Losanjealous Benevolent Society Events: November 10-16

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.


Opening Day @ PAPER Project Storefront
A day of art, film & music

Robert Greenfield @ Book Soup
Robert Greenfield presents and signs Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell with The Rolling Stones.

Sons of Norway Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner
The Annual Sons of Norway Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner will be taking place at the Norrona Lodge in Van Nuys. There will be meatballs and there will be lutefisk. Through Sat 11/11.

Square Foot @ thinkspace
Installation, new works and a curated group show from Blaine Fontana. Through Fri 12/1.


AFRMA Fall Pet Rat & Mouse Show @ Woodcrest Community Center
The American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association (AFRMA) was founded in 1983 to promote and encourage the breeding and exhibition of fancy rats and mice, to educate the public on their positive qualities as companion animals, and to provide information on their proper care.

BarCamp is an ad-hoc un-conference born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from attendees. Through Sun 11/12.

Bird Call @ GR2
Gouache paintings on wood, board and paper by Susie Ghahremani. Through Wed 12/6.

Cut & Paste Digital Design Tournament
Graphic designers flex their creative muscle in front of their peers and earn the admiration and respect of industry professionals in a structured competitive format.

Director’s Commentary Live: Less than Zero @ Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
You’ll kick yourself if you miss one hour of live commentary from your favorite movies by the cast and crew that made them.

Fibrous Beginnings @ That Yarn Store
Join us for some unusual, witty, and just plain cool pieces by local Los Angeles fiber artists. Through Sat 11/18.

Harmonium Orchestra @ Machine Project
We suspect that this event will you be your only chance this weekend to witness six harmoniumists free of charge in an Echo Park store front measuring under 600 square feet.

Shut Up & Shoot @ Cactus Gallery
Features eleven photographers from the Los Angeles area and Washington State. The photographers come from very diverse backgrounds, but share common ground in their passion for shooting everyday life, be they complex or simple images. Through Thu 12/7.

Tales From the Root Cellar & Fledglings @ Metro Gallery
Both shows were inspired from the recollection of artists’ childhood memories, nostalgic collectables and life’s experiences. The artists demonstrate a passion for story telling, exploring dark places through tales and fantasy. Through Sat 12/2.


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.

Historic Echo Park Home Tour
This year’s theme, “The Bohemian Havens of Elysian Heights,” reflects the generations of artists, writers and creative individuals who have been drawn to the diverse and eclectic neighborhood.

Origins of the Rainbow: Orange @ Machine Project
Through eight monthly installments, ing will reveal the origins the rainbow through an original creation myth. Each of the seven performances will explore a specific color.


Steve Wozniak presents and signs Iwoz @ Book Soup
The mastermind behind Apple sheds his low profile and steps forward to tell his story for the first time.

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