Category Archives: Animals

theBlu Underwater Virtual Reality Experience Extended at NHMLA to June 18th

You still have a chance to experience some of virtual reality’s fun and futuristic technology. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) has extended the run of “theBlu: An Underwater VR Experience” to June 18, 2017. Thanks to the generosity of … Continue reading

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Higher Bunny-Consciousness

They’re so cute. That’s the problem. A few hours today at the Vegfest in Encino was wilder than expected. As a sometimes-reluctant new vegan, I skipped the Kombucha booth (ewww…) and eyed lots of fab hippie-chick gear. But the real … Continue reading

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Slash to Headline this Year’s Beastly Ball

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s (GLAZA) biggest annual fundraiser, the Beastly Ball, will take place this year on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 6 pm. It is always an exciting event as you get to wander the zoo after hours … Continue reading

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Aquarium of the Pacific and Harbor Breeze Cruises: The Grey Whales Return to California!

Once again it’s the beginning of the mighty Grey Whales’ annual migration to the south, passing through on their way to Baja California to birth their calves after a summer of feeding around the north pole. Migrating fin whales, orcas, humpback whales, … Continue reading

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The Devil, You Say! A Fundraiser for The Satanic Temple of Los Angeles

January 14, Das Bunker and The Satanic Temple present “Satanic Mass,” an evening of music, dance, ritual, and tales of possessed felines. Starting at 7pm, the night will include an “Invocation Ritual” with live music by 3teeth, a Destruction Ritual with … Continue reading

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Aquarium Holidays Features Winter Fun at Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific is hosting a variety of holiday events through December 23rd. Not only can the kids get their photo with Santa, but they can watch him scuba dive and feed the fish in the Honda Blue Cavern. There will also … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Holiday Activities 2016

The sun may shine upon Los Angeles throughout the entire month of December, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have holiday fun just like everyone else. Heck, we even make our own snow! There are a million events in the … Continue reading

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Facets of Felines Charity Art Show Dec 11th

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The 33rd Annual Breeders Cup World Championship 2016 at Santa Anita Park

Last Saturday, 72,811 horse racing enthusiasts crowded the racetrack at Santa Anita Park for the Breeder’s Cup Classic. It was an extremely hot day, but the weather did not stop the crowds from filling up Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, which is surrounded … Continue reading

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The Best Halloween Events in LA 2016

You may have noticed that The LA Beat is obsessed with Halloween. There are so many events, how do you decide? We offer a hand-selected list of events, and have weeded out the douchey ones. Check out last year’s list … Continue reading

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