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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Mutated Alice In Wonderland

Curated by Jay Lizo
Exhibition opens Aug. 25, 2015 until Sept 27, 2015
Artist reception is on Sunday Aug. 30, 2015 from 3-6 p.m. with musical performance by Johnnie JungleGuts.
Nan Rae Gallery                
Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504

Friend of the site, Sky Burchard, has some new video game work to show off alongside some other artist all going over gaming in some way.

"The artists in this exhibition, to varying degrees, show an appreciation for video games. The exhibition’s premise explores how video game graphics and/or technology have influenced contemporary artists."

Lara Bank, Sky Burchard, Derric Eady, Naomi Fox, Johnnie JungleGuts, Norm Laich, Fabian Marcaccio, Eddo Stern, Vladimir Todorovic, Angela Washko

Starts Aug 26
Doors 6pm, films 8pm
The Montalbán
1615 Vine St., Hollywood
Watch classics on top of a building with a view of LA.

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival
Aug 27-30
Multiple Locations
Price Varies per event

Special events throughout LA for foodies and wine connoisseurs. Heavenly cooked meals and devilish liquored delights to engage in.

Friday, Aug 28, 7pm-11pm
Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown 
Meltdown Comics 7522 W Sunset Blvd

The 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland will be celebrated with a new tribute show this Friday, with a long list of party guests for the tea party; lot's of artists. From Nico
Colaleo, the same curator who brought us the Back To The Future Tribute Art Show.

OC Japan Fair 2015
Aug 28-30
88 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Enjoy Japanese culture over three days with a meat festival and sake tasting.

Aug 28-30 
Veterans Park 
4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City
Admission Free 

he weekend will feature carnival rides and games, live performances, over 100 booths featuring artisan wares, vendors and local groups, a petting zoo and pony rides, a beer and wine garden, farmers market, food trucks and a food court, sustainability activities and other special contests and events.

5th Annual Long Beach BBQ Festival
Aug 28-30
Rainbow Lagoon Park, Long Beach
$12 per day

A huge slab of BBQ meat for you to munch down on with grillers from all over.

BioBlitz L.A. Meet-Up
Saturday, August 29, 9 – 11 am
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007
At the BioBlitz L.A. Meet-Up, participants will get tips from NHM experts on taking nature photos and identifying local wildlife while freely exploring Exposition Park. They will also learn how to post their photos and observations to the L.A. Nature Map to create data that scientists can use.

In Box
August 29 - September 16, 2015
Opening Reception with the Artists: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 6:30-10:00 PM
2062 Sawtelle Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90025
In Box is an exhibition of work contained in a 12” x 12” wooden box. Eighteen artists fill and create within the space. Curated by Audrey Kawasaki, In Box promises to be a strong group exhibition filled with mystery of how each artist will execute their project.

Saturday, August 29th, 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm.
Brand Blvd. 
Live entertainment and over 400 pre-1980 cars cars on display with fireworks at the end of the night.

6th Annual Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl
Saturday, August 29, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Near 131 E 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
$59.00 - $79.00

Attendees will have over 100 craft beers to sample across 7 unique downtown LA bars & restaurants, all within walking distance.