Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Weekly What To Do: Celebrate with Giant Robots and Gay Screams

To accommodate the construction of press risers and pre-show stages along the Oscars red carpet, all lanes of Hollywood Boulevard are closed from Orange Drive to Highland Avenue from 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, February 29 until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

Between Sunday, March 3, and Oscar® Sunday, March 10, additional streets and sidewalks will be closed for varying periods.

Ted Neeley and Yvonne Elliman will appear at the NoHo 7 on Feb 26th, Royal on Feb 27th, Claremont 5 on Feb 28th, and Newhall on Feb 29th, at 7 pm with a brand new remastered sing-along digital print! Both stars, who played Jesus of Nazareth and Mary Magdalene, respectively, will do a pre-film talk about the making of the movie and their memories of director Norman Jewison.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film, the reunited cast members will also be signing autographs and taking photos with fans.

Appearing at the Laemmle Theatres:
Ted Neeley (Jesus)
Yvonne Elliman (Mary)
Larry Marshall (Simon)
David James (Set Photographer)
Rob Iscove (The Choreographer)
Feb 29 - Mar 3    
Santa Monica Airport
3021 Airport Ave, Suite 203
Santa Monica, CA 90405 
Featuring over 95 of today’s most exciting galleries from around the world, an expansive program of ambitious installations, collaborations with nonprofit organizations, and pop-ups from some of Los Angeles’ most beloved restaurants.
Gay Scream: A Drag Tribute to Vampires in Film
Thursday,February 29, 9:00pm
Video Vortex (map)
700 W 7th St/
Los Angeles CA 90017

Get ready to sink your teeth into an unforgettable night! Join us in Video Vortex on Thursday 2/29 at 9 pm as we host a special event dedicated to Vampires in Film, featuring mesmerizing drag performances

Opening Night March 1st
March 2-Sept 1
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Admission $
Join the artists of Giant Robot for first access to Giant Robot Biennale 5 with free admission, engaging art, music, activities, and more that celebrate a staple of Asian American alternative pop culture and an influential brand encompassing pop art, skateboard, comic book, graphic arts, and vinyl toy culture!

Giant Robot Biennale 5 features artists Sean Chao, Felicia Chiao, Luke Chueh, Giorgiko, James Jean,
Taylor Lee, Rain Szeto, and Yoskay Yamamoto, among others. Since 2007, JANM has partnered with Eric Nakamura, founder of Giant Robot, to produce the Giant Robot Biennale, a recurring art exhibition that highlights diverse creative works celebrating the brand’s ethos.
Doggo Show 2024 is our 6th annual canine themed group exhibition, running from March 2nd to March 17th, 2024 at Giant Robot Store.
Friday, March 1, 2024. 5:00 pm–10 pm.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Admission is free for members, $20 for nonmembers

An evening focused on “Animal Love.” Join us after hours as we explore the art of wooing and the science of flirting with topical discussions, signature cocktails, live music, and more.

March 2, 2024 - March 17, 2024
Opening Reception / Mar 2, 5:00PM - 8:00PM
210 East Main St
Alhambra CA 91801
Artist Jenny Yu returns for an exhibition of new paintings about growing up, transitions, and change. Included will be music, animation, and other multimedia installations.
A Showcase of Contemporary Film & TV from India
Sunday, March 3rd - Friday, March 8th, 2024
Norris Cinema Theatre at the Frank Sinatra Hall
3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
&The Michelle & Kevin Douglas IMAX Theatre, RZC 119
Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts (RZC)
3131 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
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.

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.

Check out classics and cult movies just a few stories above street level. Rooftop Movies at The Montalbán.

Secret Movie Club-Special edition posters and a large swatch of films to see.

 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