Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Anime, Games & Some Free Arts & Culture Weekend

 Anime LA

January 25January 28
Ontario Convention Center
2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, California 91764
Full event
$70/$65 Student/Military
Single Days
Thursday – starting November 1st $20
Friday – starting November 1st $30
Saturday – starting November 1st $40
Sunday – starting November 1st $30

For the true otaku who loves the anime community. The biggest draw is the other otaku. This event doesn't grab the biggest companies, but it gathers a huge assortment of fans.

They are trying to get some fun events, they're doing a a special event, Anime Los Angeles Celebrates 20 Years of Cowboy Bebop.Voice talent guests from Cowboy Bebop include Beau Billingslea, Steve Blum, Melissa Fahn, Wendee Lee, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Lia Sargent, Skip Stellrecht, and Paul St Peter!

Dub That Hentai at ALA
Friday, January 26, 11:59 PM - 12 AM
Ontario Convention Center Room 203
@ Anime LA

Join us for a night of animated debauchery as audience members compete with their voices to scenes from adult anime titles. It's a party with prizes and a cash bar you wont want to miss. Players will compete in teams to create the best hentai scene to be voted on by the audience! Prizes from our sponsors will be awarded for all participants.

TASCHEN Sale Beverly Hills
January 25January 28
354 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90210
From January 25–28, enjoy discounts of up to 75% on display and slightly damaged books across our entire catalogue, both in store and online.

Meet Cute 2
Opening reception Friday, January 26, 7-9pm
7308 Melrose Avenue 
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Celebrate pop culture’s cutest couples with us!! From artist Nan Lawson.

Grand Opening: Neon Retro Arcade 2.0!
Friday, January 26 at 7 PM - 11:59 PM
Neon Retro Arcade Northridge
8943 Reseda Blvd.
$10 for an hour
$25 for a day

"Join us for the Grand Opening of Neon Retro Arcade Northridge! Arrive early: the first 50 guests in line will receive a free swag bag! 

Game Night: A Variety Show
Fri, Jan 26, 8:00 PM
Geeky Teas and Games
2120 Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506

All inspired by the fun and community of playing games, Game Night is a variety show featuring music and comedy, AND a reason to put on pants and leave your home! January's special guests are comedian David Huntsberger (Professor Blastoff podcast, SyFy Channel), actor/host Clarke Wolfe (Collider, Nerdist, Sending The Wolfe podcast), and powerhouse musicians/comedians, The Library Bards!

Phantasm Screening
Friday, January 26, 11:59pm

Midnight show w/Intro Actor Reggie Bannister.

Nekromantik dir Jorg Buttgereit
Friday, January 26, 10pm
Downtown Independent

The controversial horror film that shocked the world in 1987, when it was banned in Germany, censored in Japan and simultaneously became a huge underground hit in the US (now long out of print.)
Winter Exhibitions Opening Celebration
Pasadena Comic Con & Toy Show
Sunday, January 28, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pasadena Convention Center
General Admission $10.00
Kids are Free 12 and below

Pasadena's very own comic and toy show, probably not big numbers, but if you want to meet fellow fans or get something to put on your desk.

Museums Free-For-All
Sunday, Jan 28 
Multiple Museums Around LA

No, the museums aren't battling to death for federal grant money...yet. Still seeing some museums fight one another would be fun and educational. No, it's a day when many museums around LA are free and open to the public. There's so many to choose from so look at the list at go on adventure.

*Some might have special rules to get in free, so be sure to check on how to get it.

Night On Broadway
Sun, Jan 28, 3pm- Midnight
Multiple Theatres Downtown

At the end of the month we have a big night planned in LA. Night On Broadway will be back downtown. A free arts and music festival, that runs one night only in classic theaters.

Check the official site above for the full line-up and times as they become available. Basically, you show up and whatever has open seats you get into.

Voyager Institute: THE FIVE MINUTES GAME 1/28
Sun, January 28, 2018
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
3044 Rosslyn Street
Los Angeles, CA 90065

It’s the Super Bowl for movieheads! Voyager Institute presents a legendary update on a classic video store clerk tradition.*Every* movie is interesting for its first 5 minutes: its chance to lure you in with people, places and mood while you figure out what’s going on.

Fujiyama Ichiban
January 28(Sun) 1:00pm & 3:30pm
South End Health Club
2800 Skypark Dr. Torrance CA 90505
$12 over 3yrs old.

Samurai Hero "Fujiyama Ichiban" is coming! Japanese style live hero event such as movie, action show and meet & greet. Come see us on Jan 28(Sun)!