Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Weekly What To Do: I Want A Robot Ballet

July 7-10
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

“American Ballet Theatre (ABT) returns to The Music Center with a program choreographed entirely by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. The three ABT performances will feature a repertoire program including Ratmansky’s 2012 Firebird, set to Igor Stravinsky’s famous score, which takes audiences on an extravagant adventure, relaying the enchanting tale of a mythical bird who possesses magical powers and helps two lovers overcome an evil sorcerer; Symphony #9, set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich.”

July 7-17
Multiple Theaters

The LBGT Film Festival returns to LA for its summer run. 

Disappear Here: Music Made in L.A.

Thursdays: July 7, 14, 21, 28
Happy hour 6:30 p.m.
DJ sets 7:30 p.m.
Live music 8:15–10:30 p.m.
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Celebrate the Hammer’s biennial Made in L.A. exhibition with four free nights of live concerts by Los Angeles musicians and KCRW DJs in the museum’s courtyard.
Galleries will be open until 9 p.m. Food trucks (Border Grill and Seoul Sausage) and cash bar

Thursday, July 7, 7pm-10pm
2147 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026

Nuts! Screenings
July 7-14
Nuts! (Opening Night Party!)July 7, Dir in Person
The Cinefamily
A new satirical take on a strange story of putting goat testicles in people.

Fridays - July 8, July 22, August 5, August 19
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

At Summer Nights in the Garden, unwind under the stars with great music, nature-inspired cocktails, hands-on garden and science projects, botanical tours, food trucks, and more

Fri, July 8, 8pm-10pm

The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
"We are so excited to announce we will be doing a Ghostbusters Fan Tribute Art Show. Each artist participating will have an original piece for display and for purchase. There will also be 25 small prints of each piece signed by the artist and available that night for purchase. Ecto Cooler fountain and twinkie mountains will be in full effect. Might even score Slimer's favorite. Hot dogs!!! Come join us for a casual fun Friday night of Ghostbuster art!"

Spider-Man (1977) + Spider-Man 2 (2004) (double feature)
July 8 and 9
New Beverly Cinema
7165 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

July 8-10
Exposition Park
$15.00 - $95.00
Pick from a huge selection: Bottles of craft beer, bites of barbequed brisket, or blackened bacon cheeseburgers? You'll get all that and more at the seventh annual LA Food Fest, the largest, most affordable tasting event the city has to offer. Over 100 vendors.
Old Pasadena Summer Cinema
July 8-30
Various Location in Pasadena

"Old Pasadena Summer Cinema , continues the tradition as a month-long, free movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations.  Running from July 8 – July 30, this annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all of its forms offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres. With twenty screenings, Old Pasadena Summer Cinema is the largest free open-air film festival in California and draws a broad local and regional audience."

Ford Theatres 2016 Summer Season
July 8 and runs through October 15
Ford Theatres
Prices Vary

"If you've driven down the 101 on your way to the Valley, you've most likely seen our giant crane jutting up above the ridgeline. That's us, hard at work on renovations. We're still at it, but the good news is that we're in the home stretch. Come July 8, you will get to experience the Ford as never before."
The 2016 season kicks off with a special collaboration between internationally-acclaimed Japanese drumming group TAIKOPROJECT and Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band Quetzal. Blending powerful taiko drumming with soulful son jarocho, the two bands explore common musical ground to create a new sound that is quintessentially LA.

FRI July 8 @ 8:00 PM

Renegade Craft Fair
July 9 -10
Grand Park

Come out for a fun summer weekend of the very best in handmade goods from over 275 talented makers and artisans.

The Tower/Les Sommets
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Jul 9, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801

Elle Michalka returns to Gallery Nucleus with a series of h u g e works, "The Tower."

Join us 6pm - 7pm for a chaos ritual celebrating these Tarot-themed paintings. Ritual attendants will recieve a ✨magical souvenir. Admission is Free but space is limited for the ritual so please RSVP by July 7. Email [email protected] to RSVP (write "TOWER ritual" in the subject line)
In addition, powerhouse Debora Cruchon will be making her debut with "Sommets": riveting abstractions that are charged by the high California desert.
The gallery will be open to the public from 7pm - 10pm
6:00 - 7:00pm: Ritual (RSVP)
7:00 - 10:00pm: Opening Reception (Open to the public)

Wheel Show Anniversary
Saturday, July 9, 7pm
 7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

"If you're not familiar with us, we're a variety show with sketches, games, and special guests. We've had some real fun shows with great guests over our two years (Bob Odenkirk, Nick Kroll, Lisa Loeb, Laraine Newman, and many more!) and we're planning another super fun one for July!"

ERASERHEAD + Toaster Music 
Saturday, July 9, 6:30PM
Sunnyside Cemetery
1095 E. Willow Street Long Beach, CA 90806

Experience David Lynch's surreal, groundbreaking, and game-changing independent horror masterpiece ERASERHEAD as it's never been seen before - outdoors and under the stars at a historic cemetery!