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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Weekly What To Do: April Renaissance

Dwell on Design 
April 5-7

Dwell on Design, THE design fair on the west coast, gathers architects and designers with industry tastemakers for a sensory experience in Los Angeles. A magnet for architecture and design professionals working in residential, contract, and hospitality design, alongside design enthusiasts, the exhibition and conference features the best in modern furniture, lighting, accessories, kitchen and bath, home and office technology, outdoor, and design materials in a celebration of international design.

April 6, 2018 | 11:30 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
April 7, 2018 | 11:30 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.

The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

For two nights, The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion transforms into a Disco wonderland clad in gold and mirrors. Flash back to the scene and the music that fueled the late-night experiences of party-goers with pulsating beats, ecstatic dancing and indulgent fashion. Experience the evolution of Disco from its underground club roots and the cultural explosion of the late 70s, to its undeniable influence on current dance music and aesthetics.

The Natural History Museum's First Fridays April
Friday, Apr 6, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
The Natural History Museum
$20.00 - $25.00

The event series is titled "L.A. Invents" and will feature various exhibits, tours and discussions focusing on Los Angeles' impact on the surrounding world. 

30 Years Later
Friday, April 6,  7 PM - 9 PM
Gallery 1988: LA
7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90046
"Please join us for "30 Years Later" a group art exhibit inspired by the movies of 1988."
Saturdays and Sundays April 7 thru May 20, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
15501 E. Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA
Adult single day – $29.95
Senior (62+) – $28.95
Child (ages 5-12) single day – $15
Children 4 and younger are FREE!
"The Renaissance Pleasure Faire, where fantasy rules and whimsical delights take flight, where worlds co-exist and dreams come to life! Immerse yourself in a village of more than 1,600 costumed performers and artisans including dazzling acrobats, internationally acclaimed musicians and entertainers, juggling jokers and jesters, willful wenches, and jousting knights are ready to celebrate!  Complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance, recreating the celebratory spring day in 1574 when the world arrived to entertain Queen Elizabeth in the English Seaport of Deptford."
"On Saturday, April 7th 2018, there will be massive pillow fights around the world! Use this site to find the closest event to you. This site will replace the listings on"
Opening Receptions: Saturday, April 7, 7 PM - 11 PM
571 S Anderson St, Los Angeles, California 90033
4 new art shows opening this weekend.
Glitch City Arcade 2018 Fundraiser
Saturday, April 7, 8 PM - 11:59 PM
Glitch City L.A.
3733 S Robertson Blvd, Culver City, California 90232
Free, please donate
Glitch is holding our fundraiser arcade and we'd love you to come join us! Come meet us, meet friends and our wonderful community!

Check out our projects!
☑ New releases
☑ Classic games
☑ Unreleased experiments
☑ Art + Zines
☑ Virtual Reality
The Art of Google Spotlight
April 7, 2018 - April 22, 2018
Apr 7, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Gallery Nuclues 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801   

Nucleus and Google are proud to present an art exhibition / book launch spotlighting the creative forces behind Google Spotlight Stories.
*First 100 attendees with recieve a FREE copy of The Art of Google Spotlight Stories book
Michael Reeder
mOMENt (Project Room)
Opening Reception with the Artist(s): Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Brian Mashburn
Origin Stories (Main Room)
Opening Reception with the Artist(s): Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thinkspace Projects
6009 Washington Blvd. | Culver City, CA 90232

Sat, April 7, 2018
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Los Angeles Center Studios
450 South Bixel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

"The 10th annual LA Beer Festival follows last year's sold out event, and this year's promises to be even better. The event will feature dozens of international and domestic beers, over a dozen food trucks (food sold separately) as well as live entertainment."

Two Bit Circus at Brewery Artwalk
Apr 7 - Apr 8
Two Bit Circus
678 S Avenue 21, Los Angeles, California 90031
Free, Must RSVP

Step right up and help us test new games, gather a group of friends and compete in our story room SPACE SQUAD IN SPACE, or just hang out with like-minded carny-folk. 
Apr 7 - Apr 8
Magic Box @ The REEF 1933 South Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90007

"A 'Comic-Con' for Foodies!  This two-day shopping and educational event will offer attendees the chance to meet culinary purveyors, purchase the newest food trends, and experience cuisines from hand-selected vendors including food artisans, cookware and gadgets, restaurants, local chefs, food trucks, craft breweries, wineries, and more."

Metro Art Presents: The North Patio #1 [Mary Lattimore]
Sunday, April 8
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Union Station North Patio

Union Station Los Angeles
800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012
This spring Metro Art Los Angeles is pleased to present North Patio, a music performance series over the course of three Sunday afternoons inspired by and taking place on the North Patio, one of Union Station’s most intimate, verdant courtyard spaces that was originally designed as an outdoor waiting room in 1939. 
Sunday, April 8
Santa Anita Park 

"Japan Family Day at Santa Anita Park was started as a way to introduce Japanese traditional culture and to interact with the people of Southern California. Through the years, it has become one of the most popular spring festivals in the area. Featuring cultural events and demonstrations, Japan Family Day has something for everyone. So, be ready to observe, participate and most of all, have fun."

"Groundhog Day" 25th Anniversary Screening and Conversation
Mon, Apr 09 7:30pm
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
 $3.00 - $5.00

7pm performance by Hammerstein Musik Bavaria.
The night will also feature a panel discussion with producer Trevor Albert, cinematographer and Academy President John Bailey, writer Danny Rubin and actor Stephen Tobolowsky.

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare
Tuesday, April 10th, 7:00 P.M.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Synopsis: Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) lead the cast of Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare, a supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions (Happy Death Day, Get Out, Split). A harmless game of “Truth or Dare” among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.