May 302019
 

Sego- Shame

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/30-6/2/19)-

Thursday

Artists Shinique Smith and Rirkrit Tiravanija will be discussing their history of transforming museum spaces with journalist Jori Finkel at The Hammer

Holy Wave are playing with Triptides and Gold Cage at The Factory

Apex Manor are playing with Coastal Clouds and Near Beer at the Bootleg Theater

Bennett Simpson and Rebecca Lowery will be giving an exhibition walk through of The Foundation of the Museum: MOCA’s Collection at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (both MOCA locations are free on Thursday evenings)

LACMA is having a free screening of Halston with a post screening conversation with director Frédéric Tcheng and producer Roland Ballester

Mogli is playing at the Moroccan Lounge with Josin opening

Xiu Xiu are bringing their unique sound to Lodge Room with composer Gregg Kowalsky opeing

Performance art duo Princess (Alexis Gideon and Michael O’Neill) will be performing Out There, a live music and video album, at Zebulon. CRICKETS, a new performance and recording project with Roddy Bottum (Faith No More), JD Samson (Le Tigre/MEN), and Michael O’Neill (Princess, MEN), will also be performing.

 

Friday

Sego are playing at Moroccan Lounge with Hate Drugs and Lens Mozer opening

Skirball is hosting Late Night! Pride in Fashion- celebrating the beginning of Pride Month with a celebration of the exhibitions Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich and Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite from 6-10pm plus a DJ, food trucks, a cash bar and more

Death Bells and Hit Bargain are opening for Odonis Odonis at Zebulon

Dodger Stadium is hosting LGBT Night with Dodger owners Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss throwing out ceremonial first pitches, Nicki Blonsky singing the national anthem, the Dodgers playing the Phillies, fireworks after the game, and more

Wavves is playing at Lodge Room with Puzzle and Slut Island (also Saturday)

 

Friday through Sunday

FEMMEBIT is a “platform and triennial festival uniting an all-female roster of Los Angeles based artists working in video and new media”. There will be screenings, panel discussions, live performances and more taking place at Civic Center Studios

The free Lummis Days Festival celebrates the arts, history and ethnic diversity of Northeast Los Angeles with programming that includes a screening of Con Safos:Reflections of Life in the Barrio by Emmy Award winner Jimmy Velarde at Occidental College on Friday, plus live music, exhibitions, workshops, dance performances and more at various locations on Saturday and Sunday

 

Saturday

Venice Pride kicks off LGBTQ+ Pride Month with an illumination of the Venice Pride Sign and Block Party (free)

Outpost Los Angeles City Market is a free cultural festival taking place at Rolling Greens in the Arts District with workshops, panels, and more- plus performances by Porches, Kirin J Callinan, Negative Gemini, Ana Roxanne and a DJ set by Neon Indian

18th Street Arts Center is hosting its Pico Block Party and Artisan Marketplace (free)

The Specials are playing at The Novo with L.A. Salami opening

Jai Wolf is playing at The Shrine Expo Hall with Shallou, Evan Giia, and Ford. opening

Plastic Cactus are playing at The Hi Hat with Easy Love, Chelsea Rose, and The Sob Sonnets

NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off w/ Jonathan Toubin is a night of soul music on vinyl at Zebulon with a live performance by LA band Los Blancos

 

Sunday

MOCA Community Day is taking place at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA and is centered around the homelessness crisis in LA, specifically “the youth population affected by the crisis, and how creative experiences can spark change”. The day will feature performances, information booths, workshops, and activities over the course of the day. (free)

The Aero Theatre is hosting a Jim Jarmusch double feature- Stranger Than Paradise and Down By Law

Zebulon is hosting a free screening of Alain Resnais’ film Providence and later Weirdo Night returns with performances by Dynasty Handbag, Malik Gaines, Amelia Bande, Kate Berlant, Dance-Y-Oke and more

Jul 022015
 

Blackstreet- No Diggity ft. Dr. Dre, Queen Pen

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/2-7/5)-

Thursday

The Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is hosting a craft night with mural/graffiti artist Man One– $8 includes supplies, drinks and snacks- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/craft-night-at-cafam-canvas-art-with-man-one-tickets-17283515460

Smokey Robinson is at the Hollywood Bowl for three nights with fireworks but tonight has the best seat availability- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/july-4th-fireworks-spectacular-smokey-robinson/2015-07-02

Friday

The 90′s are back at the Greek Theatre with Blackstreet, Ginuwine, Tony!ToniTone!, SWV and Troop performing- http://www.greektheatrela.com/events/event_details.php?id=3060

Television is playing the Teregram Ballroom- http://www.teragramballroom.com/event/872917-television-los-angeles/

Friday and Saturday

Fireworks are on at Dodger Stadium today and on the 4th- the Dodgers are playing the Mets both nights- http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/ticketing/singlegame.jsp?c_id=la

Saturday (July 4th)

Looking for somewhere to see fireworks for free? Grand Park is having a block party with DJs and perfomances- you can bring your own picnic but NO beverages of any kind, it is an alcohol free event- http://grandparkla.org/event/4th-of-july-block-party/?instance_id=33055

If you want to celebrate the 4th with beer and BBQ- Angel City Brewery is having ‘Merica Fest which will include games and live music- you could check it out before heading to see the fireworks in Grand Park- http://angelcitybrewery.com/events/merica-fest-2015/

The Queen Mary in Long Beach has a fireworks event on the ship that includes a vintage traveling circus and carnival ($44) with a VIP option($99) that adds “the ‘20s Gatsby Deck, hush hush ‘30s Speak Easy, and 2-steppin’ 2000s Country Deck with premium firework viewing”- http://www.queenmary.com/events/july-fourth/

KCHUNG Radio is having a BBQ/ performance at pehrspace- https://www.facebook.com/events/1072758266072274/

The park at the Los Angeles Coliseum is having free fireworks, as well as games, rides, and music – http://www.lacoliseum.com/index.php/event/4th-of-july-extravaganza/

Sunday

The Regent Theater is having a boozy brunch bingo Sunday Funday with prizes including concert tickets- $25 (or 2 for $40) gets you bottomless mimosas, a brunch item and a cookie- and you can check out the Rock N Roll Flea Market as well;- http://www.theregenttheater.com/event/894431-sunday-funday-boozy-brunch-los-angeles/

The Appleseed Cast are playing at the Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/847405-appleseed-cast-los-angeles/

All weekend-

Anime Expo is at the Los Angeles Convention Center- http://www.anime-expo.org/