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What You’re Doing This Week: Feb. 17

February 17, 2014 5:00 AM

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(credit: Phillip Chin/Getty Images)

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(credit: Tee Burgess)


Music fans, this is your week! There are some upcoming superstar performances from Blues and Pop music celebrities as well as a chance to relive a couple of classics that will keep you singing. Plus, free activities in honor of President’s Day and a free aquarium day that will round out your calendar.

(credit: Tee Burgess)

(credit: Tee Burgess)


Monday, February 17

Target Free Holiday Mondays: Presidents’ Day | LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 857-6000
www.lacma.org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art invites you to enjoy President’s Day on them! Visitors will be treated to tours, free programs and art activities as well as a special performance by Latin Grammy nominee Quattro all as part of the Target Free Holiday Mondays. Quattro will perform their Latin Pop sound at 12:30 and 2:45 pm. For families, don’t miss the Boone Children’s Gallery where kids of all ages can create art and learn about Korean brush painting with tempura paints. Entry into Boone Children’s Gallery can be picked up on the day of the event and will be distributed on a first-come basis.

(credit: Tee Burgess)

(credit: Tee Burgess)


President’s Day NASA Visit
480 N. Arroyo Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 449-9144
www.kidspacemuseum.org

Does your child aspire to be an astronaut? Kid Space Museum is hosting NASA Visit today where your family can meet a NASA official who will discuss what life is like for an astronaut. Attendees can participate in a spacesuit-making workshop, explore how NASA uses robotic arms and more. Kids can also get creative by creating an autograph book in Flutterby’s Art Center. This “out of this world” experience takes place form 9:30 am to 5:00pm and is included with paid admission.

(credit: Tee Burgess)

(credit: Tee Burgess)


Tuesday, February 18

Grease Sing-Along
Million Dollar Theatre
307 Broadway,
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 617-3600
www.grandcentralmarket.com

Happy Birthday John Travolta! Grand Central Market is honoring the Grease star’s 60th birthday with a special sing-along at the Million Dollar Theatre. Plan a night out with dinner at Grand Central Market followed by a sing-a-long with nostalgic lyrics and greased hair! Grease is a true California classic, filmed in Malibu, Burbank, Los Feliz as well as Venice.

Wednesday, February 19

Downtown Culver City Third Wednesdays
Downtown Culver City
Culver and Washington Blvd’s and Dusquene Ave
Culver City, CA 90230
www.downtownculvercity.com

Businesses in Downtown Culver City get together every third Wednesday of the month to provide art, music, food and entertainment to visitors. This Wednesday from 5-9pm the neighborhood will prepare for an “Out of This World” Happy Hour with live music, free samples and a one day showing of NASA’s “Driven to Explore” multimedia exhibit. This little city has a plethora of eateries that will make any foodie’s tummy smile. Don’t worry about driving, Culver city is accessible by the Expo Line or if you do drive, park for free in municipal structures for up to two hours.

(credit: BB King)

(credit: BB King)


Thursday, February 20

B.B. King
The Canyon Club
28912 Roadside Dr
Agoura, CA 91301
(818) 879-5016
www.canyonclub.net

Legendary Blues musician and singer B.B. King appears at the Canyon Club for one night to perform his hits to fans this Thursday. Listen to the man who was listed by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Join this influential musician for a night of powerful rhythmic expression. Sayed Sabrina opens for B.B. King. Doors open at 6pm, show time is at 9. Tickets range from $89-$114.

(credit: healthebay.org)

(credit: healthebay.org)


Friday, February 21

Free Fridays in February
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
1600 Ocean Front Walk
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-6149
www.healthebay.org

Join Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium for Free Fridays in February! Today’s free Friday is sponsored by Cirque Du Soliel’s Totem! 2014 means a new look for the marine-education center as well so stop by for the unveiling of the remodeled Green Room. The Santa Monica Aquarium is home to 100 species of sea life and plants that call the Santa Monica Bay home. Every Friday visitors are invited to help feed the sea stars in their touch tanks at 2:30 pm. The aquarium is located on the beach level of the pier.

(credit: Phillip Chin/Getty Images)

(credit: Phillip Chin/Getty Images)


Saturday, February 22

Bangerz Tour
STAPLES Center
1701 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 746-6330
www.staplescenter.com

Take a walk on the wild side with Miley Cyrus as she struts her stuff, belting out singles from her #1 album Bangerz. The Staples Center is the next stop on her 38 city Bangerz Tour where she performs songs like Wrecking Ball and We Can’t Stop. Supporting artist Icona Pop and Sky Ferrieria join Miley Cyrus.

(credit: Cylla Von Tiedemann

(credit: Cylla Von Tiedemann


Sunday, February 23

The Wizard of Oz
Segerstrom Hall
600 Town Center Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2787
www.scfta.org

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is “over the rainbow” as they present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz. The unforgettable characters and songs from the 1939 film will captivate the audience and they will also be treated to new songs written for this stage production. Grab your tickets for closing night, celebrate the downfall of the Wicked Witch of the West and click your heels with Dorothy to get her and Toto back to Kansas.

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Tee blogs about the coolest things to do, see and play at www.thatsitmommy.com and at Twitter.

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