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The 12 Best LA Events to Hit This April (That Aren't Coachella)

Published On 03/31/2015 Published On 03/31/2015
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Apr 1 Wed

Bamboozled For April Fools': four famous authors speak. You decide if they're telling the truth.

Barnsdall Art Park

Bamboozled Barnsdall Art Park For April Fools': four famous authors speak. You decide if they're telling the truth.

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Apr 4 Sat

LA Beerfest $40. All-you-can-drink. Cover bands. Why don't you have a ticket yet?

LA Center Studios

LA Beerfest LA Center Studios $40. All-you-can-drink. Cover bands. Why don't you have a ticket yet?

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Apr 4 Sat

Stripped Stories In which funny ladies tell funny stories about sex.

UCB

Stripped Stories UCB In which funny ladies tell funny stories about sex.

Mental Head Circus

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Apr 8 Wed

Penthouse Comedy Night Larry Flynt's least-favorite adult publication presents actually super-funny comics, including rumored headliner Bill Burr.

Comedy Store

Penthouse Comedy Night Comedy Store Larry Flynt's least-favorite adult publication presents actually super-funny comics, including rumored headliner Bill Burr.

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Apr 11 Sat

Kinfolks Soul Food Festival Need some Salt-N-Pepa with your fried chicken? They'll be here -- so will Bobby Brown and more.

700 Exposition Park Dr

Kinfolks Soul Food Festival 700 Exposition Park Dr Need some Salt-N-Pepa with your fried chicken? They'll be here -- so will Bobby Brown and more.

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Apr 11 Sat

Mental Head Circus This Cirque-on-acid show features aerialists and all kinds of steampunky awesome.

King King

Mental Head Circus King King This Cirque-on-acid show features aerialists and all kinds of steampunky awesome.

Flickr/The Conmunity Pop Culture Geek

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Apr 16 Thu

Star Wars Celebration This major Wars Con is gonna be even bigger this year, thanks to all the excitement for Episode 7, including an event with J.J. Abrams.

Anaheim Convention Center

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Convention Center This major Wars Con is gonna be even bigger this year, thanks to all the excitement for Episode 7, including an event with J.J. Abrams.

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Apr 17 Fri

The Exorcist in the Old Zoo Outdoor screening season starts hitting its stride with this classic horror movie in one of LA's haunted-est locations.

The Old Zoo at Griffith Park

The Exorcist in the Old Zoo The Old Zoo at Griffith Park Outdoor screening season starts hitting its stride with this classic horror movie in one of LA's haunted-est locations.

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Apr 18 Sat

LA Times Festival Of Books It may sound nerdy, but there's no better place to meet a date with a brain in LA than this beloved fest, which this year boasts Malcolm Gladwell as its Keynote. 

USC

LA Times Festival Of Books USC It may sound nerdy, but there's no better place to meet a date with a brain in LA than this beloved fest, which this year boasts Malcolm Gladwell as its Keynote. 

Flickr/Celeste Alvaraz

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Apr 18 Sat

Brokechella This way-less-expensive Coachella-ternative announced its lineup since we last told you about it; artists include rockers Battle Tapes and rapper Noa James.

Santa Fe Studios

Brokechella Santa Fe Studios This way-less-expensive Coachella-ternative announced its lineup since we last told you about it; artists include rockers Battle Tapes and rapper Noa James.

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Event

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Apr 25 Sat

Hops and Hopes Craft Beer Day Drink 200 beers AND help autism research? Yes, please.

Los Angeles Coliseum

Hops and Hopes Craft Beer Day Los Angeles Coliseum Drink 200 beers AND help autism research? Yes, please.

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Apr 25 Sat

Thousand Oaks Chili Cook-Off So much chili. A Journey cover band. A classic car show. Yes, yes, yes. Also yes.

Conejo Creek Equestrian Center

Thousand Oaks Chili Cook-Off Conejo Creek Equestrian Center So much chili. A Journey cover band. A classic car show. Yes, yes, yes. Also yes.

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