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Get Out: Fancy Yard Sale, Site Specific Dance Theatre, CalArts MFA Artists, Dorkbot SoCal, Kirtan, Shakespeare By the Sea

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Fancy Yard Sale
Apartment 3 is putting on a "Fancy Yard Sale" where you'll find over 500 unique pieces of vintage all under $20. Shop among tons and tons of women's wear (vintage dresses, swimsuits,shirts, skirts, mini sweaters, and tops and men's wear, too...all for under $20 each. Groove to summer jams by Djs Rockwell, Tommy B & Bruce Leroy, and enjoy Hot Dogs by Frankenstand, free cocktails and delicious lemonade all day. 1-6 p.m. @Apartment 3 (4634 Hollywood Blvd 90027).

One Night in Echo Park
Collage Dance Theatre, a site specific dance company that has been a part of Los Angeles for over twenty years has been given the support of the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles to present "Really, All About Eve", a multidisciplinary performance in the neighborhood of Echo Park. The show takes place tonight and tonight only at 8 p.m. at the Echo Park Methodist Church (1226 N. Alvarado). Tickets are $20; $15 for students, seniors, and those in the 90026 zip code.

CalArts 2009 MFA Show
Their hard work has paid off and now it's time to show everyone what they've done. Tonight is the opening of the California Institute of the Arts MFA 2009 Exhibition in Downtown Los Angeles. Called Why Theory, the show features the work of students in three programs in the CalArts School of Art: Art, Photography and Media, and Integrated Media and debuts with a reception this evening from 7-10 at the Spring Arts Tower. Free.

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Dorkbot SoCal 36: Design Algorithms: Skeuomorphs, Spandrels & Palimpsests
Dorkbot SoCal is the Southern California chapter of the international technological arts organization, Dorkbot. Join them today at 1 at Machine Project as they explore how cultural objects shift over time, with each presenter exploring a single term related to patterns of cultural change. Skeuomorphs are covered by Garnet Hertz of UC Irvine; Spandrels by Tim Durfee of Art Center; and Palimpsests by Norman Klein of CalArts / Art Center.

An Evening of Chanting with Dave Stringer
Kirtan is a folk musical form that arose from the 15th century Indian devotional Bhakti yoga movement. Kirtan’s primary musical feature is the use of call and response, a figure that also deeply informs Western bluegrass, gospel music and jazz. Take part in an event tonight where you can experience Dave Stringer’s sound, which marries transcendent mysticism of traditional Indian instruments with the exuberant, groove-oriented sensibility of American gospel. Stringer’s music creates a modern and participatory theatrical experience out of the ancient traditions of kirtan and yoga, open to a multiplicity of interpretations, and accessible to all. 8 p.m. at Silver Lake's Urth Yoga. Tickets are $25.

Shakespeare By the Sea: Love's Labour Lost
It's opening weekend for the second of two plays at the 12th annual Shakespeare by the Sea presentation. Tonight is Love's Labour's Lost: "It's love versus reason and all bets are off in this bold and bawdy romp.” The show is in San Pedro at Point Fermin park, and dress appropriately; it's very chilly right on the ocean! Bench seating is available, or you can set up chairs or blankets on the side. Free.