THURSDAY, AUGUST 28
- Photography Talk in Century City
“Radical Love” Toni Greaves discusses her long-term project photographing within a community of cloistered nuns and her personal journey along the way. RSVP online.
6:30 pm • Annenberg Space for Photography • Info
- Beach Movie in Long Beach
Alfredo’s Beach Club’s Moonlight Movies screens “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” Dinner, Snacks and Popcorn available for purchase. Free parking.
Dusk (appx 8pm) • Granada Beach, Long Beach • Info
- Comic Book Crafts at the John Muir Library
Using a variety of items to create your very own new and improved comic book objects. Bring your own comics or use the ones provided.
4 pm • John Muir Library • Info
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28
- Retro Movie at the Pico Union Library
Screening of “Breakin’ 2 – Electric Boogaloo.” Snacks served.
2:30 pm • Pico Union Library • Info
- Dancing at the Music Center
Samba dance lesson under the stars & then an open dance floor to try out what you’ve learned. Bring a picnic or get food there. Tables and chairs provided.
7 pm • Downtown LA • Info
SATURDAY, AUGUST 29
- Kids’ Crafts at the Arcadia Museum
“Up Close & Messy” At the Gilb Museum’s illuminating workshop participants can explore a range of lantern making techniques, and learn how to construct a palace lantern, make a paper lantern, or create a shadow picture lantern.
10 am & 1 pm • Arcadia • Info
- Artists at California African American Museum
Meet artists from the current exhibition “Shared Otherness.” RSVP.
12 pm • Exposition Park • Info
- Theatre at the Edendale Library
Drama West presents 5 new short plays read by professional actors, an award winning short film, a spoken word performance, & more.
1 pm • Edendale Library • Info
- Outdoor Movies at Malibu Bluffs Park
CineMalibu: Bring a chair or blanket for “Toy Story.” Food trucks, games, photo booth and preshow from 7 pm.
7 pm • Malibu • Info
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30
- Family Music at the Skirball Cultural Center
The Show Ponies mix exuberant indie folk & bluegrass. Free w/admission.
12 pm & 2 pm • West LA • Info
- Family Day at ESMoA
Explore “Experience 17: STUDIO” with family & friends, take part in a Scavenger Hunt, & make art inspired by the paintings of Norbert Tadeusz + drawings of live improvised performances from dancers Caitlin Adams & Kelsey Lanceta. Materials for all ages and ability levels.
11 am • El Segundo • Info
- Pottery at Craft and Folk Art Musuem
Artist Thomas Dang works on his pottery wheel—throwing clay & talks about ceramic work that combines his experience with combat & microbiology. RSVP.
12 pm • Miracle Mile • Info
- Family Arts at Barnsdall Art Park
Free art workshops on arts & crafts from world cultures, led by artists. Call to verify.
2 pm • Hollywood • Info
- Country Music at The Echo
The Grand Ole Echo is Americana & country music, with 3 bands on the mainstage & 1 or 2 on the backporch; featuring Angelica Rockne, The Lonesome Billies, Snake Arm & The Ben Reddell Band. Free before 6 pm.
3 pm • Echo Park • Info
- Jazz Under the Stars in Pasadena
The Pasadena Playhouse District Assoc presents all-star jazz from the Elliot Caine Quintet.
5 pm • Pasadena • Info
- Bollywood Night at Betalevel
A screening of Bimal Roy’s classic “Madhumati.”
7 pm • Chinatown • Info
- Angel City Brewery’s Beer Bazaar
Taking place weekly in their public house, peruse wares from local arts & crafts vendors while enjoying a pint & food from the trucks.
1 pm • Downtown LA • Info