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Weekend Events ~ January 11-14th, 2007

Thursday January 11

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Emergency Protest of Bush's Plan to Escalate the War in Iraq ~ The corner of Wilshire & Western, Hollywood CA 90010 ~ 5PM ~ See this link for protests in other parts of Los Angeles.

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Safety @ The McCadden Place Theatre ~ 1157 N McCadden Pl. Hollywood, CA 90038 ~ A Play by Chris Thorpe ~ An internationally-renowned war photographer is the focal point of this drama about society’s increasing desensitization to war ~ Through 2/18 ~ 8PM

Friday January 12

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Strange New World: Art & Design from Tijuana @ Santa Monica Museum of Art ~ Bergamont Station 2525 Michegan Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404 ~ The first major traveling exhibition exploring the work of 20 artists from Tijuana, Mex. ~ Opening reception 7-9PM ~ Weekly museum hours 11AM-6PM, closed Sun. & Mon.

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'God Grew Tired of Us' @ Lammele Theatre ~ 8000 Sunset West Hollywood, CA 90046 ~ This documentary chronicles the odyssey of three young Sudanese men who grew up in the war-plagued 80's, aka 'Lost Boys,' in the strange new world of the U.S. and how they strive towards a brighter future ~ Showtimes from 12:45-9:55PM

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West Coast Board Game Championships/Conquest LA! @ LAX Hilton ~ 5711 West Century Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045 ~ Through Sunday

Saturday January 13

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Exhibitions of New Work: "Gin Cure" by Deborah Grant (painting & drawing); plus "P2-3D," a 3-D video installation by Ruben Ortiz-Torres & Yoshua Okon @ STC Gallery 275 S. Beverly Dr. Ste. #200 Beverly Hills, CA 90212 ~ Opening Reception 6-9 PM

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Kool & the Gang @ Martin Luther King Jr. Park ~ 1950 Lemon Ave. Long Beach, CA 90806 ~ After the 19th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Parade & Celebration ~ 10AM-5:30PM ~ FREE

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11th Commandment @ Black Maria Gallery~ 3137 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90039 ~ New Group Exhibition Opening Reception 7-9PM
Sunday January 14

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Banquet: A Feast for the Senses @ The Pacific Asia Museum ~ 46 North Los Paso Robles Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101 ~ 10AM-6PM Wed-Sun ~ Group show on the cultural and personal significance of food~ $7 Adults, $5 students

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