Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Weekly What To Do: L AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!

Don't worry Labor Day Weekend may be over and you can't wear white anymore, but you can enjoy another splendid weekend in the city that has a restaurant that sells hot dogs made of rattlesnakes. The heat may or may not cool down, but you can still can act cool by going to the following events or don't go and be a loser in that lifeless marriage at home. Go outside and stop playing D&D, Andrew!

Burbank International Film Festival
Sept 6-10
Burbank AMC 16
Tickets vary by screening, average $15

The main event has to be the special showing of Starship Troopers, having its 20th Anniversary. Followed by a 
Cast and Crew Q and A Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 6:00 PM - AMC 16 Theatres Burbank, CA

Now in its 9th year, the Burbank International Film Festival has received more than 1,000 film submissions. A five-day celebration of independent film bringing together emerging international talent, film enthusiasts, and industry leaders to experience the best in contemporary film, the festival occurs in Burbank, the Media Capital of the World.

Fireworks Finale: The Muppets Take the Bowl
Sept 8-10
Hollywood Bowl

You call this a Muppet Show, you don't even have the right Kermit, Oh hohohohoh. What's next, a new TV show that doesn't get cancelled after a few episodes. Oh, hoohohohoh!

The Muppets Take the Bowl is more than just a concert...more than just a performance…more than just a play on an iconic movie title. It’s the Muppets starring in a unique mix of inspired, chaotic entertainment as never seen before, live and in-person, on stage at the legendary Hollywood Bowl. Overflowing with music, laughter, parody, dancing, classic and new sketches, a fireworks finale – and who knows what else?

Long Beach Original Lobster Festival
September 8-10, 2017
Friday 5-10PM | Sat./Sun. 12-10PM
Children 12 and under are FREE (food, drinks, and VIP Lounge are not included).
$tarts at $5

A whole lot of lobster to eat near the ocean with musical acts to chill out too. The Long Beach Original Lobster Festival returns for its 21st year of providing Fresh Live Maine Lobster, prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the World’s Largest Cooker. You can dance away the calories to a variety of popular artists throughout the day on the dance floor, enjoy tasty eats in the food court, kick back in the VIP Lounge, take a Free Souvenir E-Photo, check out the Arts & Crafts booths, catch some sports action at the Live Sports Tent, sip on adult beverages (beer, wine, specialty drinks — infamous Signature drink "Screaming Lobster" and Margaritas), and sing a tune at the Karaoke Lounge with a Live Band (on Saturday night). There is something for everyone, including kids, Animal Variety Show, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Games and Inflatable Bounces.

Jack's Birthday Sale
Sept 8, Friday at 11 AM - 7 PM
The Perky Nerd
Highlights info row image
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, California, CA 91506

(Jack's the owner's son)
It's Jack's Birthday Sale! Stop by to say hi to the birthday boy and get a donut with purchase!!! A pumpkin spice donut from Krispy Kreme :) There will be discounts on Jack's favorite books and comics and toys!!!

Napping Princess Screenings
Monica Film Center on Sep 8th
Playhouse 7 on Sep 8th

New anime in theaters!The latest film from visionary director Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) is a thrilling sci-fi fantasy set it the near future. It follows the journey of a young girl, Kokone, and her friend Morio, as they set out to find Kokone’s missing father who has been accused of a crime. Kokone soon realizes she must tap into a world only accessible through her dreams in order to solve the mystery.

BoJack Horseman Art Show
Sept 8, Friday, 7-10 PM
7308 Melrose

Slashback Video Opening Reception
Saturday, September 9 at 8 PM - 11:59 PM
Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum
3204 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91505
Come to the opening reception of Slashback Video - an ode to the VHS days of horror that's one part pop-up shop and one part art installation. Step back in time to the 1980s when mom and pop video stores thrived and gaze upon a wide array of posters, VHS tapes, promos and more. Brought to you by Mixtape Massacre, Creepy Co., FRIGHT-RAGS, Waxwork Records and Phantom Carriage Brewery!

Don's Tiki Mākeke "End of Summer Beachcomber Roundup
Saturday, September 9! Doors open from 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m.
16278 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, California 92649
$10 (cash) Admission includes $10 Food & Cocktail Voucher! Children 14 years & younger are FREE. 

Hosting over 50 of your favorite new & returning Artists & Vendors! Enjoy the world's BEST Mai Tai and sip n' shop with live Hawaiian music played by Kimo the "Steel Guitar Master" from 11:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Dine in our Longboard room with our island inspired cuisine and live Polynesian Entertainment by Chief of the OC & Hula Wahine's with sets at 11:30a.m./12:30p.m./1:30p.m. We have more live music for you in Don's Dagger Bar with your favorite Surf Rock band; The Volcanics from 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Don't miss the last Tiki Mākeke of the summer!!

Power-Con: The He-Man and She-Ra Toy & Comic Book Experience
September 9 & 10, 2017
Located at the Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach hotel
3635 Fashion Way
Torrance, California 90503, USA
Day passes (Saturday or Sunday): $25.00 each, online and at the door
Weekend passes (only available online until Friday, August 25th): $40.00 each

It's all devoted to that 80's cartoon and its various spin-offs. By the power of Greyskull!!

Dreamcast 18th USA Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, September 9, 5 PM - 12 AM
Game Realms
137 N Victory Blvd, Burbank, California 91502
It's such a specific anniversary for a device not that beloved.

15th Annual Chalk Art Festival on The Redondo Beach Pier
Saturday, Sep 9, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Redondo Beach Pier

Help transform the Redondo Beach Pier into a concrete canvas over the Pacific Ocean.  This all ages event is free and open to the public and chalk is provided to the first 150 participants.

LA River Boat Race
Saturday, September 9, 
The Glendale Narrows 

Paddlers of all ages and abilities will a find this a fun and safe exploration of our changing waterway. Boats and gear are provided if needed. Plus our new Boat Float Pageant and Parade gives visitors a new way to engage with the river and the community around it. Costumes encouraged. Canoes and SUPs welcomed.

ArcLight Presents Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Sunday, September 10th - 2 PM & 7 PM screenings
Wednesday, September 13th - 2 PM & 7 PM screenings
Multiple ArcLights

We invite you join us this September, as we take part in a special 35TH anniversary event with ArcLight Presents…STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN. Relive one of the most renowned and beloved chapters in Star Trek history, or bring your family to experience this sci-fi epic the way it was intended.

Grand Park: Beat Swap Meet
Sunday, Sep 10, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
Grand Park

Come together for an afternoon of vinyl, DJs, b-boy & b-girl competitions, food and more. Celebrate everyone's favorite gathering of families, music enthusiasts, dance lovers and everyone in between - BEAT SWAP MEET. Beat Swap Meet is the world's most unique record show featuring music from all genres, all on vinyl, and everything inspired from it. This event is co-produced by Beat Swap Meet and Grand Park.

Shin-Sen-Gumi Restaurant Group’s 7th Annual Charity Festival
Sunday, September 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
18517 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90248
・Food Stands: Yakitori, Ramen, Okonomi-Yaki, Yakisoba, Fried Takoyaki, Tacos, Sara-Udon, Sausage & Corn, Shaved Ice, Cotton Candy, Soft Drink, Bar (Beer, Wine, Shochu, Sake), etc.
・Games: Yo-Yo Fishing, Shooting Gallery, Pat Golf, Soccer Challenge, Bowling, Goldfish Scooping, Darts, Quoits, Basketball Challenge
・Performances: Wadaiko, Dance, Songs, Karate, and other special performances!
・Goods: Tshirts, Character Mask, CD, Key Chain, etc.
・Raffle Lottery: Enter to win a great Prize!!