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Saturday, November 1

Kan Ya Ma Kan Weekend 1: Dar Al Sulh / Iraq

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.

Weekend 2 Nov 8th & Nov 9th: Syria with Clifford Wright, Ara Dabandjian, Jason Hamacher, & Abraham Marcus

Weekend 3 Nov 15th & Nov 16th: North Africa with Orly Olivier, Chris Silver, Sarah Abrevaya Stein, & Aomar Boum

RSVP/Tickets available through clockshop.nationbuilder.com

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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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Ballroom With A Twist

Lewis Family Playhouse at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center

12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, 91730

8:00pm

Coming out of the TV and into the Lewis Family Playhouse is Ballroom With A Twist. Choreographed by Emmy-nominated Louis van Amstel, Ballroom With A Twist stars “Dancing With The Stars” celebrity pros, and finalists from TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance” and “American Idol”, pushing the boundaries of ballroom dance. Join us for this star studded evening you won’t ever forget! November 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm at the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. All seats are priced at $50.00 and are available online at www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com or through the Box Office at 909.477.2752.

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W Hollywood Celebrates Day of Dead 2014

W Hollywood

6250 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, Hollywood, 90028

9:00pm to 2:00am

W HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN 2014 DAY OF DEAD EVENT

The W Hollywood Halloween event is always the ultimate Halloween party in Los Angeles nightlife. And everyone is invited to the Annual Day of the Dead Celebration 2014 at the W Hollywood Hotel, located at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood. W Hollywood turns into a hotel-wide haunted house, with the Station Hollywood and the Living Room playing everything from hip-hop and house to top 40. Put on your most creative costume and head into Hollywood. Be prepared to party all night at the Haunted W Hollywood Halloween event happening Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the W Hollywood Hotel, 9:00 PM. For more information, call (310) 749-9029.

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Sunday, November 2

7th Annual Heroes of Hope Race for Brain Tumor Research

Dockweiler State Beach

12501 Vista Del Mar, Los Angeles, CA

7:05am to 11:05am

Great Ocean Views, Flat and Fast course, Health and Wellness Expo, Fit Day of Family Fun for all ages. Register today for the 5K/10k or kids fun run or come meet professional childhood dancers/performers. Hot 92.3's Josefa Salinas will host, Let's Move Hollywoods Dion Jackson will warm up the crowd. Great prizes, medals for all finishers, Trophies for largest and top fundraising team. Best Part, Donations fund research at UCLA, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles/USC and Cedars-Sinai.

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