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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Weekly What To Do: Palm Springs, Pompeii & PetCon

Oh Yeah, Palm Springs:
Since it's Summer time, we thought would highlight some places a nice drive out of LA. So, were going past the badlands to the old people lands...that have a lot of drinking for the younger crowd during Summer time.

Palm Springs International Shorts Film Festival
June 18-24
Camelot Theaters
2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs
Tickets for categories start at $13

*Top picks
What. The. F*#k.
Thrills & Chills

"With hundreds of filmmakers and industry professionals in attendance and an audience of 22,000 avid filmgoers, ShortFest is defined by a decidedly casual atmosphere and a taste for the unconventional. It's not what you might expect to find in Palm Springs."

Jun 21-23
Ace Hotel  
701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264

Celebrate Ace Hotel & Swim Club's golden decade in the desert! Lots of DJ music by the pool.

Rom Com Fest
June 20-23
The Downtown Independent
251 S Main St, Los Angeles, California 90012
There is a film festival for everything, and now is the time for rom coms to get the recognition they deserve. This is the first year of Rom Com Fest, a film festival devoted to celebrating romantic comedies. The fest will screen empowered and uplifting stories, with a mix of classic + new films.

Thursday, June 20 at 8 PM – 11 PM
The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA
929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90015
A Benefit for Action Civics CA featuring Sarah Silverman, Tig Notaro, Chelsea Peretti, Joe Mande, Langston Kerman, Minnie Driver and More*. All ticket sale proceeds benefit Action Civics CA, an educational non-profit that develops youth to be empowered, informed, and active citizens who will promote a just and equitable society. 
Thu, Jun 20, 7:30pm
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Introduction to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by director Dwight H. Little.

AlienCon 2019: Los Angeles
June 21–23
Los Angeles Convention Center
$tarts at $62

"AlienCon returns to the West Coast in June 2019! Featuring long-time favorites and new guests, new programming sessions, and even more to explore, AlienCon Los Angeles brings together "experts" , the stars of Ancient Aliens, and science fiction fan favorites."

Wonderfull: Through High and Low
Solo Exhibition by Giorgiko
Reception: Sat June 22nd 6:30 - 10pm
Duration: June 22nd - July 10th, 2019
2062 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
“Wonderfull” is an exploration of human nature through the childlike characters who inhabit the Giorgiko universe. The characters embody feelings of desire, fear, insecurity, and love common to humankind. Through high and low, they long for good and hope to one day grasp it, as we all do.

Saturday, June 22 through Sunday, August 11
Universal Studios Hollywood
Free with Admission

As darkness falls on Hogwarts castle, Dementors, Death Eaters and other unspeakable creatures from Aragog and Mountain Trolls to Thestrals will cloak the castle with sinister images from the darker side of magic—even conjuring the visage of Lord Voldemort™ himself, until the Patronus spell—one of the most famous, difficult and powerful defense of the Dark Arts charms in the wizarding world—is cast.

This spectacular light projection experience is accompanied by an exclusive musical arrangement that emanates in a surround sound environment.

Vinyl Conflict: The World of Godzilla Toys
June 22, 2019 - June 23, 2019
Jun 22, 7:00PM - 11:00PM
Nucleus Art Gallery
210 East Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

This is a touring exhibition and live auction featuring one of the world’s largest, single Godzilla toy and memorabilia collections! In this unprecedented collection, there will be something for everyone, from small novelty items and movie posters and most importantly, featuring incredible SOFUBI VINYL TOYS.
  • Live musical pop featuring DJ LANCE ROCK of YO GABBA-GABBA!, 
  • a walk-around appearance of GODZILLA HIMSELF!  

Saturday, June 22, 3pm
The Getty Villa
Free | Advance ticket required

Pompeii’s brothel, carefully designed for its function, is the only securely identified house of prostitution from Greco-Roman antiquity. Archaeologist Sarah Levin-Richardson leads us on a virtual tour of the structure, from architecture to ancient graffiti and from erotic frescoes to archaeological finds. 

Sat, June 22, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

City Market Social House
1145 San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Jeez, isn't CatCon next weekend? If you're into all kinds of pets you can try this one day pet event.

Sunday, June 23, 1pm-7pm
Main Street, Santa Monica

Spanning one-mile long from Pico Blvd. to Marine Street, you can pick up a program with map at this Pico Blvd. location booth for the band times and tips for the event. Then kick-off the Summer Soulstice with over 100 local vendors and businesses along Main Street.

Nightchurch XXX: Pride or Die!
Sun, June 23, 2019
9:30 PM – 10:30 PM
The Pack Theater
6470 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Free, Must RSVP

*Special screening of Dude Bro Party Massacre III
Nightchurch is a sketch comedy group blending horror, cult classics, comics, punks, & all-out weirdness into an electric live show experience that usually ends with someone covered in blood.

June 24 Dub
Jun 26 Sub
Select Theaters

“MADE IN ABYSS: Wandering Twilight follows Riko and Reg on their adventure through the Abyss, picking up directly after the events of MADE IN ABYSS: Journey’s Dawn. The mystery surrounding her mother’s death deepens as Riko learns more about the truth of her origins. More determined than ever to travel to the bottom of the Abyss, Riko and Reg leave Ozen’s Seeker Camp and delve into the treacherous Third Layer — and beyond, to depths brimming with supernatural creatures, unexpected allies and deadly enemies. Perilous, poignant and spectacular in turns, this continuation of Riko and Reg’s journey is sure to leave fans of MADE IN ABYSS absolutely spellbound.”

Verotika LA Premiere
Tuesday June 25 2019 8:00 PM (95 Minutes)
Cinelounge At The Montalban

*So bad, it's good
Glenn Danzig's directorial debut, is a horror anthology that compiles stories from Danzig's line of comic books of the same name. Stories which focus on horror content that's often sexual and violent in nature, usually featuring scantily-clad female protagonists.