Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Weekly What To Do: Brazilian Book Fair Requires Dancing To Enter

Screamfest Mixer at the Brickyard
Thursday, February 28, 2013
7:30pm in PST
The Brickyard Pub
11130 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood,

Grand Park’s Downtown BookFest

March 2, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Grand Park's Performance Lawn (between Grand and Hill)
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles,CA 90012

'"READ YOUR HEART OUT in Downtown LA! Grand Park’s literary nooks and crannies come alive in a day for book lovers both big and small."

Heads Up

55-hour northbound 405 lane reductions slated to start Friday, Mar 1

"Three lanes on the northbound I-405 will be closed between Montana Avenue and the Getty Center off-ramp for 55 hours starting Friday, March 1. The contractor will pave the future High-Occupancy Vehicle lane and realign the I-405 in this area during this time."

The 2nd Annual Wayne Federman International Film Festival

 Featuring live appearances by Sarah Silverman, Dana Gould, Aziz Ansari, the Sklar Brothers, Nick Kroll and Bill Burr! - See more at:

Heart of Darkness (feat. live sets by Reggie Watts, Greg Barris, Rory Scovel, Kate Berlant and more!)

A staple in New York’s downtown stand-up scene, Greg Barris is the creator of Heart Of Darkness: a psychedelic showcase of comedy, live music and fringe scientists that just recently had its 20th sold-out show in a row, at Union Hall in Brooklyn! Heart Of Darkness has been a frequent TimeOut New York critic’s pick, and has also been hailed by the Village Voice and the New Yorker as well — and BrooklynVegan calls it “NYC’s most awe-inspiring comedy/variety/brainz shows.” Tonight’s show features live music/video/comedy and insight from Reggie Watts, Everything is Terrible!, Rory Scovel, Kate Berlant and Greg Barris, plus other special things. Bring a sin and be forgiven. -

13th annual Brazilian Carnaval: Exotica 
Saturday, March 02, 2013 at Club Nokia/LA Live.

"  A faithful replica of the real Carnavals in Rio and Bahia, Carnaval: Exotica is the most authentic and extravagant Carnaval on the West Coast and has consistently sold out, drawing an annual crowd of 3000+ for the past 12 years."
The Club Nokia Brazilian Carnaval 2013 is for all ages.
Presale tickets are: $45 general admission / standing room only ($55 @ the door)
& $65 preferred seating ($75 @ the door)

Purchase General Admission and Preferred Seating tickets by calling (818) 566-1111, visit or Ticketmaster at
Club Nokia is located at 800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015. Parking on site available for a fee.

First Fridays @ Natural History Museum
March 1

Tour (5 pm, 5:30 pm, 6 pm): "Tools of the Trade" with Lindsey Groves, Collections Manager
 Discussion (6:30 pm): “Living in Earthquake Country: Los Angeles and the Big One” with Dr. Lucy Jones
Performances (8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Landmark Theater Events

The Room
Fri & Sat, March 1 & 2 at Midnight
at the Regent Theatre
Filmmaker/Star Tommy Wiseau
and Co-Star Greg Sestero In Person!

A Place At The Table
Starts Friday, March 1 at the Nuart Theatre
David Gist from Bread for the World In Person Saturday, March 2 at 7:30pm

Genius on Hold
Starts Friday, March 1 at The Landmark
Director Gregory Marquette and Producer Walter T. Shaw In Person Saturday, March 2 at 7:30pm!

 Twelfth Annual LACMA Muse Young Directors Night

The twelfth annual LACMA Muse Young Directors Night takes place this Saturday, March 2, at 8 pm. This evening, dedicated to cultivating and celebrating local film, is one of LACMA Muse’s most popular annual events.

12th Annual Lantern Festival
Saturday, March 2, 2013 12:00 pm -
7:00 pm

425 North Los Angeles St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
A signature event for CAM and now a beloved community tradition, CAM's annual Lantern Festival celebration offers Chinese New Year fanfare with free entertainment and interactive cultural activities for people of diverse backgrounds and ages to enjoy.
LALUZAPALOOZA Our 26th Annual Group Show
La Luz de Jesus Gallery
March 2 - April 1, 2012

La Luz De Jesus Gallery proudly rebrands our annual juried group exhibition, LALUZAPALOOZA. This gigantic, no-theme show features works from some of the freshest and most relevant artists working today. Over 9,000 submissions from commercial illustrators, graphic designers, tattooists, scenics, students, animators and working gallery artists had to be sorted-through, and we've finally narrowed it down to 125 or so artists

JC Richard and Justin Santora Show @ Gallery 1988
March 1st, 7-10 PM!!
This is the last show at the Melrose location near Golden Apple

Gallery 1988 Los Angeles

7020 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038

 Both artists will be in attendance, so join us March 1st, 7-10 PM!!
Gallery 1988 is also teaming up with Paleyfest for some special one of a kind pieces only available at  the event.