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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 12/09/2016
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 12/05/2016 to 12/30/2016 (FEATURED EVENT)
SMALL WORKS - BIG TALENT HOLIDAY GIFTS

577 S. Coast Highway A-1 Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949-667-1803 - - SMALL WORK – BIG TALENT “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” - Vincent Van Gogh Selected among hundreds of artist submissions, Las Laguna Gallery discovered small ....

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DETAILS 03/15/2016 to 12/31/2016
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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DETAILS 12/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BILLBOARD CREATIVE 2016 LOS ANGELES BILLBOARD ART SHOW

- free - The Billboard Creative's (TBC) third public art show begins December 1, turning some of the busiest intersections in Los Angeles into open air galleries. The 45 works in this exhibit include of a mix ....

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11/25/2016 to 01/08/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ENCHANTED: FOREST OF LIGHT AT DESCANSO GARDENS

1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 (818) 952-4390 - $28 - For the first time ever, Descanso Gardens, the iconic L.A.-area botanic garden, will be bathed in gorgeous color when “Enchanted: Forest of Light” debuts. For 43 nights, starting Nov. 25, 2016, Des ....

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11/18/2016 to 01/08/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
L.A. ZOO LIGHTS 2016 PROMISES MORE LIGHTS AND MORE NIGHTS OF DAZZLING MAGIC TO KICK OFF "ZOOLABRATION" OF ZOO'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 866-949-8007 - Admission to L.A. Zoo Lights is $9 with online purchase for all ages and times during the Early-Bird admission period from November 18 to 23 and November 28 to December 1. Thereafter, admission prices vary and start at $14 for adults and $11 for children ages 2 to 12. GLAZA members enjoy ticket discounts of up to 33%. Children under age 2 are free. - L.A. ZOO LIGHTS returns with more lights and more nights of dazzling magic for its third spectacular year as it kicks off a "ZooLAbration" of the Los Angeles Zoo's 50th Anniversary on Friday, Novembe ....

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11/18/2016 to 01/08/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LIVE REINDEER FAMILY REINDEER KEEPER TALKS, ICE CARVING, PUPPET SHOWS, SEASONAL SOUNDS AND VISITS WITH SANTA CLAUS ARE JUST SOME OF THE FUN AT THE LOS ANGELES ZOO'S REINDEER ROMP HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-4200 - All Reindeer Romp activities, except Santa photos, are free with paid Zoo admission, which is $20 for general admission (ages 13 to 61); $17 for seniors (ages 62+), and $15 for children (ages 2 to 12). No ticket is required for children under age two. Admission for Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association members is free. Entry to Dinosaurs is just $5 per person in addition to regular Zoo admission. - The Los Angeles Zoo presents a rare opportunity to see live reindeer at its Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration. Adding to the "ZooLAbration" of the L.A. Zoo's 50th Anniversary is the extension of DINO ....

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09/09/2016 to 12/09/2016
ESCAPEDOM
$3 discount with code eyespyla


1373 Westwood Boulevard (424) 256-5093 - 26.00 per person - Unique escape room experience in West Los Angeles. Two different experience that gives your friends and family the chance to save the world in sixty minutes or less. ....

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12/09/2016
A CHRISTMAS CAROL REVISITED

3700 East Sierra Madre Boulevard Pasadena, California 91107 626.351.9631 - Free - A unique take on a timeless Dickens classic will bring joy to young and old alike. This program brings together music, dancing and theater. It is completely free to attend. ....

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12/09/2016
BRAND NEW 70MM PRINT! 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, 1968

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. - Friday, December 9 – 7:30 PM SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT
Brand New 70mm Print! 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, 1968, Warner Bros., 139 min. Dir. Stanley Kubrick. “I’m sorry, Dave ....


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12/09/2016
JOHN FLECK IS WHO YOU WANT HIM TO BE, 2015

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, December 9 – 7:30 PM JOHN FLECK DOCUMENTARY
[Spielberg] JOHN FLECK IS WHO YOU WANT HIM TO BE, 2015, 70 min. Dir. Kevin Duffy. Legendary performance artist John Fleck was ....


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12/09/2016
PATHS OF GLORY, 1957, & FULL METAL JACKET, 1987

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, December 9 – 7:30 PM STANLEY KUBRICK
We wish star Kirk Douglas a happy 100th birthday with this WWI masterpiece by Stanley Kubrick. PATHS OF GLORY ....


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12/09/2016
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL JUNIOR – LUNA PETUNIA SCREENING AT AU FUDGE

9010 Melrose Ave. West Hollywood CA 90069 - FREE - You’re invited to celebrate Saban Brands' highly anticipated "Cirque Du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia," a Netflix original series, with a screening event at the West Hollywood, kid-friendly hot spot ....

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12/09/2016 to 12/10/2016
JUSTIN WORSHAM

102 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502 818-845-9721 - 20.00 + 2-item minimum per person - Justin is wowing audiences of all ages and sizes with his clean, energetic, improvisational comedic style. He was the winner of the California Comedy Conference, and has been featured on Showtime, Na ....

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12/09/2016 to 12/10/2016
BRYAN KELLEN

532 W. First St. Claremont, CA 91711 818-845-9721 - 20.00 + 2-item minimum per person - Rubber-bodied and dynamically engaging, comedian Bryan Kellen has become the regular theater tour opener for television star and notable comedian, George Lopez, who noticed Bryan´s reliable abilities ....

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12/09/2016 to 12/10/2016
SYMPATHETIC RESONANCE: AN EVENING OF IMPROVISED ALCHEMY

1651 18th St. Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-315-1459 - $20 general admission / $15 members, students, seniors - Banshee Media, in association with Highways Performance Space and Gallery, present Improvised Alchemy, an international collective of artists for two riveting nights of Sympathetic Resonance: An Even ....

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12/09/2016 to 12/10/2016
SYMPATHETIC RESONANCE: AN EVENING OF IMPROVISED ALCHEMY

1651 18th St. Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-315-1459 - $20 regular; $15 student - Sympathetic Resonance: An Evening of Improvised Alchemy appears for two nights only, on December 9 and 10, at the Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica. The program delivers a stunningly beautif ....

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12/09/2016 to 12/10/2016
LA CLUB CRAWL: EXCLUSIVE HOLLYWOOD NIGHTCLUBS & FREE DRINKS
http://californianightlife.com/event/39993/la-club-crawl-exclusive-hollywood-nightclubs-free-drinks


1624 N Cahuenga Blvd 3236046030 - $20- $450 - AGES 21+
California NightLife and LAClubCrawl Presents... LA Club Crawl Join Hollywood’s #1 Club Crawl Every Friday & Saturday Night! Enjoy Free Entrance into Hollywood’s Top Nightclubs. Party amon ....


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12/08/2016 to 12/10/2016
EXCLUSIVE NEIMAN MARCUS NEWPORT BEACH + DYSON SUPERSONIC™ HAIR DRYER EVENT

601 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, 92660 (949) 759-1900 - FREE - Heading into the holiday season, get a chance to try out THE beauty product that’s at the top of everyone’s wish list. OC beauty lovers can head to Neiman Marcus Newport Beach on December 8-10 from ....

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12/08/2016 to 12/11/2016
DUDAMEL CONDUCTS HAYDN'S CREATION

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Dudamel Conducts Haydn's Creation
Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday, December 8, 8:00pm
Friday, December 9, 8:00pm
Saturday, December 10, 2:00pm
Sunday, December 11, 2:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philha ....


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10/29/2016 to 12/11/2016
TONY-WINNING COMEDY WRITTEN BY CHRISTOPHER DURANG A HILARIOUS FARCE ON CHEKHOVIAN THEMES.

2437 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-392-7327 - $35 general admission - Tony-Winning Comedy written by
Christopher Durang
A hilarious farce on Chekhovian themes. VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE​​​​​​ഊOPENING NIGHT OCTOBER 29TH
SHOW TIMES: Fridays 8PM, ....


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11/10/2016 to 12/11/2016
KENTUCKY

120 Judge John Aiso St, 2136257000 - $35-$50 - “Refreshing and witty. A fresh, affecting play.” – Time Out, New York
“Kentucky marks the full-length debut of a distinctive new voice — mouthy, sly and bourbon sweet, with the expected kick.” ....


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11/12/2016 to 12/11/2016
WAITING FOR GRACE, WORLD PREMIERE COMEDY OFFERS CONTROVERSIAL LOOK AT LOVE AND MARRIAGE

2055 S. Sepuleda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 323-960-7788 - $35 - What if true love never happens? Or worse… what if it does? Theatre Planners presents the world premiere of an award-winning comedy by Sharon Sharth. Waiting for Grace opens as a guest production at ....

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11/11/2016 to 12/11/2016
IN THE BALANCE

520 N. Western, L.A. 90004 323-860-6569 - $20 - Matt, a college professor, shares a cliffside home in Big Sur overlooking the ocean with his wife, Cass, a former ballerina, and their new baby, Anne. Sounds idyllic, but for one thing: The joint is ....

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11/19/2016 to 12/12/2016
"BAKERSFIELD MIST," STEPHEN SACHS' SMASH COMEDY

5060 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029 323-663-1525 - $15-$35 - Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs, the Fountain’s smash hit comedy that went on to see productions around the world, including London’s West End, will return to the Fountain for a limited 4-week en ....

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08/26/2016 to 12/16/2016
AFROS & ASS WHOOPINS

6560 Hollywood Blvd. 323-464-8542 - $12 - Everyone is tired of talking about race and the police, we are too, so we decided to sing about it instead! This original musical comedy is the story of a son who is at odds with his father’s old-wo ....

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12/02/2016 to 12/16/2016
LOVEBUG & ME MUSIC CLASSES - HOLIDAY MUSIC SERIES

127 E Olive Ave Monrovia, CA 91016 3103568363 - - ANNOUNCING: OUR NEW HOLIDAY MUSIC SERIES! Voted “Best of Los Angeles” by Red Tricycle & Mommy Poppins, we welcome back LoveBug & Me Music for a festive 3 week Holiday Music Series! Join Miss Spring ....

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12/02/2016 to 12/16/2016
LOVEBUG & ME MUSIC CLASSES - HOLIDAY MUSIC SERIES

2318 Huntington Drive San Marino, CA 91108 3103568363 - - ANNOUNCING: OUR NEW HOLIDAY MUSIC SERIES! Voted “Best of Los Angeles” by Red Tricycle & Mommy Poppins, we welcome back LoveBug & Me Music for a festive 3 week Holiday Music Series! Join Miss Alana ....

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12/02/2016 to 12/16/2016
LOVEBUG & ME MUSIC CLASSES - HOLIDAY MUSIC SERIES

2640 Lincoln Blvd #1A Santa Monica, CA 90405 3103568363 - - ANNOUNCING: OUR NEW HOLIDAY MUSIC SERIES! Just in time for the holidays, our Magical Music Educators are offering a special 3 week Holiday Music Series for ages 0-5. These festive classes will celebr ....

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11/11/2016 to 12/17/2016
A VERY SPECIAL HOLIDAY SPECIAL BY MARK HARVEY LEVINE – ONE SHORT HOLIDAY GEM AFTER ANOTHER, OPENS NOV 11

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro 90731 310-512-6030 - - A Very Special Holiday Special
by Mark Harvey Levine
directed by Holly Baker-Kreiswirth Runs: November 11 – December 17 We're serving up some toasty tales. From a talking Christmas tree, Grandma's v ....


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08/26/2016 to 12/17/2016
UNDATEABLE

6560 Hollywood Blvd. 3234648542 - $12 - 38 "Undateable" profiles were placed on OKCupid. The show = months of research of REAL people talking to FAKE characters. A scientific experiment about the online search for love. It’s unlike anythi ....

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