Feb 022017
 

Oddisee- Brea

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (2/2-2/5/17)-

Thursday

Gabriel Garzón-Montano is playing a free live set at Amoeba Hollywood

Just in time for the Superbowl, the Craft & Folk Art Museum is hosting CraftNight: Stitch ‘N’ Sport, where artist Billy Kheel will teach you how to make sports paraphernalia out of felt while you drink beer ($10 includes supplies, snacks and materials)

Hammer Museum is showing Katy Grannan’s film The Nine at with a Q&A to follow

Dean of Arts at Yale College, Susan E. Cahan will be discussing the art world’s resistance to racial equality for a lecture titled What is Contemporary? at MOCA Grand Ave (free)

Pinback are performing Autumn of the Seraphs at the Echoplex with Vertical Scratchers opening

Or you could check out The Paranoyds with Egrets on Ergot, French Vanilla and L.A. Drones at The Echo

Miserable, Numb.er and Shannon Lay are playing at The Hi Hat

Friday

First Fridays returns to the Natural History Museum with performances by Oddisee, MNDSGN and D∆WN, DJs, discussions and tours of the museum

The Egyptian Theatre’s double feature is Mulholland Dr. and Sunset Boulevard

Peter Hook, of New Order, will be discussing his new book Substance with Moby at The Regent Theater

The Blank Tapes are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Golden Animals, Dreamphases, and Mothdrops

Saturday

The Golden Dragon Parade returns to Chinatown to celebrate the Lunar New Year and coincides with the New Years Festival

Forest Lawn is hosting at tribute to Langston Hughes with stories, poems and music in honor of Black History Month

Kitten is playing at The Roxy (also on Friday)

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) is hosting Curators:Emerging into What, a panel discussion from 2-4pm

Dream Boys are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Once and Future Band

King Shelter are having a single release party at The Echo

Sunday

The Street Art House pop up gallery is free today at The Hangar

The Rock N Roll Flea Market returns to The Regent Theater

Lilys are playing with Dead Heavens and Tennis System at The Echo

Feb 052015
 

Tom Vek- Aroused

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (2/5-2/8)-

Thursday

The Craft & Folk Art Museum is having two events- the first is a free preview and cocktail reception for the Fourth Annual Benefit Trunk Show (also going on Friday and Saturday) and it’s Craft Night where you can learn to make paper mosaics ($8)- http://www.cafam.org/programs/

A little further away at Pomona College Museum of Art the Guerrilla Girls are performing to go along with the current exhibition “Guerrilla Girls: Art in Action” with a reception afterwards- http://www.pomona.edu/museum/exhibitions/2015/guerrilla%20girls/

Echo Park Film Center is having an open screening where anyone can show their film plus there will be free pizza – http://www.echoparkfilmcenter.org/events/open-screen/

John Oates (of Hall and Oates) will be performing at Amoeba Hollywood (free)- http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/upcoming/detail-3210/

Friday

First Fridays are back at the Natural History Museum with Robert DeLong, Tom Vek, and Quitapenas playing (reserved tix are sold out but there should be some available first come, first served at 7pm at the door) – http://tickets.nhm.org/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=nhmonline&C=FirstFridayFeb

The Natural History Museum is also having an after party with Tom Vek DJ’ing at the Regent Theater- http://www.theregenttheater.com/event/780283-natural-history-museum-los-angeles/

Downtown there’s also Dark Nights at LA Live with $5 food and drink specials and lots of free entertainment- http://www.lalive.com/events/la-live/detail/dark-nights-at-la-live-2

Saturday

Full Exposure: Art and Pornography in Los Angeles is a panel discussion in conjunction with the Larry Sultan exhibit at LACMA. A screening of Boogie Nights follows- http://www.lacma.org/event/full-exposure

Dum Dum Zine Release party with Tulips, Bloody Death Skull and So Many Wizards performing- https://www.facebook.com/events/583189128448886

The Egyptian Theater is showing the final director’s cut of Blade Runnerhttp://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/blade-runner

Sunday

It’s My Bloody Valentine Nite at the Echo with Heavenly Beat, The Bilinda Butchers and XO- http://www.theecho.com/event/721645-mbv-nite-heavenly-beat-los-angeles/

Spike Lee’s Malcolm X (70mm print) is at the Egyptian Theater- http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/malcolm-x-0