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Events for Sunday, June 15, 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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  • CABARET
    8:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, South Bay

    Cabaret - Witness this all new Cabaret. At the dawn of the 1930s in Berlin, the Nazi party is growing stronger. The Kit Kat Klub is a seedy cabaret, a place of decadent celebration. The Klub’s Master of Ceremonies, or Emcee, together with the cabaret girls and waiters, warm up the audience...

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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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  • Networking Social Mixer at Grace Hotel June 14, 2014
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am
    Events, New York

    Venue Information: Pool Passes: Available at http://www.ericvirgil.com/event/social-networking-mixer-d-i-p-lounge-5/ E&R Group Presents… Saturday June 14, 2014 A Social Networking Mixer House Music Saturdays at The Grace Hotel Aqua Bar and Lounge located at 125 w.45th Street (btwn 6th and 7th...

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  • Rare Recordings of 1940s Writers, Reading their Works.
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, Pico/Robertson

    BCC member, Adam Barron will play selections from his recent CD re-release of renowned diarist Anaïs Nin. Adam’s parents recorded Nin and other writers in 1948-9 with “war booty”, a German tape recorder received as a wedding present.  Adam will also play selections of not yet re-released Henry...

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  • SFV Council N’amat Spring Luncheon
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Programs, Thousand Oaks

    Na’amat’s annual Spring Luncheon is celebrating Israel’s 65th year as a nation. Prior to the program (with entertainment) and lunch at 12:45 p.m., there is a Boutique and silent auction from 10 a.am. to 12:30 p.m. While there is a charge for the luncheon, anyone can attend the boutique from 10 a.m....

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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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  • 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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  • Father’s Day: Dress up Daddy!
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Events, Los Angeles

    Daddies are the best, and we want them to know it!  To celebrate Dads, we’re offering every Dad a funky new makeover!  Kids, decorate all kinds of crazy accessories from bow ties to hip hats just for Daddy! Free with museum admission.

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  • TURNING THIRTY – an irresistible comedy about love, family and a trust fund
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    “A must-see for any age!” raves Chris Knopf, past president of Writers’ Guild of America, West. “Guarantees laughs! She’s done it again!” hails playwright Jerry Mayer (Aspirin & ELEPHANTS, Almost Perfect, Dietrich & Chevalier, etc). From the team that brought you the 2013 hit Raise Me...

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  • Rare Recordings of 1940s Writers, Reading their Works
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Adult Education, Los Angeles

    Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC) member, Adam Barron, will play selections from his recent CD re-release of renowned diarist Anaïs Nin.  Adam’s parents recorded Nin and other writers in 1948-9 with a “war booty”, a German tape recorder they received as a wedding present.  Adam will also play...

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  • Rare Recordings of 1940s Writers, Reading their Works.
    4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Pico/Robertson

    BCC member, Adam Barron will play selections from his recent CD re-release of renowned diarist Anaïs Nin. Adam’s parents recorded Nin and other writers in 1948-9 with “war booty”, a German tape recorder received as a wedding present.  Adam will also play selections of not yet re-released Henry...

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  • Sangria Sundays at Riviera 31 Hosted By Scotty Grand
    4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Events, Beverly Hills

    Join us for Sangria Sundays! Every Sunday from 4pm-9pm! Hosted by Scotty Grand featuring DJ MONI! At Riviera 31 Lounge and Bar! For Information call: 323-929-7660

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  • Bohemian Iconoclast Writer: Reads, Speaks & Signs
    4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
    Gay & Lesbian, Pico/Robertson

    Richard S. Levik has written a provocative and controversial book entitled OFF MY CHEST: Letters to the Editor…+.  Richard’s book includes over 120 letters and some articles penned from 1989 through 2012, when Richard arrived in L.A. from N.Y.  Chapter 1 entitled Letters to the Jewish Journal...

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  • Gruesome Playground Injuries
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    Pulitzer Prize nominee Rajiv Joseph’s (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo - NEA Award BEST PLAY) Gruesome Playground Injuries launches the season for multi-award winning Rogue Machine Theatre (BEST PRODUCTION award winner 2013, 2011 and 2010 - Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Ovation). Their...

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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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  • Noahs Ark
    6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
    Events, Los Angeles

    Noah’s Ark is the product of a special collaborative project produced by the all new Jewish events group “mojo”. The cleverly disguised “misfits of Jewish outreach,” uphold a mission to provide Jewish young professionals an array of desirable community fundraising events, which are designed with...

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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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  • Spark Change (48-Hour) Film Festival
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    Spark Change (48-Hour) Film Festival for L.A. Non-Profits Sunday, June 15 Screening, WeWork Hollywood Los Angeles, CA – On Sunday, June 15 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. the Spark Change Film Festival will screen ten, 2-3 minute films from their 48-hour film festival for L.A. non-profits at WeWork...

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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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  • 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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  • Penelope
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles

    Tony Award winning playwright Enda Walsh will be represented once again at Rogue Machine Theatre when PENELOPE opens on June 14th at 8pm. This Los Angeles premiere is the company’s second offering of the season and the second time they have presented this playwright’s work (The New Electric...

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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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  • The Guardsman
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, North Hollywood

    Can a jealous actor fool his cheating wife? In this new adaptation of Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnár’s comic masterpiece about love, fidelity and illusion, thespian Max Schuman, certain that his wife is being unfaithful, disguises himself as a Russian guardsman to test her devotion. May...

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  • Dorian’s Descent
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    Love, seduction, decadence and murder. In this world premiere musical adapted from Oscar Wilde’s legendary novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” artist Basil Hallward paints a portrait of the exceedingly beautiful and enigmatic Dorian Gray that turns out to be his masterpiece. As Basil and the...

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

    Earn your blood. The world premiere of Mickey Birnbaum’s full-contact dark comedy explores the walls that separate families and the walls that separate countries. In a backyard in suburban San Diego, three teenagers prepare for a backyard wrestling match, while a wife welcomes back her absent...

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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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  • The Human Spirit
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Heroes who struggled to achieve a Black majority-run Democracy in South Africa are still being revealed. The Human Spirit is the story of some of the men and women who devoted their lives to support that country’s most disadvantaged. Some toiled publicly, but most worked tirelessly in the shadows...

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