Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Weekly What To Do: They Were Tacos All Along

This week in LA we have some good eats over the weekend with more independent films to get a good look at and the usual amount of pop culture art show. Honestly, If you're an Otaku like me you can't wait for Anime Expo starting July 3rd. TTDILA we'll be having more coverage coming in and after the event.


Saturday, June 28 3pm – 7pm
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
125 Paseo De La Plz,
Los Angeles, CA 90012 90028
Advance Pricing: $35 (Monday, June 23rd @ 12:00am – Friday June 27th at 5 pm)
Door Pricing: $40*

LA Weekly brings the tacos to you with another summer concert/food event. Over 40 of LA's best taco vendors.

LA Street Food Fest 
Saturday, June 28 4pm-7pm
Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Dr 
Pasadena, CA 91103
Starts at $55

"We’re back at the world famous Rose Bowl to bring you more world class, award winning top chefs and restaurants, your favorite gourmet trucks, street stands and carts and more, all in one place for summer fun."


HAMMER PRESENTS: FIFA 2014 World Cup Live Broadcast
Saturday, June 28 1pm
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90024
"The Hammer presents eight live screenings of the FIFA 2014 World Cup matches in the Hammer courtyard and Annex."

This is in a series, so you can come back and watch other World Cup games at the Hammer, check their schedule

-Art museums being used for sports, the way the always should have been.


Code Black
Start Friday
Multiple Theaters

Loved at last years LA Film Festival, Code Black shows how modern medicine is held in LA with live surgeries and issues over how bureaucratic and overworked are system is.

Free Screening
June 25, 2014, 7:00 P.M. 
The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Followed by a Q&A with Ryan McGarry M.D.

Fri, Jun 27, 2014 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
Dolph Lundgren In Person!

FRIDAY NIGHT FRIGHTS: The Blob (1988, director Chuck Russell in person!) 
Fri, June 27 11:55 PM
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue

Fun for the whole family, if that family is in to people melting. 

10th Annual Tiki Night: “Plastic Paradise:
A Swingin' Trip Through America's Polynesian Obsession
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Tiki night at the Egyptian

Indiana Jones Trilogy!
Sun, Jun 29, 2014 5:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028


Unveiling of "Walk A Mile in My Shoes", by Kim Abeles
Thursday, June 26 9:00 a.m
The traffic island at Jefferson Blvd. and Rodeo Rd., 90016

"Please join the Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of Public Works, Councilmember Herb Wesson and the Artist for the unveiling of "Walk A Mile in My Shoes." A public art project memorizing Dr. King, the Civil Rights Marchers and local activists."

Book Release Party Extravaganza! 
Thursday, June 26, 6-9pm
The Secret Headquarters
3817 W Sunset Blvd 
Los Angeles, CA 90026

One of them works on Adventure Time, that's about it.

Japanese Design Today 100: The Designscape of Contemporary Japan
Opening Reception 
Friday, June 27 7:30pm-9:30pmFriday, June 27 to Saturday, July 19, 2014
Exhibition Venue
UCLA Architecture & Urban Design
Perloff Hall, Decafe, Room 1302
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Free Admission

"Japanese Design Today 100 showcases the Designscape of contemporary Japan through 100 objects of Japanese design: 89 objects created since 2010 that can be seen in Japan today, as well as 11 objects that represent the origin of Japanese post-war modern product design. "

Opening Reception
Saturday, June 28
128 Astronaut E S Onizuka St,
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Monster cats take over Q Pop. Whose a little monster kitty, you are!

Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910
June 29, 2014–September 28, 2014
Hammer Building, Level 2

"Treasures from Korea presents more than 150 works from the time of the world's longest-ruling Confucian dynasty, lasting more than 500 years. On display are many Korean national treasures that have never before been shown in the United States."

The Art of Character
Opening Reception
 Fri, June 27 7-10 PM
G1988 (East) 
7021 Melrose Ave

"A new solo show from artist Jeff BoyesJeff has decided to focus on the small characters, the unsung heroes, from your favorite movies, a group of actors and actresses usually not depicted in pop culture art."


San Fernando Valley Comic Book Convention
June 29 10am
1128 Balboa Blvd
Admission: $5.00 Children 12 and under FREE

The local valley comic book convention. It's slowly growing into something bigger.
There will be a costume contest this time with sign-ups at a 1pm and contest at 2pm

Freddie Mercury Burlesque Tribute 
Thursday June 26, 2014, 8pm
Rockwell Table and Stage
1714 N. Vermont Ave,
Los Angeles, California 90027

"The Hollywood Jane Revue is back and we’re paying tribute to Freddie Mercury!  This time we’re taking it all off for a cause and donating our proceeds from this event to AIDS Project Los Angeles.  Now you can feel even better about watching us take our clothes off!"

L.A. Ukulele Expo
Saturday, June 28, 2014
JACCC Campus

"The JACCC and its resident ‘ukulele space U-Space present the L.A. Ukulele Expo – with an attempt to break the Guiness world record for the largest ‘ukulele ensemble, and an entire day filled the hottest performers, teachers, films, and vendors from the ‘ukulele community. Workshops will be conducted by award-winning internationally acclaimed artists Daniel Ho, Abe Lagrimas Jr., Sarah Maisel, Steven Espaniola and more."

KCHUNG TV: Live Filming
Sat Jun 28, 12:00-5:00PM   
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Strange shows to watch live.