17/2019 to 08/23/2019
GAMER CAMP
10% off - use promo code EYESPYLA


127 Lakewood Center Mall 562-582-1400 - $100/week - Looking for a unique kid’s summer camp? Safe social environment for gamers. Family friendly environment. Daily tournaments. Weekly champs and prizes. Play the hottest console and collectible card ga ....

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06/15/2019 to 08/24/2019
SUMMER EXHIBITIONS AT TORRANCE ART MUSEUM

3320 Civic Center Drive 310-618-6388 - 0 - Torrance Art Museum (TAM) presents a bold summer exhibition exploring the intersection between art and warfare, enlisting 17 artists who reflect a world of increased military engagement across the gl ....

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06/15/2019 to 08/24/2019
SUMMER EXHIBITIONS AT TORRANCE ART MUSEUM

3320 Civic Center Drive 310-618-6388 - 0 - Torrance Art Museum (TAM) presents a bold summer exhibition exploring the intersection between art and warfare, enlisting 17 artists who reflect a world of increased military engagement across the gl ....

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06/29/2019 to 08/24/2019
VERNACULAR ENVIRONMENTS, PART 3

2754 South La Cienega Boulevard 3235250053 - - Edward Cella Art & Architecture presents Vernacular Environments, Part 3, the third of an annual exhibition that explores a diversity of tensions between the figure and the environment and asks, what ....

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07/20/2019 to 08/24/2019
HOLLY ELANDER - SOLITARY SHADOWS + FINE LINE

170 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, California 90036 (323) 899-1363 - Free - Holly Elander
Solitary Shadows & Fine Line July 20 – August 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 20th, 6 – 9pm Elander’s depictions of the silent corridors, streets and neighborhoods of Los ....


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08/16/2019 to 08/24/2019
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

3330 Civic Center Dr. 310-781-7171 - $25-$40 - Torrance Theatre Company presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this breathtaking spectacle has won the hearts of millions worldwide. Our pro ....

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08/01/2019 to 08/24/2019
BOLD SUMMER 2019

200, 300 and 400 blocks of Rodeo Drive 3108559595 - Free - Rodeo Drive goes BOLD this August! Join us 5:00PM - 8:00PM Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from August 1 - 24 for evening shopping, entertainment, art installations, music and more! ....

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07/20/2019 to 08/25/2019
NOTHING CHEEZY

516 E 4th St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 6265844070 - $18 - THINK TANK GALLERY TEAMS UP WITH MEOW WOLF ARTIST FUTURE FANTASY DELIGHT AND PIZZABOYZZZ FOR ‘NOTHING CHEEZY’
The new installation introduces a saucy new take on the food pop-up experience OPENING ....


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07/24/2019 to 08/25/2019
FIRE FOR EFFECT: JOURNEY OF THE 522ND FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION

355 E. 1st Street 3103280907 - Pay As You Wish - FIRE FOR EFFECT chronicles the valiant advances through Italy, France, and Germany made by the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion as a part of the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II. ....

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08/16/2019 to 08/25/2019
GENDER-BLIND PRODUCTION OF ASSASSINS

403 W. Hillcrest Dr. Thousand Oaks, 91360 (805) 381-2747 - $20 - "Everybody's Got the Right" to their dream role in this gender-blind production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins. Assassins will soon bring the infamous historical figures back to life this August. Th ....

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08/22/2019 to 08/25/2019
BRANDON T. JACKSON HEADLINES THE ONTARIO IMPROV

4555 Mills Circle, Ontario, CA 91764 909-484-5411 - $20 - Brandon T. Jackson is a multifaceted young actor carving his own path in Hollywood. Earning critical praise, he started out in stand-up comedy and has evolved into a burgeoning young film and televis ....

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06/06/2019 to 08/29/2019
CONCERTS ON CANON SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

241 N. Canon Dr. 310.685.6830 - free - Concerts on Canon is a FREE annual program that occurs June through August on Thursday nights in the Beverly Canon Gardens in the Beverly Hills business and dining district. This wonderful free event ....

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07/11/2019 to 08/29/2019
GRA'IT GRAPPA HAPPY HOUR AT TERRA LOS ANGELES

10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Roof - $12 cocktails - There is no better time to say 'salute' to the season! Starting on July 11 through August 31, celebrate Summer Sips at Terra here at Eataly L.A. Every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m., celebrate a classic I ....

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08/01/2019 to 08/29/2019
ENDLESS SUMMER THURSDAY'S AT WESTDRIFT

1400 Parkview Ave, Manhattan Beach 90266 - Free - This summer, sun’s out, fun’s out at the westdrift Manhattan Beach. Every Thursday come get an early start to the weekend with live music, Yappy Hour, glow golf and more. -5:00pm – 7:00pm: “Yappy ....

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06/17/2019 to 08/30/2019
SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS & TEENS

2437 Main Street 3103920815 - $545 - ACTING CLASSES FOR KIDS IN LA AND SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS Filmmaking & Acting Camp
Ages 13 - 17 years Shoot, act in, and edit your own film while discovering how movies are made. Learn th ....


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08/02/2019 to 08/30/2019
TGIF AT WESTDRIFT

1400 Parkview Ave, Manhattan Beach 90266 310-546-7511 - Free - TGIF – Start the weekend off on the right foot at the westdrift Manhattan Beach and come hang out in our backyard for some fun in the sun. 4pm – 7pm: Kick back and chill out with cool local craft b ....

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08/06/2019 to 08/30/2019
HOUSE OF LUCIE OPEN CALL FALL GROUP SHOW IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANON

1318 E 7th St #140, Los Angeles, CA 90021 - free - The Lucie Foundation is pleased to announce the Open Call Fall Group Show in partnership with Canon. Photographers can submit images to be exhibited at the House of Lucie gallery at ROW DTLA for the ....

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08/01/2019 to 08/31/2019
THURSDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT MUSIC AT ONE COLORADO

41 Hugus Alley - FREE - One Colorado’s bringing summer music back to the courtyard this August with our Thursday and Saturday Night music series. We’ve got bands that will make sure your bone shake and your feet move, wit ....

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