Jun 162016
 

Mashrou’ Leila- Maghawir (acoustic for NPR’s Tiny Desk)

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (6/16-6/19/16)-

Thursday

After 5 has singer songwriter Sara Lov performing as part of gallery Hauser Wirth & Schimmel‘s weekly series. Photographer Robert Cumming will be signing his book The Difficulties of Nonsense at the bookstore there as well.

The Pharcyde are playing a $5 show at The Novo

Hammer Museum is hosting a Bloomsday celebration with dramatic readings of James Joyce’s Ulysses, live songs, live music, and Guiness on tap in the courtyard (free)

Sepalcure is playing at the Echoplex

Mavis Staples is opening for Bob Dylan at The Shrine Auditorium

Thursday-Sunday (until 7/31)

Materials & Applications is hosting TURF: A Mini-Golf Project in which  a corner lot in Echo Park is transformed into a functional mini-golf course with obstacles created by architects, designers and artists who won its 2015 competition “to design a single architectural obstacle that investigates a contemporary Los Angeles condition”

Friday

Mashrou’ Leila are playing a free show as part of Grand Performances at the California Plaza

The Music Center’s late night event Sleepless returns with a special hip-hop edition- DJ’s , dance crews, roller skating, live graffiti painting ($30 tickets go on sale Friday 6/17 at 10 am)

Toots and The Maytals are playing at The Fonda

Jaill are playing at The Blindspot Project with Warbly Jets

The Odd Market is back at The Autry with live music, food and crafts (free)

Saturday

Moses Sumney is performing a free show at the Getty Center for Saturdays Off the 405

Cults, Wavves, Allah-Las and more are playing Sunstock Solar Festival at The Autry with all profits used to install solar power for Kids Cancer Connection ($20)

The first of Chinatown’s Summer Nights has performances, DJs, vendors, a beer garden, and a list of bands performing that includes The Lonely Wild (free)

Sunday

Mrs. Magician are playing with Junk, and GRMLN at the Hi Hat

The Pasadena Chalk Festival is back to transform Paseo Colorado (also on Saturday)

Hibou, So Many Wizards, and Nic Hessler are playing at The Echo

Jan 222015
 

Night Terrors of 1927- When You Were Mine (featuring Tegan and Sara)

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (1/22-1/25)-

Thursday

Tickets are still available to see Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Eugene Mirman talk about science and space for StarTalk LIVE! at the Palace Theatre with special guest Tig Notaro- http://www.theecho.com/event/738139-startalk-live-bill-nye-los-angeles/

Or for a smaller space-related event -check out The Last Bookstore’s talk with George D. Morgan who wrote a book about Mary Sherman Morgan- America’s first female rocket scientist- http://lastbookstorela.com/events/reading-george-d-morgan-conversation-ashley-stroupe/

Heidi Duckler Dance Theater is re-imagining Parts and Labor, 23 years later in the parking lot behind Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). Also happening on Friday (1/23)- https://heididuckler.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006TMOzEAO

SoCal band The Donkeys are playing at the Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/754623-donkeys-los-angeles/

Friday

Night Terrors of 1927 are having a record release show for their debut album at The Roxy- http://www.theroxy.com/event/736573-night-terrors-1927-west-hollywood/

designLAb at the Pacific Design Theater is having its first opening reception of the year with over 10 new contemporary art exhibitions- https://www.facebook.com/events/1526507720931852/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Arts District Alliance is hosting two shows at two different galleries downtown- one with artists from China, the other, artists from the Arts District- RSVP for the party at the Container Yard and a chance to meet the artists- http://www.artsdistrictalliance.org/#speakers

Artist Alice Wang and curator Michael Ned Holte will be in conversation at the 18th Street Arts Center- http://18thstreet.org/events/23jan2015

Missing snow? Angel City Brewery is having a “snow day” complete with hot toddies in a real snow outside garden and a showing of The Goonies by a simulated fireplace before live music in the evening- http://angelcitybrewery.com/events/snow-day/

FIDLAR are playing a sold out show at the Regent Theater- it might be worth hunting down tickets- http://www.theecho.com/event/738167-fidlar-los-angeles/

Saturday

Subliminal Projects is having an opening for Agents Provacateurs, a group show of “ subversive skateboard graphics and artworks”- http://subliminalprojects.com/exhibition/agents-provocateurs/

GRMLN are playing a free show at Origami Records- http://www.origamimusic.blogspot.com/

Sunday

Artist Kaz Oshiro will talk/play music at his book signing with artist and musician John Wiese at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/oshiro-and-wiese

West of Rome Public Art is debuting CANDIDATE: Execution in Progress- a performance that will include music, political theater and movement at Church of the Epiphany- https://www.facebook.com/events/585483571582780/?ref=3&ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

Jul 242014
 

White Fence- Like That

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/24-7/27)-

Thursday

White Fence are playing the Echo with Dream Boys and The Abigails- http://www.theecho.com/event/593685-white-fence-los-angeles/

REDCAT’s New Original Works Festival begins (through 8/9)- http://www.redcat.org/event/new-original-works-festival-2014

Cayucas are playing Santa Monica Pier with Papa (FREE)- http://tcs.dola.com/event/2014/07/24/cayucas-papa

Wolfmother at the House of Blues Los Angeles- http://www.houseofblues.com/losangeles/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=09004CCBE8A8BF04&oid=0

Friday

REDCAT presents the video work Apotome, by artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. For the opening on Friday there will be an artist talk as well as a performance that goes along with the video- http://www.redcat.org/exhibition/allora-calzadilla

The Internet (soul band on Odd Future Records) is playing Figat7th Downtown Festival (free)- http://artsbrookfield.com/event/figfest/#.U9DXL6hfnU4

Second chance to catch White Fence at the Echo, this time with Tomorrow’s Tulips- http://www.theecho.com/event/593687-white-fence-los-angeles/

Saturday

Mike Kelley’s show at MOCA is closing this weekend- check it out free from 6-10pm and there is a closing party from 7-10- http://sites.moca.org/the-curve/2014/07/21/closing-party/

ForYourArt event- Instagram Mini Marathon with Hans Ulrich Obrist at the Million Dollar Theatre (use FYAFRIEND for free tickets)- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/instagram-mini-marathon-with-hans-ulrich-obrist-tickets-12200380667?aff=eorg

Installations and performances by Machine Project artists at the Central Library- http://www.lfla.org/event-detail/1020/Machinations-in-the-Library-

GRMLN at Los Globos- http://www.clublosglobos.com/event/598043-ihc-los-angeles/

Saturday and Sunday

Renegade Craft Fair is at Grand Park (free)- http://www.renegadecraft.com/losangeles-july-market-details

Sunday

Super Duper Yard Sale at HM157(Historical Monument 157), food, drinks, haircuts and super cheap finds in Lincoln Heights- http://www.hm157.com/calendar

Jan 302014
 

GRMLN- Teenage Rhythm

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (1/30-2/2)-

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Sunday-

  • Opening of Manfred Müller’s- Objects Are Closer Than They Appear at LA Municipal Art Gallery in Barnsdall Park- http://www.lamag.org/

All weekend-

  • Paramount Ranch is having an art festival Saturday and Sunday- it’s the first one and looks intriguing and it’s FREE- http://paramountranch.la/
Dec 122013
 

Jagwar Ma- The Throw

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend:

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Friday (THE 13TH)-

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Saturday and Sunday-

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