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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: LA Art Weekend, Huge Pillow Fight, Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Bicycle Festival

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You could check out The Getty or try MuseumsLA.org for more fun | Photo by dzorwulu via LAist Featured Photos on Flickr


You could check out The Getty or try MuseumsLA.org for more fun | Photo by dzorwulu via LAist Featured Photos on Flickr
Native Garden Tour & Free Lecture
"A self-guided journey through 45 Los Angeles-area home gardens, each containing at least 50% native plants - and showcasing the region’s most creative homeowners and garden designers." The geek gardener in us loves this. It's $20 bucks online or phone (they'll give you an e-mail ticket). Also, there's a free lecture tonight at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre at 6:30 p.m. More info.

Renaissance Pleasure Faire Opens Today
Get out your costumes, today is the first day of the big event, which goes through May 17th. More info.

Explore Tidepools
Head on over to the beach to Leo Carillo State Park in Malibu to explore tidepools at 12 p.m. Meet at the park entrance, then take a guided hike and tour to the tidepool area with interpretation rangers. Rain cancels the event. And yes, if you want to Twitter or live blog the whole thing, the park has free WiFi.

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PIllow Fight!
Just like last year, head over to Pershing Square and get some aggression out in a fun way at 3 p.m. More info.

LA Art Weekend
It's safe to say, there's a ton to do this today and tomorrow, purely thanks to a plethora of events planned for today. More info.

Long Beach Bicycle Festival
Long Beach wants to be "the most cycling friendly urban city in the United States." We hope the best for them, in the meantime, their big bicycle festival is today and tomorrow! More info.