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Get Out: Big Parade Los Angeles, Long Beach LGBT Pride & Classical Music

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STAIRS: So The Big Parade Los Angeles already kicked off its punishing route on the hidden staircases of Los Angeles that starts in Echo Park and ends up in the Hollywood Hills. But you can join the route at any time by checking out an overview of the route here or following the group that regularly tweets out its location on Twitter. The "parade" should last until 7 pm.PRIDE: Today is the second day of the 30th annual Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride celebration that goes from 11 am until 11 pm today and tomorrow along Shoreline Drive. It's a massive event with great performances. Tickets are $20 at the gate. For more information, visit the event's website.

CLASSICAL: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is finishing up its season with a performance featuring cellist Alisa Weilerstein performing Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107. Tonight's performance is being held at Royce Hall at UCLA at 7 pm. Tickets start at $25, and you can find out more information at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's website.

MOVIE: For one week, the New Beverly is screening Shirley Clarke's "Portrait of Jason." The titular Jason Holliday sits with a drink in his hand at the Chelsea Hotel and talks about his life as a gay, black hustler in 1960's America. It's screening all week, but today you can catch it at 5:30 pm and 8 pm. For more info, visit the New Bev's website.