Oct 262017
 

Beach Fossils- Down the Line

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (10/26-10/29/17)-

Thursday

Coaxials Arts and Cathode Cinema are hosting the Super Spooktacular Halloween Show– with “spooky and weird” films, live performances and more

The Greek Theatre is showing Shaun of the Dead, with all attendees getting a free t-shirt (while they last)

The Blank Tapes are opening for Delicate Steve at the Moroccan Lounge plus King Tuff are playing a DJ set

Busdriver is playing with jazz ensemble The Underground Railroad at Zebulon

Friday

FIGat7th is having an all day (til 8pm) Day of the Dead Celebration, with sugar skull face painting, tequila tasting, and live DJs

For The Charlie Factory at The Standard Downtown LA, artist Charlie le Mindu is hosting a series of nights with different performers- tonight it is Peaches and Black Cracker

Rozwell Kid and Mylets are opening for The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die at The Echo

Miss Kittin, Keoki and more are playing Sex Cells’ night at Resident

Thievery Corporation are playing at the Hollywood Palladium

Saturday

For the 18th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, there will be face painting, altars, a market, food, and performances by musicians Aterciopelados, Cuco, Ximena Sariñana, Very Be Careful and La Chamba

Grand Park begins it’s Día de los Muertos celebrations this evening with Noche de Ofrenda, a celebration that includes traditional dance and prayer led by the local indigenous community, as well as Los Angeles-based poets and musicians (altars are up through Nov 5)

Roky Erickson is playing at The Roxy with Death Valley Girls opening

For The Charlie Factory at The Standard Downtown LA, artist Charlie le Mindu is hosting a series of nights with different performers- tonight it is Kembra Pfahler from The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black

Broken Social Scene are playing at The Wiltern with The Belle Game opening

Saturday and Sunday

The Growlers are hosting a music festival at the LA Waterfront in San Pedro with a huge list of great performers including-Beach Fossils, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Girl Talk, Danny Brown, Dan Auerbach, La Luz, Rostam, Frankie Cosmos, Beth Ditto, Butthole Surfers, and many more

Heritage Square Museum is hosting Halloween & Mourning Tours where you can learn about death and mourning etiquette during the Victorian era

Sunday

LACMA is hosting Veterans in the Arts and Humanities Day: Celebration and Film Screening– with short films, a Q & A with veteran filmmakers, and a reception to follow (free)

It’s the last day of Stan Lee’s Comic Con at the LA Convention Center (runs from Friday)

Slowdive are playing at The Wiltern with Cherry Glazerr opening

Livingmore are playing with Nightgown, Rival Cavves, and Ever So Android at The Echo

For The Charlie Factory at The Standard Downtown LA, artist Charlie le Mindu is hosting a series of nights with different performers- tonight it is Ssion and Princess Vitarah

 

Nov 062014
 

King Tuff- Alone & Stoned

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (11-6-11/9)-

Thursday

King Tuff are at the El Rey Theatre- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/252482

The Hammer is hosting Love Has Many Faces- An Evening with Joni Mitchell where they will be screening The Fiddle and the Drum- a film of the eponymous ballet set to her songs followed by a Q & A with the artist and a celebration of her birthday- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/11/watch-live-love-has-many-faces-an-evening-with-joni-mitchell/

Artist Analia Saban discusses her work with curator Nancy Myer in the Broad gallery at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/gallery-talk-artist-analia-saban

The Black Keys are playing at The Forum with Jake Bugg- http://www.fabulousforum.com/event/the-black-keys.html

Friday

We Were Promised Jetpacks are at The Fonda with The Twilight Sad- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/251357

Yacht are playing at The Regent- http://www.theregenttheater.com/event/705435-downtown-festival-yacht-los-angeles/

Saturday

Two screenings and discussions at MOCA Grand Ave- Larry Clark’s Passing Through and Wu Tsang’s Wildness. Both directors will speak after the films. Free with admission to the museum- http://edu.moca.org/calendar/2014-11-08

There is an artist talk with Robert Hale and curator jill moniz at Reginald Ingraham Gallery in Culver City- https://www.facebook.com/ReginaldIngrahamGallery

NELA Art Second Saturday Gallery Night is a great way to check out the northeast Los Angeles- https://www.facebook.com/NELAart

Silverlake Art Craft and Vintage Flea Market – https://www.facebook.com/Silverlakeflea

Pharell Williams along with the members of OFWGKTA and others are at the Park at the LA Coliseum for the 3rd Annual Camp Flog Gnaw- http://www.campfloggnaw.com/

Saturday and Sunday

DesignerCon is in Pasadena and showcases toys, art and apparel amidst several events- only $5 per day- http://www.designercon.com/

Sunday

Slowdive is at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel- the Ace website says sold out but there are still tickets available on the Ticketmaster site- http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/losangeles/slowdive-encore

All weekend (through the 13th) is AFI Fest- all tickets for films are free- http://afi.com/afifest/default.aspx