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Best Things To Do This Weekend In LA – February 12

February 12, 2016 10:39 AM

(Credit: Ruben Diaz)

(Credit: Ruben Diaz)


With the Super Bowl concluded and considering everyone has gotten their fix of the best commercial’s, there may not seem like a lot to do. But, in LA, there’s always tons to do any day of the week. Now that we’ve moved on from the big game, it’s time to rekindle the love affair with amenities of the city. Los Angeles is a playground of creativity and recreation, so much in fact, that there is no way possible to be bored here. Let’s run through the options of how to spend your weekend together.
Friday, February 12
(Credit: Ruben Diaz)

(Credit: Ruben Diaz)


Buy Books At The Printed Matter Book Fair
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 N Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
www.laartbookfair.net

Housed within the Geffen at MOCA, Printed Matter has brought together over 250 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers under the same roof. Appeasing the collector, the selections available at Printed Matter are a tangible showcase of items that anyone would be proud to layout on their coffee table or pull from their shelf. Essentially pulling the art from off the wall and allow people to take it home, the LA companion to the annual fall event in New York pulled 35,000 visitors over the weekend in 2015. From catalogs to monographs and assorted magazines from across the globe, the aisles will be stacked with lots to see.

Saturday, February 13
(credit: Shutterstock)

(credit: Shutterstock)


Visit the Manhattan Beach Memoir
Sweeney House
320 35th St.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
www.garysweeneyart.com

Manhattan Beach native Gary Sweeney is a brilliant artist that has created an incredibly poignant tribute to his family in transforming his childhood home into an outdoor gallery of the family photos. Sweeney was offered high dollar for the property and with retirement knocking at his door, he crafted a moving testament to his father’s legacy by printing massive images from the family photo albums and cover the house with them. Sweeney will finally part with the home at the end of the month, but the house serves as a touching example of the old saying about a house being a home.
 

(credit: Comedy Store)

(credit: Comedy Store)


Take In A Comedy Show
The World Famous Comedy Store
8433 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 650-6268
hollywood.thecomedystore.com

Who isn’t in for a good laugh? Well, today, make sure to stop by The World Famous Comedy Store on Sunset to see famous comedian Dane Cook, along with others like Brian Monarch, chris D’Elia, and many others. You’ll be in for a great time! Ticket prices range from $18 to $30 and the show begins at 7pm. The event is 21 and over and requires a two drink minimum as well.

Sunday, February 14
(Credit: Redondo Pier Association)

(Credit: Redondo Pier Association)


Walk the Redondo Beach Pier
Walk the Redondo Beach Pier
146-, 180 Coral Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
www.redondopier.com

A fixture in the South Bay of Los Angeles, the largest endless pier on the California coastline has been wrecked and restored seven different times due to weather, fire, and the normal wear and tear that happens with a structure that’s well over 100 years old. The scenic stretch that sits some 25 feet above the water is one of the best beach walks imaginable and offers great dining options, entertainment, and amenities that make the pier of Redondo a destination.

(credit: Sunset Ranch)

(credit: Sunset Ranch)


Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Various Locations

There are a variety of great activities and dinner options available for Valentine’s Day this year. From horseback riding and a Malibu wine safari and other great Activities, to a bevy of Dinner Venues With Great Menus to visit with your sweetheart, Valentine’s Day is bigger and better this year.

Article by Ramon Gonzales.

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