Losanjealous Benevolent Society Events: April 21 – 27

The Losanjealous Benevolent Society gathers a weekly list of strange happenings and fun events in LA–the more ridiculous, the better. Visit our events calendar for the full list. And if you’re organizing or know of an event you think belongs on the list, send us info at tips@losanjealous.com.

FRIDAY

The Brothers Quay – Screening and Q&A
First-ever in-person session with The Brothers Quay, legendary, reclusive stop-motion filmmakers.

April Guthrie and Cassia Streb @ Machine Project
Listen to duets by Guthrie & Streb, the contemporary cello & viola duo. There will also be a live scoring of a new film by Mareca Guthrie. Composer Aaron Drake has been comissioned to write a work and deliver it in a sealed envelope, which the duo will open before your eyes and premiere. Come and hear the “Difficult Superhits” of tomorrow.

SATURDAY

hopscotchHopscotch @ GR2
Giant Robot is proud to present hopscotch, a group show serving you at GR2. Artists will include Susie Ghahremani, Kelly Tunstall, Keith Jones, Jack Long, David Magdaleno, and Matt Moroz. Opening reception 6:30-10 on Saturday, April 22. Artists Jack Long, Kelly Tunstall and David Magdaleno will be in attendance. Through 5/17.

McDonald’s History Tour
McHistorian Chris Nichols presents a bus tour exploring the legacy and hidden history of brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald, founders of McDonald’s restaurants. We will travel historic Route 66 into the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire, visiting the birthplace of the fast food industry.

Brewery Art Walk
A twice-annual open studio weekend at the world’s largest art colony. 4/22-23.

TUESDAY

Writers Bloc: Craig Ferguson with David Duchovny
Craig Ferguson, the host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” takes on Scientology, Hollywood, religion, and other staples of southern California in his new novel, “Between the Bridge and the River.” David Duchovny, known for his role on “The X Files,” is not visiting Writers Bloc because he is just another pretty face. He’s literary and interesting, and knows a terrific writer when he meets one.

THURSDAY

Sake Illuminated @ Museum of Neon Art
Sake experts will be on hand to provide an education on the sake and food pairings at the various sake and hors d’ oeuvres stations. As guests sample the offerings, they will also be able to view the “As We Glow” exhibit at the Museum of Neon Arts and speak to Asian American neon artists regarding the work on display. Win tickets from Losanjealous!

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