Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Sailor Stalin Should See All The Art In Pasadena

Game Night 37
Wed, Marc 7, 8 PM - 11:30 PM
3733 S. Robertson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
$5 suggested donation.

Come play boardgames with us! Bring friends, drinks, snacks, boardgames. There's nearby street parking in the neighborhood south of Washington Blvd.

Pasadena International Film Festival
March 7-15
Laemmle Playhouse 7

For nine days and nights, the Laemmle Playhouse 7 showcases more than 100 PIFF entrants from 15+ countries including features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, animation and web series. Every film programming block ends with a moderated-hosted Q&A. Mix and mingle in the Laemmle's lobby where you can have your picture taken on the red carpet, chat with the press or hob nob with the stars.

The Musuem of Failure Re-Opens
Thur, March 8
Hollywood and Highland Center 

Due to its lack of failure and wildly popular Downtown Los Angeles exhibition that debuted in December 2017, the museum is continuing to share tales of let-downs and megaflops in its new Hollywood & Highland location in the heart of Hollywood.

Fresh Out! LA
Thur, March 8, 9pm
Nerd Melt Theater

Fresh Out! LA is a monthly stand up show co-hosted by Adam Conover (Adam Ruins Everything) and Emily Heller (the Half Hour on Comedy Central). Fresh Out! LA brings Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown a diverse mix of comics, ranging from big name movie stars to the best of the open mic scene. No gimmicks - just an awesome show combining your favorite comics with your soon-to-be faves.

SCaLE 16X – the 16th annual Southern California Linux Expo
March 8-11, 2018
Pasadena Convention Center

SCaLE 16X expects to host 150 exhibitors this year, along with nearly 130 sessions, tutorials and special events.SCaLE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area.

Thur, March 8, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

These are some dark movies on women empowerment. Ms. 45 has the terrible tell of a women raped in New York to be raped again when she gets home to her apartment. She snaps and starts gunning down bad men and then later any man.

Mar 8-14
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

As Isle of Dogs is about to hit theaters later this month they're having a retrospective of Wes Anderson's work. You're getting two movies as each film is teamed-up with another movie similar in theme or style.

Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High AKA Volume 2 Screenings
Ahrya Fine Arts on Mar 8th
NoHo 7 on Mar 9th-week run
Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High AKA Volume 2 is the explosive finale of Lloyd Kaufman’s inspired two-part indie event film, the continuation of the compelling adventure of Lauren and Chrissy, two lesbian lovers who must face and defeat the most corrupt and evil forces ever to descend upon Tromaville…and the world! 
Music Hall on Mar 9th
Based on the 2010 short story, "-30-" by award-winning author Laird Barron, THEY REMAIN explores the evolving relationship between Keith and Jessica, two scientists employed by a vast, impersonal corporation to investigate an unspeakable horror that took place at the remote encampment of a mysterious cult.

Metro Art Presents: Josh Nelson & The Discovery Project
Fri, March 9, 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Union Station Historic Ticketing Hall

Immerse yourself in a multimedia love letter to Los Angeles combining video, light and live music as Metro Art Presents Josh Nelson & The Discovery Project.

Q&A's for these two films:
The Landmark
Actor David Oyelowo
Friday, March 9
7:00pm show w/Q&A
Actor Jason Isaacs
Friday, March 9, 8:00pm show w/Q&A
Actor Jason Isaacs
Director/Co-Writer Armando Iannucci
Saturday, March 10, 7:00pm show w/Q&A
Sunday, March 11, 2:10pm show w/Q&A

Gringo Q&A | Friday 3/9 with Actress Charlize Theron & Director Nash Edgerton
The Death of Stalin Q&As | 3/9 - 3/11 with Director Armando Iannucci & Actor Jason Isaacs

ArtNight Pasadena 
Friday, March 9, 6pm-10pm

Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. The night is yours to decide. Begin your journey at any one of our 19 participating cultural institutions, where free shuttles will be waiting to transport you to your next destination. Last fall, 28,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight. Don't miss the fun this Spring!!

Twitch Hollywood’s Second Meetup at Button Mash!
Saturday, March 10, 4 PM - 7 PM
Button Mash
1391 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026
Alright everyone! We asked and you decided! Barcade it is, and it’s at Button Mash LA! Come join us, partners, affiliates, fans of streaming, let’s rally up for our second event and unite! We are stronger as a group, so let’s link up, share tips, and conquer the internet together! We bleed purple, so let’s represent with our twitch gear!! Hope to see you all there!

Smorgasburg Saturday Popup on the Pier
Saturday, March 10, 11 AM - 5 PM
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, California 90401

Westside fans will get the chance to taste the best of Smorgasburg LA on their own turf as Smorgasburg brings over 70 vendors to the Pier including local favorites from Sundays in DTLA, like goa-taco, Amazebowls, Shrimp Daddy, Lobsterdamus, Big Mozz and more. Plus, special popup vendors, unique shopping, and more.
Saturday, March 10, 2018, Opening 5pm-7pm
Koyasan Buddhist Temple (Daishi-do 2nd floor)
342 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 

An installation with the title of MOMENT is deliberately calculating the perception of an approach from a common ground to the sacred..This intimate private special two-hour exhibition will be held at the very hidden meditation room called Daishi-do of the Koyasan Buddhist Temple.

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical – Le Mouvement Final
Starts Saturday, March 10,
In select movie theaters

In the name of the moon, join Sailor Moon and the Sailor Guardians as they face their final fight with the evils of the galaxy in the filmed version of the Japanese musical “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical-Le Mouvement Final.” Brought to you by CineLife Entertainment and Live Viewing Japan, “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical-Le Mouvement Final” encourages you to cosplay and sing along to the live-musical adaptation of Sailor Moon’s final battle.

Saturday, March 10th from 10:00am-12:30pm
Blankspaces located at 1450 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Over bagels & champagne, we'll make phone calls encouraging supporters to call their elected officials and demand action on gun safety legislation.

Evening Candle Prayers
Saturday at 9:46 PM - 12:46 AM
Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California 90401
Evening Candle Prayers
We will give prayers at 9:46PM which is 2:46PM, the actual time in Japan. Please come join us!

Let’s send love and prayers from the people of Southern California to the people of Japan and to honor the lives lost, and the survivors and families forever affected by Japan’s worst natural disaster.

Love to Nippon 2018
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters, 100 W 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 Love to Nippon 2018 – 7th Anniversary Memorial Event pays tribute to the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Disasters.

 Yamato—The Drummers of Japan
Chousensha—The Challengers
Sun, March 11 at 3PM 
Valley Performing Arts Center
$23 to $63
Your chest will pound and the walls will shake with wadaiko drumming, the ancient Japanese art performed by Yamato, a masterful troupe that has performed for over 23 years in 53 countries. 

Mar 11 and12th
Select Movie Theaters

The digitally remastered version of the 2004 anime box office hit Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie is back in theaters for a limited two day event!

Sun, Mar 11, 2018
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Two murder-y movies to end the week with.

Robert Kirkman in conversation with Jason Mantzoukas
Tuesday, March 13 at 8 PM - 9:15 PM
Ann and Jerry Moss Theater
3131 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90404
Discussing his work and launch of new comic book series, Oblivion Song.
Tommy Wiseau & Greg Sestero Signing at Amoeba Hollywood
Tuesday, March 13 at 5 PM - 6 PM
Amoeba Music
6400 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
 ** Purchase your copy of "The Disaster Artist" in-store only at Amoeba Hollywood on Tuesday, March 13th to meet Tommy and Greg and get the DVD/Blu-ray signed.
Tommy Wiseau (actor/director) and Greg Sestero (actor and author) visit Amoeba Hollywood to celebrate the Blu-ray & DVD release of "The Disaster Artist," the movie based on the book based on the movie, "The Room."