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Sunday, August 2

CALL ME LUCKY

Aero Theater

1328 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, 90403

7:30pm

Comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait ("Chappelle's Show," "Maron") appears with his triumphant and wickedly funny documentary profiling Barry Crimmins, whose Boston club fostered the careers of countless comedians. Steven Wright, David Cross, Margaret Cho and Tom Kenny weigh in on the man’s inspiring transformation from standup to advocacy in this remarkable portrait.

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Tuesday, August 4

Gandhi Show: LA

M.i. Westside Comedy Theater

1323-A 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, 90401

8:00pm

After being featured on MTV and in The New York Times, “Gandhi Is That You?” became one of NYC's most popular stand-up comedy bar shows. Now the Gandhi Show has made its way west!
Hosts Christian Duguay, David Foster, and Ryan Conner (who will be on this season of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" airing Wednesday, July 22nd at 9pm!) will welcome the country's best comedians on the first and third Tuesday of every month at M.i.’s Westside Comedy Theater. The first show will take place on Tuesday, August 4th.

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Wednesday, August 5

Watts Riots 50th Anniversary: Screening & Panel Discussion

Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

7:30pm

Join the American Cinematheque for a screening of I BUILD THE TOWER, Edward Landler and Brad Byer’s definitive feature documentary on the Watts Towers and their creator, Sabato Rodia. Made with exclusive access to Rodia’s family and the cooperation of the Watts community, the film follows Rodia’s life through the creation of his monumental mosaic-covered spires and their recognition as an architectural and sculptural masterpiece.
I BUILD THE TOWER also tells the story of Watts. Showing this story as Rodia saw it over the 30 years of his work on the towers, the film details the growth of the conditions that led to the violence of 1965 - and to Watts embracing the Watts Towers as a symbol of freedom and initiative. Following the screening, panelists with perspectives drawn from long-term experience with Watts and the Watts Towers - for some going back to before 1965 - will address the issues raised in the film about our local history that are still influencing our society today.

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Friday, August 7

Move to the Groove

V Lounge

2020 Wilshire blvd., Santa Monica, 90404

9:00pm to 2:00am

Venue: V Lounge in Santa Monica
2020 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Host: Freddie Avila

ATTENTION
Message me your "Real Name + Guest. Once you're confirmed. There will be one last email send out closer to event date.

MIX & MINGLE
Come early for Happy Hour, Mix and Mingle with other Singles from 9 p.m. t 10 p.m.
I'm working on a mix, so if there's any song you'd like to hear, send me a message and I'll see if I can include it.

DJ HOURS
He'll arrive and set-up by 10 p.m., but come early and enjoy a drink. Socialize, make new friends, reserve your seat.

DRINK SPECIALS:
Will be Announced (I'm still working on a better deal)
Stop by for our Drink Specials: 9-10 p.m. | $7 Drink | Full Bar
If you're going to drink, remember one word "UBER"

SINGLE OR NOT?
Invite your friends, co-workers & relatives. Help me bring 80's Night back to West Los Angeles.

DRESS CODE
Casual Trendy
No baggy or loose pants
No white T-shirts
No flip flops
No hats

PARKING
Street & Valet parking. FREE metered parking after 6 p.m. but (READ) the signs. Pay attention to Residential Restricted parking within the neighborhood

5.00 cover charge at the door. Also, if you need a wingman look for me.

Freddie Avila

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Saturday, August 8

Saturday Morning Bike Ride @ Santa Monica | FREE Biking Vouchers

Santa Monica Pier

1555 2nd Street, Unit A, Santa Monica, CA 90401

9:30am to 11:30am

Make the most of your Saturday morning by riding with us in Santa Monica along the beautiful beachfront path, celebrating the successful completion of Toursforfun "Cycle Across the US" event. A group of six bikers challenged themselves riding from Plymouth, Massachusetts to Los Angeles, California in approximately 60 days this spring/summer. Join us from 9:30AM to 11:30AM on August 8th for Team #CycleAcrosstheUS' final ride to the end of the legendary Route 66. Ride takes approx. 2 hours from Santa Monica to Venice Beach and back. It's a fun exercise for leisure and/or professional bikers to enjoy a beautiful beachfront morning view and have a good time.

- 10 complimentary 2-hour biking vouchers from SMBC by Toursforfun for giveaway
- Complimentary vouchers are available on a first come, first served basis.
- Helmet, lock and riding map included with rental.
- Participants must be 18 years old and sign a release contract.
- ID required to receive/redeem voucher.
- Participants must be 18 years old

To RSVP, please contact Anna at [email protected] or call 626-538-1253 Mon - Fri between 9AM and 5PM.

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Friday, August 14

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