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Books in Los Angeles
09/17/2014
(Wednesday)
MOBY-DICK, A WHALE OF A TEXT EXHIBITION OPENING: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE MASTHEAD

1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045 310-338-4235 - free - Join us for the opening of Archives and Special Collections’ fall exhibit, Moby-Dick, A Whale of a Text. This evening LMU professors Carla Bittel, Jane Brucker, Paul Harris and Robin Miskolcze will ....

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Film in Santa Monica
09/18/2014
(Thursday)
OUTTA THIS WORLD: SCI-FI AND OTHER WORLD SHORTS, 100 MIN.

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, September 18 – 7:30 PM SHORTS PROGRAM
OUTTA THIS WORLD: SCI-FI AND OTHER WORLD SHORTS, 100 min. Don’t beam us up, Scotty! Rocket into strange new world ....


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Dance in Downtown LA
09/19/2014
(Friday)
THE MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS DANCE DOWNTOWN:SALSA

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - Free - End your summer with the salsa! Close out the year of Dance Downtown feeling hot, hot, hot in downtown. No partners or experience necessary. Beginner lessons throughout the evening. ....

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Recreation in Downtown LA
09/20/2014
(Saturday)
FREE FIELD TRIP TO THE BEACH: ZUMA BEACH FROM VISTA HERMOSA

100 N. Toluca Street, Los Angeles 90026 213-250-1100 - free - Transit to Trails - Celebrate the last official weekend of summer with a trip to the beach! A MRCA Naturalist will be your guide on this visit to the beautiful coast. To make it a great day for you a ....

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Fashion & Style in Los Angeles
09/20/2014
(Saturday)
BEAUTY & THE CREEP COSTUME FAIRE

14447 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, 90638 (714) 367 - 0859 - - Halloween Club is proud to announce a new free Halloween event: Beauty & The Creep Costume Faire Saturday September 20th, 2014 from 1pm-6pm
Halloween Club
14447 Firestone Blvd
La Mirada, CA 90638 ....


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Art in Pomona & Vicinity
09/20/2014
(Saturday)
FALL IN LOVE WITH ART AT THE LA PUENTE ARTWALK! SEP 20TH

145 N. First Street, La Puente, CA 91744 626-679-6473 - FREE - Come join us for the third edition of the 2014 La Puente Artwalk Season! We will be rolling out our line up of galleries, vendors, and musical acts. So stay tuned for updates! Follow us on Instagram, ....

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Comedy in Hollywood
09/20/2014
(Saturday)
BOOZE CRUISE! FREE SHOW WITH FREE BEER!

7522 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 - FREE - All Hams On Deck! Come sail the high seas as a passenger on BOOZE CRUISE! Ken Shultz (Brad Gage of Family Sandwich, SketchMelt, AFV XD) hosts the ship’s comedy variety show hour featuring an eclecti ....

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Nightlife in Beverly Hills
09/21/2014
(Thursday)
A TRIBUTE TO THE EAGLES BAND

40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065 - 69.00 - A Tribute to the Eagles Band August 21, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Don’t miss out on our final Sunset Dinner of the series! This highly anticipated evening will be unforgettable with a tribute to th ....


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Film in Los Angeles
09/21/2014
(Sunday)
LA FELINE FILM FESTIVAL

700 State Dr. Exposition Park, Los Angeles 90037 213-841-2983 - $15.00 - The Cat Internet Video Festival is coming to LA! Presented by Organikat and the Walker Art Center, come for a full day of celebrating cats, music, food, cats and more cats! Featuring special guests l ....

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Festivals in Hollywood
09/21/2014
(Sunday)
22ND ANNUAL THAI CULTURAL DAY

4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91792 310-650-1531 - FREE - This one-day festival is comprised of Thai classical music, folk dances, fruit and vegetable carving, a fashion show, children's workshops, and Thai handicrafts. ....

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Fundraisers in West Hollywood
09/21/2014
(Sunday)
THE LAUREL FOUNDATION'S 1ST ANNUAL WINE TASTING BENEFIT

Hollywood Hills, West Hollywood, CA 90046 626-683-0800 - $100 - The Laurel Foundation’s 1st Annual Wine Tasting Benefit will bring together 10 wineries from the of Northern and Southern California regions. The wineries represented are unique, boutique wineries t ....

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Classes & Seminars in Pasadena
09/21/2014
(Sunday)
A DAY WITH KUNG FU MASTERS

46 N Los Robles Ave Pasadena, CA 91101 (626)449-2745 - $25 - It is a pleasure to invite you to join the 4th annual event " A day with Kung Fu Masters. The event takes place on Sep 21, 2014 at the USC Pacific Asia Museum. The once a year event will feature a fo ....

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Community in Hollywood
09/21/2014

2ND ANNUAL BIG SUNDAY BOOKS ‘N BRUNCH EVENT

6111 Melrose Avenue 323-549-9944 - Free - Join Big Sunday for the 2nd Annual Books ‘n Brunch Event, our fall book collection. By special request, we’re collecting all kinds of books for all kinds of grateful nonprofits throughout greater L ....

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Festivals in Pomona & Vicinity
08/29/2014 to 09/28/2014
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
LOS ANGELES COUNTY FAIR (LACF)

1101 West McKinley Ave. Fairplex, CA 91768 (909)-623-3111 - Adults 13+ $12.00 (weekends/labor day $19.00); Child ages 6-12 $8.00 (weekends/labor day $12.00); Seniors 60+ $10.00 (weekends/labor day $15.00); Senior Wednesday $6.00; Season Pass $29.99 - Los Angeles County Fair (LACF) Aug. 29 – Sept. 28
Closed Monday (except Labor Day) and Tuesdays, and Wednesday, Sept. 3 The annual Los Angeles County Fair (LACF) celebrates its 92nd anniversary with ....


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Performance in NoHo Arts Dist.
09/06/2014 to 10/04/2014
(Saturday)
DUMMIES AT ZJU THEATRE

ZJU Theater, 4850 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 (818)202-4120 - $15 Cash/MC/Visa/Debit card accepted at door or BUY ONLINE at http://ZombieJoes.tix.com - Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents the World Premiere of Robert Riemer's exciting 1930's "depression-era" drama about a southern family dealing with their demons, resentments, an ....

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Classes & Seminars in Beverly Hills
09/14/2014 to 10/05/2014
(Sunday)
GROW LA VICTORY GARDEN CLASSES AT GREYSTONE MANSION

905 Loma Vista Dr, Beverly Hills 90210 310-779-8816 - $15 for each class or $55.00 for all four - The University of California Cooperative Extension is organizing workshops in various communities throughout Los Angeles County to teach residents how to grow their own vegetables. Greystone Mansion ....

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09/13/2014 to 11/02/2014
(Friday Saturday Sunday)
SMOKE AND MIRRORS

5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, 91601 310-450-2849 - $34 - A story told through mind-blowing illusions and slight-of-hand, Smoke and Mirrors is the semi-autobiographical, fantastical story of Albie Selznick and his journey to become a Master Illusionist. Aft ....

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09/19/2014 to 12/13/2014
(Friday Saturday)
VOX LUMIERE–THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

514 S Spring St., Los Angeles, 90013 844 VOX-ROCK - $40-$75 - An explosive mash-up of music, dance, technology and silent film that offers a fresh take on this timeless tale. Original songs and powerful live performances blend with the 1925 silent film to creat ....

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Art in San Gabriel Valley
09/02/2014 to 12/19/2014
(Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
PETROCHEMICAL AMERICA: PROJECT ROOM

330 N. College Avenue, Claremont 91711 909-621-8283 - no charge - Petrochemical America represents a unique collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach, one of the most influential and prolific photographic artists of his generation, and landscape architect ....

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Books in Los Angeles
09/16/2014
(Tuesday)
FACULTY PUB NIGHT: DAMON WILLICK, CURATOR OF VALLEY VISTA: ART IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA. 1970-1990, WITH ANTOINE WILSON, AUTHOR OF PANORAMA CITY

1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045 310-338-4235 - free - Damon Willick's book Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, ca. 1970-1990 seeks to remedy this oversight by examining for the first time the unique contribution of the Valley to the city’s ar ....

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Music in Hollywood
09/16/2014
(Tuesday)
KAREN O LIVE AT AMOEBA--FREE AND ALL AGES

6400 Sunset Blvd. 323-245-6400 - free - Karen O performs an acoustic mini-set in celebration of her new album: Crush Songs – out 9/9 on Cult Records. She plays The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever September 17,18 & 19. “When I was 27 I ....

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Comedy in Santa Monica
09/16/2014
(Tuesday)
CRACKED PRESENTS: UNPOPULAR OPINION - STAND-UP COMEDY IN SANTA MONICA

1323-A 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3104510850 - 5.00 - The only Tuesday night stand-up comedy show Santa Monica will ever need. Presented in part by Adam Tod Brown, an editor and columnist at Cracked.com (the #1 comedy site on the web), Unpopular Opinion ....

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Film in West LA
09/16/2014
(Tuesday)
SHIELD AND SPEAR: WEST COAST PREMIERE

10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024 3104437000 - FREE - What does democracy mean in South Africa today? Some of the country’s most prominent artists examine hate crimes against the LGBT community, death threats for a political satirist, identity, race an ....

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Tours & Excursions in Santa Monica
06/18/2014 to 09/17/2014
(Wednesday)
SUMMER SIGHTS & SIPS CRUISE

13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292 310-301-6000 - $35 per person + tax/landing fee/service charge - You know it's summer when the Sunset Racing Series begins in Marina Del Rey! This popular race series dates back to the early 1960s. Drawing both experienced and new racers from more than a dozen dif ....

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Community in San Fernando Valley
07/29/2014 to 09/17/2014
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
MARKET RESEARCH PAID STUDY FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL KIDS

17337 Ventura Blvd., Suite 301, Encino, CA 91316 8185014794 - We Pay Participants - LWresearch group, a Encino based market research company, is looking for PRIVATE SCHOOL kids ages 6-13 in the Los Angeles area for a super fun at home market research study which entails parent and c ....

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