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Get Out: 4th Street in Motion, Depeche Mode Night, The Cool School, & Mom's Day

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4th Street in Motion festival
The First Annual 4th Street in Motion festival will showcase alternative transportation and bicycle-related activities along the 4th Street corridor between Junipero and Cherry Avenues in Long Beach. The street will be abuzz with activities including a bike-themed Film Festival and independent film competition at the Art Theatre, local/national bands on The Pike Music Stage, libations at the 4th Street Vine Wine Grotto, Lola's Mexican Food Court and at other food vendors, lots of bike/alt-transportation vendors and other misc merchants, and much more! 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Depeche Mode Night @The Echo
Tonight it's a tribute to Depeche Mode being held in celebration of frontman Dave Gahan's birthday. It's the one night a week that Part Time Punks takes over the Echo, so from 10 till the end you can enjoy guest DJs Ray & Alex from The Depeche Mode Convention.

The Cool School: How Los Angeles Learned to Love Modern Art
Through vintage footage, photographs, and interviews with artists John Baldessari, Frank Gehry, Dennis Hopper, Edward Ruscha, and others, The Cool School tells the story of L.A.'s Ferus Gallery, which launched the careers of several artists featured in Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years, including Ed Moses, Billy Al Bengston, John Altoon, and Wallace Berman. This lecture is free with museum admission, and no reservations are required. 3 p.m. @MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Auditorium.

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Mother's Day
It's Mother's Day, which means for many people today is about family, going out for brunch, tea, or dinner, or heading to events focused on honoring mom. Need some last minute tips on where to go, what to do, and what not to buy the mom in your life? Check out our Guide to the Guides: Mother's Day.

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