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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Weekly What To Do: Cinco De Mayo, Free Comic Book Day & More


Wed, May 4, 2022 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Brews Brothers5140 Lankershim Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 91601 
Free, Register
 
One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed brings together comedy, video games and alcohol at a super rad bar in North Hollywood. Join your hosts - Dan Robitzski, Jacob Rubin, and OJ Patterson - as everyone virtually battle amongst themselves while physically battling inebriation and distractions. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd suggest new rules and new gags.
 
 
BEVERLY CENTER CELEBRATES CINCO DE MAYO

Join us May 5 from 5-8pm in Grand Court as we celebrate Mexican culture and heritage with free churros and horchata and live entertainment including a Mariachi band and Ballet Folklorica dance troupe. Before or after the celebration visit Tocaya Organica on Level 1 to enjoy cocktail specials all day long.
 
Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6
The Mayan Theatre (1038 S Hill St.)
Doors for this 21+ event open at 7:00 pm 
$75.00
 
Los Angeles’ longest-running, most celebrated variety show, where authentic Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque, and comedy collide--is set to celebrate 11 years of Cinco de Mayo craziness with even more world-class talent over two blowout nights.

May 5-13, 2022
Aratani Theatre @ Japanese American Cultural & Community Center – Little Tokyo (DTLA): 244 S San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tateuchi Democracy Forum @ Japanese American National Museum: 111 N Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Directors Guild of America: 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046
$

Southern California’s leading showcase for new Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema, announced today the program for the 38th edition of the festival.
 
May 6-8
Camelot Theatres
2300 East Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
$
 
From the fine folks over at Secret Movie Club; they're taking a weekend off to Palm Springs and you're invited. The Palm Springs 70mm Getaway Film Festival will have three special showings: 2001, Lawrence of Arabia and West Side Story. And there's going to be after-parties to go with two of the films at classic Palm Springs venues.

You can get a deal getting all the movies and after-parties for $195 or get it all separate. As of writing this you can get a ticket for any film for $19.87. They'll also have some pre-parties in the theater where you can get special merch for the fest.
 
626 Night Market: Orange County
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
NEW HOURS for Costa Mesa: Friday: 4PM - 11PM
Saturday: 1PM - 11PM
Sunday: 1PM - 11PM
Admission: $5. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10
 
 626 Night Market is back at OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California. The iconic Californian festival features 200+ local food, merchandise, crafts, arts vendors, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages. Come celebrate a decade-long tradition of Taste and Togetherness with us!
 
 
First Fridays
May 6:  Plant Powered
Friday, May 6, 2022 at 5pm 
Natural History Museum 
$20 Non-members
Free for Members 
 
Our annual series is back! Explore the Museum after hours with live music, DJs, topical discussions, signature cocktails, and more.
 
 
May 6, Friday, 8PM
The Mixx 
443 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101

Yours and your favorite 80s and 90s tribute show is back and we could not be anymore exited about it. If you've seen them live before, YOU KNOW! and if you have not experienced them live yet, ITS TIME!

Dance and sing along to an amazing roster of all your favorite hits!

Expect drink and dinner deals, Flashback Video DJ mixes on the biggest LED wall this side of town.

Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday May 7th
Get Free comics at the following locations or just go through our list of local comic shops

 

 
 

 
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles 
Bowls of ramen will range $14-17.

For approximately 14 weeks, seven different ramen concepts will proudly represent a variety of regional ramen types (including Tokyo, Kumamoto, Fukushima, and Yokohama), as well as other ramen styles popular throughout the nation. To further bring the exhibition to life, the pop-up dining space will also be serving ramen in authentic Mino ceramic domburi bowls, similar to those showcased in the gallery from a region famed for its ceramics production for over 500 years.

Flavor: Miso Ramen (Sweet and savory Tokyo-style miso ramen)
Restaurant: Tsujita Miso no Sho
• May 6 - 8
• May 13 - 15

 


'1982: The Summer of Movies'
Fri. May 6 – Fri. May 13, 2022
Aero Theatre & Los Feliz 3
Co-presented by Beyond Fest!

Films include: THE THING, CAT PEOPLE, THE SECRET OF NIMH, STAR TREK II: WRATH OF KHAN, THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, CONAN THE BARBARIAN, MAD MAX 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR, POLTERGEIST, ANNIE, GREASE 2, TRON, PINK FLOYD - THE WALL, THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN, THE LAST UNICORN, ROCKY III, THE BEASTMASTER, NIGHT SHIFT, DEAD MEN DON'T WEAR PLAID, BLADE RUNNER, FRIDAY THE 13TH PART III and FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH

Screenings include the premieres of exclusive clips from the upcoming documentary, 1982: GREATEST GEEK YEAR EVER!

 

Cages and the Shadow of the Colors (Gallery I) 
Troy Lovegates Would (Gallery II)
David ShillinglawDream Machine (Viewing Room)
Dustin Myers The Misfit Menagerie (Viewing Room)
Crash One Scripted Memories (Viewing Room)
Opening Reception with the Artists: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022 6:00-10:00pm
 
 
Thinkspace Projects is presenting Sandra Chevrier’s ‘Cages and the Shadow of the Colors.’ has the Montréal-based Canadian artist creating work that explore identity as a locus of competing imperatives and complex contradictions. Troy Lovegates’ latest solo show, ‘Would.’‘ The artist, formerly known as Other, brings his vast knowledge of street art and work with found objects to the gallery, presenting his first collection composed entirely of his intricate, hand-carved wooden sculptures. David Shillinglaw is a UK based artist, best known for his works exploring human nature, success and failure, and the language people use to describe their experiences. 
 
 
Sat, May 7, 2022 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Los Angeles Union Station
800 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
 

Smorgasburg Los Angeles
Every Sunday 
10am-4pm at @rowdtla
Free Entry, Family Friendly Beer Garden, No Pets.
 
Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America, with markets in Los Angeles attracting 50,000 people each weekend to eat from a hundred local vendors.
 
 
 
 
Largo, known for comedy shows. Grab some tickets before everything sells out. Many new shows from some of LA's top comedians. We see Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt, Pete Holmes and Sarah Silverman performing here to name a few.
 

Street Food Cinema

 

 
 
Electric Dusk Drive-In