Losanjealous Benevolent Society Events: February 9 – 15
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.
David Hockney: The East Yorkshire Landscape
New oil paintings by David Hockney. The subject of the paintings is the landscape of East Yorkshire, which first engaged Hockney’s imagination as a teenager when he worked on the land during summer holidays, stooking corn. Through Sat 3/17.
Ralph Nader @ Nuart Theater
Ralph Nader will attend the LA premiere of AN UNREASONABLE MAN, the new documentary of his life and remarkable career. Ralph will speak after the 4:55pm, 7:15 and 9:55 screenings – come meet this historic figure!
Scenographic Transmissions @ thinkspace
Featuring new works, collaboration and an installation from James Naccarato and Jophen Stein. Through Fri 3/2.
APAK, Katy Horan, Sarajo Frieden and Peter Hamnlin @ Junc Gallery
Symbols reclaimed from cartoons, the media and more traditional sources such as Asian and European folktales are combined with each artist’s own personal and abstract internal language.
Bulldog Beauty Contest
More than 300 English Bulldogs are expected to travel to Long Beach for this annual event. The bulldogs will be evaluated (by reigning, real-life beauty queens) on personality, charm, face, figure, and first impression. Costumes and talent are optional.
Charity by Numbers
The exhibition features today’s most collectible and sought after artists who will transform classic hand-painted, vintage paint-by-numbers into modern masterpieces.
Drink and Draw @ Meltdown
A glorious conclave of inebriated illustrators, pickled pencillers, digital dipsomaniacs, the sloshed and the stewed and the stoned; in short – art, alcohol, and amusements aplenty! This is a time for you to shed your worries and perhaps put pen to page powered by pilsner.
Guitarmageddon II: Armoryageddon
Human Tornado will defend his title for the first time at the Van Nuys Armory! Commissioner Winwood hopes that fans will not be too disoriented by all the changes taking place within PWG and join us in scenic Van Nuys for Guitarmageddon II: Armoryageddon!
L.A. Derby Dolls: Fight Crew vs Tough Cookies
Reigning champions Fight Crew will face off against the mischievous and wily Tough Cookies. Will the Fight Crew be able to fly below the radar and keep their winning streak alive? Or will the Tough Cookies spoil the party by snatching a win for their troop?
Love. Beauty. Desire.
Arts organization Create:Fixate takes on February, the month of romance, with its next themed event “Love. Beauty. Desire.” Besides the plethora of visual art from over 30 participants, each artist will create a unique piece expressing the evening’s theme.
MONA’s Neon Cruise
A special cruise to beat the winter blues. With music, live poetry by Mike-the-Poet and 3 thirst-quenching neon stops.
Jay Bakker @ WeHo Church
Guest speaker Jay Bakker from One Punk Under God.
Lucha VaVoom: Valentines Sextacular
Featuring Mexican Masked Wrestling, Burlesque & Comedy!, Starring Blue Demon, Jr. – The Wau Wau Sisters, Mini Masked Mashers! Cassandro!, Crazy Chickens! Hula-hoop Hottie Karis! and mucho mas! Through Thu 2/15.
PXL Fest 16
The evening celebrates the work of talented artists who utilize the legendary Fisher-Price PXL “toy” camera. Past fests have featured absorbing and surprisingly sophisticated films, and this year promises even more innovative work.
Ron Jeremy @ Book Soup
Ron Jeremy presents and signs Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz