Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Weekly What To Do: Axe To Grind? Forget About It and Chill

ArcLight Presents The Modern School of Film Series
Feb 27-March 27
Arclight Hollywood

ArcLight teams up with the Modern Film School with special showings of films with celebs and crew going over the films including Wes Craven and Brian Posehn. Brian Poshen's event includes a Pajama Party for the horror film Near Dark making it TTDILA'S top pick for the event.

USC Free Screenings
Feb 25- March 5

USC's SCA has free screenings filling their calendar and anyone may attend as long as they RSVP. New docs and indie films to see before major release such as Enemy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal playing Adam Bell who finds a background actor who looks just like him leading to dark ideas in this dramatic thriller. Richard Ayoade's The Double, coming out later this year, has a similar story to tell.

Los Angeles Lantern Festival 2014
Saturday, March 1 Noon-10pm
El Pueblo Historical Monument
425 N. Los Angeles Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Ending the festivities of the Lunar New Year bask underneath a plethora of colorful lanterns with family activities and live entertainment. 

Gas Giant
March 1-June 8
MOCA Pacific Design Center

A new installation from artist Jacob Hashimoto.

Cuddly Rigor Mortis
"I'm Not Hungry"

Opening Reception:
Friday, February 28, 7-10pm
February 28 - March 22 
Gallery 1988 East

Yoshitomo Nara
March 1- April 12, 2014
Blum & Poe

Making A Living With Your Webcomic$
Mar 1, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801
Hear from Jason Brubaker, Jorge Cham and Ethan Nicolle all webcomic masters. These there wise men will make you the Jesus of webcomics or at least provide you the gifts to make you better than them in the same field they're in.

The event is FREE from 4 -5 pm during the signing period.

1:00 - 3:30 Workshop Seminar
3:30 - 4:00 Q & A
4:00 - 5:00 Signing

Saturday, March 1 5pm-10pm
828 South Main Street 
The event will feature artwork from the CONS Project Los Angeles Workshops that took place over last weekend this includes zines, a skate video, screen printed merch and street art.

Saturday, March 18pm-2am
Club Nokia

Celebrate Carnaval in the comfort of LA in the theme of the upcoming 2014 World Cup in Brazil. An all night party with Brazilian dancing, DJ's, music and food.

Sunday, March 2 12:30pm
We'll have a nerd with that. Eat burgers and play games. Simple and filling.