Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Love, Augemented Reality and Horrors

Here's our list for Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day in LA 2015,just put one on. I don't know how much longer it'll be until we branch out and just have a family site. Is it love in the air this week or is that haggis?

Augmented Reality @ LACMA
Thursday, February 12, 3 pm

Multiple Augmented Reality events at LACMA starting this Thursday.

Orccon 2015
Feb 13-16
Hilton Los Angeles Airport, 5711 W Century Blvd.
Starts at $30

What an awful site, sheesh update much? Get your old-school card and board gaming on.

Friday, February 13, 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Dapper Cadaver
7648 San Fernando Rd, Sun Valley, California 91352
"On Friday the 13th, wonder at the cabinets of curiosities and Wunderkammer-inspired art by top artists on display at LA's best horror prop house Dapper Cadaver. Tour Dapper Cadaver's new expanded facilities and celebrate the launch of their collection of natural history-inspired props: Creatures & Cultures."

Friday the 13th at Reign of Terror
Friday, February 13, 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Reign of Terror Haunted House
197 N Moorpark Rd # B, Thousand Oaks, California 91360
The Reign of Terror Haunted House will be open Friday the 13th! This is a special event with an important goal to help someone combating a disease.

Lunar New Year with Universal Studios Hollywood
Feb 13-28
Regular cost of entry.

Mandarin-speaking Megatron and other characters will be acting a little different for the Chinese Lunar New Year.
"The celebration comes to life within Universal Plaza – a new Art Deco-inspired grand courtyard situated at the heart of the theme park – where guests will be ushered in to celebrate the “Year of the Ram” under a curtain of customary red Chinese lanterns and a stunning all-new Plum Blossom Arch. The polygon-shaped piazza will also display a dozen lampposts each featuring the twelve zodiac animal signs along with three symbolic attributes."

Ramen Manichi Grand Opening
Saturday, Feb 14
Ramen Manichi: 321 1/4 E 1st St., Little Tokyo

New eats in Little Tokyo.

Bruce Campbell Signing
Saturday, Feb 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Universal CityWalk Things From Another World
Free, must get tickets

"This will be a Valentine's Day to remember when you visit TFAW to meet Bruce and get your favorite piece of memorabilia signed. This is a ticketed event--to get your free tickets, visit our Eventbrite page listed here. Limit 2 tickets per person."

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXII
February 14-15, 9am-6pm
The Queen Mary Hotel 1126 Queens Highway
$18 and up

"ScotsFestival weekend kicks off on February 13 with Rock Yer Kilt, highlighting the best Scottish Rock bands this side of the pond. Official ScotsFestival Opening Ceremonies begin on February 14 featuring the traditional Grand Parade of Clans & Bands with an Address to the Haggis and Burns Supper. Daily festivities include Border Collie sheep-herding, firing demonstrations, performances by the Scots Greys Calvary, Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Celtic Harp & Wren Iniquity Ensemble and historic re-enactments."


Wild Tales Free Screening
Thursday, February 12, 7:00 P.M
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Movies We Love Presents: Return To Oz
Friday, February 13, 7:00 P.M.
Norris Cinema Theatre/Frank Sinatra Hall, 3507 Trousdale Parkway
Free, Must RSVP

One of the strangest takes on the Wizard of Oz ever. The room with screaming heads is just great for children...what were they thinking? Find out!
Followed by a Q&A with
SCA Alumnus Walter Murch and Paul Maslansky

C’est Si Bon
Friday, February 13
Multiple Theaters

The film takes audiences on a musical journey following Korea's most beloved folk artists and the woman that brought their music to life.

Double Feature: "The Goonies" and "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure"
Feb 13, 7:30pm
Double Feature: "Blade Runner" and "Fight Club"
Feb 14 7:30pm
Bing Theater

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

What We Do in the Shadows Q&As
Feb 14-15
ArcLight Sherman Oaks and Hollywood

Q&A's with its stars Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. The films is a funny mokumentary about modern vampires in New Zeland. It's asking for disriubution on Kickstarter right now for the US. Though it has screenings at ArcLight? Don't give them a penny, it's streaming online this month for purchase.

The 47 Ronin  (Pt. 1 & 2)
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024


February 13, 7pm-10pm
Q2 mini Gallery
312 Little Tokyo Mall Ste# 121, Los Angeles, California
"A show dedicated to the imaginary mythical horned feline. The opening night will be on February 13th. Yes! that is right, it is one day before Valentine's day.."

Opening reception 
Saturday, February 14, 7-10pm
Corey Helford Gallery
8530a West Washington Boulevard, Culver City

An Exhibition of New Works by Andrew Brandou, The London Police, Redd Walitzki, and Richard J. Oliver

L.A. Zine Fest 2015 
Sunday, Feb 15, 11:00am - 5:00pm
3347 N San Fernando Rd. Los Angeles CA. 90065

"L.A. Zine Fest celebrates self-publishing and D.I.Y culture in the community. This year's Fest will feature OVER 180 ZINESTERS writers, illustrators, comix creators, photographers and artists/makers selling, trading and sharing their work, all in one place, for one amazing day!"


Target Free Family Saturdays: Hello Valentine
Saturday, February 14, 2015
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Downton Abbey High Tea
Sunday, February 15
at 5:00pm - 7:00pm