Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Weekly What To Do: WonderCon Weekend, Never Forget The 3D

Music 101: A Symphonic Spectacular $5
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall
 In this multimedia presentation loaded with musical examples, Alan explores the wonders of some of the most popular symphonies. Along the way he’ll help you tune in to symphonic form and increase your listening enjoyment. Only $5

Dodgers' Opening Day vs. Arizona Diamondbacks 
Thurs, Mar 28, 1:10pm
Dodger Stadium

The Boys in Blue will open up the season on March 28 against the division rival Arizona Diamondbacks.

Art Battle Los Angeles
Thurs, Mar 28, 7:30 PM – 11 PM
618 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Rated R : A Horror Speakeasy
One Night Only
Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8 PM – 1 AM
Unknown location
Free entry
 Lot's of horror before Halloween this year. And now we have Rated R : A Horror Speakeasy a horror themed speakeasy open for one night only. The place won't reveal its location until the day of. So, you gotta hit Going on the Facebook event page to find out where it is the day of. Full Bar, featuring Horror-Themed Cocktails, Beer and Wine served by our Death Defying Aerial Bartenders!

WonderCon 2019
March 29- 31
Anaheim Convention Center
*Don't forget parking is horrible, if you can use Lyft or Uber from a parking lot a mile or two away from the center.

For those who don't what tho shlep all the way to Comic-Con or just don't want to deal with it, meet its cousin, WonderCon. WonderCon has panels, merch booths, cosplayers and more for a three day fan fest for you to enjoy all you favorite media at. Artist alley and special screenings await you this weekend.We have the World Premiere of Justice League vs. The Fatal Five and Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles playing before they hit video later this year. That and a lot more, not just DC related media, but a huge portion is for that.

Second Chance, the first solo show from artist Dave Pollot
Fri, March 29, 7pm opening reception
Gallery 1988

Putting his own pop culture spin on thrift store paintings.

March 29 - April 7
Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Celebrating its 21st year, NOIR CITY: HOLLYWOOD returns once again to the Egyptian Theatre for a 10-night feast of danger, desire and despair. This year’s program extends last year’s chronological pairings of “A” and “B” films from the 1940s, offering viewers a slate of films that tracks noir through the declining studio system and into a fresh cinematic landscape where noir was refashioned, both subtly and radically, for a new generation.

The Beach Bum Q&As
Fri 3/29 & Sat 3/30
ArcLight Hollywood
6360 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

ArcLight Cinemas is excited to announce two Q&As for the film - THE BEACH BUM. ArcLight Hollywood will host the Q&As on Fri 3/29 and Sat 3/30 after the 8:00 PM shows. A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules. Reserve now!

Boooooooom x Thinkspace: ‘Seeing Red’
Opening Reception with the Artists
Saturday, March 30, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thinkspace Projects 
6009 Washington Blvd. 
Culver City, CA 90232

 For more than a decade Booooooom has championed visual artists from all over the world, presenting a unique mix of high and low brow work from both emerging and established artists. Curated by Jeff Hamada, “Seeing Red” presents all new works from a wide array of artists who’ve been featured on Booooooom over the past ten years, and with the spirit of the site in mind, there are legendary names and relatively unknown ones showing alongside each other. Each artist was given the same challenge, to work within a 12×12 inch (30×30 cm) frame and to incorporate the color red into their work.

Garage Gallery Art Show
Sat, Mar 30, 2019, 8:00 PM
Garage Gallery L.A.
715 Garland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Free, Must RSVP

A big group art show with live painting and music.

Atlas Obscura Society Los Angeles: The World's Weirdest Theme Park Rides
Sat, March 30, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Hotel Figueroa
939 South Figueroa
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Join Atlas Obscure for a POV screening of ride videos collected from parks around the world. You'll see rides fashioned from actual construction equipment, like at Diggerland in Kent, England, a Moody Blues themed attraction from the short lived Hard Rock Park, and a larger than life, anatomically-correct walkthrough of a pregnant woman's stomach in Mexico.

Saturday March 30th, 8.00pm - 11.00pm
Creatington Studios (Downtown LA) 
653 s Anderson st
Los Angeles, California 90023 
Early Bird: $30
General Admission: $35
"Dance to groovy tunes in front of a Magic Dance Mirror that morphs your moves into real-time animation. Then take a breather with the trendiest party animals in Los Angeles. Strike that perfect gram-worthy goat yoga pose with Spanky and Pippin. Cuddle with adorable BABY GOATS Doc and Gizmo who will make you laugh with their exuberant jumps and melt your heart when you hold them in your arms."

Game On and Two Bit Circus Presents:
Saturday, March 30th
Doors open at 1pm, Tournament starts at 2pm
Two Bit Circus
634 Mateo St, Los Angeles, CA 90021
Tournament Entry: $20
Spectators are FREE

Sumikkogurashi Welcome Spring Party!
Saturday, March 30, 11 AM – 4 PM
JapanLA Little Tokyo
356 E. 2nd Street, Half, Los Angeles, California 90012
Take your photo with Tokage 11am-4pm. Shop New San-X Items from Japan, including Rilakkuma & Sumikkogurashi products! Free San-X Gift Bag with $30 or more San-X Purchase (While Supplies last) Free 3” Sumikkogurashi Button Pin with any San-X Purchase (While supplies last) Free Yummy Sumikkogurashi Tokage Donuts from Cafe Dulce! (while supplies last)

Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 3 pm - 4 pm
Getty Villa

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Celebrate April Fools' Day with an examination of "funny," Roman-style. Scholar Amy Richlin explores what made Romans laugh and how joking and public performance amused, united, and embarrassed different levels of society. In a culture with very different ideas of political correctness, what was considered funny? And why?

Pasadena Festival of Tea
Sunday, March 31

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden
270 Arlington Dr, Pasadena, California 91105
$12.00 Online / $15 at the Gate
One of the garden’s most popular events, the Pasadena Festival of Tea will be held again at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden during its regular Open Day Last Sunday in March. This year there is big news--the garden will open its new gift shop, "Takara-ten" full of beautiful treasures. 
Sunday, March 31,  3 PM – 5 PM
Aratani Japan America Theater
244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, California 90012

A special anime showing of the first episodes of a new series about a demon slayer from Aniplex.
Tune in Tokyo presents
Sunday, March 31, 9 PM – 2 AM
117 Winston St, Los Angeles, California 90013
Tune in Tokyo presents SONIC ASIA, a night of Jpop and Kpop at The Lash on Sunday, March 31st. Dance to modern Asian beats with a mix by DJs Greg Hignight, Tommy Pedrini, Ally and chiyoco.

Own A Piece of Delusion!
Sunday, March 31st, 5-7pm
5253 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Key Props and Artwork! Meet and Greet with Creator Jon Braver (and get a free signed poster)!
We have outgrown our storage unit and need to clean house. This may be the only time to own something from our previous 6 seasons. CASH ONLY.

3D: Double Vision End at LACMA
*video may start on site
Last day April 1st
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
$ Admission to LACMA

If you haven't or like many of us wait for the last day, now is the time. The 3D exhibit, Double Vision ends this Monday, April 1st, no joke. Pieces from LACMA's collection shows off all sorts of different forms of 3D.  Our review of the exhibit.

The Wind Screening
Tuesday, April 2nd, 7pm
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 Emma Tammi.

An unseen evil haunts the homestead in this chilling, folkloric tale of madness, paranoia, and otherworldly terror. Lizzy (Caitlin Gerard) is a tough, resourceful frontierswoman settling a remote stretch of land on the 19th-century American frontier. Isolated from civilization in a desolate wilderness where the wind never stops howling, she begins to sense a sinister presence that seems to be borne of the land itself, an overwhelming dread that her husband (Ashley Zukerman) dismisses as superstition.

Starts Tues, April 2
The Montalbán
1615 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA 90028

Rooftop Movies at The Montalbán kicks off with Jordan Peele's Oscar-winning film Get Out (2018’s Best Original Screenplay) on April 2nd. The screening series will include a mix of newer releases (A Star is Born, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse), perennial favorites (Sunset Boulevard, Casablanca), cult classics (The Big Lebowski, Kill Bill: Volume II), quintessential 1980s films (The Breakfast Club, The Goonies) and new documentaries about nuns and cannabis (Breaking Habits).