Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Weekly What To Do: Cats Own This City Before Anime Expo

Little Tokyo Nights
Every Thursday night 4pm - 10pm
320 East 2nd Street between Central ave and San Pedro Street

We're not a hundred percent on this one. This is a new night market idea for Little Tokyo that starts this Thursday and then will be repeating every Thursday. Except JULY 4, 2019 AND ON JULY 18. It has music and street vendors. So, see how it is and hopefully it can be a nice weekly trip downtown.

Thu, Jun 27, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

A scary one from Ti West about a girl taking an elder care gig she shouldn't have and a foreign tale set a skiing workshop.

Second Home Serpentine Pavilion by SelgasCano at La Brea Tar Pits
June 28-Nov 24
6:00am – 10:00pm Daily

5801 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA, 90036 

Free and open to the public
Parking  $15 flat rate
The Museum's parking lot is located at the corner of Curson Ave. and 6th St., directly behind the Museum. Enter from the western side of Curson Ave.
Parking lot opens at 9:15 am and the last car can enter at 4:15 pm, when the gate locks. Visitors can leave the lot through 10:00 pm when the park closes. 

*Enter a Star Trek TOS sort-of-looking tent for free art and culture.

The 866-square-foot Second Home Serpentine Pavilion by SelgasCano at La Brea Tar Pits will be set on the grassy ellipse in the park adjacent to the museum at La Brea Tar Pits.
Second Home and NHMLAC will partner on a diverse program of public talks, film screenings, and other events—all free and open to the public—to take place throughout the five-month installation of the Pavilion.

Diamantino Screenings
Co-Director/Co-Writer Daniel Schmidt
Friday, June 28
7:30pm show w/Q&A
Saturday, June 29
7:30pm show w/Q&A

Woah, this is gonna be a weird one and if you're into dudes, you'll probably like it even more with the visuals. This'll eventually be in the bat-sh*t insane section of Cinefile, next door to where this is playing.
"Tabu's Carloto Cotta gives the finest comic performance in recent memory as the dimwitted Portuguese soccer superstar of the title, a burlesqued version of Christiano Ronaldo, swept up in a complicated comic conundrum involving the refugee crisis, Secret Service skullduggery, mad science genetic modification, and a right-wing anti-EU conspiracy."
2019 TAG Zinefest
Friday, June 28 at 6 PM – 10 PM
The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839
1105 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505

Over fifty Animation Guild artists will be selling their zines, comics, and other artwork. Come on over and feel free to invite your friends!

Hello Kitty 45th Anniversary Group Show
June 29, 2019 | 7pm - 11pm
June 29 – August 3, 2019
Open Tuesday-Saturday, 12pm - 6pm
571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033
 The artists featured in this exhibition have re-interpreted the iconic image of Hello Kitty and her friends in their own aesthetic through a wide variety of mediums including painting, sculpture and animation. The launch event on June 29 is open to the public and to Hello Kitty fans of all ages. Attendees will enjoy special surprises on opening night including available prints of select 45th anniversary artwork and appearances by Hello Kitty.
June 29-31
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert
Saturday, June 29, 8PM
Hollywood Bowl

Between crushing on Cho Chang, studying for his O.W.L.s, and the evergrowing number of detentions from Professor Umbridge™, Harry Potter™ must find the time to discover the secret of his terrible nightmares. See Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert presented in HD on our giant screens, with the original score performed live by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

New Player Has Joined Live With Jackie Johnson
Sat, June 29, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe
2106 Hyperion Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Join Keith and Jesse for a live recording of 'New Player Has Joined' with special guest Jackie Johnson. Games will be played, jokes will be made, and maybe there will be an adorable dog there (seriously). First ten people there get a free t-shirt! That's a lie. We won't be doing that.

Afterglow (Main Room)
Golden Age (Project room)
Reen Barrera
Recent Works (Office)Opening Reception with the Artists: Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thinkspace Projects  6009 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

New multi-artist show at Thinkspace.

10th Annual LA Food Fest
Sat, June 29, 2019
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Santa Anita Park
285 Huntington Dr
Arcadia, CA 91007
$54 – $99

"Our vendors are hand picked to help you discover new favorites you won't find anywhere else. Sample signature bites from a curated selection of booths from hot restaurants and celebrity chefs to old school carts and stands plus craft beer gardens, craft cocktail bars, tequila tasting, wine tasting, the iced coffee lounge and everyone's favorite – our ice cream social."

Saturday June 29th & Sunday June 30th, 10am to 10pm
Hansen Dam Soccer Complex
11480 Foothill Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 91342

"Join us for a day full of watermelon fun! This year will be the best ever, as we host our largest event yet with over 60,000 pounds of fresh-off-the-farm California watermelons, chilled, sliced and served fresh to you." 

Sat, Jun 29, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Etheria Film Night is proud to present the 2019 Official Shorts Showcase of the best new genre films directed by women. Eight short films will be screened followed by a Q&A with directors in attendance, moderated by Rebekah McKendry (Shock Waves Podcast). The 2019 Inspiration Award will be presented to producer Gale Anne Hurd by legendary producer Roger Corman. The 2019 Stephanie Rothman Fellowship winner will also be announced.

CicLAvia—Mid City Meets Pico Union
Sunday, June 30, 9 AM – 4 PM

"Join CicLAvia on June 30 as we transform Venice Blvd, 7th Ave, and Washington Blvd into public parks for the day. We'll be closing the streets to cars and opening them up for people of all ages and abilities to ride, walk, stroll, roll, run, and smile!"

Dream Market~*
Sunday, June 30, 11:30 AM – 8 PM
310 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

DREAM MARKET is a one day market event in LA showcasing 14 illustrators, designers, and makers. United by our love of making cool stuff in small batches, come hang out and check out our wares. Hosted at Milk+T in Little Tokyo.