Aug 032017
 

Hand Habits- Book on How to Change

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/3-8/6/17)-

Thursday

Filmmaker Ericka Beckman will be in conversation with visual artist Matt Mullican for The Broad’s The Un-Private Collection conversation series ($12)

The Molochs are opening for Juan Wauters at Resident

Chastity Belt are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with Never Young and Lala Lala opening

The free concert this week at the Santa Monica Pier is Valerie June with Irma Thomas opening

Artists Star Montana and Shizu Saldamando will be in conversation at The Main Museum (free but RSVP)

Loyal Lobos are headlining a show at the Bootleg Theater that includes Aldre’ Williams, Sam Valdez, and The Moderns

Friday

Alex Napping, Hand Habits, and Justus Proffit are playing at the Bootleg Theater

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth is hosting a reading series called Out of the Hat “where various artists writers, dancers, poets, and theoreticians will share—and be called—to the stage through an old adage of chance: the pulling of names out of a hat”. This Friday the participants will be Tosh Berman, an. cinquemani, Leslie Dick and Marsie Scharlat.

For Grand Performances’ free Friday program this week, there is a dance performance- No Side Now- Dance That Abandons Boundaries- curated by Los Angeles Performance Practice

Cosmonauts are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with Adult Books and Winter

Fatal Jamz are playing at The Echo with Franky Flowers, BOYO and Sugarcube

Boogaloo Assassins are performing a free show at the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park

Saturday

Maiden LA is facilitating an open studios program with Studio C Gallery and other galleries in the Santa Fe Art Colony complex from 12-5pm

Dorian Wood will be performing Entre Les Étoiles (Among the Stars) in a free performance with Hawaiian singer Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole opening at California Plaza as part of Grand Performances’ programming

Toad the Wet Sprocket are playing a free show in Pershing Square with 10,000 Maniacs

Chinatown Summer Nights returns for its free monthly summer event with bands, culinary demonstrations, DJs, art demonstrations, performances, a market, and more

Sunday

At LACMA, curator Howard Fox, who organized the current exhibition Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz, will be in conversation with Elsa Flores, the artist’s widow, who is also a noted activist and photographer. The talk will also include a sneak peek at the upcoming documentary film about the artist, Carlos in Wonderland, which will be aired by KCET in early 2018. (free but ticket required)

The 3rd Annual Long Beach Zine Fest is taking place at the Museum of Latin American Art (free)

Belle and Sebastian are playing at the Hollywood Bowl with Spoon and Kristin Kontrol

Tennis System are opening for Swirlies at the Echoplex

Rapper Sasha Go Hard is performing at Zebulon

New Orleans’ New Breed Brass Band is playing a free show at the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park

The Rock N Roll Flea Market returns to the Regent Theater for its monthly free event

May 212015
 

Wallburds- Hourglass

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/21-5/24)-

Thursday

Audiodrome at Cinefamily (co-presented by WOAH and Tigerbeat6) combines live music,“forward thinking A/V remixes” and this time will feature a record release party for Kid606 – http://www.cinefamily.org/films/audiodrome/#audiodrome-vol-1-terminal-vortex-feat-kid606-record-release-party

Fahrenheit Gallery downtown is screening a Len Lye film retrospective (free)- http://fahrenheit.flaxfoundation.org/thursday-may-21-730pm-screening-len-lye-retrospective/

Honor Fraser Gallery is presenting ATTACK, SUSTAIN, RELEASE, DECAY, a performance collaboration joining performance and media collectives Mutant Salon, Experimental Half Hour, and Project Rage Queen- https://www.facebook.com/events/436600176513659/

In December The Autry Museum held a contest for artists to submit designs for a banner for the back wall of the museum and tonight they are having the High Five Art Launch Party (free with reservation) to celebrate the artists and winner- http://theautry.org/programs/special-events/high-five-art-launch-party

Friday

Wallburds are opening for Girl Tears and Crocodiles- my vote for best show of the weekend and its only $12- http://www.thesatellitela.com/event/803173-crocodiles-girl-tears-los-angeles/

Artist and musician Dorian Wood will be performing for the closing of his and Craig Calderwood’s exhibition at Last Projects in Hollywood- http://www.lastprojects.org/

It’s the first ever night for The Odd Market, on The Autry Museum’s south lawn, with cocktails, shopping, crafts, DJs and food- http://theautry.org/programs/special-events/the-odd-market

Roses are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Dunes- http://foldsilverlake.com/event.cfm?id=205173&cart

Gothic Tropic, Crown Plaza, and Life Size Maps are at the Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/821057-gothic-tropic-los-angeles/

Saturday

LACMA is offering a free printmaking workshop inspired by the current exhibition The Language of Xu Bing– advanced tickets are sold out but there will be a standby line- http://www.lacma.org/event/free-printmaking-workshop

Electric Dusk Drive In downtown is showing Rear Window (only astroturf seating is available, no tickets left for cars)- https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/778423

Ceremony are headlining at the Echo with a list of bands that includes Mrs.Magician- http://www.theecho.com/event/818325-ceremony-los-angeles/

Sunday

Artists from Pasadena City College and Art Center College of Design will be selling their work at the annual Art+Design Open Market at One Colorado in Old Pasadena- http://www.onecolorado.com/sunday-funday-art-design-open-market/

It is the final weekend for Experience 15: SPARK! Explore SPARK at ESMoA museum in El Segundo, which creates a world of fantasy with interactive exhibits that are great for kids- especially today as there is a family fun day with art making projects and a fairy tale scavenger hunt. There is also a talk with Jeff Guess, the current artist in residence- https://www.facebook.com/pages/ESMoA/130023060490257

Space15Twenty in Hollywood is having a flea market- http://www.space15twenty.com/