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Weekly Editor’s Picks: The Great Los Angeles Walk, L.A. Zoo Lights, Hot Tub Comedy Show

Chimpanzees at the Los Angeles Zoo in a May 2012 file image. A 2016 study that followed a chimpanzee community in the forests of Uganda has found that quality time with close companions significantly decreased stress hormone levels in the primates. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Native Sketch Comedy Showcase @ Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson

Done in conjunction with L.A. Skins Fest, a local Native American film festival, the event gives a voice to Native people in comedy and entertainment.

1 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Free with RSVP

6539 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90038

Brat Pack America: Visiting Cult Movies of the ’80s @ Stories Books & Cafe

7:30 p.m.


Author Kevin Smokler examines the themes of cult favorites from the ’80s in his new book, which he’ll discuss at this event. Some of the films include “The Breakfast Club,” “Back to the Future,” “Sixteen Candles” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

1716 W. Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

Thursday, Nov. 17

8 p.m.

$29.50 – 39.50

Maria Bamford Comedy Special @ The Novo by Microsoft

Maria Bamford of Netflix’s “Lady Dynamite” will be filming a new stand-up special for Comedy Central with opener Jackie Kashian.

800 W. Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Saturday, Nov. 19

The Great Los Angeles Walk @ Grand Hope Park

9 a.m.


Every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, hundreds of walkers meet up in downtown Los Angeles to take a free 9 hour, 17 mile hike. Everyone is free to join during the hike, aiming to end cliches about walking in L.A.

L.A. Zoo Lights


6 p.m.

With the holiday season approaching, the L.A. Zoo is getting in the spirit by decorating a portion of the grounds with strings of lights and animated light characters. Among the festivities are reindeer sighting and a photo opportunity with Santa.

5333 Zoo Dr.,

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Sunday, Nov. 20

Snow Day LA @ The Old Lodge

4:30 p.m.

$32 regular admission, $60 for VIP

Los Angeles residents can experience winter with a nine acre snow tubing park in downtown Los Angeles. VIP tickets include a free penguin onesie.

Stadium Way and Scott Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Monday, Nov. 21

Hot Tub Comedy Show @ The Virgil

Comedians Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal host their weekly variety show with new special guests every week.

8 p.m.

$5 in advance online, $8 at the door

4519 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90029

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