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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Memorial Day Weekend Rocking Theme Parks

Well, we have three days of weekend, enjoy them! Eat the food and the sun. Prepare for the Nintendo Championships, make sure your bodies are ready. There's a whole lot of theme park to enjoy right now as they've actually updated themselves a bit over the last two weeks.

The Chronicles of Evil
Out Now
A new Korean CG entertainment picture that might be fun for the action and drama. Synopsis:
A thriller about a detective squad chief who is about to get promoted, gets involved in a murder case.

Thursday, May 21, 7pm-10pm
2147 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026
A trio of  Iam8bit's artists explore perfect pairings.

Dead Right Horror Trivia Night
Thursday, May 21, 7pm; game at 8pm
Jumpcut Cafe
13203 Ventura Blvd 
Studio City, CA 91604

A night of horror trivia with teams and special guests.

Craig Drake Solo II

Opening Reception, Friday, May 22nd 7-10pm
Hero Complex Gallery
2020 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90034

He's got his own chocolate bars at this point, but that's not what's so sweet, it's his 80's style art.

Joshua Budich's Fictional Food
Opening Reception, Friday, May 22nd 7-10pm
G1988 West
7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

This makes me so hungry for food that's no real, though that Simpson food is now at Universal. It's not just The Simpsons have some snack art that you can hang in your kitchen or the office commissary.

Jackie Chan Favorites
Fri, May 22, 7:30pm
Sat, May 23, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Jackie Chan Memorial weekend, I easily could go if I didn't see them already a hundred times.

Disneyland Open 24 Hours
May 22-23
1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
Cost of admission

24 hours at Disneyland with some debuts and Neil Patrick Harris
  • “Paint the Night” Parade – After dark, along the Disneyland park parade route, 24-hour event guests will be among the first to see the new “Paint the Night” parade, showcasing beloved Disney characters in dazzling parade scenes illuminated with more than 1.5 million individually controlled lights – the first all-LED parade in Disneyland Resort history.
  • “Disneyland Forever” Fireworks - Disneyland park itself plays a starring role in the “Disneyland Forever” fireworks spectacular, also premiering during the 24-hour event. Breathtaking fireworks shows have long been a Disneyland Resort tradition and “Disneyland Forever” soars to new levels, immersing guests from the tips of their toes to the brilliant pyrotechnic bursts above, thanks to special effects that turn the storefronts of Main Street, U.S.A., the Matterhorn and the facade of “it’s a small world” into gigantic projection screens filled with color, characters and surprises.
  • “World of Color – Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney” – Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris and Mickey Mouse will be the hosts of the all-new “World of Color” show, premiering May 22 during the 24-hour event. “World of Color – Celebrate!” illuminates the night in a fun-filled and inspirational journey exploring Walt Disney’s decades-long legacy of memorable animated moments and his dream of Disneyland park.

Knott’s Soak City Opens
May 23 through Labor Day and Sept. 12 & Sept. 13
Knott’s Soak City
8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
$28 per person online

Get soaked this season with  Knott’s Soak City open for summer to cool you off and for all the awesome water slides.

Twisted Colossus Opens
Saturday, May 23
26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy
Valencia, CA
$ Cost of Admission

The brand new Twisted Colossus roller coaster opens at Six Flags for the start of the summer. The world's longest hybrid coaster, which doesn't mean it runs on electricity and gasoline.

Topanga Days Country Fair 2015
May 23-25
Topanga Community Club
1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga, CA 90290

$60 3 day pass adult
$30 3 day pass child
$24 one day pass

This year the Topanga Community Club celebrates its 41st year of the Topanga Days Country Fair, the iconic fundraiser held annually over the three days of Memorial Day Weekend since 1973. Jointhe fest for three days of fine music and some nice vendors.

The Goonies 30th Anniversary Tribute Art Show
May 23, 2015 - June 7, 2015
May 23, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Nucleus Gallery
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801

Celebrate 30 years of The Goonies with new original tribute art work at the gallery that loves to pay tribute, Nucleus.

Product Displacement
Saturday, May 23rd, 7-10pm
CHG Circa
8530a W Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

The exhibition will explore the invasion of media and the arts by advertising and features work by 22 of the top artists in the New Contemporary scene


Saturday, May 23,11am -4pm
Meltdown Comics
7522 W Sunset bl.

Bimonthly comic and zine fair held at the store.

Robo Toy Fest and Brick Boutique
Sunday, May 24, 9am-5pm
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Early Bird Adults : 9am $10.00 Best gift bags first 100 people and two door prizes that hour
Early Bird Free admission for Children 14 and under with paid adult
General Admission Adults : 10am $5.00 Gift Bags while supplies last
Free admission for Children 14 and under .
After 4:00pm Free admission
Closes 5pm

A small convention with voice actors, toy robots and legos.

Sultry Sweet Burlesque & Variety Show presents "Red, White & Boobs"
El Cid 4212 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90029
Sunday, May 24, 7:30 PM

 "Join us Sunday May 24th at El Cid to see your favorite girls liberate their boobs and pay tribute to troops who fought for our country. Come on down and let us show you our Privates First Class!Live Burlesque + Orchestra + Signature Cocktails"