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Friday, July 29

Dance like a Bollywood star!!

FRI - July 29th
6:30pm - Outdoors
downtown Los Angeles on Grand Avenue between First and Temple Streets
(take the subway)

free Indian dance lessons to live dhol drumming by Ravi Jakhotia
-now is your chance to impress your friends on the dance floor! ;-)

Sundance Summer Shorts

FRI - July 29th
Hammer Museum Courtyard

Documentary Shorts from the Sundance festival -

Jerry Stahl reads to you...

FRI - July 29th
Skylight Books - Los Feliz

Jerry Stahl, author of "Permanent Midnight", reads excerpts from his new book "I, Fatty".

Jazz Concerts at LACMA couryard

FRI - July 29th
LACMA - LA Times Courtyard
5905 Wilshire Blvd

Great Jazz musicians and cash bar at the LACMA museum courtyard
Museum is open until 9pm - so you may be able to fit in the King Tut exhibit.

Thursday, July 28

Suzanne Vega on the Beach

THURS - July 28th
Santa Monica Pier West Parking Deck
Suzanne Vega & Marc Cohn

Free concerts on the beach- you can bring wine & picnic
just like the Hollywood Bowl except you're on the beach.

Tuesday, July 26

Poetry Slam

TUES - July 26th
9 p.m
Da Poetry Lounge Greenway Court Theater at Fairfax High,
Fairfax & Melrose aves.
-some of the best slam poets around

Oliver Stone & David Corn at the Hammer

TUES - July 26th
10899 Wilshire Blvd

Oliver Stone & David Corn (editor of the political magazine The Nation, and author of The Lies of George W. Bush) duke it out in the new "Hammer Conversations"

Monday, July 25

Death Cab for Cutie movie & party

MON - July 25th
Cinespace Hollywood
6356 Hollywood Blvd. (2nd level)

A great band, 'Death Cab for Cutie' has their DVD release party
and a documentary screening "Drive Well, Sleep Carefully".
DJs Adam Wade & Spencer Chow - free admission

Gilroy Garlic Festival

SAT & SUN - July 30-31
Gilroy, CA (up North, near Salinas @ 4 hours)
All day

Garlic everywhere! Eat, drink & stink.
Festival in the garlic capital of the world.
I've always wanted to go. There's even garlic ice cream.

Wednesday, July 20


Learn how to look like you can kick some ass
Free archery classes. It's really fun, I promise.
EVERY Saturday morning
Pasadena, CA

Tuesday, July 19

Los Super Elegantes at the Getty!!

Saturday, July 23rd
The Getty - Museum Courtyard
If you haven't seen this band, you are missing an amazing performance.
Incredibly fun show! With DJ Dark Alley and it's the Getty. It's a win-win.

Monday, July 18

Free Museum days

MOCA - Thursdays
LACMA - 2nd Tuesday of the month
Hammer- Thursdays
Getty - always free
Huntington Gardens - 1st Tuesday of the month
Natural History Museum - 1st Tuesday of the month (gardens of tons of butterflies)

Baquiat screening at MOCA

Saturday, July 23rd
California Plaza Water Court by the MOCA downtown
7pm - Make art on the plaza
8pm - Basquiat Screening
You all know by now about this exhibit at the MOCA,
but now you can see the movie for free

Sunday, July 17

Free Bowling

Sunday July 24th 2005
All Star Lanes - 4459 Eagle Rock Blvd
free food, drink & giveaways - sponsered by Virgin Mobile


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and can't make a long term commitment. You can choose
one day or several months or even switch projects around.
You can work with kids, old people, pretty much anything that
suits your humanitarian fancy...