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There’s a lot of art happening everyday in Los Angeles. During Carmageddon II, we partnered with Experience LA to provide 247 listings for arts and cultural events that took place on September 29 & 30, 2012. Now, with ARTmageddon behind us, we want you to continue enjoying art at Los Angeles’ major institutions, as well as dig a bit deeper and discover the hidden gems located just around the corner from where you live.

 

Here’s a list of sites that can help you find art near you:

 

Arts District LA

CARS

City of Culver City

City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs

City of Santa Monica

City of West Hollywood

Dance Resource Center of Greater LA

Downtown BID

Experience LA

ForYourArt

LA Stage Alliance

NoHoArts District

Performing Arts Live

Thomas Hampton Reviews

 

 

Below you can search the archives by neighborhood for the wealth of events that took place during ARTmageddon weekend.

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South Bay / LAX Area

  • OPEN RODA

    September 30, 2012, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    CAPOEIRA ANGOLA CENTER OF LOS ANGELES

    3201 West 54th St., Los Angeles, 90043

    Capoeira Angola Center of Los Angeles invites All capoeiristas to play in our weekly roda:   Our weekly rodas are open to all and are held every Sunday from 3 pm to 6 pm.  Play capoeira, p...

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  • Noises Off!

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Norris Theatre

    27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274

    Often called one of the funniest farces ever written, Michael Frayn’s Tony award-winning play, Noises Off, depicts the hilarious onstage and backstage antics of a fifth-rate acting troupe rehea...

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  • Juried All-Media & Small Treasues Exhibitions

    August 31, 2012 - October 7, 2012, Galleries are open Mondays through Saturdays 10am - 4pm and Sundays 1-4pm. Closed September 3 in observance of the holiday.

    Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education

    550 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 261, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274

    TWO JURIED EXHIBITIONS HIGHLIGHT
    PALOS VERDES ART CENTER CALENDAR

    The Palos Verdes Art Centers late summer exhibitions 2012 Juried All-Media and Small Treasuresinclude art to please any tast...

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  • Shore Fishing Class at Dockweiler Beach - FREE

    September 29, 2012, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Dockweiler Youth Center

    12505 Vista del Mar, Los Angeles, 90293

    Come enjoy a beautiful morning of fishing from the shores of Dockweiler Beach!

    The Dept. of Beaches & Harbors is offering a FREE introductory shore fishing class. Fishing poles and bait wil...

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  • The Hub

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Beacon Arts Building

    808 N. La Brea Ave., Massenburg Studio #100, Inglewood, 90302

    Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA) cordially invites you to

    The Hub, a monthly event engaging and celebrating Inglewoods creative power

    Sunday, September 30, 2012, 2-4pm

    Mi...

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  • Fall in Love with Rogue Machine

    September 29, 2012, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Rogue Machine

    5041 Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, 90019

    Tony nominated Winnie Holzman, Craig Pospisil, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (an inspiration to Edgar Allan Poe and Emily Dickinson, How Do I Love Thee?), and some of todays most recognizable ...

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  • References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Loyola Marymount University

    1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045

    Loyola Marymount University is very proud to present a production of Oscar nominee Jose Riveras References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot directed by respected local theatre artist Edgar Landa. The sho...

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Hollywood

  • Gold Rush!

    September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Autry National Center

    4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027

    Get your hands dirty and join in the rush for gold at the Autry! This ongoing program allows visitors to discover the myths and realities of the various American gold rushes by investigating the indiv...

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  • Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show @ The Laugh Factory!

    September 30, 2012, 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

    The Laugh Factory!

    8001 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, 90028

    Chocolate Sundaes is hosted every Sunday night at the Laugh Factory by The star of "The Tony Rock Project" on my network TV... Mr. TONY ROCK!

    AND

    A comedian, were SURE, youve seen before o...

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  • IRIS from Cirque du Soleil

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Dolby Theatre

    6801 Hollywood Blvd # 180, Los Angeles, 90028

    Cirque du Soleil invites you to be front and center at IRIS exclusively at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. With jaw dropping acrobatics, dance, projections and live music by Oscar...

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  • Melrose Trading Post - Community Market

    September 30, 2012, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Melrose Trading Post

    7850 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, 90046

    Starting June 3rd 2012 - The Melrose Trading Post Presents: FREE Sunday Funday Community Events! 1st Sundays of the Month - Crystal Experience Events! 2nd Sunday of June - Artist Kii Arens to sig...

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  • 2Daddies Radio

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    dublab

    dublab.com, Los Angeles

    2Daddies Radio is a weekly excursion hosted by Suzanne Kraft. Each show’s style differs each week based on special guests and the hosts mood and is always a treat.

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  • "Claire Falkenstein: An Expansive Universe" - EXTENDED

    Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

    357 N. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, 90036

    Critically celebrated solo exhibition: "Claire Falkenstein: An Expansive Universe" has now been extended through to October 27, 2012. The exhibition is a significant contribution by the gallery to com...

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  • Totally 80s Hollywood Bowl

    September 29, 2012, 12/30/1899 7:00:00 PM

    Hollywood Bowl

    2301 N. Highland Avenue, Hollywood, 90078

    The Go-Go"s
    The Psychedelic Furs
    The Motels
    Bow Wow Wow

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  • Wilco

    September 30, 2012, 12/30/1899 7:00:00 PM

    Hollywood Bowl

    2301 N. Highland Avenue, Hollywood, 90078

    Wilco

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  • Concierto Fiesta Mexicana X

    September 29, 2012, 7:00 PM

    Ford Theatres

    2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, 90068

    Los Angeles Mexican heritage is alive and well as Star Entertainment celebrates the 10th anniversary of their signature concert, Fiesta Mexicana! The sensational Mariachi Los Reyes, led by Jorge Alvar...

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  • Pavlo and Band... An Evening of Mediterranean Guitar

    September 30, 2012, 7:00 PM

    Ford Amphitheatre

    2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles, 90068

    "Master Showman" & "Lord of the Strings" Pavlo & his band will bring their modern yet nostalgic music to the Ford Amphitheatre. Pavlo is a "MUST SEE" performer....dont miss out!!!

    Bring yo...

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  • Xanadu

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    The MET Theatre

    1089 N. Oxford Ave., Los Angeles, 90029

    Fall head over heels in love with a rollicking Broadway parody starring Greek goddesses on roller skates. DOMA Theatre Company goes retro with Xanadu, the musical based on the 1980 cult film. In this ...

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  • Sizzle This Summer at IRIS!

    August 10, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Dolby Theatre

    6801 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028, Los Angeles, 90028

    For a limited time only, purchase a four-pack of tickets for as low as $199!*

    Grab your friends and family and turn up the heat in Hollywood this summer at IRIS from Cirque du Soleil, exclu...

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  • The World Goes 'Round

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    The Crossley Theater

    1760 N. Gower St, Los Angeles, 90028

    Actors Co-op kicks off its 21st Season with the Kander & Ebb musical revue, THE WORLD GOES ROUND.

    Filled with humor, romance and passion, THE WORLD GOES ROUND is a thrilling musical cele...

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  • Out of the Racks: Not-Recent Acquisitions

    September 28, 2012, Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

    357 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, 90036

    Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Presents
    OPENING RECEPTION
    SEPTEMBER 8, 2012 | 5:00-8:00 PM

    Out of the Racks
    Not-Recent Acquisitions

    A once in 30 year sale
    if you ca...

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  • Breaking Ground: 60 Years of Austrian Experimental Cinema - Part 10: in Awe

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90028

    Filmforum presents the concluding program in this astounding ten-part retrospective of Experimental films from Austria.

    Is there really an alternative to regarding oneʼs self or anothe...

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  • Barnsdall Arts Sundays

    September 30, 2012, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Barnsdall Art Park

    4814 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, 90027

    Barnsdall Arts Sundays
    FREE Family Art Workshops on Global Cultures
    Every Sunday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    at the Junior Art Center Studio 1 Barnsdall Art Park All materials provided
    ...

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  • Six Shooters Photo Exhibition

    September 5, 2012 - November 9, 2012, M-F 8a-4:30p, Saturday 9a-3p, SEPT 5: Opening reception, 7-9 pm

    The Seaver Art Gallery

    Marlborough School, 250 South Rossmore Ave, Los Angeles, 90004

    SIX SHOOTERS is a group of fine art photographers who have created a visual dialogue of images, expressed through six points of view, over six days. The exhibition features five weeks of images, 30 i...

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  • 70mm Print of My Fair Lady

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Egyptian Theatre

    6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90028

    70mm Print! MY FAIR LADY, 1964, Hollywood Classics, 170 min. Domineering speech expert Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison, in his finest performance) transforms 19th-century Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolitt...

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  • 70mm Print of Vertigo

    September 29, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Egyptian Theatre

    6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90028

    Sight & Sounds Greatest Film of All Time! 70mm Print! VERTIGO, 1958, Universal, 128 min. Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. With its hypnotic visuals and palpably wistful characters, director Alfred Hitchcocks p...

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  • Michael Haneke Double Feature: Cache & Benny's Video

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Egyptian Theatre

    6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90028

    Co- presented by the French Film & TV office, French Embassy Los Angeles and Les Films du Losanges 50th Anniversary Tribute to Michael Haneke. Double Feature: CACH, 2005, Sony Pictures Classics, 117...

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  • VARIEDADES: The Ballad of Ricardo Flores Magon

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Ford Theatres

    2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, 90068

    A night of music, theater and dance providing a window into a little-known but epic chapter in L.A.s history, the life and times of Mexican revolutionary Ricardo Flores Magn. Based on the old Mexican ...

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  • DR. KEELING'S CURVE

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    The Blank Theatre

    6500 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, 90038

    Mike Farrell in
    DR. KEELINGS CURVE
    By George Shea
    Directed by Kirsten Sanderson

    September 21-October 14
    2nd Stage Theatre
    6500 Santa Monica Blvd

    Walk i...

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  • The Year of the Rabbit

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 AM

    Atwater Village Theater

    3269 Casitas Ave.,, Atwater Village, 90039

    James Eckhouse directs the haunting and deeply moving Year of the Rabbit, Keliher Walshs award-winning drama that intertwines the war in Vietnam and the present day conflict in Afghanistan to illumina...

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  • Halloween Haunts and the Chamber of Horrors

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Hollywood Museum

    1660 N. Highland Ave., Holwood, 90028

    The Hollywood Museum sets the stage for a Halloween Extravaganza with exhibits from Hollywoods scariest movies including a basement filled with Hannibal Lecters original jail cell. Come see the villai...

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  • The Ceramic Works of Art of Masuo Ojima

    September 12, 2012 - October 14, 2012, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    En Arts and Crafts

    2308 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles, 90027

    En Arts and Crafts is proud to present the ceramic works of art of Masuo Ojima, an internationally known artist originally from Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Mr. Ojimas work shows subtlety and simplici...

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  • Butoh Meadow:: Meadow Butoh

    September 30, 2012, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Silver Lake Meadow

    Silverlake Boulevard East and Armstrong Avenue, Los Angeles, 90039

    A moving experience in the Silverlake Meadow: in honor of the City Slow Down, 100 artists, performers, dancers, and Butoh artists make a conscious crossing of the Silverlake Meadow.

    A visu...

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  • "Onassis" Premiere

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Stella Adler Theatre

    6773 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, Hollywood, 90028

    His hospitality was legendary, his charm mythical, his prowess unstoppable, his power formidable and his fortune unsurpassed. Now, celebrated actor, Anthony Skordi, brings this larger than life perso...

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  • Auction Preview for "Made in California: Contemporary Art,"

    September 28, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 AM

    Bonhams

    7601 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90046

    Youre invited to the auction preview for Bonhams Made in California: Contemporary Art including works from the Betty and Monte Factor Family Collection.

    The Collection features a strong s...

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  • Auction Preview for "20th Century Decorative Arts"

    September 28, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bonhams

    7601 West Sunset Blouevard, Los Angeles

    Youre invited to the auction preview for Bonhams "20th Century Decorative Arts" sale featuring a prominent selection of Hollywood inspired and owned early and mid-century furniture and decorative arts...

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  • Emerging Cinematographer Awards

    September 30, 2012, 5:00 PM

    Directors Guild of America Theater

    7920 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90046

    The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) presents the 16th annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards at the Directors Guild of America Theater, 7920 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles on Sunday, Septemb...

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  • The Fantasticks

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Theatre West

    3333 Cahuenga Blvd West, Los Angeles, 90068

    The Fantasticks is one of the American musical theatres most enduringly popular musicals. It ran off-Broadway for 46 straight years, 1960-2002, then re-opened in 2006 and is still running in New York ...

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  • 2012 C.O.L.A. Individual Artist Fellowships Visual Arts Exhibition

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

    4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90027

    The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) and the Gallery Associates (LAMAGA), are pleased to announce the City of Los Angeles (C.O.L....

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  • RECLINING NUDE ON LA CIENEGA

    September 28, 2012 - October 7, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Elephant Stage Lillian Theatre

    6322 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90038

    RECLINING NUDE ON LA CIENEGA
    SEPTEMBER 28th, 29th, & 30th
    ALSO RUNNING THROUGH OCT. 7TH
    Friday, Sat. 8PM & Sunday 3PM)
    (Previews Aug. 30th & 31st)

    Written and Starring J...

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  • Client Appreciation Event & Fundraiser

    September 29, 2012, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Heartbeat House Dance Studio

    3141 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, 90039

    Client Appreciation Event & Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness

    You are cordially invited to an evening of pampering and relaxation, featuring complementary:
    - massages
    - facia...

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  • ARA BASIL'S "BALLISTIC" COMEDY SHOW W/ ANGELO TSAROUCHAS!

    January 27, 2012 - January 28, 2013, 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM

    The Comedy Store

    8433 West Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, 90069

    Hosted By: ARA BASIL - LA Comedy Festival, Improv, Comedy Store, "Hollyscoop TV"
    COMICS PERFORMING
    MICHAEL PASSION
    NOEL ELGRABLY
    AMIR KAMYAB
    PETER SHAHRIARI
    KIRA SOLTANOV...

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Beverly Hills / Westside

  • Murder Mystery Dinner Show

    September 29, 2012, 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM

    The Dinner Detective

    3387 Motor Ave, Los Angeles, 90034

    At the Dinner Detective we love a memorable evening and that is why we strive to make yours as suspenseful and affordable as possible. Your Interactive Murder Mystery Admission includes: free or valet...

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  • Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives

    October 4, 2006 - October 31, 2016, Museum business hours. On long term display.

    Fowler Museum At UCLA

    308 Charles E. Young Drive North, Los Angeles, 90095-1549

    "Spanning centuries of multicultural creativity, this exhibition is the kind of art experience that might restore your faith in the sad old human comedy. How nice that the installation is on long-term...

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  • Reflecting Culture: The Francis E. Fowler, Jr. Collection of Silver

    January 1, 1990 - December 30, 2020, Normal Museum Hours

    Fowler Museum at UCLA

    308 Charles E. Young Drive North, Los Angeles, 90095-1549

    On permanent display Comprising 251 objects representing 16th through 19th century Europe, Great Britain and the United States, this exhibition interprets silver in its social contexts. Gleaming ve...

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  • VISIONS and VALUES: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America

    July 25, 2008 - July 25, 2026, Tuesday-Friday, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Closed Mondays

    Skirball Cultural Center

    2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 90049

    This ongoing exhibition features changing displays of works from the Skirball’s permanent collection, this exhibition traces the history, accomplishments, and values of the Jewish people over 4,000 ye...

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  • Noahs Ark at the Skirball

    July 25, 2008 - July 25, 2025, Tuesday-Friday, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Closed Mondays

    Skirball Cultural Center

    2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 90049

    On view permanently, this popular children’s and family destination is inspired by the ancient flood story, which has parallels in diverse cultures around the world. The interactive, one-of-a-ki...

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  • Keith & Margos Murder Mystery Dinner

    September 29, 2012, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Matteos

    2321 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90064

    Since 1985, the original and still most popular Murder Mystery Dinner in Los Angeles and according to the LA Times, "the most professional, by far... the Masterminds." Keith & Margo have been respons...

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  • Los Angeles Sightseeing City Tour

    Los Angeles City Tour

    Starts at Your Hotel!, Los Angeles, 90028

    Get ready to be a part of Entertainment Capital of the world. There are few cities that offer as much entertainment, excitement and diversity as do the attractions in Los Angeles. Los Angeles past and...

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  • Hollywood Tour

    Hollywood, CA

    your hotel pickup, Los Angeles, 90028

    Experience Hollywood Your Way! Our Hollywood tour is a great way to see and experience Hollywood.

    Our tour visits the Mullholland Dirve Vista Point where you can see magnificent views of Dow...

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  • Santa Monica and Malibu Tour

    Santa Monica, CA

    Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, 90405

    Our tour takes you from the inner city to one of the best Southern California locations: Santa Monica and Malibu beaches. Our memorable four hour tour features exciting views of stunning beaches and t...

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  • SCREAM QUEENS

    September 14, 2012 - October 20, 2012, Fri/Sat at 8pm - Sun at 2pm

    Westchester Playhouse

    8301 Hindry Avenue, Los Angeles, 90045

    SCREAM QUEENS - The Musical with book, music and lyrics by Scott Martin, from Sept 14 to Oct 20, 2012, with performances on Fri/Sat at 8:00pm and Sun at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at...

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  • Zarina

    September 30, 2012, TBA

    Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90024

    The Hammer Museum presents the first retrospective of printmaker and sculptor Zarina, featuring approximately 60 works dating from 1961 to the present. Zarina Hashmi, who chooses to be referred to sim...

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  • Fowler in Focus: Curious Creatures from Mexican Popular Arts

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Fowler Museum at UCLA

    North Campus, UCLA, Los Angeles, 90095

    This installation offers an intimate look at how animal figures are imaginatively crafted drawing on selected family and regional traditions in Mexico. Ranging from familiar wildlife and domesticated ...

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  • In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st‐Century Haitian Art

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Fowler Museum at UCLA

    North Campus, UCLA, Los Angeles, 90095

    In Extremis explores how leading Haitian visual artists have responded to a tumultuous 21st century, an era punctuated by political upheaval, a cataclysmic earthquake, devastating hurricanes, epidemic...

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  • Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present

    June 23, 2012 - October 7, 2012, Wed. - Fri.: 11AM - 6PM. Sat.: 11AM - 7:30 PM. Sun.: 11AM - 6:00 PM. Closed Mon. & Tues.

    Annenberg Space for Photography

    2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, 90067

    Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present is the first major museum exhibit on rock & roll to spotlight the creative and collaborative role photographers played in the history ...

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  • Jekyll & Hyde the Musical

    September 7, 2012 - September 30, 2012, Wed-Thurs: 7:30pm Fridays: 8pm Saturdays: 2pm & 8pm Sundays: 2pm

    La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

    14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, 90638

    SPECIAL PRE-BROADWAY PREVIEW ENGAGEMENT!

    American Idol star and Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis joins with Grammy Award nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox to inject new life into...

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  • Gwendolyn & The Good Time Gang

    September 30, 2012, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Theatricum Botanicum

    1419 N. Topanga Cyn Blvd., Topanga, 90290

    Gwendolyn and her Gang are back with rock n roll and new family songs to close up our 20th anniversary Kids Koncert party! www.gwendolynandthegoodtimegang.com

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  • Wes Hemple New Paintings

    September 8, 2012 - October 6, 2012, 5:00 PM

    George Billis Gallery

    2716 S. La Cienega, CA 90034, Culver City, 90034

    New contemporary, figurative works done in the classical style re-visioning what art history might have looked like had homosexuality not been vilified.

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  • Bryan Ida Recent Paintings

    September 8, 2012 - October 6, 2012, 5:00 PM

    George Billis Gallery

    2716 S. La Cienega, CA 90034, Culver City, 90034

    Contemporary abstract paintings referencing architecture with angular line and geometric shapes. Paintings on shaped panels coated in resin.

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  • John Steinbeck's SWEET THURSDAY

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Pacific Resident Theatre

    703 N. Venice Blvd, Venice, 90291

    A World Premiere Stage Adaptation of Steinbecks Indelible Novel adapted by Robb Derringer and Matt McKenzie

    OPENING AUGUST 4, 2012
    $10 paid preview on Friday August 3rd Thurs, Fri, Sat at 8...

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  • Bebel Gilberto plus special guests Forro in the Dark

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Royce Hall

    340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, 90095

    The colorful sound of Brazil fills Royce Hall, featuring headliner Bebel Gilbertos trademark electronic bossa nova, which took over clubs around the world and cemented Bebel as one of the top-selling ...

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  • Justice Jog 2012

    September 30, 2012, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Corner of Avenue of the Stars & Santa Monica Blvd

    1901 Avenue of the Stars, Century City

    The Justice Jog is an annual 5K Run/Walk through the streets of Century City, benefitting CASA LA, an organization that supports the rights & welfare of foster children throughout the Los Angeles regi...

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  • Diavolo

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM

    The Broad Stage

    1310 11th St., Santa Monica, 90401

    If youre wearing socks, theyll be knocked off by Diavolo Dance Theater, an internationally renowned modern acrobatic dance company of dancers, gymnasts, actors, and athletes. Influenced by the documen...

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  • Diavolo

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM

    The Broad Stage

    1310 11th St., Santa Monica, 90401

    If youre wearing socks, theyll be knocked off by Diavolo Dance Theater, an internationally renowned modern acrobatic dance company of dancers, gymnasts, actors, and athletes. Influenced by the documen...

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  • Diavolo

    September 29, 2012, 7:30 PM

    The Broad Stage

    1310 11th St., Santa Monica, 90401

    If youre wearing socks, theyll be knocked off by Diavolo Dance Theater, an internationally renowned modern acrobatic dance company of dancers, gymnasts, actors, and athletes. Influenced by the documen...

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  • Diavolo

    September 30, 2012, 4:00 PM

    The Broad Stage

    1310 11th St., Santa Monica, 90401

    If youre wearing socks, theyll be knocked off by Diavolo Dance Theater, an internationally renowned modern acrobatic dance company of dancers, gymnasts, actors, and athletes. Influenced by the documen...

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  • THE ESSENCE

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Mimoda Studio Theater

    5774 W. Pico Blvd.,, Los Angeles, 90019

    Choreographed, written, and directed by Kara Mack, The Essence is a unique approach to the retelling of the multiple realities of Africa. For the first time on a Los Angeles stage, dancers and drumme...

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  • Penelope Gottlieb "GONE"

    September 8, 2012 - October 27, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Edward Cella Art +Architecture

    6018 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

    Penelope Gottlieb: Gone September 8 through October 27, 2012 Opening Reception: September 8 / 6 to 8pm (Los Angeles) - Edward Cella Art + Architecture is pleased to present Gone, an exhibition ...

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  • AUTOMOBILART Preview Show

    August 23, 2012 - October 1, 2012, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    BOA Art Gallery

    8459 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, 90069

    An itinerant art exhibition on the theme of Automobile, featuring international artists with their paintings, drawings, lithographs, photographs, sculptures, installations, performances, handicraftset...

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  • Ruth Pastine: Counterpoint

    September 8, 2012 - October 27, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Edward Cella Art + Architecture

    6018 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90036

    (Los Angeles) Edward Cella Art + Architecture, is pleased to present Counterpoint, a new series of pastel works on paper by Ruth Pastine. Exhibited in the ECAA project room, Counterpoint marks a depa...

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  • Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Chinese Moon Festival in Universal City

    September 28, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Cafe Sierra

    555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, 91608

    Join us September 28th for a specialty dinner buffet. Bring the whole family to this annual event with instrumental entertainment from live Chinese musicians. Enjoy chef specialties and featured items...

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  • Brand Spanking New Artist Series

    September 3, 2012 - February 28, 2013, 11:55 PM

    Altered Space Gallery

    1221 Abbot Kinney BLVD, Venice, 90291

    Starting September 3, 2012, www.alteredspacegallery.com is launching a New Artist Series entitled Brand Spanking New. For the next six months, a new jewelry designer/artist will be featured on our web...

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  • Opening Reception for "L.A. Skin & Ink"

    September 29, 2012, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Craft and Folk Art Museum

    5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90036

    The Craft and Folk Art Museum presents L.A. Skin & Ink, an exhibition that explores the unique role of Los Angeles in the Tattoo Renaissance over the last 60 years. The exhibition will move through th...

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  • A Strange Magic: Gustave Moreau's Salome

    Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90024

    From September 15 to December 9, 2012, the Hammer Museum will present an exhibition devoted to Gustave Moreaus Salome Dancing before Herod, one of the most remarkable and best-known paintings in the m...

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  • Five Solo Shows

    September 7, 2012 - October 5, 2012, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Los Angeles Art Association / Gallery 825

    825 North La. Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 90069

    Los Angeles Art Association proudly presents five solo exhibitions: Matt Morse Jones "These ideas are not mine, yet I have them" / Marilyn Lowey "Translating Transitions #3" / Shana Mabari "Infinity" ...

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  • A Conversation with Zarina

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90024

    Join the artist Zarina and curator Allegra Pesenti for a conversation in the galleries on the opening day of the exhibition. Free with museum admission.

    In conjunction with the exhibition Z...

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  • Kids in the Courtyard: Create! Cuckoo, Crazy, Curious Creatures!

    September 30, 2012, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Fowler Museum at UCLA

    North campus UCLA, Los Angeles, 90095

    The Quetzalcoatl has the body of a snake and feathers of a bird, the Sphinx takes on the shape of a lion and wears a human face, and the Chupacabara appears like a dog with reptile-like scales. Many c...

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  • A Broadway Summer

    September 30, 2012, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    YWCA Santa Monica/Westside

    2019 14th St., Santa Monica, 90405

    This production will take place at the YWCA Santa Monica/Westside on 2019 14th Street Santa Monica CA 90405

    Sunday, September 30, 3:00 to 4:00 pm

    Presented by Westside Voices and...

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  • Collected Stories

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    The Odyssey Theatre

    2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 90025

    PULITZER Prize finalist and OVATION winner Donald Margulies Collected Stories launched by ACADEMY AWARD nominee Diane Ladd at the Odyssey Theatre for a limited run.

    A story of friendship, ...

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  • Three Views of the Same Object

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Rogue Machine

    5041 Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, 90019

    Three Views of the Same Object is the story of enduring love. It is the kind of love, battered and bruised, that somehow manages to survive to the end of life. Jesse and Poppy have made a suicide pac...

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  • Chanel Rogue Allure Event

    September 27, 2012 - September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Bloomingdales Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90067

    Celebrate the iconic shades of red with six new elegant nuances. Nothing goes better with that little black dress than a seductive red lip. To book an appointment or for more information please contac...

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  • Clarins Spa Event

    September 27, 2012 - September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Bloomingdales Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90067

    Get rid of the harsh airborne radicals that damage your skin! Quench your skin with a relaxing Clarins Spa. Book an appointment to pamper yourself in our luxurious spa room. For more information pl...

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  • World of Chanel

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Bloomingdales Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90067

    Experience the feel of luxury. Stop by our Century City Chanel counter where our Chanel beauty advisors will entice you with the World of Chanel.

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  • Dior Spa Event

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Bloomingdales Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90067

    Dior research is now targeting the "heart" of the skin: mother cells. With the Capture Totale strengthened global age-defying action, the skin’s youth functions are reinvigorated. Book an appoin...

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  • Focus Group Play

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    The Skylight/Skylab Theatre

    1816 1/2 N. Vermont, Los Angeles, 90027

    Now at the forefront of play development, with local writers, KTC presents their 11th World Premiere in only two years. Chosen from seven new works from a generation of new writers, on the verge of n...

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  • Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Road

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Pacific Resident Theatre

    703 Venice Blvd, Venice, 90291

    Mitchell, a man down on his luck, wanders out a dark country road to answer an ad for a roommate. He meets JD, an affable hillbilly of mysterious origins. When Marlene, and her boyfriend Tommy, inte...

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  • ART by Yasmina Reza

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Pacific Resident Theatre

    703 Venice Blvd, Venice, 90291

    One Performance Only! Reserve tickets now!

    Gala Reading Series Fundraiser

    The comedy, which raises questions about art and friendship, concerns three long-time friends, Serge, M...

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  • L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade - A Decadent Chefs Cookout

    September 29, 2012, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Culver Studios

    9336 W. Washington Blvd, Culver City, 90232

    Join us on September 29, 2012 for the third annual L.A. Loves Alexs Lemonade event! Forty of the top chefs and mixologists from across the country will serve tastings of their delicious dishes on the ...

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  • Meet Designer and Author Cornelia Guest

    September 29, 2012, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bloomingdale’s Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, 90067

    Meet Cornelia and receive tips from the designer herself on the perfect handbags for fall. Plus, enter to win Simple Pleasures, a cookbook featuring Cornelias personal vegan recipes and entertaining t...

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  • Zarina: Paper Like Skin

    September 29, 2012 - December 30, 2012, Tue - Fri 11am - 8pm Sat & Sun 11am - 5pm Closed Mondays

    Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90024

    Zarina: Paper Like Skin is the first retrospective of the Indian-born American artist Zarina, featuring approximately 60 works dating from 1961 to the present. Paper is central to Zarinas practice, bo...

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  • Frostig Collection Opening Reception

    September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Median on Santa Monica Blvd east of Doheny

    West Hollywood, CA

    The City of West Hollywood and the Frostig Collection presents FROSTIG AT LARGE, a special outdoor sculpture exhibition located on the grassy median of Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and ...

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  • Graphic Design: Now in Production

    September 29, 2012 - January 6, 2013, Tue - Fri 11am - 8pm Sat & Sun 11am - 5pm Closed Mondays

    Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90024

    This major international exhibition explores how graphic design has broadened its reach over the past decade, expanding from a specialized profession to a widely used tool. With the rise of accessible...

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  • 11th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair

    September 30, 2012, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    West Hollywood Park and Library

    625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood

    Join more than 25,000 other book lovers at the 11th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair! Special guest authors & artists; panel discussions & book signings; storytelling, readings, poetry & theatrical per...

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  • Author, Author

    September 27, 2012 - October 6, 2012, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    West Hollywood Library

    625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood

    World-renowned photographer Michael Childers’ exhibition AUTHOR, AUTHOR will be on view at the West Hollywood Public Library. The unique survey features a photo retrospective of over 40 intimate...

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  • The Two Faces of Jean Arthur. Featuring: THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943) directed by George Stevens, and THE IMPATIENT YEARS (1944) directed by Irving Cummings.

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM - 10:45 PM

    Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90024

    **IN PERSON**
    Marilyn Ann Moss, author, "Giant: George Stevens, A Life on Film."

    THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943), dir. George Stevens:

    During a housing shortage in Washington, D...

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  • New Queer Cinema @ 20: GO FISH (1994) and SHE DON'T FADE (1991)

    September 30, 2012, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90024

    **IN PERSON**
    Filmmakers Rose Troche, Guinevere Turner, Cheryl Dunye

    GO FISH (1994) directed by Rose Troche:

    Sexy and idiosyncratic, Go Fish is a landmark of lesbian and ind...

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  • 3rd Annual LAND Benefit Gala and After Party

    September 29, 2012, 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM

    Andaz West Hollywood

    8401 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, 90069

    On September 29, 2012 LAND will be hosting its 3rd Annual LAND Benefit Gala to take place at the home of Catharine and Jeffrey Soros. The evening includes a cocktail reception, moonlight dinner, perfo...

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  • All The KIng's Men

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Morgan-Wixson Theatre

    2627 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, 90405

    All The Kings Men
    By Robert Penn Warren

    All the Kings Men is the story of the rise and fall of a political titan in the Deep South during the 1930s. Willie Stark rises from hardscrabbl...

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  • Ann Foster Designs Trunk Show

    September 27, 2012 - September 28, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Bloomingdale’s Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, 90067

    Take a peek and fall in love! Join us for Ann Foster Designs Fall Trunk Show.

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  • Maven Trunk Show

    September 27, 2012 - September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Bloomingdale’s Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, 90067

    Come join us and view the fall collection by Maven. Maven was founded in 2007 by former interior designer and women’s clothing manufacturer, Mina Atigehchi. Inspired by her travels to Turkey, ...

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  • Lalique Fall Event Hosted by Craig Zehms

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Bloomingdales Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, 90067

    BLOOMINGDALES AND LALIQUE INVITE YOU TO BE TRANSPORTED TO THE RICH AND COLORFUL CITY OF VENICE WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE VENISE COLLECTION. Inspired by the gothic and sculptural architecture of the lege...

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  • Michele Fall Trunk Show

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Bloomingdales Century City

    10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, 90067

    Michele timepieces harmonize classic styling with the seasons most up-to-the-minute look.
    From Diamond cases to exquisitely made interchangeable straps, discover exclusive designs at a Michele Tr...

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  • LAAA at Art Platform - Los Angeles

    September 27, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    The Barker Hangar

    3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, 90405

    Los Angeles Art Association is proud to present Ping Pong 2012 at Art Platform-Los Angeles. Ping Pong is a multi-destination, cross-cultural collaboration featuring artists from Los Angeles, Miami and...

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  • Motley Hues

    September 29, 2012, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Salon MIKOLAJ

    9687 S. Santa Monica Blvd., beverly hills, 90210

    Come celebrate with artist Hillary Bauman of Back Allie Art. and see her new collection at our bi-monthly art show

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  • Read for the Record Celebration at Lakeshore Learning Stores

    September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 3:00 AM

    Lakeshore Learning Store

    8888 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, 90034

    Join us at Lakeshore Learning Store with celebrity mom Christie Lynn Smith to celebrate Jumpstarts Read for the Record- an annual event that promotes literacy by encouraging adults and children across...

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  • Color Ink Books 4th Annual Group Show: Weve Got Issues & PRISMA's Debut "Blood"

    August 18, 2012 - September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    WWA Gallery

    9517 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 90232

    Exploding from the pages of Color Ink Book is the aptly frank titled group show Weve Got Issues. Returning to WWA Gallery to celebrate year 4 and doing it bigger than the last, the Brothers Washburn h...

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  • The Italian Key - Movie Screening

    September 30, 2012, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    WGA Theater

    135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

    Recipient of numerous awards including over 5 best feature wins, The Italian Key takes the audience on a beautiful journey not only through the romantic landscape of Italy and India but right to the c...

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  • Latent Images

    July 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012, Gallery open Thursday, 4:00pm-8:00pm, and Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 1:00pm-5:00pm. Closed Monday through Wednesday.

    ONE Archives Gallery & Museum

    626 North Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, 90069

    ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives presents Latent Images, an exhibition of contemporary photography by Leah DeVun alongside a range of historical, photo-based materials, including art photography an...

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  • Walkthrough with the Curator of Latent Images

    September 29, 2012, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    ONE Archives Gallery & Museum

    626 North Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, 90069

    Please join us for a walkthrough of the exhibition "Latent Images" with David Frantz, Curator at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives. This informal discussion will shed light on materials in the exhib...

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  • Carmaggedon II at LACMA

    September 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Los Angeles County Museum of Art

    5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, Los Angeles, 90036

    The weekend of September 29 and 30, another ten-mile stretch of the 405 will be closed down for the I-405 project. Leave your car at home and come to LACMA! Were offering half off general admission du...

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  • Amanda Ross-Ho: TEENY TINY WOMAN

    September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    MOCA Pacific Design Center

    8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, 90069

    This new installation by Amanda Ross-Ho encompasses architectural elements, large-scale paintings, fabricated objects, textiles, and photographs created specifically for the MOCA Pacific Design Center...

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  • Free Concert at Royce Hall, Sunday 9/30/12

    September 30, 2012, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    UCLAs Royce Hall

    340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, 90095

    American Youth Symphony Free Events

    6 pm pre-concert talk, 7 pm concert

    Alexander Treger conductor
    Simone Porter violin
    Paul Dooley composer

    DOOLEY Point Bla...

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  • Carmageddon 2: This Time It's Local

    September 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Petersen Automotive Museum

    6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

    News organizations across southern California are suggesting Angelinos brace for Carmageddon II, when the 405 freeway closes once again September 29 and 30. This can be upsetting in a city built aroun...

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  • The Circle

    September 28, 2012, Thurs-Sat. at 7:30, Sun. at 2:00, except for Sept. 28 (6:30) and Sept. 30 (4:00).

    Theatre 40

    241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, 90210

    In The Circle (1921), Clive Champion-Cheney (C.C.) has been cuckolded and abandoned by Lady Catherine, who moved abroad to be the mate of Lord Porteous. C.C.s son, Arnold, a member of Parliament, appe...

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  • Impro Theatre Unscripted

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

    2055 S Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 90025

    Join the fun as you help the Impro Theatre ensemble create an all new, never before seen Chekhovian play in CHEKHOV UNSCRIPTED or hurl yourself into the fantastical world of the unknown in an improvis...

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  • Rhythm & Soul for Relief 2: A Benefit Concert for Operation USA

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

    The Roxy Theatre

    9009 West Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood

    RHYTHM & SOUL FOR RELIEF II Operation USAs Annual Benefit & Awareness Concert for International Relief This years multi-genre line-up will feature a very special performance by soul legend/multi...

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North Beach / Santa Monica

  • Downtown Santa Monica Walking Tours

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hostelling International

    1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica

    Walking tour of downtown Santa Monica presented by the Santa Monica Conservancy Saturday mornings at 10 AM. In two hours and six blocks, the tour explores more than 130 years of Santa Monica history f...

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  • Outdoor Yoga in the Park - FREE

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Burton Chace Park

    13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, 90292

    Come join the FREE Oudoor Yoga Class at Burton Chace Park every Sunday at 2 pm!

    Bring yourself and your yoga mat, and look around the park for a group of people with yoga mats.

    No experien...

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  • BeMoved Dance/Fitness

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Electric Lodge

    1416 Electric Ave., Venice, 90291

    BeMoved is a dance fitness experience for adults of all ages and skill levels, including those who have never danced before. BeMoved inspires participants to embrace dance and fitness as a lifelong p...

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  • A Midsummer Nights Dream

    September 30, 2012, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

    1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 90290

    Theatricum Botanicum brings back its signature production, an audience favorite with a set design unrivaled by any other theater - because its the real thing. The most magical outdoor setting in Los A...

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  • DOROTHY'S ADVENTURES IN OZ

    September 29, 2012, Saturdays at 3:00pm Sundays at 12:30

    Santa Monica Playhouse

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    Its a hoot! A return trip to the Emerald City in the Santa Monica Playhouses imaginative, colorful musical LA TIMES. Its the joyous Rudie-DeCarlo musical comedy, a hilarious and heart-warming internat...

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  • THE FOOLS Molieres racy comedy now a musical!

    September 29, 2012, Saturdays at 7:30 PM Sundays at 6:30 PM

    Santa Monica Playhouse - The Other Space

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    Best Bets! exclaims L.A. Times, Barnum and Bailey mixed with Monty Python, with flights of verbal artistry and plentiful belly laughs. Its the internationally acclaimed Rudie-DeCarlo musical comedy TH...

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  • TYPEWRITER SHOW, L.A. MARLER

    September 1, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 4:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    1 September, Saturday - 4:00 PM FREE OPENING RECEPTION MIKE KELLEY GALLERY: TYPEWRITER SHOW, L.A. MARLER L. A. MARLERs TypoWriters exhibit is high art of low-tech origins! It is photographic, illust...

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  • "Orestes 3.0: Inferno" by Charles L. Mee

    September 28, 2012, Friday and Saturday: 8:00pm curtain Sunday: 4:00pm curtain

    Bergamot Station Arts Center

    2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Nonica, 90404

    Award winning playwright Charles L. Mee creates a stunning new take on the Orestes myth for director Frdrique Michel and the company at City Garage. Euripidess ancient Greek tragedy of crime piled on ...

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  • PARANOIA Haunted Attraction

    September 28, 2012, 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM

    Santa Monica Place

    315 Colorado Boulevard, Santa Monica, 90401

    Deep Lifestyle Group are back with an ALL-NEW, bone-chilling Halloween experience, Paranoia Haunted Attraction. For the first time ever, Santa Monica will play host to its very own Halloween experienc...

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  • Venice Arts Youth Photography, Filmmaking, and Media Arts

    September 22, 2012 - April 27, 2013, M-F 4pm-6pm Saturdays Classes range from 10am-4pm

    Venice Arts

    1702 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, Venice, 90291

    Venice Arts offers youth photography, filmmaking, and media arts workshops for children ages 10-18 from September 22, 2012- April 27, 2013. For a detailed description of the classes offered please cli...

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  • Cartography of an Identity

    September 22, 2012 - October 24, 2012, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Bergamont Art Station at ADC & Building Bridges Unit F2

    2525 Michigan ave. Santa Monica, CA. 90404, Santa Monica, 90404

    Join us for our official Opening reception of Betsabee Romeros new exhibition "Cartography of an Identity" curated by Laura Pomerantz and Sponsored by the General Consulate of Mexico and Los Angeles o...

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  • ADVENTURES IN ACTING: Fall Afterschool & Weekend Theatre Fun for Kids 7 to 13

    September 29, 2012, Thurfsdays, 4:00pm to 6:30pm Saturdays, 9:00am to 11:30am

    Santa Monica Playhouse

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    You have all changed my life by helping me in so many things, I dont know where to start. Thank you for 8 years of fun and enchantment! says Playhouse veteran K.T. See your kids make friends, gain sel...

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  • Early Stages Create-a-Play Fall Theatre Classes for Kids 4 to 6

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Santa Monica Playhouse

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    Acting! Singing! Dance! Crafts! Make-up! Costumes! And a live performance on stage highlight this fun and exciting theatre workshop for kids 4 to 6. She LOVES the class! Thank you for being so much fu...

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  • Michael Queenland: Rudy's Ramp of Remainders

    September 15, 2012 - December 22, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    Bergamot Station G1, Santa Monica, 90404

    Michael Queenland: Rudys Ramp of Remainders

    September 15-December 22, 2012

    Rudys Ramp of Remainders is a new sculptural installation by acclaimed artist Michael Queenland. Rudys ...

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  • Kianja Strobert: Nothing to Do but Keep Going

    September 15, 2012 - November 28, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    Bergamot Station G1, Santa Monica, 90404

    Kianja Strobert: Nothing to Do but Keep Going

    September 15-November 28, 2012

    Nothing to Do but Keep Going includes a selection of new mixed-media paintings on paper and sculptura...

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  • Agnes Denes: Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections, 1969 - 1978

    September 15, 2012 - December 22, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    Bergamot Station G1, Santa Monica, 90404

    Agnes Denes: Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections, 1969 - 1978

    September 15-December 22, 2012

    Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections, 1969 -...

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  • Carol Kleinman, Gary Polonsky, Darlyn Susan Yee

    September 28, 2012, Tue-Sat: 11 am-5 pm, Sun 12 pm-4 pm
    Reception: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 5-8 pm
    Conversation with the Artists: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 3-4 pm

    TAG Gallery

    2525 Michigan Avenue, Bldg. D-3, Santa Monica, 90404

    Reflecting Reality, Carol Kleinman
    New Work in the Food Series, Gary Polonsky
    Re: Fashion, Darlyn Susan Yee

    Photographer Carol Kleinman documents reflections. Her goal is to capture the m...

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  • Members Tour: Nourish Mind, Body, and Spirit

    September 29, 2012, 10:30 AM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    2525 Michigan Avenue G-1, Santa Monica, 90404

    SMMoA members can join executive director Elsa Longhauser for breakfast and an exclusive tour of all three Fall exhibitions: "Michael Queenland: Rudys Ramp of Remainders," Kianja Strobert: Nothing to ...

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  • Sheetal Gandhi's I Am You Open Dress Rehearsal

    September 28, 2012, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Annenberg Community Beach House

    415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402

    Sheetal Gandhi completes her ten-week artist residency with a new site-specific dance on the Beach House grounds. This outdoor open dress rehearsal includes an ensemble of community participants and w...

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  • Sheetal Gandhi's 'I Am You' Performance

    September 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Annenberg Community Beach House

    415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402

    Sheetal Gandhi completes her ten-week artist residency with a new site-specific dance on the Beach House grounds. This outdoor performance includes an ensemble of community participants and winds arou...

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  • CITADEL/ CHARLIE CASANOVA/ Q&A w/ Ciaran Foy and Aneurin Barnard.

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    CITADEL, 2012, 85 min. Dir. Ciaran Foy. A brutal attack by a gang of shadowy figures leaves single father and widower Tommy (Aneurin Barnard) deeply agoraphobic, staying inside and caring for his new-...

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  • BERNADETTE: NOTES ON A POLITICAL JOURNEY

    September 29, 2012, 4:00 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    BERNADETTE: NOTES ON A POLITICAL JOURNEY, 2011, 88 min. Dir. Lelia Doolan. "Elected to the British Parliament in 1969 at the age of 21, Bernadette Devlin was the youngest-ever female MP. A vital force...

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  • JUMP/ LET THE PEOPLE SING

    September 29, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    JUMP, 2012, 83 min. This modern fairy tale follows four 20-somethings who cross one anothers paths on New Years Eve in Derry, Northern Ireland. Small-time hood Johnny and honest Mary long for a fresh ...

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  • MAN OF ARAN

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    MAN OF ARAN, 1934, ITV Studios/Park Circus, 76 min. This fictional documentary by Robert J. Flaherty (best known for his seminal NANOOK OF THE NORTH) focuses on the tough living conditions of native A...

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  • OPENING ARTISTS RECEPTION ACCOMPANIED BY A FILM SCREENING SEEKING MOTHER INDIA

    September 29, 2012, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Art 4 All People

    19562 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

    Group Art Exhibition Portals-Art as an Object of Power September 7th- October 12th, 2012 Featuring Artists: Jessica Dreyfus, Lyle Everette Rushing, Michael Ochinero, Daniel Leighton, Barbara Wurd...

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  • POETS ALICE JONES AND MARTHA RONK

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    ALICE JONES writes poems of spiritual renovation--hard-won, hard-edged and, against all odds, tender to a fault. MARTHA RONK produces a poetry that questions the context of living, its arrangements,...

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  • 100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE

    September 29, 2012, 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    650 events in 450 cities and 95 countries will take place on September 29 to promote environmental, social, and political change. Poets, writers, and artists will create, perform, and demonstrate in t...

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  • LAST SUNDAY OPEN READING

    September 30, 2012, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    Our popular monthly open reading, this time - and this time only - on the last Sunday of September. Hosted by BILLY BURGOS. Five minute limit. Free.
    Sign ups begin at 4:45 PM.

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  • POETS CHARLOTTE INNES AND QUINCY R. LEHR

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    QUINCY R. LEHR was born in Oklahoma City, and he lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches history. His poems, criticism, and essays have appeared in numerous journals in North America, Europe, and Australi...

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  • Front Porch Cinema at the Santa Monica Pier

    September 28, 2012, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Santa Monica Pier

    200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, 90401

    The summer isnt over yet in Santa Monica! The Santa Monica Pier introduces Front Porch Cinema, a FREE community film experience every Friday on The Pier starting September 28. Front Porch Cinema will ...

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  • Open Studio --

    September 22, 2012 - December 15, 2012, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    reDiscover Center

    12958 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, 90066

    Let your child follow their imagination at our open studio time!

    The reDiscover Center is filled with recycled materials -- ideal for your child to make that imaginary car, a robot, or .......

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  • Family Dance Jam & L.A. Costume Swap

    September 30, 2012, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    Mar Vista Farmers Market

    Venice Blvd & Grand View Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90066, Mar Vista, 90066

    Halloween Readiness with Family Dance Jam & Los Angeles Costume Swap!

    Family Dance Jam will host wildly fun dance zones throughout the Mar Vista Farmers Market. Then at 10:30am a big grou...

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  • CARMAGEDDON II PUB CRAWL Powered by UMeTime

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Areal

    2820 Main Street, Santa Monica, 90405

    UMeTime, a Venice-based mobile app company, recently launched its signature app for local merchants and consumers and will host a Carmageddon II Pub Crawl with local area restaurants and bars encourag...

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  • Field Trip Day - Los Angeles

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Venice Beach

    909 Ocean Front Walk Venice, CA 90291, Venice Beach, 90291

    Atlas Obscura, the online compendium of the worlds curiosities, wonders, and esoterica, is partnering with a secret benefactor for a day-long immersive experience called FIELD TRIP DAY LA!

    ...

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  • Brilliant Traces

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ruskin Group Theatre - 2nd Stage

    3000 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, 90405

    Thrown together in the confines of the snowbound cabin in the wilds of Alaska, two strangers share their reasons for fleeing the world they knew only to find the desperation and longing they both have...

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  • 10th Annual Art Exhibit at Malibu Nature Preserve

    September 30, 2012, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Malibu Nature Preserve

    33905 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90265

    Enjoy original landscapes by the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains & Seashore reflecting the natural beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains. Allied Artists donates a portion of the sales to ...

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Downtown LA

  • Theater for Children and Youth

    Frida Kahlo Theatre

    2332 West Fourth Street, Los Angeles, 90057

    Children 8 years and older on Saturdays at 10 AM with instructor: RUBEN GARFIAS. $60 / 3 months.

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  • The SONY Media Arts Program: Computer Animation Classes for Children

    Frida Kahlo Theatre

    2332 West Fourth Street, Los Angeles, 90057

    The SONY Media Arts Program FREE COMPUTER ANIMATION classes for Children 10 – 14 every Saturday 11 AM to 2 PM and Thursdays 4 to 7 PM. Instructors: CAL ARTS.

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  • CLEOPATRA: The Exhibition [SPECIAL DISCOUNT]

    May 23, 2012 - December 31, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    California Science Center

    700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, 90037

    SPECIAL SAVINGS: Enter promo code EGYPT when purchasing tickets online. Save $5 off an exhibit-only Adult ticket, and $7 off a combo Adult ticket. Combo includes Cleopatra exhibit and any IMAX film o...

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  • J.U.i.C.E. Saturday Afternoon Hip Hop Jam Sessions

    November 6, 2010 - December 19, 2020, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    MacArthur Park Recreation Center

    2230 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, 90057

    Justice by Uniting in Creative Energy (J.U.i.C.E.) is a non-profit weekly hip hop arts program that seeks to develop youth leadership and technical skills, creative expression and self-confidence thro...

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  • Neon Cruise of Los Angeles

    September 29, 2012, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

    Neon Cruise begins/ends in Chinatown on Broadway

    Gin Ling Way and Broadway Ave, Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, 90012

    Ready to take the best ride of your life? Climb aboard the MONA Neon Cruise on a British open-top, double-decker bus and cruise through the neon nightscape of Los Angeles! The MONA Neon Cruise (TM...

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  • Opening of: PERMANENT COLLECTION: Form and Function in the Ancient Americas @ VPAM

    June 21, 2011 - June 22, 2013, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Vincent Price Art Museum

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez Monterey Park, CA 91754-6099, Monterey Park, 91754-6099

    Come and join us for the opening of our newest exhibition:

    "PERMANENT COLLECTION: Form and Function in the Ancient Americas"

    June 21, 2011 to ongoing

    VPAMs permanent collection inclu...

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  • As the City Grew: Historical Maps of Los Angeles

    November 8, 2011 - November 4, 2012, Library Hours

    Los Angeles Public Library (Central Library)

    630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, 90071

    Tracing the growth of Los Angeles, the nations second largest city, is the topic of the new exhibit, As the City Grew: Historical Maps of Los Angeles, on display through November 4, 2012 at the Centra...

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  • Stair Climb for Los Angeles

    September 28, 2012, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    US Bank Tower

    401 S Hope St, Los Angeles, 90071

    During the 19th annual Stair Climb for Los Angeles, 3400 participants will climb to the top of the tallest building on the West Coast-all to benefit the YMCA’s community programs! Register to cl...

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  • Dualities

    May 14, 2012 - October 19, 2012, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Bank of America Plaza

    333 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, 90017

    Arts Brookfield presents:

    Dualities

    Dualities is an exhibition of five projects presented concurrently, one project added per month, starting May 14 and ending October 19, 2012 i...

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  • "The City" (a U.S. premiere play) by Martin Crimp

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Son of Semele

    3301 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 90004

    The City is an elliptical play exploring the uncertainty of modern life through three characters trying to make sense of a surreal and collapsing world.

    Clair, a dispirited translator, ...

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  • Dualities at the Bank of America Plaza Downtown LA

    May 14, 2012 - October 19, 2012, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Bank of America Plaza

    333 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, 90071

    Dualities
    333 Bank of America Plaza
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

    May 14 October 19, 2012
    On view Monday - Friday 8am-6pm

    Dualities is a five artists project curated by ...

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  • Illuminated Manuscript: A Hip Hop Dance Theater Interpretation of the Epic of Gilgamesh

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Los Angeles Theatre Center

    514 S Spring St., Los Angeles, 90057

    Directed by Amy "Catfox" Campion.
    Produced by Antics Performance and The Latino Theater Company.

    Illuminated Manuscript is a multimedia street dance/theater saga inspired by the Ep...

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  • Illuminated Manuscript- A Hip-Hop interpretation of The Epic of Gilgamesh

    September 28, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    The Los Angeles Theatre Center

    514 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90013

    Directed by Amy Catfox Campion
    Choreography by Amy Campion in collaboration with the dancers

    Friday September 28th 8pm
    Saturday September 29th 8pm
    Sunday September 30th 7p...

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  • Remembering Marilyn - Photographs by Ed Feingersh

    September 9, 2012 - October 14, 2012, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    drkrm

    727 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90014

    drkrm is pleased to announce an exhibition of rare Marilyn Monroe photographs by Ed Feingersh. Probably the most celebrated of all actresses, Marilyn Monroe made only 30 films in her lifetime. Monroe...

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  • Film Based Street Photography Workshop with Domenico Foschi

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    drkrm

    727 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90014

    Street photography is arguably one of the most demanding styles of candid photography. As a street shooter, we have to keep seeing as rapid camera adjustments are needed. Being inconspicuous is often ...

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  • Rome at the End of the Line

    September 29, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    24th STreet Theatre

    1117 West 24th Street, Los Angeles, 90007-1725

    24th STreet Theatre brings Mexicos Viaje Redondo Producciones to Los Angeles with the U.S. premiere of a captivating and poignant story about friendship that spans a lifetime. Seven-year-olds Emilia a...

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  • Relax, Reflect, Rejuvenate: Lunchtime Meditation Classes on Weekdays at KMC CA

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Kadampa Meditation Center California

    1492 Blake Avenue, Los Angeles, 90031

    The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful, we will be free from worries and mental discomfort and experience true happiness and relaxation. These classes...

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  • Prayers for World Peace on Sundays at KMC CA - Introduction to Kadampa Buddhist Meditation

    September 30, 2012, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Kadampa Meditation Center California

    1492 Blake Avenue, Los Angeles, 90031

    Buddhism offers profound answers to questions and practical solutions to everyday problems. The practices, ways of thinking, and meditations taught by Buddha are timeless and universally applicable. I...

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  • Kids Meditation Class in Los Angeles at KMC CA on Sunday Mornings

    September 30, 2012, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Kadampa Meditation Center California

    1492 Blake Avenue, Los Angeles, 90031

    In an uncertain and busy world, both children and parents need a place to go where they can learn to develop harmony and methods for calming the mind and strengthening the family. These classes offer ...

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  • 6th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibition

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    FIDM Museum & Galleries

    919 S Grand AVE, LA, 90015

    n its sixth year, this annual exhibition salutes the work of 2012s Primetime Emmy Nominated Costume Designers and Costume Supervisors. Including over 75 costumes from a variety of television genres, ...

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  • Tuan Phan - Moltch

    September 8, 2012 - October 6, 2012, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    L2kontemporary Gallery

    990 N. Hill Street, # 205, Los Angeles, 90012

    L2kontemporary is proud to present the first solo exhibition at the gallery from Southern California artist Tuan Phan. Phan will be featuring recent works from his new series titled Moltch. What see...

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  • Variations on a Theme / Variaciones sobre el Mismo Tema

    September 8, 2012 - October 7, 2012, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Avenue 50 Studio

    131 N. Avenue 50, Los Angeles, 90042

    Two artists explore Mexicos violent exports.

    Antonio Escalante
    Silvia Galindo

    The Avenue 50 Studio is proud to present Variations on a Theme/Variaciones Sobre el Mismo Tema...

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  • A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed

    September 8, 2011 - February 23, 2013, Library Hours

    Los Angeles Public Library (Central Library)

    630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, 90071

    Organized as part of Los Angeles celebration of the bicentennial of Mexico’s independence and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution, A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed, presen...

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  • Dave Lovejoy ASSEMBLAGES

    September 8, 2012 - October 7, 2012, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Avenue 50 Studio

    131 N. Avenue 50, Los Angeles, 90042

    Dave Lovejoy has been working as an artist and designer since the early 1980s. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in California, Hawaii and Oregon since the 1980s and is in collectio...

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  • Rapping on the Tempest

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    La Fayette Park

    625 South Lafayette Park Place, Los Angeles, CA 90057, Los Angeles, 90057

    This one is for everyone to get creative TOGETHER!!!!!

    Join us to create a THEATRICAL HAPPENING which shares the diversity of the US with our international neighbors!!!

    We will m...

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  • Canning The Fruits of Your Labor

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    California African American Museum

    600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, 90037

    In support of the First Lady Michelle Obamas Lets Move! Initiative, master food preserver and author Kevin West returns to the California African American Museum (CAAM) to demonstrate how to can and p...

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  • Nature and the Urban Being

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    California African American Museum

    600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, 90037

    All ages are welcome to join artist Duane Paul as he challenges you to make an art object that combines natural elements with cultural fragments of our citys landscape. Art supplies will be provided ...

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  • Tony Cokes: Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique)

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    REDCAT

    631 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

    OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 69pm

    Rhode Island-based artist Tony Cokes Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique) is an ambitious new multichannel video installation that surveys the past ...

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  • Rodney King

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Bootleg Theater

    2220 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 90057

    Limited Return Engagement!
    Obie Award-winning actor, writer, and director Roger Guenveur Smith returns to Bootleg with new work inspired by the late Rodney King, whose question "Can we all get al...

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  • NOH: Moon viewing and Sake

    September 28, 2012, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    James Irvine Japanese Garden (JACCC)

    244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, 90012, Los Angeles, 90012

    One of Japans most celebrated traditional theater art forms, Noh is a musical drama tha thas been performed since the 14th century. We are hosting an evening with master performers and musicians from ...

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  • LA Chinatown's 74th Annual Moon Festival

    September 29, 2012, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Los Angeles Chinatown

    943-951 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, 90012

    The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Zhongqiu Festival is a popular harvest festival celebrated by the Chinese dating back over 3,000 years. As homage to this time of year, Los ...

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  • NOVEMBER Starring Ed Begley Jr. & Felicity Huffman

    September 26, 2012 - November 4, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Mark Taper Forum

    135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012

    NOVEMBER
    Starring Ed Begley Jr. and Felicity Huffman
    Written by David Mamet

    Mark Taper Forum
    Sep 26 Nov 4, 2012

    SPECIAL OFFER!
    Great seats for just $30* (Reg. $35).

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  • Clusters - Personal Vision

    September 18, 2012 - December 31, 2012, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    LAC+USC Medical Village

    2010 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, 90033

    Clusters Personal Vision

    Artist Reception: Friday, September 21, 2012, 6-9 pm
    LAC+USC Medical Village 2010 Zonal Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90033

    September 21 through December 31, 20...

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  • Journey to the Center of My Mind

    September 29, 2012 - October 1, 2012, 6:00 PM

    HM157

    3110 North Broadway, Los Angeles, 90031

    DIY creative community space HM157 presents Journey to the Center of My Mind, an art, film, and music event curated by Spanish artist Gala Knorr. 10 female artists from around the world will have thei...

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  • GROUP PORTRAIT - 2012 Yale University MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition @ Artmageddon LA

    September 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    EVFA (Edgar Varela Fine Arts)

    727 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90014

    We will be open for http://www.artmageddonla.com/ on Saturday from Noon-6pm and Sunday Noon-4pm.

    http://edgarvarela.wordpress.com/2012/09/12/yale/

    Edgar Varela Fine Arts (EVFA) presents <...

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  • New Work by Terri Berman and Kelly Thompson

    September 29, 2012, 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Flying Pigeon Bike Shop

    3404 N. Figueroa Ave., Los Angeles, 90065

    WALK, SKATE, BIKE //Join us at the corner of Avenue 34 and Figueroa in NELA as we celebrate Carmageddon! Flying Pigeon Bike shop is pleased to present the art of Terri Berman and Kelly Thompson in ...

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  • Translucent Travels

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Automata

    504 Chung King Court, Los Angeles, 90012

    Translucent Travels, an evening of slide show travelogues (real and imagined), featuring Los Angeles artists and luminaries including Doug Harvey and Christian Cummings, Ursula Brookbank, Moira MacDon...

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  • Company of Angels' 1st Annual Monologue Slam Festival

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Company of Angels at The Alexandria

    501 S. Spring St., 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, 90013

    Company of Angels presents

    The 1st Annual Monologue Slam Festival

    Think your monologue KICKS ASS, or is just so avant-garde people dont know whether to applaud your creativity, b...

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  • LA Canon

    September 30, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    The Wulf

    1026 South Santa Fe Ave #203, Los Angeles, 90021

    I am excited to premiere 3 new pieces on September 30 at the wulf!

    I will play one solo piece on Woodstock Chimes and 2 Casio Keyboards (an SK-5 and and SK-1). Then, Christine Tavolacci will...

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  • The Panza Collection and Selections from Major Gifts of Beatrice and Philip Gersh, Rita and Taft Schreiber, and Marcia Simon Weisman

    September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    MOCA Grand Avenue

    250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012

    The Panza Collection and Selections from Major Gifts of Beatrice and Philip Gersh, Rita and Taft Schreiber, and Marcia Simon Weisman, now on view through January 14, 2013 at MOCA Grand Avenue, celebra...

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  • Louise Green Trunk Show, Sample Sale, & Gallery Tour

    September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    FIDM MUSEUM & MUSEUM SHOP

    919 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90015

    Louise Green Millinery Trunk Show & Sample Sale
    World renowned, LA-based milliner, Louise Green will personally present her millinery visions in a trunk show & sample sale. All hats 25% off.
    ...

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  • A Century of Millinery Style: Hats from the Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection, 1820s - 1920s

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    FIDM MUSEUM & GALLERIES

    919 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90015

    A Century of Millinery Style: Hats from the Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection, 1820s - 1920s is the latest installation in the FIDM Museums Larson Gallery. Twentyfive rare womens hats, bonnets,...

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  • RED CUP SUNDAY! Rooftop Party with DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka ERYKAH BADU

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    The Rooftop at ICON

    1248 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, 90015

    The Downtown Boogie GetDown Rooftop Party!!!

    RED CUP SUNDAY!!!

    Sunday Fundays in Los Angeles are Endless!!!

    We are our coming upon our last few Red Cups... only a few left so get it in...

    My f...

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  • Haitian Music Star BlO to Perform at Theatre Raymond Kabbaz

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Theatre Raymond Kabbaz

    10361 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, 90064

    The performance space at Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles, Theatre Raymond Kabbaz is pleased to bring Haitian music star BlO to Los Angeles as part of its public performing arts series. The show will ...

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  • Public Awarenessness Outreach

    September 29, 2012, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Pershing Square Metro Station (Sat) / 7th St. Metro Center Station (Sun)

    Corner of 5th and Hill Streets in DTLA (Sat) / Corner of 7th and Flower Streets in DTLA (Sun), Los Angeles

    On Saturday, September 29th and Sunday, September 30th 2012, the Foundation for Awarenessness will be conducting a Public Awarenessness Outreach event in Downtown Los Angeles. Volunteers will be askin...

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  • The Owner's Closet a staged reading

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

    SKYLIGHT THEATRE

    1816 1/2 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, 90027

    A farcical Who Dunnit!

    Comedy about a murder mystery writer whose cheesy plot devices come back to haunt him when he becomes stranded with his wife in a rented cabin on a stormy coast.

    "...

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  • THE WRONG MAN a musical event

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

    Skylight Theatre Complex

    1816 1/2 N. Vermont, Los Angeles, 90027

    A man whos wrongly accused sits on death row waiting execution

    THE WRONG MAN is witty, heart wrenching, beautiful and yet abrasive

    Ross Golan takes you on a journey through Reno with a musical m...

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  • WHO THE F.A.Y.

    September 30, 2012, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

    Skylight Theatre Complex

    1816 1/2 N. Vermont, Los Angeles, 90027

    (How did Who The F.A.Y. come to be?)
    Developed in INKubator, this new staged reading by Leon Martell is being directed by Wendy McClellan Anderson

    From a generation of new writers, on the verge o...

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  • Silence! The Musical

    The Hayworth Theatre

    2511 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90057

    SILENCE! THE MUSICAL IS A HILARIOUS PARODY BASED ON THE ACADEMY AWARD WINNING FILM.

    Rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in ...

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Port / Long Beach / San Pedro

  • Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise in Long Beach

    September 29, 2012, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise

    200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, 90803

    At the Dinner Detective we love a memorable evening and that is why we strive to make yours as suspenseful and affordable as possible. Your Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise Admission includes:...

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  • Merrily We Grow A-Longing

    May 20, 2012 - April 26, 2013, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    Angels Gate Cultural Center

    3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, 90731

    Located on the Angels Gate Cultural Center campus: Merrily we grow along, looking at ourselves looking for a new or renewed place. Searching for wilderness or a pure place as we think it might have b...

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  • Into the Wilderness: The Search Within

    May 20, 2012 - April 26, 2013, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Angels Gate Cultural Center

    3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, 90731

    Angels Gate Cultural Center presents our exhibition year entitled Into the Wilderness: The Search Within. Over the course of the next year, artists and curators will engage the term "wilderness" from ...

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  • John Fleck and Karen Finley

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Carpenter Performing Arts Center

    6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach, 90815

    John Fleck takes the audience on a hair-raising roller coaster ride with a pair of Mad Women: Judy Garland & John Flecks mother, Josephine. Buckle up and hold on tight as they twist, wind & sing their...

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  • Circus Zoppe

    September 28, 2012 - September 30, 2012, Fri, Sept. 28, 2012 at 8pm. Sat, Sept. 29, 2012 at 1pm, 4pm, & 7pm. Sun, Sept. 30, 2012 at 11am, 2pm & 5pm.

    Carpenter Performing Arts Center

    6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach, 90240

    Performing at the majestic Queen Mary, Circus Zoppe returns to welcome your whole family into the colorful 500-seat tent for a one-ring circus that honors the best history of the Old-World Italian tra...

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  • An Evening with Lily Tomlin

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Carpenter Performing Arts Center

    6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach, 90240

    An entertainer of the highest caliber, the incomparable Lily Tomlin takes her audience on what The Washington Post calls a wise and howlingly funny trip with comical insights and wildly witty observat...

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  • Into The Wilderness TRIP 2

    August 12, 2012 - October 19, 2012, 1:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Angels Gate Cultural Center

    3601 South Gaffey St, San Pedro, 90731

    The exhibition, A Reintroduction Library, creates an archival library of San Pedros natural history, mostly pertaining to water, plant life and landscape. Works in the exhibition by artists Katie Bach...

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  • See Through

    The George V Deneff Gallery

    3626 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, 90804

    Our society depends so much on making things right. From erasers, spell-check, to Photoshop, we desire to correct almost every aspect of ourselves given the opportunity. In art, considerable effort ...

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  • University Art Museum CSU Long Beach OPENING RECEPTION

    September 8, 2012 - December 9, 2012, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    University Art Museum, CSULB

    1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, 90840

    Saturday, September 8, 2012 | 6:00 8:00 PM
    University Art Museum, CSULB
    Free admission | No RSVP Required

    Join us in celebrating the launch party for our Fall exhibitions, focusi...

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  • H.P. Lovecraft Film Festiva-Los Angeles

    September 28, 2012, 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM

    Warner Grand Theatre

    478 W. 6th Street, San Pedro, 90731

    Celebrate the works of iconic horror author H.P. Lovecraft with movies, cartoons, games, authors, vendors, readings, music, scavenger hunt, live radio drama, brunch and pub trivia!

    Featurin...

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  • Quartet For the End of Time

    September 28, 2012, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Angels Gate Cultural Center

    3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, 90731

    One of the last untouched rainforests in the world, the rainforest of the Cardamom Mountains in Cambodia is both a fact and a phantom. The Preak Piphot river and surrounding rainforest are home to man...

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  • Wild Things

    September 28, 2012, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Angels Gate Cultural Center

    3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, 90731

    Independent curator Tim Christian is pleased to present Wild Things, an exhibition of works by Los Angeles artists Soo Kim, Kim Schoenstadt, and Fran Siegel. These artists, all enjoying national and i...

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  • sins, virtues, big fish and plastics

    September 28, 2012, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Angels Gate Cultural Center

    3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, 90731

    Using the print sins, virtues, big fish and plastics by Kimiko Miyoshi, the gallery will make prints of objects that pollute our environment. Do you recycle? Do you help clean up our local beaches? Wh...

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Santa Clarita

  • Saugus Swap Meet

    September 29, 2012, Tues: 7am-12 noon Sat: 7am-2pm Sun: 7am-3pm

    Saugus Speedway & Swap Meet

    22500 Soledad Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91350

    One of the largest, oldest and most popular weekly Open Air Markets in Southern California, Saugus Swap Meet is your one stop family fun destination for a value filled weekend outing. Your family will...

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  • Legendary Locals Of The Santa Clarita Valley

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Saugus Train Station, Heritage Junction, Within William S. Hart Park

    24101 Newhall Avenue, Newhall, 91322

    From Native Americans to Spanish explorers to the Missions and Mexican Ranchos to Gold Rush pioneers to Hollywood movie makers and all the way to the movers and shakers of the present, the Santa Clari...

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  • Night Creatures Super Senses - Evening Nature Walk

    September 28, 2012, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon

    24335 The Old Road, Newhall, CA 91321, Newhall, 91321

    How do animals adapt to the night shift? Find out how as we explore Towsley Canyon by the light of a full moon. Just for the night - kids are encouraged to stay up past their bedtimes. Meet outside th...

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  • Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Repertory East Playhouse

    24266 Main Street, Newhall, 91321

    The REP is delighted to present the final chapter of our favorite detective in SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE, Sponsored by Power Valencia. Writer Stephen Dietz has adapted the story, based on t...

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  • The Giver

    September 29, 2012 - October 27, 2012, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Canyon Theatre Guild

    24242 Main Street, Newhall, 91321

    Based on a Newbery Award-winning novel by Lois Lowry, the Canyon Theatre Guilds production of The Giver introduces you to a boy who lives in a world where everything is under control and safe. There ...

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  • The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Canyon Theatre Guild

    24242 Main Street, Newhall, 91321

    ITS NOT A MUSICAL, BUT YOULL DIE WITH LAUGHTER!

    THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 is a wildly comic romp, which pokes antic fun at the more ridiculous aspects of show biz and the corny thr...

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San Fernando Valley

  • INCA, Music from Peru

    September 29, 2012, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sherman Oaks Branch Public Library

    14245 Moorpark Street, Sherman Oaks, 91423

    INCA provides a wonderful and colorful program of music from Peru. The show includes music from the native Incas, from the Hispanic communities of the coastal areas and the Black people from the vill...

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  • Detour Improv Comedy

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Fremont Centre Theatre

    1000 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, 91030

    Detour Improv Comedy is a fun clean improv comedy troupe that anyone can enjoy. With some of the best game-based improv comedy in the Los Angeles area, only the folks of "Whoses Line Is It Anyway !?!"...

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  • Heartbreak House

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

    1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 90290

    Shaws epic masterpiece and prophetic depiction of a society teetering on the brink. Young Ellie Dunn is invited to the country home of the eccentric Captain Shotover by his daughter Hesione. Soon the ...

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  • The Women of Lockerbie

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

    1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 90290

    The rugged hillside of Theatricum Botanicums outdoor stage is a fitting stand-in for the wild moors of rural Scotland where Deborah Brevoorts powerful, poetic and uplifting drama is set. Inspired by a...

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  • The Gronholm Method

    August 7, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 8:00 PM

    The Falcon Theatre

    4252 Riverside Drive, Burbank, 91505

    How far would you go to get that dream job? Just what would you be willing to do? Four corporate warriors come together in one room to compete for one senior management position using The Grnholm Meth...

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  • ART UNITES 6

    September 28, 2012, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Gallery 800

    5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, 91601

    The Art Directors Guilds Gallery 800 announces the ART UNITES 6, which will be open from September 22 through October 27, 2012. Located in the heart of the famed NoHo Arts District, Gallery 800 showca...

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  • Innovation in the Golden Era

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    King Gillette Ranch

    26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas 91302, Calabasas, 91302

    King Gillette Ranch was home to MGM Director Clarence Brown who made movies on this still popular filming location. Look behind the scenes at his filmmaking innovations and Hollywood parties on this e...

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  • TITANIC

    September 30, 2012, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Scherr Forum at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

    2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, 91362

    In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the tragic event, Musical Theatre Guild presents a concert staged reading of the Tony Award winning musical TITANIC. Calvin Remsburg directs.

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  • Dangerous Corner by J.B. Priestley

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Crown City Theatre

    11031 Camarillo Street, North Hollywood, 91602

    "Dangerous Corner" by J.B. Priestley is a mystery-thriller with the added bonus of being a ghost story as well. The play stars: Seth Peterson (recurring/co-star "Burn Notice," "Providence," soon to b...

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  • THE BELLFLOWER SESSIONS

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Whitefire Theatre

    13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, 91423

    The Whitefire Theatre presents the World Premiere of award-winning playwright Andy Bloch’s "The Bellflower Sessions" directed by Bryan Rasmussen, produced by Scott Disharoon, a timely and scath...

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  • THE SQUARE ROOT OF WONDERFUL by Carson McCullers

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Raven Playhouse

    5233 Lankershim Blvd., NoHo, 91601

    THE SQUARE ROOT OF WONDERFUL September 14 - October 14

    Back by popular demand, Carson McCullers rarely performed gem of a play, The Square Root of Wonderful, directed by Steve Jarrard, pr...

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  • ARTMaggedon - The New Short Fiction Series presents In Cars

    September 30, 2012, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Federal Bar

    5303 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, 91601

    The New Short Fiction Series, L.A.s longest running spoken word series, in cooperation with ARTMaggedon, presents In Cars, spoken word evening of short fiction by L.A. writers contemplating our cars, ...

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  • French Guitarist Roland Dyens

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Los Angeles Valley College, Mainstage Theatre

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, 91401

    The AGS is honored to present the legendary Roland Dyens in a special performance at the Mainstage Theater. Renowned as an extraordinary interpreter, arranger, composer and improviser, Dyens was recog...

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  • Shaking the Dew from the Lilies

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Avery Schreiber Theater Complex

    11050 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601

    The West Coast premiere of Shaking the Dew from the Lilies by Paddy Gillard-Bentley follows five diverse women that are accidentally locked over-night in a mall bathroom. Care-free Tami and the uptigh...

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  • "Joyful Parenting" workshop for parents of young children at Highland Hall Waldorf School

    September 29, 2012, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Highland Hall Waldorf School

    17100 Superior Street, Northridge, 91325

    Highland Hall Waldorf School is offering a four-week workshop for parents of young children called Joyful Parenting...a workshop for raising healthy, happy, and confident children, with early childhoo...

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  • Reseda Centennial Music & Arts Celebration

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    Reseda Park

    18411 Victory Boulevard, Reseda, 91335

    In honor of the Reseda Centennial, the Reseda Neighborhood Council will present the Reseda Centennial Music and Arts Festival, Saturday, Sept. 29, 10a.m. to 10p.m. at Reseda Park. (corner of Victory B...

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  • Author Book Reading & Discussion "Communion", a novel By Mel Donalson

    September 29, 2012, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore

    13197 Gladstone Ave. Unit A, Sylmar, 91342

    Set in the late 1980s, the novel follows Tony Marcos, a Gay teen who runs away from his crumbling home to make his life in Hollywood, California. Working the streets and intersecting with his friends ...

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  • BANNED BOOKS WEEK: LOCAL AUTHOR DR. ELLEN RUDERMAN DISCUSSES COMING OF AGE DURING THE COMMUNIST WITCH HUNTS IN LOS ANGELES

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    San Fernando Library

    217 N. Maclay Avenue, San Fernando, 91340

    In observance of Banned Books Week, local author Dr. Ellen Ruderman will read & discuss her recent novel, Chasing The Red Car.

    Chasing The Red Car chronicles the authors coming of age in the Sa...

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  • Create Your Own Skate Deck Artst Workshop

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Cella Gallery

    11135 Weddington St., NoHo Arts District, 91423

    For Artmageddon weekend Cella Gallery and UNoHo have teamed up some of our artists and friends for a customize your own skate deck workshop! We will provide blank decks artist materials and amazing LA...

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  • Open House Studio Tour and Art Sale

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Lenchner Glass Studio

    7708 Chimineas Avenue, Reseda, 91335

    Hello fans.

    Ive been creating beautiful works of art glass for quite some time now, and have a wonderful inventory of my creations. Some of my works are elaborate "frit glass paintings" (Wi...

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  • No Love

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Eclectic Company Theatre

    5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd., N. Hollywood, 91607

    PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN NIGHT Sunday, September 30th @ 7:00pm!
    Seating is limited. Phone reservation suggested.

    Men arent from Mars.
    Women arent from Venus.
    Theyre both from hell. ...

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San Gabriel Valley

  • Kimono in the 20th Century

    March 30, 2012 - March 10, 2013, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Pacific Asia Museum

    46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, 91101

    This exhibition features a gift in 2008 from the June Tsukamoto-Lyon collection, which provided breadth and further quality to Pacific Asia Museums already substantial collection. Kimono in the exhibi...

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  • Gajin Fujita: Ukioy-e in Contemporary Painting

    April 20, 2012 - October 7, 2012, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Pacific Asia Museum

    46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, 91101

    Gajin Fujita (born 1972) is a Japanese American artist whose work combines elements of traditional Japanese ukiyo-e art with contemporary American street art and Pop art, among other influences. A nat...

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  • Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Pasadena Museum of California Art

    490 E. Union St., Pasadena, 91101

    The Pasadena Museum of California Art is pleased to present the first major showing of Edgar Payne (1883-1947) in over forty years. One of the most gifted of the historic California plein air artists,...

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  • Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life

    July 20, 2012 - January 21, 2013, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Closed Tuesdays, Extended hours until 9:00 p.m. on Fridays.

    Norton Simon Museum

    411 West Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105, Pasadena

    The Norton Simon Museum presents "Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life," an exhibition that examines the diversity and splendor of this genre that has attracted artists since antiquity. Drawin...

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  • Anita Bunn: Detour

    September 16, 2012 - October 28, 2012, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Offramp Gallery

    1702 Lincoln Ave, Pasadena, 91103

    Anita Bunn’s new work.

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  • Goddess of Pomona

    August 11, 2012 - September 29, 2012, Wednesday through Saturday from 12pm to 4pm.

    The dA Center for the Arts

    252-D South Main Street, Pomona, 91766

    The dA Center for the Arts is proud to present Goddess of Pomona, a group exhibition on display from August 11 through September 29, 2012. In collaboration with the Goddess of Pomona Festival, the pub...

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  • Art Songs of Latin America

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

    Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona College

    150 E. 4th St, Claremont, 91711

    Ursula Kleinecke-Boyer, soprano, sings selections from Latin America by Catn, Guastavino, Revueltas, Valcrcel and others. Fanfare calls her singing rich, pleasing, and Endless Possibilities writes tha...

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  • Canceled: Organ Recital Music of Claremont

    September 30, 2012, 3:00 PM

    Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona College

    150 E. 4th St, Claremont, 91711

    Faculty organist William Peterson presents a program of music by either Pomona College or Claremont composers, including William G. Blanchard*, John Cage, Joseph Clokey*, Tom Flaherty*, Wilbur Held, K...

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  • Pacific Electric Railway, Then & Now

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Pasadena Museum of History

    470 W. Walnut Street, Pasadena, 91103

    The Pacific Electric Railway and its 1,100 miles of track connecting Southern Californias many diverse communities died out by the 1960s, but Pasadena Museum of History will bring the famed railway ba...

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  • What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been: 35 Years of the Doo Dah Parade

    September 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Pasadena Museum of History

    470 W. Walnut St., Pasadena, 91103

    In a decided departure from traditional topics, Pasadena Museum of History will turn its attention this summer and fall to the relatively recent and somewhat controversial -- history of a Pasadena tr...

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  • The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA's 14th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk

    September 30, 2012, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Brookside Park

    480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, 91103

    Join thousands of animal lovers and their canine companions Sunday, September 30th for the 14th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk A Fundraiser for Animals! Located at Brookside Park, just south of the Rose B...

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  • Monumental Miniatures III: A California Art Club Exhibition

    September 28, 2012, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    California Art Club Gallery at The Old Mill

    1120 Old Mill Road, San Marino, 91108

    The California Art Club presents "Monumental Miniatures III" at its gallery located at El Molino Viejo, an architectural landmark in the San Gabriel Valley.

    The display of more than 50 work...

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  • Ruddigore by Gilbert & Sullivan

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Sierra Madre Playhouse

    87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, 91024

    Can Robin Oakapple outrun the family curse and still get the girl? Reset in the late 1950s in Morro Bay, this adaptation of the Gilbert & Sullivan classic is filled with all the signature wit, improba...

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  • SUMMERCAMP'S PROJECT PROJECT FALL RESIDENCY II: WELCOME

    September 29, 2012, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Side Street Projects

    730 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, 91109

    SUMMERCAMPS PROJECT PROJECT FALL RESIDENCY II: WELCOME

    Welcome is an ongoing open door installation with works by resident artists May Jong, Kristi Lippire, Chris Oatey, Erin Payne, Yoshie Sakai, Al...

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  • Cymbeline

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    A Noise Within

    3352 E Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, 91107

    Cymbeline

    By William Shakespeare
    Directed by Bart DeLorenzo
    Sept 22 - Nov 18, 2012

    Cymbeline is William Shakespeares greatest romantic fairy-tale. Brimming with rom...

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  • UNDER MY SKIN

    September 11, 2012 - October 7, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    The Pasadena Playhouse

    39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, 91101

    The Pasadena Playhouse Presents: UNDER MY SKIN

    September 11 October 7, 2012
    A World Premiere Comedy
    By Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser
    Directed By Marcia Milgrom Dodge
    (Tony Award-no...

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  • The Halloween Show

    September 29, 2012, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sierra Madre Playhouse

    87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, 91024

    Halloween is the scariest night of the year! Our super-dooper ace director, CB DeMan, is putting together an exciting show. We have lots of wonderful monsters who live in the Playhouse, a ghost, ske...

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  • Woody Guthrie Centennial Program 2

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM

    Allendale Branch Library

    1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, 91106

    The Allendale Branch Library celebrates the life, music, and legacy of the iconic folk singer Woody Guthrie (1912-1967) during the 100th anniversary of his birth. Two programs (September 15 and 29) w...

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  • Theatre 360 Fall 2012 Session

    September 10, 2012 - December 8, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Theatre 360

    75 N. Marengo Ave, Pasadena, 91101

    Register now for the extended 3-month Fall 2012 Session (September 10th-December 8th 2012) at Theatre 360! We offer Acting, Singing and Dance classes for ages 3-19. Please visit our website for more i...

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  • The Colburn Orchestra at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena

    September 29, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena

    131 South St. John Avenue, Pasadena, 91105

    The Colburn Orchestra

    Yehuda Gilad, conductor
    Beiyao Ji, piano

    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
    Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54

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  • Bend in the Road

    September 29, 2012, 1:00 PM - 3:05 PM

    Carrie Hamilton Theater at the Pasadena Playhouse

    39 S. El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, 91101

    Bend in the Road is a new family musical based on the beloved classic novel, Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Bend in the Road tells the story of young Anne Shirley, an orphan, who is mi...

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  • Chris Burden: Small Skyscraper (Quasi Legal Skyscraper)

    September 29, 2012, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    One Colorado Courtyard

    41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, 91103

    Armory Center for the Arts and One Colorado, in Pasadena, California, are pleased to present Small Skyscraper, a temporary, large-scale, outdoor sculpture by world-renowned artist Chris Burden. Small ...

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  • Asian Influences: The Year of the Dragon - A California Art Club Associate Artist Exhibition

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Pacific Asia Museum

    46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, 91101

    The California Art Club presents "Asian Influences: The Year of the Dragon" with the works of 18 Associate Artist Members of the organization. The exhibition was juried by Calvin Liang, a Signature ...

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  • EXHIBTION: Feberge: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars

    June 23, 2012 - January 6, 2013, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Bowers Museum

    2002 N. Main St, Santa Ana, 92706

    Discover the Spectacular Designs of Peter Carl Faberge

    This amazing exhibition of over 100 objects exemplifies the inventive designs and meticulous craftmanship that is still celebrated today. ...

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  • Interventions: Brian Bress

    September 28, 2012, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art

    1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, 93101

    July 15 - September 30, 2012

    Multimedia works by this critically acclaimed emerging artist have been described as inventive, humorous, and "discomfitingly complex." This installationthe artists...

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  • Scene on the Street: Doug Busch

    September 28, 2012, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art

    1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, 93101

    August 25-December 2, 2012

    Buschs large format black and white photographs, taken with a 20 x 24 camera that the artist designed and built himself, are images of great subtlety and irony. Throug...

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  • Exhibition: Faberge: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    2002 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, 92706

    A rare and exciting opportunity to view a collection of over 100 spectacular designs by master goldsmith and legendary jeweler, Peter Carl Faberge.

    From the everyday into the extraordinary, exh...

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  • Light & Color: The Forest Lawn Stained Glass Collection

    June 9, 2012 - November 9, 2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Forest Lawn Museum

    1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, 91205

    Light and Color presents selections from Forest Lawns extensive stained glass collection dating from the thirteenth to twentieth centuries.

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  • Picasso, Braque & Leger: Twentieth Century Modern Masters

    September 20, 2012 - January 1, 2013, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Forest Lawn Museum

    1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, 91205

    A collection from the great modern masters.

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  • The Last Supper

    September 28, 2012, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    Forest Lawn Museum

    1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, 91205

    This stained glass masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci’s immortal painting was crafted in Italy by Rosa Caselli Moretti. Using Leonardo’s own sketches, she sought to capture for posterity the...

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  • The Crucifixion & The Resurrection Presentation

    September 28, 2012, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Forest Lawn Museum

    1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, 91205

    Jan Stykas The Crucifixion portrays that poignant moment before the earthly death of Jesus. Commissioned in 1894 for the painting, Styka travelled to Jerusalem to prepare sketches, and to Rome, where ...

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  • Nestor Torres with Aliso Niguel High School Orchestra

    September 29, 2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Soka Performing Arts Center

    1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo

    Famed Latin Jazz Flutist, Nestor Torres, presents his classical side, as well as his commitment to work with young musicians in this special concert featuring the Aliso Niguel High School Orchestra un...

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  • Carlos Almaraz: A Life Recalled

    August 25, 2012 - December 8, 2012, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Second Saturday of the month 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Vincent Price Art Museum

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, 91754

    Large Gallery
    August 25 to December 8, 2012
    Opening Reception: Sat., Sept. 8, 6 to 8 p.m.

    Carlos Almaraz: A Life Recalled is a chronological survey of the artist Carlos Almaraz th...

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  • Lecture: Saikei: The Miniature Landscape

    September 29, 2012, 1:30 PM

    Bowers Museum

    2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 92706

    Presented by Mr. Alan Nelson, Bonsai Master, and member of Kofu Bonsai Kai. Demonstration following lecture. Sponsored by Kofu Bonsai Kai. For additional information, please visit bowers.org, call...

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  • Artful Aging Lecture: Music in the Brain, the Brain in Music

    September 30, 2012, 1:30 PM

    Bowers Museum

    2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 92706

    Presented by Dr. William R. Shankle, Judy and Richard Voltmer chair in Memory and Cognitive Disorders, Hoag Neurosciences Institute, Director, Orange County Vital Aging Program, and Maxim Eshkenazy, A...

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  • Encounter

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

    David Henry Hwang Theater

    120 Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles, 90012

    ENCOUNTER is a dance theatre production that unearths various kinda of encounters, with the Divine, the Self, Love and the military. ENCOUNTER explores imageries from the lives of communities from aro...

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Gateway Area / Watts

  • Susana Elena Spanish & Flamenco Dance

    Brakensiek Library

    9945 E. Flower St., Bellflower, 90706

    Brakensiek Library in Bellflower presents a Spanish and flamenco dance program to children and their families that includes various dances, brief explanations of them, and ways the audience can intera...

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  • 2012 Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival & Simon Rodia Jazz Festival

    September 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Watts Towers Arts Center Campus

    1727 East 107th Street, Los Angeles, 90002

    An all-star line-up of world class musicians, singers, and dancers will come together once again at the 31st Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival and the 36th Annual Simon Rodia Watts Towers J...

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