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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Weekly What To Do: Dance, Walk, Skate and Read Star Wars

CicLAvia – Heart of LA

October 6, 2013

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Downtown LA

The worst named event clogs the heart of the city with no autos on the streets. Walk around and enjoy.

The Sadie Hawkins Dance Party of Awesome
Saturday October 5th. 8pm - 12pm
Fred Harvey Restaurant at Union Station in DTLA

"On Oct. 5th, The Eagle Rock Yacht Club, an LA-based dodgeball league and non-profit, will be hosting its 3rd annual fundraiser - "The Sadie Hawkins Dance Party of Awesome." The benefit will be at the Fred Harvey Restaurant at Union Station in DTLA. Guests will be treated to food from Umami Burger, Guelaguetza and Lemon Poppy Kitchen, an open bar stocked with Barefoot Wine, Stella, and different spirits, DJ's, dancing, games, raffle prizes, a photobooth, and more. This year, guests will also be provided with reusable keepsake glasses from govino. "

*All proceeds from the event will go towards the support and continuation of current original programs - kids dodgeball, kids cooking, kids photography - as well as the creation of additional programming for at-risk youth in the greater Los Angeles area. 

The Night Of Noir Show (sponsored)
Sunday, October 6

at El Cid
4212 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Doors open at 7:30 for food and drinks

Show starts at 8:30
Tix at or at the sites below.

Yup, a whole new night from Captured Aural Phantasy Theater, this time it's noir themed. Week of Noir is happening this week, a scavenger hunt you may want to be a part of, check the details below. Oh, I hope they have a Halloween show too later this month.

Gary Xavier's School for Not-So-Gifted Mutants
Wednesday 10/09/13 8:00 PM (Doors open at 07:45 PM) 
Westside Comedy Theater
1323-A 3rd St
Santa Monica, CA 90401


"Wolverine. Storm. Cyclops. Nightcrawler. All mutant superheroes, sculpted by Professor Charles Xavier. But not all mutants are so lucky. Some have, well, pretty shitty abilities. There's a special place for them, too -- at Gary Xavier's School for Not-So-Gifted Mutants! Yep, it's a run-down facility helmed by Professor X's shifty distant cousin, Gary, where the not-so-heroic can try to help save the world as well. YOUR suggestions are our crappy powers -- and we'll make due, bub."

7th Annual Los Angeles Chocolate Salon
October 6, 2013
The Pasadena Center

With Halloween around the corner I'll be having way too much candy anyway, but stilL CHOCOLATE!

"Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste & experience the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world's great culinary metropolitan areas."

Samurai Geisha Fest
Oct. 5(Sat.) - Oct. 20(Sun), 2013 

The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center 
The George J. Doizaki Gallery 
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Very little details on what's happening, it's an art show with a few events over two weeks.

"Samurai Geisha Fest is a mixed cultural event that introduces Japanese Arts and Entertainment to the world."

Bowling For Boobies® Los Angeles 2013
Sunday, October 6, 5:00 PM

"Busted Foundation's 9th Annual Bowling For Boobies is a fundraising event to help provide monetary assistance to local women experiencing financial challenges as the result of fighting and living with breast cancer.

Admission ticket gets you in to enjoy the event and meet women that have benefited from past Bowling for Boobies tournaments. Enjoy awesome high end raffles packages, complimentary gourmet passed appetizers catered by ReCreo Supper Club and sponsored beverages. Official Event T-shirts and posters will be for sale. Raffle tickets are $5. No-Host Bar."

Tony Hawk’s Stand Up For Skateparks
Saturday Oct 5

Beverly Hills, California

Cheapest entry level is $300

"Join us for this exclusive family-centric benefit, showcasing the world's best skateboarders and BMX riders on Tony Hawk's vert ramp, along with a special musical performance, plus food, drinks, and silent and live auctions."

2013 11th Annual Los Angeles Burning Man

Decompression Arts and Music Celebration
 Saturday October 5th  1PM to 2am (amplified sound is turned down at midnight in respect for the neighborhood)
LA State Historical Park 1245 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, LA 90012
This is the Official Burning Man Los Angeles Decompression event. YOU are invited to experience the art, music and culture of Burning Man with a view of the downtown LA skyline. Immerse yourself in twelve hours of art, performance, live music, DJs, dancing­­­, theme camps, art cars, green technology, puppetry, circus, fire, and 2013 imagery.

Return of the Dinosaurs
Oct 4-6
Los Angeles Convention Center

For the kids check out this dinosaur exhibit featuring huge models to look at.

Star Wars Reads Day

Oct 5
Multiple locations

Star Wars has so much offering in media they have a day just for their readable literature.