Jun 232016

Plants and Animals- Stay

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (6/23-6/27/16)-


The Ace Hotel is hosting a screening of the John Waters narrated documentary, Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence, presented by Juztapoz Magazine and International Documentary Association and followed by a Q&A led by Cheech Marin featuring director Roger Gastman, TAKI183 and KOOL KLEPTO KIDD.

Artist Lara Schnitger is speaking at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel and Moon Uterus are performing as part of the gallery’s After 5 programming (free with RSVP)

Nothing are playing with Wrong, Tennis System, Culture Abuse and Big Jesus at the Echoplex

Cub Sport are playing at the Bootleg Theater


Plants and Animals are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Royal Canoe

General Assembly in Santa Monica is hosting a day of free programming for creatives with a wrap party at the end as part of their Made in LA week long event

Cherry Glazerr is headlining a night at The Troubadour

Moby will be discussing his memoir Porcelain with KCRW’s Jason Bentley at Skirball ($5 for the ticket, $31 with the book)

Toro y Moi are DJ’ing a free art event at The Container Yard

Roses, Dunes, Mirror Travel and Jess Williamson are playing a $5 show at the Ham & Eggs Tavern


Self Help Graphics & Art is having their Annual Print Fair & Exhibition

Dazed and Confused is the outdoor movie at The Autry with the band MASZER playing beforehand

Raising Arizona is the outdoor movie at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Summer and Music, Downtown Long Beach’s summer long concert series, begins with 720 Pine which has an emphasis on skateboarding, and musical guests including Devendra Banhart DJ’ing

The Roots & Special Guests are playing at The Novo

Cold Showers are headlining a night of bands at Complex in Glendale

Saturday and Sunday

CatCon LA is back at The Reef with two full days of cat related programming. On Saturday, as part of CatCon, there is CatVideoFest, 70 minutes of non-stop cat videos at The Ace Hotel hosted by comedian Andy Milonakis


Painter and muralist Kim West will be speaking at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel gallery (free with RSVP)

Casket Girls are part of the lineup for Graveface Records Roadshow at the Bootleg Theater

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/