Losanjealous Benevolent Society Events: December 1 – 7
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.
December Show @ La Luz de Jesus
Work by Paul Barnes, Jason Houchen, Scott G. Brooks, Sergio Mora, Lauren Gardiner and Lesley Reppeteaux. Through Sun 12/31.
LA Auto Show
The world’s automobile companies will be stepping forward with a number of production and concept vehicle world debuts to help usher in “A New Beginning” for the Los Angeles Auto Show. Through Sun 12/10.
Los Angeles Night @ Dawson’s Book Shop
Feature Scott Davis’ large format platinum contact prints of both familiar as well as unknown views of the nocturnal city. Through Sat 2/3.
Babydoll Brawl @ Little Tokyo Shopping Center
We invite you to come see the unveiling of our rookie skaters at this special exhibition bout. It’s like their very first school recital, but with more violence. A lot more violence!
Bispop Holiday Party
Celebrating the release of a new print edition (and a few surprises).
Car-Free Hauliday Toys ’n’ Mittens Ride
Every year the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic gives out toys, warm gloves, hats, and socks to families and children in need.
Cotton To Canvas @ thinkspace
Alternate showcase for artists from artist-centric t-shirt company, Oddica. Through Sun 12/3.
Dolls, Dolls, Dolls
Hive Gallery and Studios December group art show. Featured Artist: Myna Sonou; Featured Installation Artist: Jesse Spears.
F’ed Up & Illegal Videos @ Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
Videos (found or taped) that have never/rarely been seen on a TV or movie screen, and for good reason. No narcs allowed!
GONZO @ M+B Gallery
Debut exhibition of photography by famed American author Hunter S. Thompson. The exhibition coincides with the release of Thompson’s final book, of the same name, and chronicles his life through his own photographs and memorabilia. Through Sat 1/20.
Loud and Quiet @ Taylor De Cordoba
San Francisco-based artist Andrew Schoultz presents a new series of drawings and paintings. Through Sat 1/13.
Make Magazine Issue #8 Launch Party @ Machine Project
Simon Penny will speak on integrating interaction design, space design, structure design, mechanical design, electronic design and software engineering using his 3D machine-vision driven interactive digital-video project Fugitive 2 as a case study. There is a high probability of free beer and pretzels
Matt Maust @ Orphanage Gallery
The works of Cold War Kids bassist, Matt Maust. Opening Reception Dec 2 with performance by Cold War Kids. Through Thu 1/4.
Peel Here 2006 @ Ghetto Mansion
Street Art gone STICKY! A Celebration of Adhesive Art.
There Goes the Neighborhood: Part Deux @ sixspace
An un-curated exhibition debuting five artists, featuring differing mediums and concepts, who have never before shown at sixspace. Through Sat 1/13.
Thought Bunker @ Betalevel
Contestants must fight for their word. They must fight like they mean it. They must mean it. There is one judge. His decision is precocious, yet final. A winner is chosen. There are rounds. The winners move on. There will be prizes.
Ask A Ninja DVD Release Party @ Cinespace
Ask A Ninja celebrates International Walk Like A Ninja day and the release of the monumental Ask A Ninja DVD compilation.
Gore Vidal @ Skirball Cultural Center
Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir is the touchstone for a conversation with David Ulin, editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review.
Robert Mankoff @ Central Library
The New Yorker’s cartoon editor discusses the cartoon as cultural history with Bruce Eric Kaplan, cartoonist and “Six Feet Under” screenwriter.
Filippo ioco @ Left Coast Galleries
Left Coast Galleries will host a reception showcasing the many mediums of artist Filippo ioco.
Writers Bloc: Joseph Wambaugh with James Ellroy
The first master of the LAPD crime novel, Joseph Wambaugh, in conversation with James Ellory, author of great crime novels such as “The Black Dahlia” and “L.A. Confidential.”