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Calendar for the week of Feb. 6

Event:
Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider
Description:
Between Fleck’s Grammy-winning banjo skills and Brooklyn Rider’s impressive string quartet, audiences are in for a night of musical bliss. This collaboration turns typical classical music on its head by reinventing the genre. And with the special free ticket offer to students, who could resist?
Date:
Feb. 7
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Valley Performing Arts Center, Great Hall
Cost:
Free for students, general admission $25-$60
Website:
Link
Event:
The 47th California International Antiquarian Book Fair
Description:
This world-renown book fair offers bibliophiles the chance to view rare books and manuscripts. Over 200 booksellers from 33 different countries will be present, so readers, be ready.
Date:
Feb. 8-9
Time:
Friday: 3-8 p.m., Saturday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location:
Pasadena Convention Center & Visitors Bureau
300 E. Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101
Cost:
$10-$23
Website:
Link
Event:
What Shakespeare Ate: Dining in the Elizabethan
Description:
Shakespeare lovers can taste a little bit of history. An event within the Antiquarian Book Fair, this panel discusses Shakespeare’s work on his 450th birthday. The event will feature Elizabethan cookbooks and information on the era’s food, followed by a discussion run by food critics, historians and chefs.
Date:
Feb. 8
Time:
1 p.m.
Location:
Pasadena Convention Center & Visitors Bureau
300 E. Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101
Cost:
$15
Website:
Link
Event:
Sex and the City Zoo
Description:
This 21 and up event features a lecture and four-course meal in the heart of the Los Angeles Zoo. The lecture discusses mating, dating and cohabitation patterns of different animals in the zoo. Attendees may walk through different exhibits while enjoying wine and chatting with zoo keepers. Proceeds go to the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association.
Date:
Feb. 8
Time:
Reception 5-6 p.m., Lecture 6-7 p.m., Dinner 7-9 p.m.
Location:
Witherbee Auditorium at the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens 5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Cost:
Lecture only: $30-$40, Lecture and Dinner: $65-$75
Website:
Link
Event:
The Odes of Pablo Neruda: A Bilingual Reading
Description:
Experience the poetry of Pablo Neruda in a new way. Accompanied by guitarist Gerardo Morales, Neruda’s poetry will be read to audiences in both English and Spanish to encompass the poet’s original language and tone.
Date:
Feb. 8
Time:
3 p.m.
Location:
Mark Taper Auditorium – Central Library 630 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
Meltdown Comics: Horrible Movie Night
Description:
In the mood for a crappy movie? Meltdown Comics is playing the 1984 classic “C.H.U.D.”, a film about New York hobos morphing into cannibalistic monsters. Moviegoers are encouraged to roast the film, yelling whatever they want.Those with the best one-liners of the night may win prizes. The popcorn is free and the horrible movie cliches are endless.
Date:
Feb. 8
Time:
5 p.m.
Location:
Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics 7522 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046
Cost:
$8
Website:
Link
Event:
America’s Got Talent Auditions
Description:
Got a hidden talent that’s ready to shine? Whether it’s ventriloquism, speed knitting or singing while standing on your head, any “useless” skill can be showcased on television. America’s Got Talent is starting up LA auditions this weekend, and it’s time for anyone to line up and show off what they’ve got.
Date:
Feb. 8-9
Time:
8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Location:
Los Angeles Biltmore, 506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
Sculptures and Assemblages presented by Craft and Folk Art Museum
Description:
Feeling crafty? Join artist Timothy Washington for a workshop on creating unusual and textured sculptures using his signature techniques.
Date:
Feb. 9
Time:
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location:
5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90036
Cost:
$5 for children, $7 for adults
Website:
Link
Event:
FIDM Costumes
Description:
In honor of the upcoming Oscar awards, FIDM will have their collection of movie costumes available for viewing. The exhibit will feature costumes from multiple films, most notably the 2013 hit ‘Anna Karenina,’ which won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design.
Date:
Feb. 11
Time:
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location:
919 South Grand Ave., Suite 250, Los Angeles CA 90015
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
St. Lucia
Description:
Experience an interesting mix of tropical stylings and indie-pop rock with South African band St. Lucia. Their mix of synthesizers invokes an ‘80s nostalgia that’s fresh enough to rock out to.
Date:
Feb. 11-12
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
El Rey Theater
Cost:
$18.50
Website:
Link
Event:
AS Productions presents: Mean Girls Screening
Description:
On Wednesdays we wear pink and on Thursdays we watch Mean Girls. AS Productions is offering a free screening of the cult-hit to all students. Arrive early, it’s first come, first serve seating.
Date:
Feb. 13
Time:
Doors open at 6:15 p.m., movie begins at 7:00 p.m.
Location:
University Student Union Theater
Cost:
$5 for children, $7 for adults
Website:
Link
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