San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles

There are many things to do around the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, CA area during July22-29

Tran Nguyen’s exhibit “Remedy,” depicting humans and nature living in magical harmony is on display until Aug. 7 at Thinkspace Projects in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Tran Nguyen/Thinkspace Projects)

Below is a selection of activities that you can do online and in person in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles and the surrounding areas between July 22 and 29.

San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles

EVENTS

Canoga-PopA sale and art display, plus music entertainment from 5-9 pm on July 22. Retro Relics is located at 21501 Sherman Way, corner of Alabama Avenue in Historic Old Town Canoga Park. You can support the community by eating at nearby restaurants. Sherman Way will host the event, which is located between Alabama Avenue and Jordan Avenues. Email: [email protected] www.facebook.com/Retrorelicsetc. bit.ly/36ApNYs

Jurassic Quest Drive Through:The Rose Bowl hosts a family-friendly dinosaur safari, which runs from July 23 to August 1. Hours are 11 a.m.-8.pm. on July 23, 9 a.m.-9.pm. July 24, 9 a.m.-9.pm. July 25, 9 a.m.-8.pm. July 25, 9 a.m.-8.pm. July 26, 27; and 1-8.pm., July 28, 29; and 9 a.m.-8.pm. July 29, 30; 9.30 p.m. August 1. Tickets are $49 per vehicle and must be booked in advance. For information about audio-sound and other dinosaur-related items, please visit the FAQs section of the website. Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. www.jurassicquest.com/events/drive-thru-pasadena-ca

Pasadena Bead and Design ShowVintage clothing, beads, jewelry, and gemstones for sale, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on July 23-25. Workshops available daily from 8-9 p.m. (reservations recommended in advance due to limited spaces; workshops fees). Admission: $8 advance, $10 for the day. Hilton Pasadena, 168 S. Los Robles Ave. www.beadanddesign.com

Tequila and Taco Music Festival at Ventura County FairgroundsFestival, 19:30 to 6:30 p.m. on July 24, and noon to 6:30 p.m. on July 25, Sample Tequila, $45, from 2-6 p.m. on July 24, to 1-5 p.m. on July 25, and $1-5 p.m. on July 25. Adelaide, Dave Rae and La Sonora Dinamita are the musicians. Tag Team, Vanilla Ice and Adelaide will also be performing (July 24). Dave Rae and Ozomatli (July 25, respectively). $15 (July 24, $25); $20 (July 25,); Free for 12 years and under (food and drinks extra). Parking: $20 For more information and guidelines, visit the website. Surfer’s Point is located near the beach at Fairgrounds on 10 W. Harbor Blvd. Ventura. www.tequilaandtacomusicfestival.com

Ganna Walska Lotusland — Petal to the metal:The fundraiser will benefit the Montecito botanical garden, which is located near Santa Barbara. It features an exhibition of Italian cars (1940-1980), artwork installations by Alex Rasmussen, and the chance to walk through the gardens from noon until 3:30 p.m. on July 24, 2018. Prices for tickets are $300 and include beer/wine, light food, and a few snacks. You must make reservations and pay in advance via the website. Directions and parking information will be provided upon request. A live auction will be held online on July 22-25. The winning bids will be announced at 3:00 p.m., July 25. Phone: 805-324-8316 Email: [email protected] You can purchase tickets or bid online at the auction here: bit.ly/3eBNZhB

This is the Original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition:Opened July 31, the digital art exhibition features well-known Vincent van Gogh works and will run through January 2. Massimiliano Silcardi designed the exhibit and Luca Longobardi provided the music. Adult tickets are $39.99 or more; children’s tickets $29.99 (tickets come with additional fees, prices vary depending on peak times and dates). Sequences of flashing lights are at the viewer’s discretion. This exhibit can be found at 6400 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, in the Amoeba Music Building. www.vangoghla.com

Wings Over Camarillo Airshow and Classic/Exotic Car and Motorcycle ShowThis event was cancelled in 2013 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It will be back with aerial performances and classic cars and motorcycle shows, as well as a STEM pavilion, and “Veterans Hangar” from 9 a.m.-5: p.m. August 21-22. This event will be presented by Oxnard Auto Center.Tickets must be ordered online. No tickets will be sold on the day.You can find more information here. General Admission $30, $20 for Active Military with ID; $10 for Children 6-16. VIP Chalet with seating and parking: $130 on August 21. $120 Aug 22. $80 for children 6-12. VIP Chalet Adult admission is available for an additional fee of $120. General admission: Bring blankets or chairs to sit on (in addition, there is now a separate viewing area at the east ramp). Camarillo Airport, 555 Airport Way. www.wingsovercamarillo.com

EVENTS IN PROGRESS

Warner Bros. Studios Tour HollywoodYou can take a guided tour through the studio, and see special attractions such as sets from “Friends” and “The Big Bang Theory.” Children under 4 years old are not allowed. A valid photo identification issued by the government must be presented to all 18-year-olds. The hours are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday and Monday. Tickets can only be bought in advance online and must be paid for at least $57 (State residents); $69 (non-Southern California citizens). Parking: $15 at 3400 Warner Blvd. in Burbank. Follow the signs to find tour parking. (Tour site: 3400 W. Riverside Drive in Burbank. 818-977-8866. www.wbstudiotour.com

Art

You can find more information at Thinkspace Projects“Evoca 1 (aka Elio Mercado),: Sanctuary” or “Tran Nguyen, Remedy”. Gallery hours are noon-6 p.m. on Tuesday through Saturday. Social distancing and masks are required. The exhibits will be open through August 7. 4217 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-558-3375. thinkspaceprojects.com

Felix Art Fair 2021:Open air contemporary art sale featuring artists from 29 Los Angeles galleries. Hours are 5-8 p.m. on July 29, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. on July 30-31, 11 a.m.-5. p.m. August 1, Admission $75 The website has the Covid-19 warnings. Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. 7000 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood. www.facebook.com/FelixArtFair/. http://bit.ly/3i9eUlB

Topanga Canyon Gallery:Opening reception for “Caroline P Jones – Formations : Joshua Tree Rocks” on July 31, from 4-8 p.m. Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; or by appointment. The exhibit runs until August 15. 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 424-326-6429. www.topangacanyongallery.com

ONGOING ART

Topanga Canyon Art Gallery:Gallery Hours: 12 – 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; or by appointment. The exhibit runs until July 25. 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 424-326-6429. www.topangacanyongallery.com

Lief GalleryThe exhibit “Rachel DuVall Off the Grid” is by the Los Angeles-based artist in textiles. Hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit runs until July 31. 1117 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles. 323-745-5048. www.liefgallery.com

Wood Symphony Gallery:The exhibit “Michael Mode” is online until July 31. 818-720-7199 Email: [email protected] www.woodsymphony.com

SCAA GalleryThe group exhibition “Urban View” features art that depicts views of cities, buildings and towns. Gallery hours are from 4-7 p.m. on Monday through Friday and 1-7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The exhibit runs until August 1. Newhall, 22508 Sixth St. www.santaclaritaartists.org

The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at Pepperdine UniversityThe exhibit “On Location at Malibu 2021: Paintings By the California Art Club” runs until Aug. 1. In-person viewing with a reservation to be announced; check back here: arts.pepperdine.edu/museum. View the online exhibit here: www.californiaartclub.org

SHOW GalleryMashonda Tifrere curated the group exhibition “Art Genesis-The Beginning of Legacy”. Artists: Yulia Bas, Uniyme Edet, Martin Alexander Spratlen Etem, Lanise Howard, Ruth Owens, Lauren Pearce, Chantel Walkes. Gallery hours are by appointment only (see the calendar for an appointment request). The exhibit runs until August 8. 1515 N. Gardner St., Los Angeles. Phone: 323-834-8142. E-mail: [email protected] www.show.gallery/

Nicodim Gallery: “Jorge Peris: Desembarco en el Pais de Nunca Jamas.” Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (make a reservation here: www.nicodimgallery.com/reservations). The exhibit runs until Aug. 21. 1700 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles. Call 213-265-7166. Email: [email protected] www.nicodimgallery.com

William Turner Gallery “Confluence,” a group show with recent work from the gallery’s artists (www.facebook.com/WTGallery/). Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 p.m. The exhibit runs until Sept. 6. Santa Monica, 2525 Michigan Ave. 310-453-0909. www.williamturnergallery.com

William Rolland Gallery for Fine Art, California Lutheran University“Escapism”: A virtual exhibition of artwork by graduating art students at the university. The exhibit runs until Sept. 23. Thousand Oaks is the location of the university. rollandgallery.callutheran.edu/2021/02/01/escapism-senior-art-exhibit-2021/

Books

Transatlantic Book FairAmerican Antiquarian Booksellers Association co-presents an online auction of rare books from 150 dealers. The sale opens at 9 am on July 22, and closes at noon on July 22. Panel discussions will be held on various topics, including “007”: Ian Fleming’s transatlantic appeal as James Bond and “From The Printed Page to The Runway: Collecting Fashion Through The Ages.” (bit.ly/2W7vhI8). Fair hours are from 3 to 4 p.m. on July 27, 2017. Admission is free transatlanticbookfair.com

Skylight BooksKatie Kitamura talks about “Intimacies”, while Brandon Taylor speaks on “Filthy Animals” at 5 pm, July 22, (online; bit.ly/2UzghlI). Jaime Lowe will discuss “Breathing fire: Female Inmate Firefighters at the Front Lines in California’s Wildfires,” 7:15 p.m. on July 27 (online, bit.ly/3xUujwU). Register early for Crowdcast online events. A special in-store event will be held with Britta Lunin, discussing “Like Other Girls” and signing it. It is scheduled for 7-8:30 pm on Aug. 3, (bit.ly/36Rftv4) 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. 323-660-1175. www.skylightbooks.com

Vroman’s Bookstore Terence Lester talks about “When We Stand- The Power of Seeking Justice Together,” at 6 pm on July 22nd (bit.ly/3wQamG4). Willa C. Richards speaks out about “The Comfort of Monsters”, 6 p.m. on July 27th (bit.ly/3eA3OoZ). S.A. Cosby talks about “Razorblade tears”, 6 p.m. on July 28 (bit.ly/2UkFuR6). Jessica Goodman talks about “They’ll Never Catch Us,” at 6 pm on July 29 (bit.ly/3eA0Qk1). Omar El Akkad talks about “What Strange Paradise,” at 6 p.m. on July 30, (bit.ly/3hRUz5A). Register early for the Crowdcast online event. 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320. www.vromansbookstore.com

Book SoupLiz Brown talks about “Twilight Man”: Love and Ruin under the Clark Empire and Shadows of Hollywood, 6 p.m. on July 23rd (bit.ly/3wEQo15). Matthew Specktor talks about “Always Crumbling in the Same Vehicle – Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, California,” 6 p.m. on July 27 (bit.ly/3ebNRVt). Mena Suvari talks about her memoir, “The Great Peace,” at 6:15 p.m. on July 28 (bit.ly/3kdB1dc). June Cobb will sign “The Hunting Wives” at 6 p.m. on July 30 (bit.ly/3zelnCF). Elizabeth Gilpin discusses “Stolen – A Memoir,” 6 p.m. Aug. 3 (bit.ly/3zelnCF). John Kruth talks about “Hold on World, The Lasting Influence of John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s Plastic Ono Band Fifty Years On,” 6 p.m. August 5 (bit.ly/3kzrWeV). You can register for Crowdcast Live Streaming Talks by clicking the following links. Book Soup, 818 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood. Call 310-659-3110.

Autobooks-AerobooksBruce Meyer signs “Deuce! – 1932 Ford Hot Rods, Bruce Meyer Collection. 10 am-2 pm July 24, Todd Zuercher autographs “A History of Ford’s Legendary 4×4 Ford Bronco,” 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on July 31. Order signed books online. Burbank, 2900 W. Magnolia Blvd. 818-845-0707. www.autobooks-aerobooks.com

Dark Delicacies: Jerrod Maruyama, a Disney artist, signs “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – 13 Days of Christmas,” 3 p.m. July 24 (if attending in person, click on the “attending in person” tab on the website to save a book; if you’re not attending, click on the “not attending” tab for a signed book to be saved for you; www.darkdel.com/store/c2/SIGNINGS.html#/). Rebekah McKendry and Alyse Waxe, both book editors, sign “Creepy Bitches” – essays on horror from women in Horror, 3:00 p.m. on July 25. (bit.ly/3zo1lWF) The store requires the wearing of a mask. Burbank, 822 N. Hollywood Way 818-556-6660.

Chevalier BooksJonathan Taplin talks and signs “The Magic Years – Scenes From a Rock-and Roll Life,” 7 pm, July 28. Register in advance at bit.ly/36NUGsj. Tommy Swerdlow will discuss “Straight Dope” at 7 pm on July 29 (online: bit.ly/2UY32eu). To order books and attend the book talks online, register in advance. 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-465-1334. www.chevaliersbooks.com

City of Agoura Hills: One City, One Book 2021 AuthorLee Goldberg talks and signs “Lost Hills”, the book that residents will be reading in 2021 at an event held on September 30. Register by Aug. 1. Registration is free, but you must register on the website. Limited space. Agoura hills Event and Recreation Centre, 2990 Ladyface Court Agoura Hill. 818-597-7361. www.agourahillsrec.org

COMEDY

The Grid Off:Theatricum Botanicum will perform comedy improv on July 30, at 8 pm. Tickets are $12 Tickets $12. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723. theatricum.com/improv/

DANCE

L.A. Dance ProjectJanie Taylor will perform her new dance, Night Bloom online at 5 pm on July 23rd. Tickets: $11.99 for performance with online access for 72 hour; $14.99 for performance, interview and behind-the scenes portrait. Access for 72 hours. Purchase tickets and how to watch here: ladanceproject.org/night-bloom-ppv-details

DISCUSSION

San Fernando Valley Historical Society:Mike Malone is a former ranger for the National Park Service and will be the guest speaker. He discusses the “Film History of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area,” at 7 pm on July 22, 2012. Prefer mask-wearing Andres Pico, Adobe, courtyard at 10940 Sepulveda Boulevard. Mission Hills. (Enter from Brand Boulevard intersection of Sepulveda). The society’s Facebook: www.facebook.com/SFVHS. www.sfvhs.com

Vincent van GoghGregorio Luke, an art and cultural historian talks about the Dutch artist’s life and work. Tickets: $9.58 Tickets $9.58

FOOD

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Tastemaker Dinner SeriesOrin Swift wines will be paired with five courses at the dinner at two venues: July 22 at Pasadena, 369 E. Colorado Boulevard. (Pasadena), 626-583-8122 and July 28-29 at 6100 Topanga Canyon Boulevard. Woodland Hills, 818-227-9505. Cost $130 per person. Reservations required in advance www.ruthschris.com/promotions/orin-swift-tastemaker-wine-dinner/

MOVIES

Los Angeles Diversity Film FestivalLive events include “Best Summer Ever 2020” at 7:30 pm on July 29 and “In the Dark of the Valley 2021” at 7:30 PM Aug. 5. (both screenings are $12 and both include a Q&A session. Laemmle Town Center 5, 17200 Ventura Boulevard, Encino. Online screenings are available from Aug. 1-05 and September 9-14. For VIP Online Festival tickets, $25; for VIP Full Festival admissions, $50. Updates on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LADFF. Here are details about the festival, and film descriptions: http://bit.ly/3hRSJSd

MUSEUM

Petersen Automotive Museum:July 25, “Bruce Meyer’s American Car Cruise In: Hot Rods” 9:30 am. (Join us for a rally from Santa Paula; entry $35/ $55 or $25 per spectator; tickets must be bought in advance, details at bit.ly/3y43vK4) Through Dec. 5, “The Aesthetics of Motoring: 90 years of Pininfarina” will be the ongoing tribute to Pininfarina, an Italian coachbuilder and car designer. Other topics include “Building an Electric Future” and “Hollywood Dream Machines.” Also, “Porsche: Redefining Performance” and the “Supercars: A Century of Spectacle and Speed” hours. Admission: $16 for ages 62+; $14 for ages 4-17; $11 Tickets must be booked in advance. For museum tours, please refer to the website’s safety and health guidelines. 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-930-2277. www.petersen.org

Los Angeles County Museum of ArtAugust 8th: “Acting out: Cabinet Cards, Making Modern Photography Modern,” Nov. 7 through 11. You must purchase tickets in advance. There are no ticket sales at this museum. Visit bit.ly/2P3c7iR to plan your visit. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6010. www.lacma.org

ONGOING MUSEUM

Autry Museum of the American WestThrough Aug. 28, “What’s Her Story” will be on display. “When I Remember I See Red,” which is on view through Nov. 15, “When I Remember I See Red,” featuring American Indian Art and Activism in California, will also be on display (more information at bit.ly/2PlNZZ8). Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 p.m. Admission $14; $10 for ages 60 and older and students; $6 ages 3-12 (theautry.org/visit). 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. 323-667-2099. theautry.org

California African American MuseumThrough August 15, special exhibits include “Enunciated Life” “April Bey, Atlantica, The Gilda Region,” Jan. 17, and “Rights and Rituals : The Making of African American Debante Culture,” Feb. 27, through 27. Admission is free. For the latest updates, visit bit.ly/3oq0tLa’s Facebook page. 600 State Drive (in Exposition Park), Los Angeles. 213-744-2084. caamuseum.org

California Museum of Art Thousand OaksThe museum has two ongoing exhibits, “Defining beauty,” its third annual juried international exhibit featuring mixed media paintings and video art (art by Zara Monet Feeney and Sungjae Lee) and “Jonathan Michael Castillo Car Culture.” These exhibits will be on display until Aug. 8. Open from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Admission free; donation $6. Thousand Oaks, 350 West Hillcrest Drive. Second floor. Phone: 805-405-5240 E-mail: [email protected] www.cmato.org

California Science CenterThe permanent exhibition “Life Beginnings”, which explores the process of living organisms reproducing and developing, is now open. It is interactive and hands-on. Special exhibits currently: Nathan Sawaya’s sculptures using Lego bricks, “The Art of the Brick”, and Dean West’s photography of “The Endangered Species Connection” (included with the ticket). Timed-ticket entry is required. It is recommended that you make reservations in advance. The center offers free admission, but special exhibits require a fee. Open to the public, the IMAX Theater screens “Hubble” or “Under the Sea”, with an admission fee. Parking: $12 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles. californiasciencecenter.org

Craft ContemporaryThrough Sept. 12, special exhibits include “Cathy Cooper: Dramatis Personae”, “Making Time”, group exhibition featuring artists who had individual exhibits at the museum in the last 10 years and “Tomoshibi – Glass Works by Kazuki Takizawa.” Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.. Admission: $9, seniors, students, and children 9 years and under. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. www.cafam.org

Glendale Forest Lawn MuseumThrough Sept. 12, a special exhibit is “Judson Studios – Stained Glass From Gothic to Street Style.” The exhibit includes both stained glass art and preparatory drawings. Also, watercolors, archival photos, and watercolors. It is free. Send an email requesting a reservation in advance to [email protected] (include your name, number of people in hour group, time and date when you would like to visit; a reply will be sent). Due to limited space, the exhibit can only accommodate 15 visitors per hour. Walk-ups will be refused. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. 1712 S. Glendale Blvd., Glendale. 323-340-47782. www.forestlawn.com

UCLA Fowler MuseumThrough Oct. 24, special exhibits include “The Map and the Territory” and “Photo Cameroon – Studio Portraiture 1970-1990s,” both through December 5. Open from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday through Sunday. The admission is free. Parking lot number 4 is located at 198 Westwood Plaza, Sunset Boulevard. 308 Charles E. Young Drive N., Westwood. fowler.ucla.edu

Getty CenterThrough Oct. 3, Special exhibition: “Paolo Veneziano-Art and Devotion In 14th Century Venice.” Through Oct. 10, “In Focus: Protest” photography continues to be displayed. “Mario Giacomelli – Figure/Ground,” photography and “The Expanded Landscape,” photographs from 1990 through today. You can see European art from 1900 to the present, as well as modern architecture, scenic views, and gardens. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am – noon. For now, admission to the museum is free but you will need to purchase a ticket (bit.ly/2SbTzys). Parking $20 (www.getty.edu/visit/center/parking-and-transportation). Getty Center Drive, North Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. www.getty.edu

Getty VillaThrough Aug. 16, special exhibits include “Mesopotamia – Civilization Begins” and “Assyria – Palace Art of Ancient Iraq”, through Sept. 5, 2022. Closed Tuesdays Free, but an advance, timed-entry ticket is required: www.getty.edu/visit/covid-safety. Parking, $20, purchase in advance is advised (www.getty.edu/visit/villa/parking-and-transportation). Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. Getty.edu 310-440-7300

Grammy Museum:Through December, “Dave Matthews Band”; “Motown Sound of Young America” through January; and “Y Para Siempre…Marco Antonio Solis” through April. The hours are noon-6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Admission: $15 for 65+ and $6-17 years old (tickets must be bought in advance). 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. 213-725-5700. grammymuseum.org

Los Angeles Italian American Museum:Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 3 p.m. Donations or free admission are appreciated. 644 N. Main St., Los Angeles. 213-485-8432. www.iamla.org

The Japanese American National MuseumThrough Jan. 9, special exhibit “A Life In Pieces: Letters and Diary of Stanley Hayami” Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Closed on National Holidays Admission is $16 for children and seniors, $7 for those aged 62+; $5 for kids under 5. 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414 Facebook: www.facebook.com/jamuseum. Janm.org

Japan House Los Angeles:Through Sept. 6, special exhibit: “Reconnecting. A Vision of Unity” by Kengo Kito. This art installation features more than 2000 colored hoops. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free (timed tickets have priority over walk in). Level 2 is where the exhibit is located. The museum can be found at Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard. Hollywood. 800-516-0565. bit.ly/2SBZjlR; www.japanhouse.jp/losangeles

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes:Through Sept. 19, special exhibit “afroLAinidad, Mi Casa and My City” For a list of online programs, visit the website. Open from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday through Sunday. Online tickets can be purchased and timed-tickets are available for admission. 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles. 213-542-6259. http://lapca.org/

MOCAThere are three special exhibits, “Jennifer Packer – Every Shut Eye Ain’t Sleep”, “Evidence : Selections From the Collection”, and “Making Space : Recent Photograph Acquisitions”. All three will be open through February 21. Open from Thursday through Sunday, 11 am to 3 p.m. You must reserve your admission in advance. Except for special exhibitions, admission is free. Students and seniors are $10; students and children 11 years and under get free entry. MOCA Grand Avenue 250 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles. 213-633-5351. moca.org

Mullin Automotive Museum:Hours are from 10 am to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. You must purchase timed tickets in advance ($16, $14 for 65-year-olds and 13-17 years old; $10 for children 3-12). Oxnard, 1421 Emerson Ave. Email: [email protected] mullinautomotivemuseum.com

Natural History Museum Los Angeles CountyThe Butterfly Pavilion is a special exhibit that runs through Sept. 6. (pavilion tickets $6; bit.ly/3l1eT47). Hours are 9:30 am to 5 p.m. on Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday). $15 for seniors, students and those with IDs; $7 for children 3-12 years old 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles. www.nhmlac.org

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and MuseumThrough Jan. 9, special exhibit: “FBI – From Al Capone To Al Qaeda” Open daily from 10 am to 4 p.m. Admission is $29.95, $26.95 for 62+; $22.95 for 11-17 years; $19.95 from 3-10. Tickets can be purchased in advance but are not necessary (bit.ly/3f1Aecr). 40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley www.reaganfoundation.org

Skirball Cultural CenterThrough August 1, a special exhibit entitled “Ai Weiwei, Trace” features portraits of past activists and freedom of speech supporters from all over the globe. Admission is by advance time-entry ticket ($12; $9 seniors and students; $7 ages 2-12; www.skirball.org/visit). 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-4500. skirball.org

Valley Relics Museum:Enjoy a nostalgic trip down San Fernando Valley’s memory lane at the “Open Air Museum Experience” from 11 am to 4 p.m. on July 24, 25, and 26 (other dates available in the drop-down menu). Entry $15 or more It is situated at 7900 Balboa Boulevard, Hangars C3 and C4, Van Nuys. bit.ly/3kWHgjx; www.facebook.com/valleyrelics; valleyrelicsmuseum.org

Wende Museum for the Cold WarOpen from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Sunday. There are two virtual exhibits. “Transformations” is a Living Room, Flea Market, Museum, and Art. “See Thy neighbor: Stern Photographers Thomas Hoepker, Harald Schmitt, in the GDR” has the museum’s Cold War art, film, and other material from 1945-1991 Eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union. You can also find online coloring books, art, oral histories and music. Admission is free. Culver City, 10808 Culver Blvd. Call 310-216-1600. Online content: wendemuseum.org/content/wendeonline. wendemuseum.org

MUSICAL

MusiKaravan:This series of films follows Etienne Gara, a violinist of classical music and YuEun Gemma Kim (founders of Delirium Musicum) as they play music in California at 10 am on July 22. (thesoraya.org/calendar/online-performances/). The Soraya, Cal State University Northridge. You can watch the video on Vimeo at bit.ly/3gXx4b6 www.thesoraya.org/musikaravan

Hollywood Bowl 2021 Summer SeasonEnluis Monts Olivar leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic with pianist Lukas Vondracek, in music by Castellanos and Rachmaninoff. Ledisi performs Nina Simone with Thomas Wilkins leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic at 8 p.m. on July 24, 19 and above. KCRW World Festival concert information is available at kcrw.co/3u8sHwY You can find lease events at www.ahbsp.ln.com. Mariachi USA concert on Aug. 22 is available here: mariachiusa.com. Hollywood, 2301 N. Highland Blvd. www.hollywoodbowl.com

Park Concerts by City of Santa ClaritaSpace Oddity is a tribute of David Bowie at 7 p.m. on July 24, The following concerts are scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita. Email: [email protected] santa-clarita.com/concerts

The Loyola Marymount University Law School Project For the Innocent will benefit from Heroes in many Forms:Fanny Mendelssohn’s Hiob Cantata and Beethoven’s Third Symphony, Eb are the music. Paul Piazza is the conductor & solo trumpet player; soloists are Elena DeMattos and Marijo DeMattos as well as Jesse Merlin, Veronica Vos, and Jesse Merlin. Francesco Alleruzzo, music director of St. Mel Catholic Church is Tickets are $20, children 10 years and under get free tickets. St. Mel Catholic Church is located at 20870 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills. http://bit.ly/36A9f2I

Grand Park Sunday SessionsAstronomar, Bot, and local DJs Etari and Ocean Roulette will provide music, from 3-7 p.m. on July 25, 2015. All are welcome. Los Angeles, Performance lawn at 200 N. Grand Ave. grandparkla.org/event/sunday-sessions-2021/

Warner Park Concerts:Valley Cultural Foundation hosts the Sunday afternoon summertime concerts from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Surf City All Stars will be performing July 25, a Beach Boys tribute. Next: Fleetwood Mac vs. Heart on Aug. 1, and “Bands on the Rise”, a concert featuring Spencer Krasch and Plastic Culture, August 8. Also, the Rockestration Show, Tribe, and a 40-piece youth band, August 15. Check the website to see other concerts until Sept. 5. Some VIP tickets with or without parking are free; these fees go to support the foundation’s programs. Parking is available in the structure at Califa Avenue beginning at 4:30 pm. Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. Concert hotline, 818-888-0822. www.valleycultural.org

Sunset Concerts at Skirball Cultural Center Quetzal, 8 p.m. Aug. 5. Schedule: Run River North on Aug. 12, the Delirians Aug. 19, and Extra Ancestral Aug. 26, Doors open at 6:30 pm. Reservations are required. Park $10 in advance, $20 the day of the concert. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-440-4500. www.skirball.org/programs/sunset-concerts

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles’ GMCLA Gala 2021 – Live StreamCarson Kressley, style designer and TV celebrity is hosting the fundraiser concert. Live music will be provided by Aftershock’s chorus and Shoshana Bean. Also recorded are 50 members of the Getty. The honoree is Dr. Jerry Abraham, director of KEDREN Vaccines Program. $25 to pay for the “gala sponsor”, $75 for those who wish to be there, $250 for sponsors (pre-purchase tickets here: sforce.co/3BcBd2u). More details: http://bit.ly/2UvejCV

The Everly Set: A Celebration of the Everly BrothersSean Altman and Jack Skuller will celebrate their harmony and the songs they have written, at 7:30 pm Aug. 21. Tickets are $40 at bit.ly/3dTdH0F Bank of America Performing Arts Center Scherr Forum at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks. www.bapacthousandoaks.com

The Hella Mega Tour, Green Day and Fall Out Boy with WeezerSeptember 3. 5:30 pm Tickets starting at $29.50 Dodger Stadium at 1000 Vin Scully Ave. Los Angeles. bit.ly/3fAiEeR

DayglowAustin-based singer/songwriter. 8 pm Sept. 15. Arlie will open the show. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., Tickets $25. Fonda Theatre, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 323-464-6269. www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/400168

Chris Isaak:September 22 at 7:30 pm Tickets available at bit.ly/3qRXBcN for $42 or more Bank of America Performing Arts Center Scherr Forum at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks. www.bapacthousandoaks.com

THEATER

The Road Theater Co. Summer Playwrights Festival, July 22-Aug. 1,The festival will continue with “Earworm”, by Shualee cook, at 6 p.m. on July 22. “Stoop Pigeons”, by Cristin Eve. Cato, at 6 p.m., July 23. “Refugee Rhapsody” of Yussef El Guiindi, 6 p.m., July 24, “Family Tree” Erin K. Considine, 2.30 p.m., July 25, and “Wawaiting for Godinez,” by Daniel A. Olivas, at 6 p. The website has the complete schedule as well as play details (play blocks for July 22-25, and July 29-Aug. 1); Donation $15 (bit.ly/3wCKc9U). roadtheatre.org/event/summer-playwrights-festival-12/

This is the Last and Best Small Town.John Guerra’s play about the intertwining lives of two families is opening at 7:30 pm July 31. The show runs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 7, 15, 22, and 28, with additional dates until Nov. 6. Tickets: $26, $42, $60, $15 or $25 for 65-year-olds; $55 and $10 for 5-15 year olds. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723. www.facebook.com/theatricum. www.theatricum.com

TransSetterVeronica Carey Matthews wrote and performed a play about gender transitions, at 11 a.m. August 8. The show runs from 7 to 9 p.m. August 17 and 3 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 22. The Hollywood Fringe Festival will host the play, August 12-29. Minimum age: 14. Tickets: $12 Studio/Stage, 520 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles. www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/7094

American Theatre Guild: Broadway Is Back In Thousand Oaks SeriesThe season begins with “An Officer and a Gentleman”, Nov. 11-14. You can also find other plays and pre-sale tickets as well as season tickets. Bank of America Performing Arts Center at 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787. americantheatreguild.com/thousandoaks

STILL GOING THEATER

Motel 66:The Yard at the Group Rep features 12 one-act plays. They are presented as two separate programs. From now until July 31, Program A: Head East runs at 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays. Program 1: “Go West”, runs from 8 p.m. on Friday through Sunday until July 30. Prices for each program are $20, $30 per pair or both. The performances will take place outdoors at 10900 Burbank Boulevard, North Hollywood. Thegrouprep.com 818-763-5990

The Art of Taming the LionJack Rushen plays about William Haines. He was the first gay film star of the 20s. The show runs from 8 to 10 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday and 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday through August 1. Prices: $35 Theatre 40 is located at Beverly Hills High School’s Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive. Call 310-364-0535.

Julius Caesar:The play by William Shakespeare. The show runs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on July 24, and continues through October 30. Prices: $26, $42, $60, $15 for 65-year-olds or $25 for those aged 55 and over; $10 for children 5-15 years. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723. www.facebook.com/theatricum. www.theatricum.com

Midsummer Night’s DreamWilliam Shakespeare’s comedy. The show runs from 4 to 5 p.m. on July 25, and will continue through November 7. Tickets: $26, $42, $60, $15 for 65-year-olds or $25 for those aged 55 and over; $5 for children 5-15; $10 Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723. www.facebook.com/theatricum. www.theatricum.com

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