May 182018
 

Tricky feat. Martina Topley-Bird- When We Die

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/17-5/20/18)-

Thursday

MOCA Music, a free (with RSVP) night of musical performances at The Geffen Contemporary location, will feature THE MARIAS, Jarina De Marco, Sister Mantos, and a DJ set by Chulita Vinyl club

Ariel Pink is playing at The Wiltern with DIIV opening

The Broad and X-TRA are hosting a discussion of artist Joseph Beuys with NY writer Lynne Tillman and LA visual artist Kerry Tribe ($15)

Dead Horses are opening for Horse Feathers at the Bootleg Theater

Artists Taisha Paggett and Ashley Hunt will be discussing their individual work and ongoing collaboration at Art+Practice

Aïsha Devi is performing at the Echoplex with GILA and bod opening

Friday

Tricky is performing at The Fonda Theatre with Young Magic opening

LACMA is hosting a free screening of American Animals with a conversation with writer/director Bart Layton and actor Blake Jenner to follow

Vita and the Woolf are opening for The Lighthouse and the Whaler at Moroccan Lounge

Generacion Suicida are playing at The Hi Hat with The Wraith and Tenement Rats

Peter Hook & The Light are playing at The Wiltern

Saturday

Off the 405, The Getty’s free music night, is back with Allah-Las

Annenberg Space for Photography is having an after hours night (6-9pm), a chance to check out the exhibit Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library, as well as enjoy some food and music (free but register)

Artist Matthew Day Jackson will be in conversation with LAXART Executive Director Hamza Walker at Hauser & Wirth

Arcana Books is hosting a book signing and a discussion of the work of artist Sister Corita Kent

Reptaliens are playing at The Hi Hat with HOTT MT and Samira Winter opening

Mute Swan are playing with Young Lovers, Blue Velvet Drapes, Take Pictures, and Birds of Bad Weather at Lot 1 Cafe

Sunday

Spend part of your day enjoying the outdoors and checking out some artwork at the Beverly Hills Art Show (free, also on Saturday)

Once a year for Museums of the Arroyo Day, six museums offer free admission- The Gamble House, Heritage Square, LA Police Museum, Lummis Home, Pasadena Museum of History, and The Autry

Dum Dum Zine’s L.A. Zine Week Kick Off Party is happening at The Hi Hat with performances by Sheer, dimber, Cheekface, Taleen Kali, Magic Wands, live readings, literary prizes and more

Color TV are playing at Junior High with River Gods and The City Hall

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