Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Hausu Weekend With Game Music

A Vision In Balloons
August 22, 2018 - August 28, 2018
Aug 25, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
*FREE admission / all ages welcome / no rsvp needed

Hongseok Goh is a blind balloon artist from Seoul, South Korea. Mr. Goh began losing his eyesight at the young age of 19 and taught himself how to twist balloons so he would have a job later in life. His sculptures are astounding in size, complexity and detail. Mr. Goh has exhibited around the Asia Pacific region and the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. His work at the Gallery Nucelus is is his first time in the Western US.

Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival 
Aug 22-26
Multiple Locations

"Now in its eighth year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival is a five-day epicurean event showcasing the finest in food and drink culture throughout Los Angeles and culinary personalities from throughout the country. Based amid one of the country's foremost cultural destinations along Grand Avenue, the event spans the city and offers guests the chance to sample the cuisines and products from some of the most prominent epicurean influencers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment industry's brightest talents"

Blade - 20th Anniversary Screening -Screamfest Fears & Beers
Thu, August 23, 2018
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM 
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Got A Light? Art Show
Opening, Fri, Aug 24, 7-9 PM
Gallery 1988
7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

The brand new art show of matchbox art from Chet Phillips.

Fri, Aug 24, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Introduction by cast and crew members of the original “Battlestar Galactica” TV series. Discussion following with cast and crew members of both the 1978 and 2004 “Battlestar Galactica” series. Join us at 6:30 PM in the lobby, where author Mark A. Altman will sign his book, So Say We All: The Complete, Uncensored Oral History of Battlestar Galactica, which will be released August 21 by Tor Books.

Fri, Aug 24, 11:59 PM
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

ScareLA 2018 
August 25th & 26th
LA Convention Center
South Hall K 
1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
$tarts at $30

Discount code available: 
CODE: 20ween
The Halloween convention showing off all the goodies before Halloween hits two month later. Get an early look at haunted houses and this year it'll be a really silly affair as it's going all dark. Yeah, the lights are way down low, they're off as the whole convention is in the dark this year.

Chinatown Summer Nights
Saturday, August 25, 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Chinatown Central Plaza
943 N Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90012

Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights presents an exciting hot spot for Angelenos this summer. Taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown and LA’s gourmet food trucks; sample the neighborhood’s wares; watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations; experience large-scale, outdoor video projections; take part in hands-on, Chinese cultural activities presented by local organizations and museums; sip on craft brews and dance in Central Plaza with 89.9 KCRW’s DJ’s!

Saturday, August 25, 7 PM - 10 PM
Grand Central Market
317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90013
Magic & Mystery will rule the night when Grand Central Market (GCM) presents a quartet of amazing performers from the Academy of Magical Arts (AMA) on Saturday, August 25 from 7 – 10 p.m. In the tradition of the fabled Magic Castle, the private clubhouse of the AMA that presents artists specializing in diverse styles of magic in its different rooms, GCM will give guests a chance to experience varied live performances throughout the historic food hall.

Matcha LA Fest 2018
August 25-26
645 South La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Saturday August 25, 8:00 pm-Midnight

Admission includes one signature beverage compliments of SHOWTIME® (while supplies last, must be 21 years of age or older), DUBLAB-curated sound and visual installations, music, performances, access to the special exhibition 3D: Double Vision, LACMA's permanent collection of Modern Art and European Painting and Sculpture on view in the Ahmanson Building, and parking.
This will be a night to remember as you discover special site-specific sound and visual installations and see performances that will take place at various locations throughout the museum. 
Saturday August 25, 12 PM - 3 PM
The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
In celebration of the Deadpool 2 release to video, we are featuring a special guest! Justin Harder of Claus Studios, the man behind the first Deadpool movie credits and the DP2 exclusive steel book release. If you missed him at SDCC, you are in luck. Justin will be bringing his Deadpool prints, pins, and other random coolness. There will even be 30 prints of an exclusive Deadpool print for DP2 only found at The Perky Nerd. 
Sat, Aug 25, 7:30pm 
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
Retroformat presents Charlie Chaplin in a special presentation of some of his finest early shorts. 
Sat, August 25, 2018
5:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Autry Museum in Griffith Park
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
$8 – $21

Back to the Future out in the open.

7th Annual Harry Potter Roller Skating Night (Finale)
Sat, August 25, 8pm to 11pm
Moonlight Rollerway
5110 San Fernando Rd, Glendale, California 91204

Enjoy a night full of Harry Potter music from the films, wizard rock, costume contest, merchandise, games and raffle prizes and roll up to the snack bar for a frothy cup of Butterbeer!
Sun, August 26, 1 PM - 6 PM
Union Station Los Angeles
800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012
Changes presents an afternoon of approximately 20 site-specific performances and interactive works from Los Angeles artists in Union Station. The projects, which take advantage of the many unique spaces at Union Station, will ask the public to consider the station as a metaphor for all kinds of changes both personally and societally.

3rd Annual BBQ Day at Smorgasburg L.A.
Sun, August 26, 10am-4pm
Smorgasburg Los Angeles
777 Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90021
Sunday, August 26th, celebrate summer at Smorgasburg LA as the market brings the best of Los Angeles BBQ to DTLA. In this 3rd annual event, and one of the most exciting days of the year at Smorgasburg LA, guests will find everything from Texas-style brisket to Memphis style rib sandwiches and even an Argentinian asado vendor. Plus, Smorgasburg LA’s weekly vendor Black Sugar Rib So will be bringing their famous whole smoked alligator for the occasion.
Sun, August 26,
Franklin Canyon Park
1936 Lake Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Join us for our monthly full moon hike led by a Naturalist Volunteer. It will be a moderate hike that begins at the Franklin Canyon Ranch Parking Lot. This hike will approximately take 2 1/2 hours covering about 2.8 miles roundtrip.Please bring water, snacks, have sturdy shoes and optional light source. 
Weird Al Yankovic Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony
Mon, Aug. 27 11:30 AM 
Hollywood Walk of Fame 6914 Hollywood Blvd., right across the street from the Chinese Theatre
Weird Al Yankovic finally gets a star...not that far from Trumps, except his will not be destroyed by angry protesters.