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THINGS TO DO IN L.A.
WEDNESDAY 08/28/2019
Festivals, Concerts, Entertainment, Activities, and Other Events in Los Angeles




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DETAILS 06/28/2019 to 09/15/2019 (FEATURED EVENT)
LOUIS VUITTON X EXHIBITION

468 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 3108559595 - Free - Louis Vuitton will soon stage an exhibit exploring the house’s 160-year history of collaborations. Titled Louis Vuitton X, the show will feature over 180 items from the brand’s archives, including ....

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08/11/2019 to 09/30/2019
(RECOMMENDED EVENT)
DOWNTOWN SANTA MONICA COMES ALIVE WITH FREE DAILY COMMUNITY EVENTS BEGINNING AUGUST 11

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - FREE - Celebrate the last days of Summer with free salsa classes, outdoor comedy shows, live music or some quality time lounging in new outdoor seating options on Third Street Promenade in Downtown Santa Mo ....

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06/15/2019 to 08/24/2019
SUMMER EXHIBITIONS AT TORRANCE ART MUSEUM

3320 Civic Center Drive 310-618-6388 - 0 - Torrance Art Museum (TAM) presents a bold summer exhibition exploring the intersection between art and warfare, enlisting 17 artists who reflect a world of increased military engagement across the gl ....

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06/15/2019 to 08/24/2019
SUMMER EXHIBITIONS AT TORRANCE ART MUSEUM

3320 Civic Center Drive 310-618-6388 - 0 - Torrance Art Museum (TAM) presents a bold summer exhibition exploring the intersection between art and warfare, enlisting 17 artists who reflect a world of increased military engagement across the gl ....

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06/29/2019 to 08/24/2019
VERNACULAR ENVIRONMENTS, PART 3

2754 South La Cienega Boulevard 3235250053 - - Edward Cella Art & Architecture presents Vernacular Environments, Part 3, the third of an annual exhibition that explores a diversity of tensions between the figure and the environment and asks, what ....

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08/24/2019
OLD PASADENA 80S DANCE PARTY IN THE ALLEY

104 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, 91105 626.356.9725 - Free - The '80s return on Wednesday, August 28 with Old Pasadena's '80s Dance Party on the Alley! From 6:00-8:30pm, Old Pasadena revisits the decade of new wave, synthpop, and early hip-hop with a free, ope ....

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07/24/2019 to 08/25/2019
FIRE FOR EFFECT: JOURNEY OF THE 522ND FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION

355 E. 1st Street 3103280907 - Pay As You Wish - FIRE FOR EFFECT chronicles the valiant advances through Italy, France, and Germany made by the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion as a part of the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II. ....

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08/16/2019 to 08/25/2019
GENDER-BLIND PRODUCTION OF ASSASSINS

403 W. Hillcrest Dr. Thousand Oaks, 91360 (805) 381-2747 - $20 - "Everybody's Got the Right" to their dream role in this gender-blind production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins. Assassins will soon bring the infamous historical figures back to life this August. Th ....

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08/28/2019
THE ROOTS | CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE BIG BAND

2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068 323-850-2000 - 25-250 - Artists
The Roots
Christian McBride Big Band About This Performance
The legendary Roots crew are one of the most vibrant and versatile hip-hop groups of all time, legendary for their instrumental pro ....


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07/17/2019 to 08/28/2019
PACIFIC CITY FOR SUMMER MOVIE NIGHTS AT THE SURF THEATER

21010 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 (714) 930-2345 - Free - Join us at Pacific City for Summer Movie Nights at the Surf Theater! Grab your beach chair and blankets and join us Wednesday nights at 7pm. Plus don’t forget to swing by one of our tasty restaurant ....

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06/17/2019 to 08/30/2019
SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS & TEENS

2437 Main Street 3103920815 - $545 - ACTING CLASSES FOR KIDS IN LA AND SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS Filmmaking & Acting Camp
Ages 13 - 17 years Shoot, act in, and edit your own film while discovering how movies are made. Learn th ....


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08/06/2019 to 08/30/2019
HOUSE OF LUCIE OPEN CALL FALL GROUP SHOW IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANON

1318 E 7th St #140, Los Angeles, CA 90021 - free - The Lucie Foundation is pleased to announce the Open Call Fall Group Show in partnership with Canon. Photographers can submit images to be exhibited at the House of Lucie gallery at ROW DTLA for the ....

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04/11/2019 to 09/01/2019
BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF KWAME BRATHWAITE

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - - See the iconic images that amplified one of the most influential cultural movements of the 1960s: “Black Is Beautiful.” Featuring over forty photographs of black women and men with natural hair and ....

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05/24/2019 to 09/02/2019
TACOTOPIA - A LOS ANGELES EVENT

1254 3rd St, Santa Monica, 90401 (310) 920-9000 - $30 - Tacotopia is a larger than life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and Taco Festival all rolled up into a funky, Tacotastic, immersive exhibit. The imaginative experie ....

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08/01/2019 to 09/02/2019
JANET ECHELMAN’S FLOATING AERIAL SCULPTURE

9400 S Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills CA, 90210 - free - Experience a breathtaking and colorful installation above North Santa Monica Boulevard by artist Janet Echelman. Echleman’s sculptures have garnered attention worldwide for their uniqueness and gran ....

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08/30/2019 to 09/08/2019
LIMITED RUN OF SAM SHEPARD’S ‘FOOL FOR LOVE’ OPENS AT THE BROADWATER AUGUST 30TH

6320 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 - $20 - Set against the stark, dreamy backdrop of the Mojave desert in the early 80s, Shepard’s Fool for Love unfurls the restless, magnetic romance between Eddie and May. Relentless, candid; we are witness ....

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08/30/2019 to 09/08/2019
LIMITED RUN OF SAM SHEPARD’S ‘FOOL FOR LOVE’ OPENS AT THE BROADWATER AUGUST 30TH

6320 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 2609019136 - $20 - Description
Set against the stark, dreamy backdrop of the Mojave desert in the early 80s, Shepard’s Fool for Love unfurls the restless, magnetic romance between Eddie and May. Relentless, candid; we ....


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06/30/2019 to 09/15/2019
THE WINTER OFFICE: NON-PERFECT DWELLING

Armory Center for the Arts 145 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103 - Free - The Winter Office, an artistic and professional work group of artists, curators, architects, designers, and social scientists with ties to Copenhagen, Denmark, presents new works that engage the chal ....

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07/17/2019 to 09/25/2019
SIT BACK AND RELAX THIS SUMMER WITH LIVE MUSIC ON THE PLAZA AT LBX!

4069 N Lakewood Blvd, Long Beach, 90808 949-760-9150 - Free - Live Music on the Plaza at LBX Family, friends, and good music make for a perfect summer evening at Long Beach Exchange! Every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., LBX will host its summer concert ....

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07/31/2019 to 09/29/2019
FEFU AND HER FRIENDS

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $32-$37 - In this splendidly surreal comedy-drama, performed in multiple spaces in the Odyssey complex, a group of eight women gathers at the country home of the brilliant and eccentric Fefu to plan an event f ....

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07/17/2019 to 10/06/2019
BAKERU: TRANSFORMING SPIRITS

6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 - Free - JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles is pleased to present the world debut of “BAKERU: Transforming Spirits,” a complimentary exhibition inviting visitors to step into the supernatural world of Japanese folk tr ....

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08/10/2019 to 10/06/2019
GO LITTLE TOKYO FOR SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON AND FOODIE ADVENTURES

335 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 9493025233 - FREE - Go Little Tokyo is home to unforgettable annual cultural festivals, a jam-packed foodie haven, unique Japanese goods stores, and so much more! Admire traditional kazari decorations at this year’s Ta ....

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07/24/2019 to 10/13/2019
CALLED TO SERVE: JAPANESE AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE US MILITARY DURING WWII

355 E. 1st Street 3103280907 - Pay As You Wish - CALLED TO SERVE tells the story of the courageous Japanese American women who served in the United States Military during World War II. As nurses, translators, medical technicians, clerks, and more, ....

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06/29/2019 to 10/19/2019
CALIFORNIA'S ROUTE 66: HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

1350 Seventh Street 3103952290 - Varies - Santa Monica History Museum is excited to announce the opening of their new exhibition, “California’s Route 66: Hiding in Plain Sight.” The exhibition will run June 29 through October 19 at the mu ....

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03/26/2019 to 11/30/2019
20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL AT BAYSIDE RESTAURANT

900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 92660 949-721-1222 - $20 - Bayside Restaurant is celebrating 20 years of business, and we invite you to join the celebration! As a thank you for your support, Bayside is offering a special anniversary menu running until the en ....

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03/26/2019 to 11/30/2019
20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL AT BAYSIDE RESTAURANT

900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 92660 949-721-1222 - $20 - Bayside Restaurant is celebrating 20 years of business, and we invite you to join the celebration! As a thank you for your support, Bayside is offering a special anniversary menu running until the en ....

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07/08/2019 to 12/01/2019
MAKER’S MESS POP UP AT ROW DTLA

777 Alameda St Los Angeles 90021 - - ROW DTLA welcomes Makers Mess, a creative art studio offering art and design classes for kids and adults. During the six-month pop up, Angelenos can enjoy engaging workshops, events, camps, and more ....

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02/13/2019 to 12/31/2019
BIRDS OF MADRONA

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Bob Shanman leads this exciting tour of the South Bay as you discover new hot birding spots. All levels of bird knowledge welcome. ....

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03/31/2019 to 01/05/2020
INDIAN COUNTRY: THE ART OF DAVID BRADLEY

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - For the past three decades, David Bradley (Minnesota Chippewa, born 1954) has been a recognized voice from Indian Country, confronting through his art questions of identity, self-determination, and s ....

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05/19/2019 to 01/05/2020
COYOTE LEAVES THE RES: THE ART OF HARRY FONSECA

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of movin ....

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