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Events for Wednesday, August 07, 2013

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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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  • Mazeltov.com Announces the 2013 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Video Contest “What It Means To Me!”
    All Day
    Events, Agoura

    2013 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Video Contest - First Prize is a Round-trip ticket on El Al Airlines to Israel (from Los Angeles or New York City) or $1,000! We are asking upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah boys and girls to shoot a 2-3 minute short video that expresses what the occasion means to them. We are...

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  • Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles

    Enter the fantastic world of artist, illustrator, animator, and toy designer Gary Baseman in this first major museum exhibition of his life and work. Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open explores the influences of Baseman’s Jewish family heritage and American popular culture on his exuberant,...

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  • “Marilyn Monroe: The Exhibit” An Intimate Look At The Legend
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    “Marilyn Monroe: The Exhibit” An Intimate Look At The Legend, back by popular demand at The Hollywood Museum, celebrates the fabled actress’ life and the 51st anniversary milestone of Monroe’s passing. The scope of the exhibition encompasses Marilyn Monroe’s costumes from her films, publicity...

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  • “Nicky’s Family” making its Los Angeles Premier
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    “Nicky’s Family”, the powerful story of Sir Nicholas Winton, and his rescue of 669 Czeckoslovakian children in 1939 is opening in Los Angeles theaters. The film which has won over 30 audience awards has been both critically and popularly acclaimed as a moving testament to a truly heroic man. The...

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  • Wrap Your Heart Around It
    8:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, San Fernando Valley

    This powerful one-woman show chronicles the true story of LynnMarie Rink’s life-long struggles with her father’s alcoholism, her own religious beliefs, and eventually as the forty-year-old mother of a special needs child. “My hope,” says LynnMarie, “is that my story, told with an entertaining...

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  • Summer Camp for Kids with Special Needs
    All Day
    Kids, Pico/Robertson

    Join Friendship Circle of Los Angeles from August 5 to August 9 for fun-filled camp programs. Dedicated volunteers will assist the children throughout the day in activities, sports, games and exciting field trips. Friendship Circle accepts campers ages 5 to 20. Visit www.fcla.org for more...

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  • Early Stages Create-a-Play Summer Theatre Camp for Kids 4 to 6
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    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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  • ADVENTURES IN ACTING! SUMMER THEATRE CAMP for Kids 7-12
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Gay & Lesbian, Santa Monica

    “One of the best in the country!” raves Daily Variety – a spectacular all-day theatre camp where young people make friends, expand their imagination and have fun as they act, sing, dance, play theatre games, and work with costumes and make-up, lighting and sound, sets and props, to help...

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  • ACTING FOR TEENS SUMMER PERFORMANCE CAMP
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Teens, Santa Monica

    “One of the best in the country!” hails Variety. “Thank you for changing my life!” says eight-year Playhouse veteran S. Jimenez. Feel the excitement when your teens plunge into the specially-designed Santa Monica Playhouse summer Teen Performance Camp program, unleashing their creativity as...

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  • 83rd Tree of Life Luncheon
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Events, Beverly Hills

    Associates-IMC is the women’s auxiliary support group of the Los Angeles Jewish Home. On August 7, the organization will hold its 83rd Tree of Life Luncheon in the Crystal Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Joy Brook will be honored with the Zelda White Woman of the Year Achievement Award. The...

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  • 83rd Tree of Life Luncheon
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Events, Beverly Hills

    Associates-IMC is the women’s auxiliary support group of the Los Angeles Jewish Home. On August 7, the organization will hold its 83rd Tree of Life Luncheon in the Crystal Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Joy Brook will be honored with the Zelda White Woman of the Year Achievement Award. The...

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  • The Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Decorative Arts under the Romanovs
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Orange County

    This exhibition highlights the prolific production by craftsmen and artists under the Romanovs.  Exhibit features extraordinary objects that have been drawn from the finest private collection of Imperial Russian porcelain and decorative arts.  This magnificent collection of 160 pieces was used...

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  • Gems of the Medici
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Orange County

    A world premier exhibition, highlighting some of the oldest and most unique pieces of the Medici family collection including antiquities dating from the 1st Century BCE.  The immense power and wealth of the Medici steered the course of art history and the collection is renowned as perhaps the...

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  • Jewels of the Connoisseur
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Orange County

    This exhibition features exquisite pieces of jewelry set with stones that many have never seen or heard of such as benitoites, rainbow feldspars and yogo sapphires. Although set in common jewelry forms such as necklaces, pins and pendants and with other easily recognizable stones and diamonds,...

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  • A New HARRY POTTER Collection Illuminates The Hollywood Museum
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    , Hollywood

    Harry Potter’s legendary wizardry lives on at The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood, located in the Historic Max Factor Building. The Museum’s new collection of sorcery includes acquisitions from the Harry Potter film franchise, considered among the highest-grossing films of...

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  • WISDOM CIRCLE: Becoming a Community of Elders
    11:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Seniors, Beverly Hills

    Wisdom Circle is a newly formed dynamic and wide ranging community of individuals and couples who gather once a month for learning and fun. November 7th: 11 am – 12 pm Presentation by Bruce Phillips, Ph.D., Sociologist and Professor of Jewish Communal Service at HUCJIR about the impact of the...

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  • Film:  Empires – The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Orange County

    Fee: Free to members and with paid admission; $8 individual A tale of one family’s powerful ambition and of Europe’s struggle to emerge from the ravages of the Dark Ages. EPISODE 4: THE MEDICI POWER VS. TRUTH (2004) (56 min) Films are for sale in the Gallery Store. No advance...

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  • FIU Argentinean Night Networking Cocktail Reception
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Events, Beach Cities

    The Florida International University Architecture + The Arts is hosting the Argentinean Night Networking Cocktail Reception. Come and win a round trip to Argentina! The event takes place on June 20, 2013 at Siga La Vaca Argentinean Restaurant, 121 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL 33134....

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  • Learn Krav Maga
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Sports, Los Angeles

    Friends, please come and try a krav maga class as my guest.  This is self defense system of the Israeli military, special forces and anti-terror units. Easy to learn, hard to forget and a fun workout.  Suitable for men and women aged 14 and up.  Class is Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7-8pm....

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  • Round Robin Table Tennis Tournament
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Sports, Mid Wilshire

    Have fun and get some exercise! Every Wednesday, the Gilbert Table Tennis Center (located on the ground floor of the Westside Jewish Community Center) hosts a round robin table tennis tournament. All ages are welcome, and there are no requirements beyond knowing tournament rules for table tennis...

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  • Ionescopade, A Musical Vaudville
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Taken from the plays, playlets and poetry of “Theatre of the Absurd” playwright Eugène Ionesco (Rhinoceros, The Bald Soprano, Exit the King), Ionescopade is a zany musical vaudeville featuring mime, farce and parody – all hilariously balanced on the edge of madness. May 31-August 11; Odyssey...

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