Jul 122018

FEELS- Tell Me

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/12-7/15-18)-


Hammer Museum is staying open until 10:30pm tonight with extended gallery hours, performances by Still Woozy and Neil Frances, KCRW DJs, food trucks and a cash bar

We Are Scientists are playing at the Moroccan Lounge with Beverly opening

Downtown LA Art Walk’s monthly event takes place tonight at various venues

Drugdealer is performing at the Teragram Ballroom with Jackson MacIntosh and Launder

Bellows is playing at the Bootleg Theater with Diners and Post Life opening


For the second installment of Metro Art’s film series Film…mmm at Union Station, City of Gold, a portrait of LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold, will be shown with an introduction by Jenn Harris, Deputy Editor of the LA Times Food section

The Coathangers and Dommengang are playing at Resident

Smokescreens are having a free Record Release party at Monty Bar with The Molochs and D.A. Stern also performing

Celebrate Friday the 13th with a double feature of Donnie Darko and The Evil Dead at the Aero Theatre

Friday Night Wine Tastings continues at Barnsdall Art Park


The Getty’s free summer concert series Off the 405 continues this week with LA band FEELS

KCRW’s Summer Nights programming heads to The California African American Museum (CAAM) with extended hours at the museum, food trucks, a beer garden, and DJ sets by Garth Trinidad and Aaron Byrd

Tiki Night 2018, the Egyptian Theatre’s annual event, includes a Tiki marketplace, live music, dancers, cocktails, and screenings of Bosko and the Rebirth of Tiki, and The Whimsical Imagineer with a discussion between films with documentary subjects Bosko Hrnjak and Rolly Crump (via Skype), moderated by King Kukulele

Resident’s free (but RSVP) summer music series continues with The Paranoyds

Y La Bamba is playing at the Bootleg Theater with Katzú Oso and Sister Mantos opening


Hammer Museum is showing the final match of the World Cup live at 8 am and stick around for a discussion between artist Luchita Hurtado (whose work is in Made in L.A. 2018) and writer Andrianna Campbell at 1pm

Catch the second day of the Lotus Festival at Echo Park Lake with dancers, music, a performance by the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, and more

Independent Shakespeare Co.’s free festival in Griffith Park continues with A Midsummer Night’s Dream (running Wed-Sunday)

The Diplomats: Dipset Forever Reunion Tour is happening at The Regent Theater

Jul 062018

Mons Vi- Wandering No More

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/6-7/8/18)-


Mons Vi are playing a free show with Pompeya at Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park

Head to art gallery Track 16 to check out their current exhibition and live music by Josh Gerowitz and his ensemble along with Present Quartet (free)

Petal and Camp Cope are playing at the Bootleg Theater

Barnsdall Park is a great place to enjoy lovely views and tonight, one of the Friday Night Wine Tastings (running until 8/31)

Launder are playing at The Echo with Goldensuns, Storefront Church and Orchin opening

Imaad Wasif is playing a free show at Gold Diggers


Get to Hammer Museum early (11am) to catch the Quarterfinals of the World Cup and see one of the best art shows of the year (Made in L.A. 2018)

Artist George Rodriguez will be signing his book at The Lodge and speaking about his work with scholar and MacArthur Fellow Josh Kun

Hunny are playing with Gleemer and Precious Kid at the Moroccan Lounge (or catch them with Fringe on Friday)

Bootsy Collins will take the stage at Grand Performances for a free show with DJs Lance Rock, Mona Lisa and Money Mark

Dean & Britta are playing a free (with RSVP) show at Resident

The Entire Universe are playing a free show at Zebulon with Boytoy, Local Hero (Andy Clockwise)


At Union Station early today (10:30am) enjoy a free tour of the art and architecture of the station as well as spaces not generally open to the public

Griffith Park has a free Shakespeare festival (running all Summer)- tonight catch a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Inara George is playing at the Moroccan Lounge with The Sweet Hurt and Mike Viola opening

Slime Girls, Young Lovers, and Shunkan are opening for Japanese rock band Salsa at The Hi Hat

Jul 102014

Cults- Go Outside

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/10-7/13)-


Cults at Santa Monica Pier (FREE)- http://www.ticketfly.com/event/529375-twilight-concert-series-cults-santa-monica/

Downtown ArtWalk with a digital art theme- http://www.downtownartwalk.org/

Made in LA Music: The Do-Over at the Hammer with De Lux and KCRW DJs (FREE)- http://events.kcrw.com/events/2014/07/10/the-do-over-featuring-de-lux-kcrw-dj-mathieu-schreyer-2-special-guest-djs-tba

Helen Pashigan: Transcending the Material documentary followed by a conversation with the artist at the Getty (FREE)- http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/public_programs/transcending_material.html

Outfest LGBT Film Festival begins (running through 7/20)- http://www.outfest.org/

Wye Oak at El Rey Theatre- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/250353


Cinema at the Edge Indie Film Festival begins (through Sunday)- http://cinemaattheedge.com/

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds with Warpaint at The Shrine- http://goldenvoice.com/shows/details/?id=246352

X at the Roxy-all original members performing a different album each night- (also Saturday and Sunday)- http://www.theroxy.com/event/590885-x-west-hollywood/

Summer Nights in the Garden at the Natural History Museum-music, garden tours, food and drink, activities (FREE)- http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/summer-nights-in-the-garden


Art Center College of Design in Pasadena is showing two of Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead videos and the curator of MOCA’s exhibition will be part of a panel discussion (FREE)- https://www.facebook.com/events/322928164536639/?ref=22

Jurassic 5 at the Greek Theatre- http://www.greektheatrela.com/events/event_details.asp?id=2801

Chinatown Summer Nights- live music (headliner is Eastern Conference Champions), DJs, food, vendors- http://chinatownsummernights.com/schedule/


New Order with La Roux at the Greek Theatre- http://www.greektheatrela.com/events/event_details.asp?id=2789

World Cup Germany v Argentina- Hammer Museum is showing the game (as well as on Saturday- Netherlands v Brazil )- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/06/fifa-2014-world-cup-live-broadcasts/

Jul 032014

Phantogram- Mouthful of Diamonds

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (7/3-7/6)-


Dublab presents Peaking Lights and Pharoahs at Levitt Pavillion MacArthur Park (free)- http://www.levittla.org/2014-concert-calendar/#July

San Pedro ArtWalk- http://www.1stthursday.com/

Friday (July 4th)

Fireworks, bands, outdoors and FREE- check out the “Altimate 4th of July Block Party” in Grand Park. Bands include Phantogram, Brick +Mortar, Semi Precious Weapons, Wild Cub and Echosmith- http://www.alt987fm.com/pages/events/altimate-block-party-2014/index-main.php?dmu=1404365495236#.U7TquahfnU4

Want fireworks but a bit more mellow?- Steve Martin is playing with the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell at the Hollywood Bowl (also Thursday and Saturday)- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/july-4th-fireworks-spectacular-steve-martin-and-steep-canyon-rangers-featuring-edie-bricke-1

If you are heading to Long Beach the Aquarium of the Pacific is staying open late with a BBQ and views of the fireworks there- http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/july_4th/

Cinefamily is offering a 4th of July celebration with a picnic, America related short films, a surf band and a screening of Hell Angels Foreverhttp://www.cinefamily.org/films/special-events-july-2014/

Angel City Brewery in the Arts District is throwing a party too- http://angelcitybrewery.com/events/merica-fest/


Still watching the World Cup despite America’s recent loss and want to see the Made In LA show at the Hammer Museum? You can do both!- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/06/fifa-2014-world-cup-live-broadcasts/

Peter Murphy is playing at El Rey Theatre- http://www.axs.com/events/249538/peter-murphy-tickets?skin=goldenvoice

Jaws is playing outside of the Autry Museum- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/eat-see-hear-jaws-outdoor-movie-tickets-11113060463?aff=eorg

Stones Throw Picnic featuring Peanut Butter Wolf at California Plaza downtown as part of Grand Performances- http://www.grandperformances.org/events/stones-throw-picnic/


Street artist Pastey Whyte is having an ice cream social (free ice cream!) for his art show at Gold Haus Gallery in Highland Park from 3-6- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gold-Haus-Gallery/141034196094226

The Fresh & Onlys at the Echo- http://www.theecho.com/event/531149-fresh-onlys-ringo-los-angeles/

Amen Dunes is playing for free at Origami Vinyl- http://www.origamiorigami.com/

Jun 192014

Anamanaguchi- Meow

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (6/19-6/22)-


Nightmares on Wax is playing Amoeba Hollywood (free) and at the Fonda on Sunday (http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/249094) – http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/upcoming/detail-3003/

Award winning shorts from the Cinematographers Guild at the Egyptian- http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/award-winning-shorts-from-the-cinematographers-guild-0


Anamanaguchi at El Rey- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/250685

Dwell on Design begins at the LA Convention center (through 6/22)- http://www.dwellondesign.com/

Design Hooky West- a free self guided tour around shops and galleries with a focus on design, ending in a party at Chalk LA- http://ladesignfestival.ticketmob.com/event.cfm?id=36745&cart


Culver City Artist Tour- Artists at various galleries will be speaking about their work, demonstrating specific techniques and participating in workshops with visitors- http://promo.nymag.com/artisttour/index.html

Cal Arts post-graduate exhibition at Cirrus/HYPERHYPER- http://artgradshow2014.calarts.edu/about/

The Ice Age Hair Ball at the Page Museum- elaborate wig/hair contest, djs, cocktails, tarpits and more- http://www.tarpits.org/ice-age-hair-ball

Kitten at El Rey- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/250513

Opening night at the Hollywood Bowl with The Go Go’s, Kristen Chenowith, Pink Martini and fireworks- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/opening-night-bowl/2014-06-21

Saturday and Sunday

Artists and Fleas Market on Mateo St. in the Arts District- http://www.artistsandfleas.com/markets


A discussion of Abstract Painting and the art of JonMarc Edwards at Coagula Curatorial Gallery with Andi Campognone (director of MOAH), Shana Nys Dambrot (arts writer), Jamie Brooks (gallerist) and the artist himself- https://www.facebook.com/events/787907221229070/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Janelle Monáe at the Hollywood Bowl- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/janelle-monae/2014-06-22

USA vs Portugal in the World Cup at 3pm Los Angeles time so it should be easy to find a bar to cheer them on!