Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Bread Battle of the Muppets

L.A. WHERE WE LIVE Signing & Benefit
Wed, May 30, 6 PM - 9 PM
Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90038
Golden Apple Comics is hosting a signing and benefit event in honor of the Where We Live anthology.Featuring participating contributors: Sina M Grace, Brian Haberlin, Matt Hawkins, Ray-Anthony Height, Mariah Huehner, Lucia Fasano, Joshua Hale Fialkov, Tess Fowler, Christina Rice, Rob Rose, Chris Ryall, Malachi Ward, and Henry Barajas.

Cinegear Expo
May 31June 3
Paramount Studios
5555 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, California 90038
Now $30 if you didn't register already 

Unique in concept, Cine Gear Expo offers artists and technicians the opportunity to discover the latest technology and techniques, get hands-on training, gain knowledge and skills from industry leaders, obtain the newest equipment, hear breaking industry news and network with peers and industry leaders all within a professional and comfortable studio environment.

Becoming LA Reopens
Reopens June 1st
LA Natural History Museum
$Museum Admission

The Museum’s permanent exhibition, reopening June 1, tells the story of how Los Angeles transformed from a tiny pueblo to a sprawling metropolis. It’s a 500-year saga of how L.A. went from cowboys to cars, which battles raged in its backyards, how Hollywood was born, and why an aqueduct changed everything.

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited
June 1–September 2, 2018
Skirball Museum
Museum admission

Featuring more than 100 objects and twenty-five historic puppets—including Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Ernie and Bert, Grover, and other popular favorites—The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited illuminates Henson’s unique contributions to the moving image. Along with a talented team of designers, performers, and writers, Henson created an unparalleled body of work that continues to delight and inspire people of all ages to create a kinder and gentler world.

Late-Night! The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited
Friday, June 1, 6:00–10:00 p.m.
Skirball Museum

Kick off the weekend with a rare opportunity to see The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited after hours. Stop by anytime between 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. to enjoy late-night gallery hours, a DJ set by Timothy Nordwind of OK Go, roving puppeteers, and more.
Grab a drink from the cash bar or a bite to eat from LA food trucks, La Morra Pizzeria, Green Truck, Tacos Super Gallito, and Nomad Ice Pops.

The Empire Strips Back: A Burlesque Parody
Friday, June 1, 8pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel

For the many that missed out on previous tours be prepared for some seriously sexy Stormtroopers, a dangerously seductive Boba Fett, some tantalising Twi'leks, a delightfully luke-warm Taun Taun, a lady-like Skywalker, the Droids you are looking for and much, much more!

Prisont Pit 6 Signing With Johnny Ryan
Friday, June 1, 7pm

Can it be? The end of Cannibal F%ckface’s long and disgusting journey? Come celebrate the Prison Pit finale with Johnny Ryan himself. Give him a pat on the back and buy him a (free) drink.

The Misandrists
Friday, June 1
7:30pm show w/Q&A
Saturday, June 2
7:30pm show w/Q&A
Nuart Theater

*Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce in person
It's gonna be a weird ride to see a what Bruce La Bruce thinks of the feminist movement.

KCRW Summer Nights Returns
with Pinky Pinky + DJ Dan Wilcox
Saturday, June 2, 7:30pm
One Colorado
41 Hugus Alley
Pasadena, CA 91103 United States

KCRWSummer Nights Return for free music events throughout the summer.

Experience Pinky Pinky live and KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox in the beautiful One Colorado courtyard, located in the heart of Old Pasadena. Feel free to come early and get a bite or a drink at the bar – bring a friend and make a night out of it! You can hear the music and catch a peek of the show if you get there in time to snag a table on the patio at one of the courtyard restaurants. It’s a quick walk from the the Metro to the Gold Line stop at Memorial Park.

Cinespia Summer Season Starts
Spirited Away
Sat, Jun 2, Doors at 7:15PM / Film at 9PM
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 

Sold Out, but more shows coming to watch in the comfort of a cemetery.

Last Remaining Seats Starts
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Saturday, June 2, 8 p.m.
State Theatre, downtown L.A.
$22 general

* See clasic movies at some of LA classic theaters throughout the summer with special guests

Evening host: Brent A. Robinson, Field Representative for U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris
A free Q&A session about the theatre will follow the screening. Stay in your seat to learn more about the history and architecture!
Join us for a free afterparty at Clifton's following the screening!

The Crypt Keeper - John Kassir Signing
Saturday, June 2, 1 PM - 5 PM
Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum
3204 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91505
*Prices will vary based on our special guests rate
Hello kiddies! Join us with our old pal, the Crypt Keeper himself! John Kassir will be at The Mystic Museum  taking photos & signing memorabilia, photos, & art prints!

Saturday, June 2, 10am to 9pm
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center 244 S San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$20 online $25 at the door

Your anime and Asian culture convention in Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles.


Rilakkuma Pop Up Shop Grand Opening Party 
Saturday, June 2, 11 AM - 8 PM
Japan L.A. Little Tokyo
356 1/2 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles, California 90012
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Rilakkuma Pop Up Shop, at the New JapanLA in Little Tokyo!

4th Annual Los Angeles Bread Festival
June 2-3, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grand Central Market
317 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90013

*People with gluten allergies better run for the hills.
*Back by popular demand, "Feel the Churn Butter Aerobics" will get the crowd's heart racing with a butter-making workshop.

The Los Angeles Bread Festival is back! Get ready to carbo load as Grand Central Market hosts the fourth annual Los Angeles Bread Festival on June 2 and 3. The free, two-day event is a celebration of Southern California's artisanal bread renaissance and an invitation to the public to experience the many expressions of L.A. bread at its best.

WEAR ORANGE: Shine + Swim with The Standard
Sat, June 2, 2018
2:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
The Standard, Downtown LA
550 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Soak up the sun around The Rooftop pool at The Standard, Downtown LA as we advocate for sensible gun solutions in partnership with Everytown for Gun Safety. Music by Travis Holcombe & Ari Shark.

A Tribute to: Incredibles 2
Sat, June 2,  7 PM - 10 PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 E Main St, Alhambra, California 91801
"Join us as we celebrate the June 15 theatrical release of "Incredibles 2" with a tribute art show, featuring 50 new art pieces! Photo ops and Incredibles themed installations will be on display for a limited time. Original and Limited Edition artwork available for purchase."

Made in L.A. 2018

The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy
June 3, 2018–September 16, 2018
Resnick Pavilion
$Admission to LACMA

Displaying exquisite designs, technical virtuosity, and sumptuous color, chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the most striking prints of the Renaissance. This groundbreaking show brings together some 100 rare and seldom-exhibited chiaroscuro woodcuts alongside related drawings, engravings, and sculpture, selected from 19 museum collections.

Cocktails + Change: Let's Vote
Sun, June 3, 2018
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
The Riveter
2236 South Barrington Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Surround yourself in civic action and DJs, photo stations, food, drinks and amazing people! Come with friends or meet new ones. This may be some major adulting but like in the best possible way.

San Fernando Valley Comic Book Convention
Sunday, June 3, 10 AM - 4 PM
11128 Balboa Blvd, Granada Hills, CA 91344
Admission: $5.00 Children 12 and under FREE!!!

A small comic book convention in the valley
*Free Comics and Raffle Every Hour.

Sun, Jun 3, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

A creepy double feature to end your weekend with.