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Eye on L.A. checks out Cirque du Soleil, sushi school

EOLA's Tina Malave learns the art of sword fighting and fencing at Swordplay in Burbank.

March 22, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
Eye on L.A. went back to school and enrolled host Tina Malave in some of the coolest classes in all of L.A.! Here are the clasees featured on the show.

SWORDPLAY
For over thirty years Tim Weske has taught the art of sword fighting and fencing to all kinds of folks even Hollywood's biggest stars at his Burbank school called Swordplay. And for the younger ones, they even offer Jedi Academy.

416 S. Victory Blvd
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 566-1777
www.swordplayla.com

CIRQUE SCHOOL
Anybody can join Cirque School for a day or for a lifetime! Cirque du Soleil veteran Aloysia Gavre and her team teach everything from trapeze to fabrics, rings to tight rope walking...and more! Check out their website for class discounts through Groupon.

5640 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(424) 226-2477
cirqueschoolla.com

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: TOTEM
The big top is back as an all new Cirque du Soleil show mesmerizes audiences at the Santa Monica Pier! Raw and primal, TOTEM traces the evolution of the human species from the amphibian state to the modern man and explores our dreams and our infinite potential.

Under the big top at the Santa Monica Pier
www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/TOTEM/default.aspx

URBAN OUTDOOR SKILLS
Top chefs at some of the trendiest places in town turn to forager Pascal Baudar to teach them what gourmet findings are in our very own backyard! Go to www.facebook.com/eyeonla for an EOLA Extra!

URBAN OUTDOOR SKILLS
Pascal Baudar
3115 Foothill Blvd #M203
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Email: pascal@urbanoutdoorskills.com
www.urbanoutdoorskills.com

CALIFORNIA SUSHI ACADEMY
DID YOU KNOW... the first sushi school outside of Japan is right here in West LA's "Little Osaka?" Chef Toshi Seguira's two-hour class will teach you how to make four rolls so be sure to come hungry!

Bar Hayama
1803 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 231-4499
www.sushi-academy.com

TSNY LOS ANGELES - TRAPEZE SCHOOL
Learn everything you need to know about swinging, hanging and soaring, all with the greatest of ease, of course!

Santa Monica Pier
370 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 394-5800
losangeles.trapezeschool.com/index.php

HANGAR 18 INDOOR CLIMBING GYM - ROCKWALL CLIMBING
It's one of SoCal's best indoor climbing gyms with more than 10,000 feet of textured terrain and challenging "caves" for advanced climbers, but it also has options for beginners and children who want to try indoor rock climbing for fun!

4926 W. Rosecrans Avenue
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 973-3388

256 Stowell Street
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-5991

6935 Arlington Avenue
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 359-5040
www.climbhangar18.com

PASADENA ROVING ARCHERS - ARCHERY
You'll feel a superhero after taking an archery lesson at the Pasadena Roving Archers archery club in Pasadena. Every Saturday morning the Pasadena Roving Archers offer first time lessons for free and only $5.00 per lesson afterward.

415 South Arroyo Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 577-7252
www.rovingarchers.com

MIXOLOGY CLASS
Register for Mixology class by drink meister Mitchell Harris of Paradise Bar Services, in the back bar of The Spot Bar and Gastropub near downtown LA, or he will bring everything to your home for a personal class for you and your friends. A two-hour class runs $50 per person and includes all equipment, alcohol, mixers and fresh ingredients that you'll need to create your own signature cocktails.

Mitch Harris' Basil-Pomegranate Martini Recipe
11/4 oz vodka
1 oz simple syrup
2 oz Pomegranate
1 Basil leaf
3 Fresh blueberries

Muddle basil (break up into small pieces), Blueberries and simple, Add Vodka, Pomegranate juice. Shake hard, Strain into a Martini glass with fresh blueberries and Basil sprig garnish

MIXOLOGY CLASS
Paradise Bar Services
Mitch Harris
(310)374-8854
paradisebar.net

WINE AND CANVAS
Unleash your inner Picasso at Pasadena's Wine & Canvas with the help of a little vino! Check out their calendar to see what upcoming images the classes will be painting. And p.s., it's a great idea for date night!

280 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
310-903-3425
www.wineandcanvas.com/los-angeles-ca.html

SCRATCH DJ ACADEMY
Scratch DJ Academy in West L.A. will not only help you with your old school scratching and mixing skills, but you walk out with a little more swag as well! Founded by the late Jam Master J from the legendary rap group Run DMC, classes are taught by in-demand DJs from around the world well versed on the 'ones and twos.'

2324 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
888-725-5557
www.scratch.com/about/where-we-are/los-angeles/#centerview

DERBY POR VIDA: ROLLER DERBY SCHOOL
L.A.'s infamous Doll Factory is the fighting, training and breeding ground of the baddest, boldest, coolest chicks in town, the Derby Dolls! In addition to strengthening your skating skills, you'll also learn to bump, whip, and most importantly, take a fall in pure Derby Doll style!

1910 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90026
questions@derbydolls.com
www.derbydolls.com/la

University of Phoenix ? Career Guidance System
If you're seriously thinking about going back to school, job searching or looking to changing careers, the University of Phoenix can help guide you. Check out their free online resource called the Phoenix Career Guidance System, which provides information on education and skills required for different career paths as well as pay scales and job availability in your city. Visit www.phoenix.edu/careergps to get started!

866-766-0766
For campuses and online resources visit: www.phoenix.edu

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[Original air date: Feb. 08, 2014]


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