West Hollywood Dance Festival: AUGUST 15-20

July 26th, 2016

Multiplex Dance proudly presents the first inaugural West Hollywood Dance Festival, celebrating the joy of creativity, the rigor of professional dance training, and the transformative power of live dance performance. Through dance classes, free community workshops and public performances, WHDF seeks to create a space and place for people to engage with the art form in a variety of ways.

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dineLA at the Federal Bar in North Hollywood

July 21st, 2016

Now until July 31, experience dineLA Restaurant Week at the North Hollywood Federal Bar on Lankershim. Presented by the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, dineL.A. Restaurant Week is a 14-day dining event that takes place twice a year and showcases Los Angeles as a premier dining destination while highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences L.A. has to offer. Enjoy special lunch and dinner menus at more than 300 restaurants. There are no tickets or passes required for dineL.A. Restaurant Week. Simply dine out at a participating restaurant, try a new dish or enjoy an old favorite. Advance reservations are strongly recommended.

The Federal Bar in North Hollywood is thrilled to participate in this year’s dineL.A. Restaurant Week for the very first time. During the last two weeks of July, the iconic Noho gastropub will offer special weekday prix fixe lunch and daily dinner menus while highlighting its signature dishes. The Federal’s two-course lunch is $20 per person and includes a choice of one appetizer and entrée and beverage. The three-course dinner is $29 per person and includes the choice of one appetizer, one entrée and one dessert, as well as a complimentary 8oz draught beer or fountain soda. Dinner menu items include specialty dishes Red Sangria Poached White Fish and MCO (Moo-Cluck-Oink) Burger—featuring beef, egg and bacon.

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Summer Nights in the Garden @ the Natural History Museum: JULY 22

July 19th, 2016

Enjoy at beautiful night outdoors at Exposition Park at the Natural History Museum’s Summer Nights in the Garden Series. Delight to live music, garden-inspired cocktails, hands-on science projects, botanical tours and food trucks.

JULY 22:

MUSIC with Sasha Marie (Soulection)

PICKLING with Chicks with Knives (*timed ticket required)

FlowersOnYourHead with Mud Baron (*a portion of this activity requires a timed ticket)

HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES

BOTANICAL TOURS with NHM Garden Staff

1920s GARDEN PARTY SHOWS by NHM Performing Arts Staff

LIVE ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS
*Activities require a timed-ticket, available on a first-come, first-served basis; ticket distribution will be located at the designated activity space.

AUGUST 5:

DJ SETS by KISSES (5-7pm) and Taken By Trees (7-9pm)

SEASONAL SHRUBS (drinking vinegar) with Emily Han (*timed ticket required)

ROCK NECKLACES with Barnsdall Arts

HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS with NHM Staff & Volunteers (*timed ticket required)

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The 2016 Emmy Noms have been announced!

July 14th, 2016

Life in North Hollywood and Tinsel Town is always inspiring and this year’s Emmy Award nominations are no exception. It’s been an extraordinary year for television. Game of Thrones has received over 20 nominations in different categories. Mr. Robot has been receiving lots of critical acclaim as well. Kevin Spacey in House of Cards receives another nomination as well as his co-star Robin Wright. Check out the full list of nominees here. The Emmys will be awarded on September 18 on ABC.

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Yeah, yeah, yeah! Beatles exhibit at The Grammy Museum

July 12th, 2016

Now through September 5, check out Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles! – an amazing new exhibit at The Grammy Museum. The exhibit covers the period from early 1964 through mid-1966—the years Beatlemania ran rampant in America. During this time the band affected nearly every aspect of pop culture, including fashion, art, advertising, media, and, of course, music.  On display are many Beatles-related pop culture artifacts from the period, as well as correspondence, instruments, posters, photographs, interviews, interactive displays, and an oral history booth in which visitors can leave their own impressions of The Beatles. Screenings and a series of talks reveal the continuing impact of the Beatles. Image courtesy of Rolling Stone. Looking for other museums in the area?

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Grey Gardens The Musical: NOW–AUGUST 14

July 8th, 2016

Broadway’s daring musical sensation Grey Gardens arrives at the Ahmanson Theatre starring Rachel York (Broadway’s City of Angels, Anything Goes at the Ahmanson) and the legendary Betty Buckley (Tony Award®-winning Grizabella in Cats, Olivier-nominated Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard). Based on the cult classic documentary, this haunting and often hilarious musical recounts Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ most eccentric relatives’ fall from society darlings to notorious recluses in their crumbling East Hampton estate. Grey Gardens—The Musical was hailed as Time magazine’s number one show of the year and garnered 10 Tony Award nominations. This mesmerizing musical comedy, directed by Michael Wilson (The Trip to Bountiful), is “an experience no passionate theatergoer should miss” (The New York Times).

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LA Food Fest: JULY 8-10

July 7th, 2016

This is yummy time of year! The Los Angeles Food Fest takes place July 8-10. Enjoy award-winning restaurants and emerging chefs. It’s the seventh consecutive year with a new partner, a new location and expanded schedule! This years event is split into three amazing categories: MKT, Golden Hours, and Rose Garden. It will be held at Exposition Park in LA and feature 100+ food and beverage vendors and multiple award-winning chefs. Also, enjoy the family-friendly Fest features charity partner Peace4Kids’ Mobile Village Kitchen as the live culinary stage featuring chef demos, and live podcasts.

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