Losanjealous Benevolent Society Events: November 17 – 23

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.


999 Eyes Freakshow @ CIA
One of the last genuine traveling freakshows in the United States. Featuring living human oddities such as the Half Woman, the Dancing Dwarf, Lobster Girl and more.

Black Sabbath Resurrection
Please join us on November 17th at 181 Martel to experience the world of Black Sabbath Resurrection and never-before-seen treasures at the Black Sabbath Retrospective installation in the adjoining Naked space.

Who Killed the Electric Car? @ Vidiots
This free event will feature select clips from the doc as well as a panel discussion on how government and big business silenced one of the most energy efficient vehicles ever made.


Ambient Haircut @ Betalevel
Student hairstylists from a Top Notch Salon collaborate with a team of live ambient musicians to work on your head, inside and out.

Great Wilshire Walk
Join Mike @ Franklin Avenue to walk the entire length of Wilshire Boulevard, from downtown to Santa Monica. All 16 miles.

Jeff Soto: Cold Ice Age @ BLK/MRKT
Featuring a new series of paintings on canvas, panel and paper, Cold Ice Age continues Soto’s intrepid exploration of his private imaginary world. Through Sat 12/16.

Skip the Mall @ Black Maria
The show will carry a bazaar theme, mixing art with distinctive objects: from a unique and colorful array of products such as clothing, books, prints, dolls, and household items to diverse art pieces placed on clothing racks and shoe boxes. Through Thu 1/4.


JestFest @ Skylight Books
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of David Foster Wallace’s novel, Infinite Jest, we’re having a wild and crazy celebration, with selections from the text, refreshments, trivia.

Victory Variety Hour @ King King
LA’s punk rock Ed Sullivan Show featuring comedian Margaret Cho and more!


Gore Vidal @ Central Library
Gore Vidal in conversation with Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s “BookWorm”.


Chicken Chucking Championship
Spare the turkey! It’s free to throw the chicken. Before and after the Turkey Trot, participants will take turns using their body (no machines) hurling a rubber chicken across the beach.

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