Weekly Events Calendar

April 10, 2014

Los Angeles Area Events Calendar


April 11

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Literary Death Match

Four authors will read their work for 7 minutes or less for a chance to be awarded champion by three judges, one of whom will be BJ Novak.

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: LARGO at the CORONET, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90095
Cost: $30
Website: www.largo-la.com


April 12

CityRace – Downtown L.A. – Center of the City of Angels

Join in on an urban adventure through the L.A. metropolis while solving challenges and taking in the art and architecture of the area.

Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Downtown Los Angeles
Cost: $40
Website: www.racela.com


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The Last Grilled Cheese Invitational

The largest grilled cheese cooking contest in the country is a competition to become the Grilled Cheese Champion.

Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Los Angeles Center Studios, 1201 West Fifth St., Los Angeles, CA
Cost: $15-$25
Website: www.grilledcheeseinvitational.com


Easter Eggstravaganza

The entire family can enjoy the day at Pico Park participating in egg hunts, face painting, arts and crafts, hula hoop contests and food. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance.

Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Pico Park, 9528 Beverly Blvd., Pico Rivera, 90660
Cost: Free
Website: www.pico-rivera.org


A Faery Hunt and Fairy Queen’s Birthday Party

This interactive show for children includes dancing, singing and messages of kindness and ecological responsibility.

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Griffith Park, Fern Dell, 2333 Fern Dell Place, Los Angeles, 90068
Cost: $15-$25
Website: www.afaeryhunt.com


Pomona Art Walk

Dozens of art galleries will hold exhibitions of some of Pomona’s best artists along this family-friendly art walk.

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Downtown Pomona
Cost: Free
Website: www.downtownpomona.org


KBS Open Concert – L.A. K-pop Festival

Featuring SHINee, Infinite, C.N. Blue, Sistar, 2PM, Dynamic Duo, Girl’s Day, Lena Park, Song So-hee, Seol Woon-do, Baek Ji-young and Kim Tae-woo.

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: L.A. Memorial Coliseum, 3911 Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90037
Cost: Free
Website: www.lakpopfestival.com


April 12 – 13

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Photo – LA Times

L.A. Times Festival of Books

Catch live entertainment, food, celebrity appearances and your favorite authors during this two-day festival of books.

Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday
Location: University of Southern California, University Park campus, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Cost: Free
Website: events.latimes.com


April 13

Puppet Festival: A Family Celebration of the Wonders of Puppet Theater

The third annual puppet festival will feature some of the best puppeteers and artists around for a day of art, interactive performances and family fun.

Time: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
Cost: $5-$10
Website: www.skirball.org


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Photo – Bakers Will Bake Facebook

2nd Annual Bakers Will Bake Sale

Proceeds from this annual bake sale featuring 20 local bakeries and restaurants will benefit The Garden School Foundation.

Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Hollywood Farmers Market, 1600 Ivar Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Cost: Free
Website: www.facebook.com


L.A. Avocado Festival

Avocado lovers will appreciate this celebration, which will feature a variety of avocado and guacamole dishes alongside live entertainment, crafts, cooking recipes and free health screenings.

Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: El Pueblo Historical Monument, 424 N Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost: Free
Website: www.lafoodfestivals.com


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