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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Weekly What To Do: 11.28-12.4

Unique LA and the Grand Opening of a new time travel mart are my top picks for the weekend. Then you haveIAM8BIT''s Machinima Film Festival I don't fully understand as how is interactive other then just going to a theater and using twitter.

Grand Opening of our new Mar Vista location and the Mar Vista Time Travel Mart!

The event will be hosted by HelloGiggles and 826LA, and we’ll be joined by special guests Money Mark, Neal Brennan, and Kate Micucci. Treats will be provided by Good Times Classic Ice Cream, and beer will be provided by Stone Brewing Company.
The Mar Vista Time Travel Mart will be stocked full of classic and new products alike, just in time for the holiday season.

When: December 1 + 2 (Saturday & Sunday) // 11am – 6pm both days
Where: The California Market Center’s Penthouse
Cost: $10 at the door, or buy online to reserve your free tote bag Kids 12 and under are free. 10% of all ticket sales go to the downtown Los Angeles non-profit organization Inner-City Arts.

Admission includes:
• An exclusive UNIQUE LA tote bag (by the amazing artist Brian Rea who recently collaborated with Marni and illustrates the New York Times “Modern Love” column every week in the Sunday Styles section)! *for the first 5000 people through each day
• Unlimited re-entry for both days
• Our UNIQUE directory & mini-magazine!
Free cocktails from our friends at Art in the Age, plus free drinks from IZZE, Honest Tea, GT’s Kombucha and more!
• Free DIY workshops + crafts all weekend long!
• Free photo booth portraits and a print at the Oh Snap Studios Photo Booth
• Our curated cafe featuring LA’s best restaurants and trucks, so you can enjoy lunch or dinner, snacks, coffee or a sweet treat
Giant Robot – Angry Bananas – Attractmode – Mysterian Games – Meat Bun Presents
Zoneplex – a board game!
Created by gamers, Shelby Cinca and Niklas Akerblad is a game that’s part of the new movement of analog board games which are back. Instead of the typical Monopoly, Risk, etc, a new generation of board games are emerging and Zoneplex is one of them. If analog gaming isn’t your cup of tea, then don’t despair. Also featured will be digital games created by the same developers.
Saturday December 1, 2012
2062 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

The Parlour at Halloween Town presents "A Tribute to Classic Monsters" Group Art Show!
- Opening Night Saturday, December 1st, 2012 from 7-11pm -
- On Exhibit Through December 30th 2012-
December 3rd - 12th 2012
 November 30th, December 1st and 2nd, 2012 at the Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport Hotel & Convention Center in Burbank, CA, conveniently located across the street from the Bob Hope Airport. Now, in its third year Bent-Con now serves as the preeminent event for celebrating and showcasing LGBT and LGBT-friendly comic-book, scifi, fantasy and horror artists, writers, creators, publishers, directors, actors, and producers, that create media targeted directly to LGBT audiences or the larger realm of underground and mainstream pop-culture as a whole
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
We'll announce the model soon
Join us for a fun evening of drawing and treats at Titmouse!
Free hot dogs and cookies
and a Christmas boutique with special prices for our Dr. Sketchy's family...
Tuesday, 4 December from 8:00 to 11:00 PM.
Titmouse, Inc. 1121 Seward St., Hollywood, CA 90038
$15 in Advance via the PayPal button below or $20 at the Door
Bring Your Own Art Supplies (but leave your weapons at home)
Absolutely No Photography
Don't make excuses... make art!
Saturday, December 1st, at G1988 (Venice) come to the opening reception of Natural History, a show of new works by Leontine Greenberg and Nicole Gustafsson. The work we’ve seen so far for this exhibit is stunning and both of these women are two of our favorites to show at G1988. The reception, which will be attended to by both artists, will run from 7-10 PM and the show will run through Christmas Eve.

Tuesday, Dec. 4th, from 7-10 PM at G1988 (Melrose). This is Dave Quiggle’s amazing screenprint paying homage to everyone’s favorite geek, Bill Haverchuck.
Remember to stop by Tuesday, December 4th, from 7-10 PM, for the opening reception hosted by Judd Apatow. The ONLY way to attend is to RSVP at [email protected].