Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Weekly What To Do: Celebrate America Having Nothing To Do with Soccer

Celebrating America

July 4, 2014 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Grand Park
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

"LOS ANGELES! #GO4THDTLA Grand Park is launching the biggest rooftop fireworks display in DTLA and expanding festivities from Temple to Second Streets, with doors opening at 1pm (no prior admittance) stages going live at 4pm and fireworks at 9pm. This year, Grand Park’s 4th of July Block Party is bigger, better and FREE FOR ALL! **Safety for everyone is nĂºmero uno. Please read all event info to know what to bring and what to leave at home:**"

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular With Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell
July 4, 2014 7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

The only celeb not in rehab that night will be hosting the show.

"Celebrate the Fourth at the Bowl’s annual party. This year’s spectacular includes Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Te Steep Canyon Rangers, patriotic music from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West and breathtaking fireworks."

July 4, 2014 2:00PM - 9:30PM
Rose Bowl Stadium
1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103
"Join us in celebrating our nation's birthday with the 88th Annual Fourth of July Celebration at America's Stadium.
Schedule of Events
2 PM: Festival begins outside the stadium in Area H
7 PM: Live motorcycle stunts and special musical performances by Grammy Nominated Liverpool Legends (Louise Harrison’s hand picked Ultimate Beatles Experience) and Teen Idol singing star Ian Thomas.
9 PM: The largest fireworks show in Southern California produced by Pyrospectaculars by Souza"

Cinefamily 4th of July Movie Picnic 
(feat. Davie Allen & The Arrows LIVE, and Lost & Found Film Club!)
July 4, 2014 2:00PM
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue

2:00-5:00pm – Lost and Found Film Club
5:00pm – LIVE SET by Davie Allan & The Arrows
6:00pm (approx.) – Hell’s Angels Forever 35mm screening

4th of July Sky Party at Sky Space Hosted by OUE
Friday, July 4, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 11:00
US Bank Tower
633 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013

This July 4th why not see all the fireworks in the city from the tallest point downtown, the US Bank Tower. See fireworks shows all around the city from the 71st floor of the US Bank Tower with a 360-degree view of the city.


The Labyrinth of Jareth XVII
July 4th & July 5th 
Park Plaza
607 S. Park View Street, Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $49

The Labyrinth Masquerade Ball holds two days of thrilling fantasy get-together with amazing costumes and a wonderfully changed interior with different fantasy rooms.

Gaming/ Music

8-Bit Battle Royale!
July 5, 2014 7:30PM
Art Share LA
801 E. 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013
$10 suggested donation

“Giant monsters have made their way up from a rift on the Pacific Ocean’s floor and are now wreaking havoc on the streets of Los Angeles!
It is now up to a rag tag team of Chiptune bands to strike back and send those monsters back to the earth’s core!”

World 8 Blitz
July 6, 2014  2:00PM
World 8
1057 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90006
"This Sunday July 6th at 2pm World 8 will a hosting a multi-game tournament. The games will be Mario Kart 8 (Wii U), Resogun (PS4), Crazy Taxi (Dreamcast), Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii), Puzzle Fighters (PS1), Goldeneye 007 (N64).

July 5 - 27
Central Park 
275 South Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
The first film is Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, I wonder who picks these, because they're great.
"The Old Pasadena Film Festival, a month-long, free movie series, featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations returns July 5 - 27. This annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all of its forms offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres. With twenty-three screenings, the Old Pasadena Film Festival is the largest free open-air film festival in California."
July 5, 2014 - 04:00 PM 
"Fans of "The Simpsons": come on down to The NerdMelt Showroom every 1st Saturday of the month to answer three rounds of trivia questions.
 This month's guest is Josh Weinstein, who has written for The Simpsons since season 4, and was a show runner for seasons 7 & 8. He's responsible for many classic episodes like "Who Shot Mr. Burns."
July 3-6
LA Convention Center
Starting at $35
It's finally back! The biggest anime convention in North America! You have four days of premieres, special panels and cosplay to enjoy downtown.
Anime De Summer Fest
Saturday, July 5
at 10:00am - 10:00pm
Little Tokyo 

Anime De Summer Fest will be happening one day only in Little Tokyo. Fans of anime and manga can spend the day and night enjoying Little Tokyo in a festive celebration.
Moon Crisis: A Sailor Moon Tribute Art Show
Opening Nights
July 5th and August 9th
Rothick Art Haus
170 S.Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805
Regular hours

Moon Crisis: A Sailor Moon Tribute Art Show will be first taking place July 5th at the Rothick Art Haus in Anaheim, California, coinciding with both the release of the new series Sailor Moon Crystal and Anime Expo. The exhibit will feature multiple pieces paying tribute to Sailor Moon in multiple mediums from various artists. The opening nights July 5th and August 9th will have Sailor Moon-themed dancers, a guest DJ and light refreshments.