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Events for Saturday, February 23, 2013

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  • Qigong
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Programs, Santa Monica

    Qigong for Cancer Patients and Their Families in Clover Park, Santa Monica This FREE class is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their families. Come strengthen your body, mind and spirit with the practice of qigong with instructor and brain cancer survivor since 2000,...

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  • Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer:  Lunch & Learn
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer:  Lunch & Learn This FREE workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. Join Ani Balmanoukian, MD of The Angeles Clinic for this free workshop that will cover the latest treatments for lung cancer. Side effects,...

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  • BEING ENERGY: A 3-PART CLASS FOR BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    jforth@cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org www.cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org BEING ENERGY: A 3-PART CLASS FOR BODY, MIND, SPIRIT This FREE informational workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. With Dr. Miles Reid.  Being...

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  • JUST THE F.A.C.T.S: RACHEL’S FOODS AGAINST CANCER TIPS
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    JUST THE F.A.C.T.S: RACHEL’S FOODS AGAINST CANCER TIPS This FREE informational workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. Rachel Beller MS, RD, Spokesperson for the American Cancer Society and best-selling author of ‘Eat to Lose, Eat to Win’...

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  • Laws and Customs of Hanukkah
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Classes, Los Angeles

    a free class with Rabbi Avrohom Czapnik to help you prepare for the Festival of Lights.

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  • Gospel Fusion- Gershwin and Beyond
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, San Gabriel Valley

    Gospel Fusion- Gershwin and Beyond A Celebration of the Historic and Contemporary Connections Between African-American and Jewish Music of the Spirit Monday, April 29, 2013, 8:00 pm, Ann & Steve Morgan Auditorium, University of La Verne The program will feature a wide variety of participants,...

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  • Voices and Visions
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Drawing on the power of the visual arts to communicate humanistic ideals, this exhibition presents a series of poster images inspired by Jewish texts, both ancient and modern. The words of Jewish luminaries from Hillel to Maimonides to Susan Sontag are newly interpreted and graphically transformed...

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  • Leaving the Land of Roses
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, Venice/Marina DR

    Shulamit Gallery is pleased to launch our second inaugural exhibition Leaving the Land of Roses, which explores the contemporary Iranian Jewish story. This exhibit is an official satellite show of the Fowler Museum’s Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews. This partnership aligns...

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  • Charlie Kaplan - Sculpture, Pleasing Curves
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Downtown

    PYO Gallery LA is pleased to announce “Sculpture, Pleasing Curves” a solo exhibition of works by Charlie Kaplan. The exhibition opens on January 19 and continues thru March 9, 2013. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, January 19, from 6 to 8pm. PYO Gallery is pleased to present...

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  • Shirley Valentine
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Burbank

    Falcon Theatre is proud to present Shirley Valentine written by Willy Russell and directed by Andrew Barnicle, the fourth production of the Falcon Theatre’s 2012-2013 Subscription Season. This critically acclaimed Tony-nominated one-woman show stars DeeDee Rescher, who is best known for her...

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  • Elementary Hebrew Conversation Classes and Intermediate Hebrew Conversation Classes
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Classes, Pico/Robertson

    Beginning Hebrew: Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30PM For those with zero background-we will start from the alphabet and work our way up to basic conversation for a variety of life settings such as travel to Israel, in the workplace, shopping, restaurants and Jewish themes. Speaking, reading,...

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  • Neil Simon’s Proposals
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, South Bay

    Neil Simon’s romantic story of tangled loves and lives, is one of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Neil Prize-winning playwright’s latest works, and is filled with Simon’s legendary wit and humor. Hearts are at the core of the dramatic comedy, which explores love in its many forms. The play tells...

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  • Grand Opening of Tenjune’s Digital Underground
    10:00 pm - 3:00 am
    Events, New York

    Friday, February 22nd, 2013 Digital Underground Fridays at Tenjune 26 Little West 12th Street between Washington Street and 9th Avenues New York NY 10014 Music by: Dj Seabiscuit and The Fancy Cats spinning EDM Guest list: Ladies free til 12am, Reduced after on Eric Virgil’s guestlist Guys...

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  • Electric Candy Land: Static & Bass, Sazon Booya and Ken Loi @ Stage 48 NYC
    10:00 pm - 3:00 am
    Events, New York

    Electric Candy Land: Static & Bass, Sazon Booya and Ken Loi @ Stage 48 NYC On Friday, February 22, Static & Bass, Ken Loi, Sazon Booya and Hyperbits will take us on a musical journey into Electric Candy Land at Stage 48 NYC… where you will experience a world unlike any other. A world where...

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  • Purim Events
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Family, San Fernando Valley

    Purim exhibition designed and planned by the preschool children and their children.  Throughout the week of Feb. 19 - 22 we will have on display many of the exciting arts and crafts that the children made telling the story of Purim.  Also, a Young Family Service at 5:15pm on 2/23/13.

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  • ACTING PERFORMANCE LAB FOR TEENS – now enrolling for Spring!
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
    Classes, Santa Monica

    “She got cast at Disney because of you!” exclaims mom and former Armani model Christina Silvers. Grandma Christella Cain raves, “You are proof that dreams and possibilities are endless when you believe in yourself.” In this specially designed workshop program for teens 12 to 17 students...

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  • Early Stages Create-a-Play Spring Theatre Classes for Kids 4 to 6
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Classes, Santa Monica

    “She LOVES the class! Thank you for being so much fun and professional!” raves workshop mom L. Forkin. “I could see so much joy and happiness in my daughter’s eyes and she told me ‘Mommy, I can’t stop smiling cheek to cheek!’ ” exclaims B. Alvarez. Acting! Singing! Dance! Crafts! Make-up!...

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  • Cuban-American Relations: Past, Present and Future
    12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Politics, Los Angeles

    Teo Rui, Distinguished Professor of History at UCLA and a 2012 recipient of the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama, will speak about Cuban-American relations.

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  • Temple Judea Purim Carnival 2013
    1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Family, San Fernando Valley

    Come to the Temple Judea Purim Carnival.  Huge carnival rides for all ages.  Midway Carnival Games and KidZone for little ones with fabulous prizes.  Delicious Kosher BBQ and Vendor Marketplace with incredible crafts and services from local businesses. All proceeds go toward school and camp...

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  • Walking the Tightrope
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Downtown

    Unveiling the centerpiece of its 2012-13 season of sophisticated and provocative theater that appeals to and is appropriate for kids while maintaining the look and emotional depth of adult theater, 24th STreet Theatre presents the West Coast premiere of a highly theatrical and stylized tone poem...

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  • CINDERELLA: THE MUSICAL RETURNS
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    “An enchanting Cinderella!” raves LA TIMES, “And she’s no slouch with a slightly risqué put-down, either!”  “Magical!” exclaims DRAMA-LOGUE. The hilarious, family-friendly Rudie-DeCarlo reworking of the classic fairytale is back for the holidays only. The single most requested...

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  • PURIM IN BIG BEAR
    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Holidays, Big Bear

    Hamantashen, Candy, Dinner & Friends in Big Bear, located in the pristine heart of the San Bernardino Mountains DRIVING DIRECTIONS: http://bnaibigbear.org/directions.html

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  • Water & Oil Do/n’t Mix
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Burbank

    Burbank, CA:  Seven exceptional Los Angeles artists present monotypes, oils, and watercolors which uniquely demonstrate Artist Co-op 7 philosophy of discovery and creative expression. Members are: Adria becker, Rita Borofsky, Judy Dekel, Caren J. Gafni, Susan Gesundheit, Jeanne Hahn, Linda Taibi....

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  • Celebrate Purim with Sam Glaser & Temple Beth Am
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
    Holidays, Pico/Robertson

    Adults and children of all ages are invited to a special Purim Megillah Celebration at Temple Beth Am! The festivities begin at 7:15 p.m. Costumes are encouraged! We will chant from the traditional text of Megillat Esther and be treated to a guest musical performance by the one and only Sam Glaser....

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  • TIED UP IN KNOTTS – LIFE, LOVE AND GROWING UP WITH A FAMOUS DAD
    8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    “A loving, joyous celebration of growing up with Don Knotts, TIED UP IN KNOTTS humorously reveals the joys and sorrows of Karen Knotts’ life as she discovers her true talents,” says The Tolucan Times. Actress, singer, comedian, clown, magician, puppeteer and ventriloquist Karen Knotts,...

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  • The Grand Irrationality
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Developed at the National Theatre in London, Jemma Kennedy’s new comedy kicks off the New Year by making its world premiere at the Los Studio in Los Angeles. In astrology, the Grand Irrationality is when the planets are all out of alignment and nothing adds up – a pretty fair description of...

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  • The Snake Can
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Welcome to middle age… proceed with caution! Jane Kaczmarek and Gregory Harrison star in the world premiere of a comic drama that proves growing older doesn’t always mean growing wiser. Three successful women and the men in their lives challenge themselves to find love and personal fulfillment...

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  • A Heap of Livin’
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Playwright and Emmy Award winner, Elliot Shoenman will return to the Odyssey Theatre with his newest play A Heap Of Livin’, which includes original music by David Shire (Oscar/Grammy Award, multiple Tony/Emmy noms). Elliot’s work, the Ovation Award nominated AfterMath, starring Annie Potts,...

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  • Paradise - A Divine Bluegrass Musical Comedy
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    From the company that brought you eight glorious sold out months of Sideways The Play, comes the never before staged musical comedy extravaganza PARADISE - A Divine Bluegrass Musical. Catapulted from coalmine to prime time, a small town sees hope for salvation. On the verge of living the American...

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  • A Family Thing
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    A felon. An addict. A writer. Three estranged brothers reunite to settle unfinished business in the world premiere of a darkly funny new drama about the meaning of family by Gary Lennon (The Interlopers). Saverio Guerra (CBS’s Becker), Johnny Messner (Tears of the Sun, Hostage, The Whole Ten...

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  • Dirty Filthy Love Story
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    The Katselas Theatre Company and Rogue Machine are extending the run of the current hit, DIRTY FILTHY LOVE STORY (CRITIC’S CHOICE - LA Times).  The popular Skylight Theatre, at 1816 1/2 N. Vermont in Los Angeles, is the new venue for the show.  Due to overwhelming demand, this production will now...

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  • “Thresholds”
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    This program of breakthrough compositions, all premiered in 1912-13, unites Stravinsky’s revolutionary ballet, “The Rite of Spring,” and Arnold Schoenberg’s then-shocking 1912 “Pierrot Lunaire” with equally innovative chamber music from the same years by Alban Berg (Four Pieces) and...

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  • Sexsting
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Winning a Guthrie Theatre commission, and chosen for development by The Katselas Theatre Company’s INKubator program, the West Coast Premiere of SEXSTING is the inaugural production for KTC’s 2013 season. Opening at the popular Skylight Theatre Complex on February 23rd, the stellar cast...

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  • “Thresholds: The Scandals of 1912-13”
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    Jacaranda Music: Thresholds: The Scandals of 1912-13 Sat., Feb. 23, 2013 — 8 p.m. Jacaranda’s Feb. 23 concert, “Thresholds: The Scandals of 1912-13,” will tell the story of the most concentrated period of innovation in music history. 4handsLA, the piano duo of Danny Holt and Steven...

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  • Complete
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Jennifer Chambers directs the West Coast premiere of Andrea Kuchlewska’s fast-paced comedy, a time-splitting wrangle over the power and perversion of language. Two obsessive linguists and a nine-year-old zealot meet head-on with the magnetic leader of an “est”-like group training seminar....

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  • To the Source
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Culver City

      An orchestra starts somewhere, at a certain time, at a certain size. The CULVER CITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents a concert “To the Source” since we began as a string orchestra, and in our Fiftieth Year in the orchestra’s 2011-12 Season we return to the source with a concert of music for...

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  • Robert Randolph presents The Slide Brothers plus special guest Otis Taylor
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Westwood

    Robert Randolph—the exciting pedal-steel guitar player known for an effortless mix of blues, gospel and funk—presents a new project with the Slide Brothers, the legendary masters who first inspired Randolph’s commitment to “Sacred Steel.” This sub-genre was born when steel guitars were...

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  • Purim in the Valley
    8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
    Events, North Hollywood

    The ONLY Purim Carnival exclusively for young Jewish professionals in the San Fernando Valley is BACK! -More INFLATABLE MAYHEM than ever before with the ever-popular Gladiator Joust, Arcade Basketball, and more! -More chances to win AMAZING PRIZES by competing in our annual COSTUME CONTEST,...

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  • Sally meets Stu
    8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    After 8 years dancing for Ohad Naharin in the BatSheva Dance Company, Israeli born choreographer Danielle Agami has embarked on her own journey. In June 2012 she launched Ate9. “Sally meets Stu” is the first product of the company. The unique synergy between a captivating soundtrack, entrancing...

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  • Purim in Heaven
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am
    Holidays, Los Angeles

    Join AMIT and SOLA for: Purim in Heaven - Bringing Heaven Down to Earth WHEN: Sat. Feb 23rd. Doors Open at 10pm WHERE: SOLA - 1627 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 COST: $10 (if in costume), $15 (without costume) Megillah reading every hour, Full Bar, Live DJ’s, Hookah & chill out room...

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