Sep 132018
 

Vagabon- Cold Apartment

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (9/13-9/16/18)-

Thursday

Slothrust are playing a free acoustic set at Amoeba Records before their show at Lodge Room on Friday

Downtown LA’s Artwalk returns for its monthly event

Gold Star are playing at Highland Park Ebell with Shannon Lay and Harrison Whitford opening

The Wiltern is having a movie night with a screening of Pulp Fiction

Azealia Banks is playing at The Fonda Theatre

Friday

Rostam are playing at The Fonda Theatre with Bedouine opening

Slothrust are playing at Lodge Room with Summer Cannibals opening

Poet Olivia Gatwood will be performing at the Bootleg Theater with poet Edwin Bodney and singer Joaquina Mertz

The Aero Theatre is hosting a Hitchcock double feature- Notorious and Suspicion

Juana Molina is performing at The Teragram Ballroom

Hooveriii are having a record release party at The Echo with Frankie & The Witch Fingers and Patrick Nolan & Perfection also performing

Saturday

Vagabon will be performing at The Getty for their free music series Off The 405

Allah-Las are headlining the free Open Arts & Music Festival in downtown Glendale. Other musical performers include The Altons, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and Thumpasaurus, plus there will also be art demonstrations, an arts market, art installations and more

In conjunction with the opening of LACE’s exhibition The Mojave Project, there will be a conversation with Mojave Project director Kim Stringfellow and writer, activist and NPCA California Desert program manager Chris Clarke from 2:30-4pm before the reception for 4-7pm (free)

The Hitchcock double feature series continues at the Aero Theatre tonight with Rear Window and Rope

GØGGS are playing at The Teragram Ballroom with Shark Toys and C57BL/6 opening

Oddnesse and Livingmore are opening for Gold Casio at The Hi Hat

Sunday

Artist Larry Bell will be in conversation with Hammer Museum curator Aram Moshayedi at Hauser & Wirth in conjunction with his current exhibition at the gallery Complete Cubes

Alvvays are opening for The War on Drugs at The Hollywood Bowl

Prism Tats are performing at The Hi Hat with Bryan John Appleby, and Tomten opening

Patti Smith, Karen O, Flea, Lucinda Williams, and Talib Kweli are just some of the performers gathering at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel for a concert for Pathway to Paris, “a non profit organization dedicated to turning the Paris agreement into reality”

White Boy Scream are performing a free show at Zebulon with Hit Bargain, Nephila, and William Hutson + Ted Byrnes also performing

Saint Etienne are playing at The Fonda Theatre

The Bootleg Theater is hosting a night of punk rock bands- Youth Brigade, Lower Class Brats, JFA and Mystery Actions

 

Apr 142018
 

Angel Olsen- Shut Up Kiss Me

It’s Day 2 of Coachella 2018 and here are my suggestions for who to see-

12:30-1:30pm Salami Rose Joe Louis on the Mojave Stage

2:00-2:40pm Sudan Archives on the Gobi Stage

2:20-3:00pm Sir Sly at the Outdoor Theatre

3:05-3:50pm Big Thief on the Gobi Stage

3:45-4:30pm Django Django on the Mojave Stage

4:55-5:40pm Flatbush Zombies on the Mojave Stage

5:30-6:15pm Angel Olsen on the Gobi Stage

6:05-7:00pm BROCKHAMPTON on the Mojave Stage

7:05-8:05pm David Byrne on the Outdoor Theatre Stage

7:55-8:45pm Tyler, the Creator on the Coachella Stage

This slot is a challenge to choose and depends on what you feel like hearing the most- 8:40-9:30pm Fleet Foxes on the Outdoor Theatre // 8:50-9:40 Oh Sees on the Sonora Stage // 8:35-9:20 Alvvays on the Mojave Stage

10:10pm alt-J on the Outdoor Theatre Stage or Jungle on the Mojave Stage from 9:50-10:40pm

11:05pm Beyoncé

For a preview of today’s bands-

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 192015
 

Broncho- Class Historian

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (11/19-11/22/15)-

Thursday

Broncho are playing at the Teregram Ballroom with The Shelters and Pearl Charles

Author Rick Moody will be reading from and discussing his new book Hotels of America at Skirball Cultural Center (free and free to see the new exhibit)

As part of the Hammer Museum’s film series I Am Armenian, they are showing Vodka Lemon.  A Q&A with Dr. Carla Garapedian and linguistics scholar Amir Sharifi follows the screening and complimentary coffee, tea, and Armenian pastries will be served after the program (free)

Artist Pae White will speak about artist Manny Farber at MOCA where the latter’s work is currently being shown (free and free museum admission)

Alvvays are at the Echo with Los Angeles Police Department

Hunter Hunted are playing at Club Bahia with Steady Holiday

Dragonette are at the Roxy

Thursday-Sunday

Joey Arias: Billy Holiday Centennial has the downtown New York cabaret singer, performance and drag artist performing Holiday’s songs in this cabaret production at REDCAT ($25)

Friday

Katherine Brinson, curator of contemporary art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, will provide an overview of Los Angeles-based artist Alex Hubbard’s practice and talk with him about his work as part of Artadia’s Art & Dialogue Program at LACMA (free)

The Cult are playing with Primal Scream at the Hollywood Palladium

Fever the Ghost are playing at the Echo with Fartbarf, HOTT MT, and Charlie Bird

The Polyphonic Spree are at the El Rey Theatre

We Were Promised Jetpacks are at the Teregram Ballroom with Seoul

Saturday

It’s time for the annual Great Los Angeles Walk. This year it starts at the renovated Cliftons and then proceeds to take Olympic all the way to Santa Monica. A good way to get some exercise and get a new perspective on Los Angeles

Pancakes & Booze Art Show is back (also on Friday) downtown with artists, live music, body painting and of course booze and free pancakes  ($5)

La Luz de Jesus Gallery is hosting a book signing, performance and screening to celebrate the release of the book People Like Us – The Cult of The Rocky Horror Picture Show by Lauren Everett. Songs from the musical will be performed by Claire McKeown (Honey Child), and there will be a screening of Frank-N-Furter’s Shadow and other short films. (free)

Sunday

Designer Con, the annual art and design convention that combines “collectible toys and designer goods with urban, underground and pop art” has its second day at the Pasadena Convention Center

Mr Little Jeans is playing at the El Rey Theatre

Nov 282014
 

Ariel Pink- Picture Me Gone

Things to do this weekend (11/28-11/30)-

Friday

Ariel Pink is at the Regent Theater playing songs from his new album pom pom- http://www.theregenttheater.com/event/689071-ariel-pink-los-angeles/

Alvvays is playing at the Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/650695-alvvays-los-angeles/

2001: A Space Odyssey is at the Egyptian Theater- http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/2001-a-space-odyssey-9

Saturday

The Fourth Annual Eagle Rock Block Party is all about Small Business Saturday and getting people to shop locally-there will also be a wine tasting at MilkfarmLA (free) – https://www.facebook.com/WeHeartEagleRock

The Craft & Folk Art Museum is having their Holiday Marketplace- http://www.cafam.org/programs/#HolidayMarketplace

Sunday

The Hollywood Christmas Parade is taking over the streets from Hollywood and Highland to Vine and back on Sunset- Stevie Wonder is the Grand Marshall- http://thehollywoodchristmasparade.org/

Connected Festival Black Sunday Holiday Market/Sample Sale is downtown and free with canned food donation- http://www.connectedfest.com/

All Weekend

SoCal Etsy is having an event for Small Business Weekend at the Arts District Flea Market- music, food, drinks, and workshops on business and making crafts, and more- free with RSVP- if you have original work to sell you could even get a boothhttp://artsdistrictflea.com/event/small-business-weekend/