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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Weekly What To Do: Broadway or Bust

Wed, Jan 25, 7 PM - 10 PM

The Virgil
4519 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90029

Pay 5 bucks to compete. Receive your first Slurring Bee Shot. (Don't worry; it's like, a girly delicious shot.) Shoot it. Spell something. For every round you stay standing, you'll receive another free specialty Slurring Bee nectar. Keep spelling till we crown a queen (or king) bee! Winner receives half the pot, fabulous bee-themed prizes and their picture immortalized on our Wall of Fame, plus automatic placement in our Tournament of Champions!

Previews: Jan. 26
Performances: Jan. 27 – Feb. 19:

 Thursday at 8 p.m.: Jan. 26 (preview)
 Fridays at 8 p.m.: Jan. 27 (opening); Feb. 3, 10, 17
 Saturdays at 10 p.m.: Jan. 28; Feb. 4, 11, 18
 Sundays at 7 p.m.: Jan. 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19

Lounge Theatre
6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90038

$30 general admission; $15 for the preview performance; and $10 with $1 beers for Saturday at 10 p.m. performances (promo code 220)

"What does the future hold for sex? The mysterious conglomerate Monocorp fabricates an epidemic condemning intimacy to profit from its “safe” new pseudo-sex product called the Love Light. Meanwhile, at an underground "intimacy" speakeasy, four fallen popstars gather in collusion to plan their revenge against Monocorp’s devious CEO — a la the current political climate."

Animé Los Angeles 13
Jan 26-29
Ontario Convention Center, Ontario
Only on site admission now$70 for Full convention (all days)
One Day badges (tickets) are available for
Friday, Saturday or Sunday – $35 each day
*sells out
Here's some more info on the primarily fan event for anime, now in it's 13th year of cosplay and fun.

Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions
Fri, Jan 27, 4pm
Studio Movie Grill Simi Valley
1555 Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065
Possibly more screenings will appear as movie approaches

A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator of the global phenomenon, Kazuki Takahashi.

CGV Cinemas Buena Park Grand Opening
Fri, Jan 27
6988 Beach Blvd

CGV Cinemas is thrilled to announce the opening of a new theater in Buena Park. Come celebrate with us and experience state-of-art theater technology!Special coupons up on their site for sweet deals.

Fictional Foods
Opening Reception FRIDAY, Jan 27, 7-9 PM
G1988 (East)
Free, waiting

Grab a piece, an art piece of your favorite fictional food. I wouldn't mind some Let's Potato Chips or senzu beans.

1st Annual Los Angeles Beer & Food Festival
Sat, January 28, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Mack Sennett Studios1215 Bates Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029 
$tarts at $60 

The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild is proud to present the first annual L.A. Beer and Food Festival at the historic Mack Sennett Studios in Silverlake. Join over 40 independently-owned craft brewers from the Los Angeles County for unlimited tastings of over 100 beers plus complimentary bites from some of our favorite local restaurants and purveyors of fine foods.

Night On Broadway
Sat, January 28, 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Downtown Los Angeles

Night on Broadway is a free arts and music festival produced in celebration of Councilmember José Huizar’s Bringing Back Broadway economic development initiative. Like never before, Night on Broadway awakens beautiful historic theatres and the blocks between them along the Broadway corridor in Downtown Los Angeles.

Jan 28-29
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green St, Pasadena
$10 kids under 5 free
It's Lego bricks people, not the one's you build real building with. Hopefully they'll have something for the LEGO Batman Movie.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:00 PM

Horrible hostess of the darkness, Mini Coffee, and Ookie the puppet start 2017 strong with Tim Kincaid (Breeders, Robot Holocaust, Joe Gage Sex Files Vol. 1: Jack-off Party at Billy Bob’s)’s MUTANT HUNT – “A vicious genetic scientist, discovers a way to alter harmless cyborgs into blood-thirsty mutants that kill for pleasure! Now, Matt Riker must hunt the mutants before they hunt him first.”

Sunday, Jan 29 at 6 PM - 7:30 PM
The Last Bookstore 453 S Spring St
Modern Hiker founder Casey Schreiner chills out in the coolest bookstore in downtown L.A. for a presentation, Q&A, and book-signing for his first book, "Day Hiking Los Angeles."
Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up – Torrance Appearance
10:00 am – 8:00 pm, January 28
Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (bonus matinee!)
Sunday, Jan 29, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Regent
448 S Main St, Los Angeles, California 90013
 To prep for Season 3 of “Twin Peaks”, see the most dangerous creation to have ever sprung from the mind of David Lynch -- presented LOUD on the Regent’s big screen!

Museums Free-for-All
Sunday, Jan 28
Multiple Museums

Over thirty museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend their museums free of charge.

Monday, 1/30/17  3pm-10pm
Neon Retro Arcade 
28 S. Raymond Ave, Pasadena 91105
$10 (all games are set to FREE PLAY)
We'll have some goodies & giveaways around 7pm...don't miss out!

Monday, January 30 at 10 PM - 11:30 PM

Ucb Sunset
5419 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90027
Free, Suggested donations
 Join your fellow geeks and nerds in an evening of entertainment and fun.