Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Weekly What To Do: It's Not A Dream It's LA

Twilight Concerts on the Pier
9/5 Theme: Latin Waves
9/12 Theme: Australia Rocks the Pier
9/19 Theme: Island Vibes
9/26 Theme: Eclectic Indie
10/3 Theme: Afro-Beat and R&B
10/7 Theme: South Asian Sounds
6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Santa Monica Pier

New name, new season, new vision: introducing Twilight on the Pier! The outdoor music festival that's almost as iconic as the Pier itself is back for the 34th year. The 2018 series will spotlight the best and brightest SoCal has to offer and unique artists from around the world - a truly Local Meets Global experience. Each night of the series will be a Pier-wide festival, complete with immersive art, food offerings, a beer and spirits garden, games and interactive activations all along the Pier promenade.
*Gets super busy, plan ahead as it will get filled with a huge amount of people

Burbank International Film Festival
Sept 5-9
AMC Theatre 16
125 Palm Ave
Burbank, CA 91502

Once again winning our award for worst film festival web-site. The LA Film Festival isn't doing that great job either, but Burbank wins again on being slow, uneasy to navigate and just poorly made. There looks to be some fun stuff to engage you...if you can spot it on the site.

Goldenvoice presents
with The Saint James Society
Fonda Theatre
Wed, Sep 5, 2018 - 9:00PM
Doors Open: 8:00 PM
6126 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Party! Party! Party!

9/6 subtitled version
9/10 dubbed version
Select theaters
*Not for the kiddos

PERFECT BLUE, the groundbreaking and rarely screened first film from the legendary director Satoshi Kon (Paprika), returns to theaters for its 20th anniversary in a brand-new digital transfer. Rising pop star Mima has quit singing to pursue a career as an actress and model, but her fans aren't ready to see her go."

Every Thursday, until Sep 27
5:00 - 9:00PM
Park and shuttle @
7107 Hollywood Blvd. - MOSAIC CHURCH
for $5-$10

"Join us for great food, farmers, shopping, crafts, outdoor bar, live music, and one of the best views in the city"
*One of our favorite experiences in Hollywood over this month. 

Fri, September 7, 2018
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Free, RSVP

"Every Friday in September, we will be showcasing popular Japanese films, from anime to cultural films, all brought to you by the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles. Movies will start at 7PM and will screened at the 1st floor Step Plaza at The Source.
The series kicks off with the movie "Your Name" (君の名は) was called "An Unmissable Anime Masterpiece" by Forbes Magazine, making this film the highest-grossing anime film in history. Directed by Makoto Shinkai, "Your Name" is a beautifully animated masterpiece."

Sept 7-9 
Hollywood Bowl

It’s a Big Easy Bash at the Bowl! Celebrate the 300th birthday of New Orleans with Harry Connick, Jr., plus trombone powerhouse Bonerama with special guest Erica Falls.

Fri, Sep 7, 2018, 11:30 PM
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Apparently, you throw stuff?

*Movie picks
The Ranger & Let The Corpses Tan
Select Theaters
Starts Friday

If you missed Let The Corpses Tan at the Nuarte you need to catch it this week. A total asrtsy blast of hyper violence and sex as only the French can do. The Ranger is a trending horror film about some 80's punks getting taken out by the name of the movie.

'Round Midnight w/Intro
Friday, September 7
Actor Suze Lanier-Bramlett
(aka Susan Lanier)
Nuarte Theater

Classic cult horror movie.

Director Heather Lenz
Sat, Sept 8, 7:30pm show w/Q&A*
*Sat. Moderated by Flea
(bassist of Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Sun, Sept, 9, 1:00pm show w/Q&A**
**Sun. Moderated by Anjoum Agrama
(Women of Cinematic Arts at USC)
Nuarte Theater

A Japanese artist biography pic. She jumped out a window once. Oh' you suicidal Japanese. She's the lady behind the Infinity rooms we love here in LA.

Saturday, Sept 8 at 2 PM – 7 PM
Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, California 91007
$tarts at $60

"We’re bringing LA's favorite tasting event to the grassy Santa Anita Park infield with more world class, award winning top chefs and restaurants, out of town headliners, your favorite street eats, and more, all in one place for big fun."

Sept 8-9th
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 11:59pm
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
$11 – $45

Crazy Kung Fu action.

Growing into Roots
Opening Sept 8th 6:30-10pm
Sept 8th - Sept 26th, 2018
Giant Robot
2015 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Solo exhibition by kozy ktichens (kozy of kozyndan)


September 8 - October 13, 2018

Corey Helford Gallery
571 South Anderson Street

"Halloween is coming early to Corey Helford Gallery. In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, over 100 artists will debut never-before-seen works paying homage to the iconic monster in a group show of the same name." 

Saturday, Sept, 8, 8 PM – 12 AM
Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum
3204 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91505
"It's back! The sequel to last fall's hit horror/VHS immersive art installation is coming. Doors open on our opening reception September 8th. For those who don't know what Slashback Video is...It's an ode to the VHS days of horror that's one part exhibit and one part art show. Step back in time to the 1980s/early-'90s when mom and pop video stores thrived and gaze upon a wide array of posters, VHS tapes, promos, laserdiscs and video games! All of this is brought to you by The Mystic Museum & Ciara and Ryan Turek."
Saturday, Sept, 8,  2 PM – 10 PM
Game Realms
137 N Victory Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502
"Valley Vintage Collective and Game Realms presents, the 3rd annual Dreamcast anniversary event, celebrating 19 years of DC gaming goodness in North America."