What: Exhibition about Persia
< p>When: Friday-Sunday, July 29-31
Where: Getty Villa 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy Los Angeles 90272
More: Ancient Iran, historically known as Persia, was the dominant nation in Western Asia for over a millennium, and three local dynasties controlled an empire of unprecedented size and complexity. This exhibition explores the artistic and cultural links between the rival powers of Iran, Greece and Rome.
Works on display include royal sculpture, impressive luxury goods, religious images, and historical documents collected from major museums in the US, Europe, and the Middle East. The exhibition is accompanied by an immersive film presentation exploring the grounds and palaces of the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid Persia, Persepolis.
Price: From $0
What: Jazz Night at LACMA
When: Friday, July 29 from 6pm
Where: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
More:This is one of the best free annual events in Los Angeles for live music lovers in general and jazz in particular. Every Friday from April to November, concerts and picnics are held in the courtyard of the LACMA Museum of Contemporary Art.
Jazz, wine, socializing, art – such Friday gatherings have been around for more than twenty years. This program remains one of the most beloved and attended by residents of Los Angeles. More than 42,000 guests visit the event annually.
What: Paranormal Circus
When: Friday- Sunday, July 29-31
Where: 5500 Canoga Ave, Woodland Hills, CA 91367-6621
More:Cirque Italia will show a brand new show. This is the sexiest yet creepiest show of 2022. You are waiting for funny scenes, cabaret, acrobatics and much more. Get ready to enter the realm of ghouls, monsters and sexy vampire beauties. Join if you dare as your worst nightmares come to life here.
What:Charity concert “Freedom to Ukraine and Belarus”
When: Friday, July 29, from 19:00Where: Old Town Music Hall 140 Richmond St El Segundo, CA 90245
More:Margarita Levchuk (soprano) is a Belarusian vocalist whose virtuosity and achievements brought her international recognition in the opera world. She is well known in her country for calling on Belarusians to resist the dictatorial regime of Alexander Lukashenko.
Lyena Atonyicq (piano) is an outstanding musician who attracts the attention of the whole world with her unique style, which has no analogues in the world. The unsurpassed pianist has successfully performed in the USA and Europe. Her competitive awards include top prizes at the Athens International Piano Competition, as well as the MTNA National Competition, the NJMTNA Piano Competition and the Washington International Piano Competition, where she performed a recital at the US Department of State as first prize winner.
July 29, artists will visit Los Angeles with an exceptional program of classical and folk music, as well as Ukrainian compositions. According to the organizers, all proceeds from the event will be transferred to the Ukrainian military and their families.
You can buy tickets here.
Price: From $50
What: Tequila Tasting
When:< /b> Saturday, July 30, from 4:30 pm
Where: The North End • Hollywood 6423 Yucca Street Los Angeles, CA 90028
Read More: At this tasting, you will have the opportunity to sample 4 of the world's most popular tequila, including a rare, premium quality. All drinks are included in the ticket price, so you just have to come and enjoy.
Price: From $55
< b>What:Showing of the Ukrainian film “Chervony”
When: Saturday, July 30, from 17:00
Where: Marina del Rey 13448 Beach Ave Marina del Rey, CA 90292
More info:The Ukrainian film “Chervony” was nominated in the “People's Choice Award” category and won the “Best Costume Designer” nomination in the “Golden Yula” Award.
Immerse yourself in the history of Ukrainian heroes during World War II and enjoy watching film in Ukrainian atmosphere along with Ukrainian goodies and Kyiv cake.
The film is powerful, true, cutting. The authors show the open wounds of the traumatized everyday life of an ordinary Ukrainian guy, whose life turned into a real hell after being exiled to the Gulag. The crippled and traumatized routine, but the indomitable will and lust for life of an ordinary guy, are amazing. He simply tears his life out of the clutches of offenders with his teeth – just as the people of Ukraine are doing now.
What: Cocktail Workshop
When: Sunday, July 31st from 1:30pm
Where: Bar Franca 438 South Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90013
More: Learn how to make cocktails like an expert. Each class is structured to explore the basics of making drinks as well as the basic history of why we make cocktails.
The workshop will begin with the basics of using bar tools and cocktail terminology. Then all participants will learn recipes for 2 classic cocktails and one original. TalkTales will provide all the tools and ingredients for the workshop.
Dear readers! Please note that due to the coronavirus epidemic, some events may be canceled or rescheduled to other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the websites of the organizers.
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In addition, look for interesting events for each day of the week in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends. Before visiting, check the organizers' websites for details and venues, as they may change.
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