Ty Segall- Taste
Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/8-8/11/19)-
Weyes Blood is performing at The Fonda Theatre with Dustin Wong
Artist Lizzi Bougatsos and Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth) will be performing sonic improvisations to accompany projections of Penny Slinger’s early experimental silent films at Blum & Poe (free)
Sidney Gish is playing at Moroccan Lounge with Julia Shapiro of Chastity Belt opening
Hollywood Night Market at Yamashiro is a lovely way to have some food and drinks while enjoying beautiful views of the city- free shuttles leave from the Mosaic parking lot
Ty Segall & Freedom Band are continuing their residency at Teragram Ballroom– tonight playing his new album Taste and his 2010 album Melted. Vice Cooler is opening.
Better Oblivion Community Center are playing at The Wiltern with Taylor Hollingsworth opening
Metro Art’s Movements at Union Station continues with its final installment- this time featuring La Junta as their Los Angeles DJ collective. The event also includes a drop-in silkscreen stencil workshop led by Self Help Graphics & Art, a photo booth and food trucks.
UCLA Film & Television Archive continues its screenings in the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum with a night of programming that includes the 1961 film Nude on the Moon followed by Smut Without Smut: Bizarro Horror Night, a collection of “hardcore horror movies with the hardcore removed”. ($9)
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros are playing at The Greek Theatre with Phosphorescent and Altin Gun opening
Friday and Saturday
It’s the 50th Anniversary of the Hollywood Bowl’s night of Tchaikovsky music with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Bramwll Tovey, and the USC Trojan Marching Band performing plus fireworks ending the evening
As part of Blum & Poe’s >BTWN x FILM + MUSIC< series, artist Jim Shaw and filmmaker/curator Jodi Wille will present shorts from the Counterculture Film Vaults followed by music by Shaw and friends within an installation of the artist’s creation (free)
For the closing of Barbara Stauffacher Solomon’s exhibition Relax into the Invisible at LAXART, L.A.-based artists Emily Mast and Barnett Cohen will present an afternoon of dance and theater inspired by Solomon’s work. Performances will take place from 3-5pm.
Artists Genevieve Gaignard and Samuel Levi Jones will be giving a walk through of their respective solo exhibitions at Vielmetter Los Angeles followed by a conversation with Leigh Raiford, associate professor of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. (free)
Fat Beats 25th Anniversary is taking place at The Regent Theater with performances by Dilated Peoples, Tha Alkaholiks, LA Breakers with J. Rocc, Cut Chemist, and more
Rosie Tucker and Skin Mag are opening for Pixx at Moroccan Lounge
Saturday and Sunday
Hip-hop music festival Real Street is taking place in Anaheim with lots of big acts including A$AP Rocky, Cardi B, Future, Migos, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Meek Mill and more.
Moaning and Traps ps are playing at The Smell for a Bernie Sanders For President 2020 Campaign Fundraiser
Blum & Poe are showing Richard Kovitch’s PENNY SLINGER: OUT OF THE SHADOWS, followed by a discussion with Penny Slinger
Independent Shakespeare Co. is having a free performance of the play Twelfth Night in Griffith Park tonight (Friday and Saturday they will be performing Pericles)
Death Cab for Cutie are playing at the Hollywood Bowl with Car Seat Headrest