CHEAPSKATIN' LA ~ hip handouts ~ free

Thursday, August 16

Pushing Daisies ~ Free

Thursday, Aug. 16th
Pushing Daisies Screening

There will be special treats, along with Bryan Fuller and possibly some cast members attending.
Follow this link to see a trailer:

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Saturday, July 7

UFO Battle Lecture ~ Free

Saturday July 7, 2007 8pm
UFO Battle Over Los Angeles, and other things Jason Brown knows about: A Talk

Flying donuts kill dog with nuclear slag!
Millions witness UFO assult on Los Angeles — cows die in crossfire!
Venusians and contactees party together on the grave of a German miner!
Scientology spawned in a sordid bohemian love nest! Antichrist blown to bits!
Steampunk airships from the future confuse thousands in Texas and Missouri!

All this along with an impressive array of hand gestures and frenzied facial expressions, brought to you by Machine’s consigliere, Jason Brown.

at Machine Project
Thanks Michele!!

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Friday, July 6

Ronnie Darko & The Getty ~ Free

July 6, 2007 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Fridays off the 405 at the Getty Museum Courtyard

Ronnie Darko
It's a well known fact that when Darko spins, he delivers a clever, fresh, and hyper sound, guaranteed to make the house bump. He's best known as one half of Baltimore DJ duo, Devlin and Darko and for the group's fabulous live act, Spank Rock. Influenced by the thriving club scene of his hometown, this master turntablist serves up an eclectic mix of electro, funk, and hip-hop that knocks.

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Thursday, July 5

Foreign Born & Great Northern

Thursday, Jul 5 8pm

Foreign Born
& Great Northern
LA’s Foreign Born has toured the US and UK with Rogue Wave, Cold War Kids, Giant Drag and We Are Scientists. Their first full length album, On the Wing Now, is scheduled for an August 2007 release.

Hailed as “Ones To Watch In 2006 ” by the Los Angeles Times, Great Northern radiates sophisticated and infectious melodies on their debut album, Trading Twilight for Daylight.
At the Hammer Museum

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Belly Dancing ~ Free

Thurs, July 5th, 2007 @ 7 pm
Sunset Belly Dancing

The cabaret-style belly dance known as raqs al sharqi in Arabic is perhaps the most frequently performed version of the dances categorized as belly dance. On the Fowler’s terrace for a one-hour workshop exploring the diverse dance tradition that has captured the Western imagination for ages. Comfortable shoes recommended.

UCLA Fowler Museum

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Shakespeare in the park ~ Free

Starting on July 5,
Independent Shakespeare Co. presents a summer of FREE performances in Barnsdall Park, Hollywood:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Richard II, and Macbeth

The East Lawn of Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90027

July 5-September 2
Thursday-Sunday at 7:30 pm

For the calendar and to make reservations, go here.

Thanks Frances!!

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Monday, July 2

Mods & Rockers ~ Free

Sunday July 15 - 2:00 PM MODS & ROCKERS

An incredible 4-hour FREE concert in the Egyptian courtyard headlined by rock legend SPENCER DAVIS.
- "Monterey ¡67" who re-create (in full costume) performances by The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane.

- British invasion tribute band The Ravers! will give us Beatles, Stones, Kinks, Yardbirds and Zombies hits.

- And there¢ll be 80s power-pop from The Records.

Raffle prizes and a Festival Season Ticket for 2 (value $500) to be won.

6712 Hollywood Boulevard

Thanks Libby!

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Wednesday, June 13

Free Hot Dogs!!!!!!

Ok. Cheapskatin is back after a month off, and some very random misfires to your emails on events that happened in February (sorry about that!).

Well, not to disappoint - here is an awesome Cheapskatin' meal....

Free Hot Dogs from Hotdog on a Stick!


Saturday, April 28

Erasmus ~ Free

Saturday April 28th, 8pm

ERASMUS, a musical about the life of Erasmus Darwin. Best known as the grandfather of Charles Darwin, Erasmus was a doctor, scientist, and poet. The author of such books as Zoonomia and The Loves of The Plants.
The piece was created by and will be performed by The Tumblers (Joshua Beckman and Tyler Gaston).

at Machine Project
thanks Michele!

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