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Sundays in August - Free jazz concert series featuring artists Critical Brass, Adaawe, Tom Nolan Band, Cats with Class and Orquesta Charangoa each Sunday in August at Stewart Street Park. Rotating food and dessert vendors include Dogtown Dogs, Sweet Lucie’s Organic Ice Cream, The Lobos Truck, A ROCKin Hawaiian Shave Ice, Yalla Truck and Van Leeuwen Artistan Ice Cream. – Stewart Street Park 9 1836 Stewart Street Santa Monica, CA, 90404) – 5-7PM - http://www.smgov.net/portals/culture/events/jazz_on_the_lawn.aspxAugust 1 - Friday Night Sing-Along: BROADWAY FAVORITES - W.M. Keck Ampitheatre - Walt Disney Concert Hall -6:30-8PM - FREE (Tickets Required) - http://www.musiccenter.org/events/activearts/friday-nightsingalongs/utm_source=FreethingstodoinLA&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=SingAlongSongsof64

August 14, 2014 - Los Angeles - 4TH ANNUAL BIG SUNDAY BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE & COMMUNITY DINNER - Big Sunday - Help Big Sunday send kids back to school in style as we collect, sort and pack all kinds of needed school items for kids at varied low-income schools in LA and Long Beach. The sorting will be followed by a community dinner.  - 6111 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm - http://calendar.bigsunday.org/calendar/back-to-school-drive-community-dinner/?instance_id=126460

August 15, 2014 – Torrance - IQinVision Technology Roadshow Los Angeles - Torrance Marriott South Bay - IQinVision’s Technology Roadshows are designed for end-users, integrators and industry operatives. This education event will showcase the latest advances in IP surveillance technology, and the capabilities and trends in relation to edge technology. IQinVision and our technology partners will demonstrate how to utilize the latest technology to provide a robust, next generation solution. - 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) - http://www.iqeye.com/news-events/event-calendar

August 15 - Friday Night Sing-Along: MARIACHI - W.M. Keck Ampitheatre - Walt Disney Concert Hall -6:30-8PM - FREE (Tickets Required) - http://www.musiccenter.org/events/activearts/friday-nightsingalongs/utm_source=FreethingstodoinLA&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=SingAlongSongsof64

August 15, 2014 - Los Angeles - WORLD FIREFIGHTERS GAMES 2014 - Los Angeles Convention Center - Register now for the 2014 Los Angeles Firefighters Games, August 15-24! - It’s the world’s biggest celebration for firefighters and global emergency responders. - Los Angeles, CA 90015 - 8:00am - http://www.cvent.com/events/world-firefighters-games-los-angeles-2014/custom-193-a1ddb9ffe06d4763bc71248d6d4209f1.aspx

August 15, 2014 - Los Angeles – Coriolanus - Archway Studio/Theatre - In Shakespeare's final tragedy, Rome's greatest warrior, Coriolanus, learns that politics can be deadlier than war. Coriolanus' pride spurs him to victory in battle, but alienates the common people at home when his victories win him a powerful political office. He finds that winning the people's affection as a politician is a much more difficult task.  - 305 S. Hewitt St., Los Angeles - 2 p.m - http://www.archwayla.com/

August 15, 2014 - Los Angeles – Coriolanus - Archway Studio/Theatre - In Shakespeare's final tragedy, Rome's greatest warrior, Coriolanus, learns that politics can be deadlier than war. Coriolanus' pride spurs him to victory in battle, but alienates the common people at home when his victories win him a powerful political office. He finds that winning the people's affection as a politician is a much more difficult task. - 305 S. Hewitt St., Los Angeles - 2 p.m - http://www.archwayla.com/

August 15, 2014 - Los Angeles - Buyer & Cellar - Mark Taper Forum - There is a moment late in Buyer and Cellar, playwright Jonathan Tolins' spellbindingly hilarious send-up of all that was previously sacred about pop diva, actor, director, producer and dyed-in-the-wool gay icon Barbra Streisand, when one begins to wonder whether Tolins and the kinetically talented performer Michael Urie will be able to pull it off — "it" being finally tying off the previous 90 minutes of what seems little more than inspired stand-up comedy into something with the requisite arc and emotional staying power of a play. - 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles - 8:00 p.m - http://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/Buyer-Cellar/

August 16, 2014 - Los Angeles - Convergences: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection - Getty Center - Need an excuse to escape your daily routine and LA’s heat this summer? Take the tram up to the Getty and celebrate the museum’s 30th anniversary with its new exhibition, “Convergences: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection.”  - 1200 Getty Center Dr, Brentwood, Los Angeles - 10:00am - http://getty.edu/visit/cal/events/18786.html

August 16, 2014 - Long Beach - Over 3000 Bikini Models. World Record Attempt Beauty Pageant - Queen Mary Park - August 16, 2014 will mark a day in history unlike any other. Beach Bash 2014, the newest massive event to hit Los Angeles, will debut with some of the most fantastic experiences ever held on sand! With great performances, fun for the whole family, and free experiences, challenges, and adventures, Beach Day by Symbol of Success is an annual event that will truly celebrate what it means to live better. Our goal for you for Beach Bash is to take home plenty of great memories, coupons, and fantastic free prizes! (We may even be giving away a car!) - 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802, - 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM (PDT) - https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Largest-Bikini-Parade/1422034084678534

August 16, 2014 - Long Beach - Over 3000 Bikini Models. World Record Attempt Beauty Pageant - Queen Mary Park - August 16, 2014 will mark a day in history unlike any other. Beach Bash 2014, the newest massive event to hit Los Angeles, will debut with some of the most fantastic experiences ever held on sand! With great performances, fun for the whole family, and free experiences, challenges, and adventures, Beach Day by Symbol of Success is an annual event that will truly celebrate what it means to live better. Our goal for you for Beach Bash is to take home plenty of great memories, coupons, and fantastic free prizes! (We may even be giving away a car!) - 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802,  - 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM (PDT) - https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Largest-Bikini-Parade/1422034084678534

August 16, 2014 -Long Beach -Over 3000 Bikini Models. World Record Attempt Beauty Pageant. - Queen Mary Park -August 16, 2014 will mark a day in history unlike any other. Beach Bash 2014, the newest massive event to hit Los Angeles, will debut with some of the most fantastic experiences ever held on sand! With great performances, fun for the whole family, and free experiences, challenges, and adventures, Beach Day by Symbol of Success is an annual event that will truly celebrate what it means to live better. Our goal for you for Beach Bash is to take home plenty of great memories, coupons, and fantastic free prizes! (We may even be giving away a car!) - 1126 -Queens Hwy, ong Beach, CA 90802 - 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM (PDT)
 - https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Largest-Bikini-Parade/1422034084678534

August 16, 2014 - Burbank - Free Make-up Class: 5 Minute L

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August 16, 2014 – Hollywood - BIG!WORLD!FUN!:VERSA-STYLE DANCE COMPANY - The John Anson Ford Theatres - Prepare to get down as you join Versa-Style Dance Company for a high energy journey through the history of street dance around the world.  - 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, 90068 - 3:00am - http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/775

August 16, 2014 - Los Angeles - KINETIC THEORY - Skirball Cultural Center - You won’t believe your eyes as Kinetic Theory perform thrilling, acrobatic circus arts! - 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 - 5:00am - http://www.skirball.org/programs/kinetic-theory

August 17, 2014 - Los Angeles - KIDS IN THE COURTYARD: MASK MAKING - Fowler Museum At UCLA - Whether they are silly, sacred, celebratory, or something else entirely, masks come in all shapes and sizes and are used in many cultures. Take inspiration from Yaqui, Gelede, and Eharo masks on display to create your own inventive mask. - North Campus of UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - 6:00am - 9:00am - http://fowler.ucla.edu/events/kids-courtyard-mask-making

August 17, 2014 - Los Angeles - Detachment and Freedom" Workshop at Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens and Live Online - Laberinto y Jardines para la Consciencia de la Paz - Desapégate de esta tierra, de los recuerdos del pasado, de las expectativas del futuro. Haz aquellas cosas que te den salud, riqueza y felicidad en un estado de desapego y deja ir todo lo demás." ~John-Roger, Fundador y Asesor Espiritual del MSIA. - 3500 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT) - https://www.facebook.com/events/501377879963715/

August 18, 2014 – Hollywood - JAM SESSIONS AT THE FORD: TANGO DANCE - The John Anson Ford Theatres - Who doesnt love a good tango? Oxygen Tangos intro to improvised social Argentine tango make learning this beloved dance style fun and easy. Come solo, with a partner or with friends. - 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, 90068 - 12:00pm - http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/768

August 19, 2014 - Elk Avenue - Usa Pro Challenge - Crested Butte: Stage 2 Finish - Townie Crit - Tuesday, August 19th! Townie Crit – downtown CB –Starting 10:30ish. Bring your townie, a costume and your pedaling legs for the annual shenanigans of the Crested Butte Townie Crit. The course involves twists-and-turns on Elk Avenue, even more than before, giving spectators a new look at this third-year event.  - downtown Crested Butte  - 10:30 am - http://elkmountainevents.com/events/

August 20 - Tongva Park - Tongva Park, 1615 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401 - Tongva Park continues its first season of cultural programming with an evening concert of mystical Persian and world music with the Lian Ensemble. Based in Los Angeles, the group is comprised of virtuoso performers and composers with varying musical styles. Their powerful compositions fuse the mystical Persian musical heritage with the sensibilities of contemporary jazz. Combining a distinctive musical vision with a dedication to experimentation, they create a synthesis of mystical world music composed of traditional and folk melodies and instruments. The community is invited to bring a blanket and picnic and enjoy this free concert experience in the beauty and singular ambiance of Santa Monica’s Tongva Park at night. - 7-9PM - http://tongvapark.squarespace.com/

August 21, 2014 - Los Angeles - SCREENING: STREET MUSE: KENYA - Fowler Museum At UCLA - Los Angeles-area premiere! This documentary chronicles a cultural outreach project using music to bridge social and political gaps between cultures. Gull, an American street musician, travels to Kenya to explore and share street music culture around the world. The screening is followed by a talkback with the filmmaker, Meryl O’Connor, and Gull. - North Campus of UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - 12:30pm - http://www.fowler.ucla.edu/events/screening-street-muse-kenya

August 26, 2014 - Santa Monica - Permission to Parent with Robin Berman - Piper Preschool - Robin Berman joins the Piper Speaker Series on August 26th, at 7pm.  We'll have a little cheese, a little wine, and maybe some steak and lobster (not really).  - Robin has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Time Magazine, Huffington Post, and Parents Magazine.  Yeah, she's kind of a big deal... and we're lucky to have her at Piper.    - 807 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.piperpreschool.com/robin-berman/

Through July 20 - In focus: Ansel Adams - (Free parking after 5, but you would have to pay just for parking) - http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/focus_ansel_adams

August 22 - DANCE DOWNTOWN:90's MUSIC - The Music Center Plaza - It’s time to go back in the day and relive your dance memories from the 90s! We’ll be rocking moves like the running man, typewriter and cabbage patch to some of the hottest tunes of that decade. Come dressed in your 90s best (dig deep in that closet) - No experience necessary. Beginner lessons throughout the evening. - 6:30-10PM - http://www.musiccenter.org/events/activearts/Dance-Downtown/

August 23, 2014 - Long Beach - ALL-AMERICAN SOAP BOX DERBY AT THE QUEEN MARY - Queen Mary - (THROUGH AUG. 24) The Queen's Cup - Soap Box Derby Races Comes to Long Beach. The first All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) and CA Family Soap Box Derby Association (CFSBDA) sanctioned rally race in Long Beach makes its formal racing debut, Aug 23-24 at the Queen Mary.  - 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802 - 10:00am - http://www.queenmary.com/events/all-american-soap-box-derby/

August 23, 2014 - San Fernando - 2014 NATIVE SUMMER FEST - Rudy Ortega Sr. Heritage Park - Walk through Rudy Ortega Sr. Park in San Fernando, Saturday, August 23rd where Native American/Indigenous art exhibitions accompanied by live music - 2025 4th St, San Fernando, California, 91340 - 11:00am - 5:00pm - http://www.pukuu.org/event/native-talent-show-3

August 23, 2014 - Los Angeles - LOVE SONGS OF THE REVOLUTION - Los Angeles Central Library's Mark Taper  - Los Angeles author Bronwyn Mauldin reads from her latest novel, Love Songs of the Revolution – a literary thriller based in the last days of Soviet Lithuania. In Mauldin’s novel, Martynas Kudirka, an official painter for the Lithuanian Communist Party, enjoys a pleasant, unremarkable life with a beautiful wife and all the privileges that come with being a party member. - 630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, 90071 - 2:00pm - http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/love-songs-revolution

August 23, 2014 - Long Beach - ALL-AMERICAN SOAP BOX DERBY AT THE QUEEN MARY - Queen Mary - (THROUGH AUG. 24) The Queen's Cup - Soap Box Derby Races Comes to Long Beach. The first All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) and CA Family Soap Box Derby Association (CFSBDA) sanctioned rally race in Long Beach makes its formal racing debut, Aug 23-24 at the Queen Mary.  - 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802 - 10:00am - http://www.queenmary.com/events/all-american-soap-box-derby/

August 23, 2014 - San Fernando - 2014 NATIVE SUMMER FEST - Rudy Ortega Sr. Heritage Park - Walk through Rudy Ortega Sr. Park in San Fernando, Saturday, August 23rd where Native American/Indigenous art exhibitions accompanied by live music - 2025 4th St, San Fernando, California, 91340 - 11:00am - 5:00pm - http://www.pukuu.org/event/native-talent-show-3

August 23, 2014 - Los Angeles - LOVE SONGS OF THE REVOLUTION - Los Angeles Central Library's Mark Taper  - Los Angeles author Bronwyn Mauldin reads from her latest novel, Love Songs of the Revolution – a literary thriller based in the last days of Soviet Lithuania. In Mauldin’s novel, Martynas Kudirka, an official painter for the Lithuanian Communist Party, enjoys a pleasant, unremarkable life with a beautiful wife and all the privileges that come with being a party member. - 630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, 90071 - 2:00pm - http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/love-songs-revolution

August 24, 2014 - Beverly Hills - Voices of LA: The Krupnick Festival of the Arts - Ate9 Dance Company - Omid Walizadeh  - The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - A cutting-edge dance and musical performance blending the talent of Israeli choreographer Danielle Agami and her Ate9 Dance Company with the live, Persian electronic sounds of Omid Walizadeh. - 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210 - 3:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.voicesoflafest.com/schedule-and-locations/265/ate9-dance-company-and-omid-walizadeh

August 24, 2014 - Beverly Hills - Voices of LA: The Krupnick Festival of the Arts - Ate9 Dance Company & Omid Walizadeh  - The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - A cutting-edge dance and musical performance blending the talent of Israeli choreographer Danielle Agami and her Ate9 Dance Company with the live, Persian electronic sounds of Omid Walizadeh. - 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210 - 3:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.voicesoflafest.com/schedule-and-locations/265/ate9-dance-company-and-omid-walizadeh

August 26, 2014 - Bel Air - WOMEN IN GREEN FORUM - Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel - The Women In Green Forum is the premier conference highlighting the efforts and successes of women in the environmental arena. The Forum is the largest international conference of its kind and brings together a wide range of environmental leaders ranging from corporate sustainability officers to technology developers to discuss innovative new products and designs and develop powerful professional networks. -

August 26, 2014 - Bel Air - WOMEN IN GREEN FORUM - Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel - The Women In Green Forum is the premier conference highlighting the efforts and successes of women in the environmental arena. The Forum is the largest international conference of its kind and brings together a wide range of environmental leaders ranging from corporate sustainability officers to technology developers to discuss innovative new products and designs and develop powerful professional networks. - 11461 West Sunset Blvd., Bel Air, CA 90049 - 8:00am - 5:00pm - http://www.womeningreenforum.com/

August 26, 2014 - Santa Monica - Tongue & Groove: Taylor Negron, Tonya Ingram, David Darmstaedter, Ann Buxie, music by Logan Heftel - Annenberg Community Beach House - A literary variety show tonight of short fiction, personal essays, poetry, spoken word + music produced by Conrad Romo. This month features Taylor Negron, Tonya Ingram Growl and Snare, David Darmstaedter Costa Rican Schadenfreude, Ann Buxie and  music by Logan Heftel. - 415 Pacific Coast Hwy at Beach Coast Way, Santa Monica  - 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM (PDT) -  http://annenbergbeachhouse.com/activities/cultural-programs-events-and-tours.aspx

August 27, 2014 - Los Angeles - SummerSIP Downtown LA - "From Rose to Cabernet - All Wines CA" - City Tavern - Experience our fun, social wine bar atmosphere. A great way to wind down from a summer work day. Enjoy 20 wines for the price of a couple glasses of wine anywhere else. - 735 South Figueroa Street , Los Angeles, CA 90017 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)  -  http://www.learnaboutwine.com/Summer-Wine-Tasting

August 27, 2014 – Hollywood - August 27 lacpug Meet - Gallery Theatre - Join us Wednesday, August 27, 2014 for another not to be missed lacpug Meet. - We welome back Light Iron CEO and tech visionary Michael Cioni. Plus MUCH MUCH more. Stay tuned. - 4800 Hollywood Boulevard , Hollywood, CA 90027 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.lafcpug.org/user_schedule.html

August 27, 2014m - Santa Monica - Everything You Do Is PR: 7 Rules for Today's PR Driven World – ROC - Join us on August 27th for an intriguing PR talk by the Senior VP of Communications at Deutsch LA.  Learn how marketers can utilize PR to maximum benefit, in a fun, lively atmosphere at this event hosted by the American Marketing Association Los Angeles. - 604 Arizona Ave , 3rd Floor , Santa Monica, 90401 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT) - http://amalosangeles.com/

August 27, 2014 - Los Angeles - Little Luxuries - The Wig Fairy - Held in an intimate and personal setting,cancer fighters will be given the opportunity to receive wig fittings, purchase their own, high quality wigs, learn simple makeup techniques that will help them adjust to their new appearances while mingling and meeting other cancer fighters - 490 S San Vicente Blvd. #10 , Los Angeles, CA 90048 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://littleluxs.com/?page_id=1741

August 27, 2014 - Los Angeles - Leander Haußmann’s “Hotel Lux” - Goethe-Institut Los Angeles - Dir. Leander Haußmann, Germany 2012, 103 min., in German with English Subtitles, digital.
Starring: Michael Bully Herbig, Juergen Vogel, Thekla Reuten, Alexander Senderowich, Valery Grishko, Juraj Kukura - 5750 Wilshire Blvd , Los Angeles, CA 90036 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT) -  http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/los/ver/en13140120v.htm

August 27, 2014 - Los Angeles - 4thW Entertainment Industry Mixer - The Parlor (Private Room) - Join other entertainment industry professionals at the LAFS Alumni Association mixer. Create opportunities and find collaborators that can help you on the way up. - 7250 Melrose Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90046 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - https://www.facebook.com/events/652905071432184/?ref=5

August 27, 2014 - Santa Monica - Queen Mimi Private Screening at the Aero Theatre - Aero Theatre - You're invited to a private screening of Queen Mimi at the Aero Theatre to celebrate Mimi's 89th birthday and the film made in her honor!  Coffee, tea and cookies will be served, sponsored by Caffe Luxxe and Huckleberry. Suggested donation: $10 per guest.  When: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM. - 1328 Montana Avenue , Santa Monica, CA 90403 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT) -  http://www.queenmimifilm.com/

August 28, 2014 - Los Angeles - JEFFERY BROUSSARD & THE CREOLE COWBOYS - Skirball Cultural Center - SUNSET CONCERTS Thursdays, July 24 - August 28. Make the Skirballs central courtyard your go-to live music destination. - 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 - 1:00pm - http://www.skirball.org/programs/broussard-creole-cowboys - The John Anson Ford Theatres - Aaron Nigel Smith leads a spirited performance of infectious beats and soulful singing that will have you dancing in the aisles. Combining reggae, funk and soul with African and Caribbean folk music, Smith will take you on a lively sonic journey through music and movement. - 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, 90068 - 10:00am - http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/776

August 28, 2014 - Los Angeles - JEFFERY BROUSSARD & THE CREOLE COWBOYS - Skirball Cultural Center - SUNSET CONCERTS Thursdays, July 24 - August 28. Make the Skirballs central courtyard your go-to live music destination. - 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 - 1:00pm - http://www.skirball.org/programs/broussard-creole-cowboys

August 28, 2014 - Los Angeles - Los Angeles - College Fair Alumni Ambassador Training - University Relations - Southern CA Office - Cal alumni and Cal Parents are invited to join the Cal Alumni Association and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to volunteer as local College Fair Alumni Ambassadors.  - 12301 Wilshire Blvd , Suite 305 , Los Angeles, CA 90025 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT) -  http://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/CAA.html?view=quick&timeframe=day&date=2014-08-28&filter=Secondary%20Event%20Type&filtersel=

August 28, 2014 - West Hollywood - Wine Camp - An Introduction to Wine - House of Blues - Foundation Room - Whether you are new to wine or someone who's intimidated by all the information… a wine lover who simply wants to take your enjoyment to the next level, this introductory tasting class is perfect for you.  At LearnAboutWine's fun and informative two-hour "Wine Camp", you'll learn how wine is made, how to improve your ability to describe what you're tasting, the do's and don'ts of wine service and even how to pair wine with some of your favorite foods. As you expand your knowledge, you'll have the opportunity to taste seven great wines and use your new-found sommelier skills to evaluate them like the pros. It's an evening of history, anecdotes and laughs -- all served in generous proportions. - 8430 Sunset Blvd , West Hollywood, CA 90069 - 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT) -  http://www.learnaboutwine.com/Wine-Camp

August 28, 2014 - Los Angeles - Low Budget - High Energy - Goethe-Institut Los Angeles - Once again, students from the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg will conclude their “Summer Academy” with a student film showcase at the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles. The evening offers the students an opportunity to screen for friends and Goethe-Institut patrons highlights of their past years’ productions. - 5750 Wilshire Blvd , Los Angeles, CA 90036 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/los/ver/en13046635v.htm

August 29, 2014 - Los Angeles - EPIC Beach BBQ & School Supplies Drive a 21+ Event - Dockweiler Beach House - PLEASE NOTE ONLY 1 Beach House Admission Ticket will be granted per email address, per person. Multiple RSVPS from the Same Name/Email Address will be CANCELLED. All guests must present valid ID for Entry - 12505 Vista del Mar , Los Angeles, CA 90293 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.missdunnieo.com/

August 30, 2014 – Hollywood - BIG!WORLD!FUN!: AARON NIGEL SMITH - The John Anson Ford Theatres - Aaron Nigel Smith leads a spirited performance of infectious beats and soulful singing that will have you dancing in the aisles. Combining reggae, funk and soul with African and Caribbean folk music, Smith will take you on a lively sonic journey through music and movement.  - 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, 90068 - 10:00am - http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/776

August 31, 2014 - Los Angeles - KIDS IN THE COURTYARD: PAINT THE TOWN GREEN - Fowler Museum At UCLA - On the closing day of Rigo 23: From the Heart of Santa Madera celebrate this intriguing exhibition with a day of street art. Work together to think about how we can save the environment, create a temporary mural, play with sidewalk chalk, make your own sticker to trade with friends, and learn about “yarn bombing.”  - North Campus of UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - 6:00am - 9:00am - http://fowler.ucla.edu/events/kids-courtyard-paint-town-green

August 31, 2014 - Los Angeles - KIDS IN THE COURTYARD: PAINT THE TOWN GREEN - Fowler Museum At UCLA - On the closing day of Rigo 23: From the Heart of Santa Madera celebrate this intriguing exhibition with a day of street art. Work together to think about how we can save the environment, create a temporary mural, play with sidewalk chalk, make your own sticker to trade with friends, and learn about “yarn bombing.”  - North Campus of UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - 6:00am - 9:00am - http://fowler.ucla.edu/events/kids-courtyard-paint-town-green

August 30, 2014 - Los Angeles - The Amazing Maasai Global Run (Team South Bay, L.A!!!)  - Manhattan Beach Pier  - On Saturday, August, 30th, join us for the 1st annual Amazing Maasai Global Run! To coincide with Year 4 of the Amazing Maasai Marathon in Kenya, we the ask that you donate a 10km run and show your support for girls education in Kenya. - Los Angeles, CA - 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (PDT) - http://www.amazinggirls.org/#!fundraiser-sign-up/c1vc5

August 30, 2014 - Los Angeles - ELACC's First Annual "LA COPA DE BOYLE HEIGHTS" Soccer Tournament - Mendez High School - On behalf of East LA Community Corporation, we would like to invite you to join us at our first annual "La Copa de Boyle Heights" Soccer Tournament on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Mendez High School from 9am to 3pm. All proceeds generated from this event will directly support Tenant programs and services. - 1200 Plaza del Sol , Los Angeles, CA 90033 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT) -  http://www.elacc.org/node/346

August 30, 2014 - Los Angeles - Bringing Back the Love! Crenshaw High School Community Outreach 2014 - Crenshaw High School  - There will be Testimonies, Bands, Special Music, Holy Hip Hop music, Praise Dancers, Spoken Word, Face painting, Martial Art Display, Classic Cars… we areCalling all City Councilmen, Mayors, Community Businesses, Merchants & Friends Vendor Booths are available, Tee shirts- Sign up to be a sponsor where your logo will be printed on tees are available now. - 5010 11th Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90043 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT) -  http://www.saintsofvalue.org/index.php/calendar-2

August 30, 2014 - Los Angeles - Till Dawn Presents: Breathe Carolina - Lure Hollywood - Breathe Carolina is an American electronic rock band from Denver, Colorado, composed of David Schmitt and a live band. Breathe Carolina started in 2006, and have released four albums, and two EPS. The band is also described as EDM. This fusion of post-hardcore characteristics and dance-oriented electronica has led the group to be labeled crunkcore as well.Also typical of crunkcore is the prevalent use of Auto-Tune and vocoders on Schmitt's vocals. - 1439 Ivar Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90028 - 10:00 PM - http://tilldawngroup.com/hw_events.php?id=H

August 30, 2014 - Los Angeles - Fade to Mind #18 ft. Venus X / Rizzla / Kingdom - Los Angeles - VENUS X  (GHE20GOTH1K NYC) - RIZZLA (Fade to Mind / GHE20GOTH1K NYC) - KINGDOM (Fade to Mind / Night Slugs) - TOTAL FREEDOM (Fade to Mind) - PRINCE WILL (Fade to Mind) - Los Angeles, CA  - 10:30 PM  - http://fadetomind.net/    

August 31, 2014 – Burbank - Vintage Clothing & Textile Show - Pickwick Gardens - The Vintage Clothing & Textile Show in it’s 32nd year, features 65 exhibitors selling and displaying a wide selection of antique textiles, vintage clothing and much more! Beyond the high fashion vintage and gently worn designer clothing, you will find an extensive array of other material from nostalgic eras including vintage table linens, bed linens, Victorian lace, draperies and cushions, a variety of wearable decorative trims, perfume bottles, jewelry boxes, buttons, shoes, handbags, jewelry, shawls, ethnic textiles and the list goes on. - 1001 Riverside Dr , Burbank, CA 91506 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.caskeylees.com/Vintage/Vintage.html

August 31, 2014 – Burbank - Harvest Season San Fernando Valley Food Swap -  near the NBC and Disney Studios - A food swap is part silent auction/part village marketplace/part fun-loving open house where your homemade, homegrown, and foraged creations become your own personal currency for use in swapping with other participants. Diversify your pantry while meeting your friends and neighbors! - Burbank, CA - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT) - https://www.facebook.com/SFVFoodSwap       

August 31, 2014 - Los Angeles - KIDS IN THE COURTYARD: PAINT THE TOWN GREEN - Fowler Museum At UCLA - On the closing day of Rigo 23: From the Heart of Santa Madera celebrate this intriguing exhibition with a day of street art. Work together to think about how we can save the environment, create a temporary mural, play with sidewalk chalk, make your own sticker to trade with friends, and learn about “yarn bombing.” The world is your canvas! - North Campus of UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - 6:00am - 9:00am - http://fowler.ucla.edu/events/kids-courtyard-paint-town-green

August 31, 2014 - Los Angeles - BUDWEISER PRESENTS: MADE IN AMERICA FESTIVAL - 2 DAY PASS - L.A. Grand Park - Budweiser Presents: Made In America Festival - 2 Day Pass - Los Angeles, 90012 - 12:00pm - http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/09004C759AA7AFC4?REFERRAL_ID=tmfeedbuyat139768&wt.mc_id=aff_BUYAT_139768&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_139768

Every Saturday in September - Chile Roast - At the Virgina Avenue PArk Farmer's Market in Virgina Avenue Park - 9AM-Until Chile's is gone - http://www.smgov.net/portals/farmersmarket/

September 1, 2014- Los Angeles - The Cherry After School Special - iO West (Improv Olympic)- Headquarters for long-form improv known as "The Harold." - 6366 Hollywood Blvd. , Los Angeles, CA 90028 - 7pm-2am - http://ioimprov.com/west/io/teams

September 1, 2014 - Los Angeles - Mosaic Comedy Hour - Mosaic Hollywood - MTN "Mosaic Terra Nova" - 7107 Hollywood Blvd , Hollywood, CA 90046 - 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM - http://www.mosaic.org/calendar

September 1, 2014 - Los Angeles - Pepe Aguilar...La Leyenda Continúa - Grammy Museum - On May 20, 2014, The GRAMMY Museum unveiled Pepe Aguilar…La Leyenda Continúa. Located on the Museum’s third floor, this one-of-a-kind exhibit offers visitors an in-depth look at the iconic career of the most-awarded Regional Mexican artist today, Pepe Aguilar. - 800 W. Olympic Blvd. , Los Angeles, CA 90015 - 11:30am-7:30pm - http://www.grammymuseum.org/on-display/special-exhibits/pepe-aguilar-la-leyenda-continua

September 1, 2014 - Los Angeles - Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume I – LACMA - Nearly 20,000 images of artworks the museum believes to be in the public domain are available to download on this site. Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. - 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles - 11am-8pm - http://collections.lacma.org/node/773231

September 1, 2014 - Los Angeles - 5K Across the USA - Los Angelas- VIRTUAL - We are searching the world for 1,000 people to each run a 5K between September 1 and October 31.  This is in honor of PERRY NEWBURN’S RUN ACROSS AMERICA. For his 60th birthday, Perry will be attempting to break the 34 year old world record and run across America in 46 days!  He will be running 3,100 miles, which is the equivalent of running 1,000 5K’s.  So we invite you to virtually run a 5K in honor of Perry. -  Los Angelas- VIRTUAL, Los Angeles , CA 90052 - 7:00 - Downtown Hermosa Beach - Don't be shy about stripping down to your skivvies. After roaming the 400 stalls at this arts festival, sampling the fine foods and listening to the music, you may want to take it off for a dip in the nearby Pacific. Look out for the Fiesta over both Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. - Pier Ave, Manhattan/Hermosa/Redondo, Los Angeles, 90254 - 10:00am - http://fiestahermosa.net/

September 1, 2014 - Los Angeles  - LATINO HERITAGE MONTH: METRO CRAWL - Los Angeles - entire city area - METRO CRAWL - Throughout Los Angeles near Metro stops – L.A. is proud to collaborate with the MTA on the “Metro Crawl” – a mutually beneficial opportunity for Metro rail and bus riders to show their TAP cards and enjoy deep discounts at Latino-owned and -themed businesses near Metro stops throughout the city, while we help promote both local small businesses and Metro. Metro Crawl Launch reception scheduled for September 1st at Union Station. - Los Angeles - 9:00am - http://www.latinoheritage.la/events/metro-crawl/

September 2-27 - The Long Thread - TAG Gallery at Bergamont Station in Santa Monica - http://www.taggallery.net/ - http://www.pamdouglasart.com/

September 3, 2014 - Los Angeles - Christian Schwochow’s “Cracks in the Shell” - Goethe-Institut Los Angeles - Dir. Christian Schwochow, Germany (2011), 113 min. German with English subtitles, digital projection. Starring: Stine Fischer Christensen, Ulrich Noethen, Dagmar Manzel, Anna Maria Mühe. - 5750 Wilshire Blvd , Los Angeles, CA 90036 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT) - http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/los/ver/en13140132v.htm

September 3, 2014 - Los Angeles - Dance the Dream Los Angeles - Music Center Plaza - Dance the Dream Los Angeles is an all-city dance and music tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, produced by The Dream at 50 and co-presented by Dance Camera West in partnership with Benjamin Millepied's L.A. Dance Project, L.A. Arts Alliance, Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Centre Theatre Group, LA Commons, California Alliance for Arts Education, Dance Resource Center, The Movement Talent Agency, Inner-City Arts, Performing Arts LIVE, Dance Channel TV, CalArts Community Arts Partnership, and KIIS FM. - 245 N Grand Avenue , Los Angeles, CA 90012 - 9:00 am - http://www.artsforla.org/forum/call-participants-dance-dream-los-angeles-sept-3

September 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - SoCalBio Group Purchasing Committee Meeting - Grifols Biologicals - Agenda TBA - 5555 West Valley Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90033 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.socalbio.org/calendar/calendar.htm

September 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Capital Partners Orientation - RISE  - Capital Partners Program is a one of a kind comprehensive program that offers business training and education, group support, networking opportunities and loans to self-employed business owners and entrepreneurs with limited access to capital. - 4060 S Figueroa St , Los Angeles, CA 90037 –n 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://risefinancial.wordpress.com/

September 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Craft Night at CAFAM: Henna Designs Printmaking Workshop with Stuart Vaughan - Craft & Folk Art Museum - Explore Henna designs from India and transform those traditional designs into dynamic prints on paper. Typically applied to the hands and feet for weddings and Hindu festivals, these beautiful, intricate designs represent good luck. In this workshop, participants will be inspired by Henna designs while learning the process of block printing. - 5814 Wilshire Blvd , Los Angeles, CA 90036 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) -  https://www.facebook.com/events/1502949719917956/?ref=5

September 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - How To Pitch Your Company to Potential Investors and Win - Be Great Partners - Does your startup's value proposition speak for itself, or is there a secret formula for successfully pitching your company to investors and VC's?  Many industry insiders seem to think the latter is true. We will be sitting down for a Fireside Chat with Charles Michael Yim of Breathometer, the first company to receive funding from all 5 sharks on ABC's hit series "Shark Tank" to discuss how crafting the perfect pitch can give you leg up on the competition. Audience Q&A will follow the Fireside Chat as always. - 5900 Wilshire Blvd , 21st Floor , Los Angeles, CA 90036 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.begreat.co/events/43/how-to-pitch-your-company-to-potential-investors-and-win

September 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Soul Dance In Los Angeles - Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens - Go and let God at this free-style dance evening. We have fun music and terrific sound in an uplifting setting with spiritual interludes connecting us with our hearts and Souls. - 3500 W Adams Blvd,c Los Angeles, CA 90018 - 7:30 PM– 9:00 PM - http://www.msia.org/Event/browse?region_ids=&search_term=Soul+Dance+In+Los+Angeles&page_number=1&search_ran=1

September 5 - Dance Downtown:Disco - The Music Center Plaza - 6:30-10PM - http://www.musiccenter.org/events/activearts/Dance-Downtown/?utm_source=FreethingstodoinLA&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=Disco

September 6 - Drum Downtown:West African - Grand Park - 10-11:30PM -http://www.musiccenter.org/events/activearts/Drum-Downtown/?utm_source=FreethingstodoinLA&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=DrumDowntown

September 6, 2014 – Hollywood - BIG!WORLD!FUN!: VIVER BRASIL - The John Anson Ford Theatres - Viver Brasil Dance Company’s Afro-Brazilian dance performance bursts with exhilarating movement, pulsating percussion and passionate vocals. Rooted in the traditional and contemporary dances of Bahia, Brazil, the company’s work embodies this culture’s beautiful and mythic stories, complete with colorful costuming and an energetic troupe of dancers, drummers and singers. - See more at: http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/777#sthash.xmYcbUXG.dpuf - 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, 90068 - 3:00am - http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/777

September 6, 2014 - Los Angeles - 2014 ANKARA FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES - Belasco Theater - Ankara Festival Los Angeles (AFLA) AFLA is hosting its 5th annual event on September 6th, 2014 to promote African culture and modern arts in Los Angeles, CA. - 1050 S Hill St, Los Angeles, 90015 - 9:00am - 1:30pm - http://www.ankarafestla.com/event/

September 6, 2014 – Hollywood - BIG!WORLD!FUN!: VIVER BRASIL - The John Anson Ford Theatres - Viver Brasil Dance Company’s Afro-Brazilian dance performance bursts with exhilarating movement, pulsating percussion and passionate vocals. Rooted in the traditional and contemporary dances of Bahia, Brazil, the company’s work embodies this culture’s beautiful and mythic stories, complete with colorful costuming and an energetic troupe of dancers, drummers and singers. - See more at: http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/777#sthash.xmYcbUXG.dpuf - 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, 90068 - 3:00am - http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/777

September 6, 2014 - Los Angeles - 2014 ANKARA FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES - Belasco Theater - Ankara Festival Los Angeles (AFLA) AFLA is hosting its 5th annual event on September 6th, 2014 to promote African culture and modern arts in Los Angeles, CA.  - 1050 S Hill St, Los Angeles, 90015 - 9:00am - 1:30pm - http://www.ankarafestla.com/event/

September 6, 2014 - Santa Monica - Rob Hessler: The Other Side of the World, Part 2 - Lois Lambert Gallery - In Rob Hessler’s new exhibit titled “The Other Side of the World, Part 2” at Lois Lambert Gallery’s “Project Room,” he has created 19 highly detailed drawings using pen, marker, and pencil on paper that depict consequential events throughout history. - 2525 Michigan Ave , E-3 , Santa Monica, CA 90404 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://fabrik.la/lois-lambert-gallery-rob-hessler-the-other-side-of-the-world-part-2/

September 6, 2014 - Santa Monica - David Furman: Figures of Speech - Lois Lambert Gallery - Lois Lambert Gallery presents “Figures of Speech,” the ceramic work of David Furman. Furman creates impeccably crafted scenarios of figurative mannequins that reveal a universal understanding of body language. - 2525 Michigan Ave , E-3 , Santa Monica, CA 90404 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://fabrik.la/lois-lambert-gallery-david-furman-figures-of-speech/

September 6, 2014 - Santa Monica - Mineral Monsters by Miljohn Ruperto + PRIORITY REQUIRED by Yukako Ando + new paintings by Tsai Shih-Hung - 18th Street Arts Center - In collaboration with animator Aimée de Jongh and neuroscientist Rajan Bhattacharyya, Miljohn Ruperto will investigate the speculative possibilities of mineral “deformities” inspired by Georges Canguilhem’s text, Knowledge of Life. - 1639 18th St , Santa Monica, CA 90404 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://18thstreet.org/events/reception6sept2014

September 7, 2014 - Los Angeles - BSIS O.C. Pepper Spray and Firearm Course - Jordan Downs Community Center n- All participants will qualify with a .9mm/.40 calibers. Must provide a copy of proof of cititzenship as well as a copy of current guard card. - Range portion of the training will take place at Sharpshooters Range, 1827 W. 208th Street in Torrance off Western Blvd.  Training cost will be discounted to $150 for all Veterans.  Must show proof of serving in the Armed Forces.  Students may pay at the door. - 9900 Grape Street , Los Angeles, CA 90002 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.casandsonsgroup.us/#!events/cwpk

September 7, 2014 - Los Angeles – JEDcampLA - Temple Beth Am - On September 7, 29014, we will hold our inaguaral JEDcampLA event. JEDcamp is an EDcamp designed for educators who work with Jewish students. Edcamps are free to all attendees. They are called "Unconferences", because they are led by the attendees.-1039 S. La. Cienga Blvd , Los Angeles, CA 90035 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT) - https://www.smore.com/sxm0s-attend-the-inaugural-jedcampla

September 7, 2014 - Culver City - VFX BBQ Presented by VFX Progress Group - Veterans Memorial Park - Welcome all VFX Professionals and Family! Join us again for a great BBQ hosted by the VFX Progress Group and friends. We will be providing entertainment, food, and beverages; and ask for you to come enjoy some time with fellow professionals on the 7th of September! Please feel free to invite friends, and spread the word about this event! - 4117 Overland Ave , Culver City, CA 90230 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT) - http://vfxprogress.com/upcoming/

September 7, 2014 -Los Angeles - The Drop-in Story Lab: What You Think You Need - Venice Arts - Come by Venice Arts Sunday September 7th, from 1-4pm for another exciting adult Drop-in Media Storytelling Workshop! This year long series is part of the Community Story Lab, a new program for adults that mirrors the depth of learning and arts engagement in our programs for youth! The Drop-in Labs are free for low income adults. - Venice Arts, 1702 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.venicearts.org/

September 8, 2014 - Santa Monica - SOMATIC MOVEMENT ARTS FESTIVAL - Highways Performance Space - The Somatic Movement Arts Festival presents a profound opportunity 
to explore the cutting edge of health, wellness and creativity.  We 
provide people from around the world with the capacity to take their 
health and creativity into their own hands. - 1651 18th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 - 5:00pm - http://tericarter.com/Soma2014About.html

September 8, 2014 - Santa Monica - SOMATIC MOVEMENT ARTS FESTIVAL - Highways Performance Space - The Somatic Movement Arts Festival presents a profound opportunity 
to explore the cutting edge of health, wellness and creativity.  We 
provide people from around the world with the capacity to take their 
health and creativity into their own hands. - 1651 18th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 - 5:00pm -
http://tericarter.com/Soma2014About.html

September 8, 2014 - Santa Monica - LAK - Fall 2014 - Mondays @ TRiP Santa Monica - TRiP Santa Monica - It works kind of like recreational sports leagues, except the only type of "balls" (man balls or lady balls, we are equal opportunity here) you need here are the ones that get you up on stage to sing! The league consists of six teams of eight people. Each week, teams are arranged into a random one-on-one matchup with another team for three rounds. The first two rounds are solo rounds and the third round is a group round. - 2101 Lincoln Blvd , Santa Monica, CA 90405 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT) - http://lakaraoke.com/

September 9, 2014 - Los Angeles - Fall Bridal Fair - MountainGate Country Club - Come see our venue, sample our cuisine, have complimentary bubbies, and meet our wedding experts all in one place.  Located conveniently at the heart of Los Angeles, explore the different options to create your dream wedding.  Enter to win a complimentary wedding ceremony! - 12445 Mountaingate Dr , Los Angeles, CA 90049 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.mtngatecc.com/event-calendar/2014-09

September 12, 2014 - Los Angeles - NEW DIRECTIONS: A JURIED EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY TEXTILES - CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM - The Textile Society of America (TSA) has organized its first juried exhibition of contemporary textile art in conjunction with its 2014 Biennial Symposium titled New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future.  - 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90036 - 5:00pm - http://www.cafam.org/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/

September 12, 2014 - San Pedro - PORT OF LOS ANGELES LOBSTER FESTIVAL - Ports O Call Village - (SEPT. 12-14) Welcome to the home of the world’s largest lobster festival, The Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, 2009 winner of the Guinness World Record for the Most Seafood Served at an Outdoor Event. We feature entertainment. Lobster lovers enjoy a scenic outdoor park along LA’s historic waterfront, and shops at Ports O’ Call in San Pedro, California.  - Berth 78 - Nagoya Way, San Pedro, 90731 - 5:00pm - http://lobsterfest.com/

September 13, 2014 - Santa Barbara - FOLK ART INTERNATIONAL POP-UP SHOP - Santa Barbara Museum of Art - Jewelry artist Patty Nulph creates contemporary sterling silver designs using freshwater pearls and semi-precious gemstones as well as limited edition hand-knotted necklaces. She began by importing and selling one-of-a-kind jewelry, beads, and textiles. Twice a year, Patty debuts a fresh exciting collection, each inspiring new "Accessories For Life." - 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - 5:00am - 10:00am - http://www.sbma.net/programs/events.web

September 13, 2014 - Los Angeles - SAY I DO WEDDING EXPO - Los Angeles Convention & Exhibition Center - SAY I DO in México Expo, you will find a great variety of products and services for your wedding or honeymoon in one of the most popular and fabulous destinations. - Los Angeles, CA 93101 - 1:00am - http://sayido.us/los-angeles-event

September 13, 2014 - Los Angeles - Tech for Schools Summit - Los Angeles - ALL EDUCATOR DAY (9/13) - USC Rossier School of Education - Teachers and administrators from across the greater Los Angeles metro area and edtech companies from around the country will gather at the USC Rossier School of Education for a genuine exchange around edtech tools for schools. Educators will gain exposure to cutting edge tech tools and put questions to the founding teams behind them. - Los Angeles, CA 90089 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT) - https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-06-18-edsurge-summit-heads-to-los-angeles-in-september

September 12, 2014 - Los Angeles - NEW DIRECTIONS: A JURIED EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY TEXTILES - CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM - The Textile Society of America (TSA) has organized its first juried exhibition of contemporary textile art in conjunction with its 2014 Biennial Symposium titled New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future. - 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90036 - 5:00pm - http://www.cafam.org/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/

September 12, 2014 - San Pedro - PORT OF LOS ANGELES LOBSTER FESTIVAL - Ports O Call Village - (SEPT. 12-14) Welcome to the home of the world’s largest lobster festival, The Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, 2009 winner of the Guinness World Record for the Most Seafood Served at an Outdoor Event. We feature entertainment. Lobster lovers enjoy a scenic outdoor park along LA’s historic waterfront, and shops at Ports O’ Call in San Pedro, California.  - Berth 78 - Nagoya Way, San Pedro, 90731 - 5:00pm - http://lobsterfest.com/

September 13, 2014 - Santa Barbara - FOLK ART INTERNATIONAL POP-UP SHOP - Santa Barbara Museum of Art - Jewelry artist Patty Nulph creates contemporary sterling silver designs using freshwater pearls and semi-precious gemstones as well as limited edition hand-knotted necklaces. She began by importing and selling one-of-a-kind jewelry, beads, and textiles. Twice a year, Patty debuts a fresh exciting collection, each inspiring new "Accessories For Life." - 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - 5:00am - 10:00am - http://www.sbma.net/programs/events.web

September 13, 2014 - Los Angeles - SAY I DO WEDDING EXPO - Los Angeles Convention & Exhibition Center - SAY I DO in México Expo, you will find a great variety of products and services for your wedding or honeymoon in one of the most popular and fabulous destinations. - Los Angeles, CA 93101 - 1:00am - http://sayido.us/los-angeles-event

September 13, 2014 - Los Angeles - Nautica Malibu Triathlon - Zuma Beach - Watch participants swim, bike and run their way along Zuma Beach and the PCH at Saturday's - International Distance Race and Sunday's slightly shorter Classic Distance (registration sold out). Funds raised from both races benefit the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Pediatric Cancer Research Program. Stick around on Saturday for a spectator festival, including sand castle demos. - 30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, Los Angeles - 7:00am - http://www.nauticamalibutri.com/

September 13, 2014 - Los Angeles - Tech for Schools Summit - Los Angeles - ALL EDUCATOR DAY (9/13) - USC Rossier School of Education - Teachers and administrators from across the greater Los Angeles metro area and edtech companies from around the country will gather at the USC Rossier School of Education for a genuine exchange around edtech tools for schools. Educators will gain exposure to cutting edge tech tools and put questions to the founding teams behind them. - Los Angeles, CA 90089 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT) - https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-06-18-edsurge-summit-heads-to-los-angeles-in-september

September 14, 2014 - North Hills - GALPIN ANNUAL CAR SHOW - Galpin Motors - Galpin Annual Car Show - Free & Open to the public. - 15505 Roscoe Blvd., North Hills, 91343 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - https://www.facebook.com/events/685478884823919/

September 14, 2014 - North Hills - GALPIN ANNUAL CAR SHOW - Galpin Motors - Galpin Annual Car Show - Free & Open to the public. - 15505 Roscoe Blvd., North Hills, 91343 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - https://www.facebook.com/events/685478884823919/

September 19- Dance Downtown:Salsa - The Music Center Plaza - 6:30-10PM - http://www.musiccenter.org/events/activearts/Dance-Downtown/?utm_source=FreethingstodoinLA&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=Disco

September 20-21 – The Music Center Presents: Universe of Sound: The Planets – Grand Park - Spend the day discovering The Planets in the Park! Bring friends and family to experience a little bit of the cosmos in downtown’s central green space. Find out what it’s like to conduct an orchestra or sit among the blasting brass or sweeping strings with this new interactive digital installation inspired by Gustav Holst’s The Planets. Music comes alive in a whole new way with giant visual displays and movement-based interaction.- http://www.musiccenter.org/theplanets?utm_source=Freethingstodoinla.com&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=UniverseOfSound

September 20, 2014 - Los Angeles - WALK TO END LUPUS NOW™ - Exposition Park - Be part of the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in Los Angeles and help us take steps to raise money for lupus research and education programs while increasing awareness of lupus and rallying public support for those who suffer from it.  - Los Angeles, 90037 - 7:30am - 12:00pm - http://http//lupus.donorpages.com/LAWalk/

September 20, 2014 - Long Beach - DAVE MASON'S TRAFFIC JAM - Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Dave Mason is a living rock legend! Join the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, backed by a full band, as he performs hits such as Dear Mr. Fantasy and Feelin Alright - 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815 - 1:00pm - http://www.carpenterarts.org/2014-2015/traffic-jam.html

September 20, 2014 - San Pedro - RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS - Port of Los Angeles - Get ready for the dirt to fly at the Port of Los Angeles for the Red Bull Global Rallycross races. Watch small-body cars such as Ford Fiestas, Subarus, and Volkswagens that are modified with four-wheel drive and 600-horsepower engines race along the beautiful LA Waterfront. - Harbor Blvd. and Swinford St., San Pedro, CA - 5:00pm - http://www.redbullglobalrallycross.com/events/2014-season/los-angeles-ca/

September 20, 2014 - Los Angeles - WALK TO END LUPUS NOW™ - Exposition Park - Be part of the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in Los Angeles and help us take steps to raise money for lupus research and education programs while increasing awareness of lupus and rallying public support for those who suffer from it.  - Los Angeles, 90037 - 7:30am - 12:00pm - http://http//lupus.donorpages.com/LAWalk/

September 20, 2014 - Long Beach - DAVE MASON'S TRAFFIC JAM - Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Dave Mason is a living rock legend! Join the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, backed by a full band, as he performs hits such as Dear Mr. Fantasy and Feelin Alright - 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815 - 1:00pm - http://www.carpenterarts.org/2014-2015/traffic-jam.html

September 20, 2014 - San Pedro - RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS - Port of Los Angeles - Get ready for the dirt to fly at the Port of Los Angeles for the Red Bull Global Rallycross races. Watch small-body cars such as Ford Fiestas, Subarus, and Volkswagens that are modified with four-wheel drive and 600-horsepower engines race along the beautiful LA Waterfront. - Harbor Blvd. and Swinford St., San Pedro, CA - 5:00pm - http://www.redbullglobalrallycross.com/events/2014-season/los-angeles-ca/

September 21, 2014 – Torrance - FARE WALK FOR FOOD ALLERGY LOS ANGELES - Columbia Park - The Annual Los Angeles Walk for Food Allergy is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Columbia Park. There is no charge to register but participants will be encouraged to form Teams and fundraise through our on-line registration. - 4045 190th Street, Torrance, 90504 - 11:00am - 2:00pm - http://www.foodallergywalk.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1102593

September 21, 2014 – Torrance - FARE WALK FOR FOOD ALLERGY LOS ANGELES - Columbia Park - The Annual Los Angeles Walk for Food Allergy is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Columbia Park. There is no charge to register but participants will be encouraged to form Teams and fundraise through our on-line registration.  - 4045 190th Street, Torrance, 90504 - 11:00am - 2:00pm - http://www.foodallergywalk.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1102593

September 27, 2014 - Long Beach - DAVID ROUSSVE/REALITY: STARDUST - Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Award-winning director-choreographer David Roussves dance-driven works weave storytelling and movement into indelible performances at the intersection of dance and theater. - 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815 - 1:00pm - http://www.carpenterarts.org/2014-2015/reality.html

September 27, 2014 - Long Beach - DAVID ROUSSVE/REALITY: STARDUST - Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Award-winning director-choreographer David Roussves dance-driven works weave storytelling and movement into indelible performances at the intersection of dance and theater.  - 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815 - 1:00pm - http://www.carpenterarts.org/2014-2015/reality.html

September 27, 2014 - Los Angeles - Banana Festival - Port of Hueneme - Go bananas at the Banana Festival: banana foods, bands, farmers market, arts and crafts marketplace, activities for kids and a recipe contest (you can even win a banana trophy and impress all your friends) at this free event. You'll also learn about the journey our little yellow friend takes to get all the way to the Port of Hueneme. - 105 Port Heuneme Road, Los Angeles - 10:00am - http://bananaportfest.com/

October 2, 2014 - Los Angeles - Engineering Welcome Day - Ackerman Grand Ballroom - Engineering Welcome Day is your all-encompassing intro to life as an engineer @ UCLA. You’ll have the opportunity to meet faculty (including the Dean!), staff, alumni and your future classmates, all before your first day of class! Engineering clubs from all majors will also be putting on a showcase just for you so that you have the chance to meet new people and get involved with some really cool projects!  - 308 Westwood Plaza, Ackerman Union 2400, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - http://www.esuc.ucla.edu/esucevents.html

October 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Public Star Party - Griffith Observatory - Want to admire the moon and constellations up close, but don’t have your own powerful telescope at home? Not to worry, Griffith Observatory has you covered with their popular (and free) monthly Public Star Parties.  - 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Feliz, Los Angeles - 2:00pm - http://www.griffithobservatory.org/pstarparties.html

October 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Two-Headed Beast - Stories Books and Cafe - On the first Saturday of every month at the back patio of Stories Books & Cafe in Echo Park, several seasoned stand-up comics (think Sean O,Connor, Eric Andre, Beth Stelling) put down the microphone and tackle traditional storytelling instead. - 1716 West Sunset Blvd, Echo Park, Los Angeles - 8:00pm - http://twoheadedbeast.tumblr.com/

October 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Volunteer for 2014 Sea Lovers Festival - Fairfax High School - Introducing our Sea Lovers Volunteer event. Volunteers will provide support for the Second Annual Sea Lovers Festival 2014. This is a campaign to protect our oceans by raising awareness and educating people about the beauty of marine life and advocating change to resolve present issues we are facing. Volunteering will help generate consciousness and encourage stewardship of natural ecosystems.  - 7850 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT) - http://thecrispmovement.com/

October 6, 2014 - Los Angeles - Monday night residencies at the Bootleg - Bootleg HiFi - Head to Echo Park on Mondays for free residencies at one of the best venues on the East side, the Bootleg. Theater shows happen in the Gallery, and music in the Theater (in back) and the Bar (in front). Residencies take place in the bar, with high tables and stools in the back, a bar with great craft brews and a high, open-beamed roof with great acoustics. Check the Bootleg's calendar to see who's on the bill month to month. - 2214 Beverly Blvd, Echo Park, Los Angeles - 7:00 pm - http://foldsilverlake.com/event.cfm?id=159504

October 10, 2014 - Los Angeles - Open Mind Film, "Hidden Pictures" - Melnitz Hall - Award-winning filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston grew up in the shadow of her dad’s schizophrenia. Her new documentary "Hidden Pictures" explores the hidden struggles faced by the 450 million people living with mental illness worldwide. Through deeply personal stories involving bipolar illness, depression, schizophrenia and anxiety in India, China, Africa, France and the US, "Hidden Pictures" reveals a global epidemic of silence around mental illness, as well as moments of profound compassion and remarkable change. - 235 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT) - http://m.scout.me/open-mind-film-hidden-pictures--near--los-angeles-ca/e-80380196

October 11, 2014 - Long Beach - BRIAN WILSON - Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Brian Wilson is an undisputed master of music, the creative mind behind many iconic songs of the past century, and one of the most influential composers in rock history. - 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815 - 1:00pm  - http://www.carpenterarts.org/2014-2015/brian-wilson.html

October 14, 2014 - Los Angeles - Lena Dunham book tour - The Grove - As if HBO wunderkind Lena Dunham doesn't have enough accomplishments under her belt (a belt that she never seems to actually wear, but you get the point), the 28-year-old Girls mastermind has decided to add personal essayist to her list. Lena Dunham's new collection of creative nonfiction "Not That Kind of Girl" (think: David Sedaris meets Tina Fey meets the best of Twitter) comes out September 30; and in celebration, the seldomly clad, never boring Millennial is paying a visit to literate Angelenos for a one-night-only signing at Barnes & Noble at The Grove. - 189 The Grove Dr, Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St., Los Angeles - 7:00pm - http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/84265

October 17, 2014 - Los Angeles - Flying High on a Memory-Mixer Hamilton High Class of 1994 Reunion - The Mixing Room - Hamilton High School Class of 1994 - 20 year Reunion - Flying High on a Memory – Mixer - It's been a minute since we've seen each other... in person. - Come enjoy LA Live, good music, food and drinks in the company of friends in a casual setting - 900 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 - 8:00 PM - Please Register for reservation - http://www.hamihigh1994reunions.com/?page_id=9

October 18, 2014 - Pacific Palisades - Nothin' But Sand Beach Cleanup - Will Rogers State Beach - This is a great opportunity for you and your family, friends or associates to get involved. We take care of the setup, all you need to do is show up! - 15800 Pacific Coast Highway, (At the end of Temescal Canyon Road), Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT) - http://www.healthebay.org/event/nothin-sand-cleanup-october-1

October 19, 2014 - Long Beach - THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR & OTHER ERIC CARLE FAVORITES - Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Be enchanted by the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar, plus other favorite stories by Eric Carle, in this delightful performance with fanciful, oversized puppets! - 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815 - 4:00am - http://www.carpenterarts.org/2014-2015/the-very-hungry-caterpillar.html

October 19, 2014 - Westlake Village - 9TH ANNUAL DENIM & DIAMONDS FOR AUTISM - Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village - ACT Today!'s 9th Annual Denim & Diamonds presented by Puritas Organic Gold will feature some of Hollywood's hottest stars on the red carpet, cocktail reception, live entertainment, silent & live auctions, seated dinner program, and a special tribute to actress Holly Robinson Peete, retired NFL champion Rodney Peete, actor Nolan Gold ("Modern Family") and singer/songwriter Sophie Rose. - 2 Dole Drive , Westlake Village, CA - 5:00pm - 10:00pm - http://www.denimanddiamondsforautism.net/

October 20, 2014 - Beverly Hills - Southern California/ Beverly Hills TROMP @ Frankin Canyon Park - Franklin Canyon Park Main Auditorium - Outdoor Industry TROMP in the Southern California Area. - Join us for an evening of friends, food, and piles of gear to demo in real and simulated environments. Exclusive for employees in the Outdoor Industry and a guest. - Features GORE-TEX® Products from Adidas, Arcteryx, Asolo, Black Diamond, Gore Bikewear, La Sportiva, Lowa, Mammut, Marmot, Nikwax, Nite Ize, Petzl, POW Gloves, Salewa, Salomon, Smartwool, Superfeet, The North Face, and Vasque. - 2600 Franklin Canyon Dr,Beverly Hills, CA 90210 - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT) - https://www.facebook.com/groups/trompevent

October 21, 2014 - Los Angeles - Cafeteria at the Short Stop - The Short Stop - On the third Tuesday of every month, storied Silverlake dive the Short Stop is reinvented as a gay bar by a collective of Eastside boys dedicated to bringing sweaty, scruffy, dance-filled good times back to the neighborhood. The bar offers inexpensive drink specials, the dance floor fills with nu-disco beats and an alley-like smoking gallery in back transforms into a hunky tableaux of modern gay bohemia. - 1455 W Sunset Blvd, Echo Park, Los Angeles - 10:00pm - http://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/food-drink/the-short-stop

October 22, 2014 - Beverly Hills - Tasting Argentina - Trade Registration - The Peninsula - Beverly Hills - Southern California welcomes Wines of Argentina to showcase over 100 premium wines.  Come and share the excitement, enjoy unlimited tasting, the music, appetizer foods and a robust silent auction.   Learn about the wines of Argentina from the visiting producers, owners, and winemakers themselves at  "Tasting Argentina".  - 9882 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT) - http://calendar.theadvocate.com/beverly_hills_ca/events/show/370077853-tasting-argentina

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