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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: Bastille Day LA, NHM Dinosaur Hall, Little Tokyo Design Week

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French: "Angelenos will celebrate the tenth annual official Bastille Day LA Festival in the heart of Los Angeles — Elysian Park, Monticello Old Lodge (next to the Dodgers Stadium) corner of Stadium Way and Scott Avenue, with French gastronomic delicacies and spectacular live entertainment. Come join in the fun and experience what thousands of people have been enjoying for the past nine years, making this annual celebration one of the most well-attended community festivals in Los Angeles." Elysian Park, Monticello Old Lodge, 1000 Elysian Park Ave, Noon-9:00 p.m. $5

Japanese: "Little Tokyo Design Week: Future City (LTDW) celebrates the power of cutting edge design and technology now emerging from Japan and its intersection, with current trends materializing in Los Angeles. Design's ability to move us towards a more sustainable and creative urban lifestyle is at the heart of this five-day festival, which will include exhibitions, symposiums, film screenings, and designer installations." Today is your last chance to see what the future holds. Full list of locations and activities HERE.

Dinosaurs: Rawr!! We warned you. The Natural History Museum's new Dinosaur Hall opened its jaws doors yesterday. "The all-new, 14,000-square-foot Dinosaur Hall is twice the size of the Museum’s old dinosaur galleries. It will rival the world’s leading dinosaur halls for the number of individual fossils displayed, the size and spectacular character of the major mounts, including the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series, and the way that paleontology comes alive! In these spacious, light-filled galleries, visitors will encounter science not as static information but as a vibrant, ongoing investigation into mysteries — some resolved and some still being explored." Reserve your space HERE.