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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: Abbot Kinney Fest, Feast of San Genaro, West Hollywood Book Fair, Spider Pavilion Opens

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Abbot Kinney Festival
The 26th annual Abbot Kinney Festival is on today in Venice from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This free fest, which runs along Abbot Kinney Blvd. from Venice Blvd. to Main St. in Venice, features local artisans, live music, and family entertainment. DJs from dublab will be spinning, live bands rocking, plus there's a beer garden, over 20 food trucks, and booths for crafters and vendors. Ride your bike and use the bike valet.

Feast of San Genaro
Food, family, and fun Italian-style are on the menu for the closing day of the 4-day long Feast of San Genaro. Entertainment, games, cooking demonstrations, live performances, and food, food, food will be on hand today, and the closing ceremonies will bring the event to its finish. From 11am -11pm: the Feast is open to the public. The Feast of LA takes place at 1651 N. Highland Ave. (south of Hollywood Blvd). Admission is $5.

West Hollywood Book Fair
Book lovers, this is your day! The West Hollywood Book Fair today will boast eight author panel stages, six performance stages, writing workshops all day in the writing room, and book exhibitors galore. 10AM to 6PM at West Hollywood Park (647 N. San Vicente Blvd.)

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NHM's Spider Pavilion Opens
It's opening day for the Natural History Museum's Spider Pavilion, where you can walk among the arachnids."Get up close and personal with these shy and fragile creatures; marvel at their beauty and at the magnificent webs they produce. Separate admission ticketing applies; members are always free."