Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Weekly What To Do: Eat Some Food, Watch Classic Films & Maybe Some VaVOOM, Crunchyroll Expo & Labor Day

Hey, don't forget Monday is Labor Day, so deals online, BBQ and maybe a day off from work to see some movies online.

Now - Friday, September 18 
Lunches starting at $15 and Dinners at $25
Nearly 300 restaurants are creating special lunch and dinner menus across LA just for you. This season, they're offering take-out, delivery, and outdoor dining experiences to meet your needs. 

Now- Sept 6 
The annual LA film festival is online and live. So, choose your movies, you got watch'em live.

Thursday, September 3, at 8PM 
$1 donation or you can give more
KCRW DJ (and huge wrestling fan) Anthony Valadez will take us through the secret entrance into Lucha VaVOOM's delirious inner-sanctum of wrestlers, aerialists and roller girls. Stay-In VaVOOM promises surprise performances, action, and adult fun - all from the safety of your home. We would call this a Rated R event, so put those kiddos to bed first and embrace your wild side!

Sept 3-5
Cinecon, the classic film festival has also gone online. Be prepared for three days of black and white beauties...actually shot in black and white, and no re-releases of films like Parasite or Logan Noir.

Friday, Sept 4 at noon

THIS FRIDAY at Noon PT, we are honored to debut the newest collection of Mini-Portraits from artist Ashton Gallagher. Ashton has created more than 25 new paintings, depicting some of the most compelling characters in film and TV.
And, in addition to the Ashton's Mini-Portraits II, on Friday at Noon PT, we will be opening the newest installment of Idiot Box, a group show paying tribute to the modern day greatness of television. 


Sept 4-6

Probably the last big anime convention online for the year. It features a diverse amount of panels on anime, manga and Japanese fandom. Can't wait to see what Yen Press brings us in the coming year.

Yen Press will hold an official online panel discussion on Saturday, September 5th from 11:00am (PST) to 11:45am (PST). 

Join Yen Press, the publisher of hit series such as Sword Art Online, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- and Black Butler, for a series of exciting manga and light novel announcements and a fun Q&A segment in which the Yen Press staff will answer fan questions from social media!
Virtual LA Fleet Week
September 4-7, 2020

USO MVP Summer Concert Series
September 5, 2020
Join us on Saturday, September 5 at 12 p.m. EST for the USO MVP Summer Series, a special virtual performance in honor of America's military on Labor Day weekend. The final concert this summer features Grammy award winner Ne-Yo! Enjoy a cooking demonstration with BBQ Pitmaster Myron Mixon and culinary specialists at NB New London and NWS Yorktown and performances by The War & Treaty featuring Army veteran Michael Trotter. View the performance here.

Still Life in a Landscape / 14’ x 56” / oil on canvas / 2018 *cropped

Have to Hold
Curated by Elizabeth Tinglof and Ashley Hagen
September 5th – October 3rd, 2020

Open By Appointment this Saturday, September 5th, 2 – 6pm
Launch Gallery
Have to Hold is an exhibition where six contemporary artists reflect upon the rich yet charged history and psychology of collecting. Through the artists own use of objects and materials, they construct stories of experiences and conceptual perspectives, addressing both the past and future.

Participating artists include, Vida Liu, Constance Mallinson, Kristen Morgin, Kimberly Morris, Ephraim Puusemp and George Stoll.
Open By Appointment this Saturday, September 5th, 2 – 6pm

Sat, Sep 5, 2020, 8:00 PM
1032 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015 
 $23 – $100
You might be saying. . .JAWS again?! YES, JAWS!!! What better way to end summer than the movie that made a whole generation of people afraid of summer itself! We follow JAWS up with 1990’s hilarious, wonderfully goofy, intentionally funny, yet totally entertaining are those earthquakes or are those monster worms horror cult classic TREMORS. 

Sun, Sep 6, 2020, 8:00 PM
1032 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015 
$23 – $100 
First up, Japanese Godzilla takes on American King Kong in the smackdown monster fight of the century. Our second feature is the gonzo, gross out, and great remake of the 1950’s sci-fi classic THE BLOB.