Mar 082018

Protomartyr- Don’t Go To Anacita

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (3/8-3/11/18)-


Son Lux are playing at The Regent Theater with Gordi and Wills opening

Photographer Matthew Rolston will be discussing his exhibition Art People: The Pageant Portraits at Ralph Pucci in Hollywood, with arts writer and editor Katya Tylevich. RSVP here

Darlingside are playing at The Echo with Henry Jamison opening

Grammy award winning musical director of the LA Opera, James Conlon will be discussing his recent collaboration with the Joffrey Ballet, and making the mythology of Orpheus and Eurydice modern at the Hammer Museum

Holly Miranda is playing a free show at Zebulon

LACMA is having a free screening of Lean on Pete starring Steve Buscemi with a conversation with writer/director Andrew Haigh to follow

No Age are playing an all ages show at Highland Park Ebell

Palm are playing at the Echoplex with The Spirit of the Beehive and Jerkagram opening


ArtNight Pasadena returns with a night of free museums, performances, music, and more- with free shuttles to take you around

Moaning are having a record release party at The Echo with Froth and opening

Union Station is hosting Josh Nelson & The Discovery Project’s multi-disciplinary artistic collaboration and presentation- combining video, performance art, light and art installations with his original music (free)

ICA LA’s  event Art Buzz, is a happy hour tour of the exhibition Skip Arnold: Truffle Hunt followed by “libations and tastings” (free but RSVP)

Orb, Flat Worms, and Hooveriii are playing at Zebulon

Ghostface Killah will be performing at the Echoplex’s 2ooos era Hip Hop Party-Echo Flex

Current Joys are playing with Celebrity Crush at Lodge Room


Protomartyr are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with Shame and GLAARE opening

ICA LA is partnering with Crayon Collection to host a free all ages workshop with artist Pearl C. Hsiung focused on crayon creations

No Win and Luke Rathbone are opening for Criminal Hygiene at the Bootleg Theater

The Aero Theatre is playing a double feature of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

The Wedding Present are playing at The Echo with Terry De Castro opening

Saturday and Sunday

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the East LA Walkouts, Fowler Museum along with the Chicano Studies Research Center will have two days of free programming- on Saturday there will be a speaker’s program with Walkout participants and scholars and on Sunday there will be screenings of the 1995 documentary Taking Back the School, and the 2005 HBO film Walkout! with a Q +A to follow


Artist Luchita Hurtado will be in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)– free but RSVP (1pm with light refreshments at 2pm)

MOCA Community Day at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA will include activities, performances and two panels with artists and activists- one discussing Art as Transformation and the other Envisioning a Different Framework– both focusing on LA’s homelessness crisis. Free but bring white tube socks to donate.

Bootleg Theater is hosting Lancaster– jazz music by Eric Revis, Jeff Parker, Joshua White and Guillermo Brown

Hibou are playing the Echoplex with Death Bells, Floating Room, and Alien Boy

Haunted Summer are playing at the Moroccan Lounge with Alyeska and Gold Casio opening

Jul 092015

Son Lux- Lanterns Lit

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/9-7/12/15)-


Son Lux are playing at the El Rey Theatre –

The theme for this month’s DTLA Artwalk is Street Art and Performance-

The Hammer and KCRW’s event Summer of Soul begins tonight. For four nights this summer there will be a happy hour bar, DJ set, and band- tonight it’s Breakestra (free)-

Jurassic 5 are back in the US and playing at the Nokia Theater-

Morris Day is performing with Dam Funk at the Santa Monica Pier for the first of the weekly free summer concerts-


Active Child is performing at The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian-

Trans Am are playing at The Satellite-


NELA Art Gallery Night is every second Saturday of the month and is a great way to check out the Highland Park/ Eagle Rock art scene-

No Age is headlining Runaway 2015 at Jewels Catch One- a lineup that includes Mean Jeans, The Lovely Bad Things, No Parents and loads more-

Back to the Future is being shown at Centennial Square in front of Pasadena City Hall with band YoYa playing beforehand-

Silverlake Flea Market is on-

It’s 7-11 Day so grab a free small slurpee at a 7-Eleven store near you-

Saturday and Sunday

Renegade Craft Fair is back and at Grand Park- a great way to support independent makers (free)-


Hammer Museum is having an event combining lecture, performance,and spoken word with a wide variety of contributors for Hip-hop Logic: The Role of Hip-hop in 21st Century Education & Poetics–

*Starting 7/9 and running through the 19th of this month is Outfest, the LGBT Film Festival-