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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Weekly What To Do: Wreck-It-Long Beach with Eats

The 2012 Long Beach Comic and Horror Con
Nov 3-4
If you live in LA you have quite the calendar of fan events to go to and another weekend devoted to comics and tv shows is just around the corner.

Midnight Launch - Halo 4
DATE:November 5, 2012
  • TIME:10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
  • Westfield Century City
  • 10250 Santa Monica Blvd
  • Los Angeles, CA 90067
  • "Join us for another epic midnight launch party at the Microsoft Store as we prepare for the release of Halo 4! Stop by to enjoy gameplay, refreshments, and raffle prizes from 10pm-12:30am. When the clock strikes midnight, be among the first Halo fans to get their hands on the newest Halo game!"

    Cherry Blossom Centennial Concert

    Dedication Ceremony(Open to the public)
    Time: 4pm-4:30pm
    Location: Grand Park Block3
    Flag Garden
    (Between Hill St. and N. Broadway Ave.)

    A dedication ceremony will be held at the cherry tree grove in the Grand Park, Block 3.
    Cherry Blossom Centennial Concert
    -A Touch of Tokyo-

    (Free to the public)
    Time: 4:45pm-6pm
    Location: Grand Park Block 2
    Performance Lawn
    (Between Grand Ave. and Hill St.)

    A fusion R&B Gospel groupHEAVENESE” from Tokyo will perform on stage. Actor/comedian Rome Kanda, known for his 2008 comedy reality show, “MAJIDE!? I Survived a Japanese Game Show” will be the MC.
    Next to the stage at the Market Place, Japanese-fusion style food trucks will be offering sushi –

    Wreck-It-Ralph events

    El Capitan Showings

    The Game Central Station Arcade @ Arclights

    November 2nd - November 11th
    The Game Central Station Arcade will be filled with classic 80's arcade games along with the limited release of Disney's WRECK-IT RALPH'S Fix It Felix, Jr. All arcade games are free!
    Friday (11/2) – Sunday (11/4) & Friday (11/9) – Sunday (11/11)
    Who is the best gamer out there? Put it to the test by participating in ArcLight Cinema’s Game Central Station High Score contest! Each guest will get one turn on each game to get the highest score. If they hold that high score all weekend long, they are the location winner. If their score withstands both weekends, they are ArcLight's Grand Central Station Champion and walk away with Wreck-It Ralph promotional items, ArcLight Signature treats, and a $50 gift card.
    Follow us on FB & TW for up to date scoring and see how you fare against the competition.
    November 2nd - November 11th

    Get ready for a WRECK-IT RALPH retail take-over! Stop by the ArcLight gift shop to browse our selection of 80's game memorabilia.

    Weekends of November 2nd & November 9th
    Fridays (3pm - 8pm) Saturdays & Sundays (12pm - 5pm)
    Join us on the weekends for some extra family fun! Details to follow about all the fun WRECK-IT activities and giveaways we have in store for you...
    The Good Food Festival and Conference LA

    "The Good Food Festival & Conference returns to Los Angeles for the second year Nov. 2-4, 2012. Produced by in cooperation with the Santa Monica Farmers Markets, the conference focuses on regional and national issues that are integral to building local and sustainable food systems and educating people about the Good Food Movement.
    The Good Food Festival & Conference begins with an Urban "Barn Raising” with pioneering urban farmer Will Allen on Friday, November 2 at John Muir High School, continues with the Good Food Conference, a day of informative panel discussions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) featuring speakers such as Will Allen (The Good Food Revolution), Laura Avery (Santa Monica Farmers Markets), Andrew Kimbrell (Center for Food Safety), and Evan Kleiman (Good Food/KCRW) on Saturday, November 3 and culminates on Sunday, November 4 with Localicious, an evening of food and wine tasting on the beach with 30 chefs and 30 farmers at the Annenberg Community Beach House."


    Celebrate the Flavors of the Santa Monica Farmers Markets with 30 of LA’s Leading Chefs Paired with 30 Farmers at Localicious on

    Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Annenberg Community Beach House

     Conservation of América Tropical

    A free, family-friendly festival celebrating Siqueiros’ masterpiece, América Tropical, including art exhibitions, folkloric dances, street theater, mariachi music, and fun workshops on how to paint a mural, printmaking and more. 

    Plus a special performance of América Tropical the Opera by David Conte with libretto by Oliver Mayer, followed by the UCLA Philharmonia presentation of América Tropical by Steven Loza.

    América Tropical also is open for viewing, accessible through the América Tropical Interpretive Center.


    Olvera Street:
    LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 North Main Street, Los Angeles, and
    El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument.


    All day event Saturday, November 3, beginning at 10:30 a.m., until the music stops. 

    The América Tropical Opera debuts at 4:30pm in the LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes courtyard and runs for 50 minutes.

    Prison Pit 4 Release Party with @MrJohnnyRyan and Cannibal Fuckface! 11/02/2012 at 8pm