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Get Out: Cube's DTLA Marketplace, Square Dancing, Bloomfest, & Art Opening

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Photo by Nuno_Oliveira via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr


Photo by Nuno_Oliveira via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
Cube Marketplace Downtown
Cube's DTLA Marketplace is back today for food, gardening, shopping, learning, and fun, open to the public. There you'll find the famous Ludo Fried Chicken Truck and the Coolhaus Ice Cream Sandwich Truck, along with pop-up style shopping for home, pantry, and garden, a variety of classes will be offered. (More info about classes and registration here); 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 550 Ceres Ave, 90013.

Old Time Square Dance with Triple Chicken Foot and Cory Marie
Tonight at 5:00 PM join Triple Chicken Foot and Caller Cory Marie for an Old-Time American Square Dance at Heritage Square Museum. Triple Chicken Foot will play old-time fiddle and banjo tunes, while Cory Marie will call the dances. Before each dance the steps will be taught. Beginners are encouraged and everyone will have a good time. This is a family friendly dance, so kids are welcome! Heritage Square Museum is open for regular tours Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM; Admission fee: $10/adults, $8/seniors, $5/children ages 6-12.

Bloomfest LA: Arts District Open Studio Tour & Street Festival
Bloomfest is a free public music & art festival (and food trucks, of course) happening all day today at Bloom Square in DTLA's Arts District (3rd & Traction). The Downtown Arts District will open the doors of cafés, galleries, performance venues, and 40 studios (and counting) in the second happening of a new Open Studio Tour series. This series will coincide with the annual street fair known as Bloomfest which will feature 15 live bands, vendor booths and food trucks. Noon-11pm.

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Ross Bleckner Paints Like Freddy Mercury Sings: Works From the 80's
Patrick Painter, Inc., presents an exhibition of paintings by New York artist Ross Bleckner. The show, opening in the West gallery tonight, will feature five works that come together to cohesively represent Bleckner's works during the 1980s. Opening reception: 5 to 7pm; show runs August 14 - September 11, 2010.