LA Times Taste Bingo Game Night

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On Thursday, August 25 from 6 PM to 10 PM at Grand Central Market in downtown LA, come and try some great restaurants of our city and have a chance to win some amazing prizes as well, in a foodie version of bingo.

Noelle Carter, LA Times Test Kitchen Director, will emcee and provide custom bingo cards with phrases and images representing local food culture. It’s free to play and prizes will be included. Plus, a handful of vendors will be showcasing special $5 dishes as a way for people to sample local cuisine while exploring the Market.

See the Grand Central Market page for more details.

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Lost & Found at the Movies: John Landis

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The Los Angeles Public Library is hosting a live interview with filmmaker John Landis. He is best known for his films The Blues Brothers, Trading Places, ¡Three Amigos!, and An American Werewolf in London. He also directed the Michael Jackson Thriller video.

The Lost & Found series is a free event, sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Don’t miss this one on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the Central Library (Mark Taper Auditorium).

See more information on the library website.

Art of Television Costume Design Exhibit

Can you picture Don Draper of Mad Men in sweatpants? Or Sheldon Cooper without his iconic superhero t-shirts? Costumes play a huge role in making our television shows feel realistic and help transport us to a certain time or place.

The FIDM Museum has a collection of television costumes on display from August 2, 2016October 15, 2016. Hours are 10am–5pm, Tuesday through Saturday. The event is free and open to the public.

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Editors Note: The FIDM Museum is next to Grand Hope Park, which is a nice place to relax. The museum also exhibits film costumes annually in February – April, which was amazing to see.