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Circle X Theatre Co.

3269 Casitas Ave, Atwater Village, CA, 90039

323-644-1929

Try not to miss anything by Circle X Theatre Co., which recently arrived at the Atwater Village Theatre complex after two decades of bouncing around town

Website: http://www.circlextheatre.org

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Concert Rehearsal You Can Crash

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90068

(323) 850-2000

Don’t let an anemic bank account stop you from experiencing the L.A. Phil in its second most natural habitat

Website: http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/

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Cove Paddle Fitness

23823 Malibu Road, Malibu, CA, 90265

310-429-2058

A choppy ocean can be intimidating, but Tyler Lennon of Malibu-based Cove Paddle Fitness instills confidence with a combination of unwavering attention and skillful teaching

Website: http://www.covepaddlefitness.com

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Coyotes Book Group

1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz, CA, 90027

323-660-1175

Bibliophiles will geek out over Coyotes Book Group, which meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Skylight Books in Los Feliz

Website: http://www.skylightbooks.com

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Cross-Cultural Dance Night

2640 N. Figueroa St., Cypress Park, CA, 90065

(323) 221-6900

A monthly dance party dedicated to Turkish funk, Senegalese mbalax, Algerian raï,
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CURE Salon & Spa

8358 W. Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA, 90069

310-623-9000

The private, minimalist micro-hamams would soothe any Istanbulite: a half hour on a travertine bed surrounded by billowing vapor, followed by a cool dip under rain showers

Website: http://www.curemedspa.com

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Dear Diary: Mortified Live

Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 90007

Dear Diary: Mortified live is the coolest touring storytelling show in L.A. Performers share embarrassing childhood relics—journals, art, song lyrics—in front of a live audience

Website: http://www.getmortified.com.

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Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011

818-949-4200

Descanso Gardens allows tykes to safely explore the natural world—lily ponds, acres of roses, and lush camellia groves—and learn something about it, too

Website: https://www.descansogardens.org

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Dub Club

1154 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90026

213-413-8200

What began as an enclave of old-school reggae lovers sharing music with friends is now one of L.A.’s longest-running dance parties—of any genre.

Website: http://www.dubclubla.com

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Eightytwo

707 E. 4th Place, Downtown, CA, 90013

(213)-626-8200

At this downtown Arts District barcade, patrons are greeted by two things: a pair of tapsters and a satisfying din of whirs, blips, dings, and beeps emanating from more than 40 restored games

Website: http://eightytwo.la

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Equinox

10220 Constellation Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90067

310-286-2900

The Equinox fitness club in Century City offers several versions of aquatherapy, the spa staple of indulgent soaks in deep tubs.

Website: http://www.equinox.com/classic/Spa/

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Escape Room

120 E 8th St, Los Angeles, CA, 90014

(213) 689-3229

Clever designers have created four themed simulations; whether you’re exorcising a ghost from a haunted theater or navigating an underground cavern

Website: http://www.escaperoomla.com/

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Fire Groove

671 N. Berendo St., Los Angeles, CA, 90004

1-800-755-6423

The quest for a hot body meets hippie spirituality in the burgeoning trend known as fire dancing.

Website: http://www.firegroove.com

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Fishermen’s Spot

14411 Burbank Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91401

818-785-7306

Convincing a fish that your feather-clad hook is a skittering dragonfly or chad minnow requires an angler’s patience and a golfer’s finesse.

Website: http://www.fishermensspot.com

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