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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 02/23/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



TELL YOUR FRIENDS



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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02/14/2017 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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02/23/2017
ALOUD ECCENTRIC EMBODIMENT: TALES AND TRUTHS

630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 - - The eccentric fictional worlds of authors Valeria Luiselli and Guadalupe Nettel come alive on the ALOUD stage as these two leading voices in contemporary Mexican literature meet to share recent work. ....

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02/23/2017
NOOR'S EXCLUSIVE BRIDAL SHOW SPONSORED BY THE KNOT

300 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, 91101 - $0 - Complimentary Tickets Avilable On Our Website - Reserve your complimentary tickets for Noor's Exclusive Bridal Show Sponsored by The Knot. Join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music and much more! Many of California's top wedding vendors wi ....

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02/23/2017
ALEX FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS WHITE HEAT (1949) WARNER BROS. - STARRING JAMES CAGNEY

216 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203 (818) 243-2539 - $12.50-16.00 - Alex Film Society Presents
WHITE HEAT (1949)
WARNER BROS. - STARRING JAMES CAGNEY Location: Alex Theatre
216 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203 Date and Time: Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:30 PM
Prici ....


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02/23/2017
MEET THE AUTHOR: MAPLE LAM

1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 626-300-0777 - freee - The Friends of Crowell Public Library’s Meet the Author! series
continues on Thursday, February 23 at 7:00 pm with Maple Lam who will speak about her children’s picture book, My Little Sister and ....


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02/23/2017
ALEX FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS WHITE HEAT (1949) WARNER BROS. - STARRING JAMES CAGNEY

216 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91206 818.243.2539 - $12.50-16.00 - The intense character study of criminal insanity in Raoul Walsh’s WHITE HEAT (1949) is most likely the greatest Cagney performance that has endured the test of time in Warner’s gangster genre. Cagn ....

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02/23/2017
TELL YOUR FRIENDS! COMEDY! WITH JEN KIRKMAN! LAURIE KILMARTIN! MORE!

7522 Sunset Blvd. 9176012984 - $10 - ONE NIGHT ONLY IN HOLLYWOOD: Tell Your Friends!, the legendary NYC comedy show that spawned the classic "Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Oi5xA21SPk) LIAM McENE ....

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02/23/2017
AMPING IT UP: SOUND DESIGN IN CINEMA, 180 MIN

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $25 General, $20 Student/Senior, $16 Member. - Thursday, February 23 – 7:30 PM FILMMAKING SEMINAR
AMPING IT UP: SOUND DESIGN IN CINEMA, 180 min. In our image-obsessed society, sound design in cinema has been reduced ....


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02/23/2017
SALOME, 1953

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, February 23 – 7:30 PM BIBLICAL EPIC
Presented by the American Cinematheque and L.A. Opera
SALOME, 1953, Sony Repertory, 103 min. Dir. William D ....


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02/16/2017 to 02/23/2017
THURSDAY NIGHT CERAMICS

4469 Chevy Chase Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, 91011 818-790-4353 - $186 - Our ceramics studio is one of a kind. Class curriculum includes hand-building, slipwork, throwing, and glazing. There is no experience necessary or required, join us and get your hands dirty and have ....

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02/23/2017
FUN HOME STUDENT MEET-UP AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE

135 North Grand Avenue 213-972-7587 - $20 - Student Meet-Up at the Ahmanson Theatre
A Preshow Engagement and Performance of Fun Home – Just for Students!* See the musical “Fun Home” play games, enjoy snacks, and get the VIP treatment - all ....


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02/23/2017
JEAN BURDEN POETRY READING AT CAL STATE LA

5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032 (323) 343-4140 - Free to the public. - Joy Harjo, an award-winning poet and musician, will present the Jean Burden Poetry Reading at Cal State LA on Thursday, Feb. 23. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for a reception and seating. The reading ....

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02/23/2017
8TH ANNUAL EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH & HOPE AWARD IN LOS ANGELES

2701 N Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90049 - - The 8th Annual Experience, Strength & Hope Award, sponsored by Writers In Treatment, an organization that supports recovery and the arts. The Experience, Strength & Hope Award is given in recognition ....

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02/23/2017
LA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA’S WESTSIDE CONNECTIONS SPOTLIGHTS MUSIC: THE MIRROR OF TIME

3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404 213-622-7001 - $56.00 - Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s Westside Connections series 2017, curated by Concertmaster Margaret Batjer, spotlights Music: The Mirror of Time on Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:30 pm, at Santa Mon ....

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02/23/2017
8TH ANNUAL EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH & HOPE AWARD

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90049 - $100.00 - The 8th Annual Experience, Strength & Hope Award, sponsored by Writers In Treatment, an organization that supports recovery and the arts. The Experience, Strength & Hope Award is given in recognition ....

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02/23/2017 to 02/24/2017
TY DOLLA SIGN @ OHM NIGHTCLUB 18+ W/ SPECIAL GUESTS

6801 Hollywood Blvd 3106510599 - $20 - The 2017 Campaign is in full swing! Hip Hop Superstar **** TY DOLLA SIGN **** inside OHM Nightclub along with Special Guests Thursday Feburary 23rd 2017 6801 Hollywood Blvd - 4th Level 18+ 9pm - 230a ....

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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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DETAILS 02/02/2017 to 02/25/2017 (FEATURED EVENT)
LANDSCAPES

577 S. Coast Highway A-1 Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949-667-1803 - FREE - Please join us Thursday February 2 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm for Las Laguna Galleries exhibition titled: Landscapes
Exhibition Runs February 2 to 25, 2017 This exhibition explores outdoor scenery, geogra ....


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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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02/14/2017 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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