Aug 022018
 

The Growlers- Good Advice

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/2-8/5/18)-

Thursday

Swearin’ and Mike Krol are playing at Highland Park Ebell

Artist Shinique Smith will be discussing his work with executive director of LAXART Hamza Walker at The California African American Museum (free)

British artist Lucy Sparrow’s all felt supermarket Sparrow Mart opened yesterday at The Standard, Downtown LA, with all items inside available for purchase. It will be open until 8/31 and is free with no reservation is required

Titus Andronicus is now part of Griffith Park’s free outdoor Shakespeare performances by the Independent Shakespeare Co.

Owen is playing at The Echo with Laura Stevenson and Goon opening

Trace is playing at the Echoplex with Moontower opening

Friday

There’s a lot to do in Pasadena tonight- Pasadena Museum of California Art is having one of its last free Fridays (it’s closing for good the beginning of October) and you can check out their Summer Book Sale (continuing throughout the weekend). Also tonight, Norton Simon Museum is free, and you can head to Jackalope’s Summer Nights evening artisan market (also taking place on Saturday 3-10pm)

The Molochs are playing at The Hi Hat with Janelane, Post Life and Gold Cage

The Egyptian Theatre is hosting a weekend of 3D horror movies- tonight it is Friday the 13th III and Frankenstein’s Bloody Terror

Directors Jim Abrahams and David Zucker and actor Robert Hays will be discussing Airplane! after a screening at the Aero Theatre

As part of a Worble Skate Video premiere, Cobra Man are playing a free show with Wild Wing at the Bootleg Theater

Kedr Livanskiy is performing at The Roxy Theatre with Gel Set, Avalon, and Sage Caswell

Saturday

Artist and musician Phranc will be discussing her work with Tom Knechtel over coffee and donuts at 11am at Craig Krull Gallery

As part of Hammer Museum’s programming for the exhibition Made in L.A. 2018, artist Gelare Khoshgozaran will be discussing Daniel Joseph Martinez’s work for the show at 3pm

The Midnight Hour featuring Ali Shaheed Muhammad and composer Adrian Younge are performing for KCRW HQ’s free Summer Nights’ Backyard Party

Gabba Gallery is having an opening night reception for Remix: The Art of Music, featuring over 70 artists’ work inspired by music, with a portion of proceeds from the sales going to Adopt the Arts, which helps fund arts programs in elementary schools

Cat Power is playing a free show as part of Marina del Rey’s Summer Concerts

Jeff Lynne’s ELO is playing at The Forum (also Sunday)

Sunday

The Growlers Beach Goth 2018 is taking place at Los Angeles State Historic Park with a great lineup of bands that includes The Drums, The Voidz, Bleached (as The Ramones), Doug E. Fresh, GWAR, La Luz and more, plus Death of a Clown Cabaret- “LA’s queer showcase of demented drag”

Bon Iver will be performing Come Through, a collaboration with TU Dance company, at the Hollywood Bowl

Actor George Segal will be at the Aero Theatre to discuss the film Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf after the screening

The Rock ‘N’ Roll Flea Market returns with its free monthly event to The Regent Theater

yOya are having a release party at The Hi Hat with Colyer, Sheriffs of Schroedingham, and Sofia Wolfson opening

 

Jul 092015
 

Son Lux- Lanterns Lit

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/9-7/12/15)-

Thursday

Son Lux are playing at the El Rey Theatre – http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/275355

The theme for this month’s DTLA Artwalk is Street Art and Performance-https://www.facebook.com/events/435333949971866/

The Hammer and KCRW’s event Summer of Soul begins tonight. For four nights this summer there will be a happy hour bar, DJ set, and band- tonight it’s Breakestra (free)- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2015/07/summer-of-soul-breakestra-kcrw-dj-jeremy-sole/

Jurassic 5 are back in the US and playing at the Nokia Theater- http://www.clubnokia.com/events/detail/276603

Morris Day is performing with Dam Funk at the Santa Monica Pier for the first of the weekly free summer concerts- http://tcs.santamonicapier.org/events/2015/7/9/morris-day-with-dam-funk

Friday

Active Child is performing at The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian- http://www.livenation.com/events/451820-jul-10-2015-live-nation-89-9-kcrw-presents-active-child

Trans Am are playing at The Satellite- http://www.thesatellitela.com/event/837333-trans-am-l-takedown-wet-los-angeles/

Saturday

NELA Art Gallery Night is every second Saturday of the month and is a great way to check out the Highland Park/ Eagle Rock art scene- https://www.facebook.com/NELAart

No Age is headlining Runaway 2015 at Jewels Catch One- a lineup that includes Mean Jeans, The Lovely Bad Things, No Parents and loads more- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/runaway-2015-tickets-17343796763

Back to the Future is being shown at Centennial Square in front of Pasadena City Hall with band YoYa playing beforehand- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/eat-see-hear-back-to-the-future-outdoor-movie-tickets-16264555724

Silverlake Flea Market is on- http://www.silverlakeshop.com/#/alps/

It’s 7-11 Day so grab a free small slurpee at a 7-Eleven store near you- https://www.slurpee.com/

Saturday and Sunday

Renegade Craft Fair is back and at Grand Park- a great way to support independent makers (free)- http://www.renegadecraft.com/losangeles/losangeles-fair-details

Sunday

Hammer Museum is having an event combining lecture, performance,and spoken word with a wide variety of contributors for Hip-hop Logic: The Role of Hip-hop in 21st Century Education & Poetics–  http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2015/07/hip-hop-logic-the-role-of-hip-hop-in-21st-century-education-poetics/

*Starting 7/9 and running through the 19th of this month is Outfest, the LGBT Film Festival- http://www.outfest.org/

Jul 172014
 

Melpo Mene- I Adore You

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/17-20)-

Thursday

Melpo Mene is opening for Figs Vision at the Bootleg- http://foldsilverlake.com/event.cfm?id=157706&cart

An evening with Genesis Breyer P- Orridge at the MOCA book store- a book signing, screening, talk, and performance by DJMREX- http://edu.moca.org/calendar/2014-07-17

Francisco Goldman discusses his latest book The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle at the Central Library downtown- http://www.lfla.org/event-detail/1018/The-Interior-Circuit-A-Mexico-City-Chronicle-

Made in L.A. Music: An Evening of Community Music hosted by Alex Ebert (of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros) at the Hammer- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/07/made-in-la-music-an-evening-of-community-music-hosted-by-alex-ebert/

Friday

No Age is hosting Friday Night Flights at the Getty- They are presenting assorted installations, three experimental performances that will culminate with “an altered concert experience” of their latest album An Object, and a curated program of videos by filmmakers and artists- http://www.getty.edu/museum/programs/performances/friday_flights.html

Masters of Ceremony Hip Hop Reunion at the Nokia Theater with DMX, EPMD, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Naughty by Nature, Slick Rick, Special Ed and more- http://www.nokiatheatrelalive.com/events/detail/masters-of-ceremony-hip-hop-reunion

Jonathan Wilson and Mystic Braves are playing as part of the free weekly FIGat7th Downtown Festival- http://artsbrookfield.com/event/figfest/#.U8eGMKhfnU4

Saturday

MOCA curator Bennett Simpson discusses the Mike Kelley exhibit and afterwords there is an Extended Organ Music Event (an experimental band Mike Kelley was once a part of) -both free- http://edu.moca.org/calendar/2014-07-19#mevent-8062

The Autry’s outdoor movie this weekend is American Psycho and yOya are playing- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/eat-see-hear-american-psycho-outdoor-movie-tickets-11145395177?aff=eorg

Blue Velvet is playing at Hollywood Forever cemetery- http://cinespia.org/event/blue-velvet/

Saturday and Sunday

Viva Pomona is two days of great music at The Glass House in Pomona- some of the bands include- !!!, Thee Oh Sees, Fuzz, Crystal Antlers, Porter, So Many Wizards, and more- 20$ each day- http://www.theglasshouse.us/event/532173-viva-pomona-pomona/

Sunday

Closing reception for the exhibition “Phantom Color” at CB1 Gallery downtown features a talk with the artists (Eric Beltz, Brian Scott Campbell and Nathan Hayden), wine, DJs from the band Gardens and Villa and a dance performance- https://www.facebook.com/events/627280457379939/

Jimmy Cliff is at the Hollywood Bowl- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com//tickets/reggae-night-xiii-jimmy-cliff/2014-07-20