Wednesday, July 20, 2011

This Week in Sports, I Mean LA

The Truth is Out There - Los Angeles Premiere

One of the guys from the X-Files made a movie about how it is to be a guy from the x-files

Wednesday, July 20th and Thursday, July 21st: 7:30pm

Downtown Independent
251 S Main St. Los Angeles

Summer Classic Anime Film Series (Part 1)

For four exciting nights, the Tateuchi Democracy Forum will screen vintage anime titles from the 1920s and 1930s, the Golden Age of Japanese silent film.

The remaining showings will also be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays — July 28, August 4, and August 25. Each night, about a dozen short anime films will be shown in rough chronological order extending from the 1920s to 1950. via ANN

LA Shorts Fest

July 21st-29

Terry Gilliam and Pixar for short for this Short Festival. Let me explain, you have a huge amount of shorts from many well known and not so well known people hitting Sunset.


THURSDAY - JULY 21 - 7:45 PM

Laemmle’s Sunset 5

8000 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046



General Admission Film Programs...............$12

Opening Night Film Program & Party ...........$50
Awards Ceremony Program.........................$25
Pixar Screening & Workshop........................$25
*All Access Pass.......................................$195 / $155 for Members


Dan Harmon (creator of NBC's Community) and Comptroller Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway) take another small, drunken step toward colonizing the moon. Evening may include ineffectual rants, songs, shameful stories, forehead sweat and repeated exposure to the phrases "like" , "uh", "sort of" and "you know.".

July 25th, 2011 8PM
Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

dublab: TONALISM

at the Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
2225 Colorado Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90041
Saturday, July 23rd 6PM - 6AM

You had me at "inflatable and felt lounge structures with embedded sound components " It's ambient music the whole damn night.

Doctor Who DVD  Signing

Meet Matt Smith and  Karen Gillan better known as Doctor Who and Amy Pond

Tuesday July 26th 7pm

Amoeba Music

6400 Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

California Gift Show

The California Gift Show features new products that retailers can sell to their consumers.
"CGS is cultivating the region’s hottest emerging product designers, artists and craftsmen … creating a relevant, productive and inspired buying experience for the modern retailer."
Fashion accessories, gourmet, seasonal, garden & home, kids, spa, gift, resort and stationery reflect the traditional to contemporary resources CGS delivers with your customer … today’s aspirational consumer … in-mind"

Tuesday, July 19 - Thursday, July 21 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, July 22 | Late Night Shopping 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 23 - Monday, July 25 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Los Angeles Convention Center
Friday, July 22 – Sunday, July 24 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday, July 25 9 a.m. – 4 p.m

LOCATIONS L.A. Mart | 1933 S. Broadway | Los Angeles, CA 90007
Los Angeles Convention Center | 1201 S. Figueroa St. | Los Angeles, CA 90015 | South & Kentia Halls

Summer Soda Tasting@ Galco's

Redditors are already bubbling and you should be too. I report on so many beer and wine tastings, but soda, I haven't seen soda before.

Limited edition (only 2,500 bottles) soda to be unveiled

Poptails,” a mashup and kid-friendly concoction that humorist Charles Phoenix will debut, mix
and serve at the event. Colorful and fun, poptails are the newest from The Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen which gave audiences the famous Cherpumple. Phoenix will be pouring three different poptails: “The Galco,” “The Southwest” and “The Highland Park.”

What’s in them is a surprise to be revealed at the event

Sunday, July 24
Where: Galco's Soda Pop Stop, 5072 York Boulevard in Highland Park
Time: 5-8 p.m. Drop in anytime to sample soda and meet fellow
Meet Captain America and Spiderman at the Zoo!Also the Smurfs

Time to take pictures with people in costumes.

July 23 &24 from 11am - 3pm
Meet Spider-Man and Captaim America at the LA Zoo
Monday, July 25
11:00am – 2pm
The Smurfs

LA Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Chain Letter

"Chain Letter" is a group show wherein 10 artists have been invited to participate. Those 10 then invite 10 artists whom they admire.... Those 10 invite 10 more and so on. This cycle continues for 30 days. The result is an exponentially massive, artist-curated group show based entirely on admiration.

Organized by Christian Cummings & Doug Harvey

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 23, 6 - 8 pm
Installation for artists: Friday, July 22

Saturday at 6:00pm - August 25 at 5:00pm

Shoshana Wayne Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave # B1


"BloomfestLA features live indie music, great brews, good food, and eco-friendly fun. No other neighborhood in the City of Los Angeles other than the Downtown Arts District can truthfully boast a community with such a commitment to sustainable living — after all, where else can you find a place where residents repurposed rundown industrial buildings and transformed them into homes and creative spaces, maintaining them even during unprecedented times of change and neighborhood gentrification?"

Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 2-10 PM

 Downtown Arts District of Los Angeles at 3rd St. & Traction Ave. (90013) near Wurstk├╝che, Zip Fusion Sushi, K-Town BBQ, Angel City Brewing


Creepy weird and at home at Hollywood and Higland. Some sort of play/show from the people behind Cirque du Soleil about the history of cinema.

Opens on July 21, 2011
Kodak Theatre
6801 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028


$33.00 - $253.00