Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Weekly What To Do: We Already Miss Anime Expo, But Summer Fun

The Play That Goes Wrong
Jul 9 – Aug 11, 2019
Ahmanson Theatre
135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it's tons of fun for all ages (HuffPost) and comic gold! (Variety)—sure to bring down the house!

Thurs, July 11, 7pm-10pm
Busby's East
5364 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

Extinction! The dinosaurs had vanished. A meteor impact, striking from the depths of space, had ended the age of Reptiles. By the Eocene, the surviving MAMMALS had risen from the ashes to fill the void left by the dinosaurs and now rule the planet. . . But just what were these survivors and what did they become?

Select Thursday Nights, July – August
Grease, July 11,  6 – 10 p.m. (Event seating opens at 6 pm; movie begins at sundown).
Dance Contest: 7:45 p.m.
The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA., 90802
Date Night Package Upgrade: $75 per couple
$10 per vehicle on-site.

Happy hour at 6:30 PM, Music starts at 7:30 PM.
Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90024

Thursday, July 11

Pavo Pavo + KCRW DJs Anne Litt + Dan Wilcox

Thursday, July 18

Wild Belle + KCRW DJs Aaron Byrd + Scott Dallavo

Thursday, July 25

The Tracks + KCRW DJs Travis Holcombe + José Galván

KCRW and the Hammer Museum team up once again to present three free nights of live music and DJ sets as part of KCRW’s Summer Nights, Thursdays, July 11, 18, and 25. This year’s series features a stellar line-up of artists: Pavo Pavo, Wild Belle and the Tracks, as well as fierce live sets from KCRW DJs Anne Litt, Travis Holcombe, Aaron Byrd, Dan Wilcox, José Galván and Scott Dallavo.

Friday, July 12, 7:45 PM 
ArcLight Hollwood
With writer/director Alexandre Aja. Synopsis: A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a Category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators.

Fri 7/12 -Sat 7/13
ArcLight Hollwood
With director/writer Riley Stearns. A man is attacked at random on the street. He enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself. Reserve now!

Friday, Jul 12, 11:30 PM
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, California 90027

Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of this much beloved, whacky 80s masterpiece with a midnight screening alongside other nostalgia die-hards! EXCELLENT NEWS! We will have a special guest from the film for an introduction beforehand!

Catch A Thrill! Ten Years of the American Genre Film Archive
July 12- Aug 17
Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
$10 per screening

AGFA ( American Genre Film Archive) or better known as much of the batsh*t insane section of Cinefile is having a special six-movie spectacle over at UCLA's Billy WIld Theater. What got my attention most of all was a screening of Don't Panic, a messed-up Mexican version of Nightmare on Elm Street with teenagers that looks like adults, because they are. I heard about this one from the horror news and reviews, Shock Waves Podcast...and sure enough they're apart of it. They're filming a live episode with the screening and chatting with the director.

Jul 12-13 
Secret location
It's back, yet again and not even close to Halloween! The Rated R Speakeasy comes back to the land of the living at a new secret location in Glendale. We're getting the word out, because last time it sold out way before opening. So grab a ticket for $10 and know you can enjoy and evening with horror fans in July.
July 12-14, 4PM to 12AM
Santa Anita Park
285 Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007
"Whether you spent your childhood at night markets in Asia, met your true love at one of our events in California or decided to have FWBs (Food With Benefits) forever, bring on the memories and create new ones with our 8th season! Our events feature a diverse offering of food and shopping vendors, live performances and music on our Entertainment Stage, an Art Walk, games and activities for the whole family."

Friday, Jul 12, 7:00 pm 
Echo Park Lake
751 Echo Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026

July 13-14
Echo Park Lake
751 Echo Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026

"Our host country this year is The Royal Kingdom of Thailand. We will have the tea house, the beer garden, dragon boat races, the children's corner and zone, tons of boutique and food vendors, artisan art, and plenty of entertainment!"

The Everyone Shares One Butt Game - Game Night
Saturday, July 13, 7 PM – 9:30 PM
Giant Robot 2 - GR2 Gallery
2062 Sawtelle Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90025
THE EVERYONE SHARES ONE BUTT GAME! You and up to three other players are torsos that want to complete their bodies by connecting to the only butt in the world!

Build your stomach and sabotage your opponents to be the first one to reach the Almighty Butt in this unpredictable path-building party game!
Saturday, July 13
6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Egyptian Theatre

A Tiki marketplace and movie night. Enjoy Hawaii here in California for one night only with the celebration of the culture through movies made there in 1960's.


Saturday, July 13, 10 am – 2 pm
Leimert Park Village Plaza
Leimert Blvd. and 43rd Pl

Join the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art for a special family art-making day in Leimert Park!
Taking inspiration from artworks in the collection, make your own fantastic creature masks, take photos together in our photo booth, and bring your creations home to enjoy.


Saturday, July 13, 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
$35 online
On-site parking starts at $20 per vehicle.

The Queen Mary is proud to announce the revival of Rock the Queen. For the first-time-ever, guests are invited to come aboard the historic ship to experience a British Invasion from Southern California’s top tribute bands. Music lovers will have access to three stages, a 1960s culture clash inside the Grand Salon, an underground 1980s rendezvous below deck in the Exhibition Hall, multiple bars, and an outdoor pub. Rock out throughout the ship to tribute performances from ARENA, Britain’s Finest, The Cured, The Handsome Devils and The Who Generation.

Chinatown Summer Nights
Saturday, Jul 13, 5:00 pm 
943-951 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012 

Part block party, part food event, Chinatown Summer Nights presents an exciting hot spot for Angelenos. Dance in Central Plaza with KCRW DJs, sip on craft brews with live music in Mandarin Plaza; view giant outdoor video projections; shop local small businesses and a craft and vintage market; taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown restaurants, gourmet food trucks, and the Culinary Corner street food experience, and take part in hands-on, Chinese cultural craft workshops! 

Sat, Jul 13, 2019, 11:59 PM
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027