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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Snow Days, Cookies, Puppies and Killers

Wow, I know I'll be listing Superbowl stuff next week, however, there's plenty of places to get a cold one and eat some great snacks this weekend. Killers looks like a nice action/horror/ thriller to get lost in over the weekend. Coming from "the producers" of The Raid, which means... they... yeah, we hate when they put that on posters. Anyway, two murders, one good, one evil will duke it out.

Food & Drink

TabaƱero Takeover
Thursday January 22, 4pm
The Parlor
7250 Melrose Ave

National Hot Sauce Day takes over The Parlor for hot sauce themed entries.

Snow Day at Angel City Brewery
Friday, January 23, 2pm - 10pm
Angel City Brewery
216 South Alameda Street

I guess it's fake snow season because the LA Zoo had the same idea, though there's didn't involve watching The Goonies. Play in the snow then stick around to play board games, drink, eat and then listen to live music starting at 6pm.

Eagle Rock Brewery's 5 Year Anniversary
Sunday, January 25, 2015 12:00 pm
3056 Roswell St

Celebrate five year of them making beer with a party with beer, food and music.

LA Cookie Con & Sweets Show
Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101  
Pasadena, CA 91101
$23.15, 1 free child age 12 or under per paying adult.
No tickets at the door. 

Get tips and trick... who are we kidding, free samples of cookies!


Pup-Up by The Dog Cafe
Jan 22-25 10am-7pm
838 S Los Angeles St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Forget Cat Cafes, they're trying for dog cafes in LA... all through donations. Has anyone gone to a bank and just asked for a loan? 

Snow Days at the L.A. Zoo
January 24 (Saturday) – January 25 (Sunday)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LA Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive

Free with paid Zoo admission or GLAZA membership

Some of the animal exhibits will have snow, and some places for us humans too.

First Party McFly of 2015
Sat, Jan 24, 10pm
Los Globos

3040 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026

Party like you have a time machine, they want you in costume.

JapanLA Detox Sale
Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25
7320 1/2 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90046
 JapanLA Style Yard Sale.


Friday Jan 23, 8pm 
Rockwell Table and Stage
1714 N. Vermont Los Angeles 

A musical that takes you through the long history of Disney music. All the way from Steamboat Willie to the never-ending us of Let It Go.

Killers Screenings
Jan 23-29
Arena Cinema Hollywood 
1625 North Las Palmas Avenue 

When a serial murderer posts his kills on the internet, a disgraced journalist finds inspiration to turn vigilante. As the posts and body count rise, a psychotic rivalry begins – and the coming showdown will paint the city in blood.

In Japanese, Assumed English Subtitles 

Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25
The Steve Allen Theater
4773 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Dave and Max Fleischer cartoons shown over two days.

Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard
Tuesday, January 27th, 7pm
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Followed by a Q&A with cast & crew

The rural community of Elwood is fenced off from the outside world in the wake of an apparent global plague. Humans die but keep moving & shamble the landscape looking to spread their infection in a grisly, horrific way. The community is guarded by a band of young people raised to be military combatants. Under the leadership of vet Seiler (Billy Zane), they are known by the community as “Zombie Killers.”


designLAb Reception
Fri, Jan 23 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8687 Melrose Avenue
"Pacific Design Center celebrates its 40th year with a site-specific commissioned installation in the Blue Lobby by 2J (sculptor Justin Beal and painter Jesse Willenbring) that considers the history of Cesar Pelli/Gruen Associates’ groundbreaking design for the Pacific Design Center as well as the building’s function within the daily commerce of design."

Freaks & Americana: An Exploration of Big Top Culture
Opening Night, Saturday, January 24th, from 7-10PM
Ends Feb 14
8530a West Washington Boulevard

Time for some nightmare images, the theme is the circus, but they just couldn't say the circus.