Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

03 Oct

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.

Tomorrow, October 4 through Thursday, October 6 | Patton Oswalt at New Beverly Cinema: We couldn’t choose between these two fantastic double features at New Beverly curated by comedian Patton Oswalt! He’ll be introducing both in person. Tomorrow night, check out modern films The Catechism Cataclysm and Punisher: War Zone. Wednesday and Thursday night feature two classic boxing films: 1949’s The Set-Up and 1972’s Fat City.

Thursday, October 6 | Ungrateful Daughter by Lisa Marie Rollins: Lisa Marie’s riveting solo show examines being a black girl adopted into a white family and how all that relates to celebrity crazes, the Haitian and Ethiopian ‘orphans,’ and the myth of colorblind love.

Saturday, October 8 | 28th Annual Hollywood Forever Cemetery Tour: A pre-Halloween tour people are dying to take! The 2 to 2 1/2 hour guided walking tour explores the early pioneers who mapped Hollywood and those stars and movie moguls who put Hollywood on the map. Tourgoers can expect an historical perspective of Hollywood within the 112-year old cemetery from the Victorian, Art Deco, and Modern tombstones — and the stories they tell.

Sunday, October 9Dream States: The avant-garde of the 1940s and 1950s: The first screening of Alternative Projections, Los Angeles Filmforum’s exploration of the community of filmmakers, artists, curators and programmers who contributed to the creation and presentation of experimental film and video in Southern California in the postwar era. Dream States features films made and screened during the post-war years, often invoking dream states and elements of surrealism.

Monday, October 3 The Hitcher (archival 35mm print, writer Eric Red in person!):The Hitcher is a classic 1986 horror film starring Rutger Hauer and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Know of any other events happening in the Los Angeles area this week? Post them in the comments section.

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