Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Weekly What To Do: It Looks Like A World 8 Art Show Weekend

*Our Top Choice
Opening Reception Saturday, June 10, 7pm-11pm
Runs from June 10-18
World 8 1057 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006

A video game tribute art show from Things To Do In LA ( and independent video game store World 8 (
The roster of artists so far includes: Drew Wise, Kassandra Heller, Oliver Akun, Jermain Time, Scott Balmer, Steve Minty, Sky Burchard, James Lien, Jango Snow Art & Design, Ben Chu, Andrew Gallardo, Katrina Corona.

For the fans we have a video game cosplay contest with prizes that will be taking place at the opening night reception. Contestants will show off their best video game moves to the attendees and those who rank highest to the audience will go away with some sweet loot.

Be prepare for more surprises, this is a show you don't want to miss.

Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk
Thursday,  June 8
Downtown Los Angeles

The monthly free multiple gallery art walk downtown.

Thursday, June 8, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Group Rep/Lonny Chapman Theatre
10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
$10 admission

Join Book'd "The Ultimate Bibliophiles' Night Out" for a special YA Summer Edition with festivities to include: readings and discussion with YA authors Maria Alexander, Maurene Goo, Aditi Khorana, and Lilliam Rivera, bookish giveaways, and a catered mingling reception. 

LA Design Festival

June 8-11
City Market South
1102 San Julian Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Price Varies by event

The LA Design Festival celebrates this city's rich design culture.
Our definition of design is purposely broad to ensure that our festival is reflective
of our city's diversity and talent. 

Warrior Goddess Art Show (Wonder Woman)
Friday, June 9,
The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
Come celebrate one of the most iconic women in comics through art! If you love Wonder Woman, this is the show for you. Get your warrior goddess attire ready. June is all about this Amazon princess.

2017 LA Pride Music Festival & Parade
June 9-11
West Hollywood Park
647 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA, 90069$25  Saturday Only
$25  Sunday Only
$35  Saturday + Sunday (Only $10 more for both days!)

Wow, Chromeo and other great bands will be belting out the hits at the LA Pride music festival and parade.

Metro Art Presents: Sci-Fi at Union Station | "Her" (2013)
Friday, June 9, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Union Station Los Angeles
800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012
This screening is free and open to the public.
Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Special guest, Alissa Walker to introduce the film.
Saturday June 10, 10 AM - 8 PM
Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Ave, Fontana, California 92335
An attempt at the world's longest pizza.
Saturday June 10, 10 PM - 2 AM

428 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, California 90013
Cabbage Patch Kids, Rubik's Cube, Live Aid, Flashdance, Purple Rain, Beat Street, Yo MTV Raps, spandex, leggings & shoulder pads! If you grew up in the 80's come by and relive the decade and if you weren't around in the 80's come experience what you missed. Bust out your retro gear be it new wave, punk or hip-hop and come have some fun. 

Ronin-Expo 2017
Saturday, June 10 at 10 AM - 9 PM
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center - JACCC
244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, California 90012

Those who remember Ninja-Con may know it comes from the same people, but this time it's going for a more anime vibe.

Daniel Joseph Martinez

Admission to LACMA

"Roberts & Tilton is pleased announce Daniel Joseph Martinez's participation in HOME - So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Organized in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, HOME - So Different, So Appealing features U.S. Latino and Latin American artists from the late 1950s to the present who have used the deceptively simple idea of "home" as a powerful lens through which to view the profound socioeconomic and political transformations in the hemisphere"

CicLAvia - Glendale Meets Atwater Village
Sunday, June 11,  9am - 4pm
Check the map for exact street closures

Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space.

35th Anniversary Screening of Star Trek II, Director’s Cut
Tues, June 13, 9pm
TCL CHINESE 6, 3rd Floor, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA. 90028

To Feature Q+A With Director Nicholas Meyer, Actress Nichelle Nichols, Actor Ike Eisenmann

iam8bit: A Love Story
Tue, June 13, 2017
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM PDT
2147 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026

30 Artists Remix Retro Videogame Romances

8bitLA + Play It Loud! Present Hack The Multiverse 2017
Tuesday, June 13 at 6 PM - 12 AM
The Airliner Nightclub
2419 N Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90031
Admission at door ONLY, no presale tickets.
$7 w/ E3 Badge - $10 before 8pm - $15 after 8pm
+ $5 if over 18 but under 21 (new Airliner policy)
 Play It Loud will be helping us co-present our second annual E3 extravaganza HACK THE MULTIVERSE, taking place on June 13th at The Airliner.

Line up:
Ben Prunty
Bubblegum Octopus
Captain Backpack
clover & sealife
like luke (fka knife city)
Jeff Liu
Keith Apicary
Neon Death Cat
NK Riot
Paladin Shield
Slime Girls (Solo)
Super MadNES
Vic Viper