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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Cinco De Mayo Weekend

Crunchyroll Movie Night Presents: Bungo Stray Dogs -DEAD APPLE-
May 2, 6:00 PM
Downtown Independent
251 S Main street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Anime movie night
Synopsis: Six years has passed since the bloodbath known as the Dragons Head Rush conflict.
Over 500 people with supernatural powers have been found dead -- presumably by
suicide. The Armed Detective Agency is tasked with the mission to capture Shibusawa
Tatsuhiko, the mysterious special ability user thought to be involved. But when Osamu
Dazai disappears, the Demon Fyodor begins showing his shadow.

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
May 3rd – 12th
Multiple Theaters
$14 – General
$13 – Students & Seniors
$12 – VC Members

Check out films from other parts of the world.

Thu, May 3, 7:30pm
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Double Feature! Writers Mike Judge & Etan Cohen In Person!

VRLA 2018
May 4May 5
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, California 90015
$ 40 for one day pass

Experience hundreds of VR & AR experiences May 4-5th at VRLA, the biggest two-day immersive technology festival!
LONAC Strange Tales
DREW MERRITT Slaying Idols
Opening Reception:
Fri., May 4th 6-9PM
On view: May 4, 2018 – May 25, 2018

May the Fourth 2018
May 4May 5
Starts 2pm each day

Scum and Villainy Cantina
6377 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
$No cover charge
Enjoy Star Wars Day at the star wars themed bard

Aggretsuko's DEN of RAGE
13 Dates · May 4 - May 16
- Friday, May 4th - 11 am to 6 pm
- Saturday, May 5th - 12 pm to 4 pm
- Saturday, May 12th - 12pm to 4 pm

Sanrio Japanese Village
115 Japanese Village Plaza Mall

"Leave the office and drop everything -#Aggretsuko’s DEN OF RAGE IS HAPPENING!!! Starting this Friday at Sanrio Japanese Village until Wednesday, May 16th, enter this Sanrio pop-up for first dibs on a limited inventory of official Aggretsuko merch, photo ops and appearances from the red panda 🤘🤘🤘"

Lucha VaVOOM's Cinco de Mayan Gigante
Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 
Opens at 7:00pm and the show goes from 8:00-10:30pm.
The Mayan Theater 1038 S Hill St. 
Special price, all access tickets are still available for $48.50. 

Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque and comedy collide again for Lucha VaVOOM's Cinco de Mayo event.

Taco Madness '18
Saturday, May 5 at 5 PM - 11:59 PM
LA Plaza De Culturas y Artes
501 North Main Street, Los Angeles, California 90012
Free or VIP at $25

Mark your calendars! This year's Taco Madness is on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 in DTLA at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes The perfect setting to enjoy the best tacos in LA, listen to the best music, drink the best micheladas, and try the best local craft LA beer.

Los Angeles County Fourth Anniversary Pop-Up
Saturday, May 5, Noon-4pm
Los Angeles County Store
4333 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Join us as we celebrate turning FOUR with a special in-store pop-up shop featuring five of our favorite Los Angeles-based makers. 

The Vegan Dessert Summit
Saturday, May 5, 4PM-6PM
428 S Hewitt St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
RSVP to get in for free

"We've long been fascinated with the R&D that goes into vegan baking -- and L.A. has become the epicenter of vegan cuisine's current wave.  Come hear the secrets and science behind this delicious dairy-free world from local legends Clara Cakes and more.  This will be a lively, exciting and delicious onstage conversation."

Pin-Pal-Palooza Spring 2018
Saturday, May 5, 11 AM - 5 PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 E Main St, Alhambra, California 91801
Spring is in the air and Gallery Nucleus is holding our third Pin-Pal-Palooza, a convention for all things enamel/lapel pin-related designed by your favorite artists and more! We've invited many vendors from Los Angeles and beyond.
AniFest 2018 Anime Festival
Saturday May 5, 10 AM - 6 PM
3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503

"Join us for a brand new Anime Festival in Torrance, May 5th!
AniFest is a one-day event of anime, cosplay, and family fun and for only $15! ($10 with discount flyer, or code). You'll find idol group performances, bands, concerts, comedy skits, panels, artists, retail vendors, select food vendors, and a lot more!"

Robo Toy Fest & Brick Boutique
May 6, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pasadena Convention Center

Robots or LEGOs to swoon over.

Movie Night: One Team One Target

Bruce Meyer Family Gallery
6060 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90036
Free, RSVP 

May 6 - July 6, 2018
1667 N Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

"BEYOND THE STREETS is the premier exhibition of graffiti, street art and beyond, celebrating the soaring heights to which the world’s most recognizable modern art movement has risen. BEYOND THE STREETS is a groundbreaking multimedia showcase of paintings, sculpture, photography, installations and more throughout 40,000+ sq ft of industrial indoor and outdoor space."

Pasadena Restaurant Week
Sunday, May 6, 2018, to Friday, May 11, 2018
Multiple Restaurants

"Return to an old favorite or try someplace new. Taste the best Pasadena has to offer at unbeatable prices. Pasadena Restaurant Week is a great opportunity to visit Pasadena favorites such as Bistro 45, Sushi Roku, Arroyo Chop House, Green Street Tavern, POP Champagne Bar and Restaurant, Parkway Grill, Kathleen's, Del Frisco's Grille, Ruth's Chris Steak House and many more."

VegFest LA
May 6th, 10:30AM – 6:30PM

6004 – 6076 Woodley Ave, Encino, CA 91316
"We welcome attendees to a magnificent day filled with food, fun and inspiration. The combination of a delicious vegan international food court, great live music, empowering speakers on health, environmental, humanitarian and animal topics, kids’ activities, animal adoptions, an eco-marketplace with over 150 vendors, and more, make for an an unforgettable earth-friendly experience that is sure to be enjoyable for all!"

Fiesta Matsuri
May 6, Sunday at 11 AM - 4 PM
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center - JACCC
244 S San Pedro St

Fiesta Matsuri combines the Children's Day celebrations of two communities - Kodomo no hi in Japan and Dîa de los niños in Mexico. Both holidays celebrate the growth, happiness, and success of children.

May 8
W Hollywood
"Held in the iconic W Hollywood, LA Games Conference is a high end favorite among game, media and investment leaders for the high energy, focused environment for networking, meetings and deal-making."

Tuesday, May 8 at 8:30 PM - 11:59 PM

The Regent
448 S Main St, Los Angeles, California 90013
$17.50 Advance / $25 Day of Show

If you like the music from the Switch game Floor Kids, you got to check this out.