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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
SUNDAY 08/20/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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08/20/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
CITYRACE SECRETS OF OLD VENTURA

651 E. Thompson Blvd. Ventura CA 93001 - $40.00 - Secrets of Old Ventura
Uncover fun facts and hidden secrets in this fun-filled CityRace hunt
In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players solve fun & challenging clues leading them on a ....


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08/20/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
PLUM FESTIVAL

7561 Center Ave., #49 7148958020 - Free - Old World's Plum Festival originated in Huntington Beach in 1995 in honor of our Grandmother, Elly Schwarzer, who would bake a delicious “pflaumenkuchen” (plum cake) for my mother Dolores' birthday ....

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08/20/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
THE ANNUAL WHITE PARTY
$5 off use promo code EYESPY5


1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, 90401 - $30 - $45 - With over 300 guests last year, our 2nd annual White Party is sure to be a hit. Wear all white and celebrate the end of summer the only way LA knows how, at “the best kept secret in LA” (LA Times)! ....

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08/20/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
KX FESTIVAL | KORE-ANGELINO 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). KX Festival | Kore-Angelino
Kore-Angelino music, food and cultural e ....


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07/09/2017 to 08/27/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SUMMER PICNIC CONCERT TOUR

4702 N. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, 90042 - Free - We are excited to present to you the
Summer Picnic Concert Tour! Join us for live music and Food Trucks. "We'll bring the music. You Bring the Picnic."
Brasil Brasil ft. The Eutectic Band
July 9th ....


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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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08/05/2017 to 08/19/2017
SISTER ACT

3330 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE · TORRANCE, 90503 310-781-7171 - $35 - The play is based on the 1992 film of the same name, Sister Act which tells the story of aspiring disco lounge singer and diva, Deloris Van Cartier, who is struggling to work her way to the top in 19 ....

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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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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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08/20/2017
SMOOTH SUMMER JAZZ

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $28 - $61 - ARTISTS
Dave Koz & Friends
Ohio Players
EPK with Euge Groove, Peter White & Keiko Matsui
Morgan James ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
From the classic smooth jazz of Dave Koz to the funky sounds of the Ohio P ....


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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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08/20/2017
LA HAIR EXPO
$5 Off Admission (Excludes Early Bird and Hair Walk Entry Fee) - use promo code: YAY5CV


1282 OAK STREET, LOS ANGELES 90015 (213)745-5574 - $25-$75 - LA HAIR EXPO is an industry event, featuring education, networking, meet-and-greets, Hair Art celebration, and more. With some friendly competition sprinkled into the mix, the LA HAIR EXPO is all abo ....

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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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08/19/2017 to 08/20/2017
THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE

3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles 90068 323-851-7977 - Advance reservations online: $25. Students and seniors $20. At the door: $30. Students and seniors $25. $5 per ticket discount for groups of five or more. - In “THE FACE, Behind The Face, behind the face,” a performing artist confronts the ups and downs and struggles of his life and career and is led to the conclusion that his voice and his music are t ....

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08/20/2017
THE MAD AUGUST ALOHA SHOW BY THE MADJACKRATS

5112 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood Ca 91604 - 15-20$ - LPNSImprov’s troupeThe MaD JaCKRaTS will entertain you with 90 minutes of unique improv comedy! Each of the three segments is kicked off by an audience suggestion that turns into a complete story cr ....

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08/20/2017
TIT FOR TAT WITH WYATT & WYATT

1323-A 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - $10 - Wyatt Gray and Wyatt Cote are two LA stand-up comedians that may share the same name but have totally opposite personalities. One is polite and proper, the other is brash and bombastic. One wears sui ....

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08/20/2017
DREW LYNCH, AMIR K – COOL BEANS COMEDY 8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW!

24 N Mentor Avenue, Pasadena, 91106 (626) 344-9519 - Free Admission - Cool Beans Comedy featuring: Drew Lynch (America’s Got Talent)
Amir K (MADtv)
Very Special Guest Every audience member receives jelly beans, and has the chance to win prizes, such as Warner Bros. VI ....


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08/20/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: BLACK SABBATH (TRE VOLTI DELLA PAURA), 1963, & KILL, BABY…KILL! (OPERAZIONE PAURA), 1966

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Sunday, August 20 – 7:30 PM MARIO BAVA
Presented by Cinematic Void
Double Feature: BLACK SABBATH (TRE VOLTI DELLA PAURA), 1963, Kino Lorber, 92 min. ....


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08/20/2017
FAMILY MATINEE: 70MM! E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, 1982

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. - Sunday, August 20 – 2:00 PM 70MM
Family Matinee: 70mm! E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, 1982, Universal, 120 min. Arguably direct ....


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08/20/2017
70MM! ALWAYS, 1989

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. - Sunday, August 20 – 7:30 PM 70MM
70mm! ALWAYS, 1989, Universal, 122 min. Based on the WWII drama A GUY NAMED JOE, this moving ....


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08/20/2017
MIND + BODY + PLANT: AN AFTERNOON OF YOGA, MASSAGE THERAPY, & CANNABIS

8th St, Los Angeles, 90014 - $19- $29 - mind + body + plant is a health, wellness, and consciousness experience involving the use and understanding of cannabis. Learn about the uses of the plant from a holistic perspective. The event will ....

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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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08/20/2017
FESTIVAL OF LIVING ART (ONLY 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 - The World's Greatest Works of Art ... Come ALIVE before your very eyes! Celebrating the tradition of Laguna Beach's annual PAGEANT OF THE MASTERS, Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group is proud to r ....

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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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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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07/28/2017 to 08/27/2017
BALL YARDS

7456 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles 90036 323-960-7738 - $25. Preview on July 28, $15. - A Los Angeles Dodgers game is broadcast by a blithely detached announcer during the onset of nuclear winter. The Grand Kleagle of the Ku Klux Klan prefers to learn golf fully hooded and robed. All-Am ....

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07/01/2017 to 08/27/2017
JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $10-$36 - A powerful and bold theatrical experience that was an overwhelming success off-Broadway, this revue of Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel’s songs pays tribute to his unique genius. Naughty, funn ....

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07/14/2017 to 08/27/2017
THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - :$35. Seniors (65+) $32. Youth (to age 21) $25. - At the 1958 Springfield High School prom, we mmet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy, the Marvelous Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. As we learn abou ....

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07/08/2017 to 08/27/2017
THE MARRIAGE ZONE

11246 Magnolia Bd., North Hollywood 91601 323-960-7784 - $40 - Cal and Beth are selling their home. They’re visited by Skip and Ellie, an engaged couple, very much in love who are eager to buy their first home. They’re joined by Mike and Liz, apparently a coup ....

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