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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT! March 5OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) & OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009) – A double feature of the two earlier films from the director and stars of The Artist! From Music Box Films: A box-office sensation in France, comic star Jean Dujardin stars as secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a.k.a. OSS 117 who in the tradition of Maxwell Smart and Inspector Clouseau somehow succeeds in spite of his ineptitude.

Wednesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 11 | Los Angeles Animation Festival –  Five days of animation, including a Liquid Television collection, female-made erotic shorts, and 70s sci-fi underrated gem Fantastic Planet.

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT! February 27 (and Wednesday, February 29) | THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 (2011) & !WOMEN ART REVOLUTION (2010) – A double bill of two recent, critically acclaimed documentaries about two important social, political and artistic movements of the late 60s and early 70s

Thursday, March 1BRANDEE BUILT ON CRAZEE –  BRANDEE BUILT ON CRAZEE is a One Woman Show directed by Michael Steger (90210) and Sean Hankinson.  This comedy is loosely based on Brandee Tucker’s life. Tucker plays over fifteen characters where she walks the audience through her experiences starting from age six. The audience will go through a journey meeting childhood bullies, a beauty shop guru, relatives with mental illness, an inspiring grandmother and many more characters.

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Posted by on February 27, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles


Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT! February 20CONNECTIONS – Women Inventing Theatre III – Write Act Repertory Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Associate Artistic Director Ken Cosby are proud to present, Connections, the third installment of Women Inventing Theatre, featuring talented local female playwrights. Produced by Diane Chernansky and Susan Eiden.

Friday, February 24Birdemic Fest – 2008’s so-bad-it’s-good, camp-horror darling Birdemic, plus a sneak peek at Birdemic 2 with the director/cast in person!

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Posted by on February 20, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT! February 13ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (2004) & PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE (2002) – A double-feature of films celebrating the surreality of love on this, the eve of Valentine’s Day.

Tuesday, February 14 | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans – This 1927 silent film by German director F.W. Murnau tells a story of infidelity and reconciliation, earning three Academy Awards and a place in the National Film Registry. The film junkies at the Cinefamily are, obviously, the best people to show it to you in all its glory — and it’s worth seeing on a big screen, if only for Sunrise‘s fairy-tale, $200,000 set (around $2.5 million in 2012 dollars).

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Posted by on February 13, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT, February 6 | HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS & *BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED – A double bill of films from 1987 produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment. Monday’s 7:30 screening features Harry and the Hendersons director/co-writer William Dear in person with a Q&A! Trailer for Harry below, in case you’re not familiar with this 80s gem starring John Lithgow:

Thursday, February 9 | A Journey into the Curious World of the Medical Museum – The Velaslavasay Panorama welcomes photographer and researcher Joanna Ebenstein, who has traveled the world seeking out the most fascinating, curious, and overlooked medical collections, backstage and front, private and public. In the process, she has amassed not only an astounding catalogue of images, but also familiarized herself the fascinating history behind these collections and the enigmatic and alluring artifacts they house. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Tuesday, January 31 | Dough for the Oven Fundraiser – Eat cookies for community improvement! The night includes a 3-course gourmet vegan dinner, vegan baked goods tasting extravaganza, and your very own cookbook with recipes for everything you’ve tasted! All proceeds will go to buy a 24″ professional range for HM157‘s weekly community vegan dinners.

Thursday, February 2 | Best of BUG: The Evolution of Music Video – BUG began in April 2007 as a series of bi-monthly shows at BFI Southbank, the home of British cinema.  These celebrations of global creativity in music video have since become a phenomenon, as popular and brilliant as the visual ideas which the BUG team unearths. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 30, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Thursday, January 26Dina Martina: Moribund – Cult sensation DINA MARTINA returns to L.A. with DINA MARTINA: MORIBUND at Silver Lake’s Cavern Club Celebrity Theater from January 19 – 29. After attaining cult status on the west coast and touring nationally, Martina’s official New York debut in 2005 sold out in minutes. Her follow-up shows have left jaded audiences (including Whoopi Goldberg, John Waters, Matt Stone, John Cameron Mitchell, Margaret Cho, Bruce Vilanch, Joyce Dewitt, and Jeff Stryker — a list as strange has her shows) stunned and clamoring for more.

Saturday, January 27Judy Garland LIVE! in Concert at The French Market Showroom in West Hollywood – Critically Acclaimed Judy Garland Tribute Artist Peter Mac has a new monthly home in the West Hollywood’s French Quarter Restaurant’s inside the French Market Place.   This will be the first performance in their new Showroom built and designed especially for Mac. The evening is crafted through a sparkling selection of songs that Judy made famous in concert and on her TV series. However, the audience should expect the unexpected! Judy has been known to include songs that “Got Away” from ABBA to Alicia Keys!                                                                            Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 23, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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