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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Weekly What To Do: May The Obscure Be With You

Star Wars Day
May 4

Wear a dang Star Wars shirt to work or school. May the 4th be with you as we all remember that Star Wars is totally a thing.

Lucha Va Voom Cinco De Mayan &
Cinco De Mayo Spectucalr
May 4,5, and 6
Mayan Theatre, LA
Auditorium, Riverside

Mexican luchador wresting with striptease and comedy.

Chinatown After Dark
Thur, May 4, 6pm-10pm
Far East Plaza 
727 N. Broadway

Music and fun in Chinatown 

May 5-7
Central Park
27150 Bouquet Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 9135 
$10.00 - $40.00

"The Producers of the Legendary California Beer Festival are proud to return with The Second Annual BBQ & BEER FESTIVAL, happening at Central Park in Santa Clarita on May 5th, 6th & 7th!This THREE day event will feature Mouthwatering BBQ, Live Entertainment, Large KID ZONE and Handcrafted Brew straight from the Local Breweries themselves!"

Fiesta at FIG!
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Friday, May 5, 12pm-9pm
TASTE Food Hall & Courtyard
Free & Open to the Public

First Fridays
Friday, May 5, 5pm - 10pm The Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Food, drinks, scientific discussion and music all in the Natural History Museum.

Friday, May 5, 10:30pm
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles 90036
What if getting rid of ghosts wasn't your only problem? We've been waiting for this horror comedy for a while now and it drops May 5th with a special showing at the Cinefamily and online. It looks like a new comedy gem with a horror angle and we can't resist.
Director Carson Mell and cast members Steve Zissis, Mark Proksch, and Dax Flame in person! Film will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Zach Woods.
Opening Reception, Friday, May 5,7-9pm
Gallery 1988
7308 Melrose Avenue
An art show in support of one hell of a prolific horror writer...who did a ton of cocaine while making Maximum Overdrive. 
Saturday, May 6
Multiple obscure locations
On this day, all around the world, you're suppose to go out and find an obscure, strange or hidden place. Then, you can totally make fun your friends; you're making them jealous, tell them they need to get out more.

Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 6
Participating locations

Free comics and signings all around town.

Hammer Projects: Oliver Payne and Keiichi Tanaami 
Opening Saturday, May 6
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024

A series of collaborative works by artists Oliver Payne and Keiichi Tanaami represents a world populated by Japanese idols, monsters, and ancient deities set amid icons from popular Japanese “bullet hell” arcade games.  

Pin-Pal-Palooza 2017
Saturday, May 6, 12 PM - 7 PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 E Main St, Alhambra, California 91801

Gallery Nucleus is holding our first ever Pin-Pal-Palooza, a convention for all things enamel/lapel pin collectibles designed by your favorite artists and more! We've invited many vendors from Los Angeles and beyond. They wil be setting up shop in our space on Saturday May 6, 2017. Join us in our celebration of the rise of independent artists and their craft for wearable art.
For The Love of Food
Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
317 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Celebrating its 100th anniversary, LA’s iconic food arcade hosts a day of chefs’ demos, hands-on workshops and tastings. Learn from the culinary masters behind favorite Market eateries -- from breaking down an entire lamb with Belcampo, plant-based cuisine with Ramen and cooking with mole with Chiles Secos to DTLA Cheese and Valerie Confections teaming up for an interactive cheese and jam board tutorial. 

Robo Toy Fest & Brick Boutique
Sunday, May 7, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena

Legos and robots, whatever you're into on those two fronts they have.

A Snack Wars Event!
Sunday, May 7, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Geeky Teas & Games
2120 West Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank, California 91506
$10 per ticket
$12 at the door
Join the Nerd Out Squad, Kneady Bakery, and The Healthy Mouse for an afternoon of fun from a galaxy far far away! Snack, cosplay, check out our food stations, and enter into the contest! Make sure to buy your tickets now for the best price!