Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Weekly What To Do: Not Related To E3 Events

Did you think TTDILA would forget the Weekly What To Do with E3 in town? Not everything needs to relate to video game, but in a perfect world, maybe, just maybe they would. This week features not only E3, but the LA Film Festival bring you amazing movies from around the country and of course LA. Friday is the one and only Friday the 13th. Be sure to annoy people with pranks and then blame on bad luck. Film screenings and art festivals fill up your calendar this week.

Anyone else find it strange Transformers 4 isn't trying to get some cash for this Father's Day weekend?That film doesn't come out until the end of the month. If you forgot, do get your Dad something or at least call him.


Los Angeles Film Festival
June 11-19
Regal Cinemas L.A
Passes and tickets starting at $13

TTDILA's Top Picks For The 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival begins now. At TTDILA we give you the top notch choices of what to see at this year's festival. If you think you know better then by all means check out the festival guide on your own.


Wednesday, June 11, 7pm
JFLA Auditorium

What will the future be like if this film is ever made into a live-action movie? With powerful telekinetic agents and the fate of Neo-Tokyo on the threshold what will two friends do other than then fight to the death.

Inner Demons World Premiere
part of LA Film Fest
Friday, June 13, 10pm
Regal Cinemas L.A

Linda Blair will be a special guest host for the premiere about a young girl, played by Lara Vosburgh, who is battling heroine addiction that stems from combating demonic forces in her body. The story rolls out in the guise of reality television.

Friday, June 13 Midnight
Vista Theatre
4473 S. Sunset Dr., Los Angeles, California 90027

Part of the "Nerds Like Us" series enjoy a nerd out night watching one of the better Batman films.

Horrible Movie Night: "AIRPLANE VS. VOLCANO" with cast & crew
Saturday, June 14, 9:00 pm 
NerdMelt Showroom
Meltdown Comics
7522 W Sunset Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90046
$8 online, $10 at the door

Cast and Crew of the uh "film" Airplane Vs. Volcano will be in attendance of another Horrible Movie Night where comedians make fun of films in back of Meltdown. 

The Dance of Reality
June 16-23
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue 
 Alejandro Jodorowsky's latest film looks to be as normal as his previous work, that means it's going to be one crazy ride.

"The Dance of Reality reflects Alejandro Jodorowsky's philosophy that reality is not objective but rather a "dance" created by our own imaginations."

No Tears for the Dead (Digital) - English Subtitles
Friday, June 13
Multiple times

Current Korean cinema harkens to a time when directors were still learning how to make film in the 80's. CJ Entertainment's next film out in the US is "No Tears for the Dead" ,about Gon, a hitman who screwed up on his last hit killing an innocent young girl. Now to cover up his mistake he has to take out the girl's mother.

The Shining Forwards and Backwards
Friday, June 13, 2014
8:00 PM
The Steve Allen Theater
4773 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Seagology: A Steven Seagal Movie Marathon
Sat, June 14, 5PM
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue 

A Steven Seagal Movie Marathon, y'know what you're getting into. Seagal will kill people and it will be funny with a Cinefamily audience.

Nerdist Podcasts: "Humans From Earth"
Sat, Jun 14, 2pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Geoff Boucher hosts a podcast with special guest on sci-fi films. This week Clark Gregg ("Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.") and Scott Wilson ("The Walking Dead").


2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival
June 11 - Sunday, June 29
Opening Night Party: June 11th @ 7pm
Award Ceremony & Closing Night Party: June 29th @ 7pm

LA's largest celebration of performing arts is filled with strange weird people. They are called actors. These actors are performing plays all throughout LA over the course of three weeks for your enjoyment, please watch as they try to entertain you.

Last year has some video games plays and musicals, no such luck this year. I miss your Pokemon musical.  

DKNG "Icon"
50 brand new works
inspired by pop culture

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 14th, 7-10PM
June 14 - July 5, 2014
Gallery 1988 West

"The show will feature screen prints that showcase iconic locations and objects from favorite pop culture films and television programs. Each piece is a 12 x 12 inch screen print in an edition of 100 and costs $25."

Made in L.A. 2014
June 15–September 7, 2014
Hammer Museum

Thirty-five LA artists will be showcased in Hammer's Made in LA 2014 Exhibition. "LA, I'm Yours" has had a great series and break-down of many of the artist in the show.


LA Design Festival Opening Night Party
Friday, June 13 , 6pm

Natural Curiosities, Jensen Recreation Center 

1706 W. Sunset Blvd. Ground Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Natural Curiosities opens up to fans showing all the creativity that goes into their amazing work.
Gere Kavanaugh will be honored with a design award from work raning from birthday cakes to a research room at the Presidential Library.

Pasadena Chalk Festival
June 14 – 15
10 a.m.7 p.m.
Paseo Colorado
280 East Colorado Boulevard

Hundreds of chalk artist descend onto Pasadena to make the streets colorful and in hundreds of styles. You and you're family can join them for free Chalk of Fame, sponsored by ArcLight Pasadena, will have mural based on movie posters to gander at.


La Boulange the StarBucks Restaurant Opening
June 12, 7 am to 10 pm
359 S. La Brea

Starbucks new restaurant will be serving bakery goods, breakfast items and build-your-own-burgers.

2014 Los Angeles Rising 
Thursday, June 12, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
214 S Main St
Eat and drink to 20 new rising restaurants in LA.


Chinatown Summer Nights
Saturday, June 14, 5:00 pm
Central and West Plazas
943 N Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Relax to music and food in the neon wonderland of Chinatown at night. 

Global reddit Meetup Day!
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Grand Park 
227 N Spring St Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, CA

Redditors are finally meeting up somewhere other than the Griffith Observatory. This year meetup with all the Redditors LA has to offer in person. Then later in the day comment on if you liked them or not, you won't seem them for another year. You can make some friends for more LA adventures with the local Reddit crowd.