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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 12/19/2014
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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DETAILS 12/04/2014 to 01/04/2015
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
NEWPORT BEACH HOLIDAY CRUISES AND CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE OF LIGHTS CRUISES
Special $20 Holiday cruise rates available


309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, 92661 949-675-0551 - - The Granddaddy Of Holiday Events In Southern California. Holiday cruises all month during December to view bay front homes and decorated ships. Dec 17-21 Newport Landing provides cruises that are in ....

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12/19/2014
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE MUSIC CENTER HOLIDAY SING-ALONG

135 North Grand Ave, Los Angeles 90012 - Free - The Music Center Holiday Sing-Along
Friday, December 19, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Music Center Plaza
FREE, tickets required* Bundle up your family and share in the warmth and joy of the holida ....


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12/17/2014 to 12/21/2014
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
106TH ANNUAL NEWPORT BEACH CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE

309 Palm Street, Ste. A Newport Beach, 92661 (949) 729-4400 - FREE - You're invited to celebrate the 106th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, the nation’s longest running lighted holiday boat parade, for five jam-packed nights on December 17-21, 2014. The parade st ....

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11/26/2014 to 01/04/2015
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
DANA POINT ILLUMINOCEAN

34415 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 - Free - WHAT
Like Rockefeller Center in New York or Millennium Park in Chicago, Dana Point is creating waves of excitement in Southern California this holiday season showcasing 40 Nights of Holiday Lights. W ....


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11/28/2014 to 01/04/2015
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
"LA ZOO LIGHTS" ELECTRIFIES W ANIMAL ESCAPADES IN LIGHTS, LASERS, INTERACTIVE DISPLAYS

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 323-644-6042 - $8 - $13 - This holiday season for the very first time, the Los Angeles Zoo changes stripes from a daytime adventure to a dazzling winter wonderland known as "L.A. ZOO LIGHTS", which electrifies guests as it tr ....

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12/05/2014 to 01/04/2015
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
VENICE WINTER WONDERLAND

1800 Oceanfront Walk Venice, CA 90291 310-473-3070 - 0.00 - Dates & Hours of Operation
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 10am-7pm December 5th-January 4th Venice Beach Recreation Center 1800 Oceanfront Walk (just west of Windward Circle) More Information For an ....


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12/15/2014 to 01/04/2015
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
VENICE CANALS HOLIDAY LIGHTS TOUR

1601 Main Street, Venice, 90291 424-999-8687 - 40 - Los Angeles Magazine's "Best Walking Tour" of 2012 and 2013 presents their fourth annual Venice Canals Holiday Lights Tour. Once a year, the Venice Canals sparkle with the reflection of lights. Vinta ....

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11/13/2014 to 01/19/2015
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
HOLIDAY ICE RINK PERSHING SQUARE

532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles 90012 213.624.4289 - $9 per person; one-hour skating session Skate Rental: $3 - A host of free community events make LA’s largest outdoor skating rink the coolest place for the hottest holiday happenings. With DJ Friday nights, skating exhibitions, a Snoopy on Ice Showcase, the ....

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09/02/2014 to 12/19/2014
"PETROCHEMICAL AMERICA"

333 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91791 909-621-8283 - free - "Petrochemical America"
The Pomona College Museum of Art presents the traveling exhibition Petrochemical America. Organized by Aperture Foundation, Petrochemical America represents a unique collabora ....


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09/02/2014 to 12/19/2014
"PROJECT SERIES 49: SAM FALLS"

333 North College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711 909-621-8283 - free - In “Project Series 49,” artist Sam Falls will present a new site-specific installation investigating the complex nature of reality and the mutability of perception. ....

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09/02/2014 to 12/19/2014
"ALLIED AGAINST AIDS: SUE COE'S AIDS PORTFOLIO"

333 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711 909-621-8283 - free - This exhibition, drawn from the permanent collection of the Pomona College Museum of Art, showcases the work of “graphic witness” Sue Coe. ....

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09/02/2014 to 12/19/2014
PETROCHEMICAL AMERICA: PROJECT ROOM

330 N. College Avenue, Claremont 91711 909-621-8283 - no charge - Petrochemical America represents a unique collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach, one of the most influential and prolific photographic artists of his generation, and landscape architect ....

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09/19/2014 to 12/19/2014
VESTED INTEREST PERFORMANCE - LIVE JAZZ

717 South San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91776 - Free - Vested Interest performs jazz standards during dinner at Cheers Bar and Grill in San Gabriel from 5:30-8:30 PM every Friday. ....

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12/19/2014
THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA CHRISTMAS SHOW

12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739 909.477.2752 - Tickets for Gold Level seating are priced at $40.00 for General, $38.00 for Seniors. Tickets for Silver Level seating are priced at $32.00 for General and Seniors and are available online at www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com or through the Box Office at 909.477.2752. - Gospel music legends, Blind Boys of Alabama, make their Lewis Family Playhouse debut in a roof-raising musical like no other – The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show. The Blind Boys of Alabama hav ....

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10/17/2014 to 12/19/2014
TWISTERED! THE WICKEDLY RIDICULOUS WIZARD OF OZ

6560 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90028 323-464-8542 - $10 - A twister hits the classic tale for a fast-paced, ridiculous retelling by only six actors and tons of audience participation! Come by Second City Hollywood every Friday night at 8pm to see what this ....

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12/19/2014
HOLIDAY ORGAN SPECTACULAR

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Holiday Organ Spectacular
Walt Disney Concert Hall Friday December 19, 8:00 pm Artists
David Higgs, organ
Lisa Thelen, soprano Program
(TBD) About This Performance
The beauty and majesty of the Walt ....


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11/21/2014 to 12/19/2014
ASTROGLYDE 2014

ZJU Theatre, 4850 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 (818) 202 - 4120 - $15 Cash/MC/Visa/Debit card accepted at door - Zombie Joe’s Underground’s annual holiday production of all-new, all-too-human theatrical journeys confronting truth, terror and titillation! Written and Performed by Abel Horwitz, Lara Fisher, Mar ....

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12/19/2014
"IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE" AT THE COLONY THEATRE IN BURBANK!

555 N. Third St., Burbank, CA 91502 818-558-7000 ext. 15 - $20.00 - The Colony Theatre is screening "It's A Wonderful Life" on FRIDAY DECEMBER 19! Enjoy complimentary wine and popcorn at a pre-reception starting at 7pm. Screening begins at 8pm. Tickets: $20 and inclu ....

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12/19/2014
DOUBLE ACTION FEATURE: BRING IT DOWN / SCREW IT! LET'S JUST SING

7657 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046 626-282-7625 - Per show: $15 General / $20 VIP (vs. At the door: $20 General / $25 VIP) Purchase both shows now for a special package price: $25 General / $30 VIP (VIP ticket includes free drink and priority seating.) - Come join us on FRIDAY, 12.19.14 for a night of action-filled entertainment presented by A2Stars Productions! 8:00PM
BRING IT DOWN: Dance Show
Featuring the hottest Asian-American dancers around LA, ....


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12/19/2014
FIGAT7TH HOLIDAY SESSIONS : SUBSUELO

735 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, 90017 - FREE - Enjoy free weekly concerts featuring bands and singer-songwriters performing original music at FIGat7th Holiday Sessions at TASTE. Shop, nosh, meet friends and toast drink specials this December at F ....

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12/19/2014
SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT, 1984 & CHRISTMAS EVIL (AKA YOU BETTER WATCH OUT), 1980

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, December 19 – 7:30 PM HO! HO! HELL! Presented by Beyond Fest and Death Waltz Recording Co.: 30th Anniversary! SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT, 1984, ....

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12/19/2014
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 1946

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, December 19 – 7:30 PM HOLIDAY SPIRIT
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 1946, Paramount, 130 min. Director Frank Capra’s inspiring classic balances pathos ....


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12/19/2014
CELEBRITY SILHOUETTE ARTIST KARL JOHNSON @ PEEK KIDS!

1015 Montana Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90403 (310) 434-9700 - $25 for Original Silhouette - Third Generation Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson will be at Peek Kids on Friday December 19th to create hand cut silhouettes. Each one is cut freehand and takes just minutes. All ages are welcome incl ....

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12/19/2014
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET “C” JAZZ BAND, HOLIDAY STYLE

6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 - FREE - Who: Gregg Young & the 2nd Street “C” Jazz Band, Holiday Style
- Shore Records Recording Artist
- Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year, LA Music Awards
- Best of Jazz Nominee -1st Annual Hollywood Music ....


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12/19/2014
HOLIDAY NETWORKING BREAKFAST

2101 N Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504 8188461070 - $5 - Coming up Friday, the 19th: Holiday Networking Event, which includes breakfast at 8:00 AM. We provide business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals a venue to promote their business, acquire new p ....

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11/08/2014 to 12/20/2014
BRYAN IDA: REMNANTS

2716 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 90034 310-838-3685 - free - New work by Los Angeles Painter Bryan Ida presenting a series of abstracted cityscapes that embody the feeling of location and identity. ....

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11/08/2014 to 12/20/2014
KATHY HALPER: EPIC PARTY

2716 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 90034 310-838-3685 - free - Hand embroideries that explore social media, youth culture and changes in language and privacy, as seen through a mother’s eyes. ....

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11/08/2014 to 12/20/2014
TOM GREGG: NEW PAINTINGS

2716 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 90034 310-838-3685 - free - Tom Gregg's paintings are subtle observations of still lifes creating contemplative moments that exist outside the rush of the everyday. ....

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11/01/2014 to 12/20/2014
ART UNITES 8: AN ECLECTIC MIX OF ART AND ARTISTS’ WORKS

5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 - FREE - Located in the heart of the famed NoHo Arts District, Gallery 800 showcases guild members’ personal art in a series of shows throughout the year. In keeping with the spirit of “Art Unites,” Galler ....

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11/15/2014 to 12/20/2014
WISH LIST OPENING RECEPTION

3126 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 90057 - 0 - Curated by Jason Ostro
November 15 – December 20, 2014
Artists Reception: Saturday, November 15 and December 13, 2014, 7 pm - 11 pm The Gabba Gallery presents Wishlist 2014, the second annual exhibi ....


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