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Friday, October 3

The Rise of the Jack-O-Lanterns (OPENING NIGHT)

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, 91011

6:00pm to 10:30pm

(OCT. 3-NOV.2) The RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, a unique all-ages night-time Halloween extravaganza, will light up Descanso Gardens from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2. More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors are arranged in artful displays throughout a 1/3-mile scenic trail within the Rose Garden. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and are available only at www.therise.org. Ticket prices vary from $18-$28 depending on date and time. Discounts are available for kids 3-17 years of age and seniors 65 and older. Kids under 2 get in for free. The RISE is a rain or shine event. Tickets are not refundable. You can get a PROMOCODE for The RISE at www.therise.org/hollywood

For more details, please visit The RISE website (http://www.therise.org).

Questions? Contact The RISE customer service at (818) 639-8981 or email [email protected].

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Fall Fridays with Front Porch Cinema at the Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401

6:00pm to 10:00pm

Every Friday night from October 3-24, Front Porch Cinema, produced by EatISeeIHear, invites you to unwind after a long week and enjoy a FREE film on the Santa Monica Pier! Along with the feature presentation at 7:30 p.m., there will also be food, drinks and even old-timey lawn chairs available for rent. Starting at 6 p.m., movie goers can experience the “Cinema Lounge” before and during the film, featuring movie-themed cocktails and handpicked food vendors. Screening new and classic favorites such as “Frozen” (Oct. 3), “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (Oct. 10), “ Ferris Bueller's Day Off” (Oct. 17), and “Gravity” (Oct. 24), Front Porch Cinema brings the right amount of Friday fun under the stars with a little ocean breeze.

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First Fridays Long Beach

First Fridays Long Beach Art Walk

4313 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, 90807

6:30pm to 9:30pm

The mission of First Fridays is to promote and support local artists and musicians by providing them with an outlet to showcase their work. Every first Friday night of the month, participating Bixby Knolls businesses will unite to promote local artists and musicians through extended operating hours. In doing so we hope to encourage a dialogue between businesses, artists and the community.

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Yarnosphere 2014

EXPO Arts Center

4321 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, 90807

6:30pm to 4:00pm

SoCal's premier fiber festival comes to Long Beach with new vendors, new classes, more prizes, free demos, free goody bags while they last, free one on one help and even a free make & take for the kids!

If you love to knit, crochet, spin, weave and felt -- or if you want to learn how and have fun doing it, Yarnosphere is your chance to take inspiration from the best fiberistas in Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Riverside, Ventura and San Bernardino counties.

New this year is Yarnosphere's exclusive art to wear exhibit and sale on Friday night. Come out to http://www.firstfridayslongbeach.com between 6:30 and 9 pm for an exclusive show and sale offering one-of-a-kind clothing, jewelry, accessories, fiber art and art to wear. Then help us yarnbomb Atlantic Avenue with colorful crocheted or knitted bits and pieces!

On Saturday and Sunday, over 3 dozen vendors, charities, community groups, volunteers and instructors offer shopping, classes, demonstrations and advice to improve your knitting, weaving, spinning, crocheting and felting skills. There's something for all skill levels, including complete beginners and kids. Plus games and prizes, and a free make&take for the kids. Then join us for a free Unwind Yoga session Saturday night (limited space, reserve yours online).

Free admission with class registration on the day of your class (preregister online now for best class selection). Marketplace-only admission is $8 online in advance or $10 at the door. One child 12 and under free with one adult admission.

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Ambulante California Documentary Film Festival Closing Weekend

The Bowtie Project

2800 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, 90039

7:45pm to 11:45pm

The Bowtie Project will host the closing nights of the Ambulante California Documentary Film Festival with the Echo Park Film Center's The Sound We See: A Los Angeles City Symphony followed by Kent Mackenzie's The Exiles (1961) on Friday October 3rd and Paul Collins' Yakona (2014) on Saturday October 4th.
Special guest DJ Set by KCRW's Dan Wilcox and Michelada truck on site on Saturday October 4th only.

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Atwater Village Theater

3269 Casitas Ave., Atwater Village, CA 90039

8:00pm to 7:00pm

The world premiere of a gentle, funny examination of family and mortality — a Jewish, Midwestern Chekhov for the 21st century. Leaving her husband Cal behind in New York City to watch her son, Annie returns to her childhood home in the Midwest to escape marital discord and visit her father, who is dying of cancer. As dramatic changes outside of her control take place around her, she reconnects with her mother, grandmother and brother, and childhood friends. Secrets are revealed, wine is drunk, songs are sung and relationships rekindled. Oct. 3-Nov. 9; Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave., Atwater Village, CA 90039; $25; 310-307-3753 or www.EchoTheaterCompany.com

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Poolside W/ Friends // PASADENA CA

The Terrace

443 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, 91101

8:00pm to 2:30am


The L.A.-by-way-of-Denmark-and-San Francisco duo of Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise make music called "daytime disco," meaning they use many of discos well-known tropes like funky basslines, four-on-the-floor rhythms, Latin percussion, and glittery choruses, but it's a more relaxed and peaceful sound they produce.

Their Dj sets are well known for entrancing crowds with these laid-back disco grooves. Expect tons of bubbling synths, interlocking guitars, and dusty percussion fills; then mix them all together into a tropical cocktail that will knock you into a coma after your first few sips.

Musically they can take you on a journey where Steely Dan is remixed by Larry Levan; Donna Summer is drunk on cough syrup, and Neil Young's "Harvest Moon" is gently plucked from the country and gets you slow dancing to a beautiful end-of-the-night jam. Throughout the night this duo can also turn up the heat, with pumping basslines, spunky - midtempo electric boogie, and songs that sounds something like the Eagles jamming with Chic.

Dirty Dave, Heavy Flavor, Nineteen Eightyfour, Roane +MORE!

21+ // RSVP FOR ENTRY // $10 BEFORE 10:00PM



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