CHEAPSKATIN' LA ~ hip handouts ~ free

Tuesday, January 31

John Carlin & Art Spiegelman ~ Free

Tues, Jan. 31st 7pm
John Carlin & Art Spiegelman

John Carlin has written extensively about art and literature and served as the lead art critic for Paper magazine.

A noted figure in the world of underground comics, Spiegelman, with his wife, Françoise Mouly, founded RAW, the acclaimed avant-garde comics magazine.

Hammer Museum

Monday, January 30

Johnny Rotten's B-Day Celebration ~ Free

Monday, Jan. 30th 9PM till 2AM
Mike, Paul & DJ Shark present...

Johnny Rotten/Lydon's birthday party.
Celebrating the 50th birthday of Punk rock's infamous Johnny Lydon. Punk rock and literature collide.
• Special surprise guests read from Legs McNeil's The Oral History of
PUNK and Lydon's autobiography Rotten.
• Music - the best of Punk Rock (old & new)
Dress Code: Safety pins optional. All ages 21 to 81 welcome.

Spider Club (upstairs at Avalon-across the street from Capitol Records)
1735 N. Vine St.

Sunday, January 29

scandinaviangelenos ~ Free

Sunday, Jan. 29th 2-8pm
Scandinaviangelenos with Sundown Salon

an afternoon of events & projects made & curated by scandinavian artists and designers in collaboration with their angeleno counterparts
A Civic Matters Event
at Fritz Haeg's Studio
2538 sundown drive
los angeles, ca
90065 usa

Native American Hip Hop ~ Free

Sunday, Jan. 29th 2-4pm
A special live performance of contemporary Native hip hop by international rap star Shadowyze. A panel of experts examines the connections between American Indians and African Americans, and explores the impact of popular culture on Indian identity today

Museum of the American West, Griffith Park

Friday, January 27

Fence+Fire+Dance ~ Free

Friday, Jan 27th, 7:30pm
Wall of Corn at Not A Cornfield

View a mesmerizing array of more than 130,000 colorful ears of corn, all hung along the fence that separates Not A Cornfield from the Gold Line Metro Rail tracks that run from Downtown Los Angeles at Union Station through the Arroyo Seco on it way to Pasadena.
South gate:
1201 N. Spring St.

Monday, January 23

Cult of 8 & Robert Burns ~ Free

Monday, Jan. 23 8pm
Mike, Paul & DJ Shark present...

The CULT of 8 club
Bringing culture back to Hollywood.

Celebrate the birthday of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns. In case you didn't know Robert Burns wrote Auld Lang Syne, probably THE MOST PERFORMED SONG IN THE WORLD next to Happy Birthday.

With Hagus and Bagpipes.
Dress Code: Kilts optional

FREE to get in. FREE!
All ages 21 to 81 welcome.
at the Spider Club
(upstairs at Avalon-across the street from Capitol Records)
1735 N. Vine St.
in Hollywood

Whiskey Biscuit ~ Free

Monday, Jan. 23 - 8:30pm
Whiskey Biscuit
"The virgin flagship of the Shipwrecords fleet, Whiskey Biscuit's Santa Ana River Delta Blues is a rock solid ride out of the garage through the places where rock still lives. Stonesy swaggering LA Punk, post punk, avante pop melodies with guitars hot, blue and mean!
At the Echo

Thursday, January 19

Hip Hop Film Festival ~ Free

Thurs, Jan. 19th, 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Hip Hop Film Festival
The four day festival will screen numerous feature films, shorts, experimental and documentaries coupled with discussion panels regarding Hip Hop culture and its influence on film and on society at large. Panelists will include a unique mix of renowned filmmakers, artists, professors, writers, leaders, and activists from around the world.

Tuesday, January 17

On the Outs ~ Free

Tuesday, Jan. 17 2006
On the Outs
RSVP required. Screening and party afterward at TURNTABLE LAB.
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Laemmle's Fairfax 3, 7907 Beverly Blvd.
RSVP Email:

Monday, January 16


Saturday, January 14

Blk Mrkt BMG Artist's Annual ~ Free

Sat 1.14 (6-11pm)
The BLK/MRKT Gallery's first BMG Artists' Annual offers a chance to survey the range of this pop-art powerhouse. More than 35 artists, both established and emergent, exhibit new paintings, drawings, and sculptures. With local and international participants, the work is varied but remains uniformly remarkable.

BLK/MRKT Gallery (6009 Washington Blvd, Culver City,

Wednesday, January 11

Cordless Launch ~ Free

Wednesday, Jan. 11 8pm
Warner Music's new online e-label, Cordless Recordings, teams up with LA's favorite music mag, URB, to welcome the digital music age with a loud party, featuring When in Rome's Clive Farrington and performances by Jihad Jerry, Koishii & Hush, and NYC's Dangerous Muse. Free champagne for the first two hours!