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Events for Thursday, August 08, 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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  • 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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  • Extended Thursday Evening Hours and Summer Entertainment at the Bowers
    10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Orange County

    All exhibitions will be open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. each Thursday including our newest exhibitions: Tsars’ Cabinet and Gems of the Medici. There will be live music beginning after 5 p.m. as well. TANGATA will offer a summer menu of small plates and seasonal dinners, plus happy hour...

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  • Power of 7
    4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Encino

    Power of 7 runs July 27-October 26, 2013 Reception Thursday, Aug. 8, 4-8 pm Encino Terrace Center Lobby Gallery 15821 Ventura Boulevard, Encino, CA 91436,  (818) 990-8410 Seven artists from Artist Co-op 7 present a group art show of over 50 works that uniquely demonstrate each artist’s...

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  • Thursday Rooftop Happy Hour at The Empire Hotel Rooftop
    6:00 pm - 4:00 am
    Events, New York

    Thursday Rooftop Happy Hour at The Empire Hotel Rooftop located 44 West 63rd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue Every Thursday Doors Open at 6pm til 3am Music: Live Dj playing Top40, House, Classics, Hip-hop & Mash ups Admission: Everyone free on Eric Virgil’s guestlist.  To rsvp go...

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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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  • Rabbi Meir Kahane A Retrospective: Terrorist or Hero? Why Israel and the Jewish People Need Another
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Lectures, San Fernando Valley

    Rabbi Meir Kahane A Retrospective: Terrorist or Hero? Why Israel and the Jewish People Need Another Kahane Now Discussion with Steven M. Goldberg, Esq. Rabbi Meir Kahane is the most controversial American Jewish leader in history. He founded the Jewish Defense League in 1968. Its members would go...

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  • We Are Proud
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 — The West Coast premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury’s brave, chilling and very funny new work about a group of actors who lose...

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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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  • NEXT WEEKEND
    9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
    Events, Downtown

    With ten films, two world premieres, two shorts programs, and a healthy dose of related events, Sundance Institute presents a four-day lineup that celebrates the originality and tenacity of the filmmakers driving American cinema’s next wave. With Sundance Cinemas serves as our central hub, NEXT...

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