Every Monday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Los Angeles area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Tuesday, August 8 Psychedelic Sexualis (1966) & Blood Demon (1967) (double feature) The Grindhouse Film Festival presents two films from the sick, sick Sixties! “PSYCHEDELIC SEXUALIS” starring Ronald Warren, Sandra Lynn, Barbara Hines and Lee Gladden and “BLOOD DEMON” (aka “THE TORTURE CHAMBER OF DR. SADISM”) starring Lex Barker, Karin Dor and Christopher Lee.
Starts Thursday, August 11 TRIGGER by Kyle Jarrow In this dark comedy from Obie-Award winning playwright Kyle Jarrow, Ryan’s wife gets in a crippling car accident while he’s in bed with another woman, and he begins to wonder: do his actions have the power to cause disaster? Starring Michael Trucco (Fairly Legal, Battlestar Galactica) and Lisa Brenner (The Patriot).
Friday, August 12 The Jerk/Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Drink-Along & Beer Pong Admission includes one drink on the house. “The Jerk” will screen at 8pm and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” will screen at 10pm. There will be drinks and rooftop beer pong until 2am.
Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 1st ANNUAL LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL TEA FESTIVAL The Los Angeles International Tea Festival 2011 promises to be an educational and entertaining event about the multifaceted world of tea that will bring together authors, industry experts, buyers, retailers, artists, educators and tea-lovers from across country. It will give you the opportunity to sample some of the world’s finest and most varied flavors of teas, attend presentations by leading tea authors and industry experts and meet premier tea and tea-ware suppliers all at one place! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn new facts and expand your enjoyment of this fascinating beverage
Sunday, August 14 I Was Raised Mexican (Benefit Performance! One Day Only!) “I was Raised Mexican” is a one-woman show written and performed by Sayda Trujillo that investigates the experience of acquired identity. Sayda will be performing one-time only as a benefit for the documentary about Boyle Heights, East LA Interchange.
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