Aug 212014

Tijuana Panthers- Nobo

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/21-8/24)-


Fucked Up, Tijuana Panthers and Rat Fist are playing at the El Rey Theatre-

The Zombies are at Santa Monica Pier (free)-

White Lung are playing a free show at Space 15Twenty (behind Urban Outfitters on Cahuenga) –

Thursday- Sunday

The Tall Ships Festival at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro is here along with the ships will be the world’s largest rubber duck making its west coast debut-

Friday- Sunday (and Wednesday)

Cinefamily presents Los Angeles Plays Itself– a three hour supercut of famous and non famous films that all take place in Los Angeles-


Downtown Dark Nights at LA Live includes $5 food and drink menus all night long (and $5 parking), DJs, live music, performances and several street artists will be live painting as well-

Author Vanessa Veselka will be speaking about women’s travel in cinema and literature as well as her own traveling experiences before a screening of Agnés Varda’s film Vagabond– the last of Clockshop’s My Atlas series-

Joanna Gruesome and Dunes are playing at The Smell-

The Belle Brigade is playing Figat7th’s Downtown Festival (free)-


John Adams’ I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky– a Los Angeles earthquake romance opera-musical produced by Long Beach Opera at the Ford Theatre-

Saturday and Sunday

FYF Fest has a huge lineup including Future Islands, Interpol, Slowdive, Ty Segall, The Strokes, Real Estate, and more. It’s sold out but it may be worth hunting down tickets-


Like scavenger hunts? And street art? Well, Streetsmarts L.A. has put together a huge hunt with some great prizes donated by local artists- more details here-

California assemblage artist George Herms will be signing his new book and presenting a work in progress at LACMA –