Losanjealous Benevolent Society Events: November 3 – 9

losanjealous benevolent societyThe 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.


28mm by JR @ Orphanage Gallery
JR is an internationally acclaimed street artist and photographer who, with classic wheat-pasting methods and documentary photography, creates an all out assault of street imagery. Opening Reception Nov 4th from 6 – 8 PM. Through Sat 12/2.

Kalynn Campbell & Pol Turgeon @ La Luz de Jesus
Kalynn Campbell is a fixture in the Lowbrow/Pop Surrealism movement, having participated in 5 museum shows and numerous books on the subject. Artists’ reception: Friday, November 3rd, 2006 ~ 8:00-11:00 pm. Through Mon 11/27.

Writers Bloc: Stephen King w/ David Ulin @ Fine Arts Theatre
We love Stephen King because he makes the ordinary extraordinary in every possible way.


3 Trees and 3 Flowers @ Nucleus
One year after its debut, the artists from the 3 Trees Show returns to Nucleus bringing with them 3 amazing friends/artists for a second exhibition of paintings and drawings. Through Wed 12/6.

4 Square Championships and Drunken Spelling Bee
FOURNICATION is a night of adult 4 square–think the elementary school game plus booze, DJs and brass knuckles. This will settle once and for all who the true King or Queen of the black top is in the game of royals 4 Square.

F’ed Up & Illegal Videos @ Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
These are videos (found or taped) that have never/rarely been seen on a TV or movie screen, and for good reason. No narcs allowed!

Hive Gallery November Show
Featured Artist: Jenna Colby. Featured Installation Artist: Jimmy Bleyer.

L.A. Derby Dolls Championship Bout @ Little Tokyo Shopping Center
Get there early to grab a spot so close to the track, you can smell the blood. Live bands, vendors, raffle prizes, and BEER GARDEN.

Takeshi Murata – Untitled (Silver) @ Machine Project
Untitled (Silver), by Takeshi Murata, deconstructs Mask of Satan (Mario Bava’s classic 1960 Italian horror film) pixel by pixel into a painterly and destabilizing hallucination. Through Sun 12/3.

Top of the Dome III
100 ceramic skulls sculpted by Gregg Stone and hand painted by many of today’s finest artists. Through Sun 12/3.


Charles Phoenix’s Disneyland Tour of Downtown LA
Yes, rediscover Downtown the way I have…it’s just like a theme park! says your tour guide Charles Phoenix. In fact, the similarities between Downtown Los Angeles and Disneyland are staggering.

The Day Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked My A**
Free sneak preview screening of the award-winning documentary “The Day Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked My A**” at Art Share Los Angeles, 801 E. 4th Place, on Sunday, November 5 at 4 PM. Director and former gubernatorial candidate Abner Zurd will be present to answer questions.


David Mamet @ Central Library
In conversation with David L. Ulin, Editor, Los Angeles Times Book Review. Mamet – Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, filmmaker, essayist, and novelist – does not mince words in this scathing look at one of the most destructive and tenacious forces in contemporary life.

The Doors present and sign The Doors @ Whisky a Go Go
Marking the band’s 40th anniversary, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, and John Densmore present and sign the new Doors autobiography.


I Wuz a Druggie @ Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
It’s Drug Month at UCBT and we thought it only fair to have a show by and not just for… comedians who used to over-indulge but no longer do. Come see the funny that comes once you hit rock bottom.

Stash x Slick: Rust in Piece @ Meltdown
The newly inaugurated Melt Gallery is proud to present the fine art of two of the country’s most renowned street artists, Stash and Slick. Through Fri 12/22.

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