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February 2014 Events in Los Angeles

A Calendar of Events, Festivals and Concerts Going on This Month in LA


It may be the shortest month of the year, but this is of course entertainment capital LA. February 2014 is loaded with cool things to do around town--chief among them, celebrations of Black History Month and Valentine's Day.

36th Annual Redondo Beach Superbowl Sunday 10k and 5k Run/Walk

When: Feb. 2

Where: Redondo Pier

What: Have you got what it takes to run? Join over 10,000 Southern California racers to honor and celebrate the Superbowl for the 36th year, with a run, walk or stroll through beautiful Redondo.

RuPaul's Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons

When: Feb. 6, 10 p.m.

Where: Club Nokia, Downtown

What: A bedazzling live version of Ru Paul's Drag Race tv show. Advance tickets: $29.50-75.

Camellia Day

When: Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Where: Descanso Gardens, La Canada-Flintridge

What: Honor the beautiful camellia, a flower which brightens gloomy winter days with its colorful blossoms. Descanso presents a day of related activities from a fairy tour of the 'enchanted' forest to a tea ceremony.


The Untouchables

When: Feb. 13

Where: Saint Rocke, Hermosa Beach

What: Extremely popular throughout the '80s, Silver Lake's own soul/mod revival band, The Untouchables plays a special show.

Pan African Film and Arts Festival

When: Feb. 6-17

Where: Various venues from Baldwin Hills to Hollywood

What: Celebrate Black History Month with a showcase of over 130 creative works from the Caribbean, Africa, Latin America, the U.S., Europe, the South Pacific and Canada by people of African descent. The PAFF, a non-profit dedicated to promoting cultural and racial tolerance through film and art, aims to destroy negative stereotypes with its annual event. It has been doing so since 1992.

Tea & Tunes

When: Feb. 8

Where: Banning Museum, Wilmington

What: Kick off the mansion’s 150th Anniversary and Valentine's Day with  their 9th Annual Tea & Tunes special event featuring champagne and Parisian music.

Columbia in the '30s: Recent Restorations

When: February 14

Where: Billy Wilder Theater, Westwood

What: The final showing in a presentation of films of the era: two movies by producer Harry Cohn, Men in Her Life and Lover Come Back (both from 1931).

Film Series: Victoria Regina

When: Through February 15-23

Where: The Getty Center

What: A selection of films about Queen Victoria, the most dramatized of all British monarchs.

James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, A Celebration in Dance

When: February 14-16, 6 p.m.

Where: Ahmanson Theatre

What: This limited engagement celebrates godfather of soul James Brown’s influence and offers audiences a new perspective on the history of Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater.

Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest

When: Feb. 23-March 1

Where: Various locations

What: Few do film, fashion and art with as much style as the Italians. Historically some names spring to mind: Versace, Botticelli, Fellini. Come see what it's all about at this festival celebrating Italian artistry and style.

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