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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
THURSDAY 08/17/2017
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles



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08/17/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
SIZZLING SUMMER NIGHTS

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 90027 - Free for Autry Members / $12 Nonmembers / $8 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12) - “All that music and dance history blends seamlessly, couples dancing classic salsa moves, others do the cha cha cha, some managing to dance the merengue to everything, and some just free-styling it. ....

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08/17/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
BACKYARD BUSK

801 E. 4th Place. Los Angeles, CA 90013 3106232096 - 15 - Backyard Busk is a grassroots eclectic event that hosts musicians, authors, poets, comedians and artists of all kinds. All performers remain a secret until the night of the event. Entry is free, but ....

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08/17/2017 to 09/14/2017
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
NIKKEI SAMURAI: JAPANESE SWORDS AND THE NISEI VETERAN

355 E. 1st Street Suite 200, Los Angeles, 90012 (310)-328-0907 - Varies - The exhibition explores how second-generation Japanese American soldiers of World War II preserved and exemplified the samurai spirit--not only through the heroism of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team ....

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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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08/17/2017
GERSHWIN UNDER THE STARS

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - $23 - $101 - Artists
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano About This Performance
The ever-charming Tovey leads an all-American program focused on the extraordinary music of Geor ....


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07/06/2017 to 08/17/2017
IT'S ONLY LIPSTICK

13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 - $25 - It’s Only Lipstick is acclaimed actress Claudia DiMartino’s inspiring, heartwarming and hysterical story of surviving the dysfunction of an Italian-American family in Brooklyn to weathering the ins ....

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08/17/2017
DAYME AROCENA

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 - FREE with museum admission - Become immersed in the contemporary Cuban music scene with Daymé Arocena. Showcasing a powerful stage presence, the singer-composer combines Santerian chant, rhythmic complexity, fluid jazz styling, ....

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08/17/2017
THE MOONSHOT SPEAKER SERIES: JIM STUART

13031 West Jefferson Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles, 90094 310-437-2046 - Free - The Moonshot Speaker Series, powered by Inc., presents the founder of Pirch, Jim Stuart. By encouraging customers to cook, shower and experience high-end kitchen and bath appliances at Pirch, Jim rei ....

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08/17/2017
PONTEA (EP RELEASE PARTY) WITH R E L + SANDO

5303 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 - $10 - Los Angeles Electro-Pop songstress, Pontea, will be performing at Federal Bar in NoHo on Thursday, August 17th. Premiering brand new songs from her upcoming debut EP, Unpredictable, out Friday August ....

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08/17/2017
DUBLAB & DUTTY ARTZ PRESENT: DISCOS BARBA AZUL | ELECTRONIC/EXPERIMENTAL 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). Dublab & Dutty Artz present: Discos Barba Azul | electronic/experimen ....

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08/17/2017
SHINE STORYTELLING: "MUSIC"

1211 4th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401 - $12. Discount available for students and seniors. - SHINE performers are tuning up for the show's annual “Music” event on Thursday, August 17 at 7:00pm at the Santa Monica Playhouse. Storytellers and musical artists will share inspiring true tales o ....

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08/17/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: THE WHIP AND THE BODY (LA FRUSTA E IL CORPO), & 1963 BARON BLOOD (GLI ORRORI DEL CASTELLO DI NORIMBERGA), 1972

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323.461.2020 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members - Thursday, August 17 – 7:30 PM MARIO BAVA
Presented by Cinematic Void
Double Feature: THE WHIP AND THE BODY (LA FRUSTA E IL CORPO), 1963, Kino ....


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08/17/2017
70MM! 25TH ANNIVERSARY! BARAKA, 1992

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, August 17 – 7:30 PM 70MM
70mm! 25th Anniversary! BARAKA, 1992, Magidson Films, 96 min. Dir. Ron Fricke. If you have neve ....


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08/17/2017
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND

Corner of Corona Ave and 2nd Street 5624334858 - Free - Award-winning Gregg Young & the 2nd St. Band playing a musical role in this year's Belmont Shore Stroll & Savor. Lineup: Multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young (Guitar), Grammy nominated Kirkwood Coa ....

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08/17/2017
WILLIAMS SONOMA + HESTAN #TITANIUMTOUR WITH CHEF KRIS YENBAMROONG

339 North Beverly Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 (310) 274-9127 - $15 - Together with our friends at Hestan, Williams Sonoma proudly presents our 2017 #titaniumtour. This 10-city tour kicks off in New York City and travels across the United States for its final stop in S ....

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08/17/2017
BUTI GLOW YOGA

550 South Flower, Los Angeles, 90071 (213) 892-8080 - 25$` - The Standard, Downtown LA and Yogis On The Move, LLC welcomes back Buti Glow Yoga with Karen Resulto BUTI Yoga. Join us from 7pm to 9pm for a night of unconventional yoga in a black-light room filled ....

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08/17/2017
THE GLITTER RUN KICKOFF SHOPPING PARTY!

8500 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 90048 310-854-6655 - Free - The Glitter Run Kickoff Shopping Party! Macy’s Beverly Center
Men’s Store
Thursday August 17 at 6p.m. Join Macy's and the Los Angeles LGBT Center for The Glitter Run Kickoff Party! Shine bright in ....


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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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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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08/16/2017 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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