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Event Pick: Vulture Festival Swoops Into Hollywood for TV Star Talks and Screenings - LA Weekly

New York Magazine’s Vulture website hosts for a third year Vulture Festival, a two-day, pop-culture party with actors and celebs appearing in talks, screenings, podcast tapings, live comedy shows and other events, mostly taking place at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Saturday’s schedule features discussions with the cast from The Good Place, Superstore and Pen15, as … Read full article: Event Pick: Vulture Festival Swoops Into...→

Event Pick: Vulture Festival Swoops Into Hollywood for TV Star Talks and Screenings - LA Weekly

New York Magazine’s Vulture website hosts for a third year Vulture Festival, a two-day, pop-culture party with actors and celebs appearing in talks, screenings, podcast tapings, live comedy shows and other events, mostly taking place at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Saturday’s schedule features discussions with the cast from The Good Place, Superstore and Pen15, as … Read full article: Event Pick: Vulture Festival Swoops Into...→

Event Pick: Kimberly Drew at Visions & Voices - LA Weekly

USC’s Visions and Voices lecture series welcomes game-changing institutional social media engagement legend and independent critical and curatorial voice Kimberly Drew. Read full article: Event Pick: Kimberly Drew at Visions & V...→

Theater Pick: Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive-By Theater Festival - LA Weekly

Now in its 19th (!) year, Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive-By Theater Festival features five short plays written, directed and “courageously-erected” in just two short days, then presented to the public. The set of plays premieres on Saturday night, with two performances following on Sunday and Monday. We recommend checking ’em out Monday for a … Read full article: Theater Pick: Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive...→

Event Pick: Women's March L.A. 2020 - LA Weekly

Throughout human history, the best way to get the attention of the authorities in charge has always been when people take their own power and get out in the streets. It is incredible that, in this modern democratic country, women still don’t have an amendment for equal rights, for instance, and the disparities in pay, … Read full article: Event Pick: Women's March L.A. 2020 - LA...→

Event Pick: Eurydice Found Festival Celebrates The Body Female - LA Weekly

As part of L.A. Opera’s Eurydice Found Festival, scholar Nadia Islam and writer Velina Hasu Houston present “The Body Female,” with four interdisciplinary performances that examine “how women navigate societal impediments from body image to domestic violence that challenge the female condition in its endeavor to create a viable space in which women can thrive.” … Read full article: Event Pick: Eurydice Found Festival Cele...→

Event Pick: Role-Play Romping at Sexy Cosplay Con - LA Weekly

Sexy Cosplay Con is not for the kiddies, so leave them at home! This “18+ after-hours annex,” as they are calling it, aims to hone in on the hornier aspects of costume-wearing in popular culture. Adult-oriented art, risque fan art, provocative panel discussions, and of course a parade of skimpy, sultry, slutty super-heroes, Disney characters … Read full article: Event Pick: Role-Play Romping at Sexy Co...→

Event Pick: Day of The Doors - LA Weekly

When photographer Henry Diltz shot photos for The Doors’ fifth studio album, Morrison Hotel, he took singer Jim Morrison and the band to L.A.’s Skid Row, where he captured them in the window of the Morrison Hotel for the front cover and lounging around at the nearby Hard Rock Café for the back cover and … Read full article: Event Pick: Day of The Doors - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: The 22nd Annual Oshogatsu Festival in Little Tokyo - LA Weekly

If you think Little Tokyo is just about sushi or the museums, The Annual Japanese New Year’s Oshogatsu Festival provides the ultimate one day experience to show you so, so much more. Filled with non-stop amusements reflecting the rich culture of Japan, the event, now in its 22nd year, is one of the most important … Read full article: Event Pick: The 22nd Annual Oshogatsu Fe...→

Event Pick: Viewing Stones at the Huntington - LA Weekly

Need some quiet time after Christmas? Suiseki are Japanese viewing stones that are meant for contemplation and reflection. Read full article: Event Pick: Viewing Stones at the Huntin...→

Event Pick: Business + Practice: Perfumery Intensive - LA Weekly

This weekend artist and perfumer Ashley Eden Kessler and IAO founder Saskia Wilson-Brown join forces in an immersive all-day session designed for those who are more than just scent-curious. Read full article: Event Pick: Business + Practice: Perfume...→

Event Pick: B-Real and Dub Brothers' Third Annual Skid Row Xmas Benefit - LA Weekly

Cynicism evaporates like a puff of smoke at the Third Annual Skid Row Xmas, a benefit for the homeless community that continues to burgeon throughout the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area. As communities find themselves increasingly in the thick of the dilemma — as did Dub Brothers dispensary founders Barry and Brent Walker — the … Read full article: Event Pick: B-Real and Dub Brothers' Thi...→

TV show renovates Hollywood home of Parkland shooting hero

TV show renovates Hollywood home of Parkland shooting hero

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida family received a home makeover in time for the holidays in honor of a loved one who died... Read full article: TV show renovates Hollywood home of Park...→

Event Pick: A Slightly Guided Dance Party at MOCA Geffen - LA Weekly

L.A. City Municipal Dance Squad presents A Slightly Guided Dance Party: Winter Wonderland Edition, at MOCA's Little Tokyo location. Read full article: Event Pick: A Slightly Guided Dance Part...→

Event Pick: The Hipsters Take on La boheme - LA Weekly

Pacific Opera Project’s riotous send-up of Giacomo Puccini’s tragic romantic opera La bohème, in which the assignations and manic tomfoolery of a gang of young artists are relocated from Paris to modern-day Highland Park, has become something of an annual tradition. POP artistic director Josh Shaw punches up Puccini’s sad and lovely arias with an … Read full article: Event Pick: The Hipsters Take on La bohe...→

Event Pick: The Merry, Scary Fun of Krampus Ball - LA Weekly

Part costume ball, part concert and all macabre Christmas merriment, The 7th Annual Krampus Ball offers an overstuffed stocking of amusements celebrating the goat-ish demon beast who punishes bad kids. There’ll be a Krampus Run outside the ballroom from 6-7 p.m., Krampus-inspired vendors, food and drink, and a monster of a music line-up including Medieval … Read full article: Event Pick: The Merry, Scary Fun of Kram...→

Event Pick: Sunstorm Podcast at the Hammer - LA Weekly

Oakland activist Alicia Garza, who was born in Los Angeles and directs special projects for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, engages in a live podcast at Hammer Museum with fellow activist Ai-jen Poo, a MacArthur Fellow who is the director of NDWA. Read full article: Event Pick: Sunstorm Podcast at the Hamm...→

Event Pick: Bianca Del Rio's It's Jester Joke - LA Weekly

Comedic chops and fashionably fierce queendom collide as RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio brings her It’s Jester Joke comedy tour to L.A., the city where she resides, and the last stop of her nine-month global tour. Sharing sassy tales of travels and tribulations since she became known as a TV quip queen — … Read full article: Event Pick: Bianca Del Rio's It's Jester...→

Event Pick: Echo Park Film Center's 18th Anniversary - LA Weekly

Over five days of celebration and remembrance, the Echo Park Film Center’s 18th Anniversary Celebration looks forward as much as it gazes backward. Cast your mind back to the halcyon year of 2002, when founders Paolo Davanzo and Ken Fountain took a tiny room and transformed it into a 65-capacity beacon of creativity for a … Read full article: Event Pick: Echo Park Film Center's 18th...→

Event Pick: Global Day of Protest - LA Weekly

It has been estimated that since its founding in 1776 the United States has been in a state of war for 227 years out of the past 244 years. None of those elusive years of peace has occurred in the past three decades, either. No matter which of the two major parties is in office, … Read full article: Event Pick: Global Day of Protest - LA W...→

Event Pick: Nayland Blake's DisGender Euphoria - LA Weekly

Our bodies are just temporary husks we exchange between incarnations, and at DisGender Euphoria: Nayland Blake’s First International Intergenerational Gender Discard Party, the artist asks people to shuck their physical identities and revel instead in who they really are. Read full article: Event Pick: Nayland Blake's DisGender Eu...→

Back With a Bang! A Hollywood Hip Kid Dance Bash Celebrates 20 Years (Party Pick & Photos) - LA Weekly

Y2K may have brought tech-steria to pop culture but it also ushered in an exciting wave of indie rock sounds and stylish nightlife to go with it. Forecasting the era to come, revered club promoters Joseph Brooks, Shalyce Benfell, Jason Lavitt and Piper Ferguson kicked off the millennium with a bang… Club Bang! The 18 … Read full article: Back With a Bang! A Hollywood Hip Kid Da...→

Event Pick: The History of Forgetting - LA Weekly

The Wende's In Search of Our Times Lecture Series' next installment is called The History of Forgetting, and takes a look at the structures by which history is preserved, or lost. Read full article: Event Pick: The History of Forgetting - ...→

‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ABC’s next TV musical event

‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ABC’s next TV musical event

Anyone up for a roll in ze hay? ABC has selected “Young Frankenstein” as its next live musical event, the network announced Wednesday, with an airdate and casting to be revealed later. … Read full article: ‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ...→

Book Event Pick: All the President’s Women- Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator - LA Weekly

Detailing Trump’s disrespectful, discriminatory and sexually abusive treatment of women into one fat yet concise chronicle of creepdom, All the President’s Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator, released this past October, packs quite a (pussy) punch. From adulterous escapades to porn star pay-offs (including Stormy Daniels, pictured above during her “day” in … Read full article: Book Event Pick: All the President’s Wom...→

Event Pick: Post-Parade Showcase of Floats - LA Weekly

Some of us would rather party and get drunk on New Year’s Eve than camp outside in the cold to watch the Tournament of Roses Parade the next morning. But you can still marvel at the floats just a few feet away from the parade route at Post Parade: A Showcase of Floats. Read full article: Event Pick: Post-Parade Showcase of Floa...→

Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Stars Slammed as 'Sellouts' for Promoting Music Festival in Saudi Arabia

Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Stars Slammed as 'Sellouts' for Promoting Music Festival in Saudi Arabia

Actor Armie Hammer and model Sofia Richie were among a group of celebrities who recently put their vast social media following to the service of Saudi Arabia, appearing at a music festival in Riyadh as part of the kingdom's on-going effort to rehabilitate its image. Read full article: Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Sta...→

Event Pick: L.A. County Holiday Celebration - LA Weekly

The dance troupes, musical groups and singers lined up for the annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration continue to give Santa’s sleigh competition, traveling around the world on Christmas Eve with SoCal-based dance troupes, musical groups and singers reflecting cultures from around the world. Read full article: Event Pick: L.A. County Holiday Celebrat...→

Event Pick: Winter Solstice Sound Bath - LA Weekly

Even if you’re a sound bath skeptic, the case can be strong for acknowledging the winter solstice and the energy of a new year with a shared experience of contemplative sound-based meditation. Read full article: Event Pick: Winter Solstice Sound Bath -...→

Event Pick: Secondhand Scores Galore at ThriftCon - LA Weekly

Department stores are hectic this time of year, and buying secondhand is not only a growing trend but more environmentally friendly. ThriftCon, launched last year in Denver, is part flea market, part walking fashion show. Hundreds of shop owners and online dealers will be selling thousands of retro clothes (including old band, concert and dated … Read full article: Event Pick: Secondhand Scores Galore at ...→

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Comes to Digital and DVD (Event Photos) - LA Weekly

As Quentin Tarantino’s much lauded ninth film, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, moves from the big screen to smaller ones inside our homes via its digital and DVD/BluRay release this week, it will be interesting to see how it fares now that some time has passed, minus the fanfare (and for Angelenos sans the … Read full article: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Comes to D...→

Book Event Pick: A Look Inside Camille Rose Garcia's The Cabinet of Dr. Deekay - LA Weekly

There are a lot of artists today who combine pop surrealism with fantastic and morbid imagery, but the work of Camille Rose Garcia is instantly distinctive and stands out in a sea of paintings by her many imitators. The L.A. artist’s latest book, The Cabinet of Dr. Deekay, centers on that greatest of all modern … Read full article: Book Event Pick: A Look Inside Camille R...→

Event Pick: ALOUD Presents Anxiously Yours: A Night of Collective Anxiety - LA Weekly

Anxiously Yours: A Night of Collective Anxiety brings together half a dozen readers, from authors like Chris Kraus, to therapy and mindfulness experts, a comedian, and actress Rumer Willis, narrating their personal stories navigating anxiety with empathy, emotion, wit, humor and perspective. Read full article: Event Pick: ALOUD Presents Anxiously You...→

Movie Pick: La Camarista kicks off Hola Mexico Film Festival - LA Weekly

The Montalbán Theatre in Hollywood will host the first annual film series, Hola Mexico, beginning with the Latin American Nomination Screenings (LANS). It’s the first event to unite all Latin American films that are under Oscar consideration. Kicking off the series is La Camarista (The Chambermaid), an intimate drama directed by Lila Avilés about the … Read full article: Movie Pick: La Camarista kicks off Hola ...→

Event Pick: Pop Culture Creators Convene for DesignerCon - LA Weekly

If you ever want to see what’s at the forefront of popular culture, one of the surest ways to see what the culture is like at its most current and most obsessed is by going to DesignerCon. Each year, over 500 vendors and artists gather their wares and unleash them upon an unsuspecting public in … Read full article: Event Pick: Pop Culture Creators Convene...→

Event Pick: Latin Music Gallery at the Grammy Museum - LA Weekly

Latin music’s biggest night turns 20 this month. To celebrate the Latin Grammy Awards’ milestone, the Grammy Museum hosts a launch party for its new Latin Music Gallery. Read full article: Event Pick: Latin Music Gallery at the G...→

Film Pick: Venice Film Festival - LA Weekly

For 17 years, the Venice Film Festival has presented new, vintage, rare, and in progress works of documentary and poetical cinema. Read full article: Film Pick: Venice Film Festival - LA Wee...→

Event Pick: MLK Day at CAAM - LA Weekly

CAAM’s unparalleled commitment to the community also manifests in a full MLK Day slate of activities, performances, presentations, family time, food, music, political engagement, education on voting rights, and advocacy for peace. Read full article: Event Pick: MLK Day at CAAM - LA Weekly...→

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odds and TV schedule for European Tour event

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odds and TV schedule for European Tour event

World No. 10 Tommy Fleetwood starts the tournament as the favorite, followed by Patrick Cantlay and world No. 1 Brooks Koepka Read full article: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odd...→

Event Pick: Celebrate The King's Birthday at Eternally Elvis Exhibit - LA Weekly

The King of Rock & Roll’s birthday is always a cause for celebration, and there’s no better way than an evening of imagery and music of and from the man himself. Eternally Elvis will feature the world premiere exhibit of rare Elvis Presley photos from 1955-1957, honoring the icon’s 85th birthday. This Mr Musichead Gallery … Read full article: Event Pick: Celebrate The King's Birthda...→

Event Pick: Southland Comedy Festival - LA Weekly

With Riot L.A. Comedy Festival, Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Festival and Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ Festival Supreme absent the last few years, the first Southland Comedy Festival might one day fill the big comedy-festival void in L.A. Twenty stand-up comedians will be spread out over five days at both traditional and indie comedy … Read full article: Event Pick: Southland Comedy Festival - ...→

Event Pick: L.A. Arboretum Lantern Festival - LA Weekly

At the Moonlight Forest Magical Lantern Art Festival, they take the bearing of the torch of civilization to new heights. Read full article: Event Pick: L.A. Arboretum Lantern Festi...→

Event Pick: Book Show's Goodbye Blowout - LA Weekly

When it comes to books, the access afforded by the web can’t hold a candle to the experience of browsing about shelves and finding something new to read in real life. The self-proclaimed “creatively curated” Highland Park bookshop called Book Show has always been a destination for discovery that proved it, and its recently announced … Read full article: Event Pick: Book Show's Goodbye Blowout ...→

Event Pick: UCB's The Best of the Worst Hallmark Holidays! - LA Weekly

Hallmark Christmas movies are the fruitcake of TV. They have formulaic plots, the same cast of white actors and cheesy titles (A Christmas Wedding Tail, anyone?). Some find them a guilty pleasure, others have dedicated entire podcasts to their schlock. UCB’s Public Access Presents: The Best of the Worst Hallmark Holidays! takes obvious inspiration from … Read full article: Event Pick: UCB's The Best of the Worst ...→

Event Pick: Chinese Lantern Festival - LA Weekly

These lanterns are more than just sources of illumination - they’re glowing beacons in sculptural form, labored over and tirelessly perfected. Read full article: Event Pick: Chinese Lantern Festival - L...→

Event Pick: Bob Baker's Marionettes Hit the Beach - LA Weekly

On this, the final night of their three-Thursday run, the Bob Baker Marionette Theater Puppet Show graces audiences with a kind of innocent, playful reverie that harks back to a simpler time, before kids as young as 7 learned how to roll their eyes. You’ll get two unique performances packed to brimming with sing-a-longs, ballet, … Read full article: Event Pick: Bob Baker's Marionettes Hit ...→

Riverside will pick Festival of Lights horse carriage companies the same way — for this year

Operators who weren’t chosen were upset and worried that riders and horses without experience at the busy holiday event might panic and hurt pedestrians. Read full article: Riverside will pick Festival of Lights h...→

Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips to make the most of the event

Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips to make the most of the event

The 26th annual event kicks off with a fireworks extravaganza and a concert by Robin Thicke outside of downtown Riverside’s Mission Inn. Read full article: Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips t...→

Event Pick: Zombie Fashion Show & Creature Art Exhibit - LA Weekly

Hosted by Tom Kirlin, creator of the annual The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, more than 50 amateur, professional and special-effects makeup artists will add a dark twist to Christmas. Read full article: Event Pick: Zombie Fashion Show & Creatu...→

Event Pick: Pop Culture Peers Orbit for Satellite of Lou Tribute - LA Weekly

Even at their best, musical homages are inevitably faint replicas of their original inspirations, but there’s something potentially exciting about Satellite of Lou, a tribute to Lou Reed with a particular focus on his songs from 1969 to 1973. The idea of Reed’s peers, such as Mary Woronov and Angela Bowie, looking back on old St. … Read full article: Event Pick: Pop Culture Peers Orbit for ...→

Event Pick: Doo Dah Parade Gets Daft in Pasadena - LA Weekly

Like the Rose Parade, the Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade is a quintessential L.A. holiday event. Unlike the New Year’s Day snoozer, the Doo Dah is an antidote to all the Christmas sentimentality, with nary a chrysanthemum, horse or marching band in sight. So sit on the sidelines along Colorado Boulevard and wave to the … Read full article: Event Pick: Doo Dah Parade Gets Daft in ...→

Event Pick: All Lit Up Again at Zoo Lights - LA Weekly

Avoiding the mall (and the television) can help delay the chaos of Christmas a li’l bit, but once your neighborhood is all lit up again, all bets are off. It seems the shopping (and stressing) season gets more intense the more lights start to shine around town. Head it all off at the vibrant experience … Read full article: Event Pick: All Lit Up Again at Zoo Ligh...→

Event Pick: Kimberly Drew at Visions & Voices - LA Weekly

USC’s Visions and Voices lecture series welcomes game-changing institutional social media engagement legend and independent critical and curatorial voice Kimberly Drew. Read full article: Event Pick: Kimberly Drew at Visions & V...→

Film Pick: Venice Film Festival - LA Weekly

For 17 years, the Venice Film Festival has presented new, vintage, rare, and in progress works of documentary and poetical cinema. Read full article: Film Pick: Venice Film Festival - LA Wee...→

Event Pick: Nayland Blake's DisGender Euphoria - LA Weekly

Our bodies are just temporary husks we exchange between incarnations, and at DisGender Euphoria: Nayland Blake’s First International Intergenerational Gender Discard Party, the artist asks people to shuck their physical identities and revel instead in who they really are. Read full article: Event Pick: Nayland Blake's DisGender Eu...→

Event Pick: Women's March L.A. 2020 - LA Weekly

Throughout human history, the best way to get the attention of the authorities in charge has always been when people take their own power and get out in the streets. It is incredible that, in this modern democratic country, women still don’t have an amendment for equal rights, for instance, and the disparities in pay, … Read full article: Event Pick: Women's March L.A. 2020 - LA...→

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odds and TV schedule for European Tour event

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odds and TV schedule for European Tour event

World No. 10 Tommy Fleetwood starts the tournament as the favorite, followed by Patrick Cantlay and world No. 1 Brooks Koepka Read full article: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odd...→

Event Pick: The History of Forgetting - LA Weekly

The Wende's In Search of Our Times Lecture Series' next installment is called The History of Forgetting, and takes a look at the structures by which history is preserved, or lost. Read full article: Event Pick: The History of Forgetting - ...→

Event Pick: Role-Play Romping at Sexy Cosplay Con - LA Weekly

Sexy Cosplay Con is not for the kiddies, so leave them at home! This “18+ after-hours annex,” as they are calling it, aims to hone in on the hornier aspects of costume-wearing in popular culture. Adult-oriented art, risque fan art, provocative panel discussions, and of course a parade of skimpy, sultry, slutty super-heroes, Disney characters … Read full article: Event Pick: Role-Play Romping at Sexy Co...→

Event Pick: Southland Comedy Festival - LA Weekly

With Riot L.A. Comedy Festival, Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Festival and Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ Festival Supreme absent the last few years, the first Southland Comedy Festival might one day fill the big comedy-festival void in L.A. Twenty stand-up comedians will be spread out over five days at both traditional and indie comedy … Read full article: Event Pick: Southland Comedy Festival - ...→

Book Event Pick: All the President’s Women- Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator - LA Weekly

Detailing Trump’s disrespectful, discriminatory and sexually abusive treatment of women into one fat yet concise chronicle of creepdom, All the President’s Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator, released this past October, packs quite a (pussy) punch. From adulterous escapades to porn star pay-offs (including Stormy Daniels, pictured above during her “day” in … Read full article: Book Event Pick: All the President’s Wom...→

Event Pick: The 22nd Annual Oshogatsu Festival in Little Tokyo - LA Weekly

If you think Little Tokyo is just about sushi or the museums, The Annual Japanese New Year’s Oshogatsu Festival provides the ultimate one day experience to show you so, so much more. Filled with non-stop amusements reflecting the rich culture of Japan, the event, now in its 22nd year, is one of the most important … Read full article: Event Pick: The 22nd Annual Oshogatsu Fe...→

Event Pick: Book Show's Goodbye Blowout - LA Weekly

When it comes to books, the access afforded by the web can’t hold a candle to the experience of browsing about shelves and finding something new to read in real life. The self-proclaimed “creatively curated” Highland Park bookshop called Book Show has always been a destination for discovery that proved it, and its recently announced … Read full article: Event Pick: Book Show's Goodbye Blowout ...→

Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Stars Slammed as 'Sellouts' for Promoting Music Festival in Saudi Arabia

Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Stars Slammed as 'Sellouts' for Promoting Music Festival in Saudi Arabia

Actor Armie Hammer and model Sofia Richie were among a group of celebrities who recently put their vast social media following to the service of Saudi Arabia, appearing at a music festival in Riyadh as part of the kingdom's on-going effort to rehabilitate its image. Read full article: Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Sta...→

Event Pick: Business + Practice: Perfumery Intensive - LA Weekly

This weekend artist and perfumer Ashley Eden Kessler and IAO founder Saskia Wilson-Brown join forces in an immersive all-day session designed for those who are more than just scent-curious. Read full article: Event Pick: Business + Practice: Perfume...→

Event Pick: Chinese Lantern Festival - LA Weekly

These lanterns are more than just sources of illumination - they’re glowing beacons in sculptural form, labored over and tirelessly perfected. Read full article: Event Pick: Chinese Lantern Festival - L...→

Event Pick: Winter Solstice Sound Bath - LA Weekly

Even if you’re a sound bath skeptic, the case can be strong for acknowledging the winter solstice and the energy of a new year with a shared experience of contemplative sound-based meditation. Read full article: Event Pick: Winter Solstice Sound Bath -...→

TV show renovates Hollywood home of Parkland shooting hero

TV show renovates Hollywood home of Parkland shooting hero

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida family received a home makeover in time for the holidays in honor of a loved one who died... Read full article: TV show renovates Hollywood home of Park...→

Riverside will pick Festival of Lights horse carriage companies the same way — for this year

Operators who weren’t chosen were upset and worried that riders and horses without experience at the busy holiday event might panic and hurt pedestrians. Read full article: Riverside will pick Festival of Lights h...→

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Comes to Digital and DVD (Event Photos) - LA Weekly

As Quentin Tarantino’s much lauded ninth film, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, moves from the big screen to smaller ones inside our homes via its digital and DVD/BluRay release this week, it will be interesting to see how it fares now that some time has passed, minus the fanfare (and for Angelenos sans the … Read full article: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Comes to D...→

Event Pick: The Hipsters Take on La boheme - LA Weekly

Pacific Opera Project’s riotous send-up of Giacomo Puccini’s tragic romantic opera La bohème, in which the assignations and manic tomfoolery of a gang of young artists are relocated from Paris to modern-day Highland Park, has become something of an annual tradition. POP artistic director Josh Shaw punches up Puccini’s sad and lovely arias with an … Read full article: Event Pick: The Hipsters Take on La bohe...→

Event Pick: Zombie Fashion Show & Creature Art Exhibit - LA Weekly

Hosted by Tom Kirlin, creator of the annual The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, more than 50 amateur, professional and special-effects makeup artists will add a dark twist to Christmas. Read full article: Event Pick: Zombie Fashion Show & Creatu...→

Event Pick: ALOUD Presents Anxiously Yours: A Night of Collective Anxiety - LA Weekly

Anxiously Yours: A Night of Collective Anxiety brings together half a dozen readers, from authors like Chris Kraus, to therapy and mindfulness experts, a comedian, and actress Rumer Willis, narrating their personal stories navigating anxiety with empathy, emotion, wit, humor and perspective. Read full article: Event Pick: ALOUD Presents Anxiously You...→

Event Pick: Sunstorm Podcast at the Hammer - LA Weekly

Oakland activist Alicia Garza, who was born in Los Angeles and directs special projects for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, engages in a live podcast at Hammer Museum with fellow activist Ai-jen Poo, a MacArthur Fellow who is the director of NDWA. Read full article: Event Pick: Sunstorm Podcast at the Hamm...→

Event Pick: Doo Dah Parade Gets Daft in Pasadena - LA Weekly

Like the Rose Parade, the Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade is a quintessential L.A. holiday event. Unlike the New Year’s Day snoozer, the Doo Dah is an antidote to all the Christmas sentimentality, with nary a chrysanthemum, horse or marching band in sight. So sit on the sidelines along Colorado Boulevard and wave to the … Read full article: Event Pick: Doo Dah Parade Gets Daft in ...→

Event Pick: Pop Culture Creators Convene for DesignerCon - LA Weekly

If you ever want to see what’s at the forefront of popular culture, one of the surest ways to see what the culture is like at its most current and most obsessed is by going to DesignerCon. Each year, over 500 vendors and artists gather their wares and unleash them upon an unsuspecting public in … Read full article: Event Pick: Pop Culture Creators Convene...→

Event Pick: Echo Park Film Center's 18th Anniversary - LA Weekly

Over five days of celebration and remembrance, the Echo Park Film Center’s 18th Anniversary Celebration looks forward as much as it gazes backward. Cast your mind back to the halcyon year of 2002, when founders Paolo Davanzo and Ken Fountain took a tiny room and transformed it into a 65-capacity beacon of creativity for a … Read full article: Event Pick: Echo Park Film Center's 18th...→

Event Pick: Global Day of Protest - LA Weekly

It has been estimated that since its founding in 1776 the United States has been in a state of war for 227 years out of the past 244 years. None of those elusive years of peace has occurred in the past three decades, either. No matter which of the two major parties is in office, … Read full article: Event Pick: Global Day of Protest - LA W...→

Theater Pick: Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive-By Theater Festival - LA Weekly

Now in its 19th (!) year, Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive-By Theater Festival features five short plays written, directed and “courageously-erected” in just two short days, then presented to the public. The set of plays premieres on Saturday night, with two performances following on Sunday and Monday. We recommend checking ’em out Monday for a … Read full article: Theater Pick: Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive...→

Event Pick: MLK Day at CAAM - LA Weekly

CAAM’s unparalleled commitment to the community also manifests in a full MLK Day slate of activities, performances, presentations, family time, food, music, political engagement, education on voting rights, and advocacy for peace. Read full article: Event Pick: MLK Day at CAAM - LA Weekly...→

Back With a Bang! A Hollywood Hip Kid Dance Bash Celebrates 20 Years (Party Pick & Photos) - LA Weekly

Y2K may have brought tech-steria to pop culture but it also ushered in an exciting wave of indie rock sounds and stylish nightlife to go with it. Forecasting the era to come, revered club promoters Joseph Brooks, Shalyce Benfell, Jason Lavitt and Piper Ferguson kicked off the millennium with a bang… Club Bang! The 18 … Read full article: Back With a Bang! A Hollywood Hip Kid Da...→

Event Pick: Eurydice Found Festival Celebrates The Body Female - LA Weekly

As part of L.A. Opera’s Eurydice Found Festival, scholar Nadia Islam and writer Velina Hasu Houston present “The Body Female,” with four interdisciplinary performances that examine “how women navigate societal impediments from body image to domestic violence that challenge the female condition in its endeavor to create a viable space in which women can thrive.” … Read full article: Event Pick: Eurydice Found Festival Cele...→

Event Pick: Celebrate The King's Birthday at Eternally Elvis Exhibit - LA Weekly

The King of Rock & Roll’s birthday is always a cause for celebration, and there’s no better way than an evening of imagery and music of and from the man himself. Eternally Elvis will feature the world premiere exhibit of rare Elvis Presley photos from 1955-1957, honoring the icon’s 85th birthday. This Mr Musichead Gallery … Read full article: Event Pick: Celebrate The King's Birthda...→

‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ABC’s next TV musical event

‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ABC’s next TV musical event

Anyone up for a roll in ze hay? ABC has selected “Young Frankenstein” as its next live musical event, the network announced Wednesday, with an airdate and casting to be revealed later. … Read full article: ‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ...→

Event Pick: Day of The Doors - LA Weekly

When photographer Henry Diltz shot photos for The Doors’ fifth studio album, Morrison Hotel, he took singer Jim Morrison and the band to L.A.’s Skid Row, where he captured them in the window of the Morrison Hotel for the front cover and lounging around at the nearby Hard Rock Café for the back cover and … Read full article: Event Pick: Day of The Doors - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: L.A. Arboretum Lantern Festival - LA Weekly

At the Moonlight Forest Magical Lantern Art Festival, they take the bearing of the torch of civilization to new heights. Read full article: Event Pick: L.A. Arboretum Lantern Festi...→

Event Pick: Post-Parade Showcase of Floats - LA Weekly

Some of us would rather party and get drunk on New Year’s Eve than camp outside in the cold to watch the Tournament of Roses Parade the next morning. But you can still marvel at the floats just a few feet away from the parade route at Post Parade: A Showcase of Floats. Read full article: Event Pick: Post-Parade Showcase of Floa...→

Event Pick: Viewing Stones at the Huntington - LA Weekly

Need some quiet time after Christmas? Suiseki are Japanese viewing stones that are meant for contemplation and reflection. Read full article: Event Pick: Viewing Stones at the Huntin...→

Event Pick: UCB's The Best of the Worst Hallmark Holidays! - LA Weekly

Hallmark Christmas movies are the fruitcake of TV. They have formulaic plots, the same cast of white actors and cheesy titles (A Christmas Wedding Tail, anyone?). Some find them a guilty pleasure, others have dedicated entire podcasts to their schlock. UCB’s Public Access Presents: The Best of the Worst Hallmark Holidays! takes obvious inspiration from … Read full article: Event Pick: UCB's The Best of the Worst ...→

Event Pick: L.A. County Holiday Celebration - LA Weekly

The dance troupes, musical groups and singers lined up for the annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration continue to give Santa’s sleigh competition, traveling around the world on Christmas Eve with SoCal-based dance troupes, musical groups and singers reflecting cultures from around the world. Read full article: Event Pick: L.A. County Holiday Celebrat...→

Event Pick: B-Real and Dub Brothers' Third Annual Skid Row Xmas Benefit - LA Weekly

Cynicism evaporates like a puff of smoke at the Third Annual Skid Row Xmas, a benefit for the homeless community that continues to burgeon throughout the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area. As communities find themselves increasingly in the thick of the dilemma — as did Dub Brothers dispensary founders Barry and Brent Walker — the … Read full article: Event Pick: B-Real and Dub Brothers' Thi...→

Event Pick: Bob Baker's Marionettes Hit the Beach - LA Weekly

On this, the final night of their three-Thursday run, the Bob Baker Marionette Theater Puppet Show graces audiences with a kind of innocent, playful reverie that harks back to a simpler time, before kids as young as 7 learned how to roll their eyes. You’ll get two unique performances packed to brimming with sing-a-longs, ballet, … Read full article: Event Pick: Bob Baker's Marionettes Hit ...→

Event Pick: Secondhand Scores Galore at ThriftCon - LA Weekly

Department stores are hectic this time of year, and buying secondhand is not only a growing trend but more environmentally friendly. ThriftCon, launched last year in Denver, is part flea market, part walking fashion show. Hundreds of shop owners and online dealers will be selling thousands of retro clothes (including old band, concert and dated … Read full article: Event Pick: Secondhand Scores Galore at ...→

Event Pick: A Slightly Guided Dance Party at MOCA Geffen - LA Weekly

L.A. City Municipal Dance Squad presents A Slightly Guided Dance Party: Winter Wonderland Edition, at MOCA's Little Tokyo location. Read full article: Event Pick: A Slightly Guided Dance Part...→

Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips to make the most of the event

Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips to make the most of the event

The 26th annual event kicks off with a fireworks extravaganza and a concert by Robin Thicke outside of downtown Riverside’s Mission Inn. Read full article: Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips t...→

Book Event Pick: A Look Inside Camille Rose Garcia's The Cabinet of Dr. Deekay - LA Weekly

There are a lot of artists today who combine pop surrealism with fantastic and morbid imagery, but the work of Camille Rose Garcia is instantly distinctive and stands out in a sea of paintings by her many imitators. The L.A. artist’s latest book, The Cabinet of Dr. Deekay, centers on that greatest of all modern … Read full article: Book Event Pick: A Look Inside Camille R...→

Event Pick: The Merry, Scary Fun of Krampus Ball - LA Weekly

Part costume ball, part concert and all macabre Christmas merriment, The 7th Annual Krampus Ball offers an overstuffed stocking of amusements celebrating the goat-ish demon beast who punishes bad kids. There’ll be a Krampus Run outside the ballroom from 6-7 p.m., Krampus-inspired vendors, food and drink, and a monster of a music line-up including Medieval … Read full article: Event Pick: The Merry, Scary Fun of Kram...→

Event Pick: Pop Culture Peers Orbit for Satellite of Lou Tribute - LA Weekly

Even at their best, musical homages are inevitably faint replicas of their original inspirations, but there’s something potentially exciting about Satellite of Lou, a tribute to Lou Reed with a particular focus on his songs from 1969 to 1973. The idea of Reed’s peers, such as Mary Woronov and Angela Bowie, looking back on old St. … Read full article: Event Pick: Pop Culture Peers Orbit for ...→

Movie Pick: La Camarista kicks off Hola Mexico Film Festival - LA Weekly

The Montalbán Theatre in Hollywood will host the first annual film series, Hola Mexico, beginning with the Latin American Nomination Screenings (LANS). It’s the first event to unite all Latin American films that are under Oscar consideration. Kicking off the series is La Camarista (The Chambermaid), an intimate drama directed by Lila Avilés about the … Read full article: Movie Pick: La Camarista kicks off Hola ...→

Event Pick: Bianca Del Rio's It's Jester Joke - LA Weekly

Comedic chops and fashionably fierce queendom collide as RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio brings her It’s Jester Joke comedy tour to L.A., the city where she resides, and the last stop of her nine-month global tour. Sharing sassy tales of travels and tribulations since she became known as a TV quip queen — … Read full article: Event Pick: Bianca Del Rio's It's Jester...→

Event Pick: All Lit Up Again at Zoo Lights - LA Weekly

Avoiding the mall (and the television) can help delay the chaos of Christmas a li’l bit, but once your neighborhood is all lit up again, all bets are off. It seems the shopping (and stressing) season gets more intense the more lights start to shine around town. Head it all off at the vibrant experience … Read full article: Event Pick: All Lit Up Again at Zoo Ligh...→

Event Pick: Latin Music Gallery at the Grammy Museum - LA Weekly

Latin music’s biggest night turns 20 this month. To celebrate the Latin Grammy Awards’ milestone, the Grammy Museum hosts a launch party for its new Latin Music Gallery. Read full article: Event Pick: Latin Music Gallery at the G...→

Event Pick: Kimberly Drew at Visions & Voices - LA Weekly

USC’s Visions and Voices lecture series welcomes game-changing institutional social media engagement legend and independent critical and curatorial voice Kimberly Drew. Read full article: Event Pick: Kimberly Drew at Visions & V...→

Event Pick: Global Day of Protest - LA Weekly

It has been estimated that since its founding in 1776 the United States has been in a state of war for 227 years out of the past 244 years. None of those elusive years of peace has occurred in the past three decades, either. No matter which of the two major parties is in office, … Read full article: Event Pick: Global Day of Protest - LA W...→

Film Pick: Venice Film Festival - LA Weekly

For 17 years, the Venice Film Festival has presented new, vintage, rare, and in progress works of documentary and poetical cinema. Read full article: Film Pick: Venice Film Festival - LA Wee...→

Theater Pick: Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive-By Theater Festival - LA Weekly

Now in its 19th (!) year, Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive-By Theater Festival features five short plays written, directed and “courageously-erected” in just two short days, then presented to the public. The set of plays premieres on Saturday night, with two performances following on Sunday and Monday. We recommend checking ’em out Monday for a … Read full article: Theater Pick: Zombie Joe’s 50 Hour Drive...→

Event Pick: Nayland Blake's DisGender Euphoria - LA Weekly

Our bodies are just temporary husks we exchange between incarnations, and at DisGender Euphoria: Nayland Blake’s First International Intergenerational Gender Discard Party, the artist asks people to shuck their physical identities and revel instead in who they really are. Read full article: Event Pick: Nayland Blake's DisGender Eu...→

Event Pick: MLK Day at CAAM - LA Weekly

CAAM’s unparalleled commitment to the community also manifests in a full MLK Day slate of activities, performances, presentations, family time, food, music, political engagement, education on voting rights, and advocacy for peace. Read full article: Event Pick: MLK Day at CAAM - LA Weekly...→

Event Pick: Women's March L.A. 2020 - LA Weekly

Throughout human history, the best way to get the attention of the authorities in charge has always been when people take their own power and get out in the streets. It is incredible that, in this modern democratic country, women still don’t have an amendment for equal rights, for instance, and the disparities in pay, … Read full article: Event Pick: Women's March L.A. 2020 - LA...→

Back With a Bang! A Hollywood Hip Kid Dance Bash Celebrates 20 Years (Party Pick & Photos) - LA Weekly

Y2K may have brought tech-steria to pop culture but it also ushered in an exciting wave of indie rock sounds and stylish nightlife to go with it. Forecasting the era to come, revered club promoters Joseph Brooks, Shalyce Benfell, Jason Lavitt and Piper Ferguson kicked off the millennium with a bang… Club Bang! The 18 … Read full article: Back With a Bang! A Hollywood Hip Kid Da...→

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odds and TV schedule for European Tour event

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odds and TV schedule for European Tour event

World No. 10 Tommy Fleetwood starts the tournament as the favorite, followed by Patrick Cantlay and world No. 1 Brooks Koepka Read full article: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Updated odd...→

Event Pick: Eurydice Found Festival Celebrates The Body Female - LA Weekly

As part of L.A. Opera’s Eurydice Found Festival, scholar Nadia Islam and writer Velina Hasu Houston present “The Body Female,” with four interdisciplinary performances that examine “how women navigate societal impediments from body image to domestic violence that challenge the female condition in its endeavor to create a viable space in which women can thrive.” … Read full article: Event Pick: Eurydice Found Festival Cele...→

Event Pick: The History of Forgetting - LA Weekly

The Wende's In Search of Our Times Lecture Series' next installment is called The History of Forgetting, and takes a look at the structures by which history is preserved, or lost. Read full article: Event Pick: The History of Forgetting - ...→

Event Pick: Celebrate The King's Birthday at Eternally Elvis Exhibit - LA Weekly

The King of Rock & Roll’s birthday is always a cause for celebration, and there’s no better way than an evening of imagery and music of and from the man himself. Eternally Elvis will feature the world premiere exhibit of rare Elvis Presley photos from 1955-1957, honoring the icon’s 85th birthday. This Mr Musichead Gallery … Read full article: Event Pick: Celebrate The King's Birthda...→

Event Pick: Role-Play Romping at Sexy Cosplay Con - LA Weekly

Sexy Cosplay Con is not for the kiddies, so leave them at home! This “18+ after-hours annex,” as they are calling it, aims to hone in on the hornier aspects of costume-wearing in popular culture. Adult-oriented art, risque fan art, provocative panel discussions, and of course a parade of skimpy, sultry, slutty super-heroes, Disney characters … Read full article: Event Pick: Role-Play Romping at Sexy Co...→

‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ABC’s next TV musical event

‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ABC’s next TV musical event

Anyone up for a roll in ze hay? ABC has selected “Young Frankenstein” as its next live musical event, the network announced Wednesday, with an airdate and casting to be revealed later. … Read full article: ‘Young Frankenstein Live!’ announced as ...→

Event Pick: Southland Comedy Festival - LA Weekly

With Riot L.A. Comedy Festival, Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Festival and Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ Festival Supreme absent the last few years, the first Southland Comedy Festival might one day fill the big comedy-festival void in L.A. Twenty stand-up comedians will be spread out over five days at both traditional and indie comedy … Read full article: Event Pick: Southland Comedy Festival - ...→

Event Pick: Day of The Doors - LA Weekly

When photographer Henry Diltz shot photos for The Doors’ fifth studio album, Morrison Hotel, he took singer Jim Morrison and the band to L.A.’s Skid Row, where he captured them in the window of the Morrison Hotel for the front cover and lounging around at the nearby Hard Rock Café for the back cover and … Read full article: Event Pick: Day of The Doors - LA Weekly...→

Book Event Pick: All the President’s Women- Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator - LA Weekly

Detailing Trump’s disrespectful, discriminatory and sexually abusive treatment of women into one fat yet concise chronicle of creepdom, All the President’s Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator, released this past October, packs quite a (pussy) punch. From adulterous escapades to porn star pay-offs (including Stormy Daniels, pictured above during her “day” in … Read full article: Book Event Pick: All the President’s Wom...→

Event Pick: L.A. Arboretum Lantern Festival - LA Weekly

At the Moonlight Forest Magical Lantern Art Festival, they take the bearing of the torch of civilization to new heights. Read full article: Event Pick: L.A. Arboretum Lantern Festi...→

Event Pick: The 22nd Annual Oshogatsu Festival in Little Tokyo - LA Weekly

If you think Little Tokyo is just about sushi or the museums, The Annual Japanese New Year’s Oshogatsu Festival provides the ultimate one day experience to show you so, so much more. Filled with non-stop amusements reflecting the rich culture of Japan, the event, now in its 22nd year, is one of the most important … Read full article: Event Pick: The 22nd Annual Oshogatsu Fe...→

Event Pick: Post-Parade Showcase of Floats - LA Weekly

Some of us would rather party and get drunk on New Year’s Eve than camp outside in the cold to watch the Tournament of Roses Parade the next morning. But you can still marvel at the floats just a few feet away from the parade route at Post Parade: A Showcase of Floats. Read full article: Event Pick: Post-Parade Showcase of Floa...→

Event Pick: Book Show's Goodbye Blowout - LA Weekly

When it comes to books, the access afforded by the web can’t hold a candle to the experience of browsing about shelves and finding something new to read in real life. The self-proclaimed “creatively curated” Highland Park bookshop called Book Show has always been a destination for discovery that proved it, and its recently announced … Read full article: Event Pick: Book Show's Goodbye Blowout ...→

Event Pick: Viewing Stones at the Huntington - LA Weekly

Need some quiet time after Christmas? Suiseki are Japanese viewing stones that are meant for contemplation and reflection. Read full article: Event Pick: Viewing Stones at the Huntin...→

Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Stars Slammed as 'Sellouts' for Promoting Music Festival in Saudi Arabia

Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Stars Slammed as 'Sellouts' for Promoting Music Festival in Saudi Arabia

Actor Armie Hammer and model Sofia Richie were among a group of celebrities who recently put their vast social media following to the service of Saudi Arabia, appearing at a music festival in Riyadh as part of the kingdom's on-going effort to rehabilitate its image. Read full article: Armie Hammer, Sofia Richie Hollywood Sta...→

Event Pick: UCB's The Best of the Worst Hallmark Holidays! - LA Weekly

Hallmark Christmas movies are the fruitcake of TV. They have formulaic plots, the same cast of white actors and cheesy titles (A Christmas Wedding Tail, anyone?). Some find them a guilty pleasure, others have dedicated entire podcasts to their schlock. UCB’s Public Access Presents: The Best of the Worst Hallmark Holidays! takes obvious inspiration from … Read full article: Event Pick: UCB's The Best of the Worst ...→

Event Pick: Business + Practice: Perfumery Intensive - LA Weekly

This weekend artist and perfumer Ashley Eden Kessler and IAO founder Saskia Wilson-Brown join forces in an immersive all-day session designed for those who are more than just scent-curious. Read full article: Event Pick: Business + Practice: Perfume...→

Event Pick: L.A. County Holiday Celebration - LA Weekly

The dance troupes, musical groups and singers lined up for the annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration continue to give Santa’s sleigh competition, traveling around the world on Christmas Eve with SoCal-based dance troupes, musical groups and singers reflecting cultures from around the world. Read full article: Event Pick: L.A. County Holiday Celebrat...→

Event Pick: Chinese Lantern Festival - LA Weekly

These lanterns are more than just sources of illumination - they’re glowing beacons in sculptural form, labored over and tirelessly perfected. Read full article: Event Pick: Chinese Lantern Festival - L...→

Event Pick: B-Real and Dub Brothers' Third Annual Skid Row Xmas Benefit - LA Weekly

Cynicism evaporates like a puff of smoke at the Third Annual Skid Row Xmas, a benefit for the homeless community that continues to burgeon throughout the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area. As communities find themselves increasingly in the thick of the dilemma — as did Dub Brothers dispensary founders Barry and Brent Walker — the … Read full article: Event Pick: B-Real and Dub Brothers' Thi...→

Event Pick: Winter Solstice Sound Bath - LA Weekly

Even if you’re a sound bath skeptic, the case can be strong for acknowledging the winter solstice and the energy of a new year with a shared experience of contemplative sound-based meditation. Read full article: Event Pick: Winter Solstice Sound Bath -...→

Event Pick: Bob Baker's Marionettes Hit the Beach - LA Weekly

On this, the final night of their three-Thursday run, the Bob Baker Marionette Theater Puppet Show graces audiences with a kind of innocent, playful reverie that harks back to a simpler time, before kids as young as 7 learned how to roll their eyes. You’ll get two unique performances packed to brimming with sing-a-longs, ballet, … Read full article: Event Pick: Bob Baker's Marionettes Hit ...→

TV show renovates Hollywood home of Parkland shooting hero

TV show renovates Hollywood home of Parkland shooting hero

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida family received a home makeover in time for the holidays in honor of a loved one who died... Read full article: TV show renovates Hollywood home of Park...→

Event Pick: Secondhand Scores Galore at ThriftCon - LA Weekly

Department stores are hectic this time of year, and buying secondhand is not only a growing trend but more environmentally friendly. ThriftCon, launched last year in Denver, is part flea market, part walking fashion show. Hundreds of shop owners and online dealers will be selling thousands of retro clothes (including old band, concert and dated … Read full article: Event Pick: Secondhand Scores Galore at ...→

Riverside will pick Festival of Lights horse carriage companies the same way — for this year

Operators who weren’t chosen were upset and worried that riders and horses without experience at the busy holiday event might panic and hurt pedestrians. Read full article: Riverside will pick Festival of Lights h...→

Event Pick: A Slightly Guided Dance Party at MOCA Geffen - LA Weekly

L.A. City Municipal Dance Squad presents A Slightly Guided Dance Party: Winter Wonderland Edition, at MOCA's Little Tokyo location. Read full article: Event Pick: A Slightly Guided Dance Part...→

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Comes to Digital and DVD (Event Photos) - LA Weekly

As Quentin Tarantino’s much lauded ninth film, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, moves from the big screen to smaller ones inside our homes via its digital and DVD/BluRay release this week, it will be interesting to see how it fares now that some time has passed, minus the fanfare (and for Angelenos sans the … Read full article: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Comes to D...→

Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips to make the most of the event

Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips to make the most of the event

The 26th annual event kicks off with a fireworks extravaganza and a concert by Robin Thicke outside of downtown Riverside’s Mission Inn. Read full article: Riverside’s Festival of Lights: 5 tips t...→

Event Pick: The Hipsters Take on La boheme - LA Weekly

Pacific Opera Project’s riotous send-up of Giacomo Puccini’s tragic romantic opera La bohème, in which the assignations and manic tomfoolery of a gang of young artists are relocated from Paris to modern-day Highland Park, has become something of an annual tradition. POP artistic director Josh Shaw punches up Puccini’s sad and lovely arias with an … Read full article: Event Pick: The Hipsters Take on La bohe...→

Book Event Pick: A Look Inside Camille Rose Garcia's The Cabinet of Dr. Deekay - LA Weekly

There are a lot of artists today who combine pop surrealism with fantastic and morbid imagery, but the work of Camille Rose Garcia is instantly distinctive and stands out in a sea of paintings by her many imitators. The L.A. artist’s latest book, The Cabinet of Dr. Deekay, centers on that greatest of all modern … Read full article: Book Event Pick: A Look Inside Camille R...→

Event Pick: Zombie Fashion Show & Creature Art Exhibit - LA Weekly

Hosted by Tom Kirlin, creator of the annual The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, more than 50 amateur, professional and special-effects makeup artists will add a dark twist to Christmas. Read full article: Event Pick: Zombie Fashion Show & Creatu...→

Event Pick: The Merry, Scary Fun of Krampus Ball - LA Weekly

Part costume ball, part concert and all macabre Christmas merriment, The 7th Annual Krampus Ball offers an overstuffed stocking of amusements celebrating the goat-ish demon beast who punishes bad kids. There’ll be a Krampus Run outside the ballroom from 6-7 p.m., Krampus-inspired vendors, food and drink, and a monster of a music line-up including Medieval … Read full article: Event Pick: The Merry, Scary Fun of Kram...→

Event Pick: ALOUD Presents Anxiously Yours: A Night of Collective Anxiety - LA Weekly

Anxiously Yours: A Night of Collective Anxiety brings together half a dozen readers, from authors like Chris Kraus, to therapy and mindfulness experts, a comedian, and actress Rumer Willis, narrating their personal stories navigating anxiety with empathy, emotion, wit, humor and perspective. Read full article: Event Pick: ALOUD Presents Anxiously You...→

Event Pick: Pop Culture Peers Orbit for Satellite of Lou Tribute - LA Weekly

Even at their best, musical homages are inevitably faint replicas of their original inspirations, but there’s something potentially exciting about Satellite of Lou, a tribute to Lou Reed with a particular focus on his songs from 1969 to 1973. The idea of Reed’s peers, such as Mary Woronov and Angela Bowie, looking back on old St. … Read full article: Event Pick: Pop Culture Peers Orbit for ...→

Event Pick: Sunstorm Podcast at the Hammer - LA Weekly

Oakland activist Alicia Garza, who was born in Los Angeles and directs special projects for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, engages in a live podcast at Hammer Museum with fellow activist Ai-jen Poo, a MacArthur Fellow who is the director of NDWA. Read full article: Event Pick: Sunstorm Podcast at the Hamm...→

Movie Pick: La Camarista kicks off Hola Mexico Film Festival - LA Weekly

The Montalbán Theatre in Hollywood will host the first annual film series, Hola Mexico, beginning with the Latin American Nomination Screenings (LANS). It’s the first event to unite all Latin American films that are under Oscar consideration. Kicking off the series is La Camarista (The Chambermaid), an intimate drama directed by Lila Avilés about the … Read full article: Movie Pick: La Camarista kicks off Hola ...→

Event Pick: Doo Dah Parade Gets Daft in Pasadena - LA Weekly

Like the Rose Parade, the Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade is a quintessential L.A. holiday event. Unlike the New Year’s Day snoozer, the Doo Dah is an antidote to all the Christmas sentimentality, with nary a chrysanthemum, horse or marching band in sight. So sit on the sidelines along Colorado Boulevard and wave to the … Read full article: Event Pick: Doo Dah Parade Gets Daft in ...→

Event Pick: Bianca Del Rio's It's Jester Joke - LA Weekly

Comedic chops and fashionably fierce queendom collide as RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio brings her It’s Jester Joke comedy tour to L.A., the city where she resides, and the last stop of her nine-month global tour. Sharing sassy tales of travels and tribulations since she became known as a TV quip queen — … Read full article: Event Pick: Bianca Del Rio's It's Jester...→

Event Pick: Pop Culture Creators Convene for DesignerCon - LA Weekly

If you ever want to see what’s at the forefront of popular culture, one of the surest ways to see what the culture is like at its most current and most obsessed is by going to DesignerCon. Each year, over 500 vendors and artists gather their wares and unleash them upon an unsuspecting public in … Read full article: Event Pick: Pop Culture Creators Convene...→

Event Pick: All Lit Up Again at Zoo Lights - LA Weekly

Avoiding the mall (and the television) can help delay the chaos of Christmas a li’l bit, but once your neighborhood is all lit up again, all bets are off. It seems the shopping (and stressing) season gets more intense the more lights start to shine around town. Head it all off at the vibrant experience … Read full article: Event Pick: All Lit Up Again at Zoo Ligh...→

Event Pick: Echo Park Film Center's 18th Anniversary - LA Weekly

Over five days of celebration and remembrance, the Echo Park Film Center’s 18th Anniversary Celebration looks forward as much as it gazes backward. Cast your mind back to the halcyon year of 2002, when founders Paolo Davanzo and Ken Fountain took a tiny room and transformed it into a 65-capacity beacon of creativity for a … Read full article: Event Pick: Echo Park Film Center's 18th...→

Event Pick: Latin Music Gallery at the Grammy Museum - LA Weekly

Latin music’s biggest night turns 20 this month. To celebrate the Latin Grammy Awards’ milestone, the Grammy Museum hosts a launch party for its new Latin Music Gallery. Read full article: Event Pick: Latin Music Gallery at the G...→