Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Weekly What To Do: Drink With Giraffes, Watch Movies With Edgar Wright, Play Wii U In Public

Wii U Tour 2013
August 10th - September 2nd
Hollywood & Highland Center
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA

Games up
Nintendo Land
New Super Mario Bros. U
LEGO City Undercover

New Games being sampled from E3:
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
Pikmin 3
The Wonderful 101
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Demo Version)
Need for Speed Most Wanted U
Injustice: Gods Among Us
Resident Evil Revelations (Demo Version)
Rayman Legends Challenges App

Edgar Wright's Run at New Bev
The World’s End Is Nigh’
Aug 9-22
New Bev

A month of movies selected by Edgar Wright at the New Bev with old Ed being there from time to time, but that's not all!

The Official Edgar Wright Art Show is coming from Gallery 1988 later this month

NEXT WEEKEND presented by Sundance Institute
This Weekend, I know trippy
Multiple Theaters

These are mostly very depressing films.

"Join us as we celebrate the renegade spirit of independent filmmaking! The popular NEXT <=> section at the Sundance Film Festival showcases stylistically adventurous films that take a bold approach to storytelling. This weekend, NEXT WEEKEND presented by Sundance Institute comes to Southern California with screenings of new films and festival favorites in venues across Los Angeles, many of which will include filmmakers, cast and crew in attendance. "

The Terror Live English Subtitles
Starts Aug 8
CGV Cinemas-Koreatown

"I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When the call turns out to be real, the phone conversation with the terrorist gets broadcasted live throughout the whole country. Ha Jeong-woo, a former TV anchorman, takes advantage of this opportunity to regain his career as an anchorman and carries out the live conversation with the terrorist. "The Terror Live" is the sophomore feature of KIM Byeong-woo, following his 2007 feature debut "Written". "

Lost & Found Film Club
Thu, August 08, 2013 11:15 PM
The Cinefamily

"Lost & Found Film Club presents a carefully curated VG+ hodgepodge of scattershot celluloid, packed as densely as library stacks and screening in the gloriously fuzzed-out 16mm format — plus, grilled cheese sandwiches will be provided"

Escape From New York
Midnight Aug 9

Elysium: The Art of the Film - Artist Panel & Book Signing
August 10, 2013
Aug 10, 4:00PM - 7:00PM

"Bring your questions for the Q&A session and meet the artists one-on-one as they sign copies of the new Art of Elysium book.

$5 Admission at the door.

Seats are limited, standing room available.

Featured Artists:
Scott Kravitz (Lead Animator)

Mitchell Stuart (Concept Artist)"

Great Gatsby Party
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Park Plaza Hotel 607 South Park View Street Los Angeles, CA 90057

"During the time of Prohibition, the Speakeasy was born and all levels of society began to party behind closed doors. Join us as we take you back to the Roaring 20's and re-create the feeling of days gone by."


Brew at the L.A. Zoo - Beer Festival at the L.A. Zoo
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. 
Los Angeles Zoo  

"The Los Angeles Zoo will host Brew at the L.A. Zoo on August 9, 2013 from 6:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M. This special event for ages 21 and over allows Zoo guests to tour some of the Zoo’s most popular habitats while sampling beer from local breweries.  Upon arrival Zoo guests will receive a 5 ounce collectible sample beer mug with 14 tickets to exchange for samples." 


Nick Offerman's American Ham
Sunday, August 11

"This hilarious show features a collection of Anecdotes, Songs and Woodworking Tips with minor nudity. "

Laugh Factory Hollywood
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 8:00 PM
"MTV presents their summer comedy showcase featuring some of the freshest faces in comedy.
Featuring Justine Marino, Yassir Lester, Nick Youssef, Zara Mizrahi, Danno Carter, Jessica Lowe, Jon Rudnitsky and more comedians to be announced!"

Halloween Summer Bash

Saturday August 10th, 2013
The Belasco Theater

Costume contest!!!

On the heels of ScareLA, party all night long Saturday or really til 2 in the morning

You might hate his art style from Sanjay and Craig and Bob's Burgers, but he makes a damn fine bandana.
Silk screened in Los Angeles.
4 color ways, each limited to 45 pieces. $16 per bandana