Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Weekly What To Do: Nothing Is Happening, Early April Fools!

LA Web Fest 2014
March 26-30
Radisson Los Angeles Airport

Learn all you can and interact with the of web based media. Panels and classes on how to get views and make it online.

That’s Amazing! Thirty Years of Huell Howser and California’s Gold
Saturday, March 29
Chapman University

Huell Howser, best known to local Californians from television's California's Gold will have a permanent exhibit at Chapman University. The opening reception is set for Saturday with special past guests and activities to honor Huell's memory .

Tokyo City Cup and Family Day
Saturday, March 29
Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
$5, free if under 17

The Tokyo City Cup is a special horse race taking place. Family Day is a Japanese cultural festival  with booths and activities happening all day long.

Los Angeles Ramen Yokocho
March 29-30
Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
$5, free if under 17
$8 per bowl

Part of the Family Day activities this one is all about eating ramen from local chefs to those from Japan. Special menu items.

Hollywood Horror Fest
March 28-29
New Bev
7165 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles

The full schedule for the mostly free horror festival is now up online with details on the shorts and panels you can attend; only two events cost anything and each is only ten bucks.

Lethal Ladies of Horror Film Festival
Crest Theatre, 1262 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
Films: “Drag Me To Hell”, “Night of the Comet” (30th Anniversary Screening in 35mm), “Christine”
Saturday, March 29
First film starts at 6:00pm
$30 General $25.50 Student & SAG-AFTRA Members

Time for some ladies to get into some dark habits and one of them is a car, thanks Steven King. The Lethal Ladies of Horror Film comes courtesy of Flick For Fans and Arrow in the Head for an all-niter with some beautiful things.

Friday, March 28, 2014,
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Iam8bit 2147 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles,
All ages
Iam8bit and Stoopid Buddy Studios teams up again for the one night only Robot Chicken DC Comics Art Show. This year's event is for the special April 6 premiere of the "Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise" on Adult Swim. To celebrate art from Robot Chicken and DC artists will be on display. All proceeds of the event will be going to the OPCC's Turning Point charity.
Opening Reception with the Artist(s):
Saturday, March 29,
6- 9PM
Thinkspace Art Gallery
6009 Washington Blvd.

Andrew DeGraff Show
Opening reception 
Saturday, March 29 
7-10 PM
G1988 (East)
7021 Melrose Ave 

"Artist Andrew DeGraff creates these original paintings, one of a kind pieces, that act as detailed maps from movies, chronicling each characters every move and every location the viewer sees."

Portlandia Screening
Thursday, March 27, 7:30 pm
LACMA Bing Theater
5905 Wilshire Boulevard

Season 4, Episode 5: Spyke Drives
Season 4, Episodes 7: Trail Blazers
Includes a conversation with co-creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein.

Noir City: 16th Annual Film Festival of Film Noir
March 21-April 6
Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

It was a film festival like any other I posted on until she listed her schedule. She was like no other event I'd seen with new restored films and dark film noir films you couldn't take home to Mommy.

ArcLight Presents... The Modern School of Film Series
Moby & Paul Verhoeven and Starship Troopers
Thursday, March 27 7:30pm
ArcLight Hollywood Dome

ArcLight and The Modern School of Film present Starship Troopers, featuring an in-depth discussion with Moby and the film's director Paul Verhoeven.

Jodorowsky's Dune

Open Friday
Multiple Theaters

Director Alejandro Jodorowsky's vision of the sci-fi epic Dune was so outlandish that a documentary needed to capture how insane it was with big names attached and a budget that was insane for it's time.

March 28

Animation Breakdown Roundup! (encore)
Fri, March 28, 2014 9:45 PM
The Cinefamily

Catch oddball animation at it's finest.

Monday March 31st,
Perspace 325 Glendale Blvd

Battle Pokemon or whatever you like.

Grand Park's Downtown Bookfest
March 29, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grand Park
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles,CA 90012

Celebrate books and reading with a small festival dedicated to them with local authors and publishers with social literary activities. Pop-up book stores.

Downtown Modernism

Sunday, March 30 
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Modernica Factory
2901 Saco Street
The second annual Downtown Modernism market for vintage modern design.

The Friday Forty
Friday, March 28 7:30 PM
NerdMelt Theater
$8 in advance, $10 at the door
Scott Gimple and Dave Holmes host this current-affairs sketch-comedy quiz show where the performers get a little liquid courage to help them answer 40 questions about the events of the last 7 days!  
-special guest John Cho!

Return to Nuke ‘em High Signing
March 30th at 2:00 p.m.
Dark Delicacies
3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505

Lloyd Kaufman, Gabriela Fuhr, and Stefan Dezil appear at Dark Delicacies to sign Return to Nuke ‘em High, Vol 1 on Blu-Ray.

Jim Jefferies Day Streaming Tour
Saturday, March 29 
7:30 PM
Club Nokia

Dirty comedian Jim Jeffries in his first North American tour.

Timur and the Dime Museum: Collapse
March 27-29

The vocal stylings of mesmeric frontman Timur Bekbosunov join with haunting experimental chamber music and the stagecraft of post-punk cabaret in the world premiere of Collapse, an operatic song cycle composed as a requiem mass by Daniel Corral, who is also the ensemble’s music director.

The Hypochondria
March 30-May 4, Sundays at 7pm
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group
4850 Lankershim Blvd

A play about a man whose focus on his imaginary ailments creates chaos throughout his household.

Vans Warped Tour 2014 Kick-Off Party
Apr 1, 2014 7:00 PM
Club Nokia