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Get Out: Wii Champs, Chili Roasting, The Transformers, Performance Art

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Or you could just go to the beach! (Photo by Al Pavangkanan via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)


Or you could just go to the beach! (Photo by Al Pavangkanan via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
Wii Summer Games Championship @Redono Beach
It's been a summer in the making, and now it's time for the Grand National Championship for the Wii Summer Games. As many as 90 finalist teams and six online sweepstakes winners from across the country will compete in the following activities: Basketball and bowling in Wii Sports Resort Hula Hoop challenge from Wii Fit Plus New Super Mario Bros. Wii Mario Kart Wii All attendees will be able to enjoy a wide selection of activities and free, noncompetitive game demos all weekend long. Free. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Redondo Beach Marina North Lot.

Chili Roast @Virginia Avenue Park
"It’s late summer and the chilis are ready for harvest!" beckons the Santa Monica Farmers' Market. Join them for a southwest style chili roast at the Pico farmers market located in Virginia Avenue Park today until 1 p.m.. Take these delicious chilis home and whip up something tasty or freeze them to use later. $2.50 per lb. Cloverfield Blvd @ Pico Blvd

The Transformers @ The New Beverly
The Transformers: The Movie is an American-Japanese film from 1986. t's directed by Nelson Shin, featuring the voices of Peter Cullen, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack, David Mendenhall, and Orson Welles. Shows at 11:59 p.m. at The New Beverly. $7.

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Level5 @The Hammer
"Level5 is a live action role playing performance piece by Brody Condon, based on the Bay Area self actualization seminars of the 1970’s. Condon’s work draws together disparate communities - performative folk artists, performance artists, and practioners of experimental theater - to explore the construction of the self. In this two day participatory piece, fifty players will transform via the characters, or alibis, that they assume." Visitors are welcomed to watch Level5 live-streamed via video to the Billy Wilder Theater at The Hammer today and Sunday from 1-5pm.