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A&J Cake and Candy Supplies

2254 E. Route 66, Los Angeles, CA, 91740


Chances are the 25 pounds of candy eaten by the average American last year were manufactured in some distant factory. Handmade confections are a rare commodity…

Website: http://www.ajcake.com/

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Armory Center for the Arts

1451 N. Raymond Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91103


Housed in a former National Guard facility in Old Pasadena, the Armory Center for the Arts has become one of the region’s great citadels for cultivating creative expression…

Website: http://armoryarts.org

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Berlitz Language Center

600 S. Lake Ave., Ste. 101, Los Angeles, CA, 91106


At Berlitz Language Center, a striped Muppet named Tingo helps kids ages four to seven learn a second (or third) language in private or group lessons…

Website: http://berlitz.com

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Beverly Hills Lingual Institute

439 N Canon Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90210


Surprised that there was no language center in Los Angeles devoted just to Spanish, we did find a solid curriculum…

Website: http://www.bhlingual.com/

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Cabaret Vocal Workshop

855 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90029


American Idol runner-up Katharine McPhee didn’t develop her powerhouse pipes on her own. The perky finalist is the daughter of cabaret singer Peisha Mcphee, who teaches a long-running cabaret vocal workshop…

Website: http://revampvintage.com/

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Glendale Central Library

222 E. Harvard St., Los Angeles, CA, 91204


Canine and avian enthusiasts might never browse the cat collection at the Glendale Central Library, but they’d be missing out…

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Great Mind Robotics

18801 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 110, Tarzana, CA, 91356


If you want your child to assemble the next WALL-E, Great Mind Robotics is the place to be

Website: http://www.buildcoolrobots.com

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IDEAS Studio

16650 Marquez Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90272


Future mad scientists and space explorers hot-wire potatoes and build their own rockets at the IDEAS Studio, a learning center founded by a former NASA physicist and a movie production designer…

Website: http://theideastudio.com

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LA84 Foundation Sports Library

2141 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90018


To revisit Jesse Owens’s victory over the Nazis or Peggy Fleming’s golden spins across the ice, check out the Olympic Games collection at the LA84 Foundation Sports Library…


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Lycée Français

3261 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90034


Lycée International de Los Angeles, with a six-and-a-half-acre campus in Los Feliz and a couple of satellites for early grades, adheres to the pedagogy of French schools…

Website: http://lyceela.org

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Maja’s Magic School

2560 N. Beachwood Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90068

Even if becoming an occultist isn’t on your bucket list, a lecture by Maja D’Aoust can be spellbinding.

Website: http://www.godismyboyfriend.com


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Neighborhood Rock School

2602 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91504


They talk to kids in their language, and newbies are welcome at the three-year-old school, which also holds a summer camp.

Website: http://www.neighborhoodrockschool.com


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3801 Barham Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90068


“I can’t watch a movie the same way anymore,” says Breeana Kovelman. “I think, ‘That’s a good shot.’ ‘Look at that angle!’…

Website: http://www.nyfa.edu

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ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90007


In a former fraternity house just north of USC, the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives is named for the oldest-operating LGBT organization in the United States…


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