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EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
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GREATER LOS ANGELES EVENTS CALENDAR
Theater, art, live performance, recreation, activities
& events in Southern California including Los Angeles,
Orange & Ventura Counties & the Inland Empire


Event in Malibu
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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Event in West LA
04/20/2017 to 04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
16TH ANNUAL DANCE MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL



14304 Summertime Lane, Culver City 90230 323-620-3485 - Free - $15 - Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating da ....

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Event in Los Angeles
04/28/2017 to 04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
REPTICON LOS ANGELES REPTILE & EXOTIC ANIMAL SHOW



88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 8632684273 - Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free - Repticon Los Angeles is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes ....

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Event in Los Angeles
04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SKIRBALL PUPPET FESTIVAL



2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd 31044045800 - $7-12 - Celebrate the art of puppetry and the power of stories at the Skirball’s annual Puppet Festival, featuring new and classic tales told with a delightful array of puppets, live music, and art making! ....

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Event in San Pedro
04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
OPEN STUDIOS DAY | SPRING



3601 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA 90731 310-519-0936 - Free - Open Studios Day | Spring is Sunday, April 30th, 2017 12 to 4pm Open Studios Day | Spring is an annual event at Angels Gate Cultural Center celebrating who we are and what we do. Over 50 Studio Artis ....

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Event in Midtown LA
04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
DESSERT FEST PRESENTED BY TIME OUT L.A.

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4621 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016 - $30 - Are you as excited as we are for a tasting of just desserts? To celebrate our love of all things sweet, we’re filling Studio 11 with delicious treats for the ultimate sugar overload. Join us on Sund ....

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Event in Los Angeles
04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SPRING MARKETPLACE



5814 Wilshire Boulevard 3239374230 - free - Celebrate the spring season at the CAFAM Shop’s new shopping event, featuring our favorite Los Angeles makers. Find special one-of-a-kind contemporary jewelry, art, textiles, housewares, and other b ....

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Event in Orange County
05/04/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
UNIQUE ABSTRACTIONS: ARTIST RECEPTION



577 S. Coast Highway A-1 9496671803 - FREE - Las Laguna Gallery is pleased to present: Unique Abstractions - A Group Exhibition. Please join us Thursday May 4th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm for art, live music and more. Abstract art, primarily strip ....

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Event in Pasadena
05/05/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
PMCA 1234: FREE FIRST FRIDAY



490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday! Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. NO RSVP REQUIRED. ....

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Event in Hollywood
05/05/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BIG SUNDAY'S CINCO DE MAYO HAPPY HOUR BENEFIT



6111 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, 90038 323-549-9944 - $10 suggested donation - Join Big Sunday for a fun grown-up Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour to benefit The Emergency Fund, which helps nice people without a safety net get through a bad patch. Recently, Big Sunday has helped pay fo ....

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Event in Pasadena
05/06/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
OZOMATLI HEADLINES THE ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL & ART WALK



1121 Mission Street South Pasadena 91030 (626) 441-2339 - Free - The Eclectic, South Pasadena’s Music Festival and Art Walk, returns for its ninth year on Saturday, May 6 with Grammy-winning band OZOMATLI headlining. The band will open the festival at 3 p.m. on t ....

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Event in Other Places
05/06/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
FIRST ANNUAL WOMENS ARTWALK



137 n. montebello ca 90640 - free - Join Keeping the Culture Alive as we present our First annual Women's Artwalk: Celebration of women in Arts and Culture. Featuring
40+ Artists
Live Music
Food
Spoken Word
Crafters
Drawings
Giveaways
....


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Event in Downtown LA
05/06/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BOOK CLUB: GOING NATIVE



1923 S. Santa Fe Ave. Los Angeles, CA - free - A unique cultural experience: an art exhibition and performances based on the book "Going Native" by Stephen Wright. You will enjoy the happening whether you read the dark comic novel or not. But we ....

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Event in Los Feliz & Silverlake
05/06/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LOS ANGELES FAMILY SCHOOL SPRING FAIR



2646 Griffith Park Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039 3104301551 - $10 - Silver Lake’s Los Angeles Family School (LAFS) presents the Eastside’s most popular family event, the 34th annual LAFS Spring Fair & Music Festival. This year our theme is Under the Sea featuring a ....

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Event in Los Angeles
05/06/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
VOICE FOR THE ANIMALS FOUNDATION COMEDY EVENT



340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, California, 90095 310-909-9149 - $25-100 - Join Lily Tomlin, June Diane-Raphael, Casey Wilson, Whitney Cummings and Craig Ferguson on Saturday, May 6 at UCLA’s Royce Hall for a night of unforgettable comedy and entertainment. Hosted by comed ....

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Event in Downtown LA
05/06/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
URBAN WILD



4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 (323) 667-2000 - Free - Los Angeles may appear to be a concrete desert, but urban nature is all around us, from parks and open space to the birds and animals that inhabit the tree-lined streets. Even the city landscape shap ....

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Event in Orange County
05/04/2017 to 05/07/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
2017 AVP PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOUR HUNTINGTON BEACH (5/4-5/7)



1 Main Street, Huntington Beach, 92648 - General Admission is Free - AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals), the nation’s premier beach volleyball tour will officially kick off the 2017 season in Huntington Beach, Calif. from May 4-7. Featuring the most respec ....

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Event in Pasadena
05/07/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
MASTERS OF TASTE

$10 off using promo code EYESPYLA

1001 Rose Bowl Drive 626-375-3176 - $105 - Get ready for the 2nd Annual Masters of Taste, a luxury food and beverage festival that takes place on the field of the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium on Sunday, May 7th, 2017. Stroll the 50-yard line as y ....

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Event in Pasadena
05/07/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
MASTERS OF TASTE



1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, California 91103 - $105.00 - Get ready for the 2nd Annual Masters of Taste, a luxury food and beverage festival that takes place on the field of the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium on Sunday, May 7th, 2017. Stroll the 50-yard line as y ....

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Event in Glendale
05/07/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
5TH ANNUAL LILYSARAHGRACE CRAFTS FAIR



4585 Electronics Place, Los Angeles, CA 90039 3015336464 - $40.00, 2 and under free - Celebrate and support art in the LA public schools with crafts, fun, food, music and more. This is amazing event honors the lives of Lily, Sarah, Grace and their courageous father Matt Badger, who se ....

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Event in Griffith Park
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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Event in Pasadena
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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Event in Los Angeles
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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Event in Other Places
05/01/2017 to 05/31/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
A MONTH OF BIG SUNDAYS KICKS OFF



Varied California locations 323-549-9944 - Free - It’s here! Sign up for “A Month of Big Sundays!”community service projects today! In May, Big Sunday is hosting and/or sponsoring special community service projects projects every single day of th ....

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Event in Orange County
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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(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ANTELOPE VALLEY CALIFORNIA POPPY RESERVE



Antelope Valley CA Poppy Reserve 661-724-1180 - - California poppy season is March through May. Best bloom viewing is generally in mid April. The visitor center opens in March and closes at the end of the poppy season, but the park is open year roun ....

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02/01/2017 to 04/30/2017
LIVE LIFE LA CORPORATE CHALLENGE 2017



Los Angeles - $75 - The LIVE LIFE LA Corporate Challenge- Register now for this years fun-filled LIVE LIFE challenge and compete against thousands of other competitors in your choice of any or all of 30 sporting events ....

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Event in Santa Monica
03/18/2017 to 04/30/2017
THE GUN



3000 Airport Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 397-3244 - $25 (Students, Guild Members, and Seniors $20) - Ruskin Group Theatre opens their 2017 Season with the World Premiere of Justin Yoffe’s THE GUN. During their second decade of bringing Los Angeles audiences outstanding entertainment, the company co ....

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Event in Los Angeles
03/23/2017 to 04/30/2017
ELEVATOR



8325 Santa Monica Blvd. 323-960-7787 - $40 - Michael Leoni’s celebrated play ELEVATOR returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse in West Hollywood from March 23 – April 30, 2017. When seven strangers—a CEO ....

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Event in NoHo Arts Dist.
04/01/2017 to 04/30/2017
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10509 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 818-980-7529 - $28 - During the golden age of American theatre, one man was bold enough to bring the role of Sherlock Holmes to the live stage: William Gillette, an inimitable theatrical force of legendary proportions. P ....

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