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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 02/24/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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02/24/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
17TH ANNUAL BRAZILIAN CARNAVAL "100 YEARS OF SAMBA"

1234 W 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90017. - 35 - Brazilian Nites Productions is back for another year of Carnaval revelry and spectacle with the 17th Annual Brazilian Carnaval celebrating "100 Years of Samba" – A Tribute to Carlinhos Pandeiro de O ....

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02/24/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE URBAN HIVE MARKET

95 S. Pine Ave. Long Beach 90802 (310)880-9305 - Free - Open Air Night market in Long Beach with over 80 vendors, food trucks, local art and live music! ....

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02/24/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
2017 OSCAR-NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY SHORTS, 150 MIN

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - 2017 OSCAR-NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY SHORTS, 150 min. Distributed by Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures. The American Cinematheque presents all of the latest Oscar-nominated documentary shorts: ¨ ....

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02/17/2017 to 02/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
RIVERSIDE COUNTY FAIR & NATIONAL DATE FESTIVAL

82-503 Hwy 111 Indio, CA 92201 Riverside County Fairgrounds (800) 811-FAIR -

- Headliner Entertainers, Monster Truck Show(s), Big Air Motorcycles, Cooking Shows, a Livestock Auction, over 200 exhibitors, and much more. The Eli Young Band will perform at the Fair on Saturday, Fe ....


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02/24/2017 to 02/26/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LONG BEACH E-BIKE EXPO

300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, California 90802 1.702.626.0925 - free - The Electric Bike Expo is a traveling series of free events open to the public allowing them to test ride over 20 of the premier and emerging electric bike lines in the U.S., and over 140 of the late ....

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02/14/2017 to 02/28/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ESCAPEDOM

1373 Westwood Boulevard (424) 256-5093 - 28.00 per person - Escapedom is a live escape room that give you and your friends the chance to save the world in sixty minutes or less. You can take on the coven of and evil witch or dismantle the evil doll makers bom ....

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02/25/2017 to 03/12/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE DEVIL’S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH

1006 E Main St, Ventura, 93001 - $35 - Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL’S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (n ....

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01/14/2017 to 04/07/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
VENICE ARTS FREE YOUTH MEDIA WORKSHOPS - SPRING 2017

1702 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 3103920846 - Free - Since 1993, Venice Arts has reached thousands of youth through our award-winning Art Mentoring Program Free to low-income families, more than 400 youth participate each year at our center in Venice o ....

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02/24/2017
TITMOUSE 5-SECOND ANIMATION NIGHT, 90 MIN

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, Free for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, February 24 – 7:30 PM ANIMATED SHORTS
Animation studio Titmouse Inc. produces such programs as Adult Swim’s “The Venture Bros.,” “Superjail ....


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02/24/2017
WHOLE FOODS MARKET BREA HOSTS SUSHI & SAKE DATE NIGHT

3301 East Imperial Highway, Brea, CA 92823 - $30 per person - On Friday, February 24, 2017, Whole Foods Market Brea will host a Sushi & Sake Date Night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The class includes a bottle of sake, two sushi rolls and two nigiri pieces per couple. ....

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01/21/2017 to 02/25/2017
WES HEMPEL: OPTIMISM

2716 S. La Cienega Blvd. 3108383685 - Free - Exhibition of new oil paintings by Wes Hempel with an opening reception on January 21th from 5-8 pm. From the artist, "These paintings continue my ongoing symbolic exploration of contemporary males a ....

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01/21/2017 to 02/25/2017
KAL MANSUR: NEW CONSTRUCTS

2716 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, 90034 310.838.3685 - Free - Exhibition will feature new constructs by Kal Mansur with an opening reception on January 21th from 5-8 pm. Mansur is a visual artist specializing in acrylic/plexiglas construction. His work emulates ....

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01/07/2017 to 02/25/2017
SOLOFEST 2017

13500 Ventura Blvd. - Varies per show - The Whitefire Theatre celebrating its 35th Anniversary, kicks-off the New Year with Solofest 2017. January 7 – February 25. Select Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm; s ....

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02/10/2017 to 02/25/2017
SOPRANO JULIA MIGENES IN "DEBUSSY: HIS LETTERS AND HIS MUSIC"

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $35 - Celebrated soprano Julia Migenes returns to the Odyssey with an exploration of the life of this great composer: his youth, his great wit and his constant battle with the more conservative musical wor ....

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02/24/2017 to 02/25/2017
TONY BAKER FROM LAST COMIC STANDING

102. E Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91502 818-845-9721 - 20.00 + 2-item minimum per person - Tony Baker was seen on Last Comic Standing, NBC Diversity Tour 2011, and Boston Com Fest. Come see him live! 2 item minimum per person. Free parking at Ashley’s Furniture and Sears. We suggest arriv ....

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09/24/2016 to 02/26/2017
IDENTITY: TIMOTHY GREENFIELD-SANDERS THE LIST PORTRAITS

2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, 90067 (213) 403-3000 - Free - On September 24, 2016, the Annenberg Space for Photography brings together for the first time all 151 photographs in IDENTITY: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The List Portraits. In addition, the series' ....

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02/24/2017 to 02/26/2017
HÉLÈNE GRIMAUD PLAYS BRAHMS

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Hélène Grimaud Plays Brahms
Walt Disney Concert Hall Friday, February 24, 11:00am
Saturday, February 25, 8:00pm
Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
James Gaffigan, conductor ....


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02/17/2017 to 02/26/2017
OPERA: CENDRILLON

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - $17 - Based on the version of "Cinderella" by Charles Perrault; Music by Jules Massenet; Libretto by Henri Cain; Conducted by Christopher Ocasek; Stage Direction by Peter Kazaras; Choreography by Kevin Wil ....

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01/21/2017 to 02/26/2017
ECHO THEATER COMPANY'S "FOUND DOG RIBBON DANCE"

3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, 90069 310-307-3753 - $20-$34 - Professional cuddler Norma’s quest to return a lost dog to its rightful owner leads her to encounter a slew of oddballs and maybe even discover a second chance at love. A humorous and bittersweet ro ....

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02/03/2017 to 02/26/2017
WAR STORIES

4735 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood 91602 818-506-3903 - $20. Pay What You Can for the preview on Feb. 3. - The title of War Stories is ironic. The narrative is an erotic roundelay, taking its cue from a quote from Ovid: “Every lover is a soldier.”
The characters are all in their early 30s, which sugges ....


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02/24/2017 to 02/26/2017
KEL MITCHELL FROM GOOD BURGER

532 W. First St. Claremont, CA 91711 818-845-9721 - 20.00 + 2-item minimum per person - Actor, Writer and Director Kel Mitchell was honored with a Cable Ace Award in 1997 for Best Actor in a comedy series for his work in the Nickelodeon series "Kenan and Kel" and also honored with a Kid ....

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02/14/2017 to 02/28/2017
FREE NEW CLASSES

12304 Santa Monica Blvd. #200, Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 453-1221 - 0 - We are going to be having a Valentine's Event for new clients! This event will be FREE New classes (not the existing) from Feb 14-end of the month. ....

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02/14/2017 to 02/28/2017
FREE NEW CLASSES STARTING VALENTINE'S DAY

12304 Santa Monica Blvd. #200, Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 453-1221 - FREE - Have Body Wellness in the Santa Monica/Brentwood neighborhood is offering FREE admission to their new classes for two weeks kicking off on Valentine's Day. Rejuvenating, self-care classes like medita ....

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02/11/2017 to 03/01/2017
WATER AND SKY

2525 Michigan Ave. G8A, Santa Monica, CA 90404 +13109064211 - - Water and Sky, group installation, Opening Feb 11 6-8pm
Sea of Art, sculptural installation, Opening Feb 18th, 6-8pm
Both shows run Feb-Early March Artists: Stephanie Bauer, Maria Bouquet, Ken Clark, ....


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01/09/2017 to 03/03/2017
THE HELP GROUP’S AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

13164 Burbank Blvd. 8188083136 - $225-$400 - The Help Group’s Kids Like Me program offers a number of after-school enrichment classes for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. Each class, which runs for a to ....

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01/09/2017 to 03/03/2017
THE HELP GROUP’S AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

4160 Grand View Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90066 310-751-1486 - $225-$400 - The Help Group’s Kids Like Me program offers a number of after-school enrichment classes for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. Each class, which runs for a to ....

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02/09/2017 to 03/04/2017
CANNIBALS ALONE

11031 Camarillo St. 8188494039 - $20 - Cannibals Alone is a chilling thriller that brings us into the secluded lives of best friends Rae and Mags as they seek to avenge the death of a loved one while fighting a government that breeds and ....

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02/01/2017 to 03/05/2017
FOR PIANO AND HARPO @ FALCON THEATRE

4252 Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91505 818-955-8101 - $32-$45 - For Piano and Harpo
A Laugh Then Think Production
Written by & Starring Dan Castellaneta
Directed by Stefan Novinski Feb 1 – Mar 5
Tickets on Sale Jan 4 Oscar Levant, the brilliant, witty, pill-popp ....


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02/15/2017 to 03/05/2017
CROWD-PLEASING MUSICAL "FOREVER PLAID" AT ICY

330 East Seaside Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-436-4610 - $35-$55 - What better way to start the new year than with a goofy, charming musical escape? Miraculously revived from the dead, four young singers killed in a car crash on the way to their first-ever big conce ....

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02/18/2017 to 03/05/2017
MODIFICATIONS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

2379 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, 90039 - free - Modifications of Consciousness
TWO PERSON SHOW: Regina Argentin and Emily Elisa Halpern
Curated by Dulce Stein February 18 – March 5
Neutra Institute Museum & Gallery
2379 Glendale Blvd., Silver Lak ....


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