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AFI FEST Los Angeles’ film fest returns this weekend. AFI FEST presented by Audi is the American Film Institute’s annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers. It features nightly red-carpet galas, special screenings, conversations and tributes. Free; Through November 16th; more info here. L.A. Comedy Fest Enjoy films, live comedy acts and a screenplay competition. Through November 19th; Let Live Theatre, 916 N. Formosa Ave, Los Angeles, CA MOCA Day Party Celebrate the recently opened site-specific exhibition, Adrián Villar...

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The 2017 Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever For our 18th Annual Dia de los Muertos, we tip our feather and flower adorned hat to the Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada.  Over 100 years ago, Posada gave us many of the foundational images of Dia de los Muertos that are still venerated today and which have become treasured images of Mexican culture and identity.  J.G. Posada reminds us that art is power – political and social speech – mass...

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3rd Annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival Ahoy Matey! The 3rd annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival returns this October, celebrating National Seafood Month on the historic Santa Monica Pier! Sample tastings from the city’s best seafood restaurants and chefs from The Lobster, FIG, Herringbone, BOA and more. Benefiting Surfrider Foundation, Off the Hook will feature live bands, spirits sampling, desserts, games and more, and also raises awareness for the Sustainable Seafood Movement. $40, $70/VIP; Saturday, 3-7 pm; Santa Monica Pier Savor the Taste...

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Outside Lands The festival rings in 2017 with 78 restaurants, 40+ wineries, 28 breweries and 8 over-the-top food and drink destinations: A Taste of the Bay Area, Wine Lands, Beer Lands, Cheese Lands,Outside Clams, Choco Lands, Cocktail Magic and GastroMagic. Metallica, The Who, and Gorillaz are among the 70 acts performing. $150+; Friday-Sunday; Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94122 BrunchCon Los Angeles Devour my most favorite meal at this event that features brunch fare from over 50 different food and drink vendors....

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The Fifth Element at Hollywood Cemetery The Fifth Element depicts 23rd-century New York on the brink of cosmic destruction. It’s up to cab driver, Korben Dallas, (Bruce Willis) to protect Leeloo (Milla Jovovich), the human incarnate of the Fifth Element, with the potential to save or destroy humanity. Gary Oldham stars as the villain Zorg, with Chris Tucker as the dandy futurist Ruby Rhod.The Fifth Element is a unique sci-fi pop masterpiece. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the film with a...