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

Aug 202015
 

Ariel Pink- Dayzed Inn Daydreams

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/20-8/23/15)-

Thursday

Ariel Pink is playing along with The Mynabirds at the Santa Monica Pier (free)- http://tcs.santamonicapier.org/events/2015/8/20/ariel-pink

As part of Cinefamily’s Don’t Knock The Rock music documentary festival they are showing Her Aim is True, Karen Whitehead’s film about the incredible life of photographer Jini Dellaccio, with the director in person- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/dont-knock-the-rock-2015/

If you’re a fan of louder bands METZ, Retox and Obliterations are playing at The Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/897459-metz-los-angeles/

Friday

Hop Along are playing a free show at the Ace Hotel Downtown starting at 5pm- http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/losangeles/5-5-hop-along and later there is an FYF Fest Pre Party in the theater lobby of the hotel with Purity Ring DJ’ing (but RSVP if you are going) – http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/losangeles/fyf-fest-official-pre-party

It’s the last of the Natural History Museum’s Summer Nights in the Garden programs- http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/summer-nights-in-the-garden

Odd Nights, The Autry’s free monthly market, fashion, food event is back with Omniflux and The Controversy performing- http://theoddmarket.com/autry/

Saturday

YACHT are performing at Blum & Poe gallery as part of A.L.Steiner’s exhibition Come & Go– https://www.facebook.com/events/442403352614076/

El Segundo Museum of Art is having a free movie night with two films about the artist Joseph Beuys and includes a discussion with an educator, quick draw activities, popcorn and soft drinks- http://esmoa.org/program/movie-night-beuys-double-feature/

Hundred Waters are the performers for this week’s Saturdays off the 405 at the Getty Center- http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_532.html

It’s the last of the Chinatown Summer Nights with bands, djs, food and more- http://chinatownsummernights.com/schedule/#Aug17

Saturday and Sunday

Two day tickets are still available for FYF Fest and there are a lot of great bands playing both days including Frank Ocean, Morrissey, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Run the Jewels, D’Angelo &The Vanguard, Thee Oh Sees, FKA Twigs, Mikal Cronin and many more- http://www.fyffest.com/

Sunday

Griffith Park’s Shakespeare Festival has Much Ado About Nothing, this time taking place in Italy in 1945- http://www.iscla.org/griffith-park-festival/