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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
WEDNESDAY 05/29/2019
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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05/18/2019 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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05/16/2019 to 05/27/2019
CIRCUS VARGAS

251 Stonewood St, Downey, CA 90241 8774683861 - 15.00 - 72.00 - Circus Vargas presents “The Greatest of Ease,” circus as it should be seen…under the Big Top! Join us in celebrating, Circus Vargas’ 50th anniversary extravaganza, an homage to the golden era of ....

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05/16/2019 to 05/27/2019
CIRCUS VARGAS

251 Stonewood St, Downey, CA 90241 8774683861 - 15.00 - 72.00 - Circus Vargas presents “The Greatest of Ease,” circus as it should be seen…under the Big Top! Join us in celebrating, Circus Vargas’ 50th anniversary extravaganza, an homage to the golden era of ....

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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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05/27/2019 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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05/04/2019 to 05/29/2019
ALFREDO ROMERO, VESTIGES OF OUR TIMES

1923 S. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 100 213.935.8253 - - ALFREDO ROMERO
VESTIGES OF OUR TIMES OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, May 4, 2019 5PM - 8 PM ON VIEW
May 4 - May 29, 2019 Simard Bilodeau Contemporary
1923 S. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 100,
Los Angeles, CA 9 ....


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05/29/2019
LOS ANGELES BOOK CLUB: THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS

2024 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, 90018 - FREE - PEN America hopes to see you at our May Book Club to discuss The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, who will deliver the 2019 Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. Hosted by Vandana Khanna. “A ....

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05/29/2019
PARIS TO PITTSBURGH, 2018

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Wednesday, May 29 – 7:00 PM SUSTAINABLE WORKS
Presented by the American Cinematheque, the City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment and Sustainable Works
PARIS TO PITTSBU ....


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05/29/2019
SBPC PARKLAND SUMMIT

309 Esplanade, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - - South Bay Parkland Conservancy to host
SBPC Parkland Summit: Rewilding the South Bay The evening will include a short presentation and community conversation as we share our past, present, and future ....


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05/24/2019 to 06/09/2019
HERSHEY FELDER: A PARIS LOVE STORY EXPLORES DEBUSSY'S LIFE AND MUSIC

9390 N Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90210 310-746-4000 - $35 - $105 - Following the successes of Our Great Tchaikovsky and Beethoven, celebrated virtuoso Hershey Felder returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts with Hershey Felder: A Paris Love Story, ....

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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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04/10/2019 to 08/01/2019
WONDERWORLD IMMERSIVE POP-UP

7080 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, 90028 323-496-1976 - $30 - Down the rabbit hole we go, off to our next adventure. Join us as we leave the Big Apple and journey to the City of Angels. Experience a world where fantasy and reality meet. WonderWorld LA is openin ....

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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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02/13/2019 to 12/31/2019
BIRDS OF MADRONA

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Bob Shanman leads this exciting tour of the South Bay as you discover new hot birding spots. All levels of bird knowledge welcome. ....

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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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10/07/2016 to 10/07/2020
ESCAPE ROOM LOS ANGELES - ESCAPEIQ

1135 E. 5th St. Suite 8 Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 221-7749 - 32 - At EscapeIQ there are 2 rooms to escape from
Alcatraz Sent to prison in Alcatraz with the inhumane conditions, you desire absolutely nothing greater than to break free from this fearful citadel. In ....


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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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