Nov 302017
 

The High Curbs- Empty Bottles

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (11/30-12/3/17)-

Thursday

Writer Raquel Gutiérrez will be giving a walk through and discussing certain works from Hammer Museum’s exhibition Radical Women. Later in the evening there is a film screening of various experimental films created by Latin American women artists (both events free)

FYOHNA is opening for Wildling at Resident

CAFAM is hosting CraftNight at Angel City Brewery where you can have a pint while enjoying an air-dry clay workshop ($10)

Summer Moon and Mereki are opening for Dhani Harrison at the El Rey Theatre

Prism Tats is opening for Dommengang at The Hi Hat

Downtown Boys are playing with Generacion Suicida and Ex-Stains at the Echoplex

iam8bit gallery is having its 3rd Annual Handmade Holiday Show

Friday

Metro Art is showing Ava DuVernay’s documentary This is the Life at Union Station (free)

Slothrust are playing at The Echo with And The Kids and SLUGS

Hundred Waters are playing at the El Rey Theatre with Julianna Barwick and Banoffee

Blitzen Trapper are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Lilly Hiatt

Saturday

DocuSlate, a day dedicated to documentary films presented by NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFLMA) is $10 per program or for $25 you can see all the programs and enjoy an open bar

Hauser & Wirth is having a Holiday Market (also Sunday)

Union Station is also having a Holiday Market with live entertainment, a beer garden and Santa

The Dandy Warhols are playing with POW! at the Teragram Ballroom

HUNNY’s Winter Talent Show at the Echoplex includes bands Potty Mouth and King Shelter

Sunday

The High Curbs are opening for Hockey Dad at the Bootleg Theater with Jurassic Shark

Artist Alec Soth will be in conversation with photographic historian Kate Albers at Arcana with a book signing to follow

LAXART will be screening States of Crisis at the City of West Hollywood Library- a video program that includes videos by artists from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Honduras and Peru reflecting on political, economic and ecological crises. This program is in conjunction with the exhibition Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: Video Art in Latin America at LAXART. (free)

John Waters performs A John Waters Christmas, his one man show, at The Comedy Store

Jan 122017
 

Surf Curse- All is Lost

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (1/12-1/15/17)-

Thursday

The theme of the main exhibition for tonight’s Downtown LA Artwalk is “We the People” and check out Indoek’s 27 Frames Art Show, Silent Auction and after party at Think Tank Gallery (free)

Pearl Charles of The Blank Tapes is headlining a night of bands at The Echo that includes Big Search, GospelbeacH, and Golden Daze

MOCA Curatorial Assistant Rebecca Matalon is leading a walk through of Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady? on MOCA Grand Ave’s free night and/or check out the last week of Doug Aitken’s exhibition Electric Earth at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (also free tonight)

Photo LA begins at The Reef (and runs through Sunday, with discounted tickets on Goldstar)

And so does the LA Art Show at the Los Angeles Conventions center

Friday

Surf Curse are playing at the El Rey Theatre with Palm Reader and BOYO

iam8bit gallery and Everything is Terrible! are hosting a free opening party for The Jerry Maguire Video Store, a recreation of a video store except with every video being Jerry Maguire. Check here for additional ticketed performances during the show’s run from tonight until 1/29

DineLA begins and runs through 1/27

The Regrettes are having an album release party at The Echo with Dog Party and Starcrawler

Mike Watt and The Secondmen are playing with DIEGROUP at The Redwood Bar

Potty Mouth are headlining a free show at The Hi Hat with Lindsay B, Fast Friends, and Justus Proffitt

Foxes Magazine is hosting a night of Elvis tributes at The Satellite with a long list of bands that includes The Blank Tapes and Veronica Bianqui

Saturday

Trajal Harrell will be performing a customized version of his dance piece Judson Church Is Ringing in Harlem (Made-to-Measure) / Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church in the Hammer Museum courtyard (free, also on Sunday)

Geneva Jacuzzi, Sextile, L.A. Drones, Egrets on Ergot and Second Still are playing at HM157

The Aero Theatre is showing Bob Fosse’s classic film Cabaret

Purity Ring is doing a DJ set for Exchange LA’s Inception night

Sunday

Regen Projects is hosting a conversation between artist Theaster Gates and Hamza Walker, executive director of LAXART

Head to LACMA to experience Ana Prvacki’s Tent, quintet, bows and elbows, “a sculpture, a sound piece, and a performance”. It will be activated at 4:15 with a conversation and book signing to follow. (free)

Comedy collective Power Violence are at The Satellite with guests that include Pete Holmes and band Roses

May 082014
 

A Place to Bury Strangers- And I’m Up

Things to do in and around Los Angeles this weekend (5/8-5/11)-

Thursday

Artwalk Downtown LA- this month focusing on textiles- http://www.downtownartwalk.org/

Artist Michael Smith speaks at MOCA (FREE/RSVP)- http://sites.moca.org/the-curve/art-talk-michael-smith/

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at Amoeba Hollywood (FREE)- http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/upcoming/detail-2957/

Mona Simpson and David O. Russell speak as part of the Hammer’s Some Favorite Writers series- http://hammer.ucla.edu/calendar/detail/type/program/id/2216

Tycho, with Gardens and Villa at the Fonda- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/249541

Thursday and Friday

Found Footage Festival stops in Los Angeles at the New Beverly- http://www.foundfootagefest.com/

Friday

iam8bit gallery is having an opening for the art show Grace & Ritual: Hidden showcasing the work of 33 women artists- https://www.facebook.com/events/1539734432919779/

Saturday

A Place to Bury Strangers at the Observatory (Santa Ana)- http://www.observatoryoc.com/events/a-place-to-bury-strangers

Citizen Kane at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/citizen-kane

Part Time Punks 9 Year Anniversary Party with Ariel Pink and others- http://www.theecho.com/event/480519-ptps-9-year-anniversary-very-los-angeles/

National Lampoon’s Vacation at Hollywood Forever Cemetery-http://cinespia.org/event/vacation/

Brian Jonestown Massacre at the Wiltern- http://concerts.livenation.com/event/09004C710907CF60?camefrom=ramya_8e1

Saturday and Sunday

Echo Park Craft Fair- http://www.echoparkcraftfair.com/may2014/

Sunday

Psycho de Mayo at the Observatory- bands include SUUNS and Pentagram among others- http://www.observatoryoc.com/events/psycho-de-mayo

The Wizard of Oz (1939) in 3D at the Aero- http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/the-wizard-of-oz-3