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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Weekly What To Do: It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like LA

The Game Awards 2018
Dec. 06 - 5:30 PM / Doors Open at 4:30 PM
Micorsoft Theater
777 Chick Hearn Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Parking $$

Yes, you can go to The Game Awards here in LA. The award show has been gaining steam over the years and now showcases a number of reveal trailers. Supposedly, more than 10 new game reveals will take place while awards are given out to a select few from a game council  who chooses wins.

Lost Days, featuring the work of:
Jeffrey Everett, @Danmumforddraws & @JeffBoyes.
Opening Receptions: Friday Dec 7, 7-10 PM
Gallery 1988 7308 Melrose Ave.

It’s another year of art based on your favorite cult movies and hidden gems by a bunch of different artists. Then there’s the Lost Days art show too.

Dec 7-23, various nights
A Holiday Event By Street Food Cinema
Heritage Square Museum 
3800 Homer Street 
$25 and up

Yuletide Cinemaland at Heritage Square is a festive holiday celebration in a Charles Dickens style town square that combines the nostalgia of classic holiday movies outdoors with Christmas carolers, delicious food, hot chocolate, mulled wine, craft beer, and more!  Explore picturesque Victorian-era homes dressed for the holidays, join piano sing-alongs in the Perry Mansion ballroom and experience the Instagram-worthy Holiday Light Tunnel.

Each event features 2 holiday movie screenings outdoors (6pm and 8pm) with favorites like ELF, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE and THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS right in the middle of the historic town square at Heritage Square. It’s a ho-ho-ho and and belly full of fun brought to you by the producers of Street Food Cinema.

Comic Arts LA 2018
Dec 8th & 9th, 10am - 5pm
Elevate Fitness Complex
3000 Dolores LA 90065
Parking nearby sucks

Enjoy a weekend of indie artists and indie comics. We went to the event last year and were delighted for all the art and strange comics we could get. It's perfect for meeting the indie comics community and getting last minute gift for the holidays, thought technically, Hanukkah would have already started. Oh, and it's free entry.

December 8 + 9
11 am - 5 pm
Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N. Spring St.
Los Angeles CA 90012

Shop emerging and established Makers’ goods, discover rarities and remixes from local DJs, get creative while workshopping, eat from exceptional food trucks and end the day with a cocktail. See you there!

Saturday, December 8, 5 p.m.
More than 30 bars and restaurants across Santa Monica come together to offer food and drink specials to those with SMPC wristbands.
The cost for guests to participate is $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

The crawl features four routes spanning the entire city including the Santa Monica Pier, Main Street, Promenade and Wilshire Blvd. In celebration of the 10th annual SMPC, attendees will receive a complimentary beer and commemorative chalice courtesy of Stella Artois. Pub crawl participants are encouraged to dress in Santa/Holiday attire, so the streets of Santa Monica are filled with merry and good cheer.

by Jango Snow

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament & Art Show
Sat, Dec 8, 1pm
Rose City Pizza, 3588 Rosemead Blvd,
Rosemead, CA 91770
$5 entry in tournament

Sun, Dec 9, 2:00pm 
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

 “God bless us, every one!” This delightful retelling of the Charles Dickens classic stars Michael Caine as Scrooge, Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit, Miss Piggy as Mrs. Cratchit plus all your other felt favorites, here transported to Victorian England. Filled with laughter, heartwarming characters and wonderful songs, this is among the best of the Muppets’ big screen adventures, and one that both adults and children will love.

Sun, Dec 9, 8:00 PM
The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
$150 and up 

Conan & Friends do stand-up for you.

Monday, December 10, 2018, 8:30PM
Largo at the Coronet
366 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90048

Dumb People Town is an exploration and celebration of dumb people doing dumb things (often in Florida). Every episode Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar, Daniel Van Kirk, and a hilarious guest from the world of comedy all riff on the craziest true crime stories of truly dumb people doing truly dumb things sent in by listeners.