Meet Santa and Winter Festival: How to spend a weekend in Los Angeles (December 17-19)

Meet Santa and Winter Festival: How to spend a weekend in Los Angeles (December 17-19 )

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What: Exhibition about space technologies

When: Friday-Sunday, December 17-19

Where: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive Los Angeles, CA 90037

More details: While the planets are out of reach for human flight to them. But this did not stop us from sending satellites, probes and rovers to the planets of the solar system to collect information about our closest space neighbors. We even use satellites to study the Earth. In this exhibition, you can compare interplanetary spaceships to make sure they are intended for specific missions.

Cost: From $ 0

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What: Exhibition of Andy Warhol's work

When: Friday-Sunday, December 17-19

Where: Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA 5151 State University Dr Los Angeles, CA 90032

Learn more: This exhibition, containing more than 70 works, is an extensive immersion in the most famous and fruitful periods of creativity of the prominent representative of the pop art movement.

As a unique interpreter of American culture, Andy Warhol's contributions to the art world have propelled him to international fame and cemented him as a cult figure far beyond the fields in which he worked. Born in Pittsburgh to a Ukrainian immigrant family, he began his career as a commercial illustrator in New York City and later became the most famous pop artist of all time.

Cost: Free

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What: Lecture “Russian Museum”

When: Friday, December 17, from 5:00 pm

Where: Online

More information: Visit the author's lecture by Anna Kogan “The Russian Museum: Art of the 18th – early 19th centuries.” You will get acquainted with the history of the creation of a unique museum of national art. You will be presented with magnificent palace interiors – standards of high classicism, in which the exhibits were destined to settle. During the lecture, you seem to leaf through the catalog of the permanent exhibition and some temporary exhibitions – visit the halls of Borovikovsky, Levitsky, Rokotov, Kiprensky and many other Russian creators.

Cost: $ 10-15

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What: Screening of Bridget Jones's Diary

When: Friday, December 17, from 8:30 pm

Where: Cinespia at The Palace theater 630 S Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014

More: Bridget Jones is an unmarried 32-year-old woman with complexions about being overweight. On Christmas, which she usually spends at her parents' house, her mother introduces her to the divorced Mark Darcy. However, Darcy does not become for Bridget “the man of dreams” – on the contrary, antipathy appears between them. As a result, Bridget decides to lose weight, quit smoking and start dating a person who is worthwhile. To record all her decisions, thoughts, successes and failures, she starts a diary.

Among Bridget's other decisions is to ignore her boss, Daniel Cleaver. However, it is with him that Bridget begins an affair. In one of the conversations, when it comes to Darcy, Cleaver says that he took his girlfriend away. After a while, Bridget breaks up with Cleaver because of his betrayal.

Cost: From $ 22

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What: Meeting Santa

Meet Santa and Winter Festival: How to spend a weekend in Los Angeles (Dec 17-19)

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When: Saturday 18 December from 10:00

< p> Where: Woodruff Avenue & amp; Alondra Boulevard 10247 Alondra Blvd Bellflower, CA 90706

Read more: Come and meet Santa Claus and his elves – arrange yourself an amazing adventure. Free toys and various crafts are waiting for children. Guests can enjoy music and delicious food. Families will receive grocery kits and gift baskets, among other things.

Cost: From $ 0

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What: Winter Festival

When: Saturday, December 18, from 13:00

Where: 12257 Venice Blvd. 12257 Venice Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066

Learn More: Walk through the festival grounds enjoying an evening filled with musical performances, activities for the whole family, and festive decorations. Don't miss the opportunity to meet Santa Claus and his elves.

Cost: Free

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What: Concert with the participation of a Ukrainian performer

Meet Santa and Winter Festival: How to spend a weekend in Los Angeles (December 17-19)

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When: Sunday, December 19, from 6:00 pm

Where: Saint James Church 3903 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90010

More: Inna Falix, an American pianist of Ukrainian origin, became famous for her bright performance of the standard piano repertoire, as well as her work with contemporary composers. She has performed on many great stages of the world, with numerous orchestras, solo performances. Falix is ​​professor of piano and chair of the piano department at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Cost: Free

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Dear Readers! Please note that due to the coronavirus epidemic, some events may be canceled or postponed to other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend that you check the information on the organizer's websites.

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In addition, look for interesting events for every day of the week in our calendar. Come in, find out, share with your friends. Before visiting, check the organizer's websites for details and locations of events, as they may change.

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