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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Weekly What To Do: Bamboo Can Be Scary Too


7.28.2022 (Thu.) ― 01.15.2023 (Sun.)
JAPAN HOUSE Gallery, Level 2
Free
 
As the artist’s first-ever Los Angeles exhibition, “Life Cycles” will showcase the visionary work of Tanabe Chikuunsai IV, a fourth-generation bamboo artist who simultaneously continues his family legacy and pushes the boundaries of bamboo as a contemporary art form. Renowned for his large-scale installations at museums around the world, Chikuunsai is embarking on an especially ambitious project for JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles – his longest installation to date at 70 feet long, constructed with over 15,000 woven bamboo strips. Tanabe Chikuunsai IV |Live Bamboo Artist Talk & Demo 7.28.2022 6pm (Thu.)

July 29-31
300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
General Admission - Weekend: $63 // Friday: $32 // Saturday: $47 // Sunday: $37 

A large Halloween and horror convention, bringing all the chills and thrills of October to one summer weekend. Explore multiple haunted attractions in the Hall of Shadows; shop from more than 350 vendors including horror-themed apparel, creepy home decor, special effects makeup, masks and costumes; enjoy panels and presentations from the leading names in horror entertainment and theme park attractions; live dark entertainment, and more" 
 
Lucha VaVOOM Summer Sabotage
Friday, July 29 Doors open at 7:00 pm Tickets:
The Mayan Theatre (1038 S Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90015) 
Tickets for this 21+ event are on sale now for $45.00‒$90.00

Los Angeles’ longest-running, most celebrated action-packed variety show where electrifying Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque, and comedy collide.
 

Summer Sabotage will also feature a unique collaboration with Sony Pictures’ upcoming action thriller film, Bullet Train (out only in theaters on August 5th), starring Brad Pitt, Benito A Martínez Ocasio (aka Puerto Rican artist known as Bad Bunny, who is also a huge wrestling fan), and more. A wrestler, inspired by Bad Bunny’s “The Wolf”-character from the film, will be a part of the second wrestling match of the night at Summer Sabotage. Additionally, the dangerously cute and mysterious mascot Momomon will also make a special appearance at the event, plus fans in attendance will get to see the film’s trailer, special footage, and more.


 
Starts July 30- Sept
$49 and up 
Suggested Parking: 415 N Bedford Dr Parking Garage. First 2 hours are free.
 

Pull up a chair to The Golden Girls Kitchen. This custom, detailed dining experience is inspired by the girls' favorite iconic Miami hangout, as well as other memorable moments from the beloved franchise. Expect to be completely immersed in the world of The Golden Girls!
 
Each ticket includes a 90-minute reservation as well as your choice of a Golden Main + Slice of Cheesecake (of course!). There will be additional sides, desserts, beverages, and even exclusive The Golden Girls Kitchen merchandise to add on arrival.
 
Wed, Aug 3, 2pm
Downey Recreation Center
1739 Albion Street Los Angeles, CA 90031
Free 

The ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates the completion of the multi-day camp and the temporary public art pavilion made “by kids, for kids.” A short program will be followed by a free ice cream social for guests. The 25 minute program will include a welcome by Tongva Culture Bearer Tina Calderon, poetry readings by camp teachers, poet and griot, A.K. Toney and Tongva poet Kelly Caballero, concluding with brief words by Executive Director, Jenna Didier and LA County Supervisor for District 1, Hilda L. Solis.
 
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KITTEN LOUNGE OPENING: MONDAY JULY 25
Sipping on a Cold Brew while lounging with cats & kittens is the best way to spend 70 minutes of your day. Your visit includes access to the new Kitten Lounge, Adult Kitto Lounge, and the Catio.
July 23 - August 13
 
Flavor: E.A.K. Ramen (Yokohama Ie-kei Ramen with thick noodles, pork, and soy sauce)
Restaurant: Machida Shoten
• July 29 - 31

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.
 

Film

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