Oct 022014

Slow Club- Beginners

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (10/2-10/5)-


Mark Mothersbaugh is speaking at MOCA Grand Avenue with Adam Lerner, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. He will be discussing his art and music before DEVO through his present day work, which includes being a composer for film and television (he most recently did the original score for The LEGO Movie). He will also be signing his new book Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia. Admission is free to this event and to the museum where Andy Warhol’s Shadows is currently on display- http://edu.moca.org/calendar/2014-10-02

LACMA is screening Aberdeen, the newest film from Hong Kong director Ho-cheung Pang (free)- http://www.lacma.org/event/aberdeen


Bombay Bicycle Club are playing The Wiltern with Milo Greene- http://www.thewiltern.net/events/bombay-bicycle-club-milo-greene/

Blitzen Trapper are at The Troubadour- http://www.troubadour.com/event/648763-blitzen-trapper-los-angeles/

LA Live is doing Dark Nights again- $5 food and drink specials at several restaurants, $5 parking and free entertainment (musicians and artists) from 5-9pm- http://www.lalive.com/events/la-live/detail/dark-nights-at-la-live-1

Baauer, Boyz Noise and Spank Rock are at Club Nokia- http://www.clubnokia.com/events/detail/252893

DJ Shadow with Cut Chemist at the Hollywood Palladium- http://www.thehollywoodpalladium.com/events/dj-shadow-the-renegades-of-rhythm-tour/#.VCzZIedfnU4


It’s the last of MOCA’s Step and Repeat nights- this one features Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Neil Hamburger, Heather Lawless, and more- http://mocastepandrepeat.tumblr.com/

Slow Club are at The Echo with Roses- http://www.theecho.com/event/605789-slow-club-los-angeles/

Barnsdall Art Park is having outdoor movie nights on the lawn of the Hollyhock House.  This week it’s Rock ‘n’ Roll High School starring The Ramones. It’s $10 for the movie, $25 if you want to add 3 drinks (beer and wine)- http://www.barnsdall.org/event/barnsdall-movie-nights-2014-10-04/

Glass Animals are playing a free show at Origami Vinyl at 1pm before their sold out show at the Troubadour- http://origamimusic.blogspot.com/

Stromae at The Fonda- http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/250601


The Drums are at the Mayan Theater for their new album Encyclopedia- http://www.ticketmaster.com/The-Drums-tickets/artist/1364866?tm_link=edp_Artist_Name

Dr. Christine Mullen Kreamer, curator of African Cosmos: Stellar Arts, is giving a lecture on “the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with both traditional and contemporary African arts”- http://www.lacma.org/event/talk-african-cosmos

Ciclavia is back this Sunday creating car free streets from Echo Park to Downtown to East LA- http://www.ciclavia.org/events/687/heart-of-la/924/about

Mar 272014

Pavement- Shady Lane

Pavement, with lead singer Stephen Malkmus, released this video (directed by Spike Jonze) from the album Brighten the Corners, in 1997.

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks are playing at the El Rey, 3/28, with Speedy Ortiz.

Mar 272014

The Belle Brigade- Where Not to Look For Freedom

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (3/27-3/30)-


The Belle Brigade at  Amoeba Records (free)- http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/upcoming/detail-2903/

Gianni Arone  and Cecilia Romero show “Audible” opening at Stone Malone Gallery- https://www.facebook.com/events/640979502605088/?ref=22

Tiny Bandit Pop Up Sale and party at Palihouse- https://www.facebook.com/events/596356233790528/?ref=5

Collier Schorr speaks about her work at USC- http://roski.usc.edu/calendar/event/907293/graduate-lecture-series-collier-schorr-artist

Artist and sculptor Not Vital speaking at the Hammer- http://hammer.ucla.edu/calendar/detail/year/2014/month/3/day/25/type/program/id/2148

A Q&A with Tim Curry and screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show at Cinefamily- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/special-events-march-2014/#an-evening-with-tim-curry


Emily Mast performs The Least Important Things– a series of “theatrical vignettes” at LACMA- http://www.lacma.org/event/emily-mast


Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks at El Rey- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/246778

Moving Units at The Roxy- http://www.theroxy.com/event/476109-moving-units-west-hollywod/

Teen Creeps Presents Kiss the Chef Zine Release Party and Dinner- teen artists and chefs at Thank You For Coming- http://www.thankyouforcoming.la/2014/02/teen-creeps-presents-kiss-the-chef-zine-release-dinner/

Friday and Saturday

Hollywood Horrorfest (free)- http://blog.hollywoodhorrorfest.com/


Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest (free)- http://grandparkla.org/ai1ec_event/grand-parks-downtown-bookfest/?instance_id=15160

Drinkollage- drinking and making collages at Thank You For Coming- http://www.thankyouforcoming.la/2014/03/drinkollage-party-collagedrinksmagazinesscissorsglue/


1st Annual KXLU Fest w/ No Age, GRMLN, The Audacity, So Many Wizards at Loyola Marymount University (free)- https://www.facebook.com/events/680604971978330/

Leimart Park Art Walk- https://www.facebook.com/leimertparkartwalk

Downtown Modernism-vintage modern design sale- http://downtownmodernism.com/