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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Weekly What To Do: Don't Forget Mom When Watching Pokémon

Brian To/The Paley Center for Media
Don't forget Detective Pikachu is out Thursday night and it's Mother's Day this Sunday!

STD– Fight for the Future
Wednesday, May 8 to Sunday, July 7
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.

"The Paley Center for Media and CBS All Access present Star Trek: Discovery—Fight for the Future, a dynamic two-floor exhibition illuminating the creative process behind the mammoth production. Following the twists and turns of the acclaimed series’s second season, this curated collection of authentic costumes, props, makeup prosthetics, and concept art offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse of the unparalleled devotion to the artistry and craft involved in this latest chapter in the fabled Star Trek universe."

USC Games Expo 2019
Wed, May 8 at 4 PM – 8 PM
University of Southern California
900 W 34th St, Los Angeles, California 90007
An exhibition of the year's most innovative games & interactive projects from across USC's Campus!

Night Market for LA Food Bowl
May 8-12
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012

Night Market is an outdoor celebration of L.A.’s diverse food scene held over five nights at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. Each night will feature dozens of food vendors, pop-ups, chef collaborations, art installations and live music curated by the Food staff of the Los Angeles Times. Ad

Live From Miskatonic:
Pete Walker in Conversation (LA)
Thu. May. 9,7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Philosophical Research Society
3910 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
$15 advance / $17 door

Miskatonic is proud to present an evening in conversation with the great British horror and sexploitation director Pete Walker.

May 9 - June 16, 2019

Thursday May 9, 2019 | 6PM - 9PM
Axiom Contemporary
2801 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405


 Photographer Donn Delson offers a new perspective on the world in his solo show Points of View, opening this Thursday at Axiom Contemporary. Shot in wild angle, his work showcases landscapes from all over the world – from New Zealand to Israel to Death Valley.

*So dumb, but a real thing
Nathan 'The Cat Lady' Meet n Greet
Thur, May 9, 8pm
$35 for 40 minutes

"Join us for a night of celebrating your inner cat lady pawesomeness and meet the BIGGEST cat lady on Insta - Nathan The Cat Lady!"

OFFICE SPACE 20th Anniversary Screening
Friday, May 10, 11:30pm
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, California 90027
nkg**Nerds Like Us screenings are more than just watching a film. They are a celebration of a geek and nerd culture. We love these movies and are proud to show our fandom. With that in mind, we encourage you to dress up. We may have prizes available for a costume contest, or give something away to guests that can answer trivia questions about the film.

Dark Delicacies Grand Opening Party
Friday, May 10, 7 PM – 10 PM
Dark Delicacies
822 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505
Dark Delicacies has moved again, celebrate it being open once again.
"Goodie bags to first 35 people, poster give-a-ways, & more refreshments and Michael, Freddy, Jason, Leatherface, Pinhead & Scary Clown will be here for photo ops! Many other surprises. The store will close at 5 pm that day so we can get ready."

Shocker Q&A
Friday, May 10, 11:59pm
Nuart Theatre
11272 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90025

Actor Mitch Pileggi, Producer Marianne Maddalena & Crew Member Jeffrey Fenner in person.

May 10-12
Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028

Spend the weekend with Alice, Jessie and Leonard Maltin at “MaltinFest,” a film festival dedicated to movie lovers. The Maltins aim to bring together the film community by sharing hidden gems both new and old. Expect great programming, live podcast recordings, introductions and Q&A’s with some of today’s most talented filmmakers. The entire event will be taking place at the historic Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre in the heart of Hollywood.

Miss & Mrs. Cops
Starts Friday, May 10
CGV Cinemas
621 S Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005

"In the film, two sisters-in-law (Mi-Young and Ji-hye) who work together at the police department find themselves in the middle of a suicide case when a young woman throws herself in front of a bus while the two are on duty. Mi-young and Ji-hye find out that the woman is the victim of a digital sex crime and her sex video is scheduled to be released online in 48 hours. When all the other departments refuse to take the case, the sisters-in-law open their own investigation into the case."

Family Goals: Tribute to Gothic Families of TV Opening
Sat, May 11, 8 PM – 12 AM
Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum
3204 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91505
Featuring over 50 artists ! Tribute to The Munsters & Addams Family, interactive photo ops, DJ , complimentary drinks and treats. 

Royce's Arcade Moving Sale
Saturday May 11th 10am-3pm
21817-A Plummer St 91311
Free entry, no arcade machines on
Arcade Games, Parts,Toys, Movie Posters, Retro Consoles and more for sale.
with Co-Star Michael Biehn
Sat, May 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Ahrya Fine Arts

Actor Michael Biehn in person for a Q&A. 

Sat, May 11, 10am - 4pm
Hilton Garden Inn Redondo Beach
2410 Marine Ave, Redondo Beach, California 90278
$20.00 at event door, 15 and under Free

Last year LA Comic Art Show was the first West Coast convention dedicated exclusively to Original Comic Book Art. This year it's back bigger with more show floor space and with special guest Mike Mignola!!!

You'll find no comic books or collectibles, but an incredible array of thousands of pages, covers, paintings, and pin-ups: Original Comic Book, Comic Strip and Illustration Art from the 1940s to the present!
May 11-12
California Market Center
110 East 9th Street
13th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90079
$15 – $35

"Shop from the best, curated selection of modern, independent designers, artists and emerging brands! Find one-of-a-kind gifts, shop with your squad, or bring the whole family (especially Mom!) for a fun and unique shopping experience this Mother's Day weekend. The energetic, festival-like atmosphere will leave you inspired!"

Sunday, May 12, 12 PM – 5 PM
Barcade - Los Angeles
5684 York Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90042
"Hey Los Angeles moms and dads, are you looking for something unique to do with the kids? Then bring your wee ones to Barcade for Family Day. We’ll have a kids menu, arcade games, and fun for the whole family!"
Monday, May 13
Playhouse 7
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine doc from people behind the show. In addition to the film, there will be an exclusive introduction to the film and a round-table discussion with key members of the production team.There will be a commemorative 11” x 17” two-sided poster (replica of the original theatrical poster from 1993) to be handed out to attendees on event night. Posters will be available on a
first-come, first-served bases, in a limited quantity at each theatre.
May 14 - August 18 The Getty Center

"A vast throng of animals tumble, soar, and race through the pages of the bestiary, a popular medieval book describing the beasts of the world. Abounding with vibrant and fascinating images, the bestiary brought creatures to life before the eyes of readers. The beasts also often escaped from its pages to inhabit a glittering array of other objects. With over 100 works on display, this major loan exhibition will transport visitors into the world of the medieval bestiary."

Japan's Railway Journeys | The Latest in Travel Hospitality
Tue, May 14, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Japan House Los Angeles 5F Salon
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free, Must RSVP

Railroads trace the length of Japan like an intricate web, but the trains traveling these routes are not only made for speed and efficiency―they are also vehicles for luxury and leisure.
Japanese railroad photo journalist, Mr. Kan Sakurai, will introduce the latest railway journeys across Japan, including the "Seven Stars in Kyushu" deluxe cruise train and the "Sagano Romantic Line" sightseeing train in Kyoto.