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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Weekly What To Do: WonderCon Weekend No Foolin

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY - 70mm Limited Engagement
Now until Apr 2
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Special Ticket Prices: $15 General, $14 Student/Senior, $13 Cinematheque Members.

A perfect way to have a 2001 weekend if you go to 14th Factory, which had the bedroom from the movie.

Donnie Darko (New restoration!)
March 30-April 6
Vista and The Cinefamily

First 3 showings have Richard Kelly in person. This is the new 4k restoration.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Grand Opening
Thursday, March 30, 5pm
Universal City Walk
Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

The countdown is on to 5 O’Clock as Universal CityWalk toasts the arrival of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant to the destination—the first-ever in California—with an exclusive performance by singer, songwriter and best-selling author Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band.

WonderCon 2017
March 31-April 2
Anaheim Convention Center
$tarts at $18 for badges
*Saturday and 3 day badges sold out

The fan convention returns to Anaheim, why not LA? Sigh, still you'll have the cosplay, panels, merch and more to enjoy for three days. Go to the the to look for the panels that fit you and what you want to buy.

April Fool's Day (w/ director Fred Walton & cast in person!)
Friday, March 31, Midnight
611 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036

"Before Scream knocked the genre into the realm of post modernism, Fred Walton’s April Fool’s Day was the definitive deconstruction of the slasher film. Riding high on a cresting wave of holiday-themed killers, Walton’s film is a deft comedy with enough scares and kills to satisfy horror fans while also boasting production values that far exceed most low budget fare of the era"

International Pillow Fight Day Los Angeles 2017
Saturday Apr 1 at 2 PM - 5 PM
Pershing Square
Los Angeles, California 90013
Whack each other with pillows.

Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness 2017
Sat, Apr 1, 8:00PM
Shrine Auditorium
665 W Jefferson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
$Start at $29.00

KROQ presents Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness 2017 Bill Burr, Anjelah Johnson, David Koechner, Jimmy Pardo, Adam Ray, Jonah Ray, Taylor Williamson.

Okuda San Miguel's Mayan Renaissance
Opening Reception Saturday, April 1 from 7-11pm
(On View April 1st through April 29th, 2017)

571 S. Anderson St. (Enter on Willow St)
Los Angeles, CA 90033

On Saturday, April 1st, Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery (CHG) presents Madrid-based artist Okuda San Miguel in his U.S. debut exhibition, entitled “Mayan Renaissance”. Okuda’s exhibition features a new series of his vibrantly colored synthetic on enamel paintings, sculpture, and tapestry.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY / APRIL 1+2 / 11a-6p
The California Market Center
110 E 9th St A727, Los Angeles, CA 90079
Parking is available at CMC for $9

Eat, Shop, and Make all weekend long with 150+ Makers + Crafters + Artisans + Chefs

Sunday, April 2, 2 PM - 10 PM
Tonga Hut Tiki Lounge
12808 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, California 91606
Spring has sprung and the KON TIKI Expedition celebrates it's 70th anniversary. Sounds like a good reason to have a PARTY!!!
Sunday, April 2
Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
"Santa Anita Park, a sister thoroughbred racetrack of TCK Oi Racetrack in Japan, will host the 22nd annual Tokyo City Cup on Sunday, April 2.  This $100,000 Grade III Tokyo City Cup race brings together some of the top thoroughbreds in the nation. Along with this race, the annual spring event “The Japan Family Day” will be held on the site. It celebrates a long partnership between two of the premier tracks in the world with a wide variety of Japanese cultural exhibitions, food booths and travel information on Japan." 
Sunday, April 2, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Enjoy the festival with art, music, and dancing.
Tuesday, April 4th
611 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free, Must RSVP, Donations wanted 

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