Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Midsummer Scream Provides a Preview of Halloween Chills July 20 & 31

There is a new Halloween Festival in town, Midsummer Scream, presented by Creepy LA and Theme Park Adventure. This weekend, Long Beach Convention Center features more than 100,000 square feet of vendors, makeup demonstrations, stage presentations, home haunt classes, a scavenger … Continue reading

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This Saturday! Tiki Night 2016 at The Egyptian

Saturday starting at 4pm, celebrate American Cinematheque’s annual Tiki Night at The Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. The event will be hosted by King Kukulele, who will also perform with his band the Friki Tiki’s. Entertainment also includes The Polynesian Paradise Dancers and a … Continue reading

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Half-Price Tickets for Saturday’s Burgers & Beer! Flash Sale!

In honor of National Hamburger Day on Thursday, the LA Weekly is offering half-price tickets for my favorite event, “Burgers & Beer,” starting now! The sale ends  Thursday at 11:59pm. General admission tickets can be purchased for only $45. It is an incredible deal, as it gives you unlimited access … Continue reading

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John Doe Discusses his New Book at Book Soup Sunday, July 24

John Doe’s book, “Under the Big Black Sun, A Personal History of L.A. Punk,” was published in late April and he continues to make the rounds promoting it, including an appearance at Book Soup tomorrow from 4-6pm. In the vein … Continue reading

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Robert Williams at Home

Saturday night, Robert Williams will be hosting his Vault Event at Resident LA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Van’s shoes. They will be unveiling shoes with Williams’ designs. In addition, OFF! and Meatbodies will be performing live. You may recall … Continue reading

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The Very Last Liquid Kitty PRB Ever

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Mercado Los Olvidados Artist Popup Market

Next weekend, Mercado Los Olvidados will “pop up” at pskaufman… gallery downtown, presenting art, embroidery, tintype portraits and much more (see flyer image). This delightful “Market of the Lost Ones,” named after the surrealist film by Luis Buñuel, is curated by Camille … Continue reading

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Third Thursdays on Pico

Twilight Time Art Walk on Pico Blvd covers about one and half blocks of newly developed shops and galleries, and features food trucks, DJs and antique shops. John Hicks of Ahhd Art also painted a mural across the street and had a … Continue reading

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Yes We Can Can: An Allen Toussaint Salute at the Hollywood Bowl Wednesday Night

This Wednesday, the sounds of New Orleans will once again fill the Hollywood Bowl, a summer ritual that never fails to spice up LA life. This edition promises a loving tribute to the sadly departed Allen Toussaint, the great and … Continue reading

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Guillermo del Toro Creeps Up LACMA

August 1st through November 27th, fans of horror, fantasy and science fiction should head to LACMA for director Guillermo del Toro’s “At Home With Monsters,” an exhibit of art, artifacts and props from his own Bleak House collection (see video). The exhibit will … Continue reading

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