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Lots to do today and this weekend, so LAist has split it up into two easy-to-manage posts for your reading convenience. Expect the weekend update later in the day.
The critically acclaimed Mexican film Amores Perros is screening at the UCLA Hammer Museum. Part of the exhibit Made in Mexico, the film is part of an on-going series of cultural events featuring art and film that is about (or made in) Mexico. The film begins at 8:00 PM in the outdoor courtyard.
Part of One Colorado's on-going Blonde Film Festival, tonight the series features the 1955 Marilyn Monroe classic The Seven Year Itch. Admittance is free, but LAist recommends arriving early to get a good seat. The movie begins at 8:30 PM.
LA's own pop darlings Rilo Kiley perform tonight at the Ford Amphitheater in support of their new album, More Adventurous, out this August. Doors open at 6:00 PM.
The opening of Rochelle Botello and Martin Kirchner's show at South La Brea Gallery runs from 7:00-10:00 PM tonight.
And don't forget the Extreme Wine Tasting at the Echo. The event begins at 7:30 PM and tickets are $18.00. Don't leave your ID at home; 21+.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.