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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
TUESDAY 05/28/2019
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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05/01/2019 to 05/31/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LOS ANGELES TIMES’ THIRD ANNUAL FOOD BOWL RETURNS IN MAY

Downtown Los Angeles 310-490-7278 - varies - LOS ANGELES – Feb. 5, 2019 – The Los Angeles Times announces participating chefs and event highlights for its third annual Food Bowl, a monthlong festival in May celebrating the city’s dynamic foo ....

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05/11/2019 to 08/03/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CALIFORNIA BUTTERFLY PAVILION

1500 N College Ave, Claremont, 91711 (909) 625 8767 - $3.00 in addition to General Admission - Experience the beauty of California butterflies in all their life stages with the native plants they depend on for survival. Discover a diversity of species and color as you encounter a dazzling arra ....

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05/17/2019 to 05/23/2019
LOST CHILDHOOD

225 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - $25 - World Premiere Opera
Music by Janice Hamer, Libretto by Mary Azrael
Based on the memoir “The Lost Childhood” by Yehuda Nir
Conducted by Neal Stulberg
Stage Direction by Peter Kazaras
Costume design ....


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05/18/2019 to 05/24/2019
ERIC RENARD: ABANDONED SPACES & URBAN PLACES AT THE HOUSE OF LUCIE

777 Alameda St. 3234171488 - Free - House of Lucie at ROW DTLA hosts photographer Eric Renard’s latest exhibit, Abandoned Spaces & Urban Places from May 18-24. In this series of photos, Renard explores the stories hidden in overlooked ....

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05/18/2019 to 05/27/2019
WE RISE 2019

1262 Palmetto St., Los Angeles, 90013 - FREE - WE RISE is an immersive 10-day event that focuses on the creative arts as a way to promote mental wellbeing and connectedness. The event will feature live performances, music, interactive programming ....

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05/18/2019 to 05/27/2019
WE RISE LA

1262 Palmetto St, Los Angeles 90013 - Free - WE RISE is a 10-day pop-up immersive experience, sponsored by the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, that brings together LA’s diverse community to explore our collective power to live lives o ....

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05/21/2019 to 05/27/2019
GLENDALE SUNRISE ROTARY’S FIELD OF HONOR

1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, CA 91205 (888) 204-3131 - free - Glendale Sunrise Rotary’s Field of Honor series of free, family-friendly educational events presents a unique opportunity to learn about the history of the United States and support veterans and ser ....

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05/07/2019 to 05/28/2019
TRIVIA TUESDAYS AT ONE COLORADO

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, 91103 6265621066 - free - Pop culture, pop-up bars, prizes, plus sweet sweet tunes will transform your formerly boring Tuesday nights into totally triviariffic ones! Rally pals, make new ones, team up, give yourselves a winni ....

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05/28/2019
HOW TO WRITE AND PUBLISH A NON-FICTION BOOK

1611 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90015 - Varies (visit website for pricing options) - Figure out your book publishing game plan by attending our inspiring session on May 28. You'll hear from a professional book publisher and first-time authors on what it takes to be successful. It's a ....

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05/28/2019
THREE STRIPES LIFE

1001 N Alameda - Free - On May 28th, 2019 adidas will celebrate a momentous anniversary in LA sporting history with the help of the local community and baseball players Justin Turner and Kike Hernandez. It was on this day i ....

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05/28/2019
THREE STRIPES LIFE WITH JUSTIN TURNER AND KIKE HERNANDEZ

1001 N Alameda - Free - On May 28th, 2019 adidas will celebrate a momentous anniversary in LA sporting history with the help of the local community and baseball players Justin Turner and Kike Hernandez. It was on this day i ....

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05/27/2019 to 05/29/2019
15TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE

AP-7, Km 12 5, 08410, Barcelona, Spain 2033182512 - 100$ - Healthcare 2019 invites all the speakers, delegates, business or industry professionals, researchers, academicians and students from all over the globe to attend this 3 day event with various roles a ....

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05/11/2019 to 06/22/2019
AILI SCHMELTZ: A FUTURE PERFECT

2754 South La Cienega Boulevard 3235250053 - - Edward Cella Art & Architecture is pleased to announce its debut exhibition featuring Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, CA based artist Aili Schmeltz. This exhibition follows her recent inclusion in the J ....

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05/18/2019 to 06/22/2019
DANIEL PHILL: ABOUND

2716 S. La Cienega Blvd. 3108383685 - Free - George Billis Gallery LA is pleased to present "Abound," the gallery's sixth solo exhibition of work by Daniel Phill. The exhibition features the artist's recent paintings and continues through June ....

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05/18/2019 to 06/22/2019
DANNY HELLER: TIKI MODERN

2716 S. La Cienega Blvd. 3108383685 - Free - George Billis Gallery is pleased to present "Tiki Modern," the gallery’s fifth solo exhibition of paintings by Danny Heller. The exhibition features the artist’s most recent body of photorealist oi ....

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09/15/2018 to 07/28/2019
ON FIRE: TRANSCENDENT LANDSCAPES BY MICHAEL SCOTT

4700 Western Heritage Way - Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $14 Nonmembers / $10 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12) - Featuring several selections from artist Michael Scott’s most recent series of paintings, this exhibition looks at the sublime visuals and transformative impact of fire on the land and the imaginati ....

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05/25/2019 to 07/29/2019
DEIRDRE FERRELL WHITE- DISASTERS IN PROGRESS

1206 Maple ave unit 674, Los Angeles, CA 90015 31903102395 - free - Cathedral Presents Disasters in Progres - a collection of oil paintings by San Francisco based artist Deirdre Ferrell White. The artist’s works intertwine personal narrative with collective anxietie ....

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02/19/2019 to 08/13/2019
THE PACK AT THE PICO

10508 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 90064 310-204-4440 - Suggested donation is $5 at the door. - The Pico will be presenting a monthly reading series of original short comedies by Emmy® nominated and Drama Desk Award winning writer Eugene Pack. Every month, The Pack at the Pico will feature a ne ....

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04/02/2019 to 08/27/2019
TRIVIA TUESDAYS AT ONE COLORADO

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, 91103 - FREE - Pop culture, pop-up bars, prizes, plus sweet sweet tunes will transform your formerly boring Tuesday nights into totally triviariffic ones! Rally pals, make new ones, team up, give yourselves a winni ....

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04/11/2019 to 09/01/2019
BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF KWAME BRATHWAITE

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - - See the iconic images that amplified one of the most influential cultural movements of the 1960s: “Black Is Beautiful.” Featuring over forty photographs of black women and men with natural hair and ....

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05/24/2019 to 09/02/2019
TACOTOPIA - A LOS ANGELES EVENT

1254 3rd St, Santa Monica, 90401 (310) 920-9000 - $30 - Tacotopia is a larger than life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and Taco Festival all rolled up into a funky, Tacotastic, immersive exhibit. The imaginative experie ....

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03/26/2019 to 11/30/2019
20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL AT BAYSIDE RESTAURANT

900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 92660 949-721-1222 - $20 - Bayside Restaurant is celebrating 20 years of business, and we invite you to join the celebration! As a thank you for your support, Bayside is offering a special anniversary menu running until the en ....

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03/26/2019 to 11/30/2019
20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL AT BAYSIDE RESTAURANT

900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 92660 949-721-1222 - $20 - Bayside Restaurant is celebrating 20 years of business, and we invite you to join the celebration! As a thank you for your support, Bayside is offering a special anniversary menu running until the en ....

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03/31/2019 to 01/05/2020
INDIAN COUNTRY: THE ART OF DAVID BRADLEY

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - For the past three decades, David Bradley (Minnesota Chippewa, born 1954) has been a recognized voice from Indian Country, confronting through his art questions of identity, self-determination, and s ....

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05/19/2019 to 01/05/2020
COYOTE LEAVES THE RES: THE ART OF HARRY FONSECA

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of movin ....

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05/05/2019 to 05/05/2020
NEW EXHIBIT - HOLLYWOOD DREAM MACHINES: VEHICLES OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY IN LOS ANGELES

6060 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, California 90036 - - The Petersen Automotive Museum newest exhibit will feature over 40 Hollywood vehicles from cult classic films and video games. Key vehicles on display will include the Warthog from “Halo,” the 2035 ....

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03/01/2019 to 03/01/2024
THOUGHT EXPERIMENTS IN F# MINOR

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 - Free - Using an iPad Mini and pair of headphones, Thought Experiments in F# Minor leads its audiences along a route through Walt Disney Concert Hall, revealing an imagined world hiding in plain sight. Creat ....

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07/16/2016 to 07/31/3016
POP-UP EXHIBIT "LAUGHING MATTERS: THE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN IN STAND-UP COMEDY"

454b Jung Jing Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 8313454062 - FREE - ABOUT: Using art, artifacts and photography this exhibit explores the subtle and profound gender discrimination that women in stand-up comedy confront on a daily basis. By sharing the stories of wome ....

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