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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Weekly What To Do: Take Off Those Pants, There's Art & Anime

The Museum of Drunk History
Wednesday, January 9 -Sunday, January 20, 2019
Wednesdays to Sundays, noon to 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles
465 N. Beverly Drive, at S. Santa Monica Blvd.
FREE and open to the public. No advance ticketing.

"Drunk History fans are constantly talking about their favorite moments from the series, and now Comedy Central is giving you the opportunity to experience them in person. They’ve created intricate dioramas that represent each episode of the new season of Drunk History, premiering January 15 at 10:00 pm. Scenes include “The Creation of Frankenstein,” “The Occupation of Alcatraz,” and “Murderess Row”—the story that inspired the movie Chicago.The dioramas are large in detail—keep an eye out for Easter eggs! Fans who can't make it to the museum in person can check out the dioramas in new promos for season 6."

Anime Los Angeles
Jan 10-13
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport
222 N Vineyard Ave, Ontario, CA 91764
Full event starts at $75 

Breaking it down, you come here to listen to other fans and meet other fans discussing anime in panels. This year they have quite a few panels with English voice actors from your favorite dubs too. As always, go through the schedule for something specific you might want to attend. There's something for everyone from PC/ Console/Board/Card gaming, karaoke, cosplay to just chilling watching anime and reading manga.

Modest Heroes
Jan 10 and 12
Select Theaters

"Studio Ponoc, the new animation studio founded by two-time Academy Award®-nominee Yoshiaki Nishimura (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, When Marnie Was There) and featuring many artists from the venerable Studio Ghibli, made an immediate splash with their acclaimed debut film Mary and The Witch’s Flower last year. The studio returns this year with Modest Heroes, an ambitious anthology of three thrilling tales created by some of the greatest talents working in Japanese animation today."

Downtown Art Walk
Thursday, Jan 10, 6:00 pm
Downtown LA

Walk the streets of downtown and enjoy a number of galleries and special art events for the monthly event.

Balloon Art Blow Out!
January 11, 2019 - January 15, 2019
Jan 11, 12:00PM - 8:00PM
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801
$10 - $15 a person, timed entry

"Come celebrate our first annual Balloon Art Festival to kick off the New Year with a BANG! The gallery will house colorful interactive and photo friendly installations that are fun for the whole family. This experience will be on display for 5 DAYS ONLY and will end with a ceremonious popping party on the last day."

The Glen Brogan Pinup Show

Opening Reception: Friday, January 11th, 7-9pm
Hero Complex Gallery
2020 South Robertson Blvd.
Studio D, LA, CA 90034
FREE Admission - Artist in Attendance
FREE Glen Brogan Enamel Pin for the first 30 Customers!
No RSVP Required - All Ages Welcome
Complimentary Refreshments

The great work of Glen Brogan with hot and sexy pinups. Glen will be in attendance for the opening.

Scott Listfield’s Franchise Too
Opening Receptions: 
Friday, January 11th, 7pm
Gallery 1988
7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Some wonderful new art from 1988 artists.

Culver City Arts District Second Saturdays
Sat, Jan 12, 4pm-6pm
Culver City

Explore the galleries of Culver City every second Saturday from 4PM-6PM for the latest exhibitions, events and more.

Saturday, January 12, 7PM
2478 Fletcher Drive

An apocalyptic Alice in Wonderland!Followed by a dance party with Reverberation Radio DJs.

11th Annual No Pants Metro Ride 2019
Sunday, January 13th, 2019 - 1:00pm-3:30pm
LA Metro System
$7 for a Metro Day Pass on your TAP card ($8 if you need to purchase a TAP card and the Day Pass), pants you can easily remove, something in which to keep them

Take off your pants and ride the Metro. Keep underwear on unless you like jail.

Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" Live Animation Concert
Sun, January 13, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Aratani Theatre
244 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Free, Must RSVP

This first day of programming will feature a truly euphonic visual performance of Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons." Using Yamaha and Tokyo Geidai's AI-based animation synchronization technology, an artificial intelligence (AI) program that listens to music and continually synchronizes the animation with music, each season will be accompanied by animated films by renowned independent animators.

Wicked Lit Book Signing - Playwrights Read From Their Plays
Sun,  Jan. 13, 7pm
Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA:
3512 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505
Free, RSVP

"Join us for a book signing and author reading event! Hear from five veteran Wicked Lit playwrights talk about their adaptation process and also hear scenes and special favorite selections performed LIVE from the playwrights themselves."

Tue, January 15, 2019
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Regent Theater
448 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

From the guys who wrote DEADPOOL and ZOMBIELAND comes a new dark comedy series from YouTube Originals, WAYNE. In this gritty (and often savage) tale, sixteen-year-old Wayne (Mark McKenna, SING STREET) leaves his run-down neighborhood in Brockton, MA on a dirt bike with the girl of his dreams Del (Ciara Bravo, BIG TIME RUSH, RED BAND SOCIETY). Their M.O.? To go to Florida and take back the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was stolen from his father before he died. With nothing but nunchucks and a postcard to lead the way, it’s Wayne and Del against the world.

Tuesday, January 15th, 7:00 P.M.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Followed by a Q&A with Director Chris Paine.
Do You Trust This Computer? explores the promises and perils of our new era. Will A.I. usher in an age of unprecedented potential, or prove to be our final invention?