Thursday, May 1, 2014

Artopia May 15 and Ninja-Con June 7

L.A. Weekly's Artopia will be taking place May 15th. From 7pm to 11pm those attending at Grand Central Market will be treated to guests and food mentioned from the Best of LA People Issue of LA Weekly.

From the press release:

Curated by Shana Nys Dambrot, this year’s Artopia features live mural painting by artists HUEMAN and Jim Mahfood, and sculptural installations by Ramiro Gomez, as well as a high-fashion peep show from the Bohemian Society featuring special guests Alexey Steele, Mika Mae Jones, Kaylani Lei and Annie Cruz. Creative collective dublab will be curating a music installation and The Peach Kings and The Record Company will be performing live!

Plus, the following Grand Central Market vendors will be open after hours to satiate your appetite during the event: Belcampo Meat Co., DTLA Cheese, Horse Thief, Jose Chiquito, Olio GCM, Roast To Go, Sarita's Pupuseria, Sticky Rice, Valerie at GCM and man

Thursday. May 15, 2014
Doors: 7:00 PM (ends at 11:00 PM)
Grand Central Market
317 Broadway
Los Angeles, CA
21 and over
$30 - $35

Azure Lorica Presents Ninja-Con 2014 with another day to celebrate anime in Little Tokyo. The second year of this festival lets fans enjoy a host of activities much more in the theme of anime community then gorging on buying anime and waiting in lines.

Ninja-Con 2014
June 7th, 2014 from 10am till 10pm
Little Tokyo District of Los Angeles, California

from info page:

A small-scale convention sharing the many popular elements and attractions featured in larger conventions will allow everyone to enjoy and interact with a friendly and passionate community. Ninja-con's focus is to allow and encourage group participation in the many featured events held in reserved live programming rooms. Events will be run by popular cosplay professionals and anime enthusiasts who are willing to discuss and share their hobbies with anime and culture fans new and old. Ninja-con's friendly atmosphere will welcome new con-goers and convention veterans alike. From special guests to concerts, Ninja-con will have something in store for everyone.

Guest of Honor:
Reuben Langdon
Lisle Wilkerson
Celeste Orchid
Raj Ramayya
On Being Human
Team Lift XMA