Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Weekly What To Do: Welcome To The New Year, LA!

 Welcome to 2023! Let's see what things you can do this week.
WED JAN 4, 2023 10:00 PM
Los Feliz 3 | ‘A Very Y2K New Year’s’
$8.00 (member) ; $13.00 (general admission)

It’s the last night on Earth, and Sandra (Sandra Oh) is stranded. With reports of the planet’s demise on the rise and New Year’s approaching, she enlists stranger Patrick’s help to contact her husband. Featuring an ensemble cast of characters spread out over a panicked fictional Toronto, LAST NIGHT explores society’s deepest motivations, from sex to family, careers, and simple human connection. As the countdown begins, Sandra and Patrick must choose between embracing the end or fighting for the life slipping through their fingers.

January 5-8, 2023  Long Beach Convention Center
$45 and up

The first an annual anime convention of the year. This one is more for the fans than any other. Enjoy the anime community in person again. Come for cosplay, stay for the community...or merch.
RYOL (aka Ryo Laksamana) Caught In The Art (Gallery I)
Shinnosuke Hariya Power Up (Gallery II)
Michael Polakowski Anywhere & Here (Gallery III)
Abi Castillo Allergic Party (Gallery IV)
Opening Reception with the Artist(s): Saturday, January 7, 2023 6:00-10:00pm
4207 W. Jefferson Blvd + 4217 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Visual artist RYOL’s (aka RYO LAKSAMANA) new body of work, ‘Caught in the Art’ fills the space with paintings that showcase how light is the most fundamental element in the visual arts. Power Up’ presents a new series of 14 graphite works on illustration board from the Japanese drawing monster Shinnosuke Hariya and is the artist’s debut North American solo exhibition.‘Anywhere & Here’ presents a series of paintings that depict a shifting cast of protagonists from Detroit based artist Michael Polakowski.‘Allergic Party’ showcases 30 incredible new ceramic works from Spainish artist Abi Castillo in her debut North American solo exhibition. 

Jan 7 ⁠–⁠ Jan 29, 2023
Academy Museum

The eight films presented in this series celebrate the decade-spanning influence of this legendary editor in her centennial year.  
Sunday, Jan 08, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Join us as we welcome the Year of the Rabbit with cultural performances, crafts, and activities for families and kids of all ages!

    Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual) performance by Kodama Taiko
    Candy sculpture demonstrations by Shan Ichiyanagi (Shan the Candyman)
    Koto and calligraphy performances
    Author-led interactive storytimes
    Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Rabbit-inspired crafts and origami
    Souvenir photos by cre8tive outlets
    Scavenger hunt for prizes

Sunday, January 8, 2023
Los Feliz 3

The American Cinematheque is proud to welcome acclaimed filmmaker Ruben Östlund in-person for an all-day retrospective at the Los Feliz 3.Östlund joins us to discuss three of his critically acclaimed films, including FORCE MAJEURE and his two Palme d’Or winning films, TRIANGLE OF SADNESS and THE SQUARE, and will present a Sunday Print Edition screening of Luis Buñuel’s VIRIDIANA.

Every Saturday at 11am
Academy Museum
UCB, a cheapo comedy show almost every night, see comedians before they make podcasts and have
stories about the UCB and before they hit the big time.
Street Food Cinema


Electric Dusk Drive-In