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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Weekly What To Do: Film Festivals & Food

COLCOA 2017 French Film Festival
Now thru May 2
Multiple Theaters

The way artsy films were meant to be seen as dulled out by the French.

Alien Day Alien Screening
April 26
Regal LA Live Stadium 14

Alien Day celebrates the xenomorph in all of us...until it bursts out killing us.

The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival
April 26 to May 3
Multiple Theaters

A collection of Jewish films. Will there be some about the Holocaust? Sigh, yeah. Also, Ed Asner is still alive, does anyone whose not younger then 30 know who that is. He's the model angry old man.

The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017
April 27-May 4
Multiple Theaters

Asians films of all types to see.

Wolf Guy
Fri, Apr 28, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

This Toei Studios-produced adaptation of the Kazumasa Hirai manga features action star Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba in the title role, an enraged, last-of-his-kind lycanthrope who uses his powers to solve crimes. Justly legendary, WOLF GUY mashes up horror, martial arts and cop movies to daze viewers into submission with a barrage of spectral tiger attacks, surgical experiments, government conspiracies and ’70s funk sounds.

Kidrobot x Adult Swim x 3DRetro Toy Release Party & Signing
Friday, April 28, 6 PM - 11 PM
1851 Victory Blvd, Glendale, California 91201
[adult swim], Kidrobot and 3DRetro have teamed up to celebrate the release of the new collector figures based around several of the shows on [adult swim]. The release will include the new medium sized Rick and Morty figure as well as the new Mini Blind Box Figures for [adult swim] which features characters from Rick & Morty, Venture Brothers, Samurai Jack, Fish Center, Robot Chicken, Squidbillies, the smash viral hit Too Many Cooks and everyone's cult favorite app Robot Unicorn Attack.

Cast from Rick and Morty as well as Robot Chicken will be on hand during the event to sign figures for fans!
Rhythms + Visions / Expanded + Live 3Friday, April 28, 8 pm
School of Cinematic Arts - SCA (SCA), Meldman Park
900 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Free, Must RSVP
Recommended parking is at USC Parking Structure B (Jefferson Blvd. Structure), located at USC’s Gate 8. Enter Gate 8 on Jefferson Blvd. (eastbound), between Vermont Ave. and McClintock Ave. Parking will be $12 per vehicle.

Rhythms + Visions / Expanded + Live 3 will light up the outdoor spaces of the USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex in an evening of music, interactive animation, projection mapping, animated inflatables, and virtual reality. Innovative artists Refik AnadolMiwa Matreyek, and Patterson + Reckinger will perform an eclectic program of contemporary visual music and audio-visual art.

Line Weight V curated by Natalie Hall
April 29, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Apr 29, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Gallery Nucleus 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801

Featuring original handrawn works from among our favorite artists in animation, comics, illustration and video-games, our back-to-basics drawing exhibition continues with its fifth iteration with Line Weight V curated in part by the incredible Natalie Hall!

 Downtown Burbank Arts Festival 
Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Four blocks of San Fernando Boulevard between Angeleno Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard

Art of all sort celebrated in the capitol of animation and media.

Jackalope Pasadena Indie Art Fair
April 29th & 30th, 10am - 5pm
Central Park Old Pasadena

A weekend shopping destination at Central Park in the heart of Old Pasadena, featuring over 200 local, hand-selected artisans, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts. Shoppers can expect to find trendsetting indie goods including original fashion and jewelry design, ceramics and paper goods, innovative home decor and housewares, art and photography, plus much more. 

Geek and Sundry Tabletop Day!
Saturday, April 29, 2017 11 AM - 7 PM
The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
April 29th has been deemed International Tabletop Day. This year we are officially on the Geek and Sundry site for places to tabletop your hearts out. We have lots of house games to play or bring your own.
Saturday Apr 29, 4:00 PM (ends at 7:00 PM)
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
3911 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA
$tarts at $55

Sliders from 20+ of LA's best burger joints and pours from over 40 of the greatest craft breweries!

Dessert Fest presented by Time Out L.A.
Sun, April 30, 2017
12:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT
Studio 11
4621 West Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90016