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Saturday, May 30

Music Under The Guns

Battleship IOWA

250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, 90731

2:30pm to 4:30pm

On Saturday, May 30, the local Palos Verdes High School Band under conductor Shellie Parkinson will round out the month by treating guests to a special performance of patriotic selections, show tunes, music melodies, pop and jazz music.

“Music Under the Guns” (MUG) is a unique concert series featuring local community musicians performing a variety of music styles. Held outdoors on the ships’ fantail, directly in front of the large 16” guns, the entire family will be entertained each month. Guests are reminded to dress appropriately. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under and students with valid identification. Seating is limited.

Take advantage of our MUG Promotion and receive a General Admission Tour and Music Under the Guns combo ticket. The self-guided tour of Battleship IOWA takes approximately one and a half hours to complete so we advise you to begin before 1:00 pm to enjoy Music Under the Guns, which starts promptly at 2:30 pm. General Admission Tour tickets will be honored any day thereafter.

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Sunday, May 31

Mike Barone Big Band

The Lighthouse Cafe

30 Pier Avenue, 30 Pier Avenue, 0

11:00am to 3:00pm

Join us at this great historical venue for a day of big band jazz with the Mike Barone Big Band featuring 16 of L.A.'s finest musicians. Leave all your troubles at the door, come out and have fun with us!!!
Leader: Mike Barone
Trumpets: Jon Bradley, Javier Gonzalez, Josh Aguiar, Mark Lewis.
Trombones: Humberto Ruiz, Erik Hughes, Bill Booth, Todd Eames.
Saxes: Tom Luer, Glen Garrett, Jon Armstrong, Vince Trombetta, Tim McKay.
Piano: Sam Hirsh
Bass: David Tranchina
Drums: Adam Alesi
Door/$10.00

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Monday, June 1

Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography

Getty Villa Malibu

17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles, CA

12:00pm

At a time when digital technologies offer increasingly sophisticated options for producing, storing, and disseminating images, a number of artists have turned their attention to exploring the essence of photography, distilling it to its basic components of light-sensitive emulsions and chemical development. These artists may use hand-coated or expired papers, archival negatives, or custom-built cameras, or they may eschew the use of a camera or film altogether. All revel in materials and process, employing darkroom techniques that shift our understanding of photography away from a medium that merely records the world.

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The Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display

Getty Villa Malibu

17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles, CA

12:00pm

From the time an object is made until the day it enters a museum's collection, it may be displayed, used, and perceived in different ways. The Life of Art takes selected objects from the Getty Museum's galleries and encourages visitors to sit down and spend time with them, offering the opportunity to examine them closely to understand how they were made and functioned, why they were collected, and how they have been displayed. Through careful looking, what may be learned about the maker and previous owners of a French gilt-bronze wall light, for example, or the transformation in England of a Chinese porcelain bowl? Close engagement reveals the full lives of these works and why they continue to be collected and cherished today.

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LA Prepares to EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES

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12:00pm

Entering its second year, EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES is back, bigger and bolder, with restaurants, bars, food trucks and everyone in between ‘turning (RED)’ this June to raise money and awareness for the Global Fund to fight AIDS. In Los Angeles, establishments ranging from Son of a Bun to The Bazaar by Jose Andres are creating special (RED) dishes, drinks and tasting menus.

All offerings will be available throughout the month of June.

WHERE & WHO:

There are numerous food and drink businesses in and around Los Angeles turning (RED) this June, including:

Mélisse, M Street Kitchen, Stella Barra, Emporium Thai Cuisine, Tres @ SLS Beverly Hills, Ta Bom Truck, Canvas Food Truck, Son of a Bun, The Bazaar by Jose Andres, The Library at the Redbury, Katsuya Brentwood, Katsuya Hollywood, Katsuya LA Live, Peaches’ Smokehouse and Southern Kitchen, Cleo Hollywood, Pizzeria Mozza LA, Osteria Mozza, Pizzeria Mozza Newport Beach, Sushi Roku, Petit Trois, Coral Tree Café, Sanook Soi 38, Gourmet Genie, Baby’s Badass Burgers, chi SPACCA, Mozz2Go, The Pudding Truck, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Canvas Food Truck, Ta Bom Truck, Hurricane Kitchen, and more!

Additionally, a number of LA’s world-renowned chefs are serving as culinary ambassadors, supporting the campaign across social media, events and many other ways. Interviews with Chef Ambassadors based in LA and beyond can be arranged pending their availability. Names include: John Shook, Vinny Dotolo, Ludo Lefebvre, Nancy Silverton, Anthony Bourdain, Amanda Freitag, David Chang, Anne Burrell, April Bloomfield, Bobby Flay, David Burke, Dominique Ansel, Josh Capon, Seamus Mullen, Wylie Dufresne…and more!

WHEN:

The EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign goes live in LA’s restaurants, bars and food trucks from June 1 through June 30, 2015.

WHY:

EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES transforms food and drink into a force to fight AIDS. What people choose to eat and drink this June will help raise money for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, to provide life-saving HIV/AIDS medication to those who need it most. 100% of each participating business’ donation will go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS.

HOW:

Starting May 7, 2015, consumers can visit www.eatREDdrinkRED.org to find out where to EAT (RED) Drink (RED) SAVE LIVES in Los Angeles and around the world.  Diners can also follow @RED and #86AIDS to see firsthand the great (RED) food and drink experiences that will be available in cities around the world.

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