May 242018
 

Cold Fronts- Think About You (All The Time)

Things to do in Los Angeles this Memorial Day weekend (5/24-5/28/18)-

Thursday

Hammer Museum has a free screening of The Proposal, a film that follows the making of an artwork by Jill Magid from the recent exhibition Stories of Almost Everyone, with a Q&A to follow with the artist/director

Rival Cavves and Monogem are opening for ANIMA! at The Echo

The Broad is hosting En Cuatro Patas: Feminist Latinx Performance and Video, a ticketed event that includes after hours access to the museum as well as a screening of several short videos and a performances by experimental vocalist Carmina Escobar

Lean are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Sam Valdez and Tampa opening

Artist Lorna Simpson will be in conversation with The Studio Museum Director and Chief Curator Thelma Golden at The Underground Museum

Moby, Sarah Silverman, Jonathan Ames, Open Mike Eagle, Dengue Fever, and more will be performing for Fun Lovers Unite! An Evening of Music, Comedy, and Gun Sense at The Regent Theater to benefit Women Against Gun Violence

Angelic Upstarts and The Briefs are playing at the Echoplex

Friday

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith is playing at Hollywood Forever’s Masonic Lodge with Cool Maritime opening (also Thursday)

Barnsdall Park’s Friday Night Wine Tasting returns featuring a Q&A with food critic Jonathan Gold and Chef Daniel Humm ($45)

Street artist Teachr is hosting Face to Face Art Show at Flux Rebellion, featuring his work and the work of Fairfax High School students he’s mentored, with the first 100 guests receiving a free gift

Fever Ray is playing at the Hollywood Palladium

Thalma de Freitas is playing at Lodge Room

Peach Kelli Pop are playing at The Hi Hat with Adult Mom and Post Life opening

Saturday

Cold Fronts are opening for Hockey Dad at Lodge Room

Head to the Egyptian Theatre in the afternoon for a discussion of fashion and film of the 1940s before a screening of The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Red Pears, Beach Goons, Ariel View, and The Cozzmos are playing at The Roxy

Fiesta Hermosa begins today and runs through Monday in downtown Hermosa Beach with over 300 arts and crafts vendors, a beer and wine garden, and more

Amyl and The Sniffers are playing with Surfbort at the Moroccan Lounge

Steve Ignorant and Paranoid Visions will be playing Crass songs at the Fonda Theatre

Sunday

Zebulon is having a free screening of Fellini’s Juliet of The Spirits

LA Zine Fest is a free event taking place at the Pasadena Convention Center and will have readings, talks, and workshops all day

Brian Jonestown Massacre are playing at the Fonda Theatre with Poppy Jean Crawford opening

Memorial Day

LACMA is free all day- a good chance to check out the Hockney exhibition

Damien Jurado is playing at Highland Park Ebell

Cones and Media Jeweler are opening for Jo Passed at the Moroccan Lounge

Hinds are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with Goodbye Honolulu and Jasper Bones

Feels, Adult Books, and Duress are playing a free show with Numb.er at The Echo

Oct 092014
 

Tacocat- Bridge to Hawaii

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (10/9-10/12)-

Thursday

Downtown Art Walk is hosting the first day of the weekend long Plein Air Festival, (which is free and worth registering for if you are an artist) as well as other art shows- http://www.downtownartwalk.org/october_art_walk

MOCA’s Chief Curator is speaking at MOCA Grand Avenue (free)- http://sites.moca.org/the-curve/art-talk-helen-molesworth/

The Weeknd is at the Hollywood Bowl with Schoolboy Q and Jhené Aiko- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/lease-event-weeknd/2014-10-09

Sun Kil Moon is playing The Fonda- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/251539

Friday

Pasadena’s ArtNight is back! The event features shuttles to all the museums and galleries, live music and much more (all free). If you take the Metro make sure to check their website for giveaways at the event- http://www.artnightpasadena.org/

The Thurston Moore Band is at the Echo with Sebadoh- http://www.theecho.com/event/634233-thurston-moore-band-sebadoh-los-angeles/

Nosferatu double feature at LACMA- first the original Nosferatu (1922) and then Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) a film collaboration by Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski- http://www.lacma.org/event/nosferatu

Friday through Sunday

If you love independent video games then check out IndieCade in Culver City- http://www.indiecade.com/

Saturday

Tacocat at the Bootleg- http://foldsilverlake.com/event.cfm?id=170164&cart

Peaking Lights are at Los Globos to celebrate their new album with a huge lineup including Nite Jewel and an Animal Collective DJ set- http://www.clublosglobos.com/event/679005-peaking-lights-animal-los-angeles/

During the day the Music Center is hosting Pop-Ups! where you can design and make a print, take dance lessons ($1 per lesson), check out the museum or take in a food lecture- http://www.musiccenter.org/events/special-events/popups/

Also downtown during the day is The Ryman Arts’ Big Draw LA flagship event- “Make Your Mark in the Park”- taking place in Grand Park – http://thebigdrawla.org/ryman-arts-presents-make-your-mark-park-grand-park

Sunday

Damien Jurado at the Bootleg- http://foldsilverlake.com/event.cfm?id=174655&cart

Venice Artblock Open Studios- http://www.veniceartblock.com/

Allen Ruppersberg and Allan McCollum are speaking at Art Catalogues at LACMA to celebrate the publication of Allen Ruppersberg Sourcebook: Reanimating the 20th Century- http://www.lacma.org/event/ruppersberg-and-mccollum

Brentwood Art Festival- http://www.brentwoodartfestival.com/

May 152014
 

Maximo Park- Brain Cells

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/15-5/18)-

Thursday

Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club), Chelsea Cain and Willy Vlautin host a night at the Echo with readings, music and gifts- Vlautin’s book is included in the ticket price and there are extra presents for people in pajamas – http://www.theecho.com/event/538659-chuck-palahniuk-chelsea-los-angeles/

Artopia LA Weekly Event at Grand Central Market- http://www.laweekly.com/publicspectacle/2014/03/25/la-weeklys-artopia-party-comes-to-dtla-may-15

New Young Pony Club at the Bootleg- http://foldsilverlake.com/event.cfm?id=141701

Friday

Maximo Park with Eternal Summers at the Troubadour- http://www.troubadour.com/event/498827-maximo-park-los-angeles/

Triple feature at the Egyptian Theatre- Dystopia Gone Wild: Thirty Years after 1984- Nineteen Eighty-Four/Logan’s Run/ Spacedisco Onehttp://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/nineteen-eighty-four-logans-run-spacedisco-one

Kishi Bashi at the Fonda- http://www.axs.com/events/249088/kishi-bashi-tickets?skin=thefonda

Friday and Saturday

Thirteen Torches for a Burn– two nights featuring bands from Copenhagen at the Church on York- Friday’s headliner is Iceage- http://www.ticketfly.com/event/499655-church-on-york-posh-los-angeles/

Saturday

A Landing Site for Madeline Gins– Poets, artists and architects read from the late artist’s writings at LACMA (free)- http://www.lacma.org/event/landing-site-madeline-gins

Continuing that night at LACMA is International Museum Night- the galleries stay open for activities and viewing- ticket includes two glasses of wine (20$ members/30 $non)- http://www.lacma.org/event/international-museum-night-0

Saturday and Sunday

Annual Santa Fe Art Colony Open Studios- https://www.facebook.com/events/610848825662707/?ref=22

Beverly Hills Art Show- http://www.beverlyhills.org/exploring/beverlyhillsartshow/artshowinformation/

Sunday

Ann Magnuson hosts a one hour “mini-carnival in the spirit of Mike Kelley” (free) at MOCA- http://sites.moca.org/the-curve/2014/05/05/ann-magnusons-one-hour-bacchanal/

Damien Jurado at the Bootleg- http://foldsilverlake.com/event.cfm?id=142489

Lykke Li at the Roxy- http://www.theroxy.com/event/571211-stubhubs-next-stage-lykke-li-west-hollywood/

Tyvek at the Smell- http://www.songkick.com/concerts/20516513-gangrene-gang-at-smell?utm_source=1471&utm_medium=partner