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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Reality Gets Messy

Splatoon Mess Fest mixed with some Reality by director Quentin Dupieux might solve your weekend. What will fix mine is probably trying to get more festivities with the site and checking in if the Downtown Independent isn't going out of business, because they don't have a calendar up of events. I really like the venue, but the last thing they showed was the Naruto movie a while ago.

Batman: Earth One Signing
Wed, May 13, 7pm
Barnes & Noble – The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30 Los Angeles, CA 90036

Writer Geoff Johns (Justice League, Aquaman, The Flash) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Batman: Earth One Vol. 2. Someone, please anyone just punch him for Convergence, it's so bad.

Free Screening, Thur, May 14, 7pm
The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112, George Lucas Building lobby, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP
In theaters May 15
specifically Arena Cinema in Hollywood and currently available on VOD.

TTDILA loves the work of director Quentin Dupieux, it’s insane. Watch his film that’s like a dream within in a dream…it gets really weird. Here’s our review from AFI Fest.

Fri, May 15, 11am-7pm
Santa Monica Pier
Enjoy a day on the pier of watching “celebrities” play on obstacle course akin to Splatoon. Video game fans can grab goodies like t-shirts while supplies last. Demo booths for Splatoon will be there, ready for you to play.

Tour de Venice
Saturday, May 16, 1-4 p.m.
Hotel Erwin
1697 Pacific Ave.
Venice Beach, CA 90291
$10 GA Admission
$50 VIP Admission (Includes access to High Rooftop Lounge, hosted Venice Duck beer and snacks)

“A fundraising event that will feature pop-up boutiques from favorite Venice Beach artisans, retailers, salons, designers and more. With activations throughout the hotel, the event will include art, music, food, jewelry, and all things Venice throughout the hotel.”

Time Lapse (Film)
Starts May 15-21
Arena Cinema

“Friends discover a time machine and start using it for gambling, things go bad. Don’t get greedy with a time machine.”

Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World
May 15-21
Landmark NuArt
The man behind all the art work from Alien/s has his own doc, I’m sure you’ll see some dark sexual stuff…you’re so into that stuff.

Saturday, May 16th, 1:30pm
Lounge Theatre
6201 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

“The quick-draw game that pairs comedians with professional comic book creators has the ultimate showdown. The field will be winnowed down until one team is crowned SKETCH FIGHTER champion.


May 16th-17th, 10am-6pm 
Whimsic Alley
5464 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

“Our multi-fandom themed Craft Faire is back, think time we are focusing on Doctor Who and Sherlock! Coming this May, we will be hosting 23 vendors who will be selling their handmade fandom wares in our Great Hall.”

May 16th-17th
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91101

“Bricks LA is an annual convention for Adult Fans Of LEGO to get together and share their common love for the brick with the public.” I’ll probably head to this when LEGO Dimensions comes out and someone can build me a Stargate for it.