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This meetup features tours and events that highlight the amazing sights and sounds of Los Angeles in a fun but educational fashion. This area is so vast that folks who even live here barely get to see 1/10th of what Los Angeles has to offer. We resolve this problem by providing people culture, cuisine and connection! Have you ever wanted to visit the Grammy Museum but couldn't find a friend to join you? Do you wish to marvel at the Boat Parade at Marina del Rey but didn't have a social mechanism to do so? We offer group meetings so that you can meet friends doing fun things that you always wanted to do but were afraid to ask!

Join our meetup group, participate in the fun and you'll always be glad you did.

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Upcoming events (4+)

A Slice of Japan Tour

Daiso Japan

$25.00

Buy discounted tickets at: https://a-slice-of-japan-tour-4.eventbrite.com

--OK! Who is ready for a stroll in "Sawtelle Japantown" in West L.A.?

We are going to walk in the area called "Little Osaka" for a fun and tasty tour! Sawtelle is noted for its thriving Japanese American community, busy restaurants and artsy buildings. It has strong roots in Japanese-American history. In recognition of its historical heritage, the area was designated Sawtelle Japantown in 2015.

We will meet in front of "DAISO", Japanese-style dollar store where you can find good quality goods. (Please park your car at the parking lot in front/underneath of DAISO or any other parking lot nearby.)
We will stop by at "NIJIYA", Japanese market for an introduction of what they actually eat every day. Ask any questions about which ingredients, sauce and spice to buy while you are there.

Don't leave until you try some of the authentic Japanese food there! We will be eating Ramen or Sushi, and Taiyaki ice cream of choices are waiting for you. If you don't know what to order, just ask the Japanese tour guide for a recommendation. Tokyo Olympics is coming this summer of 2021, why not enjoy a bits, bites and more of Japan!

Hosted by Mo

Once upon a time in Chinatown (Cultural ft Chinese foodie tour)

Thien Hau Temple

$20.00

Buy discounted tickets at : https://once-upon-a-time-in-chinatown-tour-14.eventbrite.com

Who doesn't love Chinatown, we for one do! Chinatown is a hub for the artist, the food, the creative and the culture connoisseur. The mountain views surrounding Chinatown make it truly magical. Spend an afternoon learning about the ONLY Chinese temple in the heart of LA, exploring one of the cheapest shopping areas and eating unforgettable food.

We are excited to start our walking tour with the Thien Hau Temple which is a Taoist temple. It is truly glorious and beautiful in its presence. It is a temple dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu, the deified form of the medieval Hokkien girl Lin Moniang, located in Chinatown. In addition to Mazu, the temple venerates the war god Guan Yu and the earth god Fu De. The temple is associated with the Camau Association of America, an association serving Chinese-Vietnamese refugees from Vietnam.

Next we move on to the Dynasty Shopping Center which is a traveler's and local favorite in the area. It has a range of really affordable Chinese products, food, gift items, clothing etc., which all can be bargained.

Finally we end our culture-filled tour at the Won Kok Restaurant. It's a gem in the heart of L.A and excessively popular due to it's attractive prices and unforgettable food. It doesn't get better than that. Won Kok's dumplings, pan-fried noodles and Chinese broccoli leave our hearts throbbing for more.

Hosted by,
Mo

Models & Shakers x Singles Event at Calabra (The Santa Monica Proper Hotel)

Buy earlybird tickets at: https://models-shakers-singles-event-calabra.eventbrite.com

Find us at: The Bar at Calabra Bar & Restaurant at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel

We only live once as they say. We only have one shot at life and really living it to the fullest. Here's the interesting thing about living life to the fullest -- we live in a city that gives us the best shot at being able to fly as high as the stars. Are you stuck in the confines of your office, in a mental prison or just really bored of your everyday life?Models & Shakers takes to you to a whole different level filled with glamour and influence -- a new experience, one like no other. Ever wonder what it feels like to be that person for a night whom you see on TV surrounded with all these gorgeous people. Be that person for a night. Wear your best outfit, bring your A game on as you meet a selection of LA's finest models and shakers -- beauty & power. This will be a night filled with laughs, mixing, mingling and hanging out with the exclusives of LA. Our handsome and gorgeous models will be taking the time to get to know you. Let's take photos with them on this fun packed night to remember.We bring a night full of new connections between two very different worlds:Models: Attractive people who melt hearts with their charm and charisma.Shakers: Powerful individuals who make the world go round with their impact and influence.Be a superstar with us and become part of a luxurious and exclusive evening at the Calabra Bar & Restaurant at The Santa Monica Proper Hotel as you find your top matches with our specialized compatibility test, network and mingle. It is not everyday you take part in something epic and be given the value of your hard work!Dress code: Dress to Impress!Tickets will be priced according to how soon they're purchased.

***This event is hosted by Ike Chang, founder of CityGyd; Phil of Single Professionals on Meetup; Marina Lang, an India's Top Model finalist and leading actress on 4 national TV shows in India. A consummate world traveler, she is fluent and literate in 5 languages and received her diploma in Mandarin Chinese. A recent arrival to LA, Marina loves to share her discoveries by leading tours and events in the local LA area.

Limited spots: only 25 spots available

Hollywood & Vine Historical and Cultural Tour

W Hollywood

$20.00

Purchase discounted tickets at: https://hollywood-vine-historical-cultural-tours.eventbrite.com

We are excited to announce the launch of another very exciting tour. Our tour will begin at the world famous W Hotel, well- known for its aesthetic splendor and social atmosphere. Next we will pass The Pantages Theater which hosts the most renowned musical productions in the country. It is formerly known as RKO Pantages Theatre, located in the heart of Hollywood and Vine. The Pantages Theater was designed by architect B. Marcus Priteca, it was the last theater built by the vaudeville impresario Alexander Pantages.

We will next move on to the Capital Records building where we will explore some of the most beloved artists and discover a mural paying homage to the greatest musicians in Jazz history.

Finally to conclude our tour, we will work our way toward Italian restaurant Fabiolus Cucina. We will dine, mingle and enjoy a gorgeous evening at this sensational Hollywood hotspot. As we do the tour we will explore the history of Hollywood and will learn more about the stories and controversies which surround it.

Tour hosted by Sean
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COVID-19 protocols will be maintained. All participants will be socially distanced. Masks will be worn. Participants are encouraged to carry sanitizer or sanitize whenever possible.

Past events (634)

A Spooky Tale of Old Hollywood Tour (Ghost Tales Walking Tour)

TCL Chinese Theatre

$20.00

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