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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 12/19/2019
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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09/15/2019 to 12/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ESCAPE ROOM LA-ATLANTIS

120 E. 8th St. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90014 232-364-7467 - $33-$39 - Escape Room LA games are live-action adventures where you’ll race to solve clues and puzzles and escape before your time runs out! You’ll be immersed in extraordinary environments, from a 1940’s d ....

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11/29/2019 to 12/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
YULETIDE AFTERNOON TEA

1020 N San Vicente Blvd 866-282-4560 - $48 - Join us starting Friday, November 29 for a festive Yuletide Afternoon Tea at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills. Offered every Thursday - Sunday, throughout the month of December, the hotel’ ....

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12/07/2019 to 01/06/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CAPISTRSNO LIGHTS

26801 Ortega Highyway (949) 234-1300 - $10 for Adults (ages 12-60) $9 for Seniors $5 for Children (ages 4-11) - The Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2019: Experience the Mission at Night featuring a nightly tree lighting and music program held from December 7 through January 6, 2020. After the Mission close ....

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11/09/2019 to 01/12/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
MOONLIGHT FOREST – MAGICAL LANTERN ART FESTIVAL

301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007 626.821.4667 - $28 adults; $25 seniors (62+); $25 students; $23 children (3-17). Ticket sales to general public begin October 15, 2019 at www.arboretum.org. - MOONLIGHT FOREST RETURNS MORE SPECTACULAR THAN EVER! The magical lantern art festival unveils new and interactive displays on November 9th The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden brings b ....

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10/31/2019 to 01/12/2020
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LOITERING IS DELIGHTFUL

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269 - Free - The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (BAPF) are pleased to present Loitering is delightfu ....

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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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12/12/2019 to 12/13/2019
HB APA'S "SOUNDS OF THE SEASON"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $22 - HO! HO! HO! Plan to spend a little time away from the modern-day holiday grind as the APA Orchestra Department presents their annual celebration of winter-holiday cheer. In addition to the festive so ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/13/2019
HB APA'S "SOUNDS OF THE SEASON"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $22 - HO! HO! HO! Plan to spend a little time away from the modern-day holiday grind as the APA Orchestra Department presents their annual celebration of winter-holiday cheer. In addition to the festive so ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/13/2019
HB APA'S "SOUNDS OF THE SEASON"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $22 - HO! HO! HO! Plan to spend a little time away from the modern-day holiday grind as the APA Orchestra Department presents their annual celebration of winter-holiday cheer. In addition to the festive so ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/13/2019
COLLEGE THURSDAYS @ MANSION OC 18+ / UCI FINAL EXAM - END OF SCHOOL PARTY / $5 UNTIL 1030

841 Baker St, Costa Mesa 92626 - $5 - From the creators of Thursays at OHM Nightclub Hollywood & The Globe DTLA bring you our newest OC Edition Orange County's Premier 18+ Party **** FRESH THURSDAYS **** -----College Thursdays ----- pres ....

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10/19/2019 to 12/14/2019
BROOKS & SCARPA | DENSE-CITY: HOUSING FOR QUALITY OF LIFE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, 90405 - Free - Brooks & Scarpa | DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital
Exhibition | October 19 – December 14, 2019
Reception | Saturday October 19, 2019 | 5-8 PM
Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport ....


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11/02/2019 to 12/14/2019
LA VIE EN ROSE

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $25-$40 - Grammy-winning chanteuse Julia Migenes travels back to the Paris of Edith Piaf, Pablo Picasso and Ernest Hemingway in this evening of nostalgic French chansons by Charles Aznavour, Léo Ferre, Jacques ....

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12/12/2019 to 12/14/2019
STEVE BYRNE HEADLINES THE ONTARIO IMPROV

4555 Mills Cir., Ontario, CA 91764 909-484-5411 - $20 - Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. He has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versati ....

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12/06/2019 to 12/14/2019
OUT OF THE PAST: GEN Z RESPONSES TO 20TH CENTURY SANTA MONICA

3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica 90405 - Free - Out of the Past: Gen Z Responses to 20th Century Santa Monica
Exhibition | December 6 – 14, 2019
Reception | December 6, 2019 | 4 – 6 PM
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | North Gallery
302 ....


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12/12/2019 to 12/15/2019
TCHAIKOVSKY & COPLAND WITH MTT

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - Season Tickets - Tchaikovsky & Copland with MTT
Walt Disney Concert Hall
THURS DEC 12, 8:00PM
FRI DEC 13, 11:00AM
SAT DEC 14, 8:00PM
SUN DEC 15, 2:00 PM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Michael Tilson Thomas, condu ....


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12/03/2019 to 12/15/2019
LITTLE BLACK DRESS THE MUSICAL

9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, 90232 (213) 628-2772 - $25 - $75 - "Terrific, satiric, and melodic...with a huge dose of heartfelt sentiment." - Talk Entertainment NYC
December 3 – 15, 2019 Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City
Little Black Dress The Musical Save 25% ....


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11/21/2019 to 12/15/2019
EMBRIDGE - JANE AUSTEN MEETS OSCAR WILDE IN WORLD PREMIERE

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro, 90731 310-512-6030 - $15-$28 - Embridge
by Kathryn Farren, directed by Margaret Schugt
Nov 21 – Dec 15 Jane Austen meets Oscar Wilde in Victorian-era England, when cynical Mabel Martin’s doubts about love become tested when a ch ....


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11/21/2019 to 12/15/2019
FIFTEEN MEN IN A SMOKE-FILLED ROOM

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills 90212 310-364-0535 - $35 - Chicago, June, 1920. The Republican National Convention is in full swing. Warren G. Harding is overwhelmed by the prospect of being the nominee of the Republican Party for
President. Hounded by an am ....


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10/31/2019 to 12/16/2019
EIGHT NIGHTS

110 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205 818-506-1983 - $35 - The heartfelt, lyrical portrait of a German Jewish refugee haunted by her past, but resiliently moving toward the future, witnessed over the course of generations of the same family that inhabits a s ....

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12/18/2019 to 12/19/2019
THE GALAXY BAR LA

- 35 - PREPARE TO BE TRANSPORTED
TO ANOTHER GALAXY
Calling all space enthusiasts, distant travelers, and creatures of the night. You are invited to come explore a truly immersive intergalactic experience. W ....


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11/14/2019 to 12/21/2019
DEAR JERRY SEINFELD

1123 Vine St 8187601240 - $20 - $25 Plus Two Drink Minimum - Steven Brandon and Ari Stidham (“Scorpion”) present the world premiere of Dear Jerry Seinfeld, with book and lyrics by Alex Lewis (“Bring the Funny”) and Greg Smith, music by Alex Lewis and Micha ....

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11/14/2019 to 12/21/2019
DEAR JERRY SEINFELD

1123 Vine St 8187601240 - $20 - $25 Plus Two Drink Minimum - Steven Brandon and Ari Stidham (“Scorpion”) present the world premiere of Dear Jerry Seinfeld, with book and lyrics by Alex Lewis (“Bring the Funny”) and Greg Smith, music by Alex Lewis and Micha ....

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11/16/2019 to 12/21/2019
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR - DARRYL WESTLY

1932 S Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90021 - FREE - PARISTEXASLA is pleased to present INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, an exhibition by the New Yorkbased
American artist Darryl Westly. INTERIOR/EXTERIOR alludes to a mental space,
most likely on a screen reflecting ....


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11/23/2019 to 12/21/2019
SHIRZAN SOLO EXHIBIT BY YALDA SEPAHPOUR

1923 S Santa Fe, Los Angeles, 90021 (213) 935-8253 - Free - Simard Bilodeau Contemporary is proud to present Shirzan, the debut solo exhibition of 23-year-old, Iranian American painter, Yalda Sepahpour. Sepahpour’s new body of work continues the fluid evolut ....

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12/05/2019 to 12/21/2019
AWARD-WINNING GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND PROVIDE WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AT 2ND & PCH

2nd & PCH, Long Beach,90803 (562)433-4858 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band, Holiday Style Holiday Favorites, Rock'N'Roll, Groove Jazz, R&B, Latin Jazz/Rock, Reggae, and Pop Lineups will vary: Trios, Quartets, etc ....

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11/20/2019 to 12/22/2019
ROOFTOP CINEMA CLUB LEVEL - HOLIDAY SCREENINGS

888 South Olive St, Los Angeles, 90014 - $17-$24 - Rooftop Cinema Club, the maestros of outdoor cinema are back and taking over the holidays with their announcement of a NEW holiday film slate to take place at their Los Angeles venue, LEVEL in Downto ....

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11/21/2019 to 12/24/2019
PHOTOS WITH SANTA AT SANTA MONICA PLACE

395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3102608333 - Varies - Santa will be available for photos and visits at his holiday home, located in Center Plaza, near Louis Vuitton. Want to see Santa sooner? Get a Fast Pass to make your family’s visit even easier! Res ....

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11/02/2019 to 12/28/2019
NATURE IN MIND

King Gillette Ranch, 26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas, CA, 91302 805-370-2302 - FREE - Artist Reception and Holiday Gift Solo Show: "Nature in Mind" is a solo show of my artworks inspired by the Southern California native plants and animals I live with, embellished by dreams and imagin ....

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12/06/2019 to 12/28/2019
SANTASIA A HOLIDAY COMEDY

13500 Ventura Blvd. - Purchase Online: $30. At the Door: $40. - “SANTASIA - A Holiday Comedy” created by Shaun and Brandon Loeser, directed by Shaun Loeser, is celebrating its 20th year. This Off-Broadway Hit and Critics’s Pick laugh out loud annual holiday ro ....

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12/14/2019 to 12/28/2019
KP PROJECTS:: HOLIDAY EVENT::SHINE SHIMMER GLIMMER & GLOW

633 N La Brea Ave 3239334408 - Free: RSVP Required - KP PROJECTS :: HOLIDAY EVENT :: Saturday Dec. 14th :: Refreshments and Special Give Aways, 7-10 pm :: 633 N. La Brea Avenue, LA CA 90036 We’re excited to share beautifully framed limited edition pri ....

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