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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
FRIDAY 05/05/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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04/28/2017 to 04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
REPTICON LOS ANGELES REPTILE & EXOTIC ANIMAL SHOW

88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 8632684273 - Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free - Repticon Los Angeles is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes ....

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04/13/2017 to 04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
ABSOLUTE MAD FREEDOM: STUDIO ART THESIS EXHIBITION

24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90263 310-506-4851 - Free Admission - "Absolute Mad Freedom" is the thesis exhibition for all graduating art majors at Pepperdine University. The exhibition will include 12 artists' senior thesis work, ranging from painting and drawing t ....

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04/20/2017 to 04/30/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
16TH ANNUAL DANCE MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL

14304 Summertime Lane, Culver City 90230 323-620-3485 - Free - $15 - Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating da ....

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04/22/2017 to 05/19/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
GO WILD FOR THE PLANET AT LA ZOO FROM EARTH DAY TO ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027 323-644-4200 - $15 - $20 - The Los Angeles Zoo's annual WILD FOR THE PLANET celebration kicks off on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 10 am to 4 pm, and runs through Endangered Species Day on Friday, May 19, 2017, and features a ....

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04/23/2017 to 05/21/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE FOR THE ARTS

Po box 93486 626-578-8500 - $35-45 - This year 's Showcase House is an English Tudor Revival is featuring 9 interior designers and 6 exterior designers from across the region. The house was constructed in 1916. The 7,479 sqft main resid ....

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05/01/2017 to 05/31/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
LA FOOD BOWL

317 S. Broadway - Free - The Los Angeles Times today announced the launch of Food Bowl, an annual month-long festival celebrating the city’s dynamic and influential food scene, taking place throughout the month of May. Cent ....

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04/28/2017 to 04/30/2017
WAGNER’S RING

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Wagner’s Ring
Walt Disney Concert Hall Friday, April 28, 11:00am
Saturday, April 29, 8:00pm
Sunday, April 30, 2:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Philippe Jordan, conductor
Iréne Theorin , sop ....


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03/23/2017 to 04/30/2017
ELEVATOR

8325 Santa Monica Blvd. 323-960-7787 - $40 - Michael Leoni’s celebrated play ELEVATOR returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse in West Hollywood from March 23 – April 30, 2017. When seven strangers—a CEO ....

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03/18/2017 to 04/30/2017
THE GUN

3000 Airport Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 397-3244 - $25 (Students, Guild Members, and Seniors $20) - Ruskin Group Theatre opens their 2017 Season with the World Premiere of Justin Yoffe’s THE GUN. During their second decade of bringing Los Angeles audiences outstanding entertainment, the company co ....

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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
NEWPORT BOAT SHOW

3424 Via Lido, Newport Beach, 92663 - $15 for Adults; Children under 12 FREE; $5 Discount with Military ID - Plan now to join us as we celebrate our 44th year as the premier yacht show in the West. This year’s show will feature the newest vessels to reach the Western United States! Plus, there will be a wh ....

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04/01/2017 to 04/30/2017
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10509 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 818-980-7529 - $28 - During the golden age of American theatre, one man was bold enough to bring the role of Sherlock Holmes to the live stage: William Gillette, an inimitable theatrical force of legendary proportions. P ....

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04/07/2017 to 04/30/2017
TST’S NINTH ANNUAL TEN-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL

6773 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028 - $20 general, $15 Groups (6+), $12 Seniors 65+, $10 Students - Towne Street Theatre, LA’s Premiere African American Theatre Company, presents The 9th Annual TST Ten-Minute Play Festival, at the Stella Adler Theatre, from April 7th – April 30th. The Ten Minute ....

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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES-CINEMA AT THE EDGE

2437 Main St 90405 310 • 392 • 7327  - General mission $12 - FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES-CINEMA AT THE EDGE Buy your tickets today for the Cinema at the Edge Independent Film Festival!! You can find the Program and Ticket sales by clicking here:http://bit.ly/1GB ....

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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL

2437 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 +1 (310) 392-7327 - $12-150 - Housed at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, the CATE Los Angeles Film Festival is nestled in the Frank Gehry designed complex on bustling Main Street in Santa Monica, California. The 5th Annual Cinema ....

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04/26/2017 to 04/30/2017
17TH ANNUAL BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVAL

6925 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA - Tickets starting at $18 - The 17th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival kicks off Opening Night at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on Wednesday, April 26th, with the World Premiere of feature film, “Gun,” starring, written and dir ....

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04/27/2017 to 04/30/2017
CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL

2437 Main St., Santa Monica 90405 310-392-7327 - $12- $150 - Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony with Festival Director Michelle Danner. Celebrate the opening night of CATE 2017 with the the filmmakers who made it all possible. Enjoy great f ....

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04/28/2017 to 04/30/2017
BEYOND THE LINES GALLERY: DOG AND CAT ART SHOW!

2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, 90404 714-369-9869 - free - Beyond The Lines Gallery is proud to present “Dog and Cat Art Show”. The show will be supporting The Rescue Train a local animal Rescue which will be hosting an adoption weekend in the gallery Satu ....

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04/20/2017 to 04/30/2017
THE ATTENTION ROOM

8017 Melrose Ave, Los angeles CA, 90046 - Free - Check out a pop up immersive music exhibit put together for Charlie Puth's new single "Attention", called The Attention Room. We created an LED infinity tunnel designed to replicate the dopamine rele ....

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05/01/2017 to 05/02/2017
BARTÓK CYCLE WITH DUDAMEL & YUJA WANG: PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Bartók Cycle with Dudamel & Yuja Wang: Piano Concerto No. 2
Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday, June 1, 8:00pm
Friday, June 2, 11:00am ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Yuj ....


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04/27/2017 to 05/02/2017
CALARTS FILM/VIDEO SHOWCASE

631 W. 2nd Street Los Angeles 90012 (213) 237-2800 - FREE - CalArts School of Film/Video presents a juried selection of special screenings that feature new short and feature-length films by students in its four programs—a culmination of hard work and dedicat ....

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04/27/2017 to 05/04/2017
THE 33RD LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL

244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 2136804462 - - 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival | April 27 - May 4
Opening night will be at the JACCC in Little Tokyo. Festival will run through THU 05/04, in additional venues in DTLA, Koreatown and We ....


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05/05/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FIRST FRIDAY

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday! Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. NO RSVP REQUIRED. ....

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05/05/2017
ADVANCE LA 2017 CONFERENCE: #CONNECT

15600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90077 818-779-5198 - - The Help Group’s 2017 Advance LA Conference # CONNECT, features nationally prominent experts whose research and practice support young people with autism, learning differences and ADHD in their tran ....

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05/05/2017
OF SOUND MIND AND DEAD BODY

3191 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507 8886432583 - 60 - The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live, interactive murder mystery dinner theater parties in Riverside and surrounding areas throughout the Los Angeles area. Join us for a night ....

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05/05/2017
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND, LATIN STYLE

6360 W. Sunset Blvd. 5624334858 - Free - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band, Latin Style playing at the iconic Historic California Landmark, The Dome Arclight Entertainment Center in Hollywood Smooth Jazz, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, R&B, Reggae ....

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05/05/2017
CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION AT DESCANSO GARDENS

Descanso Drive La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 818.790.3663 - - Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Descanso Gardens
Friday, May 5 Main Lawn at Descanso Gardens 6PM Tickets available now at: descansoorders.com Features a Mexican buffet, live mariachi performance and flo ....


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05/04/2017 to 05/05/2017
LIFE AND CULTURE IN THE GOLDEN CITY

2002 North Main St. 7148263677 - Access to this photo display is free. General Admission is required for access to galleries - Sponsored by the City of Santa Ana and as a part of their annual Artist Grant, join artists, Federico Medina, Fernando Olivares, and other local artists. A retrospective presentation of Santa Ana thr ....

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05/05/2017
CINCO DE MAYO! SUAVECITO AT VINTAGE GALERIA

112 Plaza Dr, West Covina, 91790 626-228-6406 - - Enjoy a shopping spree with the Suavecito and Suavecita mascots at Vintage Galeria at the West Covina Plaza Friday, May 5th as part of the Cinco de Mayo celebration from 3pm-5pm. Greet and photograph ....

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05/05/2017 to 05/06/2017
SCHUBERT SYMPHONIES / MAHLER SONGS 1 & 2

111 S Grand Ave. 3238502000 - - Schubert Symphonies / Mahler Songs
1 & 2 • Wayfarer
Walt Disney Concert Hall Friday, May 5, 8:00pm
Saturday, May 6, 8:00pm ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Michelle DeY ....


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03/18/2017 to 05/06/2017
MAN MADE

1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201 818-548-2051 - Free - MAN MADE Opening Reception: Saturday, March 18, 6-9pm Brand Library & Art Center is pleased to present an exhibition that explores the urban ecology of our built environment through the distinctive a ....

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