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171 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Los Angeles, California

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Dark Skies, Desert Beasts: A Night Photography Workshop in Borrego Springs, California

May 2—May 5, 2019

Journey deep into the desert of Southern California to explore and photograph the Dark Sky Sculptural Oasis of Borrego Springs.

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A photochrome postcard published by the Detroit Photographic Company.
Jul 22

Los Angeles, California

The Lost and Long-Gone Graveyards of Los Angeles

Join writer and Field Agent Hadley Meares as we tour the sites of L.A.'s forgotten burial grounds.
Diorama #8 "God's Universal Form."
Jul 22

Los Angeles, California

The Dioramas and Animatronics of the Bhagavad-gita Museum

Get ready to experience Krishna's transcendental manifestations.
Palisades and Movie Colony, Santa Monica, Calif.
Aug 5

Santa Monica, California

Hollywood's First Hidden Getaway

Discover Santa Monica's scandalous past during a beachfront tour of the Gold Coast.
60-inch telescope.
Aug 11

Los Angeles, California

60-Inch Telescope

Step into the darkness for an evening of planets, globular clusters, planetary nebulae, and colorful double stars at the Mount Wilson Observatory.

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