Feb 232018
 

Mister Heavenly- Makin’ Excuses

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (2/23-2/26/18)-

Friday

If you are free earlier in the day The College Art Association is hosting Distinguished Artist Interviews from 3:30-5:30, with Catherine Opie interviewed by Helen Molesworth; The Promise Piece, Ten Years Later– A message from Yoko Ono; and Judy Baca interviewed by Anna Indych-López (free)

The Regent Theatre in Westwood has two screenings of The Room with Tommy Wiseau in person

ICA LA (Institute of Contemporary Art) is hosting Art Buzz: Harald Szeemann– a happy hour tour of the exhibit led by The Good Works Executive Director Elsa Longhauser and Director of Learning and Engagement Asuka Hisa (free but RSVP)

Basia Bulat is playing at the Bootleg Theater with Hayley Gene Penner opening

American Pets are playing at the Moroccan Lounge with LEAN and Tim Atlas

Saturday

Mister Heavenly are playing at the Lodge Room with Healing Gems and Velour Afternoon

It’s the Fourth Annual Bob Baker Day– a free all day carnival celebration that includes marionette performances, musical entertainment, a marching band puppet procession led by DJ Lance Rock of Yo Gabba Gabba, games, workshops, and more

Fowler Museum is hosting an all day event- Symposium: Blackness and the Art of Empowerment in Bahia Brazil, with speakers, artist presentations, a book signing and more

MOCA is hosting the all day event- Feminism and the State: Art, Politics, and Resistance– with a keynote address by artist Martha Rosler, two talks and a roundtable discussion

Skinny Lister are playing an early show at The Echo with Will Varley opening

San Fermin are playing at the Echoplex

Sunday

Hammer Museum is hosting a free screening of Chocolate Babies, Stephen Winter’s political satire, with a Q and A to follow with Tisa Bryant and Ernest Hardy to follow

Artist Mike Kaplan (who created the A Clockwork Orange movie poster) and LA Times film critic Kenneth Turan will be discussing The Art of the Movie Poster at LACMA Art Catalogues (free)

The Lodge is hosting an artist talk and film screening with Chad Attie in conjunction with his current exhibition The Last Island

As part of FLAX (France Los Angeles Exchange) Zebulon is hosting a free event that includes a screening of Animal Glisse by Bertrand Dezoteux, and a performance by Katie Gately

Henry Wolfe and Lucy Arnell are opening for Zoe Sky Jordan at the Bootleg Theater

 

 

 

May 262016
 

Rush Midnight- Crush

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/26-5/30/16)-

Thursday

The Writers Guild Foundation is hosting Inside the Writers Room with Better Call Saul with the writers discussing their process and the move from Breaking Bad

San Fermin are playing at the Teragram Ballroom

Lynne Cooke, senior curator of special projects in modern art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., is giving a lecture at MOCA Grand Ave (free)

Braids are playing at The Echo with Morgan Greenwood

Friday

designLAb’s is hosting a number of new art and design exhibition openings at the Pacific Design Center

Moving Units are at the Teragram Ballroom with Billy Changer, Vision, and Glass Spells

U.S. Girls are headlining a show at The Satellite

Friday through Sunday

Cinefamily is showing Pippi in the South Seas at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater with DJ Lance Rock (Yo Gabba Gabba) hosting and a marionette opening act

Saturday

Rush Midnight are playing at El Cid with MODE and The Great Void

The Big Lebowski is playing outside of The Autry Museum in Griffith Park

Or you could watch Singin’ In The Rain at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

The Peach Kings are at The Hi Hat

Saturday through Memorial Day

Hermosa Beach’s Fiesta Hermosa has tons of vendors, beer & wine garden, live music and more

Topanga Days, the three day festival in Topanga Canyon, has bands, traditional games (like pie eating, musical chairs and egg toss), craft and food vendors, and a parade on Monday

Sunday

Downtown Modernism, the biannual Los Angeles vintage design furniture market returns ($5)

Big Black Delta are playing at The Regent Theater with Fartbarf