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January 2018
January 6 @ 10:30 am - February 1 @ 1:00 pm
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Chinatown, Downtown Los Angeles,
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Undiscovered Chinatown Tour

Tours take visitors to a number of off-the-beaten-track points of cultural and historical interest, and will guide those interested in shopping to some of Chinatown’s best bargains and trendiest shops. Monthly on first Saturday $20 per person, RSVP at website Sponsor: Chinatown Business Improvement District

January 19 - January 20
Glendale Civic Auditorium,
1401 N. Verdugo Rd
Glendale, CA 91208 United States
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The All American Collector’s Show

This is the largest antique toy and advertising show in California, featuring teddy bears, dolls, trains, movie items, signs, and other great collector items. Cost: $25 Friday, $8 Saturday Friday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sponsor: All American Collectors

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium,
3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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Underwater Parks Day

Learn about the newly designated Marine Protected Areas (MPA’s) in Southern California. These areas, like parks on land, will help protect underwater marine resources like fish and kelp forests for future generations to enjoy. Speakers, presentations, interactive activities, and handouts will be available for visitors to learn about these Marine Protected Areas. Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks

January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
South Park Center,
1139 S. Hill St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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$5 - $15

NewFilmmakers LA Film Festival – January 20, 2018

Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) in celebrating independent cinema on Saturday, January 20th in DTLA! Featured in this festival is another installment of our InFocus Series entitled Anti-Ageism and Bridging the Generation Gap, showcasing 4 fantastic shorts about life, death, love and everything in between. Also screening are a couple of remarkable shorts programs that highlight 12 of the best emerging independent filmmakers from around the world. Countries featured in these programs include France, Russia, South Korea, Bulgaria, Australia, Belgium,…

January 25 - January 28
The Barker Hangar,
3021 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Art Los Angeles Contemporary

This fair presents top international blue chip and emerging galleries from around the world, with a strong focus on Los Angeles galleries. Participants present some of the most dynamic recent works from their roster of represented artists, offering an informed cross section of what is happening now in contemporary art making. The fair provides a sophisticated yet accessible environment for art collectors, curators, and patrons of the arts alike to enjoy. In addition, the fair hosts world class artist talks,…

January 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arcadia Performing Arts Center,
188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007
Arcadia, CA 91007 United States
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Chinese New Year Celebration

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation’s first-ever Arcadia Lunar New Year Festival presents Golden Dragon Acrobats direct from China. The world-famous cirque spectacular opens the evening with their amazing athleticism and the grace of a centuries-old art form. Ticket stubs are drawn for special prizes, community leaders showcase a traditional fashion show with the AHS Chinese Parents Booster Club Choir, and the Cultural Leadership Award is presented. Golden Dragon Acrobats end festivities with fusion flair. VIP includes Aftershow Meet-and-Greet with desserts. Mezzanine…

January 27 - January 28
SoCal Museums,
Los Angeles, CA United States

Museums Free-For-All

In a joint effort to present the arts and culture to the diverse and myriad communities in Southern California, SoCal Museums announces the tenth annual Museums Free-For-All. Over 20 museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors free of charge. This offer is for general museum admission only and does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions. Consult individual museum websites for hours and other visitor information. Sponsor: SoCal Museums

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Aquarium of the Pacific,
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Festival of Human Abilities

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for its thirteenth annual Festival of Human Abilities, a celebration highlighting the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities. Wheelchair dance, music, signing choirs, art, accessible SCUBA diving demonstrations, storytelling, service dog demonstrations, and interactive classes by people with disabilities will be featured. $29.95 Adults, $26.95 Seniors, $17.95 Children (3 -11), Free for children under 3 and Aquarium members Sponsor: Aquarium of the Pacific

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
S. Broadway (from W. 3rd Street to W. Olympic Boulevard)
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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Night on Broadway – Arts & Music Festival

Enjoy music, games, art installations, kids’ activities, food trucks, and indoor/outdoor performances on a car-free mile of South Broadway during Night on Broadway. Sponsor: Office of Councilmember José Huizar

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium,
3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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Whale Fiesta

In celebration of marine mammals and the annual several thousand-mile migration of Pacific gray whales, enjoy arts and crafts, puppet shows, face painting, and more. Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks

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