Losanjealous Benevolent Society Events: August 25 – 31
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Tribute to the Sounds of Forbidden Planet @ Schindler House
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Louis and Bebe Barron’s otherworldly soundtrack with four composers still under its spell: Thomas Dimuzio, Tom Grimley, Sukho Lee and David Rothbaum.
Roger Corman In Person: The Early Years @ Egyptian
Roger Corman is probably best known as the director mastermind behind Vincent Price’s string of Edgar Allan Poe adaptations and the producer who helped give film luminaries their first jobs in the film business. We’re very excited to welcome Roger Corman to this In-Person Tribute. Through Sun 8/27.
Cannibal Flower’s 6-Year Anniversary Art Show
Featured artist: Tim McCormick; special command performance: The Well Hung, Body Suspension Crew LA; Performing Live; The Ninja Academy; Live Painting: Joshua Clay.
Cinespia: Chinatown @ Hollywood Forever Cemetary
Special Tribute to John Huston! Bring blankets, drinks and picnic dinner for this special screening below (and above) the stars. DJ John Tripp spins before and after the screening.
LA Wine & Food Festival @ Convention Center
Explore, sample and expand your knowledge of wine as you stroll among hundreds of wineries – all within tasting distance of one another. Also, discover foods that pair well with wine as well as every conceivable wine accessory available. Through Sun 8/27.
Night Vision @ MOCA
NIGHT VISION: MOCA After Dark presents 15 Saturdays of exciting programs including artmaking, screenings, groundbreaking DJs, live music, spoken word, guided tours, and a cash bar and light fare at Patinette Cafe during Robert Rauschenberg: Combines. Feauting The Crystal Method.
In addition to over 200 craft, artisan and food booths, this year’s fair will include three musical stages, a dance pavillion, and a carnival midway. Through Sun 8/27.
The Business Card Menger Sponge @ Machine Project
In 1995 Dr Jeannine Mosely set out to build a level 3 Menger Sponge from business cards. After 9 years of effort, involving hundreds of folders all over America, the Business Card Menger Sponge was completed. The resulting object is comprised of 66,048 cards folded into 8000 interlinked sub-cubes. Through Sun 9/24.
Tough Cookies vs. Sirens @ Industry Hills Expo Center
Will the Tough Cookies breakout and show the Sirens that there’s a new sheriff in town? Or will the Sirens send the Cookies back to lockdown, this time throwing away the key? One thing is certain: a full scale riot is about to erupt on the banked track, and you’re definitely going to want to get in on this action!
Re-Boot and Rock the Beach
Venice Beach clean shores concert, featuring Jurassic 5 and Jonny Lang. Volunteer to help us tidy up the beach and get treated to a free show afterwards.