Nov 022017
 

Hott MT- Tranceforming

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (11/2-11/5/17)-

Thursday

MOCA Grand Avenue is having a free (but RSVP) music night with DJDS, DJ Frosty, Wyldeflower and Deejay.fm

At The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, architect Liam Young will be discussing artist Adrián Villar Rojas and his current MOCA exhibition (free)

Daniel Johnston is playing at the Orpheum Theatre

Artist Nao Bustamante will be discussing certain works on a walk-through Hammer Museum’s Radical Women exhibit. There will also be music for Latinas Out Loud:Ayer Es Hoy with Sotomayor, Sin Color and Chulita Vinyl Club performing (free)

Ukrainian band DakhaBrakha are playing at The Echo with JJUUJJUU

Friday

Metro Art is screening Agnés Varda’s film Mur Murs at Union Station as part of its series of documentaries about Los Angeles (free)

A Giant Dog are playing with Wild Wing and Chief White Lightning at the Bootleg Theater

The Drums are playing at the Fonda Theatre with Methyl Ethel (also Thursday, and Saturday with Slow Hollows)

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with Ian Sweet opening

Yaeji is having an EP release party at El Cid

Saturday

Grand Ave Arts All Access has free admission and events planned all day at many of the cultural institutions located on Grand Ave including MOCA and the LA Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Grand Park still has its altars for Día de los Muertos up until Sunday

Wand are playing at the Hi Hat with Lars Finberg and Olga opening

Self Help Graphics are having a Día De Los Muertos Celebration

“Weird Al “Yankovic, John Stamos, Elle King and more will be singing iconic songs from the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory film as it plays on the Hollywood Bowl movie screen

Dopium.LA is a one night event in Chinatown where artists will create “original pieces to bring the plaza (aka the “Canvas”) to life through mixed media, from sculptures, paintings and photographs to video and light projections” plus music, food and drink (free but register)

Ministry are playing at the Hollywood Palladium with Death Grips opening

Saturday and Sunday

ComplexCon’s two day event has performers that include N.E.R.D., A-Trak, A$AP Ferg, M.I.A., Young Thug, Gucci Mane, D.J.Khaled; as well as panels, an art exhibition, shopping and more

Sunday

Hott MT are opening for Reptaliens and Fawns of Love at the Echoplex

Artist Ellen Gallagher will be in conversation with LACMA curator Christine Y. Kim at Hauser & Wirth, where Gallagher’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles is currently on view (free but register)

Yelle is playing at Resident with Lewis OfMan opening

The Rock N Roll Flea Market returns to The Regent Theater (free)

 

Sep 102015
 

The Drums- There Is Nothing Left

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (9/10-9/13/15)-

Thursday

MOCA is screening Stan VanDerBeek: Newsreel of Dreams at their Grand Avenue location ($12)- http://www.moca.org/program/screening-stan-vanderbeek-newsreel-of-dreams

For the last free concert of the summer at Santa Monica Pier, the tUnE-yArDs are performing along with Avid Dancer- http://tcs.santamonicapier.org/events/2015/9/10/tune-yards

The Hammer is having a forum titled 9/11, The Saudi Connection with Senator Bob Graham and Robert Baer. Baer was the CIA veteran played by George Clooney in Syrianahttp://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2015/09/911-the-saudi-connection-with-senator-bob-graham-and-robert-baer/

Downtown’s Artwalk is back for its monthly event- https://www.facebook.com/downtownartwalk

The Church are playing at the Roxy- http://www.theroxy.com/event/856989-church-west-hollywood/

Friday

The Drums are playing a free show (with RSVP) along with Nathaniel Rateliff @ The Night Sweats in Laguna Beach- http://mailer.thefader.com/pages/rsvp/rsvp-world-surf-league-the-fader-it-s-on-w-nathaniel-rateliff-the-night-sweats-friday-september-11-2015

The More Than A Cone Art Festival, a benefit for animal advocacy groups, is taking place at the Autry and includes a runway show, live music, live painting and an art show. $35 includes beer/wine- http://www.morethanacone.com/

Friday through Sunday

It’s the Hollywood Bowl’s Fireworks Finale with the B-52s and the Psychedelic Furs playing with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/fireworks-finale-b-52s-psychedelic-furs/2015-09-12

LACE in Hollywood is having its second Resonant Forms festival of performance art and electronic music- $20/night or $30 for the weekend- http://welcometolace.org/event/resonant-forms/?mc_cid=aba5270c7d&mc_eid=873cf135b9

Saturday

Tokyo Police Club are playing at the Regent Theater- http://www.theregenttheater.com/event/866921-tokyo-police-club-los-angeles/

Outdoor movies begin in Barnsdall Park with Shaun of the Dead. $15 for the movie or spend $25 and include the wine tasting- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/september-12th-barnsdall-art-park-foundation-presents-shaun-of-the-dead-tickets-18257838687?ref=ebtnebtckt

Pasadena’s City Hall outdoor movie this week is The Princess Bridehttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/eat-see-hear-the-princess-bride-outdoor-movie-tickets-16367671145

Before the movie you could check out the Armory’s 2015 Monster Drawing Rally benefit where artwork is first created live by over 100 artists and then can be purchased for $75. Or you can just watch for $10 and there will be beer- http://www.armoryarts.org/visit/2015-events/2015-monster-drawing-rally/

Peach Kelli Pop are playing as part of the Razorcake Residency lineup at Pehrspace ($5)- https://www.facebook.com/events/1674413832794387/

Gap Dream are headlining a show at The Smell ($5)- http://www.thesmell.org/

Sunday

Architect Frank Gehry will be speaking with architecture critic Paul Goldberger about his career (free but standby only, line starts at 1pm)- http://www.lacma.org/event/gehry-and-goldberger

It’s the second and last day of Long Beach Comic Con- http://longbeachcomiccon.com/

Oct 022014
 

Slow Club- Beginners

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (10/2-10/5)-

Thursday

Mark Mothersbaugh is speaking at MOCA Grand Avenue with Adam Lerner, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. He will be discussing his art and music before DEVO through his present day work, which includes being a composer for film and television (he most recently did the original score for The LEGO Movie). He will also be signing his new book Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia. Admission is free to this event and to the museum where Andy Warhol’s Shadows is currently on display- http://edu.moca.org/calendar/2014-10-02

LACMA is screening Aberdeen, the newest film from Hong Kong director Ho-cheung Pang (free)- http://www.lacma.org/event/aberdeen

Friday

Bombay Bicycle Club are playing The Wiltern with Milo Greene- http://www.thewiltern.net/events/bombay-bicycle-club-milo-greene/

Blitzen Trapper are at The Troubadour- http://www.troubadour.com/event/648763-blitzen-trapper-los-angeles/

LA Live is doing Dark Nights again- $5 food and drink specials at several restaurants, $5 parking and free entertainment (musicians and artists) from 5-9pm- http://www.lalive.com/events/la-live/detail/dark-nights-at-la-live-1

Baauer, Boyz Noise and Spank Rock are at Club Nokia- http://www.clubnokia.com/events/detail/252893

DJ Shadow with Cut Chemist at the Hollywood Palladium- http://www.thehollywoodpalladium.com/events/dj-shadow-the-renegades-of-rhythm-tour/#.VCzZIedfnU4

Saturday

It’s the last of MOCA’s Step and Repeat nights- this one features Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Neil Hamburger, Heather Lawless, and more- http://mocastepandrepeat.tumblr.com/

Slow Club are at The Echo with Roses- http://www.theecho.com/event/605789-slow-club-los-angeles/

Barnsdall Art Park is having outdoor movie nights on the lawn of the Hollyhock House.  This week it’s Rock ‘n’ Roll High School starring The Ramones. It’s $10 for the movie, $25 if you want to add 3 drinks (beer and wine)- http://www.barnsdall.org/event/barnsdall-movie-nights-2014-10-04/

Glass Animals are playing a free show at Origami Vinyl at 1pm before their sold out show at the Troubadour- http://origamimusic.blogspot.com/

Stromae at The Fonda- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/250601

Sunday

The Drums are at the Mayan Theater for their new album Encyclopedia- http://www.ticketmaster.com/The-Drums-tickets/artist/1364866?tm_link=edp_Artist_Name

Dr. Christine Mullen Kreamer, curator of African Cosmos: Stellar Arts, is giving a lecture on “the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with both traditional and contemporary African arts”- http://www.lacma.org/event/talk-african-cosmos

Ciclavia is back this Sunday creating car free streets from Echo Park to Downtown to East LA- http://www.ciclavia.org/events/687/heart-of-la/924/about