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Sunset Concerts at the Skirball

The Skirball Center kicks off its Sunset Concerts summer series on July 26 with singer-songwriter and activist Goapele, and her personal take on R&B, soul, funk and hip-hop. The concert series runs every Thursday through summer.

skirball.org

 

Going on Now

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece stars Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville. Through July 1.

thewallis.org

Becoming Los Angeles

An exhibition that tells the story of how the city transformed from a tiny pueblo to a sprawling metropolis.

nhm.org

Judy Chicago’s Birth Project: Born Again

Textile and needle media works that analyze the interrelationships of motherhood, maternity, femaleness and gender.

pmcaonline.org

June

21

Third Thursdays

An art walk along the streets of downtown Canoga Park. Also scheduled for July 19 and August 16.

1111acc.org

23 – 24

Arroyo Seco Weekend

Neil Young and the Kings of Leon headline this year’s music and food fest in Pasadena.

arroyosecoweekend.com

 

July

4

Old-fashioned family barn dance and BBQ

Live music, contests and games. Food, beer and wine available for purchase.

theatricum.com

Fireworks Extravaganza

Live music and a 20-minute fireworks show; 6 p.m to 9:30.

valleycultural.org

Calabasas Fireworks Spectacular

Takes place at Calabasas High School. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Gates open 5 p.m.

cityofcalabasas.com

6 & 7

Jennifer Hudson

The singer hits the Hollywood Bowl for the first time.

hollywoodbowl.com

 

12 – 15

I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom 

The true story behind the TV comedy by the son of creator-producer-head writer Jess Oppenheimer.

latw.org

 

18

Genghis Khan Lunch and Tour

In conjunction with the Genghis Khan exhibit: a Mongolian-themed lunch and tour of the Presidential Museum and Air Force One Pavilion. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

reaganfoundation.org

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