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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Weekly What To Do: Easy Going Summer Weekend

August 25 – August 28
Aero Theatre & Los Feliz Theatre
The American Cinematheque is proud to present this retrospective for George Miller, who is widely regarded as a creative mastermind and one of the most influential filmmakers of contemporary cinema. Miller joins us virtually at the Aero Theatre and Los Feliz 3 via recorded introductions before screenings of many of his beloved films, including an advance screening of his critically acclaimed new film THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING.
Nintendo Switch Road Trip – Los Angeles, CA
Universal CityWalk Hollywood 
August 26–August 28
100 Universal City Plaza, Hollywood, California 91608

Free, RSVP

The Nintendo Switch™ Road Trip hits the road this summer to bring you and your family hands-on playtime with the latest member of the Nintendo Switch family, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model!

Play demos of the latest games, including Nintendo Switch™ Sports, Mario Strikers™: Battle League, and Kirby™ and the Forgotten Land.

Aug 26-28 
Pasadena Convention Center

626 Night Market is back to finish out the summer
August 26-28
Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007
$5. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is free.

Enjoy the last taste of 626 Night Market for the summer! With hundreds of food vendors, artists, crafts vendors, and live singing and dance performances to enjoy it’s fun for everyone!

River City Girls Zero Pre-launch Party 
August 28th, 2022, Sunday , at 11 AM to 5 PM
137 N Victory Blvd
Burbank CA 91502
Meet the River City Girls series @wayforwardtech Game Devs with Q&A panel & autograph signing event!
@okamotokitchen food truck will be here at 11 am to 5 pm selling River City Girls themed food!
There will be an in-store Q & A panel with the River City Girls game devs, which will also be streamed online on Twitch at@game_realms!
And a Game Dev Autograph signing event afterwards!
- Q&A panel at 12 pm to 1 PM
- Autograph signing at 1 pm to 3 pm
Secret Headquarters SUPER MOVING MEGA SALE
Saturday (8/27) and Sunday (8/28)
3817 W Sunset Blvd
*They're moving to a new location because of a huge rent hike.

We'll have:
* Furniture
* Backroom and Warehouse Special Weird Stuff
* OBEY Posters
* Comics
* Graphic Novels
* Apparel
Getty 25 Celebrates Watts

Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28 from 11am-6pm

This is the last festival of ten free, outdoor community art festivals across Los Angeles this summer in celebration of the Getty Center’s 25th anniversary. Join the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) to celebrate Watts at WLCAC’s historic urban arts healing center. Interact with artists, performers, artisans, and chefs, enjoy traditional foods, and discover Watts Towers–inspired mosaics and assemblage art. Revel in the sounds of Afro-Cuban rhythms, hip-hop, salsa, drum circles, spoken word/poetry, jazz, reggaeton, and soul. Enjoy hands-on art workshops, live music and performances, an immersive digital experience of Getty collections, photo booths,  and giveaways.


Off the 405: Standing on the Corner

Saturday, August 27 from 6-9pm

The Getty Center

This is this summer’s last Off the 405 concert at the Getty Center. Standing on the Corner often calls itself an “art ensemble,” a moniker which helps outline its approach to music and performance, while hinting at its creative roots and perspective. With composer, conductor and co-founder Gio Escobar at the center of a band line-up that’s seldom the same for consecutive performances, each of which might feature a radically different concept and repertoire, SOTC moves freely yet decisively between jazz improvisations, dub excursions, garage-noise freak-outs, and lo-fi hip-hop collage.


Special Screening: The Thief Collector

Sunday, August 28 at 2pm

In 1985, Willem de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre, one of the most valuable paintings of the 20th century, vanished after being cut from its frame at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. Over 30 years later, the $160 million painting was found hanging in the home of Jerry and Rita Alter in rural New Mexico. The Thief Collector takes a deep look at how, and why, this mild-mannered couple pulled off one of the greatest art heists of a generation. After the screening the film's director, Allison Otto, joins Getty conservators for a conversation and audience Q&A. The program is followed by an outdoor hosted reception. This event complements the Getty exhibition Conserving de Kooning: Theft and Recovery closing on August 28.
Echo Theater Company's THTR Truck
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
Saturday, Aug. 27 at 4 p.m.
Angel's Point Picnic Area
Elysian Park
Los Angeles, CA 90012.
All the magic of A Midsummer Night's Dream in under an hour. Bring a basket and a blanket and enjoy a family friendly, 40-minute version of Shakespeare’s delightful rom-com, courtesy of Echo Theater Company's THTR Truck.
Bowers Museum

Sunday, August 28
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
KCRW DJs José Galván & Francesca Harding

KCRW is excited for its brand-new partnership with the Bowers Museum for one special Summer Nights featuring live sets from KCRW DJs José Gavlán & Francesca Harding, a beer garden pop-up by Blinking Owl Distillery, kids activities and more. Sunday, August 28 marks the last day to check out the Bowers Museum’s current exhibition, Everest: Ascent to Glory. After-hours admission to the museum will be free for KCRW Members and Santa Ana residents.

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