Aug 102017
 

alt-J- Dead Crush

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/10-8/13/17)-

Thursday

alt-J are playing at The Shrine Auditorium with Bishop Briggs and SOHN opening

East London rapper Jay Prince is performing at The Roxy

Downtown LA Artwalk returns, this time with a two-part photography series by artist Carol Cirillo Stanley highlighted

Grand Performances has 9066::13769 (Executive Orders that Exclude)– “an evening of films and live art addressing controversial executive orders, from those resulting in the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII to current threats aimed at Muslim Americans.”(free)

Mon Laferte is performing at the free Twilight Concert Series at Santa Monica Pier this week, with Buscabulla opening

Friday

FIGat7th’s free Downtown Festival returns with Hanni El Khatib performing

Tracy Bryant is playing at The Echo with Matt Lamkin and the Confirmations, Vanilla, and Smokescreens opening

As part of Sundance Next Fest at The Theatre at Ace Hotel comedian Kate Berlant will be hosting a screening of the film Lemon followed by a performance by Lizzo

Hans Zimmer will be performing his first concert series in the US at The Shrine Auditorium which will include many of his movie scores

Summer Nights in the Garden, Natural History Museums’ free evening event returns with lectures, activities, cocktails, and DJs

Vaud & the Villains are an 18 piece orchestra/cabaret show and they are performing for free at the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park

Saturday

BoldPas: An Art Takeover is a free one day event in Old Pasadena with temporary art installations, live painting, pop-up canvases and more

There are three screenings at The Theatre at Ace Hotel for Sundance Next Fest today- Gente-Fied with a conversation to follow with America Ferrera at noon; Gook, which includes a conversation with Ava Duvernay; and Bitch which will be followed by a performance by band Sleigh Bells

The B-52s are playing a free show in Pershing Square

Meat Wave are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Dasher, Rad Payoff and Clown Sounds opening

There will be a free performance of Tino Sehgal’s (Untitled) by dancer Frank Willens at LACMA’s Resnick Pavilion (tickets required, also taking place on Sunday)

Nite Jewel are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with Geneva Jacuzzi and Harriet Brown opening

Sunday

For MOCA Grand Avenue’s  Artists on Artists series painter Analia Saban will be discussing the work of Anna Maria Maiolino

The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach is hosting an all day free event – A Day in Oaxaca– with live performances, art demonstrations, Oaxacan food and craft vendors and more

Today there are also three screenings at The Theatre at Ace Hotel for Sundance Next Fest-Dina, with a conversation with Larry Wilmore; Golden Exits with a conversation with Peter Bogdanovich; and L.A. Times followed by a performance by Electric Guest

Luke Sweeney is performing at the Bootleg Theater with Part Time

Nov 062014
 

King Tuff- Alone & Stoned

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (11-6-11/9)-

Thursday

King Tuff are at the El Rey Theatre- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/252482

The Hammer is hosting Love Has Many Faces- An Evening with Joni Mitchell where they will be screening The Fiddle and the Drum- a film of the eponymous ballet set to her songs followed by a Q & A with the artist and a celebration of her birthday- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/11/watch-live-love-has-many-faces-an-evening-with-joni-mitchell/

Artist Analia Saban discusses her work with curator Nancy Myer in the Broad gallery at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/gallery-talk-artist-analia-saban

The Black Keys are playing at The Forum with Jake Bugg- http://www.fabulousforum.com/event/the-black-keys.html

Friday

We Were Promised Jetpacks are at The Fonda with The Twilight Sad- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/251357

Yacht are playing at The Regent- http://www.theregenttheater.com/event/705435-downtown-festival-yacht-los-angeles/

Saturday

Two screenings and discussions at MOCA Grand Ave- Larry Clark’s Passing Through and Wu Tsang’s Wildness. Both directors will speak after the films. Free with admission to the museum- http://edu.moca.org/calendar/2014-11-08

There is an artist talk with Robert Hale and curator jill moniz at Reginald Ingraham Gallery in Culver City- https://www.facebook.com/ReginaldIngrahamGallery

NELA Art Second Saturday Gallery Night is a great way to check out the northeast Los Angeles- https://www.facebook.com/NELAart

Silverlake Art Craft and Vintage Flea Market – https://www.facebook.com/Silverlakeflea

Pharell Williams along with the members of OFWGKTA and others are at the Park at the LA Coliseum for the 3rd Annual Camp Flog Gnaw- http://www.campfloggnaw.com/

Saturday and Sunday

DesignerCon is in Pasadena and showcases toys, art and apparel amidst several events- only $5 per day- http://www.designercon.com/

Sunday

Slowdive is at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel- the Ace website says sold out but there are still tickets available on the Ticketmaster site- http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/losangeles/slowdive-encore

All weekend (through the 13th) is AFI Fest- all tickets for films are free- http://afi.com/afifest/default.aspx