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Music in Hollywood
05/27/2016
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET “C” JAZZ BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street “C” Jazz Band. “C” or Smooth Jazz, Latin Jazz, Blues, R&B, Rock’N’Roll, Tropical Grooves, Reggae, Soca & Movie Themes. Lineup: Gregg Young (Guitar), Kirkwood Coakle ....

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Film in San Pedro
05/27/2016
MOVIE UNDER THE GUN AT BATTLESHIP IOWA

250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, CA 90731 - FREE - Bring the entire family for “Movie Under The Guns” on board Battleship IOWA. This month’s movie will be the 1995 animated classic Toy Story produced by Pixar Animation and Walt Disney. The film is ....

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Parks & Gardens in South Bay
05/28/2016
BUGS OF THE NIGHT

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $5.00 per person / $ 10.00 per family - Explore the fascinating world of bugs at night! Learn about the unique variety methods of identification for each species and which ones are attracted to light. ....

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Festivals in Downtown LA
05/28/2016
GO FOR BROKE NATIONAL EDUCATION CENTER OPENING & COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

355 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 310-328-0907 - Free - GFBNEC will host a Homecoming Community Festival in conjunction with the opening of their groundbreaking Defining Courage exhibition. The festival will feature family friendly activities, food, musi ....

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Performance in Downtown LA
05/28/2016
WALK THE TALK 2016

Parade Starts at 6th Street and Gladys Avenue. 213-413-1077 - FREE - Walk the Talk 2016 is the third iteration of the Los Angeles Poverty Department’s biennial, peripatetic performance: an on-going chronicle of the accomplishments of Skid Row people and their vision ....

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Music in Hollywood
05/28/2016
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band. High-Energy Rock ‘N’ Roll, Pop, Blues R&B Classics, Latin Grooves, Jazz and Movie Themes. Lineup: Gregg Young (Guitar/Vocals), Andrea Palm (Vocals), Kirkwood Coak ....

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Special Interest in Culver City
05/28/2016
WIKIPEDIA MEET-UP AT THE ICI

1512 S Robertson Blvd 3102737181 - Free - We all use Wikipedia, but it’s easy to forget, it’s not their encyclopedia, it’s ours. Anyone can edit Wikipedia, anytime, anywhere. If you’ve ever been frustrated by broken links that could easi ....

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Art in Santa Monica
05/28/2016
EDUARDO BOLIOLI: ART FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS

2009 Main St, Santa Monica, 90405 3107959160 - - Showing in California for the first time in over 20 years, Every Thing Changes Art Gallery is pleased to welcome notable Hawaii-based artist Eduardo Bolioli. Pioneer of the paint pen style for works ....

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Museums in Downtown LA
05/28/2016
FREE FESTIVAL MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, FOOD, DRINKS, MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, FILMS, LITTLE TOKYO'S GO FOR BROKE OPENING AND SPECIAL EXHIBITION, SATURDAY MAY 28TH 11AM-5PM

355 E. 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 323-937-5488 - FREE - Free festival Memorial Day Weekend Saturday May 28th. Grand homecoming of Go For Broke National Education Center and debut of Defining Courage exhibition. Food, Drinks, Films, Musical Performances by ....

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Art in Culver City
05/28/2016
OPENING RECEPTION: LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL!

3830 Main Street, Culver City, CA 90232 310-836-4600 - Free - Join us for the opening of Liberty & Justice for All. This exhibit is intended to highlight and support the ideals of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders -- the ideals that have created one of the ....

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Health & Fitness in Long Beach
05/29/2016
FREE SUMMER KICK-OFF EVENT TENNIS PLAY DAY

1040 Park Ave, Long Beach, CA 90803 - FREE - FREE SUMMER KICK-OFF EVENT TENNIS PLAY DAY Sunday, May 29th from 2-4 PM Billie Jean King Tennis Center
1040 Park Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90804
All Kids Ages 5-22 Welcome Join us for a fun day of tennis ....


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Music in Hollywood
05/29/2016
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET STEEL DRUM BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Steel Drum Band. Reggae-Jazz, Calypso, Soca, Caribbean Tropical Grooves, Latin & Movie Themes. Lineup: Gregg Young (Guitar), Kirkwood Coakley (Bass) and PanMan Ross Harpe ....

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Music in Orange County
05/29/2016
CHAPMAN WORLD CAFE: EL LATIDO DEL CORAZON MEXICANO

1 University Drive Orange, California 92866 - Free - Events in Aitken Arts Plaza, 1:00pm- 5:00 pm
FREE activities on the Plaza! It’s fiesta time in the Aitken Arts Plaza! Enjoy free activities and performances saluting the glorious music and culture o ....


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Music in San Pedro
05/29/2016
CONCERT UNDER THE GUNS AT BATTLESHIP IOWA

250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, CA 90731 - FREE - Feel like you can’t get any satisfaction, then we would like to change that. How about getting something for FREE! Come be a part of a Battleship IOWA’s new summer concert series “Concert Under Th ....

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DETAILSArt in Orange County
05/07/2016 to 05/30/2016
PRAYERS AND SACRED STORIES

577 S. Coast Highway A-1 949-667-1803 - FREE - Las Laguna Gallery presents: Prayers and Sacred Stories A solo exhibition featuring work by artist Lori Shocket MD. Prayers and Sacred Stories is a new body or work that investigates mankind’s parti ....

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Restaurants in Santa Monica
05/02/2016 to 05/31/2016
TASTI D-LITE CELEBRATES MOMMY MONDAYS WITH FREE TASTI FOR MOMS IN MAY

526 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401 - FREE - In honor of Mother’s Day, Tasti D-Lite in Santa Monica is showing their love for moms this May with “Mommy Mondays." Tasti will host a kick-off party on May 2 from 3-6 p.m. with activities, balloon ....

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Music in Glendale
06/01/2016
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS

610 E. California Ave, Glendale, 91206 818-244-7241 - Free - FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wed. JUNE 1, 2016 at 12:10-12:40 pm
ANNELLE K. GREGORY (violin) & ALEXANDER SINCHUK (piano) perform an All- Ra ....


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Community in Orange County
06/02/2016
HUNTINGTON BEACH EXPO

2000 Main Street Huntington Beach, CA 92648 - Free - The Huntington Beach Expo is a FREE expo open to the public featuring health screenings, a job and internship fair, food trucks, recycling, shopping, police and fire education and more! ....

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Art in Santa Monica
06/02/2016
ART BRIEF II: IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY NORTH AMERICA

3024 Airport Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-397-7456 - free - ART BRIEF II: IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY NORTH AMERICA
Friday June 3 - Sunday June 12, 2016 Opening Reception Thursday June 2, 2016 7 - 10pm Curator Tour: Tuesday, June 7 & Thursday, June 9 at 2:00pm Art ....


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Recreation in Downtown LA
06/02/2016
ASK THE NATURALIST

100 N. Toluca, Los Angeles, 90026 310-858-7272 X131 - - Think you know all about the outdoors and wildlife? There is more to nature than you could ever imagine! Hang out with a local naturalist and get your nature questions answered. Even better, find out ....

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Books in Other Places
06/03/2016
WAKING LAZARUS BOOK RELEASE

2809 Foothill Boulevard, La Crescenta, CA 91214 - FREE - D.J. Williams has written an epic adventure filled with riveting characters and page turning twists and turns. It is a brilliant follow up to his previous novel, The Disillusioned, that garnered the ....

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Music in Hollywood
06/03/2016
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET SMOOTH JAZZ BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Smooth Jazz Band. Smooth Jazz, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, R&B, Reggae & Movie Themes. Lineup: Gregg Young (Guitar), Kirkwood Coakley (Bass) and Joey Navarro (Keyboard) Gregg ....

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Music in Hollywood
06/03/2016
ELUSIVE PLEASURE EP RELEASE PARTY

6408 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028 - FREE - Indie-pop artist, Diana Ebe, will be holding a party at The Record Parlour to celebrate the release of her debut EP, Elusive Pleasure. Ebe invites friends and fans to join her for a complimentary dri ....

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Classes & Seminars in South Bay
06/04/2016
RAINY DELIGHTS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Connie Vadheim, California State University Dominguez Hills, will lead you on a journey on how to build a rain garden and a permeable swale. She will take you on a walk through our Native Garden to i ....

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Festivals in Orange County
06/04/2016
IRVINE STUDIO ARTS FESTIVAL

14321 Yale Avenue, Irvine, CA 92604 949-724-6880 - Free - The 22nd annual Studio Arts Festival, hosted by the Irvine Fine Arts Center, will be held Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The juried Festival will feature handmade artwork from more than 100 l ....

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Art in Pasadena
06/04/2016
OPENING: ELLEN LESPERANCE, HELEN MIRRA, TRAVERSING

145 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103 - Free - The exhibition Ellen Lesperance, Helen Mirra, Traversing features new paintings and a recent interactive project by Lesperance, and an international, intergenerational weaving project organized by Mi ....

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Art in Downtown LA
06/04/2016
APERTURE

1950 S. Santa Fe Ave. #207, Los Angeles, CA 90021 6199970725 - - "Aperture," curated by BLAM artist/curator Pete Hickok, grapples with objecthood and representation, with each of the show’s nine artists contributing to the conversation on the intersection of the ....

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Music in Hollywood
06/04/2016
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET STEEL DRUM BAND

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Steel Drum Band. Reggae-Jazz, Calypso, Soca, Caribbean Tropical Grooves, Latin & Movie Themes. Lineup: Gregg Young (Guitar), Kirkwood Coakley (Bass) and PanMan Ross Harpe ....

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Amusement Parks & Arcades in Malibu
06/04/2016
JOAN BENEDICT STEIGER TO SIGN HER AUTOBIOGRAPHY BROOKLYN BABY AT ROOM AT THE BEACH IN MALIBU ON JUNE 4TH

3835 Cross Creek Rd #23, Malibu, CA 90265 - 0.00 - Joan Benedict Steiger will sign copies and do a reading of her autobiography Brooklyn Baby (A Hollywood insider’s amazing journey through love, loss, and laughter) on Saturday, June 4th at 1:30-3:30 ....

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Recreation in Beverly Hills
06/04/2016
FRANKLIN'S MOVIE MAGIC

2600 Franklin Canyon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 310-858-7272 X131 - - Lights Camera Action! Join us as we go on location in the canyon. This site has been the backdrop for movies and TV shows since the 1930s up until today. Easy/moderate walk including some stairs. Mee ....

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