Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Weekly What To Do: A Windy Rewind Sumo Sort-Of Weekend

Movie & Bites | The Chef of South Polar
Thu, March 21, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles Salon, Level 5
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

In this first installation of the “Movie & Bites” series, JAPAN HOUSE presents a combined screening/tasting event featuring acclaimed food stylist Nami Iijima and 2009 comedy film "The Chef of South Polar (Nankyoku Ryorinin)."

Hello Kitty x Japangeles Party
Fri, March 22 7pm-10pm
6801 Hollywood Blvd #277
Los Angeles, California 90028

Come hang out with us to mark this partnership and our exclusive Japangeles pop up at the newly opened Hello Kitty Hollywood store in Hollywood and Highland presented by Sanrio. First 50 people in line will receive a FREE Hello Kitty x Japangeles beanie (limit one per person) and a FREE collab sticker. Special appearance by Hello Kitty wearing a Japangeles hoodie, sounds by DJ Keroppi (that's right!), sweet treats, family friendly activities and much more.

19th Annual 2019 US SUMO OPEN 
Sat, Mar 23, 1pm
Walter Pyramid @ Cal State Long Beach
$25 and up

Don’t miss the 19th annual US Sumo Open! This is the largest, longest-running sumo tournament in the world (outside of Japan). You can cheer on 70+ international Sumo Champions from a dozen countries.Enjoy Japanese taiko drumming between matches, and savor fresh Japanese food, Japanese beer and sake, while you yell with excitement.

Sat, Mar 23, 10 AM – 7 PM

3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, California 90503
$15 and up
"AniFest is back! Come join us for a Saturday of South Bay's greatest Anime Festival! This year we have double the amount of indoor space, more vendors, and more guests, and two stages packed full of entertainment and programming! "
Sat, Mar 23, 7 PM
Q Pop
319 E 2nd St #121, Los Angeles, California 90012
Q Pop Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition of new works from Emmy award winning art director Jasmin Lai. After Hours is a collection of work that illustrates the moments outside of your nine to five job, or whatever it is that you do for a living. In the ever-changing city of Los Angeles, there are so many moments during our busy lives that we wish we could encapsulate.

Spellbinders: Meyoco / Heikala / Sibylline Exhibition
March 23, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Mar 23, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Gallery Nucleus
 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801 

 An exhibition of new original works by three Spellbinding artists:

Sibylline Meynet
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Event starts at 2:30 pm
Grand Park (across from Los Angeles City Hall)
200 N Broadway Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Meet Creator Mike Mignola on Hellboy Day
Saturday, March 23, 2 PM – 4 PM
Earth-2 Comics
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, California 91403
"We are honored to be hosting Hellboy/BPRD Creator Mike Mignola for Hellboy Day, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hellboy and heralding the upcoming movie! Mike will be available to sign comics and books and meet fans. There will also be Hellboy freebies as well as a full stock of Hellboy books for purchase."
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 8:00 PM
Long Beach Arena
Pacific Ballroom
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Get ready for an explosion of mega-hits by Wham!, U2, The Cure, Kool & the Gang, Billy Joel, Journey, and more! Join Long Beach Symphony for this totally rad concert celebrating the music of the ‘80s! Guests of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their best ‘80s attire!

Sat, Mar 23, 2019, 11:59 PM
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

"George Miller was absent from the Mad Max universe for thirty years. But when he was finally able to put his long gestating sequel together Mad Max Fury Road, it was as if thirty years of percolating ideas finally exploded onto the screen like the gaskets of an apocalyptic race car that has been waiting for the flag to drop."

The Wind
Tue, Mar 26, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Discussion following with director Emma Tammi and actress Caitlin Gerard. A haunting period piece that sets horror against the American frontier of the 1800s, THE WIND embraces its desolate landscape both visually and sonically. Elizabeth Macklin (Caitlin Gerard) has just settled with her husband on a Western homestead. As loneliness takes hold, an evil presence in the pastures manifests itself through a series of strange events.

Fruits Basket
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 (English dub)
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (Japanese with English subtitles)
Select Theaters 

Tohru Honda thought her life was headed for misfortune when a family tragedy left her living in a tent. When her small home is discovered by the mysterious Soma clan, she suddenly finds herself living with Yuki, Kyo, and Shigure Soma. But she quickly learns their family has a bizarre secret of their own: when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Zodiac!

Tuesday, March 26 9:30pm
UCBT Franklin
5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028 
Doug Benson hosts a live podcast about his favorite subject - movies! Join him and his special fancy guests for conversations and games about... movies! Come on down for what promises to be a truly happy hour and fifteen minutes!