August 30 is the LA River Boat Race. What is that? A get-out-and-do-something day on the river that will see kayakers and canoers and more having fun in our little wetland.
Remember last year’s Westwood Arts ReSTORE event? Well, it was one of the many LA2050 efforts to push the city forward. Guess what? It’s back! The reviewing phase is happening now and you’ll be able to vote on projects from September 2 through September 16. Winners are announced September 30!
Hey! The renowned LA film / documentary Los Angeles Plays Itself is playing Cinefamily tonight and tomorrow night. This is a big deal since the film is rarely screened. There are two showings each night, too.
Apparently LA is morphing into an old person because the city will be cracking down on loud dogs and parties. What?? We live in a city. So weird.
I know many of you guys can’t fit your ears around Youth Code, which I learned when excitedly glowing over their debut LP. They make electronic industrial productions that local duo Ryan William George or Sara Taylor literally scream over: it is not for everyone. I get that. Since we’re having a bit of a goth Monday, it only felt appropriate to share a new song from them called “Consuming Guilt.” Yes, it’s loud—but it’s good, if you can move beyond the surface of the sound.