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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 09/02/2016
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 03/15/2016 to 12/31/2016 (FEATURED EVENT)
AMAZING SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURES BY URBAN ADVENTURE QUEST
Save 20% with Promo Code EYESPY


Various Locations 805-603-5620 - - Turn Los Angeles, Hollywood, Catalina Island, The Getty or Santa Barbara into a giant game board with this fun Scavenger Hunt adventure.  Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour  ....

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06/03/2016 to 09/02/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BARNSDALL FRIDAY NIGHT WINE TASTINGS FUNDRAISER

4800 Hollywood Blvd. 323-644-6275 - $30.00-$42.00 - Marking its 8th season and attracting sellout crowds, Barnsdall Friday Night Wine Tastings—the Foundation’s signature fundraising event—returns to the hill (June 3rd through September 2nd). Angele ....

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06/24/2016 to 09/16/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SUMMER MOVIE SERIES - ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE

501 N. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 - Free - Zócalo Public Square is proud to announce its Summer Movie Series, a series of free, public movie screenings at the LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Los Angeles. The series will consist of four movie s ....

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09/02/2016 to 09/25/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LA COUNTY FAIR

1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768 - USD 8 - USD 20 - Dare to fair. Indulge in food with deep fried, on-a-stick, ooey, gooey, barbecued, dipped in chocolate and just plain delicious. That's the best way to describe the array of food at the LA County Fai ....

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07/07/2016 to 09/01/2016
BELOW SEA LEVEL - NATALIE ARNOLDI

9430 Willshire Blvd 310-858-9090 - - Below Sea Level is Natalie Arnoldi’s second solo exhibition with Ace Gallery, comprised of paintings from three ocean-based series: Sharks, Jellyfish, and Waves. Recently graduated from Stanford Uni ....

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06/20/2016 to 09/02/2016
2016 VP TENNIS ACADEMY JUNIOR TENNIS SUMMER CAMP

1040 Park Ave., Long Beach, CA 90804 (562) 266-8882 - Drop-in daily rate $45, $190/week, 2nd Child $181/week - 2016 VP Tennis Academy Summer Camp
June 20 - September 2
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Half Day – 15 Hour Camp – $190/week
2nd Child $181 per week
Drop-in daily rate $45
Ages 5-22 welcome ....


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08/25/2016 to 09/02/2016
THE BREAKDOWN: RECOMBINANT POETICS

3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405 310.397.7449 - free - 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310.397.7449
Hours: Wed- Sat, 12-6 PM Cost: Free What is the poem of today? What patterns underly our society? All that appears solid, separate, bo ....


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09/02/2016
FIRST FRIDAY + DONATION-BASED YOGA

2828 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica 90404 (424) 387-8596 - Donation-based - CREATE First Friday events our a tribute to our love for the community, local businesses and causes close to our hearts! We would love for you to donate to our featured charity, though attendance to ....

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09/02/2016
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET "C" JAZZ BAND, LATIN STYLE

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood 5624334858 - Free - Playing at CA Historic Landmark, The Dome Arclight Entertainment Center 6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 On Friday, September 2, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m Gregg Young & the 2nd Street "C" J ....


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08/05/2016 to 09/03/2016
RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN BY GINA GIONFRIDDO – TWO WOMEN EXPLORE THE ROADS NOT TAKEN, OPENS AUG 5

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro 90731 310-512-6030 - - Rapture, Blister, Burn
by Gina Gionfriddo Runs: August 5 – September 3 Two women covet each other's life, commencing a game of musical chairs — the prize being someone's husband. With searing insig ....


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07/30/2016 to 09/03/2016
LAUREL BUSTAMANTE'S "FLOWERS FROM MARS"

2525 Michigan Ave. B5b 310-828-1133 - 0 - Lora Schlesinger Gallery presents Flowers from Mars, a series of small-scaled paintings by Laurel Bustamante. Like Persian miniatures, Bustamante’s paintings are elaborate and enticing. Flowers from ....

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09/02/2016 to 09/03/2016
KIRA SOLTANOVICH FROM THE TONIGHT SHOW

102 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, 91502 818-845-9721 - $20 + 2 item minimum - Whether it's stand-up comedy, sketch, hidden camera or improv, Kira keeps nightclub and television audiences laughing Come see Kira Soltanovich Live! Free parking at Ashley's Furniture and Sears. 2 i ....

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09/02/2016 to 09/03/2016
ROB SCHNEIDER FROM SNL

102 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, 91502 818-845-9721 - 25.00 + 2 item minimum - During his four seasons at "SNL," Schneider created characters that people around the country imitated and adored, including the "copy machine guy," the "orgasm guy," and the "put your weed in there ....

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05/29/2016 to 09/04/2016
GRONK’S THEATRE OF PAINT

5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90036 (323)937-4230 - Members: Free, General: $7, Students/Teachers/Educators: $5, Seniors/Veterans: $5, Children under 10: Free, Sundays: Pay what you can! - Gronk’s Theatre of Paint presents a solo exhibition of legendary Los Angeles artist Gronk, for which CAFAM’s main gallery transforms into an interactive theatre set. Based on his work designing exp ....

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05/29/2016 to 09/04/2016
WINDFALL BY BOX COLLECTIVE

5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90036 (323)937-4230 - Members: Free, General: $7, Students/Teachers/Educators: $5, Seniors/Veterans: $5, Children under 10: Free, Sundays: Pay what you can! - Windfall by Box Collective features new furniture and sculptural works fabricated from trees that fell during a 2011 storm in Northeast Los Angeles. The Los Angeles-based Box Collective is a group of ....

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04/07/2016 to 09/04/2016
THE UNAUTHORIZED HISTORY OF BASEBALL IN 100-ODD PAINTINGS: THE ART OF BEN SAKOGUCHI

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. 310-440-4500 - Included with museum admission - In a series of colorful, captivating, and often provocative paintings, Los Angeles artist Ben Sakoguchi (b. 1938) examines how baseball, long referred to as America’s national pastime, reflects both ....

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09/02/2016 to 09/04/2016
JOHN WILLIAMS: MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES

2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, 90068 - - John Williams: Maestro of the Movies
HOLLYWOOD BOWL
SEP 2 AT 8PM
SEP 3 AT 8PM
SEP 4 AT 7:30PM About this performance: Following the record-breaking success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, incompara ....


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05/29/2016 to 09/04/2016
GRONK’S THEATER OF PAINT

5814 Wilshire Blvd 3239374230 - Members: FREE General: $7 Students, seniors (65+): $5 Veterans & Active Military: FREE Children under 10: FREE Sundays: Pay what you can! - Gronk’s Theater of Paint Gronk’s Theater of Paint explores the legendary Los Angeles artist’s extensive work in set design through an interactive, site-specific theater set and documentation from ....

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05/29/2016 to 09/04/2016
WINDFALL BY THE BOX COLLECTIVE

5814 Wilshire Blvd 3239374230 - Members: FREE General: $7 Students, seniors (65+): $5 Veterans & Active Military: FREE Children under 10: FREE Sundays: Pay what you can! - Windfall by Box Collective Windfall features new furniture and functional objects from members of the Los Angeles-based Box Collective, a group of designer-makers dedicated to creating innovative obj ....

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07/09/2016 to 09/04/2016
GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 477-2055 - $25 - $34 - The West Coast premiere of five-time Obie Award winner David Greenspan’s meta-theatrical comic romance, told with Greenspan’s unique brand of gentle wit and exquisite lyricism. A forgotten chorus b ....

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07/28/2016 to 09/04/2016
PACIFIC PALISADES COMPOUND BUILT BY NAZI SYMPATHIZERS DURING WWII INSPIRES WORLD PREMIERE PLAY ‘BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE’
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6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 323-960-4412 - $25 - Set in 1941 during the weeks leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, and inspired by true events, playwright Laurel Wetzork imagines the relationship between African-American architect Paul Revere ....

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08/06/2016 to 09/04/2016
ELIJAH

1135 N. Church St, Redlands, 92374 (909) 335-3037 - Advance Tickets: Adults: $18 and $24, Children (ages 3-11): $9 and $12 - During a time of great turmoil in Israel, one of the most dynamic prophets emerges. Now the powerful predictions of Elijah explode onto the stage in this remarkable new musical! The power of faith is ....

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09/01/2016 to 09/04/2016
2016 DISNEYLAND® HALF MARATHON WEEKEND PRESENTED BY CIGNA®

1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, 92802 - - Join the Tourette Association in Disneyland! September 1-September 4, 2016 - Disneyland® Resort, California Please note that after you register with us, an email with an Active link in it will be sen ....

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08/06/2016 to 09/04/2016
ELIJAH

1135 N. Church Street, Redlands 92374 909.335.3037 - Advance Tickets: Adults: $18 and $24, Children (ages 3-11): $9 and $12 - During a time of great turmoil in Israel, one of the most dynamic prophets emerges. Now the powerful predictions of Elijah explode onto the stage in this remarkable new musical! The power of faith is ....

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08/25/2016 to 09/04/2016
MAMA BARES IN CONCERT: ONCE UPON A PLAY DATE

120 Judge John Aiso Street 2136257000 - Balcony $30.00 to $35.00 Orchestra $35.00 to $50.00 - Directed by Giovanni Ortega
Music direction by Marc Macalintal August 25, 2016 thru September 4, 2016 Joan Almedilla, Ai Goeku Cheung, Deedee Magno Hall, and Jennifer Paz are the Mama Bares – Broadw ....


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09/02/2016 to 09/04/2016
SPA DEL REY INVITES GUESTS TO ITS END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION FROM SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2016

4375 Admiralty Way Marina del Rey, California 90292 310.574.4356 - - SPA DEL REY INVITES GUESTS
TO ITS END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION FROM SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 –
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016 Los Angeles, CA – August 25, 2016 – Spa del Rey at the Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey invites yo ....


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03/19/2016 to 09/05/2016
MUMMIES OF THE WORLD: EXHIBITION TO DEBUT AT BOWERS MUSEUM MARCH 19

2002 North Main Street 3103955050 - $21-$27 - The nationally recognized Mummies of the World: The Exhibition will make its debut at the Bowers Museum on March 19, 2016. As the largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembl ....

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08/13/2016 to 09/06/2016
BARON WOLMAN: THE WOODSTOCK YEARS

7420 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046 323-876-0042 - $20.00 - Baron Wolman: The Woodstock Years VIP Preview – Saturday, August 13th @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm
On Display from August 13 - September 6, 2016 In 1967, Baron Wolman became Rolling Stone Magazine’s first s ....


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06/16/2016 to 09/11/2016
CLAIRE FALKENSTEIN: BEYOND SCULPTURE

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, 91101 626-568-3665 - $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 62+ and students, free for PMCA members and children under 12. Access for people with disabilities is provided.​ - Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive twentieth-century artists. She relentlessly explored media, techniques, and processes with uncommon daring and i ....

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06/16/2016 to 09/11/2016
BRETT WESTON: SIGNIFICANT DETAILS

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, 91101 626-568-3665 - $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 62+ and students, free for PMCA members and children under 12. Access for people with disabilities is provided.​ - Brett Weston (1911–1993)—one of the most celebrated and prolific photographers of the twentieth century—is best known for his scenic images, although the bulk of his work ranges from the middle-di ....

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