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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Weekly What To Do: 626 Night Market Back with a Cardboard City & A Bazaar Bizarre

BAZAAR BIZARRE! A Pop-Up Retail Experience
July 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11, 2021.  Operating Hours: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
ZJU Theatre Group, 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
Rummage Sale Admission:  FREE
Immersive PERFORMANCE Experience:  $10
ages 15 and up.
Amidst a rummage sale in an unassuming NoHo Theatre, there lies a mysterious hidden marketplace.  
Just ask to see the "private wares" and you will be introduced to the marvels of BAZAAR BIZARRE! Come experience a tour of the Bazaar's private collections of the odd and occult, along with the peculiar services provided by a bevy of colorful characters.  

Opens July 8 and runs through August 29;
open Thursday through Sunday 12:00pm to 6:00pm. 
There will be a grand opening ceremony on Thursday, July 8 at noon.
1231 Third St. Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 
Cardboard City is a 10,000 square foot pop-up art center with free museum-style exhibitions of large scale cardboard sculptures and architectural models constantly added to by artists-in-residence, free family art activities introducing youth and adults to cardboard crafting techniques, a schedule of fee-based classes for youth and adults, and a Cardboard City Shop selling tools and materials so families can make cardboard art at home. The space will highlight fun, unique, family-friendly cardboard sculptures including a “wow factor” installation facing onto the Promenade.
In Focus: LA Artists  
Starts July 8th
Hauser & Wirth
901 East 3rd Street Los Angeles CA 90013
Gallery Hours:
Tuesday – Sunday, 11 am – 6 pm
Starting 8 July, Hauser & Wirth will spotlight its Los Angeles artists with a multimedia group presentation of nearly 30 artworks. ‘In Focus: LA Artists’ will showcase the groundbreaking techniques, diverse viewpoints, and intergenerational relationships of the gallery artists who call one of the world’s most creative cities home
July 9-11th Friday & Saturday: 4PM to 12AM, Sunday 4PM to 11PM. 
Admission: $5 each plus fees (single entry valid for chosen time slot, time slots are for July 9-11th and July 16-18th only) 4PM to 8PM, 8PM to close

626 Night Market will have a phased reopening with reduced capacity and masks are required for all attendees (ages 2 and older), including those who have received a COVID-19 vaccine for entry, for the July 9-11th and July 16-18th events. Tickets are available online only for these events. No tickets will be sold at the gate for these dates.

The flagship 626 Night Market events are back for a 9th season at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The iconic Californian festival features 250+ food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages. Come happier and hungrier together with friends and family for the biggest reunion of the summer!
July 9- Aug 8
Westfield Century City
 In this all-new immersive experience, guests become detectives to solve the mystery of who murdered the elusive Mr. Boddy. The newly minted detectives will be led by Mr. Butler through the game board come to life. 

Visiting all the famed rooms such as the Hall, the Billiard Room, the Dining Room, the Library, the Kitchen, the Study and the Conservatory, slipping through secret passageways and unexpected locations, the detectives will have a chance to interrogate the infamous suspects Professor Plum, Miss Scarlet, Colonel Mustard, Mrs. Peacock, Mr. Green and Dr. Orchid. Each character will attempt to convince the amateur sleuths of their innocence. Guests must listen closely, ask questions and use investigative skills to solve the mystery. Be the first in your group to figure out who did it, with what and where! 

Fridays | July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 2021 5 pm–8 pm PST
Natural History Museum of L.A. County
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) has announced extended summer hours from 5 pm to 8 pm every Friday, beginning July 9 through August 6. Live DJ in the Nature Gardens (5 pm–8 pm)
Glendale on Jul 9th
Laemmle Virtual Cinema on Jul 9th
Oh, this in no way is really about Nintendo it's about growing up and childhood romance in the Philippines in the 90's. It just happens to deal with what happens when you don't have the power to turn on your Nintendo.
Starts July 10th
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum
1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga CA 90290
(midway between Pacific Coast Highway and the Ventura Freeway)

Two beloved plays by William Shakespeare welcome audiences back to Theatricum Botanicum’s spectacular outdoor venue in rustic Topanga Canyon this summer. Theatricum presents Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s thriller about power, politics and the elusive nature of truth, viewed through a different lens: that of the Soothsayer. The company’s perennial favorite, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will be infused with song to heighten the pleasure, with select sections of the Bard’s text sung to original music. Each play will be performed in 80 minutes without intermission.


July 9th and 23rd at 8:30 PM PST
Online Free
"On Friday, July 9th, get ready for a vacation adventure unlike anything you could imagine, as we present our first screening with Severin Films. And...did we hide some candy in your suitcase? It's a surprise - much like our mystery second screening will be on July 23rd."

Summer of Celluloid Series this July
The Hollywood Legion Theater
2035 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068
Ticket prices start at $25 and include unlimited popcorn

The series will show iconic films such as Jaws, Twister, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, The Mask, Top Gun, Lethal Weapon, Purple Rain, Inception, Boogie Nights, Blade Runner: The Final Cut, and The Dark Knight. Additional screenings to be added.

Film Noir WEEKEND with the FILM NOIR Foundation 
July 9th-11th
The Hollywood Legion Theater
2035 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068
Ticket prices start at $22 for double-feature general admission with discounted tickets for veterans at $20 and students at $18 and children under the age of twelve for $16.

Nightmare Alley (35mm) & The Big Clock (35mm) —– Friday, July 9 – 7:30 pm
Mildred Pierce (35mm) & Thieves Highway –— Saturday, July 10 – 7:30 pm
The Narrow Margin (35mm) —— Sunday, July 11 — 2:00 p.m. matinee Loophole (35mm) & Cry Danger (35mm) – Sunday, July 11 – 7:30 pm
July 4-31
603 N La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood.
Dinner and a movie. A unique outdoor cinema experience nestled in the heart of West Hollywood's fashion and design precinct. The Melrose Rooftop Theatre is attached to the property occupied by E.P. & L.P. and the entry is via the lobby at 603 N La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood.

The Theatre is showing cult classic movies and new releases alike. The cinema utilizes wireless technology with individual headsets provided to guests to maximize the cinema experience.