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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Weekly What To Do: Try And Keep Cool

Trilogy: Planet of the Apes Marathon
Wednesday, July 12
Sherman Oaks, Hollywood, La Jolla, Pasadena, Culver City

To celebrate the epic final showdown between apes and humans in the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes, ArcLight Cinemas will give audiences a chance to experience a special Planet of the Apes triple feature on Wednesday, July 12th. Planet of the Apes fans will be able to see Rise of the Planet of the Apes in 2D, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in 3D, and be among the first to see the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes in 3D.

Genocidal Organ One Day
Wednesday, July 12, 7:30pm
Ahrya Fine Arts
8556 Wilshire Blvd.

Oh, Hello epic violence. This one day showing of a new anime film looks like it'll make Akira look like a fairy tale.

World Series of Beach Volleyball
Sat-Sun $10
Alamitos Beach Volleyball Courts, Long Beach

Check out these players as they bash some balls on the beach.

"Mystery Meat #2"
Thursday, July 13th
611 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free, Must RSVP

Some weird footage churned out for free.

18th Annual Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival
July 14July 16

Port of Los Angeles
San Pedro, California 90731
$12 under 12 free
The Port of Los Angeles is proud to host the world’s largest lobster festival, which has been a Southern California tradition since 1999. The event features fresh Maine lobster, wine and draft beer, free entertainment, live music, shopping, and other culinary delights.
Lead actor and producer Reza Sixo Safai, director Daniel Grove, and producer Seth Caplan will participate in Q&A's after the Friday and Saturday Night 7:20 screenings and the 1:40 Saturday matinee July 14 and 15. 
Ahrya Fine Arts
8556 Wilshire Blvd.
This one has been on our list for a while, it's suppose to be a weird Neon-masked thriller with a whole lot of crazy. And it's all set in LA!

July 14, 2017 - July 22, 2017
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

735 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017 
$5 parking after 4 pm and on weekends with validation

Animal Soul will sweep you into a fantastical world of giant, colorful, friendly creatures inspired as much by the magical, light-hearted persona of balloons as by the otherworldly creatures that exist within every imagination. Experience this installation from July 14 – July 22, 12 – 10 pm daily at FIGat7th and Wells Fargo Center in downtown Los Angeles and let your creativity run wild!

*Show-Your-Spirit-Animal Quiet Clubbing Party
July 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Summer Nights in the Garden
FRIDAYS July 14 and 28, August 11 and 25
5 - 9 pm
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90007
Free, Can RSVP 

Get outside this summer and enjoy the evening breeze, late sunset, and starry skies. The Summer Nights in the Gardens series is a celebration of all things summer in the enchanting Nature Gardens at NHMLA.

D23 Expo
July 14-16
Anaheim Convention Center
Weekend pass for non-D23 members costs $238 for adults or
$174 for children 12 and under

Everything to do with Disney all in one place. Find out about the history, upcoming films the theme parks. So Star Wars and Marvel panels are gonna be there too.

Metro Art Presents: Chester Whitmore's Tap & Jazz Revue
Friday, July 14, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Union Station Los Angeles
800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012
The program will highlight the history of Union Station and the building of railroads across America through a lively variety show featuring tap dance and 1930s / 1940s era jazz, and numbers such as Take the A Train, Chatanooga Choo Choo, and Red Car Boogie. The performance will pay tribute to everyone from the red cap porters working at train stations to the tap legends the Nicholas Brothers. 
Friday, July 14, 11:59 PM - 2:59 AM
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, California 90027
"Join your favorite nerd and geek culture movie series as we honor the original Batman, the Bright Knight, Adam West with a screening of the 1966 Batman film. Make sure to bring your Bat Shark Repellant."

Ford Theatres Opening Gala: Savion Glover in Concert 
Sat, July 15, 8:00 PM
2580 Cahuenga Blvd East
Hollywood, CA 90068
TICKETS: $100, $75, $55

A live sound mosaic, Savion Glover in Concert will kick off the Ford Theatres’ celebratory 2017 summer season in style. Savion’s rhythmic genius will be accompanied by band Dance Candy and his renowned dance ensemble, featuring Marshall Davis, Jr., Robyn Watson and Karissa Royster. Through the interplay of song, melody and percussion, this acoustic virtuoso will present a dynamic and uplifting evening centered on a message of hope.Part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! series, made possible through the generous support of LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Proceeds benefit the Ford Theatre Foundation.

37th Lotus Festival
July 15July 16
Echo Park
751 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, California 90026

An annual event showcasing the people and culture of Asia through a variety of arts, dances, dragon boat races, and entertainment offered free to the general public. The event is sponsred by the City of Los Angeles Dept. of Recreation and Parks and the Los Angeles lotus Festival, Inc.

Giant Robot Presents: Game Night 33
Saturday, July 15, 7 PM - 9:30 PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90025
In conjunction with AngryBananas, Giant Robot is proud to host Game Night 33, an event that takes place at GR2 about every two months. Game Night 33 will feature Bestluck & Cardamom.

-Dirty Dancing 30th Anniversary
Saturday, July 15 – Sunday, July 16
- “Defying Gravity: Humans and Other Objects in Mid-Air"Group Show
Opening Reception Saturday, July 15 from 6-11pm
(On View July 15 Through August 12, 2017)

Brainfeeder Monster Mash feat. Umbilical World and Kuso
Saturday, July 15th
8pm - 2am, rolling admission
611 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free, Must RSVP

"Get ready for a funkadelic party apocalypse of an evening, as the Brainfeeder crew takes over Cinefamily all night long, with a cosmic monster mash-up of shorts, DJs and visuals, special guests, and sundry surprises – all in celebration of Flying Lotus/Captain James/Steve’s feature film debut, Kuso. Highlights will include Umbilical World (a compilation film comprised of David Firth’s mind-bending animations), DJ sets by Zack Fox and PBDY, a live performance by Busdriver, the Kuso VR experience on the patio, and then, as the witching hour approaches, the movie monstrosity itself."

South Pasadena Arts Crawl
Saturday, July 15, 5 - 9 p.m.
1121 Mission St, South Pasadena, California 91030

An outdoor movie, artisans' marketplace, family art activity, art openings, live music and more!

Gerard Way join us to discuss & sign Doom Patrol: Vol 1
Saturday, July 15, 2 PM - 4 PM
Barnes & Noble Events, The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
A wristband will be issued on a first come, first serve basis to customers who purchase DOOM PATROL: VOL 1 from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning July 15th at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book
Barnes & Noble celebrates Get Pop Cultured! with Gerard Way on Saturday July 15th at 2pm for a discussion and signing of his latest graphic novel Doom Patrol Vol. 1: Brick by Brick
The spirit of Grant Morrison's groundbreaking @DOOM PATROL is captured in this debut series starring the cult-favorite misfits as a part of Gerard Way's new DC's Young Animal imprint. 
Sat, July 15, 2017 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Union Station
800 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Take a journey through time at Union Stations Summer Train Fest, a free family event at LA’s historic downtown venue featuring a rare collection of beautifully restored vintage train engines and cars from the 1940s, 50s and 60s with exclusive trains from Metrolink and Amtrak.

L.A: The Trump/Pence Regime MUST Go!
Sat, July 15, 3 PM - 8 PM
Hollywood & Highland
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
Another march against Trump.

Double Feature! Luc Besson In Person!
Sun, Jul 16, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
Tuesday, July 18 at 11 AM - 2 PM

TCL Chinese Theatres
6925 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
On July 18, and on the eve of San Diego Comic-Con, the iconic creator and force behind Marvel Comics, STAN LEE, will put his handprints and footprints in cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX®. Presented by Legion M, ICON: Celebrating Stan Lee, is the first ever handprint-footprints ceremony in TCL history to be organized and hosted by the fans.