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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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  • Faces of Homelessness:  Painting the Unseen Among Us
    6:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Encino

    Art exhibition, Grand Opening August 15th featuring a reception with the artist, Dr. Stu Perlman beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please join us to preview the exhibit, meet the artist and learn more about the issue of homelessness in Los Angles.  Rabbi Noah Farkas will conclude the evening with a lecture...

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  • University Women College
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Lectures, Bel Air

    WOMEN’S WISDOM: PAST AND PRESENT Rabbi Sara Brandes Draw wisdom from the stories of Jewish women past and present with Rabbi Sara Brandes. In this eight session course, we will consider the stories of Jewish women of the Bible and Talmud, sharing insights about our own struggles and triumphs...

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  • University Women College
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    YING AND YOUNG! K. Drorit Gaines, PhD With advanced medicine and better standards of life people live longer. Beyond physical and mental health, it is the cognitive sharpness that many desire to maintain. As we will learn in this class, cognitive, mental, and physical health are all part and...

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  • The Currents in Current Events
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    Jonathan Dobrer at University Women College Understand the currents of world and local events that link and separate disparate stories, issues and controversies. We will learn about and discuss the people, places and conflicts both in the headlines and hidden from plain view that stir our passions...

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  • Exploring Art, Painting and Drawing
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    with Gwen and Oscar Farmer, at University Women College This hands-on course is a personal creative exploration offering a broad study of the arts including composition, drawing and painting and is suitable for the beginning artist and the more experienced. Topics will include: Paintings and their...

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  • 6th Annual Noor Iranian Film Festival
    6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Beverly Hills

    The 6th Annual Noor Iranian Film Festival (NIFF)—a non-profit, non-religious and non-political organization that educates the non-Iranian community about the culture and heritage of Iranians through the medium of cinema—will present feature films, short films, animation and documentaries.  Each...

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  • COMPLEMENTARY CARE FOR THE CANCER PATIENT
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    COMPLEMENTARY CARE FOR THE CANCER PATIENT This FREE informational workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. Join Lucy Postolov,L.Ac, Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine with Board Certification in Integrative Medicine for a talk on...

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  • “Elvira: Mistress of the Dark” Exhibit and the “Dungeon of Doom”
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    The Hollywood Museum’s “Dungeon of Doom” sets the stage for a Halloween horror extravaganza with authentic items from many of Hollywood’s spookiest movies and TV shows of all time. Guests will experience an unusual trip down cinematic memory lane including a showcase of the first...

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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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  • 2013 Downtown Los Angeles Heart Walk
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Events, Los Angeles

    The American Heart Association is bringing the Heart Walk for the first time in many years to Downtown Los Angeles at the Grand Park on Oct. 23, 2013. The event, sponsored nationally by Subway and Jenny Craig and locally by Union Bank and UCLA Health, aims to raise funds to fight heart disease and...

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  • Domestic Violence…It’s Not Just a Family Matter!
    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Programs, Fairfax

    A panel of experts on Domestic Violence will be addressing the community on “DOMESTIC VIOLENCE…It’s Not Just a Family Matter” on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, promptly at 12:00 Noon, at National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles, 543 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036.  The event is...

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  • Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles

    U.S. premiere! Journey through a three-dimensional landscape of striking architecture in this career- spanning exhibition of Moshe Safdie’s work. Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie surveys the renowned architect’s career from his formative period in the 1960s and early 1970s to...

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  • Savvy Caregiver
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Adult Education, Santa Monica

    Do you help a family member living with Alzheimer’s disease? Attend a FREE course for Alzheimer’s disease family caregivers sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association During 6 weeks, 2 hours each week - the following topics will be covered • Learn about Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia •...

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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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  • Don’t let Destiny Control your Future
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Lectures, Beverly Hills

    Tuesday, August 20, 2013 @ 7:30 PM Reach-U-All & Yachad Presents Don’t let Destiny Control your Future By Rabbi Lawrence Kelemen Professor of Education at Neve Yerushalayim College of Jewish Studies for Women Reception & Hors d’oeuvre at 7:30 PM   STUDENT ID WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE DOOR...

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  • KABALLAH & ASTROLOGY
    8:00 pm
    Adult Education, Simi Valley

    Guest Lecture Series An evening for men & women KABALLAH & ASTROLOGY DISCOVER YOUR TALENTS Based on the 12 Talents of the mystical Sefer Yetzira-The Book of Formation Presented by Chana Rachel Shusterman Spiritual teacher & counselor Wednesday, October 23, 8:00 PM At Chabad Jewish Center ~ 4464...

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  • Impro Theatre’s Twilight Zone Unscripted
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Burbank

    From the darkest corners of reality to the realm of the unexplained, Impro Theatre’s Twilight Zone Unscripted pays homage to Rod Serling’s iconic sci-fi series The Twilight Zone, as the cast creates at least four completely improvised episodes in the style of the classic TV show on the spot, right...

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  • The Old Settler
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Two women test the bonds of sisterhood in a bittersweet comedy set during the Harlem Renaissance. When a strapping young man fresh from the backwoods of South Carolina takes a room as a boarder in the Harlem apartment of two middle-aged sisters, romance blooms between lonely 55-year old Elizabeth...

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  • Tracers & The Long Way Home
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Winning upwards of 50 awards (including Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, Garland, and BEST PRODUCTION two years in a row), and lauded as “Best Theatre Company of 2012” by the LA Weekly, Rogue Machine will partner with the United States Veterans’ Artists Alliance for two...

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

    A sexy, savage, darkly comic (and very modern) take on the battle of the sexes, David Greig’s new version of August Strindberg’s psychological thriller will now make its Los Angeles Premiere in a co-production between two of the city’s most respected theaters, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and...

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  • The Mystery of Irma Vep
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Burbank

    A classic COMEDY named one of the best plays of 1984 by The New York Times, this ridiculous romp begins on a dark and stormy night when Lady Enid and Lord Edgar arrive at their haunted estate and a silly mystery unfolds. Complete with vampires, werewolves, mummies and damsels in distress, the...

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  • LAMVF Spotlight: SKINNY
    8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Downtown

    In the spirit of collaboration, we’re excited to spotlight another duo this month, SKINNY (David Hache and Marc-Edouard Leon). SKINNY has created super slick and sexy music videos that look like anyone’s best dream. http://www.partizan.com/music-videos/director/skinny/ Join us at The Downtown...

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