TOKiMONSTA (feat Anderson .Paak & KRNE)
Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/28-7/31-16)-
TOKiMONSTA, Gavin Turek, and Ambré are performing at this week’s Disappear Here, the free music night at Hammer Museum
For the closing of the exhibition Shapeshifters at Shulamit Nazarian Gallery in Venice, XINA XURNER (Shapeshifters artist Young Joon Kwak’s musical performance collaboration with Marvin Astorga) will present a new performance that combines voice, music, movement, and interaction with Kwak’s sculptures and features artist and composer Elisa Harkins and Travis R-D of performance collective Project Rage Queen. The performance will be followed by a conversation between Kwak and artist Jennifer Moon.
Sinkane is performing a free concert at Skirball Cultural Center
LACMA has a free screening of Ira Sachs’ new film Little Men and a conversation with Sachs and stars of the film Greg Kinnear and Theo Taplitz
Protoje are headlining the free concert at the Santa Monica Pier
For the Getty’s Friday Flights this week, there will be music by M. Geddes Gengras and wild Up’s Lewis Pesacov, installations by Jim Drain and Jennifer Juniper Stratford, a performance by Ry Rocklen and Nick Lowe’s The Bushes, and a film program presented by Veggie Cloud (free)
Magic Wands are playing with Drinking Flowers, Terminal A, and Fatal Jamz at the Viper Room
Black Milk is performing with live band Nat Turner at The Echoplex
Gary Wilson & The Blind Dates and Jimmy Whispers will be playing one of the last shows at the original location of Pehrspace
Bergamot Station is having a full day of artist talks and exhibition openings for Summer Saturday
The Broad is having the second of their late night events- Nonobject(ive): Summer Happenings, this time with Sky Ferreira DJ’ing, a reading by Richard Hell in collaboration with the music of The Haxan Cloak, music by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Mas Ysa, dance and visual art collaborations by Ryan Heffington and Brontez Purnell within the galleries, and experimental music by Anenon
Reverend Horton Heat is playing a free show in Pershing Square
You can see Trainspotting outside The Autry before the sequel comes out in January of next year
Ice Cube is headlining the first night of HARD Summer Music Festival, which includes performers Flosstradamus, Anderson .Paak, and Dizzee Rascal among others
MOCA is having a free screening of Ed Ruscha’s only two films Miracle and Premium and Filipe Lima will introduce his film Ed Ruscha: Buildings and Words, a new short-length documentary about Ruscha’s extraordinary body of work
Major Lazer is headlining the second night of Hard Summer Music Festival with Dillon Francis, Porter Robinson, DJ Khaled and many more also performing
Griffith Park Free Shakepeare Festival continues with The Tempest (begins Saturday 7/30)
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark- Electricity
This is from OMD’s eponymous 1980 album and was also their debut single.
The band are opening for the Barenaked Ladies at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles along with Howard Jones on Sunday 7/24/16.
Autolux- Change My Head
Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/21-7/24/16)-
Gaslamp Killer and Daedelus are playing DJ sets at Amoeba Records
Venice Art Crawl returns with free music and gallery events in the area
Twilight Concerts at Santa Monica Pier continue this week with Psychedelic Furs and Day Wave (free)
The Hammer Museum’s Disappear Here music series continues this week with Ceci Bastida and Mark Redito (free)
UBERMORGEN are giving a free talk at Machine Project titled Media Hacking vs. Conceptual Art – an artist talk!
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down are playing a free concert at Skirball Cultural Center
LACMA is hosting Dapper Day an event to coincide with their jazz programming and their exhibition Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015
Brit Manor is playing a free show at Resident with Madame Gandhi
Bunny Wailer is playing at the Regent Theater
Autolux are playing at the El Rey Theatre with Eureka The Butcher
If you missed UBERMORGEN’s talk on Thursday you can check out their free workshop at Machine Project– GOOGLE WILL EAT ITSELF and the EKMRZ Trilogy which offers lessons in scamming online economies
Burger Records is hosting the Getty’s Saturdays off the 405 free music event with bands The Garden, The Muffs, Gap Dream, Jessie Jones and Vajj
Lobster Fest at the Port of Los Angeles has three days of music as well- tonight it’s The Colourist and Kitten headlining
Cherry Glazerr and No Parents are headlining a long list of bands for Dirty Penni Fest at The Echo
Pershing Square is having David Brighton’s Bowie Tribute (free)
Artist Ursula von Rydingsvard is giving a talk at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel (free with RSVP)
Artist Barbara Kasten, ICA Philadelphia Curator Alex Klein and MOCA Senior Curator Bennett Simpson lead a walkthrough of Kasten’s exhibition at the Pacific Design Center (free)
Dengue Fever are playing at Tree People, an outdoor theater in Coldwater Canyon Park
Paul Simon- You Can Call Me Al
In case you haven’t seen it, this is the video the Mikal Cronin video in the weekend planner post is referencing. The song is from Simon’s 1986 album Graceland.
Mikal Cronin- Say
Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/14-7/17/16)-
In the Red Records is having a three night event at The Echo to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. Tonight Mikal Cronin and Ty Segall will be playing their collaborative album Reverse Shark Attack as part of the long list of performances from bands that include The Gories,The Oblivions, Zig Zags and more.
Downtown Artwalk is back for its monthly night- this time celebrating performance art
LACMA is hosting a free screening of the New York Times’ Op-Docs—”short films commissioned by the Times in which point-of-view is as integral and storytelling skills” with this year’s edition devoted to films by women directors.
The Hammer’s free weekly music night Disappear Here continues with Peanut Butter Wolf and Mndsgn performing
Børns is playing with Porches for Santa Monica Pier’s free concert
Beginning Friday and running until 7/24 is Union Station 360° a multi-sensory cinematic “360 experience” that will include a projection mapped art and video installation that will respond to visitor’s movement along with images of Los Angeles
For the Getty’s Friday Flights, there will be a musical performance by Chris Cohen, a multi-site music performance by wild Up’s Andrew Tholl, Song of Eurydice, a choral and dance performance by mecca vazie andrews and Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs, a poetry reading organized by artist Keith J. Varadi, and a film program presented by Veggie Cloud.
Ducktails are playing at Highland Park Ebell
Shannon and the Clams are playing with Peach Kelli Pop at the Teragram Ballroom
Friday and Saturday
Diana Ross is performing at the Hollywood Bowl
We Are Scientists are performing With Love and Squalor at the El Rey Theatre
North by Northwest is the outdoor movie at The Autry this week
Chinatown Summer Nights is a free event with bands, a market, beer garden, performances, food demonstrations and more
Baaba Maal is playing a free show with Classixx and Brazilian Girls in Century Park outside the Annenberg Space for Photography
Wye Oak are playing at the Teragram Ballroom
The Egyptian Theatre is showing the British film version of Lord of the Flies and the Japanese pre-Hunger Games kids hunting other kids film Battle Royale
Fear of Men are playing with Roses and Puro Instinct at The Echo
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros- Man on Fire
Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros are playing a free show on Saturday (7/9/16) outside the Annenberg Center for Photography in Century City for KCRW’s Sound in Focus series.
RSVP to get tickets