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Hitchcock’s North by Northwest at Hollywood Forever Hitchcock’s masterpiece was made at the peak of his career and is the perfect thriller. Roger Thornhill, a bustling ad man, is mistaken for an agent and kidnapped by a ring of spies with a sinister plan. With the help of an alluring and clever but mysterious woman on a train, he goes on the run, evading both the deadly spies and the police as he tries to uncover their plan and clear...

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Boogie Nights at Hollywood Forever Cemetery PT Anderson’s tour-de-force about the porn industry in 1970s Los Angeles swept across screens and launched the career of one of our most brilliant filmmakers. Mark Wahlberg stars as the well endowed but naive dishwasher who became one of the biz’s greatest heroes. Discovered by a powerful producer, his fame grows as does his attachment to his new film family. Pulsing disco, thrusting camera moves and a dream cast adorn this sparkling story that reveals...

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First Fridays at Natural History Museum This year’s First Fridays are foodie-themed. Expect discussions from top scientists, prestigious food writers and farm and garden experts, along with live music and DJ tunes. Drop by this month for cutting-edge science and musical performances by Buyepongo and Chico Mann & Captain Planet, and DJ performances from KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez and Subsuelo. Friday, 5-10 pm; 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, 213.763.DINO 2nd Annual Masters of Taste This outdoor, luxury food and beverage festival will bring...

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Los Angeles Times‘ 22nd Annual Festival of Books The nation’s largest literary festival is headed to the University of Southern California. The event will feature more than 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs. On Friday, April 21, the 37th annual Book Prizes will honor reading and educational activist Ruebén Martinez with the Innovator’s Award, novelist Thomas McGuane with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and 11 outstanding literary works published during the last year. Authors and celebrities scheduled to appear at the festival...

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Cinespia and FX are coming together for a free screening of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, the movie at the center of Ryan Murphy’s new series about Bette Davis and Joan Crawford’s legendary rivalry, FEUD: Bette and Joan starring Susan Sarandon as Davis and Jessica Lange as Crawford. Real-life rivals Bette and Joan star in their only film together about two aging sisters who live together in a decaying Hollywood mansion. Jane was a...