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Alien at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Catch Ridley Scott’s horror sci-fi classic under the stars! Stunning special effects and suspense make up this terrifying and bold film. When a mysterious signal from an alien planet reaches a deep space cargo ship, the crew investigates. What they discover makes this one of the scariest movies ever made. $16-$20; Saturday, doors: 7:15 pm, movie: 9 pm; Cinespia at Hollywood Forever, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 Family Flicks Film Series at The Hammer...

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The Museum of Selfies  The Museum of Selfies is an interactive museum that explores the history and cultural phenomenon of the selfie – an image of oneself taken by oneself – with roots dating back 40,000 years. Visitors can explore the origin of the selfie through the lens of art, history, technology, and culture while taking some cool selfies of their very own with interactive installations. $25; Sunday; 211 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA Midnight Showing of Purple Rain Prince wrote all...

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Palm Desert Food & Wine The 8th annual Pacific Sales Kitchen & Home’s Palm Desert Food & Wine presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa, organized by Palm Springs Life has tastings from the nation’s leading chefs, breweries, and wineries; live cooking demos; cookbook signings with celebrity chefs; and other exclusive dining experiences. Situated in the El Paseo shopping district in Palm Desert, CA, the event is a weekend of the best food and wine in the Coachella Valley and from across the...

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Chinese New Year Festival The annual Chinese New Year Festival is taking place at the Central Plaza in Chinatown. The family-friendly event has live music, cultural performances, cultural artisans, vendors, food trucks and a craft beer garden. The highlight of DTLA’s Chinese New Year festivities is the 119th Annual Golden Dragon Parade. The parade features dozens of floats, marching bands, entertainers, local business leaders and cultural groups. The parade starts at Hill and Ord streets and concludes at Broadway and Cesar Chavez. The...

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Natural History Museum’s First Fridays What makes L.A. the capital of the 21st century? Weaving together nature, culture, and creativity, this year’s “First Fridays” series scopes out Los Angeles as the lab and factory for much of what makes the modern world modern. Longtime Los Angeles Times journalist, author, and Emmy-winning public television and radio host Patt Morrison is joining the NHM again this year as moderator for our five-part series. They also welcome back their resident KCRW DJ is Anthony Valadez, along with guest DJs...