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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Thanksgiving Weekend Edition

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Nov. 21 - Dec. 16
El Capitan
6838 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Nov 20-25 Only: Take your photo with Ralph and Vanellope at the character meet & greet before the movie! Before all screenings, enjoy immersive photo ops in the lobby & living internet projections inside the theatre.

The Foodie Space
Starts Nov 21
Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 Union Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

The Foodie Space is the serial foodie photo-taker’s wildest dream come true. Imagine colossal glitter fries that you can marry, playing with a giant overflowing noodle bowl of phở, an over-sized tea set mad enough to make Alice jealous, and many more to interactive with! Playfully poking fun at society’s obsession with social media and #foodporn, visitors will have a chance to take tons of glorious food pics with giant food-themed exhibits to their heart’s content.

Game Haus 5th Anniversary
Wednesday, November 21, 5pm
1800 S Brand Blvd #107, Glendale, CA 91204
$5.00 per person! Call us at (818) 937-9061 or stop by to purchase!

Five years of giving me an attitude when I ask for a game like Candyland. " Like Candyland, what like Candyland?" But, still a great place. Here's our report on the place when it just opened.

Thanksgiving Feast Show
Wednesday, November 21, 8:00pm
UCBT Franklin
5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Creepy uncles, troubled teenagers and doddering grandparents all grab a seat together for their truly messed up holiday meal. If you think YOUR family holidays are awful, just watch this.

UCB Thanksgiving All-Stars
Wednesday, November 21. 9:30pm
UCBT Franklin
5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Join your favorite improvisors for a Thanksgiving cornucopia of hilarity.

2 hours @ $40.00
CatCafe Lounge
1736 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

“We didn't want our once stray kitties to be alone on Thanksgiving, so if you are strayed in LA, join us to celebrate togetherness, with cats! Be surrounded by furriends for 120 mins! We will have Thanksgiving comfort classic meal and please feel free to BYOB.”This is a limited seating event and it will sell out - so don't stray, book now!
*Vegan/Vegetarian friendly

Turkey Trot Los Angeles
Thanksgiving morning – November 22, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
Downtown Los Angeles. The race starts and finishes in front of City Hall at 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Burn calories before eating that big meal.

Stanley Kubrick’s Sound Odyssey
Nov 23-25
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Combining film clips with live performances of the scores, we bring to life the iconic music chosen by late legendary director Stanley Kubrick – from Beethoven to Penderecki.

The Favourite Q& A
Friday, November 23
6:30pm show w/Q&A
The Landamark

Director Yorgos Lanthimos in person.

Fri, Nov 23, 7:30pm
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

This is the original, unrated 1979 U.S. theatrically released version of DAWN OF THE DEAD which has been lovingly and meticulously adapted to a 3-D format under the frame-by-frame supervision of DAWN’S original producer.

Alex Film Society Presents
Sat, November 24, 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Alex Theatre 
216 North Brand Blvd.  
Glendale, CA 91203
$8.50 - $12.50

Celebrating 21 years of Stooge madness, the theme this year is ‘Three For The Show!’ Starring Moe, Larry, Curly & Shemp. Stooges family & cast members in attendance. Lots of Raffle baskets filled with Stooge goodies from C3 Entertainment. All raffle proceeds support the Alex Film Society, a non-profit arts organization!

Improvised Mrs. Doubtfire
Saturday, November 24, 9:00pm
UCBT Sunset
5419 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Hellooooo! Looking for something to do Thanksgiving weekend? Help is on the way, dear! Four teams of amazing UCB performers join forces to improvise and remaster the family comedy and Academy Award (for Best Makeup) winning classic, Mrs. Doubtfire.

Mondo Cult Film Variety Showcase #2: Sex and Satan
Sat, Nov 24, 7:30pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

This screening series showcases the best new underground, surreal, crazy, experimental, obscene, absurd, rule-breaking and outlaw films from around the world. Mondo screens the brand-new films that have trouble fitting into any one genre, that have trouble finding a home in mainstream film festivals and that leave audiences' minds blown.

Secret Movie Club Conversation "Problematic Movies"
Sat, November 24, 2018
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Loz Feliz 3
1822 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Free, Must RSVP

"We will be discussing “Problematic Movies”. We’ll debate and discuss how we should treat and view once-beloved movies that have become “problematic” due to the moviemaker’s personal life, evolving views of race and gender, newly discovered controversies surrounding the making of the movie, among other aspects" 

Beyond The Black Rainbow in 35MM
Nov 24, 30
Downtown Independent
251 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, AR 90012

The debut feature of Panos Cosmatos (MANDY). Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune.

Mirai and the Works of Mamoru Hosoda
Nov 24, 12:00PM - 8:00PM
November 24, 2018 - December 2, 2018
Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801

Nucleus and GKIDS is proud to present a rare exhibition that highlights artwork from Mr. Hosoda's most recently released film Mirai as well as some of his past directorial works.

The Hollywood Christmas Parade
Sunday, November 25th, 6PM
Starting on Hollywood Blvd. at Orange Drive the U-shaped parade route will travel east to Vine, south on Vine St to Sunset Blvd. and west on Sunset Blvd. back to Orange Drive.

Our parade, open to everyone filled with so much mixed media you won't question why Kermit is with Stormtroopers.

L.A. County Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Monday, November 26, 5 PM – 6:10 PM
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012
The Holiday Season is ON. Usher in this festive time of year with the official lighting of L.A. County's Christmas tree in Grand Park. 🎄 Join us on Monday, November 26 at 5pm for chamber music, performances, holiday cheer and hot chocolate for all in Grand Park! ✨ 
Dubbed version

Playhouse 7 on Nov 26th
Claremont 5 on Nov 26th
NoHo 7 on Nov 26th
Ahrya Fine Arts on Nov 26th
Fathom Events and The Pokémon Company International bring the highly-anticipated new animated feature film Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us to movie theatres on November 26.