Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Women Rock and other Film Festivals

 Cobra Kai Premiere feat. Karate Kid
April 25
Select Theaters

* See how much of the valley you can identify
The original 1984 classic The Karate Kid returns to the big screen for an exclusive one-night event; featuring the premiere of the first two episodes of the new YouTube Red series, Cobra Kai.

Apr 25- May 1
Multiple Theaters

The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) builds community awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people through film.

TCM Classic Film Festival

Apr 26-29
Multiple Theaters Around Hollywood
$ Individual tickets at $20 for most screenings and events.  Individual tickets to the Official Closing Night presentations of ANIMAL HOUSE (1978) or THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925), if available, will be priced at $30. Students with valid student ID will receive a 50% discount off all individual tickets.

 Held over four days in the heart of Hollywood, the TCM Classic Film Festival is a place where movie lovers from around the world can gather to experience classic movies as they were meant to be experienced: on the big screen, in some of the world’s most iconic venues, with the people who made them. Moreover, the TCM Classic Film Festival strives to be a place where a community of movie fans of all ages can share their love of classic movies with each other, make new friends and see films as they are seldom seen today.

April 26 - 29, 2018
Thurs. 4/26 - Ahrya Fine Arts Theater
8556 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Fri. 4/27 - Sun 4/29 - Laemmle Monica Film Center
1332 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Three days of non-stop action! Approximately 75 films, all dedicated to women in action.

The Donut Show
Opening Reception
Friday. Apr 27 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Gallery 1988: LA
7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90046
"Yayyy! It's The Donut Show! A solo art exhibit from Cuddly Rigor Mortis, aka Kristin Tercek featuring 40 original donut paintings and over a dozen prints. Treat your eyeballs, meet Kristin and get some non-caloric sweets for your life."

Royce's Arcade New Prices and Hours

"As of April 27, 2018 our admission price will increase to $5 per person per day."Enjoy over 100 free to play arcade games every Friday through Sunday! Enjoy endless rounds of Pac-Man, Centipede, DDR, Air Hockey, Street Fighter, Spiderman, and more! Coming soon you will be able to sign up and purchase yourself a Royce's Arcade monthly membership for just $10 a month to have over 100 games to play on any of the 12 freeplay days in the month!"

International Tabletop Day
Saturday, April 28
Multiple Locations

A day to play tabletop games with special events around LA.

It¹s nearly here! International Tabletop Day is happening this Saturday, April 28th ­ and to celebrate, the team at Geek & Sundry is playing games all day and streaming the action on Twitch, YouTube, and Alpha starting at 9AM PT

Line Weight VI
April 28, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Apr 28, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801 

Featuring a roster of artists known for their emphatic and brilliant use of the drawn line, we are excited to announce the sixth iteration of Line Weight! Join us April 28, 2018 from 7:00 - 10:00PM as we unveil new and original drawings from new and old Gallery Nucleus favorites for our annual back-to-basics drawing exhibition!

Street Food Cinema's New Season Starts

Saturday, April 28th
LA State Historic Park in Los Angeles

With special guests from this cult classic Sasha Jenson "Don" & Wiley Wiggins "Mitch" for a Q&A before the film starts at 8:30pm. Doors open at 5:30pm with live music from Reckless  )at 6:30pm. Food Truck favorites Baby's Badass Burgers, Belly Bombz, Cousins Maine Lobster, Keep it C'asian, Okamoto, Pinch of Flavor, Prince of Venice, Richeeze Melts, Sabores de Mexico, The Shrimp and Taco Stop, Spitz, White Rabbit, Word of Mouth, Dream Donut, Recess Truck, and more will be onsite.

Video Munch presents: Tammy & T-Rex
Sat, April 28, 2018
9:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth
2511 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Come trip your senses and laff your butte offe as we deep-dive into the Dynasty crew’s favorite YouTube wormholes! Ultra-low view counts, inscrutable malarky, indescribable bliss and impossible humanity collide as we pan for video gold like found-footage forty-niners. This is Video Munch.
And for the epic finale, it’s a condensed 45-minute version of TAMMY AND THE T-REX: our favorite VHS slice of dinosaur havoc.

Bad Girls Film Club 4-Film Marathon!

Sat, Apr 28, 7:30pm
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Advance Screening! REVENGE, 2018, Neon, 108 min. Dir. Coralie Fargeat. Debut director Coralie Fargeat announces her stunning arrival, painting a crimson canvas of hypnotic beauty and bloody retribution in this razor-sharp feminist subversion of the revenge-thriller.

Channel 101
Sat, Apr 28
Two screenings! 7 and 9PM
Downtown Independent

No longer a show, in fact. A living, autonomous, untelevised TV network, powered not by promise of reward to the artist, but by the artist's desire to reward the audience.

Jackalope Pasadena: Spring 2018
Apr 28 - Apr 29
Central Park, City of Pasadena
275 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, California 91105
Shop 200+ handmade artisans at Jackalope Pasadena this spring. 
Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 8:00 PM 
4067 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019

• 150+ Emerging Artists
• Live Body Painting
• 2 Stages with Live Music & DJs
• Live Art
• Free Pancake Bar

Festival of Colors in San Fernando Valley
Saturday April 28, 2018 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Woodley Park
6100 Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91406

Throw colored flour at each other and dance at this Holi event.

Little Tokyo Open
Apr 28-29
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
244 S San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Visit, learn, explore, and play in LittleTokyo at the inaugural Little Tokyo Mini Open. This is a 9 hole pop-up miniature golf course located in the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center. Every hole is a vibrant artwork created by a local artist paying tribute to the past, present, and future of our 134-year old Japanese American community!

AutoCon Los Angeles 2018
Sunday, Apr 29 at 1 PM - 8 PM
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, California 90015 
 On Sunday, April 29th, 2018, the Los Angeles Convention Center will open its doors and welcome thousands of passionate enthusiasts to AutoCon Los Angeles 2018. The show features the world’s top show vehicles and notable industry brands all under one roof while creating a unique experience allowing attendees the opportunity to connect and share common interests with one another.
Opens Tuesday, May 1 at 5 PM
7100 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
"SAVED BY THE MAX" is custom detailed to replicate the gangs favorite hangout, The bring your cameras & hop in one of our many new photo opps!
May 1-31
Multiple locations
Explore the best offerings from L.A.’s top bars, cafes, hotels, markets, and restaurants and the world’s best chefs at hundreds of extraordinary events. Help raise awareness and funds to fight food waste, hunger, and food insecurity and to promote sustainability.