Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Murder Balloon

As we do every year, it's the Halloween annual posting of Murder Balloon! Don't get popped this Halloween!

2018 Happy Halloween LA

Hope you're having a Happy Halloween! Here's everything we got and gone over for Halloween. This place is packed with things to do! Check the guides below for every little spooky thing and check on the events below for anything that still has tickets.
Update: This is a prettfy funny video of what you can bring to the West Hollywood Carnival.
 -Daily News has a wonderful list of Halloween activities for the weekend and Halloween, perfect for kids and families.

-For any night club parties 21+ check out this huge list.

Trick-or-Treat in Little Tokyo
Wed, October 31, 2018
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Japanese Village Plaza
335 East 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Japanese Village Plaza is the perfect destination for all the little goblins and ghouls looking for some sweet treats on October 31st. Small business owners in the Plaza will be handing out candies and treats for costumed kiddies.
Wed, Oct 31, 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Santa Monica Boulevard between North Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard
* Parking is a nightmare, use public transport or an app
"Each year, the City of West Hollywood hosts its incomparable Halloween Carnaval — one of the most unique Halloween gatherings in the world. With an estimated attendance of several hundred thousand people, the Halloween Carnaval is the world’s largest Halloween festivity. Akin to Times Square in New York City on New Year’s Eve, it is one of Southern California’s largest events of any kind."

Golden Road Brewing's Halloween Bash: A Night to Dismember
Wed, Oct 31, 2018, 8:00 PM
Golden Road Brewing
5410 San Fernando Road
Glendale, CA
$15 or 
Free admission with Eventbrite RSVP + bring in one of the below items:
Nonperishable food items
Feminine Hygiene Products21+

Featuring live music by Teenage Werewolves, pyschic readings (tarot + palm), a haunted house designed by Albert Reyes, and specialty brews.

John Carpenter Live Performing Halloween & All Of His Greatest Scores
Wed, Oct 31, 7pm
Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood
$45 and up

Organist Clark Wilson provides chills and thrills to accompany the silent classic Nosferatu, the first film adaptation of Dracula.

Wednesday, October 31 7:00pm
UCBT Sunset
5419 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 
$7 Entry will be on a first come/first serve rolling basis. On arrival, please check-in with the box office to receive your ticket and time.

"An Immersive Comedy Haunted House! In this Immersive Comedy Experience, audience members will make their way through multiple rooms in the UCB Sunset building attempting to help the Snapchat Ghost right the Internet's wrongs.

Legend has it that the UCB Sunset building was once the site of a mental asylum that shut down after everybody in it died at the same time.
And now, every year on October 31st, all the Internet demons buried under UCB Sunset rise up for vengeance. It's up to you to stop UCB Sunset from becoming a portal for all of the internet's trolls, haters, Yodel Bois, Damned Daniels, and Yelp reviewers to cross over from the internet and bug us IRL."

Weekly What To Do: What To Do After Halloween

Nov 1-4
Downtown Independent
251 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival (LACFF) aims to uncover and promote excellent Chinese language and Chinese culture-focused films, and to foster cultural exchange through screenings and other activities.

Nov 2-4
Throughout Old Pasadena
Pasadena, CA 91105

Old Pasadena celebrates Day of the Dead, the reverent yet vibrant Mexican holiday that honors loved ones who have passed before us. During the three-day event, numerous Old Pasadena businesses will create beautiful altars in their spaces to showcase during the self-guided Tour of Altars. The weekend also includes three Community Altars, a Salsa dance party with live music and calavera face painting, and pop-up weekend fun. All events are open to the public and are free and open to the public.

Triforium Fridays Night #3
Fri, November 2, 2018
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
302 N Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012


A Three-Part Series of Polyphonoptic Parties at Temple & Main in Downtown Los Angeles.

November 2, 2018 - November 4, 2018, Varied
The Frank Sinatra Hall and the Ray Stark Family Theatre
Free, Must RSVP

November 3, 2018, 4:00 P.M.
The Frank Sinatra Hall
Free, Must RSVP

An all-star panel, anchored by series co-creators Peter Casey and David Lee, and star Kelsey Grammer, reminisce about this long-running, brilliant Cheers spin-off in which psychiatrist Frasier Crane returns to his native Seattle to host a call-in radio show and spar with his fussy brother, their ex-cop father and dad's physical therapist. Impeccable performances and polished scripts are the hallmarks of this sitcom, Emmy's most honored series. Moderated by Bill Prady, co-creator of The Big Bang Theory.

Opening Reception Friday Nov 2, 7-10 PM
Gallery 1988 

Doesn't get much nerdier than this.

Saturday, Nov 3, Show 4:00p, doors 3:30p
Resident, 428 S. Hewitt St.
Free, Must RSVP

Join us November 3rd for a can't-miss Q&A panel with writers from the Weekly's many former eras.  We'll hear the latest on what's now happening within its walls, as well as fun stories from the panelists' personal journeys through Weeklyland.

Grand Ave Arts
Saturday, Nov 3, 11:00 am- 4pm
Grande Ave

Los Angeles is a playground for arts and culture, and Grand Avenue is its epicenter. For the fourth year in a row, Grand Ave Arts invites all to explore, be curious, pop in, and choose their own adventures with more than 10 participating cultural institutions along Grand Avenue. All events are free and open to the public, rain or shine.

Saturday, Nov 3, 12:00 pm- 4pm
Santa Anita Race Track 
$22.00 - $110.00

Smorgasburg returns November 3rd with a food event you'll positively melt for! Meltdown at Santa Anita Park is a celebration of all things cheesy, and Smorgasburg is bringing some of their best vendors to showcase their best ooey-gooey goodies.

Dragon Ball Z
Bardock The Father of Goku & Fusion Reborn
Nov 3, 5
Select Theaters

Your favorite Dragon Ball Z movies are coming to the big screen for the first time! Don’t miss this special Saiyan throwback double feature, featuring the fully remastered English dub of Bardock The Father of Goku and Fusion Reborn.

Dapper Day Fall Expo
Sat+Sun, Nov 3+4, 2018 (noon-7p Sat, 10a-7p Sun)
Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall
1150 West Magic Way. Anaheim, California 92802
$10 Tickets include both days

 A companion to our DAPPER DAY outings to Disneyland, shop our nearly 30,000 sq ft. Expo marketplace featuring everything for fun, stylish living. Browse our hand-picked selection of vintage and contemporary clothing and accessories vendors, including local cosmetics and grooming brands, plus barbers, jewelry, eyewear, shoes, hats, and more. Plus new DAPPER DAY merchandise will be available exclusively at the Expo.

Fall into Fun at the Griffith Park Harvest Festival!
Sun, November 4, 2018
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
4730 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Celebrate autumn’s glory in L.A.’s largest urban park! Enjoy live music, local craft beers curated by the L.A. County Brewers Guild and a Kids Zone featuring a climbing wall, bounce houses, games and more. The Griffith Park Harvest Festival is fun for the whole family!
Festival is held below the merry-go-round. All proceeds benefit L.A. City parks.