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Thursday, August 4

Friday, August 5

Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament

L.A. Live

800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90015


Returning after its inaugural year, with be the highly anticipated second annual ESPNLA 710AM All-Star Celebrity Game in partnership with Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament, leading off the weekend on Friday, August 5. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund at The V Foundation. ESPNLA on-air personalities, Marcellus Wiley, John Ireland, Ben Lyons, Dr. Robert Klapper, Travis Rodgers, Brian Kamenetzky, Andy Kamenetzky, and Jeff Katz will battle against some of today’s favorite film and television celebrities on the court, celebrity names will be announced at a later date. The game will feature a special half-time performance and there will be exclusive prizes and photo opportunities for fans in attendance. Tickets to the ESPNLA 710AM All-Star Celebrity Game are available for purchase at Nike3on3.com. Prices for tickets range from $25 to $250 and limited VIP Packages are also available. Teams that register for the Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament will receive a discount code for $5 off your ticket to the ESPNLA 710AM All-Star Celebrity Game.

Registration for players of all ages and skill levels is now open and entry forms for players can be found at nike3on3.com. Athletes are encouraged to sign up beginning today as brackets will fill up quickly for what is expected to be the largest tournament registration to date. Three-on-three tournament games will take place on approximately 100 outdoor basketball courts with over twenty interactive vendors and basketball-themed activities taking place throughout the event’s footprint.

The tournament features six main divisions of play: Adult Elite, Adult, Teen, Youth, Special Olympics and Wheelchair. The player’s next grade for the Teen division must be 9th-12th and player’s next grade for the Youth division must be 3rd-8th. Adult, Teen and Youth divisions feature two competition levels: recreational and competitive. The Nike Elite Division will consist of three categories of players: Women, Men's 6 Foot and under and Men’s Over 6 Foot. Brackets will be formed based upon these criteria and those delineated above.

Complete team registration for the Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament starts at $180 for the Youth division (ages 8-12), $180 for the Teen division (ages 13-19), $200 for Adult division (ages 20 and over) and $240 for the Adult Elite division (ages 18 and over). Entry fees for all divisions will increase $10 respectively after July 2. All ages and skill levels are invited to play. Each team must have a minimum of three players and a maximum of four players to participate. Registration for Special Olympics and Wheelchair divisions is open to all ages and is free of charge; teams can register by visiting Nike3on3.com.

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Long Beach Crawfish Festival

Rainbow Lagoon Park

E. Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, 90802


Savor the Flavor of New Orleans as it comes to Southern California!

Serving seasoned Cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the world’s largest crawfish pots. These pint-sized crustaceans are one of the tastiest parts of summer. Crawfish meals include succulent red baby potatoes, buttery corn on the cob and creamy and a delectable remoulade dipping sauce.

Dance to rousing Cajun and Zydeco bands and join the Second Line Dancing Parade featuring the Orleans Second Line Club. Live entertainment mixes the best Cajun, Zydeco, and New Orleans-style jazz and blues music and includes Zydeco dance lessons regularly throughout the day.

International food court featuring New Orleans inspired cuisine, Café du Monde-style chicory coffee and beignets, beer & wine gardens, special themed cocktails, live sports tent, children’s stage featuring the comedy and magic of Terrell & Takako, Storytelling, Magicians, Inflatable Impressions, Bounces, an exclusive VIP Seating area and FREE E-Souvenir Photo and a Masquerade Ball on FAT FRIDAY. It’s time to dress up, get out the beads, feathers and lace, and head to the largest Mardi-Gras Experience west of the Mississippi!

Friday and Saturday - Karaoke Lounge
You can sing with a live band. There is something for every musical taste and talent...

You are cordially invited to an evening of great music and outstanding drinks as you dance the night away at the Mardi Gras Par-Tay of the Year!!!
Live Music • DJ • Free Souvenir E-Photo • Costume Contest • Specialty Drinks • and More...

FAT FRIDAY, August 5th — 5 PM - 10 PM (featuring a Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball)
Saturday, August 6th — 12 NOON - 10 PM
Sunday, August 7th — 12 NOON - 10 PM

Main Stage, Live — 
FAT FRIDAY, August 5th
The Mudbug Brass Band
David Sousa and The Zydeco Mudbugs

SATURDAY, August 6th
T-Lou & His Super Hot Zydeco Band - Farewell Performance…A leading light of the Zydeco scene will bid farewell to their fans with SPECIAL MEET & GREET with fans!
Dwight “Black Cat” Carrier & The Zydeco Ro Doggs
Theo & The Zydeco Patrol
Bonne Musique Zydeco
The Mudbug Brass Band

SUNDAY, August 7th
Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws
CZ and the Bon Vivants
Bayou Brothers
The Mudbug Brass Band

A.J. Gibbs — Mr. 1 Man Show (Zydeco Dancing Lessons)
Orleans Second Line Club - COME JOIN THE CONGO LINE!

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Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403


THE BURNING, 1981, Park Circus/Miramax, 91 min. Dir. Tony Maylam. When a prank played on a summer camp groundskeeper turns into a fiery accident, the campfire legend of Cropsy is born - but this is no tall tale to accompany smores. A disfigured and charred Cropsy savages canoes full of hapless campers with a pair of shears as flesh is sliced, fingers are chopped and the creek bank is stained blood-red. Featuring grotesque special effects by legend Tom Savini, a rocking synth score by Rick Wakeman of Yes fame, a pre-Seinfeld Jason Alexander and a young Holly Hunter. SLEEPAWAY CAMP, 1983, ???, 84 min. Dir. Robert Hiltzik. Carrying the baggage of a childhood tragedy, shy Angela Baker is sent to summer camp with her cousin. But when a series of bizarre and grisly accidents befalls various campers and staff, it becomes apparent that theres a murderer lurking among the cabins. Hormones rage and the body count rises, all of which coalesces into one of the most jaw-dropping shock endings of all time. Print provided by the American Genre Film Archive. TWISTED NIGHTMARE, 1987, 95 min. Dir. Paul Hunt. A group of teenagers hits the summertime jackpot as they win a trip to their childhood camp. But reliving their youth isn’t on the agenda as a killer stalks and murders them one by one. Now the survivors have to figure out who or what is after them before they end up trading in their sleeping bags for body bags. Print provided by Ant Timpson and the American Genre Film Archive. Discuss

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Saturday, August 6

The Young Artist Project

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638


The Stars of Tomorrow, on Our Stage Today! This is the only project of its kind that puts 8 strangers together with just 14 days to create, produce, and present an evening of original theatre, music, dance, film, and much more. Each year we find the best and brightest young performers, annually making The Young Artist Project a moving, thought provoking, entertaining evening of undiscovered talent.

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