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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Festivus, Lightsabers Out

December 16 - 20, 2015 10AM – 7PM
8445 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
*Street parking available 
After a run in New York, a new improved version of the the apartment is coming to town, specifcally in West Hollywood. You don't just get to take pictures in the apartment and relive your favorite moments there. There will an aluminum Festivus pole lot, to celebrate the holiday season in the worst way, from George's holiday pain. And items from the show will be on display like to celebrate all nine seasons being on Hulu. This is a limited time offer, but is free, so head down there this week or miss all the Festivus cheer.
December 16 - December 17, 7:30pm
New Beverly Cinema
7165 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
Jews, roll-out!

Wed, December 16, 9pm
The Downtown Independent
251 S Main St, Los Angeles, California 90012
Free for 8 player brawl Open play, 5$ entry for tournament
Thursday, December 17, 7pm
Valley Performing Arts Center (CSUN) 
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330
Starts @ $10.50
Tickets are now 50% off
LALA Music Fest and The Valley Relics Museum present a holiday screening of “A Christmas Story”, a chance to meet members of the original cast, and experience the sounds of the holiday with a 70-person choir. The cast includes Flick, Randy, Schwartz, Scut Farkus and Grover Dill. VIP Tickets are available for a private meet-and-greet with an autograph signing before the show.

Friday, December 18
8:00pm - 11:00pm
Pershing Square
Free-$10 a lightsaber
From Newmindspace and Lightsaber Academy comes Lightsaber Battle LA 2015. Coinciding with the release of the film the event ask you to join the dark side or the light side of the force with a massive duel taking place in Pershing Square at night. The event hopes that the Jedi and Sith come out in the thousands.

Don't worry if you don't already own a lightsaber, they're selling their brand for $10 that can be picked up at a nearby gallery before the battle begins. Yes, you get to keep it and the lightsabers can change to six different colors.
Dec 18- Dec 26 
Egyptian and
Aero Theatres
Hollywood & Santa Monica 
Christmas time movies for the family, family films like Die Hard. Maybe not Die Hard for the family, but there are holiday classics on the big screen.
with Lindsay Lowend 
Fri, Dec 18, 9:00PM 
Fonda Theatre
6126 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
$22.50 - $25.00 
Electronic pop done right. Chill out to this. 
Starts Dec 18
9036 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

A new anime movie? A bunch of students gotta stop an alien invasion.

Saturday, December 19, 10pm
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue

SUPER TIGHT—a show that gathers the perfect amount of each of these elements into a frosty martini shaker, adds some magic mushrooms, and shakes until sun up—is back at the Cinefamily for a surreal & psychedelic year-end Holiday party. Hosted by Casey Rup (of Starburns Industries) and Kevin Riggin (of Days of Our Lives), and sponsored by SBI Comics & Hot Dad—this show is the perfect place to purge all your year-end debauchery and start fresh for 2016.

Works & Sketches
An Exhibition by Katsuya Terada
Saturday, December 19, 2015 - January 13, 2016
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, December 19, 2015, 6:30-10:00 PM
2062 Sawtelle Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90025
Following up on his previous two exhibitions, Hot Pot Girls I and Return of Hot Pot Girls, his latest exhibition will explore past his boundaries of his previous exhibitions and will include collage, original pieces, and past illustration and comic work. The exhibition will be a mix of his present and recent past and will be a strong mix of genres.  
Saturday, December 19, 11am
Anime Jungle Los Angeles
319 E 2nd St, Ste 103, Los Angeles, California 90012
Jungle's Fourth Store in Little Tokyo! It's all about cards, its been having a soft opening for a while, but now it'll be official. How the Hell are they making enough money to open four stores in Little Tokyo?

Sunday, December 20th, 1pm-5pm
Creature Features
2904 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91505
Join them at Creatures for We Wish You A Merry Krampus, a group art show that celebrates everybody's favorite holiday punisher of bad children with artwork from over two dozen artists in the fields of film & TV, fine art, comics, make-up & visual FX, children’s book illustration and more!
Soon It Will Be Christmas 2015
Aloha Kalikimaka
Sunday, December 20, 3:00PM
Aratani Theatre
244 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$28 Orchestra / $25 JACCC member
$22 Balcony / $19 JACCC member
Let your spirits soar! Join our 5 beloved Southern California Kumu Hula and their award-winning halau as they share this aloha and holiday-infused dance and music performance. 
Sunday, December 20, 12pm-4pm
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012
Street Pass in the park, bring your 3DS and Amiibos.
Sultry Sweet Burlesque presents Naughty or Nice
Sunday, December 20th, 2015, 7:30p Doors/8:30p Show
El Cid 4212 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90029 323-668-0318
$20 online $25 ATD/VIP  $25 online $30 ATD
21+ no refunds

Tuesday, December 22, 1 pm
LACMA, Bing Theater
$2 LACMA members, seniors (65+), and children (17 & under)
$4 general public
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.