Celebrate Bowie’s Music by Skating, DJ-ing and Dancing

12509786_1237258952956432_6964652329607674203_nYou have written your tribute to David Bowie on Facebook, and you have gotten drunk and spent the entire night watching Ziggy Stardust videos. Now you need to get out and be with other Bowiephiles who share your loss, but where do you go? There is no bar frequented by Bowie, no park dedicated to him, and no statue (at least not yet). Some fans have left flowers and glitter at his star on the Walk of Fame (North side of the 7000 block of Hollywood Boulevard off of Orange).

Here are a number of events where you can you can skate, DJ and dance your heart out. Let all the children boogie.

THURSDAY JANUARY 14

MODA’S NIGHT GALLERY  9pm to Midnight

Bowie retrospective and Baal showing. A gathering and Tribute with singer Tommy Chiffon and Taquila Mockingbird. Bring your Bowie Art to show. MODA 7190 Sunset Blvd Hollywood. Hosted by Tequila Mockingbird and Paul Picasso. Free.

PLANET EARTH IS BLUE 10pm

Awthentik Vibes will pay tribute to David Bowie with a music and video performance during DTLA Artwalk. We suspect there will probably be a lot of spontaneous tributes at the Artwalk. At the Continental Club, 116 W. 4th St., downtown. Enter through the alley. (213) 620-0279. Free.

FRIDAY JANUARY 15

BLACK FRIDAY DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE NIGHT 10pm – 2am

Black Friday at Boardner’s will pay homage to Bowie, celebrating “his music, his artistry, his fashion, and how he changed the world.” Boardner’s, 1652 N. Cherokee Ave. Hollywood. RSVP on Facebook. 21+ Free

LETHAL AMOUNTS PRESENTS HEROES 9pm

A Puretrash tribute remembering Lemmy Kilmister and David Bowie with special guests DJing their favorite songs by the Heroes and telling us some stories. Guests include Nik Tuner (Hawkwind), Danny Lohner (NIN) Jerry Casele (DEVO) and Kevin Haskins (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets, Bowie). At Monty Bar 1222 West 7th St DTLA 90017 21+ Free.

SATURDAY JANUARY 16

ASHES TO ASHES TRIBUTE NIGHT 8pm

HM157 is hosting an Ashes to Ashes David Bowie tribute night on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 8 pm. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in exquisite Bowie best, not in black. “DRESS WARM ! The large stage is outside …We will have two fires burning. Please bring something special for the Bowie Shrine.” $5 Donation Here are the musicians, dancers and DJs who will be paying tribute:

Don Bolles : Life On Mars
Nora Keyes: My Death
Hammered Satin : Suffragette City
CELLARS: Changes
Claire McKeown : Quicksand
Creekbird : KOOKS
The Dagons : Five Years …
L.A.Drones! w Elle Mehrmand on Trombone: Rebel Rebel
VOWWS: The Man Who Sold The World
Sloppy Jane : Laughing Knomes
Vertigosht: Breaking Glas
Pet Sex: Oh! You Pretty Things
LoveyDove : Young Americans
Marquis & The Rhythm Howlers : As the World Falls Down
Miss Jupiter : Moonage Daydream
PANTHAR: Starman
Rebecca Lynn : John, I’m Only Dancing

Prix de Beauté : Bulesque tribute to Diamond Dogs

David Bowie EVERYWHERE !
Projections by : The Mystery Machine

Playing the Bowie you may not know-e :
DJ Lucifer Sam ( outside stage area )
DJ L.A Drones ( Pablo* inside stage area )

LETHAL AMOUNTS PRESENTS YOU ARE THE DJ 9pm

YOU are the DJ, you are what you play. Inviting all the fans to come play their favorite David Bowie songs. Bring your vinyl, bring your Ipod, or Phone and play your favorite David Bowie song. sign up at the DJ booth. Monty Bar 1222 west 7th st DTLA 90017 21+ Free

SUNDAY JANUARY 17

PART TIME PUNKS 9pm

“Every January for the past 6 years Part Time Punks has celebrated David Bowie’s birthday. This Sunday, sadly, we must also mourn his tragic loss. But we will celebrate his lifetime of music by devoting the entire evening to the 50 years of David Bowie’s brilliant back catalogue… From psychedelic folk to glitter and glam, from funk to soul and the thin white duke. From Ziggy to Iggy to Eno to Fripp to Bolan to Lennon to Jagger and Lou and Andy and Freddy (Mercury) and even Nicholas Roeg and David Lynch…all the best of Bowie’s collaborations will get a spin, too, not to mention his glam contemporaries and post-punk disciples…” At The Echoplex

AND to make the night even more special…once again this year
Andy Rourke f…rom THE SMITHS is returning to Guest DJ….
(AND…it also happens to be Andy’s birthday!!)

PLUS Guest DJ Jose Maldonado [from Sweet and Tender Hooligans] will be joining yer host, Michael Stock from KXLU 88.9FM Los Angeles……

AND now the upstairs aka The Echo will be also be open, where PTP’s good friends & regular collaborators Alex Luevano & Ray DeVries from DepecheMode Convention & Smiths Morrissey Convention wil be spinning loads of bands inspired by Bowie, showcasing his lifetime of inspiration & influence…

PLUS of course Cut Out David Bowie will be there courtesy of PTP photog Dylan Tatem Gordon from Dirty Snapshots…..

FRIDAY JANUARY 22 & SATURDAY JANUARY 23

LABYRINTH 30TH ANNIVERSARY MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS

This screening of Jim Henson’s fantasy adventure film will be especially poignant with the recent loss of Bowie who played Jareth the Goblin King in very revealing trousers. “Dress up as your favorite Labyrinth character or ’80s Bowie persona.” Presented by Nerds Like Us. At the Vista Theatre, 4473 Sunset Blvd., Los Feliz. $11.50.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 4

SKATE NIGHT FOR DAVID BOWIE 8 p.m.-11 p.m.

Moonlight Rollerway’s DJ Tavis spins an all-Bowie set “to honor his legendary life and celebrate his vast catalog of songs.” All ages. Family Friendly. Moonlight Rollerway, 5110 San Fernando Rd., Glendale. $9.75 admission; $5 skate rental.  At

Elise Thompson

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Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.
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