Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Weekly What To Do: Screams and Revenge This Weekend

Friday, July 28, 7-10 pm
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
244 San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
$175 General Admission
Little Tokyo Service Center's 15th Annual
Sake & Food Tasting Fundraiser
A unique evening of sake, food, and fun.
Proceeds will help Little Tokyo Service Center make positive change for people and places.
NO, BUT: A WGA / SAG Strike Benefit Show
July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre 
5919 Franklin Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028

Jon Gabrus (101 Places to Party Before You Die) & Dan Gregor (Chip N’ Dale Rescue Rangers) host an All-Star lineup of out of work actors and writers in an improvised extravaganza. All proceeds go directly to the Entertainment Community Fund for struggling crew, actors & writers.

Westfield Century City

To celebrate Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures, the first animated series set during the High Republic era, we are hosting a Family Field Day!  You and your Younglings are invited to join us in exploring the galaxy and starting your paths to becoming a Jedi Knight!

Select Theaters
Tony Award winner Ben Platt and Molly Gordon star in the original comedy Theater Camp as Amos and Rebecca-Diane – lifelong best friends and drama instructors at a rundown camp in upstate New York. When clueless tech-bro Troy (Jimmy Tatro) arrives to run the property (into the ground), Amos, Rebecca-Diane and production manager Glenn (Noah Galvin) band together with the staff and students, staging a masterpiece to keep their beloved summer camp afloat.
July 28-30, 2023
Long Beach Convention Center
$38 and up
All the chills and thrills of October over one summer weekend!

Shop from 350 spooky vendors; see previews of upcoming Halloween events and attractions; panels, presentations, and performances from leading horror performers and entertainment companies; and explore over a dozen haunted attractions in the massive Hall of Shadows.

Midsummer Scream's 2023 theme is "Ghoulish Games", inspired by creepy board games, horror video games, dark themed roleplaying games, and more. The theme will tie into the event with a slate of panels, a gallery and game room, and experiences throughout the event.

7/29 at 12pm - 6pm
Revenge Of
3420 Eagle Rock Blvd Unit #1, Los Angeles, CA 90065

The time for LotZilla is almost upon us!! Join us on 7/29 at 12pm - 6pm for an EPIC line up of vendors and artists! This month we’re throwing down with:
Data Crew - @data_crew
Heather "Hedwig" Hale - @heathermakesthings
Alex Pardee - @alexpardee
Moldazor - @moldazor
With interactive art installations from @alexpardee AND @moldazor
DELICIOUS food: Evil Cook Foods (@evil_cooks) and Nomadic Ice Pops (@nomadicepops) will be on hand to keep you cool and Liquid Death (@liquiddeath) will keep you hydrated!
OH and not only are we having a huge sale but we’re dropping our limited edition LotZilla shirt designed by Scott Sugiuchi (@ssugiuchi)

July 29-30 from 1 to 10 p.m
1324 5th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free, must get tickets
Taking place in Downtown Santa Monica with a series of Asian-fused food mini night markets July 29-30 from 1 to 10 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an intimate coastal vibe and casual setting to indulge in their favorite eats. The market will feature approximately three dozen food, merch & craft vendors and an alcohol garden for attendees 21+. The market is open to all ages and free to attend with reservations. 
2nd Annual Bananas Splitty in the City 1K
 July 29, 2023
                           Sign in & Bib Pickup                         2:00 PM PT - 3:30 PM PT
                           1K Start                                              3:50 PM PT
                           Show Start                                          4:30 PM PT
Begins at Frogtown Brewery (2931 Gilroy St, Los Angeles, CA 90039) and will end at The Elysian (1944 Riverside Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90039). 
This non-competitive, un-race for the untrained is a downhill .621-mile event, beginning at Frogtown Brewery and ending at The Elysian, where Kurt and Scotty will record a live episode of their podcast. Participants are encouraged to come dressed as a banana or in a banana-adjacent costume and run, jog, or walk with the hosts. All proceeds from the event will go to the LA food bank.
Dub-a-Dub-Dub: Summer Slash n’ Splash!
July 30 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
5919 Franklin Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028

DUB-A-DUB-DUB is an improv show starring UCB’s best improvisers who also happen to be voice actors. Watch your fave comedians re-dub clips LIVE from movies, TV shows, cartoons, weird old commercials, and more!

This month’s theme: SUMMER SLASH N’ SPLASH! From giant sharks and psycho beach parties to Midsommar May Queens who Know What You Did Last Summer! The sand is stained with blood… and laughs, babyyy!

Monday, July 31 · 7:30 - 9:30pm
The Secret Movie Club Theater 
$10 – $12
Movie centric bar-trivia-style trivia. Show off your movie knowledge and win real, potentially underwhelming prizes! Bring a team! Play alone! PLUS! Some questions will be Subjective Trivia, where there is no correct answer, but the rightest (new word) answer wins.
The Sklar Brothers: TAG IT!
Sarah Silverman, Pete Holmes, David Spade and Special Guest!
Tuesday, Aug 01, 2023 
Largo at the Coronet
366 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90048

Nellie Le - "Flower Pot Kitten"

Plants & Flowers Show 2023: A Green-Life Themed Art Exhibition is a group show at Giant Robot Store running from July 22nd, 2023 to August 13th, 2023.

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.

Cinespia -Just came back this week for a new season.
This hosts screenings outside at iconic venues including The Hollywood Forever Cemetery, The Greek Theatre, and Los Angeles Historic Park.
Check out classics and cult movies just a few stories above street level.

American Cinematheque-A celebrated independent theater group that brings both the talent and catalog of films to make for some of LA's best movie nights.
Secret Movie Club-Special edition posters and a large swatch of films to see.

Street Food Cinema-Outdoor cult or recent hits you'll love 

 New Bev-Tarantino owned independent theater with old school style

Cinelounge-Hollywood based tiny theater, showing off indies you've never heard of
Brain Dead Studios-Newcomer that manages to fill its schedule almost every night
Electric Dusk Drive-In- A drive-in playing classic movies during the Summer