Aug 222019
 

Shannon Lay- Recording 15

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (8/22-8/25/19)-

Thursday

Artist Kelly Akashi is giving a walk-through of the Sarah Lucas exhibition at Hammer Museum and then stay for ASCAP’s free On the Come Up concert with hip hop and R&B musicians that include Adrian Marcel, Marco McKinnis, Asiahn, Darius Coleman and more

No Parents are playing a free show with Fatty Cakes and the Puff Pastries and The Witching Hours at the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park

Snail Mail is playing at The Wiltern with SASAMI and Choirboy

Skirball Cultural Center is free tonight with a performance by trumpeter/lyricist/producer Josef Leimberg as well as a chance to check out the current exhibitions

Generationals are playing at Lodge Room with Pure Bathing Culture opening

The Aero Theatre is showing the Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon classic Some Like It Hot

Itasca is playing a free show at Zebulon with Dollar Band

 

Friday

Ty Segall & Freedom Band are continuing their residency at Teragram Ballroom– tonight playing his new album First Taste and his 2011 album Goodbye Bread. Oog Bogo is opening.

Kyle Craft & Showboat Honey are playing at Moroccan Lounge with Balto opening

Spendtime Palace and Boa are opening for The Nude Party at The Echo

L.A. Live is having a block party with live painting, pop-up shops, $5 food and drink menus at their restaurants, performances, and more

The Wiltern is hosting a Kill Bill night with a screening of both films plus movie inspired drinks, a DJ playing from the soundtrack, and more

The Aero Theatre is showing the Steve McQueen film The Great Escape

Cold Showers, Foie Gras, and Edges are playing an early show at Zebulon to benefit fire relief aid for Echo Park residents

 

Friday through Sunday

DTLA Proud Festival is taking place in Pershing Square with DJs, bands, drag performers, and more. On Friday the festival is free, and on Saturday and Sunday  Summertramp adds water slides to the fun.

 

Saturday

Shannon Lay is playing at Pico Union Project with Mikal Cronin and Kacey Johansing

Hammer Museum is hosting Abortion Laws: State by State, a panel discussion that will address “the various state-specific anti-choice efforts, and considers ramifications for the future of Roe v. Wade and reproductive rights more broadly”. Shaniqua McClendon, political director for Crooked Media, will be moderating a discussion with California Senator Connie M. Leyva, Loyola Law School professor Brietta Clark, and NARAL Pro-Choice America’s Amy Everitt.

Space 15 Twenty is having an early live music event with Justus Proffit, Cape Weather and XINXIN playing free

Over 20 bands are playing the Mondo Hollywood event at Catch One including Man…or Astroman, L.A.Witch, Levitation Room, and The Night Times, plus burlesque performances throughout the evening

Molly Burch is playing at the Bootleg Theater with Jackie Cohen and Noël Wells opening

The Egyptian Theatre is hosting the Bob Fosse double feature- Cabaret and All That Jazz

The Getty’s free concert series Off the 405 continues with performances by San Cha and La Mera Candelaria

 

Saturday and Sunday

Viva! Pomona music festival is happening over two days at The Glass House with a long list of bands that includes Beach Goons, Y La Bamba, French Vanilla, Junkie, Kicked Off the Streets, Not From England, Inner Wave, Little Jesus, Jean Dawson, Lealani, Los Retros, and many, many more. $25 per day

Independent Shakespeare Co. is performing Twelfth Night in Griffith Park on Saturday. On Sunday get there early for crafts and Players in the Park featuring Shakes-Queer with drag performer Pickle and ISC’s Xavi Moreno teaching everyone to recite Shakespeare before a performance of Pericles.

 

Sunday

Long Beach’s Zaferia District is having the one day music and comedy festival Happy Sundays at several local venues. Bands include Janelane, Billy Changer, The Molochs, The Gems, Triptides, Cat Scan, Tropa Magica, Prettiest Eyes, Girl Tears, and more plus comedy with Neil Hamburger

The Aero Theatre is showing a double feature of Working Girl and Thelma and Louise with an introduction by author Sloan De Forest

L.A. Drones are playing at the Moroccan Lounge with Programmed for Pleasure, Magic Wands, Blood Candy, and Tangients

Versus, Plus/Minus, The Asteroid No.4, and The Flash Hits are playing at the Echoplex

 

Apr 162015
 

Bad Religion- Los Angeles is Burning

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (4/16-4/19)-

Thursday

William Pope L.’s Migrant (2105), which was made for his current exhibit, will be performed at MOCA – free and free evening admission- http://edu.moca.org/calendar/2015-04-16

The Replacements are playing at the Hollywood Palladium- http://www.thehollywoodpalladium.com/events/the-replacements-2/#.VS9d4GaDRFU

Toro y Moi are at the Fonda Theatre- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/268563

The Live Read series at LACMA continues this week with Major League guest directed by Joe Manganiello (Magic Mike). A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door two hours before start time- http://www.lacma.org/event/live-read-major-league

Friday

Bad Religion are playing at the Fonda Theatre with OFF!- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/268555

Peaking Lights are playing at The Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/815591-sensations-fix-los-angeles/

WAND and Dunes are playing along with two other bands for $8 at The Smell- http://thesmell.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=202711&cart

Saturday

Record Store Day is back and there are lots of venues doing something special to celebrate. Origami Vinyl is having DJ sets, bands (including Fever the Ghost), giving gift bags to the first group of customers and there will be a free ice cream truck. Permanent Records is also having performers including John Doe and Exene from X.  Amoeba Records isn’t on the list but is having events at the store as well as one across the street at Space 15 Twenty. The official list of venues is here- http://www.recordstoreday.com/Venues

You may not have heard of many of the bands playing Brokechella, BUT it is an annual event that gets bigger every year, just like its namesake, and it’s a pretty good deal. For $20 you get art shows, bands, comedy and variety, giant jenga puzzles, a vendor fair, Puppychella for dog owners, and more-all in Downtown’s Warehouse District-  http://brokechella.com/

Always wanted to see the inside of the Magic Castle but never scored an invite from a magician? One way to get a peek is to check out their Swap Meet taking place 9am-3pm (from the Terrace to the Peller Theatre) where you can also shop around for a variety of magic related items ($8)- http://www.magiccastle.com/visiting/calendar.cfm?id=1475

If you are around WeHo and see people dressed in black with bowler hats and wearing artistic looking sandwich boards, they are part of the 100 Walkers performance piece. More info here- http://www.onehundredwalkers.com/100-walkers-west-hollywood/

Saturday and Sunday

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is back with a huge list of free and ticketed (many only $1) events and readings- authors include Tavis Smiley, Billy Idol, Octavia Spencer, Kate Mulgrew, Amber Tamblyn, Patton Oswalt, Vikram Chandra, Roy Choi and many, many, more- http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/tickets-and-schedule/schedule/

Sunday

CAFAM (Craft and Folk Art Museum) is hosting a gallery tour and conversation  with exhibition juror Cat Jimenez, Executive Director of the Lucie Foundation, and a group of exhibiting artists from the show Focus Iran: Contemporary Photography and Video (free with RSVP)- http://www.cafam.org/programs/

Oct 232014
 

TV On The Radio- Happy Idiot

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (10/23-10/26)-

Thursday

TV On The Radio are at The Mayan- http://goldenvoice.com/shows/details/?id=254955

The Pumpkin Pie group show opens at Daniel Rolnik gallery in Santa Monica- artwork starts at $20- https://www.facebook.com/events/288464961362411

Allo Darlin’ are playing at the Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/655831-allo-darlin-los-angeles/

Producer and musician Daniel Lanois will be at the Grammy Museum for a performance and discussion of his work- http://www.grammymuseum.org/events/detail/the-drop-daniel-lanois

Friday

Bradford Cox (Deerhunter), Dean Wareham (Galaxie 500, Luna) Tom Verlaine (Television), Martin Rev (Suicide) and Eleanor Friedberger (The Fiery Furnaces) will perform live original scores to 15 never seen before Andy Warhol films for- Exposed – Songs for Unseen Warhol Films at UCLA’s Royce Hall- http://cap.ucla.edu/calendar/details/warholexposed

Night of the Living Zoo at the LA Zoo has dramatic Edgar Allen Poe readings, live music, drinks, a costume contest, and of course, the animals – http://www.lazoo.org/nightofthelivingzoo/

Friday and Saturday

Broken Bells are at the Orpheum Theatre- http://goldenvoice.com/shows/details/?id=252154

Saturday

At Jerry Beck’s Halloween Spooktacular at Cinefamily he is screening “a selection of strange, creepy Halloween-related cartoons using vintage prints in 16mm and 35mm that range from ghoulishly red Eastmancolor to gorgeously garish Technicolor”- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/spectrefest-2014/#spectrefest-jerry-becks-halloween-spooktacular

If you are willing to head a little out of Los Angeles, Beach Goth at The Observatory in Santa Ana has a pretty awesome lineup which includes- The Drums, DIIV, Bleached, Tijuana Panthers, Atlas Sound and more- 3 stages $40 and also, Pauly Shore is hosting- http://www.observatoryoc.com/events/beach-goth-3

Festival Supreme, at the Shrine, hosted by Tenacious D, is a comedy and music festival that definitely leans more towards the comedy- lineup includes Workaholics, The State, Cheech and Chong, Peaches, Fred Armisen and tons more as well as a “Circus of Death” with a carousel, haunted forest and a bounce house church among other attractions- http://festivalsupreme.com/

LACMA has a double Johnny Depp/Tim Burton feature – Sleepy Hollow and Edward Scissorhandshttp://www.lacma.org/event/sleepy-hollow-0

Saturday and Sunday

Brewery Art Walk is back this weekend- have some drinks and snacks and wander around the huge complex checking out open art studios- http://breweryartwalk.com/

Sunday

Daryl Hall & John Oates at the Greek- https://www.greektheatrela.com/events/event_details.php?id=2919

If you are at the Hollywood Farmer’s Market on Ivar, make sure to stop by Pumpkin Fest at Space 15 Twenty- DIY mini pumpkins, flea market and a DJ- http://www.space15twenty.com/

Dec 122013
 

Jagwar Ma- The Throw

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