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11 Los Angeles Performances You Should Tell Your Friends About

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1. LoopdeLoop

LoopdeLoop is a live animation competition that features submissions from all over the world. It's a really fun way to see some of the most talented animators square off for anima-glory.
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LoopdeLoop is a live animation competition that features submissions from all over the world. It's a really fun way to see some of the most talented animators square off for anima-glory.

2. The Set List

The Set List is a stand-up show that features some of the country's best comedians in their most uncomfortable state: riffing. Each comic is given a hilarious topic of conversation seconds before they go on stage. Good luck!
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The Set List is a stand-up show that features some of the country's best comedians in their most uncomfortable state: riffing. Each comic is given a hilarious topic of conversation seconds before they go on stage. Good luck!

3. The Chocolate & Art Show

The Chocolate & Art Show is a chance for you to experience works of art in a casual and comfortable environment. You'll have the opportunity to see anything from watercolors to body painting. Oh, did we mention there's lots of chocolate to eat?
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The Chocolate & Art Show is a chance for you to experience works of art in a casual and comfortable environment. You'll have the opportunity to see anything from watercolors to body painting. Oh, did we mention there's lots of chocolate to eat?

4. Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra

Did you know Jeff Goldblum has a really good jazz band that performs regularly at the Rockwell? Well now you do!
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Did you know Jeff Goldblum has a really good jazz band that performs regularly at the Rockwell? Well now you do!

5. Mortified

Do you remember all the drama and awkwardness from your days as a seventh-grader, or did you just block it out? Mortified features talented storytellers and comedians reading entries from their real middle school diaries. It's just delightful.
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Do you remember all the drama and awkwardness from your days as a seventh-grader, or did you just block it out? Mortified features talented storytellers and comedians reading entries from their real middle school diaries. It's just delightful.

6. Channel 101 Screening

Channel 101 finally gives the viewer a chance to become a television executive for a night. Audiences are shown several homemade shows and have the opportunity to vote for its continuation or cancellation. Just don't let all the power go to your head.
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Channel 101 finally gives the viewer a chance to become a television executive for a night. Audiences are shown several homemade shows and have the opportunity to vote for its continuation or cancellation. Just don't let all the power go to your head.

7. Improvised Shakespeare

If you're in need of a refresher on iambic pentameter, let some of the world's best improv artists masterfully create entire Shakespeare performances off the top of their heads. It's still unclear how this is even possible.
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If you're in need of a refresher on iambic pentameter, let some of the world's best improv artists masterfully create entire Shakespeare performances off the top of their heads. It's still unclear how this is even possible.

8. Watkins Family Hour

If you're looking for a different experience, you need to drop down to see the Watkins Family Hour record their bluegrass podcast live at Largo. Heck, even John C. Reilly has stopped by to participate. What a hoot!
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If you're looking for a different experience, you need to drop down to see the Watkins Family Hour record their bluegrass podcast live at Largo. Heck, even John C. Reilly has stopped by to participate. What a hoot!

9. Baby Wants Candy

If you're looking for a good laugh and mind-blowing experience, do yourself a favor and buy a ticket to Baby Wants Candy. It's an improv musical (yes, you read that correctly). The performers will produce an hour-long performance with singing and dancing based off of the audience's suggestion for the name of the musical.
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If you're looking for a good laugh and mind-blowing experience, do yourself a favor and buy a ticket to Baby Wants Candy. It's an improv musical (yes, you read that correctly). The performers will produce an hour-long performance with singing and dancing based off of the audience's suggestion for the name of the musical.

10. Eat Your Words

Tucked away in The Standard, you'll find one of the better storytelling shows on the market. Eat Your Words showcases some of the best yarn spinners in the area. Your bound to leave with a new perspective on life.
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Tucked away in The Standard, you'll find one of the better storytelling shows on the market. Eat Your Words showcases some of the best yarn spinners in the area. Your bound to leave with a new perspective on life.

11. The Magic Castle

If magic is your speed, find some time to get down to The Magic Castle. This local staple features live performances from the world's greatest magicians. You can experience up-close magic and live stage shows. Just make sure to watch very closely.
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If magic is your speed, find some time to get down to The Magic Castle. This local staple features live performances from the world's greatest magicians. You can experience up-close magic and live stage shows. Just make sure to watch very closely.

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