Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Weekly What To Do: French Films Or Esports?

Sept 19-22
ArcLight Hollywood


Beginning on Thursday, September 19 for select showtimes the Balcony Bar at ArcLight Hollywood will be transformed into an immersive, multi-room experience where you can mingle with the upstairs elite and banter with the downstairs crowd. Be sure to dress to impress in formal attire, you never know if you'll be rewarded! British accents, of course, are optional. Please see Experience and showtime specifics below.

L.A. Street Festival

Friday, Sept. 20-21
888 N. Douglas, El Segundo, CA
Free, Must Register

The first-ever L.A. Street Festival will send summer off in style with a free two-day family-friendly festival in the heart of El Segundo. Fans can get up close to the fast-paced, street-style basketball that has millions of players worldwide in its Los Angeles premiere: the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters.

The event also offers an open esports tournament and will be complete with music, food trucks and activities for all ages, including breaking (dancing), dunking, interactive sponsor activations, giveaways and more.

Hello Kitty Friends Around The World Tour - Los Angeles
Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019
LA Plaza Village
555 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
$27 and up

In celebration of Hello Kitty's 45th Anniversary, Sanrio invites you on a special adventure with Hello Kitty Friends Around The World Tour ✈️: a fully immersive, multi-sensory, walk-through experience that takes you around the globe with Hello Kitty and her friends. Explore Hello Kitty’s world and embark on a journey to five cities: London, Paris, New York, Honolulu and Tokyo!

Queen Mary Night Market
Friday, September 20, 6 p.m. to 11p.m
The Queen Mary Events Park, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
General Admission is $7 (ages 8+)
On-site parking starts at $20 per vehicle.  

Paying tribute to SoCal’s diverse culinary scene and arts culture, Queen Mary Night Market will offer dozens of eclectic food vendors and local makers selling showcasing original designs, jewelry, fashion, goods and so much more. As the sun sets, attendees won't want to miss Night Market's beer tastings, Manuel the Band performing live, and DJ Akasa spinning tunes under the Long Beach skyline.

Tokidoki Warehouse Sale
Friday, September 20-21,
5534 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016 
Free entry

⁣Get up to 70% off — bags, toys, apparel, novelty, stationery, and more!

Museum Day
Sat, Sept 21
Multiple Museums 

Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for two people.
LACMA Three Exhibits Opening
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
$ Admission to the Museum 
Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art
September 22–December 8, 2019
The first U.S. exhibition to bring together artistic representations of animals in all media across Japanese history from the 5th century to the present.

Betye Saar: Call and Response
September 22, 2019–April 5, 2020
Betye Saar: Call and Response looks at the relationship between preliminary sketches in small sketchbooks, which Saar has made throughout her career, and finished works. In addition, the show will include approximately a dozen small travel sketchbooks with more finished drawings.

Thomas Joshua Cooper: The World's Edge
September 22, 2019–February 2, 2020
For 50 years, Thomas Joshua Cooper has been making photographs outdoors. Often realized through intense physical travel to remote and isolated sites, these stunning, large-scale, black-and-white photographs encapsulate the psychological impact of the place through geographic and atmospheric details.
Sunday, Sept 22, 2pm-7pm
START Los Angeles
2272 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90006

In conjunction with Start Los Angeles, Angrybananas is proud to host "Press Start Los Angeles", a video game/party game event. Try out strange new indie games for free. Fun for the whole family.
Monday, September 23 – Saturday, September 28 
DGA in Hollywood

This film festival showcases the latest work from France. It only looks like it the Coca Cola Film Festival if you read it too fast.