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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 01/23/2020
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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11/01/2019 to 01/20/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ICE AT SANTA MONICA

1324 Fifth Street, Santa Monica, 90401 310-393-8355 - $5-$17 - Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to our beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa ....

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01/03/2020 to 02/02/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
PHOTO L.A.

3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405 - - photo l.a. is the longest-running international photography fair on the West Coast and has hosted over 700 galleries, private dealers, and publishers since its inception in 1992. The 28th edition of ....

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01/23/2020
THE KILLING

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - $15 General Admission | $10 Members, Seniors, and Full-Time Students - Don’t miss Stanley Kubrick’s 1956 film noir classic, The Killing, on the big screen! See many of the themes that Kubrick captured as a photographer for Look magazine, from heists to horse races, pl ....

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01/23/2020
ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE: WHAT DOES THE RESURGENCE OF WHITE SUPREMACY MEAN FOR THE FUTURE OF RACE RELATIONS?

800 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles 90017 - Free - Moderated by Gregory Rodriguez, Founder and Publisher, Zócalo Public Square Nearly two-thirds of Americans say it has become more common for people to express racist or racially insensitive views sin ....

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01/23/2020
SANTA MONICA HISTORY MUSEUM FREE ADMISSION DAY

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 395-2290 - Free - Join us this Thursday, January 23 for our Free Admission Day from Noon to 8 PM and experience our current exhibition, “Santa Monica Pleasure Pier: A Look Back to 1917 From Today.” We hope to see yo ....

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01/23/2020
SPACES (PASADENA PLAYHOUSE DISTRICT) GRAND OPENING EVENT

680 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 469-2100 - FREE - SPACES (www.spacesworks.com) offers an inspiring work environment for professionals and growing businesses. In addition to office space, there are memberships and meeting rooms to help members think, ....

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01/23/2020
SKINSPIRIT GRAND OPENING EVENT

2135 Westcliff Dr #102, Newport Beach, CA 92660 949 688 5880 - Free - On Thursday, January 23 from 5-8pm SkinSpirit is celebrating the grand opening of their first SoCal location that just recently opened in Newport Beach! SkinSpirit is an award-winning, premier skinca ....

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01/23/2020
SKINSPIRIT GRAND OPENING EVENT

2135 Westcliff Dr, Suite 102 Newport Beach, CA 92660 949 688 5880 - Free - On Thursday, January 23 from 5-8pm SkinSpirit is celebrating the grand opening of their first SoCal location that just recently opened in Newport Beach! SkinSpirit is an award-winning, premier skinca ....

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01/23/2020
30TH ANNIVERSARY! GOODFELLAS, 1990

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $8. Free to Cinematheque members. - Thursday, January 23 – 1:00 PM THE FILMS OF MARTY & BOB
30th Anniversary! GOODFELLAS, 1990, Warner Bros., 146 min. Dir. Martin Scorsese. Irwin Winkler produced this quintesse ....


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01/23/2020
DOUBLE FEATURE: THE QUIET MAN, 1952, & STRAW DOGS, 1971

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, January 23 – 7:30 PM FORD VS. PECKINPAH
Double Feature: THE QUIET MAN, 1952, Paramount, 129 min. Dir. John Ford. John Wayne is the quiet man of the titl ....


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01/17/2020 to 01/24/2020
LOS ANGELES SCREENS 'MY HINDU FRIEND' STARRING WILLEM DAFOE

207 N. Maryland Ave., Glendale, CA, 91206 310-478-3836 - See box office - Rock Salt Releasing would like to invite film lovers to the week long theatrical event of past cinema legend / Oscar nominee, Hector Babenco’s (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Carandiru, Pixote) final fea ....

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01/23/2020 to 01/25/2020
RESIN & ACRYLIC POUR WORKSHOP (WITH BUSINESS WORKSHOP ADD-ON)

8263 Foothill Blvd., Sunland, CA 91040 8185900517 - $200-$600 - Description: Join Mixed Media Girl (www.youtube.com/mixedmediagirl) for her first Los Angeles resin and acrylic pour workshop! Each class is 9am to about 4pm with a lunch break. LUNCH IS INCLUDED IN ....

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09/13/2019 to 01/26/2020
FOLLOWING THE BOX: EXHIBITION INSPIRED BY A COLLECTION OF FOUND PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN INDIA DURING WWII

46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, 91101 - - Following the Box
September 13, 2019 – January 26, 2020 Exhibition inspired by a collection of found photographs taken in India during WWII USC Pacific Asia Museum
46 N Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, CA 9 ....


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09/09/2019 to 01/26/2020
NO WRONG HOLES: THIRTY YEARS OF NAYLAND BLAKE

1717 E. 7th St 2139280833 - 0 - ....

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09/29/2019 to 01/26/2020
SADIE BARNETTE: THE NEW EAGLE CREEK SALOON

1717 E. 7th St 2139280833 - 0 - For her first solo museum presentation in Los Angeles, Oakland-based artist Sadie Barnette (b. 1984) will reimagine the Eagle Creek Saloon, the first black-owned gay bar in San Francisco, established ....

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09/10/2019 to 01/26/2020
FANTASY WORLD: ITALIAN AMERICANS IN ANIMATION

644 North Main Street 213-485-8432 - Free - The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles New Free, All Ages Exhibition - Fantasy World: Italian Americans in Animation The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a ne ....

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01/23/2020 to 01/26/2020
CARLOS MENCIA HEADLINES THE ONTARIO IMPROV

4555 Mills Cir., Ontario, CA 91764 909-484-5411 - $25 - Mencia comes from a humble background born in San Pedro Sula Honduras the 17th of 18 children. His parents sent him to the United States when he was about three months old where he was raised in Mara ....

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12/26/2019 to 01/31/2020
THE VOID’S JUMANJI: REVERSE THE CURSE VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

1220 3rd Street (424) 645-3285 - $34.95 - Jumanji: Reverse the Curse gives fans the ability to truly enter another game, taking on the form of its heroes, Dr. Bravestone, Ruby Roundhouse, Professor Oberon and “Mouse” Finbar, to save Jumanj ....

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01/24/2020 to 01/31/2020
DINE ALHAMBRA RESTAURANT WEEK 2020

Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801 8183148476 - FREE (No Cover) But $10-$40 on Restaurants' Prix-fixe Menus - Get Ready for Dine Alhambra Restaurant Week! Foodies can expect great food and prices that promise to delight the palate and wallet thanks to specials and prix-fixe menus for the upcoming Dine Alhamb ....

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01/24/2020 to 01/31/2020
CONEJO VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK

conejo.com/restaurantweek2020/ 5123328990 - - January is California Restaurant Month and Conejo Valley is excited to be participating with amazing deals and special menus at some of the best restaurants in the area. It’s always a good time to d ....

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01/17/2020 to 01/31/2020
DINEL.A. AT EATALY L.A.

10250 Santa Monica Blvd. 2133108000 - - dineLA is back for the winter edition! All three of our restaurants are serving specially priced two-course lunch and three-course dinner menus from January 17-31. From Italian staples at La Pizza & ....

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01/06/2020 to 02/07/2020
ORAL HISTORY PROJECT STORYCORPS TO VISIT SANTA MONICA’S FAMED THIRD STREET PROMENADE

Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 646-723-7020 - Free - StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization celebrating the stories of everyday Americans, will record interviews in Santa Monica, Calif. from Jan. 5 – Feb. 7, 2020 as part of its cross-country Mo ....

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01/20/2020 to 02/09/2020
CIRCUS VARGAS

777 N. Front St, Burbank, CA 91502 8774683861 - $15- $72 - Join us for a brand new big top adventure! A super, smash-hit circus extravaganza guaranteed to captivate and astound children of all ages! Circus Vargas is proud to present their amazing new 2020 pr ....

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01/16/2020 to 02/09/2020
PICK OF THE VINE - THIS YEAR'S BEST SHORT PLAYS

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro, 90731 310-512-6030 - $15-$28 - Pick of the Vine Season 18 - This Year’s Best Short Plays
Jan 16- Feb 9 This enormously popular Short Play festival returns for its eighteenth season. Chosen from over 600 international submissions, ....


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01/20/2020 to 02/09/2020
SCHUTZ X ARMARIUM AWARDS SEASON BUNGALOW

314 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 - $0 - Schutz x Armarium Awards Season Bungalow A destination for finding the perfect look from a curated edit of shoes for purchase and high fashion to rent just in time for awards season January 20, 2020 ....

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01/11/2020 to 02/15/2020
FRANCIS DIFRONZO: PROOF OF LIFE

2716 S LA CIENEGA BLVD 3108383685 - Free - George Billis Gallery is pleased to present ‘Proof of Life,' the gallery’s second solo exhibition of paintings by Southern California realist painter, Francis DiFronzo. This new body of work contin ....

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01/11/2020 to 02/15/2020
CONNIE CONNALLY: WILD BY NATURE

2716 S LA CIENEGA BLVD 3108383685 - Free - George Billis Gallery is pleased to present ‘Wild by Nature,' the gallery’s first solo exhibition of paintings by California-based artist, Connie Connally. This new body of work further expands Con ....

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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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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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