Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Weekly What To Do: I'll Have Fries with all that

TCM Classic Film Festival
Apr 28- May 1
Multiple Theaters around Hollywood
$20 per film

This weekend enjoy classics back on the big screen. Not only do you get to see classic Hollywood in theaters, but special guests and panels lets you share on how the films got made a maybe even changed some lives.

We recommend Holiday in Spain with Smell-O-Vision. In addition to scents being dispersed in the theater, audience members will be asked to dispense some of the smells via personal spray bottles or, when cued, by releasing aromas via hand-held souvenir fans.

Carnival of the Animals
Apr 28-30
The Broad Stage
90401, 1310 11th St, Santa Monica
$tarts at $30

Human centipede for kids, not really, but it looks like it.

The circus is coming to town with a whimsical new tale of creatures that tumble, fly, leap, and spin their way through the animal kingdom. In a fantastical world inspired by Camille Saint-SaĆ«ns’ musical suite, zebras juggle, kangaroos somersault, and elephants dance with street cred.

7th Annual H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon
April 29 -May 1st
Warner Grand Theatre and Grand Vision Annex

A frightful weekend of all things from the master of horror H.P. Lovecraft. So much horror of today we owe to him. Now enjoy his work by playing games, watching movies and more. The Cthulhu Prayer Breakfast sounds delightful.

Bats Day
Apr 29- May 1
Cost varies
Disneyland/ Surrounding locations

Bats Day is a celebration of Disneyland by those who love horror and darker sights. To say they'll be checking out the Haunted Mansion is too little, they love it. The three day event includes a special market to buy goodies and multiple parties to show off your dark self, that still loves Disney.

Dapper Day
Apr 29- May 1
Cost varies
Disneyland/ Surrounding locations

Dapper Day is a celebration of Disneyland by those who love looking good and style so profound you'll look twice. To say they'll be checking out themselves with selfies is too little, they love their own look. The three day event includes a special expo to buy goodies and multiple parties to show off your darling self that also loves Disney.

Club Cosplay
Friday, April 29, 7pm
House of Blues: Downtown Disney
1530 Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802 
Like a traveling Circus, Club Cosplay is all about spectacle, featuring an ensemble of Cosplay Hosts, Bands, Contests, Guest Judges, DJs/VJs, Special Live Performances, Celebrity Appearances, Collectibles Arena, Themed Environment, and more!
Saturday, April 30, Noon-6pm
Weller Court, Little Tokyo
Come hang out with us at Weller Court where we'll talk manga, anime, and cosplay. For more information check out our website @

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 30, 7pm-10pm
Q Pop
319 E 2nd St, Ste 121, Los Angeles, California 90012
Celebrate the anniversary of sailor moon director Kurihara's ground breaking series, Revolutionary Girl Utena. Over 50 artists will be paying tribute through brilliant illustrations of all your favorite characters and scenes.

Photo Independent Art Fair
Saturday & Sunday, April 30th and May 1st,
Raleigh Studios Hollywood
5300 Melrose Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90038
Parking $10

The annual showcase provides a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between photographers, collectors and art professionals. Photo Independent provides potential exhibitors with the unique opportunity to present their work to global decision makers — curators, galleries, collectors, editors and publishers — who seek to acquire, publish and commission the best photographic talent today.

The 7th Annual UNIQUE LA Spring Market
Saturday & Sunday, April 30th and May 1st, 11am - 6pm both days
California Market Center Penthouse
110 East 9th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90079
UNIQUE LA is the only curated, modern made-in-America design show in the country - and the largest shopping event around! Seriously, it's big - get ready to shop from 250 designers & artists, support the local economy, join in community and have a blast! 

Jackalope Art and Craft Fair
April 30th & May 1st, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Central Park, Old Pasadena
275 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena CA 91105

In addition to the 200+ vendors, a series of free to the community workshops will take place throughout the weekend at the fair.

Sat, Apr 30, 7:30pm
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Some of the silliest films ever all in one night. If you wan to almost die laughing check out the exploits of  Lt. Frank Drebben.

International Tabletop Day
Saturday, April 30

A day to celebrate gaming the old school way with special events around LA.

Game Haus and a few other places like Geeky Teas and The Perky Nerd are all doing a little something.

Bob's Burgers Art Show
Sunday, May 1, 7-10 PM 
G1988 (West)

Tons of your favorite G1988 artists, and some new names, have created paintings, prints and sculptures inspired by the show's characters and story lines, and it's incredible - all to celebrate their upcoming 100th episode.

2016 LA Bacon Fest
Sunday, May 1, 12pm - 7pm
LA Center Studios - 1201 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

The 4th Annual Los Angeles Bacon Festival will take place May 1st at LA Center Studios.  Featuring dozens of restaurants and bakeries, the event will play homage to all things bacon, presented in both sweet and savory dishes. 

Fiesta Matsuri
Sunday May 1, 11am - 4pm
JACCC Campus

Fiesta Matsuri combines the Children's Day celebration of two communities - the Japanese Kodomo no Hi and Dia de los Ninos from Mexico. Both holidays celebrate the growth, happiness, and success of children.

The Craigslist Monologues 
Fox Newsical: The Musical
Monday, May 2, 8:30pm
UCB Sunset
5419 W Sunset Blvd

The Craigslist Monologues is a live storytelling show, featuring real posts culled from the bizarre annals of Craigslist and performed on-stage by an evolving cast of entertainers.

The Quick & Funny Musicals Company present a musical comedy adventure based on your least favorite uncle's favorite news station! When Megyn Kelly is brainwashed and abducted by the evil Hillary Clinton, it's up to her Fox News co-anchors to rescue her and bring her back home!

Cosplay Comedy
Tuesday, May 3, 7:00pm
$8 in advance / $10 at the door
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Cosplay Comedy is a special show of stand-ups performing sets in costume and in-character! Hear your favorite heroes and villains say all the things you WISH they'd say in pulp and on the screen. Featuring Ghostbusters, Avengers, Hobbits, and more!