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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Weekly What To Do: Beauty and the...agghhh it has a mouth in its mouth!

All Time Comics Launch Party
Wednesday, March 8, 7 PM - 11 PM
Meltdown Comics and Collectibles
7522 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90046
Meltdown Comics will celebrate the launch of ALL TIME COMICS, the most anticipated and unexpected superhero comic event of the year. Acclaimed director Samuel Bayer is now working on his (arguably) most outside-the-box project yet: in collaboration with his brother, indie comic book creator Josh Bayer, Sam has created a superhero universe, ALL TIME COMICS.

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, 7pm
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

From Darfur Now writer/director Ted Braun comes a riveting docu-thriller following controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman as he puts a billion dollars on the line in his crusade to expose Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history.

Followed by a Q&A with Ted Braun and Juan Jose Guttierez
Moderated by USC Distinguished Professor Mark Jonathan Harris

Alien: Bring the Noise with Live Performance by YACHT
Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
 "1979 saw the release of the revolutionary science fiction project that compelled producer Walter Hill to bring in director Ridley Scott: Alien, which was Scott’s second feature film. And the seamless intersection of a workaday future and horror as designed by Swiss artist H.R. Gigerthe creator of the constantly evolving title creaturewill be the second film in Film Independent at LACMA’s Bring the Noise series, where musicians play a live original score to a favorite film of their choosing. For a film as innovative and memorable as Alien, there is no better band to provide unique and personal accompaniment than electro/dance pop masters YACHT, with Jona Bechtolt, Rob Kieswetter, & Claire L. Evans."

Thursday, March 9
Select Theaters

In Sword Art Online -Ordinal Scale-, Players are about to find the line between the virtual world and reality beginning to blur and their worst nightmares coming true… As his fellow players find themselves in danger, the hero is called upon once again – can Kirito save his friends, or is this going to be game over for him…?

Friday, March 10 at 6 PM - 10 PM
The City of Pasadena 

Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. The night is yours to decide. Begin your journey at any one of our 18 participating cultural institutions, where free shuttles will be waiting to transport you to your next destination. Last fall, 28,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight. Don't miss the fun this Spring!

Raw Screenings
Saturday, March 11
7:30pm show w/Q&A
9:55pm show w/Intro
Nuarte Theater

What are you hungry for? The stunning coming-of-age horror film Raw answers that question and more!

Be Our Guest: An Art Tribute to Disney's Beauty And the Beast
Sat, March 11, 2017 - April 2, 2017
Mar 11, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Nucleus Gallery
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801

Gallery Nucleus is celebrating the new Beauty and the Beast film with an art tribute exhibition of new illustrated reimaginings of the Disney classic. They want you to cosplay.

Smorgasburg Saturday Pop Up on the Pier
Sat, March 11, 11 AM - 5 PM
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, California 90401
On Saturday, March 11th, Smorgasburg LA will be holding its first ever event on the westside, popping up for one day only at the historic Santa Monica Pier.

All of your favorite current Smorgasburg food vendors will be there, like goa-taco, Amazebowls, Shrimp Daddy, Donut Friend, Lobsterdamus, and Cheezus, plus brand new vendors like Chichidango, Hot star us large fried chicken, Porchetta Republic and J/10 Chai Co.. Plus there will be shopping as well, from Capricorn Press, Baobab Collective, Rx Candles, No Tox Life, Goldenwest Goods, and more.

Sat, March 11, 2017
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST
Halloween Club
14447 Firestone Boulevard
La Mirada, CA 90638
Free, Must RSVP

The Halloween festival will feature over 100 curated local vendors, artists, collectors, teachers, spook makers, hauntrepreneurs, musicians for like-minded Halloween enthusiasts. Halloween Club will also hold their biggest sale event on 1000s of costumes, accessories and decorations.

Downtown Bookfest
March 11, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grand Park's Olive Court
200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

In collaboration with the City of Los Angeles’ Big Read honoring the poetry of Emily Dickinson, Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest turns Dickinson’s poetry inside out with performances by Cut Chemist + Hymnal, David Prather and Mayda Del Valle. Free hands-on activities include creating your own pieces of poetic genius with PUBLISH! by Writ Large Press, constructing handmade books using dried plant specimens, a photo booth with Victorian-era props and prose, free writing advice, 826LA’s never-ending story, and pop-up bookshops for literary lovers big and small.

Aidan Koch
A to Zed
opening reception
Saturday, March 11
March 11 – April 22, 2017

Aidan Koch's works have been exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia; Galerie Patrick Seguin, curated by Karma, Paris; Signal Gallery, New York; Company Gallery, New York; And Now, Dallas; and Hester Gallery, New York. Publications of her comics include After Nothing Comes, Koyama Press; Little Angels, MoMA PS1; Impressions, Peradam Press; and The Blonde Woman, Xeric Foundation. She attended the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, and was born in Seattle, Washington.

Outlandish Time Travel Craft Faire
March 11March 12, 10AM to 6PM
Whimsic Alley
5464 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

“Morphinominal Art Show” at Meltdown Comics
Sunday, March 12 at 7 PM - 11 PM

Meltdown Comics and Collectibles
7522 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90046
Meltdown's hosting an art show celebrating over 2 decades of Power Rangers action! They have collected, and curated pieces from talented artists across the country who have a deep passion and love for the franchise. Join us as we celebrate this new frontier in Power Rangers Lore.

The Majestic Special Screening
Sunday March 12th at 9AM
The TCL Chinese Theatre

 Writer Michael Sloane and Production Designer Greg Melton Will Participate in Q+A