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Saturday, August 8

What is a Western? Film Series: Maverick (1994)

Autry National Center, Wells Fargo Theater

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Bret Maverick (Gibson) is a gambler who is more adept with a con than a gun. Maverick hopes to enter a high stakes poker game, but he first needs to raise enough money for the entry fee. A female gambler (Foster) proves to be both friend and foe on his journey.

Artifacts related to poker and gambling on the American frontier are on display in the Community Gallery.

What Is a Western? is an ongoing film series that examines a variety of movies about the American West. The majority of the films are traditional Westerns set in the nineteenth century; however, nontraditional Westerns and films outside of the Western genre that provide unique insights into the region are also featured.

The series is curated by Jeffrey Richardson, Gamble Curator of Western History, Popular Culture, and Firearms, who leads a discussion of the film’s history and its place within the Western genre prior to each screening.

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LA Weekly Burgers & Beer

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

3911 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles, 90037

3:00pm to 7:00pm

New to LA Weekly's event roster and curated by LA Weekly's own staff of award winning food writers and special guests, the event will feature burgers from some of Los Angeles’ hottest spots and burger joints. And what pairs best with burgers? That's right, a nice cold beer. Partnering up with the best craft breweries from around the world, guests will be able to sample the best of the best craft brews. Put all of this together on a hot summer Saturday afternoon and you have the recipe for success, an event that is sure to become a LA Weekly signature in no time!
Burgers & Beer
Saturday August 8th, 2015
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
3pm – 7pm
VIP Hour begins at 2pm

Featuring over 35 of Los Angeles’ best burgers and more than 30 craft breweries, this event is not to be missed.

*This event is 21+. Anyone who is under 21 is not permitted, even when accompanied by an adult. All guests must present a valid ID at check in to show proof of age and be admitted.

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Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Getty Scavenger Hunt

Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049

4:30pm

Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt!

A murdered curator has left behind a cryptic trail of clues connected with secrets in works at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. As your team gathers answers about the art, you begin to piece together a sordid tale about greed, lust, pride, revenge and treachery, all revolving around the museum’s planned multi-million-dollar purchase of a painting by Leonardo Da Vinci. The murder victim knew too much-and now it’s your turn to learn what he knew and discover what drove one of four suspects to commit murder. To find out, you’ll have to crack a secret code left in the victim’s appointment calendar. Can you figure out who dunnit?

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Art Show: Ryan Bulis - The Almosts Show

Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles

440 South Broadway, Los Angeles, 90013

6:00pm to 5:00pm

Los Angeles Artist run gallery Tiger Strikes Asteroid presents Ryan Bulis in a solo show titled The Almosts Show. Bulis is a southern California based artist working in every medium. From drawing to found objects, his work is often playful and endearing. The gallery will host an opening reception for the artist who will be present. All the work will be for sale.

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SK8 TO ELIMIN8 CANCER WITH THE SCOTT HAMILTON CARES FOUNDATION

Paramount Iceland

8041 Jackson St, Paramount, 90723

6:00pm to 9:00pm

SK8 TO ELIMIN8 CANCER event at Paramount Iceland hosted by The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation to raise awareness and funding for cancer research. Occurring in Paramount, CA, Canonsburg, PA, Santa Rosa, CA and Nashville, TN simultaneously, these skating events seek to raise money through peer-to-peer fundraising. The Foundation’s vision is to involve people of all ages, with an emphasis on teaching children how to become the next generation of philanthropists.

Anyone can participate in a SK8 TO ELIMIN8 CANCER event (even virtually!). You can register as an individual, or join a team and start raising funds toward your goal. Visit www.scottcares.org for more information and to sign up for a local event.

The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation is dedicated to funding world class research and quality care to improve cancer survivorship. CARES stands for the Foundation’s four pillars of focus: Cancer Alliance for Research, Education and Survivorship.

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Gloria Trevi: El Amor

GRAMMY Museum

800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90015

7:30pm

Often hailed as "the Mexican Madonna," pop/rock singer Gloria Trevi will release a new CD/DVD set, El Amor, on August 21, 2015. With more than 30 million albums sold worldwide, Trevi has released 13 albums and penned over 200 songs. Her latest album, De Película, reached No. 1 on the Latin Album chart in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America. El Amor is a gender-bending masterpiece produced by multiple GRAMMY Award winner Humberto Gatica (Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Chaka Khan, Lionel Richie, and Michael Bublé, among many others) in which Trevi gives listeners a glimpse into the way she loves, and the way she wants to be loved, singing from the perspective of both male and female. The album features reinterpretations of some of Latin music's timeless hits, including first single "Como Yo Te Amo." The GRAMMY Museum welcomes Trevi to the Clive Davis Theater for an exclusive pre-screening, discussion and Q&A about her new album, moderated by Leila Cobo, director of Latin content and programming for Billboard. Please note that this is not a performance. Gloria Trevi will be kicking off her El Amor World Tour on August 21st at The Greek Theater.

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