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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 08/18/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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08/18/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
FIGAT7TH DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL: SINKANE WITH RAUL CAMPOS OF KCRW

735 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90017 - Free - Reigniting the city this summer with eclectic sounds and tunes, for the fifth consecutive year is Brookfield’s FIGat7th Downtown Festival! The festival runs every Friday in August at downtown L.A.’ ....

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08/18/2017 to 08/19/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR WITH FIREWORKS

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $29 - $130 - ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin
Thomas Mesa, cello
USC Trojan Marching Band
Dr. Arthur C. Bartner, director ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
The witty Bramwell ....


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06/09/2017 to 09/22/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
WINE TASTING SERIES AT BARNSDALL ART PARK

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 - $35-50 - Barnsdall Art Park’s Wine Tasting Fundraising Series June 9 - Sept 22, 2017
Barnsdall Art Park (4800 Hollywood Blvd.) welcomes Angelenos—21 years and older—to sip wine, picnic and watch the sunset ....


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07/15/2017 to 08/16/2017
SUMMER GROUP SHOW - 80/50, QUIET STORM

749 E Temple St. Los Angeles, 90012 +1 213 935 8331 - Free - 80/50 QUIET STORM
GROUP SHOW
FEATURING NEW AND RECENT WORKS BY: AUSTRIAN ARTIST ANNA-MARIA BOGNER, AND LA BASED ARTISTS KATY ANN GILMORE, ANDY KOLAR, TOM MUESKE, SAMANTHA THOMAS, DEVON TSUNO
STEVE DE ....


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06/05/2017 to 08/18/2017
PERFORMING ARTS THEATRE CAMP

75 N Marengo Ave 6265775922 - Varies by Session; Between $200-$620 - Performing Arts Theatre Camp 2017
June 5-August 18
1-week & 2-week camps! Showbiz Kidz | Ages 3-5 | Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm | Before Care 8-8:45am only! Session A: June 19-30 (2 week) | $360
Session ....


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06/12/2017 to 08/18/2017
THE HELP GROUP'S SUMMER DAY CAMPS, CULVER CITY

4160 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 310-751-1486 - $300-$650 per week. Price varies by camp program. - The Help Group’s summer camps provide a safe and enriching atmosphere for children, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. Our unique day camps create opportun ....

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05/23/2017 to 08/18/2017
FUTURE ALEPPO

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd 3104404500 - FREE - This summer, visit Future Aleppo at the Skirball—an installation about the human capacity for resilience, hope, and perseverance in times of darkness. A four-by-four-foot model, Future Aleppo was cr ....

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08/16/2017 to 08/18/2017
“THIS IS HUNGER” FREE NATIONAL EXHIBIT: A MUST-SEE EXPERIENCE

543 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 310-442-0020 - Free - Come on a compelling journey, one that draws you into the lives of everyday Americans – and deepens your awareness about who struggles with hunger and why. This 45-minute FREE exhibit tells intimate ....

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08/18/2017
FIGFEST | SINKANE

735 South Figueroa Street 2139557170 - FREE - FIGat7th Downtown Festival
Every Friday in August
Plaza Level | FREE & Open to the Public August 4 | Tuxedo
August 11 | Hanni El Khatib
August 18 | Sinkane
August 25 | Quetzal The NY-based band Sinka ....


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08/18/2017
LEVITT PAVILION LOS ANGELES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

W. 6th Street & S. Park View Street, Los Angeles, 90057 - Free - This summer Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles will present 50 free concerts in MacArthur Park (Saturday, June 17-Sunday, September 10). MARIACHI DIVAS | GRAMMY-winning Mariachi
The Mariachi Divas de Cindy ....


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08/18/2017
WEST HOLLYWOOD WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY CELEBRATION

625 N. San Vincente Blvd 323) 848-6823 - FREE - Join the City of West Hollywood for Women’s Equality Day
Friday, August 18, 2017! Women’s Equality Day will celebrate the 97th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in the United States. T ....


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08/18/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: BLACK SUNDAY (LA MASCHERA DEL DEMONIO),& 1960 LISA AND THE DEVIL, 1972

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, August 18 – 7:30 PM MARIO BAVA
Presented by Cinematic Void
Double Feature: BLACK SUNDAY (LA MASCHERA DEL DEMONIO), 1960, Kino Lorber, 87 ....


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08/18/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: 70MM! HOOK, 1991, & BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II, 1989

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members - Friday, August 18 – 7:30 PM 70MM
Double Feature: 70mm! HOOK, 1991, Sony Repertory, 144 min. Dir. Steven Spielberg. Robin Willia ....


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08/18/2017
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET GROOVE BAND WITH HORNS

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. 5624334858 - Free - Award-winning Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Groove Band with Horns playing at the historic California Landmark, The Dome Arclight Entertainment Center in Hollywood. Lineup: Multi-genre, award-winning ....

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08/18/2017
5-4-50 COMEDY

740 N Fairfax 9172257028 - $10 - 5-4-50 Comedy is stand up comedy with five of LA's top comics and the audience decides who goes home with $50! Jenny Yang
Alex Hooper
Ranier Pollard
Heather Pasternak
Ron Josol Hosted by Terry Simpso ....


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08/18/2017
PERFORMANCE - DIRTY VESTIGES

410 Cottage Home Street, Los Angeles, 90012 - FREE admission - NO RSVP neccessary - Concept & performance: Simone Aughterlony & Michael Günzburger Please note: Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. NO RSVP needed. This performance contains nudity, Vie ....

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08/18/2017
WEST DESTINY (DEATHLY WESTERN AT ZOMBIEJOES UNDERGROUND THEATRE)

ZJU Theatre, 4850 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 (818)202-4120 - $15 Cash/MC/Visa/Debit card accepted at door or BUY ONLINE - Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group Celebrates their 25th Silver-Anniversary Season with the Premiere of their Epic-New Wild-West Theatre-Spectacular, "WEST DESTINY". A raucous adventure following ....

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07/08/2017 to 08/19/2017
THE CITYSCAPE SHOW VII

2716 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, 90034 310.838.3685 - Free - George Billis Gallery is pleased to present The Cityscape Show VII, a group show of work by gallery artists and invited guest artists. The exhibition runs from July 8th to August 19th with an opening ....

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08/13/2017 to 08/19/2017
WEEK OF PLAY

1306 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, 90291 - $20 - We are a non profit organization called PLAY. Our main mission is to start a movement to bring more playfulness back to the world! With the rise of technology's influence on our lives, so much less i ....

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08/14/2017 to 08/19/2017
JOHSH LEHRER: MY SHOT - PORTRAITS FROM HAMILTON

831 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038 323.462.2790 - Free - ....

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05/28/2017 to 08/20/2017
MATERIAL AS METAPHOR

5814 Wilshire Boulevard 3239374230 - - This exhibition of fiber sculpture presents eleven contemporary artists from the western United States who generate large-scale fiber forms through experimentation with gravity, process, and mass. Us ....

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07/20/2017 to 08/20/2017
SEQUENCE

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212 310-364-0535 - $30 - Theo has been named Time Magazine’s Luckiest Man Alive. For twenty consecutive years, he has successfully bet double or nothing on the Super Bowl coin toss. And he’s getting ready to risk millions ....

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08/17/2017 to 08/20/2017
MAGICMANIA

555 North Third Street 818-558-7000 - $35 to $110 - An immersive four-day, five performance festival of magic featuring a rotating roster of over 25 world-class, master magicians and outstanding variety acts. Show-stopping feats include amazing sleigh ....

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07/16/2017 to 08/20/2017
GO FOR BROKE NATIONAL EDUCATION CENTER'S "DEFINING COURAGE EXHIBITION"

355 E. 1st Street Suite 200, Los Angeles, 90012 (310)-328-0907 - Varies - The Go for Broke National Education Center’s "Defining Courage Exhibition" is a highly interactive learning center located in the Little Tokyo historic district. The unique exhibition inspires visit ....

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08/18/2017 to 08/20/2017
KCON 2017 LA

1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90015 3239651900 - $15-$25 - Celebrating its sixth anniversary, KCON USA presented by Toyota is the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival, with over 110,000 passionate fans in attendance last year across ....

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08/16/2017 to 08/21/2017
ANN TAYLOR: SECRETS OF STYLE

Ann Taylor, LA, 90001 6467972039 - Free - Ann Taylor: The Secrets of Style Lean a little closer, Ann Taylor wants to share the secrets of style with you. For six days this August, Ann Taylor is giving 40% off everything. That’s not all – i ....

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06/12/2017 to 08/23/2017
THE HELP GROUP'S SUMMER DAY CAMPS, SHERMAN OAKS

13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91401 818-778-7136 - $300-$650 per week. Price varies by camp program. - The Help Group’s summer camps provide a safe and enriching atmosphere for children, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. Our unique day camps create opportun ....

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06/12/2017 to 08/25/2017
SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

2437 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 392-0815 - $535 - SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
* Make A Movie Camp
*Acting and Improv Camp
*Singing Camp for Children & Teens
June - August all camps are Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
***We only allow 12 s ....


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06/19/2017 to 08/25/2017
KIDS ON STAGE SUMMER CAMPS!

2627 Pico Blvd 3103140035 - Varies - Act, sing and dance your way to Broadway this summer with Kids On Stage! Star as your favorite characters from Annie, Shrek or Beauty & the Beast. Come celebrate our 30th year in Santa Monica. For fu ....

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08/18/2017 to 08/25/2017
PLANETARIUM LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL RELEASE

11523 Santa Monica Boulevard, 1st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90025 917-213-0254 - $13 - On August 18th, a brand new film starring Natalie Portman and Lily Rose Depp called PLANETARIUM arrives in theaters. The film is a chilling, mysterious new French and English-language drama that is w ....

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