Nov 162017
 

Nilüfer Yanya- Baby Luv

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (11/16-11/19/17)-

Thursday

British singer Nilüfer Yanya is playing The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever with Monogem opening

Array @The Broad is screening the film Daughters of The Dust at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel with a conversation to follow with directors Julie Dash and Ava DuVernay

Writer and artist Marisela Norte will be giving a walk-through of Hammer Museum’s Radical Women exhibition (free)

Tennis are playing at the Fonda Theatre with Wild Ones

Hauser & Wirth are screening German artist Andy Hope 1930’s Vertical Horizon (free but register)

There are still tickets available for Metronomy’s early (6pm) show at The Regent Theater

Beach Slang are playing at the Echoplex with Dave Hause and The Mermaid and See Through Dresses opening

Friday

The Underachievers are playing a $10 show with Warm Brew and Injury Reserve at The Novo

Surf Rock Is Dead and Sarah Chernoff are opening for Shout Out Louds at the El Rey Theatre

LA Zoo Lights, the annual holiday celebration at the zoo in Griffith Park, begins tonight and runs through 1/7

Curls are playing with Hibou and Suncruiser at the Moroccan Lounge

There are still a few tickets left for a midnight screening of Pulp Fiction at Tarantino’s New Beverly Cinema

Egrets on Ergot, Bastidas!, and Sister Mantos are playing a Solidarity with Mariachis’ Rent Strike Benefit Show at The Smell

Saturday

REDCAT is hosting an all day Symposium on Mike Kelley’s Kandors, currently on view at Hauser & Wirth (free but ticketed)

The Great Los Angeles Walk returns for its annual cross city trek, this time taking Beverly Boulevard (free)

Jackalope Art and Craft Fair returns to its outdoor Pasadena location (also Sunday)

Vulture Festival LA is bringing numerous celebrities to the Hollywood Roosevelt for ticketed events including Issa Rae, Jill Soloway in conversation with Lena Waithe and more

Gary Numan is playing at the Teragram Ballroom with Me Not You opening

Daedelus, Mono/Poly and Free The Robots are playing a show at Union Nightclub

Sunday

Pasadena’s wacky annual Doo Dah Parade returns with after parties to follow (free)

Window dresser, cultural critic, author, and creative ambassador-at-large for Barneys New York, Simon Doonan, will be discussing Mundo Meza in conjunction with MOCA’s exhibition Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A., at the West Hollywood Council Chambers

Baio and Teen Daze are playing an early show at Zebulon

Ibeyi are performing with TheMind at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel

Tony Molina, Faith Healer, Toner, and Cecil Frena are playing at The Smell

Feb 232017
 

Moaning- The Same

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (2/23-2/26/17)-

Thursday

Former US poet laureate and author Robert Pinsky will be reading at the Hammer Museum with a book signing to follow (free)

Artist, architect, and filmmaker Alfredo Jaar, winner of the MacArthur and Guggenheim awards, discusses his recent work and reflects on “The Rwanda Project” at The Getty (free with RSVP)

Hippie Sabotage are playing with Branchez at The Novo

SCREEN: Hannah Black at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA presents recent video works from the artist/writer with a post screening conversation. While there you can check out the opening night preview of the LA Art Book Fair with special musical performances by Seth Bogart and Kembra Pfahler & Christian Music from The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black ($10 and includes a special edition by Mike Mills)

Karriem Riggins is playing at The Hi Hat with Peanut Butter Wolf and J Rocc opening

Split Single are playing at Resident with Imaad Wasif

Friday

Moaning, Jurassic Shark, Janelane, and Melted are playing at The Hi Hat for Oh My Rockness’s Hardest Working Bands 2016

Skirball museum is hosting Late Night Lichtenstein, a chance to see Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A. for free and get free exhibition swag

The LA Art Book Fair returns to The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA  with lots of free programs and a chance to get some great artwork (also Saturday and Sunday)

Moon Duo are playing with Umberto at The Echo

The Octopus Project are playing with Sound of Ceres and Hidden Speaker at the Bootleg Theater

Saturday

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery is hosting readings and performances from 1-5pm to accompany the current exhibition Ours is a City of Writers

Artist/musician Billy Morrison and installation artist Plastic Jesus are showing 36 pieces of artwork for a free show titled Anesthesia: The Art of Oblivion at Gibson Brands Sunset (the former Tower Records)

Gibbz is playing at the Bootleg Theater

Sunday

It’s Oscar Sunday and the Ace Hotel is hosting a free (with RSVP) Award Show Watch Party with the Oscar’s streaming on the theater’s big screen

Teen Daze are opening for Mozart’s Sister at the Bootleg Theater

The Tracks are opening for Starcrawler at The Echo

 

 

 

Mar 062014
 

Wild Beasts- Wanderlust

Things to do in and around Los Angeles this weekend (3/6-3/9)-

Thursday

Wildbeasts at the Troubadour- http://www.troubadour.com/event/453711-wild-beasts-los-angeles/

First Thursday ArtWalk in San Pedro- http://www.1stthursday.com/

Ava Luna at Origami Vinyl (FREE)- http://origamimusic.blogspot.com/2014/03/in-store-ava-luna-in-store-tonight-7pm.html

Friday

Teen Daze with Lusine at King King- http://beticketing.com/TeenDaze

First Fridays at Natural History Museum with San Fermin, wild Up and Son Lux- http://tickets.nhm.org/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=nhmonline&C=FirstFridaysMar1

Abbot Kinney First Fridays- http://www.abbotkinney1stfridays.com/

Laluzapalooza group show opening at La Luz de Jesus Gallery- http://laluzdejesus.com/laluzapalooza-2014/

Midnight showing of Little Shop of Horrors at Cinefamily- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/friday-night-frights/#friday-night-frights-little-shop-of-horrors

Saturday

NO at the Troubadour- http://www.troubadour.com/event/483053-no-los-angeles/

NELAart Second Saturday- http://nelaart.org/

Andrea Fraser: May I Help You- perfomance at the Hammer- http://hammer.ucla.edu/calendar/detail/year/2014/month/3/day/4/type/program/id/2119

Mystery Train (Jim Jarmusch film) at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/mystery-train

Mirah at the Satellite- http://www.thesatellitela.com/event/449007-mirah-ages-ages-los-angeles/

2001: A Space Odyssey at The Aero Theater- http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/2001-a-space-odyssey-7

Amoeba Records Sidewalk Sale- http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2014/02/pst/amoeba-hollywood-holds-sidewalk-sale-3-8.html

Sunday

HomeLA – Each performance takes place in a different private home in the LA area- this time it takes place in a house in El Sereno- http://www.homelahello.com/1403.php#.UxjLql5fnU4

The final performance of Pablo Bronstein’s Enlightenment Discourse on the Origins of Architecture at the Redcat gallery- http://www.redcat.org/exhibition/pablo-bronstein

LA Marathon- http://www.lamarathon.com/