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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Weekly What To Do: Major Nerd Out Weekend

Getting Doug With High
Wed, April 20, 8pm
Alex Theatre
$25.50 -$30.00

"Join Doug Benson (Super High Me, Marijuana-Logues, @Midnight) and his comedian friends for a special live taping of his hit show Getting Doug With High. Live at 8:00 pm from the famous Alex Theatre in Glendale, California, it’s the biggest show yet. Celebrate 4/20 the right way, with Doug and surprise guests sure to put on an exciting and unforgettable show."

Keep Netflix Weird

Wednesday, April 20th, 6:00pm
The Silent Movie Theatre 611 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90036
Free, Must RSVP

Keep Netflix Weird, held on 4/20, is a rallying cry for oddballs and weirdos who want to spend a few hours screening funny comedies and hearing from their creators.
w/ Special Guests Bob Odenkirk, Bill Burr, Maria Bamford, Mitch Hurwitz, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Mike Price & Pam Brady!

Back To The Future Month @ The Petersen Museum
April 20, 21, 24
The Petersen Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

The Petersen is getting a time traveling DeLorean from the Back to the Future trilogy and to celebrate they're going to have some fun activities in April including: a panel unveiling and discussion, An Enchanment Under the Sea Dance Party and breakfast DeLorean car show contest.

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
April 21-28
Multiple Locations

Well, it's the April film festival extravaganza month and The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival isn't letting us down with some strange content. You know over here at TTDILA we can't hold back when there's some Japanese related cinema in town.

Not Pokemon Badges, but they should be
Earth Day LA
Fri, April 22, 9am-2pm
Grand Park 200 N Grand Ave

"Come to Grand Park, The Music Center and DWP to discover ways you can live clean and go green in LA."

Men & Chicken Screenings
Writer/Director Anders Thomas JensenFri, April 22 - 7:30pm show w/Q&A,
9:55pm show w/Intro
Sat, April 23 - 7:30pm show w/Q&A,
9:55pm show w/Intro
Sun, April 24 - 2:30pm show w/Q&A
Nuarte Theater

Check out the strange new Danish comedy about two brothers who find out they have even more brothers on a strange island.

Fri, April 22

Non Plus Ultra
4310 Burns Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029
"Band for band, note for note, Southern California was home to some of the coolest punk and hardcore bands that will ever exist. It's tough to imagine now, when viewed through the meat grinder of 21st-century perspective, but when punk first came into being it scared the living sh*t out of people. IThe evening’s program covers the broad spectrum of local weirdos, junkies, outlaws and more weirdos that wove the tapestry of our collective bugout. It never gets old, no matter how old it gets."

April 22-24
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
$30 for one day or $70 for all days

Join the horror convention finally out of that dump that is the Burbank Marriot, if I could post a spitting gif, I would. It's three days of horror icons, a few premieres and collectibles. Yes, they have your classes on make-up and how to do practical effects and even a panel on some them park horror nights, an ongoing trend.

Saturday, April 23, 11am-7pm 
The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506

People of Burbank and the greater Los Angeles area you soon will have a new comic shop/cold brew coffee shop/game den/hangout spot to chill out at.
Saturday, April 23, 12pm-6pm
Geeky Teas & Games
707 S Main St, Burbank, California 91506
"Vendors will offer their unique Doctor Who-themed wares, plus food vendors will gather outside L.A.’s finest geek-themed tea shop. This free, family-friendly event offers coloring pages for the littlest Who fans. Grab your favorite scarf, bow tie or Sonic Screwdriver and have your photo snapped in a full-size TARDIS. Fun for your inner Gallifreyan."

Saturday, April 23, 6pm-9pm
Creature Features
2904 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91505
"We will be featuring dozens of talented artists, each paying tribute to the franchise in their own unique style and medium. Show runs through Sunday, May 1st."
Saturday, April 23, 11am 
Olive Ave from Keystone to Lomita

Follow Burbank as it goes down its streets and of course food trucks.

Saturday, April 23, 6pm-9pm
Whimsic Alley
5464 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90036

"Take your photo on our Iron Throne! The Feast of Thrones will take place on April 23rd 2016 for the fouth year in a row. The event includes Dinner, Cocktails and entertainment. This event is restricted to 18+ only."
Opening Night: Saturday, April 23rd from 7-11pm
571 S Anderson St #1, Los Angeles, CA 90033
"Kazuki’s new collection will feature his signature beautiful depth map paintings read like misty x-rays of anime fantasies, mixing traditional and modern techniques. Always on a jet black background, these graphic spiritual essences leap off their surfaces, created in part with a 3D program, but painted by hand in a painstakingly detailed layering process."

ArcLight Presents...ARMY OF DARKNESS
Sunday Apr 24, 5pm
ArcLight Hollywood

Pasadena Restaurant Week 2016
Sunday, April 24, to Friday, April 29

"Pasadena’s restaurant community opens its doors to guests from throughout Southern California for the third Pasadena Restaurant Week."

4/26 Alien Day
Tue, Apr 26, 2016 - 7:45PM
Doors Open: 6:45PM
The Theatre at Ace Hotel
929 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
$15.00 - $30.00

LV-426, where "Aliens" takes place, so, you know 4/26 is coming up and will be Alien Day. A day to remember those vicious and gross xenomorphs with merchandise and screenings.

Aliens with cast and crew, plus snag yourself some one-of-a-kind collectibles from Mondo, including an exclusive Ellen Ripley T-shirt featuring original artwork by Jay Shaw and more.

We get Jenette Goldstein - AKA the tough-as-nails Private Vasquez - and Carrie Henn - the indomitable Newt and Ricco Ross ("Frost") at our screening of ALIENS at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel. Host for our Alien Day is Matt Gourley, Alien franchise superfan and the host of the funtastic Earwolf podcast I Was There Too. We only get Aliens, no double feature for some reason?