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Events for Thursday, June 12, 2014

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  • Picturing Paradise / Destellos del Paraiso
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, Venice/Marina DR

    A series of thirty-nine embroidered and appliquéd fabric artworks (cuadros) of varying sizes and themes created by two women’s cooperatives in Peru, celebrating women, faith and creativity as a force for transformation. Cuadros are embroidered and appliqued fabric pictures created by women of...

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  • Fallen Fruit of the Skirball
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Bel Air

    The Skirball Cultural Center is pleased to present an exhibition project with the Los Angeles–based art collaborative Fallen Fruit (David Burns and Austin Young). Fallen Fruit’s community-based projects use fruit as a medium to explore social engagement. The exhibition will include a display of...

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  • Marilyn: The Exhibit
    10:00 am - 5:46 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    Commemorating the 52nd anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s passing, Marilyn: The Exhibit returns to The Hollywood Museum showcasing an intimate look at the actress’ life and legacy. The Exhibit showcases Marilyn’s gorgeous gowns and personal wardrobe, including the one and only million-dollar dress...

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  • The Ultimate Recycling Machine @ Pretemnd City
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Family, Orange County

    This summer Pretend City is introducing the Ultimate Recycling Machine. This large scale hands-on experience geared towards school-aged children combines engineering, collaboration, and sustainability. The challenge is to design and build a machine, “The Ultimate Recycling Invention” that...

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  • The Ultimate Recycling Machine @ Pretemnd City
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Family, Orange County

    This summer Pretend City is introducing the Ultimate Recycling Machine. This large scale hands-on experience geared towards school-aged children combines engineering, collaboration, and sustainability. The challenge is to design and build a machine, “The Ultimate Recycling Invention” that...

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  • Downtown Summertime Series
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Downtown

    SUMMER COMES ALIVE IN DOWNTOWN LA Get ready to start the summer in Downtown LA with outdoor films, concerts, dancing, or just a little leisure time soaking up the sun – all for free Los Angeles, CA (June 3, 2014) - Live bands & DJs – check. Movies under the stars – check. Countless nights...

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  • I First Saw the World Through a Mosquito Net…
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, New York

    Manhattan, NY – The BBLA Gallery, in New York’s Upper East Side Czech and Slovak Cultural center, presents works on paper by Maryland artist Miriam Mörsel Nathan. The solo exhibition will be on display from June 11 – July 14, 2014, with an Opening Reception from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on...

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  • I Am Writing You Tomorrow
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Pasadena

    I Am Writing You Tomorrow introduces Israel-based multimedia artist Penny Hes Yassour. In this installation, Yassour pays homage to Chinese ink painting and calligraphy: polymorphous networks formed by the artist’s spontaneous hand gestures recall the kinesthetic and gestural brush strokes found in...

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  • Rooftop Thursday Afterwork Party at The Empire Hotel Rooftop - Free on “The E&R Group” guestlist
    12:00 pm
    Events, New York

    Event Name: Rooftop Thursday Afterwork Party at The Empire Hotel Rooftop - Free on “The E&R Group” guestlist Thursday, October 24, 2013 Each and every Thursday The E&R Group (Eric Virgil and Rob Diesel) Afterwork Thursdays at The Empire Hotel Rooftop located 44 West 63rd Street between Broadway...

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  • Intersection: Artists at the Breed Street Shul
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Downtown

    Intersection: Artists at the Breed Street Shul is the first art exhibit produced by the Breed Street Shul Project. Running until June 16, the show features the work of artists representing three of the major ethnic groups that have called Boyle Heights home: Mike Saijo (Japanese), Fabian Debora...

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  • The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats
    12:00 pm - 9:03 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Bel Air

    Journey through the evocative world of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983) in this exhibition, featuring over eighty original works by the artist. Ranging from preliminary sketches and preparatory books to final paintings and collages, the works displayed...

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  • Musical Theatre Dance Class for Kids
    4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
    Kids, San Fernando Valley

    Kids 8 and up (all skills) will develop stage presence and technique while learning choreography to both contemporary and classic musical theatre songs. It’s all accomplished in a fun and supportive setting. Amy has travelled the US and Europe with “A Chorus Line” and “West Side Story” as well as...

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  • Rooftop Thursday Afterwork Party at The Gansevoort Park Hotel’s The Windsor - Free on “The E&R Group
    5:00 pm - 4:00 am
    Events, New York

    Thursday, June 12, 2014 Each and every Thursday The E&R Group (Eric Virgil and Rob Diesel) Afterwork Thursdays at The Windsor at The Gansevoort Park Hotel located 420 Park Ave South (corner of 29th St) NY 10016 Drink Specials: Drink Specials from 5 to 8pm $6 Wells, $7 Speciality Drinks, $5...

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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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  • MEDITATION
    6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    MEDITATION             This FREE informational workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. Explore a variety of techniques to help reduce stress, promote relaxation, enhance the immune system, and empower yourself to regain more control over...

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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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  • Parents with special needs children support group
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Family, North Valley

    A valley support group for families with special needs children. This group is facilitated by a licensed clinician, Rose Liebermann Lcsw. Join with other similarly impacted parents for support, understanding, guidance and resources. You are not alone. Please call before attending for more details.

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  • JNET: Business Networking Organization within the Jewish Community
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Events, Thousand Oaks

    Jewish?!  In Business?!  Kick off 2014 right by making new business connections at JNET!  Now 11-chapters strong, JNET (a 501C6 non-profit) is committed to serving the needs of its growing membership and facilitating business relationships throughout LA and Ventura counties. JNET Conjeo meets the...

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  • Dates and Nuts
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    The West Coast premiere of a romantic comedy by Gary Lennon (Orange is the New Black) about an animal rights activist in Brooklyn who searches for love in the dating jungle of New York City.  Eve has just been dumped by her fiancé — for a man. Angry at the male species, she becomes increasingly...

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  • Jewish Business Networking with JNET Santa Monica
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Events, Santa Monica

    We all know networking is important in order to make business connections, but how can we do it more effectively? Master schmoozer Avi Albek, owner of Moonlight Printing, will lead an interactive session on “Networking for Success” at the June meeting of JNET Santa Monica, the Jewish Business...

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  • 3rd ANNUAL SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL
    7:30 pm - 12:00 am
    Arts & Entertainment, Encino

    Valley Beth Shalom, Encino, and the VBS Jewish Writers Roundtable present their 3rd Annual Short Play Festival, Thursday, June 12 at 7:30 PM hosted by Rabbi Ed Feinstein.  The theme of this year’s festival is “Ancient Texts through Modern Eyes”.  Contemporary writers developed 10-minute plays that...

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  • Holding the Man
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, West Hollywood

    Writer, actor and activist Timothy Conigrave’s best-selling memoir is one of Australia’s great love stories. The stage version by Tommy Murphy captures all its special magic in a celebration that speaks across generations, sexual preference and cultures. The course of teenage love rarely runs...

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  • Other Desert Cities
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Long Beach

    In Jon Robin Baitz’s funny, explosive and entertaining look at unruly family politics (a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize), the manicured life of an actor-turned-politician and his impeccable wife is upset when relatives arrive at their Palm Springs home for the holidays — including daughter...

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  • The Brothers Size
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    Recently paroled Oshoosi Size seeks to jumpstart his life. Working in an auto repair shop for his brother Ogun, however, was not what he had in mind. When his old friend Elegba rolls up, offering a different direction, Oshoosi quickly finds himself torn between his brother, his loyalties and his...

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  • The Hound of the Baskervilles
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Westwood

    Seamus Dever (Castle), Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Goeffrey Arend (Super Troopers, 500 Days of Summer) star in the California premiere of this fresh take on Sherlock Holmes’ most baffling case that adds a flair of contemporary wit to Sir Arthur Conan...

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