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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...

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First Fridays at Natural History Museum If we are what we eat, then we are everything – besides taste and nutrition, our meals tell stories of lifestyle, culture, and surprising science. This year, the Natural History Museum explores food from our insides out; the theme for First Fridays 2017 is “Serving Up Science: The Dish on Food.” Explore how has food changed us and affected our bodies and digestion – from our ancient paleo-diet relatives, to today’s processed snack culture? And...

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LA Beer & Food Fest The LA Brewers Guild is is behind LA Beer Week and now they are launching the LA Beer & Food fest this weekend. The party will feature 90 different beers, food from Los Angeles restaurants (Vagabond Cheese, Poppy + Rose, and BrewWings), and a bunch of panels. You can catch Angel City Brewery pouring rare limited beers from their cellar! $60/general admission, $75/VIP (both tickets include a keepsake tasting glass); Saturday; Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029; 323.660.8466...

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Riot LA The annual alternative comedy fest is back with a lineup that includes legendary Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein, Spaceballs) hosting a screening of his classic Blazing Saddles, as well as younger comics like Ali Wong and Felipe Esparza doing stand-up sets. $49.50+; Tuesday through January 22; schedule here. Saint Marc Pub‘s Weekly Promotions This café, bakery & cheese affinage will be hosting a different promotion each day of the week! Every Saturday and Sunday Saint Marc will have the executive chef’s “Imbibe...