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Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball After a Blessed Yom Kippur - LA Weekly

Today is Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), the holiest day of the year for Jews, observed with prayer and a 25-hour fast. Beginning 5 days later, Sukkot is a weeklong period (October 13-20) in which Jews all over the world mark the Fall harvest by building booths (sukkot in Hebrew). These huts symbolize the temporary … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball...→

Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball After a Blessed Yom Kippur - LA Weekly

Today is Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), the holiest day of the year for Jews, observed with prayer and a 25-hour fast. Beginning 5 days later, Sukkot is a weeklong period (October 13-20) in which Jews all over the world mark the Fall harvest by building booths (sukkot in Hebrew). These huts symbolize the temporary … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball...→

Event Pick: Activism is in Style at Vegan Fashion Week - LA Weekly

It isn’t as well-promoted as it once was so you may not have noticed, but L.A. is currently in the midst of Fashion Week.  LAFW has been holding shows at Petersen Auto Museum this week, while a production company called The Society has been doing the same at DTLA locales including Union Station. As we’ve … Read full article:: Event Pick: Activism is in Style at Vega...→

Event Pick: L.A. Comic Con - LA Weekly

While L.A. Comic Con is younger and smaller than its massive predecessor San Diego Comic-Con, the three-day gathering has expanded in recent years after renaming itself following earlier incarnations, when it was known as Comikaze Expo and then Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con. This year’s guests encompass the worlds of Hollywood (Elijah Wood, Ron Perlman, … Read full article:: Event Pick: L.A. Comic Con - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Cars & Fashion Runway Show - LA Weekly

The runway show centers on the haute couture clothes and accessories created by Peruvian designer Noe Bernacelli. Read full article:: Event Pick: Cars & Fashion Runway Show -...→

Event Pick: ALBA Collective Presents HOME - LA Weekly

This one-day event activates the multipurpose art and performance venue Human Resources LA with a guest event advancing the work of an eclectic group of local photographers and artists, DJs and beer by PBR. Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home St., Chinatown; Friday, October 4, 4-8pm; free. instagram.com/alba.collective/ Read full article:: Event Pick: ALBA Collective Presents HOM...→

Event Pick: Michael Nesmith at the Grammy Museum - LA Weekly

Michael Nesmith sings and spin stories at an intimate appearance at the Grammy Museum. As a songwriter, he might perform anything from “Different Drum” (Linda Ronstadt’s first hit) and “Joanne” (and other originals with his First National Band that paved the way for country-rockers like The Eagles) to “Papa Gene’s Blues” and other beloved garage-country-pop-psychedelic … Read full article:: Event Pick: Michael Nesmith at the Gramm...→

Event Pick: Cornelia Funke at the Getty Center - LA Weekly

A Colorful Afternoon: Cornelia Funke’s Adventures Through the Bauhaus will include a reception, kid’s craft project, tour and storytelling by Funke, whose original Getty story follows William Dampier, a pirate and ghost who protects the museum from being haunted. Read full article:: Event Pick: Cornelia Funke at the Getty ...→

Book Event Pick: LAMBDA LitFest - LA Weekly

The latest chapter of this year’s LAMBDA LitFest comes down fast with readings from Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers Poetry. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: LAMBDA LitFest - LA Wee...→

Event Pick: An Evening with Longmire's Craig Johnson - LA Weekly

Thrill to the wonders of wolves and Wyoming at An Evening with Craig Johnson, where he’ll discuss his latest book, Land of Wolves ($28, Viking), joined by the cast of his other great opus-turned-series, Longmire. Read full article:: Event Pick: An Evening with Longmire's C...→

Book Event Pick: Small Press Book Festival at the Wende Museum - LA Weekly

The free, all-day Small Press Book Festival is organized by Vagabond Press and features writing and publishing workshops, poetry, readings and more. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Small Press Book Festiv...→

Book Event Pick: Ben Folds' A Dream About Lightning Bugs - LA Weekly

Singer-pianist Ben Folds has long been a clever performer who draws his ardent fans into his performances, including arranging his set lists with the help of his audiences, who sail their song suggestions toward the stage via paper airplanes. Folds attempts to draw his followers in further in his new memoir, A Dream About Lightning … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Ben Folds' A Dream Abou...→

Event Pick: TarFest - LA Weekly

KCRW DJs Raul Campos, Jeremy Sole and Valida will spin tunes to kick off the day, which continues with live painting sessions by Johnny KMNDZ Rodriguez and Mr. B Baby and art installations by Susan Feldman, Cynthia Minet and Ramiro Gomez, as well as the Second Home Serpentine Pavilion. Read full article:: Event Pick: TarFest - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: LACMA's Muse 'til Midnight - LA Weekly

This year’s theme is The Allure of Music, which comes from the concurrent exhibition “The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China.” Read full article:: Event Pick: LACMA's Muse 'til Midnight -...→

Event Pick: Makeup Euphoria at Sephoria- House of Beauty - LA Weekly

Do you lust for new lipstick hues? Does your heart palpitate for a pigmented eyeshadow palette? Does concealer make you a squealer? If so, you’re probably -like many gals these days- a makeup addict. Of course, Sephora stores will always satisfy a cosmetics craving, but bigger is better when it comes to beauty and with … Read full article:: Event Pick: Makeup Euphoria at Sephoria-...→

Event Pick: Paleyfest Brings On the Fall TV Preview Action - LA Weekly

Still looking for a new, binge-worthy obsession to fill the void after Game of Thrones? At PaleyFest- Fall TV Previews, you can hang out with a small-town choir, a teen detective, an animated Mexican-American family, Batwoman or the Wu-Tang Clan. The Paley Center’s most popular annual event hosts screenings of TV and the internet’s hottest, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Paleyfest Brings On the Fall...→

Event Pick: Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter - LA Weekly

Architects for Animals has assembled some of the city’s leading architecture firms to design functional yet inventively fancy outdoor dwellings at “Giving Shelter,” a benefit for FixNation, which spays and fixes homeless felines. Read full article:: Event Pick: Architects for Animals: Givi...→

Event Pick: Broad Fest - LA Weekly

The Broad Stage introduces its upcoming 2019-20 season at Broad Fest, an annual open house of live music, dance, workshops and food spread across several areas. Read full article:: Event Pick: Broad Fest - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Music Center Plaza Grand Re-Opening Weekend - LA Weekly

Downtown's Music Center Plaza has been undergoing a significant renovation this past long while. But this landmark public space is finally ready for its close-up again, as the Plaza reopens with a full weekend of summer revelry they’re calling the Plaza For All Celebration. Read full article:: Event Pick: Music Center Plaza Grand Re-...→

Event Pick: El Velorio - LA Weekly

Celebrating a decade of dynamic Day of the Dead gatherings in L.A., Antonio Pelayo’s El Velorio touts the largest Dia de Los Muertos themed art show he’s ever assembled, and with curation help from the Weekly’s own arts editor Shana Nys Dambrot, expect to see the city’s top artists interpreting muerto imagery in both traditional … Read full article:: Event Pick: El Velorio - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Patti Smith Gets Up Close and Personal About New Book - LA Weekly

As a musician, Patti Smith became an icon thanks to her captivating presence but also her eloquence, her edge and her honesty. The poet/punk queen is first and foremost a writer, and her award-winning books Just Kids and M Train served to cement her legacy, in some ways even more than her music. Her latest, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Patti Smith Gets Up Close an...→

Event Pick: The Big Draw L.A. - LA Weekly

Make Your Mark in the Park fills the lawns of Grand Park with literal Sunday painters amid a sea of sharpened pencils and eager sketchpad. Read full article:: Event Pick: The Big Draw L.A. - LA Weekl...→

Book Event Pick: Debbie Harry and Chris Stein Talk Blondie and Books - LA Weekly

When it comes to rock autobiographies, some musicians have had lives full of fantastic adventures but can’t write their way out of a paper bag. Others are eloquent wordsmiths with dull personal histories that aren’t worth reading about. The best of both worlds aligns in Debbie Harry’s fascinating new memoir, Face It (Dey Street). With … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Debbie Harry and Chris ...→

Book Event Pick: Roxane Gay and Susan Orlean at the Hammer - LA Weekly

Tonight, author Roxane Gay converses with Susan Orlean about the vital role of libraries as wellsprings of communal memory and touchstones of public gathering. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Roxane Gay and Susan Or...→

Event Pick: Pop Up Magazine - LA Weekly

The latest Pop-Up Magazine, The Escape Issue, clues you in to all the quiet horrors and gentle conflicts that your fellow human beings go bonkers every day trying to escape. Read full article:: Event Pick: Pop Up Magazine - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Post Capitalism Ball - LA Weekly

“Capitalism will fall, then we will have a ball,” striking teachers chanted in Oakland earlier this year. The slogan inspired local artists to envision what such a celebration would be like, so organizer Martabel Wasserman and friends are holding their own Post-Capitalism Ball. Saluting “the queer spirit of turning melancholy and mourning into fantastical resistance … Read full article:: Event Pick: Post Capitalism Ball - LA We...→

Event Pick: A History of Venice - LA Weekly

There once was a wonderful, earthy world existing as a boon to freedom that came before the satanic stupidity of the machines transforming Venice into a psychic sewer — but fuck all that! Come see Venice how it really was — not just how you remember it was — in the History of Venice: A … Read full article:: Event Pick: A History of Venice - LA Wee...→

Book Event Pick: Charles Phoenix's Holiday Jubilee Party at Wacko - LA Weekly

A Charles Phoenix event can be likened to your favorite dessert. It’s colorful, it’s tasty, it’s nostalgic and it’s good old fashioned fun. The launch of the beloved L.A. pop culture king’s latest coffee table book is sure to be no exception. His new book Holiday Jubilee celebrates Halloween, Christmas, Easter and more like only … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Charles Phoenix's Holid...→

Event Pick: The Secret Society of the Sisterhood - LA Weekly

The Secret Society of the Sisterhood is an ongoing series in which a diverse variety of fascinating women tell real-life stories. The theme this time around is “If at first you don’t succeed,” with comedian-host Trish Wilson presenting actor-writer Mara Wilson, comedian Cameron Esposito and writer-comedian Akilah Hughes. “The topic of my talk is fear,” … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Secret Society of the Si...→

Event Pick: Vaginal Davis on Video in Fertile La Toyah Jackson: Volume 1 - LA Weekly

Dirty Looks, the boundary-pushing platform for queer film and video offers quite a doozy this Sunday: the one and only Ms. Vaginal Davis “living on video” circa 1993. Screening a restored version of the performance art legend’s FERTILE LA TOYAH JACKSON: Volume 1, viewers will get to bask in 52 minutes of brilliance culled from … Read full article:: Event Pick: Vaginal Davis on Video in Fe...→

Event Pick: Rainbow Shift - LA Weekly

Friday night’s RAINBOW SHIFT: A Queer Homecoming Celebration will be the fourth edition of We Choose Art's totally joyful LQBTQ-awareness series, and features not only visual (sculpture, craft, drawing, painting, photography) and performance art but also writers and community organizers. Read full article:: Event Pick: Rainbow Shift - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: The Other Art Fair - LA Weekly

Saatchi Art hosts the fourth annual The Other Art Fair, a curated showcase of 140 national and international artists from as far as Tokyo displaying paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed-media works. Read full article:: Event Pick: The Other Art Fair - LA Week...→

Event Pick: The L.A. County Fair is Back - LA Weekly

The L.A. County Fair is back in town so prepare to get full and fat on weird fried food and gluttonous sweets and meats. Yeah, you’ll tell yourself you’re burning it off, walking (and walking) amidst the fair’s vast array of exhibit halls, demo-filled attractions, animal round-ups, creator competitions, shopping areas, thrill rides and entertainment. … Read full article:: Event Pick: The L.A. County Fair is Back...→

Event Pick: Long Beach Comic Con - LA Weekly

Over the past decade, Long Beach Comic Con has expanded from an annual celebration of comic books into a wider-ranging gathering that brings together the worlds of film, video games, cosplay and even science. This year, the guest of honor is Shea Fontana, a graphic novelist and film writer (DC Super Hero Girls), who will … Read full article:: Event Pick: Long Beach Comic Con - LA We...→

Event Pick: The Art Deco Society's Tour Of Hollywood Forever Cemetery - LA Weekly

Much like how an aging (and even not-so-aging) actor rearranges his bones to maintain the illusion of youth, Hollywood’s only cemetery underwent a big makeover when it changed owners in 1998, including a name upgrade from Hollywood Memorial Park to the presumably dreamier and more glamorous Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Ever since, the old graveyard has … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Art Deco Society's Tour ...→

Event Pick: Natural History of Horror - LA Weekly

Horror reigns on TV and in movies, and we love to be scared, especially this time of year. But ever wondered how some classic monsters were created? The Natural History Museum’s latest exhibit, “Natural History of Horror: The Science of Scary,” explains it all. Read full article:: Event Pick: Natural History of Horror - ...→

Event Pick: Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk - LA Weekly

In October, the dead don’t rest in peace, especially not in Los Angeles. Macabre and muerto (dead) stuff is everywhere and there’s no shortage of Angelenos who want to get in the “spirit.” Celebrating its sixth year, the Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk is a fun and festive way to kick off the season, bringing vendors, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Olvera Street Muertos Artwal...→

Event Pick: Werk It! A Women's Podcast Festival - LA Weekly

Podcasting is hot, and women have been leading the field, bringing strong voices and entertaining points of view to the medium on a variety of topics. WNYC Studios presents Werk It! A Women’s Podcast Festival, an event where women can figure out how to create a thematically stimulating and constitutionally rewarding outlet for personal expression … Read full article:: Event Pick: Werk It! A Women's Podcast F...→

Event Pick: "Night of 1000 Bawks" Celebrates Adult Swim's Robot Chicken - LA Weekly

Cartoon Network’s Robot Chicken proves that it’s no spring chicken — or paltry poultry, for that matter — at the 10th Season Spectacular Night of 1000 Bawks, a celebration of all the hard work that goes into creating the stop-motion animated Adult Swim series that’s entertained legions of late-night fans, 12 minutes at a time.  … Read full article:: Event Pick: "Night of 1000 Bawks" Celebr...→

Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fifth #WeAreWomen event

Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fifth #WeAreWomen event

After the panel and victory, the former Stanford stars Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike express support for the retiring NFL quarterback Andrew Luck. Read full article:: Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fi...→

Event Pick: Kenneth Anger's Equinox Celebration - LA Weekly

Kenneth Anger is a transgressive filmmaker who has long found dark beauty and strangeness in his films, which drew upon themes of the occult and homosexuality long before such subjects were explored by mainstream directors. At the Kenneth Anger Equinox Celebration, six of his films will be screened (including Scorpio Rising and Rabbit’s Moon). In … Read full article:: Event Pick: Kenneth Anger's Equinox Cele...→

Event Pick: Celebrate Hello Kitty's 45th Birthday - LA Weekly

Hello Kitty is 45 and at this point in her life, the cat lady knows how to throw a party. She’s going global to celebrate this year with the Hello Kitty Friends Around the World Tour, a 10,000-square-foot pop-up featuring five backdrop jaunts to London, Paris, New York, Honolulu and Tokyo, and goodies galore along the journey, including a commemorative … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Hello Kitty's 45th...→

Book Event Pick: Jori Finkel: It Speaks To Me at AJU - LA Weekly

Critic and author Jori Finkel comes to American Jewish University this week as part of the school's Nazarian Program in the Fine Arts lecture series. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Jori Finkel: It Speaks ...→

Event Pick: Art Women Art Week - LA Weekly

Art Women Art Week is an interdisciplinary serialized conference at which creative women from across entertainment, music, art, publishing, food, fashion, beauty, and independent entrepreneurial systems conversations converge. Read full article:: Event Pick: Art Women Art Week - LA Week...→

Event Pick: Ask A Mortician - LA Weekly

Death is often treated as a dirty secret in many parts of Western society, but author-mortician Caitlin Doughty has made it her life’s work to demystify death and inspire people to look at mortality from a more natural viewpoint. As the madly irreverent but sincerely passionate host of the YouTube series Ask a Mortician, the … Read full article:: Event Pick: Ask A Mortician - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Love &/Or Fear: A Celebration of Genders - LA Weekly

Saturday night the stretch of Hollywood Boulevard where LACE and the WUHO Gallery are located turns into an activated cultural site as Freewaves and Dis...Miss present LOVE &/OR FEAR: A Celebration of Genders. Read full article:: Event Pick: Love &/Or Fear: A Celebratio...→

Event Pick: The Evil Dead Exhibit - LA Weekly

Produced by Sam Raimi and star Bruce Campbell, The Evil Dead remains a masterpiece of gore and mayhem with imagery that is, at this point, iconic to lovers of horror and scary-film fare. So it’s no shock that Burbank’s beloved Bearded Lady (known for artistic homages to haunted subject matter and macabre movies) is taking … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Evil Dead Exhibit - LA W...→

Event Pick: Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel Have a Live Talk - LA Weekly

Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel sound like an unlikely pair for conversation but that’s what makes this Live Talk: Los Angeles engagement sound so fascinating. The L.A. musician, producer, and superstar DJ has quite a life story —  we know because we’ve interviewed him countless times, even back when he called himself “Kid Millionaire.” Who … Read full article:: Event Pick: Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel ...→

Event Pick: Leimert Park Village Festival - LA Weekly

A cornucopia of music, arts, crafts, dance and Afrocentric celebration awaits you at the 11th Annual Leimert Park Village Heritage Festival, showcasing all the greatness and soul of Los Angeles’ rich African-American legacy that persists and thrives. Also Sunday: the all-day Afrofuturist Block Party, an initiative of Leimert Park artist Timothy Washington which unveils the … Read full article:: Event Pick: Leimert Park Village Festiva...→

Event Pick: Freak Out at the Mayan - LA Weekly

One of us! One of us! “Freak” is no longer a derogatory word, in fact in a basic bitch world, being unique is something to celebrate in bigger and bolder ways than ever. The people behind the Freakshow party in Venice are going bigger, weirder and more wondrous with a special event in Downtown called Le … Read full article:: Event Pick: Freak Out at the Mayan - LA ...→

Event Pick: Activism is in Style at Vegan Fashion Week - LA Weekly

It isn’t as well-promoted as it once was so you may not have noticed, but L.A. is currently in the midst of Fashion Week.  LAFW has been holding shows at Petersen Auto Museum this week, while a production company called The Society has been doing the same at DTLA locales including Union Station. As we’ve … Read full article:: Event Pick: Activism is in Style at Vega...→

Event Pick: The Art Deco Society's Tour Of Hollywood Forever Cemetery - LA Weekly

Much like how an aging (and even not-so-aging) actor rearranges his bones to maintain the illusion of youth, Hollywood’s only cemetery underwent a big makeover when it changed owners in 1998, including a name upgrade from Hollywood Memorial Park to the presumably dreamier and more glamorous Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Ever since, the old graveyard has … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Art Deco Society's Tour ...→

Event Pick: Patti Smith Gets Up Close and Personal About New Book - LA Weekly

As a musician, Patti Smith became an icon thanks to her captivating presence but also her eloquence, her edge and her honesty. The poet/punk queen is first and foremost a writer, and her award-winning books Just Kids and M Train served to cement her legacy, in some ways even more than her music. Her latest, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Patti Smith Gets Up Close an...→

Event Pick: Cars & Fashion Runway Show - LA Weekly

The runway show centers on the haute couture clothes and accessories created by Peruvian designer Noe Bernacelli. Read full article:: Event Pick: Cars & Fashion Runway Show -...→

Event Pick: Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk - LA Weekly

In October, the dead don’t rest in peace, especially not in Los Angeles. Macabre and muerto (dead) stuff is everywhere and there’s no shortage of Angelenos who want to get in the “spirit.” Celebrating its sixth year, the Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk is a fun and festive way to kick off the season, bringing vendors, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Olvera Street Muertos Artwal...→

Book Event Pick: Debbie Harry and Chris Stein Talk Blondie and Books - LA Weekly

When it comes to rock autobiographies, some musicians have had lives full of fantastic adventures but can’t write their way out of a paper bag. Others are eloquent wordsmiths with dull personal histories that aren’t worth reading about. The best of both worlds aligns in Debbie Harry’s fascinating new memoir, Face It (Dey Street). With … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Debbie Harry and Chris ...→

Event Pick: Michael Nesmith at the Grammy Museum - LA Weekly

Michael Nesmith sings and spin stories at an intimate appearance at the Grammy Museum. As a songwriter, he might perform anything from “Different Drum” (Linda Ronstadt’s first hit) and “Joanne” (and other originals with his First National Band that paved the way for country-rockers like The Eagles) to “Papa Gene’s Blues” and other beloved garage-country-pop-psychedelic … Read full article:: Event Pick: Michael Nesmith at the Gramm...→

Event Pick: "Night of 1000 Bawks" Celebrates Adult Swim's Robot Chicken - LA Weekly

Cartoon Network’s Robot Chicken proves that it’s no spring chicken — or paltry poultry, for that matter — at the 10th Season Spectacular Night of 1000 Bawks, a celebration of all the hard work that goes into creating the stop-motion animated Adult Swim series that’s entertained legions of late-night fans, 12 minutes at a time.  … Read full article:: Event Pick: "Night of 1000 Bawks" Celebr...→

Event Pick: Pop Up Magazine - LA Weekly

The latest Pop-Up Magazine, The Escape Issue, clues you in to all the quiet horrors and gentle conflicts that your fellow human beings go bonkers every day trying to escape. Read full article:: Event Pick: Pop Up Magazine - LA Weekly...→

Book Event Pick: LAMBDA LitFest - LA Weekly

The latest chapter of this year’s LAMBDA LitFest comes down fast with readings from Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers Poetry. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: LAMBDA LitFest - LA Wee...→

Event Pick: Kenneth Anger's Equinox Celebration - LA Weekly

Kenneth Anger is a transgressive filmmaker who has long found dark beauty and strangeness in his films, which drew upon themes of the occult and homosexuality long before such subjects were explored by mainstream directors. At the Kenneth Anger Equinox Celebration, six of his films will be screened (including Scorpio Rising and Rabbit’s Moon). In … Read full article:: Event Pick: Kenneth Anger's Equinox Cele...→

Book Event Pick: Small Press Book Festival at the Wende Museum - LA Weekly

The free, all-day Small Press Book Festival is organized by Vagabond Press and features writing and publishing workshops, poetry, readings and more. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Small Press Book Festiv...→

Book Event Pick: Jori Finkel: It Speaks To Me at AJU - LA Weekly

Critic and author Jori Finkel comes to American Jewish University this week as part of the school's Nazarian Program in the Fine Arts lecture series. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Jori Finkel: It Speaks ...→

Book Event Pick: Charles Phoenix's Holiday Jubilee Party at Wacko - LA Weekly

A Charles Phoenix event can be likened to your favorite dessert. It’s colorful, it’s tasty, it’s nostalgic and it’s good old fashioned fun. The launch of the beloved L.A. pop culture king’s latest coffee table book is sure to be no exception. His new book Holiday Jubilee celebrates Halloween, Christmas, Easter and more like only … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Charles Phoenix's Holid...→

Event Pick: TarFest - LA Weekly

KCRW DJs Raul Campos, Jeremy Sole and Valida will spin tunes to kick off the day, which continues with live painting sessions by Johnny KMNDZ Rodriguez and Mr. B Baby and art installations by Susan Feldman, Cynthia Minet and Ramiro Gomez, as well as the Second Home Serpentine Pavilion. Read full article:: Event Pick: TarFest - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Ask A Mortician - LA Weekly

Death is often treated as a dirty secret in many parts of Western society, but author-mortician Caitlin Doughty has made it her life’s work to demystify death and inspire people to look at mortality from a more natural viewpoint. As the madly irreverent but sincerely passionate host of the YouTube series Ask a Mortician, the … Read full article:: Event Pick: Ask A Mortician - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Vaginal Davis on Video in Fertile La Toyah Jackson: Volume 1 - LA Weekly

Dirty Looks, the boundary-pushing platform for queer film and video offers quite a doozy this Sunday: the one and only Ms. Vaginal Davis “living on video” circa 1993. Screening a restored version of the performance art legend’s FERTILE LA TOYAH JACKSON: Volume 1, viewers will get to bask in 52 minutes of brilliance culled from … Read full article:: Event Pick: Vaginal Davis on Video in Fe...→

Event Pick: Makeup Euphoria at Sephoria- House of Beauty - LA Weekly

Do you lust for new lipstick hues? Does your heart palpitate for a pigmented eyeshadow palette? Does concealer make you a squealer? If so, you’re probably -like many gals these days- a makeup addict. Of course, Sephora stores will always satisfy a cosmetics craving, but bigger is better when it comes to beauty and with … Read full article:: Event Pick: Makeup Euphoria at Sephoria-...→

Event Pick: The Evil Dead Exhibit - LA Weekly

Produced by Sam Raimi and star Bruce Campbell, The Evil Dead remains a masterpiece of gore and mayhem with imagery that is, at this point, iconic to lovers of horror and scary-film fare. So it’s no shock that Burbank’s beloved Bearded Lady (known for artistic homages to haunted subject matter and macabre movies) is taking … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Evil Dead Exhibit - LA W...→

Event Pick: The Other Art Fair - LA Weekly

Saatchi Art hosts the fourth annual The Other Art Fair, a curated showcase of 140 national and international artists from as far as Tokyo displaying paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed-media works. Read full article:: Event Pick: The Other Art Fair - LA Week...→

Event Pick: Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter - LA Weekly

Architects for Animals has assembled some of the city’s leading architecture firms to design functional yet inventively fancy outdoor dwellings at “Giving Shelter,” a benefit for FixNation, which spays and fixes homeless felines. Read full article:: Event Pick: Architects for Animals: Givi...→

Event Pick: Leimert Park Village Festival - LA Weekly

A cornucopia of music, arts, crafts, dance and Afrocentric celebration awaits you at the 11th Annual Leimert Park Village Heritage Festival, showcasing all the greatness and soul of Los Angeles’ rich African-American legacy that persists and thrives. Also Sunday: the all-day Afrofuturist Block Party, an initiative of Leimert Park artist Timothy Washington which unveils the … Read full article:: Event Pick: Leimert Park Village Festiva...→

Event Pick: Long Beach Comic Con - LA Weekly

Over the past decade, Long Beach Comic Con has expanded from an annual celebration of comic books into a wider-ranging gathering that brings together the worlds of film, video games, cosplay and even science. This year, the guest of honor is Shea Fontana, a graphic novelist and film writer (DC Super Hero Girls), who will … Read full article:: Event Pick: Long Beach Comic Con - LA We...→

Event Pick: Music Center Plaza Grand Re-Opening Weekend - LA Weekly

Downtown's Music Center Plaza has been undergoing a significant renovation this past long while. But this landmark public space is finally ready for its close-up again, as the Plaza reopens with a full weekend of summer revelry they’re calling the Plaza For All Celebration. Read full article:: Event Pick: Music Center Plaza Grand Re-...→

Event Pick: El Velorio - LA Weekly

Celebrating a decade of dynamic Day of the Dead gatherings in L.A., Antonio Pelayo’s El Velorio touts the largest Dia de Los Muertos themed art show he’s ever assembled, and with curation help from the Weekly’s own arts editor Shana Nys Dambrot, expect to see the city’s top artists interpreting muerto imagery in both traditional … Read full article:: Event Pick: El Velorio - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: L.A. Comic Con - LA Weekly

While L.A. Comic Con is younger and smaller than its massive predecessor San Diego Comic-Con, the three-day gathering has expanded in recent years after renaming itself following earlier incarnations, when it was known as Comikaze Expo and then Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con. This year’s guests encompass the worlds of Hollywood (Elijah Wood, Ron Perlman, … Read full article:: Event Pick: L.A. Comic Con - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Natural History of Horror - LA Weekly

Horror reigns on TV and in movies, and we love to be scared, especially this time of year. But ever wondered how some classic monsters were created? The Natural History Museum’s latest exhibit, “Natural History of Horror: The Science of Scary,” explains it all. Read full article:: Event Pick: Natural History of Horror - ...→

Event Pick: The Big Draw L.A. - LA Weekly

Make Your Mark in the Park fills the lawns of Grand Park with literal Sunday painters amid a sea of sharpened pencils and eager sketchpad. Read full article:: Event Pick: The Big Draw L.A. - LA Weekl...→

Event Pick: ALBA Collective Presents HOME - LA Weekly

This one-day event activates the multipurpose art and performance venue Human Resources LA with a guest event advancing the work of an eclectic group of local photographers and artists, DJs and beer by PBR. Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home St., Chinatown; Friday, October 4, 4-8pm; free. instagram.com/alba.collective/ Read full article:: Event Pick: ALBA Collective Presents HOM...→

Event Pick: Werk It! A Women's Podcast Festival - LA Weekly

Podcasting is hot, and women have been leading the field, bringing strong voices and entertaining points of view to the medium on a variety of topics. WNYC Studios presents Werk It! A Women’s Podcast Festival, an event where women can figure out how to create a thematically stimulating and constitutionally rewarding outlet for personal expression … Read full article:: Event Pick: Werk It! A Women's Podcast F...→

Book Event Pick: Roxane Gay and Susan Orlean at the Hammer - LA Weekly

Tonight, author Roxane Gay converses with Susan Orlean about the vital role of libraries as wellsprings of communal memory and touchstones of public gathering. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Roxane Gay and Susan Or...→

Event Pick: Cornelia Funke at the Getty Center - LA Weekly

A Colorful Afternoon: Cornelia Funke’s Adventures Through the Bauhaus will include a reception, kid’s craft project, tour and storytelling by Funke, whose original Getty story follows William Dampier, a pirate and ghost who protects the museum from being haunted. Read full article:: Event Pick: Cornelia Funke at the Getty ...→

Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fifth #WeAreWomen event

Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fifth #WeAreWomen event

After the panel and victory, the former Stanford stars Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike express support for the retiring NFL quarterback Andrew Luck. Read full article:: Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fi...→

Event Pick: Post Capitalism Ball - LA Weekly

“Capitalism will fall, then we will have a ball,” striking teachers chanted in Oakland earlier this year. The slogan inspired local artists to envision what such a celebration would be like, so organizer Martabel Wasserman and friends are holding their own Post-Capitalism Ball. Saluting “the queer spirit of turning melancholy and mourning into fantastical resistance … Read full article:: Event Pick: Post Capitalism Ball - LA We...→

Event Pick: An Evening with Longmire's Craig Johnson - LA Weekly

Thrill to the wonders of wolves and Wyoming at An Evening with Craig Johnson, where he’ll discuss his latest book, Land of Wolves ($28, Viking), joined by the cast of his other great opus-turned-series, Longmire. Read full article:: Event Pick: An Evening with Longmire's C...→

Event Pick: Celebrate Hello Kitty's 45th Birthday - LA Weekly

Hello Kitty is 45 and at this point in her life, the cat lady knows how to throw a party. She’s going global to celebrate this year with the Hello Kitty Friends Around the World Tour, a 10,000-square-foot pop-up featuring five backdrop jaunts to London, Paris, New York, Honolulu and Tokyo, and goodies galore along the journey, including a commemorative … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Hello Kitty's 45th...→

Event Pick: A History of Venice - LA Weekly

There once was a wonderful, earthy world existing as a boon to freedom that came before the satanic stupidity of the machines transforming Venice into a psychic sewer — but fuck all that! Come see Venice how it really was — not just how you remember it was — in the History of Venice: A … Read full article:: Event Pick: A History of Venice - LA Wee...→

Book Event Pick: Ben Folds' A Dream About Lightning Bugs - LA Weekly

Singer-pianist Ben Folds has long been a clever performer who draws his ardent fans into his performances, including arranging his set lists with the help of his audiences, who sail their song suggestions toward the stage via paper airplanes. Folds attempts to draw his followers in further in his new memoir, A Dream About Lightning … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Ben Folds' A Dream Abou...→

Event Pick: Art Women Art Week - LA Weekly

Art Women Art Week is an interdisciplinary serialized conference at which creative women from across entertainment, music, art, publishing, food, fashion, beauty, and independent entrepreneurial systems conversations converge. Read full article:: Event Pick: Art Women Art Week - LA Week...→

Event Pick: The Secret Society of the Sisterhood - LA Weekly

The Secret Society of the Sisterhood is an ongoing series in which a diverse variety of fascinating women tell real-life stories. The theme this time around is “If at first you don’t succeed,” with comedian-host Trish Wilson presenting actor-writer Mara Wilson, comedian Cameron Esposito and writer-comedian Akilah Hughes. “The topic of my talk is fear,” … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Secret Society of the Si...→

Event Pick: LACMA's Muse 'til Midnight - LA Weekly

This year’s theme is The Allure of Music, which comes from the concurrent exhibition “The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China.” Read full article:: Event Pick: LACMA's Muse 'til Midnight -...→

Event Pick: Love &/Or Fear: A Celebration of Genders - LA Weekly

Saturday night the stretch of Hollywood Boulevard where LACE and the WUHO Gallery are located turns into an activated cultural site as Freewaves and Dis...Miss present LOVE &/OR FEAR: A Celebration of Genders. Read full article:: Event Pick: Love &/Or Fear: A Celebratio...→

Event Pick: Rainbow Shift - LA Weekly

Friday night’s RAINBOW SHIFT: A Queer Homecoming Celebration will be the fourth edition of We Choose Art's totally joyful LQBTQ-awareness series, and features not only visual (sculpture, craft, drawing, painting, photography) and performance art but also writers and community organizers. Read full article:: Event Pick: Rainbow Shift - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Paleyfest Brings On the Fall TV Preview Action - LA Weekly

Still looking for a new, binge-worthy obsession to fill the void after Game of Thrones? At PaleyFest- Fall TV Previews, you can hang out with a small-town choir, a teen detective, an animated Mexican-American family, Batwoman or the Wu-Tang Clan. The Paley Center’s most popular annual event hosts screenings of TV and the internet’s hottest, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Paleyfest Brings On the Fall...→

Event Pick: Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel Have a Live Talk - LA Weekly

Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel sound like an unlikely pair for conversation but that’s what makes this Live Talk: Los Angeles engagement sound so fascinating. The L.A. musician, producer, and superstar DJ has quite a life story —  we know because we’ve interviewed him countless times, even back when he called himself “Kid Millionaire.” Who … Read full article:: Event Pick: Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel ...→

Event Pick: The L.A. County Fair is Back - LA Weekly

The L.A. County Fair is back in town so prepare to get full and fat on weird fried food and gluttonous sweets and meats. Yeah, you’ll tell yourself you’re burning it off, walking (and walking) amidst the fair’s vast array of exhibit halls, demo-filled attractions, animal round-ups, creator competitions, shopping areas, thrill rides and entertainment. … Read full article:: Event Pick: The L.A. County Fair is Back...→

Event Pick: Broad Fest - LA Weekly

The Broad Stage introduces its upcoming 2019-20 season at Broad Fest, an annual open house of live music, dance, workshops and food spread across several areas. Read full article:: Event Pick: Broad Fest - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Freak Out at the Mayan - LA Weekly

One of us! One of us! “Freak” is no longer a derogatory word, in fact in a basic bitch world, being unique is something to celebrate in bigger and bolder ways than ever. The people behind the Freakshow party in Venice are going bigger, weirder and more wondrous with a special event in Downtown called Le … Read full article:: Event Pick: Freak Out at the Mayan - LA ...→

Event Pick: Activism is in Style at Vegan Fashion Week - LA Weekly

It isn’t as well-promoted as it once was so you may not have noticed, but L.A. is currently in the midst of Fashion Week.  LAFW has been holding shows at Petersen Auto Museum this week, while a production company called The Society has been doing the same at DTLA locales including Union Station. As we’ve … Read full article:: Event Pick: Activism is in Style at Vega...→

Event Pick: El Velorio - LA Weekly

Celebrating a decade of dynamic Day of the Dead gatherings in L.A., Antonio Pelayo’s El Velorio touts the largest Dia de Los Muertos themed art show he’s ever assembled, and with curation help from the Weekly’s own arts editor Shana Nys Dambrot, expect to see the city’s top artists interpreting muerto imagery in both traditional … Read full article:: Event Pick: El Velorio - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: The Art Deco Society's Tour Of Hollywood Forever Cemetery - LA Weekly

Much like how an aging (and even not-so-aging) actor rearranges his bones to maintain the illusion of youth, Hollywood’s only cemetery underwent a big makeover when it changed owners in 1998, including a name upgrade from Hollywood Memorial Park to the presumably dreamier and more glamorous Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Ever since, the old graveyard has … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Art Deco Society's Tour ...→

Event Pick: L.A. Comic Con - LA Weekly

While L.A. Comic Con is younger and smaller than its massive predecessor San Diego Comic-Con, the three-day gathering has expanded in recent years after renaming itself following earlier incarnations, when it was known as Comikaze Expo and then Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con. This year’s guests encompass the worlds of Hollywood (Elijah Wood, Ron Perlman, … Read full article:: Event Pick: L.A. Comic Con - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Patti Smith Gets Up Close and Personal About New Book - LA Weekly

As a musician, Patti Smith became an icon thanks to her captivating presence but also her eloquence, her edge and her honesty. The poet/punk queen is first and foremost a writer, and her award-winning books Just Kids and M Train served to cement her legacy, in some ways even more than her music. Her latest, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Patti Smith Gets Up Close an...→

Event Pick: Natural History of Horror - LA Weekly

Horror reigns on TV and in movies, and we love to be scared, especially this time of year. But ever wondered how some classic monsters were created? The Natural History Museum’s latest exhibit, “Natural History of Horror: The Science of Scary,” explains it all. Read full article:: Event Pick: Natural History of Horror - ...→

Event Pick: Cars & Fashion Runway Show - LA Weekly

The runway show centers on the haute couture clothes and accessories created by Peruvian designer Noe Bernacelli. Read full article:: Event Pick: Cars & Fashion Runway Show -...→

Event Pick: The Big Draw L.A. - LA Weekly

Make Your Mark in the Park fills the lawns of Grand Park with literal Sunday painters amid a sea of sharpened pencils and eager sketchpad. Read full article:: Event Pick: The Big Draw L.A. - LA Weekl...→

Event Pick: Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk - LA Weekly

In October, the dead don’t rest in peace, especially not in Los Angeles. Macabre and muerto (dead) stuff is everywhere and there’s no shortage of Angelenos who want to get in the “spirit.” Celebrating its sixth year, the Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk is a fun and festive way to kick off the season, bringing vendors, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Olvera Street Muertos Artwal...→

Event Pick: ALBA Collective Presents HOME - LA Weekly

This one-day event activates the multipurpose art and performance venue Human Resources LA with a guest event advancing the work of an eclectic group of local photographers and artists, DJs and beer by PBR. Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home St., Chinatown; Friday, October 4, 4-8pm; free. instagram.com/alba.collective/ Read full article:: Event Pick: ALBA Collective Presents HOM...→

Book Event Pick: Debbie Harry and Chris Stein Talk Blondie and Books - LA Weekly

When it comes to rock autobiographies, some musicians have had lives full of fantastic adventures but can’t write their way out of a paper bag. Others are eloquent wordsmiths with dull personal histories that aren’t worth reading about. The best of both worlds aligns in Debbie Harry’s fascinating new memoir, Face It (Dey Street). With … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Debbie Harry and Chris ...→

Event Pick: Werk It! A Women's Podcast Festival - LA Weekly

Podcasting is hot, and women have been leading the field, bringing strong voices and entertaining points of view to the medium on a variety of topics. WNYC Studios presents Werk It! A Women’s Podcast Festival, an event where women can figure out how to create a thematically stimulating and constitutionally rewarding outlet for personal expression … Read full article:: Event Pick: Werk It! A Women's Podcast F...→

Event Pick: Michael Nesmith at the Grammy Museum - LA Weekly

Michael Nesmith sings and spin stories at an intimate appearance at the Grammy Museum. As a songwriter, he might perform anything from “Different Drum” (Linda Ronstadt’s first hit) and “Joanne” (and other originals with his First National Band that paved the way for country-rockers like The Eagles) to “Papa Gene’s Blues” and other beloved garage-country-pop-psychedelic … Read full article:: Event Pick: Michael Nesmith at the Gramm...→

Book Event Pick: Roxane Gay and Susan Orlean at the Hammer - LA Weekly

Tonight, author Roxane Gay converses with Susan Orlean about the vital role of libraries as wellsprings of communal memory and touchstones of public gathering. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Roxane Gay and Susan Or...→

Event Pick: "Night of 1000 Bawks" Celebrates Adult Swim's Robot Chicken - LA Weekly

Cartoon Network’s Robot Chicken proves that it’s no spring chicken — or paltry poultry, for that matter — at the 10th Season Spectacular Night of 1000 Bawks, a celebration of all the hard work that goes into creating the stop-motion animated Adult Swim series that’s entertained legions of late-night fans, 12 minutes at a time.  … Read full article:: Event Pick: "Night of 1000 Bawks" Celebr...→

Event Pick: Cornelia Funke at the Getty Center - LA Weekly

A Colorful Afternoon: Cornelia Funke’s Adventures Through the Bauhaus will include a reception, kid’s craft project, tour and storytelling by Funke, whose original Getty story follows William Dampier, a pirate and ghost who protects the museum from being haunted. Read full article:: Event Pick: Cornelia Funke at the Getty ...→

Event Pick: Pop Up Magazine - LA Weekly

The latest Pop-Up Magazine, The Escape Issue, clues you in to all the quiet horrors and gentle conflicts that your fellow human beings go bonkers every day trying to escape. Read full article:: Event Pick: Pop Up Magazine - LA Weekly...→

Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fifth #WeAreWomen event

Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fifth #WeAreWomen event

After the panel and victory, the former Stanford stars Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike express support for the retiring NFL quarterback Andrew Luck. Read full article:: Sparks celebrate inclusion, equity at fi...→

Book Event Pick: LAMBDA LitFest - LA Weekly

The latest chapter of this year’s LAMBDA LitFest comes down fast with readings from Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers Poetry. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: LAMBDA LitFest - LA Wee...→

Event Pick: Post Capitalism Ball - LA Weekly

“Capitalism will fall, then we will have a ball,” striking teachers chanted in Oakland earlier this year. The slogan inspired local artists to envision what such a celebration would be like, so organizer Martabel Wasserman and friends are holding their own Post-Capitalism Ball. Saluting “the queer spirit of turning melancholy and mourning into fantastical resistance … Read full article:: Event Pick: Post Capitalism Ball - LA We...→

Event Pick: Kenneth Anger's Equinox Celebration - LA Weekly

Kenneth Anger is a transgressive filmmaker who has long found dark beauty and strangeness in his films, which drew upon themes of the occult and homosexuality long before such subjects were explored by mainstream directors. At the Kenneth Anger Equinox Celebration, six of his films will be screened (including Scorpio Rising and Rabbit’s Moon). In … Read full article:: Event Pick: Kenneth Anger's Equinox Cele...→

Event Pick: An Evening with Longmire's Craig Johnson - LA Weekly

Thrill to the wonders of wolves and Wyoming at An Evening with Craig Johnson, where he’ll discuss his latest book, Land of Wolves ($28, Viking), joined by the cast of his other great opus-turned-series, Longmire. Read full article:: Event Pick: An Evening with Longmire's C...→

Event Pick: Celebrate Hello Kitty's 45th Birthday - LA Weekly

Hello Kitty is 45 and at this point in her life, the cat lady knows how to throw a party. She’s going global to celebrate this year with the Hello Kitty Friends Around the World Tour, a 10,000-square-foot pop-up featuring five backdrop jaunts to London, Paris, New York, Honolulu and Tokyo, and goodies galore along the journey, including a commemorative … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Hello Kitty's 45th...→

Book Event Pick: Small Press Book Festival at the Wende Museum - LA Weekly

The free, all-day Small Press Book Festival is organized by Vagabond Press and features writing and publishing workshops, poetry, readings and more. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Small Press Book Festiv...→

Event Pick: A History of Venice - LA Weekly

There once was a wonderful, earthy world existing as a boon to freedom that came before the satanic stupidity of the machines transforming Venice into a psychic sewer — but fuck all that! Come see Venice how it really was — not just how you remember it was — in the History of Venice: A … Read full article:: Event Pick: A History of Venice - LA Wee...→

Book Event Pick: Jori Finkel: It Speaks To Me at AJU - LA Weekly

Critic and author Jori Finkel comes to American Jewish University this week as part of the school's Nazarian Program in the Fine Arts lecture series. Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Jori Finkel: It Speaks ...→

Book Event Pick: Ben Folds' A Dream About Lightning Bugs - LA Weekly

Singer-pianist Ben Folds has long been a clever performer who draws his ardent fans into his performances, including arranging his set lists with the help of his audiences, who sail their song suggestions toward the stage via paper airplanes. Folds attempts to draw his followers in further in his new memoir, A Dream About Lightning … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Ben Folds' A Dream Abou...→

Book Event Pick: Charles Phoenix's Holiday Jubilee Party at Wacko - LA Weekly

A Charles Phoenix event can be likened to your favorite dessert. It’s colorful, it’s tasty, it’s nostalgic and it’s good old fashioned fun. The launch of the beloved L.A. pop culture king’s latest coffee table book is sure to be no exception. His new book Holiday Jubilee celebrates Halloween, Christmas, Easter and more like only … Read full article:: Book Event Pick: Charles Phoenix's Holid...→

Event Pick: Art Women Art Week - LA Weekly

Art Women Art Week is an interdisciplinary serialized conference at which creative women from across entertainment, music, art, publishing, food, fashion, beauty, and independent entrepreneurial systems conversations converge. Read full article:: Event Pick: Art Women Art Week - LA Week...→

Event Pick: TarFest - LA Weekly

KCRW DJs Raul Campos, Jeremy Sole and Valida will spin tunes to kick off the day, which continues with live painting sessions by Johnny KMNDZ Rodriguez and Mr. B Baby and art installations by Susan Feldman, Cynthia Minet and Ramiro Gomez, as well as the Second Home Serpentine Pavilion. Read full article:: Event Pick: TarFest - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: The Secret Society of the Sisterhood - LA Weekly

The Secret Society of the Sisterhood is an ongoing series in which a diverse variety of fascinating women tell real-life stories. The theme this time around is “If at first you don’t succeed,” with comedian-host Trish Wilson presenting actor-writer Mara Wilson, comedian Cameron Esposito and writer-comedian Akilah Hughes. “The topic of my talk is fear,” … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Secret Society of the Si...→

Event Pick: Ask A Mortician - LA Weekly

Death is often treated as a dirty secret in many parts of Western society, but author-mortician Caitlin Doughty has made it her life’s work to demystify death and inspire people to look at mortality from a more natural viewpoint. As the madly irreverent but sincerely passionate host of the YouTube series Ask a Mortician, the … Read full article:: Event Pick: Ask A Mortician - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: LACMA's Muse 'til Midnight - LA Weekly

This year’s theme is The Allure of Music, which comes from the concurrent exhibition “The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China.” Read full article:: Event Pick: LACMA's Muse 'til Midnight -...→

Event Pick: Vaginal Davis on Video in Fertile La Toyah Jackson: Volume 1 - LA Weekly

Dirty Looks, the boundary-pushing platform for queer film and video offers quite a doozy this Sunday: the one and only Ms. Vaginal Davis “living on video” circa 1993. Screening a restored version of the performance art legend’s FERTILE LA TOYAH JACKSON: Volume 1, viewers will get to bask in 52 minutes of brilliance culled from … Read full article:: Event Pick: Vaginal Davis on Video in Fe...→

Event Pick: Love &/Or Fear: A Celebration of Genders - LA Weekly

Saturday night the stretch of Hollywood Boulevard where LACE and the WUHO Gallery are located turns into an activated cultural site as Freewaves and Dis...Miss present LOVE &/OR FEAR: A Celebration of Genders. Read full article:: Event Pick: Love &/Or Fear: A Celebratio...→

Event Pick: Makeup Euphoria at Sephoria- House of Beauty - LA Weekly

Do you lust for new lipstick hues? Does your heart palpitate for a pigmented eyeshadow palette? Does concealer make you a squealer? If so, you’re probably -like many gals these days- a makeup addict. Of course, Sephora stores will always satisfy a cosmetics craving, but bigger is better when it comes to beauty and with … Read full article:: Event Pick: Makeup Euphoria at Sephoria-...→

Event Pick: Rainbow Shift - LA Weekly

Friday night’s RAINBOW SHIFT: A Queer Homecoming Celebration will be the fourth edition of We Choose Art's totally joyful LQBTQ-awareness series, and features not only visual (sculpture, craft, drawing, painting, photography) and performance art but also writers and community organizers. Read full article:: Event Pick: Rainbow Shift - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: The Evil Dead Exhibit - LA Weekly

Produced by Sam Raimi and star Bruce Campbell, The Evil Dead remains a masterpiece of gore and mayhem with imagery that is, at this point, iconic to lovers of horror and scary-film fare. So it’s no shock that Burbank’s beloved Bearded Lady (known for artistic homages to haunted subject matter and macabre movies) is taking … Read full article:: Event Pick: The Evil Dead Exhibit - LA W...→

Event Pick: Paleyfest Brings On the Fall TV Preview Action - LA Weekly

Still looking for a new, binge-worthy obsession to fill the void after Game of Thrones? At PaleyFest- Fall TV Previews, you can hang out with a small-town choir, a teen detective, an animated Mexican-American family, Batwoman or the Wu-Tang Clan. The Paley Center’s most popular annual event hosts screenings of TV and the internet’s hottest, … Read full article:: Event Pick: Paleyfest Brings On the Fall...→

Event Pick: The Other Art Fair - LA Weekly

Saatchi Art hosts the fourth annual The Other Art Fair, a curated showcase of 140 national and international artists from as far as Tokyo displaying paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed-media works. Read full article:: Event Pick: The Other Art Fair - LA Week...→

Event Pick: Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel Have a Live Talk - LA Weekly

Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel sound like an unlikely pair for conversation but that’s what makes this Live Talk: Los Angeles engagement sound so fascinating. The L.A. musician, producer, and superstar DJ has quite a life story —  we know because we’ve interviewed him countless times, even back when he called himself “Kid Millionaire.” Who … Read full article:: Event Pick: Steve Aoki and Howie Mandel ...→

Event Pick: Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter - LA Weekly

Architects for Animals has assembled some of the city’s leading architecture firms to design functional yet inventively fancy outdoor dwellings at “Giving Shelter,” a benefit for FixNation, which spays and fixes homeless felines. Read full article:: Event Pick: Architects for Animals: Givi...→

Event Pick: The L.A. County Fair is Back - LA Weekly

The L.A. County Fair is back in town so prepare to get full and fat on weird fried food and gluttonous sweets and meats. Yeah, you’ll tell yourself you’re burning it off, walking (and walking) amidst the fair’s vast array of exhibit halls, demo-filled attractions, animal round-ups, creator competitions, shopping areas, thrill rides and entertainment. … Read full article:: Event Pick: The L.A. County Fair is Back...→

Event Pick: Leimert Park Village Festival - LA Weekly

A cornucopia of music, arts, crafts, dance and Afrocentric celebration awaits you at the 11th Annual Leimert Park Village Heritage Festival, showcasing all the greatness and soul of Los Angeles’ rich African-American legacy that persists and thrives. Also Sunday: the all-day Afrofuturist Block Party, an initiative of Leimert Park artist Timothy Washington which unveils the … Read full article:: Event Pick: Leimert Park Village Festiva...→

Event Pick: Broad Fest - LA Weekly

The Broad Stage introduces its upcoming 2019-20 season at Broad Fest, an annual open house of live music, dance, workshops and food spread across several areas. Read full article:: Event Pick: Broad Fest - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Long Beach Comic Con - LA Weekly

Over the past decade, Long Beach Comic Con has expanded from an annual celebration of comic books into a wider-ranging gathering that brings together the worlds of film, video games, cosplay and even science. This year, the guest of honor is Shea Fontana, a graphic novelist and film writer (DC Super Hero Girls), who will … Read full article:: Event Pick: Long Beach Comic Con - LA We...→

Event Pick: Freak Out at the Mayan - LA Weekly

One of us! One of us! “Freak” is no longer a derogatory word, in fact in a basic bitch world, being unique is something to celebrate in bigger and bolder ways than ever. The people behind the Freakshow party in Venice are going bigger, weirder and more wondrous with a special event in Downtown called Le … Read full article:: Event Pick: Freak Out at the Mayan - LA ...→

Event Pick: Music Center Plaza Grand Re-Opening Weekend - LA Weekly

Downtown's Music Center Plaza has been undergoing a significant renovation this past long while. But this landmark public space is finally ready for its close-up again, as the Plaza reopens with a full weekend of summer revelry they’re calling the Plaza For All Celebration. Read full article:: Event Pick: Music Center Plaza Grand Re-...→