Monday, December 7, 2009

Weekly Events Calendar - Found in LA - Dec. 7th-13th


Monday / December 7th

- Cold Cave @ 89.9fm KCRW (Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley - 11:15am)
- Polyamorous Affair, Tearist, Weave, Zaza, Laco$te @ Echo (FREE)
- Mere Mortals, Sky Parade, Threes and Nines, Very Special Guest @ Spaceland (FREE)
- The Entrance Band @ Origami Vinyl (7pm - FREE)
- New Music Monday with Utaka Makino, Nick Dewitt, David Scott Stone @ Echo Curio
- Sean Carnage Presents Pizza!, GULL, Gone to Croatoan, Signals @ Pehrspace
- Morrissey, Doll & The Kicks @ Fox Theatre (Pamona)
- One Eskimo @ Hotel Cafe
- LA Film School Presents Winter Shorts Night Series @ Space 15 Twenty (FREE)
- "Used Cars" (1980) @ Silent Movie Theatre (Cinefamily) - FREE to Members Only - The criminally overlooked Robert Zemeckis film starring Kurt Russell
- "Crazy Heart" (2009) @ LACMA (Preview Screening) - Starring Jeff Bridges
- "The Pink Panther Strikes Again" (1976) / "10" (1979) @ New Beverly Cinema (Blake Edwards Double Bill)

Tuesday / December 8th

- Warp Records 20th Anniversary Party with Live Broadcast from Paris feat. Battles, Flying Lotus, Four Tet, Nice Nice @ - 11am pacific time
- Willie Nelson, Asleep At The Wheel @ Club Nokia
- West Coast Left Coast: A Night of the Beats feat. Kurt Elling, Alan Broadbent, Christian McBride, Joe Lovano, Joshua Redman, Peter Erksine @ Walt Disney Concert Hall
- Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Bob Schneider @ House of Blues (Sunset)
- Jonathan Richman feat. Tommy Larkins on the drums @ The Mint
- Winston Calling: A Rock and Comedy Benefit feat. Black Francis, David J, Flea, Grand Duchy, Michael Penn, The 88, Weird Al Yankovic, more @ Echoplex
- Presents The French Semester, The Spires, The Monthlies @ Echo
- Zaza @ Origami Vinyl (FREE - 7pm)
- Origami Vinyl Presents Record Club @ El Prado
- Parade of Lights (EP Release Party), Army Navy, Evan Voytas, White Arrows @ Spaceland
- The Pharmacy, Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk, Insects Vs Robots, So Many Wizards @ Women
- Horse Stories, Son of the Velvet Rat, The Steelwells, Yellow Red Sparks @ Bootleg
- Rosie Thomas Xmas Show with Josh Ottum, special guests @ Largo
- KCRW Presents Sara Lov, AM @ Hotel Cafe (Early Show)
- Meiko @ Hotel Cafe (Late Show)
- A&R Knights Presents Scene of Action, Brave Citizens, Lady Danville, Mandi Perkins, Me vs You @ Roxy (On the Rox) - Free entry with music industry business card.
- Dim Mak Tuesdays feat. Steve Aoki Birthday Party with special guests @ Cinespace
- The Main Event Presents B'More vs LA with special guests Cubin Zirconia,
Skeet Skeet plus resident DJ's Adam 12, Franki Chan, Paul Devro @ Temporary Spaces 2
- Mathieu Schreyer (KCRW) @ Bar Marmont
- Enter the Tuesday Presents "Bloodsport" (1988) @ Downtown Independent Theatre - Quite possibly the best fighting film of that week in 1988.
- Wholphin No. 9 & 10 DVD Release Party @ Cinefamily (Silent Movie Theatre)
- "The Pink Panther Strikes Again" (1976) / "10" (1979) @ New Beverly Cinema (Blake Edwards Double Bill)
- McG Screens "The Graduate" (1967) @ Skirball Cultural Center (Cinema's Legacy)
- Australians in Film/Flux Presents "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus" (2009) @ Montalban Theatre - Heath Ledger's Last film ; Reception with DJ Mark Rae (Rae and Christian) plus complimentary Belvedere Vodka & Coopers Beer ; Benefit screening ; 100% of all proceeds to benefit The Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship

Wednesday / December 9th
- One Eskimo @ 89.9fm KCRW (Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley - 11:15am)
- Bebel Gilberto @ Henry Fonda Theatre
- Califone live performance soundtrack to bandleader Tim Rutili's debut feature-length film "All My Friends Are Funeral Singers" (2009) @ Hammer Museum - 8 pm - FREE/no RSVPs, tickets available 1 hr before event
- Jonathan Richman feat. Tommy Larkins on the drums @ The Mint
- Winston Calling: A Rock and Comedy Benefit feat. Black Francis, Tim and Eric (music set), Bob Odenkirk , Brian Posehn , Dave Lovering (magic act) @ The Echo
- ZAZA, In Waves, IO Echo (DJ Set) @ Spaceland (CLUB NME)
- Light FM @ Pershing Square (Spaceland on Ice)
- The Dance Party, Casxio, Iglu & Hartly @ Crazy Girls
- Learning Music, Rex Aquarium, Nik Freitas, Henry Wolfe @ Silverlake Lounge
- Grand Hallway, Cave Country, Good Listeners, Buddy @ Bootleg
- Folktale Records Presents The Finches, Foot Ox, Splinter Cake, Whitman @ The Smell
- Ohioan, Ah Holly Fam'ly @ Synchronicity
- The Pharmacy @ Bardot
- Busdriver, Bossasaurus, Oscar McClure @ Airliner (Low End Theory)
- Shakethehand Presents Carter (live performance) with DJ Drewbyrd @ Barracuda (FREE w/RSVP) --> RSVP at shakethehand dot com - Open bar and free food
- Om feat. DJ Itai, Aaron Byrd (KCRW), with house band L'Espirit D Afrique @ Zanzibar
- Soul in the Park feat. special guest Wil-Dog "El Gavachilo" Y Su Banda (Ozomatli) and resident DJ Rani D @ Footsie's (FREE)
- Wes Anderson @ 89.9fm KCRW (The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell - 2:30pm)
- "Big Fan" (2009), "The Wrestler" (2008) @ New Beverly Cinema - Patton Oswalt scheduled to appear
- The General Assembly presents "Social Explorations of the Art of Music Videos" @ Space 15 Twenty - An evening of live music, music video screening + discussion.

Thursday / December 10th
- Lou Barlow @ 89.9fm KCRW (Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley - 11:15am)
- Morrissey @ Gibson Amphitheatre
- Jonathan Richman feat. Tommy Larkins on the drums @ The Mint
- KCRW Presents One Eskimo @ Silent Movie Theatre
- Kenneth Pattengale, Jim Bianco @ Hotel Cafe
- Futuresounds Presents The Rumble LA December feat. Tape Deck Mountain, All Wrong and the Plans Change, Evan Voytas, The Drowning Men @ Three of Clubs (FREE)
- Deadbolt, Throw Rag, Motochrist, Blagg Dahlia (Dwarves - Acoustic Set) @ Echo
- Lemon Sun, Spirit Vine, Dirty Sweet, Silent Comedy @ Spaceland
- Aquarium Drunkard Presents Grooms, Northstar Session, Brydan Smith, Radio Moscow @ Silverlake Lounge
- Agent Ribbons, Evan Way (Parson Red Heads), The Finches @ Bootleg
Gone to Croatan (Portland), Gull (Portland), tik//tik, Garbaj Kaetz, Vulture @ Women
- Neverever, Cowabunga Babes, Pearl Harbour, Animal Style @ Synchronicity
- Lotan Baba, Melic Sub Rosa, Bow + Arrow, Permashine, The David Strayer Trio @ Mr. T's Bowl
- Scion A/V Presents A Night at Made to Play (CD Release Party) feat. Jesse Rose, Riva Starr, Zombie Disco Squad, Oliver $, Idiotproof, Stacatto @ Roxy (FREE w/RSVP)
- Dance Right feat. Jessica 6 (Hercules and Love Affair/LA Debut), Cubic Zirconia, More @ La Cita (FREE w/RSVP)
- Afro Funke Presents Afro Funke Sound System feat. resident DJ's Jeremy Sole (KCRW), Glenn Red, Dance performance by Nohea Soul and live painting from Steven Lopez @ Zanzibar
- DJ Inka One, The Rebirth @ El Cid (The Rootdown)
- "Big Fan" (2009), "The Wrestler" (2008) @ New Beverly Cinema
- Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk
- Art Show/ Private Sample Sale feat. Brent Mullins Photography, Live performance from Tender and the Loins, free food, drinks @ Lily Kate Showroom (Cooper Building)

Friday / December 11th
- Control Presents Etienne de Crecy @ Avalon
- Seed in the City (Opening Night) feat. Osunlade @ Vertigos
- Morrissey @ Ventura Theatre
- John Doe @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
- Son Volt, Sera Cahoone @ El Rey
- KCRW Presents Band Of Skulls @ Troubadour (SOLD OUT)
- Airwalk Presents U-N-I, 87 Stickup Kids, VI @ Viper Room
- Calling All Kids feat. Zackey Force Funk @ Hyperion Tavern
- Flavors 90's Party feat. DJ Spinna, J.Rocc, DJ Scratch @ Echoplex
- Capshuns, Bixby Knolls @ Echo (Club Underground)
- Tristeza, Lower Heaven, Drew Andrews (Album Leaf) @ Spaceland
- Grooms, Tempo No Tempo, Professor Calculus, 60 Watt Kid @ The Courtyard
- Queen Kwong, Dante vs Zombies, Echoes De Luxe @ Bootleg
- Black Elefant , Traps, ps , 1050 Lies, Big Whup, The Privs @ Pehrspace
- Magik Markers, Sic Alps, Foot Village, Bipolar Bear @ The Smell
- DOG, Bavab Bavab, Actuary, more @ Synchronicity
- Christmas Island, Cowabunga Babes, Whoah Hunx, Le Face @ House Party (Boo Radley's - 622 N. Avenue 54)
- Space Waves, Boy Scout Jamboree (Spindrift Acoustic), Happy Prescriptions, Old Toy Trains @ Mr. T's Bowl
- Funny or Die Presents The Internet 3.0 @ Egyptian Theatre - special live program that brings together Funny or Die favorites, premiere videos, celebrity guests and surprise hosts.
- "The Backyard" (2009), "I Saw the Sun" (2009) @ Aero Theatre - Official Mexican and Turkish Oscar Entries
- "The Dark Crystal" (1982)@ Fairfax Regency Cinema (Midnight Screening)
- "Back to the Future" (1985) @ Nuart (Midnight Screening)
- David Lynch: New Paitings (Last night of Exhibition) @ Griffin Contemporary
- 826LA Presents Adult Writing Seminar Series feat. Stephen Elliott on Writing "The Aderall Diaries" @ 826LA East - This talk will focus on the generation of memoir, using the author's recent book, The Adderall Diaries, as a jumping-off point for discussing the process of figuring out your story and editing it into something someone would want to read.

Saturday / December 12th
- Lost In a Supermarket and Puma Presents End Days @ Location to be emailed w/RSVP - rsvp at lostinasupermarket dot com - FoundTrack will be helping in curation
- Stevie Wonder's House Full of Toys @ Nokia Theater
- Fusicology Presents Jinglin' Baby! The Official Stevie Wonder Afterparty feat. Garth Trinidad with friends @ Club Nokia (3rd Floor) - FREE with RSVP to info at garthtrinidad dot biz
- Passion Pit , Band Of Skulls, Plague Vendor@ Fox Theatre (Pamona)
- KCRW Presents Brett Dennen, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Robert Francis @ Wiltern
- Les Nubians @ Luckman Fine Arts Complex
- Repeat Offender: Hit & Run 4 Year Anniversary Party feat. Gaslamp Killer, Kutmah, Nobody, Abcnt, Farmer Dave Scher, Zackey Force Funk, Crime, more @ Echoplex
- Princeton Homecoming/Channukkah Party with The Parson Red Heads, The Coals @ Spaceland - Princeton will play a special Chanukkah themed showwith surprise collaborations, eight-hand picked Chanukkah gifts to be given out to audience members over the course of the evening. Also will be a homecoming show since band has been touring for the past 3 months.
- KCRW Presents John Doe, Jill Sobule @ Actor's Gang
- KCRW Presents Grant-Lee Phillips, Sara Watkins, Kate Earl @ Hotel Cafe
- Avi Buffalo @ Origami Vinyl (FREE - 3pm)
- Correatown @ Origami Vinyl (FREE - 7pm)
- End of the year party feat. Nico Stai @ Tarryn Teresa Gallery
- Espers @ The Sanctuary, Santa Monica (235 Hill Street)
- Peppermint Wolf @ Unknown Theatre
- Mike Watt & His Missingmen, Ladyheat @ Redwood Bar & Grill
- Pocahaunted, James Ferraro (member of The Skaters from Belgium), Mark McGuire (member of Emralds from Cleveland, OH), Vodka Soap (member of The Skaters from Belgium), Mirror To Mirror @ The Smell
- Palo Verde, Cinder Cone, Vodka Soap, James Ferraro Afterparty feat. Performance by the Skaters @ Echo Curio
- TMRS, Dizzy Jaguars, La Ghost , more @ L'Keg Gallery
- Hungry Beat feat. Marion Hodges (KCRW) @ La Cita
- Fedde Le Grand @ Vanguard (GIANT)
- Nicky Siana @ A Club Called Rhonda
- When You Awake and Aquarium Drunkard Presents Cinefamily Country Christmas Party feat. "Heartworn Highways" (1981) plus live peformances by Steve Young, I See Hawks in LA @ Cinefamily (Silent Movie Theatre)
- "Brazil" (1985), "The Fisher King" (1991) @ Egyptian Theatre (Terry Gilliam Double Feature)
- "Woodstock" (1970) @ New Beverly Cinema(12pm) - Original Theatrical Version
- "Dr. Giggles" (1992) @ New Beverly Cinema (Midnight Screening)
- Family Group Show One (Opening Reception) feat. Kevin Christy, Nicholas Haggard, Ashley Snow Macomber, Sarah Soquel Morhaim @ Family Store (Back Room Gallery 7-10pm) - First in a series of exhibitions in Family's new Back Room Gallery
; Exhibition runs through Jan. 5th
- Mountains & Flowers (Opening Reception) @ Space 15 Twenty (FREE)
- High Lonesome (Opening Reception) @ M + B Gallery - Running through Jan. 23rd
- Blood and Dumplings Crime Bus Tour @ Esotouric Bus Tours

Sunday / December 13th
- KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas feat. Muse, 311, Slightly Stoopid, Phoenix, Metric, Vampire Weekend, Cage the Elephant, White Rabbits @ Gibson Amphitheatre
- Million Dollar Revival feat. Jackson Browne, Inara George, Caitlin Crosby, Chris Pierce, Whispertown 2000, more @ Million Dollar Theatre
- The 4th Annual Aimee Mann Christmas Show @ Largo (Coronet)
- McCabe's Umpteenth Annual Holiday Show @ McCabe's Guitar Shop (free)
- Evangelista, Thrones @ Echoplex
- The Slits, Weave, Punky Reggae DJ's Boss Harmony & Roy Corduroy @ The Echo (Part-Time Punks)
- Buzzbands LA Holiday Party feat. Letting Up Despite Great Faults, Death Kit, Spirit Animal, Wet & Reckless @ Spaceland (FREE)
- Aquarium Drunkard Presents The Decade Party with The Henry Clay People @ Origami Vinyl (7pm -FREE)
- Love Grenades, The Killbirds, Lucy Ryder @ Dakota Lounge
- Brittain Ashford, Evan Way, Cricket and the 2:19 @ Echo Curio
- CHURCH, That Ghost, Manhattan Murder Mystery, M31, So Many Wizards @ The Smell
- Brainfeeder Sessions feat. Nosaj Thing, Eskmo, Free the Robots @ Downtown Independent Theatre
- "The Red Balloon" (1956) @ Hammer Museum (11am)
- "Time Bandits" (1981) , "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" (1988) @ Egyptian Theatre (Terry Gilliam Double Feature)
LA Filmforum Presents The Festival of (In)appropriation: Contemporary Found Footage Filmmaking (Part 2) @ Egyptian Theatre
- "Dear JD Salinger, I Forgive You Signed, Yoko" Book Release/Reading @ Family Bookstore (7pm-FREE) - There will be readings by Spencer Moody (Triumph of Lethargy Skinned Alive to Death), Anthony Anzalone (Mikki and the Mauses), and Deanna Uribe

Long - Running Events
- Nov. 21st - Dec. 12th - Euphoria Left the Room @ Scion Installation Space
- Sept. 12th - Dec. 12th - David Lynch: New Paitings @ Griffin Contemporary - Sept. 10th - Dec. 13th - Brian Eno's 77 Million Paintings @ Cal State University Long Beach Art Museum - Dec. 4th - Dec. 13th - Los Angeles Auto Show @ LA Convention Center
- Nov. 1st - Dec. 14th - Beyond the Iron Curtain: Hungarian Cinema Observes the Fall of Communism @ Billy Wilder Theatre (UCLA Film & TV Archive)
- Nov. 1st - Dec. 14th - 1939 Redux: Digging Deeper Into Hollywood's Greatest Year @ Billy Wilder Theatre (UCLA Film & TV Archive)
- Dec. 12th - 17th - Multi-Plane Show @ Corey Helford Gallery
- Dec. 11th - 18th - "The Misfortunates" (2009) @ Nuart Theatre
- Dec. 16th - 22nd - "Examined Life" (2008) @ Downtown Independent Theatre
- Dec. 5th - Dec. 31st - Printed II @ Crewest Gallery
- Dec. 12th - Jan. 5th - Family Group Show One @ Family Store (Back Room Gallery)
- Dec. 5th - Jan. 13th - Post-It Show 4 @ GR2
- Dec. 12th - Jan. 17th - Mountains & Flowers @ Space 15 Twenty
- Dec. 12th - Jan. 23rd - High Lonesome @ M+B Gallery
- Oct. 20th - Jan. 24th - "I Feel Different" @ LACE
- Nov. 14th - March 7th - "Sport: Iooss & Leifer @ Annenburg Space for Photography
- Nov. 19th - March 7th - "Road To Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68 @ Skirball Cultural Center
- Nov. 15th - May 03rd - Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years @ MOCA

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