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EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
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04/28/2017 to 04/30/2017
WAGNER’S RING

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Wagner’s Ring
Walt Disney Concert Hall Friday, April 28, 11:00am
Saturday, April 29, 8:00pm
Sunday, April 30, 2:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Philippe Jordan, conductor
Iréne Theorin , sop ....


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04/30/2017
LA GROW! & THE LA TIMES PRESENT: CHEF'S FABLE

3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90010 - $25-$30 - Los Angeles - a city rich in culture, food, and entertainment. We invite you to join a conversation on the evolution of the culinary industry, its impact on the silver screen, and how the world's hot ....

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04/30/2017
FINANCIAL LITERACY DAY

630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, 90071 213-228-7389 - Free Event - FREE Financial Counseling and Coaching with Certified Financial Planners and Certified Credit Counselors. NEED TO BRUSH UP ON YOUR FINANCIAL SKILLS? ARE YOU PLANNING FOR COLLEGE, A NEW HOME, RETIREME ....

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05/01/2017
CRUEL RADIANCE: MOVING IMAGE WORK BY PAWEŁ WOJTASIK

631 W. 2nd Street Los Angeles 90012 (213)238-2800 - General: $11, Member/Student: $8, CalArts; $6 - Peering inside pig farms, sewage treatment plants, wrecking yards and autopsy rooms, Paweł Wojtasik’s short films and large-scale gallery installations are poetic explorations into the overlooked, ....

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04/27/2017 to 05/02/2017
CALARTS FILM/VIDEO SHOWCASE

631 W. 2nd Street Los Angeles 90012 (213) 237-2800 - FREE - CalArts School of Film/Video presents a juried selection of special screenings that feature new short and feature-length films by students in its four programs—a culmination of hard work and dedicat ....

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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
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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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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05/04/2017
"THE WHOLE FOODS DIET" BOOK TOUR - MEET JOHN MACKEY: BOOK SIGNING, MEET & GREET

788 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017 8058954940 - Free or $20 w/ book pre-order - Whole Foods Market® co-founder and CEO John Mackey brings ‘The Whole Foods Diet’ to Los Angeles May 4, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 5:30- 7:00 p.m., Whole Foods Market Downtown Los Angeles celeb ....

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05/05/2017
FIESTA AT FIG CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION

735 S. Figueroa Street - FREE - Fiesta at FIG! Cinco de Mayo Celebration Friday, May 5 | 12pm-9pm
TASTE Food Hall & Courtyard
Free & Open to the Public
Join us for DTLA’s most vibrant Cinco de Mayo party! 12pm-9pm
$5+ Margaritas & ....


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05/04/2017 to 05/06/2017
HOME GROWN AT BOOTLEG

2220 Beverley Blvd., Los Angelels, 20057 - $20-$25 - B. Dunn Movement - bdunnmovement.com/
Critical Mass Dance Company - criticalmassdancecompany.org/
Rappaport Dance - rappaportdance.com/ HOME GROWN @ Bootleg is a refreshing approach to collaborativ ....


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05/05/2017 to 05/06/2017
SCHUBERT SYMPHONIES / MAHLER SONGS 1 & 2

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Schubert Symphonies / Mahler Songs
1 & 2 • Wayfarer
Walt Disney Concert Hall Friday, May 5, 8:00pm
Saturday, May 6, 8:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Michelle DeY ....


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05/06/2017
NTS @ MOCA W/ B&O PLAY

152 North Central Avenue, LA CA 90012 213/621-1741 - FREE with RSVP - NTS Radio and MOCA present an afternoon of live, outdoor music at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. MOCA is proud to collaborate with NTS Radio, known globally for its boundary-pushing radio programmi ....

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05/06/2017
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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05/06/2017
PETER MANNING ROBINSON PRESENTS: EXPERIENCE REFRACTOR PIANO™ IMMERSION

450 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles, CA 90017 866-792-1717 - $10-$20 - Award-winning pianist and composer Peter Manning Robinson will enthrall audiences with two stunning aural and visual art experiences for one-night only, during his Experience Refractor Piano™ Immers ....

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05/06/2017
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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05/06/2017
OPENING NIGHT OF AWARD-WINNING ARTIST/ILLUSTRATOR ERIC JOYNER’S NEW EXHIBITION, TITLED ““TARSUS BONDON DOT”

571 S Anderson St #1, Los Angeles, CA 90033 - FREE - Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery will proudly unveil “Tarsus Bondon Dot,” the new solo exhibition from San Francisco-based award-winning artist/illustrator Eric Joyner. Joyner, of "Robo ....

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05/06/2017
CHALK REPERTORY THEATRE CREATES AESTHESIA

606 Moulton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90031 323-379-9583 - $75.00 - Chalk Repertory Theatre presents AESTHESIA, a benefit gala and celebration of the senses - for one night only - May 6, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. Convening at a private loft in a downtown artist community, Ch ....

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05/06/2017 to 05/07/2017
ALL NATURAL EXPO

1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, 90007 - FREE - 50+ of the best organic wineries, vegan eats, organic beauty, vegan, gluten-free, all-natural bakeries SoCal has to offer. May 6-7 10am-6pm. - Taste organic wines from vineyards around the world. Cur ....

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05/07/2017
SONDHEIM & JAZZ: SIDE BY SIDE FEATURING BILL CHARLAP, ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY, AND RENEE ROSNES

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Sondheim & Jazz: Side by Side featuring Bill Charlap, Ann Hampton Callaway, and Renee Rosnes
Dave Grusin presents: Jazz from West Side Story
Walt Disney Concert Hall Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm ARTISTS
Bi ....


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05/09/2017
CHAMBER MUSIC: ALL-SCHUBERT

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Chamber Music: All-Schubert
Walt Disney Concert Hall Tuesday, May 9, 8:00pm ARTISTS
Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability su ....


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05/11/2017
RYMAN ARTS WORLDS OF POSSIBILITY AT CLIFTON'S

648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, 90014 213-629-2787 - $175 - JOIN US in support of Ryman Arts. Creating worlds of possibility for Southern California youth through art. The evening opens with a cocktail reception for sponsors and VIPs in the Pacific Seas Tiki ....

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05/12/2017
THE WOODY GUTHRIE CENTER PRESENTS: WOODY GUTHRIE PRIZE HONORING NORMAN LEAR

800 W Olympic Blvd A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015 - $30 - FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017 AT 7:30PM- Emmy-winning television producer, writer and activist Norman Lear will be presented with the fourth annual Woody Guthrie Prize during a special evening in the Clive Da ....

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05/11/2017 to 05/13/2017
SCHUBERT SYMPHONIES / MAHLER SONGS 3 & 4

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Schubert Symphonies / Mahler Songs
3 & 4 • Kindertotenlieder
Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday, May 11, 8:00pm
Friday, May 12, 8:00pm
Saturday, May 13, 8:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gust ....


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05/13/2017
ADVENTURES IN KOMBUCHA HOME-BREWING: AN IMMERSIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR THE BEGINNER BREWER

1131 E. 5th Street, Los Angeles CA 90013 - $35 - Do you love kombucha? Want to learn how to make it yourself, right in your own home? We’ll walk you through the entire brewing process in our 90-minute intensive course, leaving no stone unturned. F ....

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05/13/2017
WHAT IS A WESTERN? FILM SERIES: WAGON MASTER (1950)

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 323-667-2000 - $0-14 - Bringing together three movies that rely on the land as an integral character in the story, the April-June block of films is guest curated by James D’Arc, curator at BYU Motion Picture Archive and a ....

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05/13/2017
SOLO MUSICIAN JOANNA GEROLAGA FROM HONOLULU, HAWAII PERFORMS UNDER INFLUENCES RANGING FROM POP MUSIC TO COUNTRY AT D'VINE LOUNGE BAR

821 s Flower St, Los Angeles, 90017 2132628517 - free - Solo musician Joanna Gerolaga from Honolulu, Hawaii performs under influences ranging from pop music to country at D'Vine Saturday Live Music, on May 13, 2017. Enjoy rare wines, great food and live e ....

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05/13/2017
CITYRACE DOWNTOWN LA: QUEST FOR THE KEYS

919 S Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90015 - $40.00 - Downtown LA: Quest for the Keys
A CityRace with an exciting twist! In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players solve fun & challenging clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt through one o ....


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05/14/2017
JOHN PIZZARELLI PLAYS MCCARTNEY AND THE BEATLES

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - John Pizzarelli Plays McCartney and The Beatles
Walt Disney Concert Hall Sunday, May 14, 8:00pm ARTISTS
John Pizzarelli ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Based on a suggestion from Sir Paul McCartney himself, J ....


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