Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Weekly What To Do: Rainbow Pizzas, One Day...One Day

Enjoy a week that doesn't end with WonderCon. Dang, we have another week to wait for the schedule to go up. Enjoy some of your favorite shows in person with PaleyFest and less-than-normal events around the city.

The 4th Annual Scripted Comedy Festival
March 9-12
6366 Hollywood Blvd. – Los Angeles, CA 90028

This event will feature shows simultaneously on three stages, host various competition categories for performers, boast celebrity headliners and judges, as well as offer a variety of comedy writing workshops.

Debate Debate: Republican Debate with Live Comedy
Thu, Mar 10, 8pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles
$15 - $35

Let's make democracy great again. We've invited a cadre of LA's funniest humans to watch the Republican Debates along with us — offering a heavy dose of Statler and Waldorf-style heckling, hilarious commentary and witty rebuttals. No frown is safe.

ArtNight Pasadena
Friday, March 11, 6-10pm

Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. The night is yours to decide. Begin your journey at any one of our 18 participating cultural institutions, where free shuttles will be waiting to transport you to your next destination.

Paleyfest 2016
March 11-20
Dolby Theatre
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

 Palyfest returns next month and though we don't care for any shows at the event, maybe you do. The cast and crew will be on hand to answer questions, show special clips and maybe even cast that's not gonna happen.

City of Gold Special Screenings
Fri March 11, 7:30pm show w/Q&A
Sat March 12, 7:30pm show w/Q&A
Sun March 13, 2:50pm show w/Q&A
The Landmark

Jonathan Gold, LA Times Food Critic in person

4rd Annual Holi Festival of Colors Los Angeles
Sat. March 12, 2016 11 am – 4 pm
Excelsior High School Grounds
15711 Pioneer Blvd, Norwalk 90650
 $ 5 Admission, Kids 12 & Under Free
Bags of Colors $ 3.00 or 5 for $ 12.00 (No Outside Colors Allowed)

Essentially you throw bags of color (flour-based) at each other while grooving to music. It's a colorful day of fun and a lot less deadly than the Electric Daisy Carnival. This event is for everyone.

Bowlero Woodland Hills Grand Opening Celebration 
Sat, March 12, 12-4pm
Bowlero - Woodland Hills
23130 Ventura Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Hosted by Cooking Channel's Tiffani Thiessen (star of 90210 & Saved by the Bell). Enjoy free bowling, arcade play, giveaways, and more!*

Sat, March 12, 12 PM - 6 PM
Weller Court, Little Tokyo, L.A.
123 Astronaut Ellison S Onizuka St, Los Angeles, California 90012
This is a new monthly Akihabara themed meetup in Little Tokyo for fans of Anime, Manga, and Akihabara.Feel free to come in cosplay or without cosplay. Bring board games, handheld games, and anything else you think would be fun to bring to an Akihabara themed meetup. Photographers are welcome to join in on the fun too!
Learn To Curl
Sunday, March 13, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LA Kings Valley Ice Center, 8750 Van Nuys. Blvd. Panorama
City, CA 91402
$25 per person ($20 for people under 21)
You've seen the sport in the Olympics, you've heard about it from someone you know, and you've thought, "hey, I wonder if I can do that?"  Come find out for yourself!  With no experience necessary, come on out to see what the roaring game is all about.

Blaze Pizza Pi Day
Monday, March 14
Participating Blaze Pizzas

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza will be celebrating Pi Day on March 14, by offering artisanal pizzas for just $3.14 each at any Blaze Pizza location nationwide.

German and Japanese Perspectives on Risqué Cinema
The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles
Monday, March 14th, 7:00PM5750 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles CA 90036
(Located directly across from JFLA on Courtyard Pl.)
Free Admission, RSVP mandatory
Info: (323) 525-3388
As part of a panel discussion focusing on eroticism in film, Berlin-based Japanese writer Yoko Tawada, and German film journalist Carolin Weidner present individual lectures examining Germany and Japan’s sensual expressions through film and discuss the similarities and differences between each country’s notions of erotic cinema.