Monday, February 8, 2010

Weekly Events Calendar: Found in LA (Feb. 8th-14th)

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Monday / February 8th
MUSIC
- LA Record Presents Princeton, Casxio, Rafter, Jubilee Singers @ Spaceland (FREE)
- KROQ Locals Only Presents Useless Keys, Light FM, The Black Apples, L.E.F. @ Echo (FREE)
- Red Arrow Messenger, Jenny O, Rumspringa @ Bootleg (FREE)
- Gamble House, HAIM, Guy Fantastico, Damn Sons @ Silverlake Lounge (FREE)
- Spirit Animal, All Wrong and the Plans Change, Imagine Dragons @ Roxy
- Laura Jansen, Sweet Talk Radio, Jodi King, Alex Vargas of Vagabond @ Hotel Cafe
- Joe Jack Talcum (of Dead Milkmen), American Sheriff, Lord Grunge, The Bassturd, DJ Jester the Filipino Fist @ Echo Curio
- Ohioan, Ah Holly Fam'ly, M. Geddes Gengras, Bow & Arrow, Moment Trigger @ Synchronicity Space
- Sean Carnage Presents Birth! CD Release Party feat. Realicide, Tearist, Former Ghosts, The Heligoats @ Pehrspace
- Lots O' Crap Presents M31, Cinder Cone, Fort Wife, Gossip Tree @ Tribal Cafe
DJ'S/PARTIES
- Funkmosphere feat. Dam-Funk @ Carbon (Culver City)
- Mustache Mondays feat. resident DJ's Josh Peace, Total Freedom and weekly performances @ La Cita
FILM
- "Pee Wee's Big Adventure" (1985)/ A Program of Three Stooges Shorts @ New Beverly Cinema
- LA Film School Presents Winter Shorts Night Series @ Space 15 Twenty
MISC
- Design Revolution Road Show @ Art Center College of Design (Pasadena)

Tuesday / February 9th
MUSIC
- Wild Beasts @ 89.9fm KCRW (Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley - 11:15am)
- LA Weekly Presents St. Vincent, Wildbirds & Peacedrums @ El Rey
- KCRW Presents Nouvelle Vague, Findlay Brown, Soko @ Henry Fonda Theatre
- Mumford & Sons @ Troubadour (SOLD OUT)
- Loudon Wainwright III @ Largo
- The Scholars @ The Den of Hollywood (FREE)
- Mia Doi Todd, Correatown, Ariana Delawari, Special Guest, DJ Nobody @ Spaceland
- Laco$te, Michael Nhat, Fawn As Women, Fantastica Bastidas @ Echo
- Ferraby Lionheart, Buddy, Josh Ottum, Evan Voytas @ Bootleg Theatre (FREE)
- Roll the Tanks, Gooby Goo & Peekers @ Silverlake Lounge
- Hod Hulphers, The Moore Brothers, Cave Country @ Echo Curio
- Jay Nash, Katie Costello, Nikki Jean @ Hotel Cafe
DJ'S/PARTIES
- Mas Exitos feat. special guest DJ Tropicaza, plus resident selectors Ganas, Enorbito, Lengua, Hoseh, Chico Sonido @ Verdugo Bar (FREE)
- Dim Mak Tuesdays Presents The Electrolightz (Mixtape Release/Live Performance) with guest DJ Jen Lasher (NYC), Hyphy crunk plus resident DJ's Them Jeans, Dan Oh @ Cinespace
- Origami Vinyl Presents Record Club @ El Prado (FREE)
- Mathieu Schreyer (KCRW) @ Bar Marmont
FILM
- Enter the Tuesday Presents "Ichi the Killer" (2001) @ Downtown Independent Theatre - with free Pabst Blue Ribbon
- Toonstruck: Cartoons in Love @ Cinefamily-Silent Movie Theatre (Jerry Beck's Animation Tuesdays)
MISC
- LA Moth StorySLAM Presents Winter @ Busby's East
- Design Revolution Road Show @ Design High School

Wednesday / February 10th
MUSIC
- LA Underground Presents Findlay Brown, Pizza!, Cobra Lilies, Superhumanoids @ Echo - free valentine's treats
- Silent Star, The Dig, Imagine Dragons, The Passports @ Spaceland (CLUB NME)
- Wild Beasts, Still Life Still, Magic Bullets @ Troubadour
- Justin Townes Earle @ Amoeba (FREE)
- The Fold Presents A Benefit for Haiti feat. Pete Yorn, Tim Kasher (of Cursive), Craig Wedren (ex-Shudder to Think) and special guests @ Bootleg - Proceeds go to benefit Happy Hearts, an organization that specializes in secondary response efforts.
- The Tuffingtons, Warlords of Rock 'N Roll Thunder and Lightning, New Planets @ Silverlake Lounge
- Thurlow, Samuel Stewart, Mouse Kills Tiger, The Heligoats @ Echo Curio
- The Hundred Days, Golden State, Taxi Doll, KC Booker and the High Decibels @ Viper Room
- Future Ghost with Troy This!, Automatique plus Resident DJ's Mr. Sleep, Keith 2.0, DJ N @ Boardner's (Club Moscow)
- Daniel Darling & the Modern Machine, more TBA @ Three of Clubs (Marathon Live)
- Joe Sib's California Calling: A Story of Growing Up Punk Rock with special guest Richard Thompson @ Largo
- Masters of Persian Music feat. Keyhan Kalhor, Hossein Alizadeh, Hamid Reza Nourbakhs @ Walt Disney Concert Hall
- Nocando "Jimmy the Lock" Record Release Party starring Dntel, King Cannibal @ Airliner Club (Low End Theory)
- Austin Hartley Leanard, Lindsay Ray, Anne Heaton @ Hotel Cafe
PARTIES/DJ's
- Milk & Honey feat. guest DJ Luke Top (Fool's Gold) @ Bar Lubitsch (Open Vodka Bar) - while supplies last
- KCRW Presents Om feat. Legendary Tuvan throat-singers Huun-Huur-Tu, with special guest Carmen Rizzo and resident DJ's Aaron Byrd (KCRW) & Itai @ Zanzibar
- Soul in the Park feat. Sacred and Coleman plus Resident DJ Rani D @ Footsie's (FREE) - a night of soul and syche excursions in jazz
- Music Makes the Difference Collective Presents Music of the Movies feat. special guest DJ Matter (Manifest Music) spinning cinematic vinyl inspired by VJ Hussein's visuals plus resident DJs Ted Loc, Schpilkas, & El Dopa @ Verdugo Bar (FREE)
MISC
- Lucha Vavoom Valentines Day From Lucha with Love featuring Live Masked @ Mayan Theatre
FILM
- "Lost Embrace" (El Abrazo Partido) (2004) feat. discussion with filmmaker Daniel Burman @ Skirball Cultural Center
- "Waiting For Armageddon" (2009) @ Downtown Independent Theatre - Opening night of one-week engagement
- "A Boy and His Dog" (1975) @ Downtown Independent Theatre
- "The Third Man" (1949) @ Nuart (Best of British Noir) - New 35mm print
- Blast-Phemy 1: A Midweed Music/Media Mashup @ Cinefamily-Silent Movie Theatre - Blast Phemy! 1 is a kaleidoscope of media/music collaborative potentials, from mid-century experimentations to spontaneous singularities.

Thursday / February 11th
MUSIC
- KCRW Presents Editors, Antlers @ Wiltern
- Eyedea & Abilities, Dosh, Silent Army @ Echoplex
- Grand Ole Echo Presents Justin Townes Earle, Joe Pug, The Hi Hos @ Echo
- Imaad Wasif, Becky Stark, Voice On Tape @ Spaceland
- The Thermals, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Slang Chickens @ Troubadour
- Alec Ounsworth (of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah), Flashy Python, The Romany Rye, Line and Circel @ Bootleg
- Captains, Venus Bogardus, Bullied By Strings @ Silverlake Lounge
- Richard Thompson @ Largo
- Big Phony (Record Release), Guggenheim Grotto, Oak & Gorski, That Noise @ Hotel Cafe
- The Binges, Hadouken, 8mm, Dinner At The Thompson's @ Viper Room
- Body Parts, Alina Cutrono, Benji Pope, Deathday Party @ Echo Curio
- Michael Nhat, Big Whup, No Paws No Lions, Pangea @ The Smell
- Semiconscious Gloria, Seasick + special guests @ Synchronicity Space
- Death Hymn #9, Stab City @ L'Keg Gallery
- Dollar Hide Band, more TBA @ Mr. T's Bowl
DJ'S/PARTIES
- Afro Funke Presents Pato Banton (live)...for the March Forth Kenya Aids Fundraiser with resident DJ's Jeremy Sole (KCRW), Glenn Red @ Zanzibar
- Le Branche Presents Comme a la Maison Vinyl Night @ R-Bar - Last week's special vinyl night was such a hit, 20 guest selectors shared a special 15-20 min. set, they are bringing it back one more time. Comme a la Maison is a new weekly speak easy soirée from our friends at Le Branche ; Password = Le Branche
- Afex Thursdays feat. DJ Adam 12 and special guests @ Temporary Spaces II
- Dance Right feat. special guests TBA with resident DJ Pubes @ La Cita (FREE w/RSVP)
FILM/TV
- HBO/Cornerstone Presents an Exclusive Screening of "How To Make It In America" with sounds by DJ Skeet Skeet @ Loft Seven 8-11pm (RSVP for complimentary food and beverage) - Download the impressive "How To Make It In America" mixtape here.
- So Simple Presents Video Art Show @ Downtown Independent Theatre - This is a free event showcasing experimental video art, animation, real-time cinema, live cinema scoring and experimental electronic music ; series premiere on Feb. 14th
- Hammer Projector Night feat. MC's Jason and Randy Sklar @ The Hammer Museum
- Post-Punk Junk Mix Night @ Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre (Post-Punk Junk)
ART
- Downtown Art Walk
MISC
- Lucha Vavoom Valentines Day From Lucha with Love featuring Live Masked @ Mayan Theatre
- Will Wright Reads with Chiwan Choi, Paolo Davanzo, Chip Godwin, Jessica Chisum, Daveed Kapoor, Lisa Marr, Anna Scott, SS Skeleton and Toddy Walters and other local writers reading their latest works @ Ball-Nogues Studio (Downtown)

Friday / February 12th
MUSIC
- STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector Nine), Nalepa Dub Orchestra @ Wiltern
- LA Weekly Presents Christian Death, Mad Life @ El Rey
- Vtech and Beat Junkie Sound Presents Nightlife: Songs in the Key of D feat. Slum Village and other special guests with resident DJ's The Beat Junkies, J.Rocc, Rhettmatic, Mr. Choc, Curse @ Echoplex
- UCLA Hip Hop Congress Presents Fresh Fashion Show feat. Mike Posner, Big Sean, Shawn Christopher @ Covel Grand Horizon Ballroom (UCLA)
- Shadow Shadow Shade (Formerly The Afternoons), Twilight Sleep, Marvelous Toy @ Spaceland
- Performer Magazine Presents Fitz and the Tantrums, Sweater Girls, Club Underground DJ's @ Echo (Club Underground)
- Pocahaunted, Moon Duo (members of Wooden Shjips), Psychic Handbook + more TBA @ Synchronicity Space
- Chicago Underground Duo, Pit Er Pat, Pity Party @ Bootleg
- Dog, The Crystelles, Actuary, Sissister @ Echo Curio
- Let Go Of The Rail, Moment Trigger, The Deepsea Goes, Lee Noble @ L'Keg Gallery
- Fania Records/Wax Poetics Magazine Presents Boogaloo Assassins, Chico Mann, Joe Cuba (Record Release) @ The Mint
- Daniel, Anthony Valadez (KCRW) @ Zanzibar - Every Friday in Feb.
- Vandelay Industries, Billy Boy on Poison, Beatmo, Richard Busch @ Viper Room
- The Night at Dramaturgy, Demonora, TS and The Past Haunts, Weasels Exist, Eating Faces @ Mr T's Bowl
- Let Go of the Rail, Moment Trigger, Lee Noble, The Deep Sea Goes @ L'Keg Gallery
- The Idyllists (Record Release), The Passports, Freddy & Francine, Dawn Thomas, The Appletones,The Ravishing @ Hotel Cafe
- KCRW Presents MeShell Ndegocello: Best of Bitter and More @ Largo
PARTIES/DJ's
- Control Presents The Crystal Method, plus guest DJ Ben Opstru, Mr. White @ Avalon
- MFG & Graciecakes Presents PYT feat. guest DJ's Thee Mike B, Turbotito and resident DJ Chris Holmes @ Temporary Spaces II (FREE w/RSVP)
- Calling All Kids feat. special guests TBA plus resident DJ's matthewdavid (Dublab), sodapop (anticon) @ Hyperion Tavern
- Purple Lounge Fridays feat. special guests TBA @ The Standard Hotel Hollywood (Purple Lounge) - FREE w/RSVP
MISC.
- It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia & Family Guy live @ Gibson Amphitheatre (Partners In Health’s Stand With Haiti benefit)
-Valentine's Pop-Up Shop (Opening Reception) feat. live performance and DJ Set by Pearl Harbor @ Space 15 Twenty
FILM/TV
- NBA All Star Friday Night feat. Celebrity Game @ American Airlines Center (Dallas) - Broadcast on ESPN at 7 eastern
- NBA All Star Friday Night feat. T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam @ American Airlines Center (Dallas) - Broadcast on TNT at 9 eastern
- Cinefist Presents "The New Year Parade" (2008) @ Downtown Independent Theatre - Skype Q&A with Director Tom Quinn, Actor Greg Lyons in person, After Party on the Roof ; rescreens on Feb. 17th
- Bud Cort & Ruth Gordon are Harold and Maude @ Nuart Theatre
- "Dirty Harry" (1971) / "Tightrope" (1984) @ LACMA (Essential Clint Eastwood)
- "444-Day Face Off" (2008)/"Countdown" (2008) @ Billy Wilder Theater (UCLA-20th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema)
- "Jurrasic Park" (1993) @ Regency Fairfax (Midnight Screening)

Saturday / February 13th
MUSIC
- The Do Lab Presents Lucent Lamour feat. N.A.S.A., Bassnectar, Stanton Warriors, Ana Sia, Beats Antique, Ana Sia, Lazer Sword, Robot Love, more @ Shrine
- KROQ Presents Alice In Chains @ Hollywood Palladium
-The 3rd Annual "Lovers & Strangers" Valentine's Art & Music Festival with live performances from The Idyllists, Radio Freq, White Arrows, Xanimo and DJ Sets in/outside by Ana Calderon, Dorian, Dirty Dave, Maurice de la Falaise, Ed Gold, Fresh 2 Death plus catering by Bold Tacos and photos from Shadowscene, Leo Shoots You, and Get Famous @ Echoplex
- Album Leaf accompanied by Magik Magik String Quartet, Sea Wolf @ El Rey
- Saint Motel, Young The Giant, Chasing Kings, Links @ Roxy (Zombie Prom)
- Daniel Lanois' Black Dub @ Spaceland
- KCRW Presents West Indian Girl, Pollyn @ Bootleg
- Spain @ Origami Vinyl (7pm)
- Ash Reiter, Devotionals, Foxtails Brigade, Karabal Nightlife @ Echo Curio
- Blue Jungle, Beastial Mouths, Spider Proble, Dva Dammas plus Mexicali III Ness (Art Opening)@ L'Keg Gallery
- Moon Duo (members of Wooden Shjips), Psychic Handbook, Former Ghosts, Popdrone @ Showcave
- Woolen with special guests @ Synchronicity Space
- Laco$te, Repetitions (Portland,OR), I.E., Essay @ The Smell
- Rachael Price @ Broad Stage
- The Black Currents, Sunshine Factory, Los Larks, Feats in Inches, The Legion @ Mr. T's Bowl
- The Mau Maus Reunion Show @ Redwood Bar & Grill
- Graydon, Coby Brown, Jason Karaban & Craig Elkins and friends, Zachariah and the Lobos Riders , Jeremy Silver, Erin Ivey @ Hotel Cafe
- Songs For Haiti: Paul F. Tompkins, Sara Watkins @ Largo
- Sounds of LA feat. Mythili Prakash @ Getty Center (7:30pm-SOLD OUT)
-Hip Hop for Peace: Love For Haiti Benefit feat.VeRBS and other live performances, art, and DJ's @ LA Youth and Culture Center (Haiti Benefit)
DJ'S/PARTIES
- Bembe - the "IFE (Love) Edition" feat. live performance from Chico Mann, DJ's Carlos Mena, Jeremy Sole (KCRW), Wiseacre @ Underground Wherehouse - address to be emailed to all who RSVP before 2.12
- Balance and Auburn Presents We Heart LA (Valentine's Edition) feat. DJ's Daniel Lamour, C-Town, more @ King King - FREE before midnight w/RSVP
FILM/TV
- NBA All Star Saturday Night feat. Geico H.O.R.S.E., Haier Shooting Stars, Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker 3-Point Contest, and of course The Sprite Slam Dunk @ American Airlines Center (Dallas) - Broadcast on TNT at 7 eastern ; trust me you don't want to miss LA Lakers guard Shannon Brown show the world what he's made of in the slam dunk contest. His top 10 dunks of his young career are right here.
- Royce Hall Organ & Silent Film feat. The Kid & Easy Street @ Royce Hall - with live organ accompaniment by Dennis James
- "The Outlaw Josey Wales" (1976) / "Pale Rider" (1985) @ LACMA (Essential Clint Eastwood)
- "Letter To Anna" The Story of Journalist Politkovskaya's Death" (2008) @ UCLA (Billy Wilder Theatre-FREE) - Archive Documentary spotlight
- "Wings of Desire" (1987), "Edward Scissorhands" (1990) @ Egyptian Theatre
- "Intimate Lighting" (1965) with Director Ivan Passer in person @ Cinefamily-Silent Movie Theatre (Czech Your Head)
- HFS 2009 Super Secret Screening Party @ Cinefamily-Silent Movie Theatre
- "The Last American Virgin" (1982) @ New Beverly Cinema (Midnight Screening)
- "
Sid and Nancey" (1986) @ Devil's Night Drive-In
MISC.
- Unique LA and Sauce LA Presents The 1st Annual LA Street Food Festival @ LA Center Studios (11am-5pm)
ART
- Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles: Route 66 @ Esotouric Bus Tours (11am-4pm)
- Neil Lefer Lecture @ Annenburg Space for Photography (Fully Booked) - lecture related to the SPORT photography exhibition running through March 7th.
- T-Shirt Revival Night feat. Robey Clark @ Outpost for Contemporary Art (7-10pm) - launch of a new silk-screening event that will feature a new artist every month in conjunction with NELAart Second Saturday Gallery Night. ; bring your favorite old garments to add any of Robey's 6 designs for just $2 a print.
- "You Are Not Falling, You Are Floating" (Opening Reception) with David Hochbaum @ Corey Helford Gallery (7-10pm)- David's exhibition will run through March 3rd.

Sunday / February 14th (Valentine's Day)
MUSIC
- Teena Marie, Keith Sweath, The Whisperers @ Nokia Theatre
- Earthworm Ensemble @ Bootleg (Family Show - 10:30am)
- KiDROCKERS/Filter/Scenestar Presents Dengue Fever @ Echo (1pm - long beard psychedelic Khmer party)
- Normandie, Night Horse, Yours Til Death @ Viper Room
- Build An Ark @ Amoeba (FREE-5pm)
- Daniel Lanois' Black Dub @ Spaceland
- Van Dykes Parks, Clare & the Reasons @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
- My Bloody Valentine Night feat. The Meek, Weekend, Young Prisms (SF) @ Echo (Part-Time Punks)
- John Wiese, Lasse Marhaug, Joe & Joe, Seven Depressions @ The Smell
- Sounds of LA feat. Mythili Prakash @ Getty Center (3pm)
MISC.
- 59th Annual NBA All Star Game @ American Airlines Center (Dallas) - Broadcast at 7pm eastern on TNT
- Lovers Rock Sunday @ Space 15 Twenty (Courtyard)
FILM/TV
- Series Premiere of "How to Make it in America" @ HBO (10pm)
- "Wild At Heart" (1990) @ Downtown Independent Theatre
- "Tinar" (2007) "A Man Who Ate His Cherries" (2009) @ Billy Wilder Theater (UCLA-20th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema)
- "In the Loop" (2009) @ The Egyptian Theatre (Spielberg Theatre) - Director Armando Iannucci in person after the February 14th show. Other guests will to be announced. Nominated for Academy Award for best adapted screenplay.
- Valentine's Day Matinee feat. Buster Keaton's "Seven Chances" (1925) @ Cinefamily - Silent Movie Theatre
-
My Mondo Valentine feat. Robby Benson in "Ice Castles" (1978) @ Cinefamily - Silent Movie Theatre

Long - Running Events

//LAST CALL//
- Jan. 29th- Feb. 8th - KCRW's Winter Pledge Drive @ KCRW (89.9fm/KCRW.com) - Jan. 29th - Feb. 9th - "Bronson" (2008) @ Downtown Independent Theatre
- Jan. 16th - Feb. 13th - One Leads to Another/A Crying Shame @
Lebasse Projects (Culver City)
- Jan. 23rd - Feb. 13th - Scion Installation 6: VIDEO @ Scion Installation L.A.
- Feb. 10th - Feb. 17th - "Waiting For Armageddon" (2009) @ Downtown Independent Theatre
- Feb. 12th - Feb. 26th - The Essential Clint Eastwood @ LACMA
- Feb. 3rd - 28th - William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night @ Hollywood Forever Cemetary (Masonic Lodge)
- Jan. 8th - Feb. 28th - 20th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema @ Billy Wilder Theater (UCLA)
- Feb. 13th - March 3rd - "You Are Not Falling, You Are Floating" w/David Hochbaum @ Corey Helford Gallery
- 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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