Jun 072018

Alexis Taylor- Beautiful Thing

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (6/7- 6/10/18)-


Artist Andrea Fraser will be at the Hammer Museum discussing her book 2016 in Museums, Money, and Politics, about the intersection of electoral politics in the form of donations and private-nonprofit art institutions

Prism Tats are opening for Maps & Atlases at Lodge Room

Chris Cohen is playing at the Moroccan Lounge with Hand Habits and Shannon Lay opening

MOCA Grand Avenue’s store is having a book launch and signing for curator and author Charlotte Cotton’s Public, Private, Secret: On Photography and the Configuration of Self, MOCA Grand Avenue is hosting a free lecture with artist Dianna Molzan, and it’s free to check out the exhibitions at the museum

King Tuff is playing at the Teragram Ballroom

Wooden Shjips are playing at the Bootleg Theater


Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip is playing at the Troubadour with Annie Hart opening

LACE is hosting MexiCali Biennial Launch/CALAFIA, a two day performance centered series that will continue at various venues across California and Mexico throughout 2018-2019

Downtown Dark Nights at LA Live returns with $5 food and drink deals at the restaurants, local artisans and vendors, performances, live painting, music and more

BRONCHO are playing at the Moroccan Lounge with Howlin’ Rain

Chaos Chaos are playing at The Echo with Tangerine and Slut Island opening


Photographer Shaniqwa Jarvis will be signing her book at Arcana Books

Mix poetry and cocktails at LAXART’s I Heart Poetry and Day Drinking, with poets Amy Gerstler and Ariana Reines

Jeremy Enigk is playing at the Troubadour with Chris Staples opening

LACMA is having a Dapper Day event with docent tours of David Hockney: 82 Portraits, a free film screening of MONDO Hollywood (but make a reservation), music and dancing, and a Dapper Day marketplace

A Place to Bury Strangers are playing at The Regent Theater with SEXTILE and Prettiest Eyes

The Records and The Automatics are playing with Color TV and Smokescreens at The Redwood Bar

Saturday and Sunday

LA Pride returns to WeHo for their annual event- on Saturday Kehlani will be headlining the musical performances, and the parade is on Sunday with Tove Lo headlining the musical performances that evening


Head to Union Station to check out the last day (it starts Thursday) of artist Alexa Meade’s interactive art installation and add your own contribution to the work

Business of Dreams, D.A. Stern, and nunofyrbeeswax are playing at The Redwood Bar

The Goon Sax are playing with Patience, French Vanilla and Lunch Lady at the Echoplex


LA Design Festival is hosting talks, installations, and events around Los Angeles, most of them free, some requiring RSVP


Jun 042015

Hanni El Khatib- Moonlight

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (6/4-6/6/7)-


Artist Andrea Fraser will be discussing William Pope L.’s exhibition at MOCA (Geffen Contemporary)- http://sites.moca.org/the-curve/artists-on-artists-andrea-fraser/

UCLA’s award winning student poets are reading at the Hammer Museum- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2015/06/poetry-ucla-award-winning-student-poets/


Hanni El Khatib headlines the Natural History Museum’s First Fridays with a concert outdoors this time- http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/first-fridays/june-2015

Palma Violets are playing at the newly opened Teragram Ballroom- http://www.teragramballroom.com/event/829173-palma-violets-los-angeles/

Martin Solveig is at Create Nightclub in Hollywood for Noize Fridays- http://createnightclub.com/event.cfm?id=146596


Make Music Pasadena is a huge FREE music festival- this year’s lineup includes Kishi Bashi, Sir Sly, How to Dress Well and tons more- http://makemusicpasadena.dola.com/

Harold and Maude is the movie this week at Hollywood Forever Cemetery- http://cinespia.org/event/harold-and-maude/

MOCA is screening Marlon Rigg’s documentary Tongues Untied in conjunction with his new exhibition- http://sites.moca.org/the-curve/screening-tongues-untied/

Saturday and Sunday

If you like the idea of being in a horror movie, The Great Horror Campout is back in Griffith Park with different levels of intensity, including a Chicken Zone where you just watch horror movies without creatures disturbing you throughout the night- http://www.greathorrorcampout.com/about/

Ooga Booga has cool stuff and this weekend is having a warehouse sale- https://www.facebook.com/events/1045246805503700/

Catcon describes itself as ComicCon for cat people ($25)- http://catconla.com/

The biannual Parachute Market which focuses on design is downtown at One Santa Fe ($10)- http://www.parachutemarket.com/


Venice Art Block is having its fifth open studio tour- http://www.veniceartblock.com/

Nick Brandt is at Art Catalogues at LACMA to talk about art and activism with Kathryn Bigelow, and to sign books (free)- http://www.lacma.org/event/brandt-and-bigelow

Cinespia is showing Disney’s Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 to benefit the Los Angeles Historic Theater Foundation at the TCL Chinese Theater (formerly Grauman’s Chinese Theater) with drinks in between shows ($35)- http://cinespia.org/event/fantasia/

Mar 062014

Wild Beasts- Wanderlust

Things to do in and around Los Angeles this weekend (3/6-3/9)-


Wildbeasts at the Troubadour- http://www.troubadour.com/event/453711-wild-beasts-los-angeles/

First Thursday ArtWalk in San Pedro- http://www.1stthursday.com/

Ava Luna at Origami Vinyl (FREE)- http://origamimusic.blogspot.com/2014/03/in-store-ava-luna-in-store-tonight-7pm.html


Teen Daze with Lusine at King King- http://beticketing.com/TeenDaze

First Fridays at Natural History Museum with San Fermin, wild Up and Son Lux- http://tickets.nhm.org/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=nhmonline&C=FirstFridaysMar1

Abbot Kinney First Fridays- http://www.abbotkinney1stfridays.com/

Laluzapalooza group show opening at La Luz de Jesus Gallery- http://laluzdejesus.com/laluzapalooza-2014/

Midnight showing of Little Shop of Horrors at Cinefamily- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/friday-night-frights/#friday-night-frights-little-shop-of-horrors


NO at the Troubadour- http://www.troubadour.com/event/483053-no-los-angeles/

NELAart Second Saturday- http://nelaart.org/

Andrea Fraser: May I Help You- perfomance at the Hammer- http://hammer.ucla.edu/calendar/detail/year/2014/month/3/day/4/type/program/id/2119

Mystery Train (Jim Jarmusch film) at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/mystery-train

Mirah at the Satellite- http://www.thesatellitela.com/event/449007-mirah-ages-ages-los-angeles/

2001: A Space Odyssey at The Aero Theater- http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/2001-a-space-odyssey-7

Amoeba Records Sidewalk Sale- http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2014/02/pst/amoeba-hollywood-holds-sidewalk-sale-3-8.html


HomeLA – Each performance takes place in a different private home in the LA area- this time it takes place in a house in El Sereno- http://www.homelahello.com/1403.php#.UxjLql5fnU4

The final performance of Pablo Bronstein’s Enlightenment Discourse on the Origins of Architecture at the Redcat gallery- http://www.redcat.org/exhibition/pablo-bronstein

LA Marathon- http://www.lamarathon.com/