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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Weekly What To Do: Akira Better Be Playing!

Tech Week Conference and Expo
Nov 20-21
L3 Space 
Santa Monica Place

"Techweek LA has something exciting for everyone. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, developer, gamer, journalist, or just an enthusiast of all things tech, you will love the energy at Techweek Los Angeles."
Venice Beach Stouts N Staches
Saturday, November 23, 2013 
2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 Hotel Erwin
1697 Pacific Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90291

"Local businesses and members of the community will come together in Venice, CA to celebrate the culture and history of great moustaches, and raise awareness and funds for Movember Foundation with the first annual Stouts N Staches fest. 

Stouts N Staches is a block party-style event that allows area businesses and bars/ restaurants to offer specials to those with wristbands in support of Movember and the Mo Bros who’ve been growing all month."

Old Boy Original
Fri, Nov 22 Midnight 
Nuart Theatre

See the original before the remake ruins the experience.

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Landmark Theatre
Limited Run

European NC-17 "art" movie, with blue- haired lesbians. Won the coveted Palme d'Or at Cannes.

Fri, 11/22: 10pm*
*This screening will be followed by a special Q&A with cast and crew*
Sat, 11/22: 11:30pm*
**This screening will be followed by a special Q&A with cast and crew*

Downtown Independent

The loving genre of horror dealing with sexual diseases.

"After a one night stand with a stranger, Samantha contracts what she thinks is an STD... but is something much worse."

Return of the Living Dead 3 

(20th Anniversary screening, director Brian Yuzna in person!)
Fri, November 22, 2013 11:59 PM
The Cinefamily

The Fake
CGV Cinemas

One more chance to see The Fake if you missed it at AFI Fest.

Akira 25th-Anniversary Screening
Wednesday, Nov. 20 9:40 p.m.
Loz Feliz 3

LA Weekly is claiming the screening, the theater website doesn't, call ahead 

A Handful of Dust: 25 Years of The Sandman
November 23, 2013 - December 8, 2013 Nov 23, 7:00PM - 10:00PM

"Join us in celebrating the 25th year anniversary of The Sandman, a comic book series written by Neil Gaiman. Gallery Nucleus presents a roster of artists who contributed to the groundbreaking series during its acclaimed run, along with tribute art from some of our other favorites."

November 23 - December 22, 2013
Opening Reception November 23, 12pm

George Doizaki Gallery
Free Admission 

"Over 25 years, the carefully curated AJA series has come to be known as one of the most exciting showcases of emerging artists from Los Angeles and Japan, and this year is no exception. Featuring the work of three contemporary artists including Andy Ku, Wakana Kimura , and Toshiaki Tomita. The exhibit features diverse media including painting, installation, and architecture."

Spam N Eggs
Nov. 21st 9 pm - 2am
721 S Western Ave Los Angeles, CA 90005
Ages: 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink

"TokiMonsta, Dumbfoundead, and the Far East Movement are coming together to throw a party in KTown."

Sidewalk Sale 
Saturday, Nov. 23
12- 5pm

"Amoeba Hollywood's next Sidewalk Sale is Saturday, November 23 from 12- 5pm! We always have tons of great bargains just outside the store during our sidewalk sales and this one will be no different. This month look for bargains on CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, books, comic books and much more.
  • DVDs $3 each, and buy 3 get 1 free
  • DVD box sets for $7, or 2 for $10
  • Blu-rays 3 or $12 or $5 each
  • $1 books
  • Single issue comic books 4 for $1.00
  • Star Wars vintage and collectible toys - marked down and buy one get one free
  • Cassette tapes