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Tuesday, December 2

Wednesday, December 3

who’s the hero? big hero 6

El Capitan Canyon Resort

11560 Calle Real, Goleta, 93117

1:00pm

Inspired by the Marvel comics, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada. When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi , chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, young genius Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called Big Hero 6

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Recent Developments in the Right of Publicity in Video Games [1.5 hours Cal. MCLE credit available*]

Colorado Center Community Rm

2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, 90404

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Program:
Manuel Noriega wants to prevent Activision from depicting him as a war criminal. Lindsay Lohan wants a cut of Rock Star Games’ Grand Theft Auto game because of its trashy blonde character. Electronic Arts has canceled all future installments of its NCAA football games. As Justice Kozinski warned in his now-famous dissenting opinion in White v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 989 F.2d 1512 (9th Cir. 1993): “Something very dangerous is going on here.” In this MCLE program, USC law professor Dan Nabel will discuss the evolution of the right of publicity in video game cases,
including an in-depth look at where the law may be headed.

Presenter:
Prof. Dan Nabel directs the USC Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic (IPTLC), which provides basic intellectual property legal assistance to Los Angeles based artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, small businesses, non-profit organizations, innovators, independent gamemakers and others who cannot afford to pay market rates for legal services. The IPTLC gives students hands-on experience handling legal issues at the intersection of intellectual property law and technology while simultaneously enabling creative projects in the Los Angeles area to flourish. Prior to joining USC’s faculty, Professor Nabel practiced law at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman &
Machtinger, LLP in Century City, where he successfully litigated numerous high-profile cases and advised clients on copyright, fair use, trademark, and right of publicity issues, among many others.

*CLA is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This program qualifies for 1.5 hours of general participatory MCLE credit and zero hours of Legal Ethics, Elimination of Bias and/or Competence Issues credit. This event may meet the requirements for continuing legal education credits in other states. Please check with the
bar in the state in which you are seeking credits to determine whether this event is eligible.

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Thursday, December 4

1st Annual Funny Women Festival @ iO West!

iO West

6366 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028

6:00pm

1ST ANNUAL FUNNY WOMEN FESTIVAL
TO BE HELD AT IO WEST ON DECEMBER 4-6, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 16 – iO West and Cake Batter are proud to announce the 1st Annual Funny Women Festival (FWFLA) on December 4-6, a comedy fest celebrating the best female improv, sketch, and stand-up performers in the nation. Held on three stages at iO West, located at 6366 Hollywood Blvd in Hollywood, FWFLA will feature performance showcases, competitions, celebrity discussion panels, and Q&As with leading comediennes.

FWFLA’s showcase will feature performances from the top female improv and sketch groups, musical comedy ensembles, and scripted TV pilots.

Submissions for FWFLA's competitions are currently being accepted in the following categories: sketch, improv, stand-up, storytelling and short-form video. The submission deadline is November 28th; application and additional information can be found at http://ioimprov.com/west/festival.

FWFLA has partnered with WIFEY.TV, a curated video network for women created by Emmy-nominated Jill Soloway (Transparent, Afternoon Delight, Six Feet Under) and bestselling author Rebecca Odes (Deal with It!, From the Hips). Participants in FWFLA’s short-form video contest will compete for a cash prize and the winning video will be featured on WIFEY.TV.

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Friday, December 5

The Ebell of Los Angeles' 12th Annual Supper with Santa

The Ebell of Los Angeles

741 S. Lucerne Blvd., Los Angeles, 90005

4:30pm to 8:00pm

A holiday tradition for all ages, this year’s Supper with Santa will feature Bob Baker Marionettes (one of the oldest, most respected children’s institutions in LA) and Marzo’s Variety Show. Attendees will also be treated to a visit by and photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus, June’s Balloon Animals, holiday buffet, photo booth, holiday crafts, holiday video, and an ice cream sundae bar. Festive holiday. This event has sold over the last two years, so please get your tickets soon! Admission: $45 adult; $20 (children ages 2-12); admissions is FREE for children under 2 years of age. RSVP by Tuesday, December 2, 2014 (please note that the event may sell out before the RSVP deadline).

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ALMOST, MAINE

The Hudson Mainstage

539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90038

8:00pm

Critically Acclaimed Production "ALMOST, MAINE" by John Cariani returns to Los Angeles with Stellar Cast

Opening December 5th through December 21st in a limited engagement at The Hudson Mainstage, 539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. 90038.

Almost, Maine, a town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States – It’s almost in Canada. And it almost doesn’t exist. Because its residents never got around to getting organized. So, it’s just…Almost. One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. Love is lost, found, and confounded. And life for the people of Almost, Maine will never be the same. ALMOST, MAINE: It’s love. But not quite. In this Los Angeles production, director Martin Papazian leads his ensemble and audiences alike through the story of nine couples falling in and out of love in this beautifully poetic and magical love story.

Featuring Allison Tolman (“Fargo”), Peter Breitmayer (“Fargo“), Alex Desert (“Swingers”), Marina Benedict (“Flesh and Bone”), Martin Papazian (“Jarhead”), Dan Warner, Lester Purry, Nell Teare, Laura Marie Steigers, Alexandra Hulme, Tyne Stecklien, Misa Moosekian, Samantha Sloyan (”Scandal”), Devin Crittenden, Travis Myers, John Lacy, Steve Fife.

Playwright John Cariani
Directed by Martin Papazian
Produced by Christopher Amitrano, Peter Breitmayer, Alexandra Hulme and Pumpkin Eater Productions
Scenic Designer Joseph Hodges (“24”, “Terra Nova”)
Sound Design by D.J. Moosekian

Performances are Friday & Saturday @ 8:00PM and Sunday @ 3:00PM. General admission is $25.00. Running time 90 minutes
Tickets are available at: http://www.plays411.com/almostmaine or call: 323.928.2330
Additional information about ALMOST, MAINE available at: www.AlmostMainLA.com

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