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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
WEDNESDAY 05/03/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles




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04/13/2017 to 04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ABSOLUTE MAD FREEDOM: STUDIO ART THESIS EXHIBITION

24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90263 310-506-4851 - Free Admission - "Absolute Mad Freedom" is the thesis exhibition for all graduating art majors at Pepperdine University. The exhibition will include 12 artists' senior thesis work, ranging from painting and drawing t ....

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04/22/2017 to 05/19/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
GO WILD FOR THE PLANET AT LA ZOO FROM EARTH DAY TO ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027 323-644-4200 - $15 - $20 - The Los Angeles Zoo's annual WILD FOR THE PLANET celebration kicks off on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 10 am to 4 pm, and runs through Endangered Species Day on Friday, May 19, 2017, and features a ....

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04/23/2017 to 05/21/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE FOR THE ARTS

Po box 93486 626-578-8500 - $35-45 - This year 's Showcase House is an English Tudor Revival is featuring 9 interior designers and 6 exterior designers from across the region. The house was constructed in 1916. The 7,479 sqft main resid ....

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05/01/2017 to 05/31/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LA FOOD BOWL

317 S. Broadway - Free - The Los Angeles Times today announced the launch of Food Bowl, an annual month-long festival celebrating the city’s dynamic and influential food scene, taking place throughout the month of May. Cent ....

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03/06/2017 to 06/22/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
GALLERY ART WALK, LAGUNA BEACH ART TOURS

375 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach 92651 - $55.00 per person & up - Explore the Laguna art scene on a 90 minute Gallery Art Walk with Laguna Beach Art Tours! Enjoy private entry into two select galleries to meet with an artist or curator to learn about current exhibi ....

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04/21/2017 to 04/29/2017
STUPID F#@KING BIRD

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - $17 - By Aaron Posner; Sort of adapted from "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov
Original Music by James Sugg; Directed by Michelle Gong A young director and a young actor rage against an older generation of ar ....


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04/20/2017 to 04/29/2017
THE 39 STEPS

1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale 91201 - Free. Donations accepted. - The 39 Steps was a beloved spy novel, adapted into feature films several times, most notably by Alfred Hitchcock in 1935. Patrick Barlow’s 2008 stage adaptation spoofs John Buchan’s original novel ....

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04/26/2017 to 04/30/2017
17TH ANNUAL BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVAL

6925 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA - Tickets starting at $18 - The 17th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival kicks off Opening Night at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on Wednesday, April 26th, with the World Premiere of feature film, “Gun,” starring, written and dir ....

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05/03/2017
YO-YO MA - EDGAR MEYER - CHRIS THILE

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Yo-Yo Ma - Edgar Meyer - Chris Thile
Walt Disney Concert Hall Wednesday, May 3, 8:00pm ARTISTS
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Chris Thile, mandolin
Edgar Meyer, bass PROGRAM
Bach Trios ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Thre ....


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05/03/2017
BEVERLY HILLS BAR ASSOCIATION HONORS 2017 ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER OF THE YEAR

225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-601-2422 - $300 - $325 - Harold A. Brown, Partner at Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, Inc., and one of the country’s most sought-after entertainment attorneys and dealmakers, will be honored as the Beverly Hills Bar Association’ ....

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05/03/2017
ELLA AT 100: CELEBRATING THE ARTISTRY OF ELLA FITZGERALD

The GRAMMY Museum,800 W Olympic Blvd A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015 - $20 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017 AT 7:30PM- In conjunction with the opening of its latest exhibit, Ella At 100: Celebrating The Artistry Of Ella Fitzgerald, the GRAMMY Museum is pleased to present a special ev ....

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05/03/2017
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS

610 E. California Ave, Glendale, 91206 818-244-7241 - Free - On Wednesday May 3, 2017 at 12:10-12:40 pm
the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts will feature
pianist Charles Fierro performing Debussy Preludes
at the Sanctuary of Glendale City Church,
610 E. ....


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05/03/2017
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: ADVOCATE FOR A CHILD IN FOSTER CARE

19336 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91324 3238592888 - 0.00 - Learn how to become an advocate for a child in foster care! A Court Appointed Special Advocate (or CASA) volunteer makes a difference for children in foster care. CASA volunteers are paired to work o ....

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04/27/2017 to 05/04/2017
THE 33RD LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL

244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 2136804462 - - 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival | April 27 - May 4
Opening night will be at the JACCC in Little Tokyo. Festival will run through THU 05/04, in additional venues in DTLA, Koreatown and We ....


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03/18/2017 to 05/06/2017
MAN MADE

1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201 818-548-2051 - Free - MAN MADE Opening Reception: Saturday, March 18, 6-9pm Brand Library & Art Center is pleased to present an exhibition that explores the urban ecology of our built environment through the distinctive a ....

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02/12/2017 to 05/06/2017
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S KING LEAR

3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 356-3100 - - The gut-wrenching devastation of Lear encompasses more than one man’s trajectory of power and hubris; it is an affecting, unflinching chronicle of a family as it disintegrates around the mental illn ....

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02/12/2017 to 05/06/2017
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S KING LEAR

3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 356-3100 - $25-76 - The gut-wrenching devastation of Lear encompasses more than one man’s trajectory of power and hubris; it is an affecting, unflinching chronicle of a family as it disintegrates around the mental illn ....

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04/19/2017 to 05/07/2017
SYLVIA

1006 E Main St, Ventura, 93001 8056672900 - - Back by overwhelmingly popular demand, Rubicon Theatre Company presents SYLVIA, a howlingly funny canine comedy with a lot of doggone heart and a paean for pet-lovers everywhere. Written by the award ....

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04/20/2017 to 05/08/2017
STEAMCIRQUE BY CIRCUS VARGAS

777 N. Front St. Burbank, 91502 - 27-72 - Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque! 
Join us on a journey of fanta ....

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01/30/2017 to 05/12/2017
(RE)IMAGINING EACH OTHER

1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045 - FREE - WHAT: Our Spring 2017 Archives and Special Collections gallery exhibition, (Re) Imagining Each Other, explores issues of race and culture through the examination of 19th-century illustrated texts, ea ....

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04/08/2017 to 05/13/2017
DANNY HELLER: MODERN LEISURE

2716 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, 90034 310.838.3685 - Free - Danny Heller’s latest series, titled “Modern Leisure,” dives into the mid-century leisure culture that was and is prevalent in Southern California. Focusing on the sunny mid-century architecture a ....

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04/08/2017 to 05/13/2017
MICHAEL CUTLIP: TRANSITION

2716 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, 90034 310.838.3685 - Free - A multi-media artist with a self-proclaimed obsession with paper, Cutlip draws on the raw energy of urban life when crafting his mixed media works. Mixing found paper and paint on panels, the artist ....

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04/19/2017 to 05/14/2017
KING OF THE ROAD: THE RODGER MILLER STORY

606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 92651 949-497-2787 - - Riding a wave of success triggered by his mega-hits, “Dang Me” and “King of the Road,” a string of gold records and 11 Grammy Awards, wisecracking country star and Tony-winning Broadway composer ....

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01/18/2017 to 05/17/2017
THE ROBOT TEAMMATE & THE ACCIDENTAL PARTY SHOW!

1323-A 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica CA 90401 - 5 - Robot Teammate & The Accidental Party is excited to announce a return to live performances at M.I.'s Westside Comedy and iO West beginning in January 2017. This marks the musical comedy collective's ....

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03/27/2017 to 05/19/2017
THE HELP GROUP’S AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

13164 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401 8187787136 - - The Help Group’s Kids Like Me after-school enrichment program offers a number of classes for children and teens with autism and other special needs in the Los Angeles area. These programs, which beg ....

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03/27/2017 to 05/19/2017
THE HELP GROUP’S AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

4160 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90066 3107511486 - - The Help Group’s Kids Like Me after-school enrichment program offers a number of classes for children and teens with autism and other special needs in the Los Angeles area. These programs, which beg ....

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03/05/2017 to 05/20/2017
EUGENE O'NEILL'S AH, WILDERNESS!

3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 356-3100 - $25-86 - A rare departure from the playwright’s darker oeuvre, this comedy is unabashedly nestled in the halcyon days of turn-of-the-century Americana; a gentle, loving, and boldly optimistic study of a deep ....

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04/08/2017 to 05/21/2017
THE GOOD LUCK GALLERY IS PROUD TO PRESENT: JOHN HILTUNEN

945 Chung King Road Chinatown, Los Angeles CA 90012 213-625-0935 - FREE - The Good Luck Gallery is proud to present: John Hiltunen
April 8-May 21, 2017
Reception: April 8, 7-10pm In John Hiltunen’s anthropomorphic paper collages, the conventional dynamic between man and b ....


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03/20/2017 to 06/03/2017
SPRING SESSION PERFORMING ARTS CLASSES

75 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, 91101 6265775922 - $200-$400 - Theatre 360 Spring Session Performing Arts Classes March 20-June 3
10 Week Session
No Classes April 10-15 We offer classes in singing, dancing, and acting. Classes take place Monday-Friday between 4- ....


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04/27/2017 to 06/10/2017
“WOULDN’T IT BE NICE IF WE COULD DREAM TOGETHER?”

831 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, 90038 323-462-2790 - - April 27 – June 10, 2017
Opening: Thursday, April 27th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Jose Alvarez (D.O.P.A.)
Charles Fine
Damien Flood
Daniel Gibson
Yassi Mazandi
Dan Miller
Shiri Mordechay
Joe Ray Diane Ro ....


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