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Date posted: 08/02/2012

August Outdoor Events in Hollywood

It may already be August, but there’s still time for some outdoor summer fun in Los Angeles! If you’re staying in Hollywood CA hotels, you should enjoy the great weather by attending an outdoor concert or movie. Below are the details for some great events happening this month!

Wine + Jazz Free Summer Concerts

KJAZZ 88.1 FM and the Hollywood & Highland Center are still holding their annual wine & jazz summer concerts every Tuesday until the end of August! All concerts are free to the public. Donate $10 to Project Angel Food and you’ll receive two glasses of wine and an appetizer box to munch on while you enjoy the tunes. Get there early, as  seating is first-come, first serve in Central Courtyard. Here are the upcoming August artists:

August 7:     The New Jump Blues featuring Danielle Withers & Antonio Fargas

August 14:   Western Standard Time

August 21:   The Luis Conte Ensemble

August 28:   Hot 8 Brass Band

Oscar Outdoors

Oscars Outdoors

There is still time to catch a summer screening at the Academy’s new open-air theater on the Academy Hollywood campus! Food trucks by Roaming Hunger will be at each screening, including Brasil Kiss, Border Grill and Tornado Potato. Many August screenings are already SOLD OUT but you may still be able to sneak in on standby.  For full details, click here.  Tickets are only $5, $3 for Academy members. Be sure to dress warmly, as it can get old on Los Angeles summer nights, and bring a blanket or low lawn chair. Picnic food, beer and wine are permitted, but please leave your pets at home!  Free parking is available, and the gates open at 6:30pm. Screenings start at sunset. Here is August’s schedule, along with a special September screening to honor the late Nora Ephron:

August 3: North by Northwest

August 4: Steamboat Bill, Jr.

August 10: Young Frankenstein

August 11: Back to the Future

August 17: Monty Python & The Holy Grail

August 18: The Wizard of Oz Sing-Along

September 7: Julie & Julia

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