May 262016
 

Blonde Redhead- Top Ranking

This song is from Blonde Redhead’s 2007 album 23. The video was directed by Mike Mills and stars his wife, actress and writer, Miranda July. He also directed the film Beginners, and has a film showing at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, 20th Century Women.

Blonde Redhead are playing two shows at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, one tonight (5/26/16) and one tomorrow.

May 262016
 

Rush Midnight- Crush

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/26-5/30/16)-

Thursday

The Writers Guild Foundation is hosting Inside the Writers Room with Better Call Saul with the writers discussing their process and the move from Breaking Bad

San Fermin are playing at the Teragram Ballroom

Lynne Cooke, senior curator of special projects in modern art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., is giving a lecture at MOCA Grand Ave (free)

Braids are playing at The Echo with Morgan Greenwood

Friday

designLAb’s is hosting a number of new art and design exhibition openings at the Pacific Design Center

Moving Units are at the Teragram Ballroom with Billy Changer, Vision, and Glass Spells

U.S. Girls are headlining a show at The Satellite

Friday through Sunday

Cinefamily is showing Pippi in the South Seas at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater with DJ Lance Rock (Yo Gabba Gabba) hosting and a marionette opening act

Saturday

Rush Midnight are playing at El Cid with MODE and The Great Void

The Big Lebowski is playing outside of The Autry Museum in Griffith Park

Or you could watch Singin’ In The Rain at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

The Peach Kings are at The Hi Hat

Saturday through Memorial Day

Hermosa Beach’s Fiesta Hermosa has tons of vendors, beer & wine garden, live music and more

Topanga Days, the three day festival in Topanga Canyon, has bands, traditional games (like pie eating, musical chairs and egg toss), craft and food vendors, and a parade on Monday

Sunday

Downtown Modernism, the biannual Los Angeles vintage design furniture market returns ($5)

Big Black Delta are playing at The Regent Theater with Fartbarf

 

May 052016
 

Peter Bjorn and John- Nothing to Worry About

This song is from Peter Bjorn and John’s 2009 album Living Thing. They are back and touring with their new album Breakin’ Point, releasing on June 10.

Tonight (5/5/16) the band is playing a sold out show at The Echo in Los Angeles.

May 052016
 

Bleached- Wednesday Night Melody

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/5-5/8/16)-

Thursday

Bleached are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with NO PARENTS and Feels

Writer Lawrence Weschler will be speaking with painter Ramiro Gomez at the Hammer Museum

Beach Slang are headlining a show at the Troubadour

Juliana Barwick is playing at Highland Park Ebell with Mas Ysa

Friday

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals are performing a free show at Amoeba Hollywood

There’s a Prince Tribute at City Hall (free)

Cinefamily is closing their Underground USA film festival with Richard Linklater’s debut film Slacker

Friday and Saturday

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show returns to Los Angeles- $5 gets you free pancakes, along with art, musical performances and more

Friday through Sunday

Hammer Museum along with The Institute for Art and Olfaction and Luckyscent/Scent Bar is hosting the AIX Scent Fair with workshops and panels and a party on Saturday hosted by Zackary Drucker (free)

Saturday

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) is having Feminism 4.0, a panel discussion and launch party for Artillery’s May/June Photography Issue (free)

Grand Park is having Downtown Bookfest with performances, readings, activities and pop up bookshops

Big Freedia, aka The Queen of Bounce, is performing at The Regent

Saturday and Sunday

Echo Park Craft Fair returns to Mack Sennett Studios with high quality local vendors ($10)

RuPaul’s DragCon is at the LA Convention Center with celebrity guests, contestants from Drag Race, panel discussions, and more

Sunday

The Egyptian Theatre is having a double feature for Mother’s Day of Rosemary’s Baby and David Cronenberg’s The Brood