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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Bacon, Games and Science

Party & Bacon

First Fridays 2015: Do-It-Yourself Science
Friday, February 6, 5:00–10:00 pm

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90007.
$18 Parking $10

Enjoy the museum with music and a science lecture.

Featuring Robert DeLong and Tom Vek; Pop-up performance by QUITAPENAS; KCRW DJ Lounge with Raul Campos and Mr. Pauer.

Dark Nights at L.A. LIVE
Friday, February 6, 6pm
LA Live
$5 parking, special lot

This isn't related to Batman.
"Celebrate the ups of being Downtown at L.A. LIVE's most exciting night - Dark Nights - featuring live musicians, performers, artists and indie craft vendors AND unbeatable $5 food & drink specials at participating L.A. LIVE restaurants! Don't miss out on Downtown's best night of the month! "

Saturday, February 7th, 8pm
Busby's East
5364 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
A show dedicated to Adult Swim.
"You can expect an absurd & sexy collection of variety acts, fan videos, fan fiction, a fan art gallery, geektastic vendors, a costume contest and so much more! It's like a mini con with a sexy and funny stage show."

Saturday, February 7, 2015 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dockweiler Youth Center 12505 Vista Del Mar
Los Angeles, CA 90293
Geeky party to start of the new year.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Paramount Pictures 5555 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038

...the event will play homage to all things bacon

They also have beer and a photo booth.

Saturday, February 7, 2015, 6:00 – 10:00 PM
Giant Robot 2
2062 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90025

This Game Night:
Paperbound Tournament
Followed by a Panel Discussion with the game creators at 8pm

Two Fighters, One Tablet

Pasadena Comic and Toy Show
Sunday, Feb 8, 9am -5pm
At the Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green street
General Admission $5.00
Kids are Free 12 and below

Another quick convention in Pasadena to spend Sunday looking over.


February 6 – March 1, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, February 6th, 8-11 PM
La Luz De Jesus
4633 Hollywood Boulevard

See the insides of many creature, including pop icons.

KMNDZ – “I’d Rather Love You”

February 7
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036

The LA based artist KMNDZ will be doing more of his art including detailed birds and bombs. There is to be an 8 foot painting that will be the centerpiece.

Mass Hysteria
Opening Friday, February 6, 7-10 PM
G1988 (East)
7021 Melrose Ave. 

"100% Soft has quickly become one of the gallery's premiere names for our themed group shows, and this exhibit will mark his most new work in one room yet. For the reception, the artist will be in attendance and we will also have some food goodie surprises!"

Saturday, February 7, 7-11 PM 
NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd.

"Come celebrate all things ghastly from pop culture, lore, and the imagination with the talents of over 60 artists from all sorts of backgrounds.
Snacks, alcohol and drinks, including Ecto Cooler! Picture cars! Ghastly tunes spun by Tita Mosura! Feel free to come dressed in costume!"

Full Exposure: Art and Pornography in Los Angeles
Saturday, February 7, 2015 | 4 pm
LACMA, Brown Auditorium

"Organized in conjunction with the LACMA exhibition Larry Sultan: Here and Home, this panel examines the historical relationship between art and pornography, with a particular focus on Los Angeles. Home to some of the world’s largest adult-film and media companies, L.A. is arguably the center of global porn production."
 A screening of Boogie Nights (1997) follows the panel.

The Hammer Museum presents
February 7 – May 31, 2015
The Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd. 

Exploring both the historical roots and contemporary impact of the automatic drawing method developed by Max Ernst (German, 1891–1976)


Gangnam 1970
Starts run Thursday, February 5, 9:45pm
CGV Cinemas 621 S. Western Ave.
$13 and up

Another violent, huge brawl film from Korea!

"A noir movie based in the 1970's. A story of political authority and collusion is drawn with intensity when the Gangnam real estate development started."

LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League
Saturday, February 7, 2:00 pm
Paley Center for Media
465 North Beverly Drive
RSVP via email to [email protected]

The event will include a post-screening panel discussion, special prizes for kids in attendance, photo opportunities with LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes standees, and an autograph signing on collectible posters.
Confirmed to attend the event are Troy Baker (voice of Batman/Batzarro), Diedrich Bader (Green Lantern/Greenzarro) and Kari Wahlgren (Wonder Woman/Bizarra). Additional talent will be announced as confirmed.

A limited number of free tickets are available to the general public, and families are encouraged to come enjoy the film and festivities. Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the Los Angeles event on February 7 must RSVP via email to [email protected].The body of all fan RSVP emails MUST include the first & last name of the entrant, a valid email address, and how many tickets are being requested. No need for pleas, no begging, no extra words – just three simple lines of information.

BIG HERO 6 / "Feast" 
Saturday, February 7, 3pm
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Free, must rsvp

Catch Hero 6 free with your kid.

Oscar Season at the American Cinematheque
Sun, Feb 1, 2015 - Sat, Feb 28, 2015
Egyptian and Aero Theatres
Hollywood & Santa Monica 
Oscar film screenings, special discussions and a chance to see what everyone's voting for leading up to the Oscars.

Sunday, February 8, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Battleship USS Iowa
250 S Harbor Blvd
San Pedro, CA 90731
"Bring the entire family on board Battleship IOWA for "Movies Under The Guns." Honoring Black History Month, this month's movie will be "Tuskegee Airmen" staring Laurence Fishburne and Cuba Gooding Jr. This is the story of the first group of African-American military aviators in the United States Armed Forces, who fought the spread of fascism in Europe while facing racism at home."