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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: Dum Dum Girls at the Getty, Santa Monica Festival & Lawrence Weiner Exhibition

Photo courtesy of LAB ART, which is celebrating its 1st anniversary
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MUSIC: The Dum Dum Girls will be kicking off the Getty's "Saturdays Off the 405" concert series tonight between 6 pm and 9 pm. The owner of Origami Vinyl DJ Neil Schield will be spinning as well. Entrance is free, and parking is $10 after 5 p.m. Watch out for traffic and closures on the 405.

FESTIVAL: Today you can check out the Santa Monica Festival from 11 am until 6 pm in Clover Park. You can check out cooking demos, watch a "chef challenge" cooking competition, take a workshop about sustainability issues and even take a fitness class. There will be arts, entertainment, live music and dancing. Parking and bike valet are free. For more information, check out the festival's website.

BLOCK PARTY: More a Hollywood kind of guy/gal? There's a block party today for locals who want to be a tourist for the day.

ARTY: LAB ART gallery is celebrating its first anniversary with a party tonight featuring the work of 17 artists. There will be a full free tequila bar and food.

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OPENING: A new Lawrence Weiner exhibition "Around & Around High & Low" opens up at Regen Projects today. There will be an opening reception from 6 until 8 pm tonight. The show will feature "new works in language and works on paper." For more information, check out the gallery's website.

SHOPPING: What do broke girls do? Shop, naturally. Tonight you can check out a pop-up shop Apt2B hosted by the Broke Girl's Guide this afternoon from 12 pm until 4 pm. It will feature special in-store discounts on modern furniture and home decor. Just outside the pop-up shop will be fashion and beauty trucks, including the Le Fashion truck, Bath Petals and B Sweet Mobile. Light bites will be served inside the pop-up shop on 8654 Melrose Ave in West Hollywood.

YARN BOMBING: The yarn bombing's collective art group meets today at the Craft and Folk Art Museum from 2 pm until 5 pm. Beginners are welcome!

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