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Pink MartiniMUSIC + DANCE

Pink Martini

July 19-21. Pink Martini has been known to musically transport you from a samba parade in Rio to a 1930s French cabaret. The Portland-based, internationally loved Hollywood Bowl favorites return for a fanciful romp with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. For the first time ever, China Forbes and Storm Large share the stage and co-helm the playfully diverse 12-piece band... More Info>>

Friday Night Singalongs: 80s Greatest HitsFriday Night Singalongs: 80s Greatest Hits

July 19. It’s totally time to belt out some righteous tunes from that totally awesome decade, the 80s. Enthusiasm and a love of singing are all you need. Singers of all levels are welcome and easy-to-use song sheets are provided... More Info>>

Friday Flights at The GettyEVENTS

Friday Flights at The Getty

July 19. The Getty Museum comes alive this Friday with music, dance and film screenings. Synthpop DJ Paul V spins tunes complimenting the groundbreaking 1980s architecture and design seen in the exhibition Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990. Dance instructors Cynthia Harper and James Zimmer make you get physical with a lesson in classic 1980s dance moves. For a futuristic flashback, catch a screening of the sci-fi classic Blade Runner, then create your own totally radical fashion statement in the Smile Lounge photo booth... More Info>>

Chinatown Summer NightsChinatown Summer Nights

July 20. Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights features local bands and KCRW DJs. Taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown and LA’s gourmet food trucks; sample the neighborhood’s wares; watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations; experience large-scale, outdoor video projections; take part in hands-on, Chinese cultural activities; sip on Chinese beer and dance in Central Plaza... More Info>>

District La Brea Summer NightsDistrict La Brea Summer Nights

July 20. Stop by District La Brea for the summer block party where you can enjoy exclusive discounts, giveaways, refreshments, music and more from shops like A+R design store, boutiques like What Goes Around Comes Around, cafes like Sycamore Kitchen and galleries like LAUNCH that enliven the La Brea Ave. strip... More Info>>

Del Frisco’s GrilleEAT | DRINK

Del Frisco’s Grille

Opens July 19. You may recognize the name from its other American comfort cuisine locations across the country, but Santa Monica’s outpost is unique in menu and the view. Situated on the Santa Monica Pier with a prime sunset gazing vantage point, the sprawling SF Jones Architects-designed dining space offers locally inspired dishes like the blistered shishito peppers, grilled artichokes, West Coast fish tacos, in addition to steaks, salads and sandwiches... More Info>>

Franklin & CompanyCaduceus Cellars Wine Dinner at Franklin & Company

July 24. If you’re not familiar with Caduceus Cellars, it’s the boutique Arizona winery fronted by legendary rocker and winemaker Maynard James Keenan. In a rare event you can taste a selection of the wines paired with a four-course dinner and get the lowdown on Keenan’s technique from the legend himself. Menu highlights include chicken and veal meatballs in a curry masala sauce paired with the Merkin Chupacabra 2011 Blanca; Spanish chorizo and goat cheese paired with the Caduecus 2011 Oneste; pappardelle with beef tenderloin and oyster mushrooms paired with the Caduceus 2011 Naga; and more... More Info>>

Tin Roof BistroBourbon Dinner at Tin Roof Bistro

July 21. Celebrate the tapping of Tin Roof Bistro’s exclusive blend of barrel-aged bourbon that has just arrived from Buffalo Trace Distillery. The evening’s festivities include an alfresco four-course bourbon dinner with a Southern edge that will feature a La Caja China whole roasted pig in addition to bourbon cocktail pairings... More Info>>

Ye Olde King’s HeadCambridge Royal Afternoon Tea at Ye Olde King’s Head

July 19-20. Now that many have predicted that William and Kate’s Royal Due Date is imminent, you can spend your time waiting for the future heir to the English throne over an indulgent afternoon tea. Nibble on four types of tea sandwiches, freshly baked scones, deviled eggs and more, including royal cupcakes... More Info>>

Architecture for DogsMUSEUMS

Architecture for Dogs

Through Sept. 1. Tokyo-based designer Kenya Hara was curious about the relationship between dogs and humans, so he collaborated on the theme with other world-renowned architects and designers, which resulted in them designing and building habitats for their furry friends. Now you can view 13 of these structures at the Long Beach Museum of Art. If these dog-friendly architectural pieces inspire you to build one, you can download the blueprints, examine diagrams and how-to videos to re-construct one for Fido at home... More Info>>

Becoming Los AngelesBecoming Los Angeles

The Natural History Museum’s new 14,000-square-foot permanent exhibition explores the growth of Los Angeles over the course of five centuries, and illustrates the interconnection of the city’s ecological and cultural histories. The exhibit tells the story through historic artifacts, multi-media installations and moments, including an interactive scale model of downtown L.A. in the 1930s, that lets you can travel back in time through the 19th and 20th centuries in ten distinct neighborhoods... More Info>>

A ParallelogramTHEATER

A Parallelogram

Through Aug. 18. In this dark comedy from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park), protagonist Bee grapples with time, destiny and reality. Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro directs a cast that includes Carlo Albán, Marylouise Burke, Marin Ireland and Tom Irwin... More Info>>

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Shakespeare Under The Stars In Los Angeles

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Summertime in Los Angeles brings alfresco performances of Shakespeare plays all around the city. Check out where to see the Bard’s masterworks under the stars... More Info>>

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