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4 ways to make the most of your week in Los Angeles

4 ways to make the most of your week in Los Angeles
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By Hoodline - Published on June 03, 2019.

From a dance recital to a film teaser screening, there's plenty to enjoy in Los Angeles this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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'Let's Make More Babies!' Information Night

From the event description:

Since 2012, Baby Quest has assisted over 100 families pursue parenthood via IVF and gestational surrogacy. There are now 70 Baby Quest babies throughout the U.S. with several more on the way. Join us to support those struggling to create a family. The evening will feature food and drinks with heartwarming messages from former grant recipients. You'll be entertained by singer/storyteller Sam Shaber, actress and voice-over artist Tara Strong and Chris Mann from 'The Voice,' just back from a national tour as the lead in 'Phantom of the Opera.'

When: Tuesday, June 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Griffin Club Los Angeles, 3084 Motor Ave.
Admission: $150
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Awards Spotlight: National Geographic's 'Life Below Zero'

From the event description:

Great documentaries come from great stories. IDA's showcase of awards-worthy documentaries takes you behind the scenes of the year's key films and programs. The three time Emmy® Award-winning series 'Life Below Zero' reached its 100th episode milestone in 2019 and continues to give viewers chills as it captures the extreme lifestyles of tough Alaskans living off the grid. With temperatures as low as -40F, the crew faces their own unique challenges filming in the wilderness as they brave some of the world’s most dangerous conditions. Attend a screening of the 100th episode, followed by a Q&A featuring subjects Sue Aiken and Ricko DeWilde, BBC Studios executive producer Joe Litzinger, field producer Crofton Diack, cinematographers Mike Cheeseman and Benji Lanpher and editor Matt Mercer.

When: Tuesday, June 4, 7-10 p.m.
Where: The Landmark, Westside Pavillion, 10850 W. Pico Blvd.
Admission: Free
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The Movement LA's 1st Annual Recital

From the event description:

Our first annual dance recital will showcase all of our dancers' hard work and skills learned throughout the year. The dancers will perform high energy hip-hop dances, fun jazz dances and even an exciting latin ballroom dance. This entertaining show will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. 

When: Wednesday, June 5, 5-5:30 p.m.
Where: American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Drive
Admission: $30-$40
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'Fandango at the Wall' Film Teaser

From the event description:

Join us for a night about film and music. Fandango at the Wall is an ongoing production that narrates the musical connection of the US-Mexico border. We will share the teaser for the film and a clip or two from the work-in-progress, have a live music performance and invite a conversation with the documentary's director, Varda Bar-Kar. The founder of Fandango Fronterizo, Jorge Francisco Castillo, will be attending the event. He will perform some son jarocho songs and speak about Fandango Fronterizo, as well as his experience with the making of the documentary.

When: Wednesday, June 5, 6-9 p.m.
Where: CCCM Mexican Center for Culture and Cinematic Arts, 2401 W. Sixth St.
Admission: Free
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