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Lent, Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday events.

Lent will soon arrive. For many, it is time to decide what vices we will focus on during the preceding 40 days in honor of our beliefs. Many people will give-up chocolate or diet sodas. Others will try to stay in prayer, helping to heal their health or their relationships. Before the 40 day journey begins, we will celebrate with fatty foods, fuzzy drinks and colorful parades. Mardi Gras, in Southern California, is an experience everyone should take part of if you can't make it to New Orleans to celebrate. Here are a few places you will want to visit before Ash Wednesday.  Fowler Museum 1PM Concert with the New Orleans Traditional Jazz Band In advance of Mardi Gras, the New Orleans Traditional Jazz Band takes the stage for an afternoon concert inspired by the exhibition New Orleans Second Line Parades. The Los Angeles-based band includes members from New Orleans who will pause throughout their performance to discuss the history of American music since 1803 (the year of t

Museum of Selfies in Hollywood, California.

Get creative at the Museum of Selfies in Hollywood, California. The museum is filled with approximately 30 interactive displays that allow you to capture your vision through a camera. This is a great place for teenagers and families to make some fun memories. We visited the museum on a Sunday morning and played around taking a variety of selfies. We captured some really silly and jaw-dropping pictures.  A picture is worth a thousand words. T his display captures a very scary moment that could happen, if we are not careful.   We pray this never happens to us or anyone in IRL (in real life.) (No statue was actually hurt in the making of this picture.)  The museum is a great place for you and your family to play with your imagination. They encourage touching and getting in touch with the props and displays. This is a hands-on experience. Below you can see me pretending to be inside a very famous painting.  Can you guess which one?      Through our experience, we