Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Weekly What To Do: What Would Dinosaurs Talk About Today

DTLA Film Festival
Sept 21-28
Regal @ LA Live

The Loner from director Daniel Grove looks like the stand out film.
Synopsis: After being wrongly accused of stealing from his former boss, an Iranian gangster with girl problems must hunt down stolen drugs in this neon-noir fever dream set in the bizarre Persian and Russian Los Angeles underworld where obscene reigns supreme.

43rd Annual Los Angeles Korean Festival
Sept 22-25
Seoul International Park
3250 San Marino St.
Los Angeles, CA 90006

Fondly referred as "Jangtuh", LAKF is one of the largest cultural festivals in LA, attracting a staggering 350,000+ visitors in the course of four days. We will have authentic Korean delicacies and the variety of delicious options for you Foodies! There will be local and international vendors providing a unique and affordable shopping experience.

LA Podcast Festival 2016 
Sep. 23-25

Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Single day tickets are available for $49 + fees (Friday), $69 + fees (Saturday), and $59 + fees (Sunday).

Los Angeles Podcast Festival 2016 (aka LA Podfest 2016), featuring live recording sessions of dozens of popular podcasts, panel discussions, parties, a podcast lab, and stand-up comedy.

Fri, Sept 23, 8pm-10pm

The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
We are celebrating the awesome WOMEN OF DC in a super fan art show. Come check out the amazing work of local artists giving their interpretation of what a superhero looks like. 

Fri, Sept 23, 7:30pm-10:30pm

Pershing Square
532 S Olive St, Los Angeles, California 90013
Come cosplay as your favorite Pokemon Characters and meet other trainers in the area!

Fri, Sep 23, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
It's a so bad, it's good movie you shouldn't miss.
Ex-military officer Col. John Hogan (David Campbell) runs a training camp for mercenaries and uses kidnapped civilians as practice targets - but runs into trouble when he picks on steel-abbed Marine vet Mike Danton (Ted Prior). Cameron Mitchell and Troy Donahue costar in one of the most hilariously over-the-top RAMBO knock-offs of the 1980s.
Saturday, Sept. 24 fro 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
(immediately following the opening day parade and ceremonies)
Downtown Culver City
Block Party: FREE
Taste of Culver City: $20 with advance purchase, $25 on site

Culver City is turning 100, and the city’s hip and historic downtown area is excited to kick off the year-long festivities with a neighborhood-wide, interactive celebration of creativity, community and 

Saturday Sept 24
Multiple Theaters In LA area

Special showings of independent and sometimes artsy films

“Theater-goers will enjoy exclusive bonus content and giveaways, including a print of the Star Map from TIME BANDITS, and a never-before-seen sneak peek behind the scenes of the fifth and final PHANTASM: RAVAGER, including a tribute to Phantasm star Angus Scrimm, during PHANTASM.”

Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016
9:30 am – 5 pm
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007Dino Fest admission is $12 for adults, $9 for students and seniors, $5 for children. Museum Members and children ages 2 and under are free.

This fall, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) brings the world of dinosaurs to life with the first annual Dino Fest—a new weekend festival celebrating dinosaurs big, small, and everything in between. This signature festival will give dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages an inside look at the work of paleontologists, and how artists and filmmakers use science to create pop culture beasts.

Nerd-Bot Con
Sept 24
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
$13 – $16

You have only one day for what looks like to be a massive fan event. This doesn't the same names in guests unless you're into cosplayers. It seems more of a massive hang-out event for fans to just chill out at and maybe take some fun pictures.  

Tarfest Music & Art Festival
Sat, Sept 24, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
La Brea Tar Pits

Music and art festival at La Brea Tar Pits Park.

Sat, Sept 24, 2pm-5pm

Gallery Nucleus
210 E Main St, Alhambra, California 91801
Due to popular demand and limited capacity, PRE-SALE tickets for GENERAL ADMISSION will be sold for $5 on Eventbrite. 
Come join us in this most special occasion as our veteran artists & animators share stories from behind the scenes and see their development work on the movie. Bring your questions for the Q&A session and meet the artists one-on-one as they sign copies of the art book!

Sat, Sept 24, 10am-5pm
Earth-2 Comics
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, California 91403

Sat, Sept 24, 10am-7pm

Aratani Theatre at the JACCC
244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, California 90012
JACCC and Shotokio Crew invite you to the inaugural Little Tokyo Book Festival. Be entertained, be inspired, be surprised. Celebrate our community of readers and writers.

Abbot Kinney Festival
Sept 25, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Abbot Kinney

The Abbot Kinney Festival, now in its 32nd year, takes place along a mile-long stretch of the world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard, arguably the "coolest block in America".The Boulevard's eclectic boutiques, artisan eateries and influential art galleries infuse the festival with a local flavor that makes this event unique and not to be missed.

The Debate Watch Spectacular
Monday, September 26 at 5 PM - 8 PM

The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA
929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90015
Join us for a no-holds-barred evening of music, laughs and astute political analysis as Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump step into presidential debate ring for the first time.

VIDEO FUN from Alamo Drafthouse Los Angeles
Presidential DEBATE LIVE on the big screen
DEBATE ANALYSIS from the Los Angeles Times politics team
Lobby DJ SET from Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One)
CO-HOSTS: Rico Gagliano of The Dinner Party Download
and Christina Bellantoni of the Los Angeles Times

September 26-29 11am-10pm
Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen Little Tokyo
132 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012
Our annual $3 sale is coming up on 9/26(Mon) ~ 9/29(Thu).
Our Ramen will be sold for $3 a bowls (regular price $6.95).
We will be opening at 11:00AM and stay open until we sell 900 bowl for each day.
We will be doubling our staff and try to get the orders out the moment you sit down so the line should move relatively quick.