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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Weekly What To Do: Let There Be Christmas Lights

LA CoMotion
Nov. 15-19, 2017
1200 E 5th St on the corner of 5th Street & Colyton Street in the Los Angeles Arts District

The LA CoMotion Mobility Festival is your chance to watch, touch and try out some of the most exciting inventions in the field of urban mobility. Take a ride in an autonomous shuttle, try out electric scooters and avant-garde bicycles and discover all the latest innovations that will be hitting our streets in the near future!

Cinema Italian Style
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Egyptian and Aero Theatres
Hollywood & Santa Monica 
"Join us at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres for our annual celebration of Italian cinema! The 13th edition of Cinema Italian Style kicks into gear with Italy’s official Oscar submission for Best Foreign-Language Film, A CIAMBRA. Writer-director Jonas Carpignano’s propulsive drama, executive produced by Martin Scorsese, digs a little deeper into one of the characters from Carpignano’s earlier MEDITERRANEA, a street-smart Romani 14-year-old named Pio."
Thursday, November 16 at 7:30pm 
The Americana at Brand
The Americana at Brand Christmas presented by BMW with Emmy-Award Winning Host Derek Hough. Join us for our Annual Tree Lighting celebration on Thursday, November 16 at 7:30pm as we kick off the holiday season.
November 17 – January 7, 6-10 p.m.
Closed Nov 23, Dec 24, and Dec 25
$10.00 - $19.95
"Los Angeles' holiday "must" destination under the stars sets the Zoo aglow with LED lights by the thousands, a disco ball forest, glittering twinkle tunnel, stunning 3-D animated projections and much more. A burst of breathtaking new features raises the bar for awe-inspiring nighttime holiday delight, among them a dynamic, musical holiday tree experience, a reimagined water show, a glittering "North Pole" setting for Santa photos, glowing "Northern Lights" featuring animal constellations that come to life, and an all-new "Wild Wonderland" finale spotlighting endangered and vulnerable species."
Fri. Nov 17, 7 PM - 10 PM
Gallery 1988: LA
7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90046
CRAZY 4 CULT IS BACK! Opening reception on November 17th at Gallery1988, it’s the 11th annual Crazy 4 Cult Show, with pieces based on your favorite films!

Fri. Nov 17, 2017 at 8:00pm
Immanuel Presbyterian Church 3300 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
$tarts at $55

"Presenting a totally unique visual experience, the LIVE in CONCERT presentation of "Kojiki and The Universe" merges Kitaro's Grammy nominated music from the album "Kojiki" with space-age photographic scenes of the Universe. "Kojiki and The Universe LIVE" features time-lapse images, expertly intertwined with real-time films provided by and in cooperation with Kyoto University's Astronomy Professor Kazunari Shibata.  NASA, and The Hubble Space Telescope. Taiko drumming and Butoh dancing enriches this program."

*A so bad, it's good pick
Starts Fri, Nov 17 
Laemmle Royal
We've eaten them for years. Now it's their turn! A chemical accident turns ordinary donuts into bloodthirsty killers. Now it's up to Johnny, Michelle and Howard to save their sleepy town from... Killer Donuts.

CTN Animation Expo
Nov 17-19
Burbank Marriot
$tarts at $30
*Parking $ucks

A big expo for animators showcasing many talented artists and companies.

Patches and Pins Expo Los Angeles
Sat, November 18, 2017

4067 w.pico blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019

 Over 50+ vendors and collectors all in one kick ass venue know as the 'Union Club LA" for your patches and pin needs.

Jackalope Pasadena: Fall 2017
November 18th-19th, 2017 / - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Central Park, Old Pasadena
275 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena CA 91105

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. 

Slashback Video Final Weekend Event
Saturday, November 18, at 8:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum
3204 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91505
$6.66 , it will sell out

Come join us for one last trip down the horror aisle! Slashback Video will be finishing its run at the Mystic Museum. What better way to say goodbye to the video store than gathering for a reception and busting out one of those VHS tapes — AND WATCHING IT! Slashback and Mystic are teaming up with Friday Night Frights to pick a film that’s been trapped on VHS (Blood Beach)! And, of course, we’ll all remember to be kind and rewind it when we’re done, right???
Justice League Day with The Justice League
Saturday, November 18, 2 PM - 5 PM
The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
We are excited to announce our JUSTICE LEAGUE DAY will include the actual Justice League! Susan Eisenberg, the voice of Wonder Woman from the JL cartoon, is bringing some awesome members from the crime fighting crew with her this time for a fun Q&A and signing to follow.

These are the confirmed members that will be with us!
Susan Eisenberg - Wonder Woman
Phil Lamarr - Green Lantern
Maria Canals-Barrera - Hawkgirl
Andrea Romano - Voice Director/Casting/Voiceover
Saturday, November 18, 11 AM - 5 PM
Geeky Teas & Games
2120 w magnolia blvd, Burbank, California 91506
Join us for a celebration of the Star Wars Christmas Special featuring vendors with self-crafted wares.
Expect everything from the original trilogy to clone wars fan art, home goods, food, clothing and more.
Saturday, November 18, 7 AM - 11 PM
Carlo's Bakery (Santa Monica, CA)
1354 3rd St Promenade, Santa Monica, California 90401
"It's finally happening, California! Carlo's Bakery will officially celebrate the grand opening of our bakery in Santa Monica on November 18, 2017 at 7am. Join Buddy and the famiglia as they cut the red ribbon and open the doors to our first California location at the Third Street Promenade [1354 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401]. The store will open immediately upon the ceremony's closing and meet and greets will begin"
Sunday, Nov 19, 11:00 am-1:00 pm 
Colorado Boulevard (between Altadena Dr. and San Gabriel Blvd.) in East Pasadena (start location: 2627 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107)
"The Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade will celebrate 40 years of irreverent frolicking on the streets of Pasadena. The 2017 Parade takes place on Sunday, November 19th, stepping off at 11am in East Pasadena along Colorado Boulevard, the original Route 66."
November 19 – January 7
Descanso Gardens
"Enchanted: Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens."
One day only, Mon, Nov 20
Playhouse 7 on Nov 20th
Claremont 5 on Nov 20th
NoHo 7 on Nov 20th
Ahrya Fine Arts on Nov 20th
An anime feature film playing one night only in LA.