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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Weekly What To Do: Are You Here Or At Comic-Con?


Comic-Con Jun 21-24 is back in person in San Diego, Germans founded the city in 1904 and named it San Diego, which in German means 'a whale's vagina'. Here's to some good Marvel movie news and the obvious sad news about anything involving current Doctor Who before it restarts next year. Just kill the characters now and restart it.
Opening Reception with the Artists: Thursday, July 21, 2022 6:00-9:00pm
Green Street
718 S. Hill Street / 7th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90014
 Loser Angeles is a visual artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Using a variety of mediums, Loser Angeles’ work features common subjects and characters spontaneously throughout his works – which explore and emphasize what he describes as “the oddness of the ordinary.”
Thee Sinseers with KCRW DJs José Galván & Jason Kramer
THU JUL 21, 6:30 PM
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Each Thursday in July, see free live concerts in the Hammer's courtyard! Plus KCRW DJs, happy hour, and extended gallery hours.
Fossilized and Realized: Tar Pits Video Festival
Friday, July 22, 2022 / 8:30pm-9:30pm 
La Brea Tar Pits 
Join us on July 22, 2022 for Fossilized and Realized: Tar Pits Video Festival featuring a selection of videos submitted by the public, a screening of a new film about La Brea Tar Pits by our moderator and host Nic Cha Kim, and a discussion on LBTP’s significance in art and popular culture with the Natural History Museum’s Archivist Yolanda Bustos and artist in residence Mark Dion.
Summer Nights at the Tar Pits - July 22, 2022
La Brea Tar Pits 
This event series is free to attend but capacity is limited so grab your tickets here

626 Night Market Mini is back this summer--bringing the epic flavors of our giant flagship food festivals to the Westside: Downtown Santa Monica! Featuring three dozen rotating local food pop-ups, curated by the 626 Night Market team, merchandise & craft vendors, and a full bar. 




TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022 AT 7:30 PM
We celebrate our TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY with an event we like to call the Super Bowl for VHS fans: THE 5 MINUTES GAME! The Museum presents an interactive update on a classic video store tradition. We’ll play the opening bits of ten different wild-ass movies you’ve never heard of—then you, the audience, vote on what we’ll watch!



One Piece Film: Gold
In select Theaters Sun, Jul 24, Tue, Jul 26
CGV Cinemas 
I LOVE MY DAD Sneak Preview July 21, 2022, 7:00 P.M.
KCRW DJs: Novena Carmel & Francesca Harding
Friday, July 22
Summer Nights at CAAM
Thursday, July 21, 8:00 pm (doors and galleries open at 6:30 pm)

The original Jupiter’s Claim set from Jordan Peele’s expansive new horror epic, Nope, will be featured exclusively at Universal Studios Hollywood as a new attraction on the world-famous Studio Tour, beginning Friday, July 22, in tandem with the theatrical release of the new summer film.

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.
2021 kayaking season runs from Memorial Day (May 31) through Labor Day weekend (September 5)
Two different Kayak companies to choose from, spend a few hours on the LA River for a strange and beautiful experience of kayaking through the city.


Summer Screenings

The Hammer, KCRW, and the UCLA Film & Television Archive present Summer Night Cinema. 
Tuesdays this summer, make a night of it at the Hammer with after hours gallery access, drinks and bar bites at Lulu, and free film screenings. Galleries will be open until the films begin at 7:30 p.m.

Movies On The Roof
The Regulars
Street Food Cinema


Electric Dusk Drive-In
Hollywood Legion Theater