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Get Out: Chinatown Summer Nights, The Princess Bride Outside, Scott Pilgrim Signing & Gaming, and Flugtag

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Photo by Ross Reyes via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr

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Chinatown Summer Nights: Harmony
The third of four August Saturdays finds the Plaza in Chinatown hopping with energy thanks to Chinatown Summer Nights. For this installment, Harmony, you'll find another fun evening of vendor booths, food trucks, workshops, arts and crafts, cooking demos, and the dancefloor with tunes spun by KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole [8-11 p.m.]. Find Deep End Dining blogger Eddie Lin as he leads a captivating exploration into the work of local chefs from Golden Dragon Restaurant [5-6pm] and Hop Woo BBQ Seafood Restaurant [8-9pm]. Free. 5-Midnight. Chinatown.

Outdoor Cinema Food Fest: The Princess Bride
Experience the Outdoor Cinema Food Fest featuring the best food trucks in Los Angeles. It's the ultimate picnic in the park - no basket required! Kick back and enjoy your gourmet street food in a beautiful park under the stars. Watch movies on the largest outdoor movie screen on the west coast - three stories tall - 52 feet wide! Tonight: The Princess Bride. Grounds fee: $8/person (discount for groups of 4) [Eventbrite]. Doors @6, band plays @6:30, movie shows @8:30. [Event info]

Scott Pilgrim Signing & Game Night @ Giant Robot
Giant Robot is holding a signing with Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O'Malley today . The signing will be followed by an independent game night featuring the new Scott Pilgrim video game. O'Malley will sign volumes of Scott Pilgrim from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Games will be played from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. O'Malley is also featured as the cover artist of the July-August issue of Giant Robot magazine. [Event info]

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Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach
Head to Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach today to catch Red Bull's Flugtag event. "Red Bull Flugtag challenges teams of everyday people to build homemade, human-powered flying machines and pilot them off a 30-foot high deck in hopes of achieving flight! Flugtag may mean 'flying day' in German, but all these crafts ultimately splash into the waters below. They are judged not only on their flight's distance, but creativity and showmanship as well." Free. Gates open: 11:00AM, First Flight: 1:00PM, Last Flight: 3:30PM.

Other stuff to Get Out & Do:
- A Shot in the Dark: LAist's Live Music Photographers' 1st Gallery Show
- Bagavagabonds "Dream" Art Explosion