Aug 242017
 

The Mynabirds- Velveteen

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/24-8/27/17)-

Thursday

Tobacco are playing at the Teragram Ballroom

Tonight for the second part of Paul McCarthy’s free film series at Hauser & Wirth to accompany his current exhibition, the gallery is screening Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Whity in the courtyard

Writers Ernest Hardy and Tisa Bryant will be discussing film, television, music, social media, and news in relation to “black representations of depression and distress, remedies and healing, and the resilience of joy in black life and culture” at the Hammer Museum.  (free)

LPX (of MS MR) is playing with Monogem and Tulpa & Blankts at The Echo

Friday

The Mynabirds are playing with Winter and Umm at the Bootleg Theater

Friday Flights returns to the Getty with a performances by -Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Tyler Matthew Oyer with live music accompaniment by The Kevin Robinson Ensemble (KREation); visual and sound artist Scott Benzel; and a performance by psych-rock band Psychic Ills (free)

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth is hosting Out of the Hat, a reading series “where various artists, writers, dancers, poets, and theoreticians will share—and be called—to the stage through an old adage of chance: the pulling of names out of a hat”. This weeks lineup is- Evan Burrows, Michael Kennedy Costa, Simone Forti, Michael Ned Holte and Matias Viegener.

Susan is opening for Guantanamo Baywatch at The Echo

For Bored To Death’s ‘Zine Release Party at hm157, Magic Wands, POW!, Future Shoxxx, and Deaf Dance will be performing

Saturday

homeLA returns with its house specific dance performances- this time there are three, taking place at a home in Larchmont

For August’s Summer Happenings at The Broad, bands A Place to Bury Strangers and Xiu Xiu will be playing; performance artist Linda Mary Montano will offer “healings and blessings”; Keijaun Thomas will perform his work, Distance is not Separation; and the third floor galleries will feature “a Xenolalia room – the Christian missionary spirit gift or ability to speak in an unlearned language – with poets Raquel Gutiérrez, Elliot Reed and Lisa Teasley, and musicians Gabie Strong, Pauline Gloss and David Harrow”. ($25 advance / $30 at the door)

For the last of the DJ Nights in Grand Park– The Gaslamp Killer will be joined by DJs Computer Jay and C Minus for a night of rock songs

Saturdays Off the 405, the Getty’s free music night, returns with Savoy Motel

LA Weekly’s Artopia event is taking place at Union Station ($30+)

Art, music and comedy converge for Supertight at the Bootleg Theater with performances by Maria Bamford, Rodrigo Amarante and more

Brian Ferry will be performing with an orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl

Potty Mouth, Colleen Green, Ramonda Hammer, and Pouty are playing at the Teragram Ballroom

Quitapenas are playing a free show at the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park

Sunday

No Age is headlining a night of bands including Sun Araw at The Smell

The Independent Shakespeare Company is performing The Two Gentlemen of Verona free in Griffith Park (also Friday and Saturday)

Sammus, Fat Tony, and Amindi K. Fro$t are playing at Junior High

The Tissues, Burning Palms, ExSage and more are playing Clairvoid Fest at the Bootleg Theater

The Prids are playing at the Echoplex with Fotoform, Glaare, and Charm

Feb 162017
 

Vince Staples- Lift Me Up

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (2/16-2/19/17)-

Thursday

Crocodiles are playing with AJ Davila at the Bootleg Theater

Critic and curator Robert Storr will be discussing the art work of Louise Bourgeois at the Hammer Museum with a book signing to follow (free)

Paper Bird, Laura Burhenn of The Mynabirds and Bones Muhroni are playing a free show at The Satellite

Friday

Surfer Blood are playing at the Teragram Ballroom with The Aquadolls and Prism Tats

Chad Valley is playing with Computer Magic at The Echo

This week’s David Lynch movie pairing at The Egyptian Theatre is Lost Highway with Luis Buñuel’s That Obscure Object of Desire

Saturday

Vince Staples is performing at the Air + Style music festival at Exposition Park along with Flume, Chromeo, Vic Mensa, St. Lucia, The Shelters, Phantoms and RKCB.

Ace Hotel is celebrating Wikipedia Day in their Segovia Hall with speakers that include UCLA Vice-chair of Digital Media Arts, Peter Lunenfeld, Juliet Lapidos from the LA Times and former Chief CNN White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin, and more-plus cake! (free with rsvp)

The Aero Theatre in Santa Monica is hosting a Dead of Winter Horror Marathon. $25 gets you admission to Return of the Living Dead, Re-Animator, Evil Dead II, Cemetery Man and Night of The Creeps

Kan Wakan is playing at the Bootleg Theater with Moon Honey

So Many Wizards are playing with Avi Buffalo and Litronix at The Hi Hat

Sunday

Los Angeles Film Forum’s Festival of (In)Appropriation returns to the Spielberg Theatre at The Egyptian with short films that incorporate already existing media and turn them into new artwork

Air + Style’s music festival continues with Major Lazer, YG, Zhu, TV On The Radio, Russ, Louis the Child, Marian Hill, XYLØ, Powers, and 070 Shake

Surf Curse, Care, and Kuromi are playing a benefit show for the ACLU at The Smell

Artist David Lloyd will be discussing his current exhibition at Klowden Mann gallery at 3pm

The Aero Theatre is showing Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal

Aug 202015
 

Ariel Pink- Dayzed Inn Daydreams

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/20-8/23/15)-

Thursday

Ariel Pink is playing along with The Mynabirds at the Santa Monica Pier (free)- http://tcs.santamonicapier.org/events/2015/8/20/ariel-pink

As part of Cinefamily’s Don’t Knock The Rock music documentary festival they are showing Her Aim is True, Karen Whitehead’s film about the incredible life of photographer Jini Dellaccio, with the director in person- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/dont-knock-the-rock-2015/

If you’re a fan of louder bands METZ, Retox and Obliterations are playing at The Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/897459-metz-los-angeles/

Friday

Hop Along are playing a free show at the Ace Hotel Downtown starting at 5pm- http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/losangeles/5-5-hop-along and later there is an FYF Fest Pre Party in the theater lobby of the hotel with Purity Ring DJ’ing (but RSVP if you are going) – http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/losangeles/fyf-fest-official-pre-party

It’s the last of the Natural History Museum’s Summer Nights in the Garden programs- http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/summer-nights-in-the-garden

Odd Nights, The Autry’s free monthly market, fashion, food event is back with Omniflux and The Controversy performing- http://theoddmarket.com/autry/

Saturday

YACHT are performing at Blum & Poe gallery as part of A.L.Steiner’s exhibition Come & Go– https://www.facebook.com/events/442403352614076/

El Segundo Museum of Art is having a free movie night with two films about the artist Joseph Beuys and includes a discussion with an educator, quick draw activities, popcorn and soft drinks- http://esmoa.org/program/movie-night-beuys-double-feature/

Hundred Waters are the performers for this week’s Saturdays off the 405 at the Getty Center- http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_532.html

It’s the last of the Chinatown Summer Nights with bands, djs, food and more- http://chinatownsummernights.com/schedule/#Aug17

Saturday and Sunday

Two day tickets are still available for FYF Fest and there are a lot of great bands playing both days including Frank Ocean, Morrissey, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Run the Jewels, D’Angelo &The Vanguard, Thee Oh Sees, FKA Twigs, Mikal Cronin and many more- http://www.fyffest.com/

Sunday

Griffith Park’s Shakespeare Festival has Much Ado About Nothing, this time taking place in Italy in 1945- http://www.iscla.org/griffith-park-festival/