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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Yo Love Ya LA

Neko Ninja 2/14/[email protected] 7PM
JFLA Auditorium 
5700 Wilshire Blvd, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free



Kagerota, a rogue ninja, is a wanted man as his clansman believes that he knows whereabouts of the scrolls which tells the mythical skills of warriors changing appearances to win battles. Kagerota is taking "Father," an overweight, golden-haired and red-nosed cat in his bag. He believes the cat is the feline form of his long-disappeared and legendary ninja father Kuze Kenzan because of the same red nose as Kenzan's.

HOMAGE x NBA All-Star Week Pop-Up
February 14February 18
517 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
"Come visit us at the CLSC LIFE space (517 N Fairfax Ave) starting 2/14 at 11 AM through Sunday. We’ll have pop-up shop exclusive gear and surprise guests all week, so keep your eyes on us."
Fantastic Planet Screening
Thurs, Feb 15, 7:30pm
NoHo 7
5240 Lankershim Blvd.
$12
A classic cult film that's pure sci-fi and weird imagery. Humanity isn't doing so well being the pets of giant blue aliens and it gets stranger
2/15 (Adv. Opening):,[PM7:30,10:30],2/16~2/20:,[AM10:30],[PM1:25,4:25,7:25,10:25],2/21~:,TBA
CGV Cinemas
621 S. WESTERN AVE. LOS ANGELES, CA 90005

We told you when we spotted another ScreenX screening and here you go. ScreenX using three screens to almost full encapsulate you in the film. This action packed Marvel movie seems like a good choice.
2/15 (Adv. Opening):,[PM10:00],2/16~2/21:,[AM10:00],[PM12:40,3:30,6:20,9:15],2/22~:,TBA
CGV Cinemas
621 S. WESTERN AVE. LOS ANGELES, CA 90005
$
When a series of unusual murders occurs, Detective K (KIM Myung-min) and his partner (OH Dal-soo) are once again called upon to solve the case. Along the way, he teams up with a beautiful woman (KIM Ji-won) with amnesia and together they discover Vampire bite marks on all of the bodies. As they investigate further, they begin to realize that the woman is somehow closely connected to the deaths.

Hentai Event
Friday, Feb 16, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Anime Jungle

"UTC will join it to carry 18+ figures, there are lots of manga, books, and dojinshi as well!! We will show some items until the day comes, so don't miss our posts! Oh, don't forget to add the event on your schedule too!!" 

The Chocolate and Art Show
Feb 16-17
Both show begins at 8PM and goes on until 2AM. 

The Vortex
2341 East Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90021  $15, 21+

Indulge yourself in some of LA's finest up-and-coming artists, photographers and creators! There is something for every body including live body painting, vendors, live music, face-painting, and free chocolate!

The 119th Golden Dragon Parade
Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 1:00 P.M.
Chinatown
Free
*Parking will be nuts, we recommend the Metro, Lyft or Uber
 
Since the mid-1980's, the Golden Dragon Parade has expanded to include almost two dozen floats, multiple marching bands, government officials, various dignitaries, entertainers, local business leaders and cultural groups. The parade theme emphasizes ethnic diversity, Chinese culture and exposure to Chinese-American businesses. The parade continues to be a rich and diverse experience for Angelenos of all ages and ethnicities.

Chinatown comes to life with the parade making a festival of the entire area. So big crowds and a festive atmosphere for the whole area.

Santa Monica Place Lunar New Year
Saturday, February 17 from 2 – 6 p.m.
Santa Monica Place
395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica
Free

Santa Monica Place commemorates the Year of the Dog with the annual Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, February 17. Hosted by Katherine Ho from The Voice on NBC, celebrations will include authentic cultural performances and activities such as the traditional Chinese dragon dance, Korean fan dance, stilt walkers, classical folk music from a Chinese musical duo, New Year’s Wishing Trees and family-friendly arts and crafts for all to enjoy.

Long Beach Comic Expo
Feb 17-18
Long Beach Convention Center
$30 and up 

Fans you ready for another weekend of thrills? Cosplay, meet your comic heroes and other celebrities from TV and film all in one place. There's even another expo inside just about Space, Space Expo!

25th Annual ScotsFestival and International Highlands Games
Feb 17-18, 9AM-6PM
The Queen Mary
$25 online (ages 12+) and $12 online (ages 4-11) for one day general admission


"For its silver anniversary, ScotsFestival is bringing back the amazing Scottish clans & vendors throughout the weekend with professional and amateur competitions in piping, drumming, massed bands, darts, Highland dancing, and Highland athletics. The Scottish Highland Games, a precursor to today’s Olympic Games, were designed to test the strength, skill, and technique of ancient warriors, with competitors converging on our beautiful ship to once again test who’s the best!

Tastings, archery, herding and so much more are returning to celebrate the ancient culture of Scotland, as we celebrate our 25th year bringing culture and joy to the community!"

‘Louise Bourgeois. The Red Sky’, ‘Mark Bradford. New Works’, and ‘Geta Br─âtescu. The Leaps of Aesop’
Opening reception: Saturday 17 February, 6 – 9 pm
Hauser & Wirth
901 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles CA 90013
Free












LA's Pin 'n' Patch Roadshow returns to ASCQ DTLA!
Sunday Feb 18, 12 PM - 5 PM

A Shop Called Quest (Los Angeles - Arts District)
300 S Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles, California 90013
LA's Pin 'n' Patch roadshow returns to ASCQ DTLA Feb 18th!!!
This curated "makers market" is a quarterly / one day event of the best vendors, artists, makers, creators and small business people in LA! This month we also will have food and live painting from various artists!!! Join us and get yourself a free pin for the first 50 peeps!!!


Japan Film Festival Fundraising Garage & Bake Sale
Sunday, Feb. 18, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Chanoma House, 305 Indiana Street, El Segundo, CA 90245
Free

Art Books, cook books, CDs, new DVDs, used DVDs, Clothes, Accessories, jewelries, camera, kitchenware, bags, sporting goods, some rare items with popular TV show logos, and many more.
Alexander Technique mini-private lesson also will be offered on the site.
There are baked goods. Brew coffee from one of the 10 best coffee roasters in LA, Demitasse Coffee Roasters.

Feb 19-Feb 25
Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
929 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
$35

"Voyager®, the world’s first premium cinematic VR chair, is the future of entertainment. And for a week in February at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, we’ve partnered with some of the most exciting narrative virtual reality artists to show why nothing compares to watching VR in Voyager®."

A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master 30th Anniversary Screening
Tue, February 20, 2018
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
TCL Chinese 6 Theaters
6801 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
$16

 A Q&A with the director Renny Harlin and cast moderated by Brian Collins of Birth.Movies.Death will follow the screening.
BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES (1970) & ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES (1971)
Tuesday, February 20th, 7:00 P.M.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Featuring a Live Appearance by Apemania! Come early to take photos with your favorite Planet of the Apes Characters!