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Weekend Alibi: Tarzan turns 100, Gyoza and Beer

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan series will be celebrated in Tarzana this weekend at the Tarzan Centennial street fair.

Meghan McCarty brings you the Weekend Alibi, a roundup of the best entertainments in Southern California ... so if anyone asks you on Monday morning where you were over the weekend, you'll have something good to tell them.

This weekend, Tarzana celebrates the 100th birthday of its namesake, Edgar Rice Burroughs' popular Tarzan series. Plus, you can eat and drink your way through downtown L.A. at the World Gyoza Championship at Little Tokyo's Nisei Week or the L.A. Craft Beer Crawl, where 90 different craft breweries will sample their wares at seven of bar impresario Cedd Moses' downtown establishments.

Tarzan Centennial

Where Tarzana, various locations
When Friday Aug. 17 - Sunday Aug 19
Cost Free
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World Gyoza Eating Championship

Where Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Plaz, 244 S San Pedro St in Little Tokyo
When Sat. Aug 18 @ 2:30 pm
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L.A. Craft Beer Crawl

Where Seven bars throughout downtown L.A.
When Sat. Aug 18 @ 3 - 7 pm
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