Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Weekly What To Do: Space Comedy Alps


Endeavour Space Shuttle Staring

Find a place near LAX and see the Shuttle piggyback this Friday, between 11am-1pm. I assume you either don't have a job or fiancially secure enough to see this happen.

Then see it at the California Science Center.


Alps Week Run

How about a movie about actors who play recently deaceased loved ones, oh yeah is it messed up. Can't wait to see it!

Friday, September 21st: 7:30pm
Saturday, September 22nd: 7:30pm
Sunday, September 23rd: 7:30pm
Monday, September 24th: 7:30pm
Tuesday, September 25th: 10:30pm
Wednesday, September 26th: 10:45pm
Thursday, September 27th: 5:00pm
PLUS…Dogtooth – Saturday, September 22nd: 11:59pm

It’s Such A Beautiful Day Week Run

611 N Fairfax Avenue // Los Angeles // 90036

Thursday, September 20th: 10:30pm
Friday, September 21st: 10:00pm
Saturday, September 22nd: 10:00pm
Sunday, September 23rd: 9:30pm
Monday, September 24th: 10:00pm

The Chuck Jones Centennial Celebration Film Festival

Friday, September 21, 2012
Starts at 8:00 PM

Chuck Jones' 100th Birthday at REDCAT

Join CalArts for a 100th birthday celebration of Chuck Jones (Chouinard '30)
Featuring a special screening of his classic films
Remarks by John Lasseter (BFA Film/Video ’79)
Chief Creative Officer, Pixar & Disney Animation Studios
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
Screening 8PM
Reception immediately following
REDCAT/Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater
631 West Second Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tickets $50

Riot  LA's Alternative Comedy Festival

RIOT LA has over 30 shows in just two and a half days featuring the top stand up comedians and podcasts, panels, shows and more! But get this—it's ALL on one block of downtown Los Angeles. It's a huge, hilarious weekend long block party.

12th Annual US Sumo Open

12th Annual US Sumo Open
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Gates open 12pm, Competition 1-4pm
The US Sumo Open is one of the largest annual sumo tournaments in the US, and is sure to be an international spectacle. Be a part of the 12th annual competition in the heart of Little Tokyo.
Enjoy Japanese cuisine, beer, and sake, while watching sumo LIVE! Check out dozens of National and World Sumo Champions from around the world, vying for the US Sumo Open title. This is a rare opportunity to watch this caliber of sumo in person, in the States!


Can Robin Oakapple outrun the family curse and still get the girl? Reset in the late 1950s in Morro Bay, this re-imagined adaptation of the Gilbert & Sullivan classic is filled with all the signature wit, improbable situations, gentle romance, and delightful melodies of their better known offerings. In fact, the NY Times proclaimed that: "RUDDIGORE has charm and drollery to enchant a modern audience." Don’t miss this spooky and fun musical thriller!

Friday/Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2:30
Sierra Madre Playhouse
87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA 91024 (
Box Office 626 - 355-4318
Ample Free Parking behind, across theatre, and on street.

I, Ching A New Musical Extravaganza

Written by Hong Kong’s first woman film director Cecile Tang Shu Shuen, I,CHING tells the story of Jiang Ching, an ambitious woman who would leap from the stage of an actress to eventually become Chairman Mao’s wife. See her rise and fall from glamour, outcast ultimate power with the help of her Gang of Four, only to find herself battered in a man's world. Conceived as a musical supported by a humorous and entertaining show, this is one staging of China's recent past that is not quite like anything else you have ever seen.

Friday/Saturday 7:30PM, Saturday 2PM
The Broad Stage
1310 11th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401 (map)
Box Office 213 - 213-550-5300