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SOAK UP THE CULTURES OF AFRICA
The Annual African Marketplace and Cultural Faire continues this weekend in full force. Get to the Rancho Cienega Park between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. today and tomorrow to see the sights and sounds of African culture from many nations through music, dance, art, food, and craft. There's a lot to check out, so you might want to head to their website first and strategize.

GET YOUR SRI LANKAN ON
It's Sri Lanka Day in Santa Monica, and that means the Sri Lanka Foundation is going to put on the biggest event of the year on the 3rd Street Promenade. You're in for more than a dozen food vendors serving delicious Sri Lankan cuisine and two stages packed with non-stop entertainment. The food is the big draw, from sweets to savory snacks, and exciting cooking demos. The event runs all day, from 10 to 10.

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SEE A HITCHCOCK CREEPER IN THE CEMETARY
Tonight's Cinespia screening at Hollywood Forever is the subtly chilling Rear Window (1954), starring Grace Kelly and Jimmy Stewart. Bring your blankets and your buddies and settle in for some eerie fun.

ART OPENING
Somehow, We All Seem Connected: New Works by Steven Harrington and Justin Krietemeyer opens tonight with a reception from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Subliminal Projects. The exhibition will feature handmade multiples and sculptures exploring human connectivity and humorous points of similarity, through our perception of reality, experience, and imagination. And teepees!

FIND OUT HOW THE SUPERHEROES LIVE
Well, not real superheroes, but the people who dress up like them and hang around Hollywood Boulevard. The Colorado Wine Company is showing the photographs of Gregg Segal, who captured the would-be heroes at home in their real lives. It might take a lot of bravery to see these guys out of context, but remember, you're in a wine shop so you can drink heartily, and enjoy gourmet cheeses provided by Auntie Em's Marketplace. Yum!

GETTING MARRIED? GET DRESSED ON THE CHEAP!
Upscale bridal shop R-Mine Bridal Couture is going through a transformation, so they are getting rid of all their samples. That means killer deals (50-70% off!) designers like Carolina Herrera, Reem Acra, Jenny Packham and more. They have two locations open today for shopping: Studio City (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Glendale (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). See their website for more info and addresses.

Other Things to Do: Well, gosh, there's this little music and street festival called Sunset Junction you might want to check out (and get to without a car), Go Topless in Venice, see if you like the food at Bob's Big Boy after all these years, go shopping with your KCRW Fringe Benefits card, try South's Southern Spell cocktail, hang out in Griffith Park--it could become a Historic-Cultural Monument!