Mar 022018

Superet- Pay It Later

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (3/2-3/4/18)-


For the second of the Natural History Museum’s First Fridays– Superet are opening for Mondo Cozmo as well as a performance by Shannon Lay. The programming will also include a special tour and a lecture on the upcoming possibilities of the 2028 LA Olympics.

Burger-A-Go-Go is a two night event at 1720 with bands The Coathangers, Death Valley Girls, The Flytraps and Feels performing tonight

Griffith Observatory their free first Friday program All Space Considered, where the curatorial staff discuss astronomy and space science

Ex-Cult are playing at the Lodge Room with Lars Finberg, and The Side Eyes

Cut Chemist is playing a show at the Teragram Ballroom


It’s the last weekend to see the Cuba Is, photography exhibition at Annenberg Space for Photography and tonight there is a closing celebration with live music, free Cuban coffee and treats, and extended hours (6-8pm)

Burger-A-Gogo continues its two night event at 1720 with bands Dengue Fever, Winter, Summer Twins and Patsy’s Rats performing tonight

The 2018 LA IPA Fest at Mohawk Bend is a great way to sample beers from over 60 breweries (also Sunday)

Dai Burger and Uniiqu3 are playing at Union Nightclub

Saturday and Sunday

Air + Style Two Day Festival taking place at EXPO Par at LA Coliseum is not cheap ($149 for both days, $79 for one), but there are a lot of good bands playing including Cut Copy, Mura Masa, Twin Peaks, Ex-Cult on Saturday, and Sunday’s lineup includes Phoenix, Gucci Mane, Washed Out, Cloud Nothings, and Phantogram


For MOCA’s Artists on Artists series, photographer Paul Mpagi Sepuya will be guiding a tour and discussing the recently opened exhibition Real Worlds: Brassaï, Arbus, Goldin

Beta Main is hosting the free workshop Mindfulness and Self-Care Tools for Healthy and Joyful Living, facilitated by Victor Narro, Project Director of the UCLA Labor Center, and Laureen Lazarovici, writer and managing editor for the Kaiser Permanente Labor Management Partnership

Tall Juan is playing at The Echo with Gabriella Cohen and The Pantones opening

CLARA-NOVA is playing at The Moroccan Lounge with The Mynabirds and Rainstorm Brother opening

Jul 032014

Phantogram- Mouthful of Diamonds

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/3-7/6)-


Dublab presents Peaking Lights and Pharoahs at Levitt Pavillion MacArthur Park (free)-

San Pedro ArtWalk-

Friday (July 4th)

Fireworks, bands, outdoors and FREE- check out the “Altimate 4th of July Block Party” in Grand Park. Bands include Phantogram, Brick +Mortar, Semi Precious Weapons, Wild Cub and Echosmith-

Want fireworks but a bit more mellow?- Steve Martin is playing with the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell at the Hollywood Bowl (also Thursday and Saturday)-

If you are heading to Long Beach the Aquarium of the Pacific is staying open late with a BBQ and views of the fireworks there-

Cinefamily is offering a 4th of July celebration with a picnic, America related short films, a surf band and a screening of Hell Angels Forever

Angel City Brewery in the Arts District is throwing a party too-


Still watching the World Cup despite America’s recent loss and want to see the Made In LA show at the Hammer Museum? You can do both!-

Peter Murphy is playing at El Rey Theatre-

Jaws is playing outside of the Autry Museum-

Stones Throw Picnic featuring Peanut Butter Wolf at California Plaza downtown as part of Grand Performances-


Street artist Pastey Whyte is having an ice cream social (free ice cream!) for his art show at Gold Haus Gallery in Highland Park from 3-6-

The Fresh & Onlys at the Echo-

Amen Dunes is playing for free at Origami Vinyl-

Feb 202014

We Were Promised Jetpacks- Human Error

Things to do in and around Los Angeles this weekend 2/20-2/23:


Thomas Struth is speaking at LACMA-

Thursday through Saturday

LA Dance Project at the Ace Hotel- Three pieces, including one sneak peek- one choreographed by Benjamin Millepied (Black Swan), another with visual concepts by Barbara Kruger and Sterling Ruby-

Tales From Two Cities- Writing from Los Angeles at Los Angeles Central Library-


We Were Promised Jetpacks at El Rey-

2 Chainz, Pusha T and August Alsina at the Hollywood Palladium-

Shadow of a Doubt at LACMA with an intro by Bill Hader-


Phantogram at the Hollywood Palladium (moved from the Wiltern)-

A.S.Berman talks about and signs his book about the groundbreaking TV show Soap at Book Soup-

Screening of A Raisin in The Sun with special guest Mamie Hansberry (sister of the film’s writer) at Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum-

Pomona Art Walk-

Saturday and Sunday

Snow Days at the LA Zoo- There will be snow in some animal habitats and sledding for humans- sleds are provided- (2/22 and 2/23)-


Jacob Hashimoto is speaking at MOCA Grand Avenue (his show opens on 3/1)-