Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Weekly What To Do: Let's Hope The Fires Don't Ruin Halloween & The Protests

For all Halloween activities this week, check out our Halloween guide. What else is going on this week is here.

Fantastic Planet by Amanda Parer
October 30 to November 10
11am-11pm Daily
735 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Plaza Level
FREE & Open to the Public

Four giant, glowing, humanoids are invading FIGat7th! These quiet and gentle, yet curious giants are here on our fantastic planet to observe its inhabitants. Be sure to stop by, say hello, and welcome them to our City of Angels. *Yes, it's art based on that weird French movie with the giant blue aliens.

Wed, Oct 30, 2019 - Sat, Nov 2, 2019
Egyptian and Aero Theatres
Hollywood & Santa Monica 

See all the bad stuff he did before Parasite, because all the stuff we've seen from so far...not so great

10 Years of Blumhouse Presents: HAPPY DEATH DAY
Wed, October 30, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
10 Years of Blumhouse Presents: UPGRADE
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Yeti Believes You
Thursday, October 31, 8:00pm
Thursday, October 31, 9:30pm
UCB Franklin
5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

 Harold Hallows Eve!!
The ghouls and ghosts have come out to play
And only Harold Teams from UCBTLA
Can put spirits to rest for one more year
So come on out for laughter and fear*

Storm Blizzcon, They Can’t Censor All Of Us
Protesting Blizzard Censorship (at Blizzcon)
Gamers for Freedom at Blizzcon
Fri, Nov 1
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, California 92802
Go to one of the many protests of Blizzard at Blizzcon this weekend. Bring an umbrella to pop open to show your support. Remember, you're not there to be violent, just annoying, really annoying. It's because Blizzard is okay censoring people who aren't happy with the Chinese government's lack of freedom.
Fri, November 1, 2019
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Los Angeles City Hall
200 North Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
If you like that Swedish teenager who hates climate change enjoy this other protest in the city. This one is specifically about oil production here in California. She's an annoying brat, but she has a message.

Nov 1-3
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
We thought it was over..., but we have a new Japanese film festival set for Hollywood this year. This November. Right after Halloween. Who knew?
Now the selection is...not stellar, but there's still some strange ones to catch. Check the full schedule here. We really don't have any recommendations, so, check out if anything floats your boat.
Acid-Free Los Angeles Art Book Market @ BLUM & POE
November 1st – 3rd, 2019
2727 La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

*An artsy fartsy book fair to d*ck around in

Join us November 1–3 for the 2019 Acid-Free Los Angeles Art Book Market. A–F ⅠⅠ provides a platform for 80+ West Coast and international exhibitors presenting new publications and projects alongside film programming by Now Instant Image Hall and La Collectionneuse, an archival exhibition curated by Guadalupe Rosales, and a full schedule of ongoing discursive programming.

First Fridays at the Museum - Dia de los Muertos 2019
Friday, November 1, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Ofrenda/Altar & Art Judging from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Winners Announced at 7:30 p.m.
Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building
Catalina Island Museum, 217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon, CA 90704
Members: $12
Non-Members: $17
Children (ages 3-15): $5, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Catalina Island Museum is excited to host a unique celebration for November’s First Fridays at the Museum with a lively evening of events highlighting the traditional Mexican cultural celebration of Día de los Muertos. Join the museum in Avalon’s newest tradition bringing Mexican cultural elements, dancing, music and other activities for the entire family to enjoy.

Fri, Nov 1, 2019, 11:30 PM
Los Feliz 3
1822 N. Vermont
Los Angeles, CA 90027

KEEP HALLOWEEN GOING! How hardcore are you? Don't let the 31st be the end of the costumed fun! THE QUEEN of midnight movies is back in Hollywood, playing at Los Feliz 3 Theatre for the first time ever! KEEP HALLOWEEN GOING! How hardcore are you? Don't let the 31st be the end of the costumed fun! THE QUEEN of midnight movies is back in Hollywood, playing at Los Feliz 3 Theatre for the first time ever!

Starts Nov 1st
Music Hall 

Told through the eyes and hands of acclaimed artists across the world, STUFFED explores the surprising world of taxidermy, where sculptors must also be scientists. From a studio in Los Angeles that has elevated taxidermy to the forefront of fashion, to fine artists in the Netherlands, these passionate experts push creative boundaries while revealing the importance of preserving nature.

Grand Avenue Arts: All Access
Saturday, Nov 2, 11:00 am-4:00 pm
135 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Los Angeles is a playground for arts and culture, and Grand Avenue is its epicenter. For the fifth year in a row, Grand Avenue Arts invites all to explore, be curious, pop in and choose their own adventures with more than 10 participating cultural institutions along Grand Avenue.

Metro Blue Line (A) Line Reopens
Nov 2-4
Free rides

Free rides on the Blue line on Nov 2-4th. It's finally reopen! Metro will hold three sequential community celebrations on Saturday, Nov. 2 beginning at 10 a.m.-1pm at 7th St/Metro Center at The Bloc, followed by the Watts Celebration at 103rd St & Graham Av, near the 103rd/Watts Towers Station and the Downtown Long Beach Station.

Saturday, November 2nd from 7:00pm-11:00pm
Corey Helford Gallery  
571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033

Handiedan’s work involves a complex cut and paste mixture of digital and highly detailed sculptural hand cut collages, complimented by conscientiously collected antique ornamental frames. Featuring 33 new works, including pieces that utilize augmented reality, Torus is a breathtaking body of work and Handiedan’s biggest show to date.

Plus, attendees will be able to interact with various works in the show that feature an augmented reality component. Premiering the same night at CHG is a solo show from Nicole Gordon in Gallery 2 and mini-solo shows from Miho Hirano and Nicoletta Ceccoli in Gallery 3. 

Exploring Your Universe
Sunday, November 3, 2019
UCLA Campus, Court of Sciences
Noon – 5 PM - Booths and speakers
Nighttime Activities: 5 PM – 8 PM
Free Admission!
UCLA Parking: $13

Exploring Your Universe (EYU) is one of UCLA’s biggest annual events, drawing in thousands of children, parents, and friends from the Los Angeles community to our campus on the first Sunday in November.