Spice it up at the Oxnard Salsa Festival: JULY 29-30

July 25th, 2017

Are you a mild, spicy, or extra spicy? Find out at the Oxnard Salsa Festival from July 29-30 from 11am-7pm. Not only will there will an endless variety of salsa to taste, but international foods, salsa dancing lessons, live music to entertain you, a kids zone, and lots of craft & retail vendors too. The Festival will be between B & C Streets and 4th and 6th Streets.


The Taming Of The Shrew: JULY 26

July 20th, 2017

Like fresh coastal breezes and iconic literature? Then you have to check out Shakespeare by the Sea’s production of The Taming of the Shrew. It’s the 20th anniversary of this unique summer series. This popular Shakespeare story is the ultimate battle of the sexes romp. Be sure to pack a picnic basket and bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Pack a picnic, a blanket and beach chair, gather loved ones, and settle in under the stars for a night of classic entertainment. The show is for the nice price of FREE. It will take place at the Venice Beach Recreation Center from 7-9pm.


LA City College: Fall semester starts August 28

July 18th, 2017

Taking a class for knowledge or just the pure enjoyment is always enriching. Los Angeles City College has more than 100 vocational and professional programs. For over 90 years, LACC has provided a wonderful setting for learning in Southern California. So whether you are looking for transfer programs, a degree or a certificate, LACC has you covered. It’s super easy to apply because everything is done online now. For questions, call 323 935-4000 x2455.


LA SHORTS International Film Festival: AUG 2-10

July 14th, 2017

Living in LA, we’re so lucky to enjoy so many industry events! The LA SHORTS International Film Festival features short films made by upcoming filmmakers from around the world. IN fact many of the shirts seen in the festival have earned Oscar noms. The festival will be held from August 2-10. These films automatically qualify for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA’s) too. Who knows? Maybe next year at this time, your short film will be in the festival!


Odd Nights at The Autry: July 21

July 12th, 2017

The Autry takes on its extra artsy persona for their special series “Odd Nights.” This unique event is a celebration of art, music, crafts, fashion, and more. Discover mobile boutiques and over 80 pop-up shops to do some early holiday shopping. There will also be live music to keep you entertained and libations to enjoy. The grandkids will love it too because there will be an expansive Huge kids area with a rock wall, giant inflatables, bungees and toddler swings. The Autry is a really cool venue located in Griffith Park right across the street from the Los Angeles Zoo. The price is right at only $5 and kids under 12 are FREE.


626 Night Market @ Santa Anita Park: July 21-23

July 7th, 2017

The ever-popular 626 Night Market is back for summer. Their 6th season begins at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. If you are a foodie, this event is a must! It’s one of the biggest food festivals around. In addition, they’re got tons of craft and art vendors to spice things up. There will be live entertainment to keep things lively. This is a family-friendly event as well. Children ages 6 and under free. Santa Anita Park is located at 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007


Strong Words at the North Hollywood Library: July 23

July 5th, 2017

Get inspired by the spoken word and other artsy influences “Strong Words” at the North Hollywood Library (the Amelia Earhart Library) on July 23 starting at 2pm. Enjoy original stories, music, photography and more. If you are a poet or writer, this event is a must! There will be laughter, passionate verse, and universal tenderness. The library is located at 5211 Tujunga Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91601. They have ongoing events for all ages to enjoy.