Sep 072017
 

Freedom Fry- Shaky Ground

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (9/7-9/10/17)-

Thursday

The Regrettes and The Paranoyds are playing a free show at the Dr. Martins Store in  Studio City- RSVP here

Musician and writer Tim Kasher is screening his debut feature film at the Bootleg Theater with a concert and Q & A to follow

LACMA has a free screening of an episode of One Mississippi and includes a conversation with Tig Notaro, executive producer Kate Robin, and some of the cast

For the third installment of Paul McCarthy’s free outdoor film series at Hauser & Wirth, the films are Heidi and Waterworld

Chance The Rapper’s brother Taylor Bennett is also a rapper and he’s performing at the Echoplex tonight with Melo Makes Music

New Mystics are playing at The Echo with HOTT MT, The Red Pears and Yeses opening

Irish punk band Stiff Little Fingers are playing at the El Rey Theatre with Death By Unga Bunga opening

Fruit Bats are playing a solo set with Jed Maheu opening at Resident

Friday

The Ohana Music Fest starts today at Doheny State Beach with Social Distortion, Pixies, TV On The Radio, The Orwells and more- it’s not cheap though- each night is $100+ (continues Saturday with Eddie Vedder headlining  and Sunday with Jack Johnson headlining)

To celebrate the life of Jeanne Moreau, the Aero Theatre is showing a double feature- La Notte and Diary of a Chambermaid (Saturday they are showing Jules and Jim and Bay of Angels)

The Wiltern is showing Easy Rider with a live band providing the soundtrack

Corbin & Shlohmo are playing at The Novo

Kolars are playing at The Echo with Livingmore and Moded opening

 

Saturday

Sunstock Solar Arts & Music Festival returns for its second year with bands Freedom Fry, Robert DeLong, Ra Ra Riot, Fuzzy Crystals, and more

ICA LA (Institute of Contemporary Art) is having it’s Grand Opening Weekend with exhibition tours, talks, performances, workshops and more (free, also on Sunday)

It’s the second day of the Day N Night Fest in Anaheim and tonight Chance The Rapper, SZA, Vic Mensa, Earl Sweatshirt, Lil Uzi Vert, and Playboi Carti are just some of the many performers (Travis Scott headlines Friday)

Pamela M. Lee, Osgood Hooker Professorship in Fine Arts, Stanford University, will be at LACMA to discuss the art scenes in New York and Los Angeles at the time Virginia Dwan operated her galleries in the two cities. The free lecture is in conjunction with LACMAs current exhibition Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971

For the opening of their exhibition at Gavlak Gallery, Los Super Elegantes will be performing a medley of their greatest performances

Lemaitre are playing at the El Rey Theatre with Blackbird Blackbird and STANAJ opening

Sunday

As part of the second day of events for ICA LA’s Grand Opening Weekend, leading scholars of Latin American art and culture Josh Kun, Rubén Gallo, and James Oles will join conservator Harriet Stratis to discuss the life and work of Martín Ramírez (free, register here)

It’s the last night to see The Muppets Take The Bowl and catch the fireworks at The Hollywood Bowl

It’s the last day (and night) of the Day N Night Fest– Kendrick Lamar is performing with a huge list of performers that includes YG, 21 Savage and Princess Nokia

Grand Park is hosting the Beat Swap Meet- a chance to score some vinyl and check out some b-boy and b-girl moves (free)

Jan 222015
 

Night Terrors of 1927- When You Were Mine (featuring Tegan and Sara)

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (1/22-1/25)-

Thursday

Tickets are still available to see Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Eugene Mirman talk about science and space for StarTalk LIVE! at the Palace Theatre with special guest Tig Notaro- http://www.theecho.com/event/738139-startalk-live-bill-nye-los-angeles/

Or for a smaller space-related event -check out The Last Bookstore’s talk with George D. Morgan who wrote a book about Mary Sherman Morgan- America’s first female rocket scientist- http://lastbookstorela.com/events/reading-george-d-morgan-conversation-ashley-stroupe/

Heidi Duckler Dance Theater is re-imagining Parts and Labor, 23 years later in the parking lot behind Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). Also happening on Friday (1/23)- https://heididuckler.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006TMOzEAO

SoCal band The Donkeys are playing at the Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/754623-donkeys-los-angeles/

Friday

Night Terrors of 1927 are having a record release show for their debut album at The Roxy- http://www.theroxy.com/event/736573-night-terrors-1927-west-hollywood/

designLAb at the Pacific Design Theater is having its first opening reception of the year with over 10 new contemporary art exhibitions- https://www.facebook.com/events/1526507720931852/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Arts District Alliance is hosting two shows at two different galleries downtown- one with artists from China, the other, artists from the Arts District- RSVP for the party at the Container Yard and a chance to meet the artists- http://www.artsdistrictalliance.org/#speakers

Artist Alice Wang and curator Michael Ned Holte will be in conversation at the 18th Street Arts Center- http://18thstreet.org/events/23jan2015

Missing snow? Angel City Brewery is having a “snow day” complete with hot toddies in a real snow outside garden and a showing of The Goonies by a simulated fireplace before live music in the evening- http://angelcitybrewery.com/events/snow-day/

FIDLAR are playing a sold out show at the Regent Theater- it might be worth hunting down tickets- http://www.theecho.com/event/738167-fidlar-los-angeles/

Saturday

Subliminal Projects is having an opening for Agents Provacateurs, a group show of “ subversive skateboard graphics and artworks”- http://subliminalprojects.com/exhibition/agents-provocateurs/

GRMLN are playing a free show at Origami Records- http://www.origamimusic.blogspot.com/

Sunday

Artist Kaz Oshiro will talk/play music at his book signing with artist and musician John Wiese at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/oshiro-and-wiese

West of Rome Public Art is debuting CANDIDATE: Execution in Progress- a performance that will include music, political theater and movement at Church of the Epiphany- https://www.facebook.com/events/585483571582780/?ref=3&ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular