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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Back To Horror Films, Nature and the Mario Bros.

Exeter Free Screening
Wednesday, June 24, 6:30pm
The Cinefamily
611 North Fairfax Avenue
Free, Must E-mail for tickets

The drug-fueled party at an abandoned asylum hits a snag in this horror film.

X-Men ’92 Signing
Wednesday, June 24, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
The Comic Bug

4267 Overland Ave, Culver City, California 90230
Artist Scott Koblish signing.

Starts Thursday, June 25
The Cinefamily
611 North Fairfax Avenue

Already picked up by Drafthouse Films a new strange tale that only uses sign language. This is a film about sex and cliques.

June 26, July 24, and August 21 (Friday)
7 – 11 p.m.
LA Zoo
5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
A different kind of wildlife takes over the L.A. Zoo during this popular adults-only summer music series, featuring indie bands, DJs, full bars, and L.A.’s favorite food trucks, as well as pop-up zookeeper talks and animal encounters. (Drinks and food available for an additional cost.)
Starts Friday, June 26
Multiple Theaters
A new dumb horror movie to chuckle on as LA has it's most annoying murdered
A biting, social satire of reality TV and the glorification of those who are “famous for being famous,” L.A. SLASHER takes aim at the current state of the entertainment industry, where it is acceptable (and even admirable) to gain influence and wealth without merit or talent – but instead through shameful behavior, and the notoriety that comes from it.
Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28
9:30 am – 5:00 pm
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 9007
Tickets are included with Museum general admission.
$12 for adults, $9 for students and seniors, $5 for children, free for NHM 
To celebrate the city’s wild side, and to create a hub for metropolitan nature lovers—from the weekend hiker, to the dedicated citizen scientist.

BROS VS BROS - Mushroom Kingdom (Super Mario Bros.) & Shaw Brothers Cinema Tribute Art Show
Saturday, June 27, 7pm - 10pm
Q2 mini Gallery
312 Little Tokyo Mall Ste# 121, Los Angeles, California
The show will pay tribute to the Mario Bros, two plumbers who have to occasionally save a princess and defeat a giant turtle. The tribute coninutes with the Shaw Bros., name a strange martial arts movie and they were probably behind it.

Channel 101 Screening
Saturday, June 27, 8pm and 10pm
Downtown Independent
251 S Main St, Los Angeles
See the strangest five minute shows the internet has to offer on the big screen.

Still, Life
An exhibition by Mike Lee & Vincent Nguyen 
June 27 - July 15, 2015
Opening reception with the Artists: Saturday, June 27, 2015, 6:30-10:00 PM
2062 Sawtelle Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90025
According to Mike Lee, “this series maintains the figures and spaces from my previous work, but I wanted to introduce a surreal quality to the drawings. I opened up walls, rotated sidewalks, dissected objects and really tried to dramatize the lighting. I also wanted to push the contrast between the simple and the complex by controlling the amount of detail."
Sunday June 28, 7:30p Doors, 8:30p Curtain
El Cid 4212 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90029
$20-$25 online and $25- $30 at the door

Cosplay Burlesque before heading to Comic-Con.

Sunday, June 28,12-2 p.m. 
Del Frisco's Grille
1551 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
5 Bloody Marys for $20

Attendees can purchase the five competing Bloody Marys for $20 and vote for their favorite in a blind tasting. The winner will be chosen by popular vote, as well as by the judges.

Monday, June 29th, 7pm
The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Synopsis: Josh Fosse is a 20-something guy whose life is going nowhere. His girl left, his rent is late, and he lacks a real job. He is trying to make it as an app reviewer online and decides to review a self help app called i-Lived for fun. He signs on and immediately his life turns around. He meets the girl of his dreams and he gets a job offer he can't refuse. Convinced it's him and not the app, he signs out... and loses everything. He signs on again but this time the terms are different, the app is asking him to do things that are out of his moral comfort zone... but essential to becoming the success the app tells him he can be.

The Good Times Show
Tuesday, June 30, 7pm
NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Blvd
Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door and available

"The show will consist of standup comedy from Steve Simeone and Darren Carter, free pizza and drinks, and an intimate conversation with wrestling legend and actor "Rowdy" Roddy Piper discussing his childhood.  The conversation will be recorded for a special live episode of the podcast "Good Times with Steve Simeone."

Back to the Future - In Concert 30th Anniversary
Tuesday, June 30, 8:30pm
Hollywood Bowl
2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Power up your DeLorean, recharge your flux capacitor, and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original Back to the Future as never before: in HD on the Bowl’s big screen with the LA Phil performing Alan Silvestri’s dazzling score live – with approximately 20 minutes of new music!