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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 12/21/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 07/08/2017 to 12/31/2017 (FEATURED EVENT)
AMAZING SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE- LOS ANGELES/HOLLYWOOD
20% off- Use Promo Code EYESPYLA


Various locations in the LA area 805-603-5620 - $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people - Turn Los Angeles/Hollywood/Catalina Island/or the Getty Museum into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. ....

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11/25/2017 to 12/21/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LA KINGS HOLIDAY ICE

800 W Olympic Blvd - $20 - Ice skate at L.A. LIVE! The LA Kings Holiday Ice rink returns November 25 through December 21 for a limited 4-week run. You don't want to miss out on this fun family activity, romantic date night, or ....

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12/08/2017 to 12/23/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ISLAND PACKERS ANNOUNCES CRUISES FOR 2017, INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

1567 Spinnaker Dr, Ventura, CA 93001 805-642-1393 - Dec 8-23 $10-16; Dec 15-16 $25-35; Dec 26-Apr $38 - Island Packers Announces Cruises for 2017 Parade of Lights, Caroling, Holiday Parties and Whale Watching Island Packers offers a special holiday gathering. Schedule a Ventura Harbor holiday cruise or ....

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12/01/2017 to 12/23/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY MOVIES FROM ROOFTOP CINEMA CLUB & TIME OUT

1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, California 90028 - $19.00-29.00 - The masters of outdoor rooftop movie viewing are back this festive season and partnering with Time Out for 19 nights of holiday movies on the roof of the Montalbán in Hollywood from Friday December 1 ....

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11/27/2017 to 12/27/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
VISITING TALL SHIP SAILS & CANNON BATTLES

24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 92629 949-496-2274 - $55-$65 - Board and explore three unique historic tall ships this holiday season, including visiting vessels the Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington. Learn about the rich history of these beautiful ships, a ....

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11/25/2017 to 12/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
OBJECT: POP-UP SHOP

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free - In conjunction with the Handmade LA marketplace and current exhibition The U.S.-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility, the CAFAM Shop is hosting a pop-up by OBJECT, a Tijuana-based shop ....

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11/19/2017 to 01/07/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ENCHANTED: FOREST OF LIGHT

1418 Descanso Drive La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 (818) 952-4390 - Tickets to “Enchanted” will be timed and must be purchased in advance. They go on sale to the general public October 16 at enchantedla.com. General admission (adults, seniors, children 2–18): $28–$30. Children under 2 are free, but still require a ticket. Descanso Gardens members pay $23–$25 (depending on date and time selected) and tickets can be purchased in a special pre-sale beginning October 2. - Descanso Gardens’ popular light show, “Enchanted: Forest of Light,” returns November 19, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Once again, Descanso Gardens’ hallmark oak trees and botanic collections will be ....

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11/17/2017 to 01/07/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LA ZOO LIGHTS SETS THE ZOO AGLOW WITH WONDER, AWE AND WOW!

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles 90027 866-949-8007 - $10 - $19.95 - L.A. ZOO LIGHTS, awarded USA Today's "10 Best Zoo Lights" honors in 2015 and 2016, returns for its fourth spectacular year to shimmer for seven weeks of wonder, awe and "wow!" from Friday, November 1 ....

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11/17/2017 to 01/07/2018
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LA ZOO'S REINDEER ROMP FEATURES LIVE REINDEER, HOLIDAY CRAFTS, KEEPER TALKS, PHOTO OPS AND MORE

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027 213-644-4200 - $16 - $21 - The L.A. Zoo presents the only opportunity in Los Angeles to see a herd of live reindeer at its Reindeer Romp holiday celebration, which debuts Friday, November 17, 2017, and runs through Sunday, Jan ....

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11/15/2017 to 01/15/2018
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PERSHING SQUARE HOLIDAY ICE RINK

532 South Olive Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 - - Encircled by towering skyscrapers, the stunning pop-up icescape transforms Pershing Square into a winter wonderland with a host of free community and special events, along with a low skate admission ....

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11/03/2017 to 12/15/2017
MONDRIAN LOS ANGELES AND EXXHIBIT BOUTIQUE PRESENT: MIKAEL B | “MOMENTUM”

Mondrian Los Angeles 8440 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069 - - Mondrian Los Angeles and Exxhibit Boutique present: Mikael B | “Momentum” OPENING RECEPTION
November 3, 2017 | 7pm - 9pm
EXHIBIT RUN
November 3 - December 15, 2017 Mondrian Los Angeles
8440 Sunset ....


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12/14/2017 to 12/15/2017
AFROMAN LIVE IN CONCERT IN LOS ANGELES

3040 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, 90026 - $15GA - $60VIP - Afroman is the prodigal son of Los Angeles returning to his hometown for a rare performance. This Grammy-nominated rapper, singer, and guitar player with a loyal cult following will be performing at ....

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12/14/2017 to 12/15/2017
RYOJI IKEDA: CONCERT PIECES

929 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015 310-825-2101 - $29.50–$59.50 - Internationally celebrated electronic composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda’s concert pieces features the U.S. premiere of three different pieces over two nights. This is a rare opportunity to expe ....

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09/11/2017 to 12/16/2017
THEATRE 360 FALL CLASSES 2017

75 N Marengo Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101 626-577-5922 - $240-$390 - Award winning children’s theatre company, Theatre 360 is accepting registrations for our Fall 2017 classes! Over 20 classes in acting, singing, and dancing, Monday-Saturday running for 12-13 weeks! ....

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08/29/2017 to 12/16/2017
PROMETHEUS 2017: FOUR ARTISTS FROM MEXICO REVISIT OROZCO

530 College Ave Claremont, CA, 91711 - - PROMETHEUS 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco
August 29 - December 16, 2017
Opening Reception:Saturday, September 9, 5-7 PM ....


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08/29/2017 to 12/16/2017
PROMETHEUS 2017: FOUR ARTISTS FROM MEXICO REVISIT OROZCO

530 College Ave Claremont, CA, 91711 - - PROMETHEUS 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco
August 29 - December 16, 2017
Opening Reception:Saturday, September 9, 5-7 PM ....


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08/29/2017 to 12/16/2017
PROMETHEUS 2017: FOUR ARTISTS FROM MEXICO REVISIT OROZCO

530 College Ave Claremont, CA, 91711 - - PROMETHEUS 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco
August 29 - December 16, 2017
Opening Reception:Saturday, September 9, 5-7 PM ....


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08/29/2017 to 12/16/2017
PROMETHEUS 2017: FOUR ARTISTS FROM MEXICO REVISIT OROZCO

530 College Ave Claremont, CA, 91711 - - PROMETHEUS 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco
August 29 - December 16, 2017
Opening Reception:Saturday, September 9, 5-7 PM ....


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12/14/2017 to 12/16/2017
A KLINGON CHRISTMAS CAROL

3570 Cochran Street, Simi Valley, 93063 (805) 208-8686 - $22 (Students, Teachers, Seniors and Military), $29 General Admission, $45 VIP - The classic Dickens’ tale of a miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, but with a Star Trek twist! The West Coast premiere of A Klingon Christmas Carol, written by Christopher Kidder-Mostrom and Sasha Warren, dir ....

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12/08/2017 to 12/16/2017
LA BOHEME AKA "THE HIPSTERS"

131 S Ave 57, Los Angeles, CA 90042 (323) 739-6122 - $20 - In POP’s production of La Boheme: AKA “The Hipsters,” an 1830’s Parisian garret becomes a present day Los Angeles loft apartment during a particularly cold SoCal winter. LA's housing crisis comes ....

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10/19/2017 to 12/17/2017
NEW YORK WATER

10508 W. Pico Blvd., L.A. 90064 323-821-2449 - $40. Group discount available. - Linda and Albert, both in their mid-thirties, meet in New York through a Personals ad. They connect. They feel stifled by their native big city and decide to move elsewhere. Their American odyssey wi ....

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10/21/2017 to 12/17/2017
ART MOURA

945 Chung King Road Chinatown, Los Angeles CA 90012 213-625-0935 - FREE - The Good Luck Gallery is proud to present: Art Moura
October 21 – December 17, 2017
Reception: October 21, 7-10pm In turns immutable and beguilingly fragile, Art Moura’s newest work straddles the l ....


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10/24/2017 to 12/17/2017
LOVE COMEDY? NEW SECOND CITY CLASSES START TOMORROW!

6560 Hollywood Blvd., Second Floor 3234648542 - varies by class - The Second City Hollywood's final term of 2017 is about to begin! Oct 24-Dec 17 (no class Oct 31, Nov 22-26) List of current upcoming classes can be found here: https://www.secondcity.com/hollywood/u ....

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11/30/2017 to 12/17/2017
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: THE RADIO PLAY

11031 Camarillo St. 818-849-4039 - $20 - It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play takes place at KAWL, a struggling 1940s radio station that good-hearted owner Michael Anderson is barely keeping alive. He calls on some old friends (with big p ....

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12/07/2017 to 12/17/2017
SHUK: MIDDLE-EASTERN-ISRAELI STREET FOOD POP-UP

2424 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 - $55 - Inspired by the buzzing open-air markets of Jerusalem, with its vibrant culture and bold flavors, SHUK showcases specialty ingredients in a California style cuisine. At SHUK you'll enjoy an array of ....

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12/06/2017 to 12/17/2017
BEYOND THE ROOMS | 29ROOMS AND MORE AT ROW DTLA

777 S Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90021 - FREE and open to the public - Beyond the Rooms | 29Rooms and MORE at ROW DTLA ROW DTLA is rolling out two weeks of merriment for the highly-anticipated 29Rooms event happening Dec 7-10 and Dec 14-17. With over 30 unique and indep ....

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09/23/2017 to 12/23/2017
HANS BURKHARDT IN MEXICO

357 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-5222 - $0.00 - Los Angeles – As a participating gallery in the Getty’s region-wide endeavor, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will present an exhibition entitled Hans Burkhardt in Mexico, open ....

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10/28/2017 to 12/23/2017
LIBERATOR: GEORGE NAMA & GEORGE A. ROMERO

357 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-5222 - $0.00 - LOS ANGELES – Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will present an exhibition of works by New York artist George Nama and the late legendary filmmaker of Night of the Living Dead fame, George A. Romero, in an exh ....

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DETAILS 12/14/2017 to 12/23/2017 (FEATURED EVENT)
MAGICMANIA: A HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF MAGIC!
use code EYESPY for $20 tickets!!


1211 4th st. Santa Monica, Ca 90401 3104502849 - $40 - MagicMania: A holiday festival of Magic in Santa Monica: nine different shows, 35 different acts, over two weekends. Featuring the world’s greatest award-winning magicians and variety acts from The  ....

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12/06/2017 to 12/23/2017
CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL

1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, 93001 805-667-2900 - $40-$65 - Rubicon Theatre Company kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with the return of the critically-acclaimed holiday hit CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Nor ....

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