Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Weekly What To Do: 8/22 -8/27

Everybody's A Somebody

Over 50 artists explore the world of Mr. Men Little Miss.
7 to 11pm

IAM8BIT Gallery2147 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026

All Ages!
Free Admission!
Complimentary Refreshments!

Experience the floor-to-ceiling transformation of iam8bit, bringing the magical universe of Mr. Men Little Miss to Life!

Exclusive, "Limited Edition" merchandise& prints!

Special Guests will be present at the Opening Night, offering hugs and hijinks!

 If Dogs Run Free by Scott C
August 24, 2013 - September 15, 2013
Aug 24, 7:00PM - 10:00PM

"If dogs run free, why not we?

In this endearing and spirited interpretation of Bob Dylan’s 1970 song, “If Dogs Run Free,” artist Scott C brings Dylan’s lyrics to vibrant life in celebration of freedom and creativity."


  • Read and color with Scott C. from 6pm - 7pm
  • Dog adoption event with What's Up Dog! L.A.
  • Complimentary refreshment bars for both humans and dogs
  • Hourly raffle prizes and contests
  • Play area for four-legged friends!
  • Dog-themed photo op

Depressed Cake Shop Art Show/ Pop Up Shop
August 23 | 7 to 11pm August 24 | 9am to 6pm
Buckwild Gallery12804 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90066 

"Unlike other bakeries, all of theDepressed Cake Shop's baked goods are "gray." But...cut open a few of them and you'll discover that they are brightly colored on the inside! In addition prints, photographs, and knitted pieces donated by artists nationwide will be available."

Cult Camp Presents: REPO MAN
Aug 24, 2013 11:30 PM
The Downtown Independent Theater (View)
251 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

One of the weirdest movies about LA from the 80's with aliens, sex and conspiracy. Oh, it's dumb too.

KCON Pre Party
CGV Cinemas
"1. Admission Regular admission $8 With CGV membership: $5 admission and Free complimentary soda to start your night with! 2. Meet the KCON staff, Hoon, & a celebrity guest! First and last time to directly ask hoon all about KCON! Also, a special appearance by a celebrity guest! 3. Be the first to get limited edition merchandise Before it sells out!"

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
August 25 5:30pm
Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

"The program will begin with a short visual presentation introducing the audience to the special universe of COWBOY BEBOP.
After the film, a discussion will follow the film with:
Peter Ramsey, an ADG Illustrator who advanced to feature Director on the award winning RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (2012).
Steve Blum, the acclaimed actor who voices "Spike Spiegel," Bebop's lead character, as well Wolverine, The Avengers, and Transformers, among many others.
John Muto, ADG Film Society founder, co-chair and production designer will moderate the program."

OtaSummer 2013
Anime Jungle
319 East 2nd Street #103, Los Angeles, CA 90012)
(Yukata/Kimono/Jinbei Discount: $3) 

Cosplay Fashion Show
Cosplay Performance
Cosplay Contest
Cosplay Talent Contest

Animal Crossing Open House
Aug 22 4:00pm - 8:00pm

World 8
1057 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles

"Drop by World 8 This thursday to trade or sell items or turnips. unload some unwanted extras. and a nice opportunity to meet other Animal Crossing fans"

Top pick

Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival
Aug 22-25
800 W Olympic
Los Angeles, CA 90015

A lot of local food talent all in one place with samples of their work, take advantage of it.

" The most celebrated culinary talent in the country converge on Downtown Los Angeles - one of the world's most prominent cultural meccas - over a three-night, four-day food and wine celebration."

2013 Fiesta La Ballona 

August 23 through 25, 2013
Veterans Park located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City

"The weekend will feature carnival rides and games, live performances, over 100 booths featuring artisan wares, vendors and local groups, a petting zoo and pony rides, a beer and wine garden, food trucks and a food court, sustainability activities and other special contests and events."


Muse `til Midnight 2013 Hans Richter: Encounters
Saturday, August 24, 2013 | 8 pm
LACMA 905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Check out the Art at LACMA until Midnight with music and food.

In The Next Room or the vibrator play
Aug 24 - Sep 28, 2013
Secret Rose Theatre
11246 Magnolia Blvd North Hollywood

"At the dawn of the age of electricity in America, a new treatment is devised to save women of substance from suffering. "Hysteria" was the diagnosis, and the new electric vibrating apparatus became a woman's best friend in lieu of a husband who ...understands"