Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Billy Murray Approves, Dracula Sings

We have Dracula and other famous costumed characters coming out you this week. Fill the void with some anime and film. Billy Murray approves.

Feb 27 - Mar 15, 2015
The Grove Theatre
276 E. 9th Street Upland 

Anytime horror becomes a musical people will listen. When will have a Jackie Chan musical.

Long Beach Comic Expo
Feb 28-March 21
Saturday February 28 - 10:00am - 7:00pm (9:00am for Advanced Ticket Holders!)
Sunday March 1 - 10:00am - 5:00pm (9:00am for Advanced Ticket Holders!)
The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

This coming weekend we have the returning Long Beach Comic Expo. The two-day event will have a huge list of comic artists and writers, with many voice actors from your favorite animated series. The expo has expanded over time and will be seeing a huge amount of exhibitors, some better than others. We just read the US Post Office is one?

Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk & Bike Ride
Bike Ride Feb 28
5/10K Run/Walk March 1
Los Angeles Chinatown
943 N. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012
Register at events 

Run or bike through Chinatown, continuing the festivities of the Chinese New Year.

Get Happy" Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week
Sunday, March 1, through Saturday, March 14
Old Pasadena

A two-week long Happy Hour event in Old Pasadena. More than 25 participating venues offer extended Happy Hours, promotions, and special events.

Sunday, March 1, 7:30 pm
El Cid
4212 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90029

Just in time for Awards Season, Captured Aural Phantasy Theater presents CASTING COUCH CONFIDENTIAL telling tawdry Tinsletown tales with a comic twist.

Dungeon Master Season Premiere: The Changeling
Sunday, March 1, 7:00 pm
The Philanthropic Center for the Arts (VORTEX)
2341 East Olympic Blvd.
Tickets are $12, in costume $10

Dungeon Master is the interactive, fantasy-adventure stage show starring YOU! Six audience volunteers will be called forth to go on a quest. They will overcome dangerous obstacles, cast spells, solve riddles, and fight horrific monsters for YOUR entertainment. Will they win the day?


Japanese Anime Gems Starts
Thu, Feb 26, 2015 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard

Starting Thursday, Japanese Anime Gems or the only anime movies the American Cinematheque plays will be shown. They've shown these films many times over, this is like the 8oth chance to see them over the years. From Akira to Paprika, Ghost in the Shell to Redline you have some premiere anime films that are not new at all to see.

Feb 27-March 5
Arena Cinema
1625 N Las Palmas Ave

A new fun zombie movie with Australians.

Kung Fu Elliot
Feb 27-March 5
Arena Cinema
1625 N Las Palmas Ave
Scott plans on becoming Canada's first action hero with his low-budget karate epic

Sunday, March 1st,
3:00 P.M
Norris Cinema Theatre/Frank Sinatra Hall 3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Followed by a Q&A with Farzad Sangari and Alex Benepe - Commissioner of U.S. Quidditch.
Transforming Harry Potter’s fictional competition into a physically demanding, real-life sport, quidditch has secured its place as one of the fastest growing collegiate club sports today. Mudbloods follows the resilient underdogs of the UCLA Quidditch team as they make their way to the Fifth Annual Quidditch World Cup in New York City


Opening Reception - Feb 27th, 7-10pm

Hero Complex Gallery
2020 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90034
Featuring Artwork based on Pop Culture's Favorite Quotes from Film & TV, Lines from Literature & the Lyrics of Musical Legends.

Doodle Quest Launch, Exhibition, & Signing w/ Anthony Holden
February 28, 2015
Mar 1, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
210 E. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

Gallery Nucleus is proud to host esteemed artist Anthony Holden as we celebrate the launch of his new book, Doodle Quest!

The Bill Murray Party and Art Show Spectacle!
Feb 28, 7:30pm
The Syrup Loft 
939 Maple Ave
"We're takin' the Bill Murray magic to the city of angels! This all encompassing extravaganza of art and artistry will be a super heap of BILL MURRAY AWESOMENESS! You should consider going.
This show will have art, music, silliness, dancing..."

Curate This
February 28 – March 14, 2015
Artists Reception: Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7pm - 11 p.m.

3126 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90057

The Gabba Gallery presents Curate This, the first annual exhibition highlighting the work of contemporary Los Angeles Artist/Curators.This almost 2000 sq. ft. gallery sets off your curiosity as you see the visions and interpreted inner workings of these curators in their own practice.

There Is No End
February 28 – April 5, 2015

Artist Reception: Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6PM-9PM
MAMA Gallery
1242 Palmetto

James Georgopoulos’s first solo exhibition explores familiar themes and tropes of sexuality, consumerism, and money worship – thoughtfully disguised in popular culture as the American dream.