Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Weekly What To Do: More Turtles This Time I'll Drink Root Beer To That

Food and Drink/ Outside 

BINGO Under The Stars
July 17, 24 and 31 from 7 - 9pm. Check in is 6pm.
The Americana at Brand
889 Americana Way 
Glendale, CA 91210
$10 per person and include dinner from the Frida Mexican Cuisine taco bar!

Play BINGO like it was meant to be played, underneath then night sky.

626 Night Market
July 18 - 19 
Santa Anita Park
4pm-1am on Friday & Saturday.
Admission is $3 and parking is free. Children 6 and under are free.
"The event will feature over 200 food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games,music, and entertainment attractions. 626 Night Market will continue to be a platform for showcasing local food entrepreneurs, businesses,artists, musicians, dancers, and filmmakers."

July 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014
Every Friday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
735 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

"The FIGat7th Downtown Festival returns this summer to LA’s premier shopping and dining destination with free outdoor concerts featuring performances by leading Pop, Rock, Jazz, Soul and Alternative artists."

Saturday, July 19 
Loews Hollywood Hotel Pool Bar
1755 N Highland Ave
Hollywood, CA 90028
Free, RSVP
 $20 discounted valet parking
Relax by the pool or in the pool and network or just relax.
"This summer's hottest industry pool party, Friends with Benefits, arrives in Hollywood this Saturday, July 19 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel Pool Bar, and continues every Saturday this summer with poolside shopping and complimentary glam services and beauty treatments from rotating companies such as Cure Salon & Spa, Nivea Skin Care, Massage Therapy LA and more. From Noon-6 p.m., fashionistas and Hollywood socialites can get pampered and soak up the sun with a summer cocktail from Pool Bar by Wolfgang Puck, while enjoying panoramic views of the city."
Summer Soda Tasting 4: The Great Root Beer Taste-Off!
Sunday, July 20, 2014 5-8pm
Galco’s Old World Grocery,
5702 York Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Adults $12
Kids $5

The real event has you going around Galco's multiple times and finding the best root beer out of 75+ to try, you have your work cut out for you.

Watermelon Festival

Sunday, July 20 10am
Santa Anita Park
$5- $10

"The Watermelon Festival returns with free watermelon slices and a free spin on the Watermelon Wheel included with every admission. Highlights are watermelon carving demonstrations and recipe contests, watermelon eating and seed spitting contests, wearable art contests for both humans and their four legged friends, and...the return of the greased watermelon races!"


COWABUNGA!! - 30 Years of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Opening Reception
Saturday, July 19
7 to 11pm
Ongoing until July 28


2147 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026
Scant details so far, but with iam8bit I'm guessing they'll have something more than just art on opening night.
Don't forget the pizza, Jon and Amanda.
Saturday, July 19
8530A Washington Blvd., 
Culver City, CA
"Two fantastic exhibitions openings on Saturday evening,"Satisfaction Guaranteed", a body of new 3D resin paintings and sculptures by LA's own amazing NOUAR, and"Fantastic Planet, Goodbye Man" by Japanese artist Hikari Shimoda, one of the most exciting new voices in the New Contemporary art scene."
Saturday, July 19 8pm
The Syrup Loft
939 Maple Ave # 301, Los Angeles, California 90015
An art show devoted to Nicholas Cage?

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 7:00 PM

Many anime themes sung for you from the famous May'.

Saturday, July 19
The Troubadour 
9081 Santa Monica Blvd. 
Nudity seems to take part in these heavy stage shows of men and women rocking out with no instrument. *I just mean shirtless dudes. Believe it or not, there is a criteria to meet and you have to have showmanship to win.

Saturday, July 19, 2014 8:00pm
Sunday, July 20, 2014,2:00pm & 7:00pm
Japan American Theatre
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Reserved Seating – Orchestra $35, Balcony $30
Loud, energizing music from around the world in one spot.
"The world’s top taiko ensembles and performers share the stage for the first time together at “Taiko Nation,” a concert program presented as part of the 2014 World Taiko Gathering. Hailing from Europe, South America, Japan, Australia, and the U.S., these taiko drummers will shake the stage with their shared taiko passion and energy in a dynamic display as one “Taiko Nation.”
Sunday, July 20, 2014
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave
Ste B104

Santa Monica, CA 90404

House and techno music outside with good food , live art, and other activities to kepp you and the kids entertained.


Micheal Gondry's Moon Indingo
Friday, July 18
Landmark Nuart Theatre 
11272 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90025
A new highly stylish film from Micheal Gondry.

Nerds Like Us: Predator Screening

Friday, July 18
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Dr, Los Angeles,
California 90027


Road To Comic-Con Mega Signing
Saturday, July 19 11 am
Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd

In preparation for Comic-Con Meltdown is having a ton of comic artists and writers come in for your pleasure and to prepare them for the onslaught of fans in San Diego.

So far coming:

Gerard Way Becky Cloonan Jaime Hernandez Gilbert Hernandez Natalia Hernandez Dj Kirkbride Jim Mahfood Caleb Monroe Tom Pinchuk Eric Esquivel Hannah Partlow
Felipe Smith
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Jon Schnepp
Dave Crosland

Hello Kitty Warehouse Sale 
Saturday, July 19 : 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 3pm
Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
12725 Center Court Dr
Cerritos, CA 90703

"Don't miss out on the Hello Kitty Blowout Warehouse Sale!  70% off everything!  Stationary, school supplies, jewelry, plush and much much more."