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Monday, February 15

Fathom Events & BY Experience Presents TED’16: DREAM OPENING NIGHT OF THE TED 2016 CONFERENCE

L.A. Live

800 W Olympic Blvd, CA 90015, 0

5:00pm

Fathom Events is partnering with BY Experience to bring the opening night of 2016 TED Conference on the big screen for the first time ever to select cinemas nationwide for a special one-night event on February 15.

Hosted by TED’s curator Chris Anderson, the theatrical screening of this event will debut the first evening of TED 2016: Dream live from Vancouver, Canada, featuring world-renowned thinkers, artists and storytellers who will share their “ideas worth spreading” about the greatest dreams we are capable of dreaming. What emerges is a spirit of wonder and optimism that represents the world at its best.

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Tuesday, February 16

Open Art Studio in partnership with Funny Zoo At The Zimmer Museum

3:00pm

Open Art Studio in partnership with Funny Zoo http://www.funnyzoo.us/
Throughout the month of February, the Zimmer recognizes International Polar Bear Day (Feb 27)! Join us for Open Art Studio every Tuesday in February as we draw, paint, and collage our Funny Zoo polar bear! Funny Zoo is a playful, colorful public art exhibit and cultural initiative that features numerous life-sized sculptures of wild animals. The movement is designed to promote awareness of biodiversity, as well as conservation of the Earth's endangered species and environment.
All drop-in programs are free with paid museum admission. Zimmer Children’s Museum is located on the lobby level of the Goldsmith Jewish Federation Building, 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Please check our website at http://www.zimmermuseum.org or call (323) 761-8984 for further information. You can also “like” us on Facebook or “follow” us on Twitter!

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Wednesday, February 17

ELANA AZOSE MEET & GREET BOOK LAUNCH PARTY

Children's Book World

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

6:00pm to 6:30pm

Join local author Elana Azose for a celebration of her new picture book, Never Insult a Killer Zucchini (co-authored by Brandon Amancio). As Mr. Farnsworth, the science-fair judge, makes his way through the exhibits alphabetically --A (antimatter), B (bionic limb), C (cloning) -- the Killer Zucchini tries to show his affection. But when Mr. Farnsworth gets to K and admits he likes to eat zucchini with ranch dressing, the Killer Zucchini gets steamed and attempts to exact his revenge on the snack-loving judge using the other science-fair projects.

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PARADISE TRIPS

Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403

7:30pm

PARADISE TRIPS, 2015, 90 min. The title of writer-director Raf Reyntjens affecting new dramedy refers to the travel company run by bus driver Mario Dockers (Gene Bervoets). For many years, his bread-and-butter has been shuttling pensioners south for summer holidays, but on the eve of his own retirement, Mario is asked to drive a boisterous group of passengers to an electronic music festival in Croatia a trip that could reunite him with his estranged son. In Dutch with English subtitles. Belgian beer reception to follow.

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