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Get Out: Eban Schletter's Cosmic Christmas, US Open Swing Dancing, SaMo Airport Flea Market, Hollywood Parade
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Eban Schletters Cosmic Christmas: A theremin and vibrophone filled "yuletide odyssey" brought to you by the man behind the music for MR SHOW and Spongebob Squarepants. Appropriate for children and stoners. Shows at 5:00 & 7:00 p.m. at the Glendale Planetarium.
Santa Monica Airport Flea Market: It's fancier name is the "Outdoor Antique & Collectible Market." This sprawling event is located on the south side Santa Monica Airport with more than 175 vendors peddling Victorian to Mid-Century goodies. Dogs welcome. Free parking. $5. Open until 3:00 p.m.
The US Open Swing Dance Championships: Day passes, workshop tickets and entries are available at the event. Don't feel like schelpping to the Burbank Marriott? Watch it on your internet machine at Global Dance.tv.
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