Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Weekly What To Do: Slow Start To The New Year With No Pants

Dripping with anime this new year
Princess Mononoke: 20th Anniversary
Thursday, January 5 (English Subtitles) and Monday, January 9 (English Dubbed) only.
Multiple Theaters

Spirited Away,  Fri, Jan 6, 2017
7:30pm, Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
Akira, Sat, Jan 7, 2017
7:30pm, Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

One Piece Film: Gold
Jan 10-17
Multiple Theaters

The Straw Hat pirates are hitting the big screen once again in an all-new high-flying adventure! The popular series that has captivated fans all over the world unfolds a new saga in the highly anticipated movie, One Piece Film: Gold.
The glittering Gran Tesoro, a city of entertainment beyond the laws of the government, is a sanctuary for the world’s most infamous pirates, Marines, and filthy rich millionaires. Drawn by dreams of hitting the jackpot, Captain Luffy and his crew sail straight for the gold. But behind the gilded curtains lies a powerful king whose deep pockets and deeper ambitions spell disaster for the Straw Hats and the New World alike.

Master Screenings
Out Now
CGV Cinemas
*English Subtitles

In “Master,” a major crimes investigation team led by the charismatic and aggressive detective KIM Jae-myung - played by KANG Dong-won (A Violent Prosecutor, The Priests, and Woochi) - works to take down One Network Inc. a company involved in a multibillion-dollar heist. The corporation is led by Chairman JIN – a notorious swindler –  played by Hollywood star LEE Byung-hun (Magnificent 7, Red 2). 

LA Comic Book Sci-Fi Comic Convention
Jan 7-8
The Reef, 1933 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Admission is $20.00 per day, 5 years and under are free, 6-12 are $10.00 (Proof of Age ID required). Early Admission is $23.00 per day starting at 9:10 A.M.

Underworld: Blood Wars and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Mini-Movie posters will be given away free while supplies last. 

It's a pick this week because of the bizarre screenings of Ultraman films, we have no idea how they'll be presented at the Reef as there is no theater on the premises. 

It seems whomever owns Ultraman couldn't get a realistic screening here in LA. As he's just not as popular here in the US, cept' for Hawaii.

2017 Oshogatsu Family Festival
Sunday, Jan 8, 11am-5pm
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles California 90012

The New Year celebration will include free crafts, performances, and cultural activities for people of all ages to help ring in the Year of the Rooster.

6th Annual Pasadena Cheeseburger Week
January 8-13
Participating restaurants

Forty of Pasadena's favorite restaurants, lounges and burger joints offered their signature burgers, some special creations and a deals  during Pasadena Cheeseburger Week.

"Doug Benson watches the Golden Globes"
Sunday, January 8th, 4:00pm
611 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036

LA Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show 2017

Sunday, Jan 8, 3pm-6pm
Omni Hotel Los Angeles 251 S Olive St, LA, CA 90012
$tarts at $100

A Chocolate Festival and pastry show featuring the BEST Chocolate and Pastry chefs in Los Angeles. Along with wines, beers and spirits. Event is open to all ages and includes all the chocolate, pastries, wines, champagnes, foods, and spirits served.

No Pants Metro Ride
Sunday, Jan 8
1:00pm to 3:30pm
WHERE: LA Metro System
BRING: $7 for a Metro Day Pass on your TAP card ($8 if you need to purchase a TAP card and the Day Pass), pants you can easily remove, something in which to keep them.

Start of the New Year right, by taking off those cumbersome pants and riding the metro.

"Everyone will rendezvous at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles for a briefing and to begin execution of this mission.  The station is immediately accessible from the Gold, Purple, and Red Lines.  Travel from the Expo and Blue Lines will require a transfer at 7th St./Metro Center to either a Red or Purple Line train to Union Station."