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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Burgers, Muppets and Dinosaurs

Dances With Film Festival
May 28-June 7
Chinese 6 Theaters
6801 Hollywood Blvd
$12 prior May 28, after $14

At the Chinese Theaters in Hollywood we have quite the selection of films. Here's some of out choices; not the full list. So let's watch out of work actors, a British super hero named Bob and of course a new Freddy Kreuger like creature going by the name Hat Man.

LA Design Festival
May 28 - June 14
Multiple Locations around LA

"Los Angeles Design Festival (May 28 to June 14, 2015)  is a collaborative collective that invites anyone with a perspective on design, and a role to play in the creative economy, to host an event during this citywide fortnight of design-related festivities. Our hope is that by creative a moment on the calendar when we can celebrate the many ways in which we each contribute and create, we will collectively shine a spotlight on LA as the global design capital that it is."

Dwell on Design LA
May 29-31
LA Convention Center

Perfect if looking into fixing up or building a new house.

"Dwell on Design, America’s largest design event, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center May 29-31, 2015. Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, the three-day celebration brings together the best and brightest products, services, and thought leaders in modern design today for a series of conversations, demonstrations, tours, and much more. In addition to featuring over 350 exhibitors on the show floor, Dwell on Design encourages an ongoing design dialogue, showcasing over 70 presentations on three separate stages"

Muppets, Music & Magic: Jim Henson's Legacy 10th Anniversary
May 29- June 13
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue

See all the spectacle of the man who created The Muppets with special screenings and behind the scenes footage as well as your favorites.

Sea Dragon Brothers: Tatsunoko Pro Tribute Art Show
Saturday, May 30th 7 PM -10 PM
Q2 Gallery, 312 2nd Street # 121, Los Angeles CA 90012
(located across from Jungle Special Collector's Shop in the Little Tokyo Mall)

QPop and Q2 Gallery celebrate one of Japan's longest-standing, influential animation companies, Tatsunoko Productions. They made Gatchaman to Speed Racer.

Channel 101 May Screening
Saturday, May 30th, 8pm and 10pm
Downtown Independent

Bizarre to internet silly, see LA's live version of SNL of five minute shows.

Jurassic Park 1-3
Sat, May 30, 7:30pm
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Get caught before Jurassic World comes out on the big screen.

“Seismic Spaces” - DOMUS Closing Event
Saturday, May 30th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Materials & Applications
1619 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026
"Seismic Spaces sound performance by Ryan McGee at 8PM using spatial modulation and data audification techniques perfected in pursuit of his PhD at the Allosphere Research Facility, UC Santa Barbara. This audio performance incorporates live coding and spatialization of seismic waveform data collected from an archive of significant 21st century earthquakes. A low frequency audio and light presentation."
Sunday, May 31, 2015 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Los Angeles River Center and Gardens
570 West Ave 26

Los Angeles, CA 90065
$50.00 - $100.00

"Taste of the Eastside is a food+drink festival that showcases the evolving and diverse food scene of the East side neighborhoods of Silver Lake, Echo Park, Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Los Feliz, Atwater and beyond. Taste of the Eastside is entirely organized and staffed by volunteers and all proceeds from the event go to support local non-profits."

CicLAvia Pasadena
Sunday, May 31, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pasadena opens up to those who just walk and ride bikes. No cars in the streets. Enjoy the festivities on Sunday. 3.5 miles of room to get your walking on.

Oinkster Burger Week 2015
June 1-7
2005 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock
776 Vine St, Hollywood

Get real live versions of The Krabby Patty from SpongeBob and The Klogger from The Simpsons, bit for one day only. Every day of the week there's a different burger to try and at the end a shirt to get if you ate'm all.

BurlyQuest, A Burlesque Fantasy Adventure
Tuesday June 2, 2015, 8pm
Rockwell Table & Stage
1714 N. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027


"Join us on an epic quest through the world of Fantasy! Watch our girls transform into dragons, mermaids, princesses, and even a tricksy hobbit. It will be a battle for the ages, good vs evil, the clothed vs the naked."