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Friday, October 31

Halloween

Ace Hotel

929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, 90015

7:30pm

On a cold Halloween night in 1963, six year old Michael Myers brutally murdered his 17-year-old sister, Judith. He was sentenced and locked away for 15 years. But on October 30, 1978, while being transferred for a court date, a 21-year-old Michael Myers steals a car and escapes Smith's Grove. He returns to his quiet hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois, where he looks for his next victims.

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Danny Elfman’s Music From the Films of Tim Burton

Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE

800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015

8:00pm

The orchestral performance will include music from Batman, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Alice In Wonderland and others on the program. Among the most popular films of our times, the films featured in this concert have grossed over four billion dollars worldwide.

The program includes newly created suites from all sixteen film collaborations of the legendary composer Danny Elfman and visionary director Tim Burton. Elfman himself will perform his songs from “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” He was the singing voice of Jack Skellington in the 1993 classic film. The concert will be accompanied with large screen film clips, and the artwork of Tim Burton. This limited engagement featuring the Hollywood Studio Symphony and choir conducted by John Mauceri

Danny Elfman's Music From The Films Of Tim Burton is produced by Columbia Artists Management Inc & Kraft- Engel Management.

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An Evening of Shorts - Theatre Festival

The Underground Theater

1314 N. Wiltern Place, Los Angeles, 90028

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Sur-Ryl Entertainment and broKen iDiom Entertainment welcome you to our inaugural production of the "An Evening of Shorts" Theatre Festival. The festival will be comprised of 8 short plays.

The theme of the festival will be "My greatest fear." BUT, have no fear, our playwrights have worked very had to develop projects that are creative and push the envelope. It won't be the same old ghouls, goblins and ghosts that you're used to on Halloween. In fact, we're looking forward to this event being an alternative to your traditional Halloween festivities.
We look forward to seeing you there!

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Saturday, November 1

2nd Annual PPOA Oktoberfest

The Standard, Downtown LA

550 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, 90071

2:00pm

Oktoberfest is at hand! Enjoy an afternoon of German beer, German food and authentic American fun at the Standard Downtown L.A. The event is hosted by the L.A. County Professional Peace Officers Association (PPOA) and proceeds benefit the Star & Shield Foundation. We had a blast last year at the Golden Road Brewery and this year will be packed with even MORE fun -- complete with highly-entertaining contests, music & Oktoberfest damsels -- all on a scenic rooftop overlooking downtown Los Angeles. This will be an event to remember but don't take OUR word for it...

PPOA Oktoberfest was recently named one of "LA's best Oktoberfest events" by ThrillList.com!

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Black Business Women Rock! 2014 Conference

Maker City LA at The Reef

1933 S. Broadway, 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA, 90007

6:00pm to 10:00pm

Black Business Women Rock! Returns Bigger & Better than ever... Don't Miss Out on This Exclusive Conference Featuring: Powerful Speakers, Informational Panels, Entertainment, Food, Drinks and Shopping! We've been working non-stop to bring you the most incredible experience on Saturday, Nov. 1st, 2014! This special event offers a friendly place for fellow entrepreneurs, executives and business owners to mix, mingle and learn! Come celebrate the world of business with panels & speaking topics including:

Keynote: "Who Are You When the Curtain Falls?"
Invaluable Business Education
Gaining Capital to Invest
Tribute to Maya Angelou
Investing in Our Children
Black Business Women Rock Award
And More!!!

All guests are in for a treat with surprise entertainment & shopping! Don't miss out on this exclusive event. Only a limited number of seats are available. DATE & TIME:
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2014
6pm - 10pm LOCATION:
Maker City LA at The Reef
1933 S. Broadway, 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90007 COST:
$20 Early Registration (until Sept. 30)
$25 General Registration

VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES:

No longer accepting submissions for this event. For future events to promote your business and/or sell your services or products at Black Business Women Rock! Fill Out the Vendor Form @ www.BlackBusinessWomenRock.com or Email [email protected] for details.
FOR MORE INFO, MEDIA OR SPONSOR INQUIRIES: [email protected]
Visit: www.BlackBusinessWomenRock.com

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The Elect Launch/ Fundraiser Event

House of Gods

3225 Union Pacific Ave, Los Angeles, 90023

6:30pm to 11:00pm

We invite you to join us to celebrate with us the launching of our apparel brand The Elect. This event will also be fundraising for an anti-human trafficking media group called Hope Dies Last. We have partnered with LABRAT to see this night be filled with live music and amazing work of art by individual artists and at the same time support a good cause. There will be food and drink available at the event! So we invite you to come out to House of Gods, Los Angeles to celebrate the birth of The Elect. See you all there!
Proceeds from the tickets will be going into Hope Dies Last.

-The Elect

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Kan Ya Ma Kan Weekend 1

Clockshop

2806 Clearwater St., Los Angeles, CA

7:00pm to 3:00pm

Kan Ya Ma Kan is three weekends featuring the culinary traditions, music and culture of the Arab-Jewish diaspora of Iraq, Syria, and North Africa. Each weekend will offer a Saturday night and Sunday afternoon program featuring chefs, writers and scholars.
Saturday’s dinner will prepared by a guest chef, followed by live music. Sunday afternoon will feature tea, sweets and conversation with an invited writer, scholar or artist.

Weekend 1: Iraq with Michael Rakowitz, Regine Basha, Ella Shohat, & Henry Azra

Saturday: Dar Al Sulh / Los Angeles, will feature artist Michael Rakowitz’s preparing the recipes of his Iraqi-Jewish grandmother, whose ingredients and combinations of flavors represent something of an endangered species in the region. Dinner will be followed by the music of Henry Azra on the Kanun accompanied by a doumbek player.

Sunday: Regine Basha, Michael Rakowitz and Ella Shohat discuss their collaborative project, Dar al Sulh and its multiple iterations. This discussion will touch on the projects evolution over time and in accordance with place, as well as the significance of holding onto the traditions of a diasporic community. Middle eastern tea and sweets will be served.

RSVP/Tickets available through clockshop.nationbuilder.com

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