Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Weekly What To Do: I Wanna Take You To The 80's Gay Bar, Electric Six Refrence

Touching the Past: The Hand and the Medieval Book
July 7–Sept 27
The Getty
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Free, Must RSVP Tickets

Drawn primarily from the Getty Museum's permanent collection, this exhibit explores manuscripts as tangible, tactile objects that invited touch and were handled—reverently, carelessly, obsessively, and critically—by medieval audiences.

Welcome to Comma-Con
Wed, Jul 8, - Wed, Jul 15
Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Films with commas in their titles, get it, get it?  SALÒ, OR THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM might have been a bad choice, ughh.

Twilight Concert Series
July 9- Sept 10
Thursdays 7-10pm
Santa Monica Pier

A summer tradition of free concerts on the pier starts this weekend.

Old Pasadena Film Festival
July 9 – August 1
Multiple Locations

Tons of classics are screening in Old Pasadena. This is the largest free open-air film festival in California.

Opening Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6-9PM
DEPART Foundation

9105 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
 An immersive viewing experience that features large-scale Flash animations, new video works and animated digital paintings.  
July 9-19
Multiple Venues
Tickets start at $15
The LGBT film festival returns. If you want really weird sci-fi, they are like the queens of that.

Indie Night at Riot Games
Fri, July 10, 6-9pm
Riot Games
12333 West Olympic Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Come play with Glitch City at Riot's new campus! Riot Games is generously hosting us for a night of indie games, foods, and good vibes. 

GLOW ME: 80s Arcade
Friday, July 10, 9:00pm - 2:00am
The Bullet
10522 Burbank Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601

80's music dance party with black lights and neon glow paint on the wall and on bodies. Note* it's a gay bar.

Friday, July 10, Midnight 
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

An over-the-top sci-fi horror movie set in LA bout a body swapping alien. The level of violence is beyond Terminator levels. Stars the voice of Jessica Rabbit.

7-Eleven Day
Saturday, Jul 11, 11am – 7pm
Participating  7-Elevens

From 11am – 7pm and get a FREE small Slurpee drink at participating  7-Elevens. Start of a week of deals, " keep coming back July 12-18 to get a 7-SELECT FREEBIE every time you buy a Coffee, Chillers® Iced Coffee, Slurpee, or Big Gulp® and scan your 7-Eleven app. Download now:"

6th Annual LA Street Food Fest
Saturday, July 11, 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rose Bowl 1001 Rose Bowl Dr Pasadena, CA 91103

"We’re back at the world famous Rose Bowl to bring you more world class, award winning top chefs and restaurants, your favorite gourmet trucks, street stands and carts and more, all in one place and for one price for summer fun."

LA Live Family Day Takeover
Saturday, July 11, 12pm-8pm
LA Live
800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Minions are everywhere and they have a bunch of little kid activities happening at LA Live this Saturday.
California Hot Sauce Expo
July 11-12
Rainbow Lagoon
E. Shoreline Dr & The Promenade
Long Beach, CA 90802
$10.00 - $100.00

That's hot! On the beach try so many hot sauces your head might explode. So spice! Challenges and cook-offs, see people burn. The Guinness Book of Record Smoking Ed's Carolina Reaper Pepper Eating Challenge, might kill someone.

The Renegade Craft Fair
July 11 - 12
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Multiple vendors selling their handcrafted goods. Is it a bit hipstery, oh yeah, it's hipster central, but they'll behave.

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions
Saturday, Jul 11, 8pm
The Greek Theatre
2700 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Starting at $53

All the Pokémon music you want with an orchestra? Is it the summer of Pokemon in LA? First the pop-up shop, now this

The Bird and The Bee
Sun, July 12, 2015 8pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles
929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
$25 - $30 

The  indie-jazz-pop duo are playing at the Ace for one night only, it's a good place to just chill as their tones lay you down even though their words can be quite morbid.

Cur-ATE: Exploring Los Angeles
Tuesday, July 14 6:30pm

LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
LACMA, BP Grand Entrance
$90 LACMA members; $100 general public
"Take a bite out of Los Angeles while exploring the special exhibition "Drawing in LA: The 1960s and 70s" with Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites. Head to Ray's & Stark Bar after to enjoy a multicourse meal by Chef Viet Pham that pays homage to and is inspired by L.A. neighborhoods."