a highly-opinionated selection of things happening around town, and sometimes out of town.
unless otherwise noted, all films begin at 7:30 PM.
please check with each venue on the day of the show for cancellations or time changes.
see the bottom of the page for some descriptions of some things. i didn't write any of the descriptions; credit goes to the original authors.
additions to the list will be in red
please do not send me your events to be listed, it will be embarassing for both of us.
wed. jan. 10 doron sadja @ zebulon elder sister, space mass @ hyperion tavern thu. jan. 11 colleen green (11:00), bart davenport (10:00) @ cinema bar shark toys @ non plus ultra what have you done to solange?, house of psychotic women @ cinematic void @ egyptian fri. jan. 12 raiders of the lost ark MIDNIGHT @ vista sat. jan. 13 mary lattimore, dollar band FREE (6 PM) @ permanent recs echo park machine project wrap party @ machine rare silent films w/ live accompaniment by famous players orchestra 7 PM @ christ lutheran burbank el topo, fando and lis @ egyptian sun. jan. 14 white magic, linda perhacs @ zebulon we wanted a revolution: black radical women 1965-85 symposium 1-7 PM @ california african american museum pascalejandro (opening) @ blum & poe tue. jan. 16 endless poetry (w/ q&a) FREE @ hammer fri. jan. 19 julie byrne @ zebulon lucas fitzsimons @ the love song bar sean mccann @ studio 106 indiana jones & the temple of doom MIDNIGHT @ vista sat. jan. 20 telecaves, extended organ, lonely street FREE (RSVP) @ hauser & wirth the dance of reality, endless poetry @ egyptian fri. jan. 26 indiana jones & the last crusade MIDNIGHT @ vista sat. jan. 27 dead meadow, morgan delt, frankie and the witch fingers FREE (starts early) @ night on broadway @ orpheum sun. jan. 28 mike watt & the missingmen, phag, selector dub narcotic, lois @ grand star thu. feb. 1 allah-las @ lodge room fri. feb. 2 allah-las @ lodge room big trouble in little china MIDNIGHT @ vista sat. feb. 3 big search, allah-las @ lodge room fri. feb. 9 city lights MIDNIGHT @ vista sat. feb. 10 resistance at tule lake 2 PM @ japanese american national museum fri. feb. 16 mary timony plays helium @ troubadour casablanca MIDNIGHT @ vista fri. feb. 23 au hasard balthazar @ ucla film archive mon. feb. 26 rogue squares, thurston moore group @ zebulon sun. mar. 4 earthless @ teragram WHAT IT IS: RESISTANCE AT TULE LAKE This new documentary from director/producer Konrad Aderer tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans who dared to resist the US government's program of mass incarceration during World War II. Giving voice to experiences that have been marginalized for over 70 years, the film challenges the nationalist, one-sided ideal of wartime "loyalty". Panel with the filmmakers will follow the screening.