Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Weekly What To Do: WonderCon Weekend 2018

Easter Eggs -2 by Kevin M. Wilson / Ape Meets Girl &Vance Kelly
Opening Reception - Wednesday, March 21st, 7-9pm
Hero Complex Gallery
2020 South Robertson Blvd.
Studio D, LA, CA 90034
(Best parking to the south on Hillsboro)

Art show with hidden content in the art, artist in person on opening reception.

Thursday, March 22 at 5 PM - 8 PM
Globe Theatre
740 South Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90014

1,000 Drawings combines art, charity and a night on the town. Your $30 ticket gets you in the door to see donated doodles, paintings and drawings. Every attendee goes home with a drawing or doodle! Award-winning musicians entertain. Bid on the Silent Auction. All proceeds bring the arts to downtown Los Angeles school kids.

The Mermaid Museum
March 22- 23 from 3 to 9 p.m.,
March 24- 25 from noon to 6 p.m.
Goya Studios, 1541 N Cahuenga Blvd.
*all reserved spots are taken as of writing this

A pop-up for a new TV show on Freeform called Siren about mermaids.

Thu, Mar 22, 2018 - Sun, Mar 25, 2018
Egyptian and Aero Theatres
Hollywood & Santa Monica
"Burt Reynolds joins us in person for discussions following THE LAST MOVIE STAR, SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT and GATOR."

Blazing Saddles
Fri, March 23, 7:30 pm 
Bing Theater
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90036

Mel Brooks makes fun of the old west, you'll love it or a least laugh your ass off.
March 23-25
Anaheim Convention Center
$tarts at $20, $75 for three day pass
*Saturday pass is sold out
Parking sucks nearby, give yourself extra time

The schedule is up for you to choose what line you're going to stand in. Really though, it's a huge fan convention for comics, movies, television and more. This is always a big one for the area, we would say it's the next closes fan gathering to Anime Expo in size. Great ready for days to devoted to catching up with some of your favorite shows, writers and artists with a lot of cosplaying action. Here's some of our top picks for the event.
Los Angeles County Air Show
March 24March 25
4555 W Avenue G, Lancaster, California 93535
Parking 12.54
"Los Angeles County Air Show presented by Lockheed Martin featuring military jets, aerobatics, warbirds, skydivers, largest Kids STEM Exhibition, History Panels and more" 

KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
March 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, the California Science Center proudly presents the world premiere of KING TUT: TREASURES OF THE GOLDEN PHARAOH–the largest King Tut exhibition ever toured! Discover over 150 authentic artifacts from King Tut’s celebrated tomb–60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt, until now. 

Saturday March 24 at 2pm and 8PM
Sunday, March  25 at 2pm
Alex Theatre
216 North Brand Boulevard Glendale, CA 91203 
$20.00 - $90.00
Remember the 90's in song and not just the music, but the shows and movies? 
Waffles and Beer Festival
Sat, Mar 24, 2018, 12:00 PMPershing Square
532 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
$7 per person at the door, must have wristband to enter.
All ages welcome, kids 3 and under free

Waffle Day is celebrated on March 25 every year, per the Swedish Tradition. We're bringing the fun, food and good times to Downtown Los Angeles! Join us on March 24th & 25th for beer, mimosas, live music and all the best Waffles in LA, from savory to sweet, you won't want to miss this epic food and beer festival!
The 10 Hour Bach Marathon
Saturday, Mar 24, 9:00 am
Union Station
The marathon returns to celebrate with free pop-up performances of the German composer's music by 240+ artists from age 7 to infinity of various backgrounds who represent the beautiful diversity of our vibrant city.

City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan
March 25, 2018–July 15, 2018
Resnick Pavilion

"City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan presents recent findings from Mexican national and international archaeological projects excavating at Teotihuacan's three main pyramids—the Sun, Moon, and the Feathered Serpent—and major residential compounds. These discoveries have fundamentally changed our understanding of the city’s history. "

Mar 25-26 & Mar 28
Select Theaters

From the legendary Studio Ghibli take a look at their weird take on The Little Mermaid, it's nothing like it, but it just has great animation.
Torrance Cherry Blossom Festival 2018

March 25, Sunday at 11 AM - 4 PM
Columbia Park, City of Torrance, CA
The free festival includes performances from artists representing Asia, including Japan, Philippines, India, and Korea. The Torrance Craftsmen's Guild invites artists and crafters to display and sell their work; and there are activities like learning to make origami and face painting. Bring your friends, pack a blanket, and delight in the blossoming cherry trees!