Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Weekly What To Do: Can't We Have A More Meat Week?


Meat Weekend
June 7-8, 2014
San Fernando Valley & South LA 
On an air-conditioned charter bus

Two days of the best BBQ in LA, come empty because you'll be eating a lot. Four BBQ joints a day, one through the valley the other through South LA.

The Oinkster Burger Week
June 2-8
Oinkster locations

Get special burgers from Oinkster based on other burgers from well-known burger-makers. Did you know today May 28th is Burger Day? TTDILA migh not like Oinkster on a regular basis, but Burger Week means specialty burgers...for a week. Consume them all and you might get a free t-shirt.. at least you did last year.


Cine Gear Expo Los Angeles 
June 5 - 8
Paramount Lot

"Unique in concept, Cine Gear Expo offers artists and technicians the opportunity to discover the latest technology and techniques, get hands-on training, gain knowledge and skills from industry leaders, obtain the newest equipment, hear breaking industry news and network with peers and industry leaders all within a professional and comfortable studio environment."

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival
Wed, Jun 4, 6:00pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

"This five-day fest opens with Nick Cassavetes' THE OTHER WOMAN and includes 29 features, shorts and documentaries as well as free industry seminars."

Dance Camera West Dance Media Festival
June 6-8 and 13
Multiple locations

"The Dance Camera West Dance Film Festival showcases many forms of dance including modern dance, post modern dance, world dance, tap dance, dance theater, ballet, hip-hop and practically all dance that has been captured on film in a way that is of quality and essential value."

Rocky Horror Picture Show
June 7, 5:30pm
Exposition Park
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles,, 90037

Surrounded by food and music chill out before the movie begins. Then enjoy singing-a-long to all your favorite parts.

The Room
Friday, June 6 midnight and Saturday, June 7 midnight
Regent Theatre

Tommy Wiseau's disasterpiece with Tommy in person.

Comedy is Dead XVI
Fri, June 6, 2014 8:00 pm
The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

 featuring Maria Bamford
Matt Besser, Steve Agee, Johnny Pemberton, Andy Kindler, Solomon Georgio, Karen Kilgariff, Eliza Skinner, hosted by WOMEN Comedy

Yeah, you'll be in a real cemetery listing to comedy, you're a sick f*ck.


Saturday, June 7
Little Tokyo
JACCC, Miyako Hotel
$20, $25 at the door

Ninja-Con's second year is filled with voice actors, gaming and many strange panels. Nothing is giving TTDILA a "oh, this has to be seen" feeling. The festival, still in it's infancy is best for fans coming together. Better to think of it as one large group meet-up all day in Little Tokyo.

An artist Hall, swap meet and game room await you for entry. An after hours slate of programming for the older crowd.

LA Cosplay Con
Saturday, June 7
Hyatt Century City Play
Attendee $20, Cosplayer $15, College Student $10

LA Cosplay Con where did you come from? A full day of cosplaying just for cosplay sake? That's cool. So if you want to take pictures and pictures and pictures or pose for them you have a location.

Other than a contest held around 6pm theirs to be booths, a gaming area and a few panels throughout the day.

Saturday 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Fairytale Boutique
319 E 2nd Street, Suite 114, Los Angeles, CA 90012


"Harajuku Fashion Walk is a popular event that is held regularly in Tokyo Harajuku. Fairytale Boutique has been successful with their Lolita and Harjuku style fashion themed walk in Little Tokyo since last year.
This time we would like to show America how fun and how much we love Japanese fashion and promote "kawaii"!!!
Any Japanese fashion style is welcome such as Lolita, Harajuku style, Gyaru, Visual-kei (J-rock) and in addition to that, we include Cosplay this time!!"

Fujiyama Ichiban The Movie
June 8th (Sun)
Time: 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm
Miyako Hybrid Hotel Torrance
21381 S.western ave. Torrance CA 90501

Finally, LA's own sentai superhero is showing off his first film with games and movies and some costumed heroes to meet you. This is a little kid's affair, but hopefully one day we'll get are own local superhero shows again and Fujiyama Ichiban will star in one. 

Arts and Crafts

Etsy 2014 Craft Party at CRAFTED
Friday, June 6,
 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles112 E 22nd St 
San Pedro, CA 90731

"CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles is the home to the largest Etsy Craft Party in the west two years in a row! This year we are hosting our 3rd annual Etsy Craft Party on June 6th from 7-10 pm. Bring the family for a fun evening celebrating handmade arts and crafts and the DIY spirit. Our vendors will host individual craft activities and live demonstrations of their handiwork."

Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky
Resnick Pavilion
June 8, 2014–September 14, 2014 
"Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky sheds new light on the extraordinary response of artists in Germany and France to key developments in modern art in the early 20th century."

Chris B. Murray, Joel Nakamura, William Zdan, Jasmine Worth
June 6 – 29, 2014
Artist Reception: Friday, June 6th; 8-11 PM

4633 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA. 90027

Four artists showing new work at the La Luz De Jesus Gallery.

Pandamonium, an All-Panda Art Show
Saturday, June 7th,  6:30pm-9:30pm.
exhibition  June 7th – June 27th
Flower Pepper Gallery  121 E. Union St.

"This group exhibition of works by 50 imaginative artists (roughly half of them from Los Angeles) is inspired by one of the world’s most beloved creatures, Ailuropoda Melanoleuca, or as it is more commonly known, the Giant Panda. The panda is loved worldwide for its playful nature and unique marks and coloration, lending itself to be a favorite muse for many artists."


Make Music Pasadena 2014
Saturday, June 7, 11am-11pm 

ALL-AGES, $5 suggested donation

Free music all around Pasadena, it's a good day to have ears.

Saturday, June 7, 8:00pm - 12:00am
Glitch City L.A.

8714 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, California 90232
 "Zoom Lens is teaming up with Glitch City to bring its first ever RL ✗ URL show with 8 Zoom Lens artists and live visuals, coinciding the celebration of Meishi Smile's Sweet Sixteen as well as our dear friend Uio Loi coming to California" 

LA Pride Parade and Festival
June 6-8 
Christopher Street West,
LA Pride at West Hollywood Park 

Parade starts Sunday, June 8, at 11:00 a.m.
Festival Starts Friday June 6th, tickets start at $20

"LA PRIDE’s 2014 festival, parade and entertainment schedule features a magnetic combination of exhibits and performers, all in the name of celebrating the TLGB community! With talent ranging from an Academy Award-winning singer to hip-hop heavy weights, Latin mega-stars, pop divas to nostalgic classics as well as a fully enhanced stage and festival production experience LA PRIDE 2014 is set to deliver a Pride like no other!"

 Modernica Factory Sale 2014
 June 7, from 9AM to 3PM
 2901 Saco Street factory

Trendy furniture for a somewhat cheaper price.